North Carolina Pensions

 

FLINN, JOHN Superior Court of Law October Term 1821 State of North Carolina Stokes County

On this 17th day of October 1821 Personally appeared in open Court being a Court of Record John Flyn aged about Sixty four years resident in Stokes County said state of North Carolina who being first duly sworn according to law on his oath declares= That he enlisted at the Red House in Caswell County North Carolina in the spring of the year 1781 in as he believes the Second Regiment of the North Carolina line commanded by Colo Henry Dixon in Company commanded by Capt. Tilmon Dixon, that he served from that time untill the month of June 1782, when he was discharged at Camden, that he served as a Common Soldier and was in the battle of the Eutaw Springs: That before his enlistments he was in the Militia and wounded by a Sabre Cut in the head at the defeat of Genl. Gates at Camden and that he has never rec'd any pension.

I John Flyn do further Swear that I was a resident Citizen of the United States on the 18th March 1818 and that I have not since that time by gift, sale * or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby as to to diminish it, as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress Entitled "An Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land & naval Service of the United States in the Revolutionary War passed on the 18th day of March 1818. And that I have not nor has any person for me in trust, any property or Securities Contracts or debts due to me, nor have I any income other than what is Contained in the Schedule hereunto annexed & by me Subscribed.

2 Ploughs, 4 Hoes, 2 Axes, 1 Flax Wheel, 1 Cotton wheel, 1 Bed & furniturevery old, 1 Rifle Gun, part of a set of Coopers tools, l old Chair, I am some in debt, I live with my wife aged Sixty Six years and two Daughters the Eldest about fourteen, my other Children have left me. I cultivate as far as I am able a small tract of land belonging to my son. I have followed Coopering and farming but am failing in Strength and for a few years past have been unable to do laborious work. I am old infirm & poor and stand in need of assistance from my Country for Support.

Sworn to & declared in ) (signed) John Flyn open Court October Term 1821 )

The Court adjudges the property contained in the above Schedule to be worth thirty one Dollars fifteen Cents; and the facts contained in the declaration & Schedule are true and that this Deponent is a man of Veracity: issued

Stokes County Misc. Records C.R. 90.920.1

I, John Hill Clerk of the County Court of Stokes County, State of North Carolina, do hereby certify that satisfactory evidence has been furnished the County Court of said County, that John Flinn was a United States Pensioner at Ninety six Dollars per annum, that he died on the Twentieth day of October Eighteen hundred & forty two, & left a widow Nancy Flinn him surviving, who did not afterwards marey but remained his widow till her death; that the said Nancy Flinn did die on the Twenty-Eighth day of February, Eighteen hundred & forty- five, and was an applicant for a Pension when she died; that the said Nancy Flinn left the following seven Children her Surviving; Viz: John Flinn, Elizabeth who intermarried with Elijah Knight, Stephen Flinn, Alfred Flinn, Zera Flinn, Mary who intermarried with Enoch Calhoun, & Delila Flinn, all of Lawful age & In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & subscribed my name this 11th day of June 1845 CCC

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FLINN, JOHN (Cont'd) Stokes, NCarolina June 2nd. 1845 Mr. John Hill Esqr.

Dear Sir,

This will be handed you by Mr. Alfred Flinn who goes to Germanton on business; On the other leaf you will find some Statements made which perhaps will have to be made during the session of Court; Mr. Flinn wishes them to be read in Court or Examined by the court, Please quallify Mr Flinn to them Court; and you will much oblige;

Yr Obt. Sevt. George M Pickard Mr. John Hill Esqr. Germanton N.Carolina

P.S. To be left with Mr. Hill C.C.C. or his D.C. for George M Pickard. &C. Alfred Flin Sworn

FOSTER, EDMUND Rutherford Co. P. & Q.S. April Court 1827

Edmund Foster appeared in court and exhibited a declaration in writing of his services as a soldier in the army of the Revolution, of his present advanced age and bodily infirmity and a schedule of his estate in kind and value, estimating the value thereof $75: and to the same he duly subscribed and was sworn in Open Court preparatority to his application for a pension.-

FRANCIS MICAJAH Stokes Co. Misc. Records C.R. 90.920.1

Washington, D.C., August 18, 1852 To OR HIS HEIRS.

Dear Sir: I believe, from facts which have come to my knowledge in the course of my business in the prosecution of Claims for Revolutionary Pensions, that I could establish that of (name written in) MicaJah Francis and should you or the heirs be desirous of recovering the money believed to be due, and of availing them- selves of my knowledge, upon the conditional and contingent fee of one-half of all I may succeed in recovering from the Government on account of his services, and no charge made you unless successful, you will please execute the annexed power of attorney, (which will be the only expense required of you,) and return the same with the acceptance, as here under undicated, at an early day, to Yours truly, F.E. HASSLER, Agent for Pensions, New Jersey Avenue, Near Coast Survey Office.

P.S.__ Mr. H. also attends to all kinds of claims against the U.S. Government, and purchases old patents and titles for lands in Illinois and the Western country generally; attends to the sale of lands, and paying taxes on the same. Suspended Bounty Land Claims for services in the Mexican War, bought.

REFERS TO Hon. W. R. Kind, U.S. Senate " Lynn Boyd, Speaker House of Representatives. " A.P. Butler, U.S. Senate " J D. Doty, House of Representatives " T. Jenkins, House of Representatives. " Professor A. D.Bache, Superintendent U. S. Coast Survey.

*I hereby agree to allow to F.E. Hassler, of Washington City, D.C., the one-half of all money or land that may be recovered from the United States Government on account of the revolutionary services of

(Seal) Attest:

)Two witnesses

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FRAZER, LOWELL Stokes County Disc. Records C.R. 90.920.1 State of North Carolina Stokes County

Be it known that before me__________ a justice of the peace in & for the County aforesaid personally appeared Lowell Frazer & made oath in due form of law that he is the identical Lowell Frazer named in the original certificate in his possession of which (Icertify) the following is a true copy :---. War Department. Revolutionary Claim I certify that in conformity with the law of the United States of the 7th June 1832 Lowell Frazer of the State of North Carolina who was a private during the war of the revolution is entitled to receipe Twenty Dollars & cents per annum during his natural life commencing on the 4th of March 1831 & payable semi-annually on the 4th of March & 4th of September in every year

Given at the war office of the United States this twelth day of March one thousand ight hundred & thirty four Lw. Cass. Secretary of war Examined & Countersigned) (signed) I.L. Edwards Commissioner of pensions that he is entitled to _____

FRAZIER, THOMAS Johnston Co. P. & Q. S. Ct. November Term 1820

A schedule of the property of Thomas Frazier a revolutionary soldier and heretofore put upon the pension list which schedule is furnished in pursuant to directions endorsed upon his certificate and also a list of the ages and ability of his family resident with him one Bason one Broken pot one skillet one Gridle three Chairs two wash tubs two water can one pewter dish six spoons, five knives & forks one old chest lot of old plantation tools one old cart one smaIl fat tub Four plates, The family of the said Thomas Frasier consists first of himself aged sixty years he is very infirm from wounds received in the service and from other injuries whereby he is not in the full possession of his corporal powers in addition to which is entirely blind of one eye & can hardly see with the other 2nd his wife Elizabeth aged 55 years, 3rd Penny his Daughter aged 12 years, Daniel his son aged 9 Lindy his daughter aged 6 years and William his son aged 3 years. (signed) Thomas Frasier

Sworn to and declared in open court this 7th December AD 1820- Rm Landers Clk - which property was valued by the court to five dollars and fifty cents-

FRENCH, SIFFORD Rutherford Co. P. & Q. S. October Ct., 1832

The declaration of Sifford French setting forth his age (79 years) his services as a soldier of the revolution & certified by John Mills Esq. as having been sworn to before him out of Court (the declarant being unable to come in) and the affidavit of George Salmon and of Jno. McClure accompaning it was Pre- sented in open Court in order to obtain the benefit of the provisions of the Act of Congress on the 7th of June 1832._ Accompanying these are the certificate of Jno- Mills Esq. of his opinion after investigating the matter & after putting the interogations prescribed by the War department that the applicant was a soldier of the Revolution & served as he states, and the affidavit of Jno. Moore made in open court as his acquaintance with the applicant, his belief of his age & of the opinion of the neighbood- of his residence of his having been a soldier, thus concurance in that opinion.-

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GATTIN, JESSE Randolph Co. P.& Q.S. Ct. February Term 1821

State of North Carolina ) Court of Pleas & Quarter Session Randolph County ) February Term A.D. 1821

On this 8th day of Eebruary Eighteen Hundred & Twenty one personally appeared in open court, being a Court of Record for the County & State aforesaid Jesse Gattin aged Seventy Two years who being first duly Sworn According to Law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the provisions made by the acts of Congress of the Eighteenth of month Eighteen Hundred & Eighteen, & the first of may Eighteen Hundred & Twenty, that the said Jesse Gatten enlisted for the Term of Six Months on the (blank) State of Northcarolina in the Company Commanded by Capt- ain Murphey in the Regiment Command by Colonel Howe in the line of the State of North Carolina on the Continental Establishment that he Continued to Serve with some corps until the ____ of March_______ When he was discharged from the said Service in Edenton in the State of North Carolina = that he enlisted for the Term of Eighteen Months on the ______ day of ______ 1780 or 1781 he cant recollect which in the state of North Carolina in the Company Commanded by Captain William Lyttle in the Regiment Commanded by Archibald Lyttle under the Command of General Nathaniel Green in the line of the State of North Carolina on the Continental Establishment that he continue to serve in the said Corps until the Thirty first day of August in the year Seventeen & Eighty Two, when he was discharged from the said Service in Hillsborough State of North Carolina That he was in the Battles of Guilford as a Militia man & served with the Army under General Green in South Carolina & that he has no other evidence now in his Power of his said services except what is herein set forth.

And in pursuance of the Act of the first of may Eighteen Hundred & Twenty. I do solemly swear uhat I was a Citizen of the United States on the Eighteenth of March Eighteen Hundred & Eighteen & that I have not sence that time by gift, sale or ln any maner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the Provision of an act of Congress Entitled an act to provide for certain Persons engaged in the land & Navel Service of the United States in the Revolutionary War, passed on the Eighteenth day of March Eighteen Hundred & Eighteen & that I have not nor has any person in Trust for me any property or Securities Contracts or debts due to me nor have I any income other than what is contained in the Schedule hereto annexed and by me Subscribed as follows.

One bed & furniture one pine chest & Table three Pewter Basons one dish one churn two sitting chairs three knives & five fork one flax wheel one cotton wheel one pair cotten cards two old berrels one cut reel two bottles one pot one oven & lid one small horse 12 years old two cows & calves one Heifer three shuts two sows & pigs Four small Shoat Hogs, one axe one old Shovel plough $60.00

I Jesse Gattin am a farmer by occupation but by sickness affecting my linbs am altogether unable to earn my own living I have in family Elizabeth Gattin (my wife) aged Sixty Two years Who is unable to Contribute but very little to my support Also Elizabeth Gattin my Dayhter- Twenty Two years old who is a cripple & unable to contribute either to her own or to my support, Those two mentioned are all I have in family (signed) Jesse Gattin

Sworn to & declared on the 8th day of February 1821

I Jesse Hanfin Clerk of the Court of Pleas quarter sessions for the County of Randolph & State of North Carolina do hereby certify that the foregoing oath & the Schedule thereto annexed are Truly Copied from the Records of said Court, & I do further Certify that it is the opinion of said Court that the Total amount in value of the Property Exhibited in the aforesaid Schedule is Sixty Dollars & no more.

In testimony Whereof I have hereunto set my hand & affixed the seal of said Court on this Eighth day of February Eighteen Hundred & Twenty one.

(signed) Jesse Hanfin C.C.C.

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GATTIS, ALEXANDER Orange Co. P.& Q.S. Ct. August Term 1832 Alexander Gattis a Citizen of this County came into open court & exhibited his declaration & proofs in support thereof to enable him to a pension from the United States under an act of Congress approved 7th May 1820 entitled an act Supplimentory to an act for the relief of the officers & soldiers of the Revolution. The Court having co______ the matters contained in the said declaration & the proofs in support thereof ordered to be certified on their opinion that the said declaration & the proofs are support thereof are entitled to full credit.

GEROCK, SAMUEL Craven Co. P.& Q.S. Ct. August Term, 1829 On this 10th day of August 1829, in open court, of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions for the County of Craven, being a court of record which proceeds according to the course of the common law with a jurisdiction unlimited in point of amount and keeping a record of its proceedings, appeared Marcus C. Stephens a witness in behalf of Samuel Gerock an applicant to the Government of the United States for the provision made by the Acts of Congress of 18th March 1818 and 1st May 1820 who being duly proven according to law doth depose and pay as follows viz; Thes deponent saith that from the year 1805 until the 31st December last past he was the Cashier of the Bank of New Bern, that for many years during this period Samuel Gerock the applicant above mentioned was employed in one capacity or other in the service of said Bank, and this deponent was well acquainted with him, with his transactions in the Bank, and with his circumstances in life, that during the whole of this time the said Samuel Gerock was greatly pressed for the means of subsistence that from the month of July 1817 he was in the habit of overdrawing on the Bank for trifling sums to meet his daily emergencies, that the note of one hundred and fifteen dollars mentioned in the preceeding affidavit of John W. Guin was discounted for the accomidation of the said Samuel on the 20th May 1818 to enable him to pay house rent due to JameS McKinlay who has since died, and that on the 25th of the said month one hundred & ten dollars eighty two cents, nearly the whole net proceeds thereof were paid to the said James accordingly, that the note for twelve hundred and twenty dollars mentioned also in the preceeding affidant was discounted at said Bank for the accommodation of the said Samuel on the 19th of June 1820, and the whole of its proceeds were applied together with the salary which became due about that time to the extinguishment of the amount which the said Samuel then actually owed the Bank and which amount had arisen from the overdrawing begun in July 1817 & continued up to that time. This deponent further saith that he has no hesitation in declaring that the said Samuel is exceedingly poor, and stands in need of the aid of his country for support.

August Term, 1833 On this 13th day of February 1833 personally appeared in open court before the Justices of the Court of pleas & Quarter Sessions of Craven County now sitting, Samuel Gerock; a resident of Newbern in the County of Craven, and State of North Carolina aged seventy eight years, who being first duly sworn, according to law, doth on his oath make the following declaration, in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress passed June 7th 1832. That he entered the service of the State of Maryland, in the Revolutionary War, being then living in Baltimore, (as a first Lieutenant, in the Company of Artillery commanded by Captain Alexander Furnival, at that time stationed at the Fort below Baltimore, now called Fort McHenry along with another Company of Artillery under the command of Capt. Richard Dorsey, the whole under the immediate command of Major Nathaniel Smith, having

( 120 ) GEROCK, SAMUEL (Cont'd) previously served in the Continental Army as a first Lieutenant, in a Regiment of Infantry, in the Winters campaign, in the Jerseys in 1776 and 1777, as his former declaration, under the act of l8th March 1818, will more fully show, and rendered incapable of more active service by past suffering during the time he accepted this commission some time in July or August 1777. (As, on the day when Gen'l Howe with his fleet and army sailed up the Bay of Chesapeake, bound for the head of Elk. some- time in August 1777, and appeared off the mouth of the Patassco in view from the fort. & an attack was expected, he was stationed in command of the right of the upper battery, the water battery being manned by Militia and others, In this service he continued, untill sometime in the month of October 1778, when he resigned & that he has no documentary evidence to prove his service, having applied for the same, at the proper office at Annapolis, was informed in reply under date of 13th Dec'm- 1832. That there was no Rolls of the Maryland Artillery in the Office, and that the presumption was, that they were lost shortly after the Revolution, as they were never returned to the office, and he knows of no person whose testimony he can procure, who can testify to his service under the two engagements, comprising a period of two years and upwards. He hereby relinquishes every claim whatever to a pension or annuity except the present, and declares that his name is not on the pension roll of any state, only on that of the agency of the State of No. Carolina. Sworn to & Subscribed the day & year aforesaid. (signed) Saml. Gerock.

We, John R. Goodman a Clergyman residing in the Town of Newbern, and John H. Bryan residing in the same, hereby certify. That we are well acquainted with Sam'l Gerock, who has subscribed and sworn the above declaration, that we beleive him to be seventy eight years of age, that he is reputed & beleived in the neighborhood where he resides, to have been a soldier of the revolution & that we concur in that opinion. Sworn & Subscribed the day & year aforesaid

(signed) J. R. Goodman Jm. H. Bryan

Interrogatories proposed to Saml. Gerock

1. Where, and in what year were you born? Answer. I was born in the Town of Lancaster & State of Pennsylvania, on the 13th October 1754 _

2. Have you any record of your age, and if so, where is it? Answer. I have no record of my age, but was so informed by my parents-

3. Where were you living when called into service, where have you lived since the Revolutionary War. and where do you now live. Answer. I was then living in Baltimore when I entered the service of the state of Maryland, and after the Revolu- tionary War continued there until my departure for Newbern where I arrived sometime in the month of May 1784 & where I still live.

4. How were you called into service, were you drafted, did you volunteer, or were you a substitute. & if a substitute for whom? Answer. I received a Commission as first lieutenant in a company of Artillery commanded by Capt. Alexander Furnival stationed at the fort below Baltimore._

5. State the names of some of the regular officers who were with the troops where you served, such continental & Militia Regiments as you can recollect & the general circumstances of your service? Answer- The garrison of the fort composed of the above company, and another company of artillery commanded by Capt. Richard Dorsey the whole under the immediate command of Major Nathaniel Smith, no material circumstance occuring during the time, being as aforementioned.

6. Did you ever receive a Commissicn & if so, by whom was it signed & what has become of it? Answer. The commission which I received as above stated was sign -ed I think by the Governor for the time being & was returned to Annapolis, at my

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GEROCK, SAMUEL Cont'd) resignation.

7. State the names of persons to whom you are known in your present neighborhood , & who can testify as to your character for veracity, & their belief of your services as a soldier of the revolution? Answer. I have the honor of being known to John X. Bryan and the Rev'd John R. Goodman & generally the Inhabitants of Newbern, who can testify as to my character for veracity & their be- lief of my services as a Soldier of the Revolution. Sam'l Gerock (signed) Sworn to & subscribed the day & year aforesaid And the said Court do hereby declare their opinion, after the investigation of the matter & after putting the putting the interrogatories prescribed by the War department, that the above named applicant was a Revolutionary soldier and Served as he states. And the Court further certifies, that it appears to them that Jno. R. Goodman who has signed the preceeding certificates is a Clergyman resident in the town of Newbern & that Jno. H. Bryan who has also signed the same is a resident in Newbern afore- said & is a credible person & that their statement is entitled to credit.

GIBBS, JOHN Burke Co. Superior Ct. July Session, 1844 The declaration of John Gibbs applicant for a pension was this day examined by the Court: and approved and it appearing in evidence to the satisfaction of the Court that said applicant was unable to appear in Court by reason of old age and bodily infirmity it was therefor ordered by the Court that he can be certified to the department of war.

GLANDON, MAJOR Nash Co. P.& Q.S. Ct. February Term 1827 Major Glanden a Revolutionary Solider filed into this Court the Affidavits of Elisha Battle Esq. & Capt. Micajah Pettiwag two respectable Witnesses in order to entitle him to the provisions of the Acts of Congress of the 18th March 1818 & 1st May 1820 which were ordered to be made of Record.

Original Claim Declaration in order to be placed on the Pension List, under the act of 1818

County of Nash ) ) Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions On this _____ day in May 1828 personally appeared in open court, it being a court of record expressly made so by the Laws of the State for the County of Nash, Major Glanden resident in said County, aged Sixty two years, who being first duly sworn according to Law, doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the provision made by the acts of Congress on the 18th March 1818, and the 1st May 1820 that he the said Major Glanden enlisted for the term of three years (as well as he recollects in the Fall of the year 1777 though does not recollect in what month, in the State of North Carolina in the Company commanded by Capt. Abram Shepherd in the Regiment Commanded by Colonel . . . Shepperd in the line of the State of North Carolina on the Continental Establishment. That he together with the Regiment march directly off from No.carolina to Head Quarters at the Valley Forge on the Schuylkill where we was reported and ____ under otherofficers but does not recollect the names of the Captains & Companies to which he was attached except that at the taking of Stony Point he was attached to a company commanded by captain Craddick and at Battle Manmouth That although he enlisted for but three years he was retained in service in the Eastern & northern states as well as he now recollects about four years and was then removed he thinks in the year 178l to Charleston South Carolina where he continued in service a five months in the Regt. commanded he thinks by Col. Harvey until the Siege of the city when he was taken prisoner by the British from whom at the end of about four months he made his excape, and went home to Edgecomb County N.C. where he remained but a short time when he joined what was called the 12 months men and was marched

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LANDON, MAJOR (Cont'd) Jack in to South Carolina and Continued to serve under Capt. Breward untill the end of the 12 months when he together with the whole Regt. were discharged - that he never obtained a written discharge because he thought it of no consequence & never applied for one. - That he hereby relinquishes every claim whatever to a pension except the present; that his rame is not on the Roll of any state except North Carolina; and the followingare the Reasons for not making earlier application for a pension (Viz) He had always understood that the Pension was only intended for such soldiers etc. as had been disabled in the Battles of the Revolutionary war, or by age or Infirmity, were unable by their own labour to maintain themselves, that until within the last 18 months, he had with the little property he owned been by hard labour enabled to procure a scanty living which is now no longer the case. And in pursuance of the act of 1st May 1820 I do solomly swear that I was a resident citizen of the United states on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not since that time, by gift, sale or in any manner disposed of my property, or any part thereof with intent thereby to diminish it as to bring myself within the pro- visions of our act of Congress entitled "An Act to provide for certain persons en- gaged in the land and naval service of the United States of the revolutionary war'l passed on the 18th day of march 1818. And that I have not nor has any person in trust for me, any property or securities, contracts, or Debts, due to me, nor have I any income, other than what is contained in the schedule hereunto annexed and by me subscribed.

Inventory or schedule of the Property of Major Glanden taken this 13th of May 1828 after reserving his years provision for self and Family.

3 Feather Beds and furniture valued to $24.00 3 Chests 2.00 2 Shot Guns 6.oo Farming utensils 3.00 Cubboard and Furniture 3.00 Balance of the Kitchen °urniture 2.50 1 p Cart Wheels 3.00 2 Head Horses 50.00 10 Head Cattle 45 oo 1 Hog l.OO 2 Raw Hides 3.00 ------ $142.50 1 Saddle and Bridle 4.00 2 Bee Hives 2.00 3 Jugs & 2 Butter Pots 2.50 l debt due him 15.00 1 Grind stone 1.00 1 Calf skin .05 (signed) Major Glanden $167-05 North Carolina ) Nash County ) In obedience to the annexed order we the undersigned Committe have valued the property of Major Glanden to the sum of One hundred and sixty seven dollars and five cents given under our hands and seals this day and date above written

Sworn to & subscribed in open ) (signed) Jacob Ing (seal) court by Major Glanden ) Jesse H. Drake" Kinchen Sailar" Attest H. Blount. C.C.C.

GORDON CHARLES C. Guilford Co. P.& Q.S. Ct. August Term 1826 State of North Carolina Gui1ford County) On this 21st day of August AD 1820 personally appeared in open court of record for the County of Guilford Charles C. Gordon resident of said County aged Sixty Six years in October next who being first duly sworn according to Law,

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GORDON, CHARLES cont'd) doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the provisions made by the act of Congress of the 18th of March 1818 and 1st of May 1820 that he the said Charles C. Gordon enlisted for the term of Eighteen months in March 1778 in the State of Virginia Chesterfield County in a Company Commanded by Captain Tarlton Paine which Company Was attached to the Regiment of the Virginia line on the Continental establishment and was Comanded by Col. Richard Parker that he Continued to Serve in Said Corps until his aforesaid term of Service had expired when he was discharged in Richmond State of Virginia by Col. Abraham Bluford He further states that he has heretofore rec'd a pension Certificate from the War Department of the United States which Certificate has been accidentally lost and he cannot now remember the Number of Said Certificate that his name has been struck off the pension list on account of his profinty and a persuance of the act of the 1st of May, 1820. I do solemly Swear that I was a resident Citizen of the United States the 18th day of March 1878 and that I have not Since that time by Gift Sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress entitled an act to provide for Certain persons engaged in the land and Naval Services of the United States in the revolutionary war. passed on the 18th day of March 1818. and that I have not nor has any person in Trust for me any property or Securities Contracts or debts due to me nor have I any Income other than what is Contained in the Schedule hereunto annexed and by me subscribed. One sow & five Shoats 1 Table 1 Chest 1 Cupboard 3 Old Chairs 1 Pot 1 Skillett.

(signed) Chas Gordon

That Since the exhibition of my first Schedule in October 1820 the following changes have taken place in my property. 109 acres of Land of this land I sold thirty acres to John A. Smith at the price of one Dollar fifty cents per acre in the Month of 1823. Said Smith paid $45. The amount of the purchase money to Robert Bevnery a Constable to Discharge two executions in his hands in favour of Sundry & C____ against me - That the remainder of said Tract (To wit) 79 Acres I exchanged with Willson Gordon for seventy seven acres of Land and Twenty Dollars in cashe that the said twenty Dollars was applied to the purchase of provisions from Sundrie persons - for his support - That he has conveyed the said tract of 77 Acres to his son Green Gordon in Consideration of the said Green Gordons labour for one year the Said tract being of Little Value He further States that one of the horses mentioned in his schedule of 1820 is since Dead and that he let his son Green Gordon have the other horse for one years work - That in the year 1823 - he the Said Charles C. Gordon unfortunately intermarried with a worthless woman who shortly after eloped and carried with her every article of property belonging To him which had not been before made use of for the support of himself and family. -

The said Charles C. Gordon further States that from old age and a Defect of Sight he is wholy unable to Labour and is now and for some time has been dependent on a great measure on the Charity of friends and Neighbours that he has no family living with him except one daughter about Twenty two years of age who is not capable of Contributing much to his Support.

Test: (signed) Jno. Hammer CC5 (signed) Chas Gordon

GOUCH, ROLIN Wake County Miscellaneous Records

Brief objections to the admission of Pension Claims, of which those answered in the negative, in red ink, will apply to the claim of Rolin Gouch which require further proof or explanation.

I. Does the declaration show where the applicant resides? Yes

II. Did the declarant make the declaration in the county where he resides? Yes

III. If the applicant did not make the declaration in the county where he

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GOUCH, ROLIN (Cont'd)

is there any reason assigned for his not doing so? (No answer)

IV. Has the declarant mentioned the period or periods of the war when he served? Not all of them.

V. *Has he mentioned with precision the length of his service, and the different grades in which he served, in language so definite as to enable the department to determine to what amout of pension he is entitled? No

VI. Has he given the names of the officers under whom he served, in conformity with the regulations? Yes

VII. Has he made a relinquishment of every claim to any other pension than the one under the Act of June 7, 1832? Yes

VIII. Has the Court given their opinion? Yes

IX. Has the Clerk given his certificate? Yes

X. Is the Clerk's seal affixed? And if so, has it a device or inscription by which it can be distinguished from any other seal? Yes

XI. Has the applicant obtained the evidence of a clergyman and another respectable citizen as to their belief respecting his age and the general belief in his neighbourhood relative to his revolutionary service?

XII. If the clergyman's affidavit has not been produced, is there any reason assigned for not obtaining it?

XIII. If the applicant has no documentary evidence, and has not obtained the testimony of at least one living witness, has he stated in his declaration that such proof cannot be had?

XIV. If the applicant's name is not found on the rolls of military service, has he produced a witness or witnesses as to his service? If he has produced direct proof as to service, has the magistrate who administered the oath, certified to the credibility of the witness or witnesses? The Court has Has the proper officer certified to the Official character and signature of the magistrate as the regulations direct? XV. Does it appear from any of the papers that the witness was in such a situation, or of such an age, as to have a personal knowledge of the applicant's service? Yes XVI. Are the papers authenticated as the regulations direct?

XvII. Are the seven interrogatories prescribed by the War Department answered satisfactorily? And, if not, which of them is not so answered? 1. 2. 3. 5. 7

State of North Carolina )August _ 1832 Personally appeared Robin Gouch a Blind man in open Court (now sitting) of the County & state aforesaid, aged near 80 - years who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress passed 7th June 1832 -

That he entered the service of the U. States, under the following officers & served as herein stated - to wit= that he entered the service under Philip Taylor, Lieut. Demsey Moore & Ensign Eiphram Moore - that they first marched down to Fort Johnson at the time of decleration of ____ . An___ _____ that they stand sometime at Wil- mington was ordered under an____ for Charlston went as far as Georgetown, when they were ordered back to go to the north - That those who went near home had -liberty to

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GOUCH, ROLIN (Cont'd) to go home that his brother William Gouch then took his place that he died in service - that he served up to nine months up to the time his brother took his place - that he was then drafted into the militia & that he marched to Salisbury under Corp. Bryant - That this was after Gates defeat - that he was in no regular engagements - that this was a tour of three months - that he was also in another tour of three months under Capt. Alsey High - that at Hillsborough he was of the guard of Gov. Burke - that they had also charge of the magizine - that they marched on to Balwins Mill - when they had a battle - that he has ---- his discharge---- He hereby relinquishes every claim to a pension or annuity except the present & declares that his name is not on the pension roll of any state - Sworn to & acknowledged - in open court - his subscribving being dispensed with from his being blind -

Samuel Chappel of the adjoining County of Granville, who is now on the Pension roll of the U.States as a regular soldier that he lived in Wake during the revolution that he knew Rolin Gouch & his father John Gouch that he recollects they both enlisted with the regular service & went off to the lower part of No.Carolina & was gone six or nine months and that on his return home - his brother William as he understood took his place & went to the north - where he the said Chapel saw him & where he understood the said William died - that he knows nothing of said Rolin serving in the Militia - that he knows the said Gouch at this time & would suppose him upwards of 70 years & that he is now generally reputed to have been a revolution- ary soldier -

Sworn to & subscribed - Samuel (X) Chapel Thomas Ross of the County of Wake - certifies that he knew the above Rolin Gouch & knew him during the revolution that he saw him in the Militia service at Salisbury- that he knows him now & he has always passed in his neighbourhood as a revolutionary soldier -

Sworn to & subscribed - (signed) Thos. Goss

The Court here sitting declares their opinion after examination - that they are satisfied that Rolin Gouch was a soldier of the revolutionary war & served as he states - we further certify that Thomas Toss is a citizen of this County & is a man of credit & his statement is to be relied on - & that Saml. Chapel resides in Granville County & has as they find from examination the reputation of a man of truth.

