91st PA: George Peter [?] Baumeister

George Peter [?] Baumeister

Before the war

He was born on 11 May 1818, in Bevern (Bedin?). [sources: date: 5. 2 (44 in 1861), 3 (52 in 1870), 4 (62 in 1880), 7 (possibly 43 in 1860). place: 3 (Bevern), 4 (Bedin), 7 (possibly Byern)]

He married Elizabeth Fuhfing. She was born in 1811/1812, in Bevern. They may have had at least one child: Susanna Baumaster (born 1848/49, Byern, perhaps married [unknown] Coleman). [sources: 3, 4, 6, 7]

In 1860, he may be the Peter Baumaster who was living in Williams Township, Northampton County. He was living with Elizabeth (apparently his wife), and with Susanna (apparently their daughter). He was a laborer, and owned $500 in real estate and $250 in personal property. [source: 7]

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 8 October 1861. He enlisted at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was mustered in, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as a private in company I. [sources: 1 (8 Oct), 2 (3 Oct), 10, 11]

He was discharged on 21 July 1863 on surgeon's certificate of disability. He was a private, in company I. [sources: 1, 2 (21 Jul 62), 10, 11]

After the war

On 19 May 1866, Susan Baumeister married Benjamin Colemann, in St John's Lutheran Church, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Aaron [sic] and Elisabeth Baumeister. Benjamin Coleman was born on 12 January 1843, died on 16 January 1867, and was buried in the Arndts and Messinger Cemetery, Forks Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. [sources: 8, 9]

In 1870, he was living in Williams Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania (post office Saxton). He was living with his wife Elisabeth and his granddaughter Susan Coleman. He was a laborer, and owned $1,000 in real estate, and $200 in personal property. [source: 3]

In 1880, he was living in Williams Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Mary Elizabeth, and granddaughter E S Coleman. He was working in an iron mine. [sources: 4]

On 11 October 1896, he died. He was buried in Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery, Williams Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. His wife, Elizabeth, is also buried there. [sources: 5, 6]

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) (George Baumeister)

2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 28 March 2005 (George Baumeister; rolls have 'Bowmaster')

3 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Williams Township (post office Saxton), microfilm series M593, film 1383, page 488 = 18 handwritten (George Baumeister)

4 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Williams Township, supervisor's district 4, enumeration district 107, microfilm series T9, film 1163, page 444 = 19 D handwritten (George P Baumaster)

5 Find a grave, memorial 62312917, created by Kevin Frankenfield, 29 November 2010, accessed 8 September 2012 [identification is uncertain] (George Baumeister)

6 Find a grave, memorial 62312928, created by Kevin Frankenfield, added 29 Nov 2010, accessed 8 September 2012 (Elizabeth Fuhfing Baumeister)

7 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Williams Township, microfilm series M653, film 1148, page 1207 = 157 handwritten (Peter [sic] Baumaster)

8 marriage records, St John's Lutheran Church, Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, 19 May 1866 (Susan daughter of Aaron [sic] and Elisabeth Baumeister)

9 Find a grave, memorial 43515119, created by Richard Siegfried, 25 October 2009, accessed 8 September 2012 (Benjamin Coleman)

10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George Bowmaster)

11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George Beaumeister)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1850 US census
FamilySearch, Ancestry indices (accessed 8 September 2012)
1890 US census, veterans' schedules
accessed September 2006
1900 US census
FamilySearch, Ancestry indices (accessed 8 September 2012)
1910 US census
FamilySearch, Ancestry indices (accessed 8 September 2012)
1920 US census
FamilySearch, Ancestry indices (accessed 8 September 2012)
1930 US census
FamilySearch, Ancestry indices (accessed 8 September 2012)
pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed Sep 2006)
Headstones of deceased Union veterans 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 20 Feb 2012)
applications for headstones for military veterans, 1925-1941
FamilySearch index (accessed 8 Sep 2012)
Find a grave
accessed 1 Oct 10
Pennsylvania veterans' burial cards
Ancestry index (accessed 7 Apr 12)
RootsWeb WorldConnect
accessed 9 April 2012

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1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Williams Township, microfilm series M653, film 1148, page 1207 = 157 handwritten]
[identification is speculative, given the apparent father's name, but I have not found another census entry for Peter Baumeister, and note that in the 1880 census entry transcribed below his name is reported as 'George P']
line343536
Dwelling number1213  
Family number1210  
NamePeter BaumasterElizabethSusanna
Age434711
Sexmff
Color   
OccupationLab.  
Value of real estate owned500  
Value of personal estate250  
Place of birthByern""
Married within year   
Attended school within year   
Cannot read & write   
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.   

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Williams Township (post office Saxton), microfilm series M593, film 1383, page 488 = 18 handwritten]
[identification is uncertain]
line293031
Dwelling-house number122  
Family number143  
NameBaumeister GeorgeColeman SusanBaumeister Elisabeth
Age52358
SexMFF
ColorWWW
OccupationLaborer Keeping house
Real estate value1000  
Personal estate value200  
BirthplaceBevernPennaBevern
Father foreign born1 1
Mother foreign born1 1
Birth month if born within year   
Marriage month if married within year   
Attended school past year   
Can't read1  
Can't write1  
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, Northampton County, Williams Township, supervisor's district 4, enumeration district 107, microfilm series T9, film 1163, page 444 = 19 D handwritten]
[identification is uncertain]
line161718
street name   
house number   
dwelling visit #14  
family visit #15  
nameBaumaster George P- Mary ElizColeman E S
colorWWW
sexMFF
age626713
month born if born in year   
relationship WifeGrandchild
single  1
married11 
widowed/divorced   
married during year   
occupation" " " " " [sc. Works in an Iron Mine]Keeping houseGrandchild
months unemployed   
currently ill?   
blind   
deaf/dumb   
idiotic   
insane   
disabled   
school this year  1
can't read111
can't write111
birthplaceBedinBedinPa
father's birthplaceBedinBedinPa
mother's birthplaceBedinBedinPa

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]


Bowmaster, George
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Baumeister, George

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 10 March 2014]

Beaumeister George
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

marriage record, Susan Baumeister


[marriage records, St John's Lutheran Church, Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, Susan daughter of Aaron [sic] and Elisabeth Baumeister, 19 May 1866]
[Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Historic Pennsylvania church and town records, microfilm reel 533]
[transcribed 8 September 2012, from Ancestry, Pennsylvania Church and Town Records, Northampton, Easton, St John's Lutheran Church, image 764 of 1305]

1866
No10
Zeit der TrauungMay 19
Namen der GetrautenBenjamin ColemannSusan Baumeister
Namen der ElternBenjamin u. MariaAaron [sic] u. Elisabeth
Bemerkungen[blank]

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