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Posted by: LIZ FRANO Date: February 21, 1999 at 05:42:32
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Georgia, Wilkes County.
On this the 19th day of June AD One thousand eight hundred & fifty five Personally appeared before me a Justice of the Inferior Court in & for the County & State aforesaid George Poss & Catherine Agee residents of said State & County who being duly sworn according to laio, deposeth & saiy that their Father Christopher Poss was drafted in the County of Rockingham & State of Virginia in the war of the Revolution for the term of eighteen months & served until the close of the war under General George Washington was present at Yorktown & saw Cornwall's surrender. Their Father Christopher Poss died in Wilkes County Georgia in the month of April eighteen hundred & thirty six leaving two Children, George Poss & Catherine Agee. He was married in the year 1783 in Rockingham County Virginia to Susan Alex. that his wife died in Wilkes County & State of Georgia in the year eighteen hundred and twenty seven, that there are no other heirs or children but Deponenis(SP?) & who make this application for the purpose of obtaining the Pension money due their said Father Christopher Poss under the act of Angvep of July 7th 1832. that their said Father did not during his life nor his heirs since his death applied for or recioven any Pension money for his said service they futher declare they have no document any evidence of his service in supportage this in sworn to & subscribed before me. this the 19th day of June 1855. Lewis S. Brown JJC George Poss Catherine Agee

from another document that was with the above: "...Christopher poss died during the fall of 1836 and said Susan Poss died in October 1827 and that George Poss and Catherine Agee formely Catherine Poss are the only surviving children of said Christopher Poss and Susan Poss."

No Pension applications found for Thomas Poss or Henry Poss at the National Archives.

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