Abrams, George

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George was born at Rensselaerville on April 4, 1854, the son of Benjamin Abrams and Joanna Fuller. His father died and his mother married John Becker. George appeared in their household and his given age was 16 years,making his birth year closer to 1834.

Marriage & Children

George married at the Dutch Reformed Church at Middleburg on November 14, 1857, Cornelia Posson who was born in Schoharie County at about 1839 and had the following known children:

  • Mary Abrams
  • Jessie Abrams
  • George Abrams

Military Service

Residence: Rensselaerville
Place of Birth: Rensselaerville, NY
Date of Birth: 4 April 1854
Names of Parents: Benjamine (Abrams) and Joanna Fuller
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Farmer
Term of Enlistment: 3 years
Bounty Received: None
Enlistment Date: 31 Dec 1863
Enlistment Place: Brattleboro, VT
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: VT
Regiment: 107th VT, 2nd Btn.
Company: Company E
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Additional Remarks: According to the 1865 census for Rensselaerville, the soldier served for 1 month and was discharged with permanently impaired health.
Sources Used: Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War; Ancestry military databases, CW pension index


Cornelia died on January 26, 1914. George died on November 10, 1914, Both died and presumably were buried at Washington, DC


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

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