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Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883

Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, the Cause for which Pensioned, the Post-office Address, the Rate of Pension Per Month, and the Date of Original Allowance, as Called for by Senate Resolution of December 8, 1882; United States Pension Bureau; Volume IV, Government Printing Office, 1883; pgs 701-702

~Transcribed by S. Ferrall for Franklin co. IAGenWeb

Bates, William, Hampton, total blindness

Bird, Robert L., Hampton, chronic diarrhea, rheumatism & resulting heart disease, original allowance Mar. 1880, cert #166,039

Briegel, John, Hampton, chronic diarrhea, rheumatism w/debility, partial deafness both ears & eye disease, original allowance Mar. 1882, cert #204,583

Brown, Henry D., Hampton, chronic diarrhea, original allowance May 1879, cert #159,544

Bullis, William T., Geneva, heart disease, original allowance Dec. 1882, cert #222,008

Bullock, Samuel A., Hampton, rheumatic heart disease, original allowance June 1882, cert #212,409

Campbell, James, Hampton, chronic diarrhea, original allowance Mar. 1880, cert #165,173

Cole, Henry, Latimer, disease of abdominal viscera & of kidneys, cert #124,385

Combellick, Wm., Sheffield, wound left hip, cert #79,721

Connaughton, Roger, Coldwater, injured left fibula near ankle, original allowance Oct 1879, cert #163,125

Cooper, Thos. minor children, Hampton, cert #167,949

Crawford, James, Chapin, gunshot wound right breast, original allowance Sept. 1879, cert #162,313

Cromwell, Frank C., Oakland Valley, gunshot wound right forearm, original allowance Apr. 1882, cert #206,461

Dobbins, James, Hampton, chronic conjunctivitis, cert #134,157

Durr, George, Sheffield, gunshot wound left shoulder, cert #96,645

Ellenwood, Frank M., Chapin, gunshot wound of spine, cert #33,067

Fennel, Abel S., Hampton, injury to spine, original allowance Oct. 1880, cert #175,328

Fiscus, David W., Faulkner, gunshot wound left thigh, original allowance Oct. 1880, cert #174,999

Foughty, John, Hampton, gunshot wound of face, loss right eye, partial loss left eye, cert #27,165

French, William W., Hampton, total blindness, cert #119,212

Glynn, James, Hampton, disease of eyes, cert #92,207

Harper, Hugh, Hampton, injury to abdomen

Hassell, Gideon, Coldwater, gunshot wound left calf, cert #126,236

Howe, Emily S., Hampton, widow, original allowance June 1878, cert #181,260

Hudson, Thomas E.B., Chapin, gunshot wound left arm, original allowance Mar. 1880, cert #165732

Hudson, Wesley J., Coldwater, loss of left index finger, partial deafness both ears, original allowance Mar. 1879, cert #157,773

Huyner, Charles, Hampton, loss of 2nd toe from gunshot wound, original allowance Oct. 1880, cert #174,998

Ihde, Henry, Geneva, gunshot wound right side of face, original allowance Dec. 1882, cert #191,636

Jeffers, Nancy, Hampton, widow, original allowance Dec. 1878, cert #12,545

Justis, Isaac, Hampton, chronic diarrhea, cert #69,929

Knapp, Ransom, Hampton, dependant father, original allowance Jan. 1880, cert #186,719

Mallory, Dewitt C., Hampton, gunshot wound left hand, loss of middle, index & ring fingers, original allowance June 1882, cert #214,470

Marks, Ernst, Sheffield, loss of left arm, cert #21,559

McGrain, Catherine T., Hampton, dependant mother, original allowance Jan. 1876, cert #171,978

Meehan, John, Hampton, left shoulder & knee injury, original allowance June 1879, cert #161,037

Merriss, Elizabeth, Geneva, widow, deceased, original allowance Nov. 1867, cert #64,633

Meyer, Emil, Sheffield, gunshot wound of back, original allowance Mar. 1879, cert #157,947

Miller, Mary J., Sheffield, widow, original allowance July 1879, cert. #185,011

Mulford, Lydia A., Geneva, widow, original allowance Feb. 1868, cert #31,872

Murphy, Mary, Hampton, dependant mother, original allowance Mar. 1882, cert #194,695

