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Abraham Zahrli
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1840
Bern, Switzerland
Death: Nov. 24, 1865, USA

Born in Lampen, Canton Bern, Switzerland, Abraham was the son of Barthlome and Elisabeth Zahrli. The family came to the United States in the mid-1850's.

Abraham and his older brother, John, fought in the American Civil War. Both were members of the 97th Illinois Infantry; Abraham fought with Company G, and John with Company C.

Abraham died very shortly after the end of the war. At the time of his death, he was 25 years and 29 days old.

Abraham's siblings:
John Zahrli, Sr.
Friedrick Zahrli
Eliza Zahrli (twin)
Mary Zahrli (twin)
Daniel Zahrli
Magdelena "Martha" Zahrli
Family links: 
  Barthlome Zahrli (1800 - 1859)
  Elisabeth Zahrli (1809 - 1886)
  John Zahrli (1835 - 1897)*
  Friedrick Zahrli (1837 - 1881)*
  Abraham Zahrli (1840 - 1865)
  Daniel Zahrli (1848 - 1858)*
  Magdelena Zahrli (1851 - 1862)*
*Calculated relationship
Byrd-Oak Grove Cemetery
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Lynn Marie Vint
Record added: Jul 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40043233


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