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 John Lang

John Lang

Birth
Fountain County, Indiana, USA
Death 6 Mar 1913 (aged 92)
Missouri, USA
Burial Davis County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 47013958 · View Source
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Another Pioneer Gone
John Lang was born in Indiana, October 31, 1820, and departed this life March 6, 1913, at St. Joseph, Mo., at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Samuel Strickland, where he had made his home the past fourteen years. He was married to Paralee Taylor December 11, 1839, at Danville, Illinois. They moved to Iowa in 1841. To this union were born nine children, four girls and five boys. These who preceded him in death are; Mrs. George Weiford, Mrs. George Jones, Mrs. Alfred Huddleson, and G V Lang who died in infancy. Those who survive him are, Mrs. Samuel Strickland of St. Joseph, Missouri, D.G. Lang of Ottumwa, Iowa, Taylor, David, and Wallace of Floris, Iowa, and one brother George, of Bismark, Illinois. He is also survived by thirty grandchildren and a number of great grandchildren. All the living children were present at the funeral which was held at the home of his son Taylor, who resides on the old home place, near Floris.
Interment was made in the Rouch cemetery.
Mr. Lang enlisted in the Civil War in Co. B. 30th Iowa Infantry, joining his regiment at Kennesaw Mountain, going trhough the Atlantic campaign after which he marched with Sherman to the sea.
Father Lang lived to the ripe old age of ninety-two years, and being ask ed how it was with him, he said; "I am willing and waiting the summons home".

Name: John Lang ,
Residence: Davis County, Iowa
Enlistment Date: 25 January 1864
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Iowa
Unit Numbers: 205 205 229 229
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 25 January 1864 at the age of 43
Enlisted in Company B, 30th Infantry Regiment Iowa on 25 January 1864.
Transferred Company B, 30th Infantry Regiment Iowa on 30 May 1865
Transfered in Company C, 6th Infantry Regiment Iowa on 30 May 1865.
Mustered out Company C, 6th Infantry Regiment Iowa on 21 July 1865 in Louisville, KY


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  • Created by: karen christy meeker
  • Added: 23 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47013958
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Lang (31 Oct 1820–6 Mar 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47013958, citing Rouch Cemetery, Davis County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by karen christy meeker (contributor 46936087) .