91st PA: Hosea Stansbury

Hosea Stansbury

Before the war

He was born in October 1841 (11, 14; 2 (23 in 1865), 3, 7 [8 in 1850], 8 [18 in 1860], 9 [27 in 1870], 10 [37 in 1880], 11 [58 in 1900], 12 [68 in 1910], 14 [27 in 1869], 15 [69 at death in 1910]). He was born in Monongalia County, West Virginia (2, 3, 7 [VA], 8 [VA], 9, 10 [VA], 11, 12, 14). He was born to David and Mary Stansberry (14).

In 1850, he was living in Monongalia County, Virginia (7). He was living with David and Mary Stanberry (presumably his parents), and with Rachel, Hannah, Emily, and Sarah (presumably his siblings) (7). He had attended school within the year (7).

In 1860, he was living in Monongalia County, Virginia (8). He was living with Daniel and Mary Stansberry (presumably his parents), and with Zilla, Mary, and Margaret (presumably his siblings) (8).

When he enlisted, he was a boatman (2, 3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, grey eyes, and black hair (2, 3).

During the war

He also served in company A of the 1st West Virginia Cavalry (5, 6).

He was a substitute for W Toner or Garner (1, 2, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 22 February 1865 (1, 2, 3). He was enlisted for one year, at Brinten or Brighton, Pennsylvania, by Cathburton (2, 3). He was a private in company K (1, 16-17). His service was credited to the 92nd subdivision of the 24th congressional district (2, 3).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1). He was a private (16-17).

After the war

On 22 July 1869, he married Lucinda Warman (11 [31 years in 1900], 12 [40 years in 1910], 14). He was a farmer (14). They were married by James Miller (14). In 1900 and 1910, she had had no children (11, 12).

In 1870, he was living in Clinton Township, Monongalia County, West Virginia (9). He was living with his wife Lucinda (9). He was a farmer (9).

In 1880, he was living in Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia (10). He was living with his wife Lucinda and sister Emma (10). He was a jailor, for the Monongalia County Jail, which had no prisoners on 1 June (10).

On 12 June 1885, he applied successfully for a pension (5, 6).

In 1890, he was living in Morgan, Monongalia County, West Virginia (4). He had a diseased lung (5).

In 1900, he was living in South Morgantown, Monangolia County, West Virginia (11). He was living with his wife Lucinda (11). He was a day laborer, and had been unemployed for 6 months in the previous year (11).

In 1910, he was living on Bridge Street, in ward 1, Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia (12). He was living with his wife Lucinda (12). He was living on his own income (12).

He died of paralysis, on 31 July 1910, in Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia (6, 15). He was married (15).

On 27 August 1910, his widow, Lucinda Stansbury, applied successfully from West Virginia for a pension (5, 6).

In 1920, his widow, Lucinda Stansberry, was living at 20 Douley Street, ward 1, Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia (13). She was living with a roomer (13).

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) (Hosea Stansbury)

2 company K, third descriptive roll (Hosea Stansburry)

3 company K, fourth descriptive roll (Hosea Stansbury)

4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, West Virginia, Monongalia, Morgan, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 77, page 2 (Hose [sic] Stanberry)

5 pension index, by name (Hosea Stansbury)

6 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (Hosea Stansberry)

7 1850 US census, Virginia, Monongalia County, district 37, microfilm series M432, film 961, page 320 recto = 639 handwritten (Hosea Stanberry)

8 1860 US census, Virginia, Monongalia County, District number 1, microfilm series M653, film 1364, page 27 = 179 handwritten (Hosea Stansberry)

9 1870 US census, West Virginia, Monongolia County, Clinton Township, microfilm series M593, film 1694, page 322 = 13 handwritten (Hosea Stansberry)

10 1880 US census, West Virginia, Monongalia County, Morgantown, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 96, microfilm series T9, film 1409, page 219 = 16 D handwritten (Hosea Stansberry)

11 1900 US census, West Virginia, Monongalia County, Morgan District, South Morgantown, supervisor's distict 288, enumeration district 84, microfilm series T623, film 1767, page 157 = 7 B handwritten (Hosea Stansberry)

12 1910 US census, West Virginia, Monongalia County, Morgan District, Morgantown City, ward 1, microfilm series T624, film 1691, page 133 - 9 A handwritten (Hosea Stansberry)

