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William Brate was born in Westerlo at about 1822.
William Brate was actually born on July 10, 1811 and christened on July 28, 1811 at the Presbyterian Church in New Scotland, Albany County, NY, the son of Martin Brate and Betsey Albright.
Marriage & Children
William married Catherine Hungerford, a daughter of Reuben Hungerford and Hannah Angle, at about 1840. They apparently had no children.
|Enlistment Date:||5 Sep 1862|
|Enlistment Place:||Albany, New York |
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||43rd Infantry |
|Transferred to:||166th, 2nd Bttn, Veteran Reserve Corps|
|Transferred on:||25 April 1864|
|Muster Out Date:||17 Jun 1865 |
|Muster Out Place:||Point Lookout, MD|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 40 to serve 3 years.
Born in Westerlo, Age 40 years, Farmer, Brown eyes, Brown hair, Dark complexion, 5' 4-1/2" tall.
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers, 1865 census Berne, Albany Co., NY; Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York|
William died on October 2, 1887 and was buried at the Reidsville Cemetery in Albany Co., NY.
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