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Switzerland County Military Pensions

The following are military pensions were mentioned in the Switzerland County, Indiana court and probate books. The index currently covers 1814 to 1849.

Before applying for a military pension from the federal government, a person may have appeared before their local court to file a schedule of property or additional information.

Abbreviations used in the index are:

  • CCO = Circuit Court Order Book
  • PO = Probate Order Book
  • PC = Probate Complete Record Book
  • RW = Revolutionary War

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Given NameSurnameWarBookPage
NathanPeakeRWCCO470
StephenRodgersRWCCO470
DanielHarrisRWCCO471
JamesRansteadRWCCO475
JohnBurnesRWCCO476
MichaelWilsonRWCCO476
JamesRansteadRWCCO477
SmithTurnerRWCCO478
KimbrowSandersRWCCO496
DanielHaycockRWCCO4101
AbrahamParkinsonRWCCO4102
EbenezerCrossRWCCO4102
AndrewStepletonRWCCO4116
JohnBrayRWCCO4191
RobertHarrisRWCCO4192
JohnPenneteutRWCCO4192
StephenRodgersRWCCO4194
DavidDavisRWCCO4195
HezekiahRobertsRWCCO4198
SmithTurnerRWCCO4199
JosephBassettRWCCO4278
GeorgeAbneyRWCCO4314
JosephBassetRWCCO4442
StephenRodgersRWCCO556
SmithTurnerRWCCO566
MosesGrayRWCCO567
DavidFieldRWCCO5121
RichardGreenRWCCO5289
JohnSixRWCCO66
Phillip DSmythRWCCO622
LeimanDeaskyRWCCO6162
BernardWordenRWCCO6190
JohnShaferRWCCO6249
RobertTurnerRWCCO6250
WilliamDeWittRWCCO6317
HenryHuffmanRWCCO6363
AbnerScudderRWCCO6514
RobertMooreRWCCOA171
GriffithDickinsonRWCCOA171
NathanRickettsRWCCOA171
GideonTowerRWCCOA171
JohnShaddyRWCCOA171
RobertRickettsRWCCOA178
ThomasMountsRWCCOA178
EbenezerHumphreyRWCCOA178
DanielHeathRWCCOA178
WilliamCoyRWCCOA178
IsaacLeviRWCCOA178
AnnNealRWCCOJ108
CharlesNealRWCCOJ108
AndrewCarnineRWCCOK203
RobertGullionRWPOA69
RobertKnoxRWPOA69
JohnLeapRWPOA70
JohnRobertsRWPOA78
Norman BMagruderRWPOA78
JohnShupeRWPOA78
ThomasLewisRWPOA84
WilliamLancasterRWPOA89
JohnBrayRWPOA89
WilliamDewittRWPOA91
NathanMorganRWPOA91
HenryHannasRWPOA92
William Sr.FancherRWPOA101
JosephWolcottRWPOA129
ArthurAndresRWPOA134
Wm Sr.CoyRWPOA144
ThosLewisPOA171
SolomonNighswongerRWPOA172
WilliamKellyPOA195
AbnerScudderRWPOA243
Normond BMagruderPOA396
Norman BMagruderRWPOA447
NathenMorganRWPOA455
WinthropRobinsonRWPOA491
JosephToddPOA492
IsaacTrainerPOA444
JohnRobertsRWPOB9
DuncanDunnRWPOB26
JohnRobertsRWPOB59
WilliamDewittPOB83
DavidPotterPOB86
DavidRemerPOB121
WinthropRobinsonPOB121
DavidRemerPOB121
WilliamKellyPOB121
N BMagruderPOB132
JohnCrutchfieldRWPOB435
EbenezerHumphreyRWPOB453
AbnerScudderRWPOB476
WilliamLancasterPOC63
WilliamTerryMWPOC340
WilsonHustonMWPOC340
EdwardDetrazMWPOC340
JohnRobertsRWPCA262
RobertGullionRWPCA264
RobertKnoxRWPCA266
JohnLeapRWPCA269
Norman BMagruderRWPCA271
JohnShupeRWPCA273
ThomasLewisRWPCA275
WinthropRobinsonRWPCA277
ThomasPorterRWPCA280
DavidReamerRWPCA316
WilliamKellyRWPCA318
ThomasAyresRWPCA320
WilliamLancasterRWPCA323
WilliamDewittRWPCA325
NathanMorganRWPCA326
HenryHannisRWPCA328
William Sr.FancherRWPCA330
JosephWoolcottRWPCA381
ArthurAndrewsRWPCA397
SolomonNighswangerRWPCA413
GeorgeRennoRWPCA429
AbnerScudderRWPCA498

