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  (b. 17 January 1799 Ballston Spa, New York, USA   d. 16 October 1892 Auburn, New York, USA )  

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David SALISBURY was born 17 January 1799 in Ballston Spa, New York, USA . David SALISBURY was the child of Cummings (Benjamin) SALISBURY   and   Elizabeth MOSHER and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Unknown SALISBURY and UNKNOWN (maternal)  David MOSHER and Mary MOSHER

David was a soldier in the U.S. Civil War.

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

David  married  Maria WOOD 10 November 1819 .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Maria WOOD  was born 9 June 1800 in Massachusetts, USA.  Maria died 4 April 1874 in Auburn, New York, USA. 

David SALISBURY died 16 October 1892 in Auburn, New York, USA.

Occupation: cooper



According to Army of the United States Certificate of Disability Discharge found at National Archives (Cert. 134373), David Salisbury was 5' 5", light complexion, blue eyes, black hair. His occupation was a cooper.


Details of the family tree of David appear below.
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  • 1799 Birth
    17 January 1799
    Ballston Spa, New York, USA (Ballston) (Milton)

  • Auburn, New York, USA
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  • 1819 Marriage / Partner
    David SALISBURY and Maria WOOD 10 November 1819,
  • 1820
    David Salisbury is living in Milton, Saratoga County, NY. Not positive that this is the right David Salisbury. In his household are: 1 male under 10 (John?), 1 male age 16-26 (David), 1 female age 16-26 (Maria).
    1820 U.S. Census
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    1824 Deed
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  • 1824 - 1828 --Greenfield, Saratoga, New York
    David and Lewis Salisbury bought property in Greenfield, Saratoga, NY in 1824. This was property on which they were already living. David's wife was listed as Maria. They sold the property 4 years later.
    Research conducted in 2008 by Virginia Humphrey, retired librarian, Ballston Spa, Saratoga, New York
  • 1824 Purchase of Property
    10 June 1824
    David and Lewis Salisbury bought property in Greenfield from Samuel M. Plumb, and his wife, Lois.

    Purchase price: $444
    Parcel of land in Greenfield, located next to George Benton's property

    New York, Land Records, 1630-1975
    Saratoga Grantee index 1791-1899 vol 1-2, S-T
    Grantee, Grantor, Book, Page
    David & Lewis Salisbury, Samuel M. Plumb, et al. N, 221


    New York, Land Records, 1630-1975
    Saratoga Deeds 1825-1826 vol...Read MORE...


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    1824 Deed (continued)

    10 June 1824
    David and Lewis Salisbury bought property in Greenfield from Samuel M. Plumb, and his wife, Lois.

    Purchase price: $444
    Parcel of land in Greenfield, located next to George Benton's property

    New York, Land Records, 1630-1975
    Saratoga Grantee index 1791-1899 vol 1-2, S-T
    Grantee, Grantor, Book, Page
    David & Lewis Salisbury, Samuel M. Plumb, et al. N, 221


    New York, Land Records, 1630-1975
    Saratoga Deeds 1825-1826 vol M-N Image 419 of 592

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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of David SALISBURY

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1799 Birth
17 January 1799
Ballston Spa, New York, USA (Ballston) (Milton)

Auburn, New York, USA
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1819 Marriage / Partner
David SALISBURY and Maria WOOD 10 November 1819,
1820
David Salisbury is living in Milton, Saratoga County, NY. Not positive that this is the right David Salisbury. In his household are: 1 male under 10 (John?), 1 male age 16-26 (David), 1 female age 16-26 (Maria).
1820 U.S. Census
1824 - 1828 --Greenfield, Saratoga, New York
David and Lewis Salisbury bought property in Greenfield, Saratoga, NY in 1824. This was property on which they were already living. David's wife was listed as Maria. They sold the property 4 years later.
Research conducted in 2008 by Virginia Humphrey, retired librarian, Ballston Spa, Saratoga, New York
1824 Purchase of Property
10 June 1824
David and Lewis Salisbury bought property in Greenfield from Samuel M. Plumb, and his wife, Lois.

