Harrison Champenois was was born 1840 in Berne, the son of John Champenois Jr. (B. June 8, 1816, D. Mar 22, 1883) and his wife Maria. Harrison had one older sister Eliza Catharine Chamenois. His mother Maria died before 1847.
He appeared on the census of 1850 with his grandmother Catharine Sternberger Shultes Champenois in the household of his uncle Peter William Shultes and Magdalen West Shultes in the Town of Knox. He was also on the census in Berne in the home of his father John Champenois Jr. and step-mother Eliza Hellicas at Town of Berne, Albany, NY. He appeared on the census of 1 Jun 1860 in the household of his brother-in-law George Washington Keyser and sister Eliza Catherine Chamenois at Fulton, Schoharie, NY.
|Enlistment Date:||19 Nov 1861|
|Enlistment Place:||Berne, New York |
|State Served:||New York|
|Died of Disease on:||8 Mar 1862|
|Place of Death:||New York, NY|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at age 21 to serve three years, died of measles at New York. |
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York|
Harrison died of disease on March 8, 1862 in New York. His burial is presumed to have taken place where he died.
Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York for the Year 1901|Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York for the Year 1901 - 76th Infantry
CHAMPENOY, HARRISON - Age 21 years Enlisted November 10 1861 at Berne to serve three years mustered in as private Co 1 November lii 1861 died of measles March 8 1862 at New York