91st PA: George Mifflin Dallas Haines

George Mifflin Dallas Haines

Before the war

He was born on 13 February 1845, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, perhaps to Aquilla and Elizabeth Haines. [sources: date: 13, 22; 5 (19 in 1861), 9 (60 at death in 1904), 10 (35 in 1880), 12 (25 in 1870), 13 (55 in 1900), 16 (59 yrs 8 mos 19 (?) days at death). place: 5, 10, 12, 13, 16. parents: 19, 20 (note uncertain id for both)]

He may be the George Haines living in 1850 with Aquilla and Elizabeth Haines, in Harrison Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey. [source: 19 (note uncertain id)]

He may be the George Haines living in 1860 with Aquilla and Elizabeth Haines, in ward 20, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [source: 20 (note uncertain id)]

When he enlisted, he was a hatter. [source: 5]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4-3/4 inches tall, and had a light complexion, gray eyes, and black hair. [source: 5]

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 26 December 1861 He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Sellers. He was a private, in company G. [sources: 1, 5, 6, 21]

He was promoted to sixth corporal on 3 September 1862. [source: 3]

He was transferred on 5 January 1863 to the regular army (cavalry), by order 154, War Department, 25 October [1862?]. He was a corporal in company G. He served in company I of the 2nd US Cavalry. He was discharged on 26 December 1864. [sources: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 [co.I?], 11, 21]

After the war

In 1868/69, he married Caroline Torrence. She was born in July 1845, in Pennsylvania, to John R Torrence and Eliza Grauel. They apparently had at least these children: [sources: 13 (1 child, still living, in 1900), 14 (6 children, 3 living, in 1910), 18]

In 1870, he was living in ward 20, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Carrie, daughter Jennie, and Carrie's family. He was a range manufacturer, and owned $5,000 in personal property. [source: 12]

In 1880, he was living at 1810 Van Pelt Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Caroline, children Jenny, Florence [?], and George, and with Caroline's family. He was a ship broker. [source: 10]

He attended the 1884 meeting of the 91st's Survivors' Association. [source: 2]

In 1890, he was living at 1931 Sharswood, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a clerk. [sources: 6, 7]

On 6 February 1893, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension. [sources: 8, 11]

In 1900, he was living at 1853 [illegible street name], 32nd ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Caroline. He was a military clerk. [source: 13]

He died on 22 October 1904, of cirrhosis of liver, with "constitutional" reasons contributing. He died at 2224 North 18th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a clerk. Funeral services were held on Wednesday at 2224 N 18th Street (his son-in-law's home). Members of the following organizations were invited to attend: Post 8 of the Grand Army of the Republic; Royal Council, Number 781, Junior Order of United American Mechanics; Loyal Council, Number 94, Daughters of Liberty; Cosquanock Tribe, No 49, Improved Order of Red Men; Washington Camp, No 688, Patriotic Order of the Sons of America; Philadelphia National Lodge, No 223; IOOF National Palestine Encampment, No 51, International Order of Odd Fellows; Quaker City Lodge, No 7, Sons of Herman; and employees of the William H Horstmann Company. On 26 October 1904, he was buried at Mt Peace Cemetery. [sources: 9, 16, 17]

On 28 October 1904, his widow, Caroline A Haines, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension. [sources: 8, 11]

In 1910, Caroline Haines was living at 1813 Huntingdon Street, 28th ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was living with her daughter Florence and Florence's family. [source: 14]

In 1920, Caroline Haines was living at 2561 18th Street, 28th ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was living with her daughter Jennie and Jennie's family. [source: 15]

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 M D Haines)

2 'The 91st' [report of 1884 Survivor's Association meeting], Grand Army Scout and Soldiers' Mail, 20 December 1884, page 6 column 2

3 company G, list of non-commissioned officers (George M D Haines)

4 company G, register of men transferred (George M D Haines)

