91st PA: Jeremiah John Weigle

Jeremiah John Weigle

Before the war

He was born on 16 July 1843, in Pennsylvania, to Christopher Weigle and Betsy Guise. [sources: date: 11, 12, 16; 2 (21 in 1865), 7 (7 in 1850), 8 (17 in 1860), 9 (26 in 1870), 10 (36 in 1880), 11 (56 in 1900). place: 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. parents: 16]

In 1850, he was living in Butler Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania. He was living with Christian and Elizabeth Weigle (presumably his parents), and with Jesse, Lucinda, Mary, Margaret, and Elias Weigle (presumably siblings). He had attended school within the year. [source: 7]

In 1860, he was living in Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania. He was living with Christian and Elizabeth Wigel (presumably his parents), and with Lucinda, Mary, Margaret, Elias, and George Wigel (presumably siblings). He had attended school within the year. [source: 8]

When he enlisted, he was a farmer. [source: 2]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair. [source: 2]

During the war

He was drafted. He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 February 1865. He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Eyster. HIs service was credited to the 16th Congressional District. He was a private in company G. [sources: 1, 2, 4, 6, 18]

He received clothing worth $38.35. [source: 2]

He deserted on 20 June 1865 near Washington DC. He was a private, in company G. [sources: 1, 2, 6, 18]

After the war

In 1870, he was living in Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania. He was living with Christian and Elisabeth Weigel (presumably his parents), with George (presumably his brother), and with a servant. He was a farm laborer. [source: 9]

In 1870/71, he married Emma Jane Zeiglar. She was born in 26 June 1850, in Pennsylvania, to Thomas Zeiglar and Margaret Miller. They apparently had these children:

[sources: 10, 11 (7 children, 6 alive in 1900), 13, 15 (6 children, 5 alive in 1910), 17]

In 1880, he was living in Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Emma, his children Harry, Zula [?], John, Charlie, Phescipher [?], and Edward, and two servants. He was a farmer. [source: 10]

On 16 October 1889, he applied unsuccessfully from Pennsylvania for a pension. [sources: 4, 6]

In 1890, he was living in Tyrone, Adams County, Pennsylvania (post office: Menallen). [source: 4]

In 1900, he was living in Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Emily E, children John, Charles, and Edward, and a boarder. He was a farmer. [source: 11]

On 30 August 1908, he died, in Mt Holly Springs Borough, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. He died of arteriosclerosis and fatty degeneration of heart (duration 2 years). He was a farmer. He was buried in the Upper Bermudian Church Cemetery, Gardners, Adams County, Pennsylvania. [sources: 12, 14, 16]

In 1910, his widow, Emily J Weigle, was living in Mt Holly Springs Borough, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. [source: 15]

On 10 August 1919, his widow, Emily Jane Weigle, died, in Carlisle Borough, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. She died of valvular heart disease, with chronic Brights disease (2 years duration) contributing. On 13 August 1919, she was buried in the Upper Bermudian Church Cemetery, Gardners, Adams County, Pennsylvania. [sources: 12 (10 Aug), 13 (26 Aug), 17 (10 Aug)]

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) (Jeremiah Weigle)

2 company G, register of deserters (Jeremiah Weigle)

3 company G, second descriptive list, [#87] (Jeremiah Weigle)

4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 23, page 2 (Jeremiah J Weigle)

5 pension index, by regiment (Jeremiah J Weigle)

6 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (Jeremiah J Weigle)

7 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Butler Township, microfilm series M432, film 743, page 3 verso = 6 handwritten (John [sic] Weigle)

8 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township, post office Hedelsburg, microfilm series M653, film 1057, page 632 = 50 handwritten (Jeremiah Wigel)

9 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township, post office York Springs, microfilm series M593, film 1289, page 382 = 24 handwritten (Jeremiah Weigel)

10 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 45, microfilm series T9, film 1085, page 68 = 4 D handwritten (Jeremiah Weigle)

