Person:Michael Haller (2)

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Capt Michael Theodore Haller
m. 14 April 1821
  1. Capt Michael Theodore Haller1824 - 1865
  2. Eli Francis Morrison Haller1835 - 1911
  • HCapt Michael Theodore Haller1824 - 1865
  • WSarah Nester - 1899
  1. Amelia Haller1847 - 1930
Facts and Events
Name Capt Michael Theodore Haller
Gender Male
Birth? 1824 Shinnston, Harrison County, Virginia, USA
Death? 24 April 1865 Barbour, West Virginia, United StatesHolsberry's Mill
Burial[1] Saint John Cemetery, Barbour County, West Virginia, USA

Farmer, teacher, and Captain of Militia. He was born at Shinnston, Harrison County, (then) Virginia. He was married to Sarah Nestor of Barbour County. During the Civil War he served as a Captain in the State Guard. He was killed in an ambush with confederates near Holsberry's Mill, Barbour County, W.Va. He was 41 years old at the time of his death. S1

References
  1. Find A Grave.

    Capt Michael Theodore Haller Burial: Saint John Cemetery, Barbour County, West Virginia, USA

  2.   Callahan, James Morton, and American Historical Society (New York). History of West Virginia, old and new: in one volume : and West Virginia biography in two additional volumes. (Chicago [Illinois]: American Historical Society, c1923).

    Quite a bit about him in this book "Michael Theodore Haller, father of Flavius Baxter, was
    born at Shinnston, Harrison County, was a farmer and
    teacher, was a captain of militia in the old mustering days,
    and when the Civil war was fought he was a captain in the
    State Guard. While engaged in rounding up Confederate
    stragglers, who were returning home from the main army
    after the surrender of General Lee, he and his squad ran
    into an ambush and he and several others were killed. This
    tragedy occurred after the war, on April 24, 1865. His
    body was brought home and..."