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16th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Soldier's Profile
William Henry Siegfried
Private, Company C
Personal
born: May 21, 1841 place: Centre, Pennsylvania
father: Isaac Benjamin Siegfried born: August 6, 1818 place: Bushkill, Pennsylvania died: July 8, 1901 place: McZena, Ohio
mother: Lauvina L. Lehr or Heller born: February 1, 1822 place: Northhampton County, Pennsylvania died: April 24, 1886 place: Lake, Ashland, Ohio
pre-war occupation: place: post-war occupation: place:
married: March 30, 1865 to: Mary Ann Witner place: Ashland, Ohio
wife born: March 21, 1845 place: Barberton, Ohio died: June 7, 1926 place: Barberton, Ohio
child: Lewis born: April 24, 1866 place: Portage, Ohio died: May 24, 1950 place: Springfield, Ohio
child: Franklin born: March 2, 1868 place: Ohio died: August, 1930 place:
child: Ida Maye born: September 27, 1870 place: Coventry Township, Summit County, Ohio died: February 7, 1953 (?) place: Akron, Ohio
child: Clide born: abt. 1872 place: Ohio died: place:
child: Ada born: March 30, 1874 place: Coventry Township, Summit County, Ohio died: August 21, 1930 place:
child: Adeline (?) born: March 30, 1874 place: Coventry Township, Summit County, Ohio died: February 23, 1960 place:
child: Charles Earl born: December 23, 1876 place: Wingerter's Crossing, Ohio died: August 22, 1958 place: Santa Monica, Calif.
child: Fred born: May 29, 1881 place: Coventry Township, Summit County, Ohio died: February 7, 1953 (?) place:
child: Samuel Leroy born: December 30, 1883 place: Coventry Township, Summit County, Ohio died: December, 1969 place:
child: Ervin Leroy born: May 3, 1886 place: Coventry Township, Summit County, Ohio died: May 12, 1891 place:
died: August 1, 1920 place: Summit, Ohio cause of death:
burial: Lakewood Cemetery place: Akron, Ohio
Military Career
3-year service: October 2, 1861 Private Company C place:
discharged: October 31, 1864 mustered out with regiment place:

Additional Details

Details and photos provided by Daniel Siegfried, great grandson and Matt Siegfried, 2nd great grandson of Pvt. William Siegfried

Read transcription of a letter sent to Pvt. Siegfried from his father, Isaac

William Siegfried - young William Siegfried and brothers

William H. Siegfried as a young man

William (center) possibly with brothers Joseph (left) & Samuel

William Siegfried's father, Isaac believed to be William Siegfried's brother, Joseph

Isaac Siegfried, William's father

Joseph Siegfried, believed to be William's brother
(military unit unknown)

William Siegfried and wife Mary Ann Witner
William with wife, Mary Ann Witner - circa 1915
Gravesite of William H Siegfried
gravesite of William Henry Siegfried, Lakewood Cemetery, Akron, Ohio
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