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William Hench
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Birth: May 7, 1834
Miami County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jul. 14, 1905
Santa Cruz County
California, USA

Salinas Daily Index
Date17 July 1905


William Hench, a veteran of the Civil War, died in Watsonville Friday and was buried at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon, the funeral services being held in the Methodist Church.

William Hench was born in Miami county, Ohio, on May 7, 1834. He moved with his parents to Iowa county, Ia., and it was there that his early life was spent.

In 1861 he answered the call of his country as a private in Company G, Seventh Iowa Volunteers. In 1866 he married Katherine L. Haverly, who with six children, survives him, viz: Ida M., Mrs. Carrie E. Fritz of Corralitos, Mrs. Etta L. Curtis of San Francisco, John M. of Chicago, Ill., Will B., and George M. He is also survived by a sister, Mrs. Mary Hale of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

He came to California in 1885 and settled near Suisun, Solano county. A few years later he moved to San Joaquin county, but about three years ago he moved to this valley and settled near Pajaro, where he died. He was a devoted member of the Methodist Episcopal church, was of a kind and genial disposition, and had made many friends during his residence here.

Name: William Hench
Born in Ohio
Residing in Koszta, Iowa at time of enlistment
26 years of age at time of enlistment
Enlisted on Jul 18 1861 as a Private into G Company, 7th Infantry Iowa on Jul 24 1861. Discharged from 7th Infantry Iowa on Jul 26 1862 at Corinth, Mississippi.

Ida M [1867-1939] d Riverdale, Fresno, CA
Carrie Effie [1868-1944] d Fresno Co., CA
Edward Harland [1870-1878]
Etta Lloyd [1872-1855] d Alameda, CA m Samuel H CURTIS
John Madison [1874-1945] d Stockton, CA m Myrtle Malinda
George Marion [1880-1942] d San Joaquin Co., CA m Katherine Maude TAUBMAN 
Family links: 
  William Hench (1801 - 1882)
  Mary Sullenberger Hench (1808 - 1875)
  Kathrine Louise Haverly Hench (1845 - 1924)*
  Ida May Hench (1867 - 1939)*
  Edward Harland Hench (1870 - 1878)*
  Etta Lloyd Hench Curtis (1872 - 1955)*
  John Madison Hench (1874 - 1945)*
  William Burton Hench (1878 - 1963)*
  John S Hench (1828 - 1861)**
  Theodore Hench (1828 - 1896)*
  Sarah A Hench (1830 - 1876)*
  Erastus Hench (1832 - 1878)*
  William Hench (1834 - 1905)
*Calculated relationship
Pioneer Cemetery
Santa Cruz County
California, USA
Plot: Bl 12, Lot 18, Plot 3
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Robert Mitchell
Record added: Apr 08, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25837922
William Hench
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William Hench
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William Hench
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 Added: Jun. 10, 2008

- Robert Mitchell
 Added: Apr. 8, 2008

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