91st PA: Daniel Stoner

Daniel Stoner

Before the war

He was born on 6 October 1828 (12, 14, 15 (1819); 4 (35 in 1864), 5 (35 in 1864), 9 (30 in 1860), 10 (40 in 1870), 11 (49 in 1880), 12 (71 in 1900)). He was born in Smithsburg, Washington County, Maryland (4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14). He was born to David Stoner and Nancy Teisher (14).

In 1860, he was living in South Woodbury Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (9). He was living with Joseph and Alex Stoner (perhaps his brothers) and Rebecca (probably Joseph's wife) (9). He was a farmer, and owned $2,300 in real estate and $250 in personal property (9).

When he was enlisted, he was a carpenter (4, 5).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 10 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, blue eyes, and sandy hair (4, 5).

During the war

He was drafted (1, 4, 5). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 September 1864 (1, 4, 5, 7). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (4, 5). His enlistment was credited to the 16th congressional district (4 [6th?], 5). He was a private in company B (1, 15, 16).

He was wounded on 27 October 1864 at Hatcher's Run, Virginia (1).

He was discharged at Washington, DC, by general order 94, War Department, on 30 May 1865 (1) or 25 May 1865 (3, 7 [30 May]). He was a private, in company B (16).

After the war

On 10 December 1863, he married Mary Jane Weisel (14). She died on 11 April 1865, in Pennsylvania (14).

On 9 April 1868, he married Mary Holsinger, in Eldorado, Blair County, Pennsylvania (12, 14). They had four children (12, 13, 14):

In 1870, he was living in Logan Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania (10). He was living with his wife Mary and son Cyrus (10). He was a farmer, and owned $1,800 in real estate and $200 in personal property (10).

In 1880, he was living in Bloomfield Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (11). He was living with his wife Mary and his children Cyrus, Joseph, and Elizabeth (11). He was a carpenter (11).

In 1890, he was (probably) living in Bloomfield Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (7).

On 8 September 1890, he successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 8).

In 1900, he was living in Bloomfield Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (12). He was living with his wife Mary and sons Cyrus and John (12). He was a carpenter, and had been out of work for seven months in the previous year (12).

He died on 27 January 1906, in Ore Hill, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (6, 14, 15). He was buried in Albright Cemetery, Roaring Spring, Blair County, Pennsylvania (14, 15).

On 3 March 1906, Mary Stoner, his widow, successfully applied for a pension (6, 8).

In 1910, his widow Mary was living in Bloomfield Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, with her son Cyrus and others (13). She died on 8 December 1919, in Juniata County, Pennsylvania (14).

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)

2 general affidavit, 2 October 1894 (Bedford County, Pennsylvania), in Samuel Mock's pension file

3 company B, register of men discharged (Daniel Stoner)

4 company B, [second] descriptive roll, entry 60 (Daniel Stoner)

5 company B, [third] descriptive roll, entry 21 (Daniel Stoner)

6 pension index, by regiment (Daniel Stoner)

7 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Bloomfield Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 65 (Daniel Stoner)

8 pension index, by name (Daniel Stoner)

9 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, South Woodbury Township, microfilm series M653, film 1072, page 586 = 4 handwritten (Daniel Stoner)

10 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Logan Township, microfilm series M593, film 1310, page 356 = 25 handwritten (Daniel Stoner)

11 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Bloomfield Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 217, microfilm series T9, film 1098, page 79 B = 14 handwritten (Daniel Stoner)

12 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Bloomfield Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 5, microfilm series T623, film 1375, page 50 A = 2 handwritten (Daniel Stoner)

13 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Bloomfield Township, supervisor's district 16 [?], enumeration district 4, microfilm series T624, film 1311, page 246 = 5 handwritten (Mary Stoner)

14 Phillips/Strader 2005, Gedcom on Rootsweb.com WorldConnect (searched 30 Dec 2005) (Daniel Stoner)

15 Page 265. Floyd G Hoenstine. Military services and genealogical records of soldiers of Blair County, Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA: Telegraph Press, 1940. (Daniel F Stoner)

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

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, South Woodbury Township, microfilm series M653, film 1072, page 586 = 4 handwritten]
[I did not transcribe the other family at this residence, headed by Laney [??] Stoner]
line15161718
Dwelling number26   
Family number25   
NameJoseph StonerRebecca "Daniel StonerAlex Do
Age27263033
Sexmfmm
Color    
OccupationCarpenter Farmer 
Value of real estate owned1500 23001500
Value of personal estate300 250250
Place of birthMarylandPaMdMd
Married within year11  
Attended school within year    
Cannot read & write    
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.    

