91st PA: David Cline (or Clime)

David Cline (or Clime)

Before the war

He was born in 1839/40 (2 (25 in 1865), 4 [30 in 1870], 5 [40 in 1880], 6 [70 in 1910], 7 [80 in 1920]). He was born in Pennsylvania (4, 5, 6, 7). His parents were John Cline and Mary [unknown family name] (8, 9).

During the war

He was drafted (1, 2). He was mustered into service as a private on 28 February 1865, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (1, 2, 11). He was a private, in company F (1, 12).

He was discharged by general order on 27 July 1865 (1, 2, 11). He was a private, in company F (12).

After the war

In 1870, he was living in Menallen Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (4). He was a farmer, and owned $2,200 in real estate and $650 in personal property (4). He was living with his wife Eliza, and his children Mary, Foster, Clara, and Charles (4).

In 1880, he was living in Menallen Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (5). He was a farmer (5). He was living with his wife Eliza J, and his children Mary, Foster, Clara, Charles, Bernie [?], Howard, and Elvie [?] (5).

On 18 July 1890, he successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (3, 11).

He again applied for a pension on 23 December 1909 (11).

In 1910, he was living in Menallen Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (6). He was a farmer, on a general farm (6). He was living with his wife Eliza (6).

In 1920, he was living on the Gettysburg-Carlisle Road, in Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (7). He was not working (7). He was living with his wife Eliza (7).

He died on 22 October 1926, in Gardners, Adams County, Pennsylvania (8, 9, 11 [1 Nov]).

On 1 November 1926, his widow, Eliza J Cline, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (3).

In 1930, his widow, Eliza J Cline, was living in Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (10).

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) (David Cline)

2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 19 January 2005 (David Cline; rolls have 'Clime')

3 pension index, by name (David Cline)

4 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, microfilm series M593, film 1289, page 256 = 12 handwritten (David Cline)

5 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 43, microfilm series T9, film 1085, page 41 C = 27 handwritten (David Cline)

6 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, supervisor's district 15, enumeration districtg 23, microfilm series T624, film 1292, page 260 = 5 handwritten (David Cline)

7 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 31, microfilm series T625, film 1507, page 59 A = 2 handwritten (David Cline)

8 'Veteran dies at Gardners Home'. The Gettysburg Times 23 October 1926 page 1 (David Cline)

9 [obituary]. East Berlin News and Biglerville News 29 October 1926 page 1 (David Cline)

10 1930 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township, supervisor's district 25, enumeration districtd 1-32, microfilm series T626, film 1959, page 95 = 4 A handwritten (Eliza J Cline)

11 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (David Cline)

12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (David Cline)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed May 2007)

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, microfilm series M593, film 1289, page 256 = 12 handwritten]
line234567
Dwelling-house number84     
Family number92     
NameCline David- Eliza- Mary- Foster- Clara- Charles
Age30288631
SexMFFMFM
ColorWWWWWW
OccupationFarmerKeeping House    
Real estate value2200     
Personal estate value650     
Birthplace" [sc. Penna]"""""
Father foreign born      
Mother foreign born      
Birth month if born within year      
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     
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...      

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 43, microfilm series T9, film 1085, page 41 C = 27 handwritten]
line333435363738394041
street name         
house number         
dwelling visit #243        
family visit #266        
nameCline David- Eliza J- Mary A- Foster S- Clara- Charles- Bernie [?]- Howard E- Elvie [?] M
colorWWWWWWWWW
sexMFFMFMFMF
age403918161411752
month born if born in year         
relationship WifeDaughterSonDaughterSonDaughterSonDaughter
single  1111111
married11       
widowed/divorced         
married during year         
occupationFarmerKeeping house Farm Laborer     
months unemployed         
currently ill?         
blind         
deaf/dumb         
idiotic         
insane         
disabled         
school this year  11111  
can't read         
can't write         
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPaPaPaPa
mother's birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPaPaPaPa

