Submitted by Shirley McCoy
NOTE from Shirley: copied from the National Archives,mNational Gen. Society -
Washington, DC -1976 There was a fire at the War Department on 8 Nov 1800 and
another in Aug 1814; obviously, records were lost.
Rev War Veterans = Pension S#_____ (Survivor)
Widow = Pension W#_____ (Widow app.)
Pension R#_____ (Rejected app. that applies to
"Survivor" or "Widow")
Bounty Land Warrant = #000-000-00
1st set of numbers = Warrant number
2nd set of numbers = Number of acres
3rd set of numbers = Year of Warrant (usually "55" pursuant to the Bounty
Land Act of 1855)
"Half Pay" or "Not Half Pay" - These records relate mainly to claims
made by heirs under an act of Congress approved 5 Jul 1832 which
provided half-pay pensions for Virginia vets of the Rev War and claims
made by heirs for arrears due vets of Virginia and other states under
other pension acts.
Abram/Abraham VA Margaret S. W#610 BLWt. #16131-16-=55. Absolom VA Martha W#6343 Almond VA Joanna W#6342 Anna RI former wid. of William Lowing, which see. Benjamin CT VT S#14755 Claiborne Cont. VA BLWt. #637-300 Surg. Mate Claiborne VA BLWt. #2271-300 Capt. Iss. 5/29/1792 to Robert Means, ass. No papers. Note: There was a surgeon's mate of this name whose heirs rec'd Wt. #637- 300 (See papers) No means of ascertaining whether here were two officers of this name from VA. Ebenezer MA Joanna W#14077 BLWt. #8191-160-55 Ephraim VA R#10919 Frederick CT S#32565 George PA S#25466 Ingraham/Ingram VA S#32568 Jabez MA Violettee W#16157 James VA S#7779 James VA S#39497 Jesse VA S#38450 Joel NC S#7781 John CT S#42570 John DE BLWt. #2269-200 Lt. Iss. 6/6/1794 to Wm D. Brown, ass. No papers. John MD BLWt. #11788 Sgt. Iss. 9/5/1789 John MA S#42579 John/John D. MA and Indian War 1785-6 S#46292 BLWts. #1946-100 and #323-60-55 John RI S#22029 John VA S#7788 John VA R#18674 BLWt. #2268-450 Half-Pay Joseph DE Lt. Col. Iss. 5/1/1794 to Hannah Vaughan, Admx. No papers. Obediah NY S#42571 Prince RI S#42603 (colored) Samuel MA Mary W#25823 Thomas MA S#33851 Thomas PA S#40614 Thomas VA S#6298 Vincent NC Martha W#4366 William MD S#35107 William NC S#9498 William SC Alie/Alee W#11691 BLWt. #26110-160-55 William VA S#14754 Zebulon MA S#33208
John NJ BLWt. #8819 Pvt Iss. 7/2/1790 to Israel Smith, Ass. Prince RI BLWt. #3545 Pvt Iss. 12/31/1789
Abner VA R#10917 John Cont. MD or VA Nancy R#10920 BLWt. #5206 Pvt.Crane's Cont. Art. MA Iss. 1/26/1790 to John May. John NY Lydia W#2884 See VAUGHAN John VA Samuel NJ S#1129 Thomas VA S#22030 William CT See VAGHN (??) William VA Elizabeth W#2708 BLWt. #29019-160-55
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