King, John R.

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


John was born in Ireland at about 1819.

Marriage & Children

Military Service

Name: John King
Enlistment Date: 30 Oct 1862[1]
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York [1]
Enlistment Rank: Private[1]
State Served: New York
Regiment: 177th Infantry[1]
Company: Company G
Died: 5 Aug 1863 [1]
Place of death: Port Hudson, LA[1]
Place of burial: Berne, NY [2]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 43 to serve 9 months.[1]

Born in Ireland, Age 43 years, Civil Engineer, Blue eyes, Brown hair, Light complexion, 5'9-1/2"tall.[3]

Sources Used: 1865 census, Berne, Albany Co.,NY;, American Civil War Soldiers, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York for the year 1905.




John never lived in Berne. The fact that his name appeared in the additional information section of the 1865 census suggests that he was probably a close relative of the King family that did live there.

Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Annual Report of the Adjutant General or the State of New York for the year 1905
  2. 1865 census, Berne, Albany Co., NY
  3. NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Military databases