He was born in January 1849 (8; 2 (17 in 1865), 5 [31 in 1880], 6 [51 in 1900], 7 [61 in 1910], 8 [71 in 1920], 9 [12 in 1860]). He was born in Pennsylvania (2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12).
In 1860, he was living in Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania (12). He was living with Jacob and Catharine Ecker (presumably his parents), and Catharine and Lovina (presumably his sisters) (12).
When he enlisted, he was a laborer (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and brown hair (2).
He was a substitute (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 23 March 1865 (1, 2, 3, 10). He was enlisted for one year, at Easton, Pennsylvania, by Captain Touche [?] (2). He was mustered in as a private in company H (1, 11).
In 1869/70, he married Caroline C [unknown family name] (6, 7). In 1900, she had had one child, who was alive (6). In 1910, she had had three children, who were all alive (7).
In 1880, he was living in Northampton County, Pennsylvania (5). He was a laborer (5). He was living with his wife Caroline, and two children (5).
On 31 March 1887, he applied successfully for a pension (4, 10).
In 1890, he was living in Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania (post office: South Bethlehem) (3).
In 1900, he was living in Lower Saucon, Northampton Heights District, Northampton County, Pennsylvania (6). He had a confectionary store (6). He was living with his wife Caroline and daughter Ida (6).
In 1910, he was living in Northampton Heights Borough, Northampton County, Pennsylvania (7). He was a retail merchant in a grocery store (7). He was living with his wife Caroline C and daughter Ida Shiner (7).
In 1920, he was living at 516 Laurel, Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania (8). He was an invalid (8). He was living with his wife Carolyn and his daughter Ida and her family (8).
He died on 5 March 1920, at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (10).
On 20 March 1928, his widow, Caroline Ecker, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 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) (Morris Ecker)
2 company H, descriptive roll, #156 (Morris Ecker)
3 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Lower Saucon Townshp, supervisor's district 130, enumeration district 291, page 1 [sic] (Morris Ecker)
4 pension index, by name (Morris Ecker)
5 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, [illegible] Township, supervisor's district 4, enumeration district 95, microfilm series T9, film 1162, page 169 = 18 B handwritten (Morris Ecker)
6 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Lower Saucon Northampton Heights District, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 113, microfilm series T623, film 1447, page 61 A = 10 handwritten (Morris B Ecker)
7 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Northampton Heights Borough, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 106, microfilm series T624, film 1382, page 51 B = 9 handwritten (Morris Ecker)
8 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Bethlehem City, ward 9, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 96, microfilm series T625, film 1608, page 94 A = 17 handwritten (Morris Ecker)
9 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, Lower Saucon Township, microfilm series M653, film 1148, page 753 = 35 handwritten (Morris Ecker)
10 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company H (Morris Ecker)
11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Morris Ecker)
|Name||Jacob C Ecker||Catharine||Catharine||Lovina||Morris|
|Value of real estate owned|
|Value of personal estate|
|Place of birth||" [sc. Penna]||"||"||"||"|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year||1||1||1|
|Cannot read & write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.||Idiotic|
|dwelling visit #||122|
|family visit #||179|
|name||Ecker Morris||" Caroline C||" [illegible] H||" Samuel|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Laborer||housekeeper||at school||at school|
|school this year|
|name||Ecker Morris B||- Caroline C||- Ida S|
|birth date||Jan 1849||June 1849||Oct 1887|
|# years married||30||30|
|mother of how many children?||1|
|# of children living||1|
|# years in USA|
|occupation||Confectionary Store||At school|
|# months not employed|
|# months in school||4|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|
|street||Sterl [?] Annex|
|name||Ecker Morris||- Caroline C||Shiner Ida S|
|#years present marriage||40||40||0|
|mother of # children||3||0|
|mother of # living children||3||0|
|nature of industry etc.||Grocery St|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?||[blank]|
|# weeks out of work 1909||[blank]|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet||UA [?]|
|deaf & dumb||[illegible]||[illegible]||[illegible]|
|dwelling visit number||352|
|family visit number||358|
|name||Shiner Charles H||- Ida||- Mildred||- Morris||- Henry||- Clara||Ecker Morris||- Carolyn C|
|free/mortgaged (if owned)||M|
|age at last birthday||31||32||9||7||6||2 11/12||71||70|
|year of immigration|
|year of naturalization|
|attended school since Sept 1919||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|father's native language|
|mother's native language|
|can speak English||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|industry, business||Steel plant|
|number of farm schedule|