91st PA: Daniel H Markley

Daniel H Markley

Before the war

He was born on 7 March 1828 (4, 11 [March 1830]; 2 (37 in 1865), 7 [55 in 1850], 8 [32 (?) in 1860], 9 [41 in 1870], 10 [51 in 1880], 11 [70 in 1900], 12 [81 in 1910]). He was born near Shiremanstown, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania (4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12).

When he was twelve years old, he moved to Fayettesville, Pennsylvania (4).

In 1850, he was living in Butler Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (7). He was living with Daniel and Catherine Markley (presumably his parents), and with John Markley, Catherine Baker, and John Baker (7). He was a laborer (7).

In April, 1851 [?], he married Anna C Houck (4, 11 [48 (?) years in 1900], 12 [58 yrs in 1910]). This was the first marriage for both of them (12). She had 7 children, 4 of whom were alive in 1900 and in 1910 (11, 12).

In 1860, he was living in Huntington Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with his wife Anna, with Alice, Elizabeth, and Virginia Markley (presumably their children), and with Rachel Crane and Philip Houck (8). His occupation is listed as "private", and he owned $500 in personal property (8).

During the war

He was drafted (1, 2). He was mustered into service as a private on 27 February 1865 at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (1, 2, 3). He was a private in company F (1, 13, 15).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 2, 3). He was a private in company F (13, 15).

After the war

He was "engaged in the mercantile business in Idaville" for years (4).

In 1870, he lived in Huntington Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (9). He was living with his wife Anna, and with Alice, Ida, Elmer, and Edgar (presumably their children (9). He was a Justice of the Peace, and owned $1,000 in real estate, and $700 [?] in personal property (9).

In 1880, he was living in Huntington Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (10). He was living with his wife Annie C, and children Alice, Ida, Edgar, and Bertha (10). The census lists no occupation for him (10).

He moved to York Springs (4).

He was a justice of the peace in York Springs for the last twenty five years of his life (hence starting about 1887) (4).

In 1890, he was living in York Springs Borough, Adams County, Pennsylvania (3). He had had an enlargement of the heart and a rupture (3).

On 10 December 1890, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 14).

In 1900, he was living in York Springs Borough, Adams County, Pennsylvania (11). He was living with his wife Annie C and daughter Virginia M (11). He was a Justice of the Peace (11).

On 26 February 1907, he again applied for a pension (6).

In 1910, he was living on Main Street, in York Springs Borough, Adams County, Pennsylvania (12). He was living with his wife Annie and daughter Jennie (12). He was a Justice of the Peace (12).

He died "from a stroke of paralysis" on Sunday 18 August 1912, in York Springs, Adams County, Pennsylvania (4, 5, 6). Reverends L M Gardner and Paul Galtfelter conducted the funeral services (4). He was buried in the Sunnyside Cemetery (5).

On 10 September 1912, his widow Anna C Markley successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 14).

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 H Markley)

2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 19 January 2005 (Daniel H Markley)

3 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, York Springs Borough, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 14, page 2 (Daniel H Markley)

4 Daniel H Markley (death notice). Adams County News (Gettysburg PA), Saturday 24 Aug 1912, page 1 (Daniel H Markley)

5 Markley (death notice). Star and Sentinel (Gettysburg PA), 28 August 1912, page 2 (Daniel Markley)

6 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (Daniel H Markley)

7 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Butler Township, microfilm series M432, film 743, page 6 verso = 12 handwritten (Daniel Markley)

8 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Huntington Township (post office Petersburg York Springs), microfilm series M653, film 1057, page 315 = 93 handwritten (D H Markly)

9 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Huntington Township, microfilm series M593, film 1289, page 199 = 4 handwritten (Daniel Markley)

10 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, [Huntington Township], [Adams] County, Pennsylvania, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 46, microfilm series T9, film 1085, page 91 C = 27 handwritten (Daniel Markley)

11 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, York Springs Borough, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 19, microfilm series T623, film 1354, page 234 A = 8 handwritten (D H Markley)

12 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, York Springs Borough, supervisor's district 15, enumeration district 17, microfilm series T624, film 1292, page 170 = 12 A handwritten (Daniel H Markley)

13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (David H Markly)

14 pension index, by name (Daniel H Markley

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed March 2007)
1920 US census
HeritageQuest index (accessed 25 May 2009)
Jennie is living with her brother-in-law (searched 25 May 2009)
1930 US census
Footnote index
RootsWeb WorldConnect
accessed 25 May 2009

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Daniel H Markley in the 91st PA database

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Butler Township, microfilm series M432, film 743, page 6 verso = 12 handwritten]
line333435363738
Dwellings visited85     
Families visited92     
NameDaniel MarkleyCatherine "Daniel "John "Catherine BakerJohn "
Age555421191210
SexMFMMFM
Color      
Occupation of males over 15 yearsFarmer LL  
Real estate owned4500     
Birthplace" [sc. Pa.]"""""
Married within year      
Attended school within year    11
Over 20 & can't read/write      
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Huntington Township (post office Petersburg York Springs), microfilm series M653, film 1057, page 315 = 93 handwritten]
line13141516171819
Dwelling number685      
Family number713      
NameD H MarklyAnna "Allice [?] "Elizabeth "Verginia "Rachael Crane [?] "Philip Houck "
Age32 [?]28421/122226
SexMFFFFFM
Color       
OccupationPrivate    DomesticStore Keeper
Value of real estate owned       
Value of personal estate500     4,000
Place of birth" [presumably sc. Pennsylvania, but the top line is blank]""""""
Married within year       
Attended school within year       
Cannot read & write       
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.       

