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Pvt John Henry Lankenau
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1843, Germany
Death: Dec. 5, 1910
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA

Son of Francis Lankenau(1817-1880) & Catherine Meislahn(1819-1897)

Henry Lankenau moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana from Bremen, Germany in 1844. At the age of 19 he enlisted in Company D of the 5th Indiana Cavalry. He was captured by the confederates during the seige of Atlanta, and held at Andersonville Prison. After the war he returned to Fort Wayne and worked as a printer, and deputy county sheriff. He later moved to Decatur and taught school. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Katharine Schumm Lankenau (1846 - 1929)*
 
 Children:
  Clara K. Lankenau (1872 - 1932)*
  Louise Marie Lankenau (1874 - 1952)*
  Flora B. Lankenau Gerke (1876 - 1964)*
  Oscar F. Lankenau (1881 - 1966)*
  Adolph Fredrick Lankenau (1881 - 1933)*
  Alma Wilhelmina Lankenau Seip (1883 - 1941)*
  Enno William Lankenau (1886 - 1957)*
  Henry Herbert Lankenau (1889 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lindenwood Cemetery
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Sue Allen
Originally Created by: Eric Lowman
Record added: Apr 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25970891
Pvt John Henry Lankenau
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Pvt John Henry Lankenau
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With gratitude,
- OPPSheryl
 Added: Jul. 15, 2010

- Tera
 Added: Apr. 18, 2009
In memory
- Sue Allen
 Added: Apr. 18, 2009
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