Reuben Edward Fielis

Born:Oct 10 1843 In:  Lancaster, PA
Died:Aug 19 1913 (at age 69)In:  Philadelphia, PA

Immediate family

Martha Ann Skeen (Fielis)
His wife
Henry Ray Fielis
His son
Reuben Tinney Fielis
His son
Martha A. Fielis
His daughter
Edward Benjamin Fielis
His son
Willie H. Fielis
His son
Lida B. Fielis (Munshower)
His daughter
Abigail Caroline Bishop (Metzger)
His wife
Henry Mathias Fielis
His father
Martha Shutz (Fielis)
His mother
Adaline E. Fielis (Pheneger)
His sister


railroad conductor/dispatcher
After 1865

Personal info

Religion: Raised in Methodist church


According to an affidavit given by Edgar Eyde, orderly sergeant of Company K, on 2 Oct 1865, Reuben was wounded in the right hand and both legs and during the Battle of the Wilderness near Spotsylvania VA. As a result, his right index finger was amputated.

other sources

Barbara F. Elliott - personal knowledge

Melvern Evans, Jr family research

Mt Bethel Cemetery records

Military Records and Pension file: XC-2691,893

1870/1880 Lancaster County Census records

Holy Trinity Church Records

R.E. Fielis original military papers

Columbia PA 1869 city directory

Lancaster Co. PA Land Transaction Records

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