91st PA: George A Jones, alias George A Wyman

George Jones, alias George Wyman

Alias

According to one report, he enlisted under the alias 'George A Jones' (2). However, the regimental records I have list hisname as 'George Wyman'.

Before the war

He was born on 2 June 1847 (9; 3 (20 in 1864), 5 (18 in 1864), 7 (24 in 1870), 8 (34 in 1880), 9 (52 in 1900), 10 (63 in 1910), 11 (74 in 1920)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11). He was born to Charles W. Weyman and Louisa [unknown family name] (12).

When he was enlisted, he was a glassblower (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, gray eyes, and dark hair (3).

During the war

He also served in company C of the 59th Pennsylvania Mil Infantry (2).

He enlisted and was mustered into service, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 12 February 1864 (1, 3, 5, 6 [11 Feb]). He was enlisted for three years, by Lieutenant Shipley (3, 5). He was mustered into service as a private, in company B, by Lieutenant Swan (1, 3, 5, 13).

He was discharged on 10 March 1864 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 3, 4 [reported 14 Mar 64], 5, 6).

According to the pension index cards, he was transferred to the Navy (2). He was a private, in company B (13). He served as a landsman on the Mingo [?] and the Princeton (2).

After the war

In 1866/67, he married Martha [unknown family name] (9, 10). In 1900, she had had no children (9, 10).

In 1870, he was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7). He was living with his parents, Charles and Louisa Weyman, and other family members (7). He was a glassblower (7).

In 1880, he was living at 1127 Ohio Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with his wife Martha, and his parents, Louisa and CW Weman, and other family members (8). He was a glassblower (8).

In 1900, he was living at 1127 Susquehanna Avenue, 18th ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9). He was living with his wife, Martha, his father, Charles, and other family members (9). He was a glass salesman (9).

In 1910, he was living on Susquehanna Avenue, 18th ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10). He was living with his wife Martha, and others (10). He was a travelling salesman (10).

In 1920, he was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11). He was living with his wife Martha (11). He was a travelling salesman (11).

In 1890, he was living at 1127 Otis Street, Philadelphia Pennsylvania (6).

On 2 January 1891, he applied unsuccessfully for a pension (2).

He died on 9 January 1921, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2, 12). The funeral service was Wednesday 12 January, at his brother's house, 1103 East Susquehanna Avenue, Philadelphia (12). "Union Council, No. 9 Golden Eagle and B.O. of E." were invited to the funeral services (12). The interment was private (12). He was buried at North Cedar Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (12).

On 15 January 1921, his widow applied successfully for a pension (2).

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) (George Wyman)

2 pension index, by regiment (George A Wyman, alias George A Jones [sic])

3 company B, [second] descriptive roll, entry 33 (George Wyman)

4 consolidated morning report, 14 March 1864 (George Wyman)

5 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 2 September 2004 (George Wyman)

6 1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district [1], enumeration district [355], page [3] (image 761 on Ancestry), line 35 (George W Wyman)

7 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, microfilm series M593, film 1403, page 319 = 150 handwritten (George Weyman)

8 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 343, microfilm series T9, film 1177, page 224 A = 1 handwritten (George Weyman)

9 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 18, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 355, microfilm series T623, film 1460, page 96 A-B = 5 handwritten (George W Wayman)

10 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 18, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 785 [??], microfilm series T624, film 1392, page 212-213 = 15B - 16A handwritten (George W Weyman)

11 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 58 [?], supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 374, microfilm series T625, film 1624, page 64 A = 2 handwritten (George W Weyman)

12 [death notice], Public Ledger, Tuesday 11 January 1921, page 18] (George W Weyman)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1930 US census
Ancestry index (accessed May 07)

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, microfilm series M593, film 1403, page 319 = 150 handwritten]
line31323334353637383940
Dwelling-house number1071         
Family number1160         
NameWeyman Charles W- Louisa- Lotha- Emma- George- Charles F- Henry- Frederick- Daniel- Willie
Age48451816241410864
SexMFFFMMMMMM
ColorWWWWWWWWWW
OccupationRet GrocerKeeping HouseAt Home Glass Blower     
Real estate value5,000         
Personal estate value1,500         
BirthplacePennaPrussiaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
Father foreign born 1        
Mother foreign born 111111111
Birth month if born within year          
Marriage month if married within year          
Attended school past year   1 1111 
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, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 343, microfilm series T9, film 1177, page 224 A = 1 handwritten]
line9101112131415161718192021
street nameOhio Street
house number1127            
dwelling visit #3            
family visit #3            
nameWeyman C. W." Louisa" George" Ella" Chas T" Harry" Frederick" Daniel" William" MarthaCraven John C" LotThomas [?] Letitia
colorWWWWWWWWWWWWW
sexMFMFMMMMMFMFF
age55543432232018161328402720
month born if born in year             
relationship WifeSonDaughterSonSonSonSonSonDaughterSon in LawDaughterServant
single   111111   1
married111      111 
widowed/divorced             
married during year             
occupationRetail GrocerKeeping HouseGlass BlowerMusic TeacherPaperhangerPlumberRolling MillPaper StoreAt SchoolBoarderPainterBoarderServant
months unemployed             
currently ill?             
blind             
deaf/dumb             
idiotic             
insane             
disabled             
school this year        1    
can't read             
can't write             
birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaOhioPennaWales
father's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaWales
mother's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaOhioPennaWales

