91st PA: James Carreck

James Carreck

Before the war

He was born in 1841/42 (3 (19 in 1861), 7 [25 in 1870], 8 [34 in 1880], 10 [47 at death in 1892]). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3, 6, 7, 10).

When he enlisted, he was a laborer (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 29 February 1864 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Gregory (3). He was a private in company F (1, 11).

At some point, he was due $300 bounty, and had drawn $20.27 worth of clothing since he had enlisted (3).

He was transferred on 21 January 1865 to the Veterans' Reserve Corp (1, 2, 4 [19 Jan]). When he was transferred, he was a private, in company F (11). He served in the 53rd company of the 2nd battalion of the Veterans' Reserve Corps (5, 9).

He was discharged on 6 September 1865 by general order (1).

After the war

On 16 April 1869, he applied successfully for a pension (5, 9).

In 1870, he was living in ward 26, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7). He was a laborer (7). He was living with his wife Margaret and son James (7).

In 1880, he was living at 1929 Ellsworth Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7). He was working in the gas works (7). He was living with his wife Maggie, children James and Mary, and a boarder (7).

In 1890, he was living at 1929 Ellsworth Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8).

On 19 January 1892, he died, of pneumonia, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9, 10). He died at, or was buried from, 1929 Ellsworth Street, Philadelphia Pennsylvania (10). He was married (10). He was a laborer (10).

On 22 January 1892, he was buried at Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10).

On 31 January 1892, his widow, Margaret Carrick, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (5, 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) (James Carreck)

2 company F, register of men transferred (James Carreck)

3 company F, second descriptive roll, #23 (James Carrick [sic])

4 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 16 May 1865 (Carrick)

5 pension index, by name (James Carrick)

6 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 26, microfilm series M593, film 1414, page 554 = 81 handwritten (James Carrick)

7 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 562, microfilm series T9, film 1185, page 690 C = 11 handwritten (James Carrick)

8 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district [1], enumeration district [596] (image 1943 of 2610 on Ancestry) (James Carrick)

9 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (James Carrick)

10 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, #15837 [the '5' might be '3'], 19 Jan 1892 (James Carrick Sr)

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

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 26, microfilm series M593, film 1414, page 554 = 81 handwritten]
line1617181920212223
Dwelling-house number518       
Family number582       
NameBarnes James- Mary- James- Charles- EllaCarrick James- Margaret- James
Age434117108251810/12
SexMFMMFMFM
ColorWWWWWWWW
OccupationClerk StoreKeep HouseMachinist  LaborerNo Occupation 
Real estate value        
Personal estate value500       
BirthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
Father foreign born        
Mother foreign born        
Birth month if born within year       Sept
Marriage month if married within year        
Attended school past year   11   
Can't read        
Can't write        
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.        
Male US citizen at least 21 years old1    1  
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...        

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 562, microfilm series T9, film 1185, page 690 C = 11 handwritten]
line2021222324
street nameElsworth Street
house number1929    
dwelling visit #102    
family visit #110    
nameCarrick James- Maggie- James- Mary E- Sallie
colorWWWWW
sexMFMFF
age342711616
month born if born in year     
relationship WifeSonDaughterBoarder
single  111
married11   
widowed/divorced     
married during year     
occupationin Gas WorksKeeping HouseAt School At Home
months unemployed     
currently ill?     
blind     
deaf/dumb     
idiotic     
insane     
disabled     
school this year  1  
can't read    1
can't write    1
birthplacePennsylvaniaIrelandPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplaceIrelandIrelandPennaPennaUnknown
mother's birthplaceIrelandIrelandIrelandIrelandUnknown

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district [1], enumeration district [596] (image 1943 of 2610 on Ancestry)]
[line] 40
[house] 39
[family] 41
[name] James Carrick
[rank] [blank]
[company] [blank]
[unit] [blank]
[enlistment date] [blank]
[discharge date] [blank]
[length of service] [blank]
[post office address] James Carrick 1929 Ellsworth
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 19 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Carrick, James
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.

See also V.R.C.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, #15837 [the '5' might be '3'], 19 Jan 1892, James Carrick Sr]
[thanks to Ed McLaughlin for finding this!]

RETURN OF A DEATH
IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.
15837 [? the '5' might be a '3']
CORONER'S CERTIFICATE.
1. Name of deceased, James Carrick Sr
2. Color, white
3. Sex, male
4. Age, 47 years
5. married
6. Date of Death, Jan 19 92
7. Cause of Death, Pneumonia
G. W. Ashbridge Coroner.
Per Donal

UNDERTAKER'S CERTIFICATE IN RELATION TO DECEASED.
8. Occupation, Laborer
9. Place of Birth, Phila
10. When a Minor, [blank]
11. Ward, 26th
12. Street and Number, 1929 Ellsworth St
13. Date of Burial, January 22nd 1892
14. Place of Burial, Mt Moriah Cemetery
M J Whillough Undertaker.
Residence, 915 So 20th St

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