91st PA: Alexander Ickes

Alexander Ickes

Before the war

He was born on 4 September 1837 (12, 16; 8 (28 in 1864), 9 (28 in 1864), 2 [57 on 14 July 1894], 13 [23 in 1860], 14 [33 in 1870], 15 [43 in 1880], 16 [63 in 1900], 17 [73 in 1910], 18 [83 in 1920], 19 [13 in 1850], 21 [50 in 1886]). He was born in Bedford County, Pennsylvania (8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19). He was born to Peter and Sarah Ickes (12).

In 1850, he was living in Union Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (19). He was living with his parents Peter and Sarah Ickes, and with Jacob, Elizabeth, and May Ickes (19).

On 6 April 1858, he married Mary Ann Ickes (his second cousin) (12, 16, 17). They had nine children, eight of whom were alive in 1900 and 1910 (12, 16, 17):

In 1860, he was living in Union Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (13). He was living with his mother Sarah and his wife Mary (13). He was a farmer (13).

When he enlisted, he was a farmer (8, 9).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 10 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (8, 9).

During the war

He also served in company I of the 171st Pennsylvania Infantry (3, 5, 11, 12). He was mustered into service on 2 November 1862 (5, 10, 12 [16 Oct 62]). He was mustered out with his company on 8 August 1863 (5, 12).

He was drafted (1, 8, 9). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 September 1864 (1, 8, 9, 10 [8 Oct]). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (8, 9). His enlistment was credited to the 16th congressional district (8, 9). He was a private, in company B (1, 22, 23).

On 27 April 1865, he was promoted to corporal, effective 1 April 1865 (4).

He was present when the surgeon drained Martin Imler's abscess, some time in April 1865 (21).

He was discharged on 30 May 1865 by general order 94, War Department (1, 7 [25 May 65], 10 [6 July]). He was a corporal in company B (1, 23).

After the war

In 1870, he was living in Union Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (14). He was living with his wife Mary and children Sarah, Philip, Maria, Calvin, and Anna (14). He was a carpenter, and owned $1,000 in real estate and $200 in personal property (14).

In 1880, he was living in King Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (15). He was living with his wife MaryAnn, and children Sarah, Philip, Maria, Clara, Ann, Milton, Lucy, and Mary (15). He was a carpenter (15).

On 13 April 1880, he successfully applied for a pension (3, 11).

On 11 December 1886, he made an affidavit in support of the pension application of Maria Imler, widow of Martin Imler (21). His post office address was King [Township], Bedford County, Pennsylvania (21).

In 1890, he was living in Imler Valley, King Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (10). He had had a rupture (10).

In 1894, his postal address was Caterburg, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (2).

In 1900, he was living in King Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (16). He was living with his wife Mary Ann, and children Lucy, Milton, and Mary (16). He was a farmer (16).

On 27 February 1910 he wrote a letter to Glenn LaVern (Reesey) Goodell (see the 'Goodell' etc. gedcom listed below for a transcription) (12). He was then tax collector of King Township (12).

In 1910, he was living in King Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (17). He was living with his wife Mary Ann, son Milton, and Milton's family (17). He was a farmer, on a general farm (17).

In 1920, he was living in King Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (18). He was living with his wife Mary Ann, son Milton, and Milton's family (18). He was retired (18).

On 14 January 1921, he died, at Imler, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (11, 12). He was buried at Pavia Cemetery, Union Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (12, 22 [Mt Zion, Bedford County]).

On 5 February 1921 [?], his widow, Mary Ann Ickes, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (3, 11).

In 1930, his widow, Mary A Ickes, was living in King Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (20). She was living with her son Milton and grandchildren (20).

Mary Ann Ickes died on 3 March 1939, in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, and was buried in Pavia Cemetery, Union Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (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 General Affidavit, 14 July 1894 (Bedford County, Pennsylvania), in Samuel Mock's pension file

3 pension index, by name. Searched 11 Mar 01 on <www.ancestry.com>

4 special order 25, HQ 91st PA, 27 April 1865 (Alexd Ickes)

5 Bates (see #1), p.1179 (171st PA Infantry) (Alexander Ickes)

6 [no entry]

7 company B, register of men discharged (Alexander Ickes)

8 company B, [second] descriptive roll, entry 73 (Alexander Ickes)

9 company B, [third] descriptive roll, entry 33 (Alexander Ickes)