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, supervisor's district 15, enumeration districtg 23, microfilm series T624, film 1292, page 260 = 5 handwritten]
line1112
streetCline Road
house nr  
dwelling nr104 
family nr114 
nameCline David- Eliza R
relationshipHeadWife
sexMF
colorWW
age7068
marital statusM1M1
#years present marriage4949
mother of # children 9 [?]
mother of # living children 8 [?]
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated  
naturalized/alien  
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationFarmerNone
nature of industry etc.General Farm 
employer etc.OA 
out of work 15 Apr 1910?  
# weeks out of work 1909  
can readYesYes
can writeYesYes
school since 1 Sep 09  
owned/rentedO 
owned free or mortagagedF 
farm/houseF 
nr on farm schedule37 
civil war vet  
blind  
deaf & dumb  

1920 census

[1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 31, microfilm series T625, film 1507, page 59 A = 2 handwritten]
line4243
streetGettysburg Carlisle Road
house numberX 
dwelling visit number34 
family visit number35 
nameCline David- Eliza
relationshipHeadWife
own/rentO 
free/mortgaged (if owned)F 
sexMF
raceWW
age at last birthday8078
marital statusMM
year of immigration  
naturalized/alien  
year of naturalization  
attended school since Sept 1919  
can readYesYes
can writeYesYes
birth placePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
native language  
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's native language  
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's native language  
can speak EnglishYesYes
occupationNoneNone
industry, business  
employment status  
number of farm schedule  

1930 census

[1930 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township, supervisor's district 25, enumeration districtd 1-32, microfilm series T626, film 1959, page 95 = 4 A handwritten]
line3
street 
house number 
dwelling visit #76
family visit #76
nameCline Eliza J
relationHead
owned/rentedO
value or rent1800
radio 
farmNo
sexF
colorW
age88
married?Wd
age 1st marriage[illegible]
school/college since 9/29No
can read & writeYes
birthplacePennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvania
native language 
immigration year 
naturalization 
can speak EnglishYes
occupationNone
industry 
worker class 
at work yesterday 
unemployment schedule # 
veteran? 
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 20 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Cline, David
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

'Veteran dies at Gardners Home'

[The Gettysburg Times [Saturday] 23 October 1926 page 1]
VETERAN DIES AT GARDNERS HOME
David Cline Served With Co. F, 91st Pa. Infantry; Was Retired Farmer.

Another Adams county veteran of the Civil War answered the last call Friday afternoon when David Cline, 87, of Gardners, died at 3:30 o'clock.

Mr. Cline, a retired farmer and well-known throughout upper Adams county, was a member of Company F, 91st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, during the Civil War. He was a son of the late John and Mary Cline, of Cline's church.

Mr. Cline is survived by his widow, seven sons and daughters; Mrs. John Bender, Gardners; Foster Cline, Gardners R. D.; Mrs. Charles Abbott, Baltimore; Charles E. Cline, Minnesota; Howard Cline, Gardners R. D.; Mrs. Charles Deardorff, New Oxford, and Ira J. Cline, Bowmansdale. One sister, Mrs. Mary Keefer, Harrisburg, and 19 grandchildren also survive.

[obituary]

[East Berlin News and Biglerville News 29 October 1926 page 1]
DEATH

David Cline, 87, of Gardenrs [sic], died on Friday. Mr. Cline, a retired farmer and well-known throughout upper Adams county, was a member of Co. F, 91st Pennsylvania Vol. Inf. during the Civil War. He was a son of the late John and Mary Cline, of Cline's church. Mr. Cline is survived by his widow, seven sons and daughters. Mrs. John Bender, Gardners; Foster Cline, Gardners, R. D.; Mrs. Charles Abbott, Baltimore; Charles E. Cline, Minnesota; Howard Cline, Gardners R. D.; Mrs. Charles Deardorff, New Oxford, and Ira J. Cline, Bowmansdale. One sister, Mrs. Mary Keefer, Harrisburg, and 19 grandchildren also survive.


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