|Birth: ||Jan. 26, 1846|
|Death: ||Feb. 13, 1937|
Cornelius served as a private with the 208th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Company I (Civil War). The Pennsylvania Veterans' Burial Record lists his burial in the Clouser Cemetery, Centre Township, Perry County. The Cemetery is also known as the Cedar Cemetery or the Foose Burial Ground.
Additional information courtesy of Dennis Brandt:
The son of George & Catherine (Mogel) Clouser, in 1860 he was farmer living in Centre Township, Perry County, Pennsylvania. He stood 5' 10" tall and had brown hair and gray eyes.
A Civil War veteran, he enlisted in Bloomfield, Perry County, August 25, 1864, and mustered into federal service at Harrisburg August 31 as a private with Co. I, 208th Pennsylvania Infantry. Wounded April 2, 1865, during the final assault on the Confederate works at Petersburg, Virginia, he remained on the active roster and honorably discharged with his company June 1, 1865.
He married Jane Ann Clouser [sic] and fathered Levi Beamer (b. 10/28/73), Stephen (b. 09/08/75, 10/21/75), Joshua (b. 10/31/77), Flora Fanny Catherine (b. 01/26/79), Laura Frances (b. 01/26/79 - married Harvey Walter Peck), Cornelius Benjamin (b. 04/19/81), George Milton (b. 01/23/84), Reuben B. (b. 06/06/86), Mary (b. 1888), Emma Jane (b. 12/05/89, d. 01/15/91), Christianna (b. 12/??/91), Ida (b. 1893), and Cuyler Theodore (b. 07/29/94).
He died of arteriosclerosis.
Created by: Joe Nihen
Record added: Aug 25, 2012
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