★  Dumont, Ebenezer

Ebenezer Dumont

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Born: November 23, 1814

Birthplace: Vevay, Switzerland County, Indiana

Father: John L. Dumont 1787 – 1871
(Buried: Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana)​

Mother: Julia Louisa Corey 1794 – 1857
(Buried: Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana)​

Wife: Mary Ann Cheek 1822 – 1907
(Buried: Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana)​

Children:

Mary Fannie Dumont Braden 1840 – 1934​
(Buried: Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana)​
Julia Louisa Dumont Gordon 1842 – 1928​
(Buried: Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana)​
Cornelia Cory Dumont Farrar 1844 – 1866​
(Buried: Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana)​
Clinton Charles Dumont 1856 – 1887​
(Buried: Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana)​
Isabella Anna Dumont Williams 1858 – 1939​
(Buried: Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana)​
Anna Dumont Springsteen 1861 – 1910​
(Buried: Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana)​
Jesse Dumont Whitney 1863 – 1943​
(Buried: Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, Indiana)​

Education:

Attended Hanover College​

Occupation before War:

Attorney in Vevay, Indiana​
Indiana State Representative​
1839 – 1845: Treasurer of Vevay, Indiana​
Served in the Mexican War, rising to the rank of Lt. Colonel​

Civil War Career:
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1861: Colonel of 7th​ Indiana Infantry Regiment​
1861: Participated in the fighting in Western Virginia​
1861 – 1863: Brigadier General of Union Army Volunteers, Infantry​
1863 – 1867: United States Congressman from Indiana​

Occupation after War:

1863 – 1867: United States Congressman from Indiana​
1871: Appointed Governor of Idaho Territory, but died before office​

Died: April 16, 1871

Place of Death: Indianapolis, Indiana

Age at time of Death: 56 years old

Cause of Death: Diarrhea

Burial Place: Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana
 
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