He was born in April 1835 (9; 3 (18 in 1865), 8 (40 in 1880), 9 (65 in 1900), 10 (73 in 1910)). He was born in Pennsylvania (8, 9, 10).
He may have been charged for a lost cap box, cartridge box, and gun sling, perhaps when the regiment mustered out (2).
Sometime between 1867 and 1870, he married Martha [unknown family name] (9 [30 years in 1900], 10 [42 years in 1910]). In 1900 and 1910, she had had eight children, six of whom were still alive (9, 10).
In 1880, he was living in Juniata Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with his wife Martha, and three children (Mary, Alexander, and Samuel) (8). He was a farmer (8).
On 26 June 1889, he successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 7).
In 1890, he was living in Walker, Juniata County, Pennsylvania (post office: East Salem) (5). He had lost hearing in his left ear (5).
In 1900, he was living in Walker Township, Juniata County, Pennsylvania (9). He was living with his wife Martha and son Samuel (9). He was a locomotive engineer, but had been out of work 9 months in the previous year (9).
He again applied for a pension on 1 March 1907 (6).
In 1910, he was living in Delaware Township, Juniata County, Pennsylvania (10). He was living with his wife Martha (10). He was a farmer (10).
He died on 2 July 1911, in Juniata County, Pennsylvania (4, 6).
On 8 July 1911, Martha Shellenberger, his widow, successfully applied for a pension (6, 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 Shellenberger)
2 list of men who owed money [?] (Geo Shellenger [sic])
3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 23 June 2004 (Geo. Shellenberger)
4 [death notice], National Tribune, 2 November 1911, page 10, column 5 (Geo. Shellenberger)
5 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Juniata County, Walker, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 207, page 4 (George Shellenbarger)
6 pension index, by regiment (George Shellenberger)
7 pension index, by name (George Shellenberger)
8 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Juniata Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 194, microfilm series T9, film 1134, page 202 A = 28 handwritten (George Shellenberger)
9 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Juniata County, Walker Township, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 126, microfilm series T623, film 1417, page 166 A = 11 handwritten (George Shellenberger)
10 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Juniata County, Delaware Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 91, microfilm series T624, film 1352, page 20 A = 2 [?] handwritten (George Shellenberger)
11 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George Shollenberger)
12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George Shellenberger [?])
|dwelling visit #||44|
|family visit #||44|
|name||Shellenberger George||- Martha||- Mary A||- Alexander||- Samuel|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Farmer||Keeping house||At home|
|school this year||1||1|
|name||Shellenberger George||- Martha||- Samuel A|
|birth date||April 1835||Aug 1838||May 1878|
|# years married||30||30|
|mother of how many children?||8|
|# of children living||6|
|# years in USA|
|# months not employed||8||0|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule||112|
|name||Shellenberger George||- Martha|
|#years present marriage||42||42|
|mother of # children||8|
|mother of # living children||6|
|nature of industry etc.||General Farm|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?|
|# weeks out of work 1909|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged||M|
|nr on farm schedule||52|
|civil war vet||[something is written here, but a check mark over it obscures it]|
|deaf & dumb|