Lorenzo Burkholder

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Lorenzo M. Burkholder

Vital Statistics

Born 29 Feb 1844, Knox Co., OH
Married 18 Feb 1868, Logan Co., OH
Married to Mary E. Adams
Died 20 Oct 1893
Buried Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, OH


Enlisted on 3 June 1861
Rank Private

Lorenzo was born on 29 February 1893 in Knox County, OH to Samuel and Margaret Burkholder.[1][2] He enlisted with the 4th O.V.I. on 3 June 1861 for three years service and mustered out in 1864 with the Regiment.[3] In Feburary of 1868, he married Mary E. Adams in Logan County, Ohio.[4] By 1870, he was working as a Degarian Artist, and the couple had their first child Zula.[5] For an unknown reason, his wife and children are listed on the 1880 census, but he is not.[6] He died on 23 October 1893 of paralysis and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Delaware, Ohio.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Burkholder, Lorenzo M. "Ohio, Soldiers Grave Registration Cards, 1804-1958." Database with images. Fold3. Job 17-040.
  2. 1850, Ohio, Knox, Butler, 23 Sep 1850, Roll M432_700, Page 396A, Line 36.
  3. Roster Commission. Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865. Vol. II. Cincinnati: Wilstach, Baldwin & Co, 1886. Print
  4. Lorenzo M Burkholder and Mary E Adams, 18 Feb 1868. "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013." Database with images. FamilySearch. Reference p 49. Roll 534837. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XDGP-FR8
  5. 1870, Ohio, Logan, 97th District 3rd Ward Bellefontaine, 5 Jul 1870, Roll M593, Page 1, Line 1.
  6. 1880, Ohio, Logan, 2nd Ward Bellefontaine Lake Township. Enumeration District 116, Page 12. 4 June, 1880. Berkholder, Mary, Line 4. Roll 1041.