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John P Carie

picture of John P Carie
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Before the war

He was born on 29 June 1821, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [sources: date: 11, 27, 28, 35; 6 (40 in 1861), 10 (58 in 1880), 11 (78 in 1900), 20 (49 in 1870), 21 (48 in 1870), 22 (29 in 1850), 25 (85 in 1907). place: 10, 11, 21, 22, 28]

He served in the Mexican War. On 1 December 1846, he enlisted in company F of the 2nd Pennsylvania Regiment, Philadelphia Rangers. On 15 July 1848, he mustered out with his company. [sources: 8, 18, 23, 27]

In 1849/50, he married Catherine [unknown family name]. She was born on 11 July 1821, in Pennsylvania. They had one known child:

[sources: 11 (1 child, not alive in 1900), 30]

In 1850, he was living in Middle Ward, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Catharine Carie, and with Eliza Love and Elizabeth Simpson. He was a stone cutter. [sources: 22]

Probably in fall 1859 and fall 1860, he was a conductor, living at 1712 Barker Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [source: 34; see also 32]

In 1860, his wife Catharine, and their daughter Ida, were living in ward 9, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is not listed with them in the census. [source: 33]

On 14 July 1860, his daughter Ida Carie died, of dysentery. She died at 1712 Barker Street, ward 9, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. On 16 July 1860, she was buried, at Monument Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [source: 32]

He was living at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when he enlisted. [source: 6]

During the war

He also served in company F of the 4th Pennsylvania Infantry. [sources: 8, 18]

He also served in company F of the 20th Pennsylvania Volunteers. He enlisted on 26 April 1861. He was mustered out on 26 July 1861. [sources: 7, 8, 18]

He was mustered into service on 10 September 1861. He enlisted at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was mustered in at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was captain of company I. [sources: 1 (10 Sep), 6 (enlisted 17 Sep, mustered in 15 Oct), 7 (2 Dec), 13, 17, 18, 23, 37]

At the end of November 1861, his company still had space for twelve men. [sources: 14, 24]

On 29 June 1862, he, along with the other commissioned officers in the regiment (except Colonel Gregory), signed a statement denying accusations that they were on the verge of open mutiny, that the regiment had been reduced to 400 men, and that Colonel Gregory was too lenient to Confederates and too harsh to men in the regiment. [source: 12]

On 20 August 1862, he testified at E Carroll Brewster's court martial. He testified that he had been Officerof the Day with Brewster serving as Officer of the Guard under him several times, and Brewster had been attentive to his duty as far as he knew. [source: 9]

On 7 February 1863, he was sick, in his quarters. [source: 4]

He was discharged on 10 February 1863 on surgeon's certificate of disability. He was captain of company I. [sources: 1, 2, 3 (9 Feb), 5, 6, 7 (13 Feb), 18, 23, 37]

After the war

On 8 April 1865, he swore to information supporting Annie Maguire's application for a pension based on the service of her husband James Maguire (I). [source: 36]

In 1870, he was living on the south side of South Street, 26th ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife, Catherine. He was a stonecutter. [sources: 20, 21]

Probably in fall 1870, he was living at 1632 South Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His occupation was "china". [sources: 19]

In 1880, he was living at 1116 Nevada Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Katharine. He was a car conductor. [source: 10]

In 1890, he was living in Hulmsville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He had been shot in the left arm. [source: 7]

On 31 May 1890, he applied unsuccessfully from Pennsylvania for a pension. [source: 8, 18]

In 1900, he was living in Hulmsville Borough, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was living with his wife Catherine, and a boarder. He was a stonecutter, and had been unemployed for 12 months in the previous year. [source: 11]

On 2 December 1904, his wife, Catharine Carie, died, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was buried in Beechwood Cemetery, Hulmeville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. [sources: 29 (1 Dec), 30]

He applied again for a pension on 6 May 1907 (18).

He died on 2 June 1907, at 1111 Spruce Street, ward 8, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He died of pneumonia (2 days duration), with senile decay contributing. He was buried from his late residence at 1111 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was buried in the Beechwood Cemetery, Hulmeville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. [sources: 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, 35]

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) (John P Carie)

2 Official army register (Carie [??]) (John P Carie)

3 regimental descriptive book (John P Carie)

4 consolidated morning report, 7 February 1863

5 consolidated morning report, 10 February 1863

6 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 14 March 2005 (John P Carie)

7 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bucks County, Hulmsville, supervisor's district 130, enumeration district 103, page [1] (John P Carie)

8 pension index, by name (John P Carie)

9 court-martial record, E Carroll Brewster (John P Carie)

