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HEISER-Mexican War aboard ship 1850 census

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HEISER-Mexican War aboard ship 1850 census

Phyllis Dearborn (View posts)
Posted: 3 Nov 2004 7:57AM GMT
Classification: Query
Heinrich HEISER served aboard the ship Germantown as a Marine from late 1847 until 1851 , sailing from Norfolk to the Gulf during the Mexican War. He had enlisted in Philadelphia. When the war was over, he stayed aboard, sailing/protecting the southern and eastern coast of US and in the Caribbean until 1851 when he was discharged at the Marine Barracks of the Navy Shipyard in Brooklyn, NY. This I determined from his pension file and the Dictionary of Fighting Ships which documents the itinerary of the Germantown. My question: were men accounted for somewhere who were serving aboard a ship during a census year?
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Phyllis Dearborn 3 Nov 2004 2:57PM GMT 
PatRichleyEri... 20 Nov 2004 1:05PM GMT 
heiserjonatha... 16 Jul 2012 12:04AM GMT 
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