91st PA: Isaac Russell

Isaac Russell

Before the war

He was born in August 1837 (5 (1838), 9; 2 (26 in 1865), 6 (21 in 1860), 7 (30 in 1870), 8 (45 in 1880), 9 (62 in 1900), 10 (72 in 1910)). He was born in Hopewell Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10). He was born to Jacob P Russell and Catharine Weaver (5).

In 1850, he was living in Hopewell Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (12). He was living with his parents Jacob and Catharine Russel, with many siblings (12).

In 1860, he was living in Hopewell Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (6). He was a farm laborer, and had attended school within the year (6). He was living with his parents Jacob and Catharine Russle (6).

When he enlisted, he worked at a r[ail] road (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 10 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and brown hair (2).

During the war

His brother Abraham Russell also served in the 91st.

He was drafted (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 15 March 1865 (1, 2, 3). He was enlisted for one year, at Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Lloyd (2). He reported for duty on 15 March 1865 (2). His service was credited to the seventeenth congressional district (2). He was a private in company D (1, 14).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 3 [7 Jul 65]). He was a private, in company D (14).

After the war

He married Maria [or Mariah] in 1866/1867 (5, 10, 11). They had one child, who was still alive in 1910 (5, 10,11):

In 1870, he was living in Hopewell Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (7). He was a railroad laborer, and owned $1,750 in real estate and $200 in personal property (7). He was living with his wife Maria and child Alfred (7).

In 1880, he was living in Hopewell Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (8). He was working on a farm (8). He was living with his wife Mariah, son Alfred, and a servant (8).

On 6 September 1890, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 13).

In 1890, he was living in Hopewell Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (post office: Shybeaver) (3).

In 1900, he was living in Hopewell Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (9). He was a farmer (9). He was living with his wife Margaret (9).

On 16 January 1908, he again applied for a pension (13).

In 1910, he was living in Hopewell Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (10). He was a farmer (10). He was living with his wife Mariah (10).

He died on 6 May 1911, at Shy Beaver, Pennsylvania (5, 13). He was buried in Russellville Cemetery, Russellville, Hopewell Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (5).

On 19 June 1911, his widow, Maria Russell, applied successfully for a pension (4, 13).

In 1920, his widow, Mariah Russell, was living in Hopewell Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (11).

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) (Isaac Russell)

2 company D, [second] descriptive roll, entry 86 (Isaac Russel)

3 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Huntington County, Hopewell Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 171, page 1 (Isaac W Russel)

4 pension index, by name (Isaac Russell)

5 'Field family tree', a gedcom on Rootsweb WorldConnect (viewed June 2007, last revised 30 May 2007, contact Susan) (other gedcoms on WorldConnect have similar data) (Isaac Russell)

6 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Hopewell Township, microfilm series M653, film 1115, page 276 = 8 handwritten (Isaac Russle [sic])

7 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Hopewell Township (post office McConnelstown), microfilm series M593, film 1349, pages 618 = 3-4 handwritten (Isaac Russel)

8 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Hopewell Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 196, microfilm series T9, film 1134, page 228 A = 17 handwritten (Isaac Russell)

9 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Hopewell Township, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 89, microfilm series T623, film 1414, page 129 B = 4 handwritten (Isaac Russell)

10 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Hopewell Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration 65, microfilm series T624, film 1349, page 275 B = 1 handwritten (Isaac Russell)

11 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Hopewell Township, supervisor's district 14, enumeration district 72, microfilm series T625, film 1564, page 260 A = 6 handwritten (Mariah Russell)

12 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Hopewell Township, microfilm series M432, film 784, page 298] (Isaac Russel)

13 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company D (Isaac Russell)

14 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Isaac Russell)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1930 US census
Ancestry index (accessed July 2007)

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Hopewell Township, microfilm series M432, film 784, page 298]
line2324252627282930313233
Dwellings visited69          
Families visited69          
NameJacob RusselCatharine "David "Mary "Isaac "John "Abraham "Samuel "Daniel "James "Rosanna "
Age644518161312108636/12
SexMFMFMMMMMMF
Color           
Occupation of males over 15 yearsFarmer Labor        
Real estate owned1200          
Birthplace" [sc. Penna]""""""""""
Married within year           
Attended school within year           
Over 20 & can't read/write           
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.           

