91st PA: Isaacher Kenderdine Morgan

Isaacher Morgan

Before the war

He was born on 1 December 1827, in Horsham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, to David Morgan and Sarah Kenderdine. [sources: date: 10, 11, 12, 14, 17 (1829); 3 (37 in 1865), 6 (32 in 1860), 7 (42 in 1870), 15 (23 in 1850), 16 (52 in 1880). place: 3, 6, 7, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17. parents: 10, 12, 17]

In 1850, he was living in Horsham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was a laborer. [source: 15]

He married Anna Eliza Davis. She was born on 7 August 1830, in Pennsylvania. They apparently had these children:

[sources: 6, 7, 17]

In 1860, he was living in Warminster Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was a day laborer, and owned $200 in personal property. He was living with Anna E (presumably his wife), and Edward, Elwood, and Francis (presumably their children). [source: 6]

When he enlisted, he was a laborer. [source: 3]

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, blue eyes, and brown hair. [source: 3]

During the war

He was drafted from Horsham (?), Pennsylvania. He enlisted and was mustered into service on 2 March 1865. He was enlisted for one year, from Norristown, Pennsylvania, by Captain Yerkes. His service was credited to the Sixth Congressional District. He was a private in company G. [sources: 1, 3, 4, 8, 9]

He received clothing worth $36.82. [source: 3]

He was discharged at Washington DC by general order on 30 May 1865. He was a private, in company G. [sources: 1, 2 (by telegram from AGO dated 3 May 65), 4, 8, 9]

After the war

In 1870, he was living in Warminster Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was a farm laborer, and owned $500 in personal property. He was living with Anna E (presumably his wife) and Sarah and Joseph (presumably their children). [source: 7]

In 1880, he may have been living with his nephew Henry D Morgan and Henry's family, in Horsham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was a laborer. [source: 16]

In 1890, he was living in Warrington Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania (post office: New Britain). [source: 4]

In 1898, his wife, Anna E Morgan, died. She was buried in Hatboro Cemetery, Hatboro, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. [source: 11]

In 1900, he was living in Upper Dublin Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was living with S Kenderline and Sal McLaughline (perhaps his daughter Sarah). He was a laborer, and had been unemployed 0 [?] months in the previous year. [source: 14]

On 7 March 1902, he applied unsuccessfully from Pennsylvania for a pension. [sources: 5, 8]

On 21 February 1909, he died, at 2523 North 33rd Sreet, ward 28, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He died of chronic enteritis, with old age contributing. On 24 February 1909, he was buried in Hatboro Cemetery, Hatboro, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Member of the Lieutenant John R Fisher Post, number 101, Grand Army of the Republic, were invited to his funeral. [sources: 10, 11, 12, 13]

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) (Isacher [sic] Morgan)

2 company G, register of men discharged, #62 (Isaacher [sic] Morgan)

3 company G, descriptive roll, [#66] (Isaacher Morgan)

4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bucks County, Warrington Township, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 130, page [2] (Isacher [sic] Morgan)

5 pension index, by name (Isaacher [sic] Morgan)

6 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bucks County, Warminster Township, microfilm series M653, film 1083, page 778 = 24 handwritten (Isaac Morgan)

7 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Bucks County, Warminster Township, microfilm series M593, film 1314, page 797 = 21 handwritten (Issacher Morgan)

8 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (Isaacher Morgan)

9 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Isaacher Morgan)

10 Issachar Morgan, in "Schaffer family tree" (an Ancestry family tree), owner Gems84, accessed 31 January 2015 (Issachar Morgan)

11 Find a grave, memorial 21727926, created by Joan Miles, added 23 Sep 2007, accessed 31 Dec 2015 (Issachar Morgan)

12 death certificate, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 21 February 1909 (Iseacher Morgan)

13 death notice, Philadelphia Inquirer, Wednesday 24 February 1909, page 15 (Issachar Morgan)

14 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Upper Dublin Township, enumeration district 254, microfilm series T623, film 1444, page 62 = 14 B handwritten (FamilySearch) (Issachar Morgan)

15 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Horsham, microfilm series M432, film 800, page 46 verso = 92 handwritten (FamilySearch) (Issachar Morgan)

16 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Horsham, enumeration district 9, microfilm series T9, film 1157, page 177 A = 25 handwritten (FamilySearch) (Isachar Morgan)

17 'Issacher Kenderdine Morgan, in "Ellis Family Tree", an Ancestry family tree, owner lynnmilligan1, accessed 31 January 2015 (Issacher Kenderdine Morgan)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

Pennsylvania, veterans burial cards, 1777-1999
Ancestry index (accessed 31 January 2015)
records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 31 January 2015)
headstone applications for US military veterans, 1925-1949
FamilySearch index (accessed 31 January 2015)
1910 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 31 January 2015)
1920 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 31 January 2015)
1930 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 31 January 2015)
1940 US census
Ancestry and FamilySearch indices (accessed 31 January 2015)

Display



Isaacher Kenderdine Morgan in the 91st PA database

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Horsham, microfilm series M432, film 800, page 46 verso = 92 handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[I did not transcribe the other entries in this household, headed by Robert Tomlinson]
[identification is uncertain, but note (1) that he is living in Montgomery County, and the company Descriptive Book (entry #3 above) claims he was drafted from Horsham (in Montgomery County)]
line8
Dwellings visitedIssacher Morgan
Families visited[100]
Name[108]
Age23
SexM
Color 
Occupation of males over 15 years" [sc. Laborer]
Real estate owned 
Birthplace" [sc. Pennsylvania]
Married within year 
Attended school within year 
Over 20 & can't read/write 
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc. 

