Schlosser Family Genealogy Forum
Gebhardt SCHLOSSER was born about 1838 in Grand Duchy of Baden. He was 18 when he arrived in New York City in 1856, thus an assumed birth year of 1838. He emigrated in Jun 1856 from Grand Duchy of Baden. He immigrated on 1 Aug 1856. He arrived in New York City on 1 Aug 1856 aboard the ship Cynosure, which had sailed from Le Harve, France, on 24 June 1856. Ignaz Schlosser, age 28, arrived with him. Gebhardt served in the New York State Militia as a private in Company F, 6th Regiment, New York State Militia, from 19 Apr 1861 to 31 Jul 1861. The 6th Regiment initially trained at Staten Island, N.Y., from April to June, 1861, after which it sailed for Santa Rosa Island, Florida (near Fort Pickens) on the steamer Vanderbilt. The regiment was converted from infantry to heavy artillery while in Florida. It was mustered out at Staten Island, N.Y., on 25 Jun 1863. Gebhardt Schlosser was mustered out with his company. He resided at 149th Street and Third Avenue New York City, New York in 1873, where he died on 17 May 1873. His burial place is unknown.
Gebhardt SCHLOSSER and Mary Ellen RYAN were married on 19 Aug 1861 in New York City, New York. Mary Ellen RYAN (daughter of William RYAN) was born about 1839 in Ireland. She immigrated in 1850. She resided at 149th Street and Third Avenue New York City, New York in 1873. She resided at 675 Morris Ave. New York City, New York between 1880 and 1900. She resided at 40 St. Lawrence Ave., New York City, New York, in Feb 1908. She was granted a Civil War widow's pension on 29 Feb 1908 in New York City, New York. She was approved for $8 per month, which was increased to $12 per month on 19 April 1908. Her pension application was witnessed by Rosanna Schlosser and Joseph W. McGhee. The file includes affidavits by Joseph W. McGhee and Margaret Hoffman. She resided at 1413 Beach Ave. Bronx, New York in Jan 1909. She resided at 685 Morris Ave. New York City, New York in Mar 1910. She died on 28 Mar 1910 in New York City, New York. She was buried on 31 Mar 1910 in Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, New York.
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