He was born in 1833/34 (4 (28 in 1862), 9 [68 in 1902], 10 [22 in 1860], 11 [35 in 1870], 12 [44 in 1880], 13 [64 in 1900], 15 [16 in 1850]). He was born in New York (10, 11, 12, 13, 15).
In 1850, he was living in ward 4, Moyamensing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (15). He had attended school within the year (15). He was living with James and William Fettus (perhaps his father and uncle??), Margaret Fettus (perhaps his mother or aunt?) and William, James, and Sarah Ann Fettus (perhaps his siblings or cousins?) (15).
In 1860, he was living in ward 1, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10). He was a sign painter (10). He was living with Margaret Fettus (perhaps his mother or aunt), and William and James (perhaps his siblings or cousins) (10).
In 1861/1862, he married Maria L [unknown family name] (13). In 1900, she had had five children, three of whom were alive (13).
He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 10 September 1862, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 4, 5). He was a private in company B (1, 5, 16, 17, 18).
In 1870, he was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11). He was living with his wife Maria and children George and Louisa (11). He was a sign painter (11).
In 1880, he was living at 1527 South 11th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (12). He was living with his wife Maria, and children George, Louisa, and William (12). He was a sign writer (12).
In 1890, he was living at 1527 South 11th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5, 6). He was a painter (6). Also living there was George H Fetters [?] (an architect) (6).
On 29 March 1900, he successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (7, 8).
In 1900, he was living at 1527 South 11th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13). He was living with his wife Maria, son William, daughter Louisa Price, son-in-law David Price, niece Gladys Price, and a boarder (13). He was a house and sign painter (13).
On 9 October 1902, his widow, Maria L Fetters, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (8).
In 1910, his widow, Miria [?] Fettus, was living at 341 52nd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (14). She was living with her daughter Louisa and Louisa's family (14).
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) (Hamilton Fetters)
2 consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 5 March 1863 (Hamilton G Fetters)
3 company B, descriptive roll, entry 24 (Hamilton G Fetters) (no information)
4 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 31 May 2004 (Hamilton Fetters)
5 1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 10, page 4 (image 53 on <www.ancestry.com>), line 48 (Hamilton (G) Fetters)
6 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory (Hamilton Fettus [sic]
7 pension index, by regiment (Hamilton G Fetters)
8 pension index, by name (Hamilton G Fetters)
9 [death notice], Philadelphia Inquirer, 18 September 1902, page 15; 20 September 1902, page 15 (also published at 21 September page 12 and 19 September page 14) (Hamilton George Fettus)
10 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 1, microfilm series M653, film 1151, page 289 = 191 [?] handwritten (Hamilton G Fettus)
11 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, microfilm series M593, film 1413, page 179 (Hamilton Fettus)
12 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 19, microfilm series T9, film 1166, page 269 D = 45 handwritten (Hamilton Fettus)
13 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 1, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 10, microfilm series T623, film 1451, page 124 A = 10 handwritten (Hamilton G Fettus)
14 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 44, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 1137, microfilm series T624, film 1412, page 230 A = 12 handwritten (Miria [?] Fettus)
15 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Moyamensing, ward 4, microfilm series M432, film 809, page 438] (Hamilton Fettus)
16 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Hamilton G Fettus)
17 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Hamilton Fetters)
18 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Hamilton B Fettus)
|Name||James Fettus||William "||Hamilton "||William J "||Jas Alexander "||Margaret "||Sarah Ann "|
|Occupation of males over 15 years||Weaver||"||none||Dressmaker|
|Real estate owned|
|Birthplace||Ireland||"||New York||"||"||Ireland||New York|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year|| ||1||1||1|
|Over 20 & can't read/write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Margaret Fettus||Hamilton G "||William "||James A|
|Occupation||Sign Painter||Landscape "|
|Value of real estate owned|
|Value of personal estate||250|
|Place of birth||England||N York||" "||" "|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year||1|
|Cannot read & write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Fettus Hamilton||- Maria||- George||- Louisa|
|Occupation||Sign Painter||Keep house||At home||At home|
|Real estate value|
|Personal estate value|
|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|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|street name||South 11th St|
|dwelling visit #||29|
|family visit #||29|
|name||Fettus, Hamilton||- Maria||- George||- Louisa||- William L|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Sign writer||Keeping house||At home||At home|
|school this year||1||1|
|father's birthplace||Scotland||Penna||New York||New York||New York|
|street||S 11th Street|
|name||Fettus Hamilton G||- Maria L||- William L||Price Louisa M||- David C||- Gladys||Lafferty John|
|relationship||Head||Wife||Son||Daughter||S in Law||Niece||Boarder|
|birth date||Dec 1835||Mar 1844||May 1874||Sept 1869||Sept 1866||Sept 1896||Mar 1834|
|# years married||38||38||8||8||20|
|mother of how many children?||5||1|
|# of children living||3||1|
|father's birthplace||New York||Pennsylvania||New York||New York||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania|
|mother's birthplace||New York||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania|
|# years in USA|
|occupation||House + Sign Painter||House + Sign Painter||Meats + Provisions||Landlord|
|# months not employed||0||0||0||12|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged||F|
|# of farm schedule|
|name||Price, David C||-, Louisa||Laffirty, John||Fettus, Miria [?]|
|relationship||Head||Wife||Uncle||mother in law|
|#years present marriage||17||17||39|
|mother of # children||1||1|
|mother of # living children||0||0||3|
|birthplace||Penna - Eng||Phila - Eng||Penna - Eng||Penna - Eng|
|father's birthplace||Penna - Eng||New York - Eng||Penna - Eng|
|mother's birthplace||Penna - Eng||Penna - Eng||Penna - Eng|
|occupation||Provisions [?]||None||Retaired [?] Gent||None|
|nature of industry etc.||[illegible]|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?|
|# weeks out of work 1909|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged||M|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet|
|deaf & dumb|
FETTUS.--Suddenly, on September 17, 1902, Hamilton George Fettus, residence 341 North Fifty-second street, formerly of 1527 South Eleventh street. Due notice of the funeral will be given.
FETTUS.--On September 17, 1902, Hamilton George Fettus, formerly of 1527 South Eleventh street. The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, on Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, from his late residence, 341 North Fifty-second street. Interment at Philanthropic Cemetery.
The following list contains the names, ages, dates and places of death of persons whose deaths were reported to the Registration Office of the Bureau of Health up to the hour of closing yesterday.