5 company G, descriptive roll, entry 39 (George M D Haines)

6 1890 US Census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 680, page [3] (image 2200 on Ancestry) (George M D Haines)

7 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory (George M D Haines)

8 pension index, by name (George M D Haines)

9 death notice, Philadelphia Inquirer, 25 October 1904 page 7, and 26 October 1904 page 7 (George M D Haines)

10 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 597, microfilm series T9, film 1187, page 415 = 22 B handwritten (George M Hains)

11 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (George M D Haines)

12 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 20, microfilm series M593, film 1406, page 279 = 71 handwritten (George Haines)

13 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 32, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 828, microfilm series T623, film 1474, page 170 = 4 B handwritten (Geo M D Haines)

14 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 28, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 656, microfilm series T624, film 1402, page 128 = 13 A handwritten (Caroline Haines)

15 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 28, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 896, microfilm series T625, film 1632, page 111 = 7 A handwritten (Caroline Haines)

16 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 22 October 1904, #25141 (George Mifflin Dallas Haines)

17 Find a Grave, memorial 62697947, created b Donna Di Giacomo, added 8 December 2010, accessed 10 May 2011 (George Mifflin Dallas Haines)

18 e-mail, Steve Leech, 9 May 2011

19 1850 US census, New Jersey, Gloucester County, Harrison Township, microfilm series M432, film 451, page 52 verso = * handwritten (George Haines)

20 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 20, division 1, microfilm series M653, film 1171, page 130 = 132 handwritten (George M D Haines)

21 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George M D Haines)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

RootsWeb WorldConnect
accessed June 2007
repeated May 2009
1930 US census
Footnote index (accessed 10 May 2011)
she is not living with Jennie Maconaghy (as in 1920)--see 1930 US census, Pennslyvania, Philadelphia, ward 28 (2561 N 18th St), microfilm series T626, supervisor's district 28, enumeration district 51-678, page 135 = 11 A handwritten (Jenny, Jane, Hill, and Dorothy)
she is not living with Florence Robert (as in 1910)--see 1930 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 42, microfilm series T626, supervisor's district 28, enumeration district 51-1046, page 241 = 9 A handwritten (Harry, Florence, Ethel, and Harry)

1850 census

[1850 US census, New Jersey, Gloucester County, Harrison Township, microfilm series M432, film 451, page 52 verso = * handwritten]
[identification is uncertain; this is clearly the same family as transcribed in the 1860 census below, but I am uncertain whether that is the correct family]
[other candidates include: (1) George Haines (4, born PA), living with John (45, farmer) and Julia (42) Haines et al. (Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Oxford Township, microfilm series M432, film 820, page 47 = 95 handwritten), and (2) George Hanes (5, born PA), living with George (41, saddler) and Sarah (35) Haynes et al. (Pennsylvania, Phildelphia, Northern Liberties, ward 1, microfilm series M432, film 810, page 22 verso)]
line234567
Dwellings visited225     
Families visited237     
NameAquilla HainesElizabethMary EWmGeorgeAquilla
Age312611751
SexMFFMMM
Color      
Occupation of males over 15 yearsCarpenter     
Real estate owned      
Birthplace" [sc. N.J.]Penn"""N.J.
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, division 1, microfilm series M653, film 1171, page 130 = 132 handwritten]
[identification is uncertain; the only evidence I have that this is the correct George Haines is the middle initials]
[other candidates include (1) George Haines, 13, born PA, living with Jno (52, farmer) and Julia (52) Haines et al. (Philadelphia, ward 23, precinct 9, post office Frankford, microfilm series M653, film 1174, page 839 = 79 handwritten), and (2) George Haines, 15, born PA, living with John (35, farmer) and Lydia (42) Haines et al. (New Jersey, Gloucester County, Greenwich Township, microfilm series M653, film 691, page 116 = 8 handwritten)]
line1718192021222324
Dwelling number875       
Family number935       
NameAquilla HainesElizabeth "Mary E "William "George M. D. "Aquilla "Lewis C "Ella "
Age41372017151192
SexMFFMMMMF
Color        
OccupationAlderman       
Value of real estate owned        
Value of personal estate2000       
Place of birthNew JerseyPenna""""""
Married within year        
Attended school within year     11 
Cannot read & write        
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.        

