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1864 Rev. Samuel R. Deach CDV Photo, 133rd PA Co. I, 1st Lieutenant


On reverse: "Reverend SR Deach, Methodist Church, Newport PA 1864" is handwritten in old period pencil script. Photo type: Original vintage Victorian CDV Carte de Visite Photograph. Photographer: W.L Germon's Atelier, 702 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, Montgomery, Philadelphia, and Delaware County. (known to be photographer W.L. Germon, Washington Germon, or Washington Lafayette Germon) 

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
A Civil War veteran, SR Deach enlisted in Harrisburg PA on August 6, 1862. He was then mustered in as the 2nd lieutenant of Co. I, 133rd Pennsylvania Infantry, promoted to 1st lieutenant December 23, and honorably discharged with his company May 21, 1863.

Samuel R Deach
Born: Oct. 11, 1838 in Landisburg, Perry County, Pennsylvania
Died: May 4, 1882 in Jewell, Jewell County, Kansas
Father: Jacob Deach (1785-1846)
He is Buried at Blain Union Cemetery, Perry County PA
Mother: Mary Ann Sheibley Deach Long (1815-1892) born in Pennsylvania. She is buried at Landisburg Cemetery, Perry County, Pennsylvania. She married David Long in 1857. Samuel became the stepson of David Long.
Her Parents:
Father: John Peter Shively
Mother: Mary Kramer Shively

Samuel's Siblings:
Sarah Ellen Deach born 1837 wife of Robert S Millay (1828-1887)
Samuel R Deach Rev. (1838-1882)
Elizabeth Adaline Deach (1840-1893) married Samuel Rhinesmith
Mary Amanda Deach (1842-1925) wife of John Calvin Snyder (1838-1905)
Hannah Jane Deach (1844-1928) wife of David Charters (1831-1909)
Jacob Nathaniel Deach born 1846, husband of Ella DeEtta Wood (1848-1913)

Samuel's step siblings:
Laura Wilmetta Long (1858-1942)
Mary Ida Long (1863-1883)
George B. McClellan Long (1864-1865)
John H. Long, born 1866
Maggie A. Long (1868-1870)

In the pre Civil War 1860 census, at age 22, Sam is listed as a farm laborer living with the Daniel Ritter family in Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. His own family was then living in Jackson Township, Perry County PA. Sam's Spouse is Susan Margaret Pound Deach 1841-1886.

Their 3 Children:
1.) Anna Lapham Deach Tombaugh 1867-1940 She first married Charles Keefer Bradrick (also spelled Braderick) who died Dec. 1, 1888 in Mankato, Jewell County, Kansas. She had one child with him, Margaret L. Bradrick, born September 21, 1888. She later married Charles Reno Tombaugh originally of Pontiac, Illinois. He was the son of Matthias Tombaugh and Elvira Jane Letherman Tombaugh. He was born in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1862, and married Anna Deach Bradrick, in the year 1892.
2.) Charles Arthur Deach 1869-1962, wife: Clara Estella Miller Deach 1878-1963
3.) Franklin Jacob Deach 1871-1922, known as Frank Deach. He married Essie Hevland Johnson 1879-1948.

From The HISTORY of Perry County, Pennsylvania 1922 by H.H. Hain:
"Deach, Reverend Samuel R: Rev: Samuel R. Deach was born near New Germantown in 1838. He was a captain in the Union Army in the Sectional War. He had been licensed to preach in i860, and at the end of his term of service, in 1864, he became pastor of the Dwight and Odell charge of the M.E. Church (Methodist Episcopal) in Illinois. He served in the ministry for thirteen years, when pulmonary trouble caused his retirement. He was regarded as a zealous and able preacher, one of the best in his conference. His mother was a daughter of Peter Sheibley. He died May 4, 1882.
DEACH, REV. JACOB N.: Rev. Jacob N. Deach was born June 16, 1846, near New Germantown, his mother being a daughter of Peter Sheibley and his father dying when he was very young. He was educated at the Cumberland Valley Institute at Mechanicsburg and at the New Bloomfield Academy and taught for several years. He then joined the Central Illinois Conference of the Methodist Church and for sixteen years engaged in the ministry, when a throat affection resulted in his retirement. He is spoken of as an able and pursuasive divine. He had entered the army on a three-year enlistment, but was discharged on account of his health. He lives in retirement in the State of California, where his son Ivan Deach is a brilliant educator, is a member of the faculty of Leland Stanford University."

Reverend Samuel Deach and his wife Susan Pound are buried at Wallace Cemetery in Jewell, Jewell County, Kansas. A beautiful old photo of Samuel, a Civil War veteran, and with much wonderful family history easily found in records. Found in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, a very handsome man!

Size: 2.5 x 4 inches
Debra Clifford Ancestorville Genealogy     Note: The original is sold, but you may still purchase large, detailed and intimate 300 dpi high resolution scans of front and back, sent immediately via email. Please check our site carefully, as many may be related to each other that we are unaware of. Click scan to place in your cart. Thank you, enjoy! ~debra (please also join me at Ancestorville Genealogy on facebook. contact info on top bar)

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