91st PA: David Baughman

David Baughman

Before the war

He was born on 16 January 1845, in Union (or Jefferson) County, Pennsylvania, to David Baughman and Rebecca Dirk (or Dark or Uplinger). [sources: date: 14, 15, 16, 19, 23, 26; 8 (21, probably in 1864), 9 (21, probably in 1864), 10 (18 in 1862), 17 (16 in 1860), 18 (35 in 1880), 19 (55 in 1900), 20 (65 in 1910), 22 (23 in 1870). place: 8, 9, 10, 14 (Jefferson Cty PA), 15 (Jefferson Cty PA), 16 (Knox Twp, Jefferson Cty, PA), 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23 (Jefferson Cty PA; obituary has Union Township, Snyder County), 26. parents: 15 (Uplinger), 16 (Dirk), 23 (Uplinger), 26 (Dark)]

In 1860, he was living in Knox Township, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania. He was living with David and Rebecca Baughman (his parents), and Margaret, Joseph, Solomon, Susuanna, Elizabeth, Israel, Sarah, and Emma Baughman (presumably his siblings). He had attended school within the year. [source: 17]

When he enlisted, he was a lumberman. [sources: 8, 9, 10]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, and had a light complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair. [sources: 8, 9, 10 (5'3")]

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service in the 62nd Pennsylvania Infantry on 20 March 1862. He was mustered in as a private at Brookville, Pennsylvania. He served in company M. [sources: 1, 10 (10 Feb 62), 12, 27]

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 13 February 1864, at Rappahannock Station. He was enlisted for three years, at Licken Run, Virginia, by Lieutenant Adams. He was mustered in by Captain Gentry on 15 February 1864, at Rappahannock Station, Virginia (8, 9). [sources: 1, 8, 9, 10 (15 Feb)]

He was wounded in June 1864. [source: 6]

He was transferred from company M of the 62nd Pennsylvania Infantry on 20 July 1864. [sources: 1, 10, 12, 21]

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. He was a private in company K. [sources: 1, 3, 4, 6, 21, 27]

On 17 February 1865, he was promoted to corporal, effective 1 January 1865. [sources: 1, 5, 6, 10]

In June 1865, he was detailed in the provost guard in Division Headquarters. [source: 13]

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 He was then a corporal in company K. [sources: 1, 10, 12, 21, 27]

After the war

On 16 November 1867, he married Mary Catherine Himes. She was born on 15 September 1848, in Pennsylvania, to William Himes and Caroline Wonderling. They had ten children:

[sources: 14, 15 (Sarah Catherine Himes), 16 (Sarah Katherine Himes), 19 (32 years, 10 children, 9 living, in 1900), 20 (44 years, 10 children, 9 living, in 1910), 23, 24]

In 1870, he was living in Pine Creek, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania. He was living with Mary G (his wife), and with William and Vara ( their children). He was a laborer. [source: 22]

In 1880, he was living in Enterprise Township, Reno County, Kansas. He was living with his wife Mary, and children Edward, Varah [?], Calvin, Clara, Mary, Adeline [?], and Archer. He was a farmer. [source: 18]

He applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension on 19 May 1884. [sources: 2, 12]

In 1890, he was living in Limestone Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania. He had a wounded left leg and rheumatism. [source: 11]

In 1900, he was living in Limestone Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Mary and children Grace [?] and Israel. He was a farmer. [source: 19]

On 28 February 1907, he applied successfully for a pension. [source: 12]

In 1910, he was living in Summerville Borough, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Mary. He was not working. [source: 20]

His wife, Mary Catherine Baughman, died on 22 October 1912. She was buried in Shannondale Union Cemetery, Shannondale, Clarion County, Pennsylvania. [sources: 14, 23, 24]

He died on 20 July 1917, in Limestone [?] Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania. He died of acute endocarditis (duration 2 days), with bronchial asthma (8 years duration) contributing. He was a retired farmer. On 22 July 1917, he was buried in Shannondale Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Shannondale, Red Bank Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania. [sources: 12, 14 (19 Jul 1917, Limestone Township, Clarion County, PA), 15, 23 (19 Jul 17), 25 (20 Jul 17, Clarion Cty), 26]

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 pension index, by name (David Baughman)

3 special order 65, HQ 91st PA, 21 July 1864 (David Baughman)

4 special order 66, HQ 91st PA, 22 July 1864 (David Baughman)

5 special order 9, HQ 91st PA, 17 February 1865

6 company K, second list of non-commissioned officers (David Baughman)

7 company K, second descriptive roll (David Baughman)

8 company K, third descriptive roll (David Baughman)

9 company K, fourth descriptive roll (David Baughman)

10 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 13 May 2005 (Dav id Baughman)

11 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Clarion County, Limestone Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 40, page [blank]] (David Baughman)

12 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (David Baughman)

13 monthly return, company K, June 1865 (Dav Baughman)

