b. 15 September 1844, Pendleton, Madison County, Indiana, to Kayser and Hester (Williams) McNeer
d. 27 October 1918, Colorado County, Texas
Sarah Ann (Buxby) Conrad
m/2. 18 March 1879, Eaton, Delaware County, Indiana
b. 26 February 1846, Shideler, Delaware County, Indiana, to Abram and Priscilla (Rowden) Shideler
d. 27 November 1897, Irvington, Marion County, Indiana
Children with Lou Shideler:
- May (b. 1881)
- Eda (b. 1882)
- Pearl (b. 1884)
- Ethel (b. 1886)
In 1863, Valentine volunteered to serve in Company G, 110th from Indianapolis. He was also in the 2nd Light Artillery Regiment, Indiana Volunteers.
Valentine’s first wife was a widow. They had two boys and one girl.
The family lived in Pendleton, Madison County, Indiana, until 1880, when they moved to Pleasenton, Lynn County, Kansas. They later returned to Irvington, Marion County, Indiana.