91st PA: George W Martin

George W Martin

Before the war

He was born on 7 July 1837 (7, 10 (Mar 1837); 4 (28 in 1864), 8 (24 in 1860), 9 (43 in 1880), 10 (63 in 1900)). He was born in Bedford County, Pennsylvania (4, 8, 9, 10).

He married Elizabeth Shipley on 19 November 1857, in Clearville, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (7, 10). They had six children (7, 10 [5 alive in 1900], 11 [4 alive in 1910]):

In 1860, he was living in Southampton Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with his wife Elizabeth and child Matilda (8). He was a farmer, and owned $2,200 in real estate and $500 in personal property (8).

When he enlisted, he was a miller (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and sandy hair (4).

During the war

He was drafted from the 16th congressional district (1, 4). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 September 1864 (1, 4, 5). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (4). He was a private in company F (1, 13, 14).

He was discharged near Washington DC by general order on 1 June 1865 (1, 5 [30 May]). He was a private, in company F (13, 14).

After the war

In 1880, he was living in Mann Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (9). He was farming (9). He was living with his wife Elizabeth and children Matilda, Nathan, Emeline, Maryann, and Samuel, along with one other person (9).

On 16 June 1882, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 12).

In 1890, he was living in Piney Grove, Mann Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (5). He was disabled from his occupation (5).

In 1900, he was living in Mann Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (10). He was a farmer (10). He was living with his wife Elizabeth, children Eveline, Mary A, and Samuel, and grandson William C Shipley (10).

He died on 1 August 1905, in Bedford County, Pennsylvania (7, 12). He was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Mann Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (2, 7).

On 20 September 1905, his widow, Elizabeth Martin, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 12).

In 1910, his widow, Elizabeth Martin, was living in Mann Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (11). She was living with her daughter Emeline and grandson William (11).

Elizabeth Martin died on 7 March 1921 (7). She was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Mann Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (7).

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) (George W Martin)

2 message on PABEDFOR-L list, from David and Carol Eddleman, 7 November 2002, transcribing lists of buried soldiers from the Bedford Inquirer, 22 May 1908 (George W Martin)

3 company F, register of men discharged (George Martine)

4 company F, second descriptive roll, #32 (George W [?] Martin)

5 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Mann Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 74, page 2 (George W Martin)

6 pension index, by name (George W Martin)

7 'Michael S Caldwell's genealogy database as of 22 April 2007', a gedcom on Rootsweb WorldConnect (viewed June 2007, last updated 5 June 2007, contact Michael S) (George W Martin)

8 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township (post office Robisonville), microfilm series M653, film 1072, page 545 = 5 handwritten (Geo Martin)

9 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Mann Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 228, microfilm series T9, film 1098, page 218 = 8 D handwritten (George Martin)

10 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Mann Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 3, microfilm series T623, film 1376, page 81 = 4 A handwritten (George Martin)

11 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Mann Township, supervisor's district 16, enumeration district 22, microfilm series T624, film 1312, page 230 = 5 B handwritten (Elizabeth Martin)

12 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (George W Martin)

13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George W Martine)

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

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township (post office Robisonville), microfilm series M653, film 1072, page 545 = 5 handwritten]
line171819
Dwelling number531  
Family number504  
NameGeo MartinElizabeth "Matilda "
Age24261
Sexmff
Color   
OccupationFarmer  
Value of real estate owned2200  
Value of personal estate500  
Place of birth" [sc. Penna]""
Married within year   
Attended school within year   
Cannot read & write   
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.   

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Mann Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 228, microfilm series T9, film 1098, page 218 = 8 D handwritten]
line3233343536373839
street name        
house number        
dwelling visit #67       
family visit #68       
nameMartin GeorgeElizabethMatildaNathanEmelineMaryannSamuelElmer [??] Shippley
colorWWWWWWWW
sexMFFMFFMM
age4349211917131080 [?]
month born if born in year        
relationship WifeDaughterSonDaughterDaughterSonGranpop [?]
single  11111 
married11      
widowed/divorced       1
married during year        
occupationFarmingKeeping houseAt homeWorks on a farmAt homeAt homeWorks on a farmNothing
months unemployed        
currently ill?        
blind        
deaf/dumb        
idiotic        
insane        
disabled        
school this year        
can't read        
can't write        
birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPaPaMd
father's birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPaPaMd
mother's birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPaPaMd

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Mann Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 74, page 2]
[line] 13
[house] 50
[family] 50
[name] George W. Martin
[rank] Private
[company] F
[unit] 91 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] 21 Sept 1864
[discharge date] 30 May 1865
[length of service] [blank] years, 8 months, 9 days
[post office address] Piney Grove Allegheny Co Md [sic]
[disability incurred] Now Disabled from Occupation
[remarks]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Mann Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 3, microfilm series T623, film 1376, page 81 = 4 A handwritten]
line789101112
street      
house number      
dwelling number53     
family number53     
nameMartin George- Elizabeth - Eveline- Mary A- SamuelShiply William C
relationshipHeadWifeDaughtDaughtSonGrandson
colorWWWWWW
sexMFFFMM
birth dateMar 1837June 1834 [?]May 1863Aug 1866Sep 1869June 1888
age63653733 [?]3111
married?MMSSSS
# years married4343    
mother of how many children? 6    
# of children living 5    
birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
father's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplacePennaMarylandPennaPennaPennaPenna
immigration year      
# years in USA      
naturalized citizen?      
occupationFarmer House keeper   
# months not employed010 [sic]8 8 [sic]8 [sic]
# months in school     5
can readYes [?]YesNoNoNoYes
can writeYesYesNoNoNoYes
speaks EnglishYesYesYesYesYesYes
owned/rentedO     
free or mortgagedF     
farm/houseF     
# of farm schedule50     

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Mann Township, supervisor's district 16, enumeration district 22, microfilm series T624, film 1312, page 230 = 5 B handwritten]
line525354
street   
house nr   
dwelling nr132  
family nr138  
nameMartin, Elizabeth- Emeline- William C
relationshipHeadDaughterGrandson
sexFFM
colorWWW
age734520
marital statusWdSS
#years present marriage   
mother of # children6  
mother of # living children4  
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaMaryland
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated   
naturalized/alien   
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationNoneNoneFarmer
nature of industry etc.  General farm
employer etc.  W
out of work 15 Apr 1910?  No
# weeks out of work 1909  0
can readYesNoYes
can writeYesNoYes
school since 1 Sep 09   
owned/rentedO  
owned free or mortagagedF  
farm/houseF  
nr on farm schedule129  
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 14 December 2014, from Fold3]


Martine George W
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Martin, George W

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 2 January 2015]

Martin, George W.
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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