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Pvt John Fleming Gunn

Pvt John Fleming Gunn

Birth
West Finley, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 31 Oct 1893 (aged 50–51)
West Finley, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial West Finley, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 37799500 · View Source
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1850 West Findley Twp. Washington Co. PA Census: Listed with his father William Gunn as 8 years old. Census shows family after death of William's father John Gunn in 1848. William has his three children, wife and all his brothers and sisters that were not married. Mary Jane Gunn had married Simeon Smith Carroll in 1846 and was living near but in her own home.

GUNN, John F.; Wheeling, WV; 23; mustered in Feb 22, 1864, Wheeling, WV;Assigned to Co. B 1st West Virginia Cavalry. Mustered Out July 8, 1865. Recruit.


Awarded an honorably discharged medal from the State of WV in 1867. It was never claimed and remained in the State Archives vault for 140 years. With proper genealogy identification it was awarded to Dr. William L. Baran gt-gt grandson of Mary Jane Gunn. John was her nephew. It was received 6 June 2007 from the State of WV in the original box. The edge is engraved John F Gunn Co B 1st Reg. WV Cav.

Gravesite Details Buried near his grandfather John Gunn 1788-1846

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  • Created by: Dr B
  • Added: 1 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37799500
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt John Fleming Gunn (1842–31 Oct 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37799500, citing Chapel Cemetery, West Finley, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Dr B (contributor 46872215) .