91st PA: John A Kipe or Knipe

John A Kipe or Knipe

Before the war

He was born on 18 April 1838, in Frederick County, Maryland, to John Henry Kipe and Catharine Jane Clark (5, 6 [21 in 1860], 7 [32 in 1870], 9 [12 in 1850]). He was 26 years old when he enlisted in 1865 (2 (26 in 1865)). According to the regimental records, he was born in Adams County, Pennsylvania (2).

In 1850, he was living with his parents in Election District 5, Frederick County, Maryland (9). He had attended school within the year (9).

In 1860, he was living with his parents in Hanvers District, Frederick County, Maryland (6). He was a laborer (6). He had attended school within the year (6).

On 19 August 1860, he married Julian Ann McClain, in Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania (5). They had seven children (5):

When he enlisted, he was a laborer (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, hazel eyes, and sandy hair (2).

During the war

He was drafted (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 February 1865 (2) or (less probably) 28 February 1864 (1). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Eyster (2). His enlistment was credited to the sixteenth congressional district (2). He was a private in company A (1, 12).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1). He was a private, in company A (12).

After the war

In 1869, he testified supporting Maria Shriner's pension application (11).

In 1870, he was living in Emmitsburg District, Frederick County, Maryland (7). He was a day laborer, and opened $400 in real property and $125 in personal property (7). He was living with his wife Julia, and their children Emma, Catherine, John, and Robert (7).

He died on 5 March 1878, in Sabillasville, Frederick County, Maryland (5). He was buried in the Otterbein Chapel United Brethren Cemetery, Sabillasville, Frederick County, Maryland (5).

In 1880, his widow was living with her mother in Hanvers District, Frederick County, Maryland (8). She was living with their children John, Peter, E Mary, and E Anna (8).

On 8 August 1889, his widow, Julia A Kipe, applied successfully from Maryland for a pension (3, 4).

In 1890, his widow, Anna Kipe, was living in Hanvers, Frederick County, Maryland (10).

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) (John A Knipe)

2 company A descriptive roll, entry 157 (John A Kipe)

3 pension index, by regiment (John A Kipe)

4 pension index, by name (John A Kipe)

5 Smith (a gedcom on WorldConnect at RootsWeb.com), updated 11 September 2005 (John A Kipe)

6 1860 US census, Maryland, Frederick County, Hanvers District, page 306 = 118 handwritten (John Kipe)

7 1870 US census, Maryland, Frederick County, Emmitsburg District, page 269 = 40 handwritten (John Kipe)

8 1880 US census, Maryland, Frederick County, Hanvers District No. 10, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 82, page 348 = 20 handwritten (Julianna Kipe)

9 1850 US census, Maryland, Frederick County, Election District 5, page 192 (John Kipe)

10 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Maryland, Frederick County, Hanvers District number 10, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 93 (Anna Kipe widow of John Kipe)

11 abstract of widow's pension certificate file, National Archives and Records Administration, record group 15, widow's certificate WC 130,093, Maria Ann Flohr widow of Benjamin Shriner (John Kipe)

12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John A Kipe)

1850 census

[1850 US census, Maryland, Frederick County, Election District 5, page 192]
line141516171819
Dwellings visited472     
Families visited507     
NameJohn KipeCatharine "George "James "John "Savilla "
Age59552220128
Sexmfmmmf
Color      
Occupation of males over 15 yearslabourer "   
[perhaps James has a '"' in the occupation column]
Real estate owned      
BirthplacePa"""Fredk [?] Md"
Married within year      
Attended school within year    1 
Over 20 & can't read/write      
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      

1860 census

[1860 US census, Maryland, Frederick County, Hanvers District, page 306 = 118 handwritten]
line10111213
Dwelling number800   
Family number855   
NameJohn KipeCatherine doJohn doSavilla do
Age60582118
Sexmfmf
Color     
OccupationLaborer Laborer 
Value of real estate owned    
Value of personal estate50   
Place of birth" [sc. Maryland"""
Married within year    
Attended school within year  1 
Cannot read & write    
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.    

1870 census

[1870 US census, Maryland, Frederick County, Emmitsburg District, page 269 = 40 handwritten]
line343536373839
Dwelling-house number296     
Family number302     
NameKipe John- Julia- Emma- Catherine- John- Robert
Age322710753
SexMFMFMM
ColorWWWWWW
OccupationDay LaborerKeeping House    
Real estate value400     
Personal estate value125     
Birthplace" " [sc. Maryland]" "" "" "" "" "
Father foreign born      
Mother foreign born      
Birth month if born within year      
Marriage month if married within year      
Attended school past year  11  
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 ...      

1880 census

[1880 US census, Maryland, Frederick County, Hanvers District No. 10, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 82, page 348 = 20 handwritten]
line11121314151617
street name       
house number       
dwelling visit #149      
family visit #179 180    
nameMcClain Catharine- B.A. PeterKipe Julianna- John- Peter- E. Mary- E. Anna
colorWWWWWWW
sexFMFMMFF
age632137151294
month born if born in year       
relationship SonDaughtSon"Daught"
single 1 1111
married       
widowed/divorced1 1    
married during year       
occupationKeeping houseAt homeKeeping houseAt home" "" "" "
months unemployed       
currently ill?       
blind       
deaf/dumb       
idiotic       
insane       
disabled       
school this year       
can't read       
can't write       
birthplace" [sc. Md]""""""
father's birthplacePaMd"""""
mother's birthplace" [sc. Md]""""""

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Maryland, Frederick County, Hanvers District number 10, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 93]
[line] 38
[house] 220
[family] 227
[name] Anna Kipe widow of Kipe John
[rank] [blank]
[company] [blank]
[unit] [blank]
[enlistment date] [blank]
[discharge date] [blank]
[length of service] [blank]
[post office address] Do Do Do [sc. Sabillasville Fredk Co Md]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] The papers were not at home and could not get the information required.

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]


Kipe John A
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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