Barker, Wesley Thomas
From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY
Wesley Thomas Barker was born in Ulster County, NY in 1844, a son of Nathaniel Barker and Catherine Grogin. He was known as Thomas.
He was a drayman
Marriage and Children
At about 1869 he married a woman named Nellie and removed to Brutus, Cayuga Co., NY. They had no children.
|Place of Birth:||Ulster County, NY|
|Date of Birth:||1844|
|Names of Parents:||Nathaniel C. Barker and Catherine Grogin|
|Term of Enlistment:||3 years|
|Enlistment Date:||30 August 1862 |
|Enlistment Place:||Westerlo, New York |
|State Served:||New York|
|Muster Out Date:||5 Jun 1865|
|Muster Out Place:||Alexandria, VA|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 18. "Died in the service Date Not known"mustered out with detachment, June 5, 1865, at Alexandria, Va.|
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War|
Thomas died in the service on October 20, 1864. His mother received her pension for his CW service.
Additional Research Notes
Heroes of Albany|Heroes of Albany
"Thomas Westley Barker, of Westerlo, enlisted in Company D, Sixty-first Regiment, September 1, 1862. Died in the service. "
Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War