91st PA: Daniel W Braun

Daniel W Braun

Before the war

He was born on 13 April 1846, in Bavaria, to Daniel Braun (born Germany) and Caroline Paff (born Germany). [sources: date: 10, 11; 2 (18 in 1865), 5, 9, 12 (14 in 1860), 13 (24 in 1870), 14 (34 in 1880). place: 2, 5, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14. parents: 11, 12]

He immigrated in 1852, and was a naturalized citizen by 1870. [sources: 5, 13]

In 1860, he was living in East Birmingham, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. He was living with his parents Daniel and Caroline Brown, and with Jacob, Elizabeth, and Louis (presumably other relatives). [source: 12]

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5-1/4 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, hazel eyes, and brown hair. [source: 2]

During the war

He was a substitute for G Knoepp. He enlisted and was mustered into service on 17 or 28 March 1865. He was enlisted for one year, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, by Captain Foster. His service was credited to the 22nd Congressional District. He was a private in company G. [sources: 1 (drafted, 17th), 2 (28th), 18, 19]

He received clothing worth $36.27. [source: 2]

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865. He was a private, in company G. [sources: 1, 18, 19]

After the war

In 1866/67, he married Julianna Rothleder. She was born on 2 November 1846, in Germany, to Ludwig Rotheleder, and Christina Hebbig. She immigrated to the US in 1859/60. They apparently had nine children:

[sources: 5 (9 children 6 alive in 1900), 9, 10, 15 (9 children 4 alive in 1910), 16, 17]

In 1870, he was living in East Birmingham, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Julia, and their children Emma and Lewis. He was a r[etail] grocer, and owned $3,000 in personal property. He was a US citizen. [source: 13]

In 1880, he was living at 145 18th [?] Street, ward 26, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. HE was living with his wife Julia, and children Emma, Louis, George, William, Charles, and Otto. He was a grocer. [source: 14]

In 1890, he was living in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. [sources: 4, 6]

On 11 November 1899, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension. [source: 3]

In 1900, he was living at 136 18th [?] Street, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. His occupation was "grocery". He was living with his wife Julianne, two sons, one servant, and three boarders. [source: 5]

On 22 October 1906, he died, at 2224 Marion Avenue, Carrick Borough, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. He died of tuberculosis pulmonalis (duration 3 years), with acute gastroenteritis (duration 21 days) contributing. On 25 October 1906, he was buried in Birmingham Cemetery (also known as 'Zimmerman Cemetery'), Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. [sources: 6, 7, 8, 9, 11]

On 11 May ??, his widow, Julia Braun, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension. [sources: 3 (illegible year), 6]

In 1910, his widow, Julia Braun, was living at 2224 Marion Avenue, Carrick Borough, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. She was living with her grandson Gilbert Olinhausen. She was living on her own income. [source: 15]

In 1920, his widow, Julia R Brann, was living at 2224 Marion Avenue, Carrick Borough, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. She was living with her son George and his family. [source: 16]

In 1930, his widow, Julia R Braun, was living at 2224 Delrose, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. She was living with her son George and his family. [source: 17]

His widow, Julia Braun, died in 1931. She was buried in Birmingham (or Zimmerman) Cemetery, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. [source: 9]

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 W Braun)

2 company G, descriptive roll, [#72] (Daniel Braun)

3 pension index, by name (Daniel Braun Jr)

4 1890 census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburg [sic], ward 26, supervisor's district 9, enumeration district 129, page 3 (Daniel Braun)

5 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburg, ward 26, supervisor's district 18, enumeration district 285, microfilm series T623, film 1363, page 21 = 7 B handwritten (Daniel Braun)

6 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (Daniel Braun Jr)

