91st PA: Abner Bartolette

Abner Bartolette

Before the war

He was born on 5 October 1842, in Frederick Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, to Daniel Bertolet and Catharine Gabel. [sources: date: 9, 10, 17, 18; 3 (22 in 1865), 10 (17 in 1860), 11 (53 in 1895), 14 (53 at death in 1895), 15 (7 in 1850), 16 (27 in 1870). place: 9, 10, 15, 16. parents: 9, 10, 15, 16]

In 1850, he was living in Frederick Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was living with his parents Daniel and Catharine Bartolet, and with other Bartolet's (presumably siblings). [source: 15]

In 1860, he was living in Frederick Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was living with Daniel and Catharine Bartolet (his parents), other relatives, and two people with different family names. He was a farm laborer. [source: 10]

During the war

He was drafted. He enlisted and was mustered into service on 2 March 1865.e He was enlisted as a private, at Norristown, Pennsylvania. He was a private in company B. [sources: 1, 3, 14, 17, 20, 21, 22]

He was "to be charged"--perhaps for lost equipment, when the regiment mustered out. [source: 2]

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865. He was a private, in company B. [sources: 1, 3, 4, 17, 20, 21, 22]

After the war

In 1870, he was living in ward 20, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was living with Daniel Bartolet and others (presumably his brother and his brother's family). He owned $150 in personal property. [source: 16]

In 1880, he was living at 812 Ringold Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was living with his brother Samuel, and Samuel's family. He was a brickmaker. [source: 8]

On 8 August 1886, he married Margaret Myer. She was born on 16 February 1857, in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to George Myer and Lovina [unknown family name]. They had one child, Abner W Bertolet (born 30 December 1887). [sources: 9, 19]

In 1890, he was living at 2114 Diamond, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania His occupation was "bricks", at the corner of Lehigh Avenue and North 26th Street. [sources: 4, 5]

On 26 January 1892, he successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension. [sources: 6, 7, 12 (issued 7 January 1895)]

He died on 28 June 1895, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, of paralysis. He died at, or was buried from 2057 North 9th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a brick manufacturer then. The funeral was held on 30 June, at the First Mennonite Church, on Diamond Street near Fifth Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Bertolet's Mennonite Meeting House Cemetery, Frederick Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The grave has a GAR marker. [sources: 9, 11, 14 (d. 1 Jul; bur.Zieglersville), 17, 18]

On 6 July 1895, his widow, Maggie Bertolet, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension. [sources: 6, 7]

On 6 June 1905, a minor dependent, Garden [?] Bertolet, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension. [sources: 6, 7]

In 1909, Daniel H Bertolet filed the account of his guardianship of Abner W Bertolet. [sources: 13]

His widow, Margaret, may have married someone with the family name 'Davidson'. [source: 19]

His widow Margaret died on 19 April 1913, and was buried with him. [sources: 9, 19]

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) (Abner Bartolette)

2 list of men who owed money [?], page 2, number 12 (Bartolette)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 24 June 2004 (Abner Bartolette)

4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 773, page 2 (image 2468 on Ancestry) (Abner Bertolette)

5 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory (Abner Bertolette)

6 pension index, by regiment (Abner Bertolet)

7 pension index, by name (Abner Bertolet)

8 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 600, microfilm series T9, film 1187, page 455 C = 3 handwritten (Abner Bertolet)

9 'Oley Valley ancestors', a gedcom, on RootsWeb WorldConnect (revised 5 February 2005, viewed 26 February 2006) (Abner G Bertolet)

10 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Frederick Township, microfilm series M653, film 1145, page 84-85 = 44-45 handwritten (Abner Bartolet)

11 [death notice]. Philadelphia Inquirer, 30 June 1895, page 11 (Abner Bertolet)

12 'Pension certificates issued. Philadelphia Inquirer, 19 January 1895, page 7 (Abner Bertolet)

13 'Orphans' Court notices. Philadelphia Inquirer 30 April 1909 page 15 (also 27 April 1909 page 11); and 'Withdrawals granted', Philadelphia Inquirer, 21 June 1909, page 12

14 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1895, number 27288 (Abner Bartolet)

