He was born on 26 June 1841 (2; 8 (23 in 1865), 12 (40 in 1880), 13 (30 in 1870)). He was born in Pennsylvania (12, 13).
He had six brothers and two sisters (3).
At least four of his brothers served in the Civil War (3). His brother Jerome Small served in company F (3). Jacob served in company F of the 165th Pennsylvania, and was a veteran volunteer in company C of the 152nd Pennsylvania (3). William served in company H of the 87th Pennsylvania Infantry from 19 September 1861 to 13 October 1864, and was wounded at the Wilderness, with a bullet lodged near his spine (3). David served in company C of the 202nd Pennsylvania (3). He also had a brother Daniel, who was married to Agnes V Butler, and is not the Daniel Small who served in company C of the 202nd Pennsylvania (married to Anne Marie Heidler), or the Daniel Small who served in the 152nd Pennsylvania, 3rd Heavy Artillery, Co U (married to Julia) (6).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 8, 9). He was a private, in company F (14).
He was married to Sara Altroghy (also known as Anna M Althrogey), on 21 October 1866, at the Conewago Chapel, Adams County, Pennsylvania (6). They had four children (all baptized at the Conewago Chapel, Adams County) (6):
In 1870, Jeremiah was living in Oxford Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (13). He was living with his wife Anna and children Cletus and Linus (13). He was a painter, and owned $360 in real property (13).
In 1880, Jeremiah D Small was living in Oxford, Adams County, Pennsylvania (5, 12). He was living with his son Cletus, his brother David Small, and David's family (5, 12). He was a painter (5, 12). He was widowed or divorced (12).
He was married for a second time, to Lydian Laughman (of Berwick Township), on 23 October 1888, by Reverend Daniel F Haugh (7). They had a child, Lucy Ann Small, who was born on 21 January 1889, and baptized at the Conewago Chapel (6).
In 1890, he was living in Oxford Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (post office: Hanover) (9).
On 1 August 1890, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (10, 11).
On 28 April [?] 1908, his widow, Lydia A Small, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (10, 11).
On 2 [?] March 1912, Harry B Slagle, a minor dependent, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (10, 11).
Contact Chris Buckingham at Lookin4treasure@aol.com.
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) (Jeremiah Small)
2 e-mail, Chris Buckingham, 29 May 2002 (Jeremiah D Small)
3 e-mail, Chris Buckingham, 4 August 2002
5 1880 US census extract, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Oxford, district 60, page 298b (thanks to Dennis Clowney for providing this!) (Jeremiah D Small)
6 e-mail, Chris Buckingham, 4 February 2004
7 e-mail, Chris Buckingham, 4 February 2004, citing marriage announcement, in Sentinel [a newspaper in Adams County PA], 30 October 1888 (Jeremiah D Small)
8 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 19 January 2005 (Jeremiah Small)
9 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Oxford Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 18, page  (Jeremiah D Small)
10 pension index, by name (Jeremiah D Small)
11 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (Jeremiah D Small)
12 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 60, microfilm series T9, film 1085, page 298 = 6 B handwritten (Jeremiah D Small)
13 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Oxford Township, microfilm series M593, filim 1289, page 323 = 15 handwritten (Jeremiah Small)
14 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Jeremiah D Small)
|Name||Small Jeremiah||" Anna M||" Cletis||" Linus|
|Real estate value||360|
|Personal estate value|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year||Apr [?]|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year|
|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 #||45|
|family visit #||48|
|name||Small, David||" Malinda||" Jeremiah D||" Ida||" Calvin||" Francis||" Cletus|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|school this year|