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).
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).
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)
|Dwelling-house number||84|| |
|Family number||92|| |
|Name||Cline David||- Eliza||- Mary||- Foster||- Clara||- Charles|
|Real estate value||2200|| |
|Personal estate value||650|| |
|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||1||1|
|Can't read|| |
|Can't write|| |
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|| |
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1|| |
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|| |
|dwelling visit #||243|
|family visit #||266|
|name||Cline David||- Eliza J||- Mary A||- Foster S||- Clara||- Charles||- Bernie [?]||- Howard E||- Elvie [?] M|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Farmer||Keeping house||Farm Laborer|
|school this year||1||1||1||1||1|
|name||Cline David||- Eliza R|
|#years present marriage||49||49|
|mother of # children||9 [?]|
|mother of # living children||8 [?]|
|nature of industry etc.||General Farm|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?|
|# weeks out of work 1909|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged||F|
|nr on farm schedule||37|
|civil war vet|
|deaf & dumb|
|street||Gettysburg Carlisle Road|
|dwelling visit number||34|
|family visit number||35|
|name||Cline David||- Eliza|
|free/mortgaged (if owned)||F|
|age at last birthday||80||78|
|year of immigration|
|year of naturalization|
|attended school since Sept 1919|
|father's native language|
|mother's native language|
|can speak English||Yes||Yes|
|number of farm schedule|
|dwelling visit #||76|
|family visit #||76|
|name||Cline Eliza J|
|value or rent||1800|
|age 1st marriage||[illegible]|
|school/college since 9/29||No|
|can read & write||Yes|
|can speak English||Yes|
|at work yesterday|
|unemployment schedule #|
|farm schedule #|
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.[East Berlin News and Biglerville News 29 October 1926 page 1]
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.