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George C Rubicam

Note on identification

Note that the index to the compiled service record has separate cards for him and for George W Rubican.

Before the war

He was born in 1833/34 (2 (27 in 1861), 4, 8 (25 in 1860), 11 (58 at death in 1892)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4, 8, 11). He was born to George and Ann Rubicam (11).

In 1860, he was living in the 14th ward of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with George and Adaline Rubican (presumably his parents), Eliza and Clara Rubican (presumably his siblings), and five other people (8). His father was a carpenter (8).

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

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair (4).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered in, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 2 November 1861 (1, 2, 4). He was enlisted for three years, by Lieutenant Murphy (2, 4). He was mustered into service as a private, in company F (1, 2, 12-13).

He was discharged at Washington DC on 12 April 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2, 3, 4). He was a private, in company F (12-13).

After the war

He married Martha K [unknown family name] (9). She had 2 children, both of whom were living in 1900, but had died by 1910 (9, 10).

He moved to Camden in 1888 (11).

In 1890, he was living in the 3rd ward of Camden, New Jersey (6).

On 8 July 1890, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (5, 7).

He died at 635 South 4th Street, Camden, New Jersey, on 7 January 1892, of hemorrhage of lungs (7, 11). He had been sick for three months (11). He was a salesman (11). He was buried at Mt Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11).

On 17 January 1892, his widow, Martha K Rubicam, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (5, 7).

In 1900, his widow, Martha K Rubicam, was living at 605 S 4th St, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey (9). She was living with her son Frank and his family (9).

In 1910, his widow, Martha Rubican, was living at 2029 Sumac Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10). She was a boarder (10).

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) (George C Rubicam)

2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 6 January 2005 (Geo. C Rubicam)

3 company F, register of men discharged (Geo C Rubicam)

4 company F, descriptive roll, #72 (George C Rubicam)

5 pension index, by name (George C Rubicam) [Note: this may be George W Rubicam]

6 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, New Jersey, Camden, 3rd ward, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 166, page 3 (George Rubican) [Note: this may be George W Rubicam]

7 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (George C Rubican) [Note: this may be George W Rubicam]

8 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 14th ward, microfilm series M653, film 1164, page 494 = 118 handwritten (George C Rubican)

9 1900 US census, New Jersey, Camden County, Camden City, supervisor's district 6, enumeration district 43, microfilm series T623, film 958, page 203 = 14 B handwritten (Martha K Rubicam)

10 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 10, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 155, microfilm series T624, film 1389, page 77 B = 5 handwritten (Martha Rubican)

11 death record, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 8 January 1892, at Camden, New Jersey, George C Rubicam (George C Rubicam)

12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (George C Rubicam)

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

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1850 US census
LDS pilot index (accessed 25 May 09)
1870 US census
HeritageQuest index (accessed 25 May 09)
1880 US census
HeritageQuest index (accessed 25 May 09)
RootsWeb WorldConnect
accessed 25 May 2009

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 14th ward, microfilm series M653, film 1164, page 494 = 118 handwritten]
line25262728293031323334
Dwelling number818         
Family number848         
NameGeorge RubicanAdaline DoGeorge C. DoEliza DoClara DoFrank FrederickGeorge R. DoLena DoCharles D. CousJohn Pages
Age48442523142511/1225620
Sexmfmffmmfmm
Color          
OccupationCarpenter    Express agent  Telegraph operatorMachinist
Value of real estate owned-         
Value of personal estate200         
Place of birthDo [sc. Pa]DoDoDoDoDoDoDoDoCuba
Married within year          
Attended school within year    1     
Cannot read & write         
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.          

