91st PA: Thomas Hymes or Hines

Thomas Hymes or Hines

Before the war

He was born in September 1827, in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. [sources: date: 10; 4 (37 in 1864), 6 (35 in 1860), 7 (45 in 1870), 8 (52 in 1880), 9 (72 in 1900). place: 4, 6, 7, 8, 9]

In 1856/57, he married Catharine [unknown family name]. She was born in July 1827, in Pennsylvania. They apparently had these seven children:

[sources: 10 (7 children, 5 alive in 1900), 11 (7 children, 4 alive in 1910)]

In 1860, he was living in Southampton Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania. He was a farm laborer. He was living with his spouse Catharine and daughter Mary. [source: 6]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 11 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, hazel eyes, and light hair. [source: 4]

During the war

He was drafted. His service was credited to the sixteenth congressional district. He enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. (He reported to Chambersburg with Isaiah Collins (F) and Isaac W Smith (F).) He was mustered into service as a private, in company I, on 21 September 1864. [sources: 1, 4, 12, 13, 14]

He was discharged by general order on 30 or 31 May 1865. He was a private, in company I. [sources: 1 (30 May), 3 (31 May), 4 (31 May), 12-13]

After the war

In 1870, he was living in Southampton Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania. He was working on a farm. He was living with his wife Catharine, and children (perhaps all theirs?) Lucinda, Mary, Matilda, and Mary. [source: 7]

In 1880, he was living in Southampton Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania. He was a farm laborer. He was living with his wife Catharine and children Lucinda, Mary, Joseph, Sarah, Julia, along with a nephew and two grandsons. [source: 8]

On 26 May 1881, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension. [sources: 5, 11]

In 1900, he was living in West Providence Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania. He was apparently not working. He was living with his wife Catharine, children Mary, Sarah, Julia, Simeon, AB McCoy, Alva Johnson, and a boarder. [source: 9]

He died in 1905. He was buried in Everett Cemetery, in Everett, Bedford County, Pennsylvania. [sources: 2, 11]

On 25 [?] March 1905, his widow, Catharine Himes, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension. [sources: 5, 11]

In 1910, his widow, Catharine Hymes, was living in Everett Borough, Bedford County, Pennsylvania. She was living with eight relatives. [source: 10]

Researcher

Contact Jeanne Stiffler about Thomas Himes, at jlstiff@aol.com.

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) (Thomas Hymes)

2 message, from David and Carol Eddleman, 31 October 2002, on PABEDFOR list at Rootsweb, transcribing burial list from the Bedford Inquirer, 22 May 1908 (Thomas Hines [sic])

3 company I, register of men discharged (Thomas Hymes)

4 company I, descriptive roll, #16 (Thomas Heimes)

5 pension index, by name (Thomas Himes)

6 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township, microfilm series M653, film 1072, page 563 = 28 handwritten (Thomas Himes)

7 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township (Chaneysville Pa), microfilm series M593, film 1304, page 635 = 35 handwritten (Thomas Hymes)

8 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 236, microfilm series T9, film 1098, page 335 = 23 C-D handwritten (Thomas Himes)

9 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, West Providence Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 33, microfilm series T623, film 1376, page 184 B = 5 handwritten (Thomas Himes)

10 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Everett Borough, supervisor's district 16, enumeration district 12, microfilm series T624, film 1312, page 94 B = 15 handwritten (Catherine Hymes)

11 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (Thomas Himes)

12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Thomas Heimes)

13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Thomas Hymes)

14 abstract of widow's pension certificate file, National Archives and Records Administration, record group 15, WC 143,246, Barbara Tewell widow of Isaiah Collins (Thomas Hymes or Hines)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1850 US census
Ancestry index (accessed June 2007)
1890 US census, veterans schedule
Ancestry index (accessed June 2007)
1920 US census
Ancestry index (accessed June 2007)
1930 US census
Ancestry index (accessed June 2007)
Rootsweb WorldConnect
accessed June 2007

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Thomas Hymes in the 91st PA database

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township, microfilm series M653, film 1072, page 563 = 28 handwritten]
line313233
Dwelling number652  
Family number623  
NameThomas HimesCatharine "Mary E "
Age35351
Sexmff
Color   
OccupationFarm Lab  
Value of real estate owned   
Value of personal estate   
Place of birth" [sc. Penna]""
Married within year   
Attended school within year   
Cannot read & write1  
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.   

