91st PA: John P Worl

John P Worl

Before the war

He was born in 1840/42 (9 (22 in 1863?), 11 (28 in 1872 at death), 14 (18 in 1860)). He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (9, 11, 14).

In 1860, he was living in ward 12, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (14). He was living with Mary S Worl (presumably his mother), Marger. E Worl (presumably his sister), and Eliza Peirson (14). He was an apprentice (14).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7-1/4 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, hazel eyes, and brown hair (9).

During the war

He was enlisted and mustered into service on 20 August 1861 (1, 9). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Colonel Reiff (9). He was a private, in company C (1, 17).

On 7 May 1863, he was reported missing in action (4, 15, 16 [missing]). On 29 or 30 May 1863, he was reported regained from missing in action (7).

On 6 October 1863, he was reported regained from missing in action (8).

He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer (1).

On 28 September 1864, he was detailed by General Griffin for duty in the provost guard at division headquarters (2, 6).

On 24 June 1865, he began a furlough, which expired on 9 July 1865 (5).

On 3 July 1865, he was promoted to corporal, effective 1 July 1865 (1, 3).

He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1). He was a corporal, in company C (17).

After the war

On 19 [?] March 1872, Maggie M Worl (daughter of JP and AM Worl) died, of cyanosis (13). She died at, or was buried from, 504 New Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13). She was one day old (13). She was buried at Mount Peace Cemetery (13).

He died on 26 July 1872, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, of "consumption lungs" (11, 12). When he died, he was a last maker (11). He was buried on 29 July 1872, at Mount Peace Cemetery (11).

On 13 August 1890, his widow, Annie M Worl, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (10, 12).

Researcher

Jan Corwin Enger is researching Samuel Worl. Contact her at jcenger22@gmail.com.

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) (John P Worl)

2 special order 88, HQ 91st PA, 28 September 1864 (John P Worl)

3 special order 39, HQ 91st PA, 3 July 1865 (John P Worl)

4 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 7 May 1863 (Private Worl)

5 enlisted men's furloughs (John P Worl)

6 [list of detailed men, probably from Sept 1864] (John P Worl)

7 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 29 or 30 May 1863 (Private Worl)

8 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 6 October 1863 (Pri Worl)

9 company C, descriptive roll, entry 77 (John P Worl)

10 pension index, by name (John P Worl)

11 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 26 July 1872 (John P Worl)

12 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company C (John P Worl)

13 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19 March 1872, Maggie M Worl (from Jan Enger)

14 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 12, division 2, microfilm series M653, film 1162, page 233 = 13 handwritten (John P Worl)

15 'The ninety-first Pennsylvania volunteers', Philadelphia Press, Wednesday 13 May 1863, page 2 (John P Wool)

16 'The Ninety-first Pennsylvania at Chancellorville', Philadelphia Inquirer 13 May 1863, page 8 (John P Worl)

17 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John P Worl)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed Apr 07)

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 12, division 2, microfilm series M653, film 1162, page 233 = 13 handwritten]
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Dwelling number87   
Family number107   
NameMary S WorlJohn P "Marger E "Eliza Peirson
Age40182016
SexFMFF
Color    
OccupationSeamstressApprenticeSeamstress 
Value of real estate owned    
Value of personal estate    
Place of birth" [sc. Penna]"""
Married within year    
Attended school within year    
Cannot read & write    
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.    

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 9 May 2015, from Fold3]


Worl, John P.
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Corp.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death certificate, Maggie M Worl

[source: death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19 [?] March 1872, Maggie M Worl]
RETURN OF A DEATH
IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.
PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFICATE.
1. Name of Deceased, Maggie M. Worl
2. Color, White
3. Sex, [blank]
4. Age, 1 day
5. Married or Single, [blank]
6. Date of Death, March 19th [it's barely possible that the '9' is a '7']
7. Cause of Death, Cyanosis
Samuel Starr M.D.
Residence, N. W. Cor 11th and Green St.

UNDERTAKER'S CERTIFICATE IN RELATION TO DECEASED.
8. Occupation, --
9. Place of Birth, Philda
10. When a Minor, Name of Father, JP Worl
Name of Mother, A M --
11. Ward, 11
12. Street and Number, 504 New Market St
13. Date of Burial, March 20" 1872
14. Place of Burial, Mount Peace
J. H. Jefferies Undertaker.
Residence, 321 Coates St

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 26 July 1872, John P Worl]
[source: Family Search]

RETURN OF A DEATH
IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.
PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFICATE.
1. Name of Deceased, John P. Worl
2. Color, White
3. Sex, -- [sic]
4. Age, 28 years
5. Married
6. Date of Death, 26 Inst.
7. Cause of Death Consumption Lungs
Wm Stiles Jr M.D.
Residence, 803 Nth 16th St
UNDERTAKER'S CERTIFICATE IN RELATION TO DECEASED.
8. Occupation, Last Maker
9. Place of Birth, Pittsburg
10. When a Minor, Name of Father, -; Name of Mother, -
11. Ward, 12
12. Street and Number, Curran [?] Place St [??] + Coates [?]
13. Date of Burial, July 29 1872
14. Place of Burial, Mount Peace
Jos H Jeffries [?] Undertaker
Residence, 221 Coates [?] St

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