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, New Jersey, Camden, 3rd ward, supervisor's district 3, enumeration district 166, page 3]
[line] 39
[house] 513
[family] 62
[name] Rubican [sic] George
[rank] Private
[company] F
[unit] 91 Penn Vol
[enlistment date] Nov 2 1861
[discharge date] April 12 1862
[length of service] x years, 5 months, 10 days
[post office address] x [sc. Camden NJ?]
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, New Jersey, Camden County, Camden City, supervisor's district 6, enumeration district 43, microfilm series T623, film 958, page 203 = 14 B handwritten]
line88899091929394
streetSo 4th Street
house number605      
dwelling number351      
family number355      
nameRubicam Frank S- Fannie M- Frank S Jr- Clifton- Irene- Norma- Martha K
relationshipHeadWifeSonSondaughterdaughterMother
colorWWWWWWW
sexMFMMFFF
birth dateJune 1857Dec 1869May 1880July 1882don't know 1886don't know 1892Sept 1837
age4230201714862
married?MMSSSSWd
# years married0 [sic]9 [or perhaps 4? or 0?]     
mother of how many children? 4    2
# of children living 4    2
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaNew JerseyNew JerseyNew JerseyPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaLouisianaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year       
# years in USA       
naturalized citizen?       
occupationTobacconist TobacconistClerk (Dry Goods)At SchoolAt School 
# months not employed0 00   
# months in school    99 
can readyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
speaks Englishyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
owned/rentedO      
free or mortgagedM      
farm/houseH      
# of farm schedule       

1910 census

[1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 10, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 155, microfilm series T624, film 1389, page 77 B = 5 handwritten]
line808182
streetSumac St
house nr2029  
dwelling nr91 [??]  
family nr96  
nameGelmer Mary- EmilyRubican Martha
relationshipHeadSisterBoarder [?]
sexFFF
colorWWW
age655550
marital statusSSWd
#years present marriage   
mother of # children  2
mother of # living children  0
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaUnited States
father's birthplaceIre EnglishIre EnglishUnited States
mother's birthplaceIre EnglishIre EnglishUnited States
immigrated   
naturalized/alien   
speaks EnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
occupationnonespoolerdress maker
nature of industry etc. Lace millDress makers shop
employer etc. WW
out of work 15 Apr 1910? NoNo
# weeks out of work 1909 00
can readYesYesYes
can writeYesYesYes
school since 1 Sep 09   
owned/rentedO  
owned free or mortagagedF  
farm/houseH  
nr on farm schedule   
civil war vet   
blind   
deaf & dumb   

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 18 March 2015, from Fold3]


Rubicam, George C.
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

Rubican, George C.
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Rubicam, George C.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

death certificate

[death record, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 8 January 1892, at Camden, New Jersey, George C Rubicam]
FRONT.
464
STATE OF NEW JERSEY.
TRANSIT PERMIT.
14589
County of CAMDEN, N.J.
CAMDEN, N.J. Jan 10th, 1892

Permission is hereby given to remove the remains of George C Rubicam aged 58, who died at CAMDEN N.J. on Jan 8 [sic] 1892; the cause of death being Hemorrage [sic] of Lungs which is a NOT CONTAGIOUS

Transit Permit being asked for burial, at Mt. Moriah in the state of Penna

(Signed by) J P Varney
(Official Title) City Clerk
(P.O. Address) CAMDEN, N.J.
Name of Undertaker or person in charge of the Transit F. S. Simmons

[second page]
1. Full name of deceased George C Rubicam
2. Age 58 years, [blank] months [blank] days [blank] hours.
3. Color white
4. Occupation, Salesman
4. Single, married, widow or widower
5. Birthplace Phila Pa.
6. Last place of residence Camden
7. How long resident in this State 4 Years
8. Place of death 635 South 4th St Camden
9. Father's name George W. Rubicam
Country of birth U.S.
10. Mother's name Ann A Rubicam
Country of birth U.S.
11. I hereby certify that I attended the deceased during the last illness, and that he died on the 7th [sic] day of Jan 1892; and that the cause of death was Hemorrhage of lungs
12. Length of sickness 3 months
E. R. Lullic MD Medical Attendant.
Residence 403 [illegible, begins with 'S'] St Camden
Name of Undertaker F. S. Simmons
Residence of Undertaker Camden NJ
Place of Burial Mount Moriah

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