91st PA: Charles H Hebding

Charles H Hebding

Before the war

He was born in 1842/43, in Baden, Germany, to [unknown personal name] Hebding and Frances [unknown family name]. [sources: date: 2 (19 in 1861), 3, 4 (38 in 1880), 14 (28 in 1870), 17 (53 at death), 20 (55 at death), 24 (18 in 1850). place: 2, 4, 14, 17, 24 (Switzerland). parents: 20 (father Francisca 1820-1894), 21 (Frances Hebding d. 1894 female)]

In 1860, he was living in ward 20, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a segar apprentice. He was living with Martin Bincker and others. [source: 24]

When he enlisted, he was a "segar maker", and was living in Philadelphia. [sources: 2, 3 ('cigarmaker')]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6-1/4 inches tall, and had a light complexion, gray eyes, and light hair. [sources: 2, 3]

During the war

He also served in company C of the 21st Pennsylvania Infantry. [source: 7]

He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 27 August 1861, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Starr. He was a private in company A. [sources: 1, 2, 3, 8, 28]

He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg. [source: 15]

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 26 December 1863, at Bealton, Virginia. [sources: 1, 3]

On 12 March 1864, he was reported under arrest. He probably returned from arrest on 21 April 1864. [sources: 5, 6]

On 1 August 1864, he was reported absent sick. [source: 12]

On 17 August 1864, he was sick in the division hospital. [source: 13]

He was absent, sick, when the regiment mustered out. He was a private, in company A. [sources: 1, 2, 3, 8 (10 July 1865), 28]

After the war

He married Elizabeth [unknown family name]. She was born on 17 October 1843, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They had seven children, including these:

[sources: 4, 14, 19, 22 (Eliza b. Oct 1841, 7 children, 4 alive), 25 (Eliz. born Germany), 26]

In 1870, he was living in the 17th ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was an organ manufac[turer], and owned $300 in personal property. He was living with his wife Elizabeth, and children Mary, George, and Anna. [source: 14]

On 7 October 1871, his daughter Anna died, at 1743 Germantown Avenue, ward 19, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She died of double pneumonia. On 9 October 1871, she was buried, in New Cathedral Cemetery. Her physician was Chas W Houghton, who had served in the 91st. [source: 27]

On 4 June 1880, his son George B Hebding died, of asthma. He died at, or was buried from, 345 Ann Street, 21st ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. On 6 June 1880, he was buried at New Cathedral Cemetery. [source: 26]

In 1880, he was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a brakeman for a railroad. He was living with his wife Elizabeth, his children Mary, Geo B, Ema, Charles, and Henry, and his mother-in-law Elizabeth Biddle. [source: 4]

In 1890, he was living at 626 Penn, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a driver (9). [sources: 8, 9]

On 10 December 1890, he successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension. [sources: 7, 11]

On 26 April 1895, he died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He died of cirrhosis. He was married, and was a driver. He died at (or was buried from) 2323 Garside Street, ward 29, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. On 29 April 1895, he was buried in the New Cathedral Cemetery, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [sources: 10, 17, 18]

On 17 June 1895, his widow, Elizabeth Hebding, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension. [sources: 7, 11]

In 1900, his wife Eliza was living with her daughter Emma and Emma's family, along with Eliza's son Harry. They were living at 2519 Ingersoll Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [source: 22]

On 20 December 1908, Elizabeth Hebding died. at 2423 Sharswood Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She died of pneumonia (bronchial), with heart weakness contributing. On Wednesday 23 December 1908, she was buried, from 2423 Sharswood Street, the home of her daughter Mrs Eugene Kuhn. She was buried at New Cathedral Cemetery. [sources: 16, 19, 25]

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) (Charles Hebding)

2 company A descriptive roll, entry 27 (Charles Hebding)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 5 May 2004 (Charles Hebding; rolls also have 'Hebbding')

4 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 686, microfilm series T9, film 1190, page 617 = 33A handwritten (Charles Hebding)

5 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 12 March 1864 (Hebding)

6 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 21 April 1864 (--ing [probably Hebding])

7 pension index, by regiment (Charles H Hebding)

8 1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 81, page [1] (image 353 on Ancestry), line 1 (Charles Hebding)

9 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory (Charles Hebding)

10 e-mail, Gus Hebding, May 2005 (Charles Hebding)

11 pension index, by name (Charles Hebding)

12 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 1 August 1864 (Bugler Hebding)

13 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 17 August 1864 (Bugler Hebding)

