91st PA: William Spade

William Spade

Before the war

He was born in October 1844 (11, 18; 6 (21 in 1861), 7 (21 in 1861), 10 (34 in 1880), 11 (55 in 1900), 12 (66 in 1910)). He was born in Dauphin [County], Pennsylvania (6, 7, 10, 11, 12).

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a florid complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (6, 7).

During the war

He was mustered into service on 9 August 1861 (1) in the 62nd Pennsylvania (1, 8). He was in company M (18).

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 26 December 1863 (1, 6 [1864], 7 [1864]). He was enlisted for three years, at Licken Run, Virginia, by Lieutenant Adams (6, 7). He was mustered in by Captain Bernard (6).

He was transferred on 20 July 1864 from company M of the 62nd Pennsylvania (1, 15). 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 (1, 3, 18, 19).

On 6 October 1864, he was detailed by Colonel Gregory as a brigade teamster and ordered to report to Captain Samuel J Wright, AQM (4, 5 [3 [?] Oct]).

On 30 April 1865, he was still detailed with the brigade train (16).

In June 1865, he was detailed in the Division Train (17).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 8 [14 Jul], 15). He was a private, in company K (19).

After the war

In 1880, he was living in Juniata Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania (10). He was living with Sarah (presumably his first wife), and with Mary, Edward, William, John, and Francis (presumably their children (10). He was a coal miner (10).

On 10 April 1880, he applied successfully for a pension (9, 15).

In 1882/1884, he married Louisa M [unknown family name] (11, 12). This was the second marriage for both of them (12). In 1900, she had had twelve children, six [?] of whom were then living (11). In 1910, she had had twelve children, five of whom were then living (12).

In 1890, he was living in Juniata Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania (post office: Summit, Cambria County) (8).

In 1900, he was living in Juniata Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania (11). He was living with his wife Louisa, and children Samuel, Alice, Josephine, and Howard (11). He was a coal miner (11).

On 28 February 1907, he applied successfully for a pension (15).

In 1910, he was living in Juniata Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania (12). He was living with his wife Louisa and son Howard (12). He was a laborer at a coal mine (12).

He died on 20 July 1919, at Summit, [Cambria County,] Pennsylvania (15, 18). He was buried in Summit Cemetery, Cambria County, Pennsylvania (18).

On 12 September 1919, his widow, Louisa Spade, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (9, 15).

In 1920, his widow, Louisa Spade, was living in Juniata Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania (13). She was living with her son Howard and granddaughter Ella (13).

In 1930, his widow, Louisa Spade, was living in Juniata Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania (14). She was living with her grandchildren Ella and Francis (14).

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) (William Shade [sic])

2 special order 65, HQ 91st PA, 21 July 1864 (William Spade [sic])

3 special order 66, HQ 91st PA, 22 July 1864 (William Spade [sic])

4 special order 91, HQ 91st PA, 6 October 1864

5 [list of detailed men, probably from Sept 1864] (William Spade [sic])

6 company K, third descriptive roll (William Spade [sic])

7 company K, fourth descriptive roll (William Spade)

8 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Juniata Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 51, page [2] (William Spade)

9 pension index, by name (William Spade)

10 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Juniata Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 171, microfilm series T9, film 1103, page 388 = 2 B handwritten (William Spade)

11 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Juniata Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 86, microfilm series T623, film 1381, page 123 = 5 A-B handwritten (William Spade)

12 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Juniata Township, supervisor's district 16, enumeration district 75, microfilm series T624, film 1317, page 157 = 6 A handwritten (William Spade)

13 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Juniata Township, supervisor's district 20, enumeration district 101, microfilm series T625, film 1540, page 144 = 3 B handwritten (Louisa Spade)

14 1930 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Juniata Township, microfilm series T626, film 2005, page 4 = 4 A handwritten (Louisa Spade)

15 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (William Spade)

16 company K, monthly report, April 1865 (Wm Spade)

17 monthly return, company K, June 1865 (Wm Spade)

18 Page 262. Floyd G Hoenstine. Military services and genealogical records of soldiers of Blair County, Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA: Telegraph Press, 1940. (William Spade)

