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William S. Hostetter
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Birth: Mar. 31, 1835
Perry County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 25, 1898
Perry County
Pennsylvania, USA

Wiliam served as a Sergeant with the 208th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Company G (Civil War).

Additional information courtesy of Dennis Brandt:

In 1860, he was a farmer living in Centre Township, Perry County, Pennsylvania, and stood 5' 6" tall with black hair and black eyes.

A Civil War veteran, he first enlisted and mustered in Harrisburg April 20, 1861, as a private with Co. D, 2nd Pennsylvania Infantry, and honorably discharged with his company July 26, 1861. He also enlisted in Harrisburg August 31, 1864, mustered into federal service there September 5 as a sergeant with Co. G, 208th Pennsylvania Infantry, and honorably discharged with his company June 1, 1865.

Between enlistments, he married Phiana Catharine Bretz and fathered Olive Catharine (b. 04/20/65), William R. (b. @1868), Augusta E. (b./d. 1869), Juniata L. (b. @1869 [Augusta's twin?], John B. (b. 03/11/72), Mary E. (b. @1874), Allen L. (b. @1877), and Agnes F. (b. 04/18/79, d. 10/19/80).
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Hostetter (1800 - 1871)
  Leah Gardner Hostetter (1808 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Phiana Catharine Bretz Hostetter (1841 - 1940)*
 
 Children:
  Olive Catharine Hostetter (1865 - 1883)*
  Augusta E. Hostetter (1869 - 1869)*
  Agnes F. Hostetter (1879 - 1880)*
 
 Siblings:
  William S. Hostetter (1835 - 1898)
  Jacob C. Hostetter (1839 - 1881)*
  Rosanna Hostetter Noll (1842 - 1925)*
  George Washington Hostetter (1849 - 1850)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
New Bloomfield
Perry County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Joe Nihen
Record added: May 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37130923
William S. Hostetter
Added by: Scott Shatto
 
William S. Hostetter
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Added by: Scott Shatto
 
 
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1st cousin 4x removed, of my husband's in his father's Knisely / Baker family.
- AncestryClimber
 Added: Aug. 20, 2013

- Tom Mauer
 Added: Jan. 26, 2011
NOW I find you! Sleep well.
- Betty Jean Philippi
 Added: Aug. 3, 2009
 
 
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