91st PA: John Brady Bartholemew

John Brady Bartholemew

Before the war

He was born in September 1844, in Milton, [Northumberland County,] Pennsylvania, apparently to William Bartholomew and Susan [unknown family name]. [sources: date: 5 (19 in 1861), 6 (20 in 1863), 12 (Sep 1863), 13 (1844), 14 (5 in 1850), 15 (15 in 1860), 16 (26 in 1870), 17 (Sep 1844). place: 5, 6, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17. parents: 14, 15, 16]

In 1850, he was living in Milton, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. He was living with William and Susan (presumably his parents), and Eliza, Mary, and Emma Jane (presumably his siblings). He had attended school within the year. [source: 14]

In 1860, he was living in Milton Borough, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. He was living with William and Susan (presumably his parents), and with Eliza, Mary, David, and Henry (presumably his siblings). He had attended school within the year. [source: 15]

When he enlisted, he was a boatman. [sources: 5, 6]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4-1/2 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair. [sources: 5, 6 (5'6")]

During the war

He also served in company C of the 6th Connecticut Infantry, under the alias 'John Brady'. [sources: 8, 11, 12, 21]

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 25 October 1861. He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Hall. He was a private in company F. [sources: 1, 5, 12, 19, 20, 22]

He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg. [source: 7]

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 24 December 1863. He was enlisted for three years, at Bealton, Virginia, by Lieutenant W H Carpenter. [sources: 1, 6]

On 12 March 1864, he was reported under arrest. [source: 3]

On 18 March 1864, he was released from arrest and restored to duty, but the pay for the time he were absent, transportation, and the reward authorized for deserters, along with the cost of any lost property were deducted from his pay. [source: 2]

On 26 March 1864, he was reported sent to hospital. [source: 4]

He deserted on 20 June 1865. He was then a private, in company F. [sources: 1, 19, 20, 22]

After the war

In 1870, he was living in Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. He was living with William and Susan Bartholomew (presumably his parents), and with Frank, Mary, and George (presumably his siblings). He was a stone mason. [source: 16]

In 1872/73, he married Susan Melissa [unknown surname]. She was born in November 1849, in Pennsylvania. They had one known child:

[sources: 9, 12, 13, 17]

In 1890, he was living in ward 2, South Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. [source: 10]

On 23 July 1890, he applied unsuccessfully from Pennsylvania for a pension. [sources: 8, 11]

In 1900, he was living in Exira Township, Audobon Township, Iowa. He was living with his wife Melissa and son William. He was a farmer and stonemason. [source: 17]

In 1910, he was living in Henry Township, Payne County, Oklahoma. He was a farmer. He was living with his wife Susan, his son Will, and Will's family. [source: 9]

He died on 16 November 1913, at Stillwater, Oklahoma. On 17 November 1913, he was buried in Fairlawn Cemetery, Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma. [sources: 11, 12, 13 (Henry, Payne, OK)]

On 29 November 1913, his widow, Susan M Bartholomew, applied unsuccessfully from Oklahoma for a pension. [sources: 8, 11]

In 1920, his widow Melissa was living in Drumright, Creek County, Oklahoma. She was living with her son William, his wife Isable, and others. [source: 18]

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)

2 general order 3, HQ 91st PA, 18 March 1864

3 consolidated morning report, 12 March 1864 (Bartholomew)

4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 26 March 1864 (Pri Bartholemew)

5 company F, descriptive roll, #23 (John Bartholomew)

6 company F, second descriptive roll, #6 (John Bartholomew)

7 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (J Bartholomew)

8 pension index, by name (John Bartholomew alias John Brady)

9 1910 US census, Oklahoma, Payne County, Henry Township, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 192, microfilm series T624, film 1269, page 131 = 2 B handwritten (John Bartholomew)

10 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Lycoming County, South Williamsport, ward 2, supervisor's district 6, enumeration district 202, page 6 (John Bartholomew)

