91st PA: Daniel Lohr

Daniel Lohr

Before the war

He was born on 16 October 1827, in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, to Jacob Lohr and Christina Kocher. [sources: date: 8, 13, 16; 3 (37 in 1865), 6 (44 in 1870), 7 (53 in 1880), 8 (72 in 1900), 14 (22 in 1850), 15 (31 in 1860). place: 6, 7, 8, 14, 15, 16. parents: 14, 15, 16]

In 1850, he was living in Quemahoning Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. He was living with Jacob and Christina Lohr (presumably his parents), and with Jacob Lohr (brother?), Mary Gardner, and George Lohr. He was a farmer. [source: 14]

In 1857 or 1858, he married Rosanna Crissey. She was born on 13 June 1840, in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. They apparently had these six children:

[sources: 6, 7, 8, 9, 15, 16]

In 1860, he was living in Quemahoning Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. He was living with Tena Lohre (presumably his mother), with Rosanne (presumably his wife), and Martha A and Eliza (presumably their children). He was a day laborer, and owned $50 in personal property. [source: 15]

During the war

He also served in company E of the 171st Pennsylvania Infantry. [sources: 4, 5 (191?)]

He also served in company I of the 53rd Pennsylvania Infantry He was enlisted on 4 October 1862. He was discharged on 14 November 1864. [sources: 4, 5 (co.B), 12 (co.B), 13 (co. B, 24 Oct 62), 16]

He was drafted. He enlisted and was mustered into service on 11 March 1865. He was mustered in as a private, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. He was a private in company B. [sources: 1, 3, 17, 18]

He was "not to be charged"--perhaps for lost equipment, when the regiment mustered out. [source: 2]

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865. He was a private, in company B. [sources: 1, 3, 17, 18]

After the war

In 1870, he was living in Quemahoning Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. He was a farm laborer. He was living with his wife, and five children. [source: 6]

On 28 October 1872, he made a statement supporting William Bowman's application for a pension. [source: 11]

On 31 May 1879, he successfully applied for a pension. [sources: 4, 5]

In 1880, he was living in Quemahoning, Somerest County, Pennsylvania. He was a laborer. He was living with his wife Rosanna and four children. [source: 7]

In 1890, he was living in Hooverville, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. [source: 12]

In 1900, he was living in Hooversville, Quemahoning Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. No occupation is listed for him. He was living with his wife Rosanna and a boarder. [source: 8]

On 2 March 1908, he died, in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. He was survived by his wife, and children Newton (Ferndale), Mrs Martha Benford (Johnstown), Sophia (married to Charles Donahue, of Garrett), and Margaret (married to Noah Weaver, of Hooversville). He was buried in Hooversville, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. [source: 13 (Pleasantdale Cem), 16 (St Paul's Reformed Cem, Hooversville)]

On 31 March [?] 1901, Rosanna Lohr, his widow, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension. [sources: 4, 5]

In 1910, his widow, Rosanna Lohr, was living in Hooversville Borough, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. [source: 9]

In 1920, his widow, Rosanna Lohr, was living in Hooversville Borough, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. [source: 10]

On 27 October 1923, his widow, Rosanna Lohr, died. She was buried in the St Paul's Reformed Cemetery, Hooversville Borough, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. [source: 16]

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) (Daniel Lohr)

2 list of men who owed money [?], page 2, number [19] (Lohr)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 24 June 2004 (Daniel Lohr)

4 pension index, by regiment (Daniel Lohr)

5 pension index, by name (Daniel Lohr)

6 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Somerset County, Quemehoning Township (post office Davidsville), microfilm series M593, film 1452, pages 440-441 (Daniel Lohr)

7 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Somerset County, Quemahoning, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 19, microfilm series T9, film 1195, page 419 D = 16 handwritten (Daniel Lohr)

8 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Somerset County, Quemahoning township, Hooversville, supervisor's district 234, enumeration district 180, microfilm series T623, film 1486, page 263 B = 5 handwritten (Daniel Lohr)

