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VanValkenburgh, Willard C.

Male 1845 - 1864


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  • Name  VanValkenburgh, Willard C. 
    Born  1845  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1850  Milton, Saratoga Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census  1855  Milton, Saratoga Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census  1860  Milton, Saratoga Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died  24 May 1864  Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I18  VV-Francis-born-Vermont-or-Canada
    Last Modified  23 Aug 2016 

    Father  VanValkenburgh, Charles H.,   b. 1815, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1888, Milton, Saratoga Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Unknown, Pruella,   b. 1815, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Oct 1900, Utica, Oneida Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Family ID  F2  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] 1850 US National census -NY-Saratoga-Milton-VVCharles, Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C. https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MC1J-V8J.

      1850 Census, Milton, Saratoga Co., NY

      Charles Van Valkenburgh, 34 b. 1816 NY, sawyer, value of real estate $2000
      Priscilla Van Valkenburgh, 35 b. 1815 NY

      ** Nancy VV's relationship to Charles VV is not specified.

      Willard, 5 b. 1845 NY
      Nancy Van Valkenburgh, 75 b. 1775 NY
      Daniel Travis, 22 b. NY, boarder
      Isaac Vedder, 22 b. NY, boarder

    2. [S11] NY State Census 1855 - NY-Saratoga-Milton-VVCharles, New York State Census, 1855, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K638-LCS).

      1855 NY State Census,Milton, Saratoga Co., NY

      Charles Van Volkenburg, 50 b. 1815 Connecticut, scythe maker, 25 yrs resident in this village
      Pruella Van Volkenburg, 40 b. 1825 Saratoga, 25 yrs resident in this village
      Willard Van Volkenburg, 10 b. 1845 Saratoga
      Allis Van Volkenburg, 5 b. 1850 Saratoga

    3. [S10] CENSUS-1860-NY-Saratoga-Milton-VVCharlesH, Population Schedules for the 1860 Census, compiled 1860. NARA M653. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860 population schedules. Part of Record Group Number 29. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007. National Archives, Washington, DC, USA. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCHW-Y9K.
      1860 Census - Milton, Saratoga NY

      C. H. Van Valkenburgh, 44 b. 1816 NY, machinist, value of real estate $1400 plus $200 personal estate
      Pruella Van Valkenburgh, 44 b. 1816 NY
      Willard Van Valkenburgh, 15 b. 1845 NY
      Alice Van Valkenburgh, 10 b. 1850 NY
      John Crain, 74 b. 1786 NY, scythe maker

    4. [S12] DEATH-VV-Willard-1861, "New York State Census, 1865," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-266-13192-91592-88?cc=1491284) and https://31massinf.wordpress.com/history/roster-of-the-31st-massachusetts-infantry-regiment-by-company/roster-of-the-31st-massachusetts-infantry-regiment-co-e/.
      New York State Census, 1865, Milton, Saratoga Co.
      Deaths of Officers and Enlisted Men, which have occurred while in the military or naval service of the United States, or from wounds or disease acquired in said service since April, 1861, reported by the families to which the deceased belonged when at home, in the Town of Milton, County of Saratoga, N.Y. This table was prepared by me on the xx day of June, 1865.

      Willan C. Van Vallentugh, 18, single, d. Enlisted into the regiment: 31 Mass., 17 Nov 1861. Regiment at death: 31 Mass., Sergt.

      The 31st Massachussets Regiment Roster "Co. E":

      Von Volkenberg, Willard C. Corpl. Res. Holyoke ; 18; machinist; enl. Nov. 20, 1861; must. Dec. 10, 1861 ; re-enlist. Feb. 8, 1864, as Sergt. ; wounded May 18, 1864, Yellow Bayou, La. ; died of wounds. May 24, 1864, Baton Rouge, La.

      Yes, this family was connected to Holyoke, Massachussets (Willard's cousins lived at Holyoke according to news reports).