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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"
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Jane Simpkins Stopher (1833 - 1904)*
 
 Children:
  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.
 
Burial:
Sunrise Cemetery
Wahoo
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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