10 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 5th division 28th ward, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 590, microfilm series T9, film 1187, page 311 B = 24 handwritten (John P Carey)

11 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Bucks County, Borough of Hulmsville, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 24, microfilm series T623, film 1385, page 135 B = 8 handwritten (John P Carie)

12 'Ninety-first Pennsylvania Regiment'. Philadelphia Inquirer, 11 July 1862, page 2 (John J Carrie)

13 'Camp Chase at Gray's Ferry' Philadelphia Inquirer 19 October 1861 page 8 (John F Carie)

14 'Wanted--ten men for company G', Philadelphia Inquirer 29 November 1861 page 5 (John P Carie)

15 'Camp Chase', Philadelphia Inquirer 30 November 1861 (John P Cary)

16 'Departure of Col. Gregory's regiment', Philadelphia Inquirer 22 January 1862 page 2 (John P Cary)

17 'Local intelligence', Philadelphia Inquirer 19 September 1862 page 8 (John P Carrie)

18 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (John P Carie)

19 1870 Gopsill's Philadelphia city directory, page 324 (John P Carie)

20 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2nd enumeration, ward 26, district 86, microfilm series M593, film ?, page 181 verso = 34 handwritten (John P Carey)

21 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 86th district, microfilm series M593, film 1414, page 383 = 84 handwritten (John P Carrie)

22 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Middle Ward, microfilm series M432, film 814, page 12 recto = 23 handwritten (John P Carie)

23 Randy W. Hackenburg. Pennsylvania in the War with Mexico. Shippensburg PA: White Mane Publishing Co., 1992. Page 250. (John P Carey or Carie)

24 'Attention!', Philadelphia Press, Thursday 28 November 1861, page 3 [also printed on 27 November 1861 page 3] (John P Carie)

25 death notice, Philadelphia Inquirer Tuesday 4 June 1907 page 7; reprinted on Wednesday 5 June 1907 page 7 (John P Carie)

26 Find a Grave, memorial 12186965 (accessed 7 Mar 11, 14 Jul 12) (John E Carey--but see entry 27 below)

27 headstone, Beechwood Cemetery, Hulmeville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania (picture on Find a grave; see entry 26 above for a link) (John P [sic] Carie)

28 Find a grave, memorial 91118533, created by Allan L Winger, added 1 June 2012, accessed 14 July 2012 (John Peter Carie)

29 Find a grave, memorial 91118719, created by Allan L Winger, added 1 June 2012, accessed 14 July 2012 (Catherine Carie)

30 headstone, Catharine Carie (picture on Find a grave memorial linked in entry 29 above)

31 Pennsylvania death indices, 1907 ("Carie, John P.; 59482; Phila.; June 2.")

32 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 14 July 1860 (Ida Carie)

33 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 9, microfilm series M653, film 1159, page 94 = 94 handwritten (Catharine Corie)

34 selected Philadelphia city directories

35 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2 June 1907, #15022 (John P Carie)

36 widow's pension certificate, Annie widow of James Maguire, National Archives and Records Administration, record group 15, widow's certificate 78,602 (John P Carie)

37 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John P Carie)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

list of Pennsylvania Soldiers who fought in the War with Mexico, 1846-1847, in Pennsylvania Archives, Sixth Series, Vol. X, transcribed at http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/pa/1pa/archivesseries.htm
viewed 5 Aug 2006
Pennsylvania death indices
1907: (1) "Carie, John P.; 59482; Phila.; June 2."; (2) "Carey, John; 91191; St. Marys [Elk County?]; Sept. 30."; (3) "Carey, John; 44665; Wilkes-Barre; April 1."; (4) "Carey, John; 7453; Phila.; Jan. 13."
1908: [no John Carie]; (1) Carey, John: 32297: Phila.: March 13."; (2) "Carey, John H.: 25723: Erie: March 28."; (3) "Carey, John H.: 13264; Bradford Co.: Feb. 6."; (4) "Carey John J.: 5419: Punxsatawney [?]: Jan. 16."
1909: [no John Carie]; (1) "Carey, John P.--Mary Gilroy--202852 Dunmore Feb 15"
1910: [no John Carie]; (1) "Carey, John; 76407; Archbald; Aug. 3."; (2) "Carey, John F.; 59202; Jefferson Co.; June 28."; (3) "Carey John J.; 64184; Pittsburgh; June 22."; (4) "Carey, John W.; 14124; Jeannette; Feb. 19."
applications for headstones for military veterans, 1925-1941
FamilySearch index (accessed 14 July 2012)
Pennsylvania veterans burial cards
Ancestry index (accessed 14 July 2012)

Display


John Peter Carie in the 91st PA gedcom on RootsWeb WorldConnect

John Peter Carie in the 91st PA database

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Middle Ward, microfilm series M432, film 814, page 12 recto = 23 handwritten]
line30313233
Dwellings visited130   
Families visited183   
NameJohn P CarieCatharine CarieEliza LoveElizabeth Simpson
Age29292066
SexMFFF
Color    
Occupation of males over 15 yearsStone cutter   
Real estate owned    
Birthplacedo [sc. Phila]PennsylPhiladIreland
Married within year    
Attended school within year    
Over 20 & can't read/write    
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.    