Norrell, John, Hampton, disease of lungs, original allowance Apr. 1880, cert #166,724

North, Daniel M., Hampton, disease of lungs, original allowance Feb. 1882, cert #203,026

Norton, Edwin A., Hampton, disease of abdominal viscera

Obright, Jacob, Hampton, gunshot wound of neck, original allowance June 1880, cert #170,831

Page, Silas S., Geneva, gunshot wound right leg, original allowance Sept. 1877, cert #87,019

Payson, William H., Sheffield, gunshot wound left shoulder, involving lungs

Pease, George W., Hampton, gunshot wound both knees & right hand, original allowance Jan. 1878, cert #150,892

Peterson, Carl, Hampton, disease of right hip & leg, original allowance June 1880, cert #170,925

Reeve, Adaline, Geneva, widow, original allowance May 1880, cert #15,787

Richer, John H., Sheffield, disease of heart, original allowance July 1881, cert #193,347

Ross, Milton H., Hampton, wound left forearm, cert #88,432

Schobe, Charles, Sheffield, gunshot wound right leg & shoulder, original allowance June 1882, cert #211604

Schollian, George, Chapin, chronic diarrhea & heart disease, original allowance June 1889, cert #170,690

Shane, Samuel J., Sheffield, gunshot wound of face, original allowance Jan. 1878, cert #150699

Silence, Edmund, Geneva, varicose veins right thigh & disease of head & lungs original allowance July 1880, cert #171,287

Smith, Copeland J.C., Geneva, gunshot wound right hand, cert #66,395

Smith, Sarah M., Chapin, widow, original allowance Oct. 1867, cert #82,049

Stinson, Edward H., Hampton, gunshot wound left foot, original allowance Mar. 1878, cert #151,547

Thomas, Rosetta, Sheffield, widow, original allowance April 1879

Thompson, Isaac, Sheffield, gunshot wound right side, original allowance Oct. 1881, cert #196,775

Thornton, John H., sheffield, gunshot wound of neck, original allowance Dec. 1878, cert #156,782

Tilton, Benjamin R., Sheffield, wound of mouth & jaw, cert #64,602

Van Riper, Garrett, Hampton, left ankle injury, original allowance Mar. 1881, cert #185,735

Vincent, John, Hampton, loss of sight in right eye, cert #56,263

Wagner, Isaiah, Faulkner, gunshot wound right thigh, original allowance Sept. 1877, cert #148420

Wolf, William, Hampton, gunshot wound neck & left thigh

Wood, Catherine M., Hampton, widow, original allowance Jan. 1866, cert #106,575

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Miscellaneous Civil War Pensioners
(does not include pensioners from the 1883 list above)

Compiled from various sources. Additional names & records are welcome.


Myron, Petrie - filed Nov. 13, 1865 as an invalid, cert #86445; his widow Lucinda Petrie filed Feb 10, 1908, cert #696615


Williams, Lizzie S. - HR #27122; address, Alexander, Iowa; aged 70 years, is the widow of Henry E. Williams, who served as a first lieutenant and captain in Company B, Thirty-first Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry, from August 6, 1862 to June 27, 1865 (2 years 10 months 21 days). Soldier was pensioned at $40 per month under special act; was formerly pensioned under the act of July 14, 1862, at $24 per month for gunshot wound of right lung. Applicant is pensioned under the acts of June 27, 1890, and April 19, 1908, at $12 per month. Soldier and applicant were married April 13, 1881. Soldier died July 10, 1902. Soldier's prior wife died July 4, 1879. Medical testimony is that applicant , by reason of her age and general physical condition, is not able to earn a living. Applicant's only means of support is her pension. An increase to $20 per month is recommended.

~Congressional Serial Set, Sixty-second Congress, December 2, 1912-March 4, 1913; United States Government Printing Office, 'Pensions and Increase in Pensions', pg 132
~notes from "Roster and Record of Iowa Troops in the Rebellion, V3; by Guy E. Logan: Henry E. Williams, residence Cedar Falls, nativity New York, enlisted at age 26

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