D S Feigley
Posted By: Tina Keister (email)
Date: 1/17/2006 at 21:33:17
D S Feigley, weigh-master of the Lower Vein Coal Company; P O Boonesboro; was born in Perry county, Ohio, April 8, 1846 and was there raised and engaged in farming until December, 1861, when he enlisted in compnay E, Thirty-first Ohio volunteer infantry, and seved until the close of the war, being discharged June 20, 1865, he participated in the battles of Pittsburg Landing, Chickamauga, Storm Lake, Mission Ridge and Atlanta, in all twenty-six battles escaping unhurt, he returned to Ohio and was engaged in farming until 1869, when he removed to McDonough county, Illinois, in 1871 he went to Minnesota, for two and one-half years, and worked at the caprenter's trade, and then went to Montana and remained for one year, he then came to Boonesboro, and was employed as weigh-master, and is perfectly competent and reliable, having charge of the weighing and also the men employed by the company, September 20,1866 he married Miss Nancy Edington, a native of Perry county, Ohio, they have one daughter Lulu
From the 1880 Boone County History Book
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