Quackenbush, Orrin

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Orrin was born in Cataraugus County in June of 1831[1] or 1841[2], a son of Cornelius and Betsy Quackenbush.

Marriage & Children

He married at about 1862, Judith ______ who was born in NY at about 1845. They had the following known children:

  • Mary Quackenbush
  • George Quackenbush
  • Arthur Quackenbush, born in Iowa

Military Service

Residence at Enlistment: Rensselaerville[3]
Place of Birth: Rensselaerville, NY[3]
Date of Birth: June 1831[3]
Marital Status: Married[3]
Term of Enlistment: 3 years[3]
Bounty Received: $50.00[3]
Enlistment Date: 1 Sep 1863[4]
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery[4]
Company: Company I
Deserted on: 14 Dec 1864[4]
Deserted at: Place not stated
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 23.[4] "got his bounty and deserted living near Preston Hollow Albany Co N.Y."[3]
Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War


His widow, Judith, received her pension from his Civil War service on July 26, 1908 in Iowa.


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

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

Civil War Muster Abstract for Orren Quackenbush


  1. NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases
  2. 1870 census, Stratford, Fulton Co., NY
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Ancestry Military Databases