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Patrick Ferry

Before the war

He was born in 1847/1848, in Ireland. [sources: date: 5 (32 in 1880), 9 (39 in 1887). place: 5]

During the war

He was mustered into service as a private in company D on 21 December 1861. [sources: 1, 2, 7-8]

He was discharged on surgeon's certificate at Camp Convalescent on 28 February 63. He was a private, in company D. [sources; 1, 2 (21 Feb), 7, 8]

After the war

In 1880, he was living at 1007 Reed Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was living with his sister Lizzie and mother Sarah. He was a laborer. He was single. [source: 5]

On 1 September 1880, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension. [sources: 4, 6]

On 14 May 1887, he died, at 2555 Carpenter Street, ward 30, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He died of pneumonia. He was married. On 17 May 1887, he was buried, in Old Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylania. [source: 9]

In 1890, his mother [?], Sarah Ferry, was living at 1019 Reed Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [sources: 2, 3]

On 15 July 1890, his mother, Sarah Ferry, applied unsuccessfully from Pennsylvania for a pension. [sources: 4, 6]

Sources

1 company D, register of men discharged, entry 26 (Patrick Ferry)

2 1890 US Census, Veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 575, page 1 (image 1864 on Ancestry), line 11 (Patrick Ferry)

3 1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory

4 pension index, by name (Patrick Ferry)

5 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 547, microfilm series T9, film 1185, page 459 D = 16 handwritten (Patrick Ferry)

6 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company D (Patrick Ferry)

7 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Patrick Ferry)

8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Patrick Ferrey)

9 death certificate, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 14 May 1887 (Patrick Ferry)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

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.
[no reference]
Pennsylvania, veterans burial cards, 1777-1999
Ancestry index (accessed 1 February 2015)
records of headstones of deceased Union soldiers, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 1 February 2015)
headstone applications for US military veterans, 1925-1949
FamilySearch index (accessed 1 February 2015)
Find a grave
accessed 1 February 2015
death notices
Philadelphia Inquirer 14 (p.5), 16 (p.5), and 17 (p.5) May 1887 (they had no entries from Philadelphia for 15 May 1887 (accessed on 1 Feb 15, on GenealogyBank)

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Patrick Ferry in the 91st PA database

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 547, microfilm series T9, film 1185, page 459 D = 16 handwritten]
[identification is likely, since Sarah's name matches the name of the mother who applied for a pension based on his service]
line333435
street nameReed Street
house number1007  
dwelling visit #137  
family visit #144  
nameFerry Patrick- Lizzie- Sarah
colorWWW
sexMFF
age322560
month born if born in year   
relationship SisterMother
single11 
married   
widowed/divorced  1
married during year   
occupationLaborerWorks in Shoe FactoryKeeping House
months unemployed4  
currently ill?   
blind   
deaf/dumb   
idiotic   
insane   
disabled   
school this year   
can't read1 1
can't write1 1
birthplaceIrelandIrelandIreland
father's birthplaceIrelandIrelandIreland
mother's birthplaceIrelandIrelandIreland

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US Census, Veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 575, page 1 (image 1864 on Ancestry)]
[identification is confirmed by reference to his service in the 91st]

[line] 11
[house] 95
[family] 102
[name] Sarah Ferry wid of Patrick Ferry
[rank] Priv
[company] D
[unit] 91 P V
[enlistment date] Dec 21 1861
[discharge date] Feb 21 1863
[length of service] 1 years, 2 months, [blank] days
[post office address] 1019 Reed St
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] Discharged on surg certificate

1890 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory

[searched transcription on Ancestry, February 2005]
Sarah Ferry, wid Bernard, h 1019 Reed

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 Apr 2014, from Fold3]


Ferry Patrick
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 11 April 2014]

Ferrey Patrick
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt

REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Ferry Patrick

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 14 May 1887, Patrick Ferry]
[transcribed 1 February 2015, from FamilySearch]


23
RETURN OF A DEATH
IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.
PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFICATE.
1. Name of Deceased, Patrick Ferry
2. Color, White
3. Sex, Male
4. Age, 39 Years
5. Married
6. Date of Death, May 14th 1887
7. Cause of Death, Pneumonia
B. F. McElroy M.D.
Residence, 1945 Christian St.

UNDERTAKER'S CERTIFICATE IN RELATION TO DECEASED.
8. Occupation, [blank]
9. Place of Birth, Ireland
10. When a Minor, [blank]
11. Ward, 30
12. Street and Number, 2555 Carpenter St
13. Date of Burial, May 17 /87
14. Place of Burial, Old Cathedral
Mrs Wm [?] Cahill Undertaker.
Residence, 260 S 20 St

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