Warner, Joel

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Joel Warner was born in Fulton County, NY on October 4, 1839, a son of John J. Warner and Lana [1]TenEyck[2]

Marriage & Children

He married at about 1869 in Wisconsin, Amanda Hamilton, who was born in Kansas in 1847 and moved to Nebraska. They had the following known children:

  • Julia M. Warner
  • Willis H. Warner
  • Agnes H. Warner


Joel was a teacher at the time of his enlistment. He later became a minister.

Military Service

Residence: Gilboa
Enlistment Date: 12 Aug 1862
Enlistment Place: Blenheim
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 134th Infantry
Company: Company E
Promotion Date: 22 Sept 1862
Promotion Rank: 1st Sergeant
Returned to Ranks: Date not given
Deserted on: 8 Dec 1862
Deserted at: Germantown, VA
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 23 to serve 3 years. According to the 1890 Beaver, Boone Co. Nebraska census, Joel was injured in the eyes during the war and he was a sargeant.

Age: 23 Occupation: Teacher Eyes: Dark Hair: Black Complexion: Dark 5’7” tall.[3]

Sources Used: Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York; Town and City Registers of the men who served in the Civil War.


Amanda died in 1923. Joel died in 1925. Both are buried at the Hooper Cemetery, Hooper, Dodge Co., Nebraska.

Joel Warner and his wife, Amanda at the Hooper Cemetery, Hooper, Dodge Co., Nebraska. Photo courtesy of Lynn


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. Berne NY Family files, www.bernehistory.org
  3. NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases