91st PA: Conrad R B Brown

Conrad RB Brown

Before the war

He was born in August 1831, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, probably to Henry Brown and Mary Elizabeth [unknown family name]. [date: 19; 5 (23 in 1861), 7 (23 in 1861), 16 (45 in ?1884), 17 (46 in ?1883), 19 (68 in 1900), 28 (29 in 1867), 29-31 (45 in 1883), 32 (12 in 1850), 33 (22 in 1860), 34 (42 in 1880). place: 7, 14, 16, 17, 19, 28, 29-31, 32, 33, 34. parents: 29-31, 32, 33, 34]

In 1850, he was living in ward 2, Spring Garden, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was living with his presumed parents Henry and Mary Elizabeth Brown, and with his presumed siblings William Henry and Mary Elizabeth Brown. [source: 32]

In 1860, he was living in ward 2, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was living with his presumed parents Henry and Mary Brown, his presumed siblings William and Mary Brown, and others. He was a mariner. [source: 33]

When he enlisted, his occupation was soldier, and he was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [source: 5]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, black eyes, and brown hair. [sources: 5 (dark complexion, brown-blue eyes, dark hair), 7 (dark complexion, black eyes, brown hair)]

In 1867, he was 5 feet x 1/2 inches tall [?], and had grey eyes and dark hair. [sources: 28]

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 2 November 1861 He was enlisted for three years, by Lieutenant Parsons. He was mustered in as a private in company B. [sources: 1, 5, 7, 10 (enlisted Sep 61), 18 (4 Dec 1861), 21, 29-31 (16 Sep 61)]

He was transferred to company C. [sources: 1, 5, 13]

He may be the Conrad whom T H Parsons assigned to bury William H Brown (with John Wright) after the Battle of Fredericksburg. If so, Parsons told William Brown's widow that he was safe. [source: 20]

On 16 May 1863, he was assigned as a guard at Division Headquarters. [source: 2]

He may have been declared a deserter on 27 February 1863. On 6 October 1863, he may have been reported regained from desertion. [sources: 2, 4]

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer, on 26 December 1863, at Bealton, Virginia. [sources: 1, 5, 8 (24 Dec), 31]

He was wounded on 18 June 1864 at Petersburg, Virginia. On 29 June 1864, the regiment reported him dead of wounds received in action. However, he was reported regained on 4 September 1864. [sources: 1, 9, 12]

He was discharged at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 29 December 1864 on surgeon's certificate of disability. He had a gunshot wound in his left chest. He was a private, in company C. [sources: 1, 5, 6, 7, 10 (Sep 64) 15, 18, 29-31 (Sep 64)]

He also served in company G of the 21st Veterans Reserve Corps. [sources: 11, 13, 18, 21, 35]

His papers were sent to the Pension Office on 27 February 1865. [source: 7]

He served for thirty-six months. [source: 16, 17]

The pension index card has a cross reference to a Navy file; I do not know what the point of the reference is. [source: 18]

After the war

On 12 January 1865, he successfully applied for a pension. [sources: 11, 13, 18]

He also served in company E of the 42nd US Infantry. He enlisted on 18 March 1867, at Pottsville, Pennsylvania, for three years. He apparently deserted on 1 June 1867. [sources: 11, 13, 18, 28]

On 24 April 1877, he was discharged from the army, effective 1 June 1867, by special order. [source: 28]

In 1880, he was living at 1816 Front Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was apparently living with his mother, Mary E Stinsman, and her (second?) husband, Bishop Stinsman, along with another person. He was a laborer. [source: 34]

On 16 or 31 July 1883, he was admitted to the National Soldiers Home, apparently the Northwestern Branch (in Milwaukee, Wisconsin). He was widowed, and had no children under 16 years of age. He was a Protestant. He was a laborer. He was admitted from Pennsylvania. He was receiving a pension of $10 per month. His nearest relative was his mother, Mary E Stinsman, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [sources: 15, 16, 17, 29-31]

On 6 (or 2) October 1883, he was transferred to the Southern Branch, in Elizabeth City County, Virginia. [sources: 29-31]

On 10 April or 21 June 1884, he was transferred to the Eastern Branch, in Togus, Maine. [sources: 29-31]

