91st PA: Adolph M Bankerd

Adolph M Bankerd

Before the war

He was born on 8 March 1840, in Allegheny [County], Pennsylvania, to James M Bankerd and Juliann Minehart. [sources: date: 9, 14, 20; see also 3 (22 in 1862), 4, 11, 15 (90 in 1930), 16 (70 in 1910), 17 (79 in 1920), 18 (10 in 1850), 19 (20 in 1860). place: 3, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19. parents: 20; see also 18, 19]

In 1850. he was living in Pease, Belmont County, Ohio. He was living with James and Julianne Bankard (his parents), along with Mary, William, Julian, James Jr, Elizabeth and Charles (presumably his siblings), and Jacob Minchant. He had attended school within the year. [source: 18]

On 1 May 1851, his mother, Juliann Bankard, died. [source: 20]

On 12 March 1853, his father married Susannah Vaughan, in Subinville, Ohio. [source: 20]

In 1860, he was living in Birmingham Borough, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. He was living with James and Susanna Bankert (presumably his father and stepmother), and Charles, Elizabeth, and Frank Bankert (presumably siblings). He was a glassblower. [source: 19]

When he enlisted, he was a glassblower, and was living in Birmingham, Pennsylvania. [sources: 4, 11]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair. [sources: 3, 11]

During the war

He enlisted on 28 January 1862, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was enlisted for three years, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant G A Werk [?]. On 10 February 1862, he was mustered into service in the 62nd Pennsylvania Infantry, by Captain Dodge, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. [sources: 1, 2, 3 (28 Jun), 4 (28 Jan), 5 (29 Jan), 11, 14]

He was transferred from company L of the 62nd Pennsylvania to the 91st Pennsylvania. On 21 July 1864, he, and the other members of companies L and M, were assigned to company G. On 22 July 1864, they were transferred to company K, following brigade orders to assign them to the smallest company. He was then absent, as a private. [sources: 1, 2, 5, 21]

According to the 1890 census, he was dischaged on 20 February 1865. According to the company K monthly report for April 1865, he was discharged because his term had expired, on 29 April 1865, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Given the date he enlisted, 20 February seems more plausible.) He was a private, in company K. [sources: 8, 13, 21]

After the war

In 1866/70, he married Sarah E Hunter. She was born in February 1844, in Pennsylvania. She had seven children, six of whom were alive in 1900, and five of who were alive in 1910, including:

[sources: 9, 10, 15 (at age 25), 16]

In 1870, he was living in Birmingham, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. He was a glassblower, and owned $500 in personal property. He was living with his wife, Sarah, and two children (Carrie and Mary). [source: 6]

In 1880, he was living in Richland District, Ohio County, West Virginia. He was a gardener. He was living with his wife, Sarah, and five children: Carrie, Mary E, William I, Hettie A, and Blanch C. [source: 7]

In 1890, he was living in Wheeling, Richland District, Ohio County, West Virginia. He had been wounded in his foot in 1863. [source: 8]

In 1900, he was living in Knoxville Borough, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, in a rented home. He was a glass gatherer, who had been out of work six months in the previous year. He was living with his wife Sarah, and their children Caroline, William (a bookkeeper), Edwin A (a bookkeeper), Julia H (at school), and two sisters-in law. [source: 9]

In 1910, he was living at 2012 Larch Avenue, ward 19, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Sarah and a boarder. He was living on his own income. [source: 16]

In 1920, he was living at 2092 Pioneer Avenue, ward 19, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Sarah. He was retired. [source: 17]

In 1930, he was living at 2070 Pioneer Avenue, ward 19, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Sarah. He was a gatherer for a glass company. He was not at work the day before the census was taken. [source: 15]

On 30 March 1934, he died. He was buried in the South Side Cemetery, Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County Pennsylvania. [source: 14]

Sources

not in Bates (in the 91st PA)

1 special order 65, HQ 91st PA, 21 July 1864 (Adolph Bankers)

2 special order 66, HQ 91st PA, 22 July 1864 (Adolph Bankers)

3 company K, descriptive roll (Adolph Bankett)

4 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 1 May 2005 (Adolph Bankerd)

5 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Sixty-second regiment', volume 2, page 484. (In the roster) (Adolph Bankerd)

6 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Birmingham, 2nd precinct, page 452 stamped = 147 [?] handwritten (image 146 of 216 on Ancestry) (Adolph Bankard [Bankart?])

7 1880 US census, West Virginia, Ohio County, Richland District page 6 (Adolph Bankerd [?])

8 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, West Virginia, Ohio County, Richland District, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 226, page 1 (Adolph M Baukand)

9 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Knoxville Borough, supervisor's district 18, enumeration district 410, sheet 16B (Adolph M Bankerd)

10 Johannes Jacob BANKERS descendants (on Rootsweb) (searched 1 May 2005) (Adolph M Bankerd)

11 company K, second descriptive roll (Adolph M Bankered)

12 company K, third descriptive roll (Adolph Bankerd)

13 company K, monthly report, April 1865 (Adolph Bankeers [??])