I R.S. King Clerk of the Court of pleas & quarter sessions of the County of Wake do certify that the foregoing contains the original proceedings of said Court - in the application of Rolin Gouch for a pension - In testimony whereof have hereunto set my hand & seal of office this day of August 1832 -

State of North Carolina Wake County ) Augt. Sessions 1832 Personally appeared Rolin Gouch a Blind man in open court (now sitting) of the County & State aforesaid aged near eighty years who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following decleration in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress passed 7th June 1832.

That he entered the service of the U.States under the following named officers served as herein Stated - (To wit) That he entered the service about 17 or 18 years in the regular Services under Phillip Taylor - Liut- Dempsey Moon & George Elijah Moon that they first marched down to Fort Johnston at the time of de- cleration of Independance on the Cape fear that they staid some time at Wilmington was ordered under an express for Charleston went as far as Georgetown where they were ordered back to go to the mouth that those who went near home had liberty to go home that his brother William Gouch then took his place that he died in Service that he Served nine months up to the time his Brother took his place that he was

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GOUCH, ROLIN (Cont'd) that he died in Service that he Served nine months up to the time his Brother took his place that he was then drafted with the militia that he marched to Salisbury under Capt. Bryant that this regular engagement that this was a tour of three months that he was also in another tour of three months under Capt Alsey High that at Hillsborough he was one of the guards of Gov Burke that they had also charge of the magezine that they marched on to Batmans Mill where they had a Battle that he has lost his discharge. He hereby relinquishes any claim to a pension or annuity except the present & declares that his name is not on the pension roll of any state.

Sworn to & acknowledged in open court court his subscribing being dispensed with from his being blind -

Sanuel Chapel of the adjoining co unty of Granville who is now on the Pension roll of the United States as a regualr soldier that he lived in Wake during the revolution ary that he knew Rolin Gouch & his father & john Gouch that he recollects they both enlisted into the regular service & went of to the lower part of N.Carolina & was gonesix or nine months that on his return home his brother William as he understood took his place & went to the North where he the said Chapel saw him & where he understood the said William died that he knows nothing of said Rolin serving in the Militia that he knows the said Gouch at this time and would suppose him upwards of 70 years and that he is now generally reported to have been a revolutionary soldier, Sworn to & subscribed. Samuel (X) Chapel

Thomas Ross of the county of Wake certifies that he Knows the above Rolin Gouch & knew him during the Revolution that he saw him in the Militia Service at Salisbury that he Knows him now & he has aiways passed in his neighbourhood as a revolutionary soldier.

Sworn to & subscribed (signed) Thos Ross

The court here sitting declares their opinion after examination that they are satis_ fied that Robin Gouch was a soldier of the revolutionary war & served as he states in further certify that Thos Ross is a citizen of this county & is a man of credit - this statement is to be relied on & that Samuel Chapel resides in Granville County has as they find from examination the representation of a man of truth. State of North C

Wake County I Benj. S. King Clerk of the court of Pleas & quarter sessions of the county of Wake do certify that the foregoing contains a copy of the original proceedings of said court -

in the application of Robin Gouch for a pension In Testimoney whereof I have hereunto set my hands seal of office this day of Augt 1832 (signed) P. F. Knight

CHURCH, WILLIAM Davidson County Pleas & Quarter Sessions, August Term 1836 Jacob Goss personally appeared in open Court & being duly sworn deposes & states that was well acquainted with the late William Church, dec'd who was from the County of Granville in North Carolina & went into the army of the United States from David- son County in the late war with Great Britain & was as he understood & believes a soldier of the Corps of Artillery; & that he died in the army in the American Service The said Goss further deposeth that said Wm Church left but one child a daughter who intermarried with William Lanier who is still living that her name is Jacky Lanier & that she is the only Child & sole heir of said Wm Cole dec'd.

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GORDON, SOLOMON Warren County Pleas & Quarter Sessions, February 1824 Term State of North Carolina Warren County Court of pleas & quarter sessions Feby Sessions 1824 - On this twenty fifth day of Febry in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Twenty four, personally appeared in open court, being a court of record, having been made such by an act of assembly - and uniformly recognised as such by the decisions of the courts of the State Solomon Gordan age Sixty five or there about who being first duly sworn, according to law, doth on his oath take the following declaration in order to obtain the provisions made by the act of Congress of the eighteenth of March eighteen hundred and eighteen, and the first of May eighteen hundred and twenty that he the said Solomon enlisted as a private for the term of one year on the 12th of April 1781 or near about that time for twelve months in the State of North Carolina in the company commanded by Captain Carter, in the regiment commanded by Col. Paxton, in the line of the State of North Carolina on the Continental establishment - That he continued to serve in the said corps until shortly after the surrender of Com Wallace at York when when he was discharged from the said service in the county of Halifax in the State of North Carolina; that he was in the battles of Eutaw Springs and Guilford, and badly wounded in the former engagements, and that he has no other evidence now in his power of his said services but his own oath, and the certificate hereto annexed.- And in pursuance of the act of the 1st May 1820 I do hereby solemly swear that I was a resident citizen of the United States on the 18th of March 1818 and that I have not since that time by gift, sale or in any manner, disposed of my property or any part thereof, with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of congress, entitled an act to provide for certain persons engaged in theland and naval service of the United States in the revolutionary War passed on the 18th day of March 1818, and that I have and that I have not, nor has any person, for me any property or securities, contracts or debt due to me; Nor have I any income, other than what is contained in schedule hereto annexed and by me subscribed; (to wit) one Sow and eight pigs, one pot, one oven, one horse, two tubs, two pails, one loom, eight barrels of corn, one Stack of Fodder, one hundred & fifty weight of meet, one plough, four weeding hoes, one grubing hoe two axes; that he is by occupation a farmer, but in consequance of his infirmities and the disabilities occasioned by the wounds which he received at the battle of the Eutaw springs he is not able to support himself by his own labour: that he has no one living with him but his wife who is old and unable to work. -

Solomon (X) Gordan

The court are of the opinion that the value of the above mentioned property is fifty Dollars.

GRAHAM, JAMES (Dec'd) Rowan County Pleas & Quarter Sessions, February Sessions, 1834 Ordered by the Court that it be entered of record, that James Graham a pensioner of the Untied States, departed this life on the 9th day of Feb. 1834 leaving no widow but the following children to wit. Abel Graham, Jane S. Kilpatrick, Matilda Barr, Margaret F- Ramsey , Sarah H. Andrews, Alice Johnston & William P. Graham, that Wm. P. Graham has proved the last will and Testament of said James Graham and qualified as Executor, and has produced to this Court the requisite pension Certificate _______

GRAHAM, WILLIAM Rutherford County P. & Q. S. Ct., Oct. Term 1832 The declaration of W. Graham aged 91 years setting forth his services as a Revolutionary Soldier was presented in open Court & sworn to by him in order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed on the 7th of June 1832. Joseph Moore and Jonathan Hampton certified as to their belief of his age, the reports

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GRAHAM, WILLIAM (Cont'd) of the neighborhood of his residence of his having been a revolutionary soldier of their concurrence in that opinion & made oath to it. - And the court declare their openion that the applicant was a soldier as he stated, & served; and the court certify that Joseph Moore is a clergyman and that Jonathan Hampton is a resident of Rutherford County each of them credible persons and that their statement is entitled to credit. -

GREEN, GEORGE Halifax County P.& Q. S. Ct. August Term 1832 State of North Carolina Halifax County ) Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, August Term 1832- On this 20th day of August A.D. 1832, personally appeared in open Court before the Justices of the Court of Common Pleas and Quarter Sessions for the County of Halifax, now sitting, George Green a resident of Halifax County and State of North Carolina, aged 73 years, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth in his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress passed June 7th 1832.

That he entered the service of the United States under the following named officers, and served as herein stated, viz: he volunteered under Capt. Frank Jones in Halifax County and State of North Carolina in the spring of the year before the fight at Guilford and was placed under the command of Capt. Paynter, at Halifax Town who was engaged there in guarding prisoners, after four months service he was discharged at that place. In the following Spring he again volunteered under Capt. Frank Jones and was placed under the command of Capt. Levi Lane and afterwards transfered to Gen. Greene's army and fought the Battle at Guilford Court House, afterwards was in the Battle at Camden then marched to Charleston in South Carolina and remained there until he was discharged having served 6 months - the discharge was carried by him to Enfield North Carolina and delivered to Colo. Branch and Bradford who were appointed to examine them and he has not seen them since he was born in Stafford County State of Virginia he has a record of his age from the oath of his Father made before the Militia Officers when he was sixteen years of age which he has at Home among his old papers. I live in the County of Halifax State of North Carolina where I have always lived since the Revolutionary War. He hereby relinquishes every claim whatever to a Pension or Annuity except the present, and declares that his name is not on the Pension Roll of the Agency of any State.

Sworn to and subscribed and sworn to the above decleration, that we believe him to be 73 years of age, that he is reputed and believed in the neighborhood where he re- sides, to have been a soldier of the Revolution and that we concur in that opinion.

Sworn and Subscribed the day (signed) Miles Smith and year aforesaid in open court. Levi (X) Browning (signed) M. H. Pettway, Ck. and the court do hereby declare their opinion, after the investigation of the matter, and after putting the interrogatories prescribed by the War Department, that the above named applicant was a revolutionary soldier and served as he states. And the court further certify that it appears to them that Miles Smith who has signed the preceding certificate, is a clergyman resident in the County of Halifax and State of Norrh Carolina, and that Levi Browning who has also signed the same is a resident in the same County and State, and is a credible person, and that their statement is entitled to credit.

(signed) L. Gary W. Johnson Thos. R. Nevill

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GREEN, JOHN Wake County Miscellaneous Records State of North Carolina Wake County - August Sess. 1832 Personally appeared John Green in an open court - aged 81 years - who being duly sworn according to law - doth on his oath make the following decleration in order to attain the benefit of the act of Congress passed 7 June 1832. That he entered the service of the U. States under the following officers & served as herein stated - to wit - That he first went under Capt. Hodges - Butler was his general - was at Guilford action attached to the command of Col. Mulbery a French man who commanded the horse - Then he served a tour under William McCawley - after the tories - Allen was Captain - was shot in Kirks Lane & his Lieutenant Young was killed - that the paper herein marked A. is a discharge granted for his last tour - that he has lost his other discharges - that he served altogether upwards of a year - (signed) John Green

He hereby relinquishes every claim to a pension or annuity except the present & declares he is not on the pension roll of any state - Thomas Morcom - states that he knew John Green who has made the above decleration - that he knew him in the service as a Soldier at the time he has a discharge for - that he knew of his being in the service at other times - but can not speak of any particular time - that he thinks the statement made by him is true -

(signed) Thomas (X) Morcan

Samuel Morcam maketh oath that he knew John Green while a Soldier in the revolutionary war - that he does not know how long he served - but thinks he served in all about twelve months. (signed) Saml (X) Marcam mlhe Court do hereby certify that they are satisfied that the above applicant John Green was a revolutionary war & the statement made by him is correct - and further that Thomas Morcam is a man of credit & his statement is entitled to full credit - and further am of the certify that Saml. Morcum is known to him & that he is entitled to credit -

I, B. S. King Clerk of the Court of pleas & quarter Sessions of Wake County- do hereby certify that the foregoing contains the original proceedings of said Court in the matter of John Greens application for a pension - In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal of office this day of August - 1832

GREGORY, ABRAHAM Person County P & Q. S. Ct. September 1820 State of No. Carolina ) Person County ) On the 12th day of September 1820 personaly appeared in open court, Abraham Gregory, aged Sixty years, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath make the following declaration , in order to obtain the provision made by the act of Congress of the 18th March 1818 and the 1st of May 1820 -. that he the said Abraham Gregory enlisted for the Term of nine months - on the -blank- in the state of No. Carolina in the company commanded by Capt. Goodman in the regiment commanded by Colo. Tharkson in the line of No. Carolina continental Establishment, that he continued to serve the term of nine months, at which time he was discharged by Majr. Armstrong- That he was in no Genl. battle, that he has been placed on the pension role, as will appear from his Certificate bearing date the 16th Sept. 1818- That he has received three pensions -. and in persuit of the act of the 1st of May 1820- I do solemly Sware I was a resident citizen of the United States, on the 18th March 1818- That I have not since that time disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent therby to diminish it so as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of congress to provide for certain persons engaged in the land & naval services of the United States in the revolutionary war pased on the 18th March 1818 that I have not nor has any person

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GREGORY, ABRAHAM (Cont'd) for me in trust any property or securitys contracts or debts due to me, nor have I anJ income other than what is contained in the schedule hereto annexed and by me subscribed. viz.

33 acres of Land under a Deed in trust to secure a debt equal to the value there of $100.00

1 yearling 2. 4 pigs 1. Wheat & oats 3. 1 Cupboard 2. 1 Chest 2.50 1 Table 2. 2 bee hives 1. 1 wheel & cards 1.50 2 pots oven & pan 4. 4 old chairs 1. 6 new chairs 3. 2 Earthen Pitchers .50 3 pewter Basons l. 2 axes & 2 Ploughs 3. l Dish & six Spoons 2. 2 Hoes .50 1 Bible & other books l. 1 Set Turner & Tools 15. 1 Scythe Blade 2. ------ 148.00 I am indebt about $250 -very little due to me not near suficent to pay what I am due, my creditors has the power to sweep away all my property when ever they think proper.

I am a planter, and at convenient times, turn a little and make siting chares -. I now reside in Person County No. Carolina. My family consists of myself & wife Mary who is about 58 years of age a daughter Oney 23 years of age a son Osborn 19 years of age Elizabeth 17 - myself and wife are very unable to Labour - suficeant to raise a support for our selves, anything like comfortable.

Sworn and Subscribed to this (signed) Abraham Gregory 12th day of Septem.r 1820 Test. Duncan Rose CCC

GREGORY, JOHN Craven County P.& Q. Court August Term, 1832 On this 15th day of August 1832 personally appeared in open Court before the Worshipful Richard D. Spaight, Lucas Benners & William J. Blackledge Justices of the peace for the County of Craven now Sitting and holding the Court of pleas & Quarter Sessions for the County of Craven. John Gregory a resident of Clubfoot's Creek in the County of Craven and State of North Carolina about seventy four years old who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath make the follow- ing declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed June 7th 1832. That I entered into the service of the United States under the following named officers and served as herein stated. That is to say: That I the said John Gregory resided in Brunswick County in the State of North Carolina and was there drafted, and marched from thence to and thro South Carolina & Georgia. That I was chiefly and generally employed between Camden and ____ dam the Country on the waters of the Santee river. That I was among the members of Capt. Sharp's Company that in one of the battles in which I was engaged near Camden I received two severe cuts from the sword- These wounds are now visible and one evidently extensive, one of them extends from the eyelid to the crown of the head the other is nearly in the same place and direction. They were dangerous and the scars left identify to that fact. I the said John Gregory, knew Genl. Morgan, Genl. Lee Genl. Butler and Genl. DeCalb. I received my discharge from Genl. Butler but have lost it. I knew of no one whose testimony I can procure who can testify to my services. I hereby relinquish every claim whatever to any pension or annuity except the present and I

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GREGORY, JOHN (Cont'd) do declare that my name is not on any pension roll of the agency of any state. Sworn to & Subscribed the day & year aforesaid. John (X) Gregory We Benjamin Mason a Clergyman residing in the Courty of Craven and William Jones Esq. residing in the County of Craven hereby certify that we are well acquanted with John Gregory who has subscribed and sworn to the above declaration, that we believe him to be about seventy four years old that he is reputed and believed, in the neighborhood where he resides to have been a soldier of the Revolution that We concur in that opinion Sworn to & subscribed thenday & year aforesaid.

(signed) Benj. Mason William Jones The Justices of the Court of pleas & Quarter Sessions do hereby declare their opinion after investigation of the matter & after putting the interrogatories prescribed by the War department, that the above named John Gregory the applicant was a Revolutionary soldier and served as he states. and the Court aforesaid hereby certify that it appears to them that Benjamin Mason who has signed the preceeding certifrcate is a Clergyman resident in the County of Craven and that William Jones Esqr. who has also signed the same is a resident in the County of Craven and is a credible person & that their statement is

CLEMENTS, BENJAMIN Stokes County Miscellaneous Records. C.R. 90.920.1 State of North Carolina ) Stokes County ) On this the 26th day of March 1858 Before the Subscribing (Magistrate) Justice of the peace in and for the County aforesaid personally appeared Charles R. Griffith a resident of Said county who being duly Sworn according to law upon his oath declares that Benjamin and Mildred Clements - Revolutionary pensioners died respectively the former on the 23rd day of March 1835 and the latter On 17th day of January 1856 leaving Nancy I. Smith their only Surviving child and Sole lineal heir.

Sworn to and Subscribed before me, the day (signed) Charles R. Griffin and year first above written. (signed) C. L. Martin, J.P.

State of North Carolina) Stokes County ) I, John Hill clerk of the Court of pleas & quarter Scssions in & for the County aforesaid do certify that satisfactory evidence has been addresed to me that Benjamin & Mildred Clements pensioners of the United States died respectivity the former on 23rd March 1835 and the latter on the l7th day of January 1856 leaving now Nancy I. Smith their only surviving child & sole linial heir.

In testimony whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name & affixed my seal of office this 12th day of April 1858.

GUROTT, JOHN Person County P. & Q. S. Ct. September Term 1832 John Guralt appeared in open Court and filed his Declaration as a solder of the war of the revolution in order to obtain the benefit of the provisions of the act of Congress passed the 7th of June 1832 and the Court after investigating the matter and putting the interogatorys prescribed by the war department orders and adjudges that the same declaration be Certified to the war department declared that the said applicant was a revolutionary solder and served as he states in his Declaration.

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GWALTNEY, NATHAN Lincoln County Miscellaneous Records C.P. 60.928.6 State of North Carolina ) Lincoln County ) October Term 1820 The 26th day of October A.D. 1820 personally appeared in open Court, being a Court of record for the said -district- County & State Nathan Goattney aged sixty seven years resident in said County of Lincoln & State of North Carolina, who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath, declare that he served in the revolu- tionary war as follows, that he enlisted under William Richardson Capt. of the Rifle- men in the 1st regiment of said corps commanded by Colonel Isaac Xuger in the line of the State of South Carolina Continental establishment, in the later part of March or first of April in the year of our lord 1776 for the term of fourteen months, that he continued in said corps untill the 17th of May A.D. 1777 when he was ____ dis- charged in Charleston South Carolina, that ____ ____ in the light horse ___ at Charles- ton (S.C.) __________________________________ dated the 17th of____ AD 1819 No. 15,249 And said deponant does _ swear that he was a resident citizen of the Uni ____ on the 18th of March 1818 and that he has not since that time by gift, sale, or in any manner, disposed of any property, or any part thereof, with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress entitled "an act to provide for certian persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States in the revolutionary war passed on the 18th of March 1818 and that I have not, nor has any person for me, any property, or security, contracts or debts, due me; nor have I any income other than what is contained in the following schedule, hereto annexed and bb me subscribed. Two head of horse both valued at $80.00 8 head of cattle 60. 8 head of hogs 16 4 or 5 head of Sheep 6.25 2 pewter dishes & three plates 2.00 1 Large & two small pots 3.50 1 pail & l piggin .75 4 Chares 2.00 132 Acres of poor land 300. _______ $476.50 That I have no other trade than that of a farmer or tiller of the ground, and through age and infirmity ____ unable to pursue that with much effect. That ____has in family no person beside himself his wife ____65 years one daughter aged thirty years and one ____ Daughter aged nine years & ____ ____ ______________________________ that it is the opinion of the said Court that ____ total amount of property exhibited in said ______ is four hundred and seventy six dollars, fifty cents

In testimony whereof (signed) -Nathan Gwaltney- HAMILTON, THOMAS Nash County P. & Q.S. Ct. November Session 1821 This 14th day of November AD 1821 personally appeared in open court it being a Court of Record expresly made so by Law Thomas Hamilton who being duly sworn upon the Holy Evangilist of Almighty God makes and Subscribes the following decleration in order to enable him to recover & obtain certain money due to him by or from the State aforesaid or from the government of the united States (Vizt) That he is about Sixty seven years of age that some time in the month of December 1779 He thinks about the middle he was mustered in Tarborough N.Ca. in the Company Commanded by Captain William Avent, the Reg. not recol____ in the militia of the said state raised and mustered for the service of the United States in Revolutionary War, that the Company to which he was attached to was raised for three months Tour that he entered the Company afcre said a Substute for Jacob Cockrile and served as a private in the line until about the 14th day of March 1780 at which time he was discharged by the Verbal order of This Captain Wm. Avent, at Charlestown South Carolina for which three months services he Rec. his pay but that he has not by himself or any other Person for him directly or indirectly Rec'd the money nor any part thereof that was at that time allowed as a bounty so all those who mustered in the service of the United States and that he has no other means whereby he can establish the foregcing facts than by his own oath unless his Name shall appear on the muster or pay rolls at Raleigh together with the coroberating evidence of Sam'l Westray Esqr. whoes affidaviat appears also hereunto annex'd.

Sworn to in open Court (signed) Thos. Hamilton before (signed) Wm. Hall Clk

This 14th day of November 1821 Personally appeared in open Court Samuel Westray Esqr. who being duly sworn & sayeth as follows (Viz) That he well recollects some time during the revolutionary War Thos. Hamilton whoes name appears to the for- going declaration did go into the army of his Country he recollects Perfectly well the departure and return of the said Thomas Hamilton but does not recollect the time nor How long he was gone neither does he recollect the officers -Names- of the Company or Regt. To which the said Thomas Hamilton was attached except Capt. William Avent no does he know that the said Hamilton did or did not Receive any Bounty in Open Court

Sworn before (signed) S.Westray, JP 14th Nover. 1821

HAMPTON, STEPHEN (Dec'd) Stokes County Miscellaneous Records C.R. 90.920.1 North Carolina ) S.S Stokes Gounty ) Be it known that on this 13th day of April A.D. 1852 before the Hon. Superior Court of Law and Equity held for the County aforesaid at Crawford personally appeared Charles Banner Esq. aged Seventy Eight years. a resident of Forsyth County & State aforesaid, and Benjamin Morgan aged Seventy One years a resident of Stokes County aforesaid _____________. and they being Sworn according to law. declares that they were well acquainted with a Certain Stephan Hampton who enlisted in a Company of Infantry of the U. States for the term of five years under the Command of Capt. George Cloud of the 10th Regmt. of Infantry some time in the fall or Autom of the year 1812 at German- town in the County aforesaid having a wife named Elizabeth who Married since to John Cox who is dead and that said Stephen Hampton we believe died while in the Service leaving three Children only living who are still alive & residents of Stokes County aforesaid (to wit) Alexander Hampton. aged 48 years last Sept., Mary W. Hampton (who married to Joseph Terry) aged 47 years this present Month & Stephen S. Hampton aged 39 years the 1st of Jany. last as appears by the family Records & Statement made by their Mother now the widow Elizabeth Cox who is now living in the County ofStokes aforesaid Sworn & Subscribed in open Court.

Sworn to and subscribed in open Court- (signed) (signed) Saml. H. Taylor C.C.C. C. Banner Benj. (X) Morgan

HARGIS, THOMAS Person County P. & Q. S. Ct. Mts. Sept. Term 1832

Thomas Hargis appeared in open Court and filed his Declaration as a solger of the ware of the revolution in order to obtain the benefit of the provissions of the act of Congress pasd the 7th June 1832 and the Court after investogation of the matter and puting the intorogatory prescribed by the ware department and adjudges that the said Declaration be Certified to the ware department and there opinion Declard that the said applicant Declard was a revolutionary solger and served as he states in his Declaration.

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HARPER JETHRO Halifax County P.& Q.S. Ct. Mts. August Court 1832 State of North Carolina ) Halifax County ) On this 21st day of August 1832 personally appeared -before- in open Court before the justices of the Court of and Quarter Sessions for the County aforesaid, Jett or Jethro Harper ___ resident in said County and State aforesaid aged Sixty Six years w___ being first duly sworn according to law, doth, on his oath make the f____ing declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the Provision of the____ of Congress passed June 7th 1832.

That the said Jethro Harper in the County of Halifax and Sta__ North Carolina on or about the 1st of July 1782 was drawn or drafted as a ____ soldier in the eighteen months service to serve as a private in the a____ of the United States in the company of Capt. ____ commanded by Lieu ____ Robert Bell in the Regiment commanded by Majr. Hogg in the line of____ of North Carolina on the Continental establishment Lieutenant Robert Be____ under the command of Majr. Hogg marched our company from Warrenton ____ Carolina through Hillsborough, the Battle ground at Guildford Court Ho__ through Salisbury, Charlotte from thence to Camden South Caro- lina when the high hills of Santee to the Battle ground at the Eutaw Springs, then to head quarters at the Ashly Hills on Ashly River in the State of State __ South Caro- lina when the Regiment was then commanded by Col. ____ Lytle and my company by Capt. Bacotes and Lieutenant John Ford from Asly hills we were marched to St, James island (about twelve __ about the 1st of -January- July 1783 commanded by the last named -Capt.-__ Archibald Lytle and Capt. Bacates and Lieutenant John Ford __ when r with the rest of the privates was furloughed until further ____ or finally discharged Peace having been proclaimed in the Ca ____ after that we were not called on any more my furlough I kept _____ and lost it - I never applied for my pay as I lost my furlough _ thought I could not get anything being a labouring man _ having no education, I remained in actual service from the tim__ ___ was drawn or drafted until I was furloughed at or near St Jame__ ___ in the State of South Carolina when I re-remained until the present time where I am now living. He hereby relinquishes every claim ____ ever to a Pension or an annuity, except the present and he declares that his name is not on the Pension Roll of any Agency in any State.

Sworn to and subscribed the Jethro (X) Harper day and year aforesaid (signed) M. H. Pettway C1k. And the said Court do hereby declare their opinion that the above named applicant was a revolutionary Soldier and served as he states.

(signed) Cary Whitaker (The right hand side of this Thos- Gary photostat is cut off and un- Wm. Doggett. readable. bjc)

HARPER, JOHN Halifax Co. P. & Q.S. Ct. Mts. August Court 1832 State of North Carolina ) Halifax County ) On this 21st day of August 1832 personally appeared in open court, before the Justices of the Peace for the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, now Sitting, John Harper a resident of Halifax County, State of North Carolina, aged 71 years who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath, make the following declaration, in order to obtain the benefit of the act of congress, passed June 7th 1832.-

That he entered the service of the United States under the following named officers and served as herein stated, viz. he was drafted in the militia of North Carolina in the year 1779 in the county of Warren, State of North Carolina and served a tour of three months in the state of South Carolina and two months in the state of North Carolina under the command of Gen. Butler and Gen. Lincoln, Col. Jonas Johnson and Capt. Andrew Jeter, and was at the Battle of Stona in the month of June same year - he never received a discharge He served a tour of three months, having

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HARPER, JOHN (Cont'd) volunteered in Warren County under Gen. Butler and Gen. Green, Col. Read and Capt. Edward Gandy and was discharge 15th April 1781 having served three months; in this tour he was at Guilford Court House on the 8th March in same year - for this service he holds the original discharge.

He volunteered in Warren County and served a tour in the above year from the first of Sept. to the first of December under Gen. Butler and was discharged by Capt. Anthony Hart of the Town of Halifax North Carolina - this tour he served three months.

He was born in Northampton County North Carolina now resides in Halifax County North Carolina and has done so for 46 years. He has no other way of proving his service but as herein set forth and the discharge and accompanying affidavits - has no record of his age. He hereby relinquishes every claim what- ever to a pension or annuity except the present, and declares that his name is not on the Pension Roll of the agency of any State.

Sworn to and subscribed the John (X) Harper day and year aforesaid. (signed) M. H. Pettway Clk

We Miles Smith a clergyman residing in Halifax County and state of North Carolina and Willis Alston residing in the same state and county hereby certify that we are well acquainted with John Harper who has subscribed and sworn to the above declar- ation, that we believe him to be 71 years of age; that he reputed and believed, in the neighb ourhood where he resides, to have been a soldier of the Revolution, and that we concur in that opinion.

Sworn and Subscribed (signed) the day and year aforesaid Miles Smith Willis Alston And the said Court do hereby declare their opinion, after the investigation of the matter, and after putting the interrogatiories prescribed by the War Depart- ment, that the above named applicant was a Revolutionary soldier and served as he states. And the court further certify that it appears to them that Miles Smith who has signed the preceding certificate, is a -revoluti- resident in Halifax County North Carolina and that Willis Alston who has also signed the same is a resident of the same county and state and is a credible person and that his state- ment is entitled to credit.

