Tuesday, August 20, 2013

John H. Poffinbarger

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John H. Poffinbarger.

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.

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