Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home Resident

Aaron Borum

Admission Date: December 7, 1888 - age 64

Residence: Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois

Birth: (no date) Ohio

Service: Civil War, 107th Illinois Infantry, Co. D, Private

Disability: Poor physical condition; legs and ankles swollen; unfit for manual labor.

Pension: None

Death: February 15, 1889

Family Members: Sarah J. Borum, wife; Mrs. Martha O'Daniel, daughter

Doctor: Dr. R. W. McMahan, Surgeon

Occupation: Laborer

Notes: He listed himself as a widower but actually he was divorced.  His wife remarried, but years later she was admitted to the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home and she died there January 13, 1920.

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