Flansburgh, Adam

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


Adam was born at about 1842 in New Scotland, Albany Co, NY to John J. Flansburgh (B. June 10, 1812, D. Aug 15, 1887) and Martha Sophia Siver (B. Nov 6, 1818, D. Nov 26, 1904).[1] He was one of eleven children.[1]

Marriage & Children

He married Emma____ who was born at about 1850 and had the following children:

  • Samuel H. Flansburgh
  • Hattie Flansburgh
  • Alice Flansburgh
  • Bess Flansburgh

Military Service

Name: Adam Flansburgh
Residence at Enlistment: Berne[2]
Place of Birth: Berne, NY[2]
Names of Parents: John J. (Flansburgh) and Sophia Siver[2]
Occupation: Farmer[2]
Enlistment Date: 11 Oct 1861[3]
Enlistment Place: Bemis Heights, New York [3]
Enlistment Rank: Private[3]
State Served: New York
Regiment: 77th Infantry[3]
Company: Company C
Promotion Date: 20 Dec 1863[3]
Promotion Rank: Sergeant[3]
Promotion Date: 19 Dec 1864[3]
Promotion Rank: First Sergeant[3]
Promotion Date: 28 Jan 1865[3]
Promotion Rank: 2nd Lieutenant, Company C[3]
Promotion Date: 19 Jun 1865[3]
Promotion Rank: 1st Lieutenant, Company B[3]
Muster Out Date: 27 Jun 1865 [3]
Muster Out Place: Washington, DC[3]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 21.[3] Reenlisted Apr 1864 for 3 yrs. Lieutenant
Sources Used: 1865 census, Berne, Albany Co., NY; Howell, George Rogers, History of the County of Albany, NY from 1609-1886, W. W. Munsell & Co., 1886, page 817; Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War


Adam died on October 4, 1901 at Sanford, Florida,[4]and was buried at the Lakeview Cemetery, Sanford, Seminole Co. Florida. His widow, Emma, received her pension from his Civil War service on January 2, 1902.


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War


  1. 1.0 1.1 Bernehistory.org
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 Ancestry Military Databases
  4. Civil War Pension Records @ Fold3.com