91st PA: Daniel Ickes Garn

Daniel Ickes Garn

Before the war

He was born on 31 March 1844, to Christian M Garn and Catherine Elizabeth Ickes (5, 6, 7, 8-15, 18; date only: 4 (20 in 1864)). He was born in Union Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (4, 5, 7, 8-15, 18).

In 1850, he was living in Union Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with his parents and siblings (8).

In 1860, he was living in Union Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (9). He was living with his parents and siblings (9). He was a farm laborer (9).

When he enlisted, he was a laborer (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6-1/2 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (4).

During the war

He was drafted (1, 4, 18). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 September 1864 (1, 4, 16). He enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (4). His service was credited to the 16th Congressional District (4). He was a private in company G (1, 18, 19).

He participated in the raid on the Weldon Railroad (18).

He was sent to City Point Hospital because he was feverish (5, 18). On 28 February 1865, he was sent to Washington, DC, where he remained until 10 May (5, 18).

He was discharged near Washington DC, by general order 26, War Department, on 1 June 1865 or 12 July 1865 (1 [12 Jul], 3 [1 Jun], 16 [12 July]). He was a private, in company G (19).

After the war

On 29 July 1866, he married Virginia Griffith, in Bedford County, Pennsylvania (5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 15, 18). They had six children (5, 6, 7, 18):

In 1870, he was living in Union Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (10). He was living with his wife Virginia and children Lily and Charles (10). He was a farm laborer, and owned $200 in real estate and $100 in personal property (10).

In 1880, he was living in Union Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (11). He was living with his wife Virginia, and their six children (11). He was a farm laborer (11).

He moved to Ohio about 1884 (5, 18). He lived in Scott Township for five years (5, 18).

On 3 May 1888, he successfully applied from Ohio for a pension (16, 17).

He was a cooper for twelve years, and then farmed with his father for seven years (5, 18).

He then lived in Jackson Township, for five years (5, 18).

He was elected justice of the peace, in 1892 (18).

By 1896, he was living in Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio (5, 18).

He was a Republican (9). In 1892, he was elected a Justice of the Peace (9).

In 1900, he was living in Sandusky Township, Sandusky County, Ohio (12). He was living with his wife Virginia, and four children (12). He was a farmer (12).

On 20 February 1907, he again applied for a pension (16).

In 1910, he was living on West Napolean Street, Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio (13). He was living with his wife Virginia (13). He was a teamster, at a turning works (13).

In 1920, he was living at 120 North Monroe, Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio (14). He was living with his wife Virginia (14). He was a laborer at a carbon factory (14).

In 1930, he was living at 120 North Monroe, Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio (15). He was living with his wife Virginia and a servant (15). He owned his house, which was worth $3,500 (15).

He was a member of Eugene Rawson Post #32, Grand Army of the Republic, Fremont, Ohio (2).

He died on 11 June 1932, in Lakewood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio (6, 7). He was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio (7).

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 I Garn)

2 Eugene Rawson Post #32, Grand Army of the Republic, Fremont, Ohio (citing pages 46 and 60) (Dan'l I Garn)

3 company G, register of men discharged, #56 (Daniel I Garn)

4 company G, second descriptive roll, [#42] (Daniel I Garn)

5 "Dianne Elizabeth's database", a gedcom on RootsWeb.com WorldConnect, updated 30 December 2005, viewed 21 February 2006, citing Commemorative biographical record of Sandusky & Ottowa, Ohio (Chicago: J H Beers & Co., 1896, p.51, 228) and various censuses (Daniel Ickes Garn)

6 "NW Ohio families", a gedcom on RootsWeb.com WorldConnect, updated 16 January 2006, viewed 21 February 2006 (Daniel Ickes Garn)

7 "Findleys, Osborns, Garns, Eldredges and Savages", a gedcom on a gedcom on RootsWeb.com WorldConnect, updated 3 February 2006, viewed 21 February 2006 (Daniel Ickes Garn)