13 1920 US census, West Virginia, Monongalia County, Morgantown, ward 1, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 103, microfilm series T625, film 1964, page 139 = 3 A handwritten (Lucinda Stansberry)

14 Register of marriages, [Monongalia, West Virginia (?)], p.24 (Hosea Stansberry)

15 Register of deaths, Monongalia County, W. Va, page 59 (Hosea Stansberry)

16 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Hosea Stansberry)

17 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Hosea Stansbury)

1850 census

[1850 US census, Virginia, Monongalia County, district 37, microfilm series M432, film 961, page 320 recto = 639 handwritten]
[see the 1880 census for the identification]
line16171819202122
Dwellings visited412      
Families visited413      
NameDavid StanberryMary "Rachel "Hannah "Emily J "Sarah C "Hosea "
Age4430161434/128
SexMFFFFFM
Color       
Occupation of males over 15 yearsStone Mason      
Real estate owned       
Birthplace" " [sc. Virginia]" "" "" "" "" "" "
Married within year       
Attended school within year      1
Over 20 & can't read/write 1     
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.       

1860 census

[1860 US census, Virginia, Monongalia County, District number 1, microfilm series M653, film 1364, page 27 = 179 handwritten]
[see the 1880 census for the identification]
line242526272829
Dwelling number1328     
Family number1285     
NameDaniel StansberryMary "Hosea "Zillah "Mary R "Margaret E "
Age5642181614
SexMFMF""
Color      
OccupationFarmer     
Value of real estate owned      
Value of personal estate25     
Place of birth" [sc. Va]"""""
Married within year      
Attended school within year      
Cannot read & write      
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      

1870 census

[1870 US census, West Virginia, Monongolia County, Clinton Township, microfilm series M593, film 1694, page 322 = 13 handwritten]
[see the 1880 census for the identification]
line1213
Dwelling-house number93 
Family number89 
NameStansberry Hosea- Lucinda
Age2726
SexMF
ColorWW
OccupationFarmerKeeping house
Real estate value  
Personal estate value  
BirthplaceW VaW Va
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, West Virginia, Monongalia County, Morgantown, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 96, microfilm series T9, film 1409, page 219 = 16 D handwritten]
[across line 9 is written: 'Monongalia County Jail']
[across line 15 is written: 'No prisoners June 1st']
[this is clearly the same person as in the 1890 census, and the pension index by name card lists Lucinda as his wife]
line111213
street name   
house number   
dwelling visit #124  
family visit #134  
nameStansberry HoseaStansberry LucindaStansberry Emma
colorWWW
sexMFF
age373530
month born if born in year   
relationship WifeSister
single  1
married11 
widowed/divorced   
married during year   
occupationJailorKeeping houseAt home
months unemployed   
currently ill?   
blind   
deaf/dumb   
idiotic   
insane   
disabled1 [?]  
school this year   
can't read   
can't write   
birthplaceVirginiaVirginiaVirginia
father's birthplaceVirginiaVirginiaVirginia
mother's birthplaceVirginiaVirginiaVirginia

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, West Virginia, Monongalia, Morgan, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 77, page 2]
[the pension index cards' reference to both the 1st West Virginia Cavalry and the 91st PA makes clear this is the right person]

[line] 14
[house] 1
[family] 1
[name] Hose [sic] Stanberry [?] [his name is followed by an illegible word]
[rank] P.
[company] A
[unit] 1 " " " [sc. W Va Cav]
[enlistment date] Jan 22 186[blank digit]
[discharge date] July 5 1864
[length of service] [blank]
[post office address] " [sc. Morgantown [??]]
[disability incurred] Lung diseased
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, West Virginia, Monongalia County, Morgan District, South Morgantown, supervisor's distict 288, enumeration district 84, microfilm series T623, film 1767, page 157 = 7 B handwritten]
line6061
street  
house number  
dwelling number151 
family number151 
nameStansberry Hosea- Lucinda
relationshipHeadWife
colorWW
sexMF
birth dateOct 1841July 1844
age5855
married?MM
# years married3131
mother of how many children? 0
# of children living 0
birthplaceWest VirginiaWest Virginia
father's birthplaceWest VirginiaWest Virginia
mother's birthplaceWest VirginiaWest Virginia
immigration year  
# years in USA  
naturalized citizen?  
occupationDay Laborer 
# months not employed6 
# months in school  
can readyesyes
can writeyesyes
speaks Englishyesyes
owned/rentedO 
free or mortgagedF 
farm/houseH 
# of farm schedule  