9 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Somerset County, Hooversville Borough, supervisor's district 22, enumeration district 155, microfilm series T624, film 1420, page 151 B = 13 handwritten (Rosanna Lohr)

10 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Somerset County, Hooversville, supervisor's district 21, enumeration district 175, microfilm series T625, film 1654, page 89 A = 6 handwritten (Rosanna Lohr)

11 [re William Bowman]. Serial Set volume 1898, session volume 6, 46th Congress, 2nd Session, Senate Report 662. 28 May 1880. (Daniel Lohr)

12 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Somerset County, Hooversville, supervisor's district 11, enumeration district 20, page 3 (Daniel Lohr)

13 Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 4 December 2010) (Daniel Lohr)

14 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Somerset County, Quemahoning Township, microfilm series M432, film 828, page 139 verso = 276 handwritten (Daniel Lohr)

15 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Somerset County, Quemahoning Township, microfilm series M653, film 1183, page 400 recto = 34 handwritten (Daniel Lohre)

16 'I'm here because of you! Our Head/Mishler families', a gedcom, available on RootsWeb WorldConnect, contact Mark, accessed 28 January 2012 (includes a transcription of an obituary published in The Johnstown Tribune Monday 2 March 1908) (Daniel Lohr)

17 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Daniel Lohre)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1930 US census
Ancestry index (accessed May 2007)
Find a grave
accessed January 2011
GenealogyBank
searched for Daniel Lohr in 1908 (accessed 28 Jan 2012)

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index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 4 December 2014, from Fold3]


Lohre Daniel
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Lohr Daniel

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 4 December 2014]

Lohr Daniel
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Somerset County, Quemahoning Township, microfilm series M432, film 828, page 139 verso = 276 handwritten]
[identity is likely; see the 1860 census]
line293031323334
Dwellings visited67     
Families visited70     
NameJacob " [sc. Lohr]Christina "Daniel "Jacob "Mary GardnerGeorge Lohr
Age62622217259
Sexmfm"fm
Color      
Occupation of males over 15 yearsfarmer farmerDo  
Real estate owned2000     
Birthplace" [sc. Penna]"""""
Married within year      
Attended school within year   1 1
Over 20 & can't read/write 1  1 
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Somerset County, Quemahoning Township, microfilm series M653, film 1183, page 400 recto = 34 handwritten]
[identity is likely, based on the absence of other candidates and his living in Hooversville (within Quemahoning Township, in 1890]
line2324252627
Dwelling number232    
Family number249    
NameTena LohreDaniel "Rosanne "Martha A. "Eliza I."
Age72311822/12
SexFMFFF
Color     
Occupation Day Laborer   
Value of real estate owned300    
Value of personal estate6550   
Place of birth" [sc. Pennsylvania]""""
Married within year     
Attended school within year     
Cannot read & write     
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.     

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Somerset County, Quemehoning Township (post office Davidsville), microfilm series M593, film 1452, pages 440-441]
line363738394012
Dwelling-house number163      
Family number172      
NameLohr Daniel- Rosanna- Martha- Newton- MaggieLohr Elmer- Sophia
Age4429129645/12
SexMFFMFMF
ColorW""""W"
OccupationFarm LabWifeat home" "" "at home" "
Real estate value       
Personal estate value       
BirthplacePa""""Pa"
Father foreign born       
Mother foreign born       
Birth month if born within year      Feb
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, Pennsylvania, Somerset County, Quemahoning, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 19, microfilm series T9, film 1195, page 419 D = 16 handwritten]
line5678910
street name      
house number      
dwelling visit #121     
family visit #130     
nameLohr DanielLohr RosannaLohr NewtonLohr MargaretLohr ElmerLohr Sophia
colorWWWWWW
sexMFMFMF
age534018161312
month born if born in year      
relationshipHusbandWifeSonDaughterSonDaughter
single  1111
married11    
widowed/divorced      
married during year      
occupationLaborerKeeping HouseLaborerAt HomeLaborerAt Home
months unemployed      
currently ill?      
blind      
deaf/dumb      
idiotic      
insane      
disabled      
school this year   111
can't read 1    
can't write 1    
birthplace" [sc. Penna]"""""
father's birthplace" [sc. Penna]"""""
mother's birthplace" [sc. Penna]"""""