Purchase price: $444
Parcel of land in Greenfield, located next to George Benton's property

New York, Land Records, 1630-1975
Saratoga Grantee index 1791-1899 vol 1-2, S-T
Grantee, Grantor, Book, Page
David & Lewis Salisbury, Samuel M. Plumb, et al. N, 221


New York, Land Records, 1630-1975
Saratoga Deeds 1825-1826 vol...Read MORE...


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David SALISBURY
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1824 Deed (continued)

10 June 1824
David and Lewis Salisbury bought property in Greenfield from Samuel M. Plumb, and his wife, Lois.

Purchase price: $444
Parcel of land in Greenfield, located next to George Benton's property

New York, Land Records, 1630-1975
Saratoga Grantee index 1791-1899 vol 1-2, S-T
Grantee, Grantor, Book, Page
David & Lewis Salisbury, Samuel M. Plumb, et al. N, 221


New York, Land Records, 1630-1975
Saratoga Deeds 1825-1826 vol M-N Image 419 of 592

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1826 listed as a Subscriber for this book - much of it is about religion
NOTE: David and Silas Salisbury are both listed as subscribers from Greenfield, NY

Title Memoirs
Author Ammi Rogers
Edition 2
Published 1826
Original from Oxford University
Digitized Jun 21, 2006
David SALISBURY
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1828 Sale of Property
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1828 Sale of Property in Greenfield
16 June 1828

Sold by: David Salisbury, his wife Maria, and Lewis Salisbury
Sold to: Joel B. Gardner
Price: $400

New York, Land Records, 1630-1975
Saratoga Grantor index 1791-1899 vol 1-2, S-T
Grantor Grantee Book Page
David, Lewis & Maria, Joel B. Gardner, O, 728, Greenfield

New York, Land Records, 1630-1975
Saratoga Deeds 1826-1828 vol O-P Image 271 of 588
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1830
David Salisbury is living in Scipio, Cayuga, New York. His family consists of 1 male 5-10 (William), 1 male 30-40 (David), 1 female under 5 (Harriet), 1 female 20-30 (Maria).

Others living nearby:
Salisbury, Thomas Genoa, Cayuga, NY

Salisbury, Benanual Ledyard, Cayuga, NY
1830 U.S. Census
1836 Birth of Child
George Washington SALISBURY was born 11 July 1836, Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)
1838
[Cayuga; Auburn; Assemble] (News Article)
Date: 1838-03-14; Paper: Auburn Journal and Advertiser

The following is the Call for the above Meeting, to which the accompanying names have been fixed : -

'THE WHIGS of the County of Cayuga, and all others opposed to the Law of 1835 prohibiting the circulation of Small Bills; and all opposed to the Sub Treasury Scheme, are requested to assemble at the Court House in the village of Auburn, on...Read MORE...


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1840 Benton, Yates County, New York
David Salisbury family: 1 male age 5-9 (George?), 1 male age 15-19 (William H.?), 1 male age 40-49 (David?), 1 female age 15-19 (Harriet?), 1 female age 30-39 (Maria?)

NOTE: Lewis Salisbury and family lives next door. There is also a Smith Wood family. Are they related to Maria?
1840 U.S. Census
Wednesday, December 4, 1844
We the undersigned Whigs of the town of Ledyard, deeply regretting that… Statesman, Henry Clay, has been defeated in the recent election for the Presidency, feel the duty on them now more incumbent than ever before, to declare themselves in favor of
The Tariff of 1842 as it is
Distribution of the Proceeds of the Public Lands
and in opposition to
Slavery and the Annexation of Texas…
Dated Ledyard December 2, 1844
Asa Burnham…David...Read MORE...