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

Display



William Spade in the 91st PA database

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Juniata Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 171, microfilm series T9, film 1103, page 388 = 2 B handwritten]
line17181920212223
street name       
house number       
dwelling visit #       
family visit #10      
nameSpade WilliamSarahMaryEdwardWilliamJohnFrancis B
colorWWWWWWW
sexMFFMMMM
age34381210742
month born if born in year       
relationship WifeDaughterSonSonSonSon
single       
married11     
widowed/divorced       
married during year       
occupationCoal MinerKeepin g housewithout occupation    
months unemployed       
currently ill?       
blind       
deaf/dumb       
idiotic       
insane       
disabled       
school this year  111  
can't read       
can't write       
birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
father's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Juniata Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 51, page [2]]
[line] 18
[house] 105
[family] 106
[name] Spade William
[rank] Private
[company] M
[unit] 62 Pa vol
[enlistment date] 9 Aug 1861
[discharge date] 14 July 1865
[length of service] 3 years, 11 months, 5 days
[post office address] Summit Cambria Co Pa
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Juniata Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 86, microfilm series T623, film 1381, page 123 = 5 A-B handwritten]
line505152535455
street      
house number      
dwelling number87     
family number88     
nameSpade William- Louisa M- Samuel- Allice M- Josephine L- Howard S
relationshipHeadWifeSonDaughterDaughterSon
colorWWWWWW
sexMFMFFM
birth dateOct 1844June 1851Nov 1881June 1885April 1887Aug 1892
age55481814137
married?MMSSSS
# years married1717    
mother of how many children? 12    
# of children living 6 [?]    
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year      
# years in USA      
naturalized citizen?      
occupationCoal Miner Coal MinerSchoolSchool 
# months not employed3 3   
# months in school   76 1/25
can readyesyesyesyesyesno
can writeyesyesyesyesyesno
speaks Englishyesyesyesyesyesyes
owned/rentedO     
free or mortgagedF     
farm/houseH     
# of farm schedule      

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Juniata Township, supervisor's district 16, enumeration district 75, microfilm series T624, film 1317, page 157 = 6 A handwritten]
line333435
street   
house nr   
dwelling nr92  
family nr93  
nameSpade William- Louisa- Howard
relationshipHeadWifeSon
sexMFM
colorWWW
age664917
marital statusM2M2S
#years present marriage2626 
mother of # children 12 
mother of # living children 5 
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplaceGer GermanyPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated   
naturalized/alien   
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationLaborerNoneLaborer
nature of industry etc.Coal Mine Coal Mine
employer etc.W W
out of work 15 Apr 1910?No No
# weeks out of work 19090 0
can readNoYesYes
can writeNoYesYes
school since 1 Sep 09  No
owned/rentedO  
owned free or mortagagedF  
farm/houseH  
nr on farm schedule   
civil war vetUA  
blind   
deaf & dumb   

1920 census

[1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Juniata Township, supervisor's district 20, enumeration district 101, microfilm series T625, film 1540, page 144 = 3 B handwritten]
line808182
street   
house numberX  
dwelling visit number52  
family visit number52  
nameSpade Louisa- Howard- Ella
relationshipHeadSonGranddaughter
own/rentO  
free/mortgaged (if owned)F  
sexFMF
raceWWW
age at last birthday67272 6/12
marital statusWdWdS
year of immigration MH [sic] 
naturalized/alien   
year of naturalization   
attended school since Sept 1919   
can readNoYes 
can writeNoYes 
birth placePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
native language   
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's native language   
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's native language   
can speak EnglishYesYes 
occupationNoneMinerNone
industry, business Coal Mine 
employment status W 
number of farm schedule   

1930 census

[1930 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Juniata Township, microfilm series T626, film 2005, page 4 = 4 A handwritten]
line293031
streetWilliam
house number   
dwelling visit #65  
family visit #68  
nameSpade Mrs Louisa- Ella- Francis
relationHeadGranddaughterGrandson
owned/rentedO  
value or rent $800  
radio   
farmNo  
sexFFM
colorWWW
age75133
married?WdSS
age 1st marriage   
school/college since 9/29NoYesNo
can read & writeYesYesNo
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
native language   
immigration year   
naturalization   
can speak EnglishYesYes 
occupationNoneNoneNone
industry   
worker class   
at work yesterdayYesYes 
unemployment schedule #   
veteran?   
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 16 April 2015, from Fold3]


Spade, William
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also 62 Pa Vols.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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