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Posted by: Nancy Pittenger (ID *****3244) Date: January 14, 2007 at 10:33:45
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Looking for info on the following:
1880 Census, PA, Clearfield, Osceola Mills, ED273,Sheet 18-James, 50,carpenter, b.PA, res.Blanchard St., wife, Susan, 44, children, William,14, Grant, 11, George, 9, and Charles, 6, all b. PA. Also a servant, Minnie Buck, age 12.

1870 Census, PA, Centre, Unionville, P.O. Fleming, Pg. 6- James, 39, carpenter,b.PA, wife, Susan, 35, children, Clara A.,13, Harry A.,10, William, 4, and Grant 1. (Mark indicates that James' father was of foreign birth.)?

1860 Census, PA, Centre, Huston, Pg.611, James Keaton, 30, mechanic, had property and real estate, Susana, 24, Clara, 4, Harry, 9/12.

1850 Census PA Centre 239 Boggs Twp. -with parents, John and Jane Keaton, and seven siblings. *Note: PA, Clearfield, Morris, shows a James Kayton living with the family of Robert Daugherty. His occupation was listed as carpenter.

1840 Census PA Centre,101 Boggs Twp.-with parents and four sisters, father listed as John Keating.

!Obituary - Democratic Watchman, Philipsburg, PA dated March 9, 1900-James G. Katen, of Chester Hill, Philipsburg suburb, died there last Thursday evening from the effects of a stroke of paralysis he suffered three weeks previous. Deceased was a native of Bald Eagle valley and was 72 years and 8 months old. During the civil war he was a member of the 51st Penna. Vols. He is survived by five sons and one daughter.

The following is a partial list of Civil War veterans known to have been buried in Centre County. It contains the name of the soldier, the name of the cemetery where buried and the date of death. (An "NR" is used if no record of death date has been located: KEATON, J.T. d. 1900; bur. Philipsburg Cem., Philipsburg.

!Civil War File #203,802 - Served in Co. G, 51 PA Vol. Inf., enlisted Sept. 20, 1861, was transferred to Co. I, 5 VRC, and discharged Oct. 17, 1864. Suffered a leg injury in the battle of Roanoke Island, NC, and also developed eye problems due to untreated infection. Spent time aboard the transport "Mary Jane Kennedy" doing guard duty because he was lame. After the war he had difficulty working at his trade of carpentry because of his eyesight and the problems with his leg. He received a pension which started at $2 and was $12 at the time of his death. Wife received a pension after he died.

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