70. Walter5 Post (Jabez6, John7, John8, Nathaniel9, Samuel10, John11, Stephen12, Abraham13, Thomas14, Peter Arnold15 Van Der Poest, Peter16 Post, Goosen17) was born in Chester, OH June 15, 1840. Walter died May 1, 1913 in Chester, OH, at age 72. His body was interred 1913 in Chester Twp. Cem, Sec. A, Lot 38.

He married Orsa Jane Lander December 3, 1864. Orsa was born September 22, 1845 in Orange Twp. Orsa was the daughter of William Lander and Eliza Ann Litch. Orsa died November 4, 1923 at age 78. Her body was interred in Chester Twp Cem, Sec. A, Lot 38.

Walter served in the military ca 1861-1865 in Civil War (Union Army).(31) According to the "Geauga Republican-Record" newspaper, 7 May 1913 edition, Walter enlisted as a soldier in the Civil War in 1861, and subsequently served one year. According to the paper, the funeral was one of the largest ever held in Chester.

Walter Post and Orsa Jane Lander had the following children:

child 71 i. Howard Afton4 Post was born in Chesterland, OH June 14, 1865.(32) Howard died September 4, 1952 at age 87.(33) He married twice. He married Elma Augusta White February 6, 1889.(34) Elma was born February 6, 1869. (Additional notes for Elma Augusta White(35)) Elma died November 11, 1897 at age 28. He married Iva Maude Dewing October 12, 1898.(36) Iva was born October 26, 1869. (Additional notes for Iva Maude Dewing(37)) Iva died April 10, 1965 at age 95.

child 72 ii. William Lander Post was born in Chesterland, OH July 9, 1871. William died December 28, 1954 at age 83. His body was interred in Chester Twp. Cem, A-39. He married Nellie Myrtle Bartlett November 26, 1897.(38) Nellie was born February 22, 1876. (Additional notes for Nellie Myrtle Bartlett(39)) Nellie died February 21, 1951 at age 74. Her body was interred in Chester Twp. Cem, A-39.

child 73 iii. Sterling E. Post was born in Chester, OH July 7, 1875. Sterling died December 24, 1879 in Chester, OH, at age 4. Some sources list him as Stanley I. or Sterlie I.


James A. Post circa 1905

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child + 32 iv. James Albert Post was born October 4, 1881.

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