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township (Chaneysville Pa), microfilm series M593, film 1304, page 635 = 35 handwritten]
line345678
Dwelling-house number254     
Family number258     
NameHymes Thomas- Catharine- Lucinda Mary E- Matilda W- Mary J
Age45 [?]43 [?]211153
SexMFFFMF
ColorWWWWWW
OccupationWorks on farmKeeping houseAt homeAt homeAt homeAt home
Real estate value      
Personal estate value      
BirthplacePaPaPaPaPaPa
Father foreign born      
Mother foreign born      
Birth month if born within year      
Marriage month if married within year      
Attended school past year  111 
Can't read      
Can't write      
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      
Male US citizen at least 21 years old1     
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...      

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 236, microfilm series T9, film 1098, page 335 = 23 C-D handwritten]
line4849501234567
street name          
house number          
dwelling visit #          
family visit #201         
nameHimes Thomas- Catharine- Lucinda- Mary E- Joseph- Sarah- JuliaBarrette HenryMonspeaky [?] JustinMiller Simeon
colorWWWWWWWWWW
sexMFFFMFFMMM
age52523121151461333
month born if born in year          
relationship WifeDaughterDaughterSonDaughterDaughterNephewGrandsonGrandson
single  11111111
married11        
widowed/divorced          
married during year          
occupationFarm LaborerKeeping houseAt homeAt homeWork on farmAt home Work on farm  
months unemployed          
currently ill?          
blind          
deaf/dumb          
idiotic          
insane          
disabled          
school this year          
can't read11   1    
can't write11   1    
birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPaPaPaPaPa
father's birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPaPaPaPaPa
mother's birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPaPaPaPaPa

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, West Providence Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 33, microfilm series T623, film 1376, page 184 B = 5 handwritten]
line737475767778798081
street         
house number         
dwelling number94        
family number98        
nameHimes Thomas- Catharine- Mary E- Sarah J- Julia A- Simeon AMcCoy A BJohnson AlvaJohnson Francis E
relationshipHeadWifeDaughterDaughterDaughterSonDaughterDaughterBoarder
colorWWWWWWWWW
sexMFFFFMFFM
birth dateSept 1827July 1827Sept 1858 [?]Aug 1866July 1873Jan 1877May 1893Apr 1893May 1879
age7272413326237221
married?MMSSSSSSS
# years married4343       
mother of how many children? 7       
# of children living 5       
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplaceUnPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaMarylandPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplaceMarylandPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year         
# years in USA         
naturalized citizen?         
occupation     Laborer (at furnace)  Laborer (at Furnace)
# months not employed     0  0
# months in school      5  
can readNoNoYesNoYesYes  Yes
can writeNoNoYesNoYesYes  Yes
speaks EnglishYesYesYesYesYesYes  Yes
owned/rentedR        
free or mortgaged         
farm/houseH        
# of farm schedule         

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Everett Borough, supervisor's district 16, enumeration district 12, microfilm series T624, film 1312, page 94 B = 15 handwritten]
line787980818283848586
street         
house nr         
dwelling nr306        
family nr311        
nameHymes Catherine- Mary E- Julia A- McCoy Ora D- Gladys VJohnson Abram- J AlvinHymes Sarah JJohnson Austin H
relationshipHeadDaughterDaughterGrandaughter [sic]Granniece [sic]BrotherGranson [sic]SisterGrandson
sexFFFFFMMFM
colorWWWWWWWWW
age83513617285134432
marital statusWdSSSSWdSSD
#years present marriage         
mother of # children7        
mother of # living children4        
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaMarylandPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated         
naturalized/alien         
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationNoneHousewoman [?]LaundressChambermaidNoneNoneNoneNoneLaborer
nature of industry etc. At HomeHotelHotel    Furnace
employer etc. OAWW    W
out of work 15 Apr 1910? NoNoYes    No
# weeks out of work 1909 000    0
can readNoYesYesYes NoYesNoYes
can writeNoYesYesYes NoYesNoYes
school since 1 Sep 09      Yes  
owned/rentedR        
owned free or mortagaged         
farm/houseH        
nr on farm schedule         
civil war vet     UA   
blind     Bl   
deaf & dumb         

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 8 Jun 2014, from Fold3]


Heimes Thomas
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Hymes Thomas

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 15 June 2014]

Hymes, Thomas
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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