Marshall, Tunis

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Teunis Marshall was born in Coeymans in 1836, a son of Powell Marshall and Marie Willsey. His mother died in 1856. His father then married Jane Ann Terbush, the widow of Henry Robertson, and moved his family to Westerlo before 1860.

Marriage & Children

In 1865, at Westerlo, Tunis married Mary ____ and had the following children:

  • Robert Marshall born in 1866
  • Benjamin Marshall born in 1868

Military Service

Residence at Enlistment: Westerlo[1]
Place of Birth: Albany County[1]
Date of Birth: 1837[1]
Marital Status: Married[1]
Term of Enlistment: 3 years[1]
Enlistment Date: 10 Sep 1862[2]
Enlistment Place: Westerlo, New York [2]
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 61st Infantry[2]
Company: Company I
Promotion Date: 29 Aug 1864 [2]
Promotion Rank: Corporal [2]
Muster Out Date: 5 Jun 1865 [2]
Muster Out Place: Alexandria, VA[2]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 26.[2]

Born in Westerlo in 1837, Age 26, Married, Boatman, Light eyes, Light hair, Light complexion, 5'10" tall.[3]

Sources, American Civil War Soldiers; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War; 1865 census, Westerlo, Albany Co., NY


Tunis died Apr 1, 1889 in Westerlo at age 53 yrs. He was buried at the Chestnut Lawn Cemetery, New Baltimore, Greene County, NY


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

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


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 Ancestry Military Databases
  3. NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Military databases