Maher, Michael

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Michael Maher Jr. was born in 1838 in Berne to Michael Maher Sr. (B. abt 1799, D. May 27, 1879) and Mary Polly Joslin (B. Apr 1798, D. Oct 26, 1881).[1] He was one of four children.[1] His father had been born in Ireland.[1]

Marriage & Children

Military Service

Name: Michael Maher
Residence: Westerlo
Enlistment Date: 1 Sept 1864[2]
Enlistment Place: Albany, NY[2]
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 9th Heavy Artillery[2]
Company: Company A
Muster Out Date: 6 July 1865[2]
Muster Out Place: Washington, DC[2]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 26 for 1 year[2].Alternate Name: Michael Jr./Mahar
Sources Used:, U.S.Civil War Soldiers 1861-1865; 1865 census, Berne, Albany Co., NY; Howell, George Rogers, History of the County of Albany, NY from 1609-1886, W. W. Munsell & Co., 1886, page 817; Annual Report of the adjutant-General of the State of NY for the year 1898.


It is not known when Michael Maher Jr. died.[1] Most of his family members were buried at the Maher Family Burying Ground in East Berne.[1]


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