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Isaac Goldbecker

Before the war

He was born in July 1823 (9; 4 (37 in 1861), 6 [26 in 1860], 7 [46 in 1870], 8 [57 in 1880], 9 [76 in 1900], 10 [50 in 1870], 12 [80 years, 6 months 6 days at death]). He was born in Bavaria, Germany (4, 6 [Baden], 7 [Bavaria], 8 [Bavaria], 9 [Germany], 12 [Germany]).

He immigrated to the US in 1827 (9). He was a naturalized citizen by 1870 (7, 9).

In 1849/50, he married Barbara [unknown family name] (9). In 1900, she had had five children, all of whom were alive (9).

In 1860, he was living in ward 12, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6). He was living with Barbara (presumably his wife), and with Rebecca, Theresa, Louis, and Adolf (presumably their children) (6). He was a lithographer (6).

When he enlisted, he was a printer (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair (4).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 20 August 1861 as a corporal in company A (1, 3, 4, 13, 14, 15). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Starr (4).

He was discharged at Alexandria, Virginia, on 9 July 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2, 3, 4). He was a corporal in company A (1, 13, 14, 15). He may be the Corporal Goldberg who is reported to have been Jewish (5).

After the war

In 1870, he was living in ward 13, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania--perhaps at 810 Noble Street (7, 10). He was living with Barbara (presumably his wife), Rebecca, Theresa, Lewis, Adolph, and Raphael (presumably their children) (7, 10). He was a printer (7).

In 1880, he was living at 1314 Myrtle Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with his son Raphael, and daughter Theresa Goodman and her husband (8). He was a nickel plater (8).

In 1900, he was living at 1713 North 11th Street, ward 20, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9). He was living with his wife Barbara, daughter Theresa Goodman, and Theresa's husband Lapold (9). He was a printer (9).

From 1900 to 1905, he continued living at 1713 North 11th Street (11). He was not working (11).

On 10 January 1905, he died, at 1713 North 11th Street, ward 20, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (12). He died of arteriosclerosis, with emphysema of the lungs contributing (12). He was widowed (12). He was not working (12). On 12 January 1905, he was buried at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (12).

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) (Isaac Goldbecker)

2 Register of men discharged, co.A (Isaac Goldbacker)

3 register of non-commissioned officers, co.A (Isaac Goldbecker)

4 company A descriptive roll, entry 95 (Isaac Goldbecker)

5 Morais, Henry Samuel. The Jews of Philadelphia: their history from the earliest settlements to the present time. A record of events and institutions, and of leading members of the Jewish community in every sphere of activity.. Philadelphia: the Levytype Company, 1894. [Based on a series of articles published in the Philadelphia Public Ledger in 1891.] Page 501. (Corporal Goldberg, company A)

6 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 12, division 2, microfilm series M653, film 1162, page 222 = 2 handwritten (Isaac Goldbecker)

7 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 13, district 39, microfilm series M593, film 1397, page 304 = 121 handwritten (Isaac Goldbacher)

8 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 246, microfilm series T9, film 1174, page 607 = 19 C handwritten (I Goldbacker)

9 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, ward 20, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 435, microfilm series T623, film 1462, page 202 = 1 A handwritten (Isaac [?] Goldbacker)

10 1870 US census, 2nd enumeration, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 13, district 37, page 209 recto = 39 handwritten (Isaac Goldbacker)

11 [various Philadelphia directories, 1900-1910]

12 Philadelphia death certificates, 1905, #900, (indexed on FamilySearch as 'Isaac Goodbacker') (Isaac Goldbacker)

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

14 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Isaac Goldbacker)

