Is he the John Casner who was living with John Casner Sr (presumably his father) in 1850?
He was born in October 1844 (18; 9 (18 in 1861), 8 [35 in 1880], 11, 16, 17 [21 probably in 1863], 18 [55 in 1900], 19 [65 in 1910], 23 [67 in 1912]). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11, 16, 17, 8, 18, 19).
When he enlisted, he was a painter, and was living in Philadelphia (9, 11, 16, 17).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5-1/2 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and light hair (9 [5'7-1/2"], 11 [5'5-1/2"], 16, 17 [5'6-1/2" probably in 1863]).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 24 September 1861, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1 [27 Sep], 9, 11, 12, 15 [25 Sep]). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Casner (11). He was mustered into service in company K, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Smith (1, 9, 11, 27 (corp)).
He was promoted to sergeant on 13 December 1862 (1 [Oct 62], 9 [13 Dec 62]).
On 27 March 1863, he returned to the regiment from being absent sick (5).
He fought at the Battle of Gettysburg (21).
He reenlisted as a veteran volunteer on 26 December 1863, at Bealton, Virginia (1, 9, 13, 16 [26 Dec 64], 17 [26 Dec 64]). He was enlisted for three years, at Bealton, Virginia, by Lieutenant Carpenter (16, 17). He was mustered by Lieutenant Swan (16, 17).
He was discharged on 6 June 1865, by order 125, headquarters, 5th Army Corps, to accept a commission as first lieutenant (14, 26). He was promoted on 6 June 1865 to first lieutenant (1, 2, 9 [17 May], 13, 17, 26).
He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 2, 9, 12). He was first lieutenant, of company K (27).
Sometime between 1874 and 1877, he married Catherine R [unknown surname] (18 [25 years in 1900], 19 [33 years in 1910], 23). In 1900 and 1910, she had had nine children, four of whom were still alive (18, 19).
In 1880, he was living on Otter Street, in Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with his wife Kate R Casner, and two children (Alice and Harvey) (8). He was a druggist (8).
On 4 February 1888, he successfully applied from New Jersey for a pension (7, 25).
In 1890, he was living in Stockton Township, Camden County, New Jersey (12).
In 1900, he was living at 410 South Street, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey (18). He was living with his wife Catherine, and four children (Harvey, Alice, Frances, and Raymond) (18). He was a grocery salesman (18). (18).
In 1910, he was living in Collingswood Borough, New Jersey (19). He was living with his wife Catherine, and four of his children (19).
He died on 25 February 1912 (23, 25). The funeral was held on Wednesday, from 621 Eldridge Avenue, W Collingswood, New Jersey (his residence) (23).
On 13 March 1912, his widow, Kate R Casner, applied successfully from New Jersey for a widow's pension (7, 25).
In 1920, his widow, Catharine R Casner, was living at 621 Claridge Avenue, Collingswood Borough, New Jersey, with two of her children (20).
In 1930, his widow, Kathryn R Casner, was living at 621 Claridge, Collingswood Borough, Camden County, New Jersey, with two of her children (24).