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Hopewell Township, microfilm series M653, film 1115, page 276 = 8 handwritten]
line111213141516171819
Dwelling number48        
Family number50        
NameJacob Russle SrCatharine "Isaac "John "Abram "Samuel "Daniel "James "Rosa "
Age65502119181613127
Sexmfmmmmmmf
Color         
OccupationFarmer Farm LaborerDo DoDo DoDo Do   
Value of real estate owned9,000        
Value of personal estate1,500        
Place of birthDo [sc. Penna]DoDoDoDoDoDoDoDo
Married within year         
Attended school within year  1111111
Cannot read & write         
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.         

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Hopewell Township (post office McConnelstown), microfilm series M593, film 1349, pages 618 = 3-4 handwritten]
line39401
Dwelling-house number21  
Family number24  
NameRussel Isaac- MariaRussel Alfred
Age30281
SexMFM
ColorWWW
OccupationRR LaborerKeeping houseAt home
Real estate value1750  
Personal estate value200  
BirthplacePaPaPa
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 old1  
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...   

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Hopewell Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 196, microfilm series T9, film 1134, page 228 A = 17 handwritten]
line76777879
street name    
house number    
dwelling visit #137   
family visit #148   
nameRussell Isaac- Mariah- AlfredDavis Margaret
colorWWWW
sexMFMF
age45401114
month born if born in year    
relationship WifeSonServant
single  11
married11  
widowed/divorced    
married during year    
occupationWorks on FarmKeeping House  
months unemployed    
currently ill?    
blind    
deaf/dumb    
idiotic    
insane    
disabled    
school this year  1 
can't read    
can't write    
birthplacePennaPennaPennaPenna
father's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPenna

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Huntington County, Hopewell Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 171, page 1]
[line] 9
[house] 19
[family] 19
[name] Russel Isaac W.
[rank] Private
[company] B
[unit] 91 Pa Inf.
[enlistment date] 15 Mar 1865
[discharge date] 7 July 1865
[length of service] 0 years, 3 months, 22 days
[post office address] Shybeaver Pa.
[disability incurred] x
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Hopewell Township, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 89, microfilm series T623, film 1414, page 129 B = 4 handwritten]
line5455
street  
house number  
dwelling number80 
family number80 
nameRussell Isaac- Margaret
relationshipHeadWife
colorWW
sexMF
birth dateAug 1837July 1840
age6259
married?MM
# years married33 [?]33 [?]
mother of how many children? 1
# of children living 1
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year  
# years in USA  
naturalized citizen?  
occupationFarmer 
# months not employed0 
# months in school  
can readyesyes
can writeyesyes
speaks Englishyesyes
owned/rentedO 
free or mortgagedF 
farm/houseF 
# of farm schedule36 

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Hopewell Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration 65, microfilm series T624, film 1349, page 275 B = 1 handwritten]
[Note: the next household is headed by Alfred L Russell, 41]
line6768
streetWood Court [??] Valley Road - South
house nr  
dwelling nr14 
family nr14 
nameRussell Isaac- Mariah
relationshipHeadWife
sexMF
colorWW
age7268
marital statusM1M1
#years present marriage4343
mother of # children 1
mother of # living children 1
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated  
naturalized/alien  
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationFarmernone
nature of industry etc.  
employer etc.Emp 
out of work 15 Apr 1910?  
# weeks out of work 1909  
can readyesyes
can writeyesyes
school since 1 Sep 09  
owned/rentedO 
owned free or mortagagedF 
farm/houseF 
nr on farm schedule6 
civil war vet  
blind  
deaf & dumb  

1920 census

[1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Hopewell Township, supervisor's district 14, enumeration district 72, microfilm series T625, film 1564, page 260 A = 6 handwritten]
[Note: the next household is headed by Alfred Russell, 52]
line43
street 
house numberX
dwelling visit number10
family visit number10
nameRussell Mariah
relationshipHead
own/rentO
free/mortgaged (if owned)F
sexF
raceW
age at last birthday80
marital statusWd
year of immigration 
naturalized/alien 
year of naturalization 
attended school since Sept 1919 
can readYes
can writeYes
birth placePennsylvania
native language 
father's birthplacePennsylvania
father's native language 
mother's birthplacePennsylvania
mother's native language 
can speak EnglishYes
occupationNone
industry, business 
employment status 
number 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 18 March 2015, from Fold3]


Russell, Isaac
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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