Search billions of records on

Home Civil War Index



California Genealogy and History Archives

Civil War Veterans


VAN VALKENBERG, JOHN P. (1832-1920) Pacific Grove El Carmelo Cem. (Monterey Daily Cypress, Sept. 20, 1920)

Military Funeral 
J.P. Van Valkenberg, a veteran of the Civil War, father of Mrs. T.J. Barkle, who passed away at his home on 17th street in this city, Thursday afternoon was buried from the J.K Paul undertaking parlors Saturday at 2 o’clock, the Rev. Orville Coats officiating. G.A.R. Veterans and a firing squad from the Presidio were in attendance.

(click on photos for larger view)


van-valkenberg-john-n-grave.jpg (69087 bytes)      


Researched and Compiled by : Timothy P. Reese, PCC of Salinas , CA. & Robert L. Nelson ,PCC. of Santa Cruz.CA. Both members of the “Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War”. Department of California & Pacific. Camp Abraham Lincoln # 10. The Reese-Nelson CWV-MC Data Base