|Birth: ||May 3, 1840|
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
|Death: ||Oct. 31, 1898|
Pvt. Jno. Greiner Served with Co. C 159th New York Vol. Inf during the Civil War of 1861-65.
Born in Bayern Germany in 1840 he immigrated to America with his family in the early 1850's first settling in New York state. After the war he moved out west settling in Gold Hill Nevada where he worked as a Silver Miner. Until Miners complant (Stone dust chest) forced him out of the mines in 1890 Unable to find work to suport himself because of his damaged lungs he receved a Gov't pension of $19 a month for his war service.
He died of Pneumonia on Oct. 31 1898 at age 58. He was buried with full military honors in the Gold Hill Cem. by the Local GAR Post #10 in Virginia City NV.
His is one of the only two military headstone in the Gold Hill Boot Hill. The two Cemetery View Photos were taken in 1998 and show you how The Gold Hill NV. City Cemetery Looks Like today.
Gold Hill Cemetery
Plot: In the Masonic Section Plot 32
Created by: Herbert Rickards
Record added: Jul 28, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5027994
Added: Jul. 28, 2013
Added: Oct. 17, 2009
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