91st PA: Samuel Peberdy

Samuel Peberdy

Before the war

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]).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (5, 6).

During the war

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).

On 23 August 1863, he returned to duty from corps headquarters (4). On 26 August 1863, Sinex reported that he had been on duty as Provost Guard at Corps Headquarters, and had returned (2).

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer, at Bealton, Virginia (1, 6), presumably on 26 December 1863.

He was wounded on 10 [?] May 1864, at Spottsylvania Court House, Virginia (1, 14).

On 27 June 1865, he was promoted to corporal, effective 1 May 1865 (1, 3, 6).

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).

After the war

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).

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 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)

Sources cchecked unsuccessfully

pension index by name
Ancestry index (accessed October 2005)
Pennsylvania, veterans burial cards, 1777-1999
Ancestry index (accessed March 2011)

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Samuel Peberdy in the 91st PA database

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 667, microfilm series T9, film 1189, pages 351-352 = 14D-15A handwritten]
line474849501
street nameBlair StreetBlair Street
house number1927   1927
dwelling visit #112   112
family visit #112   112
namePeberdy Samuel- Catherine- Samuel- GeorgePeberdy Theod
colorWWWWW
sexMFMMM
age37371072
month born if born in year     
relationship WifeSonSon 
single  111
married11   
widowed/divorced     
married during year     
occupationWeaverKeeping HouseAt SchoolAt School 
months unemployed     
currently ill?     
blind     
deaf/dumb     
idiotic     
insane     
disabled     
school this year  11 
can't read     
can't write     
birthplaceEnglandGermanyPennaPennaPenna
father's birthplacePennaEngEngEngEng
mother's birthplaceEngEngEng [sic]Eng [sic]Penna [?]

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 730, page 1 (image 2335 on Ancestry)]
[line] 7
[house] 286
[family] 290
[name] Peberdy Samuel
[rank] Corporal
[company] A
[unit] 91 P V
[enlistment date] Aug 20 1861
[discharge date] July 14 1865
[length of service] 1 year, x months, 3 days
[post office address] 2037 Blair St [the '3' is clear]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory

[searched transcription on Ancestry, March 2005]
Samuel Peberdy, weaver, h 2027 Blair
George R Hutton, canvasser, h r 2027 Blair

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 31, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 776, microfilm series T623, film 1472, page 99 = sheet 3B handwritten]
[I did not transcribe the other family at this address, headed by Charles Louge]
line858687
streetBlair Street
house number2027  
dwelling number53  
family number58  
namePeberdy Samuel- Katie- George W
relationshipHeadWifeSon
colorWWW
sexMFM
birth dateAug 1841Aug 1842Sept 1873
age585726
married?MMS
# years married3333 
mother of how many children? 7 
# of children living 3 
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplaceEnglandFrancePennsylvania
mother's birthplaceEnglandGermanyPennsylvania
immigration year   
# years in USA   
naturalized citizen?   
occupationLaborer Water Beau [?] Sewer Brick layer
# months not employed0 4
# months in school   
can readyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyes
speaks Englishyesyesyes
owned/rented[illegible]  
free or mortgaged   
farm/houseH  
# of farm schedule   

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 17 February 2015, from Fold3]


Peverdy Samuel
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Corp
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Peberdy Samuel

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 19 February 2015]

Peverday Samuel
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Corp
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Peberdy Samuel

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, trancribed 19 February 2015]

Peberdy Samuel
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Corp
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death notice

[Philadelphia Inquirer, 31 July 1909, page 7]

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

[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 13 October 1902, # 7693, Samuel Peberdy]
[source: www.familysearch.org]

RETURN OF A DEATH IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.
7693 [?]
PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFICATE.
1. Name of Deceased, Samuel Peberdy
2. Color, White
3. Sex, Male
4. Age, 61 years
5. Married
6. Date of Death, Oct. 13th, 1902
7. Cause of Death, Cancer of Stomach
Samuel T. Neuber, M.D.
Residence, 1855 Frankford Ave.
UNDERTAKER'S CERTIFICATE IN RELATION TO DECEASED.
8. Occupation, Laborer
9. Place of Birth, England
10. When a Minor, [blank]
11. Ward, 31st
12. Street and Number, 2027 Blair St.
13. Date of Burial, Oct. 19, 1902
14. Place of Burial, Palmer Vault to K. of P. Greenwood Cem.
Selring [?] Son Undertaker
Residence, 6 + Diamond

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