Maj. JUMPER Alden Haden

Maj. JUMPER Alden Haden[1, 2, 3]

Male 1819 - 1888  (69 years)

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  • Name JUMPER Alden Haden 
    Prefix Maj. 
    Born 16 Feb 1819  South Thomaston, Lincoln, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    _UID BB5D0D38EB9ED5118A064445535400008C1D 
    Died 29 Feb 1888  Melvern, Osage, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Aft 29 Feb 1888  Melvern, Osage, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • (Melvern City Cemetery.)
    Major Alden H. & Amanda F. (Noyes) Jumper gravestone
    Major Alden H. & Amanda F. (Noyes) Jumper gravestone
    Notes 
    • Operated underground railroad in Manchester, IN. Major in 26th Regt. Indiana Vol.

      Alden Haden Jumper was listed in the household of Joseph Jumper in the 1820 Census in the under 10 age group. He was listed in the household of Joseph Jumper in the 1840 Census in the 20-30 age group. Based on the birthplaces of Alden's siblings, it appears that the family did not move from Maine to Indiana until after 1835.

      Alden was listed as the head of family on the 1850 Census in Manchester, Dearborn County, Indiana. he was 31, born in Maine, listed as a farmer with $3000 real estate. Included in the household were Alden's wife, Amanda G, 25 born in IN; a son, Benjamin S,; and 3 daughters, Abigail A., 4, Sarah J., 3, and Mary E., 1. All the children were born in Indiana.

      Alden was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census in Manchester, Dearborn County, Indiana. he was 41, born in Maine, listed as a farmer with $6700 real estate. Included in the household were his wife, Amanda, 33 IN; and 6 children, Abigail 16 IN, Benjamin 14 IN, Jane 12 IN, Mary 10, Horace 5 IN, and Lucy 2 IN.

      Per his obituary, Alden raised a company of volunteers in the Civil War and was mustered in as Captain, Co. K, 26th Ind Volunteers. He served in that regiment from August 1861 to January 1866 and mustered out as a Major although brevitted as a Lt Colonel.

      In 1869 Alden and his wife Amanda moved from Ripley Co. Indiana to Osage Co., Kansas where he lived on a farm one mile north of Malvern.

      Per his pension request in 1873, Alden suffered eye damage from exposure at the siege of Vicksburg which eventually incapacitated him for manual labor. He was awarded a pension for blindness on 29 July 1876.
    Person ID I20568  Old North Yarmouth, Maine
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2003 

    Family NOYES Amanda Fitzwhalen,   b. 1 Sep 1825, Manchester Township, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1918, Melvern, Osage, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 21 Feb 1843  Manchester, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. JUMPER Abigail Elvira,   b. 1844, Manchester Township, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. JUMPER Benjamin "Benny" Snow,   b. 1846, Manchester Township, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1912, St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. JUMPER Sarah Jane "Jenny",   b. 31 Aug 1846, , Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1916, Sidney, Richland, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     4. JUMPER Mary Elizabeth,   b. 1850, Manchester Township, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1914, Melvern, Osage, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     5. JUMPER James M.,   b. 21 Apr 1851, Manchester Township, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1854, Manchester Township, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     6. JUMPER Horace Greely,   b. 26 Oct 1854, Manchester Township, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1921, Coffeyville, Montgomery, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     7. JUMPER Lucy Luellen,   b. 1858,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. JUMPER Harriet "Hattie" Beecher,   b. 1861, Manchester Township, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. JUMPER Indiana Maine,   b. 1863, Manchester Township, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. JUMPER Carrie Amanda,   b. 1868, Manchester Township, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. JUMPER George A.,   d. Manchester Township, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 3 May 2017 
    Family ID F5322  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Veteran & Patriot of the Civil War
    Veteran & Patriot of the Civil War

  • Sources 
    1. [S224] Correspondence-Internet-Beryl (Groom) Hubbard, 19 Feb 1999 6:35 pm.

    2. [S224] Correspondence-Internet-Beryl (Groom) Hubbard, 22 Nov 1999 8:53 pm.

    3. [S232] Correspondence-Internet-Bill Stanley, 22 Nov 2000 11:49 pm.

    4. [S1035] Book-Pennsylvania: Genealogies, p. 522.

    5. [S304] Correspondence-Internet-Gene Jumper.

    6. [S1014] Internet-Index of Indiana Marriages.