91st PA: John D Mauch

John D Mauch

Before the war

He was born on 29 June 1840, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. [sources: date: 6, 10; 3 (23 in 1865), 5 (39 in 1880), 6 (59 in 1900), 11 (25 in 1863), 12 (20 in 1860), 13 (69 in 1910). place: 3, 5, 6, 11 ("alien", born Kittinberg), 12, 13]

In 1861/62, he married Sarah A [unknown family name, perhaps 'Christ']. She was born in August 1840, in Pennsylvania. In 1900, she had had nine children, eight of whom were alive. Their children include:

[sources: 5, 6, 10, 12]

In 1860, he was living in Manheim Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He was a farm laborer, and owned $200 in personal property. He was living with his (presumed) wife Sarah Ann, their (presumed) children Clayton and Mary Ann, and with Susan B Camerer. [source: 12]

When he enlsited, he was a laborer. [source: 3]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7-3/4 inches tall, and had a hazel complexion, dark eyes, and florid hair. [source: 3]

During the war

In June 1863, he registered for the draft. He was living in Manheim Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He was a laborer, and was married. [source: 11]

He was drafted. His service was credited to the Ninth Congressional District. He enlisted and was mustered into service in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 18 July 1863. He was in company G. He was enlisted for three years, by Captain Robinson. [sources: 1, 3, 8]

On 2 June 1865, he was transferred from the 118th Pennsylvania to the 91st Pennsylvania. He was a private in company I of the 91st Pennsylvania. [sources: 1, 2, 14]

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865. He was a private, in company I. [sources: 1, 3, 8, 14]

After the war

In 1880, he was living in East Hempfield, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He was a laborer. He was living with his wife Sarah, and children Lizzie, Sarah, Ellen, Maggie, Henry, and Paris. [source: 5]

On 2 October 1888, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension. [sources: 4, 8]

In 1890, he was living in Colerain Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He had rheumatism in his lower limbs. [source: 7]

In 1900, he was living in Colerain Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He was a church janitor. He was living with his wife Sarah. [source: 6]

In 1910, he was living in Coleraine Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He was a farmer, on a general farm. He was supposedly married, but his spouse is not listed in the same household. [source: 13]

On 11 July 1910, he again applied for a pension. [source: 8]

He died on 21 November 1928, at Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He died of myocarditis and valvular heart disease. He was living at 120 Chester Street, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. On 24 November 1928, he was buried, in Union Presbyterian Cemetery, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. [sources: 8, 9, 10]

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) (John D Mauch)

2 company I, register of men transferred (John D Mauch)

3 company I, descriptive roll, #81 (John D Mauch)

4 pension index, by name (John D Mauch)

5 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, East Hempfield, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 122, microfilm series T9, film 1141, page 3 B = 6 handwritten (John D Mauch)

6 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Colerain Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 5, microfilm series T623, film 1422, page 65 A = 2 handwritten (John D Mauch)

7 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Colerain, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 229, page 2 (John D Mauck [sic])

8 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (John D Mauch)

9 Pennsylvania death indices, 1928 ('Mauch,John D;--109762;Lanc.Nov.21.')

10 death certificate, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, 21 November 1928 (John D Mauch)

11 Consolidated lists of Civil War draft registration records, 1863-1865, National Archives and Records Administration, record group 110, Pennsylvania, 9th Congressional district, volume 2 of 3 (John D Mauch)

12 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Manheim Township, microfilm series M653, film 1124, page 392 = 62 handwritten (FamilySearch) (John D Mauch)

13 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Coleraine Township, enumeration district 13, microfilm series T624, film 1352, page 289 = 10 B handwritten (FamilySearch) (John D Mauch)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1850 US census
FamilySearch and Ancestry indices (accessed 21 October 2013)
1870 US census
FamilySearch and Ancestry indices (accessed 21 October 2013)
FamilySearch but this is John (30 Germany) and LENA (born in Prussia) and they're in Allegheny County
1920 US census
FamilySearch and Ancestry indices (accessed 21 October 2013)
--note that when he died, he lived at 120 Chester St, Lancaster (death certificate); in the 1920 census, Sallie C Groff (servant, 52, wd) is living there with Aaron P Risser (head, 52 wd); no one else is listed as living there (Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Lancaster, ward 7, enumeration district 69, microfilm series T625, film 1584, page 35 = 14 A handwritten (FamilySearch)
--Sallie C Groff is presumably the informant on his death certificate, and probably his daughter Sarah C born 1867/68 in Pennsylvania (see the 1880 census)
1930 US census
FamilySearch and Ancestry indices (accessed 21 October 2013)
1940 US census
FamilySearch and Ancestry indices (accessed 21 October 2013)
Find a grave
accessed 21 October 2013
Pennsylvania veterans burial cards
Ancestry index (accessed 22 October 2013)
headstone applications for US military veterans, 1925-1949
FamilySearch index (accessed 22 October 2013)
RootsWeb WorldConnect
searched John Mauch (metaphone) died 1928; John Mauch (metaphone) spouse Sarah Ann; John Mauch (metaphone) born Pennsylvania 1840 +/- 1 (accessed 22 October 2013)

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John D Mauch in the 91st PA database

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Manheim Township, microfilm series M653, film 1124, page 392 = 62 handwritten (FamilySearch)
[identification is likely, since (1) his apparent wife's name matches the name listed on his death certificate, and (2) the location matches his location in the draft registration record]
line1718192021
Dwelling number429    
Family number447    
NameJohn D. MauchSarah Ann "Clayton C. "Mary Ann "Susan B.Camerer
Age2020210/1256
Sexmfmff
Color     
OccupationFarm laborer   Lady
Value of real estate owned    1000
Value of personal estate200    
Place of birth" [sc. Pennsylvania]""""
Married within year     
Attended school within year     
Cannot read & write     
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.     

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, East Hempfield, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 122, microfilm series T9, film 1141, page 3 B = 6 handwritten]
[identification is likely, since (1) his spouse's name matches the name listed in his death certificate]
line1920212223242526
street name        
house number        
dwelling visit #45       
family visit #48       
nameMauch, John D- Sarah A- Lizzie E- Sarah C- Ellen- Maggie- Henry- Paris
colorWWWWWWWW
sexMFFFFFMM
age393918127531
month born if born in year        
relationship WifeDaughterDaughterDaughterDaughterSonSon
single  111111
married11      
widowed/divorced        
married during year        
occupationLaborerKeeping houseAt homeAt home    
months unemployed        
currently ill?        
blind        
deaf/dumb        
idiotic        
insane        
disabled        
school this year   111  
can't read        
can't write        
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplaceWurtemburgPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplaceWurtemburgPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Colerain, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 229, page 2]
[identification is confirmed by reference to his service in the 91st]

[line] 22
[house] 228
[family] 229
[name] Mauck [sic], John D
[rank] Private
[company] G
[unit] 118 Pa Inf Transferred to I 91 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] 18 Feb 1863
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] 2 years, 4 months, 22 days
[post office address] Kirkwood
[disability incurred] Rheumatism lower limbs
[remarks] x

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Colerain Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 5, microfilm series T623, film 1422, page 65 A = 2 handwritten]
[identification is likely, since (1) his spouse's name matches the name on his death certificate (confirmed to be his by the date on the pension index by unit [entry 8 above]), and (2) the location matches his location in the 1890 veterans schedule]
line89
street  
house number  
dwelling number24 
family number26 
nameMauch John D- Sarah A
relationshipHeadWife
colorWW
sexMF
birth dateJune 1840Aug 1840
age5959
married?MM
# years married3838
mother of how many children? 9
# of children living 8
birthplacePennaPenna
father's birthplaceGermanyGermany
mother's birthplaceGermanyPenna
immigration year  
# years in USA  
naturalized citizen?  
occupationChurch Janitor 
# months not employed0 
# months in school  
can readYesYes
can writeYesNo
speaks EnglishYesYes
owned/rentedR 
free or mortgaged  
farm/houseH 
# of farm schedule  