14 Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 4 December 2010) (Adolph H Bankerd)

15 1930 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, ward 19, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 2-329, microfilm series T626, film 1982, page 80 = 15 A handwritten (Adolph Bankerd)

16 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh City, ward 19, supervisor's district 23, enumeration district 531, microfilm series T624, film 1307, page 80 = 2 B handwritten (Adolf M Bankerd)

17 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny, Pittsburgh City, ward 19, supervisor's district 24, ennumeration district 621, microfilm series T625, film 1523, page 80 = 10 A handwritten (Adolph M Bankert)

18 1850 US census, Ohio, Belmont County, Pease, microfilm series M432, film 661, page 211 verso = [422] handwritten] (FamilySearch, accessed 15 August 12 (Adolphus Bankard)

19 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Birmingham Borough, post office Buchanan, microfilm series M653, film 1065, page 5 = 5 handwritten (FamilySearch (accessed 15 Aug 12; indexed under 'Adolph Baukert') (Adolph Bankert)

20 'Titus family tree', on Ancestry (accessed 15 August 2012) (Adolph Bankerd)

21 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Adolph Bankered)

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed 12 June 2005)
Find a grave
accessed 4 Dec 2010, and again on 13 Aug 12 (and checked cemetery as well as name, and spouse as well as Adolph)
applications for headstones for military veterans, 1925-1941
FamilySearch index, accessed 13 Aug 12
RootsWeb WorldConnect
accessed 4 December 2010 and again on 13 Aug 12
1940 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 15 August 2012)

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Adolph M Bankerd in the 91st PA database

1850 census

[1850 US census, Ohio, Belmont County, Pease, microfilm series M432, film 661, page 211 verso = [422] handwritten] (FamilySearch, accessed 15 August 12]
[identification is likely--note that James and Charles, at least, match the 1860 census entry transcribed below; James's apparent spouse is named 'Susanna' and born in Ohio, which suggests Julianne may have died and James remarried before moving back to Pennsylvania; James's occupation in the 1860 census also matches his occupation here]
line10111213141516171819
Dwellings visited1463         
Families visited1487         
NameJames BankardJulyan "Mary "Wm "Julyan "Adolphus "James " JrElizabeth "Charles "Jacob Minchant
Age38381512141085236
SexMFFMFMMFMM
Color          
Occupation of males over 15 yearsGlass Blower         
Real estate owned600         
BirthplaceVirginiaPenn"VirginiaNew JerseyPenn"New JerseyVirginiaPenn [?]
Married within year          
Attended school within year  111111  
Over 20 & can't read/write          
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.          

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Birmingham Borough, post office Buchanan, microfilm series M653, film 1065, page 5 = 5 handwritten (FamilySearch (accessed 15 Aug 12; indexed under 'Adolph Baukert')
[identification is probable--his occupation and location match the occupation and location at enlistment in the regiment records]
line5678910
Dwelling number[28]     
Family number31     
NameJames M BankertSusanna BankertAdolph BankertCharles A BankertElizabeth P BankertFrank A Bankert
Age4839201394
Sexmfmmfm
Color      
OccupationGlass Blower Glass Blower   
Value of real estate owned700     
Value of personal estate300     
Place of birthVirginiaOhioPennaVirginiaPenna"
Married within year      
Attended school within year      
Cannot read & write      
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Birmingham, 2nd precinct, page 452 stamped = 147 [?] handwritten (image 146 of 216 on Ancestry)]
[I did not transcribe the domestic servant on line 16]
[identification is likely, given his occupation and location; see the 1860 census entry transcribed above]
line12131415
Dwelling-house number270   
Family number332   
NameBankard Adolph [perhaps Bankart?]" Sarah" Carrie" Mary [??]
Age302331 [?]
SexMFFF
ColorWWWW
OccupationGlass BlowerHouse keeperAt home" "
Real estate value    
Personal estate value500   
BirthplaceVirginiaPenna""
Father foreign born    
Mother foreign born    
Birth month if born within year    
Marriage month if married within year    
Attended school past year    
Can't read    
Can't write    
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.    
Male US citizen at least 21 years old1   
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...    

1880 census

[1880 US census, West Virginia, Ohio County, Richland District page 6]
[I did not transcribe the two boarders on lines 20-21]
[identification is likely, since he is in the same town as in the 1890 veterans schedule transcribe below--note, however, the radically different occupation]
line13141516171819
street name       
house number       
dwelling visit #48      
family visit #50      
nameBankerd [?] Adolph_ Sarah_ Carrie_ Mary E_ William I_ Hettie A_ Blanch C
colorWWWWWWW
sexMFFFMFF
age40321311985
month born if born in year       
relationship WifeDaughterDaughterSonDaughterDaughter
single  11111
married11     
widowed/divorced       
married during year       
occupationGardenerKeeping houseAt homeAt home   
months unemployed       
currently ill?       
blind       
deaf/dumb       
idiotic       
insane       
disabled       
school this year       
can't read       
can't write1      
birthplaceVirginiaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
father's birthplaceVirginiaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplaceOhioPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, West Virginia, Ohio County, Richland District, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 226, page 1]
[identification is confirmed by reference to his service in the 62nd Pennsylvania]

