Civil War Soldiers Connected to the Fombell Area

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ALFORD, John - Private, Co. F, 12th OH Cavalry. Born about 1840 in PA. Enlisted 10 Aug 1864 at age 24. Mustered out 14 Nov 1865 at Nashville, TN. Married to Lucinda. In 1870, John is a Boot & Shoe Maker living in Perry Twp, Lawrence Co., PA and a Laborer in Marion Twp, Beaver Co., PA in 1880. Possibly buried in Pittsburgh.

BOOTS, Edward Nicholas - Regimental Quarter Master Sergeant, 101st PA Infantry. Born 19 Dec 1833 in North Sewickley (now Marion) Township, Beaver Co., PA. The son of Rev. John & Sylvia (Coleman) Boots. Enrolled at age 27, a Teacher from Beaver Co., PA. Mustered into Co. H on 29 Oct 61 as Sgt. Promoted 13 Nov 62 to Company QM Sgt. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC and was promoted to Regimental QM Sgt. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth. Held captive at Andersonville, GA (Squad 20, 1st Mess). Died 12 Sept 1864 of Scorbutus & starvation at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 8606. Memorial stone at North Sewickley Cemetery, Beaver Co., PA. GAR # 1412.

BOOTS, William D. - Corporal Co. H, 139th PA Infantry. Born 16 Feb 1840 in Marion Twp, Beaver Co., PA, son of Rev. John & Sylvia (Coleman) Boots. Enlisted 6 Sept 1862. Fought in many major battles including Gettysburg. Mustered out 21 June 1865. Died 2 March 1903 in Wayne Twp, Lawrence Co., PA. Buried in North Sewickley Cemetery, Beaver Co., PA.

DAUFEN, Lewis Joseph - Private, Co. K, 60th MA Infantry. Born 20 Sept 1839 in Baden, Germany. Enlisted 15 July 1864. Mustered out 30 Nov 1864. Died 2 March 1897. Buried in St. Marks Cemetery, Franklin Twp, Beaver Co., PA. GAR Marker #1388

DELANY, William S. - Sergeant, Co. H, 100th PA Infantry. Buried in Lillyville Church of God Cemetery, Franklin Twp, Beaver Co., PA. GAR Marker #1383

FRENCH, Aaron - Private, Co. C, 53rd OH Infantry. Buried in Lillyville Church of God Cemetery, Franklin Twp, Beaver Co., PA. GAR Marker #1384

GALLAHER, Lewis - Private, Co. G, 168th PA Drafted Militia. Born Sept 1834 in PA, son of Harvey & Catherine (Pander) Gallaher. Enlisted 16 Oct 1862. Mustered out 24 July 1863. Married first about 1863 to Mary A Randolph who died 18 Nov 1873. Re-married 6 April 1876 to Nancy Margaret, daughter of Hiram & Rachel (Nye) Wallace. Died 20 Jan 1903. Needs further research.

IFFT, Adam - Private, Co. G, 168th PA Drafted Militia. Enlisted & mustered in 16 Oct 1862 at age 30 from Beaver Co., PA. Mustered out 24 July 1863. Married Sophia Zimmerman on 25 May 1858. Adam died 25 June 1874. GAR #1185.

JENKINS, William George - Private, Co. L, 2nd Virginia Cavalry. Private, Co. B, 16th PA Volunteers. Born about 1846 in PA. Married about 1866 to Caroline Ketterer. Enlisted 2 June 1861 in the 2nd VA Cavalry. Mustered out 25 Aug 1864. Enlisted 1 March 1865 in the 16th PA. Mustered out 11 Aug 1865.

KETTLER, Henry G. - Private, Co. H, 100th PA Infantry. Born 1837. Enlisted July 1861. Mustered in 31 Aug 1861. Mustered out 24 July 1865. Married to Mary A. Died 20 June 1884 in North Sewickley Twp, Beaver Co., PA. Buried in the Church of God Cemetery, Lillyville, Beaver Co., PA. GAR Marker #1382.

KNEPP, Henry A. - Private, Co. G, 168th PA Drafted Militia. Born 19 Oct 1827 in Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany. Married to Elizabeth, daughter of John & Elizabeth Mueller. Enlisted 16 Oct 1862; a Farmer from Franklin Twp, Beaver Co., PA. Mustered out 24 July 1863. Died 6 Nov 1905 in Franklin Twp and is buried in St. Mark's Lutheran Cemetery. GAR Marker # 1387. Also listed as 9th PA Cavalry. Needs further research.

LESNETT, Dell Weaver - Private, Co. G, 168th PA Drafted Militia. Born 18 March 1831 in Beaver Co., PA, son of Christopher & Margaret (VanGorder) Lesnett. Married 27 March 1856 in Butler Co., PA to Emeline, daughter of William & Mary (Bird) Potter. Enlisted 16 Oct 1862; a Farmer from Franklin Twp, Beaver Co., PA. Mustered out 24 July 1863. Died 4 March 1916 of a Cerebral Hemorrhage in Franklin Twp. Buried in Zelienople, PA.

