91st PA: John T Lott

John T Lott

Before the war

He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7, 8, 9, 10, 13). He was born in September 1835 (10; 7 (24 in 1861), 8 (32 in 1870), 9 (47 in 1880), 10 (64 in 1900), 13 (66 at death in 1904)).

When he enlisted, he was a soap m[aker?] (7).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5-1/2 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (7).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 15 November 1861 (1, 4, 7). He was enlisted by C L Zinn, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7). He was mustered in as a private in company H (1, 14).

Because of disability, he was transferred on 1 July 1863 to the Veterans' reserve corps (1, 3, 4, 6, 7). He was a private in company H when he was transferred (14). He served in A 14 Veterans' Reserve Corps (4, 11, 12).

Sinex answered a query from the brigade about him on 22 August 1863 (2).

He was probably discharged from the Veterans' Reserve Corps on 15 November 1864 (4).

After the war

In 1864/65, he married Elmira [unknown family name] (10). They apparently had seven children, including these (9, 10 (7 children, all alive in 1900)):

In 1870, he was living in the 7th ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with his wife Elmira (Elvira?), and his children Henry and Clementine (8). He worked in a soap factory (8).

In 1880, he was living at 4 Pearl Street, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey (9). He was living with his wife Elmira, and children Henry, Clementine, Samuel, James, and Anna [?] Elizabeth (9). He was working in a woolen [?] mill (9).

On 20 April 1888, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (11, 20).

In 1890, he was living at 2023 South 11th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4, 5). He was a presser (5). Henry C Lott (a butcher) was also living there (5).

In 1900, he was living at 910 Pine Street, Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania (10). He was living with his wife Elmira and children Clementine, Samuel, and William (10). He was a watchman (10).

On 4 February 1904, he died, in Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, of cancer of the stomach (13). He was a mechanic (13). He was buried on 8 February 1904, in Mt Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13).

On 20 February 1904, his widow, Elmira Lott, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (11, 20).

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 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 22 August 1863

3 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 1 August 1863 (Private Lott)

4 1890 United States census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 40, page 1 (image 192 on Ancestry), line 11 (John T Lott)

5 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory (transcription on Ancestry, searched January 2005) (John T Lott)

6 company H, register of men transferred (John Lott)

7 company H, descriptive roll, #67 (John T Lott)

8 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 7th ward, microfilm series M593, film 1392, page 525 = 167 handwritten (John Lott)

9 1880 US census, New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, supervisor's district 3 [?], enumeration district 39, microfilm series T9, film 773, page 43 = 28 [?] handwritten (John S Lott)

10 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Darby Borough, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 168, microfilm series T623, film 1405, page 198 B = 1 handwritten (John T Lott)

11 pension index, by name (John T Lott)

12 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company H (John T Lott)

13 death record, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 4 February 2004 (John F Lott)

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

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]


Lott John
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also V.R.C

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 7th ward, microfilm series M593, film 1392, page 525 = 167 handwritten]
[I did not transcribe the other family at this residence, headed by Chas Montgomery]
line26272829
Dwelling-house number1109   
Family number1253   
NameLott John- Elvira- Henry- Clementine
Age322329/12
SexMFMF
ColorWWWW
OccupationSoap FactoryKeeping House  
Real estate value    
Personal estate value    
BirthplacePennaPennaPennaPenna
Father foreign born    
Mother foreign born    
Birth month if born within year   Sep
Marriage month if married within year    
Attended school past year    
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, New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, supervisor's district 3 [?], enumeration district 39, microfilm series T9, film 773, page 43 = 28 [?] handwritten]
line1234567
street namePearl Street
house number4      
dwelling visit #353      
family visit #365      
nameLott John S [?]" Elmira" Henry O" Clementine O" Sam'l B" James" Anna [?] Elizabeth
colorW""""""
sexMFMFMMF
age47341210753/12
month born if born in year       
relationship WifeSonDaughterSon"Daughter
single  11111
married11     
widowed/divorced       
married during year       
occupationWorks Woolen [?] MillKeeping HouseAt home"   
months unemployed       
currently ill?       
blind       
deaf/dumb       
idiotic       
insane       
disabled       
school this year  111  
can't read       
can't write       
birthplacePa"""""New Jersey
father's birthplacePa""""""
mother's birthplacePa""""""

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 United States census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 40, page 1 (image 192 on Ancestry), line 11]
[line] 11
[house] 32
[family] 33
[name] John T. Lott
[rank] Private
[company] H
[unit] 91 Pa. V. Inf. [written above a crossed out 'A 14 Vet [?] Resv [?]']
[enlistment date] Nov 15 1861
[discharge date] July 1 1863 Trans to V.R.C. [written above a crossed-out 'Nov 15 1864']
[length of service] 3 years, [blank] months, [blank] days
[post office address] 2023 South 11th St Phila
[disability incurred] Bleeding Piles and Phthisis [?]
[remarks] [blank]

1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory

[transcription on Ancestry, searched January 2005]
John T Lott presser h 2023 S 11th
Henry C Lott butcher h 2023 S 11th

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Darby Borough, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 168, microfilm series T623, film 1405, page 198 B = 1 handwritten]
line8586878889
streetPine Street
house number910    
dwelling number16    
family number16    
nameLott John T- Elmira- Clementine V- Samuel B- William L
relationshipHeadWifeDaughterSonSon
colorWWWWW
sexMFFMM
birth dateSept 1835May 1846Sept 1869Dec 1871Apl 1885
age6454302815
married?MMSSS
# years married3535   
mother of how many children? 7   
# of children living 7   
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year     
# years in USA     
naturalized citizen?     
occupationwatchman  Labor MachinistAt school
# months not employed0  0 
# months in school    6
can readYesYesYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYesYesYes
speaks EnglishYesYesYesYesYes
owned/rentedR    
free or mortgaged     
farm/houseH    
# of farm schedule     

death certificate

[death record, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 4 February 2004, John F Lott]
BURIAL PERMIT
3712
HEALTH OFFICE
DARBY, DEL. CO., PA., Jan 27 190 [last digit is cut off]
Permission is hereby given to remove the remains [of] John F Lott
Date of Death Feb 4 '04
[Cause of] Death Cancer of Stomach
Age, 66
Color, White
[Place of] Birth, Phila
Residence, 200 [?] Moore St Darb[y]
[Burial place?] Mt Moriah
Undertaker, Wm F Cushing
James Beith [?] Secretary of the Board of Healt[h]

Undertaker's Certificate in Relation to Deceased.
8 Occupation, Mechanic
9. Place of Birth, Philada
10. When a Minor, Name of Father, U.S. [sic]
Name of Mother, U.S. [sic]
Buried from 11. Ward, Darby Del Co Pa
[Buried from] 12 Street and Number, 200 Moore [?] St Darby
13. Date of Burial, Feb 8th 1904
14. Place of Burial, Mt Moriah Cemetery
Wm F Cushing Undertaker
Residence, 1100 Snyder Ave

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