He was born in December 1844 (18; 3 (21 in 1864), 8 (33 in 1880), 11 (7 in 1850), 12 (25 in 1870), 15 (59 in 1903), 17 (16 in 1860], 18 [55 in 1900], 19 [53 yrs 9 mos 29 days at death in 1903)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3, 8, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19). He was born to Jones and Elizabeth Urwiler (11, 15, 17).
In 1850, he was living, probably with his parents, in Kensington, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania (11).
In 1860, he was living in the 19th ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (17). He was living with his mother Elisa and presumed siblings Reuben, Sarah, Elisabeth, and Charles (17). He was not working (17).
He graduated from the Philadelphia High School (14).
When he enlisted, he was a clerk (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and had a light complexion, brown eyes, and brown hair (3).
He also served in company E of the 33rd Pennsylvania Militia Infantry (4, 7, 14).
He enlisted and was mustered into service on 30 January 1864 (1) or 31 January 1864 (3, 5). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Burk (3). He was a private in company A (1, 20-21).
On 14 September 1865, he applied successfully for a pension (4).
He worked for forty years for Henry Graham & Company, which was a wholesale grocery (14).
In 1870, he was living in the 20th ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (12). He was a clerk in a grocery store (12).
In 1872/73, he married Ida R [unknown family name] (18). In 1900, she had had 9 children, 8 of whom were alive (18). In 1910, she had had 9 children, 7 of whom were alive (9).
In 1880, he was living at 2241 Franklin Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8). He was a salesman in a grocery store (8). He was living with his wife Ida, and his children Roland, Charles, Jonaes [?], and Mabel (8).
In 1890, he was living at 2440 North 6th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5, 6). He worked for Henry Graham & Co., grocers (1004 North 2d Street) (6).
In 1900, he was living at 2440 [?] Sixth Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (18). He was living with his wife Ida, and children Charles, Jones [?], Mabel, Martha, [a son], Bertha, and Harry (18). He was a wholesale grocer (18).
He died of apoplexy on 26 October 1903, at his home, 2440 North Sixth Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3, 15, 19). He was then a grocer (19). The funeral services were held on Saturday, 31 October 1903, at his home (15, 19). Among those invited were members of the General D B Birney Post, Number 63, GAR (15). He is buried at Mt Peace Cemetery (15, 19).
On 28 November 1903 [?], his widow, Ida P Urwiler, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (3, 7).
In 1910, his widow Ida was living at 2440 North Sixth Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9). She had had nine children seven of whom were alive (9). She was living with her children James, Bertha, and Harry (9).
In 1920, his widow Ida was living at 2550 North Fairhill Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10). She was living with her son Harry and his family (10).
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) (Jones Urwiler)
2 Thomas Walter. 'Personal recollections and experiences of an obscure soldier'. Grand Army Scout and Soldiers' Mail volume 3, number 46, page 2 (not named)
3 company A descriptive roll, entry 136 (Jones F Urwiler)
4 pension index, by regiment (Jones F Urwiler)
5 1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia (26th division, 19th ward), supervisor's district , enumeration district , page  (image 857 on Ancestry), line 13 (Jones Urwiler)
6 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory (Jones Urwiler)
7 pension index, by name (Jones F Urwiler)
8 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 592, microfilm series T9, film 1187, page 335 = handwritten 10B (Jones F Urwiler)
9 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 19, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 321, microfilm series T624, film 1393, pages 126-127 = sheets 1B-2A handwritten (Ida Urwiler)
10 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 19, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 439, microfilm series T625, film 1622, page 163 = 2B handwritten (Ida Urwiller [sic])
11 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Kensington 3rd ward, microfilm series M432, film 806, page 175 (Jones Urwiler)
12 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 20th ward, 67th district, microfilm series M593, film 1407, page 525 = 99 handwritten (Jones Urwiler)
13 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 30 May 1865 (Prvt Urwiler)
14 'Civil War veteran has passed away'. Philadelphia Inquirer, 28 October 1903, page 2 (Jones Urwiler)
15 [death notice]. Philadelphia Inquirer, 31 October 1903, page 7; also on 27 October page 10 (Jones Urwiler)
16 'The Ninety-first Pennsylvania volunteers', Philadelphia Inquirer 8 June 1864 page 3 (Jones Urwiler)
17 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 19, microfilm series M653, film 1167, page 975 = 189 handwritten] (James [sic] Urwiler)
18 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 395, microfilm series T623, film 1461, page 13 = 1 A handwritten] (Jones [?] Urwiler [?])
