California Genealogy and History Archives
Civil War Veterans
Jasper M. Barthelow
BARTHELOW: Capt. Jasper M. Barthelow Captain Jasper M. Barthelow of Monterey County, Civil War Veteran of the California Column, 8th California Infantry Company C. He was born in estimated 1834 in Virginia. He died on a Monday- May 16th, 1870, in Monterey (his obit reads at aged 35 years, while his headstone reads age 37 years.). He served in the Civil War as a Captain in the California Column in the 8th California Infantry, Company C. His service dates: he enlisted out of San Francisco on January 21st, 1865 and was mustered out at Fort Point, San Francisco on October 24th, 1865 with the rest of his company. Not much is known about this man’s civilian life, his obituary is not that revealing. His obituary is from the May 21st, 1870 issue of the newspaper of that time, called the “Monterey Democrat “. Captain Jasper M. Barthelow is buried at El Encinal Cemetery next to Lake El Estero in Monterey, California, (the Cemetery is also known as the Monterey City Cemetery, and as usually called in the 1800’s, the Protestant Cemetery). His grave is next to the gate entrance to the cemetery maintenance yard and office.
Compiled and Submitted: by Tim P. Reese, PCC Aug 2009
BARTHELOW, JASPER M (1835-1870)
MONTEREY El Encinal Cemetery