Note that the index to the compiled service record has separate cards for him and for George W Rubican.
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).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair (4).
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 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).
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)
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)
|Name||George Rubican||Adaline Do||George C. Do||Eliza Do||Clara Do||Frank Frederick||George R. Do||Lena Do||Charles D. Cous||John Pages|
|Occupation||Carpenter||Express agent||Telegraph operator||Machinist|
|Value of real estate owned||-|
|Value of personal estate||200|
|Place of birth||Do [sc. Pa]||Do||Do||Do||Do||Do||Do||Do||Do||Cuba|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year||1|
|Cannot read & write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|street||So 4th Street|
|name||Rubicam Frank S||- Fannie M||- Frank S Jr||- Clifton||- Irene||- Norma||- Martha K|
|birth date||June 1857||Dec 1869||May 1880||July 1882||don't know 1886||don't know 1892||Sept 1837|
|# years married||0 [sic]||9 [or perhaps 4? or 0?]|
|mother of how many children?||4||2|
|# of children living||4|| ||2|
|birthplace||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||New Jersey||New Jersey||New Jersey||Pennsylvania|
|# years in USA|
|occupation||Tobacconist||Tobacconist||Clerk (Dry Goods)||At School||At School|
|# months not employed||0||0||0|
|# months in school||9||9|
|free or mortgaged||M|
|# of farm schedule|
|dwelling nr||91 [??]|
|name||Gelmer Mary||- Emily||Rubican Martha|
|#years present marriage|
|mother of # children||2|
|mother of # living children||0|
|father's birthplace||Ire English||Ire English||United States|
|mother's birthplace||Ire English||Ire English||United States|
|nature of industry etc.||Lace mill||Dress makers shop|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?||No||No|
|# weeks out of work 1909||0||0|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged||F|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet|
|deaf & dumb|
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