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John Counterman
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Birth: 1847
Van Wert County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr., 1869
Van Wert County
Ohio, USA

Mustered in to Company C, 126 Regiment, Indiana 11th Indiana Cavalry on December 9, 1863.
Mustered out in Leavenworth, Kansas on September 19, 1865.

After returning from the Civil War, he married Margaret Chilcote on the 25th day of January, 1866. She was the daughter of Samuel L. Chilcote and the sister to Joshua Chilcote. John and Margaret Counterman had two baby boys, named Samuel L. Counterman and Alexander Counterman. Naming the boys after each of their fathers: Samuel L. Chilcote, Margaret's Father, and Alexander Counterman, John's Father.

It is unknown where his wife Margaret Chilcote Counterman Sims is buried. Perhaps Flethcer Cem.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Alexander M. Counterman (1819 - 1899)
  Ann Elizabeth Bollenbaugh Counterman (1823 - 1901)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Chilcote Sims (1847 - 1886)
 
 Children:
  Samuel L. Counterman (1867 - 1930)*
  Alexander Counterman (1869 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Jane Counterman Gilpin (1838 - 1916)*
  Elsa Ann Counterman Hays (1842 - 1927)*
  Catherine A. Counterman Danner (1843 - 1891)*
  Nancy Jane Counterman Myers (1845 - 1911)*
  John Counterman (1847 - 1869)
  Reason B. Counterman (1848 - 1866)*
  Peter B. Counterman (1852 - 1916)*
  Alexander Counterman (1853 - 1879)*
  Mary E. Counterman (1854 - 1866)*
  Amanda E. Counterman Chilcote-Harper-Buhler (1857 - 1905)*
  General Marion Counterman (1863 - 1934)*
  Clarissa Counterman Neptune (1865 - 1906)*
  Jacob C. Counterman (1866 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Willshire Cemetery
Willshire
Van Wert County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Marge Counterman
Record added: Nov 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60991782
John Counterman
Added by: Marge Counterman
 
John Counterman
Added by: Marge Counterman
 
 
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- My Ancestors Lived Here
 Added: Nov. 22, 2013
With gratitude,
- OPPSheryl
 Added: Apr. 18, 2012

- Ronald Becker
 Added: Jul. 1, 2011
 
 
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