91st PA: William Henry Geary Senior

William Henry Geary, Senior

picture of William H Geary picture of William H Geary and his grandson Richard picture of William H Geary
William H Geary Sr William H Geary Sr with his grandson Richard William H Geary Sr (note the missing fingers, suggesting the picture comes from near the end of the war or after the war)
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Before the war

He was born on 20 March 1845 (13, 22 [Mar 1846]; 6 (18 in 1864), 13 [80 in 1924], 17 [5 in 1850], 18 [15 in 1860], 19 [24 in 1870], 20 [25 in 1870], 21 [34 in 1880], 22 [54 in 1900], 23 [65 in 1910], 24 [75 in 1920]). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6, 13, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24).

In 1850, he was living in West Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania (17). He was living with his parents George and Sarah, and with various others (presumably siblings) (17).

In 1860, he was living in ward 20, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (18). He was living with his parents George and Sarah Geary, and with various others (presumably siblings) (18). He had attended school within the year (18).

When he enlisted, he was a teamst[er], and was living at 1724 Stiles Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6, 13).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7-1/2 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (6).

During the war

He also served in company K of the 95th Pennsylvania Infantry (8, 9, 13). He enlisted on 9 October 1861, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13).

On 19 December 1861, he accidentally shot himself, through his left hand, and was sent to Hospital in Alexandria, Virginia (13). He was discharged on 3 February 1862, at Camp Franklin, Virginia (13 [or 27 Feb]).

He also served in company K of the 54th Pennsylvania Infantry (8, 9) (13 does not mention, implicitly denying).

He also served in company C of the 20th Pennsylvania Cavalry (8, 9, 13). He enlisted on 25 June 1863, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for six months (13). He mustered out with his company on 6 January 1864, at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (13).

He enlisted and was mustered into service in the 91st Pennsylvania Infantry on 23 February 1864 (1, 6, 9, 13 [3 Feb]). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Shipley (6). He was mustered in service by Lieutenant Burke (6). He was a private, in company D (1, 13, 25, 26).

On 19 June 1864, he volunteered to carry the colors, after the color bearers had been wounded on the 18th (14).

He was promoted to corporal effective 24 July 1864 (2, 5; 1 has 1 Sep 64, 6, 7).

On 13 December 1864, he was wounded, and sent to the Division Hospital (13).

On 3 July 1865, he was promoted to sergeant, effective 1 July 1865 (1, 4).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 9, 13). He was a sergeant, in company D (25, 26).

Description

At his first enlistment, he was 5 feet 11 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (13).

After the war

Eli G Sellers, David B Baker, and Justus Gregory signed a letter of reference praising Geary's character and service (15). George D Stroud signed a similar letter testifying to his service in the 20th Pennsylvania Cavalary (16).

After the war, he was a teamster and a lamp lighter (13).

On 24 October 1862, he applied successfully for a pension (8, 9).

On 5 September 1869, he married Josephine M Roat (13, 19 [Nov], 22). They were married by Reverend Andrew Manship, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13). This was the first marriage for both of them (13). They had four children, all of whom were alive in 1910 (13, 22, 23):

In 1870, he was living in ward 20, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (19, 20). He was living with his mother, Sarah Garey, his wife, Josephine, and others (19, 20). He was a wagon driver (19).

In 1880, he was living at 2115 Sharswood Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (21). He was living with his wife Josephine, child Ida, and Josephine's parents (21). He was a huckster (21).

In 1900, he was living at 2404 North 27th Street, ward 28, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (22). He was living with his wife Josephine, their children William, Mary, Gertrude (and Gertrude's daughter Gertrude), and Josephine, and a boarder (22). He was a lamp lighter (22).

In 1910, he was living at 2409 Montgomery Avenue, ward 32, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (23). He was living with his wife Josephine and their children William, Mary, and Josephine (23). He was a city lamp lighter (23).

On 22 January 1913, his wife, Josephine M Geary, died (13).

He was contacted for the 1914 ceremony, and listed as a color bearer, apparently based on his volunteering to carry the colors on 19 June 1864 (3, 14).

In 1920, he was living at 2437 Arlington Street, ward 32, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (24). He was living with his son William and William's father (24). He was an order clerk for a provision market (24).

On 10 January 1924, he was appointed Aide-de-Camp in the Grand Army of the Republic (14).

On 9 September 1924, he applied for a pension under the act of 1 May 1920 (13). He needed regular help from another person because of the following disabilities: "at times badly ruptured, varicose veins from wounds in right leg, loss of left hand, bad eyesight" (13). He was living at 2542 Diamond Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13).

