91st PA: Samuel alias Daniel Barnett

Samuel alias Daniel Barnett

Name

He enlisted under the alias 'Daniel Barnett'. [sources: 3, 12]

Before the war

He was born in 1820/30, in Pennsylvania. [sources: date: 2 (35 in 1865), 4 (63 in 1888), 6 (46 in 1870), 8 (58 in 1880), 11 (39 in 1860). place: 2, 6, 8, 11]

He married Ellen K [unknown family name]. She was born in 1828/32, in Pennsylvania. They had six known children:

[sources: 6, 8, 10 (Ellen 66 at death in 1895), 11]

In 1860, he was living in Barree Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Eleanor, and with Mary Jane, John S, and Almira (presumably their children). He was a carpenter, and owned $200 in personal property. [source: 11]

When he enlisted, he was a carpenter. [source: 2]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair. [source: 2]

During the war

He was drafted. He enlisted and was mustered into service on 15 March 1865. He was enlisted for one year, at Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Lloyd. He reported for duty on 15 March 1865. His service was credited to the seventeenth congressional district. He was a private in company D. [sources: 1, 2, 12, 13]

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865. He was a private, in company D. [sources: 1, 12, 13]

After the war

In 1870, he was living in Barree Township, Huntington County, Pennsylvania. He was living with Ellen Barnett (presumably his wife), and with Almira, Cyrus, Annie, and Stewart Barnett (presumably their children). He was a carpenter, and owned $350 in real estate and $200 in personal property. [source: 6]

In 1880, he was living in Barree Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Eleanor, and children Elmira, Cyrus, Anna, and Stewart S. He was a laborer. [source: 8]

On 21 September 1888, he died. He was buried in the Cornpropst Mills Baptist Cemetery, McAlevys Fort (approximately eight miles north of Huntingdon), Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. [sources: 4, 5, 9]

In 1890, his widow, Ellen K Barnett, was living in Miller Township, Huntington County, Pennsylvania (post office Corncrobst Mill). [source: 7]

On 22 July 1890, his widow, Ellen Barnett, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension. [sources: 3, 5]

His wife Ellen K Barnett died on 6 February 1895. She was 66 years old. She was also buried in the Cornpropst Mills Baptist Cemetery. [sources: 4, 10]

Sources

1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (Daniel Barnett)

2 company D, [second] descriptive roll, entry 83 (Daniel Barnett)

3 pension index, by name (Samuel Barnett alias Daniel Barnett)

4 'Cornpropst Mills Baptist Cemetery', on RootsWeb (viewed April 2007) (Samuel Barnett)

5 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company D (Samuel Barnett)

6 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Barree Township, microfilm series M593, film 1349, page 481 verso = 22 handwritten (Samuel Barnett)

7 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Miller Township, enumeration district 186 (Ellen K widow of Samuel Barnett)

8 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Barree Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 184, microfilm series T9, film 1134, page 74 = 7 C handwritten (Samuel Barnet)

9 Find a grave, memorial 63023049, created by Tom Whitehurst, added 17 December 2010, accessed 30 August 2012 (Samel [sic] Barnett)

10 Find a grave, memorial 63023062, created by Tom Whitehurst, added 17 December 2010, accessed 30 August 2012 (Ellen K Barnett)

11 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Barree Township, microfilm series M653, film 1115, pages 28 = 14 handwritten to 29 = 15 handwritten (Samuel Barnits)

12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Samuel Barnet)

13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Daniel Barnett)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1850 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 30 August 2012)
there is a Samuel Y Barnet, 34, living in Maidencreek, Berks County, Pennsylvania, with Daniel Barnet (67 b. PA) et al. (microfilm series M432, film 754, page 199 recto = 399 handwritten = 15 handwritten), but he is still there in the 1860 census (PA, Berks, Maiden Creek, microfilm series M653, film 1076, page 450 = 54 handwritten)
1900 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 30 August 2012)
1910 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 30 August 2012)
1920 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 30 August 2012)
1930 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 30 August 2012)
RootsWeb WorldConnect
searched Samuel Barnett (metaphone) born PA 1825 +/- 5 (accessed 30 August 12)
Pennsylvania veterans' burial records
Ancestry index (accessed 7 Apr 12)
records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 30 August 2012)
applications for headstones for military veterans, 1925-1941
FamilySearch index (accessed 30 August 2012)

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Samuel Barnett in the 91st PA gedcom on RootsWeb WorldConnect

Samuel Barnett in the 91st PA database

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Barree Township, microfilm series M653, film 1115, pages 28 = 14 handwritten to 29 = 15 handwritten]
[identification is likely; see the 1880 census entry transcribed below]
line3940123
Dwelling number104    
Family number105    
NameSamuel BarnitsEleanor BarnitsMary JaneJohn S.Almira
Age39284210/12
Sexmffmf
Color     
OccupationCarpenter    
Value of real estate owned     
Value of personal estate200    
Place of birth  Penna""
[the last recorded birthplace on page 28 is 'Penn', in line 21; some but not all prior lines have ditto marks]
Married within year     
Attended school within year     
Cannot read & write     
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.     

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Barree Township, microfilm series M593, film 1349, page 481 verso = 22 handwritten]
[identification is likely; see the 1880 census entry transcribed below]
line192021222324
Dwelling-house number172     
Family number167     
NameBarnett Samuel- Ellen- Almira- Cyrus- Annie- Stewart
Age464210861
SexMFFMFM
ColorWWWWWW
OccupationCarpenterKeeping HouseAt Home   
Real estate value$350     
Personal estate value$200     
BirthplacePennsylvaniaDo.Do.Do.Do.Do.
Father foreign born      
Mother foreign born      
Birth month if born within year      
Marriage month if married within year      
Attended school past year  1   
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, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Barree Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 184, microfilm series T9, film 1134, page 74 = 7 C handwritten]
[identification is likely, given the 1890 veterans schedule entry transcribed below]
[indexed on FamilySearch, Ancestry, and HeritageQuest under 'Baruch', not 'Barnett']
[while I can see why the indexers read the surname as 'Baruch', I read it as 'Barnet'; the 'n' is sloppy but clear enough, and the family clearly matches the family in the 1870 census entry transcribed above]
line232425262728
street name      
house number      
dwelling visit #42     
family visit #43     
nameBarnet Samuel" Eleanor" Elmira" Cyrus" Anna" Stewart S.
colorWWWWWW
sexMFFMFM
age585020181611
month born if born in year      
relationship WifeDaughterSonDaughterSon
single  1111
married11    
widowed/divorced      
married during year      
occupationLaborerKeeping HouseAt HomeLaborerAt HomeLaborer
months unemployed      
currently ill?      
blind      
deaf/dumb      
idiotic      
insane      
disabled      
school this year   111
can't read      
can't write      
birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
father's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Miller Township, enumeration district 186]
[identification is confirmed by reference to his service in the 91st]
[transcribed 30 August 2012, from Ancestry (image 3 of 3)]

[line] 31
[house] 115
[family] 116
[name] Ellen K, widow of Samuel Barnett
[rank] Private
[company] D
[unit] 91 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] Mar 1865
[discharge date] July 1865
[length of service] [blank] years, 4 months, [blank] days
[post office address] " " [sc. Corncrobst Mill Pa]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] Drafted

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 9 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Barnet Samuel
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Barnett Daniel

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 15 March 2014]

Barnett Daniel
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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