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William Baker Lonas
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Birth: Sep. 12, 1840
Death: Jan. 31, 1936

William is the son of Jacob Lonas and Jane Hickey. He married Virginia Clay Ruley, daughter of William N. Ruley and Elizabeth Henritz, on 27 October 1870 in Knox Co. William fought in the Confederate Army. He enlisted in Captain Hardy's Company, Co. E, Confederate Army. He attended Maryville College, Mossy Creek College and University of Tenn. After 1865, William went to California with his brother who had been a 49er. He returned in 1867. Three years later he married Virginia Ruley. He was a member of Erin Presbyterian Church at Bearden. Fire Station, No. 12, Kingston Pike, was erected upon the site furnished by William B. Lonas. In Jacob's will he states that his son Wiliam be well educated with money from his estate. William died at age 95.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Lonas (1792 - 1847)
  Jane Hickey Lonas (1796 - 1863)
 
 Spouse:
  Virginia Clay Ruley Lonas (1843 - 1905)
 
 Siblings:
  Jesse Hickey Lonas (1816 - 1854)*
  Henry Alexander Lonas (1818 - 1893)*
  James Hurd Lonas (1820 - 1898)*
  Mary Ann Lonas McClary (1821 - 1858)*
  Martha Lonas Knott (1824 - 1907)*
  Infant Lonas (1830 - 1830)*
  Darthula Lonas Knott (1831 - 1876)*
  Sarah Jane Lonas Felts (1834 - 1852)*
  Elizabeth Trig Lonas Sharp (1837 - 1887)*
  William Baker Lonas (1840 - 1936)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
New Gray Cemetery
Knoxville
Knox County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Helen Sharpe
Record added: Feb 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48835276
William Baker Lonas
Added by: Jreb
 
 
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....thank you for your service to the Confederate States of America.
- Jreb
 Added: Dec. 23, 2011
 
 
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