Difference between revisions of "Bell, Albert E."

From Helderberg Hilltown Biographies
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Line 78: Line 78:
Image:Bell, Albert.jpg|<center>Civil War Pension Index</center>

Revision as of 21:06, 28 March 2013


Albert was born in Berne on March 15, 1844 a son of Chauncy E. Bell and Magdalena Bouck.[1]Bronk[2]

Marriage & Children

He married Anna Crawford, a daughter of Elijah Crawford and Elizabeth[3] at about 1868 [4] and had a son, Crawford Bell who was born in Rensselaerville in 1870. [4]

Military Service

Name: Albert Bell
Residence: Berne [1]
Place of Birth: Berne [1]
Date of Birth: 15 March 1844 [1]
Marital Status: Single [1]
Names of Parents: Chauncy E. (Bell) and Magdalena Bouck [1]
Enlistment Date: 18 Oct 1862
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 177th Infantry
Company: Company G
Muster Out Date: 10 Sep 1863
Muster Out Place: Albany, NY
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 18. Soldier applied for his pension on 15 Nov 1879, his widow applied on 4 Aug 1887

Born in Berne in 1844, age 18 years,Occupation, Bartender, Black eyes, Dark hair, Light complexion, 5'8" tall.[2] The statement in the body of the form indicates that he was born in Knox and enlisted in Knox, and that he was a Hotel Keeper.[2]

Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers and CW Pension Index; 1865 census Berne, Albany Co., NY; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War, Annual Report of the Adjutant General for the State of New York for the year 1905.


After his marriage, he was a clerk in a hotel at Rensselaerville. [4]


Albert died on March 10, 1887[5] at Rensselaerville. His widow, Anna, applied for Albert's CW pension on August 4, 1887.

Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

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

Albert Bell is mentioned in the 1863 Diaries of George H. Warner


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases
  3. 1865 census, Rensselaerville, Albany Co., NY
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 1870 census, Rensselaerville, Albany Co., NY
  5. Civil War Pension Records @ Fold3.com