Jasper Haight was born on March 31, 1842 in Berne to Jacob Haight (B. abt 1807, D. after 1880).and and Eunice Shepard Jasper was a middle child of five. Several years after Jasper's birth his mother died and his father remarried a woman named Emeline by whom Jacob had several half siblings.
Marriage & Children
Jasper never married.
|Name:||Jasper Haight (Joseph Haight)|
|Place of Birth:||Berne, NY|
|Date of Birth:||31 March 1842|
|Names of Parents:||Jacob (Haight) and Unice Shepherd|
|Term of Enlistment:||3 years|
|Enlistment Date:||9 December 1861|
|Enlistment Place:||Rensselaerville, New York|
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||93rd Infantry Regiment New York|
|Died of Disease:||4 May 1862|
|Place of Death:||Fortress Monroe, VANewport News, VA|
|Additional Remarks: "Died at Fortress Monroe ___ 1862"Enlisted at the age of 20 to serve three years.|
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865; 1865 census, Berne, Albany Co., NY; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York.|
Additional Research Notes
Heroes of Albany County
JASPER HAIGHT was born in Bern, March 31, 1842, and enlisted October 1861. He died at Fortress Monroe in 1862.
- Clark, Rufus Wheelwright, "Heroes of Albany; A memorial of the Patriot-martyrs of the City and County", 1867
- Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
- Annual Report of the Adjutant General or the State of New York