Robertson, Zelum Terbush
Zelum Robertson was born in Westerlo on April 10, 1844, a son of Henry Robertson and Jane Ann Terbush. After the death of his father, his mother married Powell Marshall.
Marriage & Children
|Residence at Enlistment:||Westerlo|
|Place of Birth:||Westerlo, NY|
|Date of Birth:||10 April 1844|
|Names of Parents:||Henry (Robertson) and Jane Ann Terbush|
|Term of Enlistment:||3 years|
|Enlistment Date:||18 Dec 1863|
|Enlistment Place:||Albany, NY|
|State Served:||New York|
|Drowned on:||22 Dec 1864 |
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 19 using the name John Crawford."His proper name was Zelum Terbush Robertson went to New Orleans while on his way home on a furlow he was drowned by ship reck Dec 22, 1864 on board the Ship North America"
Born in Greenville, NY, Age 19, Farmer, Brown eyes, Light hair, Light complexion, 5'6" tall.
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War|
Additional Research Notes
- Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
- Ancestry Military Databases
- NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases