91st PA: Henry C Debaun

Henry C Debaun

Before the war

He was born in 1842/43 (2 (22 in 1865), 3, 4 [38 in 1880]). He was born in Canada (2, 3) or New York (4).

When he enlisted, he was a miner (2, 3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 11 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (2, 3).

During the war

He was a substitute for L E McCrune (1, 2, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 16 March 1865 (1, 2, 3). He was enlisted for one year, at Williamsport, Pennsylvania, by Captain Blair [?] (2, 3). He was mustered in as a private in company K (1, 6, 7, 8). His service was credited to the 38th subdivision of the 18th congressional district (2, 3).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1). He was a private in company K (6, 7, 8).

After the war

In 1880, he was living in Union, Hudson County, New Jersey (4). He was a carpenter (4). He was living with his wife Hannah, and two daughters (4).

In 1890, he may have been living in Orangetown, Rockland County, New York (5). If so, he also served in the 127th New York Infantry (5).

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) (Henry C Debaun)

2 company K, third descriptive roll (Henry C Debaun)

3 company K, fourth descriptive roll (Henry C Debaun [?])

4 1880 US census, New Jersey, Hudson County, Union, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 60, microfilm series T9, film 785, page 347 A = 5 handwritten (Henry C Debaun)

5 [possible entry only--this doesn't match the evidence I have, but I didn't see a closer match] 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, New York, Rockland, Orangetown, supervisor's district 4, enumeration district 98 (Henry B DeBaun)

6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Henry C DeBawn)

7 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Henry C DeBarnd)

8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Henry C Debaun)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed December 2006)
RootsWeb WorldConnect
accessed July 2007

1880 census

[1880 US census, New Jersey, Hudson County, Union, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 60, microfilm series T9, film 785, page 347 A = 5 handwritten]
line44454647
street nameHackensack [?] Plank
house number152   
dwelling visit #29   
family visit #52   
nameDebaun Henry CHannahEvaMine [??]
color" [sc. W]"""
sexMFFF
age3830124
month born if born in year    
relationship wifedaughtdo
single  11
married11  
widowed/divorced    
married during year    
occupationCarpenterKeeping houseAt schoolhome
months unemployed    
currently ill?    
blind    
deaf/dumb    
idiotic    
insane    
disabled    
school this year  1 
can't read    
can't write    
birthplace" " [sc. New York]" "" "" "
father's birthplaceNew JerMassNew York" "
mother's birthplace" " [sc. Germany]New York" "" "

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, New York, Rockland, Orangetown, supervisor's district 4, enumeration district 98]
[line] 10
[house] 131
[family] 137
[name] DeBaun Henry B
[rank]
[company]
[unit] 127 NY Inf
[enlistment date] 8 Sept 1862
[discharge date] 30 June 1865
[length of service] 2 years, 9 months, 22 days
[post office address] Nyack
[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 3 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


De Bawn Henry C
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Debaun Henry C

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 27 March 2014]

DeBarnd, Henry C
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Debaun Henry C

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 28 March 2014]

Debaun Henry C
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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