Ohio County Military Pensioners – 1883

Military pensioners of the Ohio County, Indiana in 1883 appeared in:
Aurora Spectator – 8 Nov 1883 – Page 8, Column 3

Ohio County Pensioners.

[See newspaper for full details.]

BASCOM.

  • Israel P Hill
  • Thomas W Lewis
  • Boston W Van Osdol
  • Margaret Austin

BEAR BRANCH.

  • Ira Stout
  • William H Oatman

HARTFORD.

  • Ruel W Fugitt
  • Francis M Miller
  • William H Shipman

NORTH’S LANDING.

  • Hiram Vandorin
  • William H North
  • Elizabeth Benedict

RISING SUN.

  • George W Bennett
  • John M Kelley
  • William H Clark
  • Wm. Ellis
  • John Collins
  • George W French
  • Mathias K Haines
  • James Harris
  • Benjamin F Miller
  • John W Facemire
  • Aaron D Egleston
  • James H Irons
  • William T Linscott
  • James B Jones
  • Henry C Lemmon
  • George Miller
  • Alexander B Williams
  • John B Coles
  • Benjamin F Pate
  • Martin Thompson
  • Theodore H Wells
  • William F Smith
  • Marcus C Walker
  • John Anderson
  • Wm B Mitchell
  • Henry Hewitt
  • Banner D Hall
  • Richard S Gordon
  • Wm Gillespie
  • George W Buffington
  • Jesse H Barker
  • Samuel Dugle
  • Oliver P Cochran
  • Robert B Lewis
  • James H Peyton
  • Wm T Merrill
  • Jefferson A French
  • Ann M Hamilton
  • Margaret Collins
  • Louisa C Keller
  • Mahala Hoppin
  • Mary A Harris
  • Mary Rice
  • Mary E Bennett
  • Agnes N Calvert
  • Harriet Newman
  • James Clement
  • Frances Thompson
  • Jane H Pepper
  • William Goldson
  • Randolph Sullivan
  • Elizabeth Tabor
  • Maria Wells

Dearborn County Military Pensioners – 1883

Military pensioners from Dearborn County in 1883 appeared in:
Lawrenceburg Register – 1 Nov 1883 – Page 2, Column 4

OUR PENSIONERS.
Citizens Who Receive Stipends from Uncle Sam.
Official List of Dearborn County, with Causes, Amounts, Etc.

[See newspaper for full details.]

LAWRENCEBURGH.

  • Albert N Parsons
  • John Wallingford
  • Henry Nussoy
  • Sebastian Tittel
  • George Sturm
  • Henry Stahl
  • John McAunally
  • Jesse Harper
  • Michael Sturm
  • Stephen L Smith
  • Wm F Worley
  • James F Vaughan
  • Henry Truitt
  • James Skelton
  • Wm J Stevenson
  • Peter Krah
  • Valentine Kochler
  • George W Lowe
  • Abraham Junker
  • Merrit Lemming
  • John Geyer
  • Lewis Graham
  • Isaiah McLeaster
  • John Farrel
  • Philip O’Heran
  • John Brauner
  • John Breakey
  • Norris S Bennett
  • Wm J Bentley
  • Amor Abdon
  • John J Caldwell
  • Sterling A Martin
  • Wm Winters
  • Barbara Minich
  • George Heckhiser
  • Sarah C Brown
  • John W Rabb
  • Barbara Kalk
  • Mary Armstrong
  • Martha Daggy
  • Regina Buettner
  • Nathaniel C Miller
  • James Chapman
  • Charles T Hawkins
  • James McMullen
  • Charles B Miller
  • Rhoda Bendoit
  • Mary E Faber
  • Abigail Sullivan
  • Elizabeth T Stockman
  • Elizabeth Kirsch
  • Elizabeth A Barrett
  • Christena Miller
  • Catharine Knowles
  • Elizabeth McAdams
  • Rhoda Annis
  • Rebecca Pell
  • Mary Hausler
  • Ira Goodhue
  • Henry Newton

AURORA.