11 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 28, microfilm series T623, film 1354, page 340 = 1 A handwritten (Jerry J Weigle)

12 Find a grave, memorial 18700560, created by pat callahan, added 31 Mar 07, accessed 7 Oct 10 (John Jeremiah Weigle)

13 Find a grave, memorial 76099151, created by AlbFirefly, added 6 Sep 11, accessed 5 May 15 (Emily J Weigle)

14 Pennsylvania, veterans burial cards, 1777-1999 (John Jeremiah Weigle)

15 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Mt Holly Springs Borough, enumeration district 27, microfilm series T624, film 1335, page 76 = 13 B handwritten (FamilySearch [indexed under 'Emily I Weiger']) (Emily E Weigle)

16 death certificate, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, file 77234 (Jeremiah John Weigle)

17 death certificate, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, file 82972, 10 August 1919 (Emily Jane Weigle)

18 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Jeremiah Weigle)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

RootsWeb WorldConnect
accessed 7 Oct 10
1920 US census
HeritageQuest index (accessed 7 Oct 10)
1930 US census
Footnote index (accessed 7 Oct 10)
1940 US census
FamilySearch index (accessed 4 May 15)
headstone applications for US military veterans, 1925-1949
FamilySearch index (accessed 4 May 15)

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Jeremiah John Weigle in the 91st PA database

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Butler Township, microfilm series M432, film 743, page 3 verso = 6 handwritten]
[identification is likely; see the note on the 1870 census entry transcribed below]
line1415161718192021
Dwellings visited40       
Families visited44       
NameChristian WeigleElizabeth "Jesse "Lucinda "Mary "Margaret "John [sic] "Elias "
Age4335151412972
SexMFMFFFMM
Color        
Occupation of males over 15 yearsFarmer L [sic; perhaps 'Laborer']     
Real estate owned        
Birthplace" [sc. Pa.]"""""""
Married within year        
Attended school within year  11111 
Over 20 & can't read/write        
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.        

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township, post office Hedelsburg, microfilm series M653, film 1057, page 632 = 50 handwritten]
[identification is likely; see the note on the 1870 census entry transcribed below]
line3031323334353637
Dwelling number374       
Family number394       
NameChristian WigelElizabeth "Lucinda "Mary "Margaret "Jeremiah "Elias "George "
Age544925232017135
SexMFFFFMMM
Color        
OccupationFarmer       
Value of real estate owned3,500       
Value of personal estate440 [?]       
Place of birth" [sc. Pennsylvania]"""""""
Married within year        
Attended school within year     11 
Cannot read & write        
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.        

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township, post office York Springs, microfilm series M593, film 1289, page 382 = 24 handwritten]
[identification is likely; see (1) the note on the 1900 census entry transcribed below, and (2) the parents' names listed on his death certificate]
line2223242526
Dwelling-house number169    
Family number181    
NameWeigel ChristianElisabethJeremiahGeorgeGuise [?] Hannah
Age6359261550
SexMFMMF
ColorWWWWW
OccupationFarmerKeeping HouseFarm LaborFarm LaborDomestic Servant
Real estate value7000    
Personal estate value1200    
BirthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
Father foreign born     
Mother foreign born     
Birth month if born within year     
Marriage month if married within year     
Attended school past year   1 
Can't read     
Can't write     
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.     
Male US citizen at least 21 years old1 1  
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...     

