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2nd Lt. James Henry St. John

2nd Lt. James Henry St. John

Male 1827 - 1895  (68 years)

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  • Name James Henry St. John  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Title 2nd Lt. 
    Nickname Jas. Henry 
    Born 27 Nov 1827  New Paltz, Ulster, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Washington, Decatur, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    James H. St. John
    Age 22
    Birth year abt. 1828
    Birthplace New York
    Home in 1850 Washington Decatur Indiana
    Gender Male
    Family Number 347
    Household Names
    James H St. John age 22
    Louisa St. John age 20 
    Military Service 18 Oct 1862  Greensburg, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Enlisted on 10/18/1862 as a 2nd Lieutenant.

    On 11/2/1862 he was commissioned into "K" Co. IN 83rd Infantry 
    Age: 35 
    • Name: James St John
      Residence: Greensburg, Indiana
      Enlistment Date: 18 Oct 1862
      Side Served: Union
      State Served: Indiana
      Sources: 76

      Source Citation
      Side served: Union; State served: Indiana; Enlistment date: 18 Oct 1862
      Source Information
      Historical Data Systems, comp.. American Civil War Soldiers [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.
      Original data: Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, MA form the following list of works. Copyright 1997-2000
      Historical Data Systems, Inc.
      PO Box 35
      Duxbury.
    Military Service 15 Feb 1864  Greensburg, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He Resigned on 2/15/1864 as a 2nd Lieutenant from "K" Co. IN 83rd Infantry 
    Age: 37 
    • Name: James H. St.John
      Side: Union
      Regiment State/Origin: Indiana
      Regiment: 83rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry
      Company: K
      Rank In: Second Lieutenant
      Rank Out: Second Lieutenant
      Film Number: M540 roll 74

      Source Information
      National Park Service. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
      Original data: National Park Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, online <http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/>, acquired 2007.
    Fact 1 3 May 1865  Washington, Decatur, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name: St. John, James H
    Location: Washington tp (township?)
    Quantity:
    Article or Occupation: Income
    Rate: 5
    Valuation: 438.00
    Class A, B, C: A
    Class A AD Valorem Duty: 21.50
    Total Amt. of Tax Due: 21.50 
    Birth of daughter, Hannah 1870  Washington, Decatur, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Name: Jas H St John
    Age in 1870: 42
    Birth Year: abt 1828
    Birthplace: New York
    Home in 1870: Washington, Decatur, Indiana
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Greensburg
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Jas H St John 42
    Livonia St John 40
    Gertrude St John 19
    Laura St John 12
    Hannah St John 10
    Fannie St John 8
    Ella St John 5
    Chas St John 3
    Daniel St John 1 
    • Category should be CENSUS not birth of daughter, Hannah! [SS. 30 Aug 2014]
    Census 1880  Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Name: J. H. St John
    Age: 52
    Birth Year: abt 1828
    Birthplace: New York
    Home in 1880: Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
    Marital Status: Married
    Spouse's Name: L. M. St John
    Father's Birthplace: New York
    Mother's Birthplace: New Jersey
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Occupation: Sewing Machine Agent
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    J. H. St John 52
    L. M. St John 50
    G. V. St John 28
    L. A. St John 22
    H. M. St John 20
    M. F. St John 18
    E. H. St John 15
    C. E. St John 13
    D. J. St John 11
    A. G. St John 7
    S. Jones 25 
    Occupation 1880 
    Sewing Machine Agent (see Census) 
    Buried 1895  Anderson, Madison, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 2 Dec 1895  Anderson, Madison, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    • Burial James H. St. John Nov. 27, 1827 New York, USADeath: Dec. 2, 1895 Anderson Madison County Indiana, USA Son of Henry and Mary St. John Burial: South Park Cemetery Greensburg Decatur County Indiana, USA Find A Grave Memorial# 48334632
    Record Status 29 Aug 2014 
    Record Complete  
    Sons or Daughters of Civil War 30 Aug 2014  Union Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Descendants of James Henry St. John who can document their direct descent are eligible for membership to the Sons or Daughters of the Civil War Union Soldiers. 
    Military Service Civil War: Union Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Religion Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Membership to First Methodist Eqiscopal Church 1896-1908 Membership Record Book:
    St. John, James H.
    St. John, Lavina
    St. John, Gertrude
    St. John, Fannie
    St. John, Ella
    St. John, Anna 
    • Archives of DePauw University; Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church, Greencastle, Indiana; Book Number: Vol 6019; Description: First Methodist Episcopal Church, Membership Record Book, 1896-1908
    WAR Civil War: Union  
    Person ID OSA3070  St. John Origin and Ancestry DNA Database | St. John Generation One - Raoul de Sancto Johanne
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2016 

