91st PA: George Gable

George Gable

Before the war

He was born in Germany (?) (3, 6). He was born in 1836/37 (3 (28 in 1865), 6 [65 at death in 1913]).

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and black hair (3).

During the war

He was a substitute (1, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 March 1865 (1, 2, 3, 5). He was enlisted for one year, at Norristown, Pennsylvania, by Captain Yerkes (3). He was mustered in as a private in company H (1, 7).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 2, 5). He was a private, in company H (7).

After the war

On 28 May 1891, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4 [1871?], 5). (If the year is 1891, perhaps his widow actually applied for it, and not he.)

In 1890, he was living at 2216 Clarion Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2).

On 16 February 1907, he again applied for a pension (5).

He died on 16 June 1913, of arteriosclerosis, with bedsores contributing, at Philadelphia Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5 [25 July 1913], 6 [16 June 1913]). He was married (6). He was a laborer (6). On 21 June 1913, he was buried, at Arlington Cemetery (6). (I assume this is the Arlington Cemetery in Delaware County Pennsylvania, outside Philadelphia, but it could be the National Cemetery in Washington DC.)

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) (George Gable)

2 1890 United States census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district [1?], enumeration district [39?], page 3 (image 188 on Ancestry), line 39 (George Gable)

3 company H, descriptive roll, #177 (George Gable)

4 pension index, by name (George Gable)

5 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company H (George Gable)

6 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 16 Jun 1913, #14933 (George Gable)

7 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George Gable)

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 United States census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district [1?], enumeration district [39?], page 3 (image 188 on Ancestry), line 39]
[line] 39
[house] 219
[family] 231
[name] Gable George
[rank] Private
[company] H
[unit] 91 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] 28 March 1865
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] - years, 3 months, 13 days
[post office address] 2216 Clarion St
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

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]


Gable, George
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory

Neither Ann nor George Gable is in the 1890 directory (transcription on Ancestry); William E Baker, John and Sarah J Goodwin were living at 2216 Clarion Street.

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 16 Jun 1913, #14933, George Gable]
[thanks to Ed McLaughlin for finding this!]

CERTIFICATE OF DEATH.
Registration District No. 1.
Primary Registration District No. [blank]
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA.
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS
File No. 14933
Registered No. [blank]
1. PLACE OF DEATH,
County of PHILADELPHIA
City of PHILADELPHIA
Hospital or Institution Philadelphia
2. FULL NAME George Gable
PERSONAL AND STATISTICAL PARTICULARS
3. SEX male
4. COLOR OR RACE white
5. married
6. DATE OF BIRTH [blank]
7. AGE 65 yrs. [blank] mos. [blank] ds.
8. OCCUPATION Laborer
9. BIRTHPLACE Germany
10. NAME OF FATHER [blank]
11. BIRTHPLACE OF FATHER [blank]
12. MAIDEN NAME OF MOTHER [blank]
13. BIRTHPLACE OF MOTHER [blank]
14. THE ABOVE IS TRUE TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE
Informant N. M. Tilley
Address Phila Hospt
15. Filed [blank]
[blank] Local Registrar

MEDICAL CERTIFICATE OF DEATH
16. DATE OF DEATH (Month) 6 (Day) 16 (Year) 1913
17. I HEREBY CERTIFY, That I attended deceased from 6-5 1913 to 6-16 1913, that I last saw him alive on 6-16 1913, and that death occurred, on the date stated above, at 6.45 AM [?]. The CAUSE OF DEATH was as follows:
Arterio sclerosis (Duration) [blank]
Contributory (Secondary) Bed sores
(Signed) W Wm [?] Kessler M.D.
6-16 1913 (Address) Phila Hospt
18. LENGTH OF RESIDENCE (FOR HOSPITALS AND INSTITUTIONS):
At place of death [blank] yrs. [blank] mos. 11 ds.
In the State [blank]
Former or usual residence 810 W. Moyamensing Ave
19. PLACE OF BURIAL OR REMOVAL Arlington Cemetery
DATE OF BURIAL Jun 21 1913
20. UNDERTAKER Wm. F. [?] Cushing
ADDRESS 1100 [?] Snyder

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