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 45, microfilm series T9, film 1085, page 68 = 4 D handwritten]
[identification is likely; see the note on the 1900 census entry transcribed below]
line40414243444546474849
street name          
house number          
dwelling visit #43         
family visit #43         
nameWeigle Jeremiah- Emma J- Harry M- Zula [?]- John W- Charlie- Phescipher - EdwardWest GeorgeDeardorf Delila
colorWWWWWWWWWW
sexMFMFMMMMMF
age36288654321613 [?]
month born if born in year          
relationship WifeSonDaughterSonSonSonSonServantServant
single        11
married11        
widowed/divorced          
married during year          
occupationFarmerKeeping House      LaborerServant
months unemployed          
currently ill? [illegible] Debility        
blind          
deaf/dumb          
idiotic          
insane          
disabled          
school this year  1111  11
can't read          
can't write        1 
birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
father's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 23, page 2]
[identification is confirmed by reference to his service in the 91st]

[line] 23
[house] 106
[family] 108
[name] Weigle, Jeremiah J.
[rank] Private
[company] G
[unit] 91 Penn Inf
[enlistment date] 28 Feb 1865
[discharge date] = = =
[length of service] = = =
[post office address] Menallen, Penna
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] Possesses no discharge

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Tyrone Township, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 28, microfilm series T623, film 1354, page 340 = 1 A handwritten]
[identification is likely, since (1) he is living in the same place as in the 1890 veterans schedule transcribed above]
line434445464748
street      
house number      
dwelling number11     
family number11     
nameWeigle, Jerry J.- Emily E.- John W.- Charles M.- Edward J.Levingston, Ela [?] G
relationshipHeadWifeSonSonSonBoarder
colorWWWWWW
sexMFMMMF
birth dateJuly 1843June 1850Apr 1874Sept 1876Nov [?] 1877Feb [?] 1883
age564925242217
married?MMSSSS
# years married2929    
mother of how many children? 7    
# of children living 6    
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year      
# years in USA      
naturalized citizen?      
occupationFarmer School TeacherSchool TeacherSchool TeacherServant
# months not employed6 5550
# months in school      
can readyesyesyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyesyesyes
speaks Englishyesyesyesyesyesyes
owned/rentedO     
free or mortgagedF     
farm/houseF     
# of farm schedule10     

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Mt Holly Springs Borough, enumeration district 27, microfilm series T624, film 1335, page 76 = 13 B handwritten (FamilySearch [indexed under 'Emily I Weiger'])]
[identification is uncertain, but note that (1) Jeremiah died in Mt Holly Springs in 1908, and she died in Cumberland County in 1919]
line84
street 
house nr 
dwelling nr321
family nr325
nameWeigle Emily J
relationshipHead
sexF
colorW
age59
marital statusWd
#years present marriage 
mother of # children6
mother of # living children5
birthplacePennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvania
immigrated 
naturalized/alien 
speaks EnglishEnglish
occupationNone
nature of industry etc.Own income
employer etc. 
out of work 15 Apr 1910? 
# weeks out of work 1909 
can readyes
can writeyes
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 4 May 2015, from Fold3]


Weigle Jeremiah
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

Pennsylvania, veterans burial card

[Pennsylvania, veterans burial cards, 1777-1999]
[transcribed 4 May 15, from Ancestry]


RECORD OF BURIAL PLACE OF VETERAN
Adams County
NAME Weigle, John Jeremiah
DATE OF BIRTH [blank]
DATE OF DEATH [blank]
VETERAN OF Civil WAR
SERVED IN ARMY
DATES OF SERVICE 2/28/65 - 6/20/65
ORGANIZATION(S) Co. G. 91st. Pa. Inf.
RANK Pvt.
CEMETERY OR PLACE OF INTERMENT
NAME Ground Oak - Upper Bermudian
LOCATION 2 Mi. S. E. of Gardners Station in Huntington Twp.
LOCATION OF GRACE IN CEMETERY SECTION D LOT No. 4
HEADSTONE FAMILY
INFORMATION GIVEN BY Personal Investigation DATE 11/17/36
REMARKS [blank]

death certificate

[death certificate, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, file 77234, Jeremiah John Weigle]
[transcribed 4 May 15, from Ancestry]


COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA.
BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS.
CERTIFICATE OF DEATH.
File No. 77234
Registered No. [blank]
PLACE OF DEATH.
County of Cumberland.
Borough of Mt Holly Spr
Registration District No. 441.
Primary Registration District No. 1222.
FULL NAME Jeremiah John Weigle

