91st PA: Samuel W Seybert

Samuel W Seybert

Before the war

He was born in November 1843 (11; 6 (19 in 1863), 7 (19 in 1863), 10 (66 in 1910), 11 (56 in 1900), 12 (27 in 1870), 13 (16 in 1860), 14 (8 in 1850), 15 (35 in 1880)). He was born in Pennsylvania (6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15).

In 1850, he was living in Perry Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania (14). He was living with Sebastian and Mary Seybert (presumably his parents), and Jacob, Susannah, Margaret, Eliza, and Emmy (presumably his siblings) (14). He was attending school (14).

In 1860, he was living in Perry Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania (13). He was a day laborer, and had attended school within the year (13). He was living with Sebastian and Mary Seybert (probably his parents) and Eliza and Emma Seybert (probably his siblings) (13).

When he enlisted, he was a boatman (6, 7).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8-1/2 inches tall, and had a florid complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair (6, 7).

During the war

He was a substitute (1, 5 [drafted], 6, 7). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 31 August 1863 in the 62nd Pennsylvania Infantry (1, 6, 7, 18 [30 Aug]). He was enlisted for three years (6, 7). His service was credited to the 23rd congressional district (6, 7). He was a private, in company M (19, 22).

He was transferred on 20 July 1864 from company M of the 62nd Pennsylvania to the 91st (1, 17). On 21 July 1864, he, and the other members of companies L and M, were assigned to company G (2). On 22 July 1864, they were transferred to company K, following brigade orders to assign them to the smallest company (3). He was a private, in company K, of the 91st (1, 3, 19, 21).

On 28 October 1864, he was present when John Hamilton (K) was wounded in the skirmish line (20).

On 3 July 1865, he was promoted to corporal, effective 1 July 1865 (1, 4, 5).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 18). He was a corporal in company K (19, 21).

After the war

In 1866/67, he married Parthena [unknown family name] (10, 11 [34 years in 1900]). In 1910, his wife had had 10 children, six of whom were alive (10, 11 [2/2 in 1900]).

On 5 April 1867, he swore that John Hamilton (K) was wounded in the left side, in the line of duty, on 28 October 1864 (20). Seybert was living in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania (20).

In 1870, he was living in Perry Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania (12). He was a laborer, and owned $500 in real estate and $100 in personal property (12). He was living with his wife Parthena, and children Annie and Osa (12).

On 29 April 1884, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (8, 18).

In 1880, he was living in Perry Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania (15). He was a laborer (15). He was living with his wife Parthena, his children Anna Mary, O, H.W., K.D., O.M., Ella D., and with his mother Mary (15).

In 1890, he was living in Perry, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania (9). He had a lame back (9).

In 1900, he was living in Perry Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania (11). He was a farmer (11). He was living with his wife Parthena, and children Herman and Ella (11).

In 1910, he was living in Perry Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania (10). He was a laborer, at a brick works (10). He was out of work 4 weeks in 1909 (10). He was living with his wife Parthena (10).

He died on 2 March 1919, at West Montery, [Clarion County,] Pennsylvania (18).

On 31 March 1919, his widow, Parthena Seybert, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (8, 18).

In 1920, his widow, Parthena Sybert, was living on Millers Eddy, in Perry Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania (16). She owned the house, free of any mortgage (16).

In 1930, his widow, Parthena Seybert, was living on Millers Eddy, Perry Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania (17). She owned the house, which was worth $1,200 (17). She was living with her son Herman and his family (17).

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 special order 65, HQ 91st PA, 21 July 1864 (Samuel W Seybert)

3 special order 66, HQ 91st PA, 22 July 1864 (Samuel W Seybert)

4 special order 39, HQ 91st PA, 3 July 1865 (Samuel Seybert)

5 company K, second list of non-commissioned officers (Sam'l Seybert)

6 company K, third descriptive roll (Sam'l W Seybert)

7 company K, fourth descriptive roll (Samuel W Seybert)

8 pension index, by name (Samuel W Seybert)

9 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Armstrong County, Perry, page 2 (Samuel W Sybert)

