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Soldiers and Widows entitled to Pensions, 1887, Cleveland Co.
Posted by: Lynn Wesson (ID *****8937) Date: September 14, 2003 at 09:29:41
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I came across this while researching old papers at the State Library. Thought it might be useful to others so I transcribed it and have posted it several places. Hope it helps some of you!

From the CLEVELAND NEW ERA, July 13, 1887:

State Pensioners

Gen. W.P. Roberts, state auditor, has notified Mr. T.D. Lattimore, clerk of Superior Court, that the following named persons living in Cleveland county are entitled to pensions under Chapter 214, Laws of 1885:

SOLDIERS.
Jonas Baker, Co. C, 38th Reg’t, N.C. S.T.
David Buff, Jr., F, 55
David Canipe, F, 55
George P. Davis, C, 55
Thomas Davis, B, 23
J.R. DePriest, G, 16
John S. Downs, D, 2
R.C. Eskridge, C, 55
James C. Falls, D, 14
Eli C. Gregg, K, 49
J.H. Hartman, F, 2
A.J. Hughes, E, 12
Edmond Johnson, C, 38
R.W. McNeily, F, 34
G. M. Moore, H, 28
James Moss, C, 55
J.A. Neal, M, 16
Ely Newton, F, 55
John W. Roberts, H, 34
Anderson Self, F, 55
John Smith, K, 42

WIDOWS.
Mrs. A.P. Allen, widow of Clark Allen
Mrs. N.W. Allran, of Jacob Allran
Mrs. E. Beattie, of C. Beattie
Mrs. M.J. Beattie, of P.S. Beattie
Mrs. E.M. Champion, of J.M. Champion
Mrs. Catherine Clay, of W.S. Clay
Mrs. Ellen Crowder, of Jos. Crowder
Mrs. Sarah A. Crow, of Elijah M. Crow
Mrs. S.J. Dixon, of Robt. W. Dixon
Mrs. M.J. Gardner, of T.S. Gardner
Mrs. Sarah Gibson, of Wm. Gibson
Mrs. Susan Grigg, of William Grigg
Mrs. S.E. Groves, of Jackson Groves
Mrs. E. Hamrick, of Elijah Hamrick
Mrs. K.C. Hamrick, of Asa Hamrick
Mrs. S.A. Hanes, of Mijamond Hanes
Mrs. S.L. Jolly, of W.A. Jolly
Mrs. E.N. Ledbetter, of W. Ledbetter
Mrs. Nancy Lucas, of Jas. A. Lucas
Mrs. M.E. Martin, of C.G. Martin
Mrs. Jane Moore, of William Moore
Mrs. H. McSwain, of George McSwain
Mrs. S.E. Murray, of John W. Murray
Mrs. C.J. Patterson, of M.M. Patterson
Mrs. M.R. Putman, of Leroy Putman
Mrs. Melissa Ramsey, of T.J. Ramsey
Mrs. H. Randall, of Robt. B. Randall
Mrs. C. Williams, of L.P. Williams
Mrs. Cynthia Wright, of Job Wright

Under Chapter 116, Acts of 1887, the following widows, if still unmarried and without means, are entitled to pensions:

Mrs. Rhoda Adams, Mary W. Barnett, Mary D. Blanton, S.W. Blanton, Catherine Bracket, Sarah Brady, Mary Bridges, M.A. Costner, Nancy M. Crotts, E.R. Ferguson, Annie E. Gardner, Nancy Gardner, Artalissa Gladden, J.C.S. Green, Martha Hamilton, M.S. Hamrick, Mary Jolley, Lurana Kitchen, Rebecca Ledbetter, M.L. Lee, Nancy Logan, Mrs. Barbara McDaniel, S.R. McSwain, Didema Parker, Polly Philbeck, M.D. Potter, Nancy Proctor, Margaret Pruett, Sarah Putnam, Agnes Randall, E.L. Ross, J.C. Spurlin, Mary A. Towry, Emeline Turner, Nancy Turner, Jennetta White, Nancy White, Ruanna Wilkins, Catherine Williams, M.D. Williams.

Application should be made to T.D. Lattimore, Clerk of the Superior Court.
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Posted by Lynn Wesson, Chapel Hill, NC


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