PERSONAL AND STATISTICAL PARTICULARS
SEX Male
COLOR White
DATE OF BIRTH July 16 1843
AGE 65 years, 1 months, 14 days
Married
BIRTHPLACE Pa.
NAME OF FATHER Christopher Weigle
BIRTHPLACE OF FATHER Pa.
MAIDEN NAME OF MOTHER Betsy Guise
BIRTHPLACE OF MOTHER Pa.
OCCUPATION Farmer
THE ABOVE STATED PERSONAL PARTICULARS ARE TRUE TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEF
(Informant) E. J. Spangler
(Address) Mt. Holly Springs, Pa
Filed 9.1 1908
C. A. Burkholtz [?] Registrar

MEDICAL CERTIFICATE OF DEATH
DATE OF DEATH August 30, 1908

I HEREBY CERTIFY, That I attended deceased from Aug. 29, 1908 to August 30 1908 that I last saw him alive on Aug. 30 1908 and that death occurred, on the date stated above, at 6.15 P.M. The CAUSE OF DEATH was as follows:

Arterio-sclerosis and Fatty degeneration of heart. (Duration) 2 years
Contributory -
(Signed) W. S. Russell, M.D.
Aug 31, 1908 (Address) Mt. Holly Springs, Pa.
SPECIAL INFORMATION only for Hospital, Institutions, Transients, or Recent Residents. [blank]
PLACE OF BURIAL OR REMOVAL Upper Bermudian
DATE OF BURIAL 9.2. 1908
UNDERTAKER Anth Deardorf [?]
ADDRESS York Spr

death certificate, Emily Weigle

[death certificate, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, file 82972, 10 August 1919, Emily Jane Weigle]
[transcribed 5 May 15, from Ancestry]


CERTIFICATE OF DEATH
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA.
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS.
File No. 82972
Registered No. 187
1. PLACE OF DEATH.
County of Cumberland.
Borough of Carlisl [sic]
Registration District No. 439
Primary Registration District No. 1220
(No. Garth + Seret [?] St., 4 Ward.)
2. FULL NAME Emily Jane Weigle

PERSONAL AND STATISTICAL PARTICULARS
3. SEX F.
4. COLOR OR RACE White
5. Widowed
6. DATE OF BIRTH June 26 1850
7. AGE yrs. 69 mos. 1 ds. 14
8. OCCUPATION Housework
9. BIRTHPLACE Pa
10. NAME OF FATHER Thomas Zeiglar
11. BIRTHPLACE OF FATHER Pa
12. MAIDEN NAME OF MOTHER Margaret Miller
13. BIRTHPLACE OF MOTHER Pa
14. THE ABOVE IS TRUE TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE.
(Informant) H. M. Weigle
(Address) Harrisburg Pa
15. Filed Aug. 12, 1919 Albert Wiener Local Registrar

MEDICAL CERTIFICATE OF DEATH
16. DATE OF DEATH Aug 10 1919
17. I HEREBY CERTIFY, That I attended deceased from Aug 7 1919, to Aug 10 1919, that I last saw her alive on Aug 9 1919, and that death occurred, on the date stated above, at 8.30 AM.
The CAUSE OF DEATH was as follows: Valvular heart disease (Duration) [blank]
Contributory (Secondary.) Chronic Brights (Duration) 2 yrs. [blank] mos. [blank] ds.
(Signed) J G Nickel [?] M.D.
Aug 10 1919 (Address) Carlisle Pa
13. LENGTH OF RESIDENCE (For Hospitals, Institutions, Transients or Recent Residents). [blank]
19. PLACE OF BURIAL OR REMOVAL Upper Bermudian
DATE OF BURIAL Aug 13 1919
20. UNDERTAKER J C Gutz [???]
ADDRESS Carlisle

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