91st PA: Asher Blunt Manning

Asher Blunt Manning

Before the war

He was born on 22 August 1823 (6, 11; 3 (41 in 1864), 7 (26 in 1850), 8 (35 in 1860), 9 (47 in 1870), 10 (59 in 1880), 11 (76 in 1900)). He was born in Rutland County, Vermont (3, 6, 7, 8 (NY), 9, 10 (NY), 11). He was born to Charles Manning and Arcena Blount (6).

He married Caroline M Howe about 1843 (6). They had seven children (6):

In 1850, he was living in Chatham Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania (7). He was a farmer, and owned $700 in real estate (7). He was living with his wife Caroline, and their children Darwin, and Joseph, and his parents Charles and Arsena, and his brother (?) Henry (7).

In 1860, he was living in Chatham Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania (8). He was a farm laborer, and owned $150 in personal property (8). He was living with his wife Caroline, and their children Darwin, Joseph, George, James, Emily and Squire (8).

His wife Caroline died in 1861 (6).

He married Lucy A Beardsley in 1862 (6, 11). They had eight children (6, 11 [9 children, 6 alive in 1900], 12 [12 children, 6 alive in 1910]):

When he enlisted, he was a shoemaker (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (3).

During the war

He was drafted in Leidy Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania (1, 3). He was mustered into service on 1 June 1864 (1). He enlisted for one year (3). He was a private in company G (1, 15).

He deserted in Centre County, Pennsylvania (3).

He was arrested on 1 September 1864 (3). The person who arrested him received $30 as a reward (3).

He deserted (apparently for a second time) on 27 October 1864 (4). He was reported regained from desertion on 30 November 1864 (5).

On 1 December 1864, he was returned to duty in his company (2). He had to forfeit all pay for the time he was absent without leave, and to do police duty around the camp for one month, in addition to his other duties (2).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1). He was a private, in company G (15).

After the war

In 1870, he was living in Leidy Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania (9). He was a stone mason, and owned $200 in personal property (9). He was living with his wife Lucy, and his children George, James, Squire, Nelson, Lester, and Melissa (9).

In 1880, he was living in Leidy Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania (10). He was a stone mason (10). He was living with his wife Lucy, and children Lester, Melissa, Clara, Ada, and Olive (10).

On 10 April 1888, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (14, 16).

In 1890, he was living in Noyes or Leidy Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania (mailing address Hammersley Fork) (13).

In 1900, he was living in Leidy Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania (11). He was a farmer (11). He was living with his wife Lucy and son Silas (11).

He died on 29 May 1909 (6, 14).

On 7 August 1909, his widow, Lucy A Manning, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (14, 16).

In 1910, his widow, Lucy Manning, was living in Leidy Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania (12). She was living with her son Silas and two boarders (12).

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 special order 116, HQ 91st PA, 1 December 1864

3 company G, second descriptive roll, [#47] (Asher B Manning)

4 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 18 November 1864 (Privt Manning)

5 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 30 November 1864 (Privt Manning)

6 "Shirley's Data Base", a gedcom on RootsWeb WorldConnect, contact Shirley Corp (viewed 17 March 2007) (Asher Blunt Manning)

7 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Tioga County, Chatham Township, microfilm series M432, film 830, page 146 (Isher [sic] B Manning)

8 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Tioga County, Chatham, microfilm series M653, film 1187, page 120 = 158 handwritten (Asher B Manning)

9 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Clinton County, Leidy Township, microfilm series M593, film 1328, page 503 = 9 handwritten (Asher Manning)

10 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Clinton County, Leidy Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 238, microfilm series T9, film 1113, page 442 = 24 D handwritten (Asher B Manning)

11 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Clinton County, Leidy Township, supervisor's district 11, enumeration district 19, microfilm series T623, film 1397, page 128 = 3 [?] B handwritten (A B Manning)

12 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Clinton County, Leidy Township, supervisor's district 11, enumeration district 12, microfilm series T624, film 1332, page 242 = 7 A handwritten (Lucy A Manning)

13 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Clinton County, Noyes + Leidy Township, supervisor's district 6, enumeration district 131, page [1] (Asher B Manni[ng?])

14 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (Asher B Manning)

15 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Asher B Manning)

16 pension index, by name (Asher B Manning)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1920 US census
HeritageQuest and LDS Pilot indices (accessed 21 September 2010)
1930 US census
Footnote index (accessed 21 September 2010)
Find a grave
accessed 26 September 2010

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Asher B Manning in the 91st PA database

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Tioga County, Chatham Township, microfilm series M432, film 830, page 146]
line18192021222324
Dwellings visited156      
Families visited158      
NameIsher [sic] B ManningCaroline M ManningDarwin F ManningJoseph ManningCharles ManningArsena ManningHenry Manning
Age262725/12524918
Sexmfmmmfm
Color       
Occupation of males over 15 yearsFarmer   Farmer Laborer
Real estate owned700      
BirthplaceVtN.Y.Pa"NYOh [?]"
Married within year       
Attended school within year       
Over 20 & can't read/write       
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.       

