Old Penn Cemetery
Madison County, Iowa
Uploaded 6/13/2003 by
missplunk2001 [Email]

b. Dec. 21, 1844, Ohio
d. July 23, 1865, Madison Co. Iowa
COD: Effects of exposure & frostbite when coming home from Civil War
s/o John Elias & Sarah E. (Battershell) Darby

Pvt. Co F 4th Ia Inf. - Civil War
Enlisted: March 31, 1864
Discharged: June 18, 1865

Gravestone was so black, corn starch was used in helping to read information on stone. Cornstarch was then removed.

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