Griffin, Harvey

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Birth

Harvey Griffin was born in Westerlo[1] on August 25, 1817[2]

Marriage & Children

Harvey married 1st, Angeline____ who was born at about 1820 in Greene County at about 1837. They had the following children:

  • Lydia J. Griffin born at about 1839
  • Emmerson D. Griffin born at about 1842
  • Rachel A. Griffin born at about 1844
  • Charles B. Griffin born at about 1846
  • William D. Griffin born at about 1848
  • Andrew Griffin born at about 1852
  • Thadeus Griffin born at about 1854
  • Emma Griffin born at about 1858

Angeline died before 1865, and at about 1867 he married Harriet___ Abrams. It was the second marriage for both. They had the following known children:

  • Fannie Griffin
  • Hattie A.

Military Service

Residence: New Baltimore, Greene Co., NY[1]
Enlistment Date: 5 Sept 1862 [3]
Enlistment Place: Greenville, NY[3]
Enlistment Rank: Private[3]
State Served: New York
Regiment: 156th Infantry [3]
Company: Company I [3]
Promotion Date: 10 April 1864[3]
Promotion Rank: Corporal [3]
Wounded in Action on: 19 Sept 1864[3]
Wounded at: Opequon, VA[3]
Muster Out Date: 23 Oct 1865 [3]
Muster Out Place: Augusta, GA [3]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 44 to serve 3 years. [3]

“Mason. Bounty paid, $100.00. Was wounded at Cedar Creek, still in service at or near Athens, GA” [2]

Sources Used: Ancestry.com military databases; Annual Report of the Adjutant General

Death

Harvey died on May 13, 1906. His wife, Harriet, died on February 4, 1892. Both are buried at the Medway Hill Cemetery, New Baltimore, Greene County, New York.

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Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases
  2. 2.0 2.1 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York