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BIOGRAPHIES OF SIOUX COUNTY

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SEBASTIAN LAUTNER

Some records have his surname as Laudner. Sebastian was born about 1840. He enlisted on 12 May 1861 in Company H, 6th West Virginia Cavalry Regiment. He also served in Companies C and H in the 5th West Virginia Cavalry Regiment. He was released on 22 May 1866. In the 1890 Veterans Schedule he is living in Fort Yates as a civilian. He was married to Ellen DeRogbrun (1840 - 1899). Sebastian died on 9 November 1907 and is buried in St. James Catholic Cemetery. Burial.


JOHN C. LEACH

John was born in Pennsylvania on 3 February 1847. He enlisted as a Private in Company E, 103rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment on 20 March 1865 and was mustered out on 25 June 1865 at New Berne, North Carolina as a result of the conclusion of the Civil War. His civil war records spell his surname as Leech. Shortly after 1870 John lived in the area of Cannon Ball and was predominately a salesman. Although he died in Burleigh County, his residence was Sioux County. John died 29 April 1929 and is buried in the Mandan Union Cemetery, Mandan, Morton County. Burial, Tombstone Picture.


HARRY EDWARD LEAN ELK

Harry was born at Porcupine on 10 February 1895. He was inducted into the U. S. Army at Fort Yates on March 29, 1918 and then sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. He served in Company A, 1st Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade, to April 20, 1918 then Company No. 2, 138th Infantry. He was deployed overseas on May 3, 1918 until his death. Harry died of bronchopneumonia in England on June 17, 1918 and buried there. He was reburied in the St James Catholic Cemetery on September 25, 1920.
Burial.



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