In 1884, he was present in the Eastern Branch of the National Soldiers Home. He was receiving a pension of $10 per month. He had a wound in his side. [source: 16]

On 8 October 1884, he received a 30-days furlough from the National Soldiers Home. He returned on 19 October 1884. [source: 29]

In 1885, he was living in the National Soldiers Home, Southern Branch. He had a wound in his side. He was 46 years old. He received a pension of $14 per month. [sources: 14, 15]

On 6 December 1885, he was readmitted to the National Soldiers Home, Southern Branch (in Elizabeth City County, Virginia). [sources: 29-31]

On 20 March 1885 [?], he was discharged from the National Soldiers Home. [sources: 29-31]

In 1888/89, he married Sarah Elizabeth Franklin. She was born in June 1867 (or 1861?), in Virginia. She had six children:

[sources: 19 (5 children, 4 alive, in 1900), 22, 23, 24 (7 children, 6 alive, in 1910)]

In 1890, he was living at the National Soldiers Home, Southern Branch, in Elizabeth City County, Virginia. He had rheumatism and piles. [source: 10]

On 24 September 1894, he was discharged from the National Soldiers Home. [sources: 29-31]

He was receiving a pension of $14 per month, probably in 1894. He had a wound in his side. [source: 17]

He was discharged from the Southern Branch of the National Soldiers Home on 24 September 1894. [source: 17]

In 1900, he was living in Clover Hill District, Appomattox County, Virginia. He was living with his wife Sarah, his stepson William, and his children Mary, Charles, and Josephine. He was not working. [source: 19]

He died on 21 November 1904, at Hollywood, [Appomattox County], Virginia. [source: 11, 18]

On 19 December 1904, his widow, Sarah E Brown, successfully applied from Virginia for a pension, under the Act of 27 June 1890. She initially received $8 per month, plus $2 per month for each child less than 16 years old. The certificate was dated 8 January 1906. [sources: 11, 13, 18, 35]

Effective 19 April 1908, Sarah's pension was increased to $12 per month. [source: 35]

In 1910, his widow, Sarah E Brown, was living on Buckingham County Line, Clover Hill, Appomattox County, Virginia. She was living with their children Mary, Conrad, Joseph, Flossie, and Sallie. She was an employer, on a general farm. [sources: 24]

On 9 December 1913, his widow married [unknown personal name] Edmondson. [sources: 22, 35]

On 24 January 1914, his remarried widow, Sarah E Edmondson, successfully applied from Virginia for a pension, as the guardian of their minor child Flossie Ann, under the Act of 27 June 1890. She was appointed Flossie's guardian on 1 April 1914, by the Circuit Court of Appomattox County, Virginia, on posting $100 bond. She received $12 per month, plus $2 per month for Flossie. The pension ended 23 November 1915. Her address was RFD 1, Pamplin, Virginia. [source: 35]

Effective 13 Occtober 1916, his remarried widow, Sarah E Edmondson, again received a pension, since she was again not married (presumably because of her second husband's death). The certificate was dated 19 July 1917, and the pension was granted under the Act of 8 September 1916. She initially received $12 per month. [sources: 11, 13, 18, 35]

Effective 6 October 1917, Sarah's pension was increased to $25 per month. [source: 35]

Effective 1 May 1920, Sarah's pension was increased to $30 per month. [source: 35]

In 1920, his widow, Sarah E Edmondson, was living in Clover Hill, Appomattox County, Virginia. She was living with her children Conrad, Flossie, and Sallie. She was a laborer, working on washing out. [source: 25]

In 1930, his widow, Sarah Brown, was living on Hieburg Street, Clover Hill, Appomattox County, Virginia. She was living with her son Conrad. [source: 26]

In 1940, his widow, Sarah Edmondson, was living on Road 627, HighWay Avenue, Clover Hill, Appomattox County, Virginia. She was not working, but did have other income. (This presumably refers to her pension.) [source: 27]

In 1948, his remarried widow, Sarah Edmondson, died. She is buried at Walker's Presbyterian Church, Hixburg, Appomattox County, Virginia. (Several of the children are also buried there.) [sources: 22, 23]

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) (Conrad R B Brown)

2 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 27 February 1863 (Private Brown; this could be Andrew Brown)

