Summit County – Akron

1890 Census
Frank Hailstock, 32 USCI
Owen Hailstock, 5 USCI
Charles Jenkins, 13 USCHA
Sidney W. Johnson, 11 USCHA
James Morrison, 27 USCI
Peter Perry, 9 USCHA and 88 USCI
Henry Pickett, 27 USCI
William Strange, 17 USCI

Glendale Cemetery
Absolom H. Brooks, 5 USCI, died January 30, 1874
Gustavus Edwinton, 5 USCI, died May 20, 1866
Frank M. Hailstock, 32 USCI, died December 22, 1927
Sidney W. Johnson, 11 USCHA, died February 4, 1894
Moses M.A. Jones, 27 USCI, died April 22, 1880
Richard N. Jones, 27 USCI, died September 24, 1894
Henry Picket, 27 USCI
Robert Smith, 11 USCHA, died 1895

Mount Peace Cemetery
Alvin Smith, 27 USCI, died October 10, 1948

Alvin Smith, 27 USCI, last Civil War veteran in Summit County, Ohio
Alvin Smith, 27 USCI, last Civil War veteran in Summit County, Ohio

You can look at the names of the other Black Civil War soldiers, sailors, and veterans
from Summit County, or you can view the Ohio county pages to find African Americans
who served from or lived in the state.… Read more

Erie County – Ohio Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home

1890 Census
Jordon Coleman, 123 USCI
David Darthart, 12 USCI
George Fields, 114 USCI
William Grayson,27 USCI
Daniel Green, 100 USCI
William Hedges , 100 USCI
Emanuel P. Jackson, 55 Massachusetts
William Johnson, 38 USCI
James Malone, U.S. Navy  
Moses Monday, 27 USCI
Wesley Morris, 23 USCI
Jacob W. Reid, 55 Mass
Thomas H. Rhodes, 5 USCHA
Alvin Smith, 27 USCI
Robert Smith, 54 Massachusetts
William Steele , 26 USCI
James H. Taylor, 27 USCI
Gilbert White, 27 USCI
Arthur Williams, 44 USCI

Died at the Ohio Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home, but buried elsewhere
John Simms, 54 Massachusetts, died September 26, 1916 (buried in Cleveland, Ohio)

Buried at the Ohio Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home Cemetery
Robert Anderson, 12 USCHA, died November 9, 1920 – alias Robert M.… Read more

Black Veterans at the Ohio Soldier’s and Sailors’ Home

After the Civil War, African Americans who served in the United States Colored Troops and the United States Navy could apply to reside in both federal and state soldiers’ and sailors’ homes. Below is the list of Black veterans who were admitted to the Ohio Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home in Sandusky, Ohio, between November 1888 and August 1919.

Cottage I, from Souvenir Book of Views: Ohio Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home, Sandusky, O.
Sandusky Star-Journal,
July 13, 1901

You can view the admission records on Family Search, “Ohio Soldier Home Records, 1888-1919.” This collection of images comes from 20 volumes that include the records of the first 10,000 residents of the Home.… Read more