7 Pennsylvania death list 1906, A-B (accessed 27 May 2012) [sent for death certificate 27 May 2012] (Daniel Braun)

8 Civil War veterans tombstone inscriptions Allegheny County Pennsylvania B (Daniel Braun)

9 Find a grave, memorial 43620094, created by Melissa R, added 27 October 2009, accessed 27 June 2012 (Daniel Braun)

10 Shannon family tree, on Ancestry.com (accessed 27 September 2012) (Daniel Braun)

11 death certificate, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Carrick, 22 October 1906, certificate # 90012 (Daniel Braun)

12 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, East Birmingham, microfilm series M653, film 1069, page 129 recto = 51 handwritten (FamilySearch) (Daniel Brown)

13 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, East Birmingham Borough, microfilm series M593, film 1293, page 508 recto = 111 handwritten (FamilySearch) (Daniel Brown)

14 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, ward 26, district 2, supervisor's district 9, enumeration district 157, microfilm series T9, film 1094, page 152 = 46 B handwritten (FamilySearch) (Daniel Braun)

15 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Carrick Borough, supervisor's district 23, enumeration district 38, microfilm series T624, film 1293, page 260 = 4 A handwritten (FamilySearch) (Julia Braun)

16 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Carrick Borough, Fifth Precinct, supervisor's district 24, enumeration district 55, microfilm series T625, film 1510, page 247 = 8 A handwritten (FamilySearch) (Julia Brann)

17 1930 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, precinct 29, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 2-362, microfilm series T626, film 1988, page 164 = 10 A handwritten (Familysearch) (Julia R Braun)

18 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Daniel Braun, Jr)

19 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Daniel Brawn, Jr)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1850 US census
FamilySearch and Ancestry indices (accessed 27 September 2012)
RootsWeb WorldConnect
accessed 27 September 2012
Pennsylvania veterans burial cards
Ancestry index (accessed 28 September 2012)
applications for headstones for military veterans, 1925-1941
FamilySearch index (accessed 28 September 2012)

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Daniel R Braun in the 91st PA gedcom on RootsWeb WorldConnect

Daniel W Braun in the 91st PA database

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, East Birmingham, microfilm series M653, film 1069, page 129 recto = 51 handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is probable given the apparent parents' names (see the death certificate)]
line3334353637 38
Dwelling number325     
Family number399     
NameDaniel BrownCaroline "Jacob "Elizabeth "Daniel "Louis "
Age46463216 [?]148
Sexmfmfmm
Color      
OccupationLabor G House     
Value of real estate owned      
Value of personal estate50     
Place of birthBavariaDoDoDoDoDo
Married within year      
Attended school within year      
Cannot read & write      
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, East Birmingham Borough, microfilm series M593, film 1293, page 508 recto = 111 handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is likely, given the location (see the 1860 census entry transcribed above), and apparent spouse's name (see the pension index by name)]
line31323334
Dwelling-house number258   
Family number330   
NameBrown DanielJuliaEmmaLewis
Age242341
SexMFFM
ColorWWWW
OccupationR. GrocerKeeps HouseHome"
Real estate value    
Personal estate value3000   
BirthplaceGermany"Penna"
Father foreign born1111
Mother foreign born1111
Birth month if born within year    
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   
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...    

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, ward 26, district 2, supervisor's district 9, enumeration district 157, microfilm series T9, film 1094, page 152 = 46 B handwritten (FamilySearch)
[identification is likely (see the 1870 census entry transcribed above)]
line4142434445464748
street name18th [?] Street
[the street could be '8th Street']
house number145       
dwelling visit #330       
family visit #431       
nameBraun Daniel- Julia- Emma- Louis- George- William- Chas- Otto
[the FamilySearch and Ancestry indices read 'Braund', and I see why--but I think the enumerator wrote 'Braum' and crossed out the last part of the 'm']
color" [sc. W]"""""""
sexMFFMMM""
age343314118641
month born if born in year        
relationship WifeDaughterSon----
single  111111
married11      
widowed/divorced        
married during year        
occupationGrocerKeeping houseAt home  At home----
months unemployed        
currently ill?        
blind        
deaf/dumb        
idiotic        
insane        
disabled        
school this year   11   
can't read        
can't write        
birthplaceBavaria-Pennsylvania-----
father's birthplaceBav-------
mother's birthplaceBav-------

