Haverly, Jacob Henry

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Jacob Haverly was born about 1819[1] in Berne, Albany County, NY.[2][3]

Jacob Henry Haverly was born in Berne in 1817, a son of John J. Haverly and Maria Eliza Dietz

Marriage & Children

Jacob married Susan (Susannah) Allen who was born on July 27, 1821, a daughter of John Allen and Anna Eva Weidman, on January 1, 1846. They lived in Middleburgh. They had the following children:

  • Catherine Haverly b. January 21, 1848
  • Esther Haverly b. August 10, 1851
  • Margaret Haverly b. June 15, 1857 at Middleburgh, Schoharie Co., NY[4]
  • Eliza Haverly b. March 7, 1863 at Berne, Albany Co., NY, married George Watson[4]


Before he served in the Civil War, Jacob worked as a farmer.[2]

Military Service

Name: Jacob Haverly
Residence: Knox
Enlistment Date: 6 Aug 1862[2]
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York
Enlistment Rank: Private[2]
State Served: New York
Regiment: 7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery
Company: Company D[2]
Died of Disease on: 19 Nov 1864[2]
Died at: Second Army Corps Hospital, City Point[2], VA
Place of Burial: City Point, VA
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 43.

Born in Berne, Albany Co.,NY, Age 43, Farmer, Black eyes, Black hair, Dark complexion, 5'6" tall.[5]

Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York for the year 1898; Howell, George Rogers, History of the County of Albany, NY from 1609-1886, W. W. Munsell & Co., 1886, page 817


Jacob died on November 19, 1864[2] of typhoid fever[4] at the Second Army Corps Hospital in City Point[2], Va. He was buried at City Point National Cemetery in grave number F1164.[2] Susanna died on May 29, 1889.


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998
  3. Howell, George Rogers, History of the County of Albany, NY from 1609-1886, W. W. Munsell & Co., 1886, page 817
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Civil War Widow's pension for Susanna Haverly, the widow of Jacob Haverly Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Widow's pension" defined multiple times with different content
  5. NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases