Colonel MACOMB John Navarre, Jr.

Colonel MACOMB John Navarre, Jr.[1]

Male 1811 - 1889  (77 years)

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  • Name MACOMB John Navarre 
    Prefix Colonel 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 9 Apr 1811  New York, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 2CA3963F544945E5A153EBB0AB23F8682832 
    Died 16 Mar 1889  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Aft 16 Mar 1889  Arlington, Arlington, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Arlington National Cemetery 
    • (Plot: Section 1, Grave 75.)
    Notes 
    • He was appointed to USMA Sept 1, 1828 and
      graduated 14th in his class, brevet 2nd Lieut., 4th US Artillery Sept 1, 1832. His military career included exploration with the topographical corps. In 1859, he led an expedition in search of the confluence of the Green and Colorado Rivers. The geologist for the trek was John Strong Newberry. "On a blazing afternoon in the summer of 1859, a U.S. Army reconnaissance unit led by Captain John N. Macomb discovered the landscape that is now Canyonlands National Park." Just a few miles north of the Macomb expedition route, on a promontory called Needles Overlook, the BLM has built a viewing balcony at the brink of the Orange Cliffs with a monument to him.

      John married his cousin Czarina Carolina Macomb in Washington, DC on March 7, 1838. She died in that city on April 24, 1846. The name, John Navarre Macomb, via their only surviving child, continued in direct line until July 8, 2000 when the last J.N. Macomb, V died in Illinois, with no descendants.

      On April 2, 1850, Col. Macomb married Nanny Rodgers, dau. of Commodore John and Minerva Rodgers. They had 6 children.

      He served as an aide-de camp with the rank of Lieut. Col. during the Civil War.
    Person ID I109352  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 1 Apr 2015 

    Father MACOMB John Navarre, Sr.,   b. 7 Mar 1774, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1810  (Age 36 years) 
    Mother LIVINGSTON Christina,   b. 25 Sep 1774, Manhattan, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1841, Branchport, Yates, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1797  New York, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F43854  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 MACOMB Czarina Carolina,   d. 24 Apr 1846, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 7 Mar 1838  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F43853  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 ROGERS Ann Minerva,   b. 1826,   d. 1 Apr 1916  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 2 Apr 1850  [1
    Children 
     1. Brigadier General MACOMB Montgomery Meigs,   b. 12 Oct 1852, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1924, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F43848  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Colonel John Navarre Macomb, Jr.
    Colonel John Navarre Macomb, Jr.
    Veteran & Patriot of the Civil War
    Veteran & Patriot of the Civil War

  • Sources 
    1. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #28382161.

    2. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #28483035.