Norton Henry Close

Corporal Norton Henry Close, 1827-1901, Kinderhook, Illinois
Union Army -- Company "K" 16th Illinois Infantry
Date of muster: May 24 1861
Discharged: July 15 1862
Earned a monthly pension of $8. until increased to $12. in 1908 for his widow

Born: 7 May 1827 - Died 14 June 1901
Married to Martha Jane Bridgewater (12 September 1852),
daughter of Samuel and Sarah Ann (Thomas) Bridgewater)
Children: Sarah A., Amanda, Lillian J. and Samuel Henry Close
Norton and Martha are both buried in the Kinderhook cemetery.

Information and Photo contributed by Kimberly Stone