91st PA--Theodore Jones

Theodore Jones

Before the war

He was born in 1840/41 (3 (24 in 1865), 6 [29 in 1870]. He was born in Pennsylvania (6).

During the war

He was drafted (1, 3). He was mustered into service as a private on 28 February 1865 at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (1, 3, 5). He was a private, in company F (1, 5, 7).

He was discharged near Washington DC by special order on 29 April 1865 or on 15 May 1865 (1, 2 [29 Apr], 3 [15 May, general order], [15 May]). He was a private, in company F (7).

After the war

In 1870, he was living in Menallen Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (6). He was a farmer (6).

He was buried in Haven of Rest Cemetery, Bendersville Borough, Adams County, Pennsylvania (5).

On 27 March 1886, a minor dependent successfully applied for a pension (4).

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) (Theodore Jones)

2 company F, register of men discharged (Theo Jones)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 19 January 2005 (Theodore Jones)

4 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (Theodore Jones)

5 Pennsylvania veterans' burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 4 December 2010) (Theodore Jones)

6 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, post office Bendersville, microfilm series M593, film 1289, page 255 = 10 handwritten (Theodore Jones)

7 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Theodore Jones)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

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However, there is a memorial (#38401557) for Theodore Jones, died 12 July 1873, buried in Bendersville Cemetery, Bendersville, Adams County, PA (aged 37)
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1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, post office Bendersville, microfilm series M593, film 1289, page 255 = 10 handwritten]
[I did not transcribe the other two people in this household, headed by Margaret Greip [??]]
[identification is likely, based on the place and the absence of other candidates]
line36
Dwelling-house number[76]
Family number[43]
NameJones Theodore
Age29
SexM
ColorW
OccupationFarmer
Real estate value 
Personal estate value 
Birthplace" [sc. Penna]
Father foreign born 
Mother foreign born 
Birth month if born within year 
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 ... 

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 1 July 2014, from Fold3]


Jones, Theodore
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

Pennsylvania burial record

[Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 4 December 2010)]

RECORD OF BURIAL PLACE OF VETERAN
Adams County
NAME Jones, Theodore
DATE OF BIRTH [blank]
DATE OF DEATH [blank]
VETERAN OF Civil WAR
SERVED IN ARMY
DATES OF SERVICE 2/28/65 - 5/15/65
ORGANIZATION(S) Co F 91ST Pa. Vol.
RANK Private
CEMETERY NAME Haven of Rest
[CEMETERY] LOCATION Bendersville Boro
LOCATION OF GRAVE IN CEMETERY SECTION 22 ft. from N. fence ROW 14 Grave No.
HEADSTONE FAMILY
INFORMATION GIVEN BY Personal Investigation
DATE 3/18/36
REMARKS

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