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Free Genealogy Biography of Henry Kochenour,
Pennsylvania Volunteer of the Civil War

Henry H. Kochenour

Henry H. Kochenour was born in Manchester Township January 18, 1829, and is a son of Henry and Catherine (Hoffman) Kochenour, natives of York County. Martin Kochenour, grandfather of subject, was also a native of York County, was a distiller, and afterward a school teacher and musician. Subject's father was born in 1803, and was for many years proprietor of a grist-mill and fifty-six acres of land in Manchester Township, and two farms in Conewago, in which latter township he now resides. His wife died in 1882. Henry H. Kochenour was reared to farming and milling under his father. He received a liberal education, and for twelve winters taught school and music in Conewago Township.

In 1864 he enlisted in Company D, Two Hundredth Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, 200th Regiment, took part in the engagement at Fort Steadman and the siege of Petersburg, and at the close of the war returned to Conewago and engaged in milling, which he followed ten years.

In 1866 he married Susan Machlin, who died in 1867 at the age of twenty-two, leaving one child--Susan L. In 1868 Mr. K. married Catherine Stough, a daughter of John Stough and a native of Dover Township. To this union has been born one child--Henry A. Mr. and Mr. Kochenour are members of the Lutheran Church.

Source: York County, Pennsylvania Biographical History, John Gibson, Chicago: F.A. Battey Publishing Co., 1886.

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