Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Jane Blevins Cooper, 1858, Pension Application, September 1858

Pension Application of 1858
Pension Files of Jane Cooper

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Rising Fawn Ga    [Fnu?]

To the Commissioner of Pensions

Washington City

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State of Georgia }
County of Dade    }

On the fifteenth day of September Eighteen hundred and fifty Eight. Personally appeard before me Mark Hale a justice of the peace within and for the County and State aforesaid duly authorised by Law to adminster oaths. Jane Cooper aged fifty five years a Resident of the County of Dade & State of Georgia and Post Office of Rising Fawn. Who being duly sworn according to Law declares that she is the widow of Isaac Cooper Deceased who was a privet soldier in the Company D Commanded by Captain William D Fullton in the Regiment of Georgia mounted volunteers Commanded by Col- Calhoun in the War with Mexico and died on the twenty third day of December 1847: and that she is the identical Person who Drew a pension under the act of congress. the 5th of February 1853. at the Rate of three Dollars and fifty Cents pr month. Commencing on the Twenty fourth day of December 1852 and terminating on the Twenty fourth day of December 1857: at Mobile by Jas. Perrine agent for paying pensions in the agency of Alabama. That she now makes this affidavit for the purpose of obtaining the benefit, of the said act of Congress of June 3d 1858 that she has not intermarried but continues to be a widow that she now Resides in the County of Dade and State of Georgia and hir Post office is Rising Fawn and has Resided there for Two years Past Previous there to she Resided in the State of Alabama & County of DeKalb

Sworn to and subscribed before me the day and year above written and I certify that I believe the applicant to be the widow of the said soldier I also certify that I am not Interested in this claim or concerned in the Result there of

Mark Hale [seal]

Justice of the Peace

State of Georgia }

County of Dade   } 

                                                                Jane [hir X mark] Cooper


Transcribed by D.K. Pritchett from a photocopy of the court document. This file dated 20 June 2001.

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