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Tioga County, Chatham, microfilm series M653, film 1187, page 120 = 158 handwritten]
line1718192021222324
Dwelling number1170       
Family number1184       
NameAsher B ManningCaroline "Darwin "Joseph "George "James "Emily "Squire "
Age353612108531
Sexmfmmmmfm
Color        
OccupationFarm laborer       
Value of real estate owned        
Value of personal estate150       
Place of birthNY"Pa"""""
Married within year        
Attended school within year  111   
Cannot read & write        
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.        

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Clinton County, Leidy Township, microfilm series M593, film 1328, page 503 = 9 handwritten]
line1920212223242526
Dwelling-house number71       
Family number72       
NameManning Asher- Lucy A- George- James- SquireNelsonLesterMelissa
Age4731181612931
SexMFMMMMMF
ColorWWWWWWWW
OccupationStone MasonKeeping houseLaborerAt Home""""
Real estate value        
Personal estate value200       
BirthplaceVermontPenna""""""
Father foreign born        
Mother foreign born        
Birth month if born within year        
Marriage month if married within year        
Attended school past year  1111  
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, Clinton County, Leidy Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 238, microfilm series T9, film 1113, page 442 = 24 D handwritten]
line40414243444546
street name       
house number       
dwelling visit #196      
family visit #202      
nameManning Asher B- Lucy A- Lester- Melissa- Clara B- Ada E- Olive
colorWWWWWWW
sexMFMFFFF
age5940129752
month born if born in year       
relationship WifeSonDaughterDaughterDaughterDaughter
single  11111
married11     
widowed/divorced       
married during year       
occupationStone MasonKeeping HouseSchoolSchool   
months unemployed       
currently ill?       
blind       
deaf/dumb       
idiotic       
insane       
disabled       
school this year  11   
can't read       
can't write       
birthplaceNew YorkPennPennPennPennPennPenn
father's birthplaceVermontPennNew YorkNew YorkNew YorkNew YorkNew York
mother's birthplaceNew YorkPennPennPennPennPennPenn

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Clinton County, Noyes + Leidy Township, supervisor's district 6, enumeration district 131, page [1]]
[line] 5
[house] 5
[family] 6
[name] Asher B. Manni[ng?]
[rank] Private
[company] G
[unit] 91 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] 1 June 1864
[discharge date] 10 [?] [illegible] 1865
[length of service] [blank]
[post office address] Hammersley Fork
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Clinton County, Leidy Township, supervisor's district 11, enumeration district 19, microfilm series T623, film 1397, page 128 = 3 [?] B handwritten]
line909192
street   
house number   
dwelling number95  
family number103  
nameManning A. B." Lucy A" Silas
relationshipHeadWifeSon
colorWWW
sexMFM
birth dateAug 1823Sept 1840Sept 1881
age765918
married?MMS
# years married3838 
mother of how many children? 9 
# of children living 6 
birthplaceVermontPennsylvania"
father's birthplaceVermont""
mother's birthplaceNew YorkPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year   
# years in USA   
naturalized citizen?AlAlAl
[The only person on this page who doesn't have 'Al' was born in Canada!]
occupationFarmer Laborer
# months not employed0 4
# months in school   
can readYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYes
speaks EnglishYesYesYes
owned/rentedO  
free or mortgagedF  
farm/houseF  
# of farm schedule62  

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Clinton County, Leidy Township, supervisor's district 11, enumeration district 12, microfilm series T624, film 1332, page 242 = 7 A handwritten]
line47484950
street    
house nr    
dwelling nr66   
family nr68   
nameManning Lucy AManning SilasCase Nelson- Miles
relationshipHeadSonBoarderBoarder
sexFMMM
colorWWWW
age6927589
marital statusWdSWd 
#years present marriage    
mother of # children12   
mother of # living children6   
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated    
naturalized/alien    
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationFarmerLaborLaborNone
nature of industry etc.house workOdd JobsOdd Jobs 
employer etc.OAWW 
out of work 15 Apr 1910?    
# weeks out of work 19090000
can readYesYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYesYes
school since 1 Sep 09   Yes
owned/rentedO   
owned free or mortagagedF   
farm/houseF   
nr on farm schedule47   
civil war vet    
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]


Manning, Asher B
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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