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 9, microfilm series M653, film 1159, page 94 = 94 handwritten]
[transcribed 14 July 2012]
[I did not transcribe the other five people in this family]
[That this is the correct family is clear from some of their neighbors, given that the city directory has John P Carie, conductor, at 1712 Barker:]
[(1) Marian Tate, in household 489/family 491: city directory (p.974): "Tate Marion, 1710 Barker"]
[(2) William H Harrison, machinist, in household 490/family 494: city directory (p.410): "Harrison William H., machinist, 705 Jayne, h 1708 Barker"]
[(3) household 491/family 495 include Elizabeth Malloch, 52: city directory (p.656): "Malloch Elizabeth, 1706 Barker"]
[households 487 and 488 are explicitly marked 'unoccupied']
[I have not found any plausible candidates for John Carie]
line2122
Dwelling number489 
Family number491 
NameCatharine CorieIda "
Age383
SexFF
Color  
Occupation  
Value of real estate owned  
Value of personal estate  
Place of birth" [sc. Penna]"
Married within year  
Attended school within year  
Cannot read & write  
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.  

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 86th district, microfilm series M593, film 1414, page 383 = 84 handwritten]
line171819
Dwelling-house number564  
Family number632  
NameCarrie John PCatharineWatt John R
Age484817
SexMFM
ColorWWW
OccupationStone CutterKeeping house 
Real estate value   
Personal estate value   
Birthplace" [sc. Penn]"Indiania [sic]
Father foreign born   
Mother foreign born   
Birth month if born within year   
Marriage month if married within year   
Attended school past year   
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 ...   

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2nd enumeration, ward 26, district 86, microfilm series M593, film ?, page 181 verso = 34 handwritten]
line910
South street - South side
Dwelling-house number1630 [?] 
Family number  
NameCarey John P- Catherine
Age4948
SexMF
Color  
Occupation  
Real estate value  
Personal estate value  
Birthplace  
Father foreign born  
Mother foreign born  
Birth month if born within year  
Marriage month if married within year  
Attended school past year  
Can't read  
Can't write  
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.  
Male US citizen at least 21 years old  
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...  

1870 city directory

[1870 Gopsill's city directory, page 324]
Carie John P., china, 1632 South

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 5th division 28th ward, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 590, microfilm series T9, film 1187, page 311 B = 24 handwritten]
line3940
street nameNevada Street
house number1116 
dwelling visit #  
family visit #  
nameCarey John P- Katharine
colorWW
sexMF
age5858
month born if born in year  
relationship Wife
single  
married11
widowed/divorced  
married during year  
occupationCar ConductorKeeping house
months unemployed  
currently ill?  
blind  
deaf/dumb  
idiotic  
insane  
disabled  
school this year  
can't read  
can't write  
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplaceFrancePenna
mother's birthplaceBaltmPenna

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bucks County, Hulmsville, supervisor's district 130, enumeration district 103, page [1]]
[line] 8
[house] 29
[family] 30
[name] Carie John P.
[rank] Captain
[company] F
[unit] 20 Penna Vol
[enlistment date] 26 Apr 1861
[discharge date] 26 July 1861
[length of service] 0 years, 3 months, 0 days
[post office address] " [sc. Hulinville [?] Bucks Co Pa]
[disability incurred] Shot in left arm [sic]
[remarks] [blank]

[rank] Captain
[company] I [?]
[unit] 91 Penna Vol
[enlistment date] 2 Dec 186 [blank]
[discharge date] 13 Feb 1863
[length of service] 1 year, 2 months, 14 days

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Bucks County, Borough of Hulmsville, supervisor's district 2, enumeration district 24, microfilm series T623, film 1385, page 135 B = 8 handwritten]
line545556
street   
house number   
dwelling number164  
family number169  
nameCarie, John P- CatherineGaffery Catherine
relationshipHeadWifeBoarder
colorWWW
sexMFF
birth dateJune 1821July 1821Mar 1828
age787872
married?MMWd
# years married5050 
mother of how many children? 1 
# of children living 0 
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaIreland
father's birthplaceFrancePennsylvaniaIreland
mother's birthplaceMarylandPennsylvaniaIreland
immigration year  1850
# years in USA  50
naturalized citizen?   
occupationStone cutter  
# months not employed12  
# 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 17 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Carie, John P.
Co. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Capt. | Capt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death notice

[death notice, Philadelphia Inquirer Tuesday 4 June 1907 page 7; reprinted on Wednesday 5 June 1907 page 7]

CARIE.--On June 2, 1907, JOHN P CARIE, aged 85 years. The relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral services, on Wednesday morning, at 10 o'clock, at his late residence, 1111 Spruce st. Interment private.

headstone, John P Carie

[headstone, Beechwood Cemetery, Hulmeville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, John P Carie]
[transcribed from Find a grave, memorial 12186965, created by Irene Hems, added 28 October 2005, accessed 14 July 2012]

JOHN P. CARIE.
BORN JUNE 29, 1821
DIED JUNE 2, 1907.
A SOLDIER OF THE
MEXICAN WAR ALSO
OF THE CIVIL WAR

headstone, Catharine Carie

[headstone, Beechwood Cemetery, Hulmeville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Catharine Carie]
[transcribed from picture on Find a grave, memorial 91118719, created by Allan L Winger, added 1 June 2012, accessed 14 July 2012]

CATHARINE
WIFE OF
JOHN P. CARIE.
BORN JUL 11 [?] 1821
DIED DEC 2 1904

death certificate, Ida Carie

[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 14 July 1860, Ida Carie]
[transcribed 14 July 2012, from FamilySearch]

RETURN OF A DEATH,
IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.
PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFICATE.

Lot 914 Sec B
1. Name of Deceased, Ida Carie
2. Colour, White
3. Sex, Female
4. Age, 3 years 2 months
5. Single
6. Date of Death, July 14th 1860
7. Cause of Death, Dysentery
Caleb H. Horner M.D.
Residence, S. E. cor 17th + Walnut Sts
UNDERTAKER'S CERTIFICATE, IN RELATION TO DECEASED.
8. Occupation, -
9. Place of Birth, Phil Pa
10. When a Minor, Name of Father, John P Carie
Name of Mother, Catharine Carie
11. Ward, 9th
12. Street and Number, 1712 Barker
13. Date of Burial, July 16th 1860
14. Place of Burial, Mt. Cemetery [the FamilySearch abstract reads 'Mt' as an abbreviation for 'Monument']
Cyrus Horne UNDERTAKER.
Residence, 23 North 11th
Date of Certificate. July 16th 1860

Philadelphia city directories

[select Philadelphia city directory entries]
[transcribed 14 July 2012, from Fold3]
1860 Biddle's Philadelphia directory, page 137
Carie John P., conductor, 1712 Barker
1861 Biddle's Philadelphia directory, page 140
Carie John P., conductor, 1712 Barker

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2 June 1907, #15022, John P Carie]
[transcribed 14 July 2012, from FamilySearch]

15022
RECORD OF A DEATH IN PHILADELPHIA.
PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFICATE.
Full Name of Deceased, John P. Carie.
Sex, Male
Color, White
Married - Widower
Date of Birth Year 1821 Month June Day 29th
Date of Death. Year 1907 Month June Day 2nd
Age, Year, 85 Month, 11 Days, 2

I HEREBY CERTIFY, That I attended deceased from April 14th 1907 to June 2nd 1907, that I last saw him alive 7. P.M. on June 2, 1907, and that death occurred, on the date stated above at 9.15 P.M. The CAUSE OF DEATH was as follows:

Chief, Pneumonia DURATION [blank] Mos. 2 Days
Contributing, Senile Decay 2 Mos. [blank] Days
Signed, Edward C. Thomas M.D.
Residence, 711 N. 43rd St.
UNDERTAKER'S CERTIFICATE.
Occupation, -
Place of Birth, Dont [sic] Know
Birthplace of Father, Dont [sic] Know
Birthplace of Mother, Dont [sic] Know
Name of Father, [blank]
Maiden Name of Mother, [blank]
Last Place of Residence [blank]
Place of Death, Street and No. 1111 Spruce St
Ward, wherein death occurred 8
Buried from, Street and No. 1111 Spruce St.
Date of Burial, Wednesday June 5, 1907
Place of Burial, Hulmerville, Bucks Co, Pa.
Oliver H. Bair Undertaker.
Residence, 1801 Filbert St.

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