3 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 16 May 1863 (Private Brown) [I assume this is not Andrew Brown, because he was reported missing in action on 7 May]

4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 6 October 1863 (Pri Brown; this could be Andrew Brown)

5 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 27 June 2004 (Conrad R B Brown)

6 company C, register of men discharged, number 24 (CR Brown)

7 company C, descriptive roll, entry 97 (Conrad R B Brown)

8 company C, untitled list, probably of status at muster out, entry 17 (Conrad R B Brown)

9 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 29 June 1864 (Pri Brown [uncertain identification])

10 1890 US census, veterans schedule, Virginia, Elizabeth City County, National Soldiers Home, page 105 (image 100 on Ancestry), line 36 (Conrad R Brown)

11 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company B (Conrad R Brown)

12 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 4 September 1864 (Privt Brown)

13 pension index, by name (Conrad R Brown)

14 National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. Report of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, transmitting the report of the said board for the year ending June 30, 1885. January 7, 1886. Serial Set volume 2415, session volume 10, 49th Congress, 1st Session, House Miscellaneous Document 38, page 173 (Conrad R Brown)

15 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 5 January 1865 (Conrad R Brown)

16 National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, transmitting the report of the said board for the year ending June 30, 1884. January 5, 1885. Serial Set volume 2310, session volume 1. 48th Congress, second session. House Miscellaneous Document 11. Page 317 (Conrad R Brown)

17 Report of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1895. Serial Set volume 3412, session volume 45, 54th Congress, 1st Session. House Document 42 (in 3 parts). Part III, page 131. (Conrad R Brown)

18 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company C (Conrad R Brown)

19 1900 US census, Virginia, Appomattox County, Clover Hill District, supervisor's district 284, enumeration district 15, microfilm series T623, film 1699, page 210 = 8 A handwritten (Conrad A Brown)

20 widow's pension certificate file, Sarah Brown widow of William H Brown, NARA record group 15 (available at Footnote (viewed December 2008) (Conrad)

21 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Conrad R B Brown)

22 personal communication, Ruth Debrito, 9 March 2015

23 Find a grave, memorial 9776836, created by Christine Phelps 8 Nov 2004, accessed 9 March 2015 (Sarah Brown Edmondson nee Franklin)

24 1910 US census, Virginia, Appomattox County, Clover Hill, enumeration district 20, microfilm series M1283, film 1620, pages 120 = 2 A to 2 B handwritten (FamilySearch) (Sarah E Brown)

25 1920 US census, Virginia, Appomattox County, Clover Hill, enumeration district 22, microfilm series T625, film 1879, page 15 = 15 A handwritten (FamilySearch) (Sarah E Edmondson)

26 1930 US census, Virginia, Appomattox, Clover Hill, enumeration district 3, microfilm series T626, film 2435, page 23 = 7 A handwritten (FamilySearch) (Sarah Brown)

27 1940 US census, Virginia, Appomattox County, Clover Hill, enumeration district 6-3, microfilm series T627, film 4244, page 30 = 8 B handwritten (FamilySearch) (Sarah Edmondson)

28 Register of enlistments in the US army, 1798-1914, record group 94 (Conrad Brown)

29 National Home registers, Maine (Eastern branch) (Conrad R Brown)

30 National Home register, Virginia (Southern branch) (Conrad R Brown)

31 National Home register, Milwaukee (North-west branch) (Conrad R Brown)

32 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Spring Garden, ward 2, microfiln series M432, film 818, page 399 verso = [800 handwritten] = 76 handwritten (FamilySearch) (Conrad Brown)

33 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 2, microfilm series M653, film 1152, page 573 = 207 handwritten (FamilySearch) (Conrad Brown)

34 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, enumeration district 2, microfilm series T9, film 1166, page 28 = 23 C handwritten (FamilySearch) (Conard Brown)

35 US Veterans administration, pension payment cards (three cards) (Conrad R Brown)

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Conrad R B Brown in the 91st PA database