(signed) Cary Whitaker Thomas __Gary Wm. Doggett HARRIS, EDWARD Johnston Co. P.& Q.S. Ct. Mts. February Session 1821 Original Claim District of North Carolina On this the 26th day of February 1821 personally appeared in open court (being a court of Record and having power to fine and imprison according to the course of the Common Law) Edward Harris aged Seventy -seven- years who being first duly sworn according to Law doth on his Oath make the following declaration in order to Obtain the provision made by the act of Congress of the 18th March 1818 & of the first of May 1820. That he said Edward Harris enlisted for the term of eighteen months on the ____ day of ____ in the year

In the State of North Carolina at Wakeold Court House in the company commanded by Captain William Warde in the Regiment Commanded by ____ being the Regiment in the North Carolina line on the Continental establishment that he continued to serve in said company during the whole term of his enlistment, when he was discharged at Halifax in the State aforesaid - that he was in the Battle of Moores Creek - that after his sd discharge he enlisted at Tar River in the state aforesaid under Captain John Salter of the light Horse for twelve months and continued to serve the whole term of enlistment and was in several engagements of minor importance

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HARRIS, EDWARD (Cont'd) and was discharged in the state of Georgia & again enlisted in the Company Commanded by Capt. Lewis Bledsoe at Wake old Court House and Regiment of the said state on the Continal establishment for 18 months and was at the expiration of said term discharged at Hillsborough in North Carolina and was at the battle of Genl. Gates defeat.- That he enlisted for the last time under Capt. Alsey High for 12 months and was transfered to the Company Commanded by Capt. John Mills and was discharged at the high Hills of Santee in South Carolina - That he has no other means of proving his sd service except by the accompanying affidavit - And in pursuance of the Act of May 1st 1820 I do solemnly swear that I was a resident citizen of the United States on the 18th March 1818 and that I have not since that time by gift sale or in other manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby so to diminish it so as to bring myself under the provisions of an act of Congress constituted an act to Provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States in the Revolutionary war passed on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not nor has any person in trust for me any property or securities contracts or Debts due to me nor have I any income other than what is contained in the schedule hereunto annexed and by me subscribed -&- -declared- sworn to & declared in open Court on the 26th day of February 1821. Edward (X) Harris

An Inventory of the property of Edward Harris a Soldier in the Revolutionary war between Great Britain & the United StateS of America towit one mare 20 years old Worth nothing one Heifer $3.00, 7 Small pigs $1. 25-one pot $2.00 one skilet 50cts - 1 wollen wheel $1.00- 1 flax do $2.00 - 4 old chair frames 25 cts. one old Table - 1 Chest 50 cts one pewter dish 75 cts. - 1 do Bason 50 cts. - 3 do plates 75 cts. 2 pine Tables $1.00 - 1 bread Tray 30 cts.- 3 knives & forks 50 cts. - 6 bowls 60 cts. old sieves 60 cts. 1 old saddle $1.50 1 do washing Tub 40 cts 1 water pail 30 cts. 1 do Cane 25 cts 3 Bells 80 cts 2 wedges $1.00 - 2 old hoes 50 cts 1 froe 50 cts 1 drawing knife 30 cts $21-05 The Court is of opinion that the articles in the annexed schedule are worth twenty one Dollars & five cents and are of opinion that he Edward Harris stands in need of the assistance of his countrys support. And the said Edward Harris further declares that he is unable to work being ingured in both armes and that no person lives with him but his wife who is more than 60 years old and in a declining state of health and one Daughter 22 years old and that he greatly needs the assistance of his Country_

subscribed to in open Court. Edward (X) Harris

HARRIS, JESSE Wake County Miscellaneous Records C.R. 99.928.11 North Carolina ) Wake County ) Verification of Claim of Jesse Harris, a pensioner On this 21st day of February eighteen hundred and twenty one - Personally appearedin open Court being a Court of record for said County in the City of Raleigh Jesse Harris aged about 60 years who being first duly sworn doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the provision made by the acts of congre3 of the 18th of March 1818 and of the 1st of May 1820.- that the said Jesse Harris inlisted for the term as already Established by proofs forwarded under the Captain in the said proofs stated about the _ear as in said proofs refered to is stated the particular day not being by him recollected which said full term of time he served in the Continental establishment and continued to serve untill he was honorably discharged which service was performed in the Southern department and that he has already furnished certain evidence of the said service on the affidavit forwarded to the proper office and there he pre____ filed of persons that served with him which were forwarded as required by law. And in pursuance of the act of May 1820 I do solemnly Swear that I was a resident Citizen of the United States on the eighteenth day of march eighteen hundred and eighteen and that I have not Since that time by gift, Sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress entitled an act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval

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HARRIS, JESSE (Cont'd) Service of the United States in the revolutionary war passed the 18th March 1818 and that I have not, nor has any person and property in trust for me any property or Securities, Contracts or debts due to me nor have I any income other than what is contained in the following Schedule by me subscribed, (a certified copy whereof is hereunto annexed) to wit- one bed and its furniture woth fifteen dollars one bed with furniture also worth five dollars one parcel of pewtere worth two dollars and fifty cents one churn and one barrel worth fifty Cents spinning wheel worth Seventy five Cents some bacon worth five -cents- dollars one coffee pot worth fifty Cents one flat Iron twenty C__ a lot of corn one dollar one horse worth twenty five dollars two Sta_ of fodder worth five dollars a parcel of tobacco twelve dollars plough hoes four dollars two club axes two dollars one Br__ baker one dollar a lot of plantatiOn tools three dollars one Scythe two __ and fifty Cents a pair of hea___ and a bridle with two sows two pigs Seven dollars and fifty cents two pair of Iron wedges on =lar and three grubing hoes worth one dollar and fifty Cents. __=ounting in the whole to the best of his Judgment to not mo___ than ninety nine dollars and ten cents, that he is of the age before stated and infirm and has become nearly blind that he has four children by his first wife he being married twice _that he has one child by his second wife now living with hi_ and that he is in such indigent circumstances and so feeble ____ be unable to support himself without the assistance of his Country

Sworn to in open Court Jesse (X) Harris

February 17 - 1821 Then We the under Sighned Value the property of Jesse Harris as followeth. To Wit 1 Bead & furniture $15 -- 1 Bead Ditto 5 -- a parcel of puter 3 50 1 mans Saddel 1 00 1 Case of knives & forks 50 2 pots & one oven 2 50 1 Churn & 1 Barrel 50 1 Spinning Wheel 75 a parcel of Bacon 5 00 l Coffee Pot 50 1 flat Iron 25 1 Lot of Corn 1 00 1 horse 25 00 2 Stacks fodder 5 00 1 pursel of tobacco 12 00 plow hoes & weeding hoes 4 00 1 oates Clubs 2 00 1 Bread Baker 1 00 1 Lot plantation tools 3 00 1 Sithe 2.50 1 pair of -homes- & l Bridle 2 Sows & 2 pigs 7.50 ----- $86.60 ----- (signed)J.H.-Reavis- $96.60 2 pr. Iron Widges 1 00 3 grubing Hoes 1.50 Also I have Lost my eyesight & Become Blind ----- $99.10 Jesse (X) Harris

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HARRIS, JESSE (Cont'd) District of North Carolina, ss. On this twenty second day of August - 1821 personally appeared in open Court, being a Court of Record held in and for the ccunty of Wake - in tte State (and District of North-Carolina Jesse Harris, aged sixty odd - yearss a resident in and of the said county and state, who being first duly swore according to law, doth on his oath de- clare that he served in the Revolutionary War, as follows: That he inlisted in Captain William Lyttle company, in a Regiment first commanded by Col. Lytle on the North Carolina Continental line, and was with the division of the army which served to the South where the men were frequently transferred from one Regiment to another. And I do solemnly swear that I was a resident citizen of the United States, on the 18th day of March, 1818; and that I have not since that time, by gift sale, or in any manner disposed of my property, or any part thereof, with intent so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress, entitled "an act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States in the revolutionary war," passed on the 18th day of March 1818, and that I have not, nor has any person in trust for me, any property, or securities, contracts, or debts due to me, nor have I any income or property, other than what is contained in the schedule hereto annexed, and by me subscribed amounting to fifty nine Dollars and ten Cents or thereabouts, that I have heretofore supported myself by My manual labour but that I am now to old and infirm, and my eyesight failing Me greatly that I am unable to support myself and family by such his usual occupation and that he has a wife and two Boy Children named Fennell about seventeen years and the other Billy in family to provide for and support tho the Boys help him some little. Sworn to and declared on the 22nd day of August A.D. 1821.

Jesse (X) Harris I, Benj. S. King Clerk of the Court of pleas & Quarter sessions Do hereby certify that the foregoing affidavit and the schedule thereto annexed, are truly copied from the record of the said Court; and I do further certify that it is the opinion of the said Court upon hearing testimony, that the total amount in value of the property exhibited in the aforesaid schedule, does not exceed forty dollars and --- cents. In tentimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of the said Court, on this 22nd day of August 1821.

(signed) B. L. Knight

State of North Carolina ) City of Raleigh Wake County) Schedule of the property of Jesse Harris a Revolutionary Soldier of United States Pensioner-

1 Lott or parcel of pewter $ 3 50 1 Saddle old and worn out Some few old knives & forks 50 1 old Iron pot l 25 l old Churn 25Cts 1 Old Prandy Barrell 50 l old Spinning wheel nearly worn out 50 l old and broken Coffee pot 25 1 old smoothing iron with the handle broken 25 l Small Bay horse rather old 25 1 Small parcel of mouldy Tobacco rather rotton 6 1 Lot of plough hoes, weeding 7 hoes, Club axes & iron wedges 1 Bread Baker $1-and one lot of Plantation tools 4 l Scythe 25/-one pair Hames b 3 lO

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HARRIS, JESSE (Cont'd) 2 Sows and Two pigs 5 3 Grubbing Hoes 1 ------- $ 59 10 (The above list is repeated on another piece of paper and then signed as follows:)

The above is a faithful schedule of my property and the full value thereof in my own estimation and I believe the value them higher than any other person would or will do for as most of them have grown old with me I have the greater regard for them as being old companions witness my name Aug.st the 22d 182_

Jesse (X) Harris

HARRIS, JOHN Pasquotank County P.& Q.S. Ct. Mts September 1833 State of North Carolina ) Pasquotank County ) SS On this third day of September in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and twenty three - personally appeared John Harris, a Resident of the said County of Pasquotank, in Open court being the Court of pleas and Quarter Sessions then sitting, and held for the said County of Pasquotank, aged (blank) years who being duly sworn according to Law, doth in his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the provision made by the Act of Congress passed June the 7" 1832, that he was drafted in the Army of the United States in the year 1780, served under Captain Williams in the Second Regiment of Drafts raised in the District Edenton, H. Branch L. Coe, -and-Henry-Dixon-Cole.-Commandant-C.-B.-Brigade- that he served three forths, and was discharged on the 11 day of December 1780, the Certificate of such discharge under the hands of W Branch- Lt-Col., and Henry Dixon, Colr Commdt. G.B. Brigade is hereunto annexed, that, he was again Drafted viz the year 1781 - and Served another tour of duty, and obtaining his discharge on the 27th day of August 1781 from John Gray which discharge is also hereunto annexed - And the said John Harris hereby Relinquishes viz Claim whatever to a pension or any anuity, except the present and he declares that his name is not on the pension Roll of any agency in any State-

Sworn to and Subscribed in open Court the day and year aforesaid. John (X) Harris Sr.

And the said Court do hereby declare their opinion that the above named applicant, was a Revolutionary Soldier, served as he states, and is a credible person and that his statement is entitled to Credit -

I, James M. Grice Clerk of the County Court of pleas and Quarter Sessions for the County of Pasquotank do hereby Certify that the foregoing Contains the original Proceedings of said Court, in the matter of the application of John Harris for a Pension In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand & seal of office, this third day of September in the 58th Year of our Independence A.D. 1833.

(signed) James M. Grice Clk.

HARRIS, ROBBIN (Dec'd) Warren County Miscellaneous Records C.R. 100.928.3 North Carolina ) Warren County ) I, Marcellus J. Montgomery Clerk of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions for Warren County County Certify that it has been given in evidence to the satisfaction of the said Court . Augustah Balthop a Pensioner of the United States died on the 3 day of Decr. 1842, & that he Left a Widow Holly Balthop-

And, also, it is Satisfactory made apper. to the Court that Robbin a Pensioner of the United States, at the Rate of $20_ Annum died on the 20th day of May 1843 Leaving a Widow Tabetha Harris-

And further, it is represented to the court that David King a Pensioner of

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HARRIS, ROBBIN (Cont'd) of the United States at the rate of $55.66 pr Annum died on the 4th day of April 1843 - & Abby King is his widow - It is ordered by the Court that the same or such part of the above as may be necessary that our Clerk Certify the same to the War Department.

It is ordered by the Court That any Justice of the Peace be authorised to take the Declarations of Holly Balthrop Widow of Augustah Baltey Tabetha Harris, Widow of Robbin Harris and also the Declaration of Abby King the widow of David King & Report to this Court or the next court as they are unable from bodily infirmity to attend court.

HARRISON, JESSE Rowan County P.& Q.S. Ct. November Term 1820 Saturday 25th of November 1820 This day personally appeared in open Court being a Court of record for the County of Rowan, Jesse Harrison aged 65 years, resident in the County of Rowan afore- said, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath declare, that he served in the revolutionary war of the United States all which was set forth in his original declaration under date of (blank) and that a pension certificate (blank) was granted to him, and I do hereby solemnly swear that I was a resident citizen of the United States on the 18th day of March 1818.-and that I have not since that time, by gift, sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself Within the provision of an act of congress entitled an act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the U.States in the revolutionary war; passed on the 18th day of March 1818, and that I have not nor has any person in trust for me any property or securities or debts due to me, nor have I any income other, than what is contained in the schedule hereunto annexed, and by me subscribed. which is in the following words.-

262 1/2 acres land worth 1$ pr. acre $262.50 2 horses at 40$ each 80 4 head cattle 25 5 sheep 5 7 Sow & 8 pigs 4 ------- $376.50

deduct money owing as a balance of the purchase money of land -175=$20l-50 The said Jesse Harrison further declares upon his oath in open court; that he is by profession a farmer, but that owing to his age & infirmities he is unable to pursue his trade and thereby support himself.- Sworn to & declared in open Court before the Magistrates presiding, the day of Jesse Harrison (X) Nathan Riley deposes that he lives a near neighbor to Jesse Harrison and belie the above schedule contains a true description of all the property of said Jesse Harrison and deponent believes from the age and infirmity of said Harrison that he stands in need of the assistance of his country for support. (signed) Nathan Riley HARRISON, JESSE Davidson County P.& Q.S. Ct. Mt. Davidson County August Term 1823 State of North Carolina Personally appeared in open court (being a Court of Record) Jesse Harrison an inhabitant of the aforesaid County and State, aged Sixty Seven Years next September, Who being duly sworn upon the Holy Evangalist, deposes and swears that he enlisted in Halifax County State of North Carolina in the year 1776 or 1777 in the Continental Company Commanded by Captain Demsey Gregory, he enlisted for three years, he was afterwards transmitted to the 1st North Carolina regiment of North Carolina line, the Company Commanded by Captain Howell Tatum, the Regiment commanded by Col. Thomas Clark, he served in said Companies three years and was discharged in Halifax town in this State he was present at the Defeat of Genl. Gates as Camden, he has hereto-

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HARRISON, JESSE (Cont'd) fore been on the pension list of the United States, he believes No.5445 but was Stricken from it in 1821 I Jesse Harrison do further Swear that I was an inhabit ant of the United States on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not deprived my self in any way of prcperty in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress, I further Swear that I have not myself nor has any person in trust for me any Goods, effects or property Whatsoever except what is contained in the annexed schedule, nor have I any debts, or money due me whatever - The following is a true list of all my property -

l Horse $20 Amount brought up $334 2 Cows $8 each 16 5 Chairs 2 7 Sheep 7 6 plates and 1 dish 50 2 Sows & 8 piggs 8 2 Basons 60 263 acres of Land 263 1 Ax 1 Hoe and l Plough 2 2 Beds and furniture 20 $339 10 $334 I am indebted one Hundred and Sixty Seven Dollars and forth five cents to various persons, on some part of which Judgments have been obtained and my property is advertised, my wife lives withme, she is a cripple and Very aged, a son of Seventeen Years old lives with and is my only help, I am old and Very weak besides having the Rheumatism - My means are daily failing and if I do not Obtain the assistance of my country, I must soon be a burthen upon my Country Jesse (X) Harrison

HARRISON, JOHN Franklin County P.& Q.S. Ct. December Term, 1818 State of North Carolina ) Franklin County ) Decr. Co. 1818)-on the seventeenth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight Hundred & Eighteen came into open Court personally John Harrison upwards of Sixty years of age Resident of the County of Franklin & State of North Carolina who being first duly Sworn on the Holy Evanjalist of almighty God according to law doth on his oath make the following declerations in order to obtain the provision made by the late act of Congress in theLand naval Service of the United States in revolutionary war that he the said John Harrison enlisted in Brunswick County in the state of Virginia (the time of enlistments he the said John Harrison does not know) in the Company Comanded by Capt Isaac Hicks of the third Ridgment in the State of Georgia, that he the said John marched Shortly after his enlistment to the State of Georgia, that he Continued to Serve in the Same Regment or in the Service of the United States until he had served Three years nine months three weeks and one day after which he was discharged from Service. (the time of discharge not known to him the said John) in the town of Savannah in the State of Georgia, that he was in the Battles of Hanging Rock, at Gate's defeat, in two battles at the town of Savannah When it was taken & retaken that he was in the Battle of Briars Creek when there was much fright & confusion and but little fighting, that he was in a battle at Fort Barrington on the -attamanta,- and another at Ebenezer and that he fought in the battle of Guilford North Carolina and that he is in reduced Circumstances and Stands in need of his Countries assistance, for Support, and that he has no other evidence now in his Power of his said Services - the said John further Swares that he was on the Continental establishment of the United States, as a regular Soldier, that the regiment to which he belonged was Commanded by Col. Elbank, as well as recollects who was after the death of Genl. McIntosh was promoted to a General-

John (X) Harrison Sworn to in open Court the day & date before mentioned Test (signed) G. Hill jr. CC

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HARRISON, JOHN (cont'd) State of North Carolina ) Franklin County ) Court of Pleas & quarter Sessions Decr. Co. 1818. Personally appeared in open court James Harrison who first being duly Sworn on the holy evangilist of almighty God, doeth make the following declarations that he is acquainted with John Harrison who appears to be an old man, that he believes full faith and credit Should be given to the said John when on oath that the saidJohn is a Poor man and that he believes, from his reduced circumstances and old age is entit to the assistance of his Country for Support

(signed) Jas. Harrison Sworn to & subscribed inopen Court the day an time before mentioned. Test G. Hill jr CCr It appearing to the Satisfaction of the Court that John Harrison was a Soldier on the Continental establishment during the Revolutionary War, in the Service of the United States against the Common enemy and that he is a man Considerably advanced in years, and from his reduced Circumstances in life and old age he stands in need of the assistance of his Country for Support therefore ordered that he proceedings herein be entered of Record and a Coppy thereof transmitted to the War department of the United States -

HARRISON, WILLIAM Franklin County P.& Q.S. Ct. December Term, 1824 ___ District of North Carolina. on this 14th day of December one thousand & Twenty four personally appeared in open court William Harrison being a Court of record in the County of Franklin & on the Town of Louisburg aged Eighty seven years who being first duly sworn according to Law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the provisions made by the acts of Congress of the 18 March 1818 and the 1st May 1820 that he the said William Harrison enlisted for the termof one year and was mustered on the 18th day of May 1780 and was discharged on the 17th May 1782 in the State of North Carolina under Capt. Ruford in the 10.- Regiment Commanded - not recolected - in the line of the State of North Carolina on the Continental establishment, that he Continued to serve in the said Corps until discharged from the said Service in the State of North Carolina, and was __ in the Ball __ Eutaw Springs and has no other evidence now in his -abcdefghi- power of his said service except the Muster Roll.

(signed) Wm. Harrison (Possibly (X)) I do Solomnly Swear that I was a resident Citizen of the United States on the 18th March 1818 and that I have not Since that time by gift or other manner dispend of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby to diminish it so as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress entitled an act to provide for certain persons engaged in the revolutionary war passed on the 18th day of March 1818 nor that I have not nor has any person in trust for me any property or Securities, Contracts, or debts due to me nor have I any income other than what is contained in the Schedule, hereto annexed and by me subscribed

Schedule..

2 pair of Beds $20.00 one Sow & three pigs 4.O0 Three old plates 10 William (X) Harrison

Sworn to & Subscribed - in open Court (signed) __ Patterson -CC-

HART, JAMES Orange County P.& Q.S. August Term 1832

James Hart a Citizen of this County came into open Court & exhibited dec1erations & proofs to entitle him to a pension from the United States under an Act of Congress approved 7th June 1832 entitled an act supplimentory to an act for the relief of the Surviving Officers & soldiers of the revolution.-The Court having considered the

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HART, JAMES (Cont'd) matters in the decleratlon & proofs in Support thereof ordered to be Certified as their opinion that the said declaration & proofs in Support thereof are entitled to full Credit.

HARVEY, JAMES (Con'd) Rutherford County P.& Q.S. Ct. September Term 1832 The declaration of Robert Harvy setting forth his age (75 years) and his services as a soldier of the Revolutionary War is order to obtain the benefit of the provisions of the Act of Congress passed the 7th June 1832 was exhibited by him & sworn to in open Court. The Certificate of the Rev.d Drury Dobbins and Francis Young of their opinion as to his age, and as to the report of his having been a revolutionary soldier, and of their concurrence in that opinion was also sworn to by them in open Court. And the Court do thereupon declare their opinion after investigating the matter and putting the interogationies prescribed by the War department, that the above named applicant was a Revolutionary soldier and served as he has stated; and the Court further Certify that Drury Dobbins and Francis Young appear to them to be residents of said County & credible persons and that their statement is entitled to Credit.-

HARWOOD, JAMES Wake County Miscellaneous Records State of North Carolina ) . Wake County ) Pleas & Quarter Sessions August Term 1832 On this 20th day of August personally appeared before the Justices of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions now sitting James Harwood a resident of Wake County the State of North Carolina aged 71 years - who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the bene- fit of the act of Congress passed June 7th 1832.

That in the year 1779 he was drafted in the Militia Service of this State in Wake County for -a-Term- what precise term of service he does not recollect but he is certain he served for upwards of 5 months - That the company under in which he was drafted met at Wake Court house under Captain Woodson Daniel - & that under Colonel Sherlock & General Rutherford - that he recollects not the precise day on which his service cummenced - That the company marched to Salisbury N.C. & to Camden South Carolina & on to the 10 mile house from Charleston - That from that place his company marched to Purisburg where they joined Gen Lincoln of the Regular Army - He states that his company shifted its position to differant places on the Savannah River - That he was on the river when Gen. Ashe was defeated on the Brier Creek in Georgia & remained thereabouts untill his company was ordered home & discharged.-

This declarant further states that he was a drummer in this service -

That he was further drafted in 178-2- as he believes - in the Militia Service in the County of Wake State aforesaid for the term of 3 months - That when he reached Hillsboro the rendezvouz for the company he was not put into Military service - but being a shoe maker by trade - he -with others who were drafted of the same trade were employed in making shoes for the regular army, then stationed at Hillsboro - & that he continued to______ until his 9 months expired-

That in the year 178x- as he believes he was again drafted for 3 months to serve in a light Horse Company raised in Wake County for -3-months the supp____ of the tories - under Soloman Wood as Captain & served out his term in such company-

He hereby relinquishes any claim whatever to a pension or an annuity except the present & declares that his name is not in the pension roll of the agency of any state___________.

Sworn to & subscribed in open Court James (X) Harwood

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HARWOOD, JAMES (Cont'd) Personally appeared in open Court having been first duly sworn Bartlett Allen & Isaac Smith two soldiers of the Revolution - who -dispose- & say that they are acquaint- ed with James Harwood & Knew him at the time of his alleged service in the War of the revolution & that they performed with him the first tour mentioned in his declaration made for the purpose of obtaining the benefit of the act of Congress June 7th 1832- for a pension - in which he served for 6 months under Captain Woodson Daniel & that they well recollect the term of service exceeded 6 months but what precise time they do not recollect -

Bartlett (X) Allen Isaac (X) Smith And the said Court do hereby declare their opinion after the investigation of the matter & after putting the interogatives prescribed by the War Department that the above named applicant was a revolutionary soldier & served as he states - And the court further certifieS that it appears to them that Bartlett Allen & Isaac Smith who have signed the same are residents of Wake County State of N.Carolina and are credible persons & that this _____________

HAWKINS, EPHRAIM Person County P.& Q.S. Ct. September Term 1832 Ephraim Hawkins appears in open Court and files his declaration as a soldier of the war of the revolution in order to obtain the benefit of the provisions of the act of Congress passed 7th of June 1832 and the Court after investigation of the matter & puting the interegatoreys prescribed by the War Department order and adjudges that the said doctoration be certified to the Ware department and there opinion Declard that the said applicant was a revolutionary soldier and served as he states in his declaration.

HAYES, THOMAS Granville County P.& Q.S. Ct. May Court, 1826 Personally appeared in open Courth Thomas Hayes resident in the said County aged Seventy five years, who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the provision made by the act of Congress of the 18th of March 1818 and the first of May 1820, that he the said Thomas Hayes enlisted for the term of Three years on the day of May in the year 1776 in the State of North Carolina Commanded by Captain Williams sixth regiment commanded by Colonal William Taylor in the line of the State of North Carolina Continental Establishment, that he continued to serve in the said Corps untill May 1779 when he was discharged from the service in the State of Connecticut, that he hereby relinquishes every Claim whatever to a pention, except the present, that his name is not on the Roll of any state except North Carolina and that the following are the reasons for not making earlyer application for a pention is, I have tried and applyed to several men of the Bear and General assembly and have never received any information by occasion of their non attendance and my own inability. And in pursuance of the act of the first of May 1820 I do solomly sware that I was a resident Citizen of the United States on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not since that time by gift, sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof withintent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress entitled and Act to

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HAYES, THOMS (Cont'd) provide for Certain persons engaged in +he land and Javel Service of the United States in the Revolutionary war passed on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not nor has any person in trust for me any property or Securities, Contracts or Debts due to me, nor have+ I any income other than what is contained in the Schedule hereto annexed viz One Mare (Man?) Saddle and Bridle worth $50. I am a farmer, have but one -y- eye, and one of my legs have been broken and am very infirm by reason of old age, have no family and no changes have taken place in my property since the 18th of March 1818. Thomas (X) Hayes

Sworn to and declared in open Court on the 3d day of May 1826. (signed) Step. K. Sneed Clk

Whereupon It is the opinion of the Court that the total amount in value of the property exhibited in the foregoing Schedule is $50.

HAYMORE, BRITAIN J Davidson County P.& Q.S. Ct January Term 1824 State of North Carolina ) Davidson County ) Court of Pleas and quarter Sessions January Term 1824 On the 28th day of January 1824 Personally appeared in open Court (being a court of Record) in and for the county of Davidson, Britain J. Haymore a resident in said county, aged Sixty Seven Years, who being duly Sworn according to Law, doth on his oath nake the following Declaraticn in order to obtain the provisions made by the acts of Congress of the 18th March 1813 and the 1st of May 1820 that he, the Said Britain J. Haymore enlisted for the term of two years on the _ day of February 1776 in the County of Brunswick State of Virginia in the Company Commanded by Captain James Lucas, and served in the fourth Virginia regiment Commanded by Col. Stephens on the Continental stablishment, that he continued to serve in said corps untill the expiration of the two years when he was honourably discharged from said service in Hanover State of Virginia, That he was discharged by Major Robert Lawson, That his discharge has been lost- That during his time of service he was engaged with the enemy of his Country at Pourtsmouth Norfolk and many other minor engagements - and in pursuance of the act of the 1st of May 1820 I do solemnly swear that I was a resident citizen of the United States on the 18 of March 1818 and that I have not since that time by gift, sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with an intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of congress entitled an act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and Navel Service of the United States in the Revolutionary War, passed the 18th of March 1818 and that I have not nor has any person in trust for me any property or securities contracts or debts due to me nor have I any income other than is contained in the Schedule heretofore annexed and by me subscribed (to wit) One Chain and compass

Compass Valued at- . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$16.50 Chain do . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.00 And this declarant doth on his oath further declare that he has pursued the business of a Surveyor That he is now nearly Deaf - That from bodily infirmity is unable to pursue his occupation - That he is in such indigent Circumstances as to be unable to pursue his occupation - That he is in such indigent Circumstances as to be unable to support himself without the assistance of his country_

Sworn to and declared on the 28th day of January) (signed) Britain J. Haymore 1824 before the Justices in Open Court )

Henry C. Monroe maketh oath that he is acquainted with Britain J. Haymore - That he is a man of truth - That the Value of his property contained in his schedule does not exceed thirty dollars - that he has no other property than what is Contained in said Schedule - to the best of his knowledge and belief - that his chain and compass is worn and he cannot Speak with Certainty as to its Value

Sworn to as above ) (signed) Henry C. Monroe

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HAYES, DAVID (Dec'd) Brunswick County Superior Court C.R. 0l4.301.10 It appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that David Hays late a pensioner of the United States died at his residence in the County of Burke on the 27th day of April 1843 leaving no widow but leaving Mary Conway Morgan Smith and ___ Jane & John Bean and ____ Peggy and Mary Hays his or his only heirs at law it was thereupon ordered that the name be certified to the department of War.