Auburn Journal
Auburn, New York
Wednesday, December 4, 1844
1850 Ledyard, Cayuga, New York
David Salisbury is age of 50 living in Ledyard, Cayuga, New York. He is a cooper, b. NY. He is living with his wife, Maria, age 48, b. abt 1801 in Mass. Their son, George lives with them. He is 14 years old, b. NY. Harriet is 23, b. NY. William H. is 30. He is a sailor, b. NY in 1819. Also living with them are: Elias Manchester, age 55, grain dealer, b. NY; Cyrina Manchester, age 52, b. NY, listed as insane. Related?


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1850 U.S. Census
1850
David Salisbury
Manufacture or Product: Coopering
Capital Invested in Real and Personal Estate in the Business: 700
Raw Materials used, including Fuel (Quantities, Kinds, Values): 15,000 Staves?, 8,000 Thoops?, 6,000 Handing?
Kind of motive power, machinery, structure or resource: Hand?
Average number of hands employed: 2 male
Wages - Average monthly cost of male labour: 52
Annual product: 1,100 barrels worth 500

Name: David...Read MORE...


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1855 Springport, Cayuga, New York
name: David Salsbury
event: Census
event date: 1855
event place: Springport, Cayuga, New York, United States
gender: Male
age: 56
relationship to head of household: Father
estimated birth year: 1799
family number: 143
line number: 15
page:
film number: 1435219
digital folder number: 004296305
image number: 00337
Household Gender Age Birthplace
father David Salsbury M 56
wife Mariah Salsbury F 55
child Hariett...Read MORE...


1855 New York State Census
1855 Springport, New York Assessment Roll
David appears in this document (see image on left).
1859 Map of Springport
David is living on Cayuga St. in Springport, NY. He lives on the side of the street near Cayuga Lake,
5 houses after the intersection of Homer St. Homer St. is on left. Salisbury house is on right.

NOTE: Living next to David Salisbury are the 'Wood Brothers'. Are they related to Maria?
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~springport/pictures.html
1862 - Civil War - October - Thibodeaux, LA
In October 1862, following the Battle of Georgia Landing (Labadieville), Thibodaux was occupied by the Union Army under Godfrey Weitzel. Before they left the city, the Confederates under General Alfred Mouton (later killed in the Battle of Mansfield in De Soto Parish), burned the depot, the bridges, sugar, and supplies that they could not otherwise carry with them.
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David Salisbury in the Civil War - enlisted September 6, 1862
soldier's rank in: Private, rank out: Private -- sometimes spelled David Salsberry in records

www.itd.nps.gov/ cwss/ soldiers.htm

160th Regiment, New York Infantry
David Salisbury
Enlistment Date:06 September 1862
Distinguished Service
Side Served: Union
State Served:New York

Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 06 September 1862 at the age of 42
Enlisted in Company F, 160th Infantry Regiment New York on 21 November...Read MORE...


Names of volunteers who have been paid the bounty of $100 authorized by the Resolutions of the Board of Supervisors passed September 3, 1862.
Index # 71 SALISBURY DAVID SPRINGPORT 09/ 06/ 1862
1863 Union Springs Poll Book
David is listed here.
1863
David Salisbury, cooper, h Factory nr Basin. William Salisbury also lives there, lab, h Mill W Cayuga
1863-64 Union Springs Directory (Brigham's General Directory of Auburn)
freepages.books.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cayuga/1864/
Auburn, New York, City Directory, 1863
Name: David Salisbury
Residence Year: 1863
Street Address: Factory nr Basin, Union Springs
Residence Place: Auburn, New York
Occupation: Cooper
Publication Title: Auburn, New York, City Directory, 1863
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Civil War Registry for Springport, NY
Civil War Registry for Springport, NY lists David Salisbury as born in 1809 in Saratoga County, NY. Regiment 160F - Enlisted Sept 6, 1862 in Springport, NY for 3 years – Private

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1863 - Civil War - Pattersonville, LA - January 14

1863 - Civil War - Pattersonville, LA - March 28
The river war continued in the Western Theater at Pattersonville, LA. Southern land forces battled Union gunboats out in the river. The U.S.S. Diana was captured in the engagement.

