91st PA: Charles Myers

Charles Myers

Before the war

He was born in December 1844 or 14 October 1845 (6 (Dec 44), 7 (14 Oct 45); 2 (24 in 1865), 5 (41 in 1880), 6 (55 in 1900)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2, 5, 6, 7). He was born to George and Catharine Myers (3).

When he enlisted, he was a trucker (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 10 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (2).

During the war

He was drafted from the first subdistrict of the second congressional district (2). He enlisted and was mustered into service for one year on 29 March 1865, at Philadelphia Pennsylvania, by Captain Parmer (1, 2). He was a private in company E (1, 9, 10).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1). He was a private, in company E (9, 10).

After the war

In 1867/68, he married Susannah [unknown family name] (3, 6). In 1900, she had had 3 children, all of whom were alive (6).

In 1880, he was living on Bristol Turnpike, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5). He was living with his wife Susan, children William and Catharine, and three farm laborers (5). He was a trucker (5).

In 1900, he was living on Frankford Avenue, ward 35, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6). He was living with his wife Susan, son William and William's family, daughter Sadie, and three boarders (6). He was a farmer (6).

On 9 March 1906, he applied succesfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 8).

On 10 June 1906, he died, at Frankford Avenue and Unruh Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, of valvular heart disease, with hardening of arteries contributing (3, 7). He was a farmer (7). He was married (7). The funeral was on Thursday 14 June 1906, from his residence on Frankford Avenue above Unruh Street, in Tacony, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3). The services and interment were at Trinity Lutheran Church at 18th and Wolf Street, Philadelphia (3, 7).

On 16 June 1906, his widow, Susan Myers, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 8).

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 company E descriptive roll, entry 161 (Charles Meyers)

3 [death notice], Philadelphia Inquirer, 13 June 1906, page 7 (Charles Myers)

4 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company E (Charles Myers)

5 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 467, microfilm series T9, film 1182, page 101 = 28 D to 102 = 29 C handwritten (Charles Meyers)

6 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 35, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 911, microfilm series T623, film 1477, page 202 = 8 B handwritten (Charles Myers)

7 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10 June 1906 (Charles Myers)

8 pension index, by name (transcribed 27 May 2013 from Ancestry) (Charles Myers)

9 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Charles Meyers)

10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Charles Myers)

Display



Charles Myers in the 91st PA database

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 467, microfilm series T9, film 1182, page 101 = 28 D to 102 = 29 C handwritten]
[this was the only Charles Myers married to Susannah Myers in Philadelphia in the LDS index (accessed 20 June 2009)]
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street nameBristol TurnpikeBristol Pike
house number       
dwelling visit #251      
family visit #256      
nameMeyers Charles- SusanMeyers William- CatharineTomlinson JosephMaloney WilliamTomlinson Mary
colorWWWWWWW
sexMFMFMMF
age4135109201417
month born if born in year       
relationship WifeSonDaughterServantServantServant
single  11111
married11     
widowed/divorced       
married during year       
occupationTruckerKeeping HouseAt SchoolAt HomeFarm HandFarm HandHouse work
months unemployed       
currently ill?       
blind       
deaf/dumb       
idiotic       
insane       
disabled       
school this year  1    
can't read1   111
can't write1   111
birthplacePennsaPennsaPennsaPennsaPennsaPennsaPennsa
father's birthplacePennsaPennsaPennsaPennsaPennsaPennsaPennsa
mother's birthplacePennsaPennsaPennsaPennsaPennsaPennsaPennsa

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 35, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 911, microfilm series T623, film 1477, page 202 = 8 B handwritten]
[This was the only Charles Myers married to Susannah Myers in the LDS pilot index (accessed 20 June 2009)]
line828384858687888990919293
streetFrankford Avenue
house number            
dwelling number158 [?]           
family number158 [?]           
nameMyers, Charles- William K [??]- Mary E- Sadie- Susan- William H- Susannah [?]- Marie- ElizabethLeonard [?], PatrickLawler JamesCarvell [?] James
relationshipHeadSonDaught in lawDaughterWifeGrandsonGranddaughterGranddaughterGranddaughterBoarderBoarderBoarder
colorWWWWWWWWWWWW
sexMMFFFMFFFMMM
birth dateDec 1844Sep 1869Oct 1866June 1891Feb 1850Sep 1890March 1893Dec 1896Aug 1899Aug [?] 1845March 1880Jan 1870
age5530338509739/12342030
married?MMMSMSSSSUnSS
# years married321111 32       
mother of how many children?  5 3       
# of children living  5 3       
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaScotlandPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaIrelandPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaIrelandIreland
immigration year          1894 [?] 
# years in USA          6 
naturalized citizen?            
occupationFarmer    At school   Farm laborerFarm laborerFarm laborer
# months not employed0        000
# months in school            
can readyesyesyes yes    yes [?]yesno
can writeyesyesyes yes    yes [?]yesno
speaks Englishyesyesyes yes    yesyesyes
owned/rentedR           
free or mortgaged            
farm/houseF           
# of farm schedule17           

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 18 January 2015, from Fold3]


Meyers, Charles
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Myers Charles

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 4 February 2015]

Myers, Charles
Co. E, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death notice

[Philadelphia Inquirer, 13 June 1906, page 7]
MYERS.--Suddenly, on June 10, CHARLES MYERS, beloved husband of Susannah Myers and son of late George and Catharine Myers. Relatives and friends, also Survivors of 91st Regiment, Penna Vols, are invited to attend funeral, on Thursday, June 14, at 1 P.M. from late residence, Frankford ave. above Unruh st, Tacony. Services and interment Trinity Lutheran Church, 18th and Wolf sts, 3 P.M. Remains can be viewed Wednesday evening.

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10 June 1906, Charles Myers]
PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFICATE.
Full Name of Deceased, Charles Myers
Sex, Male
Color, White
Married
Date of Birth 1845 Oct 14
Date of Death. 1906 June 10" [?]
Age Years 61 Months 7 Days 27

I HEREBY CERTIFY, That I attended deceased from June 5 1906 to June 8 1906 that I last saw him alive on June 8 1906 and that death occurred, on the date stated above at noon [?] M. The CAUSE OF DEATH was as follows:

Chief, Valvular Heart Disease DURATION. [blank]
Contributing, Hardening of arteries DURATION. [blank]
Signed, Ch. [?] A O Neil M.D.
Residence, Tacony

UNDERTAKER'S CERTIFICATE.
Occupation, Farmer
Place of Birth, Pa.
Birthplace of Father, Pa.
Birthplace of Mother, Pa.
Name of Father, [blank]
Name of Mother, [blank]
Last Place of Residence (This need only be given when it is other than the place of death.) [blank]
Place of Death, Street and No Frankford Ave and Unruh St.
Ward, wherein death occurred, 41st
Buried from, Street and No, Frankford Ave and Unruh St
Date of Burial, June 14 1906
Place of Burial, Trinity Lutheran 18th + Wolf Sts
G. G. Nome [?] Undertaker.
Residence, Frankford

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