Sitterly, Ira

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


Ira was born in Knox at about 1848, a son of Alexander and Eliza Sitterly (Elizabeth Sperbeck). His sibling was:

Marriage & Children

At about 1882, he married Anna M. ______ who was born in January of 1862 and had the following known children:

  • Lena M. Sitterley
  • Everett Sitterley
  • Edith Sitterley

They lived in Schenectady

Military Service

Enlistment Date: 6 April 1865
Enlistment Place: Albany, NY
Enlistment Rank: Musician
State Served: New York
Regiment: 192nd Infantry
Company: unassigned
Muster Out Date: 12 May 1865
Muster Out Place: Albany, NY
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 17 for 1 month.
Sources Used: Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts.


Ira died on February 18, 1907 and was buried at Park Cemetery, Schenectady, NY

Ira Sitterly marker at the Park Cemetery in Schenectady. Photo courtesy of Thomas Dunne

Ira Sitterly
Birth: 1847, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 1907
New York, USA
Civil War Soldier; 192nd Regt, NYSV
Park Cemetery
Schenectady County
New York, USA
Created by: Thomas Dunne
Record added: Mar 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18651810


Additional Research Notes

Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

New York, Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, 1861-1900|New York, Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, 1861-1900

Knox - Ira Sitterly - Muster Roll

New York, Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, 1861-1900 about Lawrence Sitterly
Name: Lawrence Sitterly
Age: 19
Birth Year: abt 1845
Birth Place: Knox, New York
Enlistment Year: 1864
Enlistment Location: Albany, New York
Muster Year: 1864
Separation Details: Muster Out of Service
Separation Date: 1 Aug 1865

Civil War Record Summaries

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles about Ira Sitterly[1]
Name: Ira Sitterly
Age at enlistment: 17
Enlistment Date: 4 Jun 1865
Rank at enlistment: Musician
Enlistment Place: Albany, NY
State Served: New York
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company U, New York 192nd Infantry Regiment on 06 Apr 1865.
Promoted to Full Private.
Mustered out on 12 May 1865 at Albany, NY.
Birth Date: abt 1848
Sources: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General

American Civil War Soldiers about Ira Sitterly[1]
Name: Ira Sitterly
Enlistment Date: 6 Apr 1865
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York
Side Served: Union
State Served: New York
Service Record: Promoted to Full Privateate.
Enlisted as a Musician on 6 April 1865 at the age of 17.
Enlisted in Company U, 192nd Infantry Regiment New York on 6 Apr 1865.
Mustered Out Company U, 192nd Infantry Regiment New York on 12 May 1865 at Albany, NY.
Sources: 14

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 about Ira Sitterly[1]
Name: Ira Sitterly
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: New York
Regiment Name: 192 N.Y. Infantry
Regiment Name Expanded: 192nd Regiment, New York Infantry
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Private
Rank Out Expanded: Private
Film Number: M551 roll 129

Annual Report of the Adjutant-General|Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York

192nd NY Infantry
SITTERLY, IRA — Age, 17 years. Enlisted at Albany, to serve three years, and mustered in as musician,-unassigned, April 6, 1865; grade changed to private, no date; mustered out with detachment, May 12, 1865, at Albany, N. Y.

Census Records

1850 United States Federal Census about Alexander Sitterly[1]

Name: Alexander Sitterly
Age: 33
Birth Year: abt 1817
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1850: Princetown, Schenectady, New York
Gender: Male
Family Number: 145
Household Members:
Name Age
Alexander Sitterly 33
Eliza Sitterly 28
Margaret Sitterly 14
Catharine Sitterly 12
Laurence Sitterly 5
Elmira Sitterly 3
Iva Sitterly 1
Michael Sperbeck 40

1900 United States Federal Census about Ira Sitterly[1]

Name: Ira Sitterly
[Ira S Sitterly]
Age: 54
Birth Date: abt 1846
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1900: Schenectady Ward 1, Schenectady, New York
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Anna M Sitterly
Marriage Year: 1882
Years Married: 18
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York
Household Members:
Name Age
Ira Sitterly 54
Anna M Sitterly 38
Lena M Sitterly 15
Everett Sitterly 9
Edith Sitterly 6
Mary F Bassett 73

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