1895, 30 Oct.

Affidavit by T. C. Hughes, age 46, knew Claimant 14 years, also employed



Pillsbury “A” Mills. Affidavit by George Kittridge, age 31, same as above.






1898, 15 Jan.

Questions [information to be provided by claimant]



Wife: Ida Geneiva Hunter, married April 1874, Michigan



living children:

Harry?James/?Vance b. Aug. 24, 1876



Orvil Sylvester  b. Dec. 29, 1878

Frank Leroy  b. April 30, 1885



Mable Geneiva  b. Aug. 15, 1890

Edna Louise  b. Nov. 12, 1895






1915, 05 Mar.

Questions [information to be provided by claimant]



born – 1842, Crawford Co., Ohio

[“age 19” in 1861?]



address on enlistment – Wheeler Station, Porter Co. [Indiana]



married – 1874, Berrien Co., Michigan 



no previous marriages for either [husband or wife]; wife is dead



all children:

?H.?J. McAninch  b. Aug. 24, 1876



Orvil?S.  b. Dec. 29, 1878

Frank?Leroy   b. April 30, 1885



Mable Cummings  b. Aug. 15, 1890

Edna Louise?Bay  b. Nov. 12, 1895






1919, 14 Jan.

Dept. of Commerce




[found] 1860 census schedule for McAninch, Porter Co., Ind. [1860, “McAninch”]


No records found 1850.

[1850, indexed “McWinch”]






1926, 30 Jun.

Drop Report – Pensioner died June 18, 1926.



Last paid $72 per month in June.





[End of Pension File]



Source Notes:

[1] Nancy Emery [descendant of John McAninch], 4301 East 16th Avenue, Spokane, Wash. 99223

[2] “Marriage Records of Upper & Lower Path Valley, Metal & Fannett Townships, 1770-1855”, by Rev. A. A. McGinley, D. D. (pub. date/place unk., reported by Nancy [1] and Richard [3])

[3] Dr. Richard M. Cochran, Ph.D., 1332 Sabrina Ct., Brick, New Jersey 08724 [Ohio research]

[4] Census, 1840 US, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, p.182; Dublin Township (Nancy Emery)

[5] Census, 1850 US, Ohio, Crawford Co., Bucyrus Twp. (M432 Roll 671 page 447[B] aka 894)

[6] Census, 1860 US, Indiana, Porter Co., Union Twp, Webster Station P.O. (M653 R.289 p.508)

[7] Census, 1870 US, Indiana, Porter County, Pleasant Township (1870 extract by Nancy Emery)

[8] Pension File, Civil War, for Sylvester McAninch, 27 pages (extract prepared by Nancy Emery)

[9] From A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, vol. III, Regimental Histories, by Frederick H. Dyer, 1908, found on-line <http://www.outfitters.com/illinois/history/civil/cwc9-dyer.html>, on the web-site “Illinois in the Civil War” (which can be found through US Gen Web / Illinois).

[10] Compiled Union Records at the National Archives, Laguna Niguel, California; only one record from Illinois “McAnaich, Sylvester, 9th Ill. Cav., Co. G” [McAninch F.H.NL, Aug. 1997 p.23]

[11] Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois, in nine volumes.

[11] [a] Found on-line through Illinois’ Secretary of State site, search “9 Cav” or “McAnonck” [sic], <http://www.sos.state.il.us/cgi‑bin/civilwar>

[11] [b] Additional source info: “This 1900-1901 publication, originating from the rosters maintained during the Civil War by Illinois' Adjutant General, is the result of an 1899 Illinois statute mandating that a corrected version of these records and subsequent publications be printed. The names of approximately 250,000 men, organized into 175 regiments ...”

[12] From A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, vol. III, Regimental Histories, by Frederick H. Dyer, 1908, found on-line <http://www.thnet.com/~liggetkw/incw>, “Indiana in Civil War”


McAninch Family History NL, V-4  November, 1997  Copyright Frank McAninch   page 1997-36


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