91st PA: Patrick Campbell

Patrick Campbell

Before the war

He was born in July 1823, in Ireland (?), to Hugh Campbell and Rose [unknown surname]. [sources: date: 15 (July 1823), 7 (33 in 1861), 14 (64 in 1864), 19 (83 in 1907). place: 7 (Spanish Town [?], [illegible word] Jamaica), 15 (Ireland), 19 (Ireland). parents: 14]

In 1860, he immigrated, from Ireland. [source: 15]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7-1/2 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair. [source: 7]

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 25 September 1861. He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Keyser. He was a private in company C. [sources: 1, 7, 8, 9, 21]

On 8 October 1862, he deserted, near Washington DC. He returned. [source: 5]

On 25 September 1863, General Ayres detailed him as a saddler. He was still there in September [?] 1864. [source: 3]

On 30 December 1863, Sinex reported that he was one of 38 men who had less than fifteen months to serve who were unwilling to reenlist. On 2 January 1864, he was transferred to the 155th Pennsylvania Infantry, while those eligible were on veterans' leave. [sources: 2, 4]

He mustered out near Petersburg, Virginia, on 25 September 1864, when his term expired. He was a private, in company C. [sources: 1, 6, 8, 9 (26 Sep), 10, 21]

After the war

He married Bridget [unknown family name]. [source: 17]

On 22 or 27 October 1878, his first wife died. She was 53 years old. She was buried in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. [sources: 14 (27 Oct 78), 17 (22 Oct 78)]

On 16 February 1888, he applied successfully for a pension. [sources: 11, 12]

In 1890, he was living in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. [source: 9]

On 25 April 1894, he married Agnes Dillon, at Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She was born in 1864/65, to Patrick Dillon and Mary Mulcahey. They both lived in Doylestown; he was a collar and harness maker, and she was a domestic. (Her mother, Mary Mulcahey, lived from 1828-1900, and is buried in St Mary's Cemetery, Doylestown.) [sources: 14, 15, 22, 23 (1861)]

In 1900, he was living on York Street, in ward 1, Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Agnes, and her brother Michael Dillon. He was a collar maker, and had been unemployed for three months in the previous year. Agnes had had two children, neither of whom was alive. [source: 15]

On 19 February 1907, he again applied for a pension. [source: 11]

He died on 29 April 1907, at Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He died of uraemic toxemia, with general arteriosclerosis and contracted kidney contributing. He was a collar maker. On 1 May 1907, he was buried in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. His grave has a Grand Army of the Republic marker. [sources: 11 (12 Mar 07), 13 (29 Apr 07), 16, 19 (29 Apr 07), 20]

On 8 August 1907, his widow, Agnes Campbell, applied unsuccessfully for a pension. [sources: 11, 12]

On 10 January 1909, his widow, Agnes Campbell, died, in the Bucks County Home, Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She died of cirrhosis of the liver. She is buried in St Mary's Cemetery, Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. [sources: 18, 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)

2 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 30 December 1863

3 [list of detailed men, probably from Sept 1864] (Patrick Campbell)

4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 2 January 1864 (Campbell)

5 company C, register of deserters, number 17 (Patrick Campbell)

6 company C, register of men discharged, number 26 (Patrick Campbell)

7 company C, descriptive roll, entry 80 (Patrick Campbell)

8 company C, untitled list, probably of status at muster out, entry 18 (Patrick Campbell)

9 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bucks County, Doylestown, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 96, page 8 (Patrick Campbell)

10 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 27 September 1864 (Pat Campbell)

11 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company C (Patrick Campbell)

12 pension index, by name (Patrick Campbell)

13 Pennsylvania death indices, 1907 ('Campbell, Patrick; 35583; Doylestown; April 29.')

14 Pennsylvania county marriages 1885-1950, on FamilySearch (accessed 12 April 2013) (Patrick Campbell)

15 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Bucks County, Doylestown, ward 1, enumeration district 14, microfilm series T623, film 1384, page 206 = 6 B handwritten (Patrick Campbell)

16 Find a grave, memorial 76008415, created by EMC, added 5 September 2011, accessed 29 June 2013 (includes a photograph of the headstone, which mentions his service, and includes a GAR marker) (Patrick Campbell)

17 Find a grave, memorial 76008447, created by EMC, added 5 September 2011, accessed 29 June 2013 (Bridget Campbell)

18 Pennsylvania death indices, 1909 ('Campbell, Agnes; 1507; Bucks Co.; Jan. 10.')

19 death certificate, Pennsylvania, Bucks County, 29 April 1907, file number 35583 (Patrick Campbell)

20 Pennsylvania veterans burial cards, 1777-1999 (Patrick Campbell)

21 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Patrick Campbell)

22 e-mail, Mary O'Rourke to Harry A Ide, 24 May 2014 (Patrick Campbell)