10 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, King Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 75, page 1 (Alexander Ickes)

11 pension index, by regiment (Alexander Ickes)

12 'Goodell, descendents of Robert Goodell and Catherine Kilham', a gedcom available on Rootsweb WorldConnect (viewed June 2007, last revised 27 Aug 05, contact Jack N Goodell) [note: other gedcoms on WorldConnect have entries for Alexander Ickes]) (Alexander Ickes)

13 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Union Township, microfilm s4eries M653, film 1072, page 646 = 28 handwritten] (Alexander Ickes)

14 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Union Township (post office St Clairsville), microfilm series M593, film 1304, page 709 = 42 handwritten] (Alexander Ickes)

15 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, King Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 226, microfilm series T9, film 1098, pages 190 = 5 A - 6 B handwritten] (Alexander Ickes)

16 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, King Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 19, microfilm series T623, film 1376, page 23 = 1 A handwritten] (Alexander Ickes)

17 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, King Township, supervisor's district 16, enumeration district 18, microfilm series T624, film 1312, page 162 A = 5 handwritten] (Alexander Ickes)

18 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, King Township, supervisor's district 20, enumeration district 20, microfilm series T625, film 1533, page 237 = 7 A handwritten] (Alexander Ickes)

19 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Union Township, microfilm series M432, film 751, page 248] (Alexander Ickes)

20 1930 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, King Township, supervisor's district 17, enumeration district 5-19, microfilm series T626, film 226, page 226 A = 2 handwritten] (Mary A Ickes)

21 affidavit, 11 December 1886, pension file, Maria E Imler, widow of Martin Imler (Alex Ickes)

22 Page 211. Floyd G Hoenstine. Military services and genealogical records of soldiers of Blair County, Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA: Telegraph Press, 1940. (Alexander Ickes)

23 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Alexander Ickes)

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Union Township, microfilm series M432, film 751, page 248]
line181920212223
Dwellings visited32     
Families visited32     
NamePeter IckesSarah IckesJacob IckesElizabeth IckesAlexander IckesMay Ickes
Age464620 [?]18138
Sexmfmfmf
Color      
Occupation of males over 15 yearsFarmer     
Real estate owned      
Birthplace" [sc. Pa]"""""
Married within year      
Attended school within year      
Over 20 & can't read/write      
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Union Township, microfilm s4eries M653, film 1072, page 646 = 28 handwritten]
line234
Dwelling number965  
Family number922  
NameSarah IckesAlexander "Mary "
Age582317
Sexfmf
Color   
Occupation FarmerServing
Value of real estate owned400  
Value of personal estate400 [?]  
Place of birth" [sc. Penna]""
Married within year   
Attended school within year   
Cannot read & write   
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.   

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Union Township (post office St Clairsville), microfilm series M593, film 1304, page 709 = 42 handwritten]
line30313233343536
Dwelling-house number310      
Family number310      
NameIckes Alexander- Mary- Sarah- Philip- Maria- Calvin- Anna
Age332897 [??]538/12
SexMFFMFMF
ColorWWWWWWW
OccupationCarpenterKeeping House     
Real estate value1000      
Personal estate value200      
Birthplace" [sc. Pennsylvania]""""""
Father foreign born       
Mother foreign born       
Birth month if born within year      Dec
Marriage month if married within year       
Attended school past year       
Can't read       
Can't write 1     
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, Bedford County, King Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 226, microfilm series T9, film 1098, pages 190 = 5 A - 6 B handwritten]
line4243444546474849501
street name          
house number          
dwelling visit #40         
family visit #42         
nameIckes Alexander- Maryann- Sarah- Philip- Maria J- Clara- Ann S- Milton- Lucy- Mary
colorWWWWWWWWWW
sexMFFMFFFMFF
age434018171614121061
month born if born in year          
relationshipHusbandWifeDaughSonDaughDaughDaughSonDaughDaugh
single  11111111
married11        
widowed/divorced          
married during year          
occupationCarpenterHouse KeeperAt HomeLaborerAt HomeAt HomeAt HomeAt Home  
months unemployed2  6      
currently ill?          
blind          
deaf/dumb          
idiotic          
insane          
disabled          
school this year    111   
can't read          
can't write          
birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
father's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, King Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 75, page 1]
[line] 3
[house] 6
[family] 6
[name] Ickes Alexander
[rank] Private
[company] B
[unit] 91 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] 8 Oct 1864
[discharge date] 6 July 1865
[length of service] [blank] years, 8 months, 29 days
[post office address] " " " " [sc. Imler Valley Bedford Co]
[disability incurred] Rupture
[remarks] Re-enlisted veteran