...at Pattersonville in March, where Co. F, Capt. Josiah P. Jewett, was on board the gunboat Diana during the action with the Confederate batteries, it lost 6 killed and 16 wounded, Capt. Jewett being mortally wounded.
dmna.ny.gov/ historic/ reghist/ civil/ ...Read MORE...


www.civilwarinteractive.com/This%20Day/thisday0328.htm
1863 - Civil War - Fort Bisland, Louisiana - April 13
At Fort Bisland its loss was 7 killed and wounded.
dmna.ny.gov/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/160thInf/160thInfMain.htm
1863 - July 7 - Disability Discharge
Army of the United States Certificate of Disability for Discharge -- 'David Salisbury a Private of Captain Josiah P. Jewett's Company F of the 160th Regiment of United Sates Volunteers was enlisted by Josiah P. Jewett of the 160th Regiment of NYS Vols at Auburn on the Sixth day of September 1862, to serve 3 years; he was born in Saratoga in the State of New York is Forty Two years of age, Five feet Five inches high, Light complexion, Blue eyes,...Read MORE...


The National Archives
1864
'Application for Invalid Pension…David Salisbury, aged fifty years, a resident of Union Springs, county of Cayuga, in the State of New York…was honorably discharged on the seventeenth day of July in the year A.D. 1863; that while in the service aforesaid, and in the line of his duty, he was disabled as follows, to wit: On account of chronic rheumatism occasioned by explosions and on our marches while on duty was placed at St. James Hospital, New ...Read MORE...


The National Archives
1864
Examining Surgeon's Certificate states that David Salisbury was discharged from the United States Army at New Orleans on the 17th day of July, 1863. 'The applicant (is about fifty years of age, enlisted for forty two years of age) was in hospital for long time…his general dibility is so great as to render him unfit…' ___ Hall, Examining Surgeon
The National Archives

Auburn, New York, USA
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Auburn, New York, USA
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1871
Name: David Salisbury
Residence Year: 1871
Residence Place: Union Springs, New York
Occupation: Cooper, Factory near the Pond
Publication Title: Auburn, New York, City Directory, 1871

Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

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Tuesday, May 7, 1872
David [and his son] George W. Salisbury are members of the Auburn Fire Department Hose Company No. 5.

Auburn Daily Bulletin
Auburn, New York
Tuesday, May 7, 1872
Auburn, New York, City Directory, 1874
Name: David Salisbury
Residence Year: 1874
Street Address: 86 Wall
Residence Place: Auburn, New York
Occupation: Cooper
Publication Title: Auburn, New York, City Directory, 1874
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1874 Death of Spouse/Partner
Maria WOOD died 4 April 1874, Auburn, New York, USA
1875 Auburn, Cayuga, New York
Name: David Salisbury
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1875
Event Place: Auburn, Cayuga, New York, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 76
Relationship to Head of Household: Father
Birth Year (Estimated): 1799
Family Number: 100
Page: 10
Line Number: 34
GS Film number: 853206
Digital Folder Number: 004858094
Image Number: 00193
Household Gender Age Birthplace
George Salisbury M 39
Wife Carotine M...Read MORE...


1875 New York State Census
1875
Declaration for Original Invalid Pension
State of New York
County of Cayuga
'On this 8th day of May, A.D. one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, personally appeared before me, Clerk of the County Court and court of record within and for the county and state aforesaid, David Salisbury, aged 76 years, a resident of the City of Auburn, county of Cayuga, State of New York, who, being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is the...Read MORE...


The National Archives
1875
Examining Surgeon's Certificate 'David Salisbury…suffering from chronic rheumatism and its effects. In our opinion the said David Salisbury is totally incapacited for obtaining his subsistence…The disability is permanent…Height 5' 6'; weight 116; complexion pale; age 76; pulse 66; respiration 15. He is pale, feeble, emaciated; joints of fingers of both hands enlarged and stiffened; has general loss of muscular power and motion of both arms and...Read MORE...