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 20, microfilm series M593, film 1406, page 279 = 71 handwritten]
line78910111213
Dwelling-house number449      
Family number535      
NameTorrence John R.- ElizaHaines CarrieTorrence Emma- IdaHaines George- Jennie C.
Age5652242017257/12
SexMFFFFMF
ColorWWWWWWW
OccupationForeman Cork facKeeping houseAt homeSchool teacherAt homeManuf. [?] Ranges 
Real estate value       
Personal estate value3.500    5.000 
BirthplacePennsylvaniaKentuckyPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
Father foreign born       
Mother foreign born       
Birth month if born within year      Oct.
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    1 
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 597, microfilm series T9, film 1187, page 415 = 22 B handwritten]
line151617181920212223
street nameVan Pelt Street
house number1810""""""""
dwelling visit #203""""""""
family visit #215""""""""
nameTorrane [?] Jon" Eliza H" Emma J" Sarah PHains George M" Caroline" Jenny" Florence [?]" George T
colorWWWWWWWWW
sexmfffmfffm
age6662292635341064
month born if born in year         
relationship WifeDaughter"Son in LawDaughterGrandDaught" "" Son
single  11  1  
married11  11   
widowed/divorced         
married during year         
occupationHouse PainterHouse KeeperSchool TeacherCashier in StoreShip BrokerBorder [?]   
months unemployed         
currently ill?         
blind         
deaf/dumb         
idiotic         
insane         
disabled         
school this year      11 [?] 
can't read         
can't write         
birthplacePaKentuckyPa"Pa""""
father's birthplacePaPa"""""""
mother's birthplacePa"KY"PaKYPa""

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US Census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 680, page [3] (image 2200 on Ancestry)]
[line] 39
[house] 192
[family] 197
[name] George M D Haines
[rank] [blank]
[company] D
[unit] 91 Pa inf
I 2 US Cav
[enlistment date] 26 Dec 1861
[discharge date] 26 Dec 1864
[length of service] [blank]
[post office address] 1931 Sharswood
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory

[searched transcription on Ancestry, March 2005]
George M D Haines, clerk, h 1931 Sharswood
John R Torrence, painter, 1931 Sharswood

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 32, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 828, microfilm series T623, film 1474, page 170 = 4 B handwritten]
line7980
street[illegible]
house number1853 
dwelling number105 [?] 
family number98 
nameHaines Geo M.D.- Caroline
relationshipHeadWife
colorWW
sexMF
birth dateFeb 1845July 1845
age5554
married?MM
# years married3131
mother of how many children 1
# of children living 1
birthplacePennaPenna
father's birthplaceGermanyIreland
mother's birthplaceGermanyIreland
immigration year  
# years in USA  
naturalized citizen?  
occupationMilitary ClerkHousekeeper
# months not employed0 
# months in school  
can readyesyes
can writeyesyes
speaks Englishyesyes
owned/rentedR 
free or mortgaged  
farm/houseH 
# of farm schedule  

