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John B. "Fatty" Baumgardner
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Birth: Aug. 23, 1823
Wythe County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 1898
Cabell County
West Virginia, USA

John B. Baumgardner is buried in an unmarked grave in Barboursville Cemetery, location unknown, but believed to be near Hal Baumgardner. He was the son of Capt. John Baumgardner & Margaret Rebecca Etter of Wythe Co., Virginia. He came to Cabell Co., Virginia about 1844 and married Louisa C. Baumgardner, his first cousin, and daughter of Philip & Elizabeth Chester Baumgardner. Louisa Baumgardner is also buried in the Barboursville Cemetery and so are at least 3 of their children. All the graves are unmarked.
John B. Baumgardner was a veteran of the Civil War serving as Lient., Co. H, 13th Reg., WV Infantry. He also served as Tax Collector during the time of the Civil War. After the war, John was a tavern keeper in the town of Barboursville. He was elected Mayor at one time and ran a hotel known as the Logan House. This hotel was later renamed the Gibson House in 1882 after the Hon. Capt. Eustace Gibson of Huntington, WV.
John was a pleasant and jolly man. He always had a joke to share with town folks he met on the street. People around the town of Barboursville knew him as Fatty Baumgardner.
Family links: 
  John Andrew Baumgardner (1787 - 1853)
  Margaret Rebecca "Etter" Baumgardner (1787 - 1837)
  Louisa Cora Baumgardner (1828 - 1899)*
  Francis Alonzo Baumgardner (1850 - 1900)*
  William Lawrence Baumgardner (1851 - 1913)*
  Charles Albert Baumgardner (1854 - 1929)*
  Matilda Baumgardner Neff (1819 - 1906)*
  John Welcome Baumgardner (1821 - 1898)*
  John Balsar Baumgardner (1823 - 1898)*
  John B. Baumgardner (1823 - 1898)
  Emmalina Baumgardner (1829 - 1830)*
  Francis Ann Baumgardner (1831 - 1831)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Grave is unmarked, but believed to be in the vicinity of Hal Baumgardner.
Barboursville Cemetery
Cabell County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Candie Freeman
Record added: Aug 25, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5713035
John B. Fatty Baumgardner
Added by: Candie Freeman
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Rest in Peace, my GGG grandfather~
- Deena Ray Rhinehart
 Added: Jul. 26, 2009
Keeping your memory alive
- Bev
 Added: Jan. 1, 2007
Thank you Sir, for your service and sacrifice for our country.
- David L. Bush
 Added: Dec. 15, 2004
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