The National Archives
1876
'Declaration for the Increase of an Invalid Pension…David Salisbury, aged 76 years…is a pensioner of the United States…at the rate of $8 per month…He further declares that he is disabled in the folling manner…by chronic rheumatism ant tis effects…that his disability from said disease and its effects is in degree equal to the loss of a hand or a foot…that his residence is at No. 3 Van Anden Street in the City of Auburn County of Cayuga and State...Read MORE...


The National Archives
1876
Examining Surgeon's Certificate '…David Salisbury…now paid at the rate of 8 dollars per month, on account, as he states, of chronic rheumatism and chronic diarrhea…height 5' 5'; weight 118; complexion light; age 77; respiration 14; pulse 66. We find his abdomen flat and…hernia on both sides. The heart sounds are natural…we do not discover any increase in his disability…'
The National Archives
Tuesday, July 25, 1876
Board of Education
…The Secretary presented the following petition:
Auburn, N.Y., July 1876
The undersigned taxpayers and patrons of the Common Schools of the city request the Board of Education to reconsider their action in the reduction of salaries of the music teacher and other teachers in our schools, and respectfully recommend fixing the same at the former rates:
…David Salisbury
Geo. W. Salisbury
(many others)

Auburn Daily Bulletin
Auburn, New York
Tuesday, July 25, 1876
abt 1877
Salisbury, David, cooper, bds. 3 Van Anden
Salisbury, George W., cooper, h. 3 Van Anden
Auburn NY City Directory 1862 - 1877
Auburn, New York, City Directory, 1879
Name: David Salisbury
Residence Year: 1879
Street Address: Underwood n Division
Residence Place: Auburn, New York
Occupation: Gardener
Publication Title: Auburn, New York, City Directory, 1879
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1880 Auburn, Cayuga, New York
David is living at 15 West Street in Auburn, NY at age 81 listed as a Laborer.
He is living with George and Caroline and family (see below).

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

George SAULSBURY Self M Male W 43 NY Cooper NY MA

Caroline M. SAULSBURY Wife M Female W 37 NY Keeping House CT VT

Helen E. SAULSBURY Dau S Female ...Read MORE...


1880 U.S. Census
Auburn, New York, City Directory, 1880
Name: David Salisbury
Residence Year: 1880
Street Address: 15 West
Residence Place: Auburn, New York
Occupation: Cooper
Publication Title: Auburn, New York, City Directory, 1880
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Auburn, New York, City Directory, 1882
Name: David Salisbury
Residence Year: 1882
Street Address: 143 Van Anden
Residence Place: Auburn, New York
Occupation: Cooper
Publication Title: Auburn, New York, City Directory, 1882
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1883 Auburn, Cayuga, New York
Salisbury, David, retd, bds 9 Chestnut Place
Salisbury, George W., shipping clerk, Aub MTg Co, h 9 Chestnut Place
1883-1884 Auburn NY City Directory
1885 Auburn, Cayuga New York
The Auburn City Directory 1885 - Ancestry.com, page 259

Salisbury Charlotte M., compositor, Daily Advr, bds 127 Owasco
Salisbury David, bds 127 Owasco
Salisbury George W., cooper, h 127 Owasco
Salisbury Helen E., bds 127 Owasco
Salisbury Sherman S., printer, Daily Advr, h 127 Owasco
1885
'…David Salisbury, aged 86 years, a resident of the City of Auburn…declares that he is a pensioner or the United States, enrolled at the Syracuse, N.Y. Pension Agency at the rate of 8 dollars per month, by reason of disability from rheumatism incurred in the Military servied of the United States…That he believes himself to be entitled to an Increase of Pension on account of an Increase of disability…'
The National Archives
1885
Invalid Pension - rate increase from $8 to $10 month commencing March 25, 1885, disabled by chronic rheumatism, approved for chronic rheumatism 10/ 18 from March 25, 1885. Original application filed Feb 1, 1864. Increase application filed Feb 16, 1885…'Special Act'.
The National Archives
1885
'Increase of Pension…David Salisbury…Auburn, NY…states that he is now pensioned at a total disability on account of rheumatism and that he claims an increased rating for the reason that disability has increased ant that he is now disabled to 16/ 18ths degree for earning his subsistence by manual labor. His pulse-rate per minute is 84; his respiration 16; his temperature 98 1/ 2 degrees; his height is 5 feet and 3 inches; he weighs 115 pounds, and...Read MORE...


