Person:John Stansell (2)

Watchers
m. 05 Apr 1846
  1. John Nelson Stansell1849 -
  2. Charles H Stansell1855 - Aft 1920
m. before 1875
  1. George S Stansell1876 - 1899
Facts and Events
Name John Nelson Stansell
Alt Name Nelson
Gender Male
Birth? Aug 1849 Green Oak (township), Livingston, Michigan, United States
Census? 1850 Green Oak (township), Livingston, Michigan, United Statesas "Nelson Stansell"
Census? 1860 Green Oak (township), Livingston, Michigan, United Statesas "John N Stansell"
Military[1] 27 Aug 1864 Brighton, Livingston, Michigan, United StatesCivil War - Company I, 3rd (reorganized) Michigan Infantry
Marriage before 1875 to Rachel Scartum
Census 1880 Meridian (township), Ingham, Michigan, United Stateswith Rachel Scartum
Census 1900 Tustin, Osceola, Michigan, United Stateswith Rachel Scartum
Census 1910 Burdell, Osceola, Michigan, United Stateswith Rachel Scartum
References
  1. Michigan. Adjutant General's Office. Record of service of Michigan volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865. (Published by authority of the Senate and House of Representatives of the Michigan Legislature, under the direction of Brig. Gen. Geo. H. Brown..., [19--?] (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Ihling Bros. & Everard)), Vol 3.

    "Stansell, John N. Enlisted in company I, (reorganized) Third Infantry. Aug. 27, 1864. at Brighton, for 3 years, age 17. Mustered Sept. 7, 1864. Corporal Oct. 1864. Mustered out at Victoria, Texas, May 25, 1866."

    He claimed to be 17 years old when he enlisted, however other data indicates he may have been 15 years old.