Crounse, John Quincy Adams

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Birth

John was born on April 30, 1829 in Sharon, Schoharie Co., NY, the son of John Crounse (1793 – 1885) and Margaret VanArnhem (1799 – 1884). His siblings were:

  • Ann Eliza Crounse (1816 – )
  • Henry VanArnhem Crounse (1819 – 1899)
  • Jane Ann Crounse (1820 – 1893)
  • Lorenzo Crounse (1834 – 1909)

Marriage & Children

John did not marry.

Occupation

He was an 1857 graduate of Union College, and he was teaching at the Knox Academy when he enlisted in the army.

Military Service

11th Light Artillery Battle Flag
Residence: Knox
Enlistment Date: 31 Jul 1862
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 11th Light Artillery
Died of Disease on: 13 Nov 1864
Place of Death: Alexandria, VA
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 28
Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers

Death

John Q. A. Crounse died of disease, November 13, 1864, at Alexandria, Va. (Baptist hospital at Alexandria, Virginia, where, on the 12 of November, 1864, he died.) It is reported that his remains were brought back to his family and that he was buried in the family plot at Slate Hill Cemetery in Sharon,but no marker exists there for him.

Obituary

Additional Research Notes

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

New York, Town Clerks' Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War, ca 1861-1865 about John Q A Crounse[1]
Name: John Q A Crounse
Residence Place: Albany, New York
Enlistment Location: Albany, Albany, New York
Regiment: 11th New York Battery
Rank: Private
Race: White
Marital Status: Single

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

Not located.

Civil War Record Summaries

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles about John Q. A. Crounse
Name: John Q. A. Crounse
Residence: Albany, New York
Age at enlistment: 28
Enlistment Date: 31 Jul 1862
Rank at enlistment: Private
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York
State Served: New York
Survived the War?: No
Service Record: Enlisted in the New York 11th Light Artillery Battery on 31 Jul 1862.Mustered out on 13 Nov 1864 at Alexandria, VA.
Birth Date: abt 1834
Sources: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 about John Q.A. Crouse
Name: John Q.A. Crouse
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: New York
Regiment Name: 11 Indpt. Battery, N.Y.L. Art'y.
Regiment Name Expanded: 11th Independent Battery, New York Light Artillery
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Private
Rank Out Expanded: Private
Film Number: M551 roll 31

American Civil War Soldiers about John Crounse
Name: John Crounse
Enlistment Date: 31 Jul 1862
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York
Side Served: Union
State Served: New York
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 31 July 1862 at the age of 28.
Enlisted in 11th Light Artillery Regiment New York on 31 Jul 1862.
Died of disease 11th Light Artillery Regiment New York on 13 Nov 1864 at Alexandria, VA.
Sources: 14

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

CROUNSE, JOHN Q. A. — Age, 28 years. Enlisted, July 31, 1862, at Albany; mustered in as private, July 31,1862, to serve three years; died of disease, November 13, 1864, at Alexandria, Va,; also borne as Crouse.

History of the County of Albany|History of the County of Albany]] - Tenney and Howell

Knox - John Quincy Adams Crounse, Eleventh or Havelock Battery; died in service.

Heroes of Albany|Heroes of Albany

Census Records

1850 United States Federal Census about John Q A Crounse[1]

Name: John Q A Crounse
Age: 21
Birth Year: abt 1829
Home in 1850: Seward, Schoharie, New York
Gender: Male
Family Number: 173
Household Members:
Name Age
John Crounse 57
Margaret Crounse 54
Lorenzo Crounse 16
John Q A Crounse 21
Mary E Van vost 23

1860 United States Federal Census about John J Q A Crounse[1]

Name: John J Q A Crounse
Age in 1860: 28
Birth Year: abt 1832
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1860: Cobleskill, Schoharie, New York
Gender: Male
Post Office: Schoharie
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Mathew Freeman 44
Jane C Freeman 34
John W Freeman 13
Charles H Freeman 11
Jane E Freeman 9
Anna Bell Freeman 7
Harriett Adell Freeman 5
Eliza B Freeman 72
Ellen Obrien 16
John J Q A Crounse 28

Additional Media

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 www.Ancestry.com