    DNA Tests  atDNA-228350
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    Suzanne St. John (2 Mar 2012)
    Y-DNA-233862 Jason J. St. John (10 Apr 2012)
    atDNA-lbrandle61 Living (2016)

    Father Henry St. John,   b. 1793, Marlborough, Ulster County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1830, Plattekill, Ulster, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Marregrietyie Deyo,   b. 20 May 1791, SHAWANGUNK,ULSTER,NEW YORK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt. 1831  (Age 39 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lavina M Moss,   b. Feb 1830, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1879, Anderson, Madison Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1849  Decatur County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Gertrude V St. John,   b. 25 Jan 1851, Decatur, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1931, Anderson Madison County Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
     2. David Henry St. John,   b. 9 Jan 1853, Decatur, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1854, Decatur, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Laura Alice St. John,   b. 10 Jan 1858, Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1938, Anderson, Madison, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +4. Anna Samony St. John,   b. 12 Dec 1859, Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1883, Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)  [Birth]
     5. Hannah Moss St. John,   b. 1860, Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945, Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [Birth]
    +6. Mary Francis St. John,   b. 24 Mar 1862, Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1945, Anderson, Madison, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [Birth]
     7. Ethel Ella Harriett St. John,   b. 16 Jan 1866, Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age 89 years)  [Birth]
    +8. Charles Elton St. John,   b. 12 Jan 1867, Decatur, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1953, Anderson, Madison, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [Birth]
    +9. Daniel James St. John,   b. 18 Feb 1869, Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1913, Anderson Madison County Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)  [Birth]
     10. Josephine Augusta St. John,   b. 18 Jan 1871, Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1872, Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  [Birth]
     11. Anna Grace St. John,   b. 1 Jun 1873, Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1965, Anderson, Madison, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [Birth]
    Documents
    Indiana State Library Genealogy Database: Marriages through 1850
    Indiana State Library Genealogy Database: Marriages through 1850
    Last Name: ST JOHN

