91st PA: Henry B Neorhoof

Henry B Neorhoof

Name

His name may have been Henry K. Nearhoof, Henry B. Nearhoof, or Henry K. Neunhoof (2).

Before the war

He was born in Warrior's Mark, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (3, 5, 6, 9). He was born on 4 August 1830 (9, 11, 14; 3 (35 in 1865), 5 (29 in 1860), 6 (39 in 1870)).

On 18 November 1855, he married Elizabeth Bogar ("Lib"), in Blair County, Pennsylvania (9). They had seven children, all of whom were alive in 1910 (9, 13):

In 1860, he was living in Snyder Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania (5). He was living with his wife Elizabeth, and three children (Amos, Andrew, and Isaiah) (5). He was a day laborer, and owned $150 in personal property (5).

When he enlisted, he was a laborer (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (3).

During the war

He was drafted (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 16 March 1865 (1, 3, 4). He was enlisted for one year, at Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Lloyd (3). He was mustered in as a private in company I (1, 14, 15-18).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865, with his company (1, 3, 4). He was a private, in company I (15-18).

After the war

In 1870, he was living in Snyder Townshp, Blair County, Pennsylvania (6). He was living with his wife Eliza and seven children (Amos, Andrew, Isaiah, James, Laura, Fannie, and Joshua) (6). He was a laborer, and owned $1000 in real estate and $500 in personal property (6).

In 1880, he was living in Snyder Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania (7). He was living with his wife Elizabeth, and their seven children (7). (In 1900, Elizabeth had had seven children, all of whom were alive (8).) He was a farmer (7).

In 1890, he was living in Snyder Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania (post office: Olivia) (4). He was "worn out no good" (4).

On 3 February 1891, he successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (10, 19).

He died on 11 October 1897 (9, 10, 11, 14). He was buried in the Bald Eagle Cemetery, Bald Eagle, Blair County, Pennsylvania (9, 11, 14).

On 23 October 1897, his widow, Elizabeth Nearhoof, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (10, 19).

In 1900, his widow Elizabeth was living in Snyder Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania, with her son Amos and his family (8).

In 1910, his widow, Elizabeth Nearhoof, was living in Frankstown Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania (13). She was living with her daughter Annie and Annie's family (13).

His widow, Elizabeth Boger Nearhoof, died on 3 January 1914 (12). She was buried in Bald Eagle Cemetery, Bald Eagle, Blair County, Pennsylvania (12).

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) (Henry B Neorhod)

2 e-mail, 21 Nov 2002, Monica (Henry K. Nearhoof, Henry B. Nearhoof, Henry K. Neunhoof)

3 company I, descriptive roll, #88 (Henry B Nearhoof)

4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Snyder Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 55, page [3] (Henry Nearhoof)

5 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Snyder Township (post office Tyrone City), microfilm series M653, film 1078, page 477 = 123 [?] handwritten (Henry Nearhoof)

6 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Snyder Township, microfilm series M593, film 1310, page 396 = 2 handwritten (Henry K Nearhoof)

7 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Snyder Township, supervisor's district [illegible], enumeration district 176, microfilm series T9, film 1103, page 471 C = 3 handwritten (Henry K Neerhoof)

8 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Snyder Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration 90, microfilm series T623, film 1382, page 162 A = 1 handwritten (Elizabeth Nearhoof)

9 "Win Wood's Ancestors", a GEDCOM on Rootsweb.com WorldConnect, updated 24 February 2005 (searched 3 January 2006) (Henry K Nearhoof)

10 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (Henry B Nearhoof)

11 Find a grave, memorial 33839270 (added 14 February 2009, accessed 15 December 2010) [identification is confirmed by reference to his service] (Henry K Nearhoof)

12 Find a grave, memorial 56581949 (created by Clancy Hassler, added 7 August 2010, accessed 15 December 2010)

13 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Frankstown Township, supervisor's district 16, enumeration district 67, microfilm series T624, film 1316, page 250 = 5 B handwritten (Elizabeth Nearhoof)

14 Page 241. Floyd G Hoenstine. Military services and genealogical records of soldiers of Blair County, Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA: Telegraph Press, 1940. (Henry K Nearhoof)

15 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Henry B Nearhool)

16 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Henry B Nearfool)

17 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Henry K Neanhoof)

18 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Henry B Nearhool)

19 pension index, by name (Henry B Nearhoof)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1850 US census
I have two candidates
(1) Henry Nearhoof (19, born PA, farmer) living in Warrior's Mark Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (with Henry and Sarah Nearhoof) [page 9 = 18 handwritten]
(2) Henry Nearhoof (20, born PA, laborer) living in Snyder Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (with Andrew and Mary Nearhoof) [page 52 = 104 handwritten]
1920 US census
HeritageQuest index
the Elizabeth Nearhoof (79) in Antis Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania, is living with her son William (49) and daughter Eliza (33), who don't match the above-listed children (see s.d. 20, e.d. 81, microfilm series T625, film 1539, page 112 = 1 A handwritten)
1930 US census
FamilySearch index

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Henry B Neorhoof in the 91st PA database

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Snyder Township (post office Tyrone City), microfilm series M653, film 1078, page 477 = 123 [?] handwritten]
line3536373839
Dwelling number850    
Family number871    
NameHenry NearhoofElizabeth "Amos "Andrew "Isiah [?] "
Age2925321
SexMFMMM
Color     
OccupationDay Laborer    
Value of real estate owned     
Value of personal estate150    
Place of birthPennsylvania    
Married within year     
Attended school within year     
Cannot read & write 1   
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.     

