CHESTER R. WILCOX
Chester was born about 1867 in New York and was a Merchant in Sioux County. He was appointed Postmaster of Hekton on 27 June 1913 and of Cannon Ball on 3 December 1915. In 1920 he lived in Cannon Ball and in 1930 in Township 134 [Cannon Ball is within Township 134, Range 79]. He was married to Nellie and they had at least one daughter Alice. Alice married Irvin Thomas Young who was appointed Postmaster of Cannon Ball on 2 February 1931. Alice and Irvin had at least one daughter, Lavonne. Chester died 11 February 1939 and is buried in Mandan, Morton County.
His tombstone shows Winn as surname. James was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1836. He enlisted as a Private on 8 September 1861 in Company K, 1st Colorado Cavalry Regiment and also served in Company H of the 1st. He was discharged on 16 June 1865. On 12 March 1873 he enlisted as a Private in Company D, 7th U. S. Cavalry. He was at the Battle of Little Bighorn and was in the June 25th-26th hilltop fights. He started drawing his pension on 10 December 1889 in North Dakota. In the 1890 Veterans Schedule he was living as a civilian in Fort Yates. He died in Fort Yates on 31 August 1892.