Alverson, John Amasa

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Birth

John Amasa[1] Alverson was born in about 1838 to Leonard Alverson (B. Aug 21, 1808, D. Feb 17, 1874) and Elizabeth Wilber (B. abt July 22, 1806, D. July 21, 1889). He was one of seven children.

Marriage & Children

Military Service

Name: John Amasa Alverson[2]
Residence at Enlistment: Berne[2]
Place of Birth: Berne, NY[2]
Date of Birth: 1 March 1838[2]
Names of Parents: Leonard (Alverson) and Elizabeth Wilber[2]
Marital Status: Married[2]
Occupation: Farmer[2]
Term of Enlistment: (illegible)[2] 3 years[3]
Bounty Received: (illegible)
Enlistment Date: 7 Dec 1863
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York [2]
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 16th Heavy Artillery
Company: Company G
Muster Out Date: 21 Aug 1865
Muster Out Place: Washington, DC
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 30[4] "Discharged P.O. Address Huntersland, Schoharie Co N.Y"[2]
Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; 1865 census Berne, Albany Co., NY; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York

Death

Obituary

Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

Census Records

1850 federal; Middleburgh, Schoharie

  • Leonard Alverson 49 Farmer
  • Elizabeth Alverson 44
  • William Alverson 18 Farmer
  • Delaney Alverson 16
  • Elisabeth Alverson 14
  • John Alverson 12
  • Joseph Alverson 9
  • James Alverson 5
  • Sarah Cook 69

1860 federal; Berne, Albany

  • Leonard Alverson 52 Shoemaker
  • Elizabeth Alverson 54
  • Elizabeth Alverson 23
  • John Alverson 22 Farm Laborer
  • Joseph Alverson 18 Farm Laborer
  • James Alverson 16 Farm Laborer

1870 federal; Cobleskill, Schoharie

  • John A Alverson 31 Cooper
  • Esther Alverson 27 Keeping House
  • Nina Alverson 2

1880 federal; Westford, Otsego

  • John A Alverson 42 Peddler
  • Eunisa Alverson 28 Wife Keeping House
  • Nina E Alverson 12 Daughter At Home
  • Sarah Alverson 2 Daughter


Sources

  1. Howell, George Rogers, History of the County of Albany, NY from 1609-1886, W. W. Munsell & Co., 1886, page 817
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  3. Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York
  4. Ancestry Military Databases