Stafford, John

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Birth

Born at about 1844 at Knox, Albany Co.,NY, a son of Thomas Stafford (1804 – 1884) and Maria Truax (1809 – 1882). His siblings were:

  • Lovisa A. Stafford (B. Nov 1823, D. 1914)[1][2]
  • Thomas Stafford Jr. (B. abt 1830, D. June 16, 1864)[1][3][2]
  • Lydia Stafford (B. abt 1832, D. unk)[1]
  • Jacob Stafford (B. abt 1834, D. unk)[1]
  • Edmund Stafford (B. abt 1836, D. unk)[1]
  • Sarah Stafford (B. abt 1839, D. after 1880)[1]
  • Anna B. Stafford (B. abt 1842, D. unk)[1]
  • Chauncey Stafford (B. abt 1846, D. unk)[1]
  • Emma A. Stafford (B. abt 1848, D. after 1870)[1][4]
  • Mary E. Stafford (B. abt 1851, D. after 1870)[4]
  • Silas Stafford
  • Balinda Stafford (M. David Dooer)
  • Rosetta Stafford (B. abt 1860, M. Richard Ashworth)

Occupation

He was a carpenter

Marriage

John Stafford married Jane Ann Sickles (1847 – 1924). Their children were:

  • Nellie Stafford (1868 – ) - Nellie M. Ashworth of Cohoes
  • Walter C. Stafford (1871 – ) - Walter C. Stafford of Schenectady
  • Florence Stafford (1875 – ) - Florence A. Greenof Cohoes
  • William J Stafford (1882 – ) - William J. Stafford of Altamont
  • Raymond B. Stafford (1889 – 1910) (NOT in obituary)
  • Ida M. Mareoux of Albany (in obituary)
http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/816783/person/2021143499

Military Service

Residence: Knox
Enlistment Date: 29 Aug 1861
Enlistment Place: Albany, NY
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 18th Cavalry
Company: Company H
Muster Out Date: 2 June 1865
Muster Out Place: New Orleans, LA
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 20 to serve 3 years.
Sources Used: 1865 census, Knox, Albany Co., NY; Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York, Regimental Rosters

Death

Knox - High Point Cemetery - John T. Stafford died April 21, 1922 aged 79 years Co. H 18th NY Cavalry

John T. Stafford died April 21, 1922 and was buried in Knox - High Point Cemetery - John T. Stafford died April 21, 1922 aged 79 years Co. H 18th NY Cavalry.

John T Stafford
Birth: Oct. 14, 1843
Knox
Albany County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 1922
Altamont
Albany County
New York, USA

Altamont Enterprise, April 28, 1922 (can't read what comes prior to this)...He was a Civil War veteran. He enrolled on August 24, 1864 in Company H 18 regular New York Cavalry Volunteers,and was honorably discharged June 2, 1865. After his return home, he married Jane Ann Sickles. Mrs. Stafford survives him. They were married fifty six years last October. He also leaves two sons, William J. Stafford of Altamont, Walter C Stafford of Schenectady; three daughters, Florence A Green and Nellie M Ashworth of Cohoes; and Ida M. Mareoux of Albany. There are about eleven grandchildren

Family links:

Parents:
Thomas Stafford (1804 - 1884)
Maria Truax Stafford (1809 - 1884)
Spouse:
Jane Ann Sickles Stafford (1846 - 1924)*
Children:
Infant Son Sickles*
Earl Stafford (1867 - 1867)*
  • Calculated relationship

Burial:
High Point Cemetery
Altamont
Albany County
New York, USA

Maintained by: Kathy Sturgess Ouimet
Originally Created by: Thomas Dunne
Record added: Oct 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22091074

Obituary

John T. Stafford Obituary - Altamont Enterprise April 28, 1922

John T. Stafford

(Hard to read!) A long time resident of this section of Albany county, John T Stafford died at his home here on State road Friday April 21, 1922. The funeral service was held on ?? at 10:30 ?? his residence.

Mr. Stafford was born October 14?, 1843 in the town of Knox. He was civil war veteran. He enrolled August 29, 1864 in Company H 18 Regular New York Cavalry Volunteers and was honorably discharged June 2, 1865. After his return home, he married Jane Ann Sickles. Mrs. Stafford survives him. They were married fifty six years last October.

