|Birth: ||Sep. 26, 1838|
|Death: ||Sep. 27, 1921|
George William Fisher Bolsinger was the first son of George W. & Anne (Fisher) Bolsinger. His mother's parents were Jacob Fisher and Sarah Craft.
He had five full siblings and three half siblings after his father married Sarah Coulter (after his mother's death). (The sibling names can be found by using the link to his parent below.)
GWF was a Civil War veteran. He enlisted on Oct. 30 1861 at Uniontown, PA. His rank was as a private in I Company of the 85th Pennsylvania Infantry. Due to a shell wound in the shoulder he was ordered by the War Dept. to be discharged. He was discharged on Oct 19th 1864 in WA. D.C. He was a Stone Mason by trade as was his father.
He married Susan Margaret Weaver cira 1857. They had two children; William B. and George E.
For unknown reasons he was imprisoned in Leavenworth, Kansas according to the 1900 Census. He was 62 yrs. old at the time of that census. He went to live briefly with his son, William B. but was placed in U.S. National Homes for the Disabled Soldiers in Leavenworth, Kansas. He died there of acute puenomia. His son, William, who lived in Los Angeles,CA. took custody of his body and had him buried in Redstone Cemetery, Fayette Co.
George W. Bolsinger (1810 - 1895)
George William F. Bolsinger (1838 - 1921)
Newton Craft Balsinger (1844 - 1893)*
Edward Elliott Bolsinger (1846 - 1931)*
Created by: Dona McPhillips
Record added: Aug 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40780204
You will be remembered tomorrow on the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.|
Added: Apr. 10, 2011
Great Uncle George, Daffodils from WA. to PA. Dona|
Added: Oct. 16, 2009