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Corp John Wesley Stopher
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Birth: 1836
Allen County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 1891
Saunders County
Nebraska, USA

Son of Henry Stopher [1814-?] and Phebe Walker [1820-?]. Married Margaret Jane Simpkins 5 Oct 1856 in Allen County, Ohio. Father of eight children:

Charles Henry Stopher [1857-1942]
Samuel R Stopher [1860-?]
Isadora "Dora" Stopher Widman [1863-1947]
John S Stopher [1867-?]
James Edward Stopher [1869-?]
George Stopher [1873-1937]
Mary Stopher [1876-?]
Jennie Stopher [1881-?]

Following information provided by Karen Michel Bennett:
"Son of Henry Stopher and Phebe Walker. Married Margaret Simpkins, 5 October 1856, Allen County, Indiana. The family migrated in 1869 to Saunders Co., Nebraska. He was a farmer before he fought for the Union in the Battle of Shiloh among others. 1860 census shows him with two children: Charles B. Stopher, age 2 yrs. and Samuel R. Stopher, aged four months. He had another son later named John Sherman Stopher."

Following information provided by Bev:
"Residence was not listed; 26 years old. On 08/14/1862 he mustered into "G" CO OH 81st Infantry as a Private and mustered out on 07/13/1865 at Louisville KY. Promotion to Corpl 05/15/1864. GAR"
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  Margaret Jane Simpkins Stopher (1833 - 1904)*
  Isadora Stopher Widman (1863 - 1947)*
  George M. Stopher (1873 - 1937)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: His wife Margaret Stopher died 31 Dec. 1904 and is buried in the military section (no tombstone) at Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Lancaster Co., Nebraska.
Sunrise Cemetery
Saunders County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Military section
Maintained by: Cina
Originally Created by: Karen Mickel Bennett
Record added: Jan 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 12946336
Corp John Wesley Stopher
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Corp John Wesley Stopher
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Corp John Wesley Stopher
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- Cina
 Added: Jan. 19, 2012
Corporal Company G 81st Ohio Infantry
- Unioneer
 Added: Mar. 10, 2011

- Karen Mickel Bennett
 Added: Mar. 19, 2012
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