In 1862, he enlisted in Company C, Fortieth Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry, and served with his command in the Western army and participated in the siege of Vicksburg and taking of Little Rock, and marched to join Banks in the Red River campaign, but he being defeated they had to fall back to Little Rock, keeping up a running fight. After that went to Forts Smith and Gibson and was mustered out in August, 1865.
Came to Kansas in 1873 and located in Langdon Township and when grasshoppers ate up his crops started East, but finally came to this location in 1875 and is well satisfies with his location. Was married October 12, 1853, to Miss Alvira Holloway, a native of Ohio. They have four children - Mary, Amos, William T. and Sarah. Is a member of the Baptist Church and Farmers' Alliance, also Road Master.
Birth: May 22, 1827.
Death: Aug. 2, 1887.
Parents: John Stolabarger (____ - 1845), Sarah Stoalabarger Berry (1802 - 1877).
Wife: Alvira Holloway Stoalabaarger.
Children: Mary, Amos, William T., Sarah.
Burial: Laurel Cemetery, Haven, Reno County, Kansas,
Civil War Veteran.