He was born in December 1840 (6; 3 (22 in 1865), 6 [59 in 1900], 7 [69 in 1910], 8 [79 in 1920], 9 [30? in 1870). He was born in Adams County, Pennsylvania (3, 6, 7, 8).
In 1865/1866, he married Catharine A [unknown family name] (6). In 1900, she had had ten children, seven of whom were alive (6). In 1910, six were still alive (7).
When he enlisted, he was a laborer (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (3).
He was drafted (1, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 February 1865 (1, 2, 3, 4). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, by Captain Eyster (3). His enlistment was credited to the sixteenth congressional district (3). He was a private in company A (1, 11).
In 1869, he testified supporting Maria Shriner's pension application (12).
In 1870, he was living in Mt Pleasant Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (9). He was a carpenter, and owned $100 in personal property (9). He was living with his wife Kate (and another family with a different surname) (9).
In 1890, he was living in Liberty Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (post office Emmitsburg) (4).
In 1900, he was living on Frederick Street, in Emmitsburg, Frederick County, Maryland (6). He was a night watchman (6). He was living with his wife Catharine and children Herbert and Bertha (6).
In 1910, he was living on Frederick Street, in Emmitsburg, Frederick County, Maryland (7). He was a night watchman at St Joseph's (7). He was living with his wife Catharine and daughter Bertha (7).
In 1920, he was living in Emmitsburg, Frederick County, Maryland (8). He had no occupation (8). He was widowed, and was living with his daughter Bertha and granddaughter Mary (8).
On 26 October 1923, he applied unsuccessfully from Maryland for a pension (2, 6).
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 F Felix)
2 pension index, by regiment (John F Felix)
3 company A descriptive roll, entry 161 (John F Felix)
4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Liberty Township, page 1 (John F Felix)
5 pension index, by name (John F Felix)
6 1900 US census, Maryland, Frederick County, Emmitsburg, supervisor's district 4, enumeration district 18, microfilm series T623, film 622, page 205 = 14B handwritten (John F Felix)
7 1910 US census, Maryland, Frederick County, Emmitsburg, supervisor's district 5 [?], enumeration district 60, microfilm series T624, film 564, page 33 = 15A handwritten (J Frank Felix)
8 1920 US census, Maryland, Frederick County, Emmitsburg, supervisor's district 5, enumeration district 68, microfilm series T624, film 672, page 201 = 4A handwritten (John F Felix)
9 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Mt Pleasant Township, microfilm series M593, film 1289, page 301 = 22 handwritten (John Felix)
10 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, undated (3 to 15 May 1865) (John Felix)
11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John F Felix)
12 abstract of widow's pension certificate file, National Archives and Records Administration, record group 15, widow's certificate WC 130,093, Maria Ann Flohr widow of Benjamin Shriner (Francis Felix)
|Name||Lawrence Jacob||- Catharine||- Harry||- William||Felix John||- Kate|
|Age||55||52 [?]||21||19||30 [?]||28|
|Occupation||Silk [?] smith||keeping house||Silk [?]smith||Farmer [?]||Carpenter||lives in family|
|Real estate value||2000|
|Personal estate value||1000||100|
|Birthplace||" [sc. Pa]||"||"||"||"||"|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1||1||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|name||Felix John F||- Catharine A.||- Herbert E.||- Bertha M. R.|
|birth date||Dec 1840||Dec 1844||May 1885||Dec 1887|
|# years married||34||34|
|mother of how many children?||10|
|# of children living||7|
|# years in USA|
|occupation||Night Watchman||At school||At school|
|# months not employed||0|
|# months in school||10||10|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|
|name||Felix J Frank||- Catharine A||- Bertha M|
|#years present marriage||43||43|
|mother of # children||10|
|mother of # living children||6|
|nature of industry etc.||St Joseph's||Shirt factory|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?||no||no|
|# weeks out of work 1909||0||10|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged||F|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet|
|deaf & dumb|
|dwelling visit number||91|
|family visit number||91|
|name||Felix John F||Bertha M A||Mary C|
|free/mortgaged (if owned)|
|age at last birthday||79||32||9|
|year of immigration|
|year of naturalization|
|attended school since Sept 1919||yes|
|birth place||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||New York|
|father's native language|
|mother's birthplace||Pennsylvania||Maryland||New Hamp|
|mother's native language|
|can speak English||yes||yes|
|number of farm schedule|