91st PA: Daniel Tranckler

Daniel Tranckler

Name

Bates has 'Frankler', but the other records I have seen have 'Tranckler' (or some variant of that).

Before the war

He was born in 1824/25 (2 (40 in 1865), 5 [60 in 1880]). He was born in Pennsylvania (2, 5).

When he enlisted, he was a hostler (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 11-1/2 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and brown hair (2).

During the war

He was drafted from Gwynedd (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 2 March 1865 (1, 2, 4). He was enlisted for one year, at Norristown, Pennsylvania, by Captain Yerkes (2). His service was credited to the Sixth Congressional District (2). He was a private in company G (1, 6).

He received clothing worth $36.82 (2).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 4). He was a private, in company G (6).

After the war

In 1880, he was living on Main Street, ward 5, Norristown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania (5). He was living with his wife Elizabeth and son Jacob (5). He was a laborer (5).

On 1 March 1890, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (3, 4).

He died on 30 July 1903 (4).

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) (Daniel Frankler [sic])

2 company G, descriptive roll, [#62] (Daniel Trankler [sic])

3 pension index, by name (Daniel Tranckler [sic])

4 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (Daniel Tranckler [sic])

5 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery, Norristown, ward 5, supervisor's district 5, enumeration district 51, microfilm series T9, film 1159, page 508 A = 51 handwritten (Daniel Trankler)

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

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery, Norristown, ward 5, supervisor's district 5, enumeration district 51, microfilm series T9, film 1159, page 508 A = 51 handwritten]
line272829
street nameMain St
house number   
dwelling visit #551  
family visit #563  
nameTrankler DanielElizabethJacob
colorWWW
sexMFM
age605828
month born if born in year   
relationship WifeSon
single  1
married11 
widowed/divorced   
married during year   
occupationLaborerKeeping HouseLaborer
months unemployed  2
currently ill?   
blind   
deaf/dumb   
idiotic   
insane   
disabled   
school this year   
can't read 1 
can't write 1 
birthplacePennaPennaPenna
father's birthplacePennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplacePennaPennaPenna

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 16 Apr 2014, from Fold3]


Frankler Daniel
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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