91st PA: John Albert Peddicord

John Albert Peddicord

Before the war

He was born in May 1841 (10, 11 (4 May 1840); 3 (40 in 1880), 4 (22 in 1865), 5 (10 in 1850), 6 (20 in 1860), 7 (30 in 1870), 10 (60 in 1900)). He was born in Adams County, Pennsylvania (3 (MD), 4, 5 (MD), 6 (MD), 7 (MD), 10 (MD), 11 (Emmitsburg MD)). He was born to Greenbury Peddicord and Maria Elizabeth Kipe (11).

He was baptized on 2 September 1847 (11).

In 1850, he was living in Frederick County, Maryland (5). He was living with Altha Peddicord (perhaps his grandmother), Maria Peddicord (presumably his mother), and Ann M Peddicord (presumably his sister) (5).

In 1860, he was living in Liberty Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (6). He was a farm hand, with John K Taylor (6).

When he enlisted, he was a miller (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a florid complexion, hazel eyes, and sandy hair (4).

During the war

He also served in company C of the 165th Pennsylvania infantry (8, 9). He enlisted on 16 September 1862 (9). He was discharged on 28 July 1863 [?] (9).

He was drafted (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 February 1865 (1, 4). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Eyster (4). His enlistment was credited to the sixteenth congressional district (4). He was a private in company A (1, 16).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (2). He was a private, in company A (16).

After the war

On 5 June 1866, he married Margaret Elizabeth Florence (10 [40 years in 1900], 11). She was born on 15 August 1849, in Maryland (13). In 1900, she reportedly had had four children, all of whom were alive (10).

In 1870, he was living in Carroll County, Maryland (7). He worked in a mill, and owned $150 in personal property (7). He was living with his (presumed) wife Margaret Peddicord, their (presumed) children Mary, Joseph, and Annie, and with James Taylor (7).

In 1880, he was a miller, living in Emmittsburg, Frederick County, Maryland (3). He was living with his wife, Margaret E Peddicord, and their children Joseph, Mary, Anna, Sallie, Stella, Addie, John, and Florence. His wife, Margaret E Peddicord, was 30, born in Maryland, and keeping house (3).

In 1890, he was living in Emmitsburg District, Frederick County, Maryland (9).

On 19 July 1890, he applied from Maryland for a pension (application 861,785), which he received (certificate 755,439) (2, 8).

In 1900, he was living in Emmitsburg, Frederick County, Maryland (10). He was living with his wife Margaret, children Charley, Allan, Alice, and Ella, and a grandson Roy (10). He was a carpenter, and had been out of work for three months in the previous year (10).

On 17 January 1906, he died (8 [1906], 11 [17 Jan 1906]). He died in Waukegan, [Lake County,] Illinois (11).

On 27 July 1906, his widow, Margaret E. Peddicord, applied from Illinois for a pension (application 842,375), which she received (certificate 616,022) (2, 8).

In 1910, his widow, Margaret Peddicord, was living on New York, Waukegan Township, Lake County, Illinois (14). She was living with her children Charley, Rose, and Roy (14).

In 1920, his widow, Margaret E Peddicord, was living on New York, Waukegan Township, Lake County, Illinois (15). She was living with her son Charles and his family, and with Leroy (15).

On 13 March 1924, Margaret A Peddicord [?], wife of John A, died (12, 13). She died at 804 NY, Waukegon, Lake County, Illinois, to Florence Sebastian and Margaret Elin... (13). She was married to John A Peddicord (13). On 15 March 1924, she was buried in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Waukegon, Lake County, Illinois (12, 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) (John A Peddicord)

2 pension index, by name (John Peddicord)

3 1880 US census, Maryland, Frederick County, Emmitsburg District, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 75, microfilm series T9, film 510, page 217 = 34 C handwritten (John A Peddicord)

4 company A descriptive roll, entry 159 (John A Peddicord)

5 1850 US census, Maryland, Frederick County, 5th Election District, page 194, lines 34-37 (John Peddicord)

6 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Liberty Township, page 367, lines 3-12 (John Peddicoard)

7 1870 US census, Maryland, Carroll County, 2nd election district, page 354, lines 3-8 (John Peddicord)

8 pension index, by regiment (John A Peddicord)

9 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Maryland, Frederick County, Emmitsburg District, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 85 [?], page 2 (John A Peddicord)

10 1900 US census, Maryland, Frederick County, Emmitsburg, District, precinct 1, supervisor's district 4, enumeration district 12, microfilm series T623, film 622, page 176 = 4 A handwritten (John A Peddicord)

11 'Robinson, Disbrow, Rescola - Rescorla, Carpenter - Zimmerman, Farrell, Sangston, Stevens', a gedcom, available on RootsWeb WorldConnect, contact Sherylynn, updated 20 February 2009, accessed 25 February 2011 [identification is likely, given his birth place and date, death date, and a reference to service in the Civil War (which does not mention the unit he served in)] (John Albert Peddicord)

12 Find a grave, memorial 61746486, created by grave recorder, added 16 Nov 2010, accessed 25 February 2011 (Margarette [?] wife of John A Peddicord [?]) [photograph of tombstone is hard to read on the right, but seems to say "MARGARETTE WIFE OF JOHN A. PEDDICORD 1849-1924"; note that the memorial read the surname as 'Peddicori'] [identification is likely, given the death place listed in 11 above]

13 abstract of Illinois deaths and stillbirths, 1916-1947, available on FamilySearch (accessed 25 February 2011) [identification is likely, given 11 and 12 above] (Margaret E Peddicord)

14 1910 US census, Illinois, Lake County, Waukegan Township, ward 4, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 117, microfilm series T624, film 302, page 251 = 10 B handwritten (Margaret Peddicord)

