91st PA: David B Stackman

David B Stackman

Before the war

He was born on 5 June 1823 (6 (5 Jun 1823), 7 (4 Sep 1825); 2 (40 in 1864), 4 (40 in 1864), 8 (34 in 1860), 9 (45 (?) in 1870), 10 (54 in 1880)). He was born in Black Valley, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10). He was born to George Steckman and Elizabeth Bussard (6, 7).

He married Charlotte O'Neal (6). They had these children (6, 7):

In 1860, he was living in West Providence Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with his wife Charlotte, and children Gilbert and Jordan (8). He was a farmer, and owned real estate worth $700 and personal property worth $565 (8).

When he enlisted, he was a farmer (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair (4).

During the war

He was drafted (1, 2, 4). His service was credited to the sixteenth congressional district (4). He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, on 21 September 1864 (1, 2, 4). He was enlisted for one year (4). He was mustered in as a private, in company I (1, 2, 13-15).

He was discharged by general order on 30 or 31 May 1865 (1, 2, 3 [31 May], 4 [31 May]). He was a private, in company I (13-15).

After the war

In 1870, he was living in West Providence Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (9). He was living with his wife Charlotte, and children Gilbert, Jordan, Rhoda, and Ambert (9). He was a farmer, and owned real estate worth $2,000, and personal property worth $450 (9).

In 1880, he was living in West Providence Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (10). He was living with his wife Charlotte and children Rhoda and Ambert (10). He was a farmer (10).

On 28 June 1880, he applied successfully for a pension (5, 11).

In 1890, he was living in West Providence Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (post office Everett) (12). He had lung disease and a tumor (12).

He died on 25 April 1892, in East Providence Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (6, 7, 11 [Apr 1890, Everett PA]).

He was buried in the Bethel Reformed Cemetery (Frame Church), in Clearville, Pennsylvania (6). His grave has a GAR flagholder (6).

On 5 July 1892 [??], his widow, Charlotte Steckman, applied unsuccessfully for a pension (5, 11).

His widow, Charlotte Steckman, died on 8 May 1900, in Bedford County, Pennsylvania (6). She was buried at the Bethel Reformed Cemetery (Frame Church), Clearville, Pennsylvania (6).

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) (David B Stackman)

2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 6 August 2004 (David B Stackman)

3 company I, register of men discharged (David B Stackman)

4 company I, descriptive roll, #31 [second] (David Steckman [sic])

5 pension index, by name (David Steckman)

6 "Our O'Neal History", a gedcom available on RootsWeb WorldConnect, updated 14 December 2005, viewed 27 February 2006 (David B Steckman)

7 "Duke Clark's genealogy database", a gedcom available on RootsWeb WorldConnect, updated 16 February 2006, viewed 17 February 2006 (David B Steckman)

8 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, West Providence Township, microfilm series M653, film 1072, page 678 = 56 handwritten (David Steckman)

9 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, West Providence Township (post office Bloodutun), microfilm series M593, film 1304, page 718 = 11 handwritten (David Steckman)

10 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, West Providence Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 233, microfilm series T9, film 1098, page 290 A = 9 handwritten (David B Steckman)

11 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (David B Steckman [sic])

12 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bedford, West [sic] Providence Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 85, page 2 (David Steckman)

13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (David B Steckman)

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

15 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (David B Stackmen)

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, West Providence Township, microfilm series M653, film 1072, page 678 = 56 handwritten]
line10111213
Dwelling number401   
Family number366   
NameDavid SteckmanCharlotte "Guilbert "Jordan "
Age343662
SexMFMM
Color    
OccupationFarmer---
Value of real estate owned700---
Value of personal estate565---
Place of birthPennsylvania"""
Married within year    
Attended school within year  1 
Cannot read & write    
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.    

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, West Providence Township (post office Bloodutun), microfilm series M593, film 1304, page 718 = 11 handwritten]
line101112131415
Dwelling-house number71     
Family number76     
NameSteckman David- Scharlotte [sic]- Gilbert- Jordan- Rhoda- Ambert
Age45 [?]46131296
SexMFMMFM
ColorWWWWWW
OccupationFarmerKeeping HouseAt HomeAt Home  
Real estate value2000     
Personal estate value450     
BirthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
Father foreign born      
Mother foreign born      
Birth month if born within year      
Marriage month if married within year      
Attended school past year  111 
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, Bedford County, West Providence Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 233, microfilm series T9, film 1098, page 290 A = 9 handwritten]
line24252627
street name    
house number    
dwelling visit #86   
family visit #90   
nameSteckman David B- Charlotte- Rhoda- Ambert
colorWWWW
sexMFFM
age54561916
month born if born in year    
relationship WifeDaughterSon
single  11
married11  
widowed/divorced    
married during year    
occupationFarmerKeeping houseAt homeWorks on farm
months unemployed    
currently ill?    
blind    
deaf/dumb    
idiotic    
insane    
disabled    
school this year  11
can't read    
can't write    
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePaPaPaPa
mother's birthplacePaPaPaPa

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bedford, West [sic] Providence Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 85, page 2]
[line] 16
[house] 60
[family] 60
[name] David Steckman
[rank] Private
[company] I
[unit] 91 Pa Infant
[enlistment date] [blank]
[discharge date] [blank]
[length of service] [blank]
[post office address] Everett Bedford Ct Pa
[disability incurred] lung disease and from [?] tumor
[remarks] [blank]

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 19 April 2015, from Fold3]


Steckman, David B.
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Stackman, David B

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 21 Apr 15]

Stackman, David
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 23 Apr 15]

Stackmen, David B.
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Stackman, David B.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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