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James S Stratton

Before the war

He was born in May 1844 (6; 3 (18 in 1862), 6 (56 in 1900)). He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3, 6).

When he enlisted, he was a butcher (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4-1/2 inches, and had a light complexion, grey eyes, and light hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 June 1862 (1, 3, 5). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Closson (3). He was a private in company G (1, 7).

He was discharged at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on surgeon's certificate of disability on 20 December 1862, by order of Brigadier General Montgomery (1, 2, 3, 5). He was a private, in company G (7).

After the war

In 1873/74, he married Emma L [unknown family name] (6). In 1900, she had had seven children, six of whom were alive (6).

In 1900, he was living in Morgan Park, Calumet, Cook County, Illinois (6). He was living with his wife Emma, children Anna and Gabbie [?], and two boarders (6). He was a carpenter (6).

On 29 July 1905, he applied successfully from Illinois for a pension (4, 5).

He again applied for a pension on 5 July 1907 (5).

He died on 12 September 1919, at Morgan Park [?], Illinois (5).

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) (James S Stratton)

2 company G, register of men discharged, #17 (Jas S Stratton)

3 company G, descriptive roll, #87 (James S Stratton)

4 pension index, by name (James Stratton)

5 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (James S Stratton)

6 1900 US census, Illinois, Cook County, Calumet, Morgan Park, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 1144, microfilm series T623, film 292, page 80 A = 4 handwritten (Jas F Stratton)

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

1900 census

[1900 US census, Illinois, Cook County, Calumet, Morgan Park, supervisor's district 1, enumeration district 1144, microfilm series T623, film 292, page 80 A = 4 handwritten]
line202122232425
streetWalker Ave
house number[11014]     
dwelling number37     
family number49     
nameStratton Jas F" Emma L" Anna E" Gabbie [?] IMiller Jas K [?]Gothard [?] Harry
relationshipheadwifedaughterdaughterboarderboarder
colorWWWWWW
sexMFFFMM
birth dateMay 1844June 1846Feb 1865Oct 1881Oct 1871Oct 1874
age565335182825
married?MMSSSS
# years married2626    
mother of how many children? 7    
# of children living 6    
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaMichiganIndianaEngland
father's birthplaceNew JerseyPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaIndianaEngland
mother's birthplaceNew JerseyPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaPennsylvaniaIndianaEngland
immigration year     1890
# years in USA     10
naturalized citizen?     Al
occupationCarpenter nursenoneteamsterlivery stable hand
# months not employed0 6 00
# months in school      
can readyesyesyesyesyesyes
can writeyesyesyesyesyesyes
speaks Englishyesyesyesyesyesyes
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 22 April 2015, from Fold3]


Stratton, James S.
Co. G, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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