Posted By:Alethea Bothwell
Subject:Re: IGOU m. Lusk?????--Bledsoe Co. TN
Post Date:March 30, 2008 at 07:51:50
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From the Veterans Administration, Washington - May 24, 1934 In reply refer to: BA-J/ady Joseph Lusk, S.C. 7682 Judge Charles W. Lusk, Courthouse, Chattanooga, Tennesee Dear Sir: Reference is made to your letter relative to Joseph Lusk, a soldier of the War of 1812.. Joseph Lusk, S.C. 7682 Joseph Lusk enlisted in Pikeville, Bledsoe County, Tennessee, and served as a private in Captain John Haskins' Company of Tennessee Militia from January 10, 1814 to May 13, 1814. In 1851 he was living in Bradley County, Tennessee. He was allowed pension on his application executed September 4, 1871 at which time he was eighty-one years old and a resident of Bradley County, Tennessee, his post office address, Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee. Soldier married in November 1812 in Bledsoe County, Tennessee, Rebecca Igo. She was still living in 1871. There are no further family data. Very Truly yours, A.D. Hiller, Assistant to Administrator (Copied from Leaves from the Lusk Family Tree by Howard D. Lusk 1 APR 1 977)