HEWITT, EBENEZER Brunswick County P.& Q.S. Ct. Mts. April Term, 1821 State of North Carollna ) Brunswick County ) On this 30th day April 1821 personally appeared in open court (being a court of record) for the said County Ebenezer Hewitt aged Sixty Six years ever a resident of County except while in the Service of the United States during the Revolutionary War) who being first duly sworn agreeable to law doth on his oath declare, that he served in the Revolutionary War in the Sixth Regiment of NOrth Carolina Troops under the Command of Captain McKee afterwards turned over to the first Regiment of said Troops being in Service from the year 1777 until the siege of Charleston, when I was taken as a prisoner. Two months after made my escape & joined Col. Greens Troop of horse in South Carolina with whom I served twelve months for which services in Conformity to a law of the United States of the 18th March 1818 a certificate issued from the War department entitling me to a pension to commence the third of May 1819 _ ence being had to No. 14695 will appear - And I do solemnly Swear that I was a resident Citizen of the United States on the 18th day of March 1818 that I have not since that time by gift Sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any paet thereof with the intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress "entitled an Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and Naval Serviceof the United States in the Revolutionary War passed on the 18th day of March 1818 - Nor have I or any person in trust for m any property or Securities Contracts or debts due to me nor have I any income other that what is contained in the Schedule hereunto annexed and by me subscribed

Sworn to before me the first day of May 1821 in open Court in the Town of Smithville N.C. John Julius Gause Chs. Ebenezer (X) Hewitt

Schedule of the Property of Ebenezer Hewitt who served as a private in the Revolutionary War I have about $50 due me in small debts but fear will never recover them as I am much in Want & can't Collect it. $50 three hundred & ninety acres of Land Vald. at 97.50 being very poor 25› pr. acre five head of Woods Horses only one in use Valued at 150. Twenty five head of Cattle or thereabouts 120. About fifteen head of Hogs Worth 10 ------ 417.50 No furniture in house worth taking notice of - nor have I any person to assist me to labor, I have no family except a helpless Wife about Seventy four years of age, & myself from exposure to heats & colds during & Since the revolutionary War I am unable to perform labor being by occupation a farmer. I have Received on my Certificate as a pensioner Eighty dollars & fifty one cents.

Sworn to in open Court before me this 1st day of May 1820 in the Town of Smithville N.Ca. (signed) John Julius Gause, Chm. Ebenezer (X) Hewitt

HICKMAN, JACOB Guilford County P.& Q.S. Ct. Mts. May Term 1821 On this 22nd of May in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred & Twenty One personally appeared in Open Court Jacob Hickman being a Court of record for the Coun aforesaid aged Fifty Seven Years. Who being first duly Sworn according to Law Doth on his Oath Make the Following Declaration in order to obtain the provisions made by the acts of Congress of the 18th of March 1818 & the 1st of May of 1820, That he the

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HICKMAN, JACOB (Cont'd) Said Jacob Hickman enlisted under Captain Evans for the Term of Eighteen Months Sometime in the FAll of 1782 ii the County of Pitt in State of North Carolina his said Company Was attached to the 10th regiment of the North Carolina line & was Commanded by Captain Benjamin Coleman a part of the time he served in it That he continued to Serve in Said Corps until the expiration of his above mentioned of Service When he was Discharged on Hadleys Island near Charlestown in the State of South Carolina (He was in No battles During his Said Term of Service And in persuance of theact of Congress of the 1st of May 1820 I do Solemly Swear that I was a resident Citizen of the United States on the 18th day of March 1818 & that I have not Since that time by Gift, Sale or in any manner Disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent Thereby So to Diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress entitled an act to provide for Certain persons Engaged in the Land & naval Service of the United States in the Revolutionary War passed on the 18th day of March 1818 & That I have not nor has any person in Trust for me any property Securities Contracts or Debts due to me nor have I any income than what is contained in the Schedule hereunto annexed & by me Subscribed

SCHEDULE. I have no property real or personal I am & Also my wife Rhoda Hickman entirely Supported by the Charity of my Son in Laws My trade or Occupation is That of a Farmer my wife Rhoda Hickman is Fifty Eight Years of age & is lame in her right foot We are both unable to Contribute much to our Support.

Test (signed) John Hanner CCC Jacob (B) Hickman

HICKAN, RICHARD Guilford County P.& Q.S. Ct. February Term, 1821 State of North Carolina ) Guilford County ) Court of Pleas & quarter Sessions Feby Term 1821. On the 24th day of February 1821 personally appeared in open court Richard Hickman, being a Court of Record for the County of Guilford aged 56 years Who being first duly Sworn according to law, doth on his oath make the following declaration in Order to obtain the provisions made by the act of Congress of the 18th of March 1818. and the first of May 1820 that he the said Richard Hickman en- listed for the term of Eighteen Months, Some time in the fall of 1781 in the County of Pitt & State of North Carolina in a Company Commanded by Capt. Benjamin Coleman in the Regiment commanded by Col. ------ in the line of the State of North Carolina on the Continentle establishment that he continued to serve in the Said Corps till the expiration of the Eighteen months; When he was discharged from the Said Service on Holleys Island near - Charlestown, in the State of South Carolina, That he was in no battles during his Said time of Service.

And in pursuance of an act of Congress of the first of May 1820 I do Solomnly that I was a resident Citizen of the United States on the Eighteenth of March 1818, & that I have not Since that time by Gift Sale or any manner disposed of my property, or any part thereof, so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress Entitled an act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land & Naval Service of the United States in the revolutionary War, passed on the 18th day of March l8l8, & that I have not nor has any person in trust for me any property Securities Contracts or Debts due to me nor have I any Income, other than is contained in the Schedule hereto ennexed, and by me Subscribed.

Schedule That he has no estate real or personal, he lives with his son in Law, My trade or occupation is that of a farmer. My wife Rhoda Hickman aged fifty Eight years is the whole of my family no other person residing with me, She is lame in her right foot is unable to Contribute anything to her own or my Support, and is Supported by a son in law

Sworn to & Subscribed in open Court Test Jacob (X) Hickman Jno Hanner CCC

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HICKS, MICAJAH Orange County Miscellaneous Records State of North Carolina ) C.R. 73-928-18 Orange County ) Court of pleas & quarter Sessions May Term 1829 On this 27th day of May AD 1829 before the Court of Pleas & quarter Sessions for the County aforesaid being a Court of Record Came Micajah Hicks aged Seventy five years on the 4th day of July next who being first duly Sworn in Open Court Doth on his Oath make the following declaration in Order to Obtain the benefit of the Acts of Congress of the 18th of March 1818 and the 1st of May 1820 for the relief of Certain persons engaged in the land & naval service of the United States in the Revolutionary War" The Said Micajah Hicks Sayeth That he enlisted in the Army of the United States for the term of three years at Louisberg in Franklin County State of North Carolina in the month of June 1779, as he believes and was attached to the 1st Regiment of the North Carolina line but he cannot now recollect the name either of the Captain of the Company or the Col of the regiment - That he was Shortly after marched to Charles- ton when he continued in Genl Lincolns army until the Surrender of Lincoln - That he was detained a prisoner of War about Six months on board a prison ship he then made his escape & joined Genl. Greenes Army at Charlotte North Carolina & was placed in a Company Commanded by Capt. William Lytle Attached to the second regiment of the North Carolina line Commanded by Col- Blount That after his first term of enlist- ment had expired he enlisted again for the term of three years and Continued in the Service of the United States until the Close of the Revolutionary War - That he was in the battle of Guilford and Eutaw Springs - That he was discharged on furlough until further Orders & was never again called on -

That he the said Micajah Hicks is by profession a farmer - that he has no family- That by reason of his age & bodily infirmities and is unable to procure a decent support by his labour & is who11y distitute of any other means of Support -

I Micajah Hicks do Solemnly Swear that I was a resident Citizen of the United States on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not Since that time Sold or other -wise disposed of any of my property in order to bring myself within the provisions of the before Mentioned Acts of Congress

Sworn to in open Court Micajah (X) Hicks (signed) J. Taylor CC

HILL, R WBEN Rutherford County P.& Q. S. Ct. October Term 1832 The declaration of Reuben Hill senr. aged 67 setting forth his services. As a revolutionary soldier & was presented & sworn to by him in open Court in order to obtain the benefit of an Act of Congress passed on the 7th of June 1832. The Certifi- cate of Joseph Moore & Robert G. Twitty of their belief as to his age, the report in his reighborhood of his having been a soldier & of their concurrance in that openion was sworn to by them. And thereupon the Court declare their opinion to be that the applicant was a revolutionary Soldier and that he served as he states. And the Court further certify that Joseph Moore is a clergyman, and that Robert G. Twitty is a resident of Rutherford County and are both credible persons and that their statement is entitled to credit.

HILL, ROBERT Stokes County Miscellaneous Records C.R. 90.920.1 This 9th March 1852 Satisfactory evidence was addressed in open Court by the oath of Benjamin Ziglor and (blank) that Robert Hill Sr. who was a pensioner of the United States died in this our County of Stokes -having-the-following-children-his-surrvi- on the 2nd day of August 1834, leaving him surviving the following children viz. Caleb Hill, Joel Hill, Robert Hill Jr., John Hill, Susanna Samuel Elizabeth Matthews & Martha Haynes. By B. Ziglar

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HOBBS, JOHN Orange County Miscellaneous Records C.R. 73.928.18

(The following record is in terrible condition. It is torn and disclored.) State of North Carolina ) Orange County )Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions; One ---- Record of said County - August Term 1821-

On the 29th day of August 1821 Personally -----John Hobbs aged about Seventy years -of Orange Aforesaid, who being first--------- ---ing to law, doth on his Oath declared that --------about the 15th day September/as well as he - the year 1775, in the Company commanded ------- Pinckney, of the South Carolina regiment ------ by Col. Gadson: That he enlisted as a soldier on the ---- of the United States, On the Continental establishment and continued in Service for three years according to his enlistment, when he was discharged at Sullivan Island. He was not in any Battle, but in constant Service from the time of his enlistment to the time of his Discharge - That he ------accident lost his Discharge, how does he know -which he can procure, to prove that he - in the revolutionary War, or to prove his -------old and has been long about from that ------ when he enlisted and when his Fellow -------

-------He further Swears that he was a resident -------on the 18th day of March 1818,----------him by Gift, Sale or in -------- of his Property or any part thereof----- so to diminish it as to bring Himself --------of an Act of Congress entitled ''An ------for certain Persons engaged in the Land Land and Naval Service during the Revolutionary War" passed on the 18th March 1818; and that he has not ------ any person for him in Trust any property -------- Contracts or Debts due them; Nor __-----__ other than what is contained in -------- annexed and be him Subscribed.

Schedule of John Hobbs Wearing Apparel - One old Bed & furniture - The Said John Hobbs further states, that he has a rupture which disables him from geting a Subsistance by his Labour _ He Swaresthat he stands in need of the assistance of his Country for a Support -

Sworn to & Subscribed in Open Court 29th August 1821 _____________ We certify that______ in the above Schedule______-In Witness Whereof We -------of Pleas & Quarter Sessions -------- Justices thereof, have ---------- Augt. 1821-

HOBDY, WILLIAM New Hanover County P.& Q.S. Ct. November Term 1818 Saturday 10th May 1818. Court met according to adjournment. William Hobdy appeared in Court and set forth his claim for a pension under an Act of Congress passed 18th March 1818, as follows-

William Hobdy born in Gloster County Virginia 12th April 1754 enlisted as a private Soldier in Capt. Henry Youngs company of the 7th Regiment Continental Troops commanded by Col.Alexr. Morgan McLenaghan and assisted in attacking and driving Lord Dunmore from Georgias Island mouth of Little York River, Virginia, was afterwards marched to the Northward and joined the main army at Moore's Town New Jersey under Genl. Washington; was present at the battle of Brandywine in Capt. Youngs Company of the 7th Regt. Continental troops as aforesaid, forming a part of the Brigade under Genl. Woodford, was in the action at Germantown under the command above stated, and afterwards was discharged from the Infantry at Valley Forge, his term of service (two years) having then expired: came to the Southward & reenlisted as a private in Blands Corps of Dragoons for three years in the 5th Troop, commanded by Capt. Thomas Pembleton, and was present at the siege of Savannah, the said Regiment of Dragoons being then commanded by Col. White, was made prisoner, and put on board a prison ship in Stone River, near Charleston, was afterwards removed to Charleston and continued a prisoner,

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HABDY, WILLIAM (Cont'd) 15 months, untilI an exchange was effected, was then sent by sea to James Town Virginia and performed the duties of a soldier, at the siege of York, Town, untill the final capture of CornwalIis - was discharged frcm the Cavalry, by Col. White William Hobdy does not know that any officer survives, from whom he could at present procure evidence of his services, the present applicant is well known to be needy

Signed (signed) William Hobdy The within statement of William Hobdys services as a soldier, during the revolutionary war, as far, as my belief extends is correct, from the circumstance of his bearing the character of a man of ceracity in my neighbourhood, which is still stronger, fortified from the said Hobdy's narrative of the outline already described with a minutia of detail unnecessary here to be recapitulated for some years previous to the late act of Congress in favor of the Veterans of the Revolution when he certainly could not have the most distant hope or expectation of reward from the Country -

Signed (Signed) A. F. McNiell On reading the foregoing relation of the services of Wm Hobdy, I have no doubt of his having rendered the services therein related. having served myself in the whole of the War, from 1776 to the close of the War in the North Carolina line, as an Ensign, Lieutenant & Captain, and was made prisoner in Charlesson, and went with the prisoners taken in Charleston to James Town in Virginia in the month of July 1781. I was not acquainted with the above Hobdy, but believe from his statement of particulars that he is correct.

Signed (signed) Thos Callender - The aforegoing statements made by Tom. Hobdy Arch. F McNiell and Thos. Callender, was sworn to in open Court, and it appearing to the Court that the said Hobdy is in recepitous and needy circumstances, the Court order the same to be transmitted to the Secretary of the War Department of the United States -

HOFSTATLER, GEORGE Lincoln County Miscellaneous Records

(Thls document is torn and faded) C-R- 60-928-6 Know all men by these present that I George Hufstatler of the County of Lincoln and State of No.Carolina have Constit___ and appointed John Carruth of the same county and state aforesaid my true and lawful attorney Both D____ and Receive of the Commission--- ----- by the last genl. assembly to settle ---------arrirs of pay due and owing to me for my nine months Servis and on a ---- ---- -- a --- ----that my said attorney ---- --- --- a --- in testimoney --- --hereunto ----hand & seal 3th day -----. J--- Moore -- Geo-- ----

State of No Carolina ) Lincoln County ) This Day Capn Philip Null appeared before us & being sworn Sayeth that George Hoftetlar was a Soldier in the nine months --- -avy Service in the Continental Line of this State --------years 1778 & 1779 and that he served the full --ne ---- which he was Inlisted - and that he the Deponent _____ the s d Hoftetler have his Discharge for said Service Sworn to & sbuscribed this -0th Day August 1792 Before

Jno. Moore CC

(signed) Phillip Null Atty State of North Carolina) Lincoln County ) I do hereby Certify under my hand And Se----- office that John Moore & Robert Alexander Esqr. Be---- the within power of attorney was taken ackno----- the Deposi- tion of George ---- & Cap ----- ----- are acting ---- of the Peac- --- County and that from --- ------ght -- ------- ------ ----- ----- ----- ----- -----

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HOLLEN, WILLIAM Rutherford County P.& Q. S. Ct. September Term, 1832 The declaration of William Holland senr. setting forthhis age (85 years) and his services as a Revolutionary Soldier, in order to obtain the benefit of the provisions of the Act of Congress passed on the 7th June 1832 was presented by him & sworn to in open court. The certificate of the Rev,d Drury Dobbins & John PadgetJ of their belief as to the statement of the age of the applicant, and as to the report & opinion in his neighborhood of his having been a revolutionary soldier and of their concurance in that opinion was also sworn to by them. - And the court do declare their opinion after investigating the matter, and after putting the interogatories prescribed by the War Department that the applicant was a Revolu- tionary soldier and served as he has stated; and further that Drury Dobbins & John Padgett & residents of Rutherford County, that they are credible persons and that their certificate is entitled to credit.-

HOLLOWELL, SAMUEL (Dec'd) Pasquotank County P.&Q.S. Ct. March Term, 1834 State of North Carolina ) Pasquotank County ) Caleb Sawyer of the County of Pasquotank & state a- foresaid aged about 62 years, being duly sworn on the Holy Evangalist of Almighty god, sayeth that he was well acquanited with Samuel Hollowell late of the said county of Pasquotank & State aforesaid, that he the said Sam. Hollowell was born & raised in the State of North Carolina, and moved to the state of North Carolina about the year 1777 and continued to Reside in the State & County aforesaid, except his term of Service up to the time of his death which took place about the year 1791 That he the said Samuel Hollowell, intermarried with Maria Palin by whom he left a daughter Nancy Hollowell, and whois now a Resident of the County of Pasquotank & State aforesaid, she intermarried with Wilson Aydlett, and the affiant is well acquanited with them Affiant further states that the said Sam Hollowell, was engaged in the Revolutionary War, between Great Brittain & the United States - and that he served during said war or a part thereof in the North Carolina Continental Line - affiant further states that he believes the said Nancy Aydlett, who was Nancy Hollowell, to be the only heir at Law of the said Samuel Hollowell dec'd. (signed) Caleb Sawyer

Sworn & Subscribed to in open Court (signed) James M. Grice Clk

HOLT, GEORGE Orange County P.& Q. S. Ct. August Term, 1832 George Holt a Citizen of this County came into open Court & exhibited his declaration & proofs in support thereof to entitle him to a pension from the United States under an Act of Congress approved 7th June 1832 entitled an Act supplemantory to an act for the relief of the officers & Soldiers of the Revolu_ tior. The Court having considered the matters contained with said declaration & the proofs in support thereof ordered to be Certified as their opinion that the said declaration & the proofs are support thereof an entitled to full credit.

HOOD, CHARLES Orange County Miscellaneous Records

North Carolina ) Orange County ) Court of Common pleas & quarter Sessions May Term 1820 -

Being the court of Record for said county

On the 27 of May 1820 personally appeared in open court Charles Hood (a man of colour) Aged 65 years resident in said county of Orange Who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath declare that he served in the Revolu- tionary war as follows - That he served in the first North Carolina Regiment in the company commanded by Capt. Roades as will more fully appear by reference to

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HOOD, CHARLES (Cont'd) his former declaration bearing date the 9th day of May 1818 & numbered 2062 - I, Charles Hood do So'emnly Swear that I was a Resident Citizen of the United States on the 18th day of March 1816; that I have not since that time, by gift Sale or ir any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof; with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring it so as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress entitled "An act to proved for certain persons engaged in the land & naval Service during the Revolutionary war" passed on the 18th March 1818; and that I have not nor any person for me in trust any property or Securities contracts or debts due to me|nor have I any income other than what is contained in the schedule hereto annexed & by me Subscribed.

Schedule of Charles Hoods property 1 Sow & 6 pigs )Not paid for 1 Horse )Cost $35 & poor pair towards him $15 1 Pot 2 Hoes 1 Pair of chairs 1 Plough 1 Ax The said Hood states that he is 65 years of age that that he has a sore on his back of great Size that he is sorely afflicted with the disease called Asthma under which he has laboured for 20 years & that he is entirely unable to persue his occupation of a farmer -

He further states +hat he has a wife aged about forty years & rather unhealthy- Sworn to & Subscribed in open Court the 27 of May 1820 by Charies (X) Hood We Hereby Certify that the property set forth in the above Schedule is of the Value of $19.60. (signed) Thos. Whitter JP C. Campbell JP _____ khart JP

HOOD, THOMAS Person County P.& Q. S. Ct. September Term, 1820 State of North Carolina Person County. Personally appeared in open Court this 12th day of Septm. 1820. Thomas Hood, aged sixty Eight years, who being duly Sworn according to the law, doth on his oath make the following declairation, in order to obtain the provision made by the act of Congress of the 18th March 1818. and the 1st May 1820 - that he the said Thomas Hood, enlisted on the 20th day of February 1776 for the Term of Two years, in the Artilary Company, Commanded by Colo. Charles Harrison in the line of Virginia Continental establishment. That he continued to Serveduring the War -. that he was in the battle at Gavins Island in Gloster County, and the battle of Monmount, the battle of Stoney point & the Battle of Gates defeat near Camden and at the taking of Land Colo. Wallace at York, and wears ? Twenty Two Wounds-And in persuant of the act of the 1st May 20 1820. I do. solemly swore I was a resident Citizen of the United States on the 13th March 1818 and that I have not since that time by Gift, sale or in any other way disposed of my property or any part thereof with intention thereby to diminish it, so as to bring myself within the provision of the act to provide for certain persons engaged in the and & navel services of the United States in the revolutionary Ware pased on the 18th March, 1818 - That I have not nor has any person for me in trust, any property or security, contracts or debts, due to me, nor have I any incom, other than what is contained in the schedule hereto anexed and by me Subscribed.

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HOOD, THOMAS (Cont'd) 159 1/2 acres of Land very Poore at 25› pr acre $114.70 1 Old Negroe Woman near 70. . . . . . . . . . . 20.00 1 O'd Mare 12 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33.00 3 Cows & Two Calves . . . . . .˙. . . . . . . . 25.00 4 Head of hogs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.00 11 head of Sheep . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ll.00 2 Beds & furniture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.00 3 Old Tables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.50 112 doz Chares . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.00 1 Spining Wheel & Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.00 1 Old Lamb. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.00 2 Axes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.25 4 Old Hoes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40 2 ploughs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90 112 doz. knives & forks . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.00 Plaits & Dishes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.00 A Small quantity of Wheet . . . . . . . . . . . 3.50 1 Small Stack Oats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.00 1 Old Set Silver T. Spoons . . . . . . . . . . 3.00 Sundry old Pots & Kitchen furniture . . . . . . 7.70 270.45 I am due as much as is due to me I am a planter by occupation, my Family consists of my self & wife who is 54 years of age, and old negroe Woman near 70. I am very much afficted, my wife unable lo labour, I reside in the County of Person State of No.Caroiina, I have received three pensions, my Certificate bears date the 14th May 1818. Sworn & Subscribed to in open Court this day & date first above writen. (signed) Thom. Hood. Test. Duncan Rose C.L.C.

HOOKER, WILLIAM (Dec'd) Stokes County Miscellaneous Records C.R. 90.920.1 State of North Carolina ) S.S. June Term 1838- County of Stokes ) Whereas ae it has been represented to Satisfaction of the Court of pleas & quarter Sessions. Now Sitting, that the following named persons who it appears are Widdows. of Revolutionary Soldiers of the War & Served in the Army of the United States for which Services the said Widdows claims pensions according the Services rendered by their respective husbands, and it further appears that the said Widdows from bodily infirmities are unable to attend this Court in order to make their different declarations to obtain their Several pensions agreeable to the Act of Congress passed the 4th of July 1836, Therefore it is ordered by the Court, that Charles Banner a Member of said Court & Justice of the peace proceed to take the Declarations of the Following Named Widdows at their respective places of residences in the County of Stokes aforesaid (to wit) Hannah Shamel widdow of John Shamel, Dec'd. who was formerly the the Widdow of John Hauser, Dec'd (blank) Strupe the widdow of Tand. Strupe Dec'd, Magdanina Houser widdow of George Hauser Dec'd.- Catherlne Spainhoser widdow of Mich. Spainhour Dec'd.- Elizabeth Apperson widdow of William Apperson Dec'd, and the widdow Hooker the Widdow of David Hooker Dec'd & that he the said Charles Banner attend & take their Several declarations & report to the pension officer of the United States accordingly all which is ordered by the Court. The contents of the above Sworn & Subscribed the date above written in open Court.

(signed) C. Banner Test Reubin D. Golding CCC

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HOOKER, WILLIAM (Cont'd) Stokes County June Term 1838.- Whereas It has been made appear to the satisfaction of this Court by the oath of Charles Banner that the following named Widdows from old age & Bodily infirmities are unable to attend Court in order to make their declarations to obtain pensions under the Act of Congress passed the 4th of July 1836- (to wit) Hannah Shamel widdow of Jno. Shamel Magdelana Houser Widdow of George Houser Susanna E. Stripe Widdow of Samuel Strupe Elizabeth Spainhour Widdow of Mich. Spainhour Elizabeth Epperson Widdow of William Epperson Anna E. Stutts widdow of Casper STutts - Lucretia Hooker Widdow of William Hooker & Mary Pearce widdow of Jacob Pearce. It is therefore ordered by the Court that Charles Banner a Justice of the peace & one of said Court do proceed & take their Declarations at their places of Residence in order that they may obtain the Benefit of the aforesaid act of Congress & that this order be placed on the Records of said Court.

HOPKINS, WILLIAM Orange County P.& Q.S. Ct. August Term 1832 William Hopkins a Citizen of this County came into open Court & exhibited his declaration & proofs to entitle him to a pension from the United States under an act of Congress approved 7th June 1832 entitled an Act supplimentory to an Act for the relief of the surviving officers & Soldiers of the Revolution - The Court having considered the matters contained in said declaration & the proofs in support thereof ordered to be certified as their opinion that the said declaration & proofs in support thereof are entitled to full credit.

HOPSIN, BENJAMIN Wake County Miscellaneous Records State of North Carolina ) Wake County ) Court of pleas & quarter Sessions, February Term 1841 The Declaration of Benjamin Hopson made on Oath in Open Court, before the Worshipful Justices of the Peace of said Court now in Session: In Order to Obtain a pension for a tour of three months Services performed by him in the War of the Revolution. In the Militia of this State; in the year 1782 & who is now of the age of 85 years or thereabouts: Deposeth and saith, that he did perform a Three Months tour of Service as a drafted Militia Soldier, in the Service of the State of North Carolina in the War of the Revolution in the year 1782 That he was drafted from the County of Wake and entered or Joined in the Company that was drafted from this Wake County with others under Captains Briant & Capt. Bledsoe, and soon after joined the Troops at Hillsboro in -Orange-County-N.C.- & was mustered there & Joined other troops, and from there he was marched with the troops & Captains as aforesaid to the Town of Salisbury, to headquarters, and was all then under General Butler: and Col. Farmer: when they were stationed, That he performed his Three Months Tour of Services faith- fully & satisfactorly to the approbation of his officers, and was by them Honorably discharged at Salisbury, at the termination of his said Three Months Services, and then returned home to his place of residence in said County where he has ever since resided, that from the great length of time, since then, he has lost or Mislaid his dlscharge, as he did not think it material to reserve it-. and that the officers under whom, he served and nearlty all his fellow Soldiers are now deceased.-

That he now makes application to the Gen. Govment under the Acts of Congress made & provided for the Services of the Militia, according to the term of Services performed: in the War of the Revolution.- & further he saith not:

Sworn to & Subscribed in open Court it being a Court of Record on this 15 day of February 1841- (signed) A. Williams CC Benjamin (X) Hopson

HORNER, THOMAS Orange County P.& Q.S. Ct. August Term, 1832 Thomas Horner Citizen of this County came into open Court & exhibited his declaration & the proofs in Support thereof to entitle him to a pension from the United States under the Act of Congress approved 7th June 1823 entitled an Act supplimentory to an act for the relief of the Officers & Soldiers of the Revolution - The Court having considered of the matter contained in said declaration & the proofs in Support thereof Ordered to be Certified as their openion that the said declaration & proofs in Support thereof are entitled to full credit.

HOUSER, GEORGE (Dec'd) Stokes County Miscellaneous Records

State of North Carolina ) S.S. June Term 1830 County of Stokes ) Whereas it has been represented to Satisfaction of the Court of pleas & quarter Sessions Now Sitting, that the following named persons who it appears are widdows of RevolutiOnary Soldiers of the War & Served in the Army of the United States for which Services, the said Widdows claims pensions according the Services rendered by their respective husbands, and it further appears that the said Widdows from bodily infirmities are unable to attend this court in order to make their different declarations to obtain their Several pensions agreeable to the Act of Congress passed the 4th of July 1836.

Therefore it is ordered by the Court, that Charles Banner a Member of said Court & Justice of the peace proceed to take the Declarations of the following named Widdows at their respective places of residence in the county of Stokes aforesaid (to wit) Hannah Shamel Widdow of John Shamel 'Dec'd' who was formerly theWiddow of John Houser Dec'd- (blank) Strupe the widdow of Land Strupe De'd Magdanina Houser, widdow of George Houser rec'd. Catherine Spainhour Widdow of Mich'l Spainhour Dec'd.- Elizabeth Apperson widow of William Apperson Dec'd. And the widdow Hooker the widdow of David Hcoker Dec'd & that their Several declara- tions & report to the pension officer of the United States accordingly all which is ordered by the Court. The contents of the above Sworn & Subscribed this date above written in open Court.

Test (signed) C. Banner Reuben D. Golding C.C.C.

Stokes County June Term 1838 Whereas It has been made appear to the satisfaction of this Court by the Oath of Charles Banner that the following named Widdows from old age & bodily infirmities are unable to attend Court in order to make their declarations to obtain Pensions under the Act of Congress passed the 4th of July 1836. (to wit) Hannah Shamel widdow of Jno. Shamel Magdelana Houser Widdow of George Houser Susanna E. Stripe Widdow of Samuel Strupe, Elizabeth Spainhour Widdow of Mich'l Spainhour Elizabeth Epperson Widdow of William Epperson Anna E Stutts Widdow of Casper Stutts - Lucretia Hooker Widdow of William Hooker & Mary Pearce Widdow of Jacob Pearce It is therefore ordered by the Court that Charles Banner a Justice of the peace & one of said Court do proceed & take their Declarations at their places of Residence in order that they May obtain the Benefit of the aforesaic Act of Congress & that this order be placed on the Records of said Court.

HUDGINS, JAMES F. Warren County Miscellaneous Records C.R. 100.928.3 (Back of page) Copy of Declaration Jas. F. Hudgins 20 Nov. 1845 & Sent to War office 31 March 1846 Jas. Johnston Capt. recruiting officer U. States delivered the company at Baltimore & then when arriving at Baltimore mustered into Col. Wallaces 4th Regt of Va. line-

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HUDGINS, JAMES F. (Cont'd) When Comp. left Baltimore Wallace Took command & went immediately to N.York- Genl. Ward commanded the fort of New York 1776 & 1777- 1781. Battle of Yourtown Jas. E. Hudgins rec'd of Col. Edwd. Garland a piece of parchment cortaining as he was informed the Bounty pay which the State was to give for Entitled Soldiers. Afterwards so'd it to Wm Dormer One or two years after the siege of Yorktown, that he sold the parchment

J. F. H. lived in Lower End of Lunenburg near Bruswick Line about 2 Miles from Meherrin River.

J. E. H. Lower end of Mecklenberg lived in a Mile of Bugg'. Mrs Betsy Bugg the mother of Capt. Jno. Daly-

Dr. Niblett below Lunenberg C.H. on Harpers road

Tom Adams Harpers road near D. Niblett

J. F. H. Lived 3 Miles above Wrights fork Meck. Co. Va.

W. N. Edwards = Daneil Neuman, Thos. Hill_on Examine the Office Lunenberg C.H. for Deed of assignment- Jas. E. Hudeins - to H. Doswell

J. F. H. 4 or 5 Mos. waited on the Su______ in N.Y.

Va. Line 4th Reg. Wallace Com-Dr at Brandywine 1777 Capt. Ellis - no. of

Company not recollected - VA. 2nd Reg. Col. Tucker Comdr. Battle of Germantown After Battle of Germantown Edwd Garland coma at & about Baltimore J. F. G. about 20 Miles from Battle of Birmington when it Happened.