1910 census

[1910 US census, West Virginia, Monongalia County, Morgan District, Morgantown City, ward 1, microfilm series T624, film 1691, page 133 - 9 A handwritten]
line3132
streetBridge Street
house nr- 
dwelling nr177 
family nr198 
nameStansberry, Hosea- Lucinda
relationshipHeadwife
sexMF
colorWW
age6866
marital statusM1M1
#years present marriage4040
mother of # children 0
mother of # living children 0
birthplaceWest VirginiaWest Virginia
father's birthplaceWest VirginiaWest Virginia
mother's birthplaceWest VirginiaWest Virginia
immigrated  
naturalized/alien  
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationOwn IncomeNone
nature of industry etc.  
employer etc.  
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/houseH 
nr on farm schedule  
civil war vetUA 
blind  
deaf & dumb  

1920 census

[1920 US census, West Virginia, Monongalia County, Morgantown, ward 1, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 103, microfilm series T625, film 1964, page 139 = 3 A handwritten]
line1011
streetDouley
house number20 
dwelling visit number56 
family visit number59 
nameStansberry LucindaHero, Cordelia
relationshipHeadroomer
own/rentO 
free/mortgaged (if owned)F 
sexFF
raceWW
age at last birthday7664
marital statusWdWd
year of immigration  
naturalized/alien  
year of naturalization  
attended school since Sept 1919  
can readyesyes
can writeyesyes
birth placeWest VirginiaWest Virginia
native language  
father's birthplaceWest VirginiaWest Virginia
father's native language  
mother's birthplaceWest VirginiaWest Virginia
mother's native language  
can speak Englishyesyes
occupation  
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 2 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Stansberry, Hosea
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvania Inf
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Stansbury, Hosea

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 19 Apr 15]

Stansbury, Hosea
Co. K, 91 Pennsylvnia Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

marriage record

[Register of marriages, [Monongalia, West Virginia (?)], p.24]
[source: located at and accessed through the LDS Pilot site (accessed 28 August 2010)]
Lines Numbered.DATE AND PLACE OF MARRIAGE.FULL NAME OF THE PARTIES.AGE AND CONDITION BEFORE MARRIAGEPLACES OF THEIR BIRTH.PLACES OF THEIR RESIDENCE.NAMES OF THEIR PARENTS.OCCUPATION OF HUSBAND.NAME OF PERSON PERFORMING MARRIAGE CEREMONY.REMARKS.
Date of License
DATE.TOWN OR COUNTY.HUSBAND.WIFE.HUSBAND.WIFE.SINGLE or WIDOWED.HUSBAND.WIFE.HUSBAND.WIFE.HUSBAND.WIFE.
Yrs.Mos.Days.Yrs.Mos.Days.HUSBAND.WIFE.
55" [sc. July] 22" [sc. Monongalia]Hosea StansberryLucinda Warman27  25  " [sc. Single]" [sc. Single]" [sc. Monongalia Co]" [sc. Monongalia Co]" [sc. Monongalia Co]" [sc. Monongalia Co]David + MaryThomas + Hannah" [sc. Farmer]James Miller" [sc. July] 21" " [sc. 1869]

death record

[Register of deaths, Monongalia County, W. Va, page 59]
[located in, and accessed through, the LDS Pilot site (accessed 28 Aug 2010)]
Lines Numbered205
NAME IN FULLStansberry, Hosea
White1
Colored 
SEX1 [sc. Male]
DATE OF DEATH 1910July 31
PLACE OF DEATHMorgantown
NAME OF DISEASE, OR CAUSE OF DEATHParalysis
AGE69 yrs [blank] mos [blank] days
Lines Numbered[blank]
NAMES OF PARENTS[blank]
WHERE BORN[blank]
OCCUPATION[blank]
CONSORT OF, OR UNMARRIEDMarried
SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
Name of Person Giving Information of Death
W. C. Kelley
Designation of InformantPhysician

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