|Birth: ||Aug. 6, 1845|
|Death: ||Jun. 26, 1940|
Los Angeles County
GEORGE W. BARNGROVER, Under-Sheriff and farmer. The parents of the subject of this sketch, were Andrew and Naomi Barngrover, both being natives of Ohio. George W. was born in Howard Count, Ind., August 6, 1845. In 1850 he moved with his parents to DeWitt County, Ill, where they purchased, and located upon, a farm, where G. W. attend the public schools, and received the only education he ever received.
On the first day of August, 1862, when only seventeen years old, he enlisted in Company D., One Hundred and Seventieth Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He took part in the siege of Knoxville, and in the battles of Beans's Station, and Dandridge, Tenn.; Rocky Face Ridge, Kingston, Resaca and Kenesaw Mountain, Ga., and Franklin, Tenn., and was mustered out June 28, 1865 Leaving the army he returned to DeWitt County and went to work upon the farm.
Moved to Kansas in 1873, and located in Barton County, were he took a claim and commenced farming. He was married at Ellinwood, in Barton Co., Kas., September 7, 1876, to Miss Matilda Ginzell, a native of Dubuque, Iowa. By this marriage, three children have been born to him: Robert O., born at Ellinwood, March 23, 1878, died March 19, 1880. May, born at same place, December 30, 1879; and Blanche, born September 9, 1882. Mr. Barngrover has held several township offices, including clerk, trustee, assessor and constable, and in 1880 was appointed Under-sheriff, which position he still occupies.
Source: William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas BARTON COUNTY, Part 6
Andrew James Barngrover (1811 - 1886)
Naomi (Neomia) Minerva Leeds Barngrover (1815 - 1891)
Matilda Mae Ginzel Barngrover (1858 - 1932)*
Robert O. Barngrover (1877 - 1881)*
Naomi Mae Barngrover Melvin (1879 - 1973)*
Blanche A Barngrover Murray (1882 - 1967)*
Louise L. Barngrover Kilburn (1887 - 1966)*
Ida Marie Barngrover Gabele (1890 - 1983)*
Sarah Jane Barngrover (1834 - ____)*
Harvey Edward Barngrover (1835 - 1913)*
Lucinda Leeds Barngrover Hockensmith (1839 - 1900)*
George Wesley Barngrover (1845 - 1940)
John Leeds Barngrover (1848 - 1931)*
Nancy Angeline Barngrover Mahan (1850 - 1938)*
Andrew James Barngrover (1854 - 1959)*
Naomi Elizabeth Barngrover Bailey (1854 - 1941)*
Los Angeles National Cemetery
Los Angeles County
Plot: 50, 17 RW I
Maintained by: ACSwanson
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
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