He was born in 1836 (2, 6). He was 29 years old when he was enlisted (3, 7 [35 in 1870], 12 [22 in 1850--probably a mistake; note that he supposedly had attended school within the year], 13 [25 in 1860]). He was born in Pennsylvania (3, 7 [New Jersey], 12, 13).
In 1850, he was living in Hatfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (12). He was living with Ann M Manuel (presumably his mother), Emma, Harriet, Elizabeth, Henry, and Victoria Manuel (presumably siblings), and with Lucius [?] Wright (12). He was a farmer, and owned $3,000 in real estate (12). (I assume the real estate is actually his mothers.)
In 1860, he was living in Hatfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (13). He was living with Marie Manuels (presumably his mother), with Emma, Harriett, Albert, Henry, and Victoria Manuels (presumably siblings), and with two others (13). He was a farm laborer, and owned $200 in personal property (13).
He was a farmer when he was enlisted (3).
He was 5 feet 10 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, grey eyes, and red hair (3).
He was drafted from Hatfield (?), Pennsylvania (1, 3). He was enlisted and mustered into service on 2 March 1865 (1, 3, 4). He was enlisted for one year, at Norristown, Pennsylvania, by Captain Yerkes (3). His service was credited to the Sixth Congressional District (3). He served as a private in company G (1).
He received clothing worth $36.82 (3).
He mustered out on 10 July 1865 with his company (1, 4).
He married Catharine [unknown surname] (9). In 1900 and 1910, she had had 5 children, 3 of whom were living (9, 10).
In 1870, he was living in Newton Township, Camden, New Jersey (7). He was a clerk in a store (7). He was living with his wife Kate and children Charles and Ida (7).
In 1880, his widow, Kate, was living in Hatfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (8). She was living with her children Ida, Johanna, Ulysses, and Henry (8).
On 28 June 1889, his widow applied successfully for a pension (5).
In 1890, he [presumably his widow] was living in Hatfield, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (post office Lansdale) (4). He had been wounded in his left foot (4).
In 1900, his widow, Catharine, was living in Hatfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (9). She was living with her children Joanna and Harry W (9).
In 1910, his widow, Cathy [??], was living in Hatfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (10). She was living with her children Harry and Joanna, and a servant (10). She was a farm manager (10).
In 1920, his widow, Catharine Manuel, was living in Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (11). She was living with her daughter Ida Schrader and Ida's daughter Sylvania (11).
In 1929, his widow, Catharine A Manuel, was buried, in Orvilla Cemetery, Hatfield, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (6). She was born in 1834 (6). (She is buried with Albert and with Joanna M Manuel (1871-1912) (6).)
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) (Albert T Manuel)
2 Christ Evangelical Cemetery (Orvilla) records, on http://www.thefinalwalt.com (thanks to Amy Waltz!) (Albert Manuel)
3 company G, descriptive roll, [#70] (Albert F Manuel)
4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Montgomery, Hatfield, supervisor's district 130, enumeration district 198, page 3 (Albert T Manuel)
5 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (Albert F Manuel)
6 Find a grave, memorial 57501638 (accessed 22 Sep 2010)] (Albert F Manuel)
7 1870 US census, New Jersey, Camden, Newton Township, district 25, post office Gloucester City, microfilm series M593, film 855, page 256 = 30 handwritten (Albert I [?] Manual)
8 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Hatfield Township, supervisor's district 4, enumeration district 8, microfilm series T9, film 1157, page 163 = 31 C handwritten (Kate Manuel)
9 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Hatfield Township, supervisor's district 223, enumeration district 204, microfilm series T623, film 1442, page 209 = 2 A handwritten (Catharine Manuel)
10 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Hatfield Township, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 82, microfilm T624, film 1377, page 18 B handwritten (Cathy [??] Manuel)
11 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Upper Gwynedd Township, Lansdale Borough, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 181, microfilm series T625, film 1604, page 163 = 12 B handwritten (Catharine Manuel)
12 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Hatfield Township, microfilm series M432, film 800, page 216 recto = 429 handwritten (Albert F Manuel)
13 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Hatfield Township, post office Line Lexington, microfilm series M432, film 800, page 230 = 20 handwritten (Albert Manuels)
[I did not find an entry for him in Ancestry's index to the pension index by name cards (searched 28 March 2006)]
[I did not find an entry for him in Footnote's index to the 1930 US census (accessed 22 September 2010)]
|Name||Albert F. Manuel||Ann M. Manuel||Emma M. Manuel||Hariet [sic] Manuel||Elizabeth Manuel||Henry Manuel||Victoria Manuel||Lucius [??] Wright|
|Occupation of males over 15 years||Farmer|
|Real estate owned||3000|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year||1 [sic]|
|Over 20 & can't read/write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Marie Manuels||Emma "||Harriett "||Albert "||Henry "||Victoria "||Joseph Moore||William Harridge|
|Occupation||Farm Labor||Farm Labor|
|Value of real estate owned||7000|
|Value of personal estate||1000||200|
|Place of birth||England||Canada||"||Pennsylvania||"||"||"||"|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year|
|Cannot read & write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.||Idiot|
|Name||Manual Albert I [?]||- Kate||- Charles||- Ida|
|Occupation||Clerk in Store||Keeping house|
|Real estate value|
|Personal estate value|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year||Nov|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|dwelling visit #||[blank]|
|family visit #||[blank]|
|name||Manuel Kate||- Ida F||- Johanna||- Ulysses||- Harry|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Keeping house||At home||At home||At home||At home|
|school this year||1||1||1||1|
|birthplace||Wurtenburg||N. Jersey||N Jersey||N Jersey||N Jersey|
|name||Manuel Catharine||- Joanna||- Harry W|
|birth date||May 1836||June 1872||Oct 1873|
|# years married|
|mother of how many children?||5|
|# of children living||3|
|birthplace||Pennsylvania||New Jersey||New Jersey|
|# years in USA|
|# months not employed||0|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|
|street||Colmann [?] suburb of Lansdale|
|name||Manuel Cathy [???]||- Harry||- Joanna||[illegible]|
|#years present marriage|
|mother of # children||5|
|mother of # living children||3|
|nature of industry etc.||Farm||Greenhouse||Gen Farm||Gen Farm|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?||No||No||No||No|
|# weeks out of work 1909||0||0||0||0|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged||F|
|nr on farm schedule||102|
|civil war vet|
|deaf & dumb|
|street||Mt Vernon St|
|dwelling visit number||238|
|family visit number||259|
|name||Schrader Ida||- Sylvania||Manuel Catharine|
|free/mortgaged (if owned)||F|
|age at last birthday||50||29||85|
|year of immigration|
|year of naturalization|
|attended school since Sept 1919|
|birth place||New Jersey||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania|
|father's native language||German||German|
|mother's birthplace||Pennsylvania||New Jersey||Germany|
|mother's native language||German|
|can speak English||yes||yes||yes|
|employment status|| ||W|
|number of farm schedule|