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1870 US census
a candidate: Conrad Brown, 35, born Pennsylvania (2nd enumeration), with Jane (25) and Margaret (4) (Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 2, division 6, page 383 verso = 42 handwritten FamilySearch)
note Margaret J Brown, christened 7 October 1866, Wharton Street Methodist Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, child of Conrad and Jane Brown (FamilySearch, abstract only)
note 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, enumeration district 44, microfilm series T9, film 1168, page 194 D (FamilySearch): Jane Brown (35, vestmaker, b. PA), daughter Margaret Brown (14, b. PA), and sister-in-law Sarah Brown (44, b. PA), between 1136 and 1142 Charles St
1881 Gopsill's p.247: 'Brown Jane, dressmaker, 1138 Charles'
if I have the right Conrad Brown in 1850-60, then this is probably not he, since no Sarah is listed in the 1850 or 1860 census entries transcribed below

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Spring Garden, ward 2, microfiln series M432, film 818, page 399 verso = [800 handwritten] = 76 handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[I did not transcribe the many other people at this residence]
[identification is uncertain; see the note on the 1860 census below]
line3637383940
Dwellings visited474    
Families visited492    
NameHenry BrownMary Elizabeth "William Henry "Conrad "Mary Elizabeth " Jr
Age533814122
SexMFMMF
Color     
Occupation of males over 15 yearsBaker    
Real estate owned     
BirthplaceEnglandPennsylvania"""
Married within year     
Attended school within year     
Over 20 & can't read/write     
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.     

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 2, microfilm series M653, film 1152, page 573 = 207 handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is uncertain, but note that (1) Mary's name matches his mothers name in the National Home Registers (entries 29-31), (2) Henry's birthplace matches his father's birthplace according to the 1880 census, and (3) Mary's birthplace matches her mother's birthplace in the 1880 census, but (4) his occupation does not match his occupation at enlistment (see entries 5 and 7 above)]
line678910111213
Dwelling number1452       
Family number1589       
NameHenry BrownMary "William "Conrad "Mary "Charles L. MahonMargaret McGalkGeorge "
Age504825221225206/12
Sexmfmmfmfm
Color        
OccupationLaborer ButcherMariner PhysicianDomestic 
Value of real estate owned     2000  
Value of personal estate200    500  
Place of birthEnglandDelPaDoDoN.J.IrelandPa
Married within year        
Attended school within year    1   
Cannot read & write   1    
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.        

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, enumeration district 2, microfilm series T9, film 1166, page 28 = 23 C handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is likely, since (1) Mary E Stinsman's name matches the name of his mother in the National Home Registers (entries 29-31)]
line25262728
street name" [sc. Front]
house number1816   
dwelling visit #38   
family visit #48   
nameStinsman Bishop- Mary EBrown Conard [sic]Killingsworth John
colorWWWW
sexMFMM
age76664219
month born if born in year    
relationship WifeBoarderBoarder
single   1
married111 [sic] 
widowed/divorced    
married during year    
occupationshoe makerKeeping HouseLaborerLaborer
months unemployed   May
currently ill?    
blind    
deaf/dumb    
idiotic    
insane    
disabled    
school this year    
can't read  1 
can't write  1 
birthplacePennaPennaPennaPenna
father's birthplacePennaDelawareEngland 
mother's birthplace GermanyPenna 

1890 census, veterans' schedule

[1890 US census, veterans schedule, Virginia, Elizabeth City County, National Soldiers Home, page 105 (image 100 on Ancestry), line 36]
[identification is confirmed by reference to his service in the 91st]
[line] 36
[house]
[family]
[name] Brown Conrad R
[rank] pr
[company] C
[unit] 91 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] Sept 1861
[discharge date] Sept 1864
[length of service]
[post office address] Nat Soldiers Home Virginia
[disability incurred] Rheumatism + Piles
[remarks]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Virginia, Appomattox County, Clover Hill District, supervisor's district 284, enumeration district 15, microfilm series T623, film 1699, page 210 = 8 A handwritten]
[identification is probable, since (1) his wife's name matches the name of the widow who applied for a pension, and (2) the location matches the location where he died in 1904]
line171819202122
street 
house number      
dwelling number120     
family number127     
nameBrown, Conrad A- Sarah E- William- Mary E- Charles [sic] R-Josephine
relationshipHeadWifeStep SonDaughterSonDaughter
colorWWWWWW
sexMFMFMF
birth dateAug 1831June 1867Nov 1886Feb 1890June 1892Sept 1894
age6832131075
married?MMSSSS
# years married1111    
mother of how many children? 5    
# of children living 4    
birthplacePennsylvaniaVirginiaVirginiaVirginiaVirginiaVirginia
father's birthplaceEnglandVirginiaVirginiaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplaceDelawareVirginiaVirginiaVirginiaVirginiaVirginia
immigration year      
# years in USA      
naturalized citizen?      
occupation(None) PensionerFarmerFarm Laborer   
# months not employed12 0   
# months in school  040 
can readNoNoNoNo  
can writeNoNoNoNo  
speaks EnglishYesYesYesYes  
owned/rentedO     
free or mortgagedF     
farm/houseF     
# of farm schedule106     

