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People:Veterans

Ottawa County Veterans

If you are aware of veterans who were Ottawa County natives, residents of Ottawa County during their service or who are buried in Ottawa County, you are invited to use this space to recognize them. 

Please protect individual privacy and submit no information on living individuals without their permission. 


American Revolution

  • John Green
  • Israel Harrington is buried at Old Elmore Cemetery
  • Benajah Wolcott is buried at Wolcott Cemetery

Indian Wars

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Civil War

  • Richard Barnes, ~1841-?, unknown service, is buried in Old Elliston Cemetery.
  • Joseph Bell, Pvt. Co. I, 41st Ohio Volunteer Infantry, of Erie Twp, Ottawa County, OH died 1862 of disease Nashville, TN. Initially buried in Nashville City Cemetery, then reinterred at Nashville Veteran's Cemetery. Born Erie Twp, Ottawa County, OH 1842 to Abraham Bell and Sarah Trump
  • Henry Bolander, 1834-1890, Pvt., Co. K, 128th Ohio Infantry, is buried in Old Elliston Cemetery.
  • William L. Boose, 1831-1894, Pvt., Co. G, 111th Ohio Infantry, is buried in Old Elliston Cemetery.
  • John H. H. Carter, 1840-1906, Pvt., Co. B, 72nd Ohio Infantry, is buried in Old Elliston Cemetery.
  • William Crompton, ?-?, Pvt., Co. C, 3rd Ohio Cavalry, is buried in Old Elliston Cemetery.
  • Dan Davenport, 1832-1883, unknown service, is buried in Old Elliston Cemetery.
  • Conrad Fillmore, ~1822-1897, Pvt., Co. G, 123rd Ohio Infantry, is buried in Old Elliston Cemetery.
  • Henry Fink, 1818-1891, Cpl., Co. B, 67 Ohio Infantry, is buried in Old Elliston Cemetery.
  • Mathias Gernhard, 1819-1888, Pvt., Co. E/F, 72nd Ohio Infantry, is buried in Old Elliston Cemetery.
  • Johann Hehmann, 1826-1882, unknown service, is buried in Old Elliston Cemetery.
  • Joseph Kaiser, ~1844-?, Pvt., Co. I, 65th Ohio Infantry, is buried in Old Elliston Cemetery.
  • John C. Louis, 1834-1911, Pvt., Co. K, 52nd New York Infantry (unit unconfirmed), is buried in Old Elliston Cemetery.
  • Ezekiel Mott, 1805-1880, Pvt., Co. F, 72nd Ohio Infantry, is buried in Old Elliston Cemetery.
  • Jacob S. Pickard, 1840-1921, Co. E, 65th Ohio Infantry, is buried in Old Elliston Cemetery.  He was born August 4, 1840, and died February 4, 1921.    He enlisted in the 17th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in 1861 and served for 3 months.  He also served with Co. E, 65th O.V.I. which he entered in August 1862 and served until the fall of 1863.  Following recovery from his illness which led to his discharged from the 65th in 1863, Jake reinlisted with the 129th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in 1864 and served out his time. He is said to have been involved in the battles of Cumberland Gap and Shiloh and was sent to Nashville as a teamster for the government in the fall of 1864. Then, in 1865, Jacob went to Graytown, Ohio to work in the sawmill of Walker & Harman. In 1875 he began working in the stave factory of Joseph Traults at Graytown, Ohio where he remained for 4 years. He then farmed for several years before taking up the barber's trade and became the proprietor of the only barber shop in Rocky Ridge, Ohio. 
  • John W. Salzmann, 1841-1919, Sgt., Co. E, 55th Ohio Infantry, is buried in Old Elliston Cemetery.
  • Washington D. Smith, 1837-1922, Cpl., Co. I, 21st Ohio Infantry, is buried in Old Elliston Cemetery.
  • Silas M. Teachout, 1831-1902, Pvt., Co. G, 123rd Ohio Infantry, is buried in Old Elliston Cemetery.
  • Chesney Vandyke, ?-?, Pvt., Co. F, 72nd Ohio Infantry.  He married Elizabeth Craiglow on October 24, 1847.  They were residents of Clay Township. 
  • Jacob Vandyke, 1848-1941, Pvt., Co. G, 78th Ohio Infantry.  He was born in Clay Township and died in Rothbury, Kent Co., Michigan.
  • Everson Wainwright, ~1842-1877, Pvt., Co. I, 21st Ohio Infantry, is buried at Union Cemetery, Elmore.
  • Cornelius M. Welch, 1834-1917, Pvt. Company G, 100th Ohio Infantry Regt. is buried in Willow Cemetery, Oregon.
  • David N. Wetmore, 1836-1934, Co. K, 21st Ohio Infantry, is buried in Old Elliston Cemetery.
  • William Woolcutt, 1840-1877, Sgt., Co. K, 100th Ohio Infantry, is buried in Old Elliston Cemetery.

Spanish-American War

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World War I

  • Felix H. Hostrup, 1890-?, Pvt., Co. B 31 Machine Gun Battalion Burial: unknown
  • Christ Petersen, 1893-1986, Cpl., American Expeditionary Forces, is buried in Lakeview Cemetery.
  • Leonard J. Petersen, 1888-1943, Cpl., National Army Training Battalion, Provost Guard Company, Sherman, Ohio, is buried in Lakeview Cemetery.

World War II

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Korea

  • Kenneth Knopp, 1932-1967, US Navy, is buried in Elliston Cemetery.

Vietnam

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Please help document the burial locations of Civil War veterans. 
See the "Ohio Civil War Veterans Graves Registration" site for details.


Key resources for veterans information

Civil War

National Park Service - Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System - Civil War Soldier Database
Sons of Union Veterans - National Graves Registration Database
- Civil War Solder Grave Locations
Library of Congress Civil War Photographs
U.S. Army Military History Institute - Civil War Photographs

Spanish-American War

Ohio Soldiers in the War with Spain, 1898-99 - fee via Ancestry.com

World War I

Ohio Soldiers in WWI 1917-18 - fee via Ancestry.com

Other

USGenWeb Pensions Project
National Archives -
Veteran Service Records - Civil War Pension Records


Your contributions will make this page a valuable resource to others. 
Send submissions to county coordinator G Knopp.


Contributors to this page:

Robert Meyer
Jon Bell
Christine Hostrup Krell
Dawn Newton
G Knopp


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