He was born in March 1838 (6; 3 (25 in 1863), 5 [42 in 1880], 6 [62 in 1900]). He was born in Pennsylvania (5, 6).
He was drafted on 14 October 1863 (1, 2, 3). He was mustered into service as a private in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 13 October 1863 at Scranton, Pennsylvania (1, 2, 3 [14 Oct]). He was a private in company B of the 118th Pennsylvania (2, 7).
In 1869/70, he married Mercy Ann [unknown family name] (6). In 1900, she had had seven children, six of whom were alive (6).
In 1880, he was living in Blekeley Borough, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania (5). He was a railroad blacksmith (5). He was living with his wife Mercy Ann, and children (or stepchildren) Eddie, Annie, Freddie, Emory, Miles, and Dayton Doronick (5).
On 15 February 1882, he applied successfully for a pension (4, 7).
In 1900, he was living on Elm Street, in Queens County, New York, New York (6). He was a railroad flagman (6). He was living with his wife Mercy (6).
He died in 1907 (7).
On 16 September 1907, his widow, Mercy A Doud, applied successfully from Connecticut for a pension (4, 7).
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) (Martin V Dowd)
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'One hundred and eighteenth regiment'. Page 1320. (In the roster) (Martin V Dowd)
3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 19 January 2005 (Martin V Dowd)
4 pension index, by name (Martin V Doud)
5 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Blekeley Borough, supervisor's district 5, enumeration district 35, microfilm series T9, film 1138, page 239 C = 11 handwritten (Martin V Doud)
6 1900 US census, New York, Queens County, Borough 7, ward 4, New York City, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 676, microfilm series T623, film 1149, page 61 A = 11 handwritten (Martin Doud)
7 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (Martin V Doud [sic])
8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Martin N Doud)
9 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Martin V Dowd)
|dwelling visit #||105|
|family visit #||119|
|name||Doud, Martin V||- Mercy Ann||- Eddie G||- Annie H||- Freddie K||- Emory W [?]||- Miles V||Dororick, Dayton W|
|month born if born in year||Mch||Apr||Aug||May||June||Feb||Apr||Nov|
|relationship||Wife||Son + Step Son||Daughter||Son||Son||Son||Stepson + son|
|married during year|
|occupation||R.R. Blacksmith||House Keeping||At Home||At Home||At Home||At Home||At Home||R.R. Brakeman|
|school this year||1||1||1||1|
|father's birthplace||Penna||New York||Penna||Penna||Penna||Penna||Penna||England|
|mother's birthplace||Penna||New York||Penna||Penna||Penna||Penna||Penna||Penna|
|name||Doud Martin||- Mercy A|
|birth date||Mar 1838||Apr 1840|
|# years married||30||30|
|mother of how many children?||7|
|# of children living||6|
|father's birthplace||Pennsylvania||New York|
|mother's birthplace||Pennsylvania||New York|
|# years in USA|
|occupation||Flagman R. R.|
|# months not employed|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|