Pvt. William Raven Kinzer, (CSA)

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Pvt. William Raven Kinzer, (CSA)

Birthplace: Montgomery County, Virginia, United States
Death: December 23, 1889 (45)
Matoaka, Mercer County, WV, United States (Killed by a falling tree)
Place of Burial: Matoaka, Mercer County, West Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Margaret Elizabeth Kinzer (Farmer)
Father of Lucinda Jane Dunn (Kinzer) and Nancy Elizabeth Harmon

Occupation: Co. B, 23rd Battalion, Virginia Infantry
Managed by: Sandra Kay Marcum (Wiley)
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About Pvt. William Raven Kinzer, (CSA)

William Raven Kinzer was seventeen years old when he joined the Confederate Army in Mercer County on August 5, 1861, in Capt. John R. Dunlap's Co. 23rd Battalion of Virginia Volunteers Infantry. He was born June 4, 1844, in Montgomery County, Va. After the war was over, he married Margaret Elizabeth Farmer in Mercer County, on April 5, 1866. They lived on their farm at Matoaka and were the parents of five sons and three daughters. William died December 23, 1889, at age forty-five from a fallen tree. Elizabeth stayed on the farm with her children, until they were grown and never remarried. Elizabeth died September 20, 1922. Both are buried at Matoaka, W.Va., beside two sons in Kinzer Cemetery.

Children of Wiliam & Margaret (Farmer) Kinzer: Nancy E. Kinzer Harmon (1867 - 1956), Michael Farmer Kinzer (1869 - 1906), John W. Kinzer (1871 - 1895), Lucinda Jane Kinzer Dunn (1873 - 1963), and Samuel Coy Kinzer (1876 - 1951).

Find A Grave Memorial #63913136. For a closeup picture of his monument inscription, go to the Media section.

Kinser, William R. BATTLE UNIT NAME: 23rd Battalion, Virginia Infantry SIDE: Confederacy COMPANY: B
SOLDIER'S RANK IN: Private SOLDIER'S RANK OUT: Private ALTERNATE NAME: William R./Kinzer FILM NUMBER: M382 ROLL 32 PLAQUE NUMBER: NOTES: General Note - See also William R./Kinzer Name Note - 36 Va. Inf.

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Pvt. William Raven Kinzer, (CSA)'s Timeline

June 4, 1844
Montgomery County, Virginia, United States
September 9, 1873
Mercer County, West Virginia
December 23, 1889
Age 45
Matoaka, Mercer County, WV, United States
Kinzer-Farmer Cemetery, Matoaka, Mercer County, West Virginia, United States