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Re: Henry Morgan Susannah Poe
Posted by: mary sheffield (ID *****1554) Date: November 21, 2012 at 14:30:55
In Reply to: Henry Morgan Susannah Poe by shirley meznarich of 19657

Southern Campaign American Revolution Pension Statements
Pension application of Theophilus Morgan R16544 Nancy fn19NC
Transcribed by Will Graves 5/15/09
[Methodology: Spelling, punctuation and/or grammar have been corrected in some instances for ease of reading and to facilitate searches of the database. Also, the handwriting of the original scribes often lends itself to varying interpretations. Users of this database are urged to view the original and to make their own decision as to how to decipher what the original scribe actually wrote. Blanks appearing in the transcripts reflect blanks in the original.]
[fnp. 2: printed form with file ins in blue text]
Declaration of Original Pension of AWidow -- Child or Children under Sixteen Years of Age Surviving
State of Tennessee, County of Madison
On this 28 day of December, A.D. 1875 personally appeared before me S. D. Barnett Clerk of the County Court of said County the same being a court of record within and for the County and State aforesaid, NancyMorgan aged 85 years, who, being duly sworn according to law, makes the following declaration in order to obtain the pension provided by Acts of Congress granting pensions to widows: That she is the widow of Theophilus Morgan who enlisted under the name of Theophilus Morgan at Rowan County North Carolina on the __ day of about the year, A.D. 1780, in Carlton's Command Davidson's division in the war of the Revolution, who died in the year 1844 of congestion of the lungs in DeSoto County Mississippi on the 18th day of August, A.D. 1844, who bore at the time of his death the rank of private, in Cavalry service aforesaid; that she was married under the name of Nancy Mason to the said Theophilus Morgan on the 20th day of January, A.D. 1813 by Esquire Duncan at Robertson County Tennessee, there being no legal barrier to such marriage; that she has not been previously married but her husband had been previously married to Ruth Owens by whom he had 8 children, ages of children not know, that she has to the present date remained his widow; that the following all the names and dates of birth of all his legitimate children yet surviving who are under 16 years of age at my father's death, to wit:
His by herself | His by a Former Marriage
Lucretia born the 1813 |
Henry H. born 1815 None under |
Theophilus be born 1816 16 years |
Bryant C. born 1818 | None
Sallie born 1821 |
Thomas born 1823 |
Perry M born 1824 |
Nancy E. born 1826 |
That she has not abandoned the support of any one of his children, but that they are still under her care or maintenance: they are now all providing for themselves that are living
That she has not in any manner been engaged in, or aided or abetted, the rebellion in the United States; that no prior application has been filed deceased or your petitioner, for the reason that both the deceased & petitioner had a plenty up to the late war that she hereby appoints Thomas C. Moore her attorney to prosecute her claims; that her residence is No. Cumberland Street, Jackson Tennessee and that her post office address is Jackson Madison County Tennessee
S/ A. S. Sayle S/ Nancy Morgan, X her mark

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