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Jacob Gutshall
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1842
Perry County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 1910
Perry County
Pennsylvania, USA

Jacob served as a private in the 208th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Company F (Civil War).

Additional information courtesy of Dennis Brandt:

The son of Daniel & Elizabeth (Leiby) Gutshall, in 1860 he was a farm laborer living with his family in Jackson Township, Perry County, Pennsylvania. He stood 5' 5" tall and had brown hair and blue eyes.

A Civil War veteran, he enlisted in Harrisburg September 1, 1864, mustered into federal service there September 5 as a private with Co. F, 208th Pennsylvania Infantry, and honorably discharged with his company June 1, 1865. He is in Bates History of Pennsylvania Volunteers as "Gatshall."

After the war, he married his neighbor Elizabeth Berrier and fathered Lewis A. (b. ?, d. at 1 yr.), George J. (b. ?, d. at 4 yrs.), Daniel Wentz (b. 01/14/68, d. 03/12/69), Samuel Edward (b. 12/05/69), Matilda S. (b. 10/12/71 - married a McClintock), James Wilson (b. @1873), Jane Sarah (b. 09/??/75), Jacob Oliver (b. 10/13/78), David F. (b. 05/13/82, d. 11/28/82), Reuben McClellan (b. 05/25/83), William M. (b. 04/??/85), and Mary Emma R. (b. 11/02/86 - married Arthur E. Snyder). He died in Jackson Township, Perry County, from "acute nephritis" with "valvular disease [of the heart]" a contributing factor.
Family links: 
  Elizabeth Berrier Gutshall (1846 - 1920)*
  Lewis A. Gutshall*
  George J. Gutshall*
  Daniel Wentz Gutshall (1868 - 1869)*
  Samuel E Gutshall (1869 - 1942)*
  Jacob Oliver Gutshall (1878 - 1902)*
  David F. Gutshall (1882 - 1882)*
*Calculated relationship
Blain Union Cemetery
Perry County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Joe Nihen
Record added: Aug 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20942823
Jacob Gutshall
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Jacob Gutshall
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