Melvin Adams GALUCIA
Minnie BROWN


Husband:  Melvin Adams GALUCIA
Birth:  26 Jan 1845, Dedham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts 
Death:  12 Apr 1901, Chelsea, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts 
Cause of Death:  Paralysis
Burial:  Apr 1901, Brookdale Cemetery, Dedham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts       
Father:  Ambrose B. GALUCIA
Mother:  Tabitha ADAMS

Marriage:    5 Oct 1874, Massachusetts

Wife:  Minnie BROWN
Birth:  1850, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois 
Death:  26 Feb 1902, Chelsea, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts 
Burial:  Feb 1902, Brookdale Cemetery, Dedham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts       
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Notes:
Melvin served in the Civil War and his wife received a pension for his efforts.  His service record reads:
  Name:  Melvin A. Galucia
  Residence:  Dedham, Massachusetts                 Occupation:  Clerk
  Enlisted as a private on 15 July 1864 at the age of 19.
  Enlisted in Company K, 42nd Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 18 July 1864.
  Mustered out Company K, 42nd Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 11 November 1864.

Their pension records read:

  Name:  Melvin A. Galucia
  Widow:  Mary Galucia
  Pension Type:                    Invalid                    Widow
  Application Date:           15 Mar 1901            23 Apr 1901
  Application #:                  1,264,146                   739,970
  Certificate  #:                        -------                      524,567

In 1880, Melvin and Minnie were living with his mother.  In 1901, Melvin died at the Old Soldiers' Home in Chelsea, Massachusetts.

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