Civil War Veterans Buried In Washington State - John Dryden

John Collins Dryden

Representing: Union

Unit History

  • 91st Illinois Infantry K
John Dryden
Family History

Created by Brian

John Collins Dryden

22 Jan 1842
Greene County, Illinois, USA
25 Jun 1918 (aged 76)
Yakima, Yakima County, Washington, USA
Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA
Grave # 10, row 6 or block 146.
Memorial ID
John Collins Dryden was the son of William & Sarah (Coonrod)Dryden. He fought in the Civil War, Co. K, 91st Illinois Inf. along with his brother Joshua G. Dryden. He married around 1868 to Josephine Cunningham the daughter of Richard B. & Mary K. (Brannen)Cunningham. They had 4 duaghters:
Minnie L.; Ida J.; Luna M.; Sarah E. Dryden, all born in Illinois. Josephine died November 17, 1881 and is buried in the Hickory Grove Cemetery, Greene Co., Ill. John lived a time in Lyon Co., Ks. and some in Greenwood Co., Ks. where his daughters were married. They then moved to Washington State and he lived the rest of his life there near his daughters. Anyone interested in more information, a family file is being maintained by the Greenwood County Historical Society, 120 W. 4th Street, Eureka, Kansas 67045.

Buried at Oakwood Hill Cemetery
Row: Grave # 10, row 6 or block 146

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