8 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Union Township, microfilm series M432, film 751, page 254-255 (Daniel Carn)

9 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Union Township (post office St Clairsville), microfilm series M653, film 1072, page 652-653 = 34-35 handwritten (Daniel Carn)

10 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Union Township (post office St Clairsville), microfilm series M593, film 1304, page 698 = 19-20 handwritten (Daniel Garn)

11 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Union Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 237 [?], microfilm series T9, film 1098, page 341 A = 9 handwritten (Daniel Garn)

12 1900 US census, Ohio, Sandusky County, Sandusky Township, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 86 [?], microfilm series T623, film 1318, page 240 A = 14 handwritten (Daniel Garn)

13 1910 US census, Ohio, Sandusky County, Sandusky Township, Fremont City, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 125, microfilm series T624, film 1227, page 139 A = 2 handwritten (Daniel I Garn)

14 1920 US census, Ohio, Sandusky County, Fremont City, 4th ward, supervisor's district 6, enumeration district 80, microfilm series T625, film 1429, page 122 B = 4 handwritten (Daniel I Garn)

15 1930 US census, Ohio, Sandusky County, Fremont City ward 4, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 72-10, microfilm series T626, film 1866, page 188 = 6 B handwritten (Daniel I Garn)

16 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (Daniel I Garn)

17 pension index, by name (Daniel I [?] Garn)

18 'Daniel I Garn'. Commemorative biographical record of the counties of Sandusky and Ottawa, Ohio: containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and of many of the early settled families. Chicago: JH Beers & Co., 1896. Pages 228-229. (Daniel I Garn)

19 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Daniel J or I Garn)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed February 2006)

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Union Township, microfilm series M432, film 751, page 254-255]
line373839404142123
Dwellings visited127        
Families visited127        
NameChristian Carn [sic]Betsy CarnJohn CarnGeorge CarnDaniel CarnWilliam CarnPeggy CarnHannah CarnElisabeth Carn
Age484617146319111/12 [?]
Sexmfmmmmfff
Color         
Occupation of males over 15 yearsFarmer Farm      
Real estate owned1800        
Birthplace" [sc. Pa]"""""Pa""
Married within year         
Attended school within year         
Over 20 & can't read/write         
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.         

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Union Township (post office St Clairsville), microfilm series M653, film 1072, page 652-653 = 34-35 handwritten]
line36373839401
Dwelling number1013     
Family number966     
NameChristian CarnElizabeth "Hannah "Daniel "Geo J "Elizabeth Carn
Age615619162119
Sexmffmmf
Color      
OccupationFarmer ServingFarm LabFarmer 
Value of real estate owned2500     
Value of personal estate400     
Place of birth" [sc. Penna]""""Penna
Married within year    11
Attended school within year      
Cannot read & write 1    
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Union Township (post office St Clairsville), microfilm series M593, film 1304, page 698 = 19-20 handwritten]
[The entry before this includes Christian, Elizebeth, and Hannah Garn]
line394012
Dwelling-house number134   
Family number134   
NameGarn Daniel- Virginia- Lily- Charles
Age2628311/12
SexMFFM
ColorWWWW
OccupationFarm LaborerKeeping House  
Real estate value200   
Personal estate value100   
Birthplace" [sc. Pennsylvania]"Pennsylvania"
Father foreign born    
Mother foreign born    
Birth month if born within year   Sept
Marriage month if married within year    
Attended school past year    
Can't read    
Can't write    
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.    
Male US citizen at least 21 years old1   
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...    

