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John William Lamca
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Birth: Jul. 29, 1839
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Death: Jan. 1, 1928
Altoona
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA

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[Please note that the regiment on the tombstone is incorrect. John Lamca did not serve with the 17th Pennsylvania Infantry.]
The son of George Johann & Maria Elizabeth (Gastruck) Lamca, arriving in America in 1844. In 1860, he was a farmer living in Greenwood Township, Perry County, Pennsylvania, and stood 5' 8" tall with dark hair and brown eyes. A Civil War veteran, he enlisted in Harrisburg August 3, 1864, mustered into federal service there August 31 as a private with Co. I, 17th Pennsylvania Cavalry (162nd Pa), and honorably discharged with his company June 16, 1865. He married Sarah Ellen Matthews,. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Ellen Matthews Lamca (1853 - 1922)
 
Inscription:
"Father" PA Vol Inf.
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Altoona
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: G 191
 
Created by: Kat
Record added: Mar 09, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8486544
John William Lamca
Added by: Dennis Walter
 
John William Lamca
Added by: Kat
 
John William Lamca
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