Shultes, John B.
J.B. was reared on a farm and educated in Berne, he located in Rensselaerville, and operated a saw and cider mill business.
Marriage and Children
|Name:||John B. Shultes|
|Residence at Enlistment:||Berne|
|Place of Birth:||Berne, NY|
|Date of Birth:||16 March 1839 |
|Names of Parents:||Paul (Shultes) and Anna Bogardus|
|Term of Enlistment:||3 years|
|Enlistment Date:||4 Aug 1862|
|Enlistment Place:||Albany, New York|
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery|
|Promotion Date:||25 Feb 1864|
|Captured on:||16 Jun 1864|
|Captured at:||Petersberg, VA|
|Imprisoned at:||Andersonville, Millen and Florence, GA|
|Paroled Date:||26 Feb 1865|
|Muster Out Date:||23 May 1865|
|Muster Out Place:||Jarvis US Army Hospital, Baltimore, MD|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at age 23. Name also spelled Shutes or Schultes. "Taken prisoner at the Battle of Petersburg June 15th 1864 for eight months and 10 days in Southern prisons at Andersonville, Millen and Florence Paroled Feb 27 1865 Discharged May 1865 P.O. Address Bern Albany Co N.Y."|
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, US Civil War Soldiers 1861-1865; 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; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War; 1850, 1860 & 1865 census, Town of Berne, Albany Co. NY|
His wife died in 1910, and John died in New York at the home of his son, Arthur, in March of 1911.
Altamont Enterprise, March 17, 1911 John B. Shultes, an old resident of Rensselaerville, died at the home of his son, Arthur Shultes, at New York last week. His remains were brought to Rensselaerville for interment beside those of his wife who passed away about a year ago. One son survives.
Additional Research Notes
Schultes, J. B., was born in Albany county, March 16, 1840, and is a son of Paul and Anna E. (Bogardus) Schultes, born in Berne and a son of Adam, a son of one of the earliest settlers of the town of Berne, where he and the grandfather of J. B. died. The father has been a farmer and a saw mill man. He died in 1886, and his wife died in 1890. J. B. was reared on a farm and educated in Berne. He located in Rensselaerville and engaged in the saw and cider mill business. In 1866 he married Miss Elizabeth E. Snyder of Berne, and has one son, Arthur, who was educated in Rensselaerville.