Declaration- State of North Carolina ) Warren County ) On this 20th day of November A.D. 1845 personally appear- ed before me Thomas J. Hodkins one of the Justices of The Peace and a Member of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions in & for said County of Warren and in the State aforesaid (which is a court of probate and record) James F. Hudgens a citizen of said County aged Eighty fours years who being first duly sworn, according to Law, doth on his oath, make the following declaration, in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress, passed the 7th day of June 1832 Making provision for certain surviving officers & Soldiers of the Revolution Entitled "An Act supplimentary to the act for the relief of certain surviving officers & Soldiers of the Revolution "to Wit"

"That he is a native of the county of Lunenburg and State of Virginia & now of the age of Eighty four years or thereabouts to the best of his recollection - That about the age of fifteen years and in the year of 1776 he enlisted for three years as a private in the Virginia Line of the Continental Army in said County of Lunenburg under one Capt. James Johnson, who was a recruiting officer of the United States and one Epaphroditus Redder or Readdn (which, of the two he does not precisely recollect) as his Lieutenant that together with a company consisting of Sixty some odd men he marched under the said Capt. Jas. Johnston & Lieut. Redder or Rudder, as aforesaid to the town of Baltimore, which was at that time the place of Rendezvous, when & where he was delivered up to Col. Wallace & mustered into his regiment, the 4th Va. Reg. he believes, with one Ellis as his Capt. (The number of whose company in said Regt. he does not particularly recollect.) & was soon after marched by said Wallace & Ellis to the City of New York -in-the-autum-of-the-same-year-; that upon his arrival at New -said-city-of-New York He was considered too young to perform -at- -abcdefghi- Military duty & was employed in waiting upon the Dr. or Surgion in the Camp (whose name he believes was Thompson or very much like it - that after the lapse of some months & -about- sixteen years of age -his-arrival-at-the-age-of-sixteen-years-,he was put under transferred-to the command of the said Col. Wallace, as his recollection at present serves him who -he-thought commanded the 4th Va. Regiment according to his present recollection & under The said Capt. Ellis; whose company belonged to the said 4th Va. Regiment.- That he was at the battle of Brandywine & -commanded-and- under the Command of either Col. Wallace of the 4th or Col. Tucker of the 2nd Va. Regiment; (but from the great length of time Since, he can -Does- not undertake to say with certainty which, of the two commanded him) & during which battle he was wounded, with The bayonet of a British Soldier, in the left hand, though -not-severely- the Scar of

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HUDGINS, JAMES H. (Cont'd) of which may now be seer without difficulty - that he was also in the Battle of Germantown & commanded by Col. Tucker of the 2nd Virginia Regiment but does not recollect the number of the Company in said Regiment in which he was- /(written in between lines)in which he was but in____ ____ )that they were the only two regular engagements. said Term service he was marched through the Middle & Northern States funning from Baltimore to the Canadas almost - Sometimes under -Genl.-Gates & sometimes under General Washington-/whose s______ he remembers & sometimes under _____ ___- that after the expiration of his said three years service of enlist- ment he was discharged, at Baltimore - the certificate of which discharge was given him & ____ by the aforesaid Col. Tucker- under whom he had been serving, but considering the paper of no value, he took no care of it & of course it was destroyed or otherwise lost sight of - the opinion prevalling among the soldiers commonly, that their discharges were of no value & that they would never receive any thing else than what they had already received in their monthly pay & that after the expiration of said three years continental enlisted services, he was draughted as a private in the Virginia Militia performing three different tours & when at the Siege of Yorktown Octo. 1781, & after the surrender of the British General Cornwallis he received from Col. Edward Garland of Prince Edward County Virginia who commanded some of the Troops at said Siege - a piece of parchment containing as he was informed & believes the amt- of Land which the State of Virginia agreed to pay to her citizens who enlisted for three years or during the war - that it was customary for field officers & Cols. to issue or give out these evidences to those soldiers -whom they knew to have performed the service agreeably to enlistment - that some years after said Battle of Yorktown he sold & transferred the aforesaid Land evidence or parchment to one Col. William Daswell of Amelia County, Virginia, but who, if now alive would be in the County of Nottoway - that part of said Amelia County lying on Nottoway river having been cut off in the year 1788 & formed into a new county by the name of Nottoway - the said Doswell agreeing to pay him the sum of Twenty Dollars for the aforesaid Land claim, which he thinks was to be located in Kentucky or on Green River-

That when he applied through his neighbours & friend the Hon. W.N. Edward for a pension for his services he only applied for the amount which he supposed was due him from the Gov't for his militia Services- He made no declaration of his services as a continental soldier, because he did not think or consider that he had any claim against the United States Government therefore; having been paid his monthly pay whilst in the service as aforesaid in the Continental Service; and Moreover he had never conversed with any person to whom he made known the facts of his services in the Virginia Line of the Continental Army - that he removed from said County of Lunenburg, Va. some 6 or 7 years after the close of the war to the adjoining county of Mecklenburg & State of Va. aforesaid, in which he lived upwards of thirty six years & since that time he has constantly resided & does yet reside in the aforesaid County of Warren & in the state of N. Ca. - that he will be able to establish his Continental Services by Sterling Cooper of Franklin Cy Virginia: if alive; but he confidently relies on the recorded evidence of his services, in the Muster Rolls of the Continental army of the Virginia Line; sonewhere Either in the City of Washignton or Richmond Va. to establish his claim - That he solemnly appeals to the authorities of his government for an anount of money due him as one of her citizens, whose services and privations, almost three score years & ten gone by contributed, Tho' humbly, to establish the liberty of that county whose government he now asks for the small additional amount which would contribute materially to the support of himself & family & which he knows he is entitled to, and wish a firm reliance on the ------protection-for-the- justice & truth of his claim he now submits his case -to-the-constitutes-authorities-of-the-government- and finally, that he now is a pensioner.-of the U.States at the rate of Thirty Dollars per annum & that his name is inscribed on the pension Roll of the State of North Carolina at Fayetteville in said state.

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HUDGINS, JOHN Orange County P.& Q.S. Ct. August, 1832 John Hudgins a Citizen of this County came into open Court & exhibited his declaration & the proofs in Support thereof to entitle him to a pension from the United States under an Act of Corgress approved 7th June 1832 entitled an act Suppli- mentory to an Act for the relief of the officers & Soldiers of the Revolution - The Court having ev________ the matters contained in the said declaration & the proofs in support thereof ordered to be certified as their openion that the said declaration & the proofs in Support thereof are entitled to full Credit.

HUGHES, JOHN Orange County P.& Q.S. Ct. August Term , 1832 John Hughes Jr. a Citizen of this County came into open Court & exhibited his declaration & proofs to entitle him to a pension from the United States under an act of Congress approved 7th June 1832, entitled an Act Supplimentory to an act for the Relief of the Surviving officers & Soldiers of the revolution - The Court having considered the matters Contained in the declaration & the proofs in support thereof ordered to be certified as their openion that the said declaration & proofs in support thereof are entitled to full Credit.

HUTCHINS, THOMAS Rutherford County P.& Q.S. Ct. September Term, 1832 The declaration of Thomas Hutchins Senr. setting forth his age (79 years) and his services as a Revolutionary soldier in order to obtian the benefit of the provisions cf the Act of Congress passed the 7th June 1832 was exhibited by him & sworn to in open Court. The Certificate of William Carson and James W. Carson of their opinicn as to the report & belief in his neighborhood of his having been a soldier of the Revolutions, of his age, and of their concurrance in that opinion was also sworn to by them in open Court. -

And the Court do hereby declare their opinion to be after investigating the matter and after putting the Interogatories prescribed by the War Department, that the applicant was a revolutionary soldier and served as he states; and the Court further Certify that it appears to them that the persons who have signed the preceed- ing Certificate are residents in the County of Rutherford & State of North Carolina are both Credible persons and that their statement is entitled to Credit.-

IRVINE, JAMES Rutherford County P.& Q. S. Ct. October, 1832 Term The declaration of James Irvine aged 67 years was sworn to by him, 7 Certifid- on oath by Drury Dobbins & Frederick Prichett and the opinion of the Court thereon, annexed, in order to his obtaining the benefit of the Act of Congress passed on the 7th June 1832-& Certified under seal of the Court.-

IVES, JOHN P. Craven County P˙& Q.S. Ct. Page 257-8, August, 1832 On this 14th day of August in the year of our Lord one Thousnad eight hundred and thirty two personally appeared in open court before George Wilson, John Harris and John P. Ive's a resident of said County aged seventy eight years in October next, who being first duly sworn, doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed June 7, 1832- That he volunteer_ ed in the militia about the beginning of the revolutionary war under Thomas Tyre, and marched to Wilmington N.C. that this was for a term of three months, he was discharged and came home to Craven County, he remained at home about 5 or 6 months, and then enlisted to serve six months to be computed after leaving the State, he remained in the State about three months after enlistment, and then marched to Charleston under Capt. Weeks, William Caswell was Colonel (son of Genl- Caswell) He remained at Charleston & news arrived that the British had taken Savannah, he was then marched to Augusta, the British and tories retreated from Augusta towards

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IVES, JOHN P. (Cont'd) Savannah, the Whigs pursued under Genl. Ashe to Briery Creek, the enemy set fire to the bridge, and while the whigs -were at work upon it, they were surprised, and after a little skirmishing retreated- Declarant says that hls Captain (Weeks) took violent cold in crossing the Savannah river, and died at a place called the Two Sisters about 4 or 5 miles from Briery Creek.- The defeat at Briery Creek happened just about the time his term of service expired and he was regularly discharged at Kinston N.C. In the course of the same year he enlisted for three months under John Council Bryan and was employed in guarding prisoners and marched with prisoners to Halifax twice - Declarant states that he kept his discharge for more than 20 years, and has lost them, not supposing they would be of value to him. Benjamin White knows of declarants being in Capt. Bryans Company, but whether there are other men living to prove his other services, declarant does not know - He hereby relinquishes every claim whatever to a pension or annuity except the present, and declares that his name is not on the pension roll of the agency of any State. Sworn to and subscribed the day and year aforesaid-

(signed) John P. Ives Benjamin White maketh oath that he knew the declarant John P. Ive's when he acted as adjutant to Capt. Bryan's Company in the Revolutionary war.

Benjamin -B- White JACKSON, THOMAS (Dec'd) Pasquotank Co. P.& Q.S. Ct. December Term, 1833 State of North Carolina ) Pasquotank County ) William Davis of the County and State aforesaid, aged Seventy years being duly Sworn on the Holy Evangalist of Almighty God- Saith that he was well acquainted with Thomas Jackson late of the county & state aforesaid, that the said Thomas Resided in the said County of Pasquotank, up to the time of his death, which took place in the year AD 1821. That the said Thomas internarried, with one Deborah Gallop, by whom he left three children at the time of his death, To Wit, Thomas, Sarah & Bailey Jackson, all of whom are now alive, The said Thomas, Sarah & Bailey Jackson, are all Residents of the County & State aforesaid, and are well Known to this affliant, affiant Further States that he was well acquainted with the said Thomas Jackson, and that the said Thomas was engaged in the Revolu- tionary War, between Great Brittian, and the United States, and that he Served during the said War or a part thereof with North Carolina Continental line, Affiant further States that the said Thomas, Sarah & Baily are the only heirs at Law of the said Thomas Jackson deceased. Sworn to in open Court

(signed) William Davis (signed) James W. Grice Clk.

From the evidence offered, it doth appear Clearly to the Court That Thomas Jackson, late of the County of Pasquotank in the State of North Carollna died some time 1821 - leaving three children only. To Wit Thomas, Sarah & Baily Jackson who are now alive, and are the only Heirs, at Law of the said Thomas Jackson deceased.

JACOBS, PRIMUS New Hanover County P.& Q.S. Ct. August Term, 1820 On this 15th day of August 1820 personally appeared in open court being a Court of Record for the County aforesaid, said Court being unlimited in the amount of its jurisdiction, having the power, to fine and imprison, and keeping a record of its proceedings; Primus Jacobs, aged about sixty years, resident in said County, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath declare, that he served in the Revolutionary War, as follows, in the regiment commanded by Col. Arch. Lytle in the line of the State aforesaid in the company commanded by Capt. Joseph Rhodes (the corps unknown) the date of the original declaration being October 1st 1819, and I do solemnly swear that I was a resident citizen of the United States on 18th day of March 1818, and that I have not since that time by gift

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JACOBS, PRIMUS (Cont'l) sale, or in any other manner, disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an Act of Congress entitled "An Act to provide for certain personds engaged in the land and naval service of the United States in the Revolutionary War" passed on the 18th day of March 1818" and that I have not, nor has any rerson in trust for me any property or securities, contracts or debts due to me, nor have I any income other than what is contained on the schedule hereto annexed and by me subscribed. I have no property either, real or personal, other than my working tools necessary clothing and bedding; I am a Cooper by trade and in consequence of having had my shoulder broken and but poorly unable to pursue; I have in my family, a wife and four children, the age of my wife being abOut thirty five, and my children of the following agess the first aged 24; the second 22; the third 20; and the fourth 16; all of whom are able bodied persons, from whom I receive but little assistance, except that of the youngest, of whose labor I receive the entire benefit.-

Primus (X) Jacobs

JAMES, ELISHA Halifax County P.& Q.S. Ct. November Term 1824 District of No Carolina ) November Term 1824 Halifax County ) On the 16th day of November 1824 personally appeared in open Court Elisha Jacobs aged about Sixty five years resident in the County of Halifax who being first duly sworn according to Law doth on his Oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the provision made by the Acts of Congress of the 18th March 1818-and the 1st of May 1820 - that he the said Elisha James - enlisted for the term of eighteen months on the Spring before Charleston was taken in the year (blank) in the State of So. Carolina in, the company commanded by James -Millikin- in the regiment commanded by Colonel Sheppard, as this affiant thinks but is in no wise certain on the line of the State of South Carolina on the Continental establishment that he continued to serve in the same Corps and under Capt. Henry untill termination of war when he was discharged from the said Service.- That said James's property is ten shoats , some clocking (?), twenty barrell corn valued by the (Court at $45.- that his occuration is a farmer that he is infirm subject to rheumatic pains that his children are Franky, 8 years old - Sally one year old, Emma 2 year oldunable to Contributs & his Support, That he was in the battles of Charleston when Charleston was taken and was taken a prisoner & that he has no other evidence now in his power of his said service except the testimony of James Jones - And in pursuance of the act of 1st May 1820 - I do Solemnly Swear that I was a resident Citizen of the United States on the 18th of March 1818 - and that I have not since that time by gift, sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby so as to diminish it, as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress entitled "An act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval Service of the United States in the Revolutionary War - passed on the 18th March 1818, and that I have not, nor has any person in trust for me any property or securities Contracts or debts due to me, nor have I any income other than what is contained in the Schedule hereto annexed and by me Subscribed. Sworn to and deciared or, the

Elicha (X) James 16th day of Novmb. 1824 in open Court (signed) R. Eppes Clk. I Richard Eppes clerk of Halifax County Court do hereby Certify that the afore- going and the Schedule thereto annexed are truly Copied from the records of said Court, I also Certify that the Court was Satisfied that the Clamant service for the time of nine months under one engagement in the Continental establishment - And I do further Certify that it is the opinion of said Court that the total amount value of property exhibited in the aforesaid Schedule is Forty five dollars - In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affirm the seal of the said Court in this 16th day of Novmb. 1824. (signed) R, Eppes Clerk of the County Court of Halifax.

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JAMES, ELISHA (Cont'd) James Jones appeared in oper. Court and made oath that he knew the time Elisha James enlisted was as stated this affiant being present at such enlist- ment.

James (X) Jones

JENKINS, JOHN (Dec'd) Rutherford Sounty P.&Q.S. Ct. July Court, 1840 Page 207 The Declaration of Sarah Jenkins , aged 85 years was presented in open Court which purports to have been Sworn to on the 16 Day of November 1839 before Edward Rippy a Justice of the Peace - Setting forth that She is the Widow of John Jenkins Who Was a Continental regular Soldier in the Revolutionary War and that he entered the Service Sometime about the year 1775-or 76 and that he resided in Fairfield District South Carolina When he entered the service & She further Sayeth that her husband John Jenkins Was a Pensioner and that he entered on the Pension Roll on list at ninty Six Dollars per year at the North Carolina Agency, So She refers the department to the evidence upon which he was pensioned. in order to obtain the benefit of the provision made by The Act of Congress, passed July 7th 1838. Grant- ing half pay and Pension to certain widows - She further Declares that She was married to the SAid John Jenkins in the month of November 1777, and that her husband the aforesaid John Jenkins Died on the 6th July 1830 and that She was married to him during the time of his Service at the time above Stated. The Affidavit of Elizabeth Gladden of South Carolina Fairfield District Setting forth that she was present at the Marriage and Saw her Sister Sarah and John Jenkins married herd them pronounced man and wife -the- And that the marriage took place in November 1777 - And States that she is in the 80 year of her age which Affidavit is Attested by Thomas Lumpkin a Justice of the Quotam and Certified by him as to her Veracity Setting forth that he never heard it disputed and that he had been acquainted with her about 30 years - With the Certificate and Seal of Office of J. Elliott Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas for the district of Fairfield and State of South Carolina Certifing that Thomas Lumplin is an acting Justice of the Quoram for Said District. That full faith and credit ought to be given to all his official acts as such - The affidavit of Jesse Jenkins setting forth the family record of his furthar which accompains this affidavit as to being the original and genuine record of his age and the only family record that John & Sarah Jenkins ever had and that he is the only child and that the above mentioned record is in the hand writing of Jeremiah Elkers and was in the possession of John Jenkins his Eather untill his Death and since that time in his own possession - Sworn to and Subscribed 25 Day of April 1840 before Edward Rippy a Justice of the Peace with his certificate as to Jesse Jenkins Reputation Stating that he is of Good Repute a man of truth and one that Stands fre in Society - And then upon the Court Declare it as their openion that Said Sarah Jenkins is the Widow of John Jenkins Who was a Revolutionary Soldier & Pensioner as Set forth in her Declara- tion& that they was married at the time Set forth And that Jesse Jenkins is a man of Good Character ard that his affldavit is entitled to support.

JENKINS, LEWIS Rowan County P.& Q.S. Ct. November Term, 1818 This day personally appeared in open Court Lewis Jenkins aged about fifty five years residing in the County of Rowan and state of North Carolina who being first duly Sworn according to Law doth on his oath make the following declaration to obtain the provision of a late act of Congress entitled an act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States during the revolutionary war; That he the said Lewis Jenkins enlisted in the regular service of the United States in the State aforesaid and County of Wake in the company commanded by Captain William Ward, the fifth regiment of North Carolina troops in the month of May in the year 1778. That he continued to serve in the said Corps in the Service of the United States untill sometime in the month of May (to the best of his recollection, 1781 when he was discharged from service at Halifax.

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JENKINS, LEWIS (Cont'd) in the state aforesaid - This deponent further deposeth that he was at Saratoga at the Capture of Burgoyne and the British army - That he was at Fort Johnston when it was taken from the common enemy - and that in pursuing and taking the aiders and abetters of the British Government, commonly called the Tories his life was exrosed to many great dangers and eminent perits - This deponent further deposith that he is poor, and in reduced circumstances and that he verily believes that the whole of his worldly substance does not exceed $5. that he is an invalid, that he has a wife and ten children, that he stands in need of the assistance of his country for support. That he has now no other evidence in his power of his said services.- Joseph Clifford and Joel Kenyan being duly Sworn deposeth that they are well acquainted with the De- onent Louis Jenkins, and that he is in such reduced circumstances as to stand in need of the assistance of his country for support.- Now it appearing to the Satisfaction of the court that Lewis Jenkins did serve in the revolutionary war of the United States against the common enemy for a longer term than nine months, and that he is in such reduced circumstances as to stand in need of the assistance of his country for support:- it is therefore ordered that the foregoing be made a matter of record, and that the Clerk certify,and transmit the same to the Honorable the Secretary at war:

JOHNSTON, FREDERICK Rutherford County P.& Q.S. Ct. October Term, 1834-Page 273 It was proved to the satisfaction of the Court that Frederick Johnston dec'd was a pensiner of the United States, that he died on or about the 15th day of May 1831 & that Edy Johnston who applies for the arrears of pension due at his death was his wife & is now his relect & widow by Benjamin Pope & Willis Johnston - Sent on.-

July Court A.D. 1840-Page 206 The declaration of Eda Johnson aged 72 years Setting forth that She is the widow of Frederick Johnson who was a private Soldier in the war of the revolution in The Continental Establishment and that he was late a pension in conformity with the law of the United States of the 18th March 1818 - 1st May, 1820, on the 1st March 1823 And that he was entitled on the pension list roll of the North Carolina agency at the Rate of Eight Dollars per month Was presented and Sworn to in open court by him in order to obtain the benefit of The Act of Congress passed on the 7 July 1838. Granting half pay and pensions to certain Widows and She further declares that She was married to him Said Fredin Johnson in the year 1783. & That her Husband the afore- said Frederic Johnson did Died on the 15 - May 1831 - and that She was not married to him prior to his leving the service but the marriage took place previous to the lst- January 1794 - The Certificate of Willis Johnson as to the family Record of the birth of the Children of Frederick Johnson & Eda his wife whose Declaration it accompanied that it has been in the possession of his Father from affiants youth un- till his Fathers Death and Since his Death in _ of his mother Eda Johnson and that it has not been any way entered Since he Knew it except the addition of one name. He further Swears that it is in the handwriting of Leml Moore now of the State of Georgia and that he Saw Said Moore make the entries at request of his Farthar the Said Frederi Johnson. He further Swears that it is the only family record he ever knew of his farthars family which said certificate was Sworn to in open court - And thereupon the Court Declares it as their openion that Said Eda Johnson is the widow of Frederi Johnson who was a Revolutionary Soldier & Pensioner as set forth in her Declaration and that he was married at the ime set forth And that the Said Willis Johnson is a man of good character and that his affidavit is entitled to credit.

JOHNSON, JOSEPH Chatham County P.& Q.S. Ct. State of North Carolina ) August Session 1820 Chatham County ) Court of Pleas and quarter Sessions began & held on Monday 14th August 1820. On this day of August the 14th 1820 Personally appeared in open Court being a Court of record for the County and

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JOHNSON, JOSEPH (Cont'd) and State aforesaid Joseph Johnson aged about Sixty Six years resident in the County of Chatham and State of North Carolina who being first duly Sworn upon the Holy Evangelist of Almighty God according to Law doth on his oath declare, that he Served in the Revolutionary War that the said Joseph Johnson was appointed an Ensign in the year 1775 in the Company Commanded by Captain Mathew Ramsey in the Reginent commanded by Col. John Williams in the line of the State of North Carolin in the Continental establishment; that he continued to Serve in said Corps untill about the year 1778 and the said Joseph Johnson Still continued to Serve in the continental army of the United States under the said Capt. Matthew Ramsey and commanded as well as I can remember by Colo. Thomas Armstrong untill the peace between this County & G. Britain in 1781 at which time the said Joseph Johnson was held as a prisoner in Wilmington N. Carolina - That he was engaged in the Battle of Stono, Camdn and Guilford, besides many other skirmishes with the enemy and that he has no further evidence of his Services, save thatwhich was exhibited before his Honor Henry Potter at Raleigh Judge of the district Court North Carolina in the year 1818 and thence returned to the War department at Washington City in which a pension was granted to the said Joseph Johnson commencing with the date of aforesaid declaration before his Honor Judge Potter: And that he has regular received his pension down to the 4th March 1820 commencing as well as I can State about May 1818 - And I the said Joseph Johnson do Solemly swear that I was a resident Citizen of the United States of America on the 18th of March 1818. And that I have not Since that time by Gift, sale or in any manner disposed of my property, or any part thereof with Intent thereby so lo diminish it as to bring myself withln the provisions of an Act of Congress entitled an Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and Naval Service of the United States in the Revolutionary war passed on the eighteenth of March 1818 And that And that I have not nor has any person for me in trust any Property or Securities, contracts, or debts due to me nor have I any income other than what is contained in the Schedule hereto annexed and by me Subscribed. Here follows a list of my property; I own no real Estate to wit of personal, one Small Heifer eight small hogs three grown hogs, five Small pigs, One pine chest, 1 pine table, three old chairs, one pot 1 dish oven, Some Small Articles of Pewter and Earthenware about the Value of five dollars one weeding hoe, one Grubing Hoe two old plough ho_ I have been in the habit of Cultivating the earth, but have been for some ___ years unable to pursue it - That for some two or three years I have been ___ in the habit of earning as far as I was able for my Support the business of Shoe making, but now from a loss of my eye sight am unable to do Very little at that business - I have a wife aged about forty five years, a daughter Hannah aged about Seventeen years, - a son Joseph aged about fifteen years, a Son Caswell aged about twelve years, Daniel about Ten years, Morgan about Seven, or Six years Jackson about four years Jasper about two years old I have a Charitable neighbour who allows me to live on a small piece of land

(signed) Joseph Johnson Sworn to -andeclared in open Court the l4th day of August before (signed) Nathan Stedman (seal) Thomas Rarish JP (seal) Thos. Clegg JP (seal)

JOHNSON, THOMAS Granville County P.& Q.S. Ct. August Term, 1820 District of North Carolina On this 12th day of August AD l820 personally appeared in open Court, being a Court of Record for the County of Granville State of North Carolina now in Sessions Thomas Johnson aged Sixty three or four who being first duly sworn according to law, on his oath make the following declaration inorder to obtain and Continue to hold the provision made by the acts of Congress of the 18th March 1818 and the 1st of

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JOHNSON, THOMAS (Cont'd) May 1820 that he the said Thomas Johnson enlisted for the term of four years in the Revolutionary war & served during the same three years on the Continental establish- ment and that Certificate No. was issue to him in persuance of his original declara- tion now on file in the War department bearing date 17th day of April 1820 allowing the deponent Eight dollars per month to commence on the 29th March 1820 - In pursuance of the act of the 1st May 1820 I do solemnly swear that I was a resident of the United States on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not since that time by gift sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent therein so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress Entitled "An Act ot provide for Certain persons engaged in the land & Naval service of the United States in the revolutionary War passed on the 18th March 1818 & that I have not nor has any person in Trust for me any property or Securities contracts or Debts due to me nor have I any income than what is Contained in the Schedule hereto annexed and by me subscribed. To wit One hundred acres of land purchased of James Hamilton at $1 the debt & Interest due for the rurchase of the land is $200 no deed has been made by said Hamilton.