14 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 50th division 17th ward, microfilm series M593, film 1402, page 97 = 25 handwritten (Charles Hebding)

15 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (Chas Hebding)

16 [death notice], Philadelphia Inquirer, 22 December 1908, page 13 (Elizabeth Hebding)

17 death certificate, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, #22763, 26 April 1895 (Charles Hebding)

18 Find a grave, memorial 36759983, created by Margaret Orthodox, added 5 May 2009, accessed 26 October 2013 (Charles H Hebding)

19 Find a grave, memorial 36760099, created by Margaret Orthodox, added 5 May 2009, accessed 26 October 2013 (Elizabeth Hebding)

20 'Hebding family tree', a gedcom, available on RootsWeb WorldConnect, contact Michelle Hebding, accessed 26 October 2013 (Charles Hebding)

21 [not transcribed] death certificate, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 14 April 1894, available on FamilySearch (Frances Hebding [mother?])

22 1900 US census Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 29, enumeration district 731, microfilm series T623, film 1471, page 118 = 11 A (FamilySearch) (Eliza Hebdig [sic])

23 Philadelphia Pennsylvania marriage license indexes, 1885-1951 (Emma Hebding and Eugene Charles Kuhn)

24 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 20, 1st division, microfilm series M653, film 1171, pages 130 = 132 handwritten to 131 = 133 handwritten (Charles Hepting [sic])

25 [not transcribed] death certificate, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 20 December 1908, Elizabeth Hebding, available on FamilySearch

26 [not transcribed] death certificate, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 4 June 1880, George B Hebding, available on FamilySearch (Charles and Elizabeth Hebding)

27 [not transcribed] death certificate, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 7 Oct 1871, Anna Hebding, available on FamilySearch (Chas and Elizabeth Hebding)

28 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Charles Hebding)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1850 US census
FamilySearch and Ancestry indices (accessed 26 Oct 13)
the only Hebding in Philadelphia is a John Hepting b. 1841 PA; no Charles Hebding's were indexed anywhere in the US
1910 US census
FamilySearch and Ancestry indices (accessed 26 Oct 13)
1920 US census
FamilySearch and Ancestry indices (accessed 26 Oct 13)
1930 US census
FamilySearch and Ancestry indices (accessed 26 Oct 13)
1940 US census
FamilySearch and Ancestry indices (accessed 26 Oct 13)
US Veterans administration pension payment cards 1907-1933
FamilySearch index (searched for Elizabeth Hebding), accessed 26 Oct 13
death notice
checked on GenealogyBank (accessed 26 October 2013) Philadelphia Inquirer for 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29 Apr 1895
headstone applications for US military veterans, 1925-1949
FamilySearch index (accessed 26 Oct 2013)
records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 26 Oct 2013)
Pennsylvania veterans burial cards 1777-1999
Ancestry index (accessed 26 Oct 2013)

Display


Charles H Hebding in the 91st PA gedcom on RootsWeb WorldConnect

Charles Hebding in the 91st PA database

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 20, 1st division, microfilm series M653, film 1171, pages 130 = 132 handwritten to 131 = 133 handwritten]
[identification is likely, since (1) his occupation matches his occupation at enlistment according to the company descriptive roll (entry 2 above)]
line4012345
Dwelling number878     
Family number938     
NameMartin BinckerLousia [sic] ReinfeltWilliamLousia [sic]MartinCharles Hepting [sic]
Age333015318
SexMFMFMM
Color      
OccupationMachinist    Segar apprentice
Value of real estate owned      
Value of personal estate      
Place of birthPrussiaSwitzerlandPenna""Switzerland
Married within year      
Attended school within year      
Cannot read & write      
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 50th division 17th ward, microfilm series M593, film 1402, page 97 = 25 handwritten]
[identification is uncertain]
line23456
Dwelling-house number143    
Family number164    
NameHebding Charles- Elizabeth- Mary- George- Anna
Age2825521/12
SexMFFMF
ColorWWWWW
OccupationOrgan ManufacKeeping House   
Real estate value     
Personal estate value300    
BirthplaceBadenPennsylvania"""
Father foreign born11111
Mother foreign born11   
Birth month if born within year    May
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, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 686, microfilm series T9, film 1190, page 617 = 33A handwritten]
[identification is uncertain]
line3233343536373839
street nameAnn Street
house number247       
dwelling visit #278 [?]       
family visit #304       
nameHebding, Charles- Elizabeth- Mary- Geo. B- Ema- Charles- HenryBiddle, Elizabeth
colorWWWWWWWW
sexMFFFFMMF
age3936151264161 [??]
month born if born in year        
relationship Wife[da]ughter[so]n[da]ughter[so]n[so]n[mothe]r-in-law
[a piece of tape covers the left part of the "relationship" column]
single  11111 
married11      
widowed/divorced       1
married during year        
occupationBrakeman R.R.Keeping houseHouse Work     
months unemployed4       
currently ill?        
blind        
deaf/dumb        
idiotic        
insane        
disabled        
school this year        
can't read        
can't write        
birthplaceGermanyPhiladelphia PaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaGermany
father's birthplaceGermanyGermanyGermanyGermanyGermanyGermanyGermanyGermany
mother's birthplaceGermanyGermanyPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaGermany

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 81, page [1] (image 353 on Ancestry), line 1]
[identification is confirmed by reference to his service in the 91st]

[line] 1
[house] 77
[family] 95
[name] Charles Hebding
[rank] Private
[company] A
[unit] 91 Pa V I
[enlistment date] 27 Aug 1861
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] [blank]
[post office address] [blank]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 29, enumeration district 731, microfilm series T623, film 1471, page 118 = 11 A (FamilySearch)]
[identification is uncertain, despite the inaccurate surname, since (1) Eliza's, Emma's, and Harry's names and ages match the 1880 census entry transcribed above]
[note that the FamilySearch index has her family name as 'Hebaig']
[note also that Emma Hebding married Eugene Charles Kuhn in 1893 (marriage license index)]
line45678910
streetIngersoll Street
house number2519      
dwelling number189      
family number199      
nameKuhn Eugana [?]- Emma- Harry- Charles- EugeneHebdig [sic] Eliza- Harry
relationshipHeadWifeSonSonSonMotherSon
colorWWWWWWW
sexMFMMMFM
birth dateJuly 1872Jan 1874Dec 1897Dec 1883Dec 1895Oct 1841May 1879
age27262645821
married?MMSSSWdS
# years married99     
mother of how many children? 2   7 
# of children living 2   4 
birthplaceGermanyPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplaceGermanyGermanyGermanyGermanyGermanyGermanyGermany
mother's birthplaceGermanyGermanyPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaGermanyGermany
immigration year1886      
# years in USA13      
naturalized citizen?Na      
occupationBaker     Baker
# months not employed       
# months in schoolYesYes   YesYes
can readYesYes   YesYes
can writeYesYes   YesYes
speaks EnglishYesYes   YesYes
owned/rentedR    R 
free or mortgaged       
farm/houseH      
# of farm schedule       

1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory

[searched transcription on Ancestry, January 2005]
Charles Hebding, driver, h 626 Penn

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 8 Jun 2014, from Fold3]


Hebding Charles
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

Emma's marriage index record

[Philadelphia Pennsylvania marriage license indexes, 1885-1951]
[transcribed on 27 Oct 2013, from FamilySearch, here and here]

Hebding Emma (Kuhn) 1893 F 61714
Kuhn Eugene Charles (Hebding) 1893 M 61714

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, #22763, 26 April 1895, Charles Hebding]
[transcribed 26 October 2013, from FamilySearch--note that the page links to image 942 of 1818, but his death certificate is actually image 943]

22763
RETURN OF A DEATH
IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.
PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFICATE.
1. Name of Deceased, Charles Hebding
2. Color, White
3. Sex, Male
4. Age, 53 yrs.
5. Married
6. Date of Death, April 26 [?] 1895
7. Cause of Death, Cirrhosis
C W Mays M.D.
Residence, 1931 Prior [?] av

UNDERTAKER'S CERTIFICATE IN RELATION TO DECEASED.
8. Occupation, Driver
9. Place of Birth, Germany
10. When a Minor, --
11. Ward, 29th
12. Street and Number, 2323 Garside st.
13. Date of Burial, April 29" 1895
14. Place of Burial, New Cathedral Cem.
Harry McConney Undertaker.
Residence, 23rd + Berks sts.

death notice, Elizabeth Hebding

[Philadelphia Inquirer, 22 December 1908, page 13]

HEBDING.--On December 20, 1908, ELIZABETH, wife of the late Charles Hebding, aged 65 years. The relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, on Wednesday morning at 8.30 o'clock, from the residence of her daughter, Mrs Eugene Kuhn, 2423 Sharswood Street. High mass at St Elizabeth's Church at 10 AM. Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery.


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