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Col John Baptist Warner, Jr
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1826
Zanesville
Muskingum County
Ohio, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 1920
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

Rode the mail route for his father. Fought in Civil War (108th Illinois Infantry) earning rank of Colonel. Engaged in clothing business, ice business, steamboats between Peoria & New Orleans. Worked in the revenue service & and selling liquor. Elected Mayor of Peoria 8 times. Married in 1851 - father of 8 children.

One obituary article stated that his grandmother was the sister of George Washington. This was never logical because George Washington's only surviving sister was Elizabeth (Betty) Washington Lewis.

It is noteworthy that the grandmother of both George and Betty was Mildred Warner - but no relationship was found that connects this grandmother to John Baptist Warner.

Equally intriguing is the fact that Fielding Lewis and Betty Washington Lewis built "Kenmore", an estate later purchased by the Gordon family, yet no connection was found to Hester Gordon, John's mother.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Baptist Warner (1798 - 1862)
  Hester Gordon Warner (1800 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Elizabeth Simms Warner (1834 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  Cora Warner Geilhausen (1853 - 1920)*
  John Alonzo Warner (1854 - 1938)*
  Ida F. Warner Buell (1857 - 1935)*
  Harry L. Warner (1860 - 1923)*
  Etta Belle Warner Meisser (1864 - 1953)*
  Agnes L. Warner Dever (1868 - 1923)*
  Mary E. Warner Humphrey (1873 - 1934)*
  Daisy Blanche Warner Hall (1874 - 1894)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bennett Overton Warner (1820 - 1905)*
  Orlando E. Warner (1821 - 1900)*
  Elizabeth (Betsy) Warner Cox (1822 - 1897)*
  John Baptist Warner (1826 - 1920)
  William G. Warner (1828 - 1892)*
  Benjamin F. Warner (1835 - 1890)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Springdale Cemetery and Mausoleum
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Lot1669, Vista Hill
 
Created by: Annabelle ONeill
Record added: Jun 29, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5580049
Col John Baptist Warner, Jr
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Col John Baptist Warner, Jr
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Col John Baptist Warner, Jr
Added by: Cindy Allen Bertino
 
 
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You were my Dads Hero he loved to brag about you. Grt Grt Grand daughter Marilyn
- Marilyn Warner
 Added: Mar. 19, 2014

- Annabelle ONeill
 Added: Nov. 7, 2013
What an impressive career you had. Thank you for serving in the military to give us all freedom. Rest in peace, John!
- Bernice vonsaleski
 Added: Jul. 18, 2013
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