The National Archives
Auburn, New York, City Directory, 1887
Name: David Salisbury
Residence Year: 1887
Street Address: 130 Owasco
Residence Place: Auburn, New York
Publication Title: Auburn, New York, City Directory, 1887
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1887
David Salisbury, suffering from chronic rheumatism, currently receives a pension of $10 per month. Dr. examiniation pulse 80; respiration 16; temperature 96 1/ 2; height 5 feet 3 1/ 2 inches; weight 109 1/ 2 pounds; age 88 years…'He is, in our opinion, entitled to a 12/ 18 rating for disability caused by rheumatism and 12/ 18 for that caused by double hernia…'
The National Archives
Auburn, New York, City Directory, 1888
Name: David Salisbury
Residence Year: 1888
Street Address: 130 Owasco
Residence Place: Auburn, New York
Publication Title: Auburn, New York, City Directory, 1888
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1889
'Declaration for the Increase of an Invalid Pension…David Salisbury, aged 91 years, a resident of Auburn…declares that he is a pensioner of the United Staes…at the rate of $10 dollars per month…by reason of disability from chronic rheumatism…that he believes himself to be entitled to an increase in pension on account of increased disability. He also asks that his pension be re-rated as he thinks the rates allowed have been unreasonably low and...Read MORE...


The National Archives
1889 Death of Child
Harriet SALISBURY died December 1889, , New York, USA
1890
David is living in Auburn, NY enlisted in 1862, discharged in 1863, Private.
1890 Veterans Schedules
January 1890 - Union Springs, NY Advertiser
A PLEASANT CALL - Last evening a number of the members of the class of which David Salisbury is a member, of Wall street M. E. church, called at his residence to congratulate him on the 91st anniversary of this birth. A pleasant hour was passed in social converse, and several tokens of remembrance were left by Mr. Salisbury's friends, with which he is highly gratified. Mr. Salisbury is remarkable smart for one his age. He is also a member of...Read MORE...



Auburn, New York, USA
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Auburn, New York, USA
Postcard
1890
Pension Rate $24 per month commencing May 7, 1890. 'Approved for chronic rheumatism and resulting disease of the heart 3d grade from May 7 1890. Disability in part due to age and career for which he is not pensioned.' 'Special Act'
The National Archives
1891
David is living at 8 Steel St. in Auburn in 1891 and 1892.
Ancestry®
Auburn, New York Directories, 1889-92
1891
Pension Rate $30 per month commencing February 4, 1891. 'Approved for chronic rheumatism and resulting disease of the heart, 2d grade from Feb 4 1891.'
The National Archives
1892 Auburn, Cayuga New York
The Auburn City Directory, For 1892 - Ancestry.com page 288

Salisbury David, res 8 Steel
Salisbury George W., shoemaker h 8 Steel
Salisbury Ellen E., shoe op, res 8 Steel
Salisbury Sherman S., printer, Daily Advertiser, bds 8 Steel
1892 Auburn, Ward 2, E.D. 1, Cayuga, New York
George W Salsbury, m, 55, US Citizen, shipping clerk
David Salsbury, m, 92, US Citizen
Frank C. Powell, m, 28, US Citizen, shipping clerk
Caroline M. Salsbury, f, 49, US Citizen
Helen E Salsbury, f, 26, US Citizen, shoe fitter
1892 New York State Census
Friday, May 20, 1892
David Salisbury, 93 years of age resides at 8 Steel Street. Sept. 6, 1862, he enlisted in the 160th N.Y. Volunteers, Col. Dwight, commander. On Tuesday evening, the aged man and veteran soldier was received into C. W. Crocker Post.


