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William and Mary Ann Potter Terwilliger

William and Mary Ann Potter Terwilliger

William and Mary Ann Potter Terwilliger, Lewis studio, Clarion, PA. Parents of Orin Burton Terwilliger.

William P. Terwilliger, son of Solomon and Phoebe Ann Kinyon Terwilliger, was born 18 Feb 1838 in Clarion Twp, Armstrong Co, PA. He died 13 Jun 1912 in Millcreek Twp, Clarion Co, PA and was buried 15 Jun 1912 in Methodist Cemetery, Fisher, Clarion Co, PA.

William married Mary Ann Potter, daughter of Henry Potter and Eva, on 15 Aug 1862 in Fisher, Clarion Co, PA. Mary was born 24 Sep 1841 in Clarion Co, PA. She died 19 Apr 1914 in Millcreek Twp, Clarion Co, PA and was buried 22 Apr 1914 in Methodist Cemetery, Fisher, Clarion Co, PA.

William was enrolled 13 Aug 1862 in Co. H, 149 PA Vols. He was captured 5 May 1864 and sent to Andersonville. He was paroled at N.E. Ferry, NC 27 Feb 1865, sent to Camp Distribution, VA 3 May 1865. Discharged 27 June 1865 at Elmira, NY. He was a member of the National Association of Ex-Union Prisoners of War and the Andersonville Survivors' Association. He was a farmer, and lived in Millcreek Township, Clarion Co, PA. He and Mary had these children: Lawrence Grant, Orin Burton, William Taylor, Harry Willis, Kathryn Mae, Eva Belle, Bessie Irene.

Photograph found in a Victorian photo album that belonged to the submitter's great-grandparents, Orin Burton and Nancy Margaret Humphreys Terwilliger of Millcreek Township, Clarion County, PA. This album contained pictures of siblings of each, parents, other relatives and friends.

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