91st PA: John Roxworth

John Roxworth

Before the war

He was born in March 1833 (7, 8; 2 (32 in 1865), 4 [27 in 1860], 5 [36 in 1870], 6 [46 in 1880], 7 [67 in 1900]). He was born in Germany (4 [Germany], 5 [Bavaria], 6 [Saxton (?)], 7).

He immigrated to the United States in 1844 (7). He was a naturalized citizen by 1870 (5, 7).

He married Elizabeth [unknown family name]. She was born on 10 December 1835, in Pennsylvania (8). They apparently had at least these children (4, 5, 6, 7):

In 1860, he was living in Menallen Township (post office Bendersville), Adams County, Pennsylvania (4). He was living with his wife Elizabeth and children George, John, and Samuel (4). He was a day laborer, and owned $400 in real estate and $125 in personal property (4).

During the war

He was drafted (1, 2). He was mustered into service as a private on 28 February 1865 at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (1, 2, 3, 10). He was a private in company F (1, 11).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 2, 3, 10). He was a private in company F (11).

After the war

In 1870, he was living in Menallen Township (post office Wenksville), Adams County, Pennsylvania (7). He was living with his wife Elizabeth and children George, John, Samuel, Anna, Mary, Andrew, and William (7). He was a farm laborer, and owned $600 in real estate and $300 in personal property (7).

In 1880, he was living in Menallen Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (6). He was living with his wife Elizabeth, and children John, Samuel, Anna, Andrew, William, Rachel, and Harry (6). He was a farmer (6).

On 13 February 1890, he successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (3, 12).

In 1890, he was living in Wenks[ville], Adams County, Pennsylvania (10).

His wife Elizabeth Jane Rexroth died on 14 July 1889, in Adams County, Pennsylvania (8, 9). She was buried in Wenksville Cemetery, Wenksville, Adams County, Pennsylvania (8).

In 1900, he was living in Menallen Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (7). He was living with his son Harry and Harry's wife Ella (7). He was a widower (7). He was a farmer (7).

He died on 27 July 1901 (3, 8). He was buried in Wenksville Cemetery, Wenksville, Adams County, Pennsylvania (8).

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 Roxworth)

2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 19 January 2005 (John Roxworth)

3 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (John Rexroth [sic])

4 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, post office Bendersville, microfilm series M653, film 1057, page 415 = 69 handwritten (John Rexroad)

5 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, post office Wenksville, microfilm series M593, film 1289, page 266 verso = 32 handwritten (John Rexroth)

6 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 43, microfilm series T9, film 1085, page 34 = 14 B handwritten (John Rexroth)

7 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams, Menallen Township, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 3, microfilm series T623, film 1354, page 39 = 13 A handwritten (John Rexroth)

8 Find-A-Grave, memorials 33884854 (John W Rexroth) and 33884845 (Elizabeth Jane Rexroth), created by RCM, 15 Feb 2009, accessed 2 December 2009 (John W Rexroth)

9 'McKinney', a gedcom, available on RootsWeb WorldConnect, contact Linda Ann Coale Panzer, last updated 23 September 2005 (accessed 2 December 2009) (John Wesley Rexroth)

10 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township and Bendersville Boro, page 10 (John Rexroth)

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

12 pension index, by name (John Rexroth)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1850 US census
LDS pilot index (accessed November 2009)

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John Wesley Roxworth in the 91st PA database

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, post office Bendersville, microfilm series M653, film 1057, page 415 = 69 handwritten]
line1819202122
Dwelling number486    
Family number500    
NameJohn RexroadElizabeth "George "John W. "Samuel H. "
Age2725538/12
Sexmfmmm
Color     
OccupationDay laborer    
Value of real estate owned400    
Value of personal estate125    
Place of birthGermanyPennsylvaniaDoDoDo
Married within year     
Attended school within year  1  
Cannot read & write     
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.     

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, post office Wenksville, microfilm series M593, film 1289, page 266 verso = 32 handwritten]
line131415161718192021
Dwelling-house number237        
Family number260        
NameRexroth John- Elizabeth- George- John- Samuel- Anna- Mary- Andrew- William
Age36351513107531
SexMFMMMFFMM
ColorWWWWWWWWW
OccupationFarm LaborerKeeping HouseFarm LaborerFarm Laborer     
Real estate value600        
Personal estate value300        
BirthplaceBavariaPenna"""""""
Father foreign born1 1111111
Mother foreign born1        
Birth month if born within year         
Marriage month if married within year         
Attended school past year  1111   
Can't read         
Can't write         
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.         
Male US citizen at least 21 years old1        
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...         

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 43, microfilm series T9, film 1085, page 34 = 14 B handwritten]
line456789101112
street name         
house number         
dwelling visit #120        
family visit #128        
nameRexroth John- Elizabeth- John W- Samuel- Anna S.- Andrew- William- Racheal- Harry E
colorWWWWWWWWW
sexMFMMFMMFM
age4644232018131195
month born if born in year         
relationship WifeSonSonDaughterSonSonDaughterSon
single  1111111
married11       
widowed/divorced         
married during year         
occupationFarmerKeeping houseFarm LaborerFarm LaborerAt homeLaborer   
months unemployed         
currently ill?         
blind         
deaf/dumb         
idiotic         
insane         
disabled         
school this year     111 
can't read         
can't write         
birthplaceSaxton [?]PennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplace PaPaPaPaPaPaPaPa
mother's birthplace PaPaPaPaPaPaPaPa

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township and Bendersville Boro, page 10]
[line] 35
[house] 268
[family] 276
[name] John Rexroth
[rank] Private
[company] F
[unit] 91 Reg Pa
[enlistment date] 28 Feb 1865
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] [blank] years, 4 months, 12 days
[post office address] Wenks Adams County Pa
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams, Menallen Township, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 3, microfilm series T623, film 1354, page 39 = 13 A handwritten]
line202122
street   
house number   
dwelling number256  
family number261  
nameRexroth John- Harry E- Ella E
relationshipHeadSonD-in-law
colorWWW
sexMMF
birth dateMar 1833June 1875Sept 1880
age672419
married?WdMM
# years married 00
mother of how many children?  0
# of children living  0
birthplaceGermanyPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplaceGermanyGermanyPennsylvania
mother's birthplaceGermanyPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year1844  
# years in USA55  
naturalized citizen?Na  
occupationFarmerFarmer 
# months not employed00 
# months in school   
can readYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYes
speaks EnglishYesYesYes
owned/rentedO  
free or mortgagedF  
farm/houseF  
# of farm schedule158  

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 4 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Rexroth, John
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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