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).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 10 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (2).
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).
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).
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)
|street name||Bristol Turnpike||Bristol Pike|
|dwelling visit #||251|
|family visit #||256|
|name||Meyers Charles||- Susan||Meyers William||- Catharine||Tomlinson Joseph||Maloney William||Tomlinson Mary|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Trucker||Keeping House||At School||At Home||Farm Hand||Farm Hand||House work|
|school this year||1|
|dwelling number||158 [?]|
|family number||158 [?]|
|name||Myers, Charles||- William K [??]||- Mary E||- Sadie||- Susan||- William H||- Susannah [?]||- Marie||- Elizabeth||Leonard [?], Patrick||Lawler James||Carvell [?] James|
|relationship||Head||Son||Daught in law||Daughter||Wife||Grandson||Granddaughter||Granddaughter||Granddaughter||Boarder||Boarder||Boarder|
|birth date||Dec 1844||Sep 1869||Oct 1866||June 1891||Feb 1850||Sep 1890||March 1893||Dec 1896||Aug 1899||Aug [?] 1845||March 1880||Jan 1870|
|# years married||32||11||11||32|
|mother of how many children?||5||3|
|# of children living||5||3|
|immigration year|| ||1894 [?]|
|# years in USA||6|
|occupation||Farmer||At school|| ||Farm laborer||Farm laborer||Farm laborer|
|# months not employed||0||0||0||0|
|# months in school|
|can read||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes [?]||yes||no|
|can write||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes [?]||yes||no|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule||17|
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]