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Union Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 237 [?], microfilm series T9, film 1098, page 341 A = 9 handwritten]
line3839404142434445
street name        
house number        
dwelling visit #80       
family visit #83       
nameGarn Daniel I- Virginia- Lillie Grace- Charles H [?]- Harry Edmund- Lizzie Virginia- Susan G- William A
colorWWWWWWWW
sexMFFMMFFM
age363813108538 [?]/12
month born if born in year       Sept
relationship WifeDaughterSonSonDaughterDaughterSon
single  1111[blank][blank]
married11      
widowed/divorced        
married during year        
occupationFarm laborerKeeping house At home    
months unemployed0 [?]       
currently ill?        
blind        
deaf/dumb        
idiotic        
insane        
disabled        
school this year  1111  
can't read        
can't write        
birthplacePenna"""""""
father's birthplacePenna"""""""
mother's birthplacePenna"""""""

1900 census

[1900 US census, Ohio, Sandusky County, Sandusky Township, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 86 [?], microfilm series T623, film 1318, page 240 A = 14 handwritten]
line252627282930
street      
house number      
dwelling number293     
family number295     
nameGarn Daniel- Virginia- Charles H- Harry E- Susanah- William
relationshipHeadWifeSonSonDaughterSon
colorWWWWWW
sexMFMMFM
birth dateMar 1844Apr 1842Aug 1869Mar 1872Mar 1877Sept 1879
age565830282320
married?MMSSSS
# years married3333    
mother of how many children? 6    
# of children living 6    
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year      
# years in USA      
naturalized citizen?      
occupationFarmer Farm LaborerLSchool teacherDay Laborer
# months not employed    3 
# months in school      
can readYesYesYesYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYesYesYesYes
speaks EnglishYesYesYesYesYesYes
owned/rentedO     
free or mortgagedF     
farm/houseF     
# of farm schedule203     

1910 census

[1910 US census, Ohio, Sandusky County, Sandusky Township, Fremont City, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 125, microfilm series T624, film 1227, page 139 A = 2 handwritten]
line4950
streetWest Napolean St
house nr  
dwelling nr38 
family nr39 
nameGarn Daniel I- Virginia
relationshipHeadWife
sexMF
colorWW
age6667
marital statusM1M1
#years present marriage43 [?]43 [?]
mother of # children 6
mother of # living children 6
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated  
naturalized/alien  
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationTeamsterNone
nature of industry etc.Turning works 
employer etc.W 
out of work 15 Apr 1910?No 
# weeks out of work 19090 
can readYesYes
can writeYesYes
school since 1 Sep 09  
owned/rentedO 
owned free or mortagagedF 
farm/houseF 
nr on farm schedule18 
civil war vetUA 
blind  
deaf & dumb  

1920 census

[1920 US census, Ohio, Sandusky County, Fremont City, 4th ward, supervisor's district 6, enumeration district 80, microfilm series T625, film 1429, page 122 B = 4 handwritten]
line96979899100
streetNorth Monroe
house number120    
dwelling visit number99    
family visit number103  104 
nameGarn William A- Catharine- Arlington AGarn Daniel I- Virginia G
relationshipHeadWifeSonHeadWife
own/rentR  R 
free/mortgaged (if owned)     
sexMFMMF
raceWWWWW
age at last birthday4034137577
marital statusMMSMM
year of immigration     
naturalized/alien     
year of naturalization     
attended school since Sept 1919  yes  
can readyesyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyesyes
birth placePennsylvaniaOhioOhioPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
native language     
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaGermanyPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's native language German   
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaOhioOhioPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's native language     
can speak EnglishYesYesYesYesYes
occupationTicket AgentNone LaborerNone
industry, businessSteam Rail Road  Carbon Factory 
employment statusW  W 
number of farm schedule     

1930 census

[1930 US census, Ohio, Sandusky County, Fremont City ward 4, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 72-10, microfilm series T626, film 1866, page 188 = 6 B handwritten]
line959697
streetN. Monroe Street
house number120  
dwelling visit #180  
family visit #192  
nameGarn Daniel IGarn VirginiaMeyers Isabelle
relationHeadWifeServant
owned/rentedO  
value or rent$3500  
radio   
farmNo  
sexMFF
colorWWW
age868767
married?MMWd
age 1st marriage222417
school/college since 9/29NoNoNo
can read & writeYesYesYes
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaOhio
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
native language   
immigration year   
naturalization   
can speak EnglishYesYesYes
occupationNoneNoneNone
industry   
worker class   
at work yesterday   
unemployment schedule #   
veteran?Yes  
warCiv W  
farm schedule #   

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]


Garn, Daniel J. or I.
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

biographical notes

[Commemorative biographical record of the counties of Sandusky and Ottawa, Ohio: containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and of many of the early settled families. Chicago: JH Beers & Co., 1896. Pages 228-229.]

