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Free Genealogy Biography of George Krall,
Pennsylvania Volunteer of the Civil War

George B. Krall

George B. Krall was born in Washington Township, March 30, 1837, is the eldest of the six children of Jesse and Maria (Brubaker) Krall, and is of German descent through his great-grandfather. Subject's father was born in 1810. was a farmer, millwright and merchant at Kralltown for many years. He now resides on his farm of 100 acres in Washington Township, and owns, beside several smaller tracts of land, the saw and grist-mill, where our subject is engaged.

At the age of fifteen, subject apprenticed himself for five years to learn the millwright's trade with his father; then followed the trade for himself until his enlistment, August 8, 1862, in the One Hundred and Thirtieth Pennsylvania Volunteers, Company B, 130th Regiment. He was in the engagements at South Mountain, Antietam and Chancellorsville, and returned home at the end of ten months. He followed his trade until September, 1868, when he enlisted for three years, or the war, in Company C, Seventy-ninth Volunteers, 79th Regiment, and took part in the battle of Raleigh, N. C. He was honorably discharged July 12, 1865.

Thereafter he engaged in his trade in Maryland until 1879. In 1859 he married Sarah J., daughter of Henry B. Smith, of York County, and to this union were born four children: Ellis C., Jessie F. (both deceased), Gertrude and Grace. In 1872, Mrs. Krall died, and in 1877 Mr. Krall married Della B., daughter of George Ford, and a native of Delaware. In 1879 Mr. K. moved from Maryland to Carlisle, Penn., then to Loudon, Franklin County, and in the spring of 1884 settled down in this township.

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

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