He enlisted under the alias 'John Doan' (7).
He was born in January 1841 (6, 8; 2 (22 in 1863), 5 [39 in 1880], 6 [59 in 1900]). He was born in Pennsylvania (5, 6).
In 1872/73, he married Sarah E Zeller (6, 8). In 1900, she had had three children, two of whom were alive (6).
In 1880, he was living in Winchester Village, Preble County, Ohio (5). He was a shoemaker (5). He was living with his wife Sallie, and their children Ella, James, and Kittie (5).
In 1890, he was living in Lewisburg, Preble County, Ohio (4).
On 16 July 1890 he applied successfully from Ohio for a pension (3, 7).
In 1900, he was living in Harrison Township, Preble County, Ohio (6). He was a shoemaker, and had been out of work for six months (6). He was living with his wife Sarah and granddaughter Ruby (6).
On 27 October 1904, his widow, Sarah C Doan, applied successfully from Ohio for a pension (3, 7).
On 16 February 1907, his widow, Sarah Zeller Doan, died (8). She was buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Lewisburg, Preble County, Ohio (8).
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 Doan)
2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 19 January 2005 (John Doan)
3 pension index, by name (John CV Doan alias John Doan)
4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Ohio, Preble, Lewisburg, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 282, page 2 (John Doane)
5 1880 US census, Ohio, Preble County, Winchester Village, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 195, microfilm series T9, film 1059, page 24 = 5 A handwritten (J C V Doan)
6 1900 US census, Ohio, Preble County, Harrison Township, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 105, microfilm series T623, film 1315, page 43 = 5 B handwritten (John Doan)
8 Find a Grave, memorial 24342931, created by Digger4Genealogy, added 3 February 2008, accessed 12 March 2011 [identity is confirmed by reference to his service in the 91st in the memorial] (John C Doan)
9 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John Doan)
|dwelling visit #||44|
|family visit #||44|
|name||Doan J C V||- Sallie||- Ella||- James S||- Kittie|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|school this year|
|name||Doan John||- Sarah E||- Ruby|
|birth date||Jan 1841||Mar 1842||Dec 1896|
|# years married||27||27|
|mother of how many children?||3|
|# of children living||2|
|# years in USA|
|# months not employed||6|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|