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, King Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 19, microfilm series T623, film 1376, page 23 = 1 A handwritten]
line12345
street     
house number     
dwelling number1    
family number1    
nameIckes AlexanderIckes Mary Ann- Lucy- Milton- Mary
relationshipHeadWifeDaughterSonDaughter
colorWWWWW
sexMFFMF
birth dateSept 1836Mar 1840Oct 1875May 1873Oct 1879
age6360242720
married?MMSSS
# years married4242   
mother of how many children? 9   
# of children living 8   
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year     
# years in USA     
naturalized citizen?     
occupationFarmer ServantFarm LaborerServant
# months not employed0 000
# months in school     
can readYesYesYesYesYes
can writeYesNoYesYesYes
speaks EnglishYesYesYesYesYes
owned/rentedO    
free or mortgagedM    
farm/houseF    
# of farm schedule1    

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, King Township, supervisor's district 16, enumeration district 18, microfilm series T624, film 1312, page 162 A = 5 handwritten]
line3334353637
streetLong Ridge and Scout Lane [?] Case [??]
house nr     
dwelling nr98    
family nr101    
nameIckes Alexander- Mary Ann- Milton- Sadie- Clair
relationshipHeadWifeSonDaughter-in-lawGrandson
sexMFMFM
colorWWWWW
age737036284
marital statusM1M1M1M1S
#years present marriage515166 
mother of # children 9 1 
mother of # living children 8 1 
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated     
naturalized/alien     
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish 
occupationFarmerNoneFarmerNoneNone
nature of industry etc.General farm General farm  
employer etc.Emp OA  
out of work 15 Apr 1910?     
# weeks out of work 1909     
can readYesYesYesYes 
can writeYes[illegible]YesYes 
school since 1 Sep 09     
owned/rentedO    
owned free or mortagagedM    
farm/houseF    
nr on farm schedule62    
civil war vet[blank]    
blind     
deaf & dumb     

1920 census

[1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, King Township, supervisor's district 20, enumeration district 20, microfilm series T625, film 1533, page 237 = 7 A handwritten]
line4546474849
streetSconbane [??] Road
house number572 [?]    
dwelling visit number149    
family visit number171    
nameIckes Alexander- Mary Ann- Milton- Sherb [?] Clair- Jerome Lucila
relationshipHeadWifeSonGrand SonGrand Daughter
own/rentO    
free/mortgaged (if owned)M    
sexMFMMF
raceWWWWW
age at last birthday838046146
marital statusMMWdSS
year of immigration     
naturalized/alien     
year of naturalization     
attended school since Sept 1919   yesyes
can readyesnoyesyes 
can writeyesnoyesyes 
birth placePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
native language     
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's native language     
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's native language     
can speak Englishyesyesyesyesyes
occupationRetiredNoneFarmerNoneNone
industry, business  Gernal Farmer  
employment status  OA  
number of farm schedule  61  

1930 census

[1930 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, King Township, supervisor's district 17, enumeration district 5-19, microfilm series T626, film 226, page 226 A = 2 handwritten]
line1819202122
street     
house number     
dwelling visit #31    
family visit #32    
nameIckes Mary A- Milton- S Clair- J Lucilla- Hattie J
relationHeadSonGrandSonGrandDaughtGrandDaught in law [?]
owned/rentedO    
value or rent3000    
radio     
farmYesXXXX
sexFMMFF
colorWWWWW
age9257241717
married?MWdMSM
age 1st marriage203123 17
school/college since 9/29NoNoNoNoNo
can read & writeYesYesYesYesYes
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
native language     
immigration year     
naturalization     
can speak EnglishYesYesYesYesYes
occupationNoneFarmerLaborerNoneNone
industry General FarmFarm  
worker class YesYes  
at work yesterday     
unemployment schedule #     
veteran? NoNo  
war     
farm schedule # 10   

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 16 June 2014, from Fold3]


Ickes, Alexander
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Corpl.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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