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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1878

Vol. III
p298
2725

(Born Fla.)

John Reynoldsº Totten1

(Ap'd Neb.)

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Born Barrancas Barracks, Pensacola, FL.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1874, to June 13, 1878, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, June 14, 1878.

Served: at the Military Academy, as Assistant Instructor of Artillery Tactics, July 3 to Aug. 28, 1878; on leave of absence, to Nov. 28, 1878; and on frontier duty at Ft. Randall, Dak., Nov. 28 to Dec. 3, 1878, — and Fort Hale, Dak., to July 7, 1879; in garrison at Alcatraz Island,

(Transferred to 4th Artillery, June 23, 1879)

Cal., to Jan. 1, 1880; on leave of absence, to May 1, 1880; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), to Apr. 28, 1882, — and Ft. Preble, Me. (leave of absence, Nov. 7, 1883, to Mar. 7, 1884), to Aug. 19, 1884; at the Military Academy as Assistant Professor of Modern Languages, Aug. 28, 1884, to Aug. 28, 1887, and Principal Assistant

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Jan. 6, 1886)

Professor of Spanish, Aug. 28, 1887, to Aug. 28, 1889; on leave of absence to Sep. 28, 1889; and in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p296
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — On leave of absence, from Oct. 1, 1890 till April 1, 1891.

Resigned, April 1, 1891.

Civil History. — Residence, 44 West 54th Street, New York City.

Vol. V
p273
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Not in active business; Trustee and Honorary Librarian and Chairman of Executive Committee of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, number 226 West 58th street, New York City; member New York Society of Mayflower Descendants, New York City; member New York Society of Mayflower Descendants; Sons of Revolution; member New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston Mass.; member New London, Connecticut County Historical Society; member New York Genealogical and Biographical Society. — Residence, 44 West 54th street, New York City.

Vol. VI
p250
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Nov. 4, 1856.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Jan. 6, 1886.

Resigned, April 1, 1891.

Civil History. — Not in active business. Life member, Trustee, Honorary Librarian and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society of New York City; Financial Editor and Member of the Publication Committee of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (the official publication of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society), in continuous quarterly publication since January, 1870; author of the Thacher-Thatcher Family Genealogy, a work of one thousand pages, and also of numerous genealogical articles of diversified family interest; member of the New England Historic Genealogical Society of Boston, Mass.; member of the New London County (Conn.) Historical Society; life member of the New York State Society of Mayflower Descendants, and at one time Historian of that Society; member of the Society of Sons of the Revolution of the State of New York; member of the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York.

Residence, 44 West 54th Street, New York City.

Vol. VII
p149
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

First Lieutenant, 4th Artillery, Jan. 6, 1886.

Resigned, Apr. 1, 1891.

Civil History: — Not in active business. Life member, Trustee, Honorary Librarian and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society of New York City; Editor and Member of the Publication Committee of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (the official publication of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society), in continuous quarterly publication since Jan., 1870; author of the Thacher-Thatcher Family Genealogy, a work of 1000 pages, of the Christophers Genealogy, a work of 164 pages, and also of numerous genealogical articles of diversified family interest; Member of the New England Historic Genealogical Society of Boston, Mass.; Member of the New London County, (Conn.) Historical Society; Life member of the New York State Society of Mayflower Descendants, and at one time Historian of that Society; Member of the Society of Sons of the Revolution of the State of New York; member of the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York.

Address: 1165 Fifth Avenue, New York City, N. Y.

Vol. VIII
p55
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

1st Lt., 4th Art., Jan. 6, 1886.

Resigned, Apr. 1, 1891.

Civil History: — Fellow, Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York.

Died, Feb. 1, 1936, at New York, N. Y.: Aged 80.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1936, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.º


The Author's Note:º

1 Son of Bvt. Brig.‑General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.James Totten, Class of 1841.


Thayer's Note:

a Mr. Totten's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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