91st PA--William Jones

William Jones

Before the war

He was born in 1839/40 (3 (23 in 1863), 5 [80 in 1920]). He was born in Pennsylvania (5).

During the war

He was drafted (1, 3). He was mustered into service as a corporal in the 118th Pennsylvania on 4 July 1863 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 3 [24 July], 4).

He was transferred from the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 1 June 1865 (1, 3). He was in company F of the 91st Pennsylvania (1, 6 [sgt]).

On 16 June 1865, he was promoted to sergeant, effective 5 June 1865 (1 [5 June], 2 [effective 16 June], 3 [5 June]).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 3, 4). He was a sergeant in company F (1, 3, 6).

After the war

On 30 March 1883, he applied successfully for a pension (4).

On 14 April [?] 1909, he again applied for a pension (4).

In 1920, he was living in Bradley Beach, Neptune Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey (5). He was living with his daughter Sara Sevens and her family (5). He was not working (5).

He died on 6 February 1920, at Bradley Beach, New Jersey (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)

2 special order 36, HQ 91st PA, 16 June 1865 (William Jones)

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

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

5 1920 US census, New Jersey, Monmouth County, Neptune Township, Bradley Beach, supervisor's district 3 [?], enumeration district 92 [?], microfilm series T625, film 1058, page 214 B = 13 handwritten (William B Jones)

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

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William Jones in the 91st PA database

1920 census

[1920 US census, New Jersey, Monmouth County, Neptune Township, Bradley Beach, supervisor's district 3 [?], enumeration district 92 [?], microfilm series T625, film 1058, page 214 B = 13 handwritten]
line5253545556
street     
house number     
dwelling visit number322    
family visit number326    
nameSevens Aleck W- Sara M- Edith- MargaretJones, William B.
relationshipheadwifedaughterdaughterfath in law
own/rentR    
free/mortgaged (if owned)     
sexMFFFM
raceWWWWW
age at last birthday4138141180
marital statusMMSSWd
year of immigration     
naturalized/alien     
year of naturalization     
attended school since Sept 1919  YesYes 
can readNoYesYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYesYesYes
birth placeOregon [?]PennsylvaniaNebraskaIllinoisPennsylvania
native language     
father's birthplaceNew Jersey [?]PennsylvaniaOregonOregonPennsylvania
father's native language     
mother's birthplaceNew JerseyPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's native language     
can speak EnglishYesYesYesYesYes
occupationsalesmannonenonenonenone [?]
industry, businessBerlin [??]    
employment statusW    
number of farm schedule     

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 22 June 2014, from Fold3]


Jones, William
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Sgt | Sgt.
See also 118 Pa. Vols.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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