He was born in August 1841 (11; 5 (20 in 1861), 6 (20 in 1861), 10 (37 in 1880), 11 (58 in 1900), 15 (61 at death in 1902)). He was born in England (5, 10, 11 (PA), 15).
When he enlisted, he was a fancy woolen worker, and was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5, 6 [woolenmaker]).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (5, 6).
He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 23 August 1861, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 5, 6, 8 [20 Aug]). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Starr (5). He was a private, in company A (1, 16-18).
He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (12).
He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer, at Bealton, Virginia (1, 6), presumably on 26 December 1863.
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 5, 6, 8 [14 Jul]). He was a corporal, in company A (7, 16-18).
In 1866 or 1867, he married Catharine [unknown family name] (11). They apparently had seven children, including these (10, 11 (7 children 3 living in 1900)):
In 1880, he was living at 1927 Blair Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10). He was a weaver (10). He was living with his wife Catherine, and children Samuel, George, and Theodore (10).
On 8 April 1887, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (7, 19).
In 1890, he was living at 2027 or 2037 Blair Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8, 9). He was a weaver (9).
In 1900, he was living at 2027 Blair Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11). He was a laborer for the Water Bureau [?], and had not been unemployed in the previous year (11). He was living with his wife Katie and son George (11).
He died on 13 October 1902, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, of cancer of stomach (7, 15). He was a laborer (15). He was living at, or died at, 2027 Blair Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (15). He was buried on 19 October 1902, at Palmer Vault, and then Greenwood Knights of Pythias Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennslyvania (15).
On 22 October 1902, his widow, Kate Peberdy, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (7, 19).
On 21 February 1907, a contesting widow, Catharine Peberdy, also applied fromm Pennsylvania for a pension, but unsuccessfully (7, 19).
On 29 July 1909, his widow, Kate Peberdy, died (13). The funeral was held on Saturday from 2253 North Hope Street (her residence) (13). Member of Circle 102 Ladies of the GAR were invited to attend (13).
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 letter, Sinex to Marvin, 26 August 1863 (Saml Peverdy)
3 special order 38, HQ 91st PA, 27 June 1865 (Samuel Peberty)
4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 23 August 1863 (Private Peverty [?])
5 company A descriptive roll, entry 49 (Samuel Peverdy)
6 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 5 May 2004 (Samuel Peberdy, rolls also have 'Peverdy' and 'Perbidy')
7 pension index, by regiment (Samuel Peberdy)
8 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 730, page 1 (image 2335 on Ancestry) (Samuel Peberdy)
9 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory (Samuel Peberdy)
10 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 667, microfilm series T9, film 1189, pages 351-352 = 14D-15A handwritten (Samuel Peberdy)
11 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 31, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 776, microfilm series T623, film 1472, page 99 = sheet 3B handwritten (Samuel Peberdy)
12 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (Samuel Peverdy)
13 [death notice], Philadelphia Inquirer, 31 July 1909, page 7 (Kate Peberdy)
14 'The Ninety-first Pennsylvania volunteers', Philadelphia Inquirer 8 June 1864 page 3 (Samuel Peberdy)
15 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 13 October 1902, # 7693 (Samuel Peberdy)
16 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Samuel Peverdy)
17 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Samuel Peverday)
18 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Samuel Peberdy)
19 pension index, by name (Samuel Peberdy)
|street name||Blair Street||Blair Street|
|dwelling visit #||112||112|
|family visit #||112||112|
|name||Peberdy Samuel||- Catherine||- Samuel||- George||Peberdy Theod|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Weaver||Keeping House||At School||At School|
|school this year||1||1|
|mother's birthplace||Eng||Eng||Eng [sic]||Eng [sic]||Penna [?]|
|name||Peberdy Samuel||- Katie||- George W|
|birth date||Aug 1841||Aug 1842||Sept 1873|
|# years married||33||33|
|mother of how many children?||7|
|# of children living||3|
|# years in USA|
|occupation||Laborer Water Beau [?]||Sewer Brick layer|
|# months not employed||0||4|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|
PEBERDY.--On July 29, 1909, KATE, wife of the late Samuel Peberdy. The relatives and friends of the family, also Circle 102 Ladies of the GAR, are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services, on Saturday afternoon, at 1.30 o'clock, from her late residence, 2253 North Hope street. Interment private.[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 13 October 1902, # 7693, Samuel Peberdy]