23 death certificate, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 10 January 1909, file number 1507 (Agnes Campbell)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1850 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 29 June 2013)
1860 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 29 June 2013)
1870 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 29 June 2013)
1880 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 29 June 2013)
1910 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 29 June 2013)
1920 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 29 June 2013)
1930 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 29 June 2013)
Pennsylvania death indices
no Agnes Campbell in 1907 (except one who died on 29 January, before my Agnes applied for a pension)
no Agnes Campbell in 1908
four Agnes Campbell's in 1909, including: 'Campbell, Agnes; 1507; Bucks Co.; Jan. 10.'
Find a grave
searched for Agnes Campbell (29 June 2013)
RootsWeb WorldConnect
accessed 30 June 2013
applications for headstones for military veterans, 1925-1941
FamilySearch index (accessed 30 June 2013)

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Patrick Campbell in the 91st PA database

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bucks County, Doylestown, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 96, page 8]
[identification is confirmed by reference to his service in the 91st]

[line] 49
[house] 567
[family] 587
[name] Campbell Patrick
[rank] Private
[company] C
[unit] 91 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] Sept 25 1861
[discharge date] Sept 26 1864
[length of service] 3 years, [blank] months, 1 day
[post office address] " " " [sc. Doylestown, Bucks Co, Penna]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Bucks County, Doylestown, ward 1, enumeration district 14, microfilm series T623, film 1384, page 206 = 6 B handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is likely, since (1) his wife's name matches the widow who applied for a pension (see entry #12 above)]
line515253
streetYork Street
house number   
dwelling number128  
family number129  
nameDillon MichaelCampbell Agnes- Patrick
relationshipHeadSisterB-in-law
colorWWW
sexMFM
birth dateJuly 1860Feb 1863July 1823
age393776
married?SMM
# years married 66
mother of how many children? 2 
# of children living 0 
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaIreland
father's birthplaceIrelandIrelandIreland
mother's birthplaceIrelandIrelandIreland
immigration year  1861
# years in USA  39
naturalized citizen?  Na
occupationPlumber Collar Maker
# months not employed0 3
# months in school   
can readyesyesyes
can writeyesnoyes
speaks Englishyesyesyes
owned/rentedO  
free or mortgagedM  
farm/houseH  
# of 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 17 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Campbell, Patrick
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

marriage record

[Pennsylvania county marriages 1885-1950, on FamilySearch (accessed 12 April 2013)]
Application for Marriage.
No. 204 vol 12
1. Full name of the man, Patrick Campbell
2. Full name of the woman, Agnes Dillon
3. Relationship of the parties, either by blood or marriage, none
4. Age of the man, 64 years
5. Age of the woman, 29 "
6. Residence of the man, Doylestown Bucks Co. Pa.
7. Residence of the woman, " " " "
8. Parents' names--man, Hugh + Rose Campbell
9. Parents' names--woman, Patrick + Mary Dillon
10. Guardian's name--man, [blank]
11. Guardian's name--woman, [blank]
12. Consent of parents or guardians, [blank]
13. Date of death of man's former wife, if any, Oct 27 [sic] - 1878
14. Date of death of woman's former husband, if any, [blank]
15. Date of divorce of man at any time, [blank]
16. Date of divorce of woman at any time, [blank]
17. Color of parties, White
18. Occupation of man, Collar + Harness Maker
19. Occupation of woman, Domestic

Bucks County, ss:

Personally appeared before me, Clerk of the Orphans' Court of said County of Bucks, at Doylestown, Pa., Patrick Campbell and [blank] who, being duly qualified according to law, did depose and say that the statements above set forth are correct and true, to the best of their knowledge and belief, and that they know of no reason why the said marriage may not be lawfully made.


Sworn and subscribed before me, this twenty-fifth day of April A.D. 1894
Warren S Ely Clerk Orphans' Court

Patrick Campbell

No. 204 Vol 12 Marriage License.
STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA, COUNTY OF BUCKS, ss.
To any Minister of the Gospel, Justice of the Peace or other officers or persons authorized by law to solemnize marriage:

You are hereby authorized to join together in the holy state of Matrimony, according to the rites and ceremonies of your church, society or religious denomination and the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Patrick Campbell and Agnes Dillon

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND SEAL OF THE ORPHANS' COURT of said County of BUCKS, at DOYLESTOWN, Pa., this twenty-fifth day of April A.D. 1894

Warren S Ely Clerk.