  • Jacob Peters
  • Charles M Bailey
  • Thomas R Rider
  • John C Young
  • Alonzo Ward
  • James B Wymond
  • Andrew J Treon
  • Daniel Turner
  • Henry Tillett
  • Alex M Campbell
  • James W Thompson
  • Richard H Gould
  • Thomas A Kilner
  • John A Kyle
  • Lewis B Day
  • Theobald Scheib
  • Jas K P Williamson
  • James K Spencer
  • Henry Wunderlich
  • August Thomas
  • James W Kennett
  • Phillip Kirsch
  • Robert T Knowles
  • Wendlin Litschge
  • John Howard
  • Ira B Grandy
  • Wm Merrill
  • John J Griffin
  • John L Giegoldt
  • John W Griffin
  • Oliver C Gatch
  • Ephraim Gooderson
  • William Black
  • William Allen
  • Andrew Beinkamp
  • John N Clements
  • James E Christopher
  • Sullivan Smith
  • George H Baillie
  • Enos M E Snelling
  • James D Everett
  • Charles C Taylor
  • Sarah Porter
  • Jerusha Platter
  • Eveline Collier
  • Agnes Myers
  • Martha Smith
  • Elizabeth Vansickle
  • Christine Wenzel
  • Hannah A Tenney
  • Eliza Truitt
  • Martha J Thompson
  • Eliza A Lamkins
  • Elizabeth Russell
  • John Collier
  • Eliza Winscott
  • William J Whiteford
  • Julia A Meenach
  • Caroline Wright
  • Anna B Cunningham
  • Elizabeth Caldwell
  • Winneford Carlin
  • Cath B Henderson
  • Sarah Greely
  • Mary F Weaver
  • Thomas Johnson

BRIGHT.

  • Gottlieb Haskell
  • Margaret Jackson
  • Nancy Sackett

COCHRAN.

  • Charles Emory
  • Henry C Shepherd
  • Abram P Shutts
  • Fred H Ruscher
  • Ada Shutts

COLD SPRING.

  • George P Wright
  • Fred Eckstein
  • Henry W Westzel
  • Jacob Hoover
  • James W Marshall
  • Margaret E Miller
  • Ellen J Wheeler
  • Mary Galloway

DILLSBOROUGH.

  • Henry Palmer
  • Henry Wheeler
  • Wm Windsor
  • John Tibbets
  • Ira Shepherd
  • Henderson Huffman
  • Jacob W Egelston
  • Charles H Hallowell
  • Francis M Miles
  • Charles Love
  • Oliver Forwood
  • Henry Laucamp
  • George Burroughs
  • James H Shutts
  • Harrison Smith
  • Fleetwood H Sale
  • Stephen W Palmer
  • William Rowland
  • Adam Kerr
  • Dan E Knowles
  • James Lindsay
  • James W Lemon
  • William Lemon
  • Oliver S Mulford
  • Fielding W Grimsley
  • David Chillas
  • Curtis L Burroughs
  • Nancy J Parker
  • Mary Williamson
  • Martha Warner
  • Louisa Ripking
  • Margaret L Rothert
  • Catharine Young
  • Susan White
  • Elizabeth T Sale
  • Zerelda Stoops
  • Ellen E Burroughs
  • William Shutts
  • Eliza Anible

FARMER’S RETREAT.

  • Wiley Kennett

GUILFORD.

  • George H Robinson
  • Charles Whitzel
  • Adam Long
  • Henry C Vincent
  • Paul E Hyatt
  • Patrick Cavanagh
  • Mary J Hunter

GUIONSVILLE.

  • William L Hunt
  • Joseph Weaver
  • Perry Wilson

HOLMAN.

