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James D. Mansker (1799 - 1863)

James D. Mansker
Born in Jackson, Illinois, United Statesmap
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[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died at age 63 in New Albany, Indianamap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Dec 2016
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Biography

James Mansker was a pioneer settler in Illinois before it became a State.

Birth

James was born 14 Dec 1799 at Jackson County, Illinois. [1]

Marriage

James married Elizabeth Jane Colley 28 Nov 1860 at Randolph County, Illinois.[2][3]

Military

Sergeant James Mansker served in the United States Civil War.
Enlisted: 28 Jul 1862
Mustered out: 5 May 1863
Side: USA
Regiment(s): 80th Regiment, Illinois Infantry

Sergeant James D. Mansker joined the 80th Infantry Union Army 28 Jul 1862 at Liberty, Illinois under J. L. Mann. He mustered in 25 Aug 1862 at Centralia, Illinois and marched to New Albany, Indiana, where he became sick.[4][5]

Died

James died of disease 5 May 1863 at New Albany, Indiana.[6]

Will

In his will, James left the farm to his wife Elizabeth, and he left $5 to his sister, Elizabeth Moore.[7]

Burial

Buried: New Albany National Cemetery, New Albany, Indiana[8][9][10][11]

Sources

  1. Find A Grave (see below)
  2. Jordan Dodd and Liahona Research, comp.. Illinois, Marriages, 1851-1900. Index compiled from county marriage records on microfilm located at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah by Jordan Dodd of Liahona Research (P.O. Box 740, Orem, Utah 84059). Specific source information is listed with each entry. Ancestry Record 7857 #365044
  3. The National Archives at Washington, D.C.; Washington, D.C.; Record Group Title: Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs, 1773 - 2007; Record Group Number: 15; Series Title: U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934; Series Number: T288 Ancestry Record 4654 #910678
  4. Ancestry.com. U.S., Civil War Roll of Honor, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017: Roll of Honor, Vol. XXIV Ancestry Record 61388 #3979
  5. Historical Data Systems, comp. U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009. Ancestry Record 1555 #1199591
  6. Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, MA from the following list of works. Ancestry Record 1555 #1199591
  7. Ancestry Record 9048 #311687
  8. Ancestry.com. U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Ancestry Record 2590 #2009006
  9. National Cemetery Administration. U.S. Veterans' Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Ancestry Record 8750 #5245814
  10. Find A Grave (see below)
  11. Ancestry.com. U.S., Burial Registers, Military Posts and National Cemeteries, 1862-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Ancestry Record 3135 #38203


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