11 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (and second card) (John Brady alias John Bartholomew)

12 Find a grave, memorial 10669227, created by DonZas, 25 Mar 2005, maintained by Pammy in Oklahoma, accessed 5 September 2012 (John Bready Bartholomew)

13 'John Bartholomew' (Ancestry family tree, accessed 5 September 2012)

14 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Milton, microfilm series M432, film 804, page 70 recto = 158 (FamilySearch) (John Barthalmew)

15 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Milton Borough, microfilm series M653, film 1149, page 391 = 210 handwritten (FamilySearch) (John Bartholomew)

16 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Chillisquaque Township, microfilm series M593, film 1384, 86page 19 recto = 21 handwritten (1870) (John Bartholomew)

17 1900 US census, Iowa, Audobon County, Exira Township, supervisor's district 9, enumeration district 24, microfilm series T623, film 416, page 253 = 18 B handwritten (FamilySearch) (John Bartholomew)

18 1920 US census, Oklahoma, Creek, Drumright, ward 1, supervisor's district 4, enumeration district 260, microfilm series T625, film 1460, page 214 = 4 B handwritten (FamilySearch) (Mellissa Bartholomew)

19 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John Bartholmew)

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

21 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Connecticut (John Brady)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

Pennsylvania veterans' burial records
Ancestry index (accessed 5 April 2012)
the two John Bartholomew's had no unit information or death date listed, but it seems unlikely he was buried in Pennsylvania given the death place listed in the pension index card
applications for headstones for military veterans, 1925-1941
FamilySearch index (accessed 5 Sep 2012)
RootsWeb WorldConnect
accessed 5 September 2012
1880 US census
HeritageQuest, Ancestry, and Ancestry indices (accessed 6 Sep 12)
1930 US census
FamilySearch index (accessed 5 Sep 12)
See FamilySearch for William and Isabel with no Susan or Melissa

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John Bartholomew in the 91st PA database

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 2 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Bartholmew John
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Bartholomew John

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[second card, transcribed 7 Mar 2014, from Fold3]

Bartholomew John
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also Brady, James 6 Conn Inf.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[3rd card, Connecticut regiments, transcribed 8 March 2014]

Brady, John
Co -, 6 Connecticut Infantry.
Pvt. | -
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 4, transcribed 15 March 2014]

Bartholemew John
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Bartholomew John

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Milton, microfilm series M432, film 804, page 70 recto = 158 (FamilySearch)]
[identification is likely, given the birthplace listed in the regimental records]
line789101112
Dwellings visited240     
Families visited244     
NameWilliam BarthalmewSusan BarthalmewJohn "Eliza "Mary "Emma Jane "
Age26245423 [?]/12
SexMFMFFF
Color      
Occupation of males over 15 yearsMason     
Real estate owned600     
BirthplacePaPaPaPaPaPa
Married within year      
Attended school within year  1   
Over 20 & can't read/write 1    
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Milton Borough, microfilm series M653, film 1149, page 391 = 210 handwritten (FamilySearch)
[identification is likely; see the 1850 census entry transcribed above]
line17181920212223
Dwelling number1501      
Family number1494      
NameWilliam BartholomewSusan "John "Eliza A "Mary "David F "Henry "
Age393215121062
SexMFMFFMM
Color       
OccupationStone mason      
Value of real estate owned1000      
Value of personal estate200      
Place of birthdo [sc. Pennsylvania]dodododododo
Married within year       
Attended school within year  1111 
Cannot read & write       
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.       

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Chillisquaque Township, microfilm series M593, film 1384, 86page 19 recto = 21 handwritten (1870)]
[identification is likely; see the 1850 census entry transcribed above]
line272829303132
Dwelling-house number171     
Family number165     
NameBartholomew William- Susan- John- Frank- Mary- George
Age50452618207
SexMFMMFM
ColorWWWWWW
OccupationStone MasonKeeping houseStone MasonLaborerAt homeAt home
Real estate value2000     
Personal estate value600     
BirthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
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 1    
Can't write 1    
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 ...      

