He was born on 7 July 1837 (7, 10 (Mar 1837); 4 (28 in 1864), 8 (24 in 1860), 9 (43 in 1880), 10 (63 in 1900)). He was born in Bedford County, Pennsylvania (4, 8, 9, 10).
He married Elizabeth Shipley on 19 November 1857, in Clearville, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (7, 10). They had six children (7, 10 [5 alive in 1900], 11 [4 alive in 1910]):
In 1860, he was living in Southampton Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with his wife Elizabeth and child Matilda (8). He was a farmer, and owned $2,200 in real estate and $500 in personal property (8).
When he enlisted, he was a miller (4).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and sandy hair (4).
He was drafted from the 16th congressional district (1, 4). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 September 1864 (1, 4, 5). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (4). He was a private in company F (1, 13, 14).
In 1880, he was living in Mann Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (9). He was farming (9). He was living with his wife Elizabeth and children Matilda, Nathan, Emeline, Maryann, and Samuel, along with one other person (9).
On 16 June 1882, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 12).
In 1890, he was living in Piney Grove, Mann Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (5). He was disabled from his occupation (5).
In 1900, he was living in Mann Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (10). He was a farmer (10). He was living with his wife Elizabeth, children Eveline, Mary A, and Samuel, and grandson William C Shipley (10).
On 20 September 1905, his widow, Elizabeth Martin, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 12).
In 1910, his widow, Elizabeth Martin, was living in Mann Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (11). She was living with her daughter Emeline and grandson William (11).
Elizabeth Martin died on 7 March 1921 (7). She was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Mann Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (7).
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) (George W Martin)
2 message on PABEDFOR-L list, from David and Carol Eddleman, 7 November 2002, transcribing lists of buried soldiers from the Bedford Inquirer, 22 May 1908 (George W Martin)
3 company F, register of men discharged (George Martine)
4 company F, second descriptive roll, #32 (George W [?] Martin)
5 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Mann Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 74, page 2 (George W Martin)
6 pension index, by name (George W Martin)
7 'Michael S Caldwell's genealogy database as of 22 April 2007', a gedcom on Rootsweb WorldConnect (viewed June 2007, last updated 5 June 2007, contact Michael S) (George W Martin)
8 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township (post office Robisonville), microfilm series M653, film 1072, page 545 = 5 handwritten (Geo Martin)
9 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Mann Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 228, microfilm series T9, film 1098, page 218 = 8 D handwritten (George Martin)
10 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Mann Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 3, microfilm series T623, film 1376, page 81 = 4 A handwritten (George Martin)
11 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Mann Township, supervisor's district 16, enumeration district 22, microfilm series T624, film 1312, page 230 = 5 B handwritten (Elizabeth Martin)
12 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (George W Martin)
13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George W Martine)
14 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George W Martin)
|Name||Geo Martin||Elizabeth "||Matilda "|
|Value of real estate owned||2200|
|Value of personal estate||500|
|Place of birth||" [sc. Penna]||"||"|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year|
|Cannot read & write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|dwelling visit #||67|
|family visit #||68|
|name||Martin George||Elizabeth||Matilda||Nathan||Emeline||Maryann||Samuel||Elmer [??] Shippley|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Farming||Keeping house||At home||Works on a farm||At home||At home||Works on a farm||Nothing|
|school this year|
|name||Martin George||- Elizabeth||- Eveline||- Mary A||- Samuel||Shiply William C|
|birth date||Mar 1837||June 1834 [?]||May 1863||Aug 1866||Sep 1869||June 1888|
|# years married||43||43|
|mother of how many children?|| ||6|
|# of children living||5|
|# years in USA|
|# months not employed||0||10 [sic]||8||8 [sic]||8 [sic]|
|# months in school||5|
|can read||Yes [?]||Yes||No||No||No||Yes|
|free or mortgaged||F|
|# of farm schedule||50|
|name||Martin, Elizabeth||- Emeline||- William C|
|#years present marriage|
|mother of # children||6|
|mother of # living children||4|
|nature of industry etc.||General farm|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?||No|
|# weeks out of work 1909||0|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged||F|
|nr on farm schedule||129|
|civil war vet|
|deaf & dumb|