He died on 5 January 1929, at Pleasantville, [Atlantic County,] New Jersey (9, 12). He was living at 33 North 3rd Street, Pleasantville, [Atlantic County,] New Jersey (12).

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)

2 special order 68, HQ 91st PA, 24 July 1864

3 Advance the colors, p.314.

4 special order 39, HQ 91st PA, 3 July 1865 (William H Geary)

5 company D, list of non-commissioned officers (William H Geary)

6 company D, second descriptive roll, entry 8 (William H Geary)

7 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 25 July 1864 (W H Geary)

8 pension index, by name (William H Geary)

9 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company D (William H Geary)

10 [removed because it duplicates 8]

11 e-mail, from the Smith-Strockbine Project, March 2011 (William Henry Geary, Senior)

12 drop report, 1929 (William H Geary)

13 pension documents (William H Geary)

14 GAR certificate (Wm H Geary)

15 letter, from Eli Sellers (William Geary)

16 letter from George D Stroud (William Geary)

17 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, West Philadelphia, microfilm series M432, film 823, page 527 verso = 1090 handwritten (William H Garry)

18 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 20, microfilm series M653, film 1171, page 448 = 450 handwritten (William Geary)

19 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 20, district 63, microfilm series M593, film 1406, page 237 = 236 handwritten (William Garey)

20 1870 US census, second enumeration, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 20, district 63, microfilm series M593, film 1435, page 529 = 29 handwritten (William Geary)

21 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 631, microfilm series T9, film 1188, page 280 = 14 B handwritten (William H Geary)

22 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 28, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 696, microfilm series T623, film 1470, page 245 = 6 A handwritten (William H Geary)

23 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 32, division 22, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 768, microfilm series T624, film 1404, page 40 = 12 B handwritten (William H Geary)

24 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 32, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 1080, microfilm series T625, film 1634, page 95 = 8 B handwritten (William H Geary Sr)

25 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William H Geary)

26 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William H Gearey)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed May 2007)
1930 US census
Footnote index (accessed 5 March 2011)
Find a Grave
accessed 5 March 2011

Drop report

[thanks to the Smith-Strockbine Project for sending me an image of this document!]

WILLIAM H GEARY
33 N 3RD ST
441218 ACT MAY
PLEASANTVILLE NJ

3-1081

DROP REPORT--PENSIONER
... Cert. No. 441218
Pensioner [blank]
Soldier William H Geary
Service [blank]
Class SECTION I ACT OF MAY 1, 1920

RECORD DIVISION
..., 192[blank]

In the above-described case a declaration filed in this Division indicates that said pensioner died [blank]

Chief, Record Division.

FINANCE DIVISION
JAN 23 [?] 1929

The name of the above-described pensioner who was last paid at the rate of $75 [??] per month to JAN 4 1929, has this day been dropped from the roll because of Death Jan 5. 1929

Chief, Finance Division

Check dated FEB 4 1929 canceled

Pension documents

[thanks to the Smith-Strockbine Project for providing a copy of this to me!]

[page 1]
DECLARATION FOR PENSION.
Act of May 1, 1920.
THE PENSION CERTIFICATE SHOULD NOT BE FORWARDED WITH THE APPLICATION.
State of Pennsylvania, County of Philadelphia, ss:

On this 9th day of September 1924, before me, the undersigned, personally appeared William H Geary, who makes the following declaration as an application for pension under the provisions of the act of Congress approved May 1, 1920.

That he is 80 years of age: that he was born 20th March 1845 at Philadelphia City Philadelphia County Pennsylvania

That he is the identical William H Geary, who ENLISTED Oct 9th 1861 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania under the name of William H Geary in Company K 95th Pennsylvania and was honorably DISCHARGED 3rd February 1862, at Camp Franklin Virginia, having served the United States, in the Civil War.

That he also served in the 20th Penn Calvary [sic] and 91st Penna Volunteers.

That otherwise than herein stated he was not employed in the United States Military or Naval service.

That his personal description at time of first enlistment was as follows: Height 5 feet 11 inches; complexion Light; color of eyes Blue; color of hair Dark; that his occupation was Teamster

That since leaving the service he has resided at 2542 Diamond Street and that his occupation has been Teamster + Lamp Lighter

That he requires the regular personal aid and attendance of another person on account of the following disabilities: at times Badly Ruptured, varicose veins from wounds in right leg. Loss of left hand. Bad Eyesight.

