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).
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).
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)
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)
|Name||John Rexroad||Elizabeth "||George "||John W. "||Samuel H. "|
|Value of real estate owned||400|
|Value of personal estate||125|
|Place of birth||Germany||Pennsylvania||Do||Do||Do|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year||1|
|Cannot read & write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Rexroth John||- Elizabeth||- George||- John||- Samuel||- Anna||- Mary||- Andrew||- William|
|Occupation||Farm Laborer||Keeping House||Farm Laborer||Farm Laborer|
|Real estate value||600|
|Personal estate value||300|
|Father foreign born||1||1||1||1||1||1||1||1|
|Mother foreign born||1|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year||1||1||1||1|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|dwelling visit #||120|
|family visit #||128|
|name||Rexroth John||- Elizabeth||- John W||- Samuel||- Anna S.||- Andrew||- William||- Racheal||- Harry E|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Farmer||Keeping house||Farm Laborer||Farm Laborer||At home||Laborer|
|school this year|| || ||1||1||1|
|name||Rexroth John||- Harry E||- Ella E|
|birth date||Mar 1833||June 1875||Sept 1880|
|# years married||0||0|
|mother of how many children?||0|
|# of children living||0|
|# years in USA||55|
|# months not employed||0||0|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged||F|
|# of farm schedule||158|