1910 census

[1910 US census, Virginia, Appomattox County, Clover Hill, enumeration district 20, microfilm series M1283, film 1620, pages 120 = 2 A to 2 B handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is probable; see the comment on the 1900 census entry above]
line484950123
streetBuckingham County Line   
house nr      
dwelling nr34     
family nr34     
nameBrown Sarah E- , Mary E- Conrad RBrown, Josephine- Flossie A- Sallie
relationshipHeadDaughterSonDaughterDaughterDaughter
sexFFMFFF
colorWWWWWW
age46191715104
marital statusWdSSSSS
#years present marriage      
mother of # children7     
mother of # living children6     
birthplaceVirginiaVirginiaVirginiaVirginiaVirginiaVirginia
father's birthplaceVirginiaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplaceVirginiaVirginiaVirginiaVirginiaVirginiaVirginia
immigrated      
naturalized/alien      
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish 
occupationFarmerNoneFarm LaborerNoneNone 
nature of industry etc.General Farm Home Farm   
employer etc.Emp W   
out of work 15 Apr 1910?  No   
# weeks out of work 1909  0   
can readnoyesnonono 
can writenoyesnonono 
school since 1 Sep 09 nononono 
owned/rentedO     
owned free or mortagagedM     
farm/houseF     
nr on farm schedule30     
civil war vet      
blind      
deaf & dumb      

1920 census

[1920 US census, Virginia, Appomattox County, Clover Hill, enumeration district 22, microfilm series T625, film 1879, page 15 = 15 A handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is probable; see the comment on the 1900 census entry above (and note the guardian's name on the pension index by name card (entry #13 above)]
line24252627
street 
house numberX   
dwelling visit254   
family visit number262   
nameEdmondson Sarah E.- Conrade Jr.- Flossie- Sallie V
relationshipHeadSonDaughterDaughter
own/rentR   
free/mortgaged (if owned)    
sexFMFF
raceWWWW
age at last birthday75272014
marital statusWdSSS
year of immigration    
naturalized/alien    
year of naturalization    
attended school since Sept 1919  noyes
can readnoye [?]yesyes
can writenonoyesyes
birth placeVirginiaVirginiaVirginiaVirginia
native language    
father's birthplaceVirginiaVirginia [sic]Virginia [sic]Virginia [sic]
father's native language    
mother's birthplaceVirginiaVirginiaVirginiaVirginia
mother's native language    
can speak EnglishYesYesYesYes
occupationLaborLaborLaborNone
industry, businessWashing outFarmMfg 
employment statusOA   
number of farm schedule    

1930 census

[1930 US census, Virginia, Appomattox, Clover Hill, enumeration district 3, microfilm series T626, film 2435, page 23 = 7 A handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is speculative, given the family name 'Brown' and their ages--but the location and everything else match]
line3233
streetHieburg
house number  
dwelling visit #138 
family visit #143 
nameBrown Sarah- Curnard [sic]
relationHeadSon
owned/rentedR 
value or rent  
radio  
farmyesx
sexFM
colorWW
age6025
married?WdS
age 1st marriage18 [?] 
school/college since 9/29nono
can read & write  
birthplaceVirginiaVirginia
father's birthplaceVirginiaVirginia
mother's birthplaceVirginiaVirginia
native language  
immigration year  
naturalization  
can speak Englishyesyes
occupationnoneLaborer
industry Odd Jobs
worker class W
at work yesterday yes
unemployment schedule #  
veteran? no
war  
farm schedule #  