  • Theodore S Cross
  • Matilda Miller

LAWRENCEVILLE.

  • Johanna Schultz
  • Henry Krull

LOGAN.

  • Richard E Roll
  • Margaret Hall
  • Sarah Sackett
  • Anna Maria Swan

MANCHESTER.

  • Jasper Ross
  • David D Kelley
  • George Collier
  • Robert McMullen
  • Ellen Manlief
  • Cynthia Collier
  • Hannah M McMullen
  • Ruth Barrows
  • Hannah Bennett
  • Hannah Barton

MOORE’s HILL.

  • Robert P Wilson
  • Charles W Johnson
  • Norval G Sparks
  • David Skelton
  • Wm A Stevens
  • Hanson D Moore
  • Thomas A Darby
  • Rauna Justis
  • Jally S Hancock
  • Phoebe A Anthony
  • Mary Jane Patrick
  • Nancy Holcomb
  • Abraham Eversole

NEW ALSACE.

  • Wm Glaneman
  • John Domer
  • Margaret Jarger
  • Leonzi Stall
  • Mary J Blaisdel

SAINT LEON.

  • Ann M Andrews

SPARTA.

  • Wm H Lows
  • Agnes Chaffin
  • Daniel Roberts

WEISBURGH.

  • Gerbart Lutterberger
  • Stephen Fallenwarth
  • Henry Chairsell
  • Louis Van Wedding
  • Wm Folick
  • Josephine Fisher

WILMINGTON.

  • Thomas L Baker
  • John P Snell
  • Agnes Runyan
  • Frances James
  • Miranda Clements
  • Elizabeth Hemregin

WRIGHT’S CORNERS.

  • George W Mendell
  • Wm Lyons
  • Mary P House
  • Laura Rinearson
  • Phama Musgrave
  • Mary Piles

YORKVILLE.

  • Adam Wippel
  • Minerva Palmer
  • Ann Palmer

War of 1812 Pensions – 1878

War of 1812 pensions for Ripley County and Dearborn County, Indiana in 1878 appeared in:
Lawrenceburg Register – 11 Apr 1878 – Page 2, Column 4

Obed Willson filed the following claims for Pensions in the last week, for the war of 1812:

  • Polly Judd, Jackson Township
  • Sallie Jolly, Brown Township
  • Nancy Ewing, Johnson Township
  • Sam Boldrey, Franklin Township
  • Mary Ryker, Shelby
  • Nancy Holcomb, Dearborn County
  • Lucinda Faulkner, Dearborn County

–Ripley Index

Dearborn County War of 1812 Pensioners – 1871

War of 1812 pensioners from Dearborn County, Indiana in 1871 appeared in:
See also: Military Records

Aurora Dearborn Independent – 8 Jun 1871 – Page 3, Column 3

Pensioners of the War of 1812.

So far as their names have come to our knowledge, we have learned of the following named persons, residents of this neighborhood, who will be entitled pensions, on account of service in the war of 1812. There may be several others of whom we have not heard:

John Howard, aged 88 years, (deceased about two weeks since,) drafted into Capt. Justice Sortwell’s company, Lieut. Coldwell, Capt. Breckenridge. Entered service in June, 1812, in Lawrenceburgh. Service done in the block houses on the frontier of Dearborn County, against the Indians. His widow will be entitled to a pension.

Mrs. Marilla Taylor, aged 70 years, of Aurora, widow of John Taylor, of Capt. Josiah Farrer’s company.—Lived at the time at Watertown, N. Y. Service done at Sackett’s Harbor.

Elijah Driskel, aged 76 years, Holman, Dearborn County, Ind.—Enlisted in Capt. Joseph Marshall’s company, 14th Maryland Light Infantry, at Salisbury, May 30, 1814.

Mrs. Mary Piles, aged 74 years, of Wright’s Corners, Dearborn County, Indiana, widow of Elijah Piles Jr., enlisted at Lawrenceburgh, in Capt. Sortwell’s Co., Col. Crozier’s Regiment. Service done on frontier of Dearborn County against Indians.

