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David Guin Mohler
 First Sergeant, Confederate States of America Army
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David Guin Mohler
Last Name VMI Class
Mohler  1867
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, Va.


1st Sergeant David G. Mohler
He was captured on April 9th, 1865, near Fairfax when his horse became exhausted and floundered in the mud while being chased by Yankee Cavalry. After the war, he resided at Washington, D.C., working for "Lyell and Mohler," the Capital Mill and Elevator, Flour and Feed Company.

MOHLER, D J 
 PVT CO H 43RD VA CALVARY CSA 
 DATE OF DEATH: 06/05/1917 
 BURIED AT: SECTION CON  SITE 230-A 

 ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY 
 

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 October 1878.



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.
 
Samuel Montgomery and Felicia Ann Lyell are buried in Green Mount Cemetery in Baltimore, Maryland.


MOHLER, David Guin
PVT CO H 43RD VA CALVARY CSA
1st Sergeant - Company H
DATE OF DEATH: 06/05/1917
BURIED AT: SECTION CON  SITE 230-A

MOHLER, LAURA W/O D G
 DATE OF DEATH: 06/07/1925
 BURIED AT:   SITE 230-A
 ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF DG MOHLER, PVT CO H 43RD VA CAL MOSBYS

DJ Mohler Gravesite PHOTO
 Photo Courtesy of Roxsanne Wells-Layton, June 2006


Posted: 3 July 2006 Updated: 18 September 2006 Updated: 7 May 2008