91st PA: John W Lashly

John W Lashly

Before the war

He was born on 27 May 1834, in Allegany County, Maryland, to Arnold and Mary Lashley. [sources: date: 13, 15 (May 1836), 17; 3 (30 in 1864), 6 (26 in 1860), 8 (36 in 1870), 9 (46 in 1880), 11 (15 in 1850), 16 (75 in 1910). place: 3 (Bedford Cty PA), 6 (MD), 8 (MD), 9 (MD), 11 (PA), 13 (MD), 15 (MD), 16 (MD), 17 (Allegany Cty MD). parents: 13, 17]

In 1850, he was living in Southampton Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania. He was living with Arnold and Mary Lashly (presumably his parents), and with various others (presumably his siblings). He was a farmer. [source: 11]

In March 1856, he married Rachel Ritchey, in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. They had one known child:

[sources: 9, 17]

In 1860, he was living in Southampton Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania. He was living with Arnold and Mary Lashley (presumably his parents), and with Daniel, Sally, Isaac, Robert, and Mary Lashley (presumably his siblings). He was a farm laborer. [source: 6]

About 1862, he married Sarah Collins. She was born on 15 June 1835. They apparently had seven children:

[sources: 8, 9, 13, 14, 17]

When he enlisted, he was a farmer. [source: 3]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 11-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair. [source: 3]

During the war

He was drafted from the 16th congressional district. He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 September 1864. He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. He was a private in company F. [sources: 1, 3, 4 (Sep 1861), 10, 12, 18]

He was discharged by special order on 16 or 25 December 1864. He was a private, in company F. [sources: 1, 2 (16 Dec), 4 (1 Jan 64), 7, 10, 12, 18]

After the war

In 1870, he was living in Rantoul Township, Champaign County, Illinois. He was living with his wife Sarah, and children Isaac, Francis, Laura, and U Grant. He was a farmer, and owned $1,300 in real estate, and $300 in personal property. [source: 8]

In 1880, he was living in Iron Township, Iron County, Missouri. He was living with his wife Sarah, and children Joseph, I W, F A, Laura, Gary, H C, and Orris. He was a farmer. [source: 9]

In 1890, he was living in Iron Township, Iron County, Missouri (post office: Belleview). He had had an "eruption" and was blind in one eye. [source: 4]

On 14 August 1890, he applied successfully from Missouri for a pension. [sources: 5, 10]

On 14 March 1895, his wife, Sarah Lashly, died. She was buried in Edison Cemetery, Belleview, Iron County, Missouri. [source: 14]

In 1900, he was living in Iron Township, Iron County, Missouri. He was living with his children Laura, Frank, and Orvis, and his niece Lula Brady. He was a farmer. [source: 15]

On 16 March 1907, he again applied for a pension. [source: 10]

In 1910, he was living in Iron Township, Iron County, Missouri. He was living with his daughter Sarah. He was not working, and was living in a house (not on a farm). [source: 16]

He died on 25 January 1911, in Iron County, Missouri. He was buried in Edison Cemetery, Belleview, Iron County, Missouri. [sources: 10, 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) (John W Lashly)

2 company F, register of men discharged (John W Lashly)

3 company F, second descriptive roll, #29 (John W Lashley)

4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Missouri, Iron County, Iron Township, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 56, page 1 (John Lashley)

5 pension index, by name (John W Lashley)

6 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township (post office Elbensville), microfilm series M653, film 1072, page 549 = 9 handwritten (John W Lashley)

7 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 28 December 1864 (Wm Lashley)

8 1870 US census, Illinois, Champaign County, Rantoul Township, microfilm series M593, film 193, page 237 = 18 handwritten (John Lashly)

9 1880 US census, Missouri, Iron County, Iron Township, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 50, microfilm series T9, film 691, page 496 A = 1 handwritten (J W Lashley)

10 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (John W Lashley)

11 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township, microfilm series M432, film 751, page 151 = 301 handwritten (John Lashley)

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

13 Find a grave, memorial 84710043, created by Rick, added 9 February 2012, accessed 19 August 2014 (John W Lashley)

14 Find a grave, memorial 47098088, created by Sharon Bailey, added 24 Jan 2010, accessed 19 August 2014 (Sarah Lashley)

15 1900 US census, Missouri, Iron County, Iron, enumeration district 44, microfilm series T623, film 859, page 254 = 18 A handwritten (John W Lashley)

16 1910 US census, Missouri, Iron County, Iron Township, enumeration district 22, microfilm series T624, film 783, page 258 = 1 B handwritten (John W Lashley)

17 'John W Lashley', in Neville family tree, an Ancestry family tree, owner Jon Nevill, accessed 19 August 2014 (John W Lashley)

18 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John W Lashly)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1920 US census
Ancestry index (accessed 19 August 2014)
1930 US census
Ancestry index (accessed 19 August 2014)
1940 US census
Ancestry index (accessed 19 August 2014)
RootsWeb WorldConnect
accessed 23 May 2009

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John W Lashley in the 91st PA database

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township, microfilm series M432, film 751, page 151 = 301 handwritten]
[identification is uncertain]
line151617181920212223
Dwellings visited118        
Families visited118        
NameArnold LashleyMary "Martha "Naomi "John "Daniel "Sarah "Isaac "Robert "
Age4540201815141294
Sexmfffmmfmm
Color         
Occupation of males over 15 yearsFarmer   "    
Real estate owned800        
Birthplace" [sc. Penna]""""""""
Married within year         
Attended school within year    1111 
Over 20 & can't read/write         
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.         