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 28, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 656, microfilm series T624, film 1402, page 128 = 13 A handwritten]
line373839404142
streetHuntingdon Street
house nr1813     
dwelling nr291     
family nr295     
nameRobert Harry W- Florence- Ethel- Harry- GeorgeHaines Caroline
relationshipHeadWifeDaughterSonFatherMother-in-law
sexMFFMMF
colorWWWWWW
age403614127264
marital statusM1M1SSWdWd
#years present marriage1515    
mother of # children 2   6
mother of # living children 2   3
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaAt Sea EnglishPennsylvania
immigrated      
naturalized/alien      
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationLetter Carriernonenonenonenonenone
nature of industry etc.U.S. Govt.     
employer etc.W     
out of work 15 Apr 1910?No     
# weeks out of work 19090     
can readyesyesyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyesyesyes
school since 1 Sep 09  yesyes  
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 28, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 896, microfilm series T625, film 1632, page 111 = 7 A handwritten]
[note that in 1910, Hill and Jennie Maconaghy were living with his brother-in-law George T Haines, who was 34 (see Philadelphia PA s.d. 1 e.d 649, microfilm series T624 film 1402 p.19 = 1 A handwritten). This confirms that this Caroline is the same Caroline as in the 1880 census. (Caroline was not living with them in 1910.)]
line3940414243
streetEighteenth Street
house number2561    
dwelling visit number150    
family visit number154    
nameMaconaghy Hill- Jennie- Jennie E.- HillHaines Caroline
relationshipHeadWifeDaughterSonMother-in-law
own/rentO    
free/mortgaged (if owned)M    
sexMFFMF
raceWWWWW
age at last birthday5950131274
marital statusMMSSW
year of immigration1874    
naturalized/alienNa    
year of naturalization1879    
attended school since Sept 1919  YesYes 
can readYesYesYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYesYesYes
birth placeIrelandPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
native languageEnglish    
father's birthplaceIrelandPennsylvaniaIrelandIrelandPennsylvania
father's native languageEnglish EnglishEnglish 
mother's birthplaceIrelandPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's native languageEnglish    
can speak Englishyesyesyesyesyes
occupationbookkeepernonenonenonenone
industry, business[illegible]    
employment status[illegible]    
number of farm schedule[illegible]    

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 12 May 2014, from Fold3]


Haines, George M.D.
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Corp.
See also U.S. Cav.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death notice

[Philadelphia Inquirer, 25 October 1904 page 7, and 26 October 1904 page 7]
HAINES.--On October 22, 1904, GEORGE M D, husband of Caroline A. Haines, in his 60th year. Relatives and friends of family are respectfully invited to attend funeral services, on Wednesday, at 1.30 o'clock, also officers and members of Post No. 8, G.A.R; survivors of Ninety-first Regiment; Royal Council, No 781, Jr O U A M; Loyal Council, No 94, D of L., Cosquanock Tribe, No 49, IORM; Washington camp, No 688, POS of A; Philadelphia National Lodge, No 223, IOOF National Palestine Encampment, No 51, IOOF; Quaker City Lodge, No 7, S of H, and employees of Wm H Horstmann Company, at the residence of his son-in-law, No 2224 N 18th st. Interment at Mt Peace Cemetery.

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 22 October 1904, #25141, George Mifflin Dallas Haines]

25141
RETURN OF A DEATH
IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.
Physician's Certificate.
1. Full Name of Deceased, George Mifflin Dallas Haines
2. Color, White
3. Sex, Male
4. Married
5. Age, Years 59, Months 8, Days 19 [could be 9]
6. Date of Death Year 1904, Month October, Day 22nd
7. Cause of Death, Chief, Cirrhosis of Liver
Contributing, Constitutional
Wm Stiles M.D.
Residence, 1939 Fairmount Ave

Undertaker's Certificate.
8. Occupation, Clerk
9. Place of Birth, Penna
10. Birthplace of Father, Penna
11. Birthplace of Mother, Penna
12. When a Minor, ---
13. Last place of Residence, (This need only be given when the deceased resided out of the city.) ---
14. Place of Death, Street and No. 2224 No. 18 st
15. Ward, wherein death occurred, [blank]
16. Buried from, Street and No. 2224 No 18 st
17. Date of Burial, 10/26/04
18. Place of Burial Mt Peace
Wm S. Stuard's Son Undertaker.
Residence, 660 [?] N 10 St

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