William C. Payne

Enlisted as a Private on 22 August 1862 into Co. C,  84th PA Infantry

Transferred 21 Sept 1864 to the Veterans Reserve Corps
Born 1821 in Greene County, PA

Son of Peter and Annie Payne

Married Sarah Ann Barkheimer on 5 November 1848 at Oak Grove in Westmoreland County, PA

He was 40 years old and working as a blacksmith at the time of the war

After the war, William continued work as a blacksmith in Westmoreland County, including the village of Paynesville, named after him.  He and Sarah had nine children.

Died on 16 May 1898 in Armaugh, Indiana County

Buried in Old McChesneytown Cemetery, Derry Twp, Westmoreland County PA

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