LATER IN LIFE
Died: January 9, 1923
He was born in Jackson County,
Indiana in 1840. He came with his family to
in 1857, settling near the town of
. He joined the 9th Kansas Cavalry, Company D in October 1861. Among
his service records, his company was one of the first and most aggressive in
their pursuit of William Quantrill following Quantrill’s raid on
in August, 1863. After Sant was mustered out in January, 1865, he settled
near the town of
. He was married three times (his first two wives having passed away) and
had five children to live to maturity. He died on January 9, 1923.
He is buried in the
cemetery just southwest of town.
Biography and Picture contributed by Ken
Spurgeon his great-great-great nephew.