10 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Armstrong County, Perry Township, microfilm series T624, film 1309, page 3 = 3 A handwritten (Samuel W Seybert)

11 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Armstrong County, Perry Township, microfilm series T623, film 1373, page 229 = 5 B handwritten (Samuel W Sybert)

12 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Armstrong County, Perry Township (post office Bradye Band), microfilm series M593, film 1301, page 321 = 96 handwritten (Samuel Sybert)

13 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Armstrong County, Perry Township, microfilm series M653, film 1070, page 509 = 74 handwritten (Samuel W Seybert)

14 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Armstrong County, Perry Township, microfilm series M432, film 749, page 7 (Saml Sibert)

15 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Armstrong County, Perry Township, supervisor's district 10, enumeration district 18, microfilm series T9, film 1096, page 383 = 17 A handwritten (SW Seibert)

16 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Armstrong County, Perry Township, supervisor's district 18, enumeration district 22, microfilm series T625, film 1508, page 133 = 2 B handwritten (Parthena Sybert)

17 1930 US census, Pennsylvania, Armstrong County, Perry Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 3-40, microfilm series T626, film 1994, page 101 = 1 B handwritten (Parthena Seybert)

18 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (Samuel W Seybert)

19 Page 256. Floyd G Hoenstine. Military services and genealogical records of soldiers of Blair County, Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA: Telegraph Press, 1940. (Samuel W Seybert)

20 widow's pension certificate file, National Archives and Records Administration, record group 15, certificate number 93,690 (Maria Jane Brown widow of John Hamilton) (Samuel Seybert)

21 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Samuel W Seybert, 91st PA)

22 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Samuel W Seybert, 62nd PA)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1940 US census
searched Ancestry index for Parthena Seybert (accessed 1 July 2012)

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Samuel W Seybert in the 91st PA database

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Armstrong County, Perry Township, microfilm series M432, film 749, page 7]
line1617181920212223
Dwellings visited83       
Families visited83       
NameSabastian [sic?] SibertMary A "Jacob "Susanah "Margartt [sic] "Eliza "Saml "Emmy "
Age49421715131084
Sexmfmfffmf
Color        
Occupation of males over 15 yearsFarmer Farmer     
Real estate owned1000       
BirthplacePa"""""""
Married within year        
Attended school within year  11111 
Over 20 & can't read/write 1      
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.        

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Armstrong County, Perry Township, microfilm series M653, film 1070, page 509 = 74 handwritten]
line2526272829
Dwelling number111    
Family number535    
NameSebastian SeybertMary A "Eliza A "Samuel W Emma "
Age6052181613
SexMFFMF
Color     
OccupationCarpenter DomesticDay Laborer 
Value of real estate owned1,500    
Value of personal estate150 [?]    
Place of birthPaPaPaPaPa
Married within year     
Attended school within year  111
Cannot read & write     
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.     

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Armstrong County, Perry Township (post office Bradye Band), microfilm series M593, film 1301, page 321 = 96 handwritten]
line29303132
Dwelling-house number672   
Family number668   
NameSybert Samuel- Parthena- Annie- Osa
Age272226/12
SexMFFF
ColorWWWW
OccupationLaborerhouse keeper  
Real estate value500   
Personal estate value100   
BirthplacePaPaPaPa
Father foreign born    
Mother foreign born    
Birth month if born within year   Oct
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, Armstrong County, Perry Township, supervisor's district 10, enumeration district 18, microfilm series T9, film 1096, page 383 = 17 A handwritten]
line242526272829303132
street name         
house number         
dwelling visit #96        
family visit #102        
nameSeibert, SW- P. P.- Anna Mary- O. Nt [?]H. W.K. D.O. M.Ella D- Mary A
colorWWWWWWWWW
sexMFFFMMFFF
age3525 [sic]1210854270
month born if born in year         
relationship WifeDaughterDaughterSonSonDaughterDaughterMother
single  111111 
married11       
widowed/divorced        1
married during year         
occupationLaborer        
months unemployed         
currently ill?  Subject to Fits      
blind         
deaf/dumb         
idiotic         
insane         
disabled         
school this year  111    
can't read         
can't write        1
birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPaPaPaPa
father's birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPaPaPaPa
mother's birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPaPaPaPa

