Peter McIntosh, who was born in July 1835 in Berne to Joseph McIntosh (B. June 4, 1809, D. bef 1855) and Nancy Holeater (B. 1801, D. after 1865), was the middle of three children. He had an older and younger sister, and their father died when they were young.
Marriage & Children
Peter and Harriett had the following children:
- Unknown (B. bef 1865, D. bef 1865)
- John McIntosh (B. abt 1867, D. unk)
- Edgar S. McIntosh (B. Feb 1873, D. after 1900)
|Enlistment Date:||6 Sep 1864|
|Enlistment Place:||Auburn, New York|
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||9th Heavy Artillery|
|Muster Out Date:||6 Jul 1865|
|Muster Out Place:||Washington, DC|
|Additional Remarks: Later in his life, Peter was disabled by rheumatism as a result of his service.
Born in Albany Co., NY, Age 29, Carpenter, Blue eyes, Dark hair, Light complexion, 5'8" tall.
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; 1865 census, Berne, Albany Co., NY; 1890 US Veterans Census, New Scotland, Albany Co, NY; Howell, George Rogers, History of the County of Albany, NY from 1609-1886, W. W. Munsell & Co., 1886, page 817|
After Peter returned from the Civil War he settled in Berne where he worked as a carpenter, and where his first two children were born. By 1880 he and his family relocated to New Scotland, Albany Co, NY and they remained there. Peter continued to work as a carpenter. By 1890 Peter reported that he was disabled by rhuematism as a result of his Civil War service. By 1900, Peter's first wife Harriett had died and he was living with his youngest son Edgar, who was also a carpenter, in New Scotland. In about 1908, he remarried a much younger woman named Effie and two years later they were living in New Scotland in a rented home with Charles Dietz (B. abt 1840).
Peter McIntosh died on May 19, 1917 at Albany, NY.
Additional Research Notes
- 1870 US Census Berne, Albany Co, NY
- 1880 US Census New Scotland, Albany Co, NY
- 1900 US Census New Scotland, Albany Co, NY
- 1910 US Census New Scotland, Albany Co, NY
- NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases
- 1890 US Veterans Census New Scotland, Albany Co, NY
- Civil War Pension Records @ Fold3.com