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Coleraine Township, enumeration district 13, microfilm series T624, film 1352, page 289 = 10 B handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is likely, since (1) the location matches his location in the 1900 census]
line89
street 
house nr 
dwelling nr203
family nr212
nameMauch John D
relationshipHead
sexm
colorw
age69
marital statusM1
#years present marriage 
mother of # children 
mother of # living children 
birthplacePennsylvania
father's birthplace(Ger) Germany
mother's birthplace(Ger) Germany
immigrated 
naturalized/alien 
speaks EnglishEnglish
occupationFarmer
nature of industry etc.General Farm
employer etc.emp
out of work 15 Apr 1910? 
# weeks out of work 1909 
can readyes
can writeyes
school since 1 Sep 09 
owned/rentedO
owned free or mortagagedFr
farm/houseF
nr on farm schedule136
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 6 March 2015, from Fold3]


Mauch, John D.
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also 118 Pa. Vols.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

draft record

[Consolidated lists of Civil War draft registration records, 1863-1865, National Archives and Records Administration, record group 110, Pennsylvania, 9th Congressional district, volume 2 of 3]
[transcribed 21 October 2013, from Ancestry, image 65 of 334]

No. 29
SCHEDULE I.--CONSOLIDATED LIST of all persons of CLASS I, subject to do military duty in the 9th Congressional District, consisting of the County of Lancaster State of Pennsylvania, enumerated during the month of June 1863, under direction of Capt A W Bolemius, Provost Marshal.
RESIDENCE. " [sc. Manheim Twp]
NAME. 10 Mauch John D
DESCRIPTION.
AGE 1st July 1863. 25
WHITE or COLORED. " [sc. White]
PROFESSION, OCCUPATION, OR TRADE. Laborer
MARRIED OR UNMARRIED. married
PLACE OF BIRTH. Kittinberg
FORMER MILITARY SERVICE. [blank]
REMARKS. Alien

death certificate

[death certificate, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, 21 November 1928, John D Mauch]
[transcribed 22 October 2013; received from PA Vital Records]
[the informant, Sallie C Groff, is probably his daughter Sarah C (see the 1880 census)]

CERTIFICATE OF DEATH
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS
File No. 109762
Registered No. 915
Registration District No. 612
Primary Registration District No. 41
1. PLACE OF DEATH
County of Lancaster
City of Lancaster
2. FULL NAME John D. Mauch
(a) Resident No. 120 Chester St. [blank] Ward.
Length of residence in city or town where death occurred [blank]

PERSONAL AND STATISTICAL PARTICULARS
3. SEX Male
4. COLOR OR RACE White
5. Widowed
5a. HUSBAND of Sarah Christ Mauch
6. DATE OF BIRTH June 29, 1840
7. AGE 88 Years 4 Months 22 Days
8. OCCUPATION OF DECEASED [blank]
9. BIRTHPLACE Lancaster, Pa.
10. NAME OF FATHER [blank]
11. BIRTHPLACE OF FATHER [blank]
12. MAIDEN NAME OF MOTHER [blank]
13. BIRTHPLACE OF MOTHER [blank]
14. Informant Mrs. Sallie C. [?] Groff
(Address) Lancaster, Pa.
15. Filed 11-22 1928
Jon Hartle [??] REGISTRAR per SMS

MEDICAL CERTIFICATE OF DEATH
16. DATE OF DEATH Nov 21 1928
17. I HEREBY CERTIFY, That I attended deceased from Nov 1 1928 to Nov 21 1928, that I last saw him alive on Nov 20 19[blank], and that death occurred, on the date stated above, at 9:00 A.[M.] The CAUSE OF DEATH was as follows:
Myocarditis + valvular heart disease
(duration) [blank] yrs. 1 mos. [blank] dys.
CONTRIBUTORY (Secondary) [blank]
18. Where was disease contracted if not at place of death? [blank]
Did an operation precede death? No
Was there an autopsy? No
What test confirmed diagnosis? None
(Signed) M W Waskansy [??]
11 22 1928 (Address) Lancaster Pa
19. PLACE OF BURIAL, CREMATION OR REMOVAL Union Presby. Cemetery
DATE OF BURIAL Nov. 24, 1928
20. UNDERTAKER Fred F Groff
ADDRESS Lancaster, Pa.

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