Adam Delph, aged 84 years, of Boone county, Ky., enlisted in Capt. Hume’s Company, Col. Madison’s regiment, at Madison C. H., Virginia, and discharged at Fredericksburg, Va., Dec. 20, 1814.

Daniel Baldridge, aged 76 years, of Manchester, Ind., enrolled in Capt. Tyler’s company, at Lebanon, Ohio. Service done for six months, at and about Fort Wayne.

Thomas Annis, aged 73 years, of Lawrenceburg, Ind., enrolled in Capt. Huey’s company, Col. Hopkins’ regiment; at Livonia, N. Y. Most of service done at Fort George, Canada, opposite Fort Niagara.

George Painter, aged 80 years, of Lawrenceburg, enlisted in Captain Carmach’s company, 22d U.S. Infantry, at Pittsburg. Service done at Pittsburg.

Tabatha Wicks, aged 76 years, widow of Melancthon Wicks. Service done at barracks, corner of Broome and Cannon streets, New York City.

Thomas Ehler, aged 74 years, of Weisburg, Ind., enlisted in Capt. Lester’s company, 1st regiment, 1st Brigade Pennsylvania Militia, at Johnstown, Pa. Service done at Baltimore.

Besides these, there is Jeremiah Crosby and Mrs. Rice, (D. M. Skinner’s mother-inlaw) and Mrs. Ephraim Hollister; all of Lawrenceburgh, and probably several others whose names we have not learned.

Aurora Dearborn Independent – 15 Jun 1871 – Page 3, Column 1

Col. Johnson Watts was a soldier in the war of 1812, and therefore a pensioner. The Lawrenceburg Press adds the following: Joseph Daniels, Capt. Sortwell, Lieut. Caldwell, Maj. Vawter, Col. McFarland. Service 76 days on Hogan Creek against the Indians.

Switzerland County Revolutionary War Pensioners – 1832

The following list of Revolutionary War pensioners in Switzerland County, Indiana appeared in:
Weekly Messenger – 4 Sep 1832 – Page 3, Column 2

REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIERS.
The following Revolutionary soldiers, residing in Switzerland county, have applied for pensions, under the act of congress of June 7, 1832.

Names Age Residence
Arthur Andrews 68 Pennsylvania
Thomas Ayres 77 New Jersey
William Coy 76 Maryland
Griffith Dickinson 72 Virginia
Robert Gullion 63 Maryland
Daniel Heath 72 New York
Ebenezer Humphreys 69 Massachusetts
William Kelly 77 Pennsylvania
John Leap 74 Pennsylvania
Thomas Lewis 68 Virginia
Isaac Levi 82 Kentucky
Norman B Magruder 68 Maryland
Roderick Moore 71 Connecticut
Thomas Mounts 68 Maryland
Solomon Nighswanger 76 Virginia
Thomas Porter 71 Connecticut
David Reamer 78 New Jersey
Winthrop Robinson 71 New Hampshire
John Roberts 77 New Jersey
John Shaddy 78 North Carolina
John Shupe 68 Pennsylvania

Switzerland County Pensions – 1900

Military pensions granted in Switzerland County, Indiana appeared in:

Vevay Reveille – 17 May 1900 – Page 5, Column 3

Dr. VanPelt reports the following pensions granted through his agency:

John Scott, Florence, Indiana, old law, increase, rate $11.

Peter Voris, heirs, Aaron, Indiana, new law, rate $14.

Daniel Sprague, Florence, Indiana, original, old law, rate $4 from Feb. 24, 1887, $6 from March 2, 1895, $8 1898.

W. H. Langsdale (widow), Sparta, Kentucky, old law, rate $12.

Charles J. McKay, Lamb, Indiana, old law, increase, rate $10.

John T. Huston, Patriot, Indiana, old law, reissue, rate $12.

Zerelda Plew, widow of Jerry Plew, Vevay, Indiana, old law, rate $12.

Wm. T. Raborn, Canaan, Indiana, old law, increase, rate $14.

Robert D. Jackson, McGregor, Indiana, old law, increase, reissue, rate $14.

