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Philip Biesanz
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Birth: Jul. 8, 1842
Buffalo
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1921
Winona
Winona County
Minnesota, USA

Owner of Biesanz Stone Quarry in Winona, Civil War Vet. His quarry provided stone to build the State Capitol Building in 1900. During the Civil War he was involved in Sherman's March to the Sea. At the end of the war he was involved in the capture of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his escort to Washington D.C. His quarry remains in the hands of family. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Cynthia Amelia Salisbury Biesanz (1848 - 1930)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth A. Biesanz Liebe (1870 - 1958)*
  Samuel J. Biesanz (1872 - 1884)*
  Charles Philip Biesanz (1873 - 1968)*
  Frank Dell Biesanz (1876 - 1973)*
  Fred J Biesanz (1878 - 1966)*
  William Alvin Biesanz (1881 - 1961)*
  Mary Leona Biesanz (1883 - 1953)*
  Florence Euretta Biesanz Riley (1886 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Winona
Winona County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: mlsrn
Record added: Sep 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41676920
Philip Biesanz
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Philip Biesanz
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Philip Biesanz
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- Fred
 Added: Jul. 8, 2013
Philip served with the 5th Iowa Cavalry during the Civil War
- Tom Mauer
 Added: Feb. 28, 2013
 
 
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