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Dr Lafayette B. "Father" Ostrander
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Birth: 1825
Tompkins County
New York, USA
Death: 1890
Seward County
Kansas, USA

Lafayette B. Ostrander was a Union Soldier during the Civil War:

Roster & Record:

Residence Clinton IA; 39 years old.

Enlisted on 9/23/1864 as a Private.

On 9/23/1864 he mustered into "I" Co. IA 28th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 7/31/1865 at Savannah, GA

Other Information:
born in New York

(This is most likely the reason his grave was once decorated on Memorial Day in years past.)

Before coming to Springfield, in Seward County, Kansas:

The Meade County Town Company incorporated next, and on Aug. 22nd, 1885, with John Werth, L. B. Ostrander, Thomas H. Campbell, John Schmoker, and John B. Innis, directors.
 
Mertilla early became a town of considerable promise. “Red” Jim High was proprietor of the first store. In addition to this there were two other stores, a hotel, livery barn, blacksmith shop, drug store, etc. Dr. Ostrander originally owned a drug store in Carthage. After Meade Center had been selected as the county seat the evacuation of Carthage commenced, and Dr. Ostrander moved his drug store, building and all, to Mertilla. 
 
Burial:
Springfield Cemetery
Seward County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Tony
Record added: Apr 30, 2013
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Dr Lafayette B. Father Ostrander
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Dr Lafayette B. Father Ostrander
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