Northrup, Joseph C.

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Joseph was born at Berne in January of 1847, a son of Horace Northrup and Jane Ann McNary (1821-1849). He was a grandson of Martin A. McNary and Betsey Cary.

Marriage & Children

He married at about 1883, Jennie Stalker who was born in New York in October of 1861. They had one child, Margaret Northrup, who was born in May of 1884. They lived in Westerlo.

Military Service

Name: Joseph C. Northrup[1] [2]
Residence: Berne[2]
Place of Birth: Duanesburg, N.Y.[2]
Date of Birth: Jan 1847[2]
Names of Parents: Horace (Northrup) and Jane Ann McNary[2]
Marital Status: Single[2]
Occupation: Farmer[2]
Term of Enlistment: 3 years[2]
Enlistment Date: 2 Jan 1864
Enlistment Place: Easton, New York [1]
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 16th Heavy Artillery
Company: Company M
Muster Out Date: 23 Jun 1865
Muster Out Place: Baltimore, MD
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 18[1]" Discharged June 23 1865 for disability. P.O. Address Reidsville Albany Co N.Y."[2]
Sources Used:, American Civil War Soldiers; 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 recorded Joseph C. Northrop;Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War


Joseph died on September 12, 1921 at Clarksville, Albany Co., NY [3]and was buried at the Onesquesthaw Cemetery at Clarksville, Albany Co., NY. His marker there is inscribed with his wife's name and date of birth, but does not show her date of death.


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

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


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ancestry Military Databases
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  3. Civil War Pension Records @