Levi was born on October 13, 1841, a son of George Jeremiah Boomhower and his wife, Elizabeth. His mother is said to have died before 1850, and in 1850 Levi, at age 9, was living in Rensselaerville in a household with Philander Raymond and his wife Elizabeth.
Marriage & Children
|Term of Enlistment:||3 years |
|Enlistment Date:||13 Aug 1861|
|Enlistment Place:||Albany, NY|
|State Served:||New York|
|Killed in Action on:||27 Jun 1862 |
|Place of Death:||Savage's Station, VA|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 20."Shot while in service. Time and place not known"|
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War|
Place of Burial
It was reported on the 1865 census of Rensselaerville, that Levi was buried in VA.
Additional Research Notes
- Berne NY Family files, www.bernehistory.org
- Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
- Ancestry Military Databases