91st PA: Aaron C Fetzer

Aaron C Fetzer

Before the war

He was born in 1842/43 (3 (18 in 1861), 4 [15 in 1860], 5 [6 in 1850]). He was born in Milton, Pennsylvania (3, 4, 5).

In 1850, he was living in Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania (5). He was living with John and Elizabeth Fetzer (presumably his parents) and with various others (presumably his siblings) (5). He had attended school within the year (5).

In 1860, he was living in Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania (4). He was living with John and Elizabeth Fetzer (presumably his parents) and with Elizabeth Fetzer (presumably his sister) (4). He had attended school within the year (4).

When he enlisted, he was a boatman (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7-1/2 inches tall, and had a light complexion, light eyes, and light hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 18 October 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Milton, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Gregory (3). He was a private in company F (1, 6).

He died of typhoid fever, in Columbia Hospital, Washington, D.C., on 22 February 1862 (1, 2, 3). He had last been paid through 31 December 1861 by Major Campbell [?] (2). He was a private, in company F (6).

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) (Aaron C Fetzer)

2 company F register of deaths (Aaron C Fetzer)

3 company F, descriptive roll, #60 (Aaron C Fetzer)

4 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Chillisquaque Township (post office Milton), supervisor's district M653, film 1149, page 160 = 54 handwritten (Aaron C Fetzer)

5 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland, Chillisquaque Township, microfilm series M432, film 804, page 91 (also stamped 200) = 228 handwritten line 37 through page 92 (also stamped 201) line 3 (Aaron Fetzer)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed April 2006)
pension index by name
Ancestry index (accessed April 2006)
1870 US census
FamilySearch and HeritageQuest indices (accessed 1 April 2011)
1880 US census
FamilySearch and HeritageQuest indices (accessed 1 April 2011)
1900 US census
FamilySearch and HeritageQuest indices (accessed 1 April 2011)
1910 US census
FamilySearch and HeritageQuest indices (accessed 1 April 2011)
1920 US census
FamilySearch and HeritageQuest indices (accessed 1 April 2011)
1930 US census
FamilySearch and Footnote indices (accessed 1 April 2011)

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland, Chillisquaque Township, microfilm series M432, film 804, page 91 (also stamped 200) = 228 handwritten line 37 through page 92 (also stamped 201) line 3]
line373839404142123
Dwellings visited55        
Families visited55        
NameJohn FetzerElizabeth FetzerWilliam "John "Susan "Charles "Elizabeth FetzerAaron "Peter Fetzer
Age52513019161510620
Sexmfmmfmfmm
Color         
Occupation of males over 15 yearsFarmer Laborerdo    Laborer
Real estate owned4.000        
BirthplacePaPaPaPaPaPaPaPaPa
Married within year         
Attended school within year   1 111 
Over 20 & can't read/write         
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.         

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Chillisquaque Township (post office Milton), supervisor's district M653, film 1149, page 160 = 54 handwritten]
line891011
Dwelling number381   
Family number372   
NameJohn B FetzerElizabeth "Elizabeth E "Aaron C "
Age62611915
SexMFFM
Color    
OccupationFarmer   
Value of real estate owned12000   
Value of personal estate1000   
Place of birthdo [sc. Pennsylvania]dododo
Married within year    
Attended school within year   1
Cannot read & write    
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.    

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 Apr 2014, from Fold3]


Fetzer, Aaron C.
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
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