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township (post office Elbensville), microfilm series M653, film 1072, page 549 = 9 handwritten]
[identification is uncertain]
line1516171819202122
Dwelling number555       
Family number528       
NameArnold LashleyMaryJohn W "Daniel "Sally "Isaac "Robt "Mary E "
Age574726252118135
Sexmfmmfmmf
Color        
OccupationFarmer Farm Lab" "ServingFarm Lab  
Value of real estate owned500       
Value of personal estate300       
Place of birthPenna"MarylandPenna""""
Married within year        
Attended school within year      1 
Cannot read & write 1      
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.        

1870 census

[1870 US census, Illinois, Champaign County, Rantoul Township, microfilm series M593, film 193, page 237 = 18 handwritten]
[identification is likely, since (1) the spouse's and children's names, ages, and birthplaces match those listed in the 1880 census]
line131415161718
Dwelling-house number135      
Family number-      
NameLashly John- Sarah- Isaac W- Francis- Laura- U Grant
Age36357549/12
Sexmfmmfm
Colorwwwwww
OccupationFarmingKeeping HAt Home"""
Real estate value1300      
Personal estate value300      
BirthplaceMarylandPenn""Illinois"
Father foreign born       
Mother foreign born       
Birth month if born within year     Oct
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, Missouri, Iron County, Iron Township, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 50, microfilm series T9, film 691, page 496 A = 1 handwritten]
[identification is likely, since (1) the location matches his location in 1890]
line456789101112
street name         
house number         
dwelling visit #2        
family visit #2        
nameLashley, J WLashley, Jos RLashley SarahLashley I WLashley F ALashley Laura DLashley GaryLashley H CLashley Orris [?]
colorWWWWWWWWW
sexMMFMMFMMM
age4623451715131086
month born if born in year         
relationship SonWifeSonSonDaughterSonSonSon
single 1 111111
married1 1      
widowed/divorced         
married during year         
occupationFarmerFarmerKeeping HouseFarmer"At SchoolAt SchoolAt School" "
months unemployed         
currently ill?         
blind         
deaf/dumb         
idiotic         
insane         
disabled         
school this year   111111
can't read         
can't write         
birthplaceMarylandPaPaPaPaIllinoisIllinoisMissouriMissouri
father's birthplaceMarylandMarylandPaMarylandMarylandMarylandMarylandMarylandMaryland
mother's birthplacePaPaMarylandPaPaPaPaPaPa

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Missouri, Iron County, Iron Township, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 56, page 1]
[identification is confirmed by reference to his service in the 91st (since no 91st PA Cavalry existed)]

[line] 5
[house] 40
[family] 43
[name] John Lashley
[rank] Priv
[company] C
[unit] 91 Pa Cav [sic]
[enlistment date] Sep 1861
[discharge date] 1 Jan [?] 1864
[length of service] 2 years, 5 [?] months, [blank] days
[post office address] Belleview, Iron Co, Mo
[disability incurred] Eruption Blind in one eye
[remarks] x

1900 census

[1900 US census, Missouri, Iron County, Iron, enumeration district 44, microfilm series T623, film 859, page 254 = 18 A handwritten]
[identification is likely, since (1) his location matches his location in 1890]
line2021222324
street     
house number     
dwelling number329    
family number329    
nameLashley John W- Laura- Frank- OrvisBrady Lula
relationshipHeadDaughterSonSonNiece
colorWWWWW
sexMFMMF
birth dateMay 1836Oct 1867Feb 1865Oct 1874Jan 1877
age6432352523
married?WdSSSS
# years married     
mother of how many children?     
# of children living     
birthplaceMarylandIllinoisIllinoisIllinoisIllinois
father's birthplaceVirginiaMarylandMarylandMarylandWisconsin
mother's birthplaceMarylandPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaIreland
immigration year     
# years in USA     
naturalized citizen?     
occupationFarmer Farm LaborerFarm Laborer 
# months not employed0 00 
# months in school     
can readYesYesYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYesYesYes
speaks EnglishYesYesYesYesYes
owned/rentedO    
free or mortgagedF    
farm/houseF    
# of farm schedule190    

1910 census

[1910 US census, Missouri, Iron County, Iron Township, enumeration district 22, microfilm series T624, film 783, page 258 = 1 B handwritten]
[identification is likely; see the note on the 1900 census entry transcribed above]
line7273
street  
house nr  
dwelling nr13 
family nr13 
nameLashley John W- Sarah
relationshipHeadDaughter
sexMF
colorWW
age7543
marital statusWdS
#years present marriage  
mother of # children  
mother of # living children  
birthplaceMarylandPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaMaryland
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated  
naturalized/alien  
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationOwn IncomeNone
nature of industry etc.  
employer etc.  
out of work 15 Apr 1910?  
# weeks out of work 1909  
can readyesyes
can writeyesyes
school since 1 Sep 09  
owned/rentedR 
owned free or mortagaged  
farm/houseH 
nr on farm schedule  
civil war vetUA 
blind  
deaf & dumb  

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 19 August 2014, from Fold3]


Lashley John W
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 24 August 2014]

Lashly, John W
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Lashley John W

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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