91st PA: John CV Doan

John Doan

Name

He enlisted under the alias 'John Doan' (7).

Before the war

He was born in January 1841 (6, 8; 2 (22 in 1863), 5 [39 in 1880], 6 [59 in 1900]). He was born in Pennsylvania (5, 6).

During the war

He was drafted (1, 2). He was mustered into service as a private in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 24 July 1863 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 2). He was a private in company B (7).

He was transferred from the 118th Pennsylvania to company F of the 91st Pennsylvania on 1 June 1865 (1, 2, 9). He was a private in company F in the 91st Pennsylvania (1, 9).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 2). He was a private, in company F (9).

After the war

In 1872/73, he married Sarah E Zeller (6, 8). In 1900, she had had three children, two of whom were alive (6).

In 1880, he was living in Winchester Village, Preble County, Ohio (5). He was a shoemaker (5). He was living with his wife Sallie, and their children Ella, James, and Kittie (5).

In 1890, he was living in Lewisburg, Preble County, Ohio (4).

On 16 July 1890 he applied successfully from Ohio for a pension (3, 7).

In 1900, he was living in Harrison Township, Preble County, Ohio (6). He was a shoemaker, and had been out of work for six months (6). He was living with his wife Sarah and granddaughter Ruby (6).

In 1905 [sic], he died (8). He was buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Lewisburg, Preble County, Ohio (8).

On 27 October 1904, his widow, Sarah C Doan, applied successfully from Ohio for a pension (3, 7).

On 16 February 1907, his widow, Sarah Zeller Doan, died (8). She was buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Lewisburg, Preble County, Ohio (8).

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) (John Doan)

2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 19 January 2005 (John Doan)

3 pension index, by name (John CV Doan alias John Doan)

4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Ohio, Preble, Lewisburg, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 282, page 2 (John Doane)

5 1880 US census, Ohio, Preble County, Winchester Village, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 195, microfilm series T9, film 1059, page 24 = 5 A handwritten (J C V Doan)

6 1900 US census, Ohio, Preble County, Harrison Township, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 105, microfilm series T623, film 1315, page 43 = 5 B handwritten (John Doan)

7 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (and second card) (John C V Doan alias John Doan)

8 Find a Grave, memorial 24342931, created by Digger4Genealogy, added 3 February 2008, accessed 12 March 2011 [identity is confirmed by reference to his service in the 91st in the memorial] (John C Doan)

9 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John Doan)

Display



John Doan in the 91st PA database

1880 census

[1880 US census, Ohio, Preble County, Winchester Village, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 195, microfilm series T9, film 1059, page 24 = 5 A handwritten]
line2223242526
street name     
house number     
dwelling visit #44    
family visit #44    
nameDoan J C V- Sallie- Ella- James S- Kittie
colorWWWWW
sexMFFMF
age3937842
month born if born in year     
relationship WifeDaughterSonDaughter
single     
married11   
widowed/divorced     
married during year     
occupationShoemakerKeeping House   
months unemployed     
currently ill?     
blind     
deaf/dumb     
idiotic     
insane     
disabled     
school this year     
can't read     
can't write     
birthplacePennOOOO
father's birthplacePennOPennPennPenn
mother's birthplacePennMdOOO

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Ohio, Preble, Lewisburg, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 282, page 2]
[line] 17
[house] 84
[family] 84
[name] John Doane
[this is written below his name:] who was dropt on the 24th day of July 1865 Transferred from Co B 118 Pennsyl [?] to Co. F [?] 91 Penn Inft
[rank] Private
[company] B
[unit] 118 Penn Vet
[enlistment date] July 24 1863
[discharge date] June 1865
[length of service] [blank]
[post office address] Emppress [?] Prebl Co Ohio
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Ohio, Preble County, Harrison Township, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 105, microfilm series T623, film 1315, page 43 = 5 B handwritten]
line757677
street   
house number   
dwelling number05  
family number112  
nameDoan John- Sarah E- Ruby
relationshipHeadWifeG Daughter
colorwww
sexmff
birth dateJan 1841Mar 1842Dec 1896
age59583
married?mms
# years married2727 
mother of how many children? 3 
# of children living 2 
birthplacePennsylvaniaOhioOhio
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaOhioOhio
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaMarylandOhio
immigration year   
# years in USA   
naturalized citizen?   
occupationShoemaker [?]  
# months not employed6  
# months in school   
can readyesyes 
can writeyesyes 
speaks Englishyesyes 
owned/rentedR  
free or mortgaged   
farm/houseH  
# of 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 29 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Doan John
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also 118 Pa Inf

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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