91st PA: William R Lechron

William R Lechron

Before the war

He was born on 21 July 1841 (15; 2 (23 in 1864), 6 [18 in 1860], 7 [25 in 1870], 8 [38 in 1880], 9 [50 in 1900], 10 [60 in 1910], 11 [69 in 1920]). He was born in York, Pennsylvania (2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11).

In 1860, he was living in South Woodbury Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (post office Pattonsville) (6). He was an apprentice to a miller (6).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5-1/2 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (2).

During the war

He was drafted (1). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 September 1864 (1, 2, 3, 5). He enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (2, 3). His enlistment was credited to the sixteenth congressional district (2, 3). He was a private in company C (1, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20).

He was discharged by general order on 24 June 1865 (1, 5). He was a private, in company C (14, 17, 18, 19, 20).

After the war

He married Savina [unknown family name] (9). She was born on 13 April 1928 (16). In 1900 and 1910, she had had six children, four of whom were alive (9, 10).

In 1870, he was living in South Woodbury Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (post office: Waterside) (7). He was living with his wife Lavina and daughter Annie (7). He was a miller, and owned $400 in personal property (7).

In 1880, he was living in Bloomfield Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with his wife Savina, his children Annie, DC, Edward, and Harry, and a servant (8). He was a miller (8).

On 25 November 1889, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (12, 13).

In 1890, he was living in Woodbury Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (5).

On 3 March 1900, he died (13 (3 Mar), 15 (31 Mar)). He was buried in Keagy Graveyard, in Woodbury Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (4, 15 (31 Mar 1900)).

On 11 April 1900, his widow, Savina Lecrone, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (12, 13).

In 1900, his widow, Savina Lecrone, was living in Woodbury Borough, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (9). She was living with her children Harry and Vinnie, and her father (9).

In 1910, his widow, Savina Lecrone, was living in Bedford County, Pennsylvania (10). She was living with her children Harry and Vina (10).

In 1920, his widow, Savina Lecrone, was living in Woodbury Borough, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (11). She was living with her children Harry and Vina (10).

On 13 April 1928, his widow, Savina H Lecrone, died (16). She was buried in Keagy Cemetery, Woodbury, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (16).

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) (William Lechron)

2 company C, descriptive book, entry 130 (William Lecron [?])

3 company C, untitled list, probably of status at muster out, entry 42 (William Lechron)

4 message, from David and Carol Eddleman, 3 November 2002, on PABEDFOR list at <sites.rootsweb.com>, transcribing burial list from the Bedford Inquirer, 22 May 1908 (William K. Lecrone [sic])

5 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Woodbury Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 92, page 2 (William K Lecrone)

6 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, South Woodbury Township (post office Pattonsville), microfilm series M653, film 1072, page 616 = 34 handwritten (Wm Lecrone)

7 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, South Woodbury Township (post office: Waterside), microfilm series M593, film 1304, pages 640-641 = 4-5 handwritten (William Lecrone)

8 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Bloomfield Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 217, microfilm series T9, film 1098, page 73 B = 2 handwritten (W K Lecrone)

9 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Woodbury Borough, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 34, microfilm series T623, film 1376, page 200 B = 1 handwritten (Savina Lecrone)

10 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, supervisor's district [illegible], enumeration district 32, microfilm series T624, film 1312, page 72 A = 13 handwritten (Savina Lecrone)

11 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Woodbury Borough, supervisor's district 20, enumeration district 36, microfilm series T625, film 1533, page 143 B = 10 handwritten (Savina Lecrone)

12 pension index, by name (William K Lecrone [sic])

13 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company C (William K Lecrone)

14 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William R Lecroan)

15 Find a grave, memorial 12171872, created by Kat, added 26 October 2005 (accessed 26 November 2014) (William K Lecrone)

16 Find a grave, memorial 14401091, created 24 May 2006, by Kat (accessed 26 November 2014) (Savina H LeCrone)

17 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William Lechron)

18 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William Lecoran)

19 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William R Lecroen)

20 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (William Lecron)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1850 US census
Ancestry index (accessed July 2007)
1930 US census
Ancestry index (accessed May 2007)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 26 November 2014, from Fold3]


Lecroan William
     William R
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 26 November 2014]

Lechron William
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Lecroan William

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 26 November 2014]

Lecoran William
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Lecroan William

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 4, transcribed 27 November 2014]

Lecroen William R
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Lecroan William

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 5, transcribed 27 November 2014]

Lecron William
Co. C, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Lecroan William

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, South Woodbury Township (post office Pattonsville), microfilm series M653, film 1072, page 616 = 34 handwritten]
[I did not transcribe the other people at this residence, headed by Jos Stonefelt]
line39
Dwelling number[239]
Family number[243]
NameWm Lecrone
Age18
Sexm
Color 
OccupationApp to Milling
Value of real estate owned 
Value of personal estate 
Place of birthDo [sc. Pa]
Married within year 
Attended school within year 
Cannot read & write 
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc. 

