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William Lewis Piatt (1834-1918) obituary

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William Lewis Piatt (1834-1918) Farmer and Civil War Veteran (b. September 07, 1834, Westbrookville, Sullivan County, New York, 12785, USA - d. January 22, 1918, Middletown, New York, USA)



First marriage and childrenEdit

William married Minnie Woods (1843-1871) and had the following children:

  • John F. Piatt (1860-aft1918) of Cudebackville who married Marietta Clark
  • Mary A. Piatt (1861-aft1918) who married James Needham of Newburgh
  • Silas M. Piatt (1862-bef1918)
  • William H. Piatt (1864-?) who died between 1880 and 1918
  • David Alexander Piatt (1870-1939) who married Mary Estella Culver (1873-1913) and lived near Yankee Lake

Second marriageEdit

In 1872, after the death of Minnie, William married Phoebe Hubbard (1853-1910)


Civil WarEdit

William was a farmer and he fought in the Civil War from 1864 to 1865, as a private in Company K in the 20th Regiment of the New York Provisional Cavalry. He enlisted on January 20, 1864 and was discharged on August 09, 1865 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Mamakating townshipEdit

The family appears in the 1880 US Census living in Mamakating Township, Sullivan County, New York under the names "William Piett" and "Phebey Piett". In 1900 they were still living in Mamakating Township and in the census Phoebe was listed as "Phibe J. Piatt".


William L. Piatt. After an illness of long duration ... The funeral will be held Friday ... .

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