91st PA: James E Freeman

James E Freeman

Before the war

He was born in 1840/41 (4 (22 in 1863), 5 (22 in 1863), 14 [41 in 1880]). He was born in Pennsylvania (4, 5, 14).

When he enlisted, he was a farmer (4, 5).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4-1/2 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (4, 5).

During the war

He also served in company G of the 58th Pennsylvania Militia Infantry (6, 11).

He was drafted (1, 4, 5). He was enlisted and mustered into service on 13 or 15 July 1863 in the 62nd Pennsylvania Infantry (1, 4 [15], 5 [15]). He served in company M (11, 15). He was enlisted for three years (4, 5). His service was credited to the 23rd congressional district (4, 5).

He was transferred on 20 July 1864 from company M of the 62nd Pennsylvania to the 91st. On 21 July 1864, he, and the other members of companies L and M, were assigned to company G (2). On 22 July 1864, they were transferred to company K, following brigade orders to assign them to the smallest company (3). He was then absent, as a private (3). He was a private in company K (1, 15, 16).

On 30 April 1865, he was reported absent sick (12). He was still absent sick, in Pittsburg Hospital, at the end of June 1865 (13).

He was absent, sick, when the regiment mustered out (1). He was a private, in company K (16).

After the war

In 1880, he was living in Cranberry Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania (14). He was living with his wife Martha, and chidlren Allen, Newman, and Lizzie (14). He was a farmer (14).

In 1890, he was living in Pulaski, Beaver County, Pennsylvania (post office New Brighton) (7).

On 22 October 1891, he applied unsuccessfully for a pension (6, 11).

He died on 10 April 1900 (11).

On 1 May 1900, his widow, Martha Freeman, applied unsuccessfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 11).

In 1900, his widow, Martha Freeman, was living in Entoole [?] Borough, Beaver County, Pennsylvania (8). She was living with her children Newman, Blanche [?], and Ulysses [?] (8). She had had four children, all of whom were alive (8).

In 1910, his widow, Martha Freeman, was living in Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pennsylvania (9). She was living with her sons Newman and Ulysses (9). She had had four children, all of whom were alive (9).

In 1920, his widow, Martha Freeman, was living in Eastvale Borough, Beaver County, Pennsylvania (10). She was living with her daughter-in-law N C Freeman, and two grandchildren (10).

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) (James E Freeman)

2 special order 65, HQ 91st PA, 21 July 1864 (James Freeman)

3 special order 66, HQ 91st PA, 22 July 1864 (James Freeman)

4 company K, third descriptive roll (James Freeman)

5 company K, fourth descriptive roll (James Freeman)

6 pension index, by name (James Freeman)

7 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Beaver County, Pulaski, supervisor's district 11, enumeration district 198, page 1 (James Freeman)

8 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Beaver County, Entoole [?] Borough, supervisor's district 19, enumeration district 26, microfilm series T623, film 1374, page 296 = 18 A handwritten (Martha Freeman)

9 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Beaver County, Beaver Falls, ward 5, supervisor's district 21, enumeration district 14, microfilm series T624, film 1310, page 140 = 7 A handwritten (Martha Freeman)

10 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Beaver County, Eastvale Borough, supervisor's district 22, enumeration district 33, microfilm series T625, film 1531, page 245 = 5 A handwritten (Martha A Freeman)

11 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (James E Freeman)

12 company K, monthly report, April 1865 (Jas Freeman)

13 monthly return, company K, June 1865 (James Freeman)

14 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Butler County, Cranberry Township, supervisor's district 10, enumeration district 38, microfilm series T9, film 1108, page 164 = 5 A handwritten (James Freeman)

15 Page 194. Floyd G Hoenstine. Military services and genealogical records of soldiers of Blair County, Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA: Telegraph Press, 1940. (James E Freeman)

16 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (James Freeman)

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James E Freeman in the 91st PA database

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Butler County, Cranberry Township, supervisor's district 10, enumeration district 38, microfilm series T9, film 1108, page 164 = 5 A handwritten]
line3940414243
street name     
house number     
dwelling visit #46    
family visit #47    
nameFreeman James- Martha- Allen D- Newman B- Lizzie B
colorWWWWW
sexMFMMF
age4135863
month born if born in year     
relationship WifeSonSonDaughter
single  111
married11   
widowed/divorced     
married during year     
occupationFarmerKeeping HouseAt HomeAt Home 
months unemployed     
currently ill?     
blind     
deaf/dumb     
idiotic     
insane     
disabled     
school this year     
can't read     
can't write     
birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
father's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPenna

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Beaver County, Pulaski, supervisor's district 11, enumeration district 198, page 1]
[line] 6
[house] 59
[family] 61
[name] James Freeman US
[rank] Private
[company] M
[unit] 62 Pen vol
[enlistment date] Wife knows nothing about it
[discharge date]
[length of service]
[post office address] New Brighton Pen
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Beaver County, Entoole [?] Borough, supervisor's district 19, enumeration district 26, microfilm series T623, film 1374, page 296 = 18 A handwritten]
line15161718
street    
house number    
dwelling number336   
family number339   
nameFreeman Martha- Newman- Blanche [?]- Ulisus [??] C
relationshipHeadSonDaughterSon
colorWWWW
sexFMFM
birth date[illegible month; perhaps Dec] 1844 [??]May 1875Apr 1877March 1881
age55252319
married?WdSSS
# years married    
mother of how many children?4   
# of children living4   
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacexPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacexPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year    
# years in USA    
naturalized citizen?    
occupation Laborer Laborer
# months not employed 0 4
# months in school    
can readyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyes
speaks Englishyesyesyesyes
owned/rentedO   
free or mortgagedF   
farm/houseH   
# of farm schedule    

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Beaver County, Beaver Falls, ward 5, supervisor's district 21, enumeration district 14, microfilm series T624, film 1310, page 140 = 7 A handwritten]
line111213
street   
house nr1511  
dwelling nr132  
family nr135  
nameFreeman Newman B- Martha- Ulyses [sic] C
relationshipHeadMotherBrother
sexMFM
colorWWW
age356828
marital statusSWdWd
#years present marriage   
mother of # children 4 
mother of # living children 4 
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaUnited StatesPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaUnited StatesPennsylvania
immigrated   
naturalized/alien   
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationClerkNonePresser
nature of industry etc.Post Office Tile [?] Works
employer etc.W W
out of work 15 Apr 1910?No No
# weeks out of work 19090 3
can readyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyes
school since 1 Sep 09   
owned/rentedO  
owned free or mortagagedM  
farm/houseH  
nr on farm schedule   
civil war vet   
blind   
deaf & dumb   

1920 census

[1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Beaver County, Eastvale Borough, supervisor's district 22, enumeration district 33, microfilm series T625, film 1531, page 245 = 5 A handwritten]
line25262728
street    
house number    
dwelling visit number92   
family visit number94   
nameFreeman NC- Lester C- Mildred V- Martha A
relationshipHeadSonDaughterMother in law
own/rentO   
free/mortgaged (if owned)M   
sexFMFF
raceWWWW
age at last birthday3474 10/1275
marital statusWdSSS [sic]
year of immigration    
naturalized/alien    
year of naturalization    
attended school since Sept 1919 Yes  
can readYes  Yes
can writeYes  Yes
birth placePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
native language    
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's native language    
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's native language    
can speak EnglishYes  Yes
occupationSeamstres [sic]NoneNoneNone
industry, businessGlove Factory    
employment statusW   
number of farm schedule440   

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 14 Apr 2014, from Fold3]


Freeman, James
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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