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)
3 special order 9, HQ 91st PA, 17 February 1865 (John F Casner)
4 undated officers' furlough list, in regimental letter, order, guard, and furlough book (John F Casner)
5 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 27 March 1863 (JF Casner)
6 enlisted men's furloughs (John F Casner)
7 pension index, by name (John F Casner Jr)
8 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Bucks County, Bristol, third ward, supervisor's district 4, enumeration district 130, microfilm series T9, film 1105, page 45 C = 23 handwritten (John F Casner)
9 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 5 May 2004 (John F Casner)
10 company K, list of non-commissioned officers (John F Casner)
11 company K, descriptive roll (John F Casner)
12 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, New Jersey, Camden County, Stockton Township, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 189, page 1 (John F Casner)
13 company K, second list of commissioned officers (John F Casner)
14 company K, second register of men discharged (John F Casner)
15 company K, second list of non-commissioned officers (John F Casner)
16 company K, third descriptive roll (John F Casner)
17 company K, fourth descriptive roll (John F Casner)
18 1900 US census, New Jersey, Camden County, first precinct Camden City, supervisor's district 6, enumeration district 36, microfilm series T623, film 957, page 95 B = 10 handwritten (John F Casner)
19 1910 US census, New Jersey, Collingswood Borough, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 88, microfilm series T624, film 874, page 294 A = 5 handwritten (John F Casner)
20 1920 US census, New Jersey, Camden County, Collingswood Borough, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 101, microfilm series T624, film 1024, page 34 B = 4 handwritten (Catherine R Casner)
21 Pennsylvania Memorial, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (John F Casner)
23 [death notice], Philadelphia Inquirer, 27 February 1912, page 5 (John F Casner)
24 1930 US census, New Jersey, Camden County, Collingswood Borough, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 4-95, microfilm series T626, film 1323, page 72 = 5 A handwritten (Kathryn R Casner)
25 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company K (John F Casner, Jr)
26 monthly return, company K, June 1865 (Jno G Casner)
27 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John F Casner)
|street name||Otter Street|
|dwelling visit #||220|
|family visit #||232|
|name||Casner John F||- Kate R||- Alice E||- Harvey C|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Druggist||Keeping house||At home|
|school this year|
|name||Casner John F||- Catherine R||- Harvey||- Alice E||- Frances||- Raymond|
|birth date||Oct 1844||Nov 1856||June 1879||Dec 1877||Feb 1890||Nov 1897|
|# years married||25||25|
|mother of how many children?||9|
|# of children living||4|
|birthplace||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||New Jersey||New Jersey|
|# years in USA|
|occupation||Salesman Grocery||Tin Roofer||At School|
|# months not employed||0||0|
|# months in school|| ||10|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|
|name||Casner John F||- Catherine R||- Harvey E||- Rosalie L||- Alice E||- Francis A||- Raymond J|
|relationship||Head||Wife||Son||daughter in law [?]||daughter||daughter||son|
|#years present marriage||33||33||2|
|mother of # children||9||0|
|mother of # living children||4||0|
|birthplace||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||New Jersey||New Jersey||New Jersey||New Jersey|
|father's birthplace||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||New Jersey||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania|
|mother's birthplace||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||New Jersey||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania|
|occupation||[illegible]||None||Laundry [?] [illegible]||None||None||[illegible]||None|
|nature of industry etc.||[illegible]||Laundry||[illegible]|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?||No||No|
|# weeks out of work 1909||0||0|
|school since 1 Sep 09||no||yes|
|owned free or mortagaged||M|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet||UA|
|deaf & dumb|
|family visit nr||89|
|name||Casner Catharine R||- Alice E||- Raymond J|
|free/mortgaged (if owned)||M|
|year of immigration|
|year of naturalization|
|attended school since Sept 1919|
|birth place||Pennsylvania||New Jersey||New Jersey|
|father's native language||-||-||-|
|mother's native language||-||-||-|
|can speak English||yes||yes||yes|
|industry, business||Ship Yard|
|number of farm schedule|
|dwelling visit #||11|
|family visit #||11|
|name||Casner Raymond J||- Kathryn R||- Alice G|
|value or rent||3000|
|age 1st marriage||20|
|school/college since 9/29||No||No||No|
|can read & write||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|birthplace||New Jersey||Pennsylvania||New Jersey|
|can speak English||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|at work yesterday||Yes||Yes|
|unemployment schedule #|
|farm schedule #|
CASNER.--25th inst, JOHN F., husband of Catharine R. Casner, aged 67. Relatives and friends, also Company K, 91st Regt. Penna Volunteers, and all other societies of which he was a member, invited to funeral, Wed, 2 PM, residence, 621 Eldridge ave, W. Collingswood, N.J. Remains may be viewed Tues. evening.