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Wanzer, Sidney O.


Age: 0, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 36th IL INF
Service: Co. K, 36th IL INF

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Birth: 05/1843, Vermont
Death: 10/21/1921

Burial: Mount Olive Cemetery, Pittsburg, KS
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 91837796


Alias?: None Noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/23/1864
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: KS, OH, WI
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Unknown


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Mount Olive Cemetery, Pittsburg, KS

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Death of Sidney O. Wenzer

The body of Sidney O. Wenzer, Civil War veteran and probate judge of Sheridan County for a number of years, who died Oct. 25 at the old soldiers' home at Leavenworth, is expected to arrive in Pittsburg today. He was the father of Mrs. W. H. Ports, 1013 East Tenth street. Mr. Wenzer was 78 years of age at the time of his death. He was born in Vermont, but after the Civil War, in which he lost his left foot, he came to Illinois, then Missouri, and finally to Kansas in 1885. He taught school, served as judge, and was postmaster.

He is survived by two sons Cecil E., of Zurich, Kas., and Orville L., of New York City; and one daughter, Mrs. Ports, who resides here. Funeral arrangements have not been made.

Source: The Pittsburg (KS) Daily Headlight, October 26, 1921.

Deaths and Funerals
Funeral of Sidney O. Wenzer

Funeral services for Sidney O. Wenzer, aged 78, who died Tuesday at the Old Soldiers' home in Leavenworth, Kas., will be held at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon at the E. K. Smith chapel, conducted by the Rev. John Gice, of Erie, and burial will be at Mt. Olive cemetery. Mr. Wenzer was the father of Mrs. W. H. Ports, 1013 East Tenth street, Pittsburg.

Source: The Pittsburg (KS) Sun, October 27, 1921.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.