19 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 26 October 1903, #8896 (Jones Urwiler)
20 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (James F Urwiler)
21 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Jones F Urwiler)
|Name||Jones Urwiler||Elizabeth||Benjn||Sarah||Ruben||Aaron||Charles||Jones||John||Catherine Rump|
|Occupation of males over 15 years||Grocer||Grocer|
|Real estate owned||10000|
|Birthplace||" [sc. Pa]||"||"||"||"||"||"||"||"||Eng|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year||1||1||1|
|Over 20 & can't read/write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Mary Kelly||Elisa Urwiler||Reuben "||Sarah||Elisabeth||Charles||James [sic]|
|Sex||" [sc. f]||"||m||f||"||m||"|
|Value of real estate owned||4800|
|Value of personal estate||800|
|Place of birth||Ireland||Pa||"||"||"||"||"|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year|
|Cannot read & write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Urwiler Elizabeth||- Jones||- Sarah||- Elizabeth||Prince, Francis|
|Occupation||Keeping House||Clerk in Grocery Store||At Home||Clerk in Dry Goods Store||Clerk in Dry Goods Store|
|Real estate value||9000|
|Personal estate value||8400|
|Father foreign born||1|
|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||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|dwelling visit #||72|
|family visit #||87|
|name||Urwiler Jones||- Ida||- Roland||- Charles||- Jonaes [?]||- Mabel|
|month born if born in year||April|
|married during year|
|occupation||Salesman in Grocery||Keeping house||At school|
|school this year||1|
|house number||2440 [??]|
|name||Urwiler [?] Jones [?]||- Ida R||- Charles J||- Jones [??]||- Mabel J||- Martha G||- [illegible]||- Bertha A||- Harry G|
|birth date||Dec 1844 [?]||Dec 1852||Jan 1876||May 1877||Nov 1880||Nov [?] 1882||Aug 1885||April 1888||June 1895|
|# years married||27||27|
|mother of how many children?||9|
|# of children living||8|
|# years in USA|
|occupation||Wholesale Groc||Machinist||Manuf Clerk||At School||Saleslady Trimmg [?]||At School||At School|
|# months not employed||0||0||0||0|
|# months in school||10||10||10|
|free or mortgaged||M|
|# of farm schedule|
|street||North Sixth Street|
|name||Urwiler Ida R||- James H||- Bertha A||Urwiler Harry G|
|#years present marriage|
|mother of # children||9|
|mother of # living children||7|
|nature of industry etc.||Street Car||Publishing House|
|employer etc.||W [?]||W|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?||No [?]||No|
|# weeks out of work 1909||0||0|
|school since 1 Sep 09||yes|
|owned free or mortagaged||F|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet|
|deaf & dumb|
|street||North Fairhill Street|
|dwelling visit number||26|
|family visit number||27|
|name||Urwiller [sic] Harry G||- Catharine C||- Harry G Jr.||- Ida R||- James H.|
|free/mortgaged (if owned)|
|age at last birthday||24||21||1 6/12||68||42|
|year of immigration|
|year of naturalization|
|attended school since Sept 1919|
|birth place||Pennsylvania||New York||Penna||Penna||Penna|
|father's native language||German|| |
|mother's birthplace||Penna||Germany||New York||Penna||Penna|
|mother's native language||German|
|can speak English||yes||yes||yes||yes|
|number of farm schedule|
Jones Urwiler died at his residence, 2440 North Sixth street, on Monday morning. He was a graduate of the Philadelphia High School, and after graduation he enlisted in the war of the Rebellion. He served the full three months and at the expiration of his services he re-enlisted in Colonel Grey's [sic] Ninety-first Regiment, Company A, for three years' service.
In this service he was wounded at Bloody Angle. After recovering from his wound he returned to civil life and was admitted to the firm of Henry Graham & Co., whoesale [sic] grocers, 1004 North Second street, where he carried on a successful business life for forty years.[Philadelphia Inquirer, 31 October 1903, page 7; also on 27 October page 10]
URWILER.--On October 26, 1903, JONES, youngest son of the late Jones and Elizabeth Urwiler, aged 59 years. Relatives and friends of family and survivors of the 91st Penna Vol. General D B Birney Post, No 63, GAR, are respectfully invited to attend funeral services, Saturday afternoon, 1.30 o'clock precisely, at his late residence, 2440 N 6th st. To proceed to Mt Peace Cemetery. Interment private.[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 26 October 1903, #8896, Jones Urwiler]