1940 US census

[1940 US census, Virginia, Appomattox County, Clover Hill, enumeration district 6-3, microfilm series T627, film 4244, page 30 = 8 B handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is probable; see the note on the 1920 census entry transcribed above]
line no.66
streetOn Road 627 - High Way Ave
house number 
household visit #147
owned/rentedR
value or rent3
farm?No
nameEdmondson, Sarah
relationHead
sexF
color/raceW
age86
marital statusWD
school/college last year?No
highest grade finished0
birthplaceVirginia
citizenship if foreign born 
1935 citySame house
1935 county 
1935 state/country 
1935 farm?No
at work for pay/profit 24-30 March?No
assigned to emergency work 24-30 March?No
seeking work?No
if no to previous three, have a job?No
if no to previous four, status?H
['H' = engaged in home housework]
if work for pay/profit #hrs worked 24-30 Mar? 
if emergency/seeking work, #wks unemployed 
occupation 
industry 
worker class 
# weeks worked in 19390
income in 19390
income >$50 other than money wages/salary?Yes
farm schedule #99

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 17 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Brown, Conrad R. B.
Co. C, B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also Co. G. 21 V.R.C.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

enlistment

[Register of enlistments in the US army, 1798-1914, record group 94]
[transcribed 13 March 2015, from Ancestry]


NO. [509]
NAMES. Brown Conrad
ENLISTED.
When. " [sc. March 1867] 18
Where. " " [sc. Pottsville Pa]
By Whom. " " [sc. Capt Morgan]
Period. " " [sc. 3 yrs]
WHERE BORN. Phila " [sc. Penna]
AGE. 29
OCCUPATION. Soldier
DESCRIPTION.
Eyes. Grey
Hair. " [sc. Dk]
Complex'n. " [sc. illegible]
HEIGHT 5 feet x 1/2 inches
REGIMENT. 42 Inf
CO. E
REMARKS. Desd June 1. 67. Dischg'd April 24 77. to date June 1 7 S.O. 87 from A.G.O. 67. [?] at Washington DC a Pvt

National Home Register, Maine

[National Home registers, Maine (Eastern Branch)]
[transcribed 13 March 2015, from image 103 of 516 Ancestry]


Number. E 4886 [pension certificate] 37801 [rate] $10
NAME. Conrad R Brown
Name of Residence of Relatives or Friends. Mrs Mary E. Stinsman (Mother) Phila Penn
Where Born. Pennsylvania
Company and Regiment. Co C 91 Penn
Date of Enlistment. Sep 1861
Date of Discharge from Service. Sep 13' 64
DISABILITY. Gun shot wound of left chest
Date of Admission. July 31' 1883 N.W. Branch
By Order of Manager. Major D. C. Fulton
Age. 45
Married or Single. W. [I'm pretty confident this is 'W' = widowed and not 'M' = married]
REMARKS.
Tranfd. fr So. Br. June 21st 1884
Furld. 30 days Oct 8' 1884 Lowell
Retd Oct. 19' 1884
Discharged at request March 20' 1885 [the last two digits of the year are so light they are almost illegible--'85' is very uncertain]

VA pension payment cards

[US Veterans administration, pension payment cards]
[transcribed three cards from Family Search, 14 March 2015]
[I did not transcribe the verso of any of the cards]


[card (1), FamilySearch]
NAME Edmondson Sarah E
Certificate No. 602.748
ARMY WIDOW
Law: FORMER WIDOW ACT SEPTEMBER 8, 1916
Name of Soldier Conrad R Brown.
Service Pr C. 91 Penn Inf. and Pr. G. 21 V.R.C
ISSUES
CLASSRATEDATE OF COMMENCEMENTDATE OF CERTIFICATE
Ren12Oct 13. 1916July 19. 1917
INC25OCTOBER 6, 1917 
Inc30May 1, 1920 

MINORS [blank]
Fees: No fee.
Transferred from: GROUP 3
Transferred to: [blank]
Died: [blank]
Bureau notified: [blank]
Remarks: [blank]
Former Roll No. JUL 25 1917