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, South Woodbury Township (post office: Waterside), microfilm series M593, film 1304, pages 640-641 = 4-5 handwritten]
line39401
Dwelling-house number30  
Family number30  
NameLecrone WilliamLavinaLecrone Annie
Age25213/12
SexMFF
ColorWWW
OccupationMillerKeeping House 
Real estate value   
Personal estate value400  
Birthplace" [sc. Penna]"Penna
Father foreign born   
Mother foreign born   
Birth month if born within year  Mar
Marriage month if married within year   
Attended school past year   
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, Bloomfield Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 217, microfilm series T9, film 1098, page 73 B = 2 handwritten]
line1234567
street name       
house number       
dwelling visit #11      
family visit #11      
nameLecrone W K- Savina- Annie- D C- Edward- HarryBrent Amanda
colorWWWWWWW
sexMFFMMMF
age38311063127
month born if born in year       
relationship WifeDaughterSonSonSonServant
single  11111
married11     
widowed/divorced       
married during year       
occupationMillerKeeping house     
months unemployed       
currently ill?       
blind       
deaf/dumb       
idiotic       
insane       
disabled       
school this year  11   
can't read       
can't write       
birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPaPa
father's birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPa 
mother's birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPa 

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Woodbury Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 92, page 2]
[line] 14
[house] 52
[family] 60
[name] Lecrone, William K
[rank] Private
[company] C
[unit] 91 Pa Inf
[enlistment date] 21 Sept 1864
[discharge date] 24 June 1865
[length of service] 0 years, 9 months, 3 days
[post office address] [blank]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Woodbury Borough, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 34, microfilm series T623, film 1376, page 200 B = 1 handwritten]
line92939495
street    
house number    
dwelling number24   
family number25   
nameLecrone Savina- Harry H- VinnieHoover [?] David O
relationshipHeadSonDaughterFather
colorWWWW
sexFMFM
birth dateAug 1849Mar 1879Aug 1891June 1820
age5021879
married?WdSSWd
# years married    
mother of how many children?6   
# of children living4   
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year    
# years in USA    
naturalized citizen?    
occupation Day Laborer Landlord
# months not employed 6  
# months in school  7 
can readyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyes
speaks Englishyesyesyesyes
owned/rentedO   
free or mortgagedF   
farm/houseH   
# of farm schedule    

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, supervisor's district [illegible], enumeration district 32, microfilm series T624, film 1312, page 72 A = 13 handwritten]
line8910
streetMain Street
house nr   
dwelling nr53  
family nr56  
nameLecrone Savina- Harry- Vina
relationshipHeadSonDaughter
sexFMF
colorWWW
age603118
marital statusWSS
#years present marriage   
mother of # children6  
mother of # living children4  
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigrated   
naturalized/alien   
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationOwn IncomeLaborerNone
nature of industry etc. Odd Jobs 
employer etc. W 
out of work 15 Apr 1910? No 
# weeks out of work 1909 0 
can readYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYes
school since 1 Sep 09  No
owned/rentedO  
owned free or mortagagedF  
farm/houseH  
nr on farm schedule   
civil war vet   
blind   
deaf & dumb   

1920 census

[1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Woodbury Borough, supervisor's district 20, enumeration district 36, microfilm series T625, film 1533, page 143 B = 10 handwritten]
line787980
street   
house numberX  
dwelling visit number47  
family visit number48  
nameLecrone Savina- Harry- Vina
relationshipHeadSonDaughter
own/rentO  
free/mortgaged (if owned)F  
sexFMF
raceWWW
age at last birthday694024
marital statusWdSS
year of immigration   
naturalized/alien   
year of naturalization   
attended school since Sept 1919   
can readYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYes
birth placePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
native language   
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's native language   
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's native language   
can speak EnglishYesYesYes
occupationNoneBlacksmithNone
industry, business Railroad Co 
employment status W 
number of farm schedule   

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