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district [1], enumeration district [355], page [3] (image 761 on Ancestry), line 35]
[line] 35
[house] 59 [?]
[family] 58 [?]
[name] George W Wyman
[rank] Priv
[company] B 91 Penn Vol
[unit] 11 Feb 1863
[enlistment date] 10 March 1864
[discharge date] 1 year, 0 months, 2 days
[length of service] 1127 Otis St Phila Pa
[post office address] [blank]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 18, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 355, microfilm series T623, film 1460, page 96 A-B = 5 handwritten]
line49505152535455565758
streetSusquehanna Ave[illegible]
house number1127 1127       
dwelling number74 74       
family number95 95       
nameWayman Charles C- George WWayman William- MarthaCraven John C- Lottie- John [illegible]Wayman Frederick- [illegible]- [illegible]
relationshipHeadSonSonD in lawS in LawDaughterG SonSonG DaughterG Son
colorWWWWWWWWWW
sexMMMFMFMMFM
birth dateNov 2 1863June 2 1847Feb 24 1868Sept 30 1850March [?] 8 1838[illegible] 1852Nov 25 1873Oct 28 1863[illegible] 1883[illegible] 1887
age765232496248[illegible]3616 [?]12
married?WdMSMMMSWd [?]SS
# years married [blank sic] 332525    
mother of how many children?   0 [?] 2    
# of children living 0 0 1    
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year          
# years in USA          
naturalized citizen?          
occupationGentlemanGlass SalesmanPaper Hanger Painter At SchoolH CarpenterHouse WorkAt School
# months not employed0 [?]00 0  00 
# months in school      10  9
can readyesyesyesyesyesyes yesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyesyesyes yesyesyes
speaks Englishyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
owned/rentedO         
free or mortgagedF         
farm/houseH         
# of farm schedule          

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 18, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 785 [??], microfilm series T624, film1392, page 213 = 16 handwritten]
line97989910012
street[illegible]Susquehanna Avenue
house nr1083 [?]   [ ? ] 
dwelling nr284   [285 [?]] 
family nr291   [291 [?]] 
nameRedmond IsabellaMurphy Annie- Elizabeth- Herveth JohnWeyman George W- Martha
relationshipHeadDaughterGranddaughterBoarderBrother in lawSister in law
sexFFFMMF
colorWWWWWW
age644213546359
marital statusWdM2SWdM1M1
#years present marriage 14  4242
mother of # children719 [sic]    0
mother of # living children56    0
birthplaceIre EnglishIre EnglishPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplaceIre EnglishIre EnglishIre EnglishPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaIre English
mother's birthplaceIre EnglishIre EnglishIre EnglishPennsylvaniaGer GermanIre English
immigrated18481884 [??]    
naturalized/alien      
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationNoneCookNoneLaborerSalesmanNone
nature of industry etc. Restaurant ShipyardTravelling 
employer etc. W WW 
out of work 15 Apr 1910? No NoNo 
# weeks out of work 1909 2 14 [?]0 
can readYesYesYesYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYesYesYesYes
school since 1 Sep 09  Yes   
owned/rented[check mark]     
owned free or mortagaged[check mark]     
farm/houseH     
nr on farm schedule      
civil war vet    [blank sic] 
blind      
deaf & dumb      

1920 census

[1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 58 [?], supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 374, microfilm series T625, film 1624, page 64 A = 2 handwritten]
[The preceding household is headed by John C Cravens]
line3940
streetEast [illegible] St
house number802 
dwelling visit number20 
family visit number27 
nameWeyman George W- Martha
relationshipHeadWife
own/rentR 
free/mortgaged (if owned)  
sexMF
raceWW
age at last birthday7472
marital statusMM
year of immigration  
naturalized/alien  
year of naturalization  
attended school since Sept 1919  
can readYesYes
can writeYesYes
birth placePennaPenna
native language  
father's birthplacePennaIreland
father's native language Irish English
mother's birthplaceGermanyIreland
mother's native languageGermanEnglish
can speak EnglishYesYes
occupationSalesmanNone
industry, businesstravelling 
employment statusW 
number of farm schedule  

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]


Wyman George
Co. B, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

newspaper death notice

[source: Public Ledger, Tuesday 11 January 1921, page 18]

WEYMAN.--Jan. 9, 1921. GEORGE W., husband of Martha Weyman and son of the late Charles W. and Louisa Weyman. Relatives and friends, also Union Council, No. 9 Golden Eagle and B.O. of E., are invited to attend funeral services, Wed., 2:30 p.m., at residence of his brother, 1103 E. Susquehanna ave. Int. private. North Cedar Hill Cem.


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