91st PA: Elbert Noblet

Elbert Noblet

Before the war

He was probably born to Colin and Eliza Noblit (3, 5 [26 in 1860], 6 [17 in 1850]), He was born in 1842/43 (3 (28 in 1861), 5 (26 in 1860), 6 (17 in 1850)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3, 5, 6).

In 1850, he was living in the 1st ward, Spring Garden, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (17). He was living with Colin and Eliza Noblet (presumably his parents), along with others (17). He was a machinist (17).

In 1860, he was living in the 16th ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5). He was a machinist (5).

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5-7/8 [?] inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (3 ["5 3/4 1/8" inches]).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 9 September 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain McArthur (3). He was a private, in company A (1, 8).

He was discharged at Washington DC, on 8 May 1862 (1, 3) or 18 May 1862 (2), on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2, 3). He was a private, in company A (1, 2, 8).

After the war

On 15 April 1871, he applied unsuccessfully for a pension (4).

He is probably the Elbert Noblit who married Martha J Porterfield (7).

His widow applied unsuccessfully for a pension (4).

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) (Elbert Noblet)

2 Register of men discharged, co.A (Elbert Noblit)

3 company A descriptive roll, entry 47 (Elbert Noblet)

4 pension index, by regiment (Elbert Noblet)

5 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 16th ward, series M653 roll 1163 page 821 = page 7 handwritten (Albert Noblet)

6 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Spring Garden, 1 ward, microfilm series M432, film 818, page 347 = 127 or 695 handwritten (Elbert Noblet)

7 'Heald Family of Concord Mass, Chester VT, and Canton ILL', a gedcom, available on Rootsweb WorldConnect, contact Larry Heald (retrieved 17 May 2009) (Elbert Noblit)

8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Elbert Noblet)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed October 2005)
[his card may be image 546 of 4402, which is illegible, but I think that card includes a pension certificate number, which is inconsistent with the pension index by unit]
1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed October 2005)
Pennsylvania veterans burial cards
Ancestry index (accessed March 2011)
records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 25 December 2014)
Find a grave
accessed 25 December 2014
Philadelphia Pennsylvania death certificates, 1803-1915
FamilySearch index (accessed 25 December 2014)

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Spring Garden, 1 ward, microfilm series M432, film 818, page 347 = 127 or 695 handwritten]
line171819202122
Dwellings visited826     
Families visited953     
NameColin NobletEliza "Henry "Elbert "Mary E. "Catharine Hephran
Age535026171320
SexMFMMFF
ColorWWWWWW
Occupation of males over 15 yearsMachinist Blk. SmithMachinist  
Real estate owned3,000     
Birthplace" [sc. Pa]""""Ireland
Married within year      
Attended school within year    1 
Over 20 & can't read/write      
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 16th ward, series M653 roll 1163 page 821 = page 7 handwritten]
line2526272829303132
Dwelling number49       
Family number51       
NameEliza NoblitHenryAlbertEllenIdaElizabeth GreyWm [?]Pythias Stuart
Age603526255222520
Sexfmmfffmm
Color        
OccupationBoarding House machinist  TailoressTailorLithographer
Value of real estate owned2000       
Value of personal estate200       
Place of birth" [sc. Pa]""""Ireland"Pa [??]
Married within year        
Attended school within year        
Cannot read & write        
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.        

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 8 February 2015, from Fold3]


Noblet Elbert
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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