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Lemuel Aldrich
Civil War Veteran
10 March 1828–14 May, 1908
Mr. Lemuel Aldrich died at the home of his daughter-in-law, this morning at 7 o'clock, of organic heart trouble. He had been sick about two weeks. The deceased was a member of Major Farewell's company and served during the last year of the Civil War. For many years he resided on a small farm in the Stevenson neighborhood northwest of town, but during recent years he had lived in Monticello.

Source: Monticello Express, 14 May 1908
Note: Lemuel's father was Lester Aldrich and his mother was a Henderson, according to the death certificate. His official death date is 14 May 1908. Two of his eleven children were Leonard, b. 1856 and E. C., b. April 1860. Lemuel was a member of the 31st Iowa Infantry, Company H.
Note: From Steve HankenThe George Aldrich Geneology by A. James Ahldrich states Lemuel Aldrich was born 10 March 1828 and died 14 May, 1908. He was the son of Abner and Emily (Henderson) Aldrich. Lemuel was married to Miranda Eliza Wright on 27 November 1853. She was born 6 October 1838 at Sandusky, Ohio. Children included Leonard E, b. 4 May 1856; Lemuel, b. 29 September 1862; William, b. 27 October, 1864; Emily, b. 7 January 1866; Sarah, b. December 6, 1868; Mary, b. 17 December 1870 and Lester, b. 4 October 1875.

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