Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Aspers in:
 • Edgewood Cemetery
 • Chillicothe
 • Livingston County
 • Missouri
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Advertisement
Joel Funk Asper
Birth: Apr. 20, 1822
York Springs
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1872
Chillicothe
Livingston County
Missouri, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer, US Congressman. Served in the Civil War as an officer in the 7th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, rising from Captain and commander of Company H to Lieutenant Colonel. His severe wounded at the 2nd Battle of Winchester facilitated his resignation from the Army. He later served as Colonel and commander of the 171st Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was elected to represent Missouri's 7th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1869 to 1871. Also served as a Delegate to the Republican National Convention from Missouri in 1868. (bio by: K) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Abraham Asper (1779 - 1865)
  Elizabeth Bower Asper (1797 - 1843)
 
 Children:
  Charles W Asper (1852 - 1902)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joel Funk Asper (1822 - 1872)
  Ephriam Asper (1832 - 1876)*
  Sarah A Asper (1834 - 1839)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Edgewood Cemetery
Chillicothe
Livingston County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Apr 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7322608
Joel Funk Asper
Added by: AndyMyers
 
Joel Funk Asper
Added by: AndyMyers
 
Joel Funk Asper
Added by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Bunny
 Added: Apr. 20, 2016
Thank you, Colonel for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 20, 2016

- sjm
 Added: Apr. 20, 2015
There are 46 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.0 after 29 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service