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburg [sic], ward 26, supervisor's district 9, enumeration district 129, page 3]
[identification is confirmed by reference to his service in the 91st]

[line] 36
[house] 158
[family] 242
[name] Danl. Braun
[rank] Private
[company] G
[unit] 91 Pa Vol
[enlistment date] 17 Mar 1865
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] 0 years, 3 months, 25 days
[post office address] do [sc. Pitts Allegheny Co Penna]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburg, ward 26, supervisor's district 18, enumeration district 285, microfilm series T623, film 1363, page 21 = 7 B handwritten]
[identification is likely, since his wife's name matches the name of the widow who applied for a pension]
line8081828384858687
street18 [?] St
house number136       
dwelling number120       
family number145       
nameBraun Daniel- Julianne- Otto I[illegible] IGallager ElizabethBraun HarryBrunning Erwin [?]Kock Charles J
relationshipHeadWifeSonSonServantBoarderBoarderBoarder
colorWWWWWWWW
sexMFMMFMMM
birth dateApr 1846Nov 1846 [?]Jan 1879Sep 1882Apr 1882Nov 1875Mar 1879Apr 1867
age5453211918243133
married?MMSSSSSS
# years married3333      
mother of how many children? 9      
# of children living 6      
birthplaceGermanyGermanyPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaIrelandPennsylvaniaGermanyGermany
father's birthplaceGermanyGermanyGermanyGermanyIrelandGermanyGermanyGermany
mother's birthplaceGermanyGermanyGermanyGermanyIrelandGermanyGermanyGermny
immigration year1852Un  1895 [?] 18951886
# years in USA48Un  5 524
naturalized citizen?NaUn    AlM [?]
occupationGrocery Laborer R R OfficeSalesman GroceryServantClerk R R OLaborer BreweryTeacher [illegible word, starts 'Phy']
# months not employed0 6060020
# months in school        
can readyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
speaks Englishyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
owned/rentedO       
free or mortgagedF       
farm/houseH       
# of farm schedule        

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Carrick Borough, supervisor's district 23, enumeration district 38, microfilm series T624, film 1293, page 260 = 4 A handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is likely (see the 1900 census entry transcribed above)]
line4950
streetMarion Ave
house nr2224 
dwelling nr81 
family nr82 
nameBraun JuliaOlinhausen Gilbert
relationshipHeadGr. Son
sexFM
colorWW
age6319
marital statusWdS
#years present marriage  
mother of # children9 
mother of # living children4 
birthplaceGermany GerPennsylvania
father's birthplaceGermany GerPennsylvania
mother's birthplaceGermany GerPennsylvania
immigrated1870 [sic] 
naturalized/alien  
speaks EnglishGer GermanEng English
occupationNoneStudent
nature of industry etc.Own IncomeCollege
employer etc.  
out of work 15 Apr 1910?  
# weeks out of work 1909  
can readYesYes
can writeYesYes
school since 1 Sep 09YesYes
owned/rentedO 
owned free or mortagagedF 
farm/houseH [?] 
nr on farm schedule  
civil war vet  
blind  
deaf & dumb  

1920 census

[1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Carrick Borough, Fifth Precinct, supervisor's district 24, enumeration district 55, microfilm series T625, film 1510, page 247 = 8 A handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[the FamilySearch index has her personal name as 'Julio']
[identification is likely (see the 1900 census entry transcribed above)]
line434445464748
streetMarion Ave
house number2224     
dwelling visit number243     
family visit number6     
nameBrann George W- Sarah- Otto LJulia RWilliam RJulia R
relationshipHeadWifeSonDaughterSonMother
own/rentO     
free/mortgaged (if owned)M     
sexMFMFMF
raceWWWWWW
age at last birthday473384 10/124 10/1273
marital statusMMSSW [sic]W
year of immigration 1888   1860
naturalized/alien Na   Un
year of naturalization      
attended school since Sept 1919  YesYes  
can readYesYes  YesYes
can writeYesYes  YesYes
birth placePennsylvaniaEnglandPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaGermany
native language English   German
father's birthplaceGermanyEnglandPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaGermany
father's native languageGermanEnglish   German
mother's birthplaceGermanyEnglandEnglandEnglandEnglandGermany
mother's native languageGermanEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishGerman
can speak EnglishYesYesYesYesYesYes
occupationMachinistnonenonenonenonenone
industry, businessGroyone [??]     
employment statusCo.     
number of farm schedule      

