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William Sickel, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1809
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 19, 1896
Harrisburg
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA

He married Leah ? and fathered Charles (b. @1831), Barbara (b. @1837), Harriet (b. @1839), William H. (b. 06/16/41 - 76th Pa Inf), George (10/01/43 - 76th Pa), and Mary (b. @1847). In 1860, he was a laborer living in Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania, and stood 6' 1" tall with sandy hair and blue eyes.

In 1833, he enlisted in the army, served with Co. E, 6th U.S. Infantry, and honorably discharged in 1838 at Lancaster. A Civil War veteran, he enlisted October 16, 1862, as a substitute for Edward Rebert, understating his age by nine years, and mustered into federal service at Gettysburg November 14 as a private with Co. E, 165th Pennsylvania Infantry (aka "Drafted Militia"). He rose to the rank of sergeant and honorably discharged with his company July 28, 1863, at Gettysburg. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Leah Sickel (1806 - 1872)*
 
 Children:
  William H. Sickel (1841 - 1907)*
  George Sickel (1843 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Died 87 YRS 3 MOS 15 DAYS
 
Note: Birth date calculated from stated age at death
 
Burial:
Christ United Church of Christ Cemetery
Littlestown
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Stone read 1935.
 
Maintained by: Dennis Brandt
Originally Created by: Kenneth D. Sell
Record added: Jul 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39013032
William Sickel, Sr
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William Sickel, Sr
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William Sickel, Sr
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