Duplicate Certificate.
No. 204 vol 12

I, Rev H J. McManus hereby certify, that on the XXV day of April one thousand eight hundred and ninety IV, at Doylestown Pa Patrick Campbell and Agnes Dillon were by me united in marriage, in accordance with license issued by the Clerk of the Orphans' Court of Bucks County, Pennsylvania numbered 204 vol 12


Rev H J McManus Minister of the Gospel
When returned, April 26 1894

[the rest is blank]

death certificate

[death certificate, Pennsylvania, Bucks County, 29 April 1907, Patrick Campbell, file number 35583]
[transcribed 30 June 2013]

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA.
BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS.
CERTIFICATE OF DEATH.
File No. 35583
Registered No. 97
PLACE OF DEATH.
County of Bucks
Borough of Doylestown
(No. Ashland [?] St.)
Registration District No. 262
Primary Registration District No. 1100
FULL NAME Patrick Campbell

PERSONAL AND STATISTICAL PARTICULARS
SEX Male
COLOR White
DATE OF BIRTH [blank]
AGE 83 years [blank] months [blank] days
Married
BIRTHPLACE Ireland
NAME OF FATHER Dont [sic] Know
BIRTHPLACE OF FATHER " "
MAIDEN NAME OF MOTHER " "
BIRTHPLACE OF MOTHER " "
OCCUPATION Collar Maker
THE ABOVE STATED PERSONAL PARTICULARS ARE TRUE TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEF
Informant Agnes Campbell
Address Doylestown
Filed MAY 1 [?] 1907
C D [illegible] Registrar

MEDICAL CERTIFICATE OF DEATH
DATE OF DEATH April 29 [?] 1907
I HEREBY CERTIFY, That I attended deceased from March 29 1907 to April 28 [?] 1907
that I last saw him alive on April 28 1907
and that death occurred, on the date stated above, at 8 AM.
The CAUSE OF DEATH was as follows:
Uraemic toxemia (Duration) 3 wks
Contibutory General arterio-sclerosis contracted kidney (Duration) several years
(Signed) Felix Meroky M.D.
May 1 1907 (Address) Doylestown Pa
SPECIAL INFORMATION only for Hospitals, Institutions, Transients, or Recent Residents. [blank]
PLACE OF BURIAL OR REMOVAL St Marys Doylestown
DATE OF BURIAL May 1 1907
UNDERTAKER H W Atkinson
ADDRESS Doylestown

Pennsylvania veterans burial card

[Pennsylvania veterans burial cards, 1777-1999]
[transcribed 30 June 2013, from Ancestry]

RECORD OF BURIAL PLACE OF VETERAN
Bucks County
NAME Campbell, Patrick
DATE OF BIRTH [blank]
DATE OF DEATH [blank]
VETERAN OF Civil WAR
SERVED IN ARMY
DATES OF SERVICE [blank]
ORGANIZATION(S) Co. C. 91st Reg. Pa. Inf.
RANK Private
CEMETERY OR PLACE OF INTERMENT NAME Catholic Cemetery LOCATION Doylestown
LOCATION OF GRAVE IN CEMETERY Left Centre
HEADSTONE Marble
INFORMATION GIVEN BY Wm. H. Murphy DATE April 21, 1932
REMARKS [blank]

death certificate, Agnes Campbell

[death certificate, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 10 January 1909, file number 1507, Agnes Campbell]
[transcribed 31 May 2014, from Ancestry]


COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA,
BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS.
CERTIFICATE OF DEATH.
File No. 1507
Registered No. 8

PLACE OF DEATH.
County of Bucks
Township of Doylestown
(No. The Bucks County Home)
Registration District No. 262
Primary Registration District No. 2244
FULL NAME Agnes Campbell

PERSONAL AND STATISTICAL PARTICULARS
SEX Female
COLOR White
DATE OF BIRTH 1861
AGE 48 years, [blank] months, [blank] days
Widowed
BIRTHPLACE United States
NAME OF FATHER [blank]
BIRTHPLACE OF FATHER [blank]
MAIDEN NAME OF MOTHER [blank]
BIRTHPLACE OF MOTHER [blank]
OCCUPATION [blank]
THE ABOVE STATED PERSONAL PARTICULARS ARE TRUE TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEF
(Informant) Laura D Pollock [?]
(Address) Doylestown Pa
Filed Jan 12 1909 C. D. Hatchkess [??] Registrar

MEDICAL CERTIFICATE OF DEATH
DATE OF DEATH January 10 1909

I HEREBY CERTIFY, That I attended deceased from Dec 27 1908 to Jan 10 1909 that I last saw her alive on Jan 9 1909 and that death occurred, on the date stated above, at 11 A.M.

The CAUSE OF DEATH was as follows: Schirrhosis [?] of Live
[the first letters aren't clear, and may have been written over]
(Duration) 1 year
Contributory [blank]
(Signed) John G. Fell M.D.
Jan 11 1909 (Address) Doylestown
SPECIAL INFORMATION only for Hospitals, Institutions, Transients, or Recent Residents. [blank]
PLACE OF BURIAL OR REMOVAL St Marys Doylestown
DATE OF BURIAL Jan. 13" 1909
UNDERTAKER H W. Atkinson
ADDRESS Doylestown Pa

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