He was born on 21 March 1830 (11; 4 (35 in 1864), 6 (40 in 1870), 7 (50 in 1880)). He was born in Bedford County, Pennsylvania (4, 6, 7, 11).
When he enlisted, he was a farmer (4).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (4).
He was drafted from the sixteenth congressional district (1, 4). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 September 1864 (1, 4, 5). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (4). He was a private in company F (1, 12-13).
In 1870, he was living in Southampton Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (6). He was living with his wife Jane, and with Alice, Johnson, Arnold, and Martha (presumably their children) (6). He was a farmer, and owned $1,200 in real estate and $300 in personal property (6).
In 1880, he was living in Southampton Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (7). He was living with his wife Martha, his children Johnson and Arnold, a servant, and with Melissa Collins (7). He was a farmer (7).
On 15 September 1886, he successfully applied for a pension (10).
In 1890, he was living in Southampton Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (5). He received a pension, because of a disease of the rectum (5).
On 24 October 1899, his widow, Martha J Tewell, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (9, 10).
In 1900, his widow, Martha J Tewell, was living in Southampton Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (8). She was living with her son Arnold and his family (8).
On 3 April 1903, his widow, Martha Jane Lashley Tewell, died (11). She was buried in the Mount Zion Christian Cemetery - Chaneysville, Chaneysville, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (11).
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) (George Tewell)
2 message, from David and Carol Eddleman, 24 October 2002, on PABEDFOR list at <sites.rootsweb.com>, transcribing burial list from the Bedford Inquirer, 22 May 1908 (George Tewell)
3 company F, register of men discharged (George Tewell)
4 company F, second descriptive roll, #44 (George Tewell)
5 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 89, page 1 (George Tewell)
6 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township, microfilm series M593, film 1304, pages 624-625 = 14-15 handwritten (George Tewell)
7 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 236, microfilm series T9, film 1098, page 335 C = 23 handwritten (George Tewell)
8 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 31, microfilm series T623, film 1376, page 159 B = 8 handwritten (Martha J Tewell)
9 pension index, by name (George Tewell)
10 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (George Tewell)
11 Find a grave, memorial 60337357, created by anonymous, added 19 October 2010, accessed 12 March 2011 [identification is probable, given the date his widow applied for a pension [see 9 and 10 above] and the location] (George Tewell)
12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George Tewell)
13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George Twell)
|Name||Tewell George||- Jane||- Alice||Tewell Johnson||- Arnold||-Martha L|
|Occupation||Farmer||Wife Keeping House||At Home||At Home||At Home||At Home|
|Real estate value||1200|
|Personal estate value||300|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year||Mar|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year||1||1||1|
|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 ...|
|dwelling visit #|
|family visit #||193|
|name||Tewell George||- Martha||- Johnson||- Arnold T||Fisher Mary||Collins Melissa|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|school this year||1|
|name||Tewell Arnold||- Coyle H||- George H||- Howard S||- Mary||- Martha J||- Robinett Emma|
|birth date||July 1860||Jan 1887||Apr 1889||Aug 1891||July 1896||Apr 1830||Jan 1880|
|# years married|
|mother of how many children?||0 [sic]|
|# of children living||0 [sic]|
|# years in USA|
|occupation||Merchant ([illegible word])||At School||At School||At School||Servant|
|# months not employed||0||0|
|# months in school||7||7||7|
|free or mortgaged||F|
|# of farm schedule|