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Logan Township, microfilm series M593, film 1310, page 356 = 25 handwritten]
[I did not transcribe the other family at this residence, headed by David Holsinger [?]]
line333435
Dwelling-house number172  
Family number172  
NameStoner DanlMaryCirus [sic]
Age40291
Sexmfm
Color" [sc. W]""
OccupationFarmerKeeping house 
Real estate value1800  
Personal estate value200  
BirthplaceMarylandPenna"
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, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Bloomfield Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 217, microfilm series T9, film 1098, page 79 B = 14 handwritten]
line1819202122
street name     
house number     
dwelling visit #115    
family visit #124    
nameStoner Daniel- Mary- Sirus [sic]- Joseph- Elizabeth
colorWWWWW
sexMFMMF
age49401195
month born if born in year     
relationship WifeSonSonDaughter
single  111
married11   
widowed/divorced     
married during year     
occupationCarpenterKeeping house   
months unemployed     
currently ill?     
blind     
deaf/dumb     
idiotic     
insane     
disabled     
school this year  111
can't read     
can't write     
birthplaceMdPaPaPaPa
father's birthplaceMdPaMdMdMd
mother's birthplaceMdMdPaPaPa

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Bloomfield Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 65]
[I could not find a Daniel Stoner in the 11th PA in Ancestry records (searched Dec 2005)]

[line] 6
[house] 71
[family] 76
[name] Daniel Stoner
[rank] Privt
[company] B
[unit] 11 [sic] Pa Vol
[enlistment date] 21 Sept 1864
[discharge date] 30 May 1865
[length of service] [blank] years, 8 months, 9 days
[post office address] " " " [sc. One Hill Blair Co Pa]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Bloomfield Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 5, microfilm series T623, film 1375, page 50 A = 2 handwritten]
line34353637
street    
house number    
dwelling number28   
family number30   
nameStoner Daniel- Mary- Cyrus- John
relationshipHeadWifeSonSon
colorWWWW
sexMFMM
birth dateOct 1828Mar 1840Apr 1869Jan 1882
age71603118
married?MMSS
# years married3232  
mother of how many children? 4  
# of children living 4  
birthplaceMarylandPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplaceMarylandPennsylvaniaMarylandMaryland
mother's birthplaceMarylandMarylandPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year    
# years in USA    
naturalized citizen?    
occupationCarpenter FarmerDay Laborer
# months not employed7 05 [?]
# months in school   3
can readyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyes
speaks Englishyesyesyesyes
owned/rentedO   
free or mortgagedF   
farm/houseF   
# of farm schedule6   

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Bloomfield Township, supervisor's district 16 [?], enumeration district 4, microfilm series T624, film 1311, page 246 = 5 handwritten]
line7374757677
street     
house nr     
dwelling nr79    
family nr87    
nameStoner Cyrus- Catharine- Mary- John- Grace T
relationshipHeadWifeMotherBrotherDaughter
sexMFFMF
colorWWWWW
age403070281 10/12 [?]
marital statusM1M2WdSS
#years present marriage00   
mother of # children 34  
mother of # living children 14  
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplaceMarylandPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaMarylandPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaMarylandPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated     
naturalized/alien     
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish 
occupationHucksterNoneNoneTaxidermistNone
nature of industry etc.Farm Produce  Fowls [sic] & [illegible word] 
employer etc.OA  OA 
out of work 15 Apr 1910?     
# weeks out of work 1909     
can readyesyesyesyes 
can writeyesyesyesyes 
school since 1 Sep 09     
owned/rentedR    
owned free or mortagaged     
farm/houseH    
nr on farm schedule     
civil war vet     
blind     
deaf & dumb     

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]


Stoner, Daniel
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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