The Auburn Argus
Auburn, New York
Friday, May 20, 1892
Thursday, June 9, 1892?
David Salisbury, aged 93, of Auburn, is said to be the oldest member of the G.A.R. in the United States. Mr. Salisbury was a resident of this village when he enlisted in the 160th regiment, New York volunteers, Sept. 6, 1862.

Union Springs Advertiser
Union Springs, New York
1892
'Declaration for the Increase of an Invalid Pension…David Salisbury, aged 94 years, a resident of Auburn, County of Cayuga, State of New York…is a pension of the United States…at the rate of 30 dollars per month…by reason of disability from rheumatism and heart disease…said rheumatism resulting heart disease which totally and wholly incapacitates him for the performance of any and all manual labor; and in addition thereto he requires the regular ...Read MORE...


The National Archives
1892
General Affidavit
'…In the matter of David Salisbury on this 30th day of September, A.D., 1892, personally appeared before me, Mary ? …to administer oaths Catherine F. Applegate aged 56 years, a resident of Auburn, in the County of Cayuga, and State of New York…also Mary A. Walker, aged 48 years, a resident of Auburn…That we are personally and well acquainted with the aboved named soldier David Salisbury late a private Co. F. 160th New York...Read MORE...


The National Archives
Death
Monday, October 17, 1892
The Auburn Bulletin

'SALISBURY – In this city, Oct. 16, 1892, David Salisbury aged 94 years. Funeral service at residence of his son, George W. Salisbury, 8 Steel St., on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 10 AM. Crocker Post invited to attend. Burial Union Springs.'
Obituary - Death of a Veteran
Death of a Veteran

David Salisbury, supposed to have been the oldest living member of the G.A.R., died at the home of his only son, George W. Salisbury, No. 8 Steel street, Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
The claim of the aged veteran seems to have been correct, as no one has disputed it. He was born January 17, 1799 in Ballston Springs, Saratoga county.

In September 1862 he enlisted from Aurora in the 160th regiment and went to the front...Read MORE...


1892 Death Notice
Date: November 02, 1892
Location: New York
Paper: Northern Christian Advocate
Article type: Mortuary Notice

'SALSBURY - David Salsbury died in Auburn, N. Y., at the residence of his son George Salsbury, Oct. 16, 1892, aged 93 years and 9 months. Brother Salsbury was born in Aurora, N. Y. - Jan. 17, 1799. He was converted in a meeting held in his native town many years ago and immediately united with the Presbyterian Church. He remained in...Read MORE...


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Auburn, Cayuga, New York - The National Archives Cert # 801352 -- 23 Feb 1907
NOTE: This was found in George W. Salisbury's (son of David) file.

Chauncey L. Hickock, Notary Public, states that he was presented with family bible showing record of David Salisbury, head of family, b. January 17, 1799, married March 10, 1819. Record of four children. George W. Salisbury is the 4th child, b. July 10, 1836.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - Oldest Living Member of G.A.R.
The Citizen Advertiser
Auburn, NY
Saturday, October 17, 1942

FIFTY YEARS AGO

'David Salisbury, supposed to have been the oldest living member of the G.A.R., died at the home of his son, George W. Salisbury, 8 Steel Street, yesterday afternoon. He was born in Ballston Springs, Saratoga County, January 17, 1799. Interment was in Union Springs.'

David is buried at: Chestnut Hill Cemetery
Grove Street and Center Street
Union Springs, New York
Springport, New York, USA (Union Springs)


Section 1, Lot 345
Owned by David Salisbury and George Redman
What is the connection between these two men?
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