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William Pixler - Mexican War
Posted by: Timothy Simpson (ID *****2817) Date: July 13, 2008 at 17:56:33
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FYI -- this should be the William Pixler of Union, Butler Co NE in 1880; he is listed as age 51 VA VA PA (wife - Mary; ch: William H, Charles, Ellsworth, Minnie, Harriet)

From Mexican War Index to Pension Files 1886-1926 Vol 10 Nichols, James T - Rhea, Charles
Compiled and Published by Navena Hembree Troxel and Susan Merrill Warner
Library of Michigan dbs
S23653       PIXLER, WILLIAM
W-11985       PIXLER, MARY
- -/NE/- -       "B" 13 US Inf
       189- Oct 6- 1890 Mar 28-
       1922 Sep 22

Published by HERITAGE HOUSE, 3851 South Post Road, PO Box 39128, Indianapolis IN 46239 Copyright 1985 Walter R Gooldy
--dbs notes... Mexican War, 1846-1848, over 78,000 Americans served....some records of Indian War veterans are included with Mexican War soldiers and many Mexican War soldier records are integrated into the Civil War records; The subject of this compilation is a listing of veterans of the Mexican War and their widows who applied for a pension under the act of 29 January 1887. These pension applications were accepted until 1926. Pensions were provided for veterans who had served sixty days, or their unremarried widows. The Mexican War pensions filed DO contain family questionnaires.
PIXLER, Wm & Mary, Neb, 10/6/1891, C19728

From Index To Mexican War Pension Files transcribed by Virgil D. White
The National Historical Publishing Company, Waynesboro, Tennessee 1989 dbs extract
PIXLER, William, Mary, WC-9211, 28 Mar 1894, NE, SC-19728, helpless child Ellsworth W., child's C-#16338, 23 Sep 1922, srv Co B 13th US Inf, also see XC-2660426
WC=widow's certificate

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