3 Cows & Calves . . . at $12 . . . . . $36.00 2 Yearlings (2 Grasses) . 5 . . . . . 10.00 14 head of hogs . . . . . . . . . . 20.00 _ne old negro woman between 60 & 70 years of age no value 1 Bed & furniture 12.00 Household & kitchen furniture & Plantation tools . . . . . . . . 16.25 1 old riding chair . . . . . . . . 15.00 $110.25 Sworn to and subscribed Thomas (mark) Johnson in open Court the 12th day of August 1820 (signed) Step K Sneed Clk

JONES, EDWARD Guilford County Miscellaneous Records C.R. 46.917.l Box 3 State of North Carolina ) Guilford County ) Superior Court of Law Fall Term AD 1822 On this 21st day of October AD 1822 personally appeared in open Court (being a Court of Record) for the County of Guilford Edward Jones aged Sixty three years resident in the County of Guilford who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order obtain the provision made by the Acts of Congress of the 18th of March 1818 and the first of May 1820 that he the said Edward Jones enlisted for the term of three years or during the War on the l9th of March 1777 in the State of Virginia in the company commanded by Capt. Thomas Armistead which company was attached to the first -State- regiment commanded by Col. Gibson in the line of the State of Virginia Continental establishment, that he continued to serve in said regiment until sometime in the fall of 1777 when he with some others was attached to the 2nd regiment of the Virginia Line Stationed at Williamsburg VA, when he continued until the Spring of 1778 when he marched with Said regiment and jolned the army under Genl. Washington at Valley Forge in the State of Pennsylvania - that he was then attached to the first Virginia regiment again and placed in a Company Commanded by Capt. Abner Crump; that he continued to Serve in said Corps until Sometime in the Winter of 1779 when he enlisted again at Middle Brook in the State of New Jersey - during the Continuance of the War - that He reported to Virginia with his regiment when he Continued until the year 1781 when he was detached from Said Regiment and placed under the Command of Col.- Campbell and Sent on to Join Genl. Greene in North Carolina. He continued to Serve in the Corps Commanded by Col. Campbell until the battle at the Eutaw Springs - when Campbell was killed - that he afterwards Served under other officers in the Army of Genl. Greene until the Spring of 1783 when he marched -under-Gen- in a Company Commanded by Capt. Alexander Parker from Savanah by the way of Augusta to Richmond Virginia when he was discharged on the 25th day of June 1783 - That he was in the Battles of Guilford Eutaw Springs

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JONES, EDWARD (Cont'd) Camden & the Siege of Ninety six That the Certificate of his discharge is lost and that he has no other evidence of his said Services now in his power.------ And in persuance of the Act of the 1st of May- 1820 I do Solemnly Swear that I was a resident citizen of tne United States on the 18th day of March 1818 that I have not since that time by Gift sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby so to diminish it, as to bring myself within the provisions of an Act of Congress entitled an Act to provide for Certain persons engaged in the land and Naval Service of the United States in the Revolutionary War passed on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not nor has any person in trust for me any property or securities contracts or debts due me nor have I any income other than what is set forth and contained in the Schedule hereto annexed, and by me Subscribed -

-Shedule Debts owing me to the amount of five Dollars - (signed) Edward Jones That he is by occupation a Shool-Master, but that from Age and bodily infirmities he is rendered almost incapable of Attending to the duties of his profession - that He has no family - and is entirely dependent on his profession & the Charity of his friends for Support -- -- --

Sworn to and Subscribed (signed) Edward Jones in open Court. (signed) 1. Caldwel1

JONES, ELISHA Duplin Co. P. & Q. S. Ct. August Term 1832 Elisha Jones Declaration as follows State of NoCarolina ) Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions August Term Duplin County ) on the 28th day of August 1832. personally appeared in open court before Alfred WardHasen Mundy & William Cooper Elisha Jones a resident of the County and State aforesaid Seventy One years of age Who being first duly -sworn- according to law doth on his oath make Make the following declaration in Order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed 7th June 1832 That he entered the Service of the United States under the following Named officers & served as herein stated in the year 1780 entered a Company of Minute Men Commanded by Capt James Love as a Volunteer for a tour of Six Months during Which Service he was Marched from Duplin to Fayetteville then Called Cross Creek that his Company then Joined other troops & Marched to Grassy Island on the Pee Dee thence to the Wal-- River where they found the Army of Genl. Gates a few days after that a battle was faught at Camden When Genl. Gates Army was Defeated which this Declarant & others returned into NoCarolina & their tour of service being over returned home to Duplin County That he again enlisted the Service With Capt Love & Served one Month when the Capt. Was Killed at the little Bridge Near Willington he having surprised at the house of a Mr. Rouse that after his return home a draft took Place for 18 months men & he hired on Sam'l. Walten- as his substitute for that time that T.Walten Served as his Substitute under Capt (blank) And he further declares that at the time he entered the service he lived in Duplin County

He hereby relinquishes every Claim to a pension or annunity except the present & declare that his Name is Not on the pension Role of the agency of Any State. (signed) Elisha Jones

Sworn to & Subscribed the day & year aforesaid Test (signed) Jas. P To which is Annexed the following Certificate of J Wilkins & Wm. Taylor We Jno. Walkens & Wm. Tayler residing in the County of Duplin & the State aforesaid hereby Certify that we in _____ regiment with Elisha Jones who has sub- scribed & Sworn to the above declaration & that we believe him to be 71 years of

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JONES, ELISHA (Cont'd) age That he is reputed & believed in the Neighborhood where he resides to have been s Soldier of the revolution & that We Concur in that openion

Sworn & subscribed this day & (signed) Jno Walkens year aforesaid Wm Taylor Test (signed) J_ Pearsale Clk

And the said Court do hereby declare their openion after the investigation of the Motion that the above applicant was was a revolutionary Soldier & that he served as he states & the Court further State tnat Jno. Walkins Esqr & Thos Taylor who have signed the preceeding Certificate are residents of the County of Duplin & are Credible persons & that the Statement is entitled to Credit

(signed) A. Ward JP (seal) W Muncy JP (seal) Wm Cooper JP (seal)

JONES, JAMES Craven County P.& Q. S. Ct. September 1820 On this twelfth day of September AD 1820 personally appeared in open Court (the said Court being a Court of record, because it proceeds according to the course of the Common law with a jurisdiction unlimited in point of amount keeping a record of its proceedings, and having pcwer to fine and imprison, James Jones aged Sixty five years resident in Carteret County, within said district who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath declare, that he served in the Revolutionary war as follows in the Company commanded by Captain Inloc in the fifth Regiment, North Carolina line, Continental Establishment - that he hath heretofore received a pension under the act Gf Congress of 18th March 1818 - Cer+ificate of pension Number 5288 - His original declaration has been forwarded to the War department, date not recollected And I do solemnly swear that I was a resident citizen of the United States on the 18th day of March 1818; and that I have not since that time, by gift, sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an Act of Congress entitled, " An Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States, in the Revolutionary war" passed on the 18th March 1818; and that I have not, nor has any person in trust for me, any property, or securities, contracts or debts, due to me; nor have I any income other than what is contained in the schedule hereto annexed, and by me subscribed. 'Viz' one cow and calf - one Canoe & paddle, two sows and nine shoats, five plates, one dish, four knives and forks, one iron pot, one dutch oven, one skillet, one griddle, one pocket knife, one bed & pine bedstead, one blanket, two sheets, one coverled deponent has no income or revenue of any kind declarant is by occupation a cooper, but his age & the loss of one eye prevent his working at his trade, his family consists of the following persons, his wife aged fifty years, his son aged fourteen years named James Jones, his daughter Nancy Jones, about twenty two years of age none of whom have any trade, but contribute as far as in their power to make their bread & clothing Sworn to and declared & subscribed by the said James Jones on the 12th day of Sept. 1820

(signed) James (his mark) Jones

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JONES PETER Warren County P.& Q.S. Ct. May Term, 1823

State of North Carolina ) Warren County - ) On this 26th day of May 1823, personally appeared in open court the same being a Court of record declared so by the laws of the state Peter Jones resident in said County aged seventy six years the first day of next July who being first duly sworn according to Law, doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the provisions by the acts of the 18th March 1818 and the first of May 1820 and the 1st of March 1823 that he the said Peter Jones took command as Lieutenant in a company commanded by Capt. John Jones this was in the fall of the year 1775. and in a regiment commanded by Colo. Mordicai Buchur and on 1st January 1777, the said Peter Jones Took Command of a company as Captain under Colo. William Davis and 1779 the said Peter Jones Marched to the seige of Savannah under Colo. Richard Parker and after the siege of Savannah the said Peter Jones returned to the siege of Cornwallis at York - Virginia - and there continued untill the Surrender all his service was performed in line of the State of Virginia on the Continental establishment- And I do hereby solemly sware that I was a resident Citizen of the United States on the 18th of March 1818 and that I have not since that time, by gift or sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby So to diminish it or to bring within the provisions of an Act of Congress entitles - an Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the united States in the revolutionary War passed or the l8th March 1818. And that I havre not nor has any person in trust for me any property or securities, contracts or debts due to me nor have I any income other than what is contained in the schedule hereunto annexed and by me subscribed. (To Wit) one negro man by name of Ephraim one bay mare & colt. three cows & two calves cne sow six pigs and four shoats, 2 old pine tables, 4 chairs one pot one skillet one earthen dish 3 plates l/2 doz. cups & Saucers, 2 Pewter dishes 6 pewter plates, 1 Tin Coffee pot, 5 old knives & forks I have no land (signed) Peter Jones

That since the exhibition of my first schedule the following changes have been made in my property. The above schedule contains the same as my first except some little changes in the stock by me & deaths. Changes in my property since since my first schedule conveyed to William Hicks in Trust for the benefit of Henry Fitts the 8th March 1822 The above mentions negro man Ephraim the mare & Colt & four head of Cattle to secure a debt due to him for the sum of one hundred dollars which debt is still due and now much larger than it was then and contracted with said Henry for absolute necessarys to live upon (to wit) Corn, wheat sugar and coffee & Cash to buy meat & other necessarys of merchandise to support upon. The said Peter Jones farther states that his occupation is that of a planter that from his advanced age & infirmities he is unable to labour in the field. that he has three in family, himself one daughter by the name of -sintha- Jones and the negro nam Ephraim. That his daughter Sintha is about 24 years old and Negro Ephraim about 36 years. my daughter might by very bad labour support herself but this would be with difficulty. The negro is able to support himself but cannot make a sufficiency to pay rent & support me.

(signed) Peter Jones C_____ Drake, Cl_____ The Court values the property contained in the annexed schedule as follows (To Wit) 1 Negroe man Ephraim $350 1 Bay mare & Colt 50 3 Cows & 2 Calves 35 1 Sow, 6 pigs & 4 shoats10 2 Old pine tables -50- 50 4 ____ Chairs 1.00 3 Plates 12 1/2 1/2doz. Cups & saucers .25 .37 1/2

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JONES, PETER (Cont'd) 2 Pewter dishes 59 & do plates l00 1.50 1 Tin Coffee pot 25 & 5 old K & Forks 25 .50 -------- $439.37 1/2

Warren County P.& Q.S. Ct. Feby, 1824 On this 24th day of Feby 1824 personally appeared in open court, being a court of record, expressly made so by the laws of No.Carolina for the county of Warren afore- said, Peter Jones aged seventy seven years, who being first sworn according to law, doth, on his Oath, make the following declaration in order to obtain the provisions made by the acts of Congress, of the 18th March 1818, and the 1st May 1820. That he the said Peter Jones entered the revolutionary War as Lieutenant in the fall of the year 1775 in the State of Virginia, in the company commanded by Colonel Mordicai Bucker in the line of the State of Virginia on the continental establishment; and that he continued to serve in said corps as Lieutenant, until 1777, at which time he took command as captain in a regiment commanded by Colonel William Davis, and that he continued his command under Col. Davis until the battle of Monmoth; after which time, he marched and a detatchment commanded by Col. Richard Parker to the sige of Savanah, and that he continued in the said Revolutionary Service until the surrender of Corne Wallace at the Siege of Little York. When he was discharged at Little York in the State of Virginia.- That he was in the Battles of Monmoth and at the seige of Savannah, and that he has no other evidence, now is his power of his said servises, except his own. Oath.-And in pursuance of the act of the 1st of May- 1820, I do solemly swear, that I Was a resident Citizen of the United States on the 18th day of March, One thousand eight hundred and eighteen, and that I have not, since that time, by Gift, sale or in any manner, disposed of my property, or any part thereof, with in- tent thereby to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress entitled "An act to provide for certain persons in the land and naval servises of the United States, in the revolutionary War" passed on the 18th day of March one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, and that I have not, nor has any person for me, any property or securities, contracts or debts due to me; nor have I any income other than what is contained in the Schedule hereto annexed, and by me Subscribed (Vizt.

One mare and colt, two cows and calves, two Sows and twelve Small Pigs, One pine table, four split bottom chairs, one earthen Dish, two earthen plates two pewter Dishes, one half Dozen pewter plates, Three Pewter basons, one tin coffee Pot, one half Dozen cups and Saucers.

Property valued by the court.- (signed) Peter Jones One mare and Colt $40 2 Cows & Calves 16 Sows & Pigs 8 all the property 5 Amt. $69 valuation And that his occupation is that of a planter: his ability to pursue it, is a very Slender one, scarcely able to cut wood to make his own fires, and that he has an only daughter living with him, about the age of twenty one or two years; and that she is not more than able to support herself; and that since the time of rendering the former schedule his negroe Man has been sold under a deed in trust which then covered him, for the sum of Three hundred and ten dollars, which sun has been applyed in payment of the following debts which I was owing, vizt.- Henry Fitts the sum of Two hundred and four Dollars secured by deed in trust and open acct. Thomas Power by Judgment and Execution for the sum of Thirty seven Dollars and Seventy nine cents, - Henry Foot on Judgement and Execution, for the sum of Eleven Dollars & five cents.- William Hicks for cost as a constable, the sum of two dollars.- Elizabeth Melane, for bacon and corn Eight Dollars.- James Colclough for Black Smiths -account- work nine dollars & forty eight cents, making in the agrigate the sum of ____$272.32.- leaving a ballance due me of - $37.68.-

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JONES, PETER (Conf'd) February Court, 1837 On this 29th day of February 1837 personally appeared in open Court, before the Court of Warren County now sitting Mrs. Centhia P. Hawes, a resident in the County of Warren and State of No. Carolina aged forty five years, who being first duly sworn according to Law, doth, or her oath, make the following Declaration, in order to obtain the benefits of the provision made by the Act of Congress passed July 4th 1836.. that she is the only child of the late Peter Jones, decd. who was a Captain in the Army of the Revolution in the Virginia line; a Pensioner under the act of Congress 18th March 1818 and who resided in Warren County North Carolina, and died on the 10th day of February 1833, leaving no widow and but one child as will more fully appear.- by reference to the proof hereto annexed - and the said Court, present Henry Fitts, John W. Hawkins and Peter R. Davis gentleman Judges - Order that it be certified that it appears to the satisfaction of the court, that the late Peter Jones of Warren County, North Carolina, late a Captain in the army of the Revolution and a Pensioner under Act of Congress, 18th March 1818, died on the 10th day of February 1833. leaving no widow and only one child, Cinthia P. Jones, now Mrs. Cinthia P. Hawes - survived him.-

Warren County Miscellaneous Records C.R. 100.928.3 State of North Carolina )S S Warren County ) The said Court eontinued and held for Warren County on the (blank) day of (blank) 1837 Present (blank) Gentlemen Judges.

Ordered that it be certified that it appears to the satisfaction of the court that the late Peter Jones of Warren County North Carolina, late a Captain in the army of the revolution and a pensioner under act of Congress 18 March 1818 died on the (blank) 1833 leaving no widow, and only one child Cinthia P Jones. Now Mrs Cinthia P. Haws survived him.-

Clerk of the court for the county of Warren, State of North Carolina, do hereby certify that the above is a true transcript from the records in this office, In testimony wereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my Seal of said Court the (blank) day of (blank) in the year 1837. (signed) Clerk Copy this over. Declaration In order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress of the 4th July 1836. State of North Carolina ) S S Warren County ) On this (blank) day of (blank)eighteen hundred and thirty seven, personally appeared in open court, before the court of Warren County now sitting Mrs. Cinthia P. Haws a resident of the county of Warren, and State of No. Carolina aged (blank) years who being first duly sworn according to law, doth, on her make the following declaration, in order to obtain the benefits of the provision made by the act of congress, passed July 4th, 1836, That she is the only child of the late Peter Jones dec'd who was a Captain in the army of the revolution in the Virginia line, a pensioner under the act of Congress 18 March 1818, and who resided in Warren County North Carolina, and died on the (blank) 1833 leaving no widow, and but one child as will more fully appear by reference to the proof hereto annexed.

Sworn and subscribed on the day and year above -mitter- before.

-witness-

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JORDEN, CALEB (Dec'd) Perquimans County Miscellaneous Records C.R. 77.928.7

State of N Carolina ) Court of Pleas & Quarter Perquimons County ) Sessions, November Term 1839 Parscilla Goodwin maketh oath that she is the individual mentioned in formler certificates of this worshipful Court to the general assembly as a fit person for relief, she being the widow of a deceased revolutionary soldier, in the militia for the State of No.Carolina & that her situation still continues needy -&e-

sworn & subscribed before me Priscilla (X) Goodwin sworn to in open Court (signed) Test John Maadlock

State of No Carolina ) Court of pleas & quarter Perquimans County ) sessions Novr. Term 1834 It having been proved to the satisfaction of the Court that Caleb Jordan was A soldier In the Revolutionary War and That he is since Dead leaving A widow (Now Named Presullia - -Goodwin- and two children. all Residents of the County of perqui- mans and it further appearing to the satisfaction of the Court That said prisullia Goodwin is poor and needy and in Distress Circumstances - It is therefore adjudged, ordered & Decreed that the said Prisullia Goodwin Receive the sum of sixty Dollars peranum During her natural life for the support of herself and -family- children & That The Clerk Certify the same to the ensuing General Assembly-

To be Recorded

JORDAN, EDMUND Northampton County Miscellaneous Record C.R. 71.928.12 Pleasant Hill N.C. 25 July 15 Mr Edmond Jordan Lexington Georgia (Above is cover of following material. Note immediately below is on the inside of the cover. bjc) I am instructed to say this paper has been mislaid or it would have been forwarded long since RHW State of North Carolina ) Northampton County ) I Christopher Foster of the County and State aforesaid do hereby Certify that-Edmond Jordan Enlisted in Capt. Lucus's Company fourth Virginia Regiment Some time about the 1st March 1776 and as well as I can recollect for the term of two Years, I perfectly recollect He was gone upwards of two Years before He again returned to Greensville, Witness my hand and Seal this 13th day of July 1833.

State Jn. H. Patterson Christopher (X) Foster (seal) State of North Carolina ) Northampton County ) Christopher Foster whose name is attached to the above Certificate personally appeared before Me John H Patterson an acting Justice of the Peace for the County and State aforesaid and made oath that the above Certificate was Just and true to the best of His Knowledge and Belief Given under My hand and Seal this 13th day of July AD 1&32 (signed) Jno. H. Patterson JP (seal)

State of North Carolina ) Northampton County ) We the undersigned do hereby Certify that Christopher Foster Whose name is attached to the above Certificate has been a resident of the aforesaid County and State long before our recollection and He is considered by us, and is looked upon by all the Neighborhood as far as we know as a Man of the strictist varacity and truth. Given under our hands and Seals

(Jno. H. Patterson JP (Chiston Morriss (signed) (wi1liam Long (Robert Ellis

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JORDAN, EDMUND (Cont'd) In Justice to Mr. Foster I must Say that it is my sincere belief that any man in the County that knows Him would assign the above were they Present

(signed) Jno. H. Patterson

State of North Carolina ) Northampton County ) I, Richard H. Weaver Clerk of the County Court of said state & County do hereby certify that John H. Patterson before whom the foregoing affidavit was taken & who has furnished the foregoing certificate was at the time an acting Justice of the Peace & that the foregoing -certificate- signatures purporting to be his are genuine. In testimony whereof I have here unto officia- my seal of office & subscribed my name this twenty fourth day of May 1835

(signed) Richard H. Weaver Clk

State of North Carolina I Samuel Calvert Chairman of the Court of Pleas and quarter sessions for the County of Northampton, hereby certify that Richard H. Weaver whose name appears to the above certificate is the clerk of said Court having been duly appointed & qualified as such & that the signature there to - purporting to be his, is genuine. Given under my hand & seal (Manuel) having no seal of office the 24th May 1835

(signed) Samuel Calvert D.D.P.Q.S.) JOYNER, MATTHEW Wake County Miscellaneous Records C.R. 99.928.11 North Carolina ) Wake County ) Court of pleas & Quarter Sessions. May Term A.D. l828 On this the 20th day of May A.D. 1828, personally appeared in open Court, it being a Court of record, and so made and recognized by the Laws of North Carolina, Matthew Joiner, resident in the County aforesaid, aged seventy one years on the l9th day of June last past, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath, make the following declaration, in order to obtain the provision made by the acts of Congress, of the 18th day of March 1818 and the 1st of May 1820 That the said Matthew Joiner enlisted for the term of two years and a half, on the (blank) day of (blank) in the year A.D. 1780 in the State of North Carolina, in the Commanded by Capt. John Gray, in the 3rd regiment commanded by Col. Sumner, his given name forgotten, in the line of the State of North Carolina, on the Continental Establishment, that he continued to serve in the said Corps, tho' the Captaincy of his particular Company had, by the death of Capt- John Gray in Savanah, Georgia, evolved upon one Joseph Clinch, for the space of fourteen Months, at the expiration of which time, he was discharged from the service on 5tn day of September 1781, in the Town of Halifax in the State of North Carolina, having been engaged in the Battle of Sullivan's Fort, and his Corps being, at the time of his discharged on their march to the North in pursuance of orders: he having substituted in his place an able bodied Man for That he hereby relinquishes every claim whatsoever to a pension except the present, that his name is not on the roll of any state to his knowledge, except the state of North Carolina; And that the following are his reasons for not making earlier application for a pension,viz. that he was in the possession of a small property, & enjoying a sufficient portion of health and strength to enable him to improve it so as comfortably to support himself & family, he was unwilling to make a claim upon his Country untill the infirmities of old age, or some other misfortune, should make it a matter of receipit.- And in pursuance of the Act of Congress of the lst day of May 1820, I do solemnly swear that I was a resident Citizen of the United States on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not since that time, by gift, sale or in any other way, disposed of my property, or any part thereof, with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself Within the provisions of an Act of Congress, entitled An act to provlde for certain persons in the land and naval service of the United States in the revol- utlonary war passed on the 18th day of March 1818, and that I have not, nor has

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JOYNER, MATTHEW (Cont'd) any person in trust for me, any property or securities, contracts or debts; due to me, nor have I any income other than what is contained in the sckedule hereto annexed and by me subscribed-

This declarant further swears, that his family consists of four persons, besides himself, viz: his wife Lucy Joiner, about seventy years old, his daughter Polly Joiner about 30 years old and his grand-daughter Nathaniel Joiner, about 9 years old - And that his trade & occupation is that of a farmer, & that owing to the great infirmities of his advanced age, he is almost totally disabled to pursue his said occupation. (signed) Matthew Joyner

North Carolina ) Wake County ) Court of pleas & Quarter Sessions February Term A.D. 1829 On this the 18th day of February A.D. 1829, personally appeared in open Court, it being a Court of Record & so constituted & recognized by the Laws of North Caroline Matthew Joiner, resident in the County aforesaid, aged seventy one years, or seventy two, on the l9th day of June A.D. 1828, who being first duly sworn according to Law, doth on his oath, make the following declaration, in order to obtain the provision made by the Acts of Congress, of the 18th day of March 1818, and the 1st of May 1820; That the said Matthew Joiners enlisted for the term of two years and a half, on the (blank) day of (blank) in the year A.D. 1780 in the state of North Carolina, in the Company commanded by Capt. John Gray, in the 3rd Regiment, commanded by Col. Sumner, his given name forgotten, in the line of the State of North Carolina, on the Continen_ tal establishment; that he continued to serve in the said Corps, tho the Captaincy of his particular Command had, by the death of Capt. John Gray in Savannah, Georgia envolved upon one Joseph Clinch, for the space of fourteen months - at the expiration of which time he was discharged from the service on the 5th day of Septenber 1781, in the Town of Halifax, in the state of North Carolina, having

(On back above page are two titles.) Matthew Joyner Matthew Joinor Declaration for TO) Copy Deed A pension Thos. & Wm. Allen

Febry Court 1829 Copy made Declarant owes, viz: To William Crenshaw for hire of Negroes & necessary articles of Merchandize-------$ 54.10

To Jno W. Harris, money borrowed, ---------- 48.41

To Executors of Thos. Lile dec'd. for Blacksmiths Work ------------------------ 12.41

To Green Lowry for the horse above Scheduled ------------------ $ 47 . 62 --------- $561.10 $164.54 164.54 ------- $396.56 The following, an account of the charges which have taken place in the declarents property since the '8th March 1818, and such as have been made by the death of stocks & the expenses necessarily incident to the support of his family viz: He exchanged a land warrant for 185 acres of land lying in Tennessee, that lssued to him for mi1itary services from the secretarys' office of the state of North Carolina, with one Limcon Clements, for 202 acres of land, lying in Granville County No. Ca. and afterwards he sold the same to Thomas and William A1len for $575-00 - a copy Of the Deed to said Thomas and William for said Land is hereunto affixed.

(signed) Metthers Joyner Matthew Joinor )This Indenture made this 28th of Novr in the year of our Lord To )1825 between Mathew Joinor Sen. of the one part Thomas B. Allen Thos.B.& Wm.Allen)William Allen of the other part all of the County of Granville

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JOYNER, MATTHEW (cont,d) and State of No.Carolina Witnesseth that for and in Consideration of the sum of five Hundred & Seventy five Dollars to me in hand paid the Receipt whereof I Hereby acknowledge Hath bargained So'd and by these presents doth confirm unto the Said Thomas B. Allen & William Allen a Certain Tract or parcel of Land lying & being in the County aforesaid & upon the waters of the Bever Dam Creek & Bounded as follows Beginning at post oak thence South 196 poles to a black Jack thence west 166. poles to the first station Containing Two Hundred 21 1/2 acres be the Same more or Less To- gether with all woods, ways and priviledges or appurtinouses thereunto belonging unto the said Thomas B- Allen & William Allen their Heirs Exeutors or administrators for ever & the said Mathew Joinor for Himself, his Hiers Exec.s or administrators against all and every other person or persons whatsoever and will warrant & forever defend the Ditto of the above named parcel of Land with all the appurtinaners thereunto belonging Witness whereof the said Mathew Joinor Senior has Hereunto Set his hand and affixed his Seal the year & day first above written Signed Sealed & delivered in the presence of us

Witness Caleb Brasfield (signed) Mathew Joinor (seal) Zacharah Allen

KEATON, WlLLIAM (Dec'd) Pasquotank County P.& Q.S. Ct. December Term, 1833 State of North Carolina ) Pasquotank County - ) William Davis of the County & State aforesaid aged Seventy five years, Being duly sworn on the Holy Evangalist of Almighty God, saith that he was well acquainted, late of the County & State aforesaid, that the said William Keaton, was born & raised in the said County & State, and that he the said William Keaton, Continued to Reside, in the County & State aforesaid up to the time of his death, which took place in the year 1814 That the said William, inter- married with, Mary Snowden by whom he left three children at the time of his death- To wit Mary Keaton, Nancy Keaton, & Anthony Keaton all of whom are now alive, Mary intermarried with Evan Sanders, who is also, alive, Nancy intermarried with Henry Suten, who is also alive, The said Mary Sanders, and her Husband Evan Sanders, Nancy Suton & her husband Henry Suton, and Anthony Keaton, are all Residents of the County of Pasquotank, and are well Known to this affiant. Affiant further States that the said William Keaton was Engaged in the Revolutionary war Between Great Brittain & the United States, and that he Served during the said War or part thereof in the North Carolina Continental Line Affiant further States that he believes, the said Mary, Nancy and Anthony, are the Only heirs at law of the Said William Keaton deceased -

Sworn to in open Court (signed) William Davis (signed) James M. Grice Clk.

From the evidence offered, It doth clearly appear that William Keaton to the Court that William Keatcn, late of the County of Pasquotank, in the State of North Carolina dec'd, Some time in the year l8l4, leaving Three Children Only. To Wit, Mary, Nancy & Anthony Keaton, all of whom, are now alive, and are the Only heirs, at Law of the said WilliamJ, That the said Mary is now the Wife of Evan Sanders and that Nancy is the wife of Henry Suton -

KEEL, CHARLES (Dec'd) Pasquotank County P. & Q.S. Ct. December Term 1833

State of North Carolina ) Pasquotank County - ) William Davis of the County and State aforesaid, aged Seventy-Five years, being duly Sworn on the Holy Evangalist of Almighty God, Saith that he was well acquainted with Charles Keel, late of the County & State afore- said, That the said Charles, Resided in the said County & State aforesaid, up to the time of his death, which took place, Sometime in the year AD 1803, that the

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KEEL, CHARLES (Cont'd) said Charles intermarried wilh Elizabeth James, by whom he had one child at the time of his death, named Sarah Keel, who has since, intermarried with Hugh Raper, whc is nowalive, the said Sarah and her said Husband Hugh Raper are now Resident of the Counly of Pasquotank and are well Known to this affiant. Affiant further States that that the said Charles Keel was engaged in the Revolutionary War, Between Great Brittain and the United States, and that he served, -during the said War or a part thereof in the North Carolina Continental line.

Sworn to in open Court- (signed) William Davis (signed) James W. Grice Clk

From the evidence offered, it doth clearly appear to the Court that Charles Keel, late of the County of Pasquotank in the State of North Carolina, died Some time in the year 1803, leaving one child, named Sarah Keel, who is now alive and the only heir at Law of the said Charles Keel, that the Said Sarah is now the wife of Hugh Raper.

KIDDS, JOHN Lincoln County Superior Court of Law April Term 1829 Declaration in order to be placed on the Pension List under the Act of Congress of the 18th March 1828 - State of North Carolina ) . Lincoln County ) Superior Court of Law April Term 1828 On this 2nd day of April 1829 personally in open court being a Court of record for the County of Lincoln aforesald John Kidd resident in said County aged Seventy years on 2nd May next who being first duly sworn according to Law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the provision made by the Act of Congress of the 18th March 1818 and the 1st of May 1820 That he the said John Kidd enlisted for the Term of eighteen months about the first of August but in what age he cannot State but believes it to be about the year 1781 in the State of North Caro- lina in the Company commanded by Captain Coster in the regiment commanded by Colonel Little in the line of the state of North Carolina on the continental establishment that he continued to serve in the said corpse until 10th day of June in the next year after his enlistment when he received a furlough from Col. Little in South Carolina about ten miles from Charleston, but to be in readiness when called upon again ex- cept once by Genl. Polk, that he hereby relinquishes every claim whatsoever to a pension except the present that his name is not on the roll of any state except North Carolina and that the following are the reasons for not making an earlier application for a pension. That heretofore he thought himself able to make a support for himself and wife butnow from his advanced age & sickness he finds himself unable to labour so as to make a support, and in pursuance of the act of the 1st May 1820 I do solemn_ ly swear that I was a resident citizen of the United States on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not since that time by gift sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself under the provision of an act of Congress entitled, an act to provide for certain perscns engaged in the land & naval service of the United States in the Revolutionary War, passed on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not nor has any person in trust for me nor have I any income other than is contained in the schedule hereunto annexed and by me subscribed. That since the 18th of March 1818 no change has taken place in my property except in the killing such part of my small stock as was used for support.

