91st PA: Alexander Mallock

Alexander Mallock

Before the war

He was born in September 1824 (21; 10 (27 in 1862), 11 (27 in 1862), 17 (26 in 1850), 18 (35 in 1860), 19 (42 in 1870), 20 (55 in 1880), 21 (75 in 1900), 22 (85 in 1910)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10, 11, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22).

In 1850, he was living in Middle Ward, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania (17). He was living with Elizabeth Malloch (presumably his mother), and various other people (presumably including several siblings) (17). He was a plasterer (17).

About 1850, he married Mary [unknown family name] (21 [50 years in 1900], 22 [59 years in 1910]). She had 6 children, 4 of whom were alive in 1900 and 1910 (21, 22).

In 1860, he was living in ward 9, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (17). He was living with his wife Mary, and with Elizabeth, William, and Christian (presumably their children), and with Sarah Smith (17). He was a plasterer, and owned $2,000 in real estate and $200 in personal property (17).

When he enlisted, he was a plasterer, and was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (10, 11).

During the war

He was enlisted and mustered into service on 20 January 1862 (1, 6, 11, 16). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Carie (10, 11). He was mustered in at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in company I (1, 11 [as corp], 25 (corp), 26 (corp)).

He was promoted to corporal on 21 July 1862 (8).

He was wounded in the head at the Battle of Chancellorsville (4, 6, 15, 23, 24 [head]).

On 30 December 1863, Sinex reported that he was one of 38 men who had less than fifteen months to serve who were unwilling to reenlist (3). On 2 January 1864, he was transferred to the 155th Pennsylvania Infantry, while those eligible were on veterans' leave (5).

On 16 December 1864, he was reported regained from desertion (13).

He was mustered out on 6 February 1865, when his term expired (1, 6, 11, 14, 16; 9 and 10 claim he was "dropped as discharged"). He was a corporal, in company I (25, 26).

After the war

In 1870, he was living in district 19, ward 7, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (19). He was living with his wife Mary, with Elizabeth, William, Christianna, and Alexander (presumably their children), and with four other people (presumably boarders or lodgers (19). He was a plasterer (19).

On 7 April 1879, he applied successfully for a pension (12, 16).

In 1880, he was living at 419 Fifteenth Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (20). He was living with his wife Mary, and children Elizabeth, William, Christina, and Alexander (20). He was a master plasterer (20).

He attended the 1884 meeting of the 91st's Survivors' Association (2).

In 1890, he was living at 419 S 15th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6, 7). He was a plasterer (7). He had been wounded in the head at the Battle of Chancellorsville (6).

In 1900, he was living at 419 S 15th Street, ward 7, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (21). He was living with his wife Mary (21). He was a plasterer (21).

On 28 February 1907, he again applied for a pension (16).

In 1910, he was living at 115 East Knowles Avenue, Glenolden Borough, Delaware County, Pennsylvania (22). He was living with his wife Mary, daughter Christina Kneedler and her husband Harry, and a boarder (22). He was not working (22).

He died on 16 May 1917, at Glenolden, [Delaware County,] Pennsylvania (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) (Alexander Mallock)

2 'The Ninety-first'. Grand Army Scout and Soldiers' Mail, 20 December 1884, page 6 column 2 (Alexander Malloch)

3 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 30 December 1863 (Alex Molloch)

4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 7 May 1863 (Corpl Mallack)

5 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 2 January 1864 (Mollock)

6 1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 135, page [blank] (image 518 on Ancestry), line 9 (Alexander Malloch)

7 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory (Alexander Malloch)

8 company I, list of non-commissioned officers (Alexander Mallock)

9 company I, register of men discharged (Alexander Malloch)

10 company I, descriptive roll, #7 (Alexander Mallock)

11 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 24 March 2005 (Alexander Mallock)

12 pension index, by name (Alexander Mallock)

13 consolidated morning report, 91 Pennsylvania, 16 December 1864 (Alexd Mallock)

14 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 30 April 1865 (Mallock)

15 'Further from General Hooker's army', Philadelphia Inquirer, 7 May 1863, page 1 (A Malloch)

16 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (Alexander Malloch)

17 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Middle Ward, microfilm series M432, film 814, page 16 = 32 handwritten (Alexander Malloch)

18 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 9, microfilm series M653, film 1159, page 101 = 101 handwritten (Alexander Mallack)

19 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 7, district 19, microfilm series M593, film 1392, page 350 = 59 handwritten (Alexander Mallock)

20 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 124, microfilm series T9, film 1170, page 132 = 7 C handwritten (Alexander Malloch)

21 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 7, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 127, microfilm series T623, film 1454, page 149 = 6 B handwritten (Alexander Mallock)

22 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Glenolden Borough, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 139, microfilm series T624, film 1340, page 8 B = 8 handwritten (Alexander Malloch)

23 'The ninety-first Pennsylvania volunteers', Philadelphia Press, Wednesday 13 May 1863, page 2 (Alexander Malloch)

24 'The Ninety-first Pennsylvania at Chancellorville', Philadelphia Inquirer 13 May 1863, page 8 (Alexander Malloch)

25 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Alexander Malloch)

26 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Alexander Mallock)

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Middle Ward, microfilm series M432, film 814, page 16 = 32 handwritten]
line1011121314151617181920
Dwellings visited186          
Families visited250          
NameElizabeth MallochAlexander MallochSamuel P [?] MallochCyrus K. MallochAndrew MallochSarah E. MallochRobert WhitikerJohn HarrisJohn Witmore [??]Andrew Astrius [??]Catharine O. Neil
Age44262220181735202020 [?]18
SexFMMMMFMMMMF
Color           
Occupation of males over 15 years PlastererBook Binderdo doCarpenter CarpenterPlastererShoemakerdo 
Real estate owned           
BirthplaceNYorkPhiladodododoEnglanddoMarylandIrelanddo
Married within year           
Attended school within year           
Over 20 & can't read/write           
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.           