DANIEL I. GARN, a citizen of Fremont, Sandusky county, was born in Union township, Bedford Co., Penn., March 31, 1844. His father, Christian Garn, was born February 13, 1799, in the same locality, and, in the fall of 1826, married Catherine, daughter of Henry Ickes, a native of the Keystone State.

Our subject was one of a family of ten children: (1) Catherine, born April 6, 1828, who married Solomon Mauk, and their children were--George, Louisa, Christian, Joseph, Hannah, Jane, William, Frank and Annie; politically the sons were Democrats, and in religious affiliation the family were members of the Reformed Church. (2) Susan, born in October, 1829, married to Edward Conrad, a mason by trade, who was a member of [page 229] the Reformed Church, and in politics a Democrat; they had children as follows--Elizabeth, John, George, Joseph, Daniel, Abner, Edward, Mary and Levi. (3) Margaret, born October 1, 1831, married Adam Briggle, a farmer, member of the Reformed Church; the result of their union was children as follows--Hannah and Daniel. (4) John I. was born October 27, 1833, probate judge of Sandusky county, Ohio, in politics a Republican, and a member of the Evangelical Association; the names of his children are: Jane, Hannah, Delilah, Mary, Catherine, Minnie and John C. (5) Jacob died in childhood. (6) George, born 1838, a farmer in Jackson township, married Elizabeth Walters, and they had two children--William and Emma; he was a member of the Evangelical Association, and in politics was a Democrat. (7) Hannah, born February 27, 1841, married John Kisaberts, a farmer of Seneca county, Ohio; he was a member of the Evangelical Association, politically a Republican. (8) Daniel I., subject of this sketch; and two that died in infancy.

Daniel I. Garn grew to manhood in the State of Pennsylvania, and at the age of twenty years was drafted into the military service of the United States, in the war of the Rebellion, serving in Company G, Ninety-first Pennsylvania Infantry, Army of the Potomac. He went to Chambersburg, then on to Richmond, Va. He was in the Weldon Railroad raid, and helped destroy the track, so as to cut off connection with Nashville, Tenn. Being taken sick there with fever, he was sent to City Point Hospital, and later to Washington, D.C., where he lay from February 28 until May 10, when he returned home. He was in Washington City at the time President Lincoln was shot, April 14, 1865. After his return from the war, Mr. Garn worked at the cooper trade twelve years, carried on farming for his father seven years, then came to Ohio and settled in Scott township, where he remained five years, thence moving to Jackson township, where he resided five years. He is now a resident of Fremont, Ohio. He is a Republican in politics, and is identified with the Reformed Church. In 1892 he was elected justice of the peace, and has held other offices in his township.

On July 29, 1866, Mr. Garn married Miss Virginia Griffith, who was born April 23, 1842, a daughter of William and Sarah Griffith, natives of Pennsylvania, and their children are: (1) Lilian Grace, born May 9, 1867, married Henry Ickes, a blacksmith in Cambria county, Penn.; he is a Republican in politics, and is a member of the Lutheran Church; they have three children--Charles, Bruce and Ralph. (2) Charles H., born August 27, 1869, living at home; in politics he is a Republican. (3) Harry E., born March 9 [sic; no year is given], is a law student, and affiliates with the Republican party. (4) Lizzie, born November 20, 1874, is a graduate of Heidelberg Academy, at Tiffin, Ohio, and a teacher in Jackson township. (5) Susan, born March 27, 1877, is a student at the Fremont High School. (6) William Arthur, born September 13, 1879.


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