15 1920 US census, Illinois, Lake County, Waukegan Township, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 274, microfilm series T625, film 382, page 93 = 2 A handwritten (Mrs Margaret E Peddicord)

16 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John A Peddicord)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

Find a grave
accessed 25 February 2011
1930 US census
Footnote index (accessed 26 February 2011)

1880 census

[1880 US census, Maryland, Frederick County, Emmitsburg District, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 75, microfilm series T9, film 510, page 217 = 34 C handwritten]
line20212223242526272829
street name          
house number          
dwelling visit #266         
family visit #296         
namePeddicord John A.- Margaret E- Joseph G.- Mary E.- Anna C.- Sallie M J.- Stella M.- Addie P.- John S.- Florenice [?]
colorWWWWW WWWWW
sexMFMFFFFFMF
age40301213 [?]1098539/12
month born if born in year         Aug
relationship WifeSonDaughterDaughterDaughterDaughterDaughterSonDaughter
single  11111111
married11        
widowed/divorced          
married during year          
occupationMillerKeeping HouseAt HomeAt HomeAt Home     
months unemployed          
currently ill?          
blind          
deaf/dumb          
idiotic          
insane          
disabled          
school this year  111 1   
can't read          
can't write          
birthplaceMarylandMarylandPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaMarylandMarylandMarylandMarylandMarylandMaryland
father's birthplace MdMdMdMdMdMdMdMdMd
mother's birthplace MdMdMdMdMdMdMdMdMd

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Maryland, Frederick County, Emmitsburg District, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 85 [?], page 2]
[line] 18
[house] 68
[family] 71
[name] Peddicord John A.
[rank] Private
[company] C
[unit] 165 Penn Inf
[enlistment date] 16 Sept 1862
[discharge date] 28 July 1863 [?]
[length of service] 0 years, 9 months, 12 days
[post office address] " " [sc. Emmittsburg Md]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Maryland, Frederick County, Emmitsburg, District, precinct 1, supervisor's district 4, enumeration district 12, microfilm series T623, film 622, page 176 = 4 A handwritten]
[identification is likely, given the location and his location in the 1890 veterans schedule--but note that the children of the John Peddicord in the same place in 1880 do not match; could he have remarried?]
line32333435363738
street       
house number       
dwelling number66      
family number67      
namePeddicord John A- Margaret C- Charley F- Allan E- Alice L- Ella R- Roy J [?]
relationshipHeadWifeSonSonDaughterDaughterG. Son
colorWWWWWWW
sexMFMMFFM
birth dateMay 1841Aug 1849Feb 1884May 1886Oct 1888June 1892Sept 1897
age605016141172
married?MMSSSSS
# years married4040     
mother of how many children? 4     
# of children living 4     
birthplaceMarylandMarylandMarylandMarylandMarylandMarylandMaryland
father's birthplaceMarylandFranceMarylandMarylandMarylandMarylandMaryland
mother's birthplaceMarylandMarylandMarylandMarylandMarylandMarylandMaryland
immigration year       
# years in USA       
naturalized citizen?       
occupationCarpenter Day laborerFarm laborerAt SchoolAt School 
# months not employed3 04   
# months in school    76 
can readyesyesyesyesyes  
can writeyesyesyesyesyes  
speaks Englishyesyesyesyesyes  
owned/rentedO      
free or mortgagedF      
farm/houseF      
# of farm schedule49      

1910 census

[1910 US census, Illinois, Lake County, Waukegan Township, ward 4, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 117, microfilm series T624, film 302, page 251 = 10 B handwritten]
line92939495
streetNew York
house nr    
dwelling nr234   
family nr239   
namePeddicord Margaret- Charley- Rose- Roy
relationshipheadsondaughterson
sexfmfm
colorWWWW
age61261712
marital statusWdM1SS
#years present marriage    
mother of # children    
mother of # living children    
birthplaceMarylandMarylandMarylandMaryland
father's birthplaceMarylandMarylandMarylandMaryland
mother's birthplaceMarylandMarylandMarylandMaryland
immigrated    
naturalized/alien    
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationNoneMachinistShirt makerNone
nature of industry etc. wire [?] millsShirt waist factory 
employer etc. WW 
out of work 15 Apr 1910? YesYes 
# weeks out of work 1909 88 
can readyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyes
school since 1 Sep 09  noyes
owned/rentedO   
owned free or mortagagedM   
farm/houseH   
nr on farm schedule    
civil war vet    
blind    
deaf & dumb    

1920 census

[1920 US census, Illinois, Lake County, Waukegan Township, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 274, microfilm series T625, film 382, page 93 = 2 A handwritten]
line345678
streetNew York
house numberx     
dwelling visit number22     
family visit number22     
namePeddicord Charles F- Ella- Charles- Robert F- Leroy J.Mrs Margaret E
relationshipHeadWifeSonSonNephewMother
own/rentO     
free/mortgaged (if owned)M     
sexMFMMMF
raceWWWWWW
age at last birthday36311272170
marital statusMMSSSWd
year of immigration      
naturalized/alien      
year of naturalization      
attended school since Sept 1919  yesyes  
can readyesyesyes yesyes
can writeyesyesyes yesyes
birth placeMarylandIllinoisIllinoisIllinoisPennsylvaniaMaryland
native language      
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaIrelandMarylandMarylandMarylandMaryland
father's native language Irish    
mother's birthplaceMarylandIrelandIllinoisIllinoisMarylandMaryland
mother's native language Irish    
can speak Englishyesyesyes yesyes
occupationRepairmanNoneNoneNoneLaborerNone
industry, businessautomobiles   Wire [?] mill 
employment statusW   W 
number of farm schedule    258 

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 19 February 2015, from Fold3]


Peddicord John A
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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