Acton Memorial Library
|Navy||Recg. Ship Ohio, U.S.S. Housatonic, Princeton||enl. Aug. 1, 1862 at Boston for 1 year as 2nd Class Fireman||disch. Aug. 4, 1863 from Princeton||credit Boston||boiler maker||age 43|
|Navy||Recg. Ship Ohio, U.S.S. Niagara, North Carolina||enl. Sept. 18, 1863, at Boston for 3 years as 1st Class Fireman||disch. Aug. 10, 1864 from North Carolina for disability||credit Boston|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|Navy||Recg. Ship Ohio, U.S.S. Niagara, North Carolina||Invalid||6858||3244||Mass.|
|Widow||5223||4061||Mass.||Sylvina S. Chickering|
|Date||May 13, 1888|
|Age||72 years, 24 days|
injury to hand
(Chelsea death register, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," v. 393, p. 446 [image], AmericanAncestors.org).
|Obituary||Concord Enterprise, May 19, 1888|
Wellington Chickering, a 45 year old teamster, was recorded as a resident of Boston, Mass. in the 1860 federal census, living with 39 year old Sylvina Chickering ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
Wellington Chickering's service in the Navy is recorded in the 1862/63 annual report for the Town of Acton, p. 18.
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