John (X) Kidds A List of John Kidds Property 1 Shot gun $ 5.00 1 horse creature valued at $50 2 bells 1 basket 50.75 1 Cow & yearling-11 at 1 pot rack 4 spoons 11.50

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KIDDS,JOHN (Cont'd) 2 Sows & seven pigs 5-50 at $ 6.50 2 beds 7 furniture 10 at 1 chest & -Crunlet- 14.62 1/2 1 Walnut table 3 at 1 do 1 at is 4.00 4 sitting chairs at 1.50 1 spinning wheel 1.25 2.75 1 large pot 2 1 oven 1 skillet 2.50 1 baking pan and a morter 7.00 1 set cups 7 sucers 1.25 1 flat iron 1.75 1/2 doz plates delf 3 old pewter do 1.OO 1 Dish 12 1/2 Tin cups & coffy pot 1.02 1/2 1 mans saddle 15 2 locks .75 15.OO 1 axe 1.50 & shovel plough 1 bull tongue 1 pair of traces & harnes- 3.75 2 weeding hoe 1 sprouting hoe 1.25 1 stock l churn & 1 pale & old barrels 1.50 ----- $129.50

That his family consists of himself & his wife about seventy three years of age - that his occupation is that of a farmer

John (X) Kidd

Petitioner further swears that he is justly indebted to the executors of John Brevard about ten dollars by note and the firm of Burton & Clayton about eighteen dollars ninety sents John (X) Kidd

Sworn to & subscribed in open Court April 20th 1829 (signed) L Henderson Clk

State of North Carolina ) Lincoln County ) I Law ____ Henderson Clerk of Lincoln Superior Court of Law do hereby certify that it appears to the satisfaction of the court that the said John Kidd's did serve in the Revolutionary War. (as stated in the preceding declaration) against the common enemy for the time of nine months under an engage- ment on the continental establishment. I also certify that the foregoing oath and the schedule thereto annexed are truely copied from the records of the same Court, and I do further certify that the total amount in value of the property exhibited in the foregoing schedule is one hundred and twenty nine dollars fifty cents. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and offered the seal of said Court on this 26th day of April 1829

(Signed) Lewis Henderson Clerk of Lincoln Superour Court of Law

Lincoln County P. & Q.S. Ct. July Sessions 1829 Declaration in order to be placed on the Pension List under the Act of Congress of the 18th March 1818. State of North Carolina ) Lincoln County ) On this 23rd day of July 1829 personally in open Court being a Court of Record for the County of Lincoln aforesaid John Kidd Resident in Said County aged seventy two years 2nd day of May next, who being first duly sworn according to Law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the Provisions made by the Acts of Congress of the 18th March 1818 & 1st day of May, 1820. That he the said John Kidd enlisted for the term of eighteen months, about the 1st of August in the year 1782 in the State of North Carolina in the Company Commanded by Capt Carter in the Regt. Commanded by Col. Little in the Line of State of North Carolina on the Continental Establishment that he Continued to Serve in the Said Corps until the 10th day of June in the next year after his enlistment when he Received a furlow from Col Little in South Carolina about ten miles from Charleston, but to be in Readiness when Called upon again except one by Genl. Polk he never was Called upon thereafter that he hereby relinguishes every claim whatever to a pension except the present that his name is not on the Roll of any State except No. Carolina & that the following are the Reasons for not making Earlier application for a pension that heretofore he thought himself able to make a support for himself & wife but now from his advanced age & Sickness he feels himself unable to labour so as to make a Support & in pursuance of the act of the 1st May 1820 I do Solemnly Swear that I was a Resident Citizen of the United States on the 18th of March 1818 & that I have not since that time, by gift Sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress entitled an act to provide for Certain persons engaged in the Land and naval Services of the United States in the Revolutionary war passed on this 18th March 1818 & that I have not nor has any person in trust for me any property or Securities Contracts or debts due to me nor have I any income other than what is Contained in the Schedule hereto annexed, & by me Subscribed that Since the 18th of March 1818 no Change has taken place in my property except in the killing Such part of my small Stock as was used for Support-

John (X) Kidds A List of John Kidds property $ Cts 1 Shot gun 50 1 horse Creature valued at $51, 2 Beds, 1 Basket 50.75 1 Cow & yearling $11 1 pot Rack 1, Spoons 11.50 2 Sows & Seven pigs $6.50 6.50 2 beds & furniture $10 1 Chest & 1 Something -Canttell-, 14.42 1/2 1 Walnut table 1 small Do at $4.00 4.00 4 Setting Chairs $1.50 1 Spinning wheel $1.25 2.75 1 Large Pot $2.00 1 oven & Skillet $2.50 1 baking pan & a -mortan- 7.00 1 Set Cups,& Saucers $1. 25 1 flat Iron 1.75 1/2 doz Dolf plates 3 old Pewter do 1.00 1 Earthen Dish, 12 tin Cups & Coffee pot 1.12 1/2 1 mans Saddle $15 2 Sacks 75 cents 15.75 1 axe 1.50 1 shovel plough 1 Bull tongue & 1 pr traces & harness 5.75 2 weeding hoes 1 sprouting hoe 1.25 1 stack of Crocks 1 Churn & 1 pail 2 old Bowls 1.50

That his family Consists of himself & wife about Seventy three years of age that his occupation is that of a farmer Johr. (X) Kidds Petitioner further swears that he is Justly indebted to to the Executors of John F. Brevard about ten dollars by note & the firm of Burton & Clayton about $18.90 sworn to & sbuscribed in open Court July 23rd 1829, John (X) Kilds

Vardry McBee, Clerk of Said Court State of North Carolina ) Lincoln County ) I Vardry McBee Clerk of Lincoln County Court of pleas & quarter Sessions do hereby Certify that it appears to the Satisfaction of the Court that the said John Kidds did serve in the Revolutionary as stated in the preceeding declaration against the Common enemy for the term of nine months under one engagment on the Continental establishment. I also Certify that the foregoing oaths the schedule thereto annexed are truly Copied from the Records of the Said Court & I do further Certify that it is the opinion of the Said Court that the total amount in Value of the property exhibited in the foregoing schedule is one hundred & twenty nine dollars & fifty Cents. In testimony whereof I have hereunto Set my hand & affixed the Seal

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KIDD, JOHN (Cont'd) of the Said Court on the 23rd day of July 1829. (signed) Vardry McBee C.C.

KING, DAVID (Dec'd) Warren County Miscellaneous Records C.R. lCO.928.3 So. Caroline ) Warren County ) I, Marcellus, J. Montgomery Clerk of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions for Warren County County Certify That it has been given in evidence to The Satisfaction of the Said Court, -Augustah-Batthrop- a Pensioner of the United States died on the 3 day of Decr. 1842, & that he Left a Widow Holly Balthop -

And also it is Satisfactory Made apper. to the Court that Robbin a Pensioner of The United States, at the Rate of $20. pr Annum died on the 20th day of May 1843 Leaving a Widow, Tabetha Hams -

And further, it is represented to the Court That David King a Pensioner of the United States at the rate of $56.66 pr. Annum died on the 4th day of April 1843 - & Abby King is his Widow - It is ordered by the Court that the Same or such part of the above as May be necessary That our Clerk Certify the same to the War Dept.

It is -Orderdend- by the Court That any Justices of the Peace be authorised to take the Declarations of Holly Batthrop Widow of Augusteh Battey Tabetha Hams Widow of Robbin Harris and also; The Declaration of Abby King the widow of David King & Report to this court or the next Court as they are unable from boddy in- firmity to attend Court.

KING, JOHN Franklin County Superior Court Fall Court, 1822 Schedule- District of North Carolina) Franklin County ) This 9th day of October 1822 Personally appeared in open Court being a Court of law & equity for Said District John King of the age of Seventy eight years resident in the County of Franklin said District Superior Court established by act of the General Assembly of North Carolina who being duly Sworn according to Law doth on his Oath declare that he Served in the Revolutionary War as follows, on the in the third North Carolina regiment under Captain P. Eaton untill his death then under Captain Tolla Powell and after he taken under Joseph Kidd in all three years -

And also I solmnly Swear that I was a resident Citizen of the United States on the Eighteenth day of March 1818 and that I have not since that time by gift, sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby to diminish it so as to bring myself within the provision of an Act of Congress entitled an act to provide certain persons ingaged in the Land & Naval Service of United States in the Revolutionary War passed on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not nor has any person in trust for me any property or Securitys, Contracts or debts owing to me, nor have I any income other than what is contained in the Schedule hereunto annexed and by me Subscribed.

KING, VINCENT Wake County Miscellaneous Records C.R. 928.11 State cf North Carolina Secretary's Office I William Hill Secretary of State in and for the State aforesaid, do Certify that it appears from the musterolls of the Continental line of this State in the revolutionary war that Vincent King a private Soldier in Capt. Brevards Company of the 10th Regiment enlisted on the _____ 1782, for the term of 18 months - Nothing is said on said rolls of his discharge or the length of time he served.

Given under my hand this 20th day of August 1832. (signed) W. Hill

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KING, VINCENT (Cont'd) State of North Carolina) August S 1832 Wake County ) This day personally appeared Vincent King in open Court & being first duly sworn according -according- to law doth make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress passed 7 June 1832 - That he is the solder mention ed in the within certificate of N.C- Secretary Hill - that he is about 77 years of age - that he resides in Wake County - that he was ___ of _____ of 15 - That they marched from Hillsborough - to South Carolina - that they went near where Gates was defeated - that they remained one winter on James Island near Charleston - that he does not recollect the name of his officer - that he left home in June & returned in

August 12 months following - that this was after the evacuation of Charleston and they had furloughs to return - which is now lost. that he had also served a Militia tour of three months - that he went out about Salisbury of this state - that he also served in the horse of two months under Capt. Hudson in the lower part of this State- He thinks the first tour was under one Capt. Chamber

He hereby relinquishes every claim to a pension or annunity except this present and declares his name is not on the pension roll of any State Sworn to & subscribed - (signed) Vincent King

Thomas Ross of said County states that he knows the above named Vincent King who has made the above declaration - That he knows him in the three months service at Salisburyas he thinks under Capt. Chambers - that he had known said King up to this time & has the character of having been a revolutionary soldier (signed) Thos. Ross

The court then setting declares their opinion after due examination, they are satisfied that the above named Vincent King was a revolutionary Soldier & served as stated- and we further certify that Thomas Ross is a citizen of this County & a person whose statement is to be credited-and further that Wm. H. Smith & Robert Flemming two members of the Court - reside in the neighbourhood of V. King & knows him to be a man of good character-& that he has been reputed a revolutionary soldier I V.S. King Clerk of the said Court of pleas & quarter sessions of said County of Wake do certify that the foregoing contains the original proceedings of said Court in the application of Vincent King for a pension - In testimony thereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal of office this (blank) day of August 1832-

KOEN, JOHN Pasquotank County P.& Q.S. 3 September 1832 State of North Carolina Pasquotank County On this, third day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred thirty two, personally appeared John Koen a Resident of the said County of Pasquotank in open Court, being the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions then Setting and held for said County of Pasquotank, aged Seventy five years, Since January last who being duly Sworn according to Law, doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the provisions made by the act of Congress passed June 7th 1832, That he inlisted in the army of the United States in the year 1777 with Capt. Henry Gregory, and Served in the 10th Regiment - untill it was reduced into two, and then, in the first Regiment, under the followlng named officers. Colonel Thomas Clark, Captain Howell Tatem, & Lieutenant William Welton, that he left the service in the year 1781 that he Served under one term of Inlistment, that he Resided in the Said County of Pasquotank, where he entered the service, that he was engaged in the Battle of Monmouth, the 28th June 1778 that after his inlistment he marched to the Roanoke, from thence through Virginia & Maryland to head quarters, thence at the Valley forge That.-after the Battle of Monmouth he marched to White Plains from thence to West Point, fromthence to Philadelphia and from thence to Charleston South Carolina, where he was taken prisoner, after being exchanged he was

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KOEN. JOHN (Cont'd) transported to James Town in Virginia, from thence marched to Richmond-where he was discharged. . . . . . .

He hereby relinguishing every claim whatsoever to a Pension or annuity except the present, and he declares that his name is not on the pension role of any agency in any State.

Sworn to & subscribed in open Court the day & year aforesaid. (signed) John Koen- And the said Court do hereby declare their openion that the above named applicant - was a Revolutionary Soldier and Served as he states. . . . . .

I, Charles Grice, Clerk of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions for the County of Pasquotank do hereby Certify that the foregoing contains the original proceedings of the said Court in the matter of the application of John Koen, for a pension, In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto Set my hand & Seal of Office this day of September in the LVII year of our Independence A.D. 1832. . . .

(seal) (signed) Charles Grice Clk.

State of North Carolina ) Pasquotank County . . . ) Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions September Term 1832 This day William Boswell appeared in open Court and being duly sworn according to Law, deposeth and Sayeth that the Statement made, in the annexed declaration of John Koen is true to his knowledge, he having served in the same Regiments, and during the same time with the said John Koen, Elizabeth City September 3rd, 1832.

(signed) William Boswell-

I, Charles Grice Clerk of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions for the County of Pasquotank in the State of North Carolina, hereby Certify that the fore- going afidavit of William Boswell was taken in open Court on the day Stated. . . (signed) William Grice Clk.

State of North Carolina Pasquotank County- On the 5th day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred & thirty three, personally appeared John Koen a Resident of this County, in open Court being the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions then Setting & held for the said County, aged Seventy Six years Since January last past, who being duly Sworn according to Law, doth upon his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the Benefit of the provisions made by the act of Congress, passed June 7, 1832, that he enlisted in the army of the United States in the year 1777 with Captain Demsey Gregory, & Served in the 10th Regiment of the N. C. line under the following officers, Colonell Shepard, Captain Demsey Gregory, Lieu. Caleb Kuen, after which he marched tothe Valley forge, when the 10th Regiment-was Reduced into two, and the said John Koen then served in the first Regiment, Commanded by Col. Thomas Clark, Captain Howell Tatem and Leiut. William Watson, that he Volunteered in the Month of May in the year 1777, and Continued in the Service till the month of July or first of August, 1782, That from the time of his inlistment May 1777, he acted for the space of a Month as Drummer that on Marchine to Join the 10th Regiment he was made a Serjant, and Served as Such untill the first Regiment on the Month of April in the year 1778 at Valey Forge, that on Joining the first Regiment - he was made a Corporal in Capt Howell Tatems Company and Served as such untill his discharge at Richmond in July or August 1782, that he was born in the upper part of the County of Pasquotank that he has a record of his age, in the Family Bible now in his possession - Showing that he was born on the 27th day of January 1757 that he was living in the said County of Pasquotank when he Volunteered in the service, and has lived & still doth live there since the Revolutionary War, That he recollects Colonell Patten of the 2nd Regiment & Leutinant Col. -Howerof- the same, that he Received a discharge but, has lost it, That George Ferebee Esq.-Clerk & Master of the Court of Equity for the County of Camden, Owen Williams Esq. Chairman of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions for the said County of Pasquotank, and Charles Grice Esq. Clerk of the

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KOEN, JOHN (Cont'd) of the said Court are and have been for many years acquinted with this deponant, and will Readily testify as to his Character for Veracity, and theeir Beliefe of his Services as a Soldier of the Revolution, That he was engaged at the battle of Monmouth, on the 28th day of June 1778, that after his entering the service, he marched to the Roanoke, from thence through Virginia & Maryland to head Quarters, then at the Valey Forge, that after the Battle of Monmouth he marched to White Plains, from thence to West point from thense to Philadelphia & from thence to Charleston South Carolina, where he was taken prisoner; After being exchanged in July 1782 he was transfered to Jamestown in Virginia, from thence marched to Richmond, where he was discharged, he hereby Relinquish every Claim whatever to a Pension or annuity except the present and he declares that his name is not on the Pension Roll of any Agency of any State Sworn to & Subscribed in open Court, the day & year afore_ said. (signed) John Koen-

And the said Court do hereby declare their opinion that the above named appli was a Revolutionary Soldier, and Served as he States, & that ____ & William Boswell whose affidavit taken in open Court and hereunto annexed are person worthy of belief & Credit-

State of North Carolina, Pasquotank County - This day William Boswell appeared in open Court being duly Sworn according to law deposeth & saith that the declaration of JOhn Koen is true to the Best of his Knowledge, he having Served in the Same Regiment during the same time with the said John Koen,- (signed) William Baswell

Sworn to & Subscribed in Open Court the 5th day of June 1833

I, Charles Grice Clerk of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions for the County of Pasquotank in the State of North Carolina, do hereby Testify that the foregoing Contains the Original, proceedings of the said Court in the matter of the application of John Koen for a Pension . ˙ ˙ ˙ ˙ ˙ -

In Testimony whereof I have hereunto Set (seal) my hand & seal of Office this 5th day of June in the 57th year of our Independence A.D. 1833 (signed) Charles Grice Clk.

LAND, EPHRAIM Stokes County P.& Q.S. Ct. September Term 1821 State of North Carolina ) Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Stokes County ) September term 1821 On the 13th day of September 1821 personally appeared in open court, being a Court of record proceeding according to the common Law, with Jurisdiction unlimited in amount and having the power of fines and imprissonments, Ephraim Land aged eighty three years on the fifteenth day of October resident in Stokes County in said State who being first duly sworn according to law, on his Oath declares that he served in the revolutionary War as follows, that he enlisted in the year 1775 after the commenc- ment of the war in Amelia county in Virginia, in Capt. -Cha.- Woodsons Company Colonel Abraham Blufords Regiment in the Virginia line, that he served from that time as a private Soldier for six years and three montths and was discharged about nine months before the close of the war, in Consequence of being disabled by a wound in the hand at the Reedy fork in Guilford in 1781, that he was in Colo. Washingtons defeat at the Santee, and at Colo. Blufords defeat at the hanging Rock, and was wounded in the hand in a skirmish at the Reedy fork in the spring of 1782 by a Musket ball, he has never before attempted to obtain a pension -

I Ephraim Land do solemnly swear that I was a resident of the United States on the 18th of March 1818, and that I have not since that time by gift; sale or in any manner, disposed of my property, or any part thereof, with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress entitled "An Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the Land and Naval service of the United

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LAND, EPHRAIM(Cont'd) States in the revoutioat War passed on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not nor has any person in trust for me, any property or securities Contracts debts due to me, nor do i have any income other than what is contained in the schedule hereto annexed and by me subscribed.

1 Bed 6 pewter plates 1 Dish 1 Basin A spinning sheel and Cards 7 or 8 lbs cotton 1 Hoe 1 Axe

I line with my wife aged Sixty, and a little Granddaughter about nine, my children have all left me, I live by cultivating a little patch of ground, which when able I dig up with my hands with difficulty being lame, I am very old infirm and poor, have always been crippled and disabled in my hand since my wound and stand in neen of the assistance of my Country for support.-

Ephraim (X) Land

The Court adjudge that the property contained in the schedule is about worth twenty Dollars & that the facts stated in the declaration are true._

Sworn to and declared in open Court this thirteenth September 1821.-

Stokes County Superior Court April Court 1826 State of North Carolina ) Stokes County ) At a Superior Court of Law holden for the County of Stokes aforesaid this 18th day of April AD 1826 the same being a Court of Pecord Ephraim Land aged ninety five years resident in the County of Stokes & State of North Carolina who being first duly Sworn according to Law in order to obtain the provisions made by the Act cf Congress of the 18th March 1818 and 1st of May 1820 doth on his oath make the following declaration that he the said Epraim Land Enlisted in the year 1775 after the Commencement of the Revolutionary War in Amelia County Virginia in Capt. Oba. Woodsons Company Colo. Abraham Blufords Redgement in the line of the State of Virginia the precise day not Recollected, first for the Term of Eighteen Months and before that time was quite out he En- listed as a private Solder for Six years & three months and was discharged in consequence of a wound in the hand which disabled him, which wound was done by accident. That he was at Col. Blufords defeat at the Hanging Rock & that he was ir Colo. Washingtons defeat at the Santee that when he was discharged his commander whose name he does not now Recollect told him that it was not necessary to have a writen discharge as his wound which was done by accident while in the Service would be a Sufficient discharge he has no other Evidence now in his power than his own oath old age & poverty have now Reached him & he is now dependant on the -cheraty- of the County & a Pauper And in persuance of the Act of the 1st of May 1820 I Ephraim Land do Solemly Swear that I was a Resident Citizen of the United States on the 18th March 1818 that I have not Since that time by Gift sale or otherwise disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby to diminish it so as to bring myself within the provision of an act of Congress entitled an act to provide for Certin persons Engaged in the land and Naval Service of the United States in the Revolutionary War passed the 18th aay of March 1818 & that I have not nor has any person in trust for me any property or Securities contracts or debts due to me nor have I any income above what little labour I can do with my hands upon a little patch of Ground which is with Great dificulty one hand being lame and disabled ever since my wound and what is contained in the Schedule hereunto annexed & by me Subscribed 1 Bed & furniture 5 pewter plates l Dish l Bason 1 Wheel & Cards 2 Hoes, 1 pot, l ax 6 Spoons 5 Knives & Forks The Whole Worth $20. My wife lives with me who is about Eighty years age who is very infirm I have a Grand daughter living with me Whom I have Raised. My Children have all left me and Add nothing to my Support. Ephraim (X) Land Sworn to & Subscribed in open Court (signed) Thos- Armstrong Clk.

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LANE, DANIEL Craven County P.& Q S. Ct November Term, 1832 Pg 299 303 On this 13th day of November 1832 personally appeared in open Court before the worshipful the Justices of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions for the County of Craven now sitting Daniel Lane a resident of Craven County, State of North Carolina aged the 3Oth of this present month seventy two years, who being first duly sworn, according to law doth on his oath , make the following declaration is order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress passed June 7th 1832. That he entered the service of the United States under the following named officers & ser d as herein Stated: That when this applicant was in his 17th year, he was drafteed to guard the jail in Newbern, where he served one month and was relleved by one James Horsepeans, who was hired by the brother in law of this applicant, as his Substitute In the latter part of 1779, this applicant volunteered under James Pearce Capt from Swift Creek in Craven County. James McDaniel Lieutenant from Jones, and Roger Bratchor ensign, we rendevoused at Kinston in Lenoir where we found a small regiment under the command of Col. Shepard - we marched under Capt- Pearce to Wilmington thence to Georgetown So. Ca. to Monk's Corner near Charleston where we encamped between two and three weeks, and then marched into Charleston just before the seige commenced When we arrived at Charleston we were put under the command of Col. Shepard. the general command was assined by Genl. Lincoln, the town was beseiged by the gritish troops, and orders having been given that those, whose time was about to expire could either retire or enlist again for three months; and there being a great scarcity of provisions, and an expectation of starvation and this applicants time of service being about to expire, the Company to which this applicant belonged, was put on board of a vessel in the nonth of March and Sailed out of the harbour of Charleston on the very day that Fort Moultree was taken by the British, up the Cooper river about four miles, when we were Landed and marched thence to the town of Georgetown; at this latter place, the Company was seperated, part going round by land with the baggage and the rest with whom was this applicant, crossed the bay from Georgetown for Wilmington N.C. from Wilmington we came on home to Craven County, where we were discharged, having served five months; this applicant never received a discharge.- Whilst in Charleston this applicant was ordered under Col. Wallace to fact the British who appeared on the south side of Ashley river- the British (here being the ferry on Ashley river) fired upon us. & we were not injured, but the foraging party belonging to the Americans which was sent on the South Side of Ashley river, were nearly all destroyed. This applicant is not certain that Fort Moultree, was taken on the day he left Charleston harbour, but was induced to believe so from the fact, that a cannonading took place between the British fleet and the fort (Monttree) and afterward the British fleet sail- ed by the fort, up to the city, This applicant did recollect some of the regiments & officers, but solong a time has elapsed that his memory has failed him in recalling them to his memory . - This applicant served as sergeant in his company from the time that he entered it, until his discharge. This applicant has no documentary evidence to support the Statement herein contained: he hereby relinquishes every claim what- soever to a pension or anunity except the present & declares that his name is not on the pension roll of the agency of any State. (signed) D. Lane

Sworn to & subscribed the day & year aforesaid (signed) J. C. Stanly

Interrogatiories Where and in what year were you born Ans. In Craven County No. Ca. Novr. 30, 1760. - 2. Have you any record of your age: and if so where is it. Ans- I have - it is in my bible at home. - 3. Where were you living when called into service: where have you lived since the Revolutionary War, and where do you now live? Ans- I lived in Craven County and have lived there since the Revolutionary War & still continue to reside there - 4. How were you called into service; were you drafted, did you

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LANE, DANIEL (Cont'd) volunteer or were you a substitute: and if a substitute for whom? Ans. I vo'unteered once, and was drafted once. 5. State the names of some of the regular officers who were with the troops where you served such Continental and Mlilitia regiments as You can recollect, & the general circumstances of your service? Ans. Capt. Penice, Gen'l Lincoln & Col. Wallace: I do not now recollect any of the continental & Militia regiments I served I think upwards of a month in guarding the jail in Newbern, was subsequently at Charleston, during its seige & in Newbern- went home by way of Georgetown & Wilmington.- 6. Did you ever receive a discharge from the service; and if so by whom was it given & what has become of it? Ans. I never did as I never applied for one. - 7. State the names of persons to whon you are known in your present neighborhood & who can testify as to your character for veracity & their belief of your services as a soldier of the revolution? Ans. Col. Jno Mc. Bryan, Austin Prescott, John Harris John T. Lane and Luke Russell. Sworn to & Subscribed in open (signed) D. Lane court the day & year aforesaid (signed I. G. Stanly CC

We the, Rev Rufus Wiley, a Clergyman residing in Craven County, and Luke Russell residing in the same hereby certify that we are well acqauinted with Daniel Lane who has subscribed and swore to the above declaration, that we believe him to be seventy two years of age the 30 inst. That he is reputed & believed in the neighborhood where he resides to have been a soldier of the revolution and that we concur in that openion.

Sworn & subscribed the day & (signed) Rufus Wiley year aforesaid - Luke Russell (signed) I. G. Stanly CC

Austin Prescott maketh oath that at the time this affiant was in the Continental army, Daniel Lane was in the State Militia and when affiant was carrying provisions as a driver of one of the waggons, from Georgetown to Charleston the said Daniel Lane to the best of his knowledge was then rationed in Charleston, this affiant further states that he has been intimate with the said Daniel Lane for the past 20 or 30 years, & they have after recounted to each other their services and sufferings in the revolutionary War & this affiant verily believes the Statement contained in the foregoing declaration to be a true narration of the services of the sd. Danl Lane this afft. forther states, that the said Dan'l Lane has been a preacher of the gospel for the last 30 years & sustained an inpreachable character. (signed) Austin Prescott

Sworn to & subscribed the day & year aforesaid J. G. Stanly

And the said Court do hereby declare their opinion, after the investigation of the matter, & after putting the interrogatories prescribed by the War department that the above named applicant was a revolutionary soldier, and served as he states, and the court further certifies, that it appears to them, that the Rev. Rufus Wiley, who has signed the preceeding certificate is a clergyman resident in the County of Craver, and that Luke Russell who has also signed the same, is an resident in the County of Craven, and is a credible person, & that their statement is entitled to credit. -

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LANE, JACOB Perquimans, County C.R. 77.928.7 - Misc. Records Perquimons County Sworn to and declare on the fifteenth day of May 1821. I John Wood clerk of the County Court do hereby certify, that the foregoing oath and the Schedule thereto annexed are truly copied from the Records of the said Court, and I do further Certify that it is the opinion of the said Court that the total amount in Value of the property exhibited in the aforesaid, Schedule is fifty five Dollars and sixty Cents

In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of the said Coart on this 15th of May 1821 -

State of North Carolina Perquimons County Schedule

District of Edenton On this fifteenth day of May 1821 personally appeared in open Court being a Court of Record for the County Jacob Lain Sen. of the said County aged seventy five years resident in said District who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath, declare that he Served in the Revolutionary War as follows, that he served in said war seven years & three months and was in the battles of Monmouth, White Plains & at the seige of Charleston & taken prisoner And I do Solemnly Sware that I was a resident citizen of the United States, on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not since that time by gift, Sale, or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with Intent thereby to diminish it, as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress, entitled an act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval Service of the United States in the Revolutionnary War passed on the 13+h day of March. 1818, and that I have not nor has any person in trust for me any property or Securitys contracts or debts due to me nor have I any income other than what is contained in the schedule hereunto annexed and by me Subscribed- (Contained on the 3 pages +)

That he has received a pension certificate No. 13482 dated April 11th, 1829- That I am by occupation a farmer that both of my hands are some what disabled, the fingers, on both being in some measure stiff and that he is more over very badly ruptured in both groins - that he is a widower and has six children of the following names & ages - Delila aged 18, Nancy 14, Amos 9, Gilley 7, Jefferson 5, Benberry 3 years of age all of whom live in his family except Delila, and are dependent upon him for support. Jacob (X) Lane

State of North Carolina) A true and perfect incentory and Schedule of all and Perquimons County ) singular the property an Estate beLonging to Jacob Lane taken agreeable to an act of Congress passed on the 18th of March 1818. Viz. 7 acres of land valued at . . . . . . . . . $07"00 ll Shotes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 08"25 2 Sowes & eight pigs . . . . . . . . . . . 08"00 2 Iron pots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 02"00 1 Dutch and Skillet . . . . . . . . . . . . 00"60 2 Stone Jars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 00"60 3 Jugs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 00"75 1 half gallon Bason tin . . . . . . . . . 00"30 5 earthen pint bowels . . . . . . . . . . . 00"80 1 Set tea cups & Sausers . . . . . . . . . 00"25 l tin pepper box . . . . . . . . . . . . . 00"10 1 Coffee pot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 00"30 1 tin ladle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 00"10 1 earthen dish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 00"25 1 Can a 50 Cts. 3 old puter basons 50 Cts . 01"00 1 Case knives & forks $1. 25 five puter Spoons 25 Cts 01.50 1 pine chest $2.00. two baskets 50 Cts.. . 02"50

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LANE, JACOB (Cont'd) 1 mea seive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $00"20 1 old walnut dish . . . . . . . . . . . 01"00 1 Small tray 30 Ct. one hackle $1.00 . 01"00 1 Quart Jug 15 Cts. five tea spoons 20 Cts 00"35 6 barrells $1.00 two Shears 20 Cts. 01"20 2 grind stones . . . . . . . . . . . . 03"50 1 pot tramel & Iron fire poker . . . . 00"75 5 large gordiz . . . . . . . . . . . . 00"50 ----- 43.10 continud, $ Cts 1 Washing tub . . . . . . . . . . ˙ . 00"50 l wooling wheal . . . . . . . . . . . 01"00 1 pur Cotten Cards . . . . . . . ˙ ˙ ˙ 00"50 1 Ditto wool . . . . . . . . . . . . . 00"50 1 Cow & Calf . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10"00 ----- 12"50 May Term 1821 the above act. or schedule was ----- exhibited in open court and believed to not exceed43.10 the real value --------------------------------- $55.60 witness Gab. White (signed) Jacob (X) Lane A. M. Gatlin (signed)

War Department, Pension Office Decr. 5th a821.

