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Amos Arnold, was born 30 Sep 1840 in Unadilla, New York. He was the son of Charles Arnold and Elmira Matteson. He enlisted 29 August 1862 at Oxford when a resident of Masonville, Delaware, New York. Served in the 10th Cavalry Company K as a Private. Was in twelve battles, two at Fredericksburgh, Brandy Station and Snickers Gap Gettsburg. Brandy Station again and Wilderness Sulphur Spring. Wounded and in hospital 3 months. Discharged August 4, 1865. Living back in Masonville, Delaware County, NY.

Information from "New York, Town Clerks' Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War, ca 1861-1865" as seen at

Amos Arnold's brother Warren, is My GG grandfather. Warren Arnold was married to Mary Northrup Arnold Smith. Both Buried in the Pine Hill Cementery behind the Masonville Elementary School. Their grave is one of the first ones in.

Warren Arnold’s son George Wesley Arnold was the forman of the Acid factory in Cadosia, NY and lived there with his wife and her family until his death. He was my great grandfather. --Sheryl Arnold McGraw


Charles Arnold b. 1807 d. after 1870 In Sidney, NY and Elmira Matteson Arnold b.1806 d. in Masonville, NY
The children were:
Caronline Arnold b.1827
Warren Arnold b. 1836-Married Mary Northrup Arnold Smith-b.1837
Ann C. Arnold b. 1831-Married Johnson Wright
Emily Arnold b. 1838
And Amos Arnold-b.1833


Warren Arnold and Mary Northrup Arnold Smith had the following children
Caroline Arnold Butler
Mary Almira Arnold-never married
Sarah Jane Arnold Brown -Married Willis Lafayette Brown lived in Livingston Manor, NY
George Wesley Arnold -Married Elnora Smith (Daughter of *David Smith and Susan Polhamus Smith). George died in his home in Cadosia on 4/22/51
Ida-never married

*additional info on David Smith
David Smith was born in Fallsburg, NY in 1842. He served in the 25th Mounted Calvary. He enlisted in Hancock, NY with his brother John Smith. John Smith served in Company D of the 101st Regiment of Volunteers. John and David died in Kerryville, Cadosia, NY and were living according to the census with Elmer, David’s son. They are buried (except John)on the top of the Riverview Cemetary in Hancock, NY in the Smith-Day plot. Their brother-in-law, William Day, was in Company D 1st NY mounted Rifleman 1833-1902. They all stayed and lived in Cadosia, NY and buried in the Riverview Cemetary in Hancock, NY with the Wheelers and the Sands families.


Fred Arnold-buried in Hancock
Carrie Arnold Dury-buried in the Arnold Plot
George Arnold-Died as a infant
George Arnold-Died as a infant
Frank Arnold-Buried alone in Hancock
Grace Arnold Swartwout- buried in the Arnold Plot
George Clifford Arnold- Was my Grandfather ----Sheryl Arnold McGraw

posted to Website 27 April 2018

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