14 'Heim-Himes surname researcher's group file', a gedcom, available on Rootsweb WorldConnect (contact Kit, last updated 16 September 2009, accessed 2 September 2010) (David Baughman)

15 'Miller & Ritter family tree', a gedcom, available on Rootsweb (contact Kit, last updated 27 June 2009, accessed 2 September 2010) (David Baughman)

16 'Sholes Swarts Oberholser Wenger family tree', a gedcom, available on Rootsweb (contact Connie, last updated 10 July 2010, accessed 2 September 2010) (David Baughman)

17 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Jefferson County, Knox Township, post office Brown's Mills, microfilm series M63, film 1118, page 169 = 196 handwritten (David Baughman)

18 1880 US census, Kansas, Reno County, Enterprise Township, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 287, microfilm series T9, film 393, page 476 = 6 B handwritten (David Baughman)

19 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Clarion County, Limestone Township, supervisor's district 14, enumeration district 14, microfilm series T623, film 1395, page 173 = 4 A handwritten (David Baughman)

20 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Jefferson County, Summerville Borough, supervisor's district 18, enumeration district 69, microfilm series T624, film 1351, page 270 = 4 B handwritten (David Baughman>

21 Page 158. Floyd G Hoenstine. Military services and genealogical records of soldiers of Blair County, Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA: Telegraph Press, 1940. (David Baughman)

22 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Jefferson County, Pine Creek, microfilm series M593, film 1352, page 131 verso = 16 handwritten (David Baughman)

23 Find a grave, memorial 26908474, created by Thelma Kifer, maintained by Kenneth Himes, added 18 May 2008, accessed 8 September 2012 (quoting an obituary from the Clarion Democrat of 2 August 1917) (David Baughman)

24 Find a grave, memorial 45331613, created by Kenneth Himes, 11 Dec 2009, accessed 9 Sep 2012 (Mary Catherine Himes Baughman)

25 Pennsylvania death indices, 1917 ("Baughman, David; 73942; Clarion Co.,; July 20.)

26 death certificate, Pennsylvania, Clarion County, 20 July 1917, file number 73942 (David Baughman)

27 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (David Baughman)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

Pennsylvania veterans' burial cards
Ancestry index (accessed 7 Apr 12)
applications for headstones for military veterans, 1925-1941
FamilySearch index (accessed 9 Sep 12)
1850 US census
LDS pilot index (accessed 3 Sep 10)
Ancestry index (accessed 9 Sep 12)
1920 US census
LDS pilot index (accessed 3 Sep 10)
1930 US census
Footnote index (accessed 3 Sep 10)

Display


David Baughman in the 91st PA gedcom on RootsWeb WorldConnect

David Baughman in the 91st PA database

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Jefferson County, Knox Township, post office Brown's Mills, microfilm series M63, film 1118, page 169 = 196 handwritten]
[identification is uncertain, based on the parents named in the gedcoms listed as sources 15 and 16 above]
line56789101112131415
Dwelling number1404          
Family number1391          
NameDavid BaughmanRebecca "Margaret "Joseph "Solomon "David "Susannah "Elizabeth "Israel F "Sarah M "Emma M "
Age434520191816148531
Sexmffmmmffmff
Color           
OccupationFarmer  Laborer""     
Value of real estate owned300          
Value of personal estate75          
Place of birth" [sc. Pa]""""""""""
Married within year           
Attended school within year    1111   
Cannot read & write 1         
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.           

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Jefferson County, Pine Creek, microfilm series M593, film 1352, page 131 verso = 16 handwritten]
[identification is uncertain; see the 1880 census entry transcribed below]
line34353637
Dwelling-house number120   
Family number120   
NameBaughman DMary GWilliamVara M
Age232023/12
SexMFMF
ColorWWWW
OccupationLaborerKeeping house  
Real estate value    
Personal estate value 200 [?]  
BirthplacePaPaPaPa
Father foreign born    
Mother foreign born    
Birth month if born within year   May
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 old10  
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...    

1880 census

[1880 US census, Kansas, Reno County, Enterprise Township, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 287, microfilm series T9, film 393, page 476 = 6 B handwritten]
[identification is uncertain; the 1900 census entry transcribed below links the above-referenced gedcoms to my David Baughman (note in particular the children), and the gedcoms indicate that this is the correct David Baughman]
line67891011121314
street name         
house number         
dwelling visit #54        
family visit #55        
nameBaughman David- Mary C.Edward WVarah [??] MCalvin CClara EMary AAdeline [?] BArcher S
colorWWWWWWWWW
sexMFMFMFFFM
age35 [?]31121086425 [?]/12
month born if born in year        Jan
relationship WifeSonDaughterSonDaughterDaughterDaughterSon
single  1111111
married11       
widowed/divorced         
married during year         
occupationFarmerKeeping houseAt homeAt home At home   
months unemployed         
currently ill?         
blind         
deaf/dumb         
idiotic         
insane         
disabled         
school this year  111    
can't read         
can't write         
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennPennPennPennPennPennPennPennPenn
mother's birthplacePennPennPennPennPennPennPennPennPenn

