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Joel Funk Asper
Birth: Apr. 20, 1822
Death: Oct. 1, 1872

Civil War Union Army Officer, US Congressman. Served in the Civil War as an officer in the 7th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, rising from Captain and commander of Company H to Lieutenant Colonel. His severe wounded at the 2nd Battle of Winchester facilitated his resignation from the Army. He later served as Colonel and commander of the 171st Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was elected to represent Missouri's 7th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1869 to 1871. Also served as a Delegate to the Republican National Convention from Missouri in 1868. (bio by: K) 
 
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 Parents:
  Abraham Asper (1779 - 1865)
  Elizabeth Bower Asper (1797 - 1843)
 
 Children:
  Charles W Asper (1852 - 1902)*
 
 Sibling:
  Joel Funk Asper (1822 - 1872)
  Sarah A Asper (1834 - 1839)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Edgewood Cemetery
Chillicothe
Livingston County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Apr 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7322608
Joel Funk Asper
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Joel Funk Asper
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- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Jan. 9, 2015
His parents were blood related to each other. They shared the same great grandfather who was also my 6th great grandfather Michael Bower Sr. who was born in Germany and his father was born in Switzerland. They were originally Swiss. My 4th great grandfath...(Read more)
- Vicky
 Added: Oct. 27, 2014

- Ryan Curtis
 Added: Oct. 1, 2014
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