MARSHALL, Jonathan Ditmer – Private, Co. H, 46th PA Infantry. Born 13 July 1837 in Perry Twp, Lawrence Co., PA, son of Joseph Andover & Delilah (Houk) Marshall. Married 14 Nov 1861 to Elizabeth, daughter of Andrew & Mary (Harbaugh) Thomas. Drafted 29 July 1863. Mustered out 16 July 1865 at Alexandria, VA. Died 15 Nov 1915 of Stomach Cancer in Franklin Twp, Beaver Co., PA. Buried in Camp Run Presbyterian Cemetery, Franklin Twp, Beaver Co., PA. Headstone

McCARTY - John - Sergeant, Co. K, 61st NY Infantry. Buried in Lillyville Church of God Cemetery, Franklin Twp, Beaver Co., PA. GAR Marker #1386

McCLYMONDS, John W. - Private, Co. B, 142nd PA Infantry. Buried in Camp Run Presbyterian Cemetery, Franklin Twp, Beaver Co., PA. GAR Marker #1401

MURRAY, James N. - Private, Battery M, 6th PA Heavy Artillery. Enlisted 3 Sept 1864. Mustered out 18 June 1865. Buried in Lillyville Church of God Cemetery, Franklin Twp, Beaver Co., PA. GAR Marker #1379

MURRY, John Cowden - Private, Battery I, 6th PA Heavy Artillery. Buried in Lillyville Church of God Cemetery, Franklin Twp, Beaver Co., PA. GAR Marker #1385

NYE, Benjamin - Private, Co. I, 193rd PA. Born 9 Aug 1844 in Beaver Co., PA, son of Sampson Stilly & Ruth (Peirsol) Nye. Enlisted 16 July 1864. Mustered out 15 Nov 1864. Died 15 May 1900 in Franklin Twp. Buried in North Sewickley Cemetery.

PARKER, Samuel - Private, Co. B, 77th PA Infantry. Buried in St. Marks Cemetery, Franklin Twp, Beaver Co., PA. GAR Marker #1596 Needs verified.

RHODES, James - Listed on the 1890 Census.

SCHRAMM, George. - Private, Co. K, 74th PA Infantry. Born 22 Jan 1841 in Marion Township, Beaver Co., PA, son of Jacob Frederick & Salome (Honadel) Schramm. Enlisted 8 Oct 1861. Mustered out 18 Oct 1864. Married 17 April 1866 to Amelia, Dau. of Jacob & Margaret (Honadel) Buquo. Died 26 Feb 1902. Buried in St. John's (Burry's) Church Cemetery, New Sewickley Twp, Beaver County, PA.

SCOTT, William Irvin - Born 1845. Died 1912. Buried in Camp Run Presbyterian Cemetery, Franklin Twp, Beaver Co., PA. GAR Marker #1421

STEFFLER, Phillip M. - Private, 168th PA Drafted Militia. Born 29 Sept 1841 in PA, son of George & Mary Magdalena (Dauler) Steffler. Married Angeline F., dau. of Parcus T. & Elizabeth (Van Geien) Copeland of Venango Co., PA. Died 1904. Buried in Center Cemetery, Conneaut, Ashtabula Co., OH. Headstone

STROHECKER, Matthias - Private, Co. K, 4th PA Cavalry. Born 1844. Died 1912. Buried in St. Marks Cemetery, Franklin Twp, Beaver Co., PA. GAR Marker #1409

SWICK, Levi - Private, Co. B, 1st PA Light Artillery. Buried in Lillyville Church of God Cemetery, Franklin Twp, Beaver Co., PA. GAR Marker #1380.

THURBER, Ferdinand - Private, Co. F, Russell's 4th Alabama Cavalry, Confederate States of America. Born 23 March 1834 in Westford Twp, Otsego Co., NY, son of Nathan Utley & Mary Finch (Bentley) Thurber. Married Christiana Elizabeth, dau. of Ferdinand & Catherine Dorothea (Strohecker) Autenreith. Died 28 June 1894. Buried in Camp Run Cemetery.

VanGORDER, James S. - Private, Co. H, 12th PA Infantry & Captain, Co. K, 100th PA Infantry. At age 22, James enlisted at New Castle into Co., H, 12th PA. Mustered in 25 April 1861 as a Private. Mustered out 5 Aug 1861. Then commissioned as Captain in Co. K, 100th PA. Mustered in 31 Aug 1861. Wounded 29 Aug 1862 at Second Bull Run, VA. Died 27 Sept 1862 from his wounds at Washington, DC. Body brought home and buried in Greenwood Cemetery, New Castle, PA. Obituary & Photo | Daren Weingartner

WILSON, Joseph Hemphill - Colonel, 101st PA Infantry. Born 16 May 1820 in North Sewickley Township (now Franklin), Beaver Co., PA; son of Thomas and Agnes (Hemphill) Wilson. He graduated Jefferson College in Canonsburg, PA. Admitted to the bar on 5 June 1850. For three years was the District Attorney of Beaver County. He was elected as a member of the PA House of Representatives from 1856 to 1861. Enrolled at age 41, assuming command of the 101st PA on 17 Sept 61. Mustered in 4 Oct 61. Commanded the regiment at Yorktown & Williamsburg, VA. Died 30 May 1862 of Typhoid fever near Roper's Church, VA. His remains were brought home by his brother, John Hays Wilson, and interred in the Zelienople Cemetery, Butler Co., PA. PhotoPhoto | Headstone