David Guin Mohler
First Sergeant, Confederate States of America Army
Last Name VMI Class
Biography & Genealogy
David Guin Mohler, Class of 1867: New Market
Cadet; Private, Company A. Genealogy: Born December 29, 1846, in
Page County, Virginia. Father: Jacob Mohler. Mother: Frances Jane Grigsby.
Paternal Grandfather: John Mohler; Paternal Grandmother: Magdalene Rhinehart.
Mataternal Grandfather: Elisha Grigsby; Maternal Grandmother: Elizabeth
Porter. Married: Laura Lyell; October 10, 1878. Children: 1st: John Samuel;
2nd: Arthur Douglas Mohler. Career: Real Estate. Died: June 5, 1917, in
Washington, D.C. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington,
MOHLER, D J
David Guin Mohler was born on 29 December 1846
at Weyers Cave, Augusta County, Virginia. He died n 5 June 1917.
He married Laura Lyell, at Rose Hill, Rockbridge County, Virginia, on 10
David Guin Mohler, married Laura Lyell of Baltimore, Oct. 10, 1878. They had issue:
John Samuel Mohler, born July 6, 1879
Arthur Douglas Mohler, born August 9, 1881.
David Guin Mohler served in General Van Dorn's
army in 1862, died in Washington, D. C., where he had made his home for
about twenty-five years, about 1917, during time of Confederate reunion
there, and was buried with honors in Arlington Cemetery. He was a fighter,
a student, a business man, and a man of much charity who was idolized by
all the small boys and needy in his community. Washington papers mentioned
many of his fine qualities, and mourned his passing.
Courtesy of Laura Lyell Farmer: May 2008
Mrs. Mohler was born Laura Estelle Lyell in
1848 to Samuel Montgomery and Felicia Ann Lyell in Baltimore, Maryand.
She and David Mohler were married 10 October 1878. She died 17 June 1925
in Marion, Alabama. She and David had two children, John Samuel Mohler
born 6 July 1879 and Arthur Douglas Mohler born 9 August 1881. The information
was obtained from "Ludwig Mohler and his Descendants", By Cora Garber Dunning.
Lincoln, Nebraska. 1921.
MOHLER, LAURA W/O D G