More About John W. Stearns: Military service: Bet. 1861 - 1865, US Civil War Records: Union -Private in 20th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry, Co. H.56 Occupation: 1860, Farmer & Lumberer in Canisteo, Steuben County, New York. Residence 1: 1860, Per 1860 US Census a 19 yr old "domestic" Mary Sharpe from PA lived w/ the Stearns in NY. Residence 2: 1830, Perrysburg, Cattaraugus, New York per 1830 US Federal Census. Residence 3: 1840, Ausable, Clinton, New York per 1840 US Federal Census. Residence 4: 1850, Canisteo, Steuben, New York per 1850 US Federal Census. Residence 5: 1860, Per 1860 US Federal Census, he owned $3200 in real property & $1800 in personal property (2-3 x higher value than his neighbors).
Children of John W. Stearns and Hannah Stearns are:
+John H. Stearns, b. Abt. 1839, New York, d. 1928, Santa Ana Cemetery, Orange County, California.