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bucks County, Warminster Township, microfilm series M653, film 1083, page 778 = 24 handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is uncertain]
line1213141516
Dwelling number149    
Family number149    
NameIsaac MorganAnna E "Edwd D "T Elwood "Francis W "
Age3228643/12
Sexmfmmm
Color     
OccupationDay Laborer    
Value of real estate owned     
Value of personal estate200    
Place of birth" [sc. Penna]""""
Married within year     
Attended school within year  11 
Cannot read & write     
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.     

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Bucks County, Warminster Township, microfilm series M593, film 1314, page 797 = 21 handwritten]
[identification is uncertain]
line10111213
Dwelling-house number155   
Family number169   
NameMorgan IssacherAnna ESarahJoseph
Age423975
SexMFFM
ColorWWWW
OccupationFarm LaborerKeeping house  
Real estate value    
Personal estate value500 [?]   
BirthplacePennaPennaPennaPenna
Father foreign born    
Mother foreign born    
Birth month if born within year    
Marriage month if married within year    
Attended school past year  1 
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, Montgomery County, Horsham, enumeration district 9, microfilm series T9, film 1157, page 177 A = 25 handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is speculative, since he is not living with Anna and their children, whom I have not found elsewhere]
line313233343536
street name      
house number      
dwelling visit #241     
family visit #266     
nameMorgan Henry D.- Martha- Clara- Charles- WilburMorgan Isachar
colorWWWWWW
sexMFFMMM
age40341311952
month born if born in year      
relationship wifedaughtersonsonuncle
single      
married11   1
widowed/divorced      
married during year      
occupationFarmerHousekeepingAt schoolAt schoolAt schoolLaborer
months unemployed      
currently ill?      
blind      
deaf/dumb      
idiotic      
insane      
disabled      
school this year  111 
can't read      
can't write      
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bucks County, Warrington Township, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 130, page [2]]
[identification is confirmed by reference to his service in the 91st]

[line] 17
[house] 89
[family] 92
[name] Isacher [sic] Morgan
[rank] Private
[company] G
[unit] 91 Pa Vol
[enlistment date] 2 Mar 1865
[discharge date] 30 Mar 1865
[length of service] - years, - months, 28 days
[post office address] New Britain Pa
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Upper Dublin Township, enumeration district 254, microfilm series T623, film 1444, page 62 = 14 B handwritten (FamilySearch)]
[identification is uncertain, but note that Sal could easily be Sarah (born 1862/63) in the 1870 census entryt transcribed above)]
line979899
street   
house number   
dwelling number296  
family number301  
nameKenderdine SMcLaughline SalMorgan Issachar
relationshipHeadCompanBoarder
colorWWW
sexFFM
birth dateOct 1812Mar 1863Dec 1827
age873772
married?WdSW
# years married   
mother of how many children?3  
[I assume the numbers of children in Sal Kenderdine's row belong in the previous entry]
# of children living1  
birthplaceNew YorkPennsylvania- [sc. ditto?]
father's birthplaceNew JerseyPennsylvania- [sc. ditto?]
mother's birthplaceNew YorkPennsylvania- [sc. ditto?]
immigration year   
# years in USA   
naturalized citizen?   
occupation House keeperLaborer
# months not employed 00 [?]
# months in school   
can readyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyes
speaks Englishyesyesyes
owned/rentedO  
free or mortgagedF  
farm/houseH  
# of farm schedule   

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 29 January 2015, from Fold3]


Morgan, Isaacher
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 21 February 1909, Iseacher Morgan]
[transcribed 31 January 2015, from FamilySearch]


RECORD OF A DEATH IN PHILADELPHIA.
4823

PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFICATE.
Full Name of Deceased Iseacher [sic] Morgan
Sex, male
Color, White
Widower
Date of Birth. Year, 1827 Month, Dec Day, 1
Date of Death. Year, 1909 Month, Feb Day, 21
Age, Years, 81 Months, 2 Days, 20

I HEREBY CERTIFY, That I attended deceased from Feb 16 1909 to Feb 21 1909 that I last saw him alive on Feb 21 1909 and that death occurred, on the date stated above at 4 A.M. The CAUSE OF DEATH was as follows:


Chief, Chronic Enteritis DURATION [blank]
Contributing, Old age DURATION [blank]
Signed, J E Henshall M.D.
Residence, 3039 W York St

UNDERTAKER'S CERTIFICATE.
Occupation, None
Place of Birth, Pa
Birthplace of Father, Pa
Birthplace of Mother, Pa
Name of Father, David Morgan
Maiden Name of Mother, Unknown
Last Place of Residence (This need only be given when it is other than the place of death.) [blank]
Place of Death, Street and No. 2523 N 33rd St
Ward, wherein death occurred, 28th
Buried from, Street and No. 2523 N 33rd St
Date of Burial, Feby 24 1909
Place of Burial, Hatboro Pa
Wm H Stringfield Undertaker.
Residence, 3001 Susq Ave

death notice

[death notice, Philadelphia Inquirer, Wednesday 24 February 1909, page 15]
[transcribed 31 January 2015, from GenealogyBank]

MORGAN.--On February 21, 1909, ISSACHAR MORGAN, in his 82d year. Relatives and friends, also Lieutenant John R Fisher Post, No 101, G A R, are invited to attend the funeral services, on Wednesday, at 11 A M, from the residence of his son, Joseph M Morgan, 2523 N 33d st, and at the chapel of Hatboro Cemetery upon the arrival of 1.32 P M train from Reading Terminal. The remains may be viewed on Tuesday evening, from 8 to 10.


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