Name: Joseph ARTHUR
Given Name: Joseph
Birth: ABT. 1840 in Wabash, Clark Co., IL or IN
Death: ABT. 1866 in Civil War
Burial: 1866 New Hope Cemetery-Vigo Co., IN
Military Service Civil War - Union died of his war-related wounds
m. Rachel Vestal 7/19/1864 - Military Svc.-soldier in the Union army during Civil War - apparently died in service or from his wounds during the war.
[source: Stephen P.H. Frakes in reply to : Arthur of Indiana by David L. McMonigle posting on genealogy.com]-shows Frakes' gr-gr-grandfather was Joseph Arthur of Sullivan and Vigo Co., IN. Joseph's wife was Margaret Minks, born 1817 in Lee Co., VA-married in 1840 and had children: Stephen b. 1841; Jane (m.Blake)b.1843; Peter Taylor b. 1844; Abigail b. 1845; Joseph b. 1849; and Margaret C. (m. Francis Marion Frakes)--though this Joseph Arthur was born abt. 1840, and Frakes' Joseph married abt. 1840, Vigo Co. and Sullivan Co., IN prob. indicate that they are related.
Father: William (jr.) ARTHUR b: Dec. 16, 1796-1797 in Bedford Co.,VA
Mother: Lydia Ann HOUSER b: 1807 in Washington Co., VA