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Henry Bridgen Pitner (1843 - 1920)

Sergeant Henry Bridgen Pitner
Born in Ohio, United Statesmap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 26 Sep 1866 (to before 1895) in Parkman, Geauga, Ohio, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 77 in Olean, Cattaraugus, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Apr 2019
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Contents

Biography

Henry was born about 1843.

Books

Service from The Story of a Thousand

Henry B. Pitner enlisted into Company F of the 105th Ohio Volunteer Infantry at age 19 as private on 1862-Aug-7. He was promoted to corporal of Company F on 1863-Aug-3. He served as color guard. He was mustered out at the close of the war. [1]

Newspapers

1892-Feb-3, “The Indiana State Sentinel”

... divorce suits are pending here as follows: ... Alie M. Pitner vs. Henry B. Pitner; abandonment. [2]

1893-Sep-26, “The Guthrie Daily Leader”

Regarding Henry B. Pitner
A Letter From Indiana Making Inquiries of Him.
The following letter was received yesterday at this office. At the present time THE LEADER can give no further particulars. Whether the injured man was named Pitner or Pointer cannot be determined. Perhaps the subjoined letter may develop some information:
LAPORTE, IND., SEPT. 22, 1883.
Dear Leader:
GENTLEMAN — In answer to a letter to the Chicago Tribune, A. G. Stacy wires us from Topeka, Kan., to address you regarding the injury to Henry Pitner from Ohio in strip run, referring to Orlando race letter written.
A number of the dispatches give the name of the party having skull crushed as Henry Pointer and we are anxious to get it straight.
Henry B. Pitner, from Parkman, Ohio, an old soldier, was last heard from in May starting from St. Louis looking for work at carriage trimming and we want to locate him. Kindly inform us what you can in regard to item mentioned or let us know where we can get full information.
Yours, Wm. C. Pitner & Son [3]

1920-Dec-16, “Times Herald”

Henry B. Pitner, G. A. R. Veteran, Died Last Night
Henry B. Pitner, aged 78 years, died last night at 8:15 o’clock at his home in the Duke Block on North Union street. He was a member of the Grand Army of the Republic and had lived in Olean for a number of years.
He leaves his wife; one son Russell Pitner of Parkman, O.; one daughter, Mrs. Lillian Rofer of Toledo, O.; one step-daughter, Mrs. M. H. Fuller of Olean; one sister, Mrs. Sophia Williams of Chicago, Ill.
The funeral will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the family home, the Rev. G. R. Williamson of the First Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be made in Pleasant Valley cemetery. [4]

1920-Dec-17, “The Buffalo Enquirer”

Olean, Dec. 17. — Henry B. Pitner, 78 years old, and a resident of Olean for 10 years, is dead at his own at North Union street. He is survived by his widow, a son and a daughter. The funeral will be held this afternoon, with the Rev. G. R. Wilkinson officiating. [5]

1920-Dec-18, “The Buffalo Commercial”

OLEAN — Funeral services for Henry B. Pitner, 78 years old, a veteran of the Civil War, took place in the family home, in the Spindler building in North Union street, at 2 o’clock this afternoon. Rev. Gilbert R. Williamson of the First Methodist Episcopal Church officiated. Burial was in Pleasant Valley cemetery. Members of the Bayard post, G. A. R. were in charge of the services. [6]

Inventions

  • Carriage top brace with John F. Croft [7]
  • Combined whip and line holder [8]
  • Carriage top, 1/2 assigned to J. F. Croft [9]
  • Carpet stretcher and tacker [10]
  • Upholstering device [11]
  • Lawn trimmer [12]
  • Windshield [13]

Sources

  1. The Story of a Thousand by Albion Winegar Tourgée, Appendices, published by S. McGerald & Son, 1896
  2. “The Indiana State Sentinel”, (Indianapolis, Indiana), 1892-Feb-3, page 2, https://www.newspapers.com/image/174215261/
  3. “The Guthrie Daily Leader”, (Guthrie, Oklahoma), 1892-Sep-26, page 3, https://www.newspapers.com/image/84371690/
  4. ”Times Herald”, (Olean, New York), 1920-Dec-16, page 4, https://www.newspapers.com/image/35193973/
  5. ”The Buffalo Enquirer”, (Buffalo, New York), 1920-Dec-17, page 10, https://www.newspapers.com/image/313387498/
  6. ”The Buffalo Commercial”, (Buffalo, New York), 1920-Dec-18, page 10, https://www.newspapers.com/image/313387498/
  7. ”Fort Wayne Sentinel”, (Fort Wayne, Indiana), 1877-Apr-3, page 1, https://www.newspapers.com/image/29298683/
  8. “Indianapolis News”, (Indianapolis, Indiana), 1884-May-28, page 3, https://www.newspapers.com/image/34602947/
  9. “Bristol Banner”, (Bristol, Indiana), 1888-Jan-20, page 1, https://www.newspapers.com/image/137825844/
  10. “The Indianapolis Journal”, (Indianapolis, Indiana), 1888-Dec-19, page 1, https://www.newspapers.com/image/321722116/
  11. “Star-Gazette”, (Elmira, New York), 1904-Jan-28, page 5, https://www.newspapers.com/image/275931199/
  12. “Star-Gazette”, (Elmira, New York), 1906-May-3, page 4, https://www.newspapers.com/image/275927926/
  13. “Star-Gazette”, (Elmira, New York), 1910-Mar-25, page 5, https://www.newspapers.com/image/275910808/


Census

"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXQS-Q3H : 12 April 2016), Henry Pitner in household of Henry Pitner, Parkman, Geauga, Ohio, United States; citing family 199, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

"United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M624-96F : 12 April 2016), Henry Pitner in household of Harriet Pitner, Ohio, United States; citing p. 22, family 196, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,703.

"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSXQ-VGM : accessed 27 April 2019), Henry B Pitner, Aurora Township East Aurora village, Erie, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 6, sheet 3A, family 57, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,024.

"New York State Census, 1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9F2-S5L : 8 November 2014), Henry B Pitner, Olean Ward 4, A.D. 01, E.D. 01, Cattaraugus, New York, United States; from "New York, State Census, 1915," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2012); citing p. 27, line 16, state population census schedules, 1915, New York State Archives, Albany.

"United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MJKL-H5Y : accessed 27 April 2019), Henry Pitner, Olean Ward 6, Cattaraugus, New York, United States; citing ED 81, sheet 3A, line 17, family 52, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1088; FHL microfilm 1,821,088.

Marriage

"Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XZCG-14W : 8 December 2017), Henry B. Pitner and Eliza J. Newcomb, 26 Sep 1866; citing Marriage, Geauga, Ohio, United States, pg 177, Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society, Columbus; FHL microfilm.

Military

"United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861-1865," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FS5V-K5S : 4 December 2014), Henry B. Pitner, Sergeant, Company F, 105th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Union; citing NARA microfilm publication M552 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 85; FHL microfilm 882,298.

"United States Civil War and Later Pension Index, 1861-1917", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NHDJ-H6Y : 24 March 2016), Henry B. Pitner, 1921.

"United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJDQ-786T : 11 March 2018), Henry B Pitner, 1907-1933; citing NARA microfilm publication M850 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,635,823.

"United States National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V4X6-ML1 : 12 March 2018), Henry B Pitner, 1916; citing p. 15027, Bath, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1749 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 9; FHL microfilm 1,547,450.

Death

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