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Andrew Abrams born, probably, Schodack, Rensselaer County, Nov 22, 1836. He was the 2nd
child of 11 (12?) of John Abrams and Charity Lown (Loun). Birth unrecorded, information
is from a notebook passed down from my g grandfather, Harvey Abrames, one of Andrew's
1850 US Census living in Kinderhook (Valatie) with John & Charity and family, age 13.
1855 NY Census living in Kinderhook (Valatie) with John & Charity et al, age 18,
1860 US Census living in Kinderhook (Valatie) with John & Charity et al. age 23,
occupation "Farm Laborer".
1865 NY Census living in Kinderhook (Valatie) with John & Charity, age 28, occupation
This census has a supplement information page of "Additional inquires relating to
officers and enlisted men now in the military or naval service of the United
Andrew Abrams is on p. 39, line 39 as follows; "Regiment 30 Albany, 1st entered
service June 1, 1861, 1st rank corporal, served 24 months, discharged at expiration of
term, health permanently impaired, he was said to be "without wounds"."
Entry from the New York Adjudgent Generals report of 1890:
ABRAMS, Andrew, age 23 years, enlisted May 14, 1861 at Kinderhook, to serve 2 years,
mustered in as Corporal Co. K, June 1, 1861; reduced to ranks January 17, 1863, mustered
out with company, June 18, 1863 at Albany, New York.
1870 US Census - Andrew not found
1875 NY Census under deaths occuring in the 2nd district of Valatie in the county of
Columbia, NY during the year ending Jun 1, 1875. Andrew Abrams, age 32, married, died Dec
3, occupation "carpenter", cause of death "brain fever".
I don't know where he was after the census of 1865 until his apparent death on Dec 3,
1874. I have no information on his marriage or children. I think I have Christina's
1875 NY census record. He is buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Valatie, NY with a Civil
If this information fits what you have, I would appreciate all information you have. This
is all I know. I was unaware of a Henretta