91st PA: George W Rodearmel

George W Rodearmel

Before the war

He was born in July 1844 (15). He was born in 1844/45 (2 (19 in 1864), 7 (19 in 1864), 9 (19 in 1864), 12 (65 in 1910), 13 (30 in 1870), 14 (36 in 1880), 15 (55 in 1900)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2, 7, 9, 12, 14, 15).

When he enlisted, he was a clerk (2, 7, 9).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (2, 7, 9).

During the war

He enlisted on 25 January 1864 (7, 9 [26 Jan], 10 [26 Jan], 16 [26 Jan]) He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Shipley (9). He was mustered into service on 26 January 1864, by Lieutenant Burke (1, 2 [26 January], 9). He was a private, in company D (1, 18-21).

He was promoted to corporal on 1 or 14 November 1864 (1, 3 [14 Nov], 8, 9 [14 Nov]).

He was granted a furlough to visit Philadelphia Pennsylvania, because his mother was sick, from 14 February 1865 to 24 February 1865 (2; 6 has 13 Feb to 23 Feb). He had been paid through 31 August 1864, and had received subsistence through 14 February 1865 (2). Transportation was furnished from Annapolis, Maryland, to Washington DC; it cost $1.07 (2). Perhaps because of the furlough he was paid through 31 December 1864 (2). He was furnished with transportation from Philadelphia to Baltimore on 24 February 1865, which cost $2.06, and returned on time (2; 6 has 27 Feb).

He was mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 10 [4 Jul], 16). He was a corporal, in company D (18-21).

After the war

He and George Whistler were brothers-in-law (5).

On 26 March 1868, he testified on behalf of the pension application by Catharine Vanarsdall, widow of Aaron K Vanarsdall (D) (17).

In 1869/70, he married Susan H [unknown family name] (12, 15). In 1900 and 1910, she had had 3 children, all of whom were alive (12, 15).

In 1870, he was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13). He was living with his wife Susan (13).

In 1880, he was living at 1401 Parrish Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (14). He was living with his wife Susan, and sons Henry and Charles (14). He was a clerk (14).

In 1890, he was living at 1413 Parrish Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10, 11). He was a clerk (11).

On 20 August 1890, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 16).

In 1900, he was living at 1413 Parrish Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (15). He was a salesman (15). He was living with his wife Susan, and three sons (15).

On 16 February 1907, he again applied for a pension (16).

In 1910, he was living at 1413 Parrish Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (12). He was living with his wife Susan and son Dewitt (12). He was a commercial salesman (12).

On 16 December 1915, he died, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (16).

On 24 December 1915, his widow, Susan H Rodearmel, applied successfully for a pension (4, 16).

Researcher

David Rodearmel is researching him; contact him at:

Rodearmel at aol.com

(Replace ' at ' with '@')

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 furlough document, 14 February 1865, provided by Dave Rodearmel, transcription and image

3 special order 110, HQ 91st PA, 14 November 1864

4 pension index, by name (George W Rodearmel)

5 e-mail message, Ken Honda, 4 June 2002

6 enlisted men's furloughs (Corpl Rodermal)

7 enlistment paperwork (Thanks to Dave Rodearmal!)

8 company D, list of non-commissioned officers (George W Rodermill)

9 company D, second descriptive roll, entry 55 (Geo W Rodermal)

10 1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 264, page 1 (image 1520 on Ancestry), line 8 (George W Rodearmel)

11 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory (George W Rodearmel)

12 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 15, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 217, microfilm series T624, film 1391, page 244 A = 1 handwritten (George W Rodearmal)

13 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, microfilm series M593, film 1415, page 327 = 73 handwritten, second enumeration (George Rodermel)

14 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 255, microfilm series T9, film 1174, pages 94 A - B = 5-6 handwritten (D George Rodermel)

15 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 263 [?], microfilm series T623, film 1468, page 1 (Geo Rodermel)

16 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company D (George W Rodearmel)

17 widow's pension certificate file, National Archives and Records Administration, record group 15, certificate number WC 112,570, Catharine Reeves widow of Aaron K Vanarsdall (G W Rodearmel)