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Lycoming County, South Williamsport, ward 2, supervisor's district 6, enumeration district 202, page 6]
[identification is confirmed by reference to his service in the 91st]

[line] 25
[house] 261
[family] 266
[name] John Bartholomew
[rank] Private
[company] F
[unit] 91 Pa Vol
[enlistment date] [blank]
[discharge date] [blank]
[length of service] [blank]
[post office address] " " " [sc. Burlingam, Lycoming Co, Pa]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] Served about 3 years

1900 census

[1900 US census, Iowa, Audobon County, Exira Township, supervisor's district 9, enumeration district 24, microfilm series T623, film 416, page 253 = 18 B handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is likely; see the 1910 census entry transcribed below]
line838485
street   
house number   
dwelling number373  
family number373  
nameBartholomew John- Malissa- William J
relationshipHeadWifeSon
colorWWW
sexMFM
birth dateSept 1844Nov 1849Feb 1874
age555026
married?MMS
# years married2727 
mother of how many children? 1 
# of children living 1 
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year   
# years in USA   
naturalized citizen?   
occupationFarm and Stonemason Printer
# months not employed0 0
# months in school   
can readyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyes
speaks Englishyesyesyes
owned/rentedO  
free or mortgagedM  
farm/houseF  
# of farm schedule123  

1910 census

[1910 US census, Oklahoma, Payne County, Henry Township, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 192, microfilm series T624, film 1269, page 131 = 2 B handwritten]
[identification is likely, given the pension index cards (citing her name and place of application)]
line8283848586
street     
house nr     
dwelling nr39    
family nr39    
nameBartholomew John- Susan- Will J- Isabella- Beatrice
relationshipheadwifesondaughter-in-lawgrand daughter
sexmfmff
colorWWWWW
age665633339
marital statusM1M1M1M1S
#years present marriage45451010 
mother of # children 1 1 
mother of # living children 1 1 
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaKansasKansas
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaIllinoisKansas
immigrated     
naturalized/alien     
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish 
occupationfarmernonefarmernonenone
nature of industry etc.general farm general farm  
employer etc.OA OA  
out of work 15 Apr 1910?     
# weeks out of work 1909     
can readyesyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyesyes
school since 1 Sep 09     
owned/rentedR    
owned free or mortagaged     
farm/houseF    
nr on farm schedule35    
civil war vetUA    
blind     
deaf & dumb     

1920 census

[1920 US census, Oklahoma, Creek, Drumright, ward 1, supervisor's district 4, enumeration district 260, microfilm series T625, film 1460, page 214 = 4 B handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is likely, given the pension index cards (citing her name and place of application)]
line7677787980
streetNorth Pennsylvania
[the dividing line between Broadway and North Pennsylvania is actually between lines 77 and 78]
house numberx    
dwelling visit number90    
family visit number103    
nameBartholomew, William- Issable- MellissaThomson, HattieKatopolis, Sam
relationshipHeadWifeMotherAuntHead [sic]
own/rentR   O
free/mortgaged (if owned)    M
sexMFFFM
raceWWWWW
age at last birthday4545706235
marital statusmmwdwds
year of immigration    1909
naturalized/alien    Un
year of naturalization     
attended school since Sept 1919     
can readyes yesyesyes
can writeyes yesyesyes
birth placePennsylvaniaKansasPennsyvlaniaIndianaGreece
native language    Greek
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaKentuckyGreece
father's native language    Greek
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaIndianaPennsylvaniaKentuckyGreece
mother's native language    Greek
can speak Englishyesyesyesyesyes
occupationday LaborernonenonenoneProprieter
industry, businessCity work   [illegible] Parlor
employment statusW   OA
number of farm schedule     

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