Talmadge, Abram Robertson

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Birth

Abram R. Talmadge was born in Berne, Albany County, NY in about 1841.[1]

Abraham Talmadge was born in Westerlo[2], Albany Co., NY on June 27, 1840, a son of Jonathan[3] and Margaret[4] Talmadge.

Marriage & Children

At about 1863 he married Caroline Irish who was born in 1840 in Westerlo, a daughter of Asa and Sally Irish. They had the following known children:

  • Loretta E. Talmadge born at about 1862[5]
  • Emma J. Talmadge born in February of 1870[6]
  • Martin Talmadge born at about 1872[7]or Beaurie Talmadge[8]
  • Oakley Talmadge born at 1874[7]or Beaurie Talmadge[8]
  • Margarette Talmadge born at about 1878[7][8]

Occupation

Before he served in the Civil War, Abram worked as a farmer.[1]


Military Service

Name: Talmadge, Abram Robertson[3]
Residence: Westerlo[3]
Place of Birth: Albany Co., NY[3]
Date of Birth: 27 June 1840[3]
Names of Parents: Jonathan Talmadge[3]
Marital Status: Married[3]
Occupation: Farmer[3]
Term of Enlistment: 3 years[3]
Bounty Received: $50.00[3]
Enlistment Date: 2 Aug 1862[1]
Enlistment Place: Westerlo, NY
Enlistment Rank: Private[1]
State Served: New York
Regiment: 7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery[1]
Company: Company K[1]
Wounded in Action on: 30 May 1864[1]
Wounded at: Totopotomoy, VA[1](Totopotomoy Creek)
Discharged for Disability on: 21 Oct 1864[1]
Discharge Rank: Wagoner[1]
Discharged at: Finley Hospital, Washington, DC[1]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 22. He was wounded in the right arm and it was ultimately amputated.[1]"Was with the army of the Potomac and took part in all the engagements from May 17th 1864 until the 30th of May 1864 when he lost an arm, Discharged 1865 . PO Address Westerlo, N.Y. [3]
Sources Used: Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of NY for the year 1898; Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

Death

Caroline died in 1908 at Coeymans, in Albany Co., NY. Abraham died there in 1911. Both were buried at the Hannacroix Cemetery in Albany County, NY.

Abraham Talmadge and his wife, Caroline Irish

Obituary

Additional Research Notes

1900 census, Coeymans, Albany Co., NY
Talmadge, Abraham head born June 1840 age 59 married 39 years b. NY parents b. NY Farm laborer
Caroline wife b. June 1840 age 50 married 39 years, 6 children, 6 living b. NY parents b. NY
Emma J. daughter b. January 1870 age 30 single b. NY parents b. NY
Martin V. son b. May 1872 age 28 single b. NY parents b. NY Farm laborer
Maggie S. daughter b. Aug 1877 age 22 single b. NY parents b. NY

Additional Media

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


Sources

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998
  2. 1840 Census, Westerlo, Albany Co., NY
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  4. 1850 Census, Westerlo, Albany Co., NY
  5. 1865 census, Westerlo, Albany Co., NY
  6. 1870 census, Bethlehem, Albany Co., NY
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 1880 census, Bethlehem, Albany Co., NY
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Berne NY Family files, www.bernehistory.org