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Birth: Apr. 30, 1844, Ohio.
Death: Oct. 14, 1917.
Farther: John Poffinbarger. Mother: Sorrenia Simmerl Poffinbarger.
Wife Rebecca Jeffiries Poffinbarger (1849 - 1953).
Married June 17, 1866.
Children: John H. Poffinbarger (1873 - 1954)., Grace M Poffinbarger Karns (1890 - 1963).
Burial: McGill Cemetery, Potwin, Butler County, Kansas.
Mr. Poffinbarger came to Butler county in 1871, and settled in section 14, of Plum Grove township. He had a 320 acre farm which he was a farmer and stock raiser. His post office address was Potwin, Kansas which was 6 miles south west of the farm.
Mr. Poffinbarger was a veteran of the Civil War, enlisted in the Missouri 23rd., infantry, CO. D., December 19, 1861, as a private, age 18, Mustered in the same day. Badly wounded at the battle of Shiloh, April 6, 1862. Discharged June of 1863.