91st PA--George Kiscaden

George Kiscaden

Before the war

He was born on 11 January 1829, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, probably to George and Rachel Kiscadden. [sources: date: 12, 14; 5 (25 in 1863), 8 (22 in 1850), 9 (30 in 1860), 10 (45 in 1880), 15 (32 in 1870). place: 5, 8, 9, 10, 15. parents: 8]

In 1850, he was living in Drumore Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He was living with George and Rachel Kiscadden (presumably his parents), and with others (presumably siblings). He was a laborer. [source: 8]

He married Martha Bear. She had six chidren, five of whom were alive in 1900. Probably at least one of those children (David Barr) was not Kiscadden's. [sources: 9, 11, 14]

In 1860, he was living in Drumore Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He was living with Martha (presumably his wife) and James (presumably their son). He was a farm laborer, and owned $75 in personal property. [source: 9]

When he enlisted, he was a laborer. [source: 5]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, and had a florid complexion, blue eyes, and light hair. [source: 5]

During the war

He was drafted. He enlisted and was mustered into service in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 13 July 1863. He enlisted for three years, at Lancaster, Pennsylvania. His enlistment was credited to the 9th congressional district. [sources: 1, 5, 6 (8 July)]

He was transferred from the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry. He was a private in company B of the 91st. [sources: 1, 16, 17]

He may have been charged for lost equipments, perhaps when the regiment mustered out. [source: 4]

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company. He was a private, in company B. [sources: 1, 6, 16, 17]

After the war

In 1870, he was living in Cornwall Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. He was living with Martha (presumably his wife), James and William (presumably their sons), and two others. He was a laborer. [source: 15]

On 10 [?] February 1875 [?], he successfully applied for a pension. [sources: 2, 7]

In 1880, he was living in ward 3, Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Martha, and her son David Barr. He was a laborer. He was wounded in the arm. [source: 10]

In 1890, he was living in the third ward, Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He had been wounded and ruptured. [source: 6]

On 1 October 1894 [??], his widow, Martha Kiscaden, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension. [sources: 2, 7]

On 11 January 1899, he died, in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Mount Hope Methodist Cemetery, Mechanic Grove, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. [sources: 12, 14]

In 1900, his widow, Martha Kiscadden, was living at 440 North Water Street, ward 9, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. She was living with her son David Barr and his family. [source: 11]

On 19 April 1914, his widow, Martha M Kiscaden, died. She was buried in the Mount Hope Methodist cemetery, Mechanic Grove, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. [source: 13]

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) (George Kiscaden)

2 pension index, by name (George Kiscaden)

3 1880 US census extract, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Columbia, 3rd ward, page 139d (from Dennis Clowney) (George Kiskadden)

4 list of men who owed money [?] (Geo Kiscadden)

5 company B, [third] descriptive roll, entry 107 (George Kiscaden)

6 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Columbia 3rd ward, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 168, page 1 (George Kiscadden)

7 pension index, by regiment (George Kiscaden)

8 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Drumore Township, microfilm series M432, film 787, pages 80 recto = 159 handwritten to 80 verso = 160 handwritten (Gorge [sic] Kiscadden)

9 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Drumore Township, microfilm series M653, film 1120, page 214 = 52 handwritten (George Kiskadden)

10 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Columbia, ward 3, supervisor's district 2, enumaration district 128, microfilm series T9, film 1141, page 139 = 12 D handwritten (Geo Kiskadden)

11 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Lancaster City, ward 9, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 72, microfilm series T623, film 1424, page 293 = 7 A handwritten (Martha Kiscadden)

12 Find a grave, memorial 5179578, created by Jack L Kiscadden Jr, added 30 Jan 2001, accessed 20 February 2011 (George Kiscaden)

13 Find a grave, memorial 5179579, created by Jack L Kiscadden Jr, added 30 Jan 2001, accessed 20 February 2011 (Martha M Bear Kiscadden)

14 'FamilyHart Database', a gedcom, available on RootsWeb WorldConnect, contact Don & Jeanine Hartman, updated 1 Jan 11, accessed 30 Feb 11 (George Kiscaden)

15 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Cornwall Township, microfilm series M593, film 1361, pages 47 verso = 32 handwritten to 48 recto = 33 handwritten (Geo Kiscaden)

16 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George Kiskaden)

17 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George Kiskaden [sic])

Sources checked unsuccessfully

Pennsylvania Veterans burial cards
Ancestry index (accessed 20 February 2011)
1910 US census
HeritageQuest and FamilySearch indices (accessed 20 February 2011)
1920 US census
FamilySearch index (accessed 20 February 2011)
1930 US census
FamilySearch index (accessed 20 February 2011)

