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PENSIONS: Records | 1835 Report | Rejected

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PENSION APPLICATION RECORDS:

Everyone with an interest in Revolutionary War history will want to read these!

FEDERAL PENSION REPORT 1835
MARION DISTRICT RESIDENTS RECEIVING PENSION AS OF 1835
as listed in
REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR IN OBEDIENCE TO RESOLUTIONS OF THE SENATE OF THE 5TH AND 30TH JUNE, 1834 AND THE 3RD OF MARCH, 1835.
IN RELATION TO THE PENSION ESTABLISHMENT OF THE UNITED STATES

(Printed by Duff Green, Washington, 1835)
NAMEDISTRICTRANK BRANCHANNUAL
ALLOW-
ANCE
AMOUNT
REC'D
PENSION
STARTED
NOTE
BOOTH, John Marion District Private SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA $80.00 $240.00 MAY 17, 1833 AGE 74
BRASWELL, Henry Marion District Private SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA $26.66 $79.98 FEB. 5,1834 AGE 68
DANIEL, Ezekiel Marion District Private SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA $20.00 $60.00 AUG. 7, 1833 AGE 69
GASSOWAY, James Marion District Private VIRGINIA CONTINENTAL LINE $96.00 $588.37 MAY 17, 1819 DROPPED MAY 1, 1820, RESTORED JANUARY 8, 1829
KIRBY, Archibald Marion District Private SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA $22.22 $66.66 NOV. 9, 1833 AGE 70
ODOM, Levi Marion District Private NORTH CAROLINA MILITIA $36.66 $103.32 APRIL 17, 1833 AGE 75
PILKINGTON, Drura Marion District Private VIRGINIA MILITIA $80.00 $200.00 MAY 2, 1833 AGE 72
ROZIER, William Marion District Private SOUTH CAROLINA CONTINENTAL LINE $96.00 $282.06 JULY 14, 1819, DROPPED MAY 1, 1820 AGE 72
WITTINGTON, Nathan Marion District Private SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA $21.10 $63.30 April 3, 1833 AGE 72

REJECTED PENSION APPLICATIONS OF MARION RESIDENTS
as cited in Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions (Washington, D.C., 1835, revised 1852).

Please note that the thousands of men who fought for the colonial government were entitled to receive pensions or bounty land grants for their service but proof of service was required. After the veteran's death, his widow was entitled to apply for a pension as well. The list below is of those Marion County residents who had applied for a pension and were required to submit additional information before a pension was granted.

NAME REASON FOR REJECTION
AYER, DariusAlleges six months service in the Maryland militia. He must furnish narrative of service, and give period and grade, and names of company and field officers.
BLACKMAN, David For proof of service.
COLEMAN, Prudence, widow of RobertFor further proof of service and marriage.
FLOYD, Orson Alleges two years and three months service in the North Carolina line. Name not on the army records at Raleigh. He must furnish proof by living comrades.
ROGERS, Mary Ann, widow of LottNo claim--not six months' service.
ROSSER, JohnHe did not serve six months.
TURNER, John He did not serve six months.

Bibliography:

  • Revill, Janie.
    Copy of the Original Index Book Showing the Revolutionary Claims
    Filed in South Carolina Between August 20, 1773-August 31, 1776.

    Columbia, 1941. Reprinted by the Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1969.

  • South Carolina Treasury.
    Stub Entries to Indents Issued in Payment of Claims Against South Carolina
    Growing Out of the Revolution.

    Edited by A. S. Salley, Jr. I I vols.
    Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1910-57.

  • Pruitt, Jayne Conway Garlington.
    Revolutionary War Pension Applicants Who Served From South Carolina.
    Fairfax County, Va., 1946.

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