Bartley Luckenbill, Private, Co. B, 107th Illinois Infantry

1831

  • Bartlett Luckenbill is born in Ohio to John and Elizabeth Luckenbill.

1850

  • The United States Federal Census taken on July 18th in Franklin County, Ohio shows 19 year old Bartley, a farm laborer, living with his parents John and Elizabeth Luckenbill. His father is also a farm laborer.

1854

  • February 23: Bartley and first wife Lydia Bright are married in Franklin County, Ohio.

1855 - 1858

  • The Luckenbill family moves West from Ohio to Illinois.

1862

  • September 4: Brantley Luckenbill enlists in the U.S. Army.

1864

  • September 2: While Bartley is fighting in the war his wife Lydia dies in Dewitt County, Illinois.
  • November 30: Bartley fights in the Battle of Franklin. His regiment was in the Main U.S. line west of the Carter House.

1865

  • June 9: Brantley Luckenbill musters out of the U.S. Army.

1870

  • The United States Federal Census taken on July 11th in Dewitt County, Illinois shows Bartlett, a farmer, and his second wife Hannah living with their children: Abigail, age 15, Lavinia, 12, Daniel, 10, Elmyra, 8 and Bartlett Jr., 7.

1881

  • August 23: Brantley files for a U.S. Army Military pension as an invalid.
  • December 20: Brantley Luckenbill dies. He is buried at Round Grove Cemetery in Lockwood, Dade County, Missouri.

1897

  • November 3: Mary Luckenbill files for a U.S. Army Military pension as the widow of a soldier.