Edward Frederick Wambold

Edward Frederick Wambold

Before the war

He was born in 1839/40 (5 (25 in 1865), 6 (31 in 1870), 7 (41 in 1880), 10 (60 in 1900), 12 (60 at death in 1900)). He was born in Sellersville, [Bucks County,] Pennsylvania (5, 6, 7, 12). He was born to Henry Wambold and Catharine Marst (9) OR to Tobias Wambold and Elizabeth Wenhold (4).

He married Elizabeth Headman (9). They had five children (9):

When he enlisted, he was a hostler (5).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 10 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, hazel eyes, and brown hair (5).

During the war

He was drafted from Gwynedd (1, 5). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 2 March 1865 (1, 5, 6). He was enlisted for one year, at Norristown, Pennsylvania, by Captain Yerkes (5). He was a private in company G (1, 13).

He received clothing worth $36.82 (5).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 6). He was a private, in company G (13).

After the war

In 1870, he was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6). He was living with his wife Eliza and children Emma, Charlotte, Catherine, and Mary (6). He was a hostler (6).

In 1880, he was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3). He was living with his wife Eliza, and children Emma, Charlotte, Kate, Mary, and Charles (3). He was working in a stove factory (3).

In 1890, he was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, perhaps at 2248 Fairhill (6, 7). If so, he was a laborer (7).

He successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension, on 23 December 1896 (2, 11).

He died, of [illegible] gangrene of both legs, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 23 March 1900 (10 [22 March], 11 [18 Apr], 12 [23 March]). He was married (12). He was retired (12). The funeral was on Monday, 26 March 1900, from 3022 Hutchinson Street (his residence) (10, 12). He was buried at Union Cemetery, in Quakertown, Pennsylvania (10, 12).

His widow, Eliza Wambold, successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension on 20 March 1900 (2, 11).

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) (Edw'd Wambold)

2 pension index, by name (2 cards) (supplied by Dennis Clowney) (Edward Wambold)

3 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 865 [or 365?], microfilm series T9, film 1178, page 238 A = 5 handwritten (Edward Walmbold [sic])

4 World Connect gedcom, from Thera (searched 8 Feb 04) (Edward Wambold)

5 company G, descriptive roll, [#63] (Edward Wambold)

6 1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia (18th division, 19th ward), supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 379, page 2 (image 832 on Ancestry), line 20 (Edward Wambold)

7 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory (Edward Wambold)

8 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 59th district, microfilm series M593, film 1405, page 294 = 118 handwritten (Edward Wambold)

9 'Montgomery-Bucks, PA Genealogy', a GEDCOM on Rootsweb.com WorldConnect, updated 31 May 2004 (searched 2 January 2006) (Edward Frederick Wambold)

10 [death notice], Philadelphia Inquirer, 25 March 1900, page 10 (Edward Wambold)

11 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (Edward Wambold)

12 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 23 March 1900, #19757 (Edward Wambold)

13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Edward Wambold)

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 59th district, microfilm series M593, film 1405, page 294 = 118 handwritten]
[I did not transcribe the other family at this residence, headed by Levi Selman [?]]
line171819202122
Dwelling-house number834     
Family number948     
NameWambold Edward- Eliza- Emma L- Charlotte- Catherine- Mary
Age31338531
Sexmfffff
Colorwwwwww
OccupationHostlerKeeps House    
Real estate value      
Personal estate value      
BirthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
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, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 865 [or 365?], microfilm series T9, film 1178, page 238 A = 5 handwritten]
line25262728293031
street nameEast Side [illegible] Street
house number2239      
dwelling visit #45      
family visit #49      
nameWalmbold [sic] EdwardElizaEmmaCharlottaKateMaryCharles
colorWWWWWWW
sexMFFFFFM
age4141181513119
month born if born in year       
relationship WifeDaughterDaughterDaughterDaughterSon
single  11111
married11     
widowed/divorced       
married during year       
occupationWorks in Stove FactoryKeeping HouseWorks in Hosiery MillWorks in Hat FactoryWorks in Silk MillAt SchoolAt School
months unemployed       
currently ill?       
blind       
deaf/dumb       
idiotic       
insane       
disabled       
school this year     11
can't read       
can't write       
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna
mother's birthplacePennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPennaPenna

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia (18th division, 19th ward), supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 379, page 2 (image 832 on Ancestry), line 20]
[line] 20
[house] 131
[family] 132
[name] Edward Wambold
[rank] Private
[company] G
[unit] 91 Pa Vol
[enlistment date] 2 March 1865
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] [blank] years, 4 months, 8 days
[post office address] [blank]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks]

1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory

[searched transcription on Ancestry, February 2005]
Edward Wambold, laborer, h 2248 Fairhill

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 3 May 2015, from Fold3]


Wambold Edward
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death notice

[Philadelphia Inquirer, 25 March 1900, page 10]

WAMBOLD.--On March 22, 1900, Edward, husband of Eliza Wambold, aged 60 years. The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, on Monday, at 12 o'clock, from his late residence, 3022 Hutchinson street. Train leaves Wayne Junction at 2 o'clock. Interment at Union Cemetery, Quakertown, Pa.

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 23 March 1900, #19757, Edward Wambold]
[thanks to Ed McLaughlin for finding this!]

RETURN O[F A] DEATH
IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.
19757
Physician's Certificate.
1. Name of Deceased, Edward Wambold
2. Color, White
3. Sex, male
4. Age, Sixty
5. Married
6. Date of Death, March 23 1900
7. Cause of Death, [illegible; looks like 'Suite'] Gangrene of both legs
A H Ryan [?] M.D.
Residence, 3157 Gtn Ave

Undertaker's Certificate in Relation to Deceased.
Occupation, Retired
9. Place of Birth, Sellersville Pa
10. When a Minor, [blank]
11. Ward, 33
12. Place of Death, Street and Number, 3022 N Hutchison St
13. Buried from, Street and Number, " " " [sc. 3022 N Hutchison St]
14. Date of Burial, 3-26-1900
15. Place of Burial, Union Cemetery Quakertown Pa
W H Ballinsky [?] Undertaker.
Residence, 3538 N 17 St

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