15 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Isaac Goldbecher)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1850 US census
FamilySearch index (accessed 2 March 2011)
1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index
1910 US census
HeritageQuest index (accessed 2 March 2011)
he is not living with Leopold and Theresa Goodman; see 1910 US census for 2524 Sixteenth Street, ward 28, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 645, microfilm series T624, film 1402, page 256 = 6 A handwritten
1920 US census
HeritageQuest index (accessed 2 March 2011)
he is not living with Leopold and Theresa Goodman; see 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 28, 2556 N 16th St, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 893, microfilm series T625, film 1632, page 80 = 2 A handwritten
1930 US census
Footnote's index (accessed 3 March 2011)
Philadelphia death certificates
I did not find an entry for Barbara Goldbacker in FamilySearch's index to the Philadelphia death certificates index (accessed 3 March 2011)
pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed April 2006)
Find a grave
accessed 3 March 2011
RootsWeb WorldConnect
accessed 2 March 2011

Philadelphia directories

[1900 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory, page 855, transcribed 3 March 2011, from Footnote]
" [sc. Goldbacher] Isaac, h 1713 N 11th
[page 862] " [sc. Goodman] Leopold D., trimmings, 1713 N 11th


[1901 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory, page 950, transcribed 3 March 2011, from Footnote]
" [sc. Goldbacher] Isaac, h 1713 N 11th


[1902 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory, page 917, transcribed 3 March 2011, from Footnote]
Goldbacher Isaac, h 1713 N 11th


[1903 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory, page 973, transcribed 3 March 2011, from Footnote]
Goldbacher Isaac, h 1713 N 11th


[1904 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory, page 956, transcribed 3 March 2011, from Footnote]
" [sc. Goldbacher] Isaac, h 1713 N 11th


[1905 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory, page 984, transcribed 3 March 2011, from Footnote]
" [sc. Goldbacher] Isaac, h 1713 N 11th


[1906 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory, page 1006, transcribed 3 March 2011, from Footnote]
[no Isaac Goldbacher, Goldbacker, or Goldbecker]


[1907 Gopsill's Philadelphia directory, page 700, transcribed 3 March 2011, from Footnote]
[no Isaac Goldbacher, Goldbacker, or Goldbecker]


[1908 Howe's Philadelphia directory, page 746, transcribed 3 March 2011, from Footnote]
[no Isaac Goldbacher, Goldbacker, or Goldbecker]


[1909 Howe's Philadelphia directory, pages 782-783, transcribed 3 March 2011, from Footnote]
[no Isaac Goldbacher, Goldbacker, or Goldbecker]


[1910 Howe's Philadelphia directory, page 773, transcribed 3 March 2011, from Footnote]
[no Isaac Goldbacher, Goldbacker, or Goldbecker]

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 12, division 2, microfilm series M653, film 1162, page 222 = 2 handwritten]
line101112131415
Dwelling number9     
Family number11     
NameBarbarra GoldbeckerIsaac "Rebecca "Thersa [sic] "Louis "Adolf "
Age36269743
SexFMFFMM
Color      
OccupationLithographer"    
Value of real estate owned      
Value of personal estate      
Place of birthBaden"Pennsylvania"""
Married within year      
Attended school within year  11  
Cannot read & write      
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.      

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 13, district 39, microfilm series M593, film 1397, page 304 = 121 handwritten]
line3456789
Dwelling-house number744      
Family number781      
NameGoldbacher Isaac" Barbara" Rebecca" Thersa [sic]" Lewis" Adolph" Rapheal
Age4644191715139
SexMFFFMMM
ColorWWWWWWW
OccupationPrinterKeep HouseShirt MakerShirt MakerButton Maker Apprentice  
Real estate value       
Personal estate value       
BirthplaceBavariaWurtembergPennsylvaniaPaPaPaPa
Father foreign born1111111
Mother foreign born1111111
Birth month if born within year       
Marriage month if married within year       
Attended school past year     11
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, second enumeration

[1870 US census, 2nd enumeration, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 13, district 37, page 209 recto = 39 handwritten]
['Noble Street' is written at the top of the page]
line27282930313233
Dwelling-house number2      
['810' is written in the first line of the page, followed by '1' in line 4, '2' in line 9, '3' in line 12, '4' in line 21, '1' in line 24, '2' in line 27, '3' in line 31, '808 in line 37, and '806' in line 39]
Family number       
NameGoldbacker IsaacBarbaraRebeccaTheresaLouisAdolphRaphael
Age50452020151510
SexMFFFMMM
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 ...       

