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Owen K. Shanafelt
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Birth: 1843
Morgan County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 1925

19 year old Owen Shanafelt from Webster, Iowa enlisted with the Union in Iowa as a private on 5 Aug 1862. Enlisted in Company H, 33rd Infantry Regiment Iowa on 1 Sep 1862; Transferred into Regiment U.S. Veteran Reserve Corps on 15 Jan 1864; Transferred out of Company H, 33rd Infantry Regiment Iowa on 15 Jan 1864. While living in Missouri, on 1 Sep 1884, Owen K. Shanafelt, an ‘invalid', files for military pension. Buried: Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles County, California.

21 Dec 1865, in Keokuk County, Iowa, Owen K. Shanafelt married Vienna Long, daughter of Joel and Susan (Grimsley) Long. Together they had Lizzie, Julian B., Garry Owen, Andrew, Edna and Roy. Owen and family are in Keokuk County, Iowa in 1870; 1880 through 1920, they can be found in St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Shanafelt (1809 - 1892)
  Margaret Ankeney Shanafelt (1811 - 1895)
 
 Children:
  Julian Bates Shanafelt (1868 - 1952)*
  Andy Floyd Shanafelt (1880 - 1935)*
 
 Siblings:
  Minerva Elizabeth Shanafelt Reynolds (1835 - 1906)*
  John W Shanafelt (1840 - 1910)*
  Owen K. Shanafelt (1843 - 1925)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CO. H.
33 IA. INF.
 
Burial:
Los Angeles National Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: 23, 15/L
 
Maintained by: S. G. Shanafelt
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3751450
Owen K. Shanafelt
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Owen K. Shanafelt
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Owen K. Shanafelt
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Union Soldier, 33rd Iowa Infantry. Not forgotten.
- MWF
 Added: Apr. 26, 2014
Owen K. ShanafeltH 33rd Iowa InfantryPlot: 23 15/LGodspeed Owen, Godspeed
- S. G. Shanafelt
 Added: Apr. 12, 2012
Son of Jacob; nephew of my Henry. Shanafelt's not forgotten.
- S. G. Shanafelt
 Added: Sep. 9, 2008
 
 
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