He was born in June 1839 (9; 3 (21 in 1861), 7 [30 in 1870], 8 [39 in 1880], 9 [60 in 1900], 10 [69 in 1910], 11 [77 at death in 1918]). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3, 7, 8, 9, 10).
In 1860/61, he married Hannah [unknown family name] (10 [married 49 years in 1910]; 9 has them married 20 years in 1900). In 1900 and in 1910, she had had three children, two of whom were alive (9, 10).
When he enlisted, he was a weaver (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a light complexion, hazel eyes, and light hair (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 23 August 1861 (1, 3, 4, 5 [10 Aug]). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Starr (3). He was a private, in company A (1, 12, 13).
In 1870, he was living in the 18th ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7). He was working in a woollen factory, and owned $200 in personal property (7). He was living with his wife Anna and children George and Frank (7).
In 1880, he was living at 1010 Palmer Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8). He was a letter carrier (8). He was living with his wife Hannah, sons George and Frank, and brother-in-law [?] Aaron Allen (8).
On 13 July 1880, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 6). He applied again on 12 February 1907 (4).
In 1890, he was living at 515 East Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5).
In 1900, he was living at 1346 Montgomery Avenue (9). He was a letter carrier (9). He was living with his wife Hannah, grandson Frank, and a boarder (9).
In 1910, he was living at 2209 Cedar Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10). He was a mail carrier for the US Mail Service (10). He was living with his wife Hannah and grandson Frank (10).
He died on 24 January 1918, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4, 11). He was a widower (11). He was buried in Greenwood (Knights of Pythias) Cemetery (11). Invited to the funeral were members of the Captain Walter S Newhall Post, number 7, Grand Army of the Republic and other societies of which he was a member (11).
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 Henhoffer)
2 register of men discharged, co.A (George Henhoeffer)
3 company A descriptive roll, entry 28 (George Henhoffer)
4 pension index, by regiment (George Henhoeffer)
5 1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 348, page 2 (image 735 on Ancestry), line 15 (George Hennhoeffer)
6 pension index, by name (George Henhoeffer)
7 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 56th district 18th ward, microfilm series M593, film 1403, page 465 = 63 handwritten (George Henhoeffer)
8 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 332, microfilm series T9, film 1177, page 100 = page 4D handwritten (Geo rge A Henhoeffer)
9 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 18th ward, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 848, microfilm series T623, film 1460, page 23 = sheet 10A handwritten (George [?] Henhoeffer)
10 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 31st ward, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 722, microfilm series T624, film 1403, page 45 = sheet 1A handwritten (George A Henhoeffer)
11 death notice, Evening Public Ledger (Philadelphia PA) 25 January 1918, page 13 (George A Henhoeffer)
12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George Henhoeffer)
13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George Henhoffer)
|Name||Henhoeffer George A||- Anna||- George A Jr||- Frank|
|Occupation||Works in Woollen Factory||Keeping House|
|Real estate value|
|Personal estate value||200|
|Father foreign born||1|
|Mother foreign born||1|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year|
|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 ...|
|street name||Palmer Street|
|dwelling visit #||33|
|family visit #||40|
|name||Henhoeffer George A||- Hannah||- George A||- Frank||-Allen Aaron|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Letter Carrier||Keeping house||At School||At school||Bricklayer|
|school this year||1||1|
|name||Henhoefer George [?]||- Hannah||Roots Mary||Henhoefer Frank|
|birth date||June 1839||Oct 1842||Sept 1875||Feb 1892|
|# years married||20||20|
|mother of how many children?||3|
|# of children living||2|
|# years in USA|
|occupation||Litter [sic] Carrier||Hosiery [illegible word]||At School|
|# months not employed||0||0|
|# months in school||10|
|free or mortgaged||F|
|# of farm schedule|
|name||Henhoeffer George A||- Hannah||- Frank P|
|[I can't read the number after the 'M' in George's row]|
|#years present marriage||49||49|
|mother of # children||3|
|mother of # living children||2|
|occupation||Mail carrier||None||Arithmoniter [?] Clerk|
|nature of industry etc.||U.S. Mail Service||Gas Works|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?||No||Yes|
|# weeks out of work 1909||0||12|
|school since 1 Sep 09||no|
|owned free or mortagaged||F [?]|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet|
|deaf & dumb|
HENHOEFFER.--Jan. 24. GEORGE A., Sr., husband of late Hannah Henhoeffer, aged 77. Relatives and friends, Captain Walter S Newhall Post, No. 7, G.A.R.; all other societies of which he was a member, invited to funeral services, Sat., 2 p.m., residence of niece, Mrs. Joseph Wilkins, 1352 Marlborough st. To proceed to Palmer Cem. Vault. Int. Greenwood (K. of P.) Cem.