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Somerset County, Hooversville, supervisor's district 11, enumeration district 20, page 3]
[line] 35
[house] 124
[family] 129
[name] Daniel Lohr
[rank] P
[company] B
[unit] 53 [sic] P V Inf
[enlistment date] Oct 4 1862
[discharge date] Nov 14 1864
[length of service] 2 years, 1 month, 10 days
[post office address] " " [sc. Hooversville]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Somerset County, Quemahoning township, Hooversville, supervisor's district 234, enumeration district 180, microfilm series T623, film 1486, page 263 B = 5 handwritten]
line979899
street   
house number   
dwelling number106  
family number113 [?]  
nameLohr Daniel- RosannaBittner Charles R
relationshipHeadWifeBoarder
colorWWW
sexMFM
birth dateOct 1827June 1842Oct 1870
age725729 [?]
married?MMS
# years married4242 
mother of how many children? 6 
# of children living 4 
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year   
# years in USA   
naturalized citizen?   
occupation  Physician
# months not employed  0
# months in school   
can readyesnoyes
can writeyesnoyes
speaks Englishyesyesyes
owned/rentedO  
free or mortgagedF  
farm/houseH  
# of farm schedule   

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Somerset County, Hooversville Borough, supervisor's district 22, enumeration district 155, microfilm series T624, film 1420, page 151 B = 13 handwritten]
line70
streetMain Street
house nr 
dwelling nr37
family nr43
nameLohr Rosanna
relationshipHead
sexF
colorW
age70
marital statusWd
#years present marriage 
mother of # children6
mother of # living children4
birthplacePennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvania
immigrated 
naturalized/alien 
speaks EnglishEnglish
occupationOwn Income
nature of industry etc. 
employer etc. 
out of work 15 Apr 1910? 
# weeks out of work 1909 
can readYes
can writeNo
school since 1 Sep 09 
owned/rentedO
owned free or mortagagedF
farm/houseH
nr on farm schedule 
civil war vet 
blind 
deaf & dumb 

1920 census

[1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Somerset County, Hooversville, supervisor's district 21, enumeration district 175, microfilm series T625, film 1654, page 89 A = 6 handwritten]
line17
streetMain Street
house number 
dwelling visit number[all on the page are blank]
family visit number[38]
nameLohr Rosanna
relationshipHead
own/rent 
free/mortgaged (if owned) 
sexF
raceW
age at last birthday79
marital statusWd
year of immigration 
naturalized/alien 
year of naturalization 
attended school since Sept 1919 
can read[blank (sic)]
can write[blank (sic)]
[I suspect a blank here means 'no'; only 'yes' is written in these two columns on this page]
birth placePennsylvania
native language 
father's birthplacePennsylvania
father's native language 
mother's birthplacePennsylvania
mother's native language 
can speak Englishyes
occupationNone
industry, business 
employment status 
number of farm schedule 

Pennsylvania veterans burial record

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

RECORD OF BURIAL PLACE OF VETERAN
Somerset County
NAME Lohr, Daniel
DATE OF BIRTH Oct. 16, 1827
DATE OF DEATH Mar. 2, 1908
VETERAN OF Civil WAR
SERVED IN ARMY
DATES OF SERVICE 10/24/62 11/14/64
ORGANIZATION(S) Co. B 53rd Regt. Pa. Vol.
RANK Private
CEMETERY NAME Pleasantdale
[CEMETERY] LOCATION Hooversville, Pa.
LOCATION OF GRAVE IN CEMETERY SECTION Left Center
HEADSTONE FAMILY
INFORMATION GIVEN BY Discharge
DATE 1/4/35
REMARKS [blank]

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