Theo. F. Sullivan, Vevay, Indiana, old law, increase, rate $10.

John A. Kite, Bigbone, Kentucky, new law, original, rate $8.

Sarah J. Dyer, Vevay, Indiana, new law, renewal, rate $8.

John B. Sebree, deceased, Ghent, Kentucky, Spanish War, extra pay &c., $32.18.

James A. Lanham, Vevay, Indiana, increase, old law, rate $14.

Thomas Slater, Brooksburg, Indiana, renewal and increase, old law, rate $14.

Phoeba Jane Funk, widow of Martin Funk, Markland, Indiana, old law, rate $12.

Jacob Imel, Pleasant, Indiana, old law, increase, rate $10.

Geo. Inman, Carrollton, Kentucky, old law, original, rate $2 from May 17, 1887, and $6 from March 2, 1895.

Vevay Reveille – 20 Dec 1900 – Page 4, Column 2

Dr. Van Pelt, Vevay, Indiana, reports the following pensions granted through his agency:

Mary A., widow of Isaac Simonton, Patesville, Kentucky, old law, rate $12.

John W. Herring, Pleasant, Indiana, reissue and increase, old law, rates: $10 from Dec. 4, 1891, $14 from Sept. 2, 1899, and $17 from May 24, 1899. Back pay, $573.00.

James D. Furnish, Gratz, Kentucky, new law, additional rates: $10 from April 4, 1892, $12 from April 4, 1899.

Joseph A. Hart, Vineyard, Indiana, old law, reissue and increase, rate $30.

Andrew J. Courtney, Owensboro, Kentucky, increase, old law, rate $17.

Elijah Mathis, Manville, Indiana, reissue and increase, old law, rate $17.

Sarah, widow of John I. O’Neal, Markland, Indiana, new law, rate $8.00.

Peter Voris’ heirs, Aaron, Indiana, old law, rate $18.

James Higgins, Vineyard, Indiana, old law, rate $12.

Charles Banks, Brooksburg, Indiana, old law, rate $14.

Abijah Brindley, Craig, Indiana, old law, increase, rate $17.

Ruth H., widow of Simeon P. Bell, Vevay, Mexican War, rate $8.

Hiram Vandorin, North, Indiana, old law, increase, rate $8.

John Shertz, Beecamp, Indiana, new law, additional rate $10.

Mrs. Margaret Bond, New Liberty, Kentucky, old law, original, rate $24.

Wm. Burns, Sanders, Kentucky, new law, original, rate $8.

David M. Haskell, Vevay, old law, rate $10.

Switzerland County Pensions – 1899

Military pensions granted in Switzerland County in 1899 appeared in:

Vevay Reveille – 25 May 1899 – Page 5, Column 3

Dr. VanPelt reports the following pensions granted through his agency:

Martin Funk, Markland, Indiana. Old law, increase; rate $14.

Nancy Ann, widow of Jacob Carver, Warsaw, Kentucky. Old law; rate $12.

Isabella, widow of John G. Long, Vevay. Old law; rate $16.

Michael Konkle, Jay, Indiana, reissue. Old law; rate $6.

Clinton Miller, Madison, Indiana, reissue. Old law; rate 16.

Joseph W. Cotton, Grayson, Kentucky, original. New law; rate $6.

Matthew Worstelle, deceased, Moorefield, Indiana, restoration and increase. Rate $14.

Mary Worstelle, Moorefield, Indiana, original. New law; rate $8.

Joseph M. Fulton, East Enterprise, Indiana, new disability. Old law; rate $12 from Jan. 18, 1889, and $14 from Jan. 3, 1894. Back pay $592.

Jacob Harper, Ghent, Kentucky, original. New law; rate $12.

Albert B. Banta, Carrollton, Kentucky, reissue. Old law; rate $10.

John Boyd, Eagle Station, Kentucky, increase. New law; rate $10.

John Brown, Ghent, Kentucky, increase. Old law; rate $14.

Laura A., widow of Robert C. Burnham, Louisville, Kentucky. New law; rate $8.

Patrick O’Brien, Vevay, original. Old law; rate $12.

