91st PA: Martin V Dowd

Martin V Dowd

Before the war

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).

During the war

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).

He was captured at Cold Harbor, Virginia, on 2 June 1864 (2).

On 2 June 1865, he was transferred from the 118th Pennsylvania to company F of the 91st Pennsylvania (1, 2, 3 [1 June], 9). He was a private in company F in the 91st Pennsylvania (1, 8, 9).

He was discharged by general order 77, Adjutant General's Office, on 15 July 1865 (1, 3). He was a private, in company F (8, 9).

After the war

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).

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) (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)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed May 2007)

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Martin V Dowd in the 91st PA database

1880 census

[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]
line89101112131415
street name        
house number        
dwelling visit #105       
family visit #119       
nameDoud, Martin V- Mercy Ann- Eddie G- Annie H- Freddie K- Emory W [?]- Miles VDororick, Dayton W
colorWWWWWWWW
sexMFMFMMMM
age4240121086120
month born if born in yearMchAprAugMayJuneFebAprNov
relationship WifeSon + Step SonDaughterSonSonSonStepson + son
single  111111
married11      
widowed/divorced        
married during year        
occupationR.R. BlacksmithHouse KeepingAt HomeAt HomeAt HomeAt HomeAt HomeR.R. Brakeman
months unemployed        
currently ill?        
blind        
deaf/dumb        
idiotic        
insane        
disabled        
school this year  1111  
can't read        
can't write        
birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
father's birthplacePennaNew YorkPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaEngland
mother's birthplacePennaNew YorkPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna

1900 census

[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]
line45
streetElm St
house number  
dwelling number193 
family number216 
nameDoud Martin- Mercy A
relationshipHeadWife
colorWW
sexMF
birth dateMar 1838Apr 1840
age6260
married?MM
# years married3030
mother of how many children? 7
# of children living 6
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaNew York
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaNew York
immigration year  
# years in USA  
naturalized citizen?  
occupationFlagman R. R. 
# months not employed  
# months in school  
can readYesYes
can writeYesYes
speaks EnglishYesYes
owned/rentedR 
free or mortgaged  
farm/houseH 
# 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 28 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Doud Martin N
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Doud Martin V

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 29 March 2014]

Dowd Martin V
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also 118" Pa Inf

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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