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Huntington Township, microfilm series M593, film 1289, page 199 = 4 handwritten]
line323334353637
Dwelling-house number32     
Family number38     
NameMarkley DanielAnnaAliceIdaElmerEdgar
Age4137131284
SexMFFFMM
ColorWWWWWW
OccupationJustice of PeaceKeeping HouseAt HomeAt HomeAt HomeAt Home
Real estate value1000     
Personal estate value700 [? could be '200']     
BirthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
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, [Huntington Township], [Adams] County, Pennsylvania, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 46, microfilm series T9, film 1085, page 91 C = 27 handwritten]
line454647484950
street name      
house number      
dwelling visit #264     
family visit #281     
nameMarkley Daniel- Annie C- Alice J- Ida Inay [??] V- Edger [sic] H- Birtha [sic] H
color------
sexMFFFMF
age51472220148
month born if born in year      
relationship WifeDaughterDaughterSonDaughter
single  1111
married11    
widowed/divorced      
married during year      
occupation[blank]Keeping houseAt HomeAt HomeAt HomeAt Home
months unemployed      
currently ill?      
blind      
deaf/dumb      
idiotic      
insane      
disabled      
school this year      
can't read      
can't write      
birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPa
father's birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPa
mother's birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPa

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, York Springs Borough, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 14, page 2]
[line] 13
[house] 70
[family] 76
[name] Daniel H. Markley
[rank] Private
[company] D. [sic]
[unit] 91 Pa Vol
[enlistment date] 27 Feb 1865
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] [blank] years, 4 months 11 days
[post office address] York Springs Adams Co Pa
[disability incurred] Enlargement of the Heart + Rupture
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, York Springs Borough, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 19, microfilm series T623, film 1354, page 234 A = 8 handwritten]
line444546
street   
house number   
dwelling number154  
family number157  
nameMarkley D.H.- Annie C- Virginia M
relationshipHeadWifeDaughter
colorWWW
sexMFF
birth dateMar 1830Dec 1834Mar [?] 1861
age706539
married?MMS
# years married48 [?]48 [?] 
[the '8' could be a '3']
mother of how many children? 7 
# of children living 4 
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year   
# years in USA   
naturalized citizen?   
occupationJustice of the Peace  
# months not employed0  
# months in school   
can readYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYes
speaks EnglishYesYesYes
owned/rentedR  
free or mortgaged   
farm/houseH  
# of farm schedule   

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, York Springs Borough, supervisor's district 15, enumeration district 17, microfilm series T624, film 1292, page 170 = 12 A handwritten]
line123
streetMain Street
house nr   
dwelling nr207  
family nr211  
nameMarkley Daniel H- Annie C- Jennie M
relationshipHeadWifeDaughter
sexMFF
colorWWW
age817845
marital statusM1M1S
#years present marriage5858 
mother of # children 7 
mother of # living children 4 
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated   
naturalized/alien   
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationJustice of PeaceNoneNone
nature of industry etc.Own office  
employer etc.OA  
out of work 15 Apr 1910?   
# weeks out of work 1909   
can readYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYes
school since 1 Sep 09   
owned/rentedO  
owned free or mortagagedF  
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 2 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Markly, David H.
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Markley, Daniel H.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 3 January 2015]

Markley, Daniel H.
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death notice (1)

[Adams County News (Gettysburg PA), Saturday 24 Aug 1912, page 1]
DANIEL H. MARKLEY

Daniel H. Markley, Esq., died at his home in York Springs on Sunday morning at 2 o'clock.

He was born near Shiremanstown, Cumberland county, March 7, 1828 and at the age of twelve moved to Fayetteville, where he grew to manhood. Sixty years ago last April he was married to Anna C. Houck, of Center Mills. Mr. Markley served in the Civil War as a member of Co. F, 91st Penna Vols. He was engaged in the mercantile business in Idaville [?] for many years and later moved to York Springs. He had been a justice of the peace in York Springs for the past twenty five years.

The funeral services occurred from his late home on Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock with interment in Sunnyside cemetery, Rev. L. M. Gardner and Rev. Paul Galtfelter conducting the services.

He is survived by a wife, one son, Dr. E. H. Markley, of Gettysburg, and three daughters, Mrs. E. C. Stock, of Baltimore; and Mrs. C. W. Gardner, and Miss Jennie Markley, of York Springs.

death notice (2)

[Star and Sentinel (Gettysburg PA), 28 August 1912, page 2]
MARKLEY

Daniel Markley, Esq., of York Springs, died at his house on Sunday morning at 2 o'clock from a stroke of paralysis, at the age of 84 years. He was a veteran of the civil war, serving in Co. F, 91st Pennsylvania Vols. The deceased is survived by a wife and one son, Dr. E. H. Markley, of Gettysburg, and three daughters, Mrs. C. E. Stock, of Baltimore; Mrs. C. W. Gardner and Miss Jennie Markley, both of York Springs.

Funeral services were held at his home last Tuesday morning with interment in the Sunnyside cemetery, Revs. L. M. Gardner and Paul Gladfelter officiating.


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