He was born about 1847 (7; 2 (21 in 1865), 8 (13 in 1860), 9 (23 in 1870)). He was born in York County, Pennsylvania (7, 8, 9). He was born to Jacob Seifert and Mary Grim (7).
In 1860, he was living in Oxford Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with Jacob and Mary Seifert (presumably his parents), with Mary (presumably his sister), and with Andrew Rickrode (8).
He was absent, sick, when the regiment mustered out (1, 2, 3 [discharged 10 Jul 65]). He was a private, in company F (11-13).
In 1870, he was living in Oxford Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (9). He was living with Jacob and Mary Seifert (9). He was a laborer (9).
He married Margaret [unknown family name] (7).
On 15 May 1887, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 5).
In 1890, he was living in Hamilton, Adams County, Pennsylvania (post office Round Hill) (3).
On 25 June 1892 [?], his widow, Margaret Seifert, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 5).
In 1900, his widow, Maggie Seifert, was living in Huntington Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (10).
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) (Samuel Syford)
2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 19 January 2005 (Samuel Syford [rolls have 'Sayford'])
3 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Huntingdon, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 14, page  (Samuel Siford)
4 pension index, by name (Samuel Seifert [sic])
5 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (Samuel Seifert [sic])
6 Find a Grave, memorial 11818520, created by Pat Callahan, added 25 September 2005, accessed 19 March 2011 [identification is confirmed by reference on his tombstone, pictured on the memorial, to his service: 'SAMUEL SEIFERT Private Co. F. 91 Pa. Vols. Died June 1. 1892 (Samuel Seifert)
7 'Miller family and extended in south central Pennsylvania', a gedcom, available on RootsWeb WorldConnect, contact Brad, updated 15 December 2009, accessed 19 March 2011 (Samuel Seifert)
8 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Oxford Township, New Oxford, microfilm series M653, film 1057, page 523 = 51 handwritten (Samuel Seifert)
9 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Oxford Township, post office Abbottstown, microfilm series M593, film 1289, page 323 = 15 handwritten (Samuel Seifert)
10 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Huntington Township, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 19, microfilm series T623, film 1354, page 230 = 4 B handwritten (Maggie Seifert)
11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Samuel Siferd)
12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Samuel Siford)
13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Samuel Syford)
|Name||Jacob Seifert||Mary "||Mary "||Samuel "||Andrew Rickrode|
|Occupation||Day Laborer||Day Laborer|
|Value of real estate owned|
|Value of personal estate||75||75|
|Place of birth||" [sc. Penna]||"||"||"||"|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year|
|Cannot read & write||1|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Seifert Jacob||" Mary||" Samuel|
|Real estate value||500|
|Personal estate value||100|
|Birthplace||- [sc. Penna]||-||-|
|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||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|birth date||Aug 1839|
|# years married|
|mother of how many children?||0|
|# of children living||0|
|# years in USA|
|# months not employed|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|