Charles M. Newkirk, Bennington, Indiana, increase. Old law; rate $72.

Edward F. Bellamy, Moorefield, Indiana, increase. Old law; rate $17.

Vevay Reveille – 23 Nov 1899 – Page 5, Column 1

Dr. VanPelt reports the following pensions through his agency:

Isaac M. Smith, Aaron, Indiana, Supplemental, old law, rate $2.00.

John O. Martin, Aaron, Indiana, old law, increase, reissue, rate $24.

John Neal, Bennington, Indiana, old law, increase, rate $30.

Lafayette Turner, Brooksburg, Indiana, old law, reissue, rates: $8 from March 19, 1888; $10 from Oct. 4, 1893; $14 from Oct. 9, 1895. Back pay, $510.

John C. Kellar, China, Indiana, old law, increase, rate $12.

James M. Long, Quercus Grove, Indiana, old law, increase, rate $17.

Asa A. Stone, Jonesville, Owen County, Kentucky, old law, original, rate $6.

Levisa Hamilton, widow of John Hamilton, Warsaw, Kentucky, new law, rate $8.

Cautious Choat, Bennington, Indiana, old law, reissue, rate $12.

Thomas Edmonson, Centre Square, Indiana, old law, reissue, rates: $4 from Feb. 25, 1864; $8.00 from June 1, 1872; $12.00 from Apr. 26, 1882; $16.00 from Nov. 9, 1887; $24.00 from Nov. 28, 1888; and $30.00 from Sept. 14, 1898.

Killes Lee, Canaan, Indiana, old law, increase, rate $24.00.

Jacob Kern, Moorefield, Indiana, old law, increase, rate $17.00.

Martha J. Ricketts, widow of George Ricketts, Markland, Indiana, new law, rate $10.00.

Montgomery P. Baird, Lamb, Indiana, old law, rate $17.00.

Heir of Brownie Green, Ghent, Kentucky, old law, rate $14.00.

Switzerland County Pensions – 1898

Military pensions granted in Switzerland County, Indiana for 1898 appeared in:

Vevay Reveille – 14 Apr 1898 – Page 4, Column 2

Dr. VanPelt reports the following pensions granted through his agency:

Dr. Samuel B. Lewis, Canaan, Indiana, old law, increase. Rated at $30.

Wm. R. Hal, Hicks P. O., Jefferson County, Indiana, new law, additional. Rate $6.

James P. Krutz, Florence, Indiana, old law, reissue. Rate $12.

Sarah A. Sisson, widow of Lieut. George Sisson, Sugar, Kentucky, original, old law, Rated at $15.

Almedia Foree, Carrollton, Kentucky, original, old law. Rated at $18.

Steven Grimes, Brooksburg, Indiana, old law, increase. Rate $17.

James A. Lanham, Vevay, Indiana, old law, restoration and reissue. Rates $2 from July 10, 1890, $8 from June 11, 1892 and $10 from Jan. 23, 1896.

Henry Johnson, Warsaw, Kentucky, original old law. Rates $2 from July 21, 1887 and $8 from March 11, 1891.

John R. McKay, Craig, Indiana, old law, reissue and increase. Rate $24.

Fred L. Thiebaud, Vevay, Indiana, old law, Rated at $14.

Jane Scudder, Warsaw, Kentucky, new law. Rated at $14.

Alexander Wallace, deceased, new law. Rated at $8.

Jane Cur[?]ing, Ghent, Kentucky, old law. Rate $12.

Theodore Sullivan, Vevay, Indiana, old law, increase. Rate $8.

George W. A. Cole, Vevay, Indiana, old law, reissue and increase. Rate $14.

Albert F. Hyde, Center Square, Indiana, old law, increase. Rate $17.

Vevay Reveille – 4 Aug 1898 – Page 5, Column 4

Dr. VanPelt reports the following pensions granted through his agency:

Joseph D. Raysor, Bethlehem, Kentucky. Reissue, old law, rate $8.00.

William Foulk, Sugar Branch, Indiana. Reissue, old law, rates, $4 from Sept. 1, 1865, $6 from April 4, 1888, $8 from Sept. 4, 1889, and $14 from Oct. 16, 1895.

