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Birth: May 13, 1844, USA
Death: Jun. 30, 1931, USA

John "Hans" Sonnaband was born in Holstein, Germany. The family came to this country in 1852 on the vessel "Armida" and settled in Calumet County, Wisconsin.
John went to Michigan to work in the lumber industry, and enlisted in the Michigan Volunteer Infantry. He was injured the received a medical discharge in
June 1965.
In July 1867 he was married to Anna Lorenzen. They had two daughters that were born in Wisconsin and they went to Nebraska about 1870 on a homestead act, where Anna died and John brought the little girls back to
Wisconsin to be raised by their grandmother. He was remarried to Sylvia Coty and they had four children.
After she died he married Mary E. Brown.

from FAG member Rose Mohnsam

John Sonnaband

Residence was not listed; 20 years old.

Enlisted on 8/22/1864 at Houghton, MI as a Corporal.

On 9/2/1864 he mustered into "I" Co. MI 29th Infantry
He was discharged on 6/30/1865 at Louisville, KY

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
- Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers 1861-65
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Family links: 
  John"Hans" Peters Sonnabend (1820 - 1905)
  Catherine Elizabeth Frieth Sonnabend (1818 - 1860)
  Sylvia J. Palmer Sonnaband (1839 - 1916)*
  Anna Lorenzen Sonnaband (1848 - 1871)*
  Mary E. McClees Sonnaband (1874 - 1936)*
  Tina Sonnabend Eichmeier (1866 - 1940)*
  Anna Sonnabend Keppler (1869 - 1938)*
  Charles H Sonnaband (1875 - 1946)*
  Ella Haney (1879 - 1964)*
  Catherine Sonnabend Jochimsen (1842 - 1920)*
  John Sonnaband (1844 - 1931)
  Charles Henry Sonnabend (1851 - 1923)*
  Fredrick W Sonnabend (1855 - 1939)*
  Detlef Sonnabend (1857 - 1931)*
  John H Sonnabend (1865 - 1874)**
  Henriette W Sonnabend (1866 - 1874)**
  Clara Sonnabend Aplin (1868 - 1897)**
*Calculated relationship
Mountain View Cemetery
King County
Washington, USA
Plot: Bissell Hill
Created by: Carolyn Farnum
Record added: Nov 29, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5104413
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- Carolyn Farnum
 Added: Dec. 28, 2010
My grandfather will always have a special place in my heart.
- Carol Davies
 Added: Mar. 30, 2009
Rest in peace dear gggranfather
- Rose Mohnsam
 Added: Mar. 29, 2009

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