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Pvt Abraham B. Lantz
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1845
Death: Nov. 28, 1923

Abraham B. Lantz:

Abraham B. Lantz was born on November 23, 1845 in Pendleton County, (W) Virginia. He was the son of Levi Lantz and Elizabeth (Ritenour) Lantz.

On December 1, 1863 in Pendleton Co., WV he became a private in Co. A of the 18th Virginia Cavalry. His older brother, John F. Lantz, also a private in Co. A of the 18th, had already seen action at Gettysburg.

During Abraham's enlistment the 18th saw action at New Market, Piedmont, Lynchburg, the second battle of Kernstown, the third battle of Winchester and Fisher's Hill. At the conclusion of the War, Abraham Lantz signed an oath never again to wage war against the United States of America, and he was paroled on May 19, 1865 at Staunton, VA.

Following the war Abraham returned to a life of farming in Pendleton County, WV. In 1867 he married Martha Fidela Harold, who bore him nine children.

During the early 1900's Abraham Lantz worked as a day laborer in a lumber mill at Horton in Randolph Co., WV.
He died on November 28, 1923 in Randolph Co., WV.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Martha Fidalia Harold Lantz (1851 - 1935)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Darius Lantz (1868 - 1944)*
  Sally Linnie Lantz Snyder (1874 - 1945)*
  Frances Priest Lantz Armentrout (1876 - 1946)*
  Robert Claude Lantz (1879 - 1926)*
  Mary Jane Lantz Wright (1881 - 1919)*
  Louella Lantz (1883 - 1892)*
  Chloe Anna Lantz Humphreys (1885 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Armentrout Cemetery
Randolph County
West Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Leon Armentrout
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Dec 31, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17233688
Pvt Abraham B. Lantz
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Pvt Abraham B. Lantz
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Pvt Abraham B. Lantz
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