91st PA: Sebastian Veithoofer

Sebastian Veithoofer

Before the war

He was born in 1845/46 (2 (19 in 1865)). He was born in Germany (2).

He immigrated in 1858 [?] (3). In 1910, he was a naturalized citizen (3).

When he enlisted, he was a laborer (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (2).

During the war

He was a substitute (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 27 March 1865 (1, 2 [2 [illegible] 65]). He was enlisted for one year, at Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Lloyd (2). He was a private in company I (1, 7).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 2). He was a private, in company I (7).

After the war

In 1880/81, he married Jennie [unknown family name] (3). This was his second marriage, and her first (3). In 1910, she had had three children, all of whom were alive (3).

In 1890, he was living in Centre County, Pennsylvania (post office Moshannon) (5).

On 10 July 1891, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 6).

In 1910, he was living in Derry Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania (3). He was living with his wife Jennie, daughter Hazel, and a niece (3). He was an engineer, at a planing [?] mill (3).

He died on 4 [?] March 1913, at Lewistown, [Mifflin County,] Pennsylvania (4).

On 11 March 1913, his widow, Nancy J Veihdorfer, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (4, 6).

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) (Sebas'n Veithoofer)

2 company I, descriptive roll, #95 (Sebastian Veithoofer)

3 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Mifflin County, Derry Township (South District), microfilm series T624, film 1376, page 106 = 8 B handwritten (Sebastian Viehdorfer)

4 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (Sebastian Veihdorfer[sic])

5 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Centre County, Burnside Township and West [?] Borough and Snowshoe, supervisor's district 6, enumeration district 67, page [3] (Sebastian Veihdorfer)

6 pension index, by name (Sebastian Veihdorfer)

7 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Sebastian Veithoofer)

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Centre County, Burnside Township and West [?] Borough and Snowshoe, supervisor's district 6, enumeration distirct 67, page [3]]
[line] 33
[house] 127
[family] 127
[name] Veihdorfer John S.
[rank] Private
[company] I
[unit] 91 PV Inf
[enlistment date] 27 Mar 1865
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] [blank]
[post office address] Moshannon Centre Co. Penna
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Mifflin County, Derry Township (South District), microfilm series T624, film 1376, page 106 = 8 B handwritten]
line73747576
street[blank]   
house nr[blank]   
dwelling nr61 [?]   
family nr62 [?]   
nameViehdorfer Sebastian- Jennie- Hazel- Annie [?]
relationshipHeadWifeDaughterNiece
sexMFFF
colorWWWW
age6257 [??]16 [?]18
marital statusM2M1SS
#years present marriage2929  
mother of # children 3  
mother of # living children 3  
birthplaceGer GermanPENNSYLVANIAPENNSYLVANIAPENNSYLVANIA
father's birthplaceGer GermanyPENNSYLVANIAGermanyPENNSYLVANIA
mother's birthplaceGer GermanPENNSYLVANIAPENNSYLVANIAPENNSYLVANIA
immigrated1858 [??]   
naturalized/alienNa   
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationEngineerNoneNoneNone
nature of industry etc.Planing [?] Mill   
employer etc.W   
out of work 15 Apr 1910?No   
# weeks out of work 1909[blank]   
can readYesYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYesYes
school since 1 Sep 09 YesYesYes
owned/rentedO   
owned free or mortagagedM   
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 30 April 2015, from Fold3]


Veithoofer, Sebastian
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

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