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Dr William Letchworth Birney
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Birth: Mar. 30, 1834
Cadiz
Harrison County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 1911
Hannibal
Marion County
Missouri, USA

"Doc" Birney was the son of John Birney and Catherine Myers. He married twice. He married as his second wife, Margaret Priscilla Bush who bore him two sons, [1]William Perry Bush and [2]Everett Letchworth Birney. He lived a very full and adventurous life. He practiced medicine for 45 years in Ralls County. He was a veteran of the thickest of the fighting in the Civil War. He was a lead scout, serving in Co. "E". 17th Indiana Infantry, U.S.A.

Civil War Service:
Lieutenant, Co. E, 17th Indiana Infantry. Enlisted 6/2/1861, discharged 2/2/1865 
 
Burial:
Barkley Cemetery
New London
Ralls County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Sons of Union Veterans o...
Originally Created by: David L. Bush
Record added: Jan 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13129062
Dr William Letchworth Birney
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Dr William Letchworth Birney
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Dr William Letchworth Birney
Added by: David L. Bush
 
 
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 Added: Apr. 22, 2006
As your great-granddaughter, I've been fascinated with all the stories of your adventurous life. My grandmother often told me that you were a true gentleman and that she greatly admired you. My brother and I decorate your gravesite each Memorial Day and...(Read more)
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 28, 2006
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