91st PA: Mayberry Warntz

Mayberry Warntz

Before the war

He was born in 1841 (8; 6 (20, in 1861), 7 (18 in 1860), 9 (9 in 1850), 10 (41 in 1880)). He was born in New Township, Pennsylvania (6, 7, 9, 10). He was born to John and Sarah A Warntz (8, 9, 10).

In 1850, he was living in Rush Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania (9). He was living with John and Sarah (presumably his parents), and Margaret, Jonathan, Alan, Sophia, and Zachary (9). He had attended a school within the year (9).

In 1860, he was living in Rush Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania (7). He was living with William Depuy (presumably his employer) and others (7). He was a farm laborer (7).

When he enlisted, he was a farmer (6).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5-1/2 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, dark eyes, and black hair (6).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 20 November 1861 (1, 6). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant (?) Black (6). He was mustered in as a private in company H (1, 11-13). He had rifle number 103 (6).

He was declared absent without leave on 2 April 1863 (2). He may have returned on 3 April 1863 (3).

He deserted on 27 April 1863, while on the march to Chancellorsville, Virginia (1, 4, 5, 6 [29 Apr]). He was officially dropped as a deserter on 1 June 1863 (4). He was a private, in company H (11-13).

After the war

In 1880, he was living in Rush Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania (10). He was living with his parents John and Sally Warntz, and his sister Agnes, along with Arthur Riffle (a nephew?) (10). He was a laborer (10).

In 1893, he died (8). He was buried in the Mount Vernon Cemetery, Riverside, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania (8).

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) (Mayberry Warntz)

2 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 2 April 1863 (Private Wantz [?])

3 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 3 April 1863 (not named; another soldier is listed as awol, and co.H has only one man awol.)

4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 1 June 1863 (Private Wantz)

5 company H, register of deserters, #14 (Mayberry Warntz)

6 company H, descriptive roll, #70 (Maberry Warntz [?])

7 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Rich Township, microfilm series M653, film 1149, page 533 = 30 handwritten (Mayberry Warntz)

8 Find a grave, memorial 51499480, created by Grave Hunters, added 23 April 2010, accessed 2 April 2011 [identification is uncertain, based only on his name, age, and the location] (Mayberry Warntz)

9 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland, Rush Township, microfilm series M432, film 804, page 152 = 321 = 413 handwritten (Mayberry Warnt [?])

10 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Rush Township, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 161, microfilm series T9, film 1164, page 390 = 8 D handwritten (Mayberry Warntz)

11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Maberry Waltz)

12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Maberry Wantz)

13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Mayberry Warntz)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed Apr 07)
1870 US census
he was not living with his apparent parents John and Sarah Warntz in Rush Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania (microfilm series M593, film 1385, page 378= 2 handwritten)
HeritageQuest and FamilySearch indices (accessed 2 Apr 11)
1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed 20 Oct 11)
1900 US census
HeritageQuest and FamilySearch indices (accessed 2 Apr 11)
1910 US census
HeritageQuest and FamilySearch indices (accessed 2 Apr 11)
1920 US census
HeritageQuest and FamilySearch indices (accessed 2 Apr 11)
1930 US census
FamilySearch and Footnote indices (accessed 2 Apr 11)

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland, Rush Township, microfilm series M432, film 804, page 152 = 321 = 413 handwritten]
line456789101112
Dwellings visited40        
Families visited40        
NameJohn Warnt [?]Sarah "Margart "Mayberry "Jonathan "Alan "Sophia "Zachary "Mary Harris [?]
Age4141109853167
Sexmfffmmfmf
Color         
Occupation of males over 15 yearsLabourer        
Real estate owned         
BirthplacePaPaPaPaPaPaPaPaPa
Married within year         
Attended school within year  111    
Over 20 & can't read/write         
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.        

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Rich Township, microfilm series M653, film 1149, page 533 = 30 handwritten]
[I did not transcribe the other people in this household, headed by William Depuy, farmer]
line34
Dwelling number[229]
Family number[222]
NameMayberry Warntz
Age18
Sexm
Color 
OccupationFarm Lab
Value of real estate owned 
Value of personal estate 
Place of birthPa
Married within year 
Attended school within year 
Cannot read & write 
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc. 

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Rush Township, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 161, microfilm series T9, film 1164, page 390 = 8 D handwritten]
line2526272829
street name     
house number     
dwelling visit #82    
family visit #82    
nameWarntz JohnWarntz Sally- Mayberry- AgnesRiffle Arthur
colorWWWWW
sexMMMMM
age6471412410
month born if born in year     
relationship wifesondaughtson
single  111
married11   
widowed/divorced     
married during year     
occupationFarmerKeep HouseLaborerAt Homein School
months unemployed     
currently ill?     
blind     
deaf/dumb     
idiotic     
insane     
disabled     
school this year    1
can't read     
can't write     
birthplacePaPaPaPaPa
father's birthplacePaPaPaPaPa
mother's birthplacePaPaPaPaPa

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 2 May 2015, from Fold3]


Waltz Maberry
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 2 May 15]

Wantz Maberry
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Waltz Maberry

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 2 May 15]

Warntz Mayberry
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Waltz Maberry

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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