He was born on 29 January 1834 (2, 5 (30 in 1865), 7 [33 in 1870], 8 [45 in 1880], 9 [66 in 1900], 10 [76 in 1910], 11 [83 at death], 12 [15 in 1850], 13 [24 in 1860]). He was born near Heidelsburg, in Adams County, Pennsylvania (5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13). He was born to William Deatrick and Sarah Spangler (2).
In 1850, he was living in Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (12). He was living with his parents Williamk and Sarah, along with Augustus, Eliza, Edward, and George (12). He was a l[aborer] (12).
In 1860, he was living in Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (13). He was living with his mother Sarah, along with Edward, Eliza, and George (13). He was a carpenter and farmer, and owned $370 in real estate (13). (He was apparently not living with his wife Sarah. I suspect they were actually married in November 1860.)
On 18 November 1858, he married Sarah Ann Elizabeth Wolf (2, 9 [40 years in 1900], 10 [50 years in 1910], 11). They had 6 children:
In 1900 and 1910, she reported having had five children, two of whom were alive (9, 10).
When he enlisted, he was a farmer (5).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, and had a florid complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (5).
He was drafted from Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (1, 5). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 February 1865 (1, 5, 6, 15). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Eyster (5). His service was credited to the Sixteenth Congressional District (5). He was a private in company G (1, 16, 17).
He received clothing worth $38.35 (5).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865, with his company (1, 6, 15). He was a private in company G (1, 16, 17; 2 (sgt)).
In 1870, he was living in Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (7). He was living with his wife Sarah, and Robert, Lydia, and Abby (presumably their children) (7). He was a farm laborer, and owned $1,000 in real estate and $400 in personal property (7).
In 1880, he was living in Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with his wife Sarah and daughters Annie and Abbie (8). He was a farmer (8).
He applied successfully for a pension on 28 February 1880 (4, 15).
In 1890, he was living in Tyrone, Adams County, Pennsylvania (post office Menallen) (6). He had a fistula, and was "now" deaf in his left ear (6).
In 1900, he was living in Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (9). He was living with his wife Sarah and granddaughter Sarah Pittenturf (9). He was a farmer (9).
He moved to York Springs about 1907 (11).
On 23 February 1907, he again applied for a pension (15).
In 1910, he was living in York Springs, Adams County, Pennsylvania (10). He was living with his wife Sarah and granddaughter Sarah Pittenturf (10). He was living on his own income (10).
He died on 31 January 1917, at his home in York Springs, Adams County, Pennsylvania (2, 3, 11, 15). He is buried at St. Mark's Lutheran Church Cemetery, in Heidlersburg, Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (2, 11). The funeral service was conducted by Reverends Paul Glatfelter and J Charles Gardner, at the Heidlersburg Lutheran Church (11). He was a cooper (11). He was a member of the Lutheran Church at Heidlersburg (11).
His widow, Sarah A Detrick, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension on 14 February 1917 (4, 15).
In 1920, his widow, Sarah Dietrick, was living in Menallen Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (14). She was living with her granddaughter Ruth S Pottenturf (14).
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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 e-mail, Ken Deatrick
3 tombstone, Daniel Deitrick
4 pension index, by name
5 company G, second descriptive list, [#99] (Daniel Deitrick)
6 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 23, page 2 (Daniel Deatrick)
7 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township (post office York Springs), microfilm series M593, film 1289, page 374 = 7 handwritten (Daniel Deatrick)
8 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 45, microfilm series T9, film 1085, page 70 D = 8 handwritten (Daniel Deatrick)
9 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 28, microfilm series T623, film 1354, page 345 B = 6 handwritten (Daniel Deatrick)
10 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, York Springs, supervisor's district 10 [?], enumeration district 17, microfilm series T624, film 1292, page 171 B = 13 handwritten (Daniel Deatrick)
11 Daniel Deatrick [obituary]. Adams County News (Gettysburg PA), 3 February 1917, page 8 (Daniel Deatrick)
12 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Heidlersburg, Tyrone, microfilm series M432, film 743, page 73 (Daniel Dietrick)
13 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township (post office Heidelsburg), microfilm series M653, film 1057, page 627 = 45 handwritten (Daniel Detrick)
14 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 4, microfilm series T625, film 1507, pages 35-36 = 1 A-B handwritten (Sarah Dietrick)
15 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (Daniel Detrick)
16 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Daniel Deitrick)
17 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Daniel Deitrich [sic])
|Occupation of males over 15 years||B. Smith||B. Smith||L [sic; presumably 'Laborer']|
|Real estate owned||1000|
|Birthplace||" [sc. Pa]||" [sc. Pa]||" [sc. Pa]||" [sc. Pa]||" [sc. Pa]||" [sc. Pa]||" [sc. Pa]|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year|
|Over 20 & can't read/write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Sarah Detrick||Daniel "||Edward "||Eliza "||George "|
|Occupation||Carpen. + Farmer||Carpenter|
|Value of real estate owned||300||370|
|Value of personal estate||50|
|Place of birth||" [presumably sc. Pennsylvania]||"||"||"||"|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year||1|
|Cannot read & write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Deatrick Daniel||Sarah||Robert||Lydian [sic]||Abby|
|Occupation||Farm Labor||Keeping House||At Home||At Home||At Home|
|Real estate value||1000|
|Personal estate value||400|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year||1||1|
|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 #||75|
|family visit #||75|
|name||Deatrick Daniel||- Sarah A||- Annie||- Abbie|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Farmer||Keeping House||At Home|
|school this year||1||1|
|name||Deatrick Daniel||- Sarah||Pittenturf Sarah R|
|birth date||Jan 1834||Aug 1837||Mar 1896|
|# years married||40||40|
|mother of how many children?||5|
|# of children living||2|
|# years in USA|
|# months not employed|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged||F|
|# of farm schedule||91|
|name||Deatrick Daniel||- Sarah||Pittenturf Sarah|
|#years present marriage||50||50|
|mother of # children||5|
|mother of # living children||2|
|nature of industry etc.|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?|
|# weeks out of work 1909|
|school since 1 Sep 09||yes|
|owned free or mortagaged||F|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet||UA|
|deaf & dumb|
|dwelling visit number||14|
|family visit number||14|
|name||Dietrick Sarah||Pottenturf Ruth S.|
|free/mortgaged (if owned)|
|age at last birthday||82||23 [?]|
|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|
Daniel Deatrick, a veteran of the Civil War, and one of the pioneer residents of the vicinity of Heildersburg, died at his home in York Springs about midnight Wednesday, aged 83 years. Death was caused by infirmities.
He was born near Heidlersburg and spent the greater portion of his life there, removing to York Springs about ten years ago. He was a cooper by trade. During the Civil War he served with honor. Mr. Deatrick was a member of the Lutheran Church at Heidlersburg.
He leaves his wife who, before marriage, was Miss Sarah Wolf, and two daughters, Mrs. Crist Pittenturf, of Aspers, and Miss Esther Deatrick, at home. He also leaves one brother and one sister, Dorcas [?] Deatrick, of Hunterstown; and Mrs. Eliza Funt, of Biglersville.
Funeral on Saturday morning, meeting at the house at eleven o'clock. The funeral services at the Heidlersburg Lutheran church will take place at 12:30 in the afternoon, conducted by Rev. Paul Glatfelter, of York Springs, and Rev. J. Charles Gardner, of Mount Tabor. Interment at Heidlersburg.