    First Name: JAMES HENRY

    Spouse- Last Name: MOSS

    Spouse- First Name: LAVINA

    County: Decatur

    Date: 3-1-1849

    Remarks:
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F37  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Nov 1827 - New Paltz, Ulster, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Mar 1849 - Decatur County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - James H. St. John Age 22 Birth year abt. 1828 Birthplace New York Home in 1850 Washington Decatur Indiana Gender Male Family Number 347 Household Names James H St. John age 22 Louisa St. John age 20 - 1850 - Washington, Decatur, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Enlisted on 10/18/1862 as a 2nd Lieutenant. On 11/2/1862 he was commissioned into "K" Co. IN 83rd Infantry - 18 Oct 1862 - Greensburg, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - He Resigned on 2/15/1864 as a 2nd Lieutenant from "K" Co. IN 83rd Infantry - 15 Feb 1864 - Greensburg, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFact 1 - Name: St. John, James H Location: Washington tp (township?) Quantity: Article or Occupation: Income Rate: 5 Valuation: 438.00 Class A, B, C: A Class A AD Valorem Duty: 21.50 Total Amt. of Tax Due: 21.50 - 3 May 1865 - Washington, Decatur, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth of daughter, Hannah - Name: Jas H St John Age in 1870: 42 Birth Year: abt 1828 Birthplace: New York Home in 1870: Washington, Decatur, Indiana Race: White Gender: Male Post Office: Greensburg Value of real estate: View image Household Members: Name Age Jas H St John 42 Livonia St John 40 Gertrude St John 19 Laura St John 12 Hannah St John 10 Fannie St John 8 Ella St John 5 Chas St John 3 Daniel St John 1 - 1870 - Washington, Decatur, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Name: J. H. St John Age: 52 Birth Year: abt 1828 Birthplace: New York Home in 1880: Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Self (Head) Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: L. M. St John Father's Birthplace: New York Mother's Birthplace: New Jersey Neighbors: View others on page Occupation: Sewing Machine Agent Household Members: Name Age J. H. St John 52 L. M. St John 50 G. V. St John 28 L. A. St John 22 H. M. St John 20 M. F. St John 18 E. H. St John 15 C. E. St John 13 D. J. St John 11 A. G. St John 7 S. Jones 25 - 1880 - Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - - Civil War: Union Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    1863 Image of James Henry St. John
    1863 Image of James Henry St. John
    James Henry St. John
    James Henry St. John
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    Documents
    1850 United States Federal Census for James H St John
    1850 United States Federal Census for James H St John
    Year: 1850; Census Place: Washington, Decatur, Indiana; Roll: M432_142; Page: 187A; Image: 380.
    1870 United States Federal Census for Jas H St John
    1870 United States Federal Census for Jas H St John
    Year: 1870; Census Place: Washington, Decatur, Indiana; Roll: M593_308; Page: 226A; Image: 457; Family History Library Film: 545807.
    1880 United States Federal Census for J. H. St John
    1880 United States Federal Census for J. H. St John
    Year: 1880; Census Place: Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana; Roll: 273; Family History Film: 1254273; Page: 487D; Enumeration District: 064; Image: 0806.
    1870 United States Federal Census
    1870 United States Federal Census
    Year: 1870; Census Place: Washington, Decatur, Indiana; Roll: M593_308; Page: 226A; Image: 457; Family History Library Film: 545807.
    1880 United States Federal Census
    1880 United States Federal Census
    Year: 1880; Census Place: Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana; Roll: 273; Family History Film: 1254273; Page: 487D; Enumeration District: 064; Image: 0806.

    Headstones
    Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans 1879-1903 for James H St John
    Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans 1879-1903 for James H St John
    Headstone: OSA3070 James Henry St. John
    Headstone: OSA3070 James Henry St. John
    Lieut. J. H. St. John Co. K. 83rd Ind Inf.
    Plot: Old Grave Lot 904
    Find A Grave Memorial# 48334632

    Histories
    1863 Civil War Journal
    1863 Civil War Journal
    James Henry St. John 1863 War Journal
    American Civil War Soldiers: James St. John
    American Civil War Soldiers: James St. John

  • Sources 
    1. [S82] Year: 1850; Census Place: Washington, Decatur, Indiana; Roll: M432_142; Page: 187A; Image: 380. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S83] Year: 1870; Census Place: Washington, Decatur, Indiana; Roll: M593_308; Page: 226A; Image: 457; Family History Library Film: 545807. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S84] Year: 1880; Census Place: Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana; Roll: 273; Family History Film: 1254273; Page: 487D; Enumeration District: 064; Image: 0806. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S85] Ancestry.com. Web: Indiana, Find A Grave Index, 1800-2012 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi: accessed 25 January 2013. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S10541] The St. John Genealogy, Orline St. John Alexander, (New York, The Grafton Press), b5252600., pg. 504 #3070 (Reliability: 3), 30 Aug 2014.
      3070 iii James Henry. [son of 3052 Henry St. John (William)...]

    6. [S86] Ancestry.com. Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, 1879-1903 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Card Records of Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, ca. 1879-ca. 1903; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1845, 22 rolls); Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, Record Group 92; National Archives, Washington, D.C. (Reliability: 1).
      This might apply to another James Henry St. John. I think they were two but I've not been able to sort it out yet. [SS. 30 Aug 2014]


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