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 9, microfilm series M653, film 1159, page 101 = 101 handwritten]
line353637383940
Dwelling number533     
Family number540     
NameAlexander MallackMary "Elizabeth C "William F "Christian [sic] L "Sarah Smith
Age35318511/1216
SexMFFMM [sic]F
Color      
OccupationPlastererMilliner    
Value of real estate owned2000     
Value of personal estate200     
Place of birth" [sc. Penn]"""""
Married within year      
Attended school within year  11  
Cannot read & write      
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 7, district 19, microfilm series M593, film 1392, page 350 = 59 handwritten]
line22232425262728293031
Dwelling-house number370          
Family number389          
NameMallock, Alexander- Mary- Elizabeth- William- Christianna [sic]- AlexanderGrier MathewLangdon EllenDurr Sarah- Jenny
Age423918161083320244
SexMFFMF [sic]MMFFF
ColorWWWWWWWWWW
OccupationPlastererMillinerWithout occupationAttending SchoolAttending SchoolAttending SchoolPhysicianDomestic ServantWithout occupation 
Real estate value      7000   
Personal estate value           
BirthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaIrelandPennsylvania
Father foreign born         11
Mother foreign born        11
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, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 124, microfilm series T9, film 1170, page 132 = 7 C handwritten]
[I did not transcribe the 1 lodger or 5 boarders at this residence]
line8910111213
street nameFifteenth Street
house number419     
dwelling visit #41     
family visit #41     
nameMalloch Alexander-, Mary-, Elizabeth C-, William F.-, Christina C [?]-, Alexander Jr.
colorWWWWWW
sexMFFMFM
age555129252019
month born if born in year      
relationship WifeDaughterSonDaughter Son
single  1111
married11    
widowed/divorced      
married during year      
occupationMaster PlastererKeeping houseAt homeR. R. ClerkSales lady in storeAt home
months unemployed      
currently ill?      
blind      
deaf/dumb      
idiotic      
insane      
disabled      
school this year      
can't read      
can't write      
birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
father's birthplaceScotlandIrelandPennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplaceN.Y.IrelandPennaPennaPennaPenna

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 135, page [blank] (image 518 on Ancestry), line 9]
[line] 9
[house] 419 S 15th [?]
[family] [blank]
[name] Alexander Malloch
[rank] Corporal
[company] I
[unit] 91st Pa
[enlistment date] 20th Jan 1862
[discharge date] 6th Feb 1865
[length of service] 3 years, [blank] months, [blank] days
[post office address] Alex Malloch
[disability incurred] Wounded in head at battle of Chancellorsville
[remarks]

1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory

[searched Ancestry transcription, January 2005]
Alexander Malloch, plasterer, 419 S 15th

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 7, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 127, microfilm series T623, film 1454, page 149 = 6 B handwritten]
[I did not transcribe the 9 lodgers at this residence]
line7677
streetS 15th Street
house number419 
dwelling number86 
family number111 
nameMallock AlexanderMary
relationshipHeadWife
colorWW
sexMF
birth dateSept 1824Apr 1829
age7571
married?MM
# years married5050
mother of how many children? 6
# of children living 4
birthplacePennaPenna
father's birthplaceScotlandIreland
mother's birthplaceNew YorkIreland
immigration year  
# years in USA  
naturalized citizen?  
occupationPlasterer 
# months not employed  
# months in school  
can readYesYes
can writeYesYes
speaks EnglishYesYes
owned/rentedR 
free or mortgaged  
farm/houseH 
# of farm schedule  

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Glenolden Borough, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 139, microfilm series T624, film 1340, page 8 B = 8 handwritten]
line8990919293
streetEast Knowles Ave
house nr115    
dwelling nr155    
family nr155    
nameMalloch Alexander- Mary-Kneedler Christiana- Harry W. [?]Harrison Mary
relationshipHeadWifeDaughterSon in lawBoarder
sexMFFMF
colorWWWWW
age8582495560
marital statusM1M1M1M1WD
#years present marriage59592525 
mother of # children 61 0
mother of # living children 41  
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplaceScotland EngIreland EngPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplaceNew YorkIreland EngPennsylvaniaScotland EngPennsylvania
immigrated     
naturalized/alien     
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationNoneNoneNoneDesignerNone
nature of industry etc.   Department store 
employer etc.   W 
out of work 15 Apr 1910?   No 
# weeks out of work 1909   0 
can readYesYesYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYesYesYes
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 3 January 2015, from Fold3]


Malloch, Alexander
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Corpl | Corpl
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 3 January 2015]

Mallock, Alexander
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Corpl | Corpl
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Malloch, Alexander

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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