1930 census

[1930 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, precinct 29, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 2-362, microfilm series T626, film 1988, page 164 = 10 A handwritten (Familysearch)]
[identification is likely (see the 1900 census entry transcribed above)]
line151617181920
streetDelrose
house number2224     
dwelling visit #53     
family visit #65     
nameBraun, George R-, Sadie C-, Otto L-, Julia R-, William R-, Julia R
relationHeadWife - HSonDaughterSonMother
owned/rentedO     
value or rent3000     
radioR     
farmNo     
sexMFMFMF
colorWWWWWW
age564019171583
married?MMSSSWd
age 1st marriage3019    
school/college since 9/29NoNoYesYesYesNo
can read & writeYesYesYesYesYesYes
birthplacePennsylvaniaEnglandPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaGermany
father's birthplaceGermanyNorthern IrelandPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaGermany
mother's birthplaceGermanyEnglandEnglandEnglandEnglandGermany
native language English   German
immigration year 1890   1859
naturalization Na   Na
can speak Englishyesyesyesyesyesyes
occupationLaborerNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
industryFactory     
worker classW     
at work yesterdayYes     
unemployment schedule #      
veteran?No     
war      
farm schedule #      

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]


Braun, Daniel, Jr.
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 15 March 2014]

Brawn, Daniel, Jr.
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Braun, Daniel, Jr.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death certificate

[death certificate, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Carrick, 22 October 1906, certificate # 90012, Daniel Braun]
[obtained 24 September 2012, from Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records; transcribed 27 September 2012]


COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS
File No. 90012
Registered No. 141
County of Allegheny
Borough of Carrick
Registration District No. 294 [?]
Primary Registration District No. [blank]
No. 2224 Marion Ave.
FULL NAME Daniel Braun

PERSONAL AND STATISTICAL PARTICULARS
SEX Male
COLOR White
DATE OF BIRTH April 13 1846
AGE 60 years 6 months 9 days
Married
BIRTHPLACE Germany
NAME OF FATHER Daniel Braun
BIRTHPLACE OF FATHER Germany
MAIDEN NAME OF MOTHER Caroline Paff
BIRTHPLACE OF MOTHER Germany
OCCUPATION Retired
THE ABOVE STATED PERSONAL PARTICULARS ARE TRUE TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEF
(Informant) John Braun
Address 2224 Marion Ave
Filed Oct 23 [?] 1906
A G Gilbert Registrar

MEDICAL CERTIFICATE OF DEATH
DATE OF DEATH Octob 22nd 1906
I HEREBY CERTIFY, That I attended deceased from January 1st 1904 to Octob 20th 1906
that I last saw him alive on Octob 20th 1906
and that death occurred, on the dated stated above, at 8.15 P.M.
The CAUSE OF DEATH was as follows:
Tuberculosis Pulmonalis
(Duration) 3 years
Contributory Gastro-Enteritis Acute (Duration) 21 Days
(Signed) S. Blumberg M.D.
October 22nd 1906 (Address) 1712 Carson St
SPECIAL INFORMATION only for Transients, Intitutions, Temporary, or Recent Residents [blank]
PLACE OF BURIAL OR REMOVAL Zimmerman
DATE OF BURIAL Oct. 25 1906
UNDERTAKER Wm L Semmelunk [?] + Co
ADDRESS 1815 [?] Carson St

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