Sir: You are hereby infomed that the Schedule of your property has been examined, and the Secretary of War has directed your name to be continued on the Pension Poll.

You will be paid, at the ensuing semi-annual payment in March next, the sum that may be then due from the time of suspending your pension. Funds for the purpose will be transmitted at that time; but no arrearages will be paid previous thereto.

I am, respectfully, Your obedient servant, (signed) J. L. Edwards

To Mr. Jacob Lane, U.S. Pensioner, Perquimas County, N. Carolina

(Following is part of a partially filled out Revolutionary Claim. bjc) I. C. Calhoun Secretary of War

-entitled to a pension of Eight dollars per month on account of wounds and disabilities received, or of services rendered to the United States during the Revolutionary War; that he served in Captain Moores - company of (a) Infantry in the Tenth - regiment; that he now resides in (blank) and has resided there for the space of (blank) years past ; and that previous thereto, he resided in (blank) Sworn and subscribed thi_ (blank) day of (blank) before me. J. ?. (blank) (a) Cavalry or Infantry as the case may be.

Know all men by these presents, That I, Jacob Lane a Revolutionary Pensioner of the United States, do hereby constitute and appoint James Hart my true and lawful Attorney, for me, and in my name, to receive from the Agent of the United States for paying pensions in Fayetteville - state of North-Carolina, my pension from the 5th day of March 1827 to the 4th day of Septemr 1827. Witness my hand and seal, this (blank) day of (blank) lo _ .

This blank is further Allong to ex_____.

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LARD, JOHN Rowan County P.& Q. S. Ct November 1819 Term State of North Carolina ) Rowan County ) Or the 17 day of November 1819 personally appeared in open Court John Lard aged Sixty Two or Sixty Three Years. resident in the County afore- said and in State aforesaid. Who being first duly sworn according to Law doth on his oath in open Court made the following Declaration in Order to obtain the Provision of a late Act of Congress, entled , An Acts to provide lor certain persons engaged in the Land and Naval Services of the United States, in the revolutionary War viz That the said John Lard enlisted in the County of Little York in the State of Pensyl- vania at the Age of fifteen for the Term of Three Years, in a Company commanded by Capt. Asher of the second Pensylvania Regiment that in Continued in the Service of the United States form the Term of said Three Years, under the Command of General Wain & General Washington in a Company commanded by Colonel Stewart, as he believes that after the Expiration of the aforesaid Three Years he enlisted for the Term of another Three Years, and continued to Serve untill he was discharged by General Smalwood at Little York in the State of Virginia in July 1778- that he was in four general engage- ments viz Brandywine, where he received Three Shots in his thigh, which yet remain there. Germantown, White Plaines and Monmounth. This Deponent saith that he is now in reduced Circumstances not being worth as he believes more than the Value of five Dollars worth of Property, and that he stands in Need of the Assistance of his Country for Support. This Deponent further saith that he had no other evidence of his said Service now in his Power, than his own Oath.

James Orrel saith upon Oath that he lives in the Neighbourhood of the aforesaid John Lard, that he believes him entitled to credit upon his Oath, that he is acquinted with his Circumstances, and does not believe him Worth one Cent after the Payment of his just Debts, and that he stands in Need of the Assistance of his Country for Support

James (X) Orrel. Alexander Winford stated upon Oath, that he has been a neighbour to John Lard for fifteen Years, that he never know any Harm of him, that he believes him entitled to credit upon his Oath, that he is well acquinted with his Circumstances, and does not believe, that he is worth any Thing, that he stands in need of the Assistance of his Country for Support Alexander (X) Winford

Enlisted in the year 1775, in the State of New Jersy by Capt. W. Perhamus first Jersy Regiment first Jersy Regiment, Colonel John Conneway, Jersy Line for 12 months; and about the Expiration of said Time enlisted for 18 Months lor.ger by Capt. Peter Voras same Regiment same Line, discharged 1779 the latter Part of the Year, and he was in the Battle of Long Island, White Plans, fort Lee, Monmouth, Springfield etc. That he has no other Evidence of his said services but his Oath, and that he is poor etc. Christian Hellenstutter and Jacob Hedrick testifies as to his Poverty.

LAUGHINGHOUSE, JOHN Beaufort County P.& Q.S. Ct. November Term, 1845 Personally appeared in open Court Redding Grist aged Eighty Two years, and maketh oath that he was well acquainted with John Laughinghouse of Pitt County, North Carolina.

That this affiant entered the Revolutionary services in April 1781 that John Laughinghouse was also in the service with him, had several marches with said John at Greenvill mustered with him several times, the said Redding went on with the Militia to Kinston in pursuit of the Tories, and the said John Laughinghouse went off in company with the regulars to join Genl. Greens army. The said John Laughinghouse was afterwards as this affiant was informed and believes under the Command of Capt. Sharpe, and this affiant maketh oath that the said John Laughinghouse was about with the army more than twelve months, that it was generally believed the said John was at the battle of Eutaw that he was wounded in the groin and in the left arm, for this affiant saw the scars on the said John, as far as this affiant Knows the said John Laughinghouse was honourably discharged, it was so generally understood and believed, as well as this affiant can recollect, (and he feels sure of this from other

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LAUGHINGHOUSE, J0HN (Cont'd) circustances happening about the time), the said John Laughinghouse departed this life about the month of August 1831, that said John Laughinghouse, left heirs, surviving at his death, two sons Joseph & Edward and two daughters Mary Ann & Elizabeth

(signed) Reading Grist

Personally appeared in open Court Reading Grist and maketh oath that he was well acquainted with Isiah Harding of Beaufort County that said affiant entered the service with said Isiah Harding abouth the month of April 1781, that said Israel Harding and this affiant mustered together at Greenville in this state for some time, that the said Isiah Harding went in when they parted to join the regular army and this affiant went with the Militia in prsuit of the tories that this affiant Knows the said Isiah Harding was about for twelve months, and returned in Company with John Laughinghouse and Thomas Blount, it was always understood and believed that the said Israel Harding served out his time faithfully and was honourably discharged, that the said Israel was a near neighbour of this affiant and died about May 1824 that the said Israel Harding left three sons Henry, Israel & Nathaniel, that the said Israel Harding was at the battle of Eutaw, as this affiant often heard from his fellow soldiers. (signed) Reading Grist

Personally appeared in open Court Reading Grist aged Eighty two years and maketh oath that he was well acquainted with Thomas Laughinghouse Sr of Pitt County, that said Laughinghouse was a near neighbour of this affiant, this affiant has always understood that said Thomas Laughinghouse enlisted in the regular service during the Revolutionary war, that said Thomas Laughinghouse was about during the service for several years, that this affiant has freauently heard said Laughinghouse speak of being in the battle at Germantown, that said Laughinhouse returned after his several years of service and was frequently seen by this affiant, that this affiant does not recollect at what time said Laughinghouse died, that said Laughinghouse left a widow which lived several years after his death, that said Laughinghouse was honourably discharged as this affiant has always heard. (signed) Reading Grist

LEATHERS, MOSES Orange County Miscellaneous Records C.R. 73.928.18 Sept. 1820 North Carolina Orange County On this first day of September 1820 personally appeared before Orange County Court, Moses Leathers aged 67 years Resident in Said County who being duly sworn by Said Court. (it being a court of record for Orange County) doth on his oath declare that he served in the war fo the revolution in the North Carolina line in the 6(?) Regiment commanded by Col. Gidion Lamb and in the company commanded by Archbold Lytle tho he served for the time of two years & ___ months that he was in the battles of Brandy wine & Germantown - that he was discharged in the State of New York near Kings ferry on the Norrh River - That he was placed on the pension Roll of the United States under the (torn)-l8l8(torn)

Ledbetter, Richard Rutherford County P.& Q.S.Ct. December Term, 1832 The declaration of Richard Ledbetter Senr. aged 94 years was sworn to by him in open court & certified on oath by Rev'd David L. Ballew & John Miles - and the opinion of the court as to his services as a soldier of the Revolution annexed, in order to obtain the benefit of the provisions of the Act of Congress passed on the 7th of June 1832 - and the whole certified under the seal of the Court H.-

LEE, JOHN Halifax County P.& Q.S. Ct. August Court 1832 State of North Carolina ) Halifax County ) On this 21st day of August A.D. 1832 personally appear- ed before the Justices of the peace of(the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions for

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LEE, JOHN (Cont'd) the County of Halifax and State of North Carolina. John Lee a resident of Halifax County and State of North Carolina aged 70 years, who being first duly sworn, according to law, doth on his oath make the fol1owing declaration, in order to obtain the benefit of the provisicn made by the act of Congress, passed June 7th 1832.

That he enlisted in the army of the United States in the year 1780 or with Col Gideon Lamb (a recruting officer) in the __ regiment 3_ Batallion North Carolina line under the following officers, Capt. William Goodman and Majr. Blount and marched from Currituck County to Northwest river Bridge in Nlorfolk County, Virginia, then to the South andjoined Gen. Green at Fort Thompson on the Santee river, then to the Eutaw Springs and was in the fight at that place where his Capt. William Goodman, was killed then went into winter quarters at the high hills of Santee - during the Summer he was doing duty with the army in South Carolina and went into winter quarters at the round O in the same State, Col. Lytle and Capt. Baily being his officers - the next Summer he did duty with the army in the Same State and afterwards went into winter quarters on St. James Island near Charleston under Capt. Clem Hall - in July afterward he was sent to Wilmington and there received a furlough and afterwards received a discharge from Lieutenant Lamb which he delivered to Col. Ferebe of Currituck County and he never seen it since. He resided in Currituck County, North Carolina, when he enlisted - he enlisted for the war.

He hereby relinquishes every claim whatever to a pension or an annuity, except the present, and he declares that his name is not on the Pension Roll of any Agency in any State. John (X) Lee

Sworn to and subscribed the day and year aforesaid (signed) M. X. Pettway Ck And the said court do hereby declare their opinion that the above named Appli cant was a revolutionary soldier and served as he states.

(signed) John T. Clarten Cary Witaker S. G. B. Whitaker

LEFEY, SHADRACK Lincoln CountySuperior Court October Term 1820 On this 23rd day of October 1820 personally appeared in open Court being a court of record for the County aforesaid Shadrack Lefey aged about sixty eight years who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following de- claration in order to obtain the provision made by the acts of congress of the 18th of March 1818 and the 1st May 1820- That he the said Shadrack Lefey enlisted for the Term of two years on the 24th or 25th of February in the year 1776 in the State of Virginia In the company commanded by Captain Mead in the Regiment Commanded by Col. Spotswood in the line of the State of Virginia continental establishment: That he continued to serve in the sald Corps until transfered to Captain Taylors company in the Regiment by Col. Fubecher in which he served until February 1778 in the State of Virginia in the company commanded by Captain Watts in the Regiment Commanded by Colonel Bland in the line of the State of Virginia continental establishment that he continued to serve in the said Corps until about the winter of 1780 when he was placed under the command of Capt. G. Fantleroy in the Regiment commanded by Col. Lee in which he served until July 1781 when he was discharged from the said Service in Staunton in the State of Virginia: that he was in the Battle of Brandywine, Germanton, Mud Island fort, Red Bark, the Battle of the Hanging rock, and at the Battle of Guilford at the Siege of Savannah & Charleston, and that he has no other evidence now in his power of his said services, except the evidence of Jacob Stow whose affidavit is hereunto annexed and in pursuance of the act of the 1st May 1820 I do solemnly swear that I was a resident Citizen of the United States on the 18th day of March 1818, that I have not since that time, by gift, sale, or in any manner disposed of my property, or any part thereof, with intent thereby so to deminish it, as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress entitled an act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and Naval Service of the United States in the revolutionary War passed on the 18th day of March 1818; and that I have

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LEFEY, SHADRACK (Cont'd) not nor has any in trust for me, any property or securities, contracts, or debts due to me other that what is contained in the Schedule hereunto annexed & by me subscribed. That he has no land except about fifteen or sixteen acres for which he believes could not get one dollar pr. acre, that he has one horse one cow and calf 2 pots 1 skillet 1 dutch oven 1 Set knives & forks, 7 plates delf, l Pewter dish l large pewter basin 2 Small Do. 1 Pale l peggin, 1 set cups & saucers - that he has no hands in family except his wife about sixty six years of age who is very weekly & himself, that his occupation is that of a farmer or cropping on rented _ land, & from which his age and affliction not well able to follow that -

Shadrack (X) Lefey 1 horse valued at $40 1 Cow & calf at 15 2 pots l skillet & dutch oven 4.75 1 Set knives & forks _.75 7 plates delf .50 l Pewter dish .50 l large Pewter Bason 1.50 & 2 small ditto 1 Set cups & saucers .50 1 pale 1 peggen _ .50 $64.00 Jacob Stow came into open court & made oath that he is acquainted with Shadrack Lefey who has signed tne foregoing Statements that he was present & saw the said Lefey enlist with Captain A. Mead in Virginia, that said Lefey was about about two years & it was said and believed he was with service of the United States, that in the summer or fall of 1779 this deponent saw the said Shadrack Lefey in Camden South Carolina that he was dressed as a horseman and understood he belonged to the continental Army. (signed) Jacob Stow

Lewis, John Rutherford County P.&Q.S. Ct. January Court 1829 The declaration of John Lewis setting forth his services in the War of the Revolution, his age & infirmity, his indigence & necissitous circumstances, the number & discription of the numbers of his family; and a schedule of the kind and value of his estate were sworn to in open Court and together with the affidavit of Jonathan Hampton Confirmed story of certain facts set forth in said declaration, & his petition accompanying them, praying that he be placed on the pension roll of the United States with the opinion of the Court as to the value of his estate, were ordered to be Certified, and were certified, under the seal of the Court.

LINGO, WILLIAM (Dec'l) Orange County Miscellaneous Records C.R. 73.928.18 War Department

I certify that in conformity with the Laws of the United States, relative to their Military Establishment, William Lingo, late a private in the company commanded by Capt George Gray, of the 1st regiment, United States Riflemen, is inscribed on the pension list Poll of the New York agency at the rate of Four dollars per month to commence on the Second day of August, One Thousand eight hundred and fifteen.-

Given at the war office of the United States this thirteenth day of January one Thousand eight hundred & Seventeen

(signed) Geo. Graham Acting Secretary of War

Countersigned (signed) William Lambert

State of North Carolina I John J. Carrington one of the acting Justices of the peace for the County of Orange & State aforesaid, do hereby certify that the above is a true copy of

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Lingo, William (Dec'd - Cont'd) of the origional certificate in the possession of William Longo, late a private in Capt. George Gray's company in the 1st regiment United States Riflemen - which said original Certificate has the following endorcements thereon (Payments to be made Semi annually, on the 4th March, and 4th Septem. in each Year, by William Few Esquire, aged fot paying invalid pensioners City of New York) Given under my hand & Seal this the 21st day of May A.D. 1824_. (signed) J. J. Carrington

LIPSCOMB, ARCHIBALD Person County P.& Q.S. Ct. September Term, 1832 Archibald Lipscomb appears in open Court and files his Declaration as a Solder of the ware of the revolution in order to obtain the benefit of the provissions of the act of Congress passed the 7th June 1832 and the Court after investigation of the matter and taking the interrogeterys perscribed by the ware Department orders and adjudges that the said deciaration be Certified to the ware department and their opinion Declared that the said applicant was a revolutionary solder and served as he states.

LOCK, JAMES SR. Halifax County P.& Q.S. Ct. August Term 1832 State of North Carolina) Halifax County ) On this day of August A.D. 1832 personally appeared in open Court, before the Justices of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions for Halifax County, James Lock aged 73 years, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress passed June 7th 1832.

That he entered the service of the United States under the following named Officers and served as herein stated, viz: he volunteered in the year not recollected - in Halifax County, North Carolina, under Capt. Poynter and served three months at the Town of Halifax guarding prisoners, and was then discharged - he volunteered in the year not recollected under Capt. Bradley and marched to six-mile, near Salisbury and had a skirmish with the tories in Catawba River Gen. Jones, Col. Hart and Col. Branch were the officers of the regiment - he was discharged after a service of three months. He volunteered in the year not recollected under Capt. Tatom marched in search of tories on Cape Fear river and served three months and was discharged. - he served again under Capt. Coleman entering the service in the year CornWallis was taken, marched to New River, and was discharged being sick at Kirgston, now Kinston, after a service of three months - he received several discharged but they are lost. He was born in the state of Maryland, has a record of his name in a bible at home.-

He hereby relinquishes every claim whatever to a Pension or annuity except the present and declares that his name is not on the Pension Roll of the Agency of any State. James (X) Lock Sr.

the day and year aforesaid in open Court. (signed) M.H. Pettway, Clk.

We Henry Bradford a clergyman residing in the County of Halifax State of North Carolina and William Perkins residing in the same County and State hereby certify that we are well acquainted with James Lock who has suabscribed and sworn to the above declaration. That we believe him to be 73 years of age; that he reputed and belieYed in the neighbourhOod where he resides to have been a soldier of the revolution and that we concur in that opinion.

Sworn and Subscribed the (signed) Henry Bradford day and year aforesaid. (signed) M.H. Pettway Clk Wn. Perkins

And the said Court do hereby declare their opinion after the investigation of the matter and after putting the interrogatories described by the War Department, that the above named applicant was a revolutionary Soldier, and Served as he states, And the Court further certifys that it appears to them that Mr. Henry Bradford who has signed the preceeding certificate is a clergyman, resident in Halifax County State of North Carolina and that William Perkins who has also Signed the same, is a resident of the same county and state and is a credible person and that their statement is

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LOCK, JAMES SR. (Cont'd) entitled to credit. (signed) ,John T. Clanton Wm. Johnson Thos. R. Nevill

LOCK, JOHN Granville County P.& Q.S. Ct. August 1820 - Nov. 1828 State of North Carolina Granville County ) August Term 1820 On the 11th day of August 1820 personally appeared in the Court of Pleas Quarter Sessions for the County and State aforesaid being actually a Court of record John Lock aged Sixty Six years the 7th day of Sejptember next who being first duly sworn according to Law, doth on his oath declare that he served during the revolutionary war Two & a half years on the Continental establishment and that Certificate Number registered in Book B Vol 9" Page 82 was issued to him in pursuance of my origional declaration now on file in the War department. And in pursuance of the act of 1st May 1820 I do solemnly Swear that I was a resident citizen of the United States on the 18 day of March 1818 and that I have not since that time by gift sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress entitled an act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land & naval services of the United States in the revolutionary War passed on the 18th March l8l8" and that l have not nor has any person ln trust for me any prope or securities Contracts or debts due to me, nor have I any income than what is contained in this schedule viz; one horse about 10 or 11 years of age 8 head of hogs & small portion of household & other furniture- I also do further declare that my family consists alone of my wife who is about my own age

Sworn to & Subscribed (signed) John Lock in open Court 11th day of August 1820 (signed) Step. _ Sneed Clk It is the opinion of the Court that the horse mentioned in the foregoing affidavit is worth about Fifteen dollars ($15) and the hogs about Fifteen dollars ($15).

The foregoing is a true copy. Granville Co. P.&Q.S.Ct. Nov. Ctl828 State of North Carolina ) Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Granville County ) November Term A.D. 1828. Saturday 8th Personally appeared in open Court John Lock of the County and State afore- said who being duly Sworn according to law maketh oath that he enlisted on the 27th day of May 1776 for the term of two and one half years in the State of North Carolina in the Company Commanded by Captain William Glover in the regiment commanded by Colonel William Taylor in the line of the State of North Carolina on the land Continental establishment to Serve in Said Corps until the 22nd day of November 1878=That in Some Short time after the time of this affiants enlistment he thinks not more than a month he was marched to the Village of Williamsborough in this County at which place the Companies of Captain Glover and Capt. Phill Taylor met and he well recollects amont other solders to have met with Cyrus Davis Senior with whom he has been well acquainted ever Since that time and one of the Company of Captain Phill Taylor at what particular time he enlisted this affiant does not Know but from the Circumstance of neeting at that time with him as an enlisted Soldier he has little in fact no doubt that he enlisted at the time and in the manner mentioned in his declaration this day filed in Court for the purpose and in order to be restored to the pension list under the Act of the 1st March 1823 - that shortly after meeting of Said Companies of Captains Glover and Taylor both marched to Wilmington in this State there this affiant was taken sick from that place both Companieswere marched to the Northward but as he from his sickness was brought home until he should be sufficiently restored to join the army he has no Knowledge except from report of the route they took - In June

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LOCK, JOHM (Cont'd) 1777 this affiant joined the Company of Captain Dewitt Williams who had superceded Captain Glover as having as this affiant understood been broke in consiquence of Some misconduct - this alfiant has not a distinct and positive recallection whether he meet with the said Cyrus Davis at Georgetown or at Lancaster in Pensylvania but he inclines to think and has a Strong impression upon his mind that it was at Lan- caster and he well recollects when he met- with him he was upon Crutches from a wound he had received in the foot, but when and where he had received this wound this affiant has no knowledge except from report which was that he received it at Germantown. He was with him from the time he met him thus laimed until they got to White Plains with the exception of a few days that he was detained at Morristown, in New Jersey by Sickness at which place he remained with him until he was discharged which he thinks which he thinks was in August 1778 which he thinks was granted to him Something like two months before the expiration of his term of Service and was granted to him in Consiquence of his being laimed and unfit for Service. _

Sworn to in open Court (signed) John Lock

LOCUS, VALENTINE (Dec'd) Wake County P.& Q.S. Ct. May Term 1838 The Declaration of Rachel Locus a free woman of color.

On the 24th day of May 1838 personally appeared in open Court the above named Rachel Locus of the County of Wake & State of North Carolina aged eighty years, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on her oath make the following declara tion in order to obtain the benefit of the provision made by the act of Congress pass -ed July 4th 1836. That She is the widow of Valentine Locus -who was a private soldier in Captain Emmetts Company cf the 3rd Regiment in the Revolutionary War, and that he enlisted and served two and a half years - She further declares that she was married to the said Valentine Locus on or about the fall of the year, 1777 that her husband the aforesaid V_o_lentine Locus died in the year 1812, as well as she can recollect to the best of her knowledge, the precise day not recollected, but, it was about a month before Christmas in the year aforesaid in the CountY of Wake- And that she has re- mained a widow, ever since that period as will more fully appear by reference to the proof hereto accompaning this Declaration.

Wake County Miscellaneous Records The Declaration of Rachel Locus A free woman of color.

In Order to obtain the benefit of the third Sestion of the Act of Congress of the 4th of July 1836-. State of North Carolina Wake County On this 24th day of May 1838 personally appeared in Open Court, The above named Rachel Locus of the County & State aforesaid aged Eighty years, who being first duly Sworn according to law, doth on her Oath make the following declaration, in order to obtain the benefit of the provision made by the act of Congress passed July 4th 1836. That She is the widow of Volentine Locus, who was a private Soldier in Captain Emmetts Company of the 3rd regiment in the Revolutionary War, and that he enlisted and Served two and a half years. - She further declares that she was married to the said Volantine Locus on or about the fall of the year 1777 - That her husband the afore said Volunline Locus, died in the year 1812, as well as She can recollect to the best of her knowledge. The precise day not now recollected, but it was about a month before Christmas in the year aforesaid in the County of Wake, And that she has remained a Widow ever since that period as will more fully appear by reference to the proof hereto accompanying this declaration- Sworn to & Subscribed in Open Court on the day & year above written - . Rachael (X) Locus

(signed) A. Williams C.C.

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LOGAN, DRURY (Dec'd) Rutherford County P.& Q.S. Ct. December Tern, 1832 The declaration of Drury Logan aged 70 years was sworn to by him in open Cou & certified on oath by Reverend Joseph Parker and James Smith and the opinion of the Court as to his services as a soldier of the Revolution annexed, in order to obtain the benefit of the provisions of the Act of Congress passed on the 7th of June A.D. 1832 - and the whole certified under the seal of the Court -

Rutherford County P.& Q.S. Ct. October Court 1835 It was proved to the satisfaction of the Court by Wm. Carson that Drury Logan Senior died on the 5th of October last - and by Wm- Carson & John H. Allen that he was a pensioner of the United States and that Sarah Logan now living is his widow.-And next of kin.-

LOMACK, WILLIAM Cumberland County P. & Q.S.Ct. March Term 1821

On this 9th day of March 1821, Personally appeared in open Court - being a Court of Record for the County and State aforesaid, William Lomack aged Seventy Years, resident in the County of Cumberland and State aforesaid who being first duly Sworn According to law, doth on his Oath declare that he served in the Revolutionary War as Stated in a former declaration On which a Pension Certifi- cate No. 16099 did issue on the third day of December 1819 - Allowing to the said William Lomack- - (a private) the monthly pay of eight Dollars, commencing on the 29th day of Apri1 1819 And payable semiannually at the North Carolina agency - And I William Lomack do Solemly sware that I was a resident Citizen of the United States on the 18th day of March 1818, And that I have not at any time by gift Slae or in any Manner disposed of any of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring mysell within the provisions of An Act of Congress intitled an Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the Land and Naval Service of the United States in the Revolutionary War, passed on the lath day of March 1818 and that I have not nor has any person in trust for me any property or Securities, contracts or debts due to me nor have I any income other than is contained in the Schedule hereunto Annexed and by me subscribed._

1 Axe $1. One Weeding hoe $1. One Iron Wedge $1. One Sett Knifes & forks - $1 two plates 20c-One Iron pot $2- One Spade $1. One Spinning wheel & Cards $2 One pine Chest $1.- One pine table $1. One Led and furniture $10.- The whi1e Amount is Valued by the Court at twenty one Dollars and twenty cents.- And taht the said William Lomack is Earmer by profession but in consequence of the Wound which he received in his thigh at the Battle of Eutaw Springs So. Ca. is at times so disabled that he cannot perform his usual labour, - And has a wife Sallv Lomack about forty five years of Age, who is much afflicted with Rheumatic pains - And he has three Sons, Enoch Lomach Aged 27 Years, William Lomack Aged twenty fivc Years and John Lomack aged 22 Years - A11 able to Support themselves by their Labour, And are living to themselves - The said Claimant has four Daughters, Labor, Beedy Lomack Aged 13 years, and has three Children - Polly Lomack aged 15 years, able to do common labour, Anny Lomack Aged 12 years can do common labor, Eliza Lomack aged 8 years, not able to do much towards a Support, And all the aforesaid Four Daughters and their Grand Children are living with the Claiment and are an expence without much profit by their labour - Sworn to & declared on the 9th day of March 1821.- William (X) Lomack

LOMAX, WILLIAM Rowan County P.& Q.S. Ct- May Term 1819 Saturday 22d of May 1819 This day personally appeared in open Court William Lomax who being first duly Sworn according to Law doth on his oath make the following Declaration to obtain the pension of a late act of Congress entitled "An act to provide for

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LOMAX, WILLIAM (Cont'd) certain persons engaged in the land and Naval Service of the United States during the Revolutionary War. That in the year 1781 he entered for twelve months in the Service of the United States under Captain Ely Moore in the first Regiment of the North Carolina line, that during his Service aforsaid, he was at the Seige of Ninety Six, and Served in the Campaign of South Carolina under General Green and that at the end of his twelve months, he was honourably discharged. That he has no other evidence now of his said service in his -power except the testimony of Stephan Baily. That is old, infirm and in such reduced circumstances as to stand in need of the assistance of his country for Support- Stephen Baily being duly Sworn accord- ing to law doth on his oath Say that he is well acquainted with William Lomax, that he well remembers him in the Service of his Country in 1781 & 1782 as a common Soldier in the first Regiment of the North Carolina 12 Months men - That he is in such reduced circumstances as to Stand in need of the assistance of his country ror Support Now it appearing to the assis_a_ satisfaction of the court that William Lomax did serve in the Revolutionary war of the United States against the common enemy for a longer term than nine months: And that he is in Such reduced Circumstances as to Stand in need of the assistance of his Country for Support: it is therefore ordered that the forgoing be made a matter of record; and that the Clerk Certify and transmit the same to the Honourable the Secretary at War:-

Rowan County P.& Q.S. Ct. August Sessions 1820 This day personally appeared in the Court aforesaid being a Court of record for the County of Rowan, William Lomax aged 57 years resident in said County of Rowan who being first duly sworn according to alw, doth on his oath declare, that he served in the revolutionary war of the U. States, all which was set forth in his original declaration under date of (blank) Sessions and upon which a pension certificate was granted him, And the said Wm. Lomax in open Court took the following oath-:

I do solemnly swear that I was a resident citizen of the U. States on the 18th March 1818 and that I have not since that time, by gift sale or in any manner disposed of my property or in any part thereof with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of congress entitled an act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land or naval service of the U. States in the revolutionary war passed on the 18th March 1818- And that I have not, nor has any person in trust for me any property or securities, contracts or debts due to me nor have I any income than what is contained in the schedule hereunto annexed and by me subscribed and which is in the following words:-

155 acres land worth not more than. $100.- one mare & colt & small horse worth . 60.- Two cows & two heifers worth. . . . .24.- hogs worth not more than. . . . . . .10.- farming implements & cooking utensils worth . . . . . . .10.- ---- $204.- One debt due me of $30.- but I am owing fullJ that amount. - The said Wm. Lomax. further declares upon his oath in open Court, that he is by profession a farmer, but owing to his age and infirnities, he is unable to pursue his trade and thereby support himself. Sworn to and declared in open Court the day of, (blank) before the Magistrates preciding.-

Davidson County P.& Q. S. Ct. February Term, 1829 State of North Carolina Davidson County ) Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions February term 1829. On this 10th day of February A.D. 1829 personally appeared in open Court being a Court of record -Wm-Lomax- for the County of Davidson and State aforesaid Wm. Lomax aged Sixty five years resident in Davidson County, who being first duly Sworn according to Law, doth, on his oath declare that he served in the revolutionary war

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