Van Rensselaer WILLARD
Cynthia E. HART

Husband:  Van Rensselaer WILLARD
Birth:  1841, Buffalo, Erie Co., New York 
Death:  1898, Wausau, Marathon Co., Wisconsin
Burial:  1898, Pine Grove Cemetery, Wausau, Marathon Co., Wisconsin
Father:  Abel WILLARD
Mother:  Sarah CARPENTER

Marriage:    1867, Winnebago Co., Wisconsin

Wife:  Cynthia E. HART
Birth:  1846, Cicero, Onondaga Co., New York 
Death:  9 Jan 1902, Wausau, Marathon Co., Wisconsin 
Burial:  Jan 1902, Pine Grove Cemetery, Wausau, Marathon Co., Wisconsin
Father:  Warren HART   
Mother:  Delight BULLOCK 

Children:
1. Lee M. WILLARD, b: 2 Oct 1868, Neenah, Winnebago Co., Wisconsin
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Notes:

Van served with the Union forces in the Civil War.  His Service Record shows:
 
  Name:  Van Willard
   Residence:   Neenah, Wisconsin
   Enlistment Date:  20 Apr 1861
   State Served:  Wisconsin
   Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 20 Apr 1861.
                             Enlisted in Company G, 3rd Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 20 Apr 1861.
                             Mustered out  Company G, 3rd Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 29 Jun 1864.
 
 
After Vanís death, Cynthia received a widow's pension for his service:
   Name:  Van Willard
   Widow:  Cynthia E Willard 
   Service:  G  3  Wis Inf
   Date Filed: 9 Mar 1898
   Application #:  686,197
   Certificate #:  502,915
 

1870 Federal Census Data (M593_1745, Page 127B), Neenah Village, Winnebago Co., Wisconsin,
                                                                                                                                    Enumeration Date: 6-Jul-1870, Family #398

NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

Occupation or Trade

Real Estate

Per. Estate

POB

In
Sch

Marr
W/In Yr

D, D, B, I,   I, P, or C

 WILLARD, Van R

28

M

W

 Brick Maker

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$1,500

NY

 

 

 

                 Cynthia

24

F

W

 Keeping House

 

 

NY

  

 

 

                 Lee M

1

F M

W

 At Home

 

 

WI

 

 

 

1880 Federal Census Data (T9_1433, Page 262A), Jenny Village, Lincoln Co., Wisconsin,
                                                                                   Enumeration Dist: 58, Enumeration Date: 10-Jun-1880, Family #89

 NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

 Relation

M/S W/D

Occupation

POB

Fa
 POB

Mo POB

In Sch

 WILLARD, Van R

40

M

W

 Self

M

 Lawyer

NY

NH

NH

 

                 Cintha E

32

F

W

 Wife

M

 Miliner

NY

NY

NY

 

                 Lee

11

M

W

 Son

S

 

WI

NY

NY

 

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Sources:
1) Death - Wife:  Marathon County Wisconsin Vital Statistics - Deaths, Book 2, Page 425