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Clarion County, Limestone Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 40, page [blank]]
[identification is confirmed by reference to his service in the 62nd PA]

[line] 30
[house] 192
[family] 199
[name] Baughman, David
[rank] Private
[company] K
[unit] 62 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] 10 Feb 1862
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] 3 years, 5 months, 0 days
[post office address] Kingville [or perhaps Ringville?]
[disability incurred] Wounded left leg + Rheumatism
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Clarion County, Limestone Township, supervisor's district 14, enumeration district 14, microfilm series T623, film 1395, page 173 = 4 A handwritten]
[identification is likely, given the location and the 1890 veterans schedule entry transcribed above]
line24252627
street    
house number    
dwelling number57   
family number57   
nameBaughman David- Mary C- Grace [?]- Israel
relationshipHeadWifeDaughterSon
colorWWWW
sexMFFM
birth dateJan 1845Sept 1848Oct 1883Mar 1885
age55511614
married?MMSS
# years married3232  
mother of how many children? 10  
# of children living 9  
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year    
# years in USA    
naturalized citizen?    
occupationFarmer At SchoolFarm Laborer
# months not employed   7
# months in school  75 [?]
can readyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyes
speaks Englishyesyesyesyes
owned/rentedO   
free or mortgagedF   
farm/houseF   
# of farm schedule60   

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Jefferson County, Summerville Borough, supervisor's district 18, enumeration district 69, microfilm series T624, film 1351, page 270 = 4 B handwritten]
[identification is uncertain; see the 1900 census entry transcribed above]
line9495
street  
house nr  
dwelling nr82 
family nr83 
nameBaughman David- Mary C
relationshipHeadWife
sexMF
colorWW
age6564
marital statusM1M1
#years present marriage4444
mother of # children 10
mother of # living children 9
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated  
naturalized/alien  
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationNoneNone
nature of industry etc.  
employer etc.  
out of work 15 Apr 1910?  
# weeks out of work 1909  
can readYesYes
can writeYesYes
school since 1 Sep 09  
owned/rentedO 
owned free or mortagagedF 
farm/houseH [?] 
nr on farm schedule  
civil war vetUA 
blind  
deaf & dumb  

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 8 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Baughman David
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Corpl.
See also 62" Pa. Vols.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death certificate

[death certificate, Pennsylvania, Clarion County, 20 July 1917, file number 73942, David Baughman]
[transcribed 3 March 2013]

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS
File No. 13 [stamped above is an almost illegible number, which based on the death index is:] 73942
Registered No. 23
Registration District No. 365
Primary Registration District No. 2443
CERTIFICATE OF DEATH
1. PLACE OF DEATH
County of Clarion
Township of Limestone [??]
2. FULL NAME David Baughman

PERSONAL AND STATISTICAL PARTICULARS
3. SEX Male
4. COLOR OR RACE White
5. Widower
6. DATE OF BIRTH January 16th 1845 [?]
7. AGE yrs. 72 mos. 6 ds. 3
8. OCCUPATION (a) Trade, profession, or, particular kind of work Retired Farmer
(b) General nature of industry, business, ... [blank]
9. BIRTHPLACE Pennsylvania
10. NAME OF FATHER David Baughman
11. BIRTHPLACE OF FATHER Pennsylvania
12. MAIDEN NAME OF OTHER Rebecca Dark [sic]
13. BIRTHPLACE OF MOTHER Pennsylvania
14. THE ABOVE IS TRUE TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE.
(Informant) Mrs A. C. Armsler [?] (Address) Kingsville Pa.
15. Filed Aug 5 1917 Blodwen [?] Wood Local Registrar.

MEDICAL CERTIFICATE OF DEATH
16. DATE OF DEATH July 20, 1917
17. I HEREBY CERTIFY, That I attended deceased from Oct. 6 1913, to July 20 1917, that I last saw him alive on July 20 1917, and that death occurred, on the date stated above, at 8:25 P.M.
The CAUSE OF DEATH was as follows: acute endocarditis (Duration) [blank] yrs. [blank] mos. 2 ds.
Contributory (Secondary.) Bronchial Asthma (Duration) 8 yrs. [blank] mos. [blank] ds.
(Signed) S. J. Lackey M.D.
July 21 1917 (Address) [illegible] Pa
18. LENGTH OF RESIDENCE (For Hospitals, Institutions, Transients, or Recent Residents). [blank]
19. PLACE OF BURIAL OR REMOVAL Shannondale Pa.
DATE OF BURIAL July 22nd 1917
20. UNDERTAKER David Stoner
ADDRESS Summerville Pa

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