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James D. Mansker (1799 - 1863)

James D. Mansker
Born in Jackson, Illinois, United Statesmap
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Died at age 63 in New Albany, Indianamap
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James Mansker was a pioneer settler in Illinois before it became a State.
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

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

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

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

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

Will: In his last 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]


  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. U.S., Civil War Roll of Honor, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Lehi, Utah: 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, Utah: Operations Inc, 2009. Ancestry Record 1555 #1199591
  6. Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, Massachusetts from the [
  7. Ancestry Record 9048 #311687
  8. U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962 [database on-line]. Provo, Utah: Operations, Inc., 2012. Ancestry Record 2590 #2009006
  9. National Cemetery Administration. U.S. Veterans' Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 [database on-line]. Provo, Utah: Operations Inc, 2006. Ancestry Record 8750 #5245814
  10. Find A Grave (see below)
  11. U.S., Burial Registers, Military Posts and National Cemeteries, 1862-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, Utah: Operations, Inc., 2012. Ancestry Record 3135 #38203

BURIAL: New Albany National Cemetery in New Albany, Indiana

PLOT: Section B, 1452

Find A Grave: Memorial #143368667 Sgt James D. Mansker

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