He was born in 1838/39 (3 (26 in 1865), 5 [30 in 1870], 6 [41 in 1880], 9 [61 at death in 1899]). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3, 5, 6, 9).
When he enlisted, he was a laborer (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 6 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and brown hair (3).
He was drafted from Cheltenham (1, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 2 March 1865 (1, 3). He was enlisted for one year, at Norristown, Pennsylvania, by Captain Yerkes (3). His service was credited to the Sixth Congressional District (3). He was a private in company G (1, 10-11).
He received clothing worth $36.82 (3).
He applied for membership in Ellis Post 6, Germantown, of the Grand Army of the Republic (2).
In 1870, he was living in ward 22, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5). He was a polisher of edge tools, and owned $2,000 in real estate (5). He was living with his wife Amanda and son David (5).
In 1880, he was living at 147 Lehman Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6). He was a laborer (6). He was living with his wife Amanda and children David and Eddie (6).
He died on 26 October 1899, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, of transverse myelitis (9). He died at, or was buried from, 5374 Morris Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9). He was married. On 29 October 1899, he was buried at Ivy Hill Cemetery (9).
On 3 June 1908, his widow, Amanda Stakes, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 8).
In 1910, his widow, Amanda Stakes, was living at 5374 Morris Street, ward 22, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7).
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) (Valen'ne Stokes, Jr)
2 e-mail, Dennis Clowney, 27 January 2004, quoting a list of applications for Ellis Post 6, GAR, Germantown (from Gene Stackhouse) (Valentine Stokes [sic])
3 company G, descriptive roll, [#60] (Valentine Stakes [sic] Jr)
4 pension index, by name (Valentine Stakes, Jr)
5 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 22nd ward, microfilm series M593, film 1408, page 114 = 43 handwritten (Valentine Stakes)
6 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 448, microfilm series T9, film 1181, page 397 B = 18 handwritten (Valentine Stakes)
7 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 22, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 432, microfilm series T624, film 1396, page 130 B = 9 handwritten (Amanda Stakes)
8 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (Valentine Stakes, Jr)
9 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 26 October 1899, #8308 (Valentine Stokes)
10 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Valentine Stacks Jr)
11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Valentine Stakes)
|Name||Stakes Valentine||- Amanda||- David|
|Occupation||Polisher of Edge Tools|
|Real estate value||2000|
|Personal estate value|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year|
|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 ...|
|street name||Lehman Street|
|dwelling visit #||150|
|family visit #||158|
|name||Stakes Valentine||- Amanda||- David F||- Eddie States|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Laborer||House Keeping||At Home|
|school this year||1||1|
|#years present marriage|
|mother of # children||1|
|mother of # living children||1|
|father's birthplace||Eng English|
|nature of industry etc.|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?|
|# weeks out of work 1909|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged||F|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet|
|deaf & dumb|