[line] 7
[house] 59
[family] 66
[name] Adolph M. Baukand
[rank] Private
[company] L
[unit] 62 R Pa
[enlistment date] Jan 29 1862
[discharge date] Feb 20 1865
[length of service] 3 years, 0 months, 21 days
[post office address] Wheeling Ohio Co WV
[disability incurred] Wounded in foot 63
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Knoxville Borough, supervisor's district 18, enumeration district 410, sheet 16B]
[identification is likely, given his location and occupation; see the 1870 census entry transcribed above]
line5253545556575859
streetCharles St       
house number424       
dwelling number306 ['302' is crossed out]       
family number337 ['325' is crossed out]       
nameBankerd Adolph M_ Sarah E_ Caroline_ William J_ Edwin [?] A_ Julia HHunter Emma L_ Mary E
relationshipHeadWifeDaughterSonSonDaughterSister in lawSister in law
colorWWWWWWWW
sexMFFMMFFF
birth dateMar 1840Feb 1844Dec 1867July 1870Jan 1872Oct 1882Jan 1848Nov 1851
age6056322927175148
married?MMSSSSSS
# years married3333      
mother of how many children? 7      
# of children living 6      
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaW VirginiaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplaceW. VirginiaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year        
# years in USA        
naturalized citizen?        
occupationGlass gatherer  Book keeperBook keeperAt school  
# months not employed6  00   
# months in school     9  
can readyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
speaks Englishyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
owned/rentedR       
free or mortgaged        
farm/houseH       
# of farm schedule        

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh City, ward 19, supervisor's district 23, enumeration district 531, microfilm series T624, film 1307, page 80 = 2 B handwritten]
[identification is likely; see the 1900 census entry transcribed above]
line717273
streetLarch Ave
house nr2012  
dwelling nr37  
family nr37  
nameBankerd Adolf M.- Sarah E.Hunter Mary E.
relationshipHeadWifeBoarder
sexMF
colorWWW
age706458
marital statusM1M1S
#years present marriage4040 
mother of # children 7 
mother of # living children 5 
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplaceWest VirginiaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated   
naturalized/alien   
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationOwn Income  
nature of industry etc.Nothing  
employer etc.   
out of work 15 Apr 1910?   
# weeks out of work 1909   
can readyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyes
school since 1 Sep 09   
owned/rentedO  
owned free or mortagagedM  
farm/houseH  
nr on farm schedule   
civil war vetUA  
blind   
deaf & dumb   

1920 census

[1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny, Pittsburgh City, ward 19, supervisor's district 24, ennumeration district 621, microfilm series T625, film 1523, page 80 = 10 A handwritten]
[identification is likely; see the 1900 census entry transcribed above]
line4041
streetPioneer Avenue
house number2092 
dwelling visit number181 
family visit number224 
nameBankert, Adolph M.- Sarah E.
relationshipHeadWife
own/rentO 
free/mortgaged (if owned)M 
sexMM [sic]
raceWW
age at last birthday7973
marital statusMM
year of immigration  
naturalized/alien  
year of naturalization  
attended school since Sept 1919  
can readYesYes
can writeYesYes
birth placePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
native language  
father's birthplaceWest VirginiaPennsylvania
father's native language  
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's native language  
can speak EnglishYesYes
occupationRetiredNone
industry, business  
employment status  
number of farm schedule  

1930 census

[1930 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, ward 19, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 2-329, microfilm series T626, film 1982, page 80 = 15 A handwritten]
[identification is likely; see the 1900 census entry transcribed above]
line3637
streetPioneer Ave
house number[2070] 
dwelling visit #[181] 
family visit #208 
nameBankerd, Adolph- Sarah
relationHeadWife
owned/rentedR 
value or rent$5100 
radioR 
farmNo 
sexMF
colorWW
age9084
married?MM
age 1st marriage2519
school/college since 9/29NoNo
can read & writeYesYes
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
native language  
immigration year  
naturalization  
can speak EnglishYesYes
occupationGatherNone
industryGlass Co 
worker classW 
at work yesterdayNo 
unemployment schedule #39 
veteran?Yes 
warCiv 
farm schedule #  

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 10 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Bankered Adolph
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also 62" Pa. Inf.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

Pennsylvania veterans burial record

[Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 4 December 2010)]

RECORD OF BURIAL PLACE OF VETERAN
Allegheny County
NAME Bankerd, Adolph H.
DATE OF BIRTH 3/8/1840
DATE OF DEATH 3/30/1934
VETERAN OF Civil WAR
SERVED IN ARMY
DATES OF SERVICE Ent. 2/10/62
ORGANIZATION(S) co. L. 62nd Pa. Inf.
RANK Pvt.
CEMETERY NAME South Side Cemetery
[CEMETERY] LOCATION Brownsville Rd. Pgh. Pa.
LOCATION OF GRAVE IN CEMETERY SECTION B LOT NO. N 1/2 12
HEADSTONE
INFORMATION GIVEN BY Yund
DATE 4/16/35
REMARKS

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