15 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Frederick Township, microfilm series M432, film 799, page 151 verso = 302 handwritten (Abner Bartolet)

16 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia, ward 20, district 5, microfilm series M593, film 1406, page 345 = 12 handwritten (Abner Bartolet)

17 Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 5 April 2012) (Abner G Bertolet alias Bartolette)

18 Find a grave, memorial 41224218, created by aimskeet, added 27 Aug 2009, accessed 7 September 2012] (Abner G Bertolet)

19 'Schwenk, Stout, Moyer, Naugle, Goodhart, Latshaw, & allied families of PA', contact Thera, last revised 27 Aug 2011, accessed 8 Sep 2012 (Margaret Myer)

20 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Abner Bartlett)

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

22 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Abner Bertolett)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1900 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 8 September 2012)
I have not found their son Abner either
1910 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 8 September 2012)
their son Abner may be living in ward 38, Philadelphia, microfilm series T624, film 1408, page 84 = 5 A handwritten (FamilySearch); a Margaret Wilt is living in the same household; she is 59 years old, and widowed, but claims to have had three children, all living
1920 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 8 September 2012)
1930 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 8 September 2012)
applications for headstones for military veterans, 1925-1941
FamilySearch index (accessed 8 September 2012)
records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 8 September 2012)
Find a grave
no entry for Margaret (accessed 7 September 2012)--checked Margaret Davidson also
GenealogyBank
Philadelphia newspapers, death notices, 19 to 22 April 1913, checked Margaret Bartolet/Davidson (accessed 8 Sep 12)
Philadelphia death certificates
checked for Margaret died 1913 born 1855-1859, and for Margaret Davidson died 1913 (accessed 8 Sep 12)
Philadelphia marriage records
searched on FamilySearch for Margaret Bartolet (accessed 8 Sep 12)

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Abner Bartolette in the 91st PA gedcom on RootsWeb WorldConnect

Abner Bartolette in the 91st PA database

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Frederick Township, microfilm series M432, film 799, page 151 verso = 302 handwritten]
[identification is uncertain]
line89101112131415161718
Dwellings visited8          
Families visited9          
NameDaniel BartoletCatharineJohn G.SusannaDaniel G.Abraham G.Benjamin G.MariaSamuel G.AbnerDavid
Age5446242018161411973
Sexmfmfmmmfmmm
Color           
Occupation of males over 15 yearsfarmer Brickmaker farmerditto     
Real estate owned5000          
Birthplace" [sc. Pennsylvania]""""""""""
Married within year           
Attended school within year     11111 
Over 20 & can't read/write           
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.           

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Frederick Township, microfilm series M653, film 1145, page 84-85 = 44-45 handwritten]
[identification is uncertain]
line35363738394012
Dwelling number330       
Family number334       
NameDaniel BartoletCatharine BartoletSusanna BartoletMaria BartoletSamuel BartoletAbner BartoletCatharine HarmonHenry Rock
Age6456302019171411
SexMFFFMMFM
Color        
OccupationFarmer Millenary Farm LaborerDo  
Value of real estate owned8550       
Value of personal estate3900 100     
Place of birthDo [sc. Pennsylvania]DoDoDoDoDoPennsylvaniaDo
Married within year        
Attended school within year   11111
Cannot read & write        
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.        

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia, ward 20, district 5, microfilm series M593, film 1406, page 345 = 12 handwritten]
[identification is uncertain]
line1213141516
Dwelling-house number89    
Family number93    
NameBartolet Daniel- Mar [??]- Adline- George- Abner
Age292437/1227
SexMFFMM
ColorWWWWW
OccupationCarterKeeps House   
Real estate value     
Personal estate value650   150 [?]
BirthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
Father foreign born     
Mother foreign born     
Birth month if born within year   Oct 
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   1
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...     

