127th New York Infantry
"The Monitors"
William H. Abrams
1835 - 1898
Born: 1835 in New York
Died: June 7, 1898 at Rahway, NJ
Buried At:  Rahway Cemetery, Rahway, NJ

Enlisted: September 12, 1864, at Tarrytown, NY to serve 1 year
Mustered In: September 12, 1864
Mustered Out: with detachment on May 18, 1865, at Hart's Island, NY Harbor, NY
Rank: Private
Prior Service: September 3, 1862 to June 27, 1863 Company C, 30th New Jersey

Pension Application Date:  June 14, 1892

Wife: (Efferretta) Defferretta N. Abrams
            Born: 1836 in New York
Widow Pension Application Date: June 16, 1898 applied for in NJ

Father's Name: Henry
Mother's Maiden Name:  Eliza Ann Whitman
Children:  Ivan Henry b. 1868

Occupation Pre-war:     Shoemaker
                       Post-war:  Shoemaker

Known Addresses:  1850:  Orangetown, Rockland County, NY
                                     1860:  Rahway, Union County, NJ
                                     1880:  Montgomery Street, Rahway, NJ
                                     1898:  Rahway, Union County, NJ
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