Woodruff, Edwin

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Edwin was born in Rensselaerville in September of 1839, a son of Lewis Woodruff and Ruth Ann Titus.

Marriage & Children

He married first at about 1864, Jane E. Stone who was born at about 1845 and moved to Westerlo. They had the following known children:

  • Mary E. Woodruff
  • Theory Woodruff
  • Augusta Woodruff
  • Jennie Woodruff

He married secondly, Emma S. Hopkins. They had no children.

Military Service

Residence at Enlistment: Rensselaerville[1]
Place of Birth: Rensselaerville[1]
Date of Birth: Sept 1839[1]
Names of Parents: Lewis (Woodruff) and Ruth Ann Titus[1]
Marital Status: Single[1]
Occupation: Farmer[1]
Term of Enlistment: 9 months[1]
Bounty Received: $30.00[1]
Enlistment Date: 14 Oct 1862[2]
Enlistment Place: Rensselaerville, New York [2]
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 177th Infantry[2]
Company: Company C
Deserted on: 27 Nov 1862[2]
Muster Out Place: Albany, NY[2]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 23.[2] "Enlisted went to Albany got his Military suit then got a short furlough and deserted still living P.O. Rensselaerville Albany Co N.Y."[1]
Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War


Jane Stone Woodruff died on April 27, 1873. Edwin died on February 13, 1890. Both are buried at the Westerlo Rural Cemetery, Westerlo, Albany Co., NY


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

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


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Ancestry Military Databases