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 600, microfilm series T9, film 1187, page 455 C = 3 handwritten]
[identification is uncertain]
line2829303132333435
street nameRingold St
house number812       
dwelling visit #215       
family visit #217       
nameBertolet Saml G- Mary A- Eveline A- Jas E- Katie- AbnerAble CharlesFloric [?] John
colorWWWWWWWW
sexMFFMFMMM
age39341372371927
month born if born in year        
relationship WifedaughterSondaughterBrotherboarderboarder
single  111111 [sic]
married11      
widowed/divorced       1 [sic]
married during year        
occupationBrickmakerKeeping houseAt School  BrickmakerdriverBrickmaker
months unemployed        
currently ill?        
blind        
deaf/dumb        
idiotic        
insane        
disabled        
school this year  11    
can't read      1 
can't write      1 
birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
father's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaIreland
mother's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaIreland

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 773, page 2 (image 2468 on Ancestry)]
[identification is confirmed by reference to his service in the 91st]

[line] 15
[house] 64
[family] 67
[name] Bertolette Abner
[rank] Private
[company] B
[unit] 91 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] 2 March 1865
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] 0 years, 4 months, 8 days
[post office address] 2114 [?] Diamond, Phila, Pa.
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory

[searched transcription on Ancestry, March 2005]
Abner Bertolet, bricks, Lehigh av c N 26th, h 2114 Diamond

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 13 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Bartlett Abner
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Bertolett Abner

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 14 March 2014]

Bartolette Abner
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Bertolett Abner

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 16 March 2014]

Bertolett Abner
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death notice

[Philadelphia Inquirer, 30 June 1895, page 11]

BERTOLET.--On June 28, 1865, Abner Bertolet, aged 53 years. The relatives and friends of the family, also Enterprise Council, No. 7, L.O.R.C, are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services, on Sunday evening, June 30, at 7.45, First Mennonite Church, Diamond street, near Fifth. To proceed with 7.40 A.M. train from Reading Terminal, Monday morning, to Zieglersville Station. Services and interment at 10.30 A.M., Bertolet's Mennonite Meeting House.

pension certificate

[Philadelphia Inquirer, 19 January 1895, page 7]
Pension Certificates Issued.

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18.--The following pensions have been issued. Issue of January 7, 1895:

PENNSYLVANIA.--Original--[...] Abner Bertolet, Philadelphia; [...]

Orphans' Court notice

[Philadelphia Inquirer 30 April 1909 page 15]
ORPHANS' COURT NOTICES
[...]
Room 425--Anderson, J.
[...]
No. 48--BERTOLET, minor--First and final account of Daniel H. Bertolet, Guardian of Abner W. Bertolet, late a minor.
[Philadelphia Inquirer, 21 June 1909, page 12]
Orphans' Court
[...]
Discharges Granted

[...] Daniel H. Bertolet, as guardian of Abner W. Bertolet; [...]

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1895, number 27288, Abner Bartolet]
27288
RETURN OF A DEATH
IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFICATE
1. Name of Deceased, Abner Bartolet
2. Color, White
3. Sex, Male
4. Age, 53
5. Married
6. Date of Death, June 28th 1895
7. Cause of Death, Paralysis
A. B. Liehtrumslure [???] M.D.
Residence, 2435 Nth 7th St.

UNDERTAKER'S CERTIFICATE IN RELATION TO DECEASED.
8. Occupation, Brick Manufacturer
9. Place of Birth, --
10. When a Minor, --
11. Ward, [blank]
12. Street and Number, 2057 N 9th
13. Date of Burial, July 1st
14. Place of Burial, Zieglersville Pa
A. S. Beers + Bro Undertaker
Residence, 1506 N 22nd St

Pennsylvania veterans burial record

[Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 5 April 2012)]

RECORD OF BURIAL PLACE OF VETERAN
Montgomery County
Our No. 6301
NAME BERTOLET, Abner G. (alias Bartolette)
DATE OF BIRTH 10/5/1842
DATE OF DEATH 6/28/1895
VETERAN OF Civil WAR
SERVED IN ARMY
DATES OF SERVICE 3/2/1865 to 7/10/1865
ORGANIZATION(S) Co. B. 91 Regt. Pa. Vol. Inf.
RANK Pvt.
CEMETERY NAME Bertolet Mennonite
[CEMETERY] LOCATION Frederick, Pa.
LOCATION OF GRAVE IN CEMETERY GRAVE No. 57
HEADSTONE Marble FAMILY
INFORMATION GIVEN BY Reg. of Veterans' Graves
DATE 2/7/34 & 12/31/40
REMARKS (MC) GAR marker in concrete

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