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Corp William H. Asay
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Birth: Feb. 10, 1843
Cookstown
Burlington County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 1931
Asbury Park
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA

Civil War Union Army Soldier. He was enrolled in the 23rd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry on August 26, 1862, and was mustered in as Corporal of Company D on September 13, 1862. He served through the December 1862 Fredericksburg Campaign, and the May 1863 Chancellorsville Campaign, and was honorably mustered out on June 27, 1863.

His first wife was Maria H. and his second wife was Lillie D. Emley.

Last Veteran Dead.
William H. Asay, Asbury Park's last civil war veteran, died last week at the age of 88 years. He fought at Gettysburg and was wounded in the second battle of Fredericksburg. A widow and one daughter survive him. (Source: Red Bank Register, June 24, 1931, p10) 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward Parker Asay (1819 - 1892)
  Hannah Van Note Asay (1817 - 1879)
 
 Spouse:
  Maria H Asay (1838 - 1898)
 
 Children:
  Joseph C Asay (____ - 1884)*
  Laurie C. Asay (____ - 1866)*
  Amanda R Asay (____ - 1869)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary C. Asay Woodward (1841 - 1898)*
  William H. Asay (1843 - 1931)
  Daniel V Asay (1847 - 1930)*
  William Burroughs Asay (1850 - 1941)*
  Lydia W Asay Woolley (1852 - 1938)*
  Ann Eliza T. Asay Emmons (1854 - 1958)*
  George H. Asay (1856 - 1940)*
  Edward F. Asay (1857 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Jacobstown Methodist Episcopal Cemetery
Jacobstown
Burlington County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Section B, Lot 1, Block 6, Grave 7
 
Maintained by: Jo
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Oct 18, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12094848
Corp William H. Asay
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Corp William H. Asay
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Added by: Russ Dodge
 
 
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