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Snyder Township, microfilm series M593, film 1310, page 396 = 2 handwritten]
line293031323334353637
Dwelling-house number13        
Family number13        
NameNearhoof Henry K- Eliza- Amos- Andrew-Isaah [?]- James L- Laura R- Fannie- Joshua
Age393713121095211 [?]/12
SexMFMMMMFFM
ColorWWWWWWWWW
OccupationLaborerKeeping houseLaborerLaborerLaborer    
Real estate value1000        
Personal estate value500        
Birthplace" [sc. Penna]""""""""
Father foreign born         
Mother foreign born         
Birth month if born within year        June [?]
Marriage month if married within year         
Attended school past year  1111   
Can't read         
Can't write 1       
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, Blair County, Snyder Township, supervisor's district [illegible], enumeration district 176, microfilm series T9, film 1103, page 471 C = 3 handwritten]
line161718192021222324
street name         
house number         
dwelling visit #21        
family visit #21        
nameNeerhoof Henry K- Elizabeth- Amos- Andrew- Isaiah- James- Laura- Fanny- Joshua
colorWWWWWWWWW
sexMFMMMMFFM
age484523222019151210
month born if born in year         
relationship WifeSonSonSonSonDaughterDaughterSon
single  1111111
married11       
widowed/divorced         
married during year         
occupationFarmerKeeping HouseMining CoalMining CoalMining CoalWorks on Rail RoadAt HomeAt HomeAt Home
months unemployed         
currently ill?         
blind         
deaf/dumb         
idiotic         
insane         
disabled         
school this year      111
can't read         
can't write         
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Snyder Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 55, page [3])
[line] 35
[house] [blank]
[family] [blank]
[name] Henry Nearhoof
[rank] Private
[company] I
[unit] 91 Pa Vol
[enlistment date] 16 Mar 1865
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] [blank] years, 3 months, 24 days
[post office address] Olivia Blair Co Pa
[disability incurred] worn out no good
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Snyder Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration 90, microfilm series T623, film 1382, page 162 A = 1 handwritten]
line343536373839404142
street         
house number         
dwelling number9        
family number9        
nameNearhoof Amos- Elmira J- Austin W- Cora Grace- Earnest R- Charles F- Mildren June- Joseph Kenny- Elizabeth
relationshipHeadWifeSonDaughterSonSonDaughterSonMother
colorWWWWWWWWW
sexMFMFMMFMF
birth dateJan 1857Oct 1860Jan 1888Apr 1889Aug 1890Dec1893July 1895Mar 1899Nov 1834
age43391211964165
married?MMSSSSSSWd
# years married1414       
mother of how many children? 6      7
# of children living 6      7
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year         
# years in USA         
naturalized citizen?         
occupationFarmer At SchoolAt SchoolAt SchoolAt School   
# months not employed0        
# months in school  7777   
can readyesyesyesyesyesyes  yes
can writeyesyesyesyesyesyes  no
speaks Englishyesyesyesyesyesyesyes yes
owned/rentedR        
free or mortgaged         
farm/houseF        
# of farm schedule2        

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Frankstown Township, supervisor's district 16, enumeration district 67, microfilm series T624, film 1316, page 250 = 5 B handwritten]
line656667686970
street      
house nr      
dwelling nr94     
family nr102     
nameReid George W.- Annie- Verna E- James B- Earnest WNearhoof Elizabeth
relationshipHeadWifeDaughterSonSonMother in law
sexMFFMMF
colorWWWWWW
age39421396/1275
marital statusM1M1SSSWd
#years present marriage1919    
mother of # children 6   7
mother of # living children 3   7
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated      
naturalized/alien      
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish English
occupationEngineerNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
nature of industry etc.Railroad     
employer etc.W     
out of work 15 Apr 1910?No     
# weeks out of work 19090     
can readyesyesyes  no
can writeyesyesyes  no
school since 1 Sep 09  yesyes  
owned/rentedR     
owned free or mortagaged      
farm/houseH     
nr on farm schedule      
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 7 February 2015, from Fold3]


Nearhool Henry B
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Nearhoof Henry K [sic]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 7 February 2015]

Nearfool Henry B
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Nearhoof Henry H [sic]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 8 February 2015]

Neanhoof Henry K
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 4, transcribed 8 February 2015]

Nearhool, Henry B
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Neanhoof, Henry K.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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