Mort Families of Pennsylvania and Maryland

William Mort Civil War Discharge Request

William MortAge: 68 years18131881

Name
William Mort
Surname
Mort
Given names
William
Birth February 10, 1813 28 30
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Mort
before 1817 (Age 3 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherPeter Mort
1817 (Age 3 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMrs Catharina (Peter) Mort
about 1818 (Age 4 years)

MarriageNancy VarnerView this family
May 20, 1834 (Age 21 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary Ellen Mort
April 10, 1835 (Age 22 years)

Birth of a son
#2
Wilson Mort
August 10, 1837 (Age 24 years)

Birth of a son
#3
Allen Austin Mort
June 23, 1839 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Levina Ann Mort
February 11, 1842 (Age 29 years)

Birth of a son
#5
William Harrison Mort
February 8, 1844 (Age 30 years)

Birth of a son
#6
Alexander Gaston Mort
June 11, 1846 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7
Catherine Rosetta Mort
December 2, 1848 (Age 35 years)

Death of a daughterCatherine Rosetta Mort
December 31, 1848 (Age 35 years)

Birth of a son
#8
James Riley Mort
October 18, 1850 (Age 37 years)

Birth of a son
#9
Emanuel Buchanan Mort
June 4, 1853 (Age 40 years)

Marriage of a childSolomon FrenchMary Ellen MortView this family
October 6, 1853 (Age 40 years)
Marriage of a childWilson MortMary Agnes C. BurnsView this family
about December 11, 1853 (Age 40 years)

Death of a fatherMathias Mort #3
1854 (Age 40 years)

Marriage of a childJoseph GrahamLevina Ann MortView this family
September 1859 (Age 46 years)

Death of a sonWilliam Harrison Mort
May 17, 1861 (Age 48 years)

Death of a brotherAbraham Mort
January 17, 1864 (Age 50 years)

Marriage of a childAlexander Gaston MortSarah Jane BowerView this family
November 22, 1865 (Age 52 years)
Marriage of a childMichael HammondLevina Ann MortView this family
1870 (Age 56 years)

Death March 6, 1881 (Age 68 years)
Burial
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: February 2, 1802
15 months
elder brother
10 years
himself
Family with Nancy Varner - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: May 20, 1834
11 months
daughter
2 years
son
22 months
son
3 years
daughter
2 years
son
2 years
son
3 years
daughter
23 months
son
3 years
son

Birth

Discharge papers state he was born in Huntingdon County, PA

Note

William, at age 51, and his sons Wilson, Austin A., and James Riley all served in the Civil War. William served the 181st Regiment, 20th Pa. Calvaryand was discharged from the Union Forces on July 13, 1865 at Cloudsmill, Virginia. He had enlisted at Chambersburg, Pa. on February 18,1864.

William and Nancy settled in Franklin County, Pa. where they raised eight children. Both are buried at the German Reform Cemetery at Fannettsburg, Franklin County, Pa.

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