That he has required such regular aid and attendance since [blank]

That he has [blank] applied for pension under Original No. 441218; that he is [blank] a pensioner under Certificate No. 441218


William H Geary
2542 Diamond St.
Philadelphia Pennsylvania

(1) Harry Ernie [?] #3914 N Park ave
(2) William S [?] Erwig 1724 Judson St

Subscribed and sworn before me this 9th day of September, 1924, and I hereby certify that the contents of the above declaration were fully made known and explained to the applicant before swearing, and that I have no interest direct or indirect, in the prosecution of this claim.

William A Barr
NOTARY PUBLIC
2318 Columbia ave Phila Penna
[2 pension office stamps]

[page 2]

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF PENSIONS

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 2, 1915.

SIR: Please answer, at your earliest convenience, the questions enumerated below. The information is requested for future use, and it may be of great value to your widow or children. Use the inclosed envelope, which requires no stamp.

Very respectfully,
GM Saltzgaber [?]
Commissioner.

WILLIAM H GEARY
PHILADELPHIA PA
441218 ACT MAY
1859 N 25TH ST

[pension office stamp]

No. 1. Date and place of birth? Answer Phila Pa March 20th 1845
The name of organizations in which you served? Answer 95th P.V. Private Co. C. 20th Penna Cavalry Corporal Co D 91st P.V. Sergeant
No. 2. What was your post office at enlistment? Answer 1724 Stiles St Phila Pa
No. 3. State your wife's full name and her maiden name. Answer Josephine M. Geary. Nee Roat
No. 4. When, where, and by whom were you married? Answer Rev A. Manship on the Fifth (5) of September 1869
No. 5. Is there any official or church record of your marriage? yes
If so, where? Answer. City Hall Phila Pa 1869
No. 6. Were you previously married? ... Answer. No
No. 7. If your present wife was married before her marriage to you, ...? ... Answer. No
No. 8. Are you now living with your wife, or has there been a separation? Answer Died Jany 22nd 1913
No. 9. State the names and dates of birth of all your children, living or dead. Answer
Ida Gertrude Geary 44 years of Age
Wm H Geary 32 " "
Mary E Geary 29 " "
Josephine M Geary 26 " "
the Bible having the Births of my children has been lost or mislaid we had four children and they are all living

Date March 31st 1915
(Signature) William H. Geary

[page 3]

ACT OF JUNE 27, 1890.
47.
Certificate No. 441218
Name, Geary Wm H

Department of the Interior,
BUREAU OF PENSIONS,
Washington, D.C., January 15, 1898.
SIR:

In forwarding to the pension agent the executed voucher for your next quarterly payment please favor me by returning this circular to him with replies to the questions enumerated below.

Very respectfully,
H Clay Brandt [???]
Commissioner.

First. Are you married? If so, please state your wife's full name and her maiden name.
Answer. Yes. Josephine M. Geary. Josephine M. Roat
Second. When, where, and by whom were you married?
Answer. 5th of September 1869. Rev Andrew Manship Phila
Third. What record of marriage exists?
Answer. Marriage Certificate
Fourth. Were you previously married? ...
Answer. No
Fifth. Have you any children living? If so, please state their names and the dates of their birth.
Answer. Yes.
I Gertrude Geary. August 31st 1870
William M. Geary February [?] 13th 1883
Mary E Geary September 13. 1886
Josephine M. Geary November 1st 1890
Date of reply, May 4th, 1898.
William H Geary

[page 4]

3540 [?]
War Department,
ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE,
Washington July 23, 1888

Respectfully returned to the Commissioenr of Pensions.

William H. Geary, a Private of Company 'K' 95" Regiment Pa Infty Volunteers, was enrolled on the 9" day of October, 1861, at Philada Pa, 3 years and is reported on Muster roll to October 31' 1861 present To Dec 31' 1861 absent wounded by accident at Alexandria Hospital. To Feby 28' 1862, Discharged for disability at Camp Franklin Feby 27' 1862. Same report on Muster out roll of Co. dated Nov 9' 1865 [?] Certificate of disability not in file. Company morning report Dec 19' 1861 shows Privt W. H. Geary accidentally shot himself this morning through the left hand, sent to Hospital at Alexandria Va.

(0ver)
no further evidence of disability

R. C. DRUM, Adjutant General.
By [illegible]

[page 5]

William Geary a Corpl Co. 'C' 20" Pa. Cavy was enrolled June 25 1863, at Philada Pa. for 6 months and is reported on muster rolls to Dec 31' 1863 present. Mustered out with Co. January 6' 1864. at Harrisburg Pa. Name not borne as William H. Geary. Books of the organization including Hospital records are not on file.

