Abert, John James, 1788-1863

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1788-09-17
Death 1863-01-27
United States

Biographical notes:

Topographical engineer.

From the description of John James Abert papers, 1840-1851. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449638

John James Abert (1788-1863) was a topographical engineer for the United States Army. He supervised many early national engineering projects, including the planning for a wagon road from Genoa, Utah to Carson Valley, Nevada.

From the description of John James Abert letter, 1861 February 7. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 159957417

John James Abert served as commander of the Topographical Bureau and Corps of Topographical Engineers, 1829-1861.

William G. Williams was born in 1801. He served as an officer in the United States Army Corps of Topographical Engineers, and he was commander of the U.S. Lake Survey, 1841-1845. He was killed during the Mexican War in the Battle of Monterey, 1846.

From the description of John James Abert letters to W.G. Williams, 1838-1844. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79699853

John James Abert served as commander of the Topographical Bureau and Corps of Topographical Engineers, 1829-1861.

William G. Williams was born in 1801. He served as an officer in the United States Army Corps of Topographical Engineers, and he was commander of the U.S. Lake Survey, 1841-1845. He was killed during the Mexican War in the Battle of Monterey, 1846.

From the description of John James Abert letters to W.G. Williams, 1838-1844. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702150686



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Subjects:

  • Surveying--Instruments
  • Roads--Design and construction--History--Sources
  • Roads--History--Sources

Occupations:

  • Topographical engineers.
  • Soldiers--19th century.--United States
  • Engineer

Places:

  • Utah (as recorded)
  • Great Lakes (North America) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Cattaraugus Creek (N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Cattaraugus Creek (N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • Great Lakes (North America) (as recorded)
  • Nevada (as recorded)