Quay, Lewis Washington

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Lewis Washington Quay - Created by: heidic208 Record added: Jul 19, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 55161745

Birth

Lewis W. Quay was born November 30, 1841[1] to Daniel Quay (B. Feb 20, 1813, D. bet Jan 30 and Apr 30, 1855) and Anna Barbara Truax (B. Apr 5, 1818, D. Jan 15, 1907).[2] He was one of eight children.[2]

Military Service

Residence: Knox[3]
Place of Birth: Knox, NY[3]
Date of Birth: 1840[3]
Names of Parents: Daniel (Quay) and Anna Barbara Truax[3]
Marital Status: Single[3]
Term of Enlistment: 3 years[3]
Bounty Received: $100.00[3]
Enlistment Date: 6 Aug 1862[4]
Enlistment Place: Knox, New York [3]
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery[3]
Company: Company K
Promotion: Corporal[1]
Died of Disease on: 26 Jul 1863[1]
Place of Death: Fort Reno, DC[1]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at age 21[4]. "In service nearly one year, died of Typhoid fever in Washington. Remains buried in Knox, N.Y." [3]He did not participate in any battles as his unit was assigned to Fort Reno to defend Washington, D.C. While there he contracted typhoid fever, which was the cause of his death.
Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers;Clark, Rufus Wheelwright, "Heroes of Albany; A memorial of the Patriot-martyrs of the City and County", 1867; Civil War Pension Index, Ancestry.com; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

Death

Knox Cemetery - Lewis W. Quay - Died July 26th 1863 aged 22 yrs.
Knox Cemetery - Lewis W. Quay - Died July 26th 1863 aged 22 yrs.

Gravestone states: Lewis W. Quay - Died July 26th 1863 aged 22 yrs.

Lewis W. Quay died of typhoid fever on July 26th 1863 at Fort Reno, Washington, D.C. while serving as a Corporal in Co K of the 7th Heavy Artillery Regiment.[1] His remains were returned to his family and he was buried in Knox, Albany Co, NY. in the Knox Cemetery.[1] On Feb 4, 1867, his mother Anna B. Quay applied for his pension benefits.[5] He was memorialized by his brother Martin L. Quay when he and his wife

U.S., Registers of Deaths of Volunteers, 1861-1865 about Lewis W Quay[6]
Name: Lewis W Quay
Death Date: 26 Jul 1863
Death Place: Regimental Hospital
Enlistment State: New York
Rank: Corporal
Company: K
Regiment: 7 Arty
Box Number: 38

Lewis Washington Quay
Birth: 1841, Knox, Albany County, New York, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1863, District Of Columbia, USA
Died of desease in a prison camp at Fort Reno, Washington DC during the War of the Rebellion.
Family links:

Parents:
Daniel Quay (1813 - 1855)
Anna Barbara Truax Quay (1818 - 1907)

Burial: Knox Cemetery, Knox, Albany County, New York, USA
Created by: heidic208
Record added: Jul 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55161745

U.S., Burial Registers, Military Posts and National Cemeteries, 1862-1960 about Lewis W Quay[6]
Name: Lewis W Quay
Death Date: 26 Jul 1863
Cemetery Ledger: Soldier's Home
Burial Place: Washington, DC
Age at Death: 22
Birth Year: abt 1841
(No grave site listed in ledger.)

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 Lewis Washington Guay[6]
Name: Lewis Washington Guay
Birth Date: 1840
Birth Place: Knox, Albany Co, New York
Father: Daniel Guay
Mother: Anna Barbata
Residence Place: Knox
Enlistment Date: 4 Aug 1862
Enlistment Location: Knox, Albany, New York
Regiment: 7th Regiment
Company: K
Rank: Private
Race: White

In service nearly one year, died of Typhoid fever in Washington. Remains buried in Knox, N.Y.

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

Knox - Lewis Washington Quay - Muster Roll

New York, Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, 1861-1900 about Lewis W Quay[6] Name: Lewis W Quay
Age: 18
Birth Year: abt 1844
Birth Place: Knox, New York
Enlistment Year: 1862
Enlistment Location: Knox, New York
Muster Year: 1862
Separation Details: Died
Separation Date: 26 Jul 1863

Civil War Record Summaries

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles about Lewis W Quay[6]
Name: Lewis W Quay
Age at enlistment: 21
Enlistment Date: 8 Jun 1862
Rank at enlistment: Private
Enlistment Place: Knox, NY
State Served: New York
Survived the War?: No
Service Record: Enlisted in Company K, New York 7th Heavy Artillery Regiment on 18 Aug 1862.
Mustered out on 26 Jul 1863 at Fort Reno, DC.
Birth Date: abt 1841
Sources: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General
Carnival of Blood: Civil War Ordeal of 7th NY Heavy Artillery

American Civil War Soldiers about Lewis Quay[6]
Name: Lewis Quay
Enlistment Date: 6 Aug 1862
Enlistment Place: Knox, New York
Side Served: Union
State Served: New York
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 6 August 1862 at the age of 21.
Enlisted in Company K, 7th Heavy Artillery Regiment New York on 18 Aug 1862.
Died of disease Company K, 7th Heavy Artillery Regiment New York on 26 Jul 1863 at Fort Reno, DC.
Sources: 14

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 about Lewis W. Quay[6]
Name: Lewis W. Quay
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: New York
Regiment Name: 7 N.Y.H. Art'y.
Regiment Name Expanded: 7th Regiment, New York Heavy Artillery
Company: K
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Private
Rank Out Expanded: Private
Film Number: M551 roll 114

Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York for the Year 1897|Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York for the Year 1897

7th NY Heavy Artillery
QUAY, LEWIS W. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, August 6, 1862, at Knox; mustered in as private, Co. K (originally One Hundred and Thirteenth Infantry), August 18, 1862, to serve three years; died of disease, July 26,1863, at Fort Reno, D. C.

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

Knox - Paul Quay, sergeant. Seventh Artillery, Company K; enlisted July 20, 1862; mustered August 18, 1862 ; promoted from corporal ; taken prisoner before Petersburg, June 16, 1864, and sent to Belle Isle ; is supposed to have died of starvation at Andersonville.

Heroes of Albany|Heroes of Albany

Carnival of Blood|Carnival of Blood

EARLY DEATHS - QUAY, LEWIS - Died, July 26, 1863, age 22.

Census Records

1850 United States Federal Census about Lewis W Quay[6]


Name: Lewis W Quay
Age: 9
Birth Year: abt 1841
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1850: Knox, Albany, New York
Gender: Male
Family Number: 30
Household Members:
Name Age
Daniel Quay 37
Anna B Quay 32
Martin L Quay 12
George H Quay 10
Lewis W Quay 9
Wm A Quay 6
Danie S Quay 4
Nelson Quay 0
John A Quay 83
Mary Quay 73

1860 United States Federal Census about Lewis W Quay[6]


Name: Lewis W Quay
Age in 1860: 19
Birth Year: abt 1841
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1860: Knox, Albany, New York
Gender: Male
Post Office: Knox
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Anna B Quay 42
Martin F Quay 23
Lewis W Quay 19
William A Quay 16
Daniel S Quay 14
Nelson Quay 11
Edmond Truax 62

Additional Media

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Clark, Rufus Wheelwright, "Heroes of Albany; A memorial of the Patriot-martyrs of the City and County", 1867
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bernehistory.org
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  4. 4.0 4.1 Ancestry Military Databases
  5. Civil War Pension Index, Ancestry.com
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 www.Ancestry.com