He also leaves two sons, William J. Stafford of Altamont; Walter C. Stafford of Schenectady; three daughters. Florence A. Green and Nellie M. Ashworth of Cohoes; And Ida M. Mareoux of Albany. There are also eleven grandchildren.

Altamont Enterprise - April 28, 1922

Additional Research Notes

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

Knox
New York, Town Clerks' Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War, ca 1861-1865 about John Stafford[5]
Name: John Stafford
Father: Thomas Stafford
Residence Place: Albany
Enlistment Location: Knox, Albany, New York
Race: White

Marital Status: Single

New York, Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, 1861-1900

Knox - John Stafford - Muster Roll

New York, Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, 1861-1900 about John T Stafford[5]
Name: John T Stafford
Age: 20
Birth Year: abt 1844
Birth Place: Albany, New York
Enlistment Year: 1864
Enlistment Location: Albany, New York
Muster Year: 1864
Separation Details: Discharged
Separation Date: Jun 1865

Civil War Record Summaries

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles about John T Stafford[5]
Name: John T Stafford
Age at enlistment: 20
Enlistment Date: 29 Aug 1864
Rank at enlistment: Private
Enlistment Place: Albany, NY
State Served: New York
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company H, New York 18th Cavalry Regiment on 29 Aug 1864.
Mustered out on 02 Jun 1865 at New Orleans, LA.
Birth Date: abt 1844
Sources: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General

American Civil War Soldiers about John Stafford[5]
Name: John Stafford
Enlistment Date: 29 Aug 1864
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York
Side Served: Union
State Served: New York
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 29 August 1864 at the age of 20.
Enlisted in Company H, 18th Cavalry Regiment New York on 29 Aug 1864.
Discharged from Company H, 18th Cavalry Regiment New York on 2 Jun 1865 at New Orleans, LA.
Sources: 14

Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York

18th NY Cavalry
STAFFORD, JOHN T. — Age, 20 years. Enlisted, August 29, 1864, at Albany; mustered in as private, Co. H, August 29, 1864, to serve one year; discharged, June 2, 1865, at New Orleans, La.

History of the County of Albany - Tenney and Howell

Knox - John Stafford. (Name only)

Census Records

1850 United States Federal Census about John Stafford[5]

Name: John Stafford
Age: 6
Birth Year: abt 1844
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1850: Knox, Albany, New York
Gender: Male
Family Number: 231
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Stafford 46
Maria Stafford 41
Thomas Stafford 20
Lydia Stafford 18
Jacob Stafford 18
Edmund Stafford 14
Sarah Stafford 11
Ann Stafford 8
John Stafford 6
Chancey Stafford 4
Emma Stafford 2

1860 United States Federal Census about John Stafford[5]

Name: John Stafford
Age in 1860: 16
Birth Year: abt 1844
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1860: Knox, Albany, New York
Gender: Male
Post Office: West
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Stafford 56
Maria Stafford 51
John Stafford 16
Sarah Stafford 20
Chancy Stafford 13
Emma Stafford 11
Mary E Stafford 9

1870 United States Federal Census about John T Stafford[5]

Name: John T Stafford
Age in 1870: 26
Birth Year: abt 1844
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1870: Knox, Albany, New York
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: East Berne
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
John T Stafford 26
Jane A Stafford 22
Nellie M Stafford 2

1880 United States Federal Census about John F. Stafford[5]

Name: John F. Stafford
[John T. Stafford]
Age: 36
Birth Year: abt 1844
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1880: Guilderland, Albany, New York
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Jane A. Stafford
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Carpenter
Household Members:
Name Age
John F. Stafford 36
Jane A. Stafford 33
Nellie Stafford 12
Walter C. Stafford 9
Ida M. Stafford 7
Florence Stafford 5

1910 United States Federal Census about John T Stafford[5]

Name: John T Stafford
Age in 1910: 65
Birth Year: abt 1845
[1845]
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1910: Guilderland, Albany, New York
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
[Head]
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Jane A Stafford
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
John T Stafford 65
Jane A Stafford 64
William J Stafford 28
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Additional Media

U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 about John T Stafford[5]
Name: John T Stafford
State Filed: New York
Widow: Jane A Stafford
Roll Number: T288_448
Service: H 18 NY Cav

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Berne History
  2. 2.0 2.1 Will of Maria Truax Stafford
  3. Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998
  4. 4.0 4.1 1870 Census
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.9 www.Ancestry.com