He was born in March 1849 (6, 12 ; 2 (18 in 1865), 3, 5 [39 in 1880], 6 [51 in 1900], 7 [61 in 1910], 9 [21 in 1870]). He was born in Pennsylvania (2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9). He was probably born to William and Sarah Iddings (9).
When he enlisted, he was a labor[er] (2, 3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 3-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (2, 3).
He was a substitute for L Ale (1, 2, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 24 March 1865 (1, 2, 3, 11). He was enlisted for one year, at Hollidaysburg, by Captain Lloyd (2, 3). He was mustered in as a private in company K (1, 12, 13). His service was credited to the 75th subdivision of the 17th congressional district (2, 3).
In 1870, he was living in Union Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania (9). He was a laborer (9). He was living with his (presumed) parents William and Sarah Iddings, and with various siblings (9).
In 1871/73, he married Elvira [unknown family name] (6 [27 years in 1900], 7 [38/39 years in 1910]). In 1900 and 1910, she had had seven children, five of whom were living (6, 7).
In 1880, he was living in Henderson Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (5). He was a farmer (5). He was living with his wife Elvira, and his children Thomas, Sylva, Sarah, and Edward (5).
In 1890, he was living in Brady or Henderson Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (post office Mill Creek, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania) (10).
On 17 July 1890, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 11).
In 1900, he was living in Henderson Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (6). He was a farmer (6). He was living with his wife Elvira, and children Sylva, Jennie, and Sadie (6).
In 1910, he was living on Gerlock Road, Henderson Townshpi, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (7). He was a farmer, on a general farm (7). He was living with his wife Elvira and father William (7).
On 31 March 1911, he again applied for a pension (11).
He died on 31 May 1917, at Huntingdon, Pennsylvania (11).
On 23 June 1917, his widow, Elvira A Iddings, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 11).
In 1920, his widow, Elvira Iddings, was living with her daughter Sara and Sarah's family, at 602 Warm Springs Avenue, Huntingdon Borough, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (7).
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) (Ellis Iddings)
2 company K, third descriptive roll (Elias [sic] Iddings)
3 company K, fourth descriptive roll (Ellis Iddings)
4 pension index, by name (Ellis [sic] Iddings)
5 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Henderson Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 189,microfilmseries T9, film 1134, page 131 = 21 A handwritten (Ellis Eddings [sic])
6 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Henderson Township, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 88, microfilm series T623, film 1414, page 120 = 2 B handwritten (Ellis Iddings)
7 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Henderson Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 64, microfilm series T624, film 1349, page 273 = 5 A - B handwritten (Ellis Iddings)
8 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Huntingdon Borough, ward 2, supervisor's district 14, enumeration district 77, microfilm series T625, film 1564, page 26 = 15 A handwritten (Elvira Iddings)
9 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Centre County, Union Township, microfilm series M593, film 1322, page 796 = 19 handwritten (Ellis Iddings)
10 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Brady and Henderson Township, supervisor's district , enumeration district , page  (Elias I Iddings)
11 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (Elias Iddings)
12 Page 211. Floyd G Hoenstine. Military services and genealogical records of soldiers of Blair County, Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA: Telegraph Press, 1940. (Ellis Iddings)
13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Ellis Iddings)
|Name||Iddings William||- Sarah||- Ellis||- Philip||- Angelina||- Adeline||- Edward||- Morris|
|Occupation||Farmer||Keeping House||Laborer||Works on farm||At home||"||"||"|
|Real estate value||3000|
|Personal estate value||875|
|Birthplace||" [sc. Penna]||Wales||Penna||"||"||"||"||"|
|Father foreign born||1|
|Mother foreign born||1||1||1||1||1||1||1|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year||1||1||1||1|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|dwelling visit #||[blank]|
|family visit #||6|
|name||Eddings [sic], Ellis||- Elvira||- Thomas||- Sylva||- Sarah||- Edward|
|month born if born in year||Aug|
|married during year|
|school this year||1||1|
|birthplace||" [sc. Penna]||"||"||"||"||"|
|father's birthplace||" [sc. Penna]||"||"||"||"||"|
|mother's birthplace||" [sc. Penna]||"||"||"||"||"|
|name||Iddings, Ellis||- Elvira||- Sylva||- Jennie||- Sadie|
|birth date||Mar 1849||Nov 1850||Sep 1875||Aug 1881||Jly 1877|
|# years married||27||27|
|mother of how many children?||7|
|# of children living||5|
|# years in USA|
|# months not employed||0|
|# months in school||7 [?]|
|free or mortgaged||[blank]|
|# of farm schedule||31|
|name||Iddings, Ellis||- Elvira||Iddings, William|
|#years present marriage||39||38 [sic]|
|mother of # children||7|
|mother of # living children||5|
|father's birthplace||Pennsylvania||Ire (Irish)||Pennsylvania|
|mother's birthplace||Wales (Welsh)||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania|
|nature of industry etc.||General Farm|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?|
|# weeks out of work 1909|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged||F|
|nr on farm schedule||63 [??]|
|civil war vet||UA|
|deaf & dumb|
|street||Warm Springs Avenue|
|dwelling visit number||345|
|family visit number||401|
|name||Edelblute, William||- Sarah||McDonald Sarah||- Lester||- Forrest||Iddings, Elvira||- Briggs, Thomas|
|free/mortgaged (if owned)||M|
|age at last birthday||42||42||15||12||11||68||65|
|year of immigration|
|year of naturalization|
|attended school since Sept 1919||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|birth place||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||New York||New York||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania|
|father's native language|
|mother's native language|
|can speak English||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|industry, business||Cemetery||General Hauling|
|number of farm schedule|