William H. Geary a private recruit Co 'D,' 91" Pa. Vols. was enrolled Feby 3" 1864 at Philadelphia Pa. for 3 years + is reported on muster rolls for Jany + Feby 1864 + to June 30 1865 present. Mustered out with Co. a Sergt July 10" 1865 at Camp in the field Va. Hospital records show him Dec. 13' 1864. Wound (CV) sent to Divn Hospital.

The records of this office furnish no further evidence of disability

R. C. DRUM, Adjutant General.
By [blank]

GAR certificate

[thanks to the Smith-Strockbine Project for providing a copy of this to me!]

Grand Army of the Republic
The Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic.
To Comrade Wm. H. Geary, Greeting
Reposing special trust and confidence in your Fidelity and Ability and in your Zeal for the interests of the Grand Army of the Republic and devotion to its principles I do by virtue of the power and authority in my vested hereby appoint you
Aide-de-Camp
And I authorize and empower you to enter upon and perform the duties of said Office in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of the Grand Army of the Republic and for so doing this shall be your Commission.
Given at the Headquarters of the Grand Army of the Republic at Van Wert, O. this 10th day of Jan 1924.

Andrew S. Burt Adjutant General
GM Saltzgaber Command-in-Chief.

letter, from Eli Sellers

[thanks to the Smith-Strockbine Project for providing a copy of this to me!]

To all to whom it may concern.

This is to certify that William Geary late a Sergeant in D Co. 91st Penna Vols was a good soldier always attentive to his duties and that on the Nineteenth day of June AD 1864 while in front of Petersburg the said Geary volunteered to carry the colors of the regiment the color bearers having been wounded in charging the enemy on the day preceding

Eli G Sellers
Lieut Col 91st Pa Vols

We the undersigned officers and members of the 91st P.V. hereby cheerfully add our testimony to that of Colonel Sellers as to the good character of Wm Geary as a soldier in the service of his country

David B. Baker (Late) 1st Lieut E Co 91" P.V.V.
J A Gregory late QM 91st Pa Vols

letter from George D Stroud

[thanks to the Smith-Strockbine Project for providing a copy of this to me!]

This is to certify that William Geary was a Corporal in Co "C" 20th Penna. Cavalry (six mos service) and that he conducted himself in all respects as a good and reliable soldier.

George D Stroud
late Capt. Co. C 20th Penna. Cav.

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, West Philadelphia, microfilm series M432, film 823, page 527 verso = 1090 handwritten]
line1314151617181920
Dwellings visited379       
Families visited403       
NameGeorge N. GarrySarah Ann "Ann M. "Susan M. GarryRussel W. "William H. "Margaret "Elizabeth "
Age33341197533/12
SexMFFFMMFF
Color        
Occupation of males over 15 yearsStone Cutter       
Real estate owned        
BirthplaceEng.Pa""""""
Married within year        
Attended school within year  111   
Over 20 & can't read/write        
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.        

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 20, microfilm series M653, film 1171, page 448 = 450 handwritten]
line222324252627282930
Dwelling number2873        
Family number3170        
NameGeorge M GearySarah A "Susan "Russell "William "Elizabeth "Sarah "Mary "George "
Age434219171510875
SexMFFMMFFFM
Color         
OccupationStone Cutter  Stone Cutter app     
Value of real estate owned1500        
Value of personal estate         
Place of birthEnglandPenna"""""""
Married within year         
Attended school within year    1111 
Cannot read & write         
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.         

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 20, district 63, microfilm series M593, film 1406, page 237 = 236 handwritten]
line2324252627282930
Dwelling-house number1450       
Family number1636       
NameGarey Sarah- William- Sarah- Mary- George- JosephineBarbir [?] Martha- Maggie
Age5424191814185623
SexFMFFMFFF
ColorWWWWWWWW
OccupationKeeping houseWagon DriverWorks Dental Manuf    Works P. Box Manuf
Real estate value2000       
Personal estate value        
BirthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
Father foreign born        
Mother foreign born        
Birth month if born within year        
Marriage month if married within year [blank (sic)]   Nov  
Attended school past year        
Can't read        
Can't write        
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.        
Male US citizen at least 21 years old 1      
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...        

1870 census

[1870 US census, second enumeration, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 20, district 63, microfilm series M593, film 1435, page 529 = 29 handwritten]
line2425262728293031
Dwelling-house number1724       
Family number        
NameGeary Sarah- William- Josephine- Sally- Mary- GeorgeBarber Martha- Margeret
Age5525191917155723
SexFMFFFMFF
Color        
Occupation        
Real estate value        
Personal estate value        
Birthplace        
Father foreign born        
Mother foreign born        
Birth month if born within year        
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 old        
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...        

