William H. Folger

Male Abt 1813 - 1890  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name William H. Folger 
    Born Abt 1813  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Biographical books, referred to as “mug books,” were popular in the late 1800's. William was still alive when History of Belmont and Jefferson Counties, Ohio was printed. His birth date is listed in his biography as 9 May 1813, Winchester, Virginia. When he died, the Soldiers Grave Registration card gave his birth date as 22 August 1814. No informant was listed. The Belmont County death register gives his age as 76 years, 11 months, 3 days, which calculates to a birth date of 9 April 1813. He was likely born in April or May of 1813. [1, 2, 3]
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 15 July 1863–12 November 1863  [2, 4, 5
    Died 12 Mar 1890  Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 14 Mar 1890  Southern Cemetery, Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Person ID I1841  CookFolger
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2017 

    Father John Folger
              b. Abt 1790, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 6 Feb 1850  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother Susannah Sherrer
              b. Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Oct 1868, Tyler County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 9 Oct 1812  Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F639  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife Ann Ensminger
              b. Abt 9 Feb 1812, Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 17 Feb 1896, Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1834  Belmont County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 7 children 
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F640  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1813 - Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Feb 1834 - Belmont County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Mar 1890 - Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Mar 1890 - Southern Cemetery, Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S252] J. A. Caldwell, History of Belmont and Jefferson Counties, Ohio (Wheeling, W. Va. : Historical Publishing Co., 1880), 331; digital image, Internet Archive (http://www.archive.org : accessed 19 September 2017).

    2. [S235] Ohio, “Ohio, Soldiers Grave Registration Cards, 1804–1958,” database with images, Fold3, (http://www.fold3.com : accessed 15 September 2017), card for William H. Folger, Belmont County, Ohio.

    3. [S236] Ohio, “Ohio, County Death Records, 1840–2001,” database with images, FamilySearch, (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 15 September 2017), Belmont County, Ohio, Death Records, 2:79, Wm. Folger, 12 March 1890.

    4. [S12] Find A Grave, database and images, (http://findagrave.com : accessed 16 February 2015), memorial no. 129,065,729, William H. Folger (1814–1890), photographed by Roxie; citing Southern Cemetery, Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio.

    5. [S238] “U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861–1934,” database with images, Ancestry, (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 September 2017), card for William H. Folger, Anna Folger, widow.

    6. [S12] Find A Grave, database and images, (http://findagrave.com : accessed 16 February 2015), memorial no. 129,065,729, William H. Folger (1814–1890) and Ann Eusminger Folger (unk–1890), double marker photographed by Roxie; citing Southern Cemetery, Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio.

    7. [S230] Frederick County, Virginia, Marriage Register 1, 1773–1853, p. 59, entry for John Folger & Susannah Sherrer (1812); LVA microfilm, reel 111; Library of Virginia, Richmond.

    8. [S586] Ohio, “Ohio, County Marriages, 1789–2013,” database with images, FamilySearch, (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 16 February 2015), Belmont County, Ohio, Marriages, 3:268, William H. Folger to Ann Ensminger, 25 February 1834.


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