203 1st Ave NE, Waverly, IA 50677

Private Henry Woodring

Private Henry Woodring was born on 1839 in Northamton County, PA and died November 3, 1914 in Waverly, IA.

Henry Woodring entered the Infantry on September 9, 1861, in Freeport, IL, served during the Civil War era and reached the rank of Private before being discharged on October 30, 1864 in Springfield, IL.

Henry Woodring is buried at Harlington Cemetery in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at 42° 42.986' N 92° 28.197' W

  • Wounded in Action: Yes

Armed Forces Grave Registration

A son of Peter and Elizabeth Woodring.
Moved to Union Co. a in 1846 and to Stephenson Co. Ill. in 1851 enlisted in 1861-also had two other borh er J.F. and Peter in Ill. regiments.
Came to Bremer Co Ia. in 1865 and entered in to furniture business-he became manager of Woodring Brothers factory which he continued until 1900
Married to Mary Pect–to them were born two sons adopted a daughter Nina now Mrs. H.L. Grawe
Henry was wounded in army service served 36 months. member of the M.E. church known to every one as Uncle Henry
Loved children for more than 30 years was in Primary Dept. of M.E. sunday school

[No grave marker or government-issued headstone 05/22/2014]