OHIO The cross road of our nation - Records & Pioneer Families
April-June 1964 Vol. V No. II
Published by: Esther Weygandt Powell (no copyrite)
LINDESMITH FAMILY MEMORIAL
DUNGANNON CEMETERY COLUMBIANA COUNTY, OHIO
This is a very old cemetery and still being used and well kept. Many of
older stones are illegible and many in German. It is in Hanover Township,
on Co. Rd. 407, off U.S. Hwy. 30, southeast of Hanoverton and Dungannon.
The Lindesmith monument is very large and impressive and was erected by
Rev. E. W. J. Lindesmith, a Catholic priest. The cemetery is mostly a
Catholic one. Copied 1963. This complete genealogy is on the monument.
Rev. Eli Washington John Lindesmith was born Sept. 7, 1827
Son of a volunteer soldier
Grandson of soldier of War of
Great-nephew of 2 soldiers of
the War of 1812
Great-grandson of soldier of
the War of Revolution
He was ordained a priest July
7, 1855; served as a Chaplain in the
U.S. Army in the Civil War; served
as a Chaplain in the Rocky
Mountains during the Indian Wars
from July 19, 1880 to Sept. 7,
Joseph Lindesmith, soldier of
the War of Independence and Anna
Bauman, who had: Daniel
Elizabeth Jacob John Peter.
Daniel Lindesmith, soldier of
the War of 1812, wives Elizabeth
Weimer and Gertrude Krissinger. Had: Jacob Weimer, Katherine,
Susanna, Anna, Samuel, Joseph,
Mary, Isaac, Daniel.
Jacob Lindesmith, wife Susanna
Krissinger. Had: George,
Elizabeth Willyard, Anna Mary,
Hannah Young, Peter (wife
Abigail Copeland), Benjamin (wives:
Susanna Green and
Elizabeth Wable), David (wives:
Louisa Mumunthaler and Malinda
Golerda), Rachel, Jacob (wives:
Adessa Copeland and Anna McCarns).
John Lindesmith was a soldier
of the War of 1812. His wife was
Anna Mary Boyer. Children: Salome,
John Krissinger, Susanna
Krissinger, Joseph (wife Elizabeth
McCarns), Mary J. Anderson, John
(wife Lucetta Mumenthaler), Delila
Brechner, Ammanda H. Lori,
infant, Katherine J. Bachman.
Peter Lindesmith was a soldier
of the War of 1812. His wife was
Susan Ehrhart. Children: Elizabeth Krissinger, Daniel
Cox), Julia I. Flethcer, David
(wife Katherine Simmons), Katherine
G. Green, William, Isaac (wife
W. Morgan. Children: James, Daniel
and William Morgan.
Susannah Lindesmith-husband P.
Copeland. Children: Thomas, Joseph,
Hannah, James J., John H., Mary,
William K., Louisa C., George F.,
Harriet G., Elizabeth, Isabel
and Margaret Copeland.
Joseph Lindesmith-wife Mary Benner.
Children: Sarah, Ann, Henry,
Elizabeth, Lewis, Anna, Belle
Mary Lindesmith-husband J. Mason.
Children: Malinda C., Infant,
Mary A., Lewis A., Caroline,
George, Harriet E., and C. Harvey.
Jacob Weimer Lindesmith, son
of Daniel Lindesmith and grandson of
Joseph Lindesmith. He was a color
bearer of Capt. Lucy's Troops.
His wife was Barbara Walser,
daughter of Urs Walser, M.D
Children: Eli Washington John,
Daniel Weimer, Jason Wilson,
Isaac and Jacob.
Brother Daniel Weimer Lindesmith-wife
Deborah E. Huffman.
Child: Mary Foltz.
Brother Jason Wilson Lindesmith.
Enlisted in the Civil War as a
private in Capt. Wm. Ramsey's
Co. K, 115 OVI, was discharged
July 5, 1865 at Cleveland, O.
as a 2nd Lieut. His wife was Mary
Jane McAllister. Children: Emma,
Augusta, adopted son William P.
(wife margaret Neville).
Brother Isaac Jacob Lindesmith-wife
Catherine Stewart. Children:
William S. (wife Adaline M. Olcott),
John E., Francis W. (wife
Susannah Crosby), mary B. and
Mother also m. J. Wannemacher.
Children: Sister Mary (husband
J. Ott), had: Josephine, Francis,
John, George and 5 infants.
Sister Katherine Gertrude (husband
J. Warnefeldt) had: Clarence,
Loretta W., Ada B. (husband J.C.
Krause). Sister Elizabeth
(husband G. Broughton) had: Thomas
G., Beatrice B., John W.,
Robert W. and Anna L.
Urs Walser, M.D. was a soldier
in 1798. His wife Anna M. Schenker.
Children: Anna Mary, John Joseph,
Mary Ann, Theresa, John,
Jacob M.D., Martin, Barbara and
AUNT AND GODMOTHER ANNA MARY
Anna Mary Walser, husband Samuel
Hoffee. Children: John, Urs,
Samuel, robert, Anthony, Simon,
Jonathan, Philip and Mary Hoffee.
Mary Ann Walser, husband John
UNCLE JOHN JACOB
John Jacob Walser, M.D., wife
Sarah Atterholt. Children: Henry,
Elizabeth, John, Mary and William
Robert Walser, wives Theresa
and Katherine Wiss. Children: Infant,
John W., Barbara, Eli, Mary,
Katherine, Henry, Martin and