18 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George W Rodermeal)

19 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George W Rodermel)

20 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George W Rodearmel)

21 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George W Rodarmal)

Display



George W Rodearmel in the 91st PA database

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, microfilm series M593, film 1415, page 327 = 73 handwritten, second enumeration]
line56
Dwelling-house number113 
Family number  
NameRodermel GeorgeSusan
Age3020
SexMF
Color  
Occupation  
Real estate value  
Personal estate value  
Birthplace  
Father foreign born  
Mother foreign born  
Birth month if born within year  
Marriage month if married within year  
Attended school past year  
Can't read  
Can't write  
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.  
Male US citizen at least 21 years old  
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...  

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 255, microfilm series T9, film 1174, pages 94 A - B = 5-6 handwritten]
line495012
street nameParrish [??] StParrish St
house number  1401 
dwelling visit #39 39 
family visit #42 42 
nameRodermel D George- H SusanRodermel S Henry- R [?] Charles
colorWWWW
sexMFMM
age362942
month born if born in year    
relationship WifeSondo
single  11
married11  
widowed/divorced    
married during year    
occupationClerkKeeping houseAt homeAt home
months unemployed    
currently ill?    
blind    
deaf/dumb    
idiotic    
insane    
disabled    
school this year    
can't read    
can't write    
birthplacePaPaPaPa
father's birthplacePaPaPaPa
mother's birthplacePaPaPaPa

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 264, page 1 (image 1520 on Ancestry), line 8]
[line] 8
[house] 41
[family] 43
[name] George W Rodearmel 1413 Parrish
[rank] Corp [?]
[company] D
[unit] 91 Penn Reg Inf
[enlistment date] 26 Jan 1864
[discharge date] 4 July 1865
[length of service] 1 year, [blank] months, [blank] days
[post office address] 1413 Parrish St
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory

[searched transcription on Ancestry, February 2005]
George W Rodearmel, clerk, h 1413 Parrish

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 263 [?], microfilm series T623, film 1468, page 1]
[Note: tape obscures the names of two of their sons, presumably Charles and Dewitt]
line12345
street[P]arrish
house number1413    
dwelling number1    
family number1    
nameRodermel Geo- Susan- Harry- [illegible]- [illegible]
relationshipHeadWifeSonSonSon
colorWWWWW
sexMFMMM
birth dateJuly 1844May 1851Nov 1875Apr 1878Dec 1880
age5549242219
married?MMSSS
# years married3030   
mother of how many children? 3   
# of children living 3   
birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
father's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
immigration year     
# years in USA     
naturalized citizen?     
occupationSalesman SalesmanSalesmanSalesman
# months not employed0 000
# months in school     
can readYesYesYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYesYesYes
speaks EnglishYesYesYesYesYes
owned/rentedR    
free or mortgaged     
farm/houseH    
# of farm schedule     

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 15, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 217, microfilm series T624, film 1391, page 244 A = 1 handwritten]
line123
streetParrish Street
house nr1413  
dwelling nr1  
family nr1  
nameRodearmal George W- Susan H- Dewitt C
relationshipHeadWifeSon
sexMFM
colorWWW
age655829
marital statusM1M1S
#years present marriage4040 
mother of # children 3 
mother of # living children 3 
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated   
naturalized/alien   
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationSalesmanNoneSalesman
nature of industry etc.Commercial Commercial
employer etc.W W
out of work 15 Apr 1910?No No
# weeks out of work 19090 0
can readYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYes
school since 1 Sep 09   
owned/rentedR  
owned free or mortagaged   
farm/houseH  
nr on farm schedule   
civil war vetUA  
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 March 2015, from Fold3]


Rodermeal, George W.
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Corpl.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Rodermel, George W.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 15 Mar 15]

Rodermel George W
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Corpl
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 17 Mar 15]

Rodearmel, George W.
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Corpl.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Rodermel, George W.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 4, transcribed 17 Mar 15]

Rodarmal, George W.
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Corpl.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Rodermel, George W.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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