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 246, microfilm series T9, film 1174, page 607 = 19 C handwritten]
[Barbara's line appears to be crossed out--no doubt because she is 'an asylum', as the "occupation" column states]
line3738394041
street nameMyrtle Street
house number1314    
dwelling visit #164    
family visit #201    
nameGoldbacker, I- Barbara- Rapheal [sic]Goodman L- Theresa
colorWWWWW
sexMFMMF
age5754192527
month born if born in year     
relationship WifeSonS in lawDaughter
single  1  
married11 11
widowed/divorced     
married during year     
occupationNickel platerIn asylumPedlarPedlarKeeping house
months unemployed     
currently ill?     
blind     
deaf/dumb     
idiotic     
insane     
disabled     
school this year     
can't read     
can't write     
birthplaceBavariaWurtemburgPennsylvaniaBavariaPennsylvania
father's birthplaceBavariaWurtemburgBavariaBavariaBavaria
mother's birthplaceBavariaWurtemburgBavariaBavariaWurtemburg

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, ward 20, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 435, microfilm series T623, film 1462, page 202 = 1 A handwritten]
line33343536
streetNorth 11th St
house number1713   
dwelling number10   
family number12   
nameGoodman Lapold D- TerressaGoldbacker Isaac [?]- Barbara
relationshipHeadWifeFather in lawMother in law
colorWWWW
sexMFMF
birth dateFeb 1853Sep 1855July 1823March 1826
age46447674
married?MMMM
# years married20205050
mother of how many children? 0 5
# of children living 0 5
birthplaceGermany [?]PennsylvaniaBavaria [?]Germany
father's birthplaceBavaria [?]GermanyBavariaGermany
mother's birthplaceGermany [?]GermanyBavariaGermany
immigration year1871 1827 [?]1827 [?]
# years in USA29 72 [?]72
naturalized citizen?Na Na 
occupationTaylor Trimmings Printer 
# months not employed0 0 
# months in school    
can readyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyes
speaks Englishyesyesyesyes
owned/rentedR   
free or mortgaged    
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 2 Mar 2014, from Fold3]

Goldbecker, Isaac
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Corpl | Corpl
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 24 April 2014]

Goldbacker, Isaac
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Corpl | Corpl
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Goldbecker, Isaac

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 3, transcribed 25 April 2014]

Goldbecher, Isaac
Co. A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Corpl | Corpl
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Goldbecker, Isaac

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death certificate

[Philadelphia death certificates, 1905, #900, Isaac Goldbacker (indexed on FamilySearch as 'Isaac Goodbacker')]
[transcribed 3 March 2011, from Footnote]

900
RETURN OF A DEATH
IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.
Physician's Certificate.
1. Full Name of Deceased, Isaac Goldbacker
2. Color, White
3. Sex, Male
4. Widowed
5. Age, Years, 80 Months, 6 Days 6
6. Date of Death. Year, 1905 Month, January Day, 10th
7. Cause of Death, Chief Arterior Sclerosis
Contributing, Emphysema of the lungs
John H. Prinss [??] M.D.
Residence, 1812 N 11th St.

Undertaker's Certificate.
8. Occupation, None
9. Place of Birth, Germany
10. Birthplace of Father, Germany
11. Birthplace of Mother, Germany
12. When a Minor, [blank]
13. Last place of Residence, [blank]
14. Place of Death, Street and No. 1713 N 11"
15. Ward, wherein death occurred, 20th
16. Buried from, Street and No. 1713 N 11"
17. Date of Burial, January 12" 1905
18. Place of Burial, Adath Jeshurun Cemtry
Emanuel Asher Undertaker.
Residence, 1948 N 8th

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