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John Wesley Pletcher
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1845
Brush Creek
Muskingum County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 15, 1942
Smith Center
Smith County
Kansas, USA

Co E 78th Ohio Infantry
Civil War Veteran

According to the Ohio Roster, John W Pletcher was mustered out July 11, 1865, at Columbus, O.; veteran.

He is mistakenly listed as killed in action July 22, 1864 in the battle of Atlanta and buried in Marietta National Cemetery in plot E 5807.

Found pension record for John W. Pletcher, 78th Ohio Inf on Ancestry.com and in pensioner index also on the following website: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/kansas/
genweb/archives/smith/military/1883.txt

John W. Pletcher found in several Federal census including:
Census Microfilm Records: Kansas and Oklahoma, 1920
Age: 74
Gender: M
Race: W
Birthplace: OHIO
State: KS
County: SMITH
Locale: SMITH CENTER
Series: T625 Roll: 552 Part: 1 Page: 110B


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The following is from Findagrave member, Sondra

This is the information I have on the Pletcher family. I have the original funeral card, but this is the text.
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Funeral Card
John W. Pletcher 1845-1942

John W. Pletcher
Born March 13, 1845
Died June 15, 1942
Aged 97 years, 3 months, 12 days

Funeral services will be held from the
Methodist Church, in
Smith Center, Kansas
Thursday, June 18, 1942
2:30 p.m.

Body will lie in state at the church from 1:20 to 2:30 p.m.
Interment will be made in the Crystal Plains Cemetery
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Pletcher family at Crystal Plains Cemetery:
I have no explanation regarding why John W. Pletcher, the elder, is not listed as resting there…possibly an entry mistake? But the other information about Crystal Plains on Internment.com is absolutely correct

Pletcher, John W., b. 7 May 1879, d. 15 Jan 1880
Pletcher, Barbara E., b. 30 Jul 1888, d. 20 Jan 1890
Pletcher, Glenn Edward, b. 5 Jun 1949, d. 24 May 1999
Pletcher, Inf Dau., d. 13 Feb 1971, infant dau of Glenn & Debra Pletcher
Pletcher, Mary A., b. 4 Feb 1877, d. 29 Dec 1879
Pletcher, Rosa M., b. 8 Oct 1872, d. 27 Dec 1879
Mathes, Emma (Pletcher), b. 23 Aug 1870, d. 20 Oct 1960, s/w Edward F. Mathes (have photo)
Mathes, Edward F., b. 6 May 1865, d. 5 Feb 1945, s/w Emma (Pletcher) Mathes (have photo) (my GG uncle)

-from Findagrave member, Sondra
More about the Pletcher family can be found in my public messages.

-Family Links from Findagrave member, Bob Weller
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Adam Pletcher (1820 - 1847)
  Leah Mohler Weller (1825 - 1908)
 
 Spouse:
  Barbara Eve Fritz Pletcher (1846 - 1905)
 
 Children:
  Millie Elizabeth Pletcher Allen (1868 - 1952)*
  Emma Pletcher Mathes (1870 - 1960)*
  Rosa May Pletcher (1872 - 1879)*
  Clara Ellen Pletcher Hommon (1874 - 1968)*
  Mary Anna Pletcher (1877 - 1879)*
  John Wesley Pletcher (1879 - 1880)*
  William Frederick Pletcher (1881 - 1962)*
  John Wesley Pletcher (1883 - 1976)*
  Lillie May Pletcher Noble (1885 - 1977)*
  Barbara Eveline Pletcher (1888 - 1890)*
  George Washington Pletcher (1891 - 1948)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Wesley Pletcher (1845 - 1942)
  Amilia Jane Pletcher Harrop (1847 - 1906)*
  William Joseph Weller (1854 - 1921)**
  George W. Weller (1860 - 1886)**
  Laura Leah Weller Penton (1861 - 1937)**
  Lillie Sherman Weller Lewis (1865 - 1952)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Crystal Plains Cemetery
Smith Center
Smith County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Janet
Record added: Oct 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30690578
John Wesley Pletcher
Added by: Janet
 
John Wesley Pletcher
Added by: Janet
 
John Wesley Pletcher
Added by: Janet
 
 
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- Cherie_in_OC
 Added: Feb. 26, 2015
 
 
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