Original gravestone, formerly in Soldiers Lot of Greenwich Cemetery
died 1891; age 45;
This is a photograph of my great great uncle David Durling in his Civil
War Uniform. David was is the 64th NY Infantry company A. He enlisted at
Schenectady, NY. He was born in PA. in 1849 the son of Garrett Durling and Sarah
Ross. David married Lucinda Curtiss. He died in 1914 and is buried in the
Greenwich Cemetery Lot A 24.
He had 5 other siblings. They were all born in PA.
Edward Wallace b. 1842. He served in the Civil War in the 123rd. Regiment company E
and died from his injuries in 1866. He was wounded in action, June 22,
1864, at Kolb's Farm, GA. He married Lucinda Austin. My grandfather Bennett was
named after him and my brother was named after my grandfather.
Alfred b. 1846. He married Julia Dawley in 1864 in Greenwich, NY. He
served in the Civil War in the 2nd NY VETERAN CAVALRY.
Mary Elisabeth b. 1846.
She married Exodus Bennett, Jr. She is my great grandmother.
The family originally lived in Tunkhannock,Wyoming Co., Pennsylvania.
When Sarah Ross Durling died on Dec. 17, 1849
in Wyoming Co., PA, Garrett moved his young family to Greenwich, NY. Garrett
remarried to Mary W? and their first child was born in Greenwich in 1853.
Submitted by Denise Joy Mullen; email - Mullen80@aol.com
©2003; G Jackson.