William Frederick Losey 1843-1885

Born: April 1843 in New York State

Parents: Decay Losey 1814-1890 and Amanda Lockwood 1818-1898

Siblings: Helen Losey 1845-?; Tamison “Tammie” Losey 1847-?; maybe another sibling Townsend 1847-?

Married: Sarah Catharine “Kate” Calyer 1845-1942 on …… 1868 at ….

Offspring:  Fred W. Losey 1869-1924; Belle Losey 1873-after 1940; Unnamed female 1876-1876; Maude Verne Losey 1877-1953; Unnamed male 1880-1880; Clyde Frederick Losey 1881-1953

Died: 22 March 1885 in Cleveland OH and buried in Brookmere Cemetry


William’s gravestone at Brookmere Cemetery, Cleveland [use this image next to basic data above?]

William Losey, his early life and his parents Decay Losey and Melvina Lockwood

William Losey: Civil War Veteran

William Losey’s record in the Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio shows that he enlisted on 27 July 1862 and joined Company A, Ohio 124th Infantry Regiment on 12 Sep 1862 as a private. The record notes that he was taken as a prisoner of war and was mustered out on 16 Jun 1865 at Camp Chase, OH.


William and Kate: marriage  and later life

Three years after wounded William had been mustered out of the army, in November 1868 William Losey and Kate Calyer were married in Cuyahoga Co, Ohio.

See Kate’s page for their life together.

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