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John Wesley Briner
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Birth: Apr. 12, 1840
Death: Jul. 2, 1906

Son of Joshua Briner (1816-1898) and Sarah Jane Bush (1813-1863); siblings: Elizabeth A. (1838-1862), William H. (1841-1863), Mary R. (1844-1888), and Sarah Jane (1846-1865); enlisted in Co. I, 38TH IND INF on Sept. 18, 1861; discharged for disability on Apr. 20, 1862; married Miss Eleanor Dougherty (1845-1931), daughter of Michael & Lydia Dougherty, on March 26, 1863 in Orange Co., IN; children: Isadora (1866-1950; married surname: Breeden), Irene (1867-1900; married surname: Zeigler), Tompie (1869-1933), Kit Carson (1870-1948), Celia (1872-1935; married surname: Walls), Joseph Cook (1873-1955), Walter Joshua (1877-1914), unnamed infant (1879-1879), John Wilber (1881-1881), Noble Bex (1883-1973), and Nathan Fred (1887-1979); applied for a federal pension April 9, 1889 (app. #697,904; cert. #486,877 Indiana); d. July 2, 1906 at age 66; widow Eleanor applied for a pension Aug. 8, 1906 (app. #853,651; cert. #616,203 Indiana) 
 
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 Parents:
  Joshua Briner (1816 - 1898)
  Sarah Jane Bush Briner (1813 - 1863)
 
 Spouse:
  Eleanor Dougherty Briner (1845 - 1931)*
 
 Children:
  Isadore Briner Breeden (1866 - 1950)*
  Irene Zeigler (1867 - 1900)*
  Tompie Briner (1869 - 1933)*
  Kit Carson Briner (1870 - 1948)*
  Celia Briner Walls (1872 - 1935)*
  Walter J Briner (1877 - 1914)*
  Noble Bex Briner (1883 - 1973)*
  Nathan Fred Briner (1887 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Briner (1838 - 1862)*
  John Wesley Briner (1840 - 1906)
  William H. Briner (1841 - 1863)*
  Mary R Briner (1844 - 1888)*
  Sarah J. Briner (1846 - 1865)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Briner Springs Cemetery
Orange County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Traie Shelhart
Record added: Jan 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32827624
John Wesley Briner
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John Wesley Briner
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John Wesley Briner
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