[card (2), FamilySearch]
NAME OF SOLDIER: Brown Conrad R.
Certificate No. 771.167
ARMY MINORS:
Law: Act of June 27, 1890.
Service of Soldier: Pr. C. 91 Pa. I. and G. 21 V.R.C
Guardian: Sarah E. Edmondson
R.F.D 1, Pamplin Va
Evidence of guardianship filed with auditor: Apr 1914
Appointment under jurisdiction of: Circuit Ct. Appomattox Co. Vir.
Bond 100. appt. 1 Apr 1914 - ctf 1 Apr 1914
ISSUES.
CLASS.RATE.DATE OF COMMENCEMENT.DATE OF CERTIFICATE.
Orig1224 [?] Jan 1427 Feb 14

MINORS--$2 PER MONTH ADDITIONAL.
NAME.COMMENCEMENT.ENDING.
Flossie Ann24 Jan 1423 Nov 15

Fees: $10 John W. Morris Atty Washington D.C. Pd. 4/10 - 14
Transferred from: GROUP 3
Remarks: [blank]
Remarks:
Limitation DEC 4- 1915
Former Roll No. [blank]

[card (3), FamilySearch]
NAME: Brown, Sarah E.
Certificate No. 602.748.
ARMY WIDOW.
Law: Act of June 27, 1890.
Name of Soldier: Conrad R. Brown
Service: Pvt. Co C. 91 Pa. Vol inf + Co G. 21. V.R.C.
ISSUES.
CLASS.RATE.DATE OF COMMENCEMENT.DATE OF CERTIFICATE.
 8.19. Dec. 19048 Jan. 1906
Increase12Act April 19, 1908. 

MINORS--$2 PER MONTH ADDITIONAL.
NAME.COMMENCEMENT.ENDING.
Conrad R.19 Dec. 190423 June 1908.
Josephine" " "26 Sept 1910
Flossie Ann" " "23 Nov. 1915

Fees: [blank]
Transferred from: WASHINGTON, D.C.
Transferred to: [blank]
Died: Remarried Dec 9 '13
Bureau notified: FEB 9 - 1914
Remarks: [blank]
Former Roll No. 1428.

National Home Register, Milwaukee

[National Home registers, Milwaukee (North-west branch)]
[transcribed 14 Mar 15, from Ancestry]


NORTH-WESTERN BRANCH NATIONAL HOME FOR DISABLED VOL SOLDIERS
538
[page] 87
Register of State Org. Folio 163
Home Company C

Conrad R. Brown
NO. OF ENLISTMENT.ENLISTED.COMPANY AND REGIMENT MUSTERED IN.DISCHARGED.CAUSE OF DISCHARGE.
WHEN.WHERERANK.WHEN.WHERE.RANK.
1st,Sept., 61Phila PaprivateC91 Pa VolsDec 63Warrenton JunctionprivateReenlistment
2d,Dec, 63Warrenton JuncprivateC91 Pa Vols64Phila PaprivateDisability

Pension at $10 per month
Certificate Number 37801
Disability Gun shot left side

Born in Pennsylvania
Resided last at Philadelphia Pa
Age when admitted 45 years.
Occupation Laborer
Religion Protestant
Widower
Children under 16 years of age None
Name, kinship and address or [sic] nearest relative
Mother
Mrs Mary E. Stensman
Philadelphia Pa

Original admission paper [blank]
Copy of Home Record sent to [blank]

HOME RECORD
First admitted to NW Branch by Major D. C. Fulton July 16 1883 Transportation furnished from [blank]
Transfd to So Brch Oct 2 83 S.O. #132

National Home, Virginia

[National Home registers, Virginia (Southern branch)]
[transcribed 14 March 2015, from image 273 of 2832 on Ancestry]


No. 3933. [pension for] 10.
NAME. Conrad R. Brown
Laborer.
Name and Address of Relatives or Friends. M. E. Stinsler [sic] South 5th St. Philada Pa
Where Born. Pennsylvania
Company and Regiment. C. 91" Pa Vols
Date of Enlistment. Sept 16. 61
Date of Discharge. 1864
Disability. G.S. Wound of left side
Date of Admission. Oct 6" 1883
By order of Manager. D. C. Fulton
Age. 45
Married or Single. S
REMARKS. Transf. from N.W.B.
Discharged at request 24-9-94

Re-ad [illegible] 12/6/85
Admitted to NWB 16 July 83
Signed by Manager 31 July /83
Trans to E.B. 10 Apl /84

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