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Armstrong County, Perry, supervisor's district [8], enumeration district [24], page 2]
[line] 24
[house] [blank]
[family] [blank]
[name] Sybert, Samuel W
[rank] Corp
[company] K
[unit] 91 Pa Vol
[enlistment date] 17 July 1863 [?]
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] 1 year, 2 months, 11 days
[post office address] Do " [sc. Westmontrey, Clarion Co]
[disability incurred] Lame Back
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Armstrong County, Perry Township, microfilm series T623, film 1373, page 229 = 5 B handwritten]
line51525354
street    
house number    
dwelling number88   
family number90   
nameSybert Samuel W- Parthena P- Herman W- Ella D
relationshipHeadWifeSonDaughter
colorWWWW
sexMFMF
birth dateNov 1843Oct 1849Sep 1871Nov 1877
age56502822
married?MMSS
# years married3434  
mother of how many children? 2 [?]  
# of children living 2  
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year    
# years in USA    
naturalized citizen?    
occupationFarmer Farm Laborer 
# months not employed0 0 
# months in school    
can readyesyesyesyes
can writeyesnonoyes
speaks Englishyesyesyesyes
owned/rentedO   
free or mortgagedF   
farm/houseF   
# of farm schedule37   

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Armstrong County, Perry Township, microfilm series T624, film 1309, page 3 = 3 A handwritten]
line3233
streetRoad from Minn [?] Rollers Eddy to Ostrada
house nr  
dwelling nr54 
family nr54 
nameSeybert Samuel W- Parthena
relationshipheadwife
sexMF
colorWW
age6657
marital statusM1M1
#years present marriage4343
mother of # children 10
mother of # living children 6
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated  
naturalized/alien  
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationLaborernone
nature of industry etc.Brick work 
employer etc.W 
out of work 15 Apr 1910?No 
# weeks out of work 19094 
can readyesyes
can writeyesno
school since 1 Sep 09  
owned/rentedO 
owned free or mortagagedF 
farm/houseF 
nr on farm schedule37 
civil war vetUA 
blind  
deaf & dumb  

1920 census

[1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Armstrong County, Perry Township, supervisor's district 18, enumeration district 22, microfilm series T625, film 1508, page 133 = 2 B handwritten]
line54
streetMillers Eddy
house numberX
dwelling visit number35
family visit number35
nameSybert Parthena
relationshipHead
own/rentO
free/mortgaged (if owned)F
sexF
raceW
age at last birthday68
marital statusWd
year of immigration 
naturalized/alien 
year of naturalization 
attended school since Sept 1919 
can readYes [?]
can writeNo
birth placePennsylvania
native language 
father's birthplacePennsylvania
father's native language 
mother's birthplacePennsylvania
mother's native language 
can speak English 
occupationYes
industry, businessNone
employment status 
number of farm schedule 

1930 census

[1930 US census, Pennsylvania, Armstrong County, Perry Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 3-40, microfilm series T626, film 1994, page 101 = 1 B handwritten]
line83848586
streetMillers Eddy
house number    
dwelling visit #25   
family visit #25   
nameSeybert, Parthena- Herman W- Nellie B- Clarence W
relationHeadSonDaughter in LawGrandson
owned/rentedO   
value or rent1200   
radio    
farmNo[check mark][check mark][check mark]
sexFMFM
colorWWWW
age82545821
married?WdMMS
age 1st marriage 2630 
school/college since 9/29nononono
can read & writenoyesyesyes
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
native language    
immigration year    
naturalization    
can speak Englishyesyesyesyes
occupationNoneLaborerNoneLaborer
industry General Work Steam Rail Road
worker class W W
at work yesterday yes no
unemployment schedule #   5
veteran? No  
war    
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 26 March 2015, from Fold3]


Seybert Samuel W.
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Corpl.
See also 12" Pa. Inf. [sic; sc. 62nd Pa Inf; there is no card for Samuel Seybert in the 12th PA]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 28 March 2015]

Seybert Samuel W.
Co. M, 62 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also 91" Pa. Inf.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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