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John Henry Oberteuffer
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Birth: Jun. 27, 1803, Switzerland
Death: Sep. 18, 1871
Havertown
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA

Full Name: Johann Heinrich Oberteuffer
Born: St Gallen Switzerland

Impoter of silks from Switzerland.

Swiss Consul at Philadelphia from 1854 to 1857.

Entered service during the Civil War as Lieutenant Colonel of the 2nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Heavy Artillery (112th Pennsylvania Volunteers). Commanded a section of the defensive forts around Washington, DC. Promoted to Brigadier General. He was mustered in on January 4, 1862, and mustered out on January 8, 1865.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Wolf Marriner Oberteuffer (1803 - 1881)*
 
 Children:
  George Herman Oberteuffer (1829 - 1878)*
  John Henry Oberteuffer (1838 - 1900)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section L, Lot 291-North
 
Created by: Thomas Carlile
Record added: Oct 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43144437
John Henry Oberteuffer
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John Henry Oberteuffer
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