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

John Balsar Baumgardner, familiarly called "Fatty," the venerable hotel-keeper of Barboursville, died last Friday evening Jun 17 and the remains were interred Sunday, an immense concourse of people following the remains to their last resting place.He was born in Aug 1823 to Capt.John and Rebecca Baumgardner in Wythe County,Va.

Mr. Baumgardner was about seventy-five years of age, and came to this region from Wythe county, Virginia.He was married to Louisa C.Baumgardner in March 11, 1849.(Which was his 1st Cousin) He was in good circumstances at one time and was one of the most liberal hearted men.For many years he had been a devout member of the M.E. church, south. He was a witty old gentleman and always had a good word and a joke for his visitors. During the war he acted as sheriff of the county and served some time in the Federal army.He served 1862-1863, Co. H, 13th Reg, WV Infantry as a Lieutenant
He was appointed Mayor of Barboursville,Aug 1,1872.
He leaves a wife Cora and four children to mourn his loss. Rev. John Martin came down from East Bank to deliver the funeral sermon. Mr. Baumgardner will be greatly missed at the ex-county seat, where he had been a prominent figure for half a century

He has a grandson that was a special ball player
George Washington Baumgardner
Family links: 
  John Andrew Baumgardner (1787 - 1853)
  Margaret Rebecca "Etter" Baumgardner (1787 - 1837)
  Louisa Cora Baumgardner (1828 - 1899)
  Matilda Baumgardner Neff (1819 - 1906)*
  John Welcome Baumgardner (1821 - 1898)*
  John B. Baumgardner (1823 - 1898)*
  John Balsar Baumgardner (1823 - 1898)
  Emmalina Baumgardner (1829 - 1830)*
  Francis Ann Baumgardner (1831 - 1831)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Married March 11,1849 Louisa Cora
Old Barboursville Cemetery
Cabell County
West Virginia, USA
Plot: Unmarked Grave
Created by: Linda
Record added: Feb 25, 2012
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John Balsar Fattie Baumgardner
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 Added: Apr. 14, 2014
Rest In Peace
- Linda
 Added: Feb. 25, 2012

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