Below is a sworn statment from Obadiah Hendrick and others as regards to the eligibility of Daniel Hendrick to a Revolutionary war pension. I believe this Daniel Hendrick is the father of Daniel Hendrick jr who married Eliza Ann Cary/Carey dau. of Richard Cary both of Charlotte Co Va married apr.2 1832.
Who is this Obadiah?
The statment below is in Daniel Hendrick's pension file at NARA, words in ( )'s are very hard to read, the xxxx's mean totally illegible.
Patrick Co Va
I Obadiah Hendrick of the county of Prince Edward and state of Virginia, do hereby certify i am (was) 74 years old the 24th of (Sept) last, that i was a soldier of the Revolutionary war + am now drawing a pension, and that Daniel Hendrick of the county of Charlotte and state of Virginia served as a militiaman in the Revolutionary war, three tours, one at Chesterfield Court House, under xxxx General Lawson, Col. Henry Skipwith + Capt. William Finney. One at Guilford old Court House, under general Lawson, Col. Beverly Randolph + Capt Robert Hudson + one at Maybin (Maubin?) Hill under General Lawson, Col Henry Skipwith and Capt William Finney. Given under my hand this 4th day of February 1833
*signed* Obadiah Hendrick
Charlotte County to wit
This day Obadiah Hendrick personally appeared before me a justice of the Peace for the county aforsaid and made oath that the above certificate is true xxxx best of his knowledge and belief and i certify that the said Obadiah Hendrick is a credible witness and that i believe he is of sufficient age to have had personal knowledge of the service of Daniel Hendrick at the time (of his service xxxx ?) given under my hand this 4 th day of February 1833
Anderson C Marton J.P.
of the County of Charlotte
I Daniel Hendrick X hereby certify that (i enlisted?) in the service, known(proven?) by Obadiah Hendrick in the above certification. I went as a volunteer under Capt Paulding Anderson and Col (A/G? xx B) Giles of Amelia County, to Petersburg, where we were stationed awhile and from there we went to the nieghborhood(sp) of old Williamsburg and was thence discharged.
Daniel X Hendrick
Charlotte Count Court.
This day Daniel Hendrick personally appeared before me a Justice of the Peace for the county of Charlotte and made oath that the above certificate is true and i certify that the said Daniel Hendrick is a credible witness
given under my hand this 4 th day of February 1833 -
Anderson C. Morton J.P.
We whose names are hereto subscribed, take (pleasure?) (in?) certifying that we have known Daniel Hendrick of the county of Charlotte for many years, and believe him to be a man of truth and honesty and(wholly?) (respected?) and (beloved?) by his acquaintances - He is very poor and old, and have every reason to believe he was such an age as to have been a soldier in the Revolutionary war, and verily think he was in the service a good deal. He has always maintained a good character -
- Richard Lipscomb?
Charlotte County to wit:
This day Michael Maddox and Richard Lipscomb, personally appeared before me a Justice of the Peace for the county aforsaid and subscribed? the forgoing certificate in my presence and made oaths to the same or (containing?) the truth to the best of their knowledge and belief - and i do? for this certify that they are credible persons and their xxxx (unlettered??) to xxxx - given under my hand and seal this 6 th day of May 1833 -
Hillery Morley *illegible*
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