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 631, microfilm series T9, film 1188, page 280 = 14 B handwritten]
line3536373839
street nameSharswood [??] St
house number2115    
dwelling visit #133    
family visit #144    
nameRoat Josiah- Sarah VGeary William H- Josephine M- Ida G
colorWWWWW
sexMFMFF
age686434273
month born if born in year     
relationship wifeson in lawdaughtergranddaug
single    1
married1111 
widowed/divorced     
married during year     
occupationPlastererKeeping HouseHucksterAt HomeAt School
months unemployed     
currently ill?     
blind     
deaf/dumb     
idiotic     
insane     
disabled     
school this year    1
can't read     
can't write     
birthplacePennaNew JerseyPennaPennaPenna
father's birthplacePennaNew JerseyPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplacePennaNew JerseyPennaNew JerseyPenna

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 28, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 696, microfilm series T623, film 1470, page 245 = 6 A handwritten]
line3233343536373839
streetN 27th St West side
house number2404       
dwelling number123       
family number129       
nameGeary H WilliamGeary M. JosephineGeary M WilliamGeary E MaryCraver I GertrudeCraver J GertrudeGeary M JosephineMort J John
relationshipHeadWifeSonDaughterDaughterDaughter GDaughterBoarder
colorWWWWWWWW
sexMFMFFFFM
birth dateMar 1846July 1852Feb 1883Sept 1886Aug 1870Aug 1898Nov 1890Mar 1838
age54471713291962
married?MMSSMSSWd
# years married3131  X   
mother of how many children? 4  1   
# of children living 4  1   
birthplacePhiladelphiaPhilaPhilaPhilaPhilaPhilaPhilaPhila
father's birthplaceEnglandPhiladelphiaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaNew JerseyPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
immigration year        
# years in USA        
naturalized citizen?        
occupationLamp Lighter MoulderAt School  At SchoolPlasterer
# months not employed0 0    5
# months in school   10  10 
can read yesyesyesyesyes yesyes
can writeyesyesyesyesyes yesyes
speaks Englishyesyesyesyesyes yesyes
owned/rentedR       
free or mortgaged        
farm/houseH       
# of farm schedule        

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 32, division 22, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 768, microfilm series T624, film 1404, page 40 = 12 B handwritten]
line6263646566
streetMontgomery Avenue
house nr2409    
dwelling nr222    
family nr247    
nameGeary William H- JosephineWilliam JrMary EJosephine M
relationshipHeadWifeSonDaughterDaughter
sexMFMFF
colorWWWWW
age6556272319
marital statusM1M1M1SS
#years present marriage38381  
mother of # children 4   
mother of # living children 4   
birthplacePennPennPennPennPenn
father's birthplaceEnglandPennPennPennPenn
mother's birthplacePennPennPennPennPenn
immigrated     
naturalized/alien     
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationLamp LighterNoneFiremanMillinerOperator
nature of industry etc.City City Watch lace [?]
employer etc.W W W
out of work 15 Apr 1910?no no no
# weeks out of work 19090 0 0 [?]
can readyesyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyesyes
school since 1 Sep 09     
owned/rentedR    
owned free or mortagaged     
farm/houseH    
nr on farm schedule     
civil war vet     
blind     
deaf & dumb     

1920 census

[1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 32, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 1080, microfilm series T625, film 1634, page 95 = 8 B handwritten]
line62636465
streetArlington Street
house number2437   
dwelling visit number165   
family visit number178   
nameGeary William H (Jr)- Alice J.- William H. (3d)- William H. (Sr)
relationshipHeadWifeSonFather
own/rentR   
free/mortgaged (if owned)    
sexMFMM
raceWWWW
age at last birthday3627575
marital statusMMSWd
year of immigration    
naturalized/alien    
year of naturalization    
attended school since Sept 1919  No 
can readYesYes Yes
can writeYesYes Yes
birth placePennaPennaPennaPenna
native language    
father's birthplacePennaPennaPennaEngland
father's native language   English
mother's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's native language    
can speak EnglishYesYes Yes
occupationFiremanNone Order Clerk
industry, businessFire Dep't  Provision Mkt
employment statusW  W
number of 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 17 Apr 2014, from Fold3]


Geary, William H.
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Sergt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 17 April 2014]

Gearey, William H.
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Sergt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Geary, William H.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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