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George Kiscaden in the 91st PA database

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Drumore Township, microfilm series M432, film 787, pages 80 recto = 159 handwritten to 80 verso = 160 handwritten]
[identification is likely; I have not found any other candidates]
line4142       
Dwellings visited135        
Families visited135        
NameGeorge KiscaddenRahelAndrewGorge [sic]ThomasElizabethJaneSamuelAmos
Age52 [?]52 [?]272219171497
SexMFMMMFMMF
Color         
Occupation of males over 15 yearsLaborer Laborerdittoditto    
Real estate owned         
BirthplacePa[blank]Pa"[blank][blank][blank][blank][blank]
Married within year         
Attended school within year       11
Over 20 & can't read/write         
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.  dumb      

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Drumore Township, microfilm series M653, film 1120, page 214 = 52 handwritten]
[identification is likely, given the 1880 census transcribed below]
line567
Dwelling number355  
Family number355  
NameGeorge KiskaddenMarthaJames
Age30353/12
SexMFM
Color   
OccupationF Labour  
Value of real estate owned   
Value of personal estate75  
Place of birth" [sc. Pa]""
Married within year   
Attended school within year   
Cannot read & write11 
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.   

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Cornwall Township, microfilm series M593, film 1361, pages 47 verso = 32 handwritten to 48 recto = 33 handwritten]
line383940123
Dwelling-house number[206]     
Family number245     
NameKiscaden Geo- Martha- James- WilliamBair ElimPearson Rev F C
Age32481081425
Sexmfmmmm
Colorwwwwww
OccupationLaborerKeeping houseAt home LaborerMinister
Real estate value      
Personal estate value      
BirthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
Father foreign born      
Mother foreign born      
Birth month if born within year      
Marriage month if married within year      
Attended school past year  111 
Can't read      
Can't write      
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      
Male US citizen at least 21 years old1    1
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...      

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Columbia, ward 3, supervisor's district 2, enumaration district 128, microfilm series T9, film 1141, page 139 = 12 D handwritten]
[identification is probable, given the location in the 1890 veterans schedule transcribed below]
line484950
street name   
house number131  
dwelling visit #98  
family visit #107  
nameKiskadden Geo- MarthaBarr [?] David
colorWWW
sexMFm
age455633
month born if born in year   
relationship WifeWifes [?] Son
single  1
married11 
widowed/divorced   
married during year   
occupationLaborerKeeping HouseWatchman
months unemployed   
currently ill?Wounded in the arm one foot off in R.R.
blind   
deaf/dumb   
idiotic   
insane   
disabled1 1
school this year   
can't read11 
can't write11 
birthplacePennaPaPa
father's birthplacePennaPaPa
mother's birthplacePennaPaPa

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Columbia 3rd ward, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 168, page 1]
[line] 1
[house] 17
[family] 17
[name] George Kiscadden
[rank] Private
[company] H
[unit] 118 Pa Vol
[enlistment date] 8 July 1863
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] 2 years, x months, 2 days
[post office address] Columbia Pa
[disability incurred] Wounded + Ruptured
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Lancaster City, ward 9, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 72, microfilm series T623, film 1424, page 293 = 7 A handwritten]
[identification is probable, given the 1880 census transcribed above; note in particular David Barr in that household]
line2345678
streetN. Water St
house number440      
dwelling number126      
family number130      
nameBarr David- Annie- Carrie- Helen M- Harry- Oneida [??] NKiscadden Martha
relationshipHeadWifeDaughterDaughterSonDaughterMother
colorWWWWWWW
sexMFFFMFF
birth dateDec 1846Nov 1858Aug 1883April 1888July 1890Oct 1896June 1823
age534116129376
married?MSSSSSWd
# years married1313     
mother of how many children? 7    6
# of children living 6    5
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year       
# years in USA       
naturalized citizen?       
occupationGrocery Store Tobacco StripperAt School   
# months not employed0 0    
# months in school   10   
can readYesYesYesYes  Yes
can writeYesYesYesYes  Yes
speaks EnglishYesYesYesYes  Yes
owned/rentedR      
free or mortgaged       
farm/houseH      
# 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 20 July 2014, from Fold3]


Kiskaden George
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Kiscaden George

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 20 July 2014]

Kiskaden [sic] George
[since this is the original card, and the other card lists the original as 'Kiscaden', the family name here should be 'Kiscaden']
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also 118 Pa. Vol.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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