91st PA--George W Grubb

George W Grubb

Before the war

He was born in 1826/27 (2 (38 in 1865), 4 [43 in 1870], 5 [55 in 1880]a). He was born in Delaware County, Pennsylvania (2, 4, 5).

When he enlisted, he was a farm[er] (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, hazel eyes, and brown hair (2).

During the war

He was drafted from the seventh congressional district (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 18 March 1865 (1, 2). He was enlisted for one year, at West Chester, Pennsylvania, by Captain Christmann (2). He was mustered in as a private in company H (1, 7).

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

After the war

In 1870, he was living in Chester Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania (4). He was a carpenter, and owned $600 in personal property (4). He was living with his wife Annie and children Elmer and George (4).

In 1880, he was living at 725 Green Street, Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania (5). He was a carpenter (5). He was living with his wife Annie and children Elmer, George, William, and Mary (5).

He died on 13 August 1881 (6).

On 23 July 1890, his widow, Annie E Grubb, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (3, 6).

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 W Grubb)

2 company H, descriptive roll, #160 (George W Grubb)

3 pension index, by name (George W Grubb)

4 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Chester Township (post office Village Green), microfilm series M593, film 1336, page 54 = 24 handwritten (George Grubb)

5 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Chester, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 24, microfilm series T9, film 1126, page 468 C = 31 handwritten (Geo W Grubb)

6 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company H (George Grubb)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed May 2007)

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Chester Township (post office Village Green), microfilm series M593, film 1336, page 54 = 24 handwritten]
line20212223
Dwelling-house number188   
Family number174   
NameGrubb George" Annie" Elmer" George
Age433774
SexMFM"
Color" [sc. W]"""
OccupationCarpenterKeeping HouseAt Home" "
Real estate value    
Personal estate value600   
Birthplace" [sc. Penna]"""
Father foreign born    
Mother foreign born    
Birth month if born within year    
Marriage month if married within year    
Attended school past year  1 
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, Delaware County, Chester, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 24, microfilm series T9, film 1126, page 468 C = 31 handwritten]
line282930313233
street nameGreen Street
house number725     
dwelling visit #290     
family visit #296     
nameGrubb Geo W- Annie- Elmer E- Geo S- William S- Mary
colorWWWWWW
sexmfmmmf
age55471714655
month born if born in year      
relationship wifesonsonsonsister
single  1111
married11    
widowed/divorced      
married during year      
occupationCarpenterKeeps houseApprentice to machinistWorks in woolen millAt SchoolAt Home
months unemployed4     
currently ill?      
blind      
deaf/dumb      
idiotic      
insane      
disabled      
school this year    1 
can't read      
can't write      
birthplacePennaPennaPennaDelawarePennaPenna
father's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 1 May 2014, from Fold3]


Grubb, George W.
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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