He was born in 1832/33 (4 (30 in 1863), 9 (24 in 1860), 10 (32 in 1870)). He was born in Pennsylvania (4, 9, 10).
He marred Barbara Swarr (8). They had three children (8). (The Ellen who was living with them in 1860 may be a fourth child.)
In 1860, he was living in Petersburg, East Hempfield Township, Lancaster County (9). He was living with his wife Barbara and child Ellen (9). He was a hotel keeper, who owned $500 in personal property (9).
When he enlisted, he was a weaver (4).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 7 inches tall, and had a light complexion, blue eyes, and light brown [?] hair (4).
He was drafted (1, 5). He enlisted and was mustered into service in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 15 July 1863 (1, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Lancaster, Pennsylvania (4). His enlistment was credited to the 9th congressional district (4). He was in company H of the 118th Pennsylvania (5).
He may have been charged for a lost cartridge box, cap box, and cross belt, perhaps when the regiment mustered out (3).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1). He was a private, in company B (13).
In 1870, he was living in East Hempfield Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (10). He was living with his wife Barbara, and children Annie, Hiram, and Lizzie (10). He was a laborer, and owned $200 in personal property (10).
He died on 24 [?] October 1875 (7).
In 1880, his widow Barbara was living in Petersburg, East Hempfield Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (11). She was living with her daughters Anna and Lizzie, and her mother Susan Swarr (and brother? Jefferson) (11).
On 16 April 1884, Barbara Markley, his widow, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (2, 7).
In 1890, his widow, Barbara, was living in East Hempfield, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (post office East Petersburg) (6).
In 1900, his widow Barbara was living in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, with her daughter Lizzie and Lizzie's family (12). She had had four children, two of whom were alive (12).
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 Markley)
2 pension index, by name (John Markley)
3 list of men who owed money [?] (John Markley)
4 company B, [third] descriptive roll, entry 108 (John Markley)
5 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'One hundred and eighteenth regiment', volume 3, page 1335. (In the roster) (John Markley)
6 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, East Hempfield, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 174, page  (John Markley)
7 pension index, by regiment (John Markley)
8 Schneider/Winters/Brubaker (12/28/05), GEDCOM on RootsWeb, WorldConnect (searched 30 Dec 2005) (John Markley)
9 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Petersburg E Hempfield Township, microfilm series M653, film 1120, page 288 = 46 handwritten (John Markley)
10 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, East Hempfield Township (post office Landisville), microfilm series M593, film 1355, page 455 = 17-18 handwritten (John Markley)
11 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Petersberg East Hempfield Township, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 122, microfilm series T9, film 1141, page 17 A = 33 handwritten (Barbara Markley)
12 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Lancaster City, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 73, microfilm series T623, film 1424, page 301 B = 2 handwritten (Barbara Markley)
13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John Markley)
|Name||John Markley||Barbara "||Ellen "|
|Value of real estate owned|
|Value of personal estate||500|
|Place of birth||" [sc. Pa]||"||"|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year|
|Cannot read & write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Markley John||- Barbara||- Annie||Markley Hirum||- Lizzie|
|Real estate value|
|Personal estate value||200|
|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 ...|
|dwelling visit #||313|
|family visit #||342|
|name||Swarr Susan||Markley Barbara||Swarr Jefferson||Markley Anna||- Lizzie|
|month born if born in year|
|relationship||Daughter||Son||Grand Dau||Grand Dau|
|married during year|
|occupation||Keeping house||At home||Laborer||At home||At home|
|school this year||1|
|name||Fredrick Monroe||- Lizzie||- Annie||- Charlie||Markley Barbara|
|birth date||Nov 1865||Mar 1869||May 1894||Dec 1897||Oct 1837|
|# years married||10||10|
|mother of how many children?||2||4|
|# of children living||2||2|
|birthplace||" [sc. Penna]||"||"||"||Penna|
|father's birthplace||" [sc. Penna]||"||"||"||Penna|
|mother's birthplace||" [sc. Penna]||"||"||"||Penna|
|# years in USA|
|# months not employed||0|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|