Jacob T. Crone, Private, 71st Ohio Infantry

1842

  • April: Jacob T. Crone is born to parents Johannes and Theresia Mayer Crone in Ohio.

1861

  • October 2: Jacob enlists in the U.S. Army.
  • October 29: Jacob musters in to Co. H 71st Ohio Volunteer Infantry.

1864

  • November 30: Jacob Crone is in Franklin, Tennessee during the Battle of Franklin. His regiment arrives and is sent to the North side of the Harpeth River. After the battle they covered the evacuation of the U.S. Army from Franklin and the destruction of the bridges thereafter.
  • December 15-16:  Jacob and his regiment the 71st OVI fight at the Battle of Nashville. On the 16th they are involved in intense fighting as they take Peach Orchard Hill from the Confederate army led by S.D. Lee.

1865

  • January 25: Mustered out of the U.S. Army at Huntsville, Alabama.

1866

  • January 16: Jacob Crone and Mary Hierholzer are married.

1870

  • August 3:  The United States Federal Census taken in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana shows Jacob, a teamster, and Mary living with their two young children: Tillie, age 3 and William, 2. Also living with the family is a female servant by the name of Tillie Roland.

1871

  • September 5: The Indianapolis News, Indianapolis, Indiana.

1873

  • March 28: Indianapolis Sentinel, Indianapolis, Indiana.

1874

  • September 9:  The Indianapolis News, Indianapolis, Indiana.

1880

  • June 8:  The United States Federal Census taken in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana shows Jacob, a saloon owner, and Mary living with their children: Otilla, age 13, William, 12, Henry, 9 and Robert F., 4. Also living with the family is Mary’s sister Katie Heirholzer and a 16 year old servant.
  • June 11:  Indianapolis Sentinel, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • June 28:  The Republic, Columbus, Indiana
  • July 14: The Indianapolis News, Indianapolis, Indiana.

1888

  • July 21: The Indianapolis News, Indianapolis, Indiana.

1898

  • October 21:  The Indianapolis News, Indianapolis, Indiana.

1900

  • June 11: The United States Federal Census taken in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana shows Jacob, a saloon owner, and Mary living in their own household. Also living with the couple is a niece Selia Hierholzer.

1910

  • April 27: The United States Federal Census taken in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana shows Jacob, a saloon owner, living with his wife Mary.
  • A reunion of the 71st Ohio Volunteer Infantry takes place in West Milton, Ohio. I don’t know if Jacob is in this photo or not…but chances are good.

1911

  • Article in the Indiana Magazine of History: “The Met, Crone’s, Atlantic Garden, the Zoo, and the Adelphi were low theaters which, at various periods, contributed their mites to the demoralization of the city.”

1914

  • December 4: Jacob Crone dies.
  • December 8: The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • December 26: Mary Crone files for a Widow’s Military Pension for her husbands’ service in the Civil War.

1920

  • January 9:  The United States Federal Census taken in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana shows Mary living with her daughter Tillie, son in law, Henry and her granddaughters.

1930

  • April 14:  The United States Federal Census taken in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana shows Mary living with her daughter Otilla and her husband, Henry Dippel.

1934

  • Mary Ann Hierholzer Crone dies.