He was born in April 1843 (5; 2 (22 in 1865), 5 (57 in 1900)). He was born in Prussia (2, 5)
In 1863, he immigrated to the United States (5).
When he enlisted, he was a laborer (2).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair (2).
He enlisted and was mustered into service for one year, as a substitute, on 24 March 1865, at Pottsville, Pennsylvania (1 [has 24 March 1864, 2, 7 [24 Mar 1865]). He was enlisted and mustered into service by Captain Bowan (2). He was a private in company E (1, 8-9).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 7). He was a private, in company E (8-9).
In 1866/67, he married Catharine [unknown family name] (5). In 1900, she had had twelve children, ten of whom were alive (5).
In 1890, he was living in Reilly Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania (post office Swatora) (7). He had ague (7).
On 7 October 1892, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (3, 4).
In 1900, he was living in Newtown Village, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania (5). He was living with his wife Catharine and five of their children (5). He was an [illegible] roads foreman (5). He had been out of work six months in the previous year (5).
He was buried in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Zerbe, [Northumberland?], Pennsylvania (6).
On 30 August 1926 [?], his widow, Catherine Stine, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (3, 4).
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) (John Stine)
2 Company E descriptive roll, entry 177 (John Stein)
3 pension index, by name (John Stine)
4 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company E (John Stine)
5 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Reilly Township, Newtown Village, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 202, microfilm series T623, film 1485, page 218 = 9 B handwritten (John Stine)
6 Pennsylvania veterans burial records, available on Ancestry (transcribed 4 December 2010) (John Stine)
7 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Reilly Township, supervisor's district 4, enumeration district 228, page 1 (John Stein)
8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John Stine)
9 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John F Stein)
|name||Stine John||- Catharine||- [illegible]||- Paula [??]||- Emma [??]||- August||- Harman [??]|
|birth date||April 1843||Nov 1851||Feb [?] 1878||Jun [??] 1881||Dec 1885||July 1888||Nov 1891|
|# years married||33||33|
|mother of how many children?||12|
|# of children living||10|
|# years in USA||36||37|
|occupation||[illegible] Roads Foreman||Day Laborer||At School||At School||At School|
|# months not employed||6||6|
|# months in school||6||9||9|
|free or mortgaged||F|
|# of farm schedule|