Rev John Flora

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Rev John Flora

  • Birth 1800 Germany
  • Death 4 Oct 1876 Hartsville, Bartholomew County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Hartsville, Bartholomew County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 44854811

Veteran: Civil War (USA)

h/o 1st Amanda Gibb Lentz, 2nd Sarah Mobley.

My 2nd g,grandfather.

Birth: Sources indicate that John may have been born in Germany. If born in Pennsylvania, probably Miller or Rapho Township of Lancaster County, NOT Susquehanna County.

Census: 1850, age 50 Harrison county, Indiana

Census: 1860, age 60 Haw Creek, Bartholomew county, Indiana

Civil War veteran, enlisting at age 61 in Union army serving two years, during which his wife died and kids all went west. Upon discharge FEB 1863, married second wife starting a second family.

Census: 1870, age 62 (sic) Hartsville, Bartholomew county, Indiana

Occupation: United Brethren Minister 1850 Harrison county, Indiana

Death: in Bartholomew county, Indiana after fall from son-in-law's apple tree.

Marriage 1: Amanda G. Lentz b: 12 NOV 1810 in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery county, Pennsylvania
Married: ABT 1832 in Pennsylvania (not found on the all inclusive marriage listing of Indiana, so most likely were not married in Indiana, according to Mary Ellen Grossman, Bartholomew County Clerk's office. This marriage list was a complete record of early marriages. If married, they most likely married in Pennsylvania, then entered Indiana Territory through Kentucky as did so many others according to history of that area.)

Known Children

Josephine Flora b: 26 JUL 1833 in Harrison county, Indiana

Wolney "V.P." Pulaski Flora b: 22 DEC 1834 in Harrison county, Indiana

Sarah Catherine Flora b: 4 OCT 1836 in Harrison county, Indiana

Daniel Rice Boon Flora b: 9 OCT 1838 in Harrison county, Indiana

Margaret (Magarette) Ann (Anna) Flora b: 1 MAY 1841 in Harrison county, Indiana

Maryetta Isebell Flora b: 27 JUL 1843 in Harrison county, Indiana

John Andrew Flora b: 5 SEP 1845 in Harrison county, Indiana

Marriage 2: Sarah Moberly b: 31 JAN 1830
Married: 17 FEB 1863 in Bartholmew county, Indiana

Known Children

Phillip Beecher Flora b: 27 FEB 1864 in Bartholomew County, Indiana

William H.S. Flora b: 27 NOV 1865 in Bartholemew County, Indiana

Lauretta G. "Jennie" Flora b: 12 JUN 1868 in Bartholomew County, Indiana

Lewis Herschel Flora b: 18 MAY 1870 in Bartholomew County, Indiana

Prepared in part by Bill Boggess.





  • Maintained by: NJBrewer
  • Originally Created by: Bill
  • Added: 27 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44854811
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rev John Flora (1800–4 Oct 1876), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44854811, citing Hartsville College Cemetery, Hartsville, Bartholomew County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by NJBrewer (contributor 47097113) .