Joseph E. McKay, Connersville, Indiana. Old law, increase, rate $12.

Jacob Thomas, Brooksburg, Indiana. Old law, reissue, rates, $12 from Oct. 26, 1894 and $16 from April 6, 1898.

John D. Pavy, Vevay, Indiana. Reissue, old law, rates, $4 from Dec. 28, 1887, $8 from Sept. 23, 1891 and $10 from Feb. 16, 1898.

Jacob Imel, Pleasant, Indiana. New law, additional, rate $8.

George Sturns, deceased, Vevay, Indiana. Old law, restoration and reissue, rates, $14 from Oct. 22, 1890, and $72 from Oct. 4, 1893.

Elizabeth Sturns, Vevay, Indiana. Old law, reissue, rate $12.

Samantha E. Tinker, Allensville, Indiana. New law, original, rate $8, and $8 for four children.

Daniel Fagg, Home, Jefferson County, Indiana. Old law, increase, rate $10.

James Higgins, Long Run, Indiana. Old law, rates $8 from Sept. 8, 1890, and $10 from Feb. 19, 1896.

John M. Raysor, Lockport, Kentucky. New law, original, rated at $10.

Wm. Stoops, Markland, Indiana. Old law, increase, rate $17.

Charles P. Noble, Vevay, Indiana. Old law, reissue to correct rank, back pay, $603.00.

Switzerland County Pensions – 1897

Military pensions granted in Switzerland County, Indiana appeared in:

Vevay Reveille – 22 Apr 1897 – Page 4, Column 4

Dr. VanPelt reports the following pensions granted through his agency.

Montgomery P. Baird, Lamb, Indiana, reissue, rerating and increase, old law; rates $4 from April 3, 1873; $3 from June 18, 1884; $8 from August 18, 1886; $10 from April 16, 1890; $12 from December 24, 1890; $14 from March 27, 1895. Back pay about $787.20.

James A. Brindley, New Marion, Indiana, old law, restoration and reissue; rate $12.

George Findley, Vevay, Indiana, old law, reissue and increase; rates $10 from January 20, 1890; $12 from September 3, 1890.

William Fulton, Quercus Grove, reissue, old law; rate $17.

John W. Evett, Florence, Indiana, old law, reissue and increase; rate $10.

Lulie B. Weldon, Sanders, Kentucky, old law; rate $8.

Wm. C. Hall, Sanders, Kentucky, old law; rates $8 and $14.

Heirs of Elijah Hall, Sparta, Kentucky, old law; rates $10 from July 3, 1895 and $14 from March 19, 1886.

Uzillal, widow of Cornelius Onderdock, formerly of Brooksburg, Indiana, now of Calera, Alabama, new law; rate $8.

Asahel Carpenter, Center Square, Indiana, new law; rate $12.

Ann F. Carpenter, Patriot, Indiana, new law, rate $8.

Brownie Green, Ghent, Kentucky, old law, increase; rate $10.

Montgomery Patton, Vevay, Indiana, reissue and increase, old law; rates, $10 from December 16, 1891, and $21 from November 18, 1896.

William Bennett, Markland, Indiana, old law, reissue and increase; rate $17.

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Dr. VanPelt reports the following pensions granted through his agency viz:

Francis V. W. Cole, Bennington, Indiana, old law, increase; rate $14.00.
Van S. Brandon, Moorefield, Indiana, reissue and increase; old law, rates $10 from June 29, 1897; $14 from May 23, 1894.

John Tolliver, Warsaw, Kentucy, old law, increase; rate $10.

William Bennett, Markland, Indiana, old law, reissue; rate $17.

Hugh H. Lamb, Mt. Sterling, Indiana, old law, original; rated at $8 from Nov. 1, 1890; $12 from Dec. 20, 1893.

Garret Furnish, Vevay, Indiana, old law, increase; rate $24.

Louisa J., widow of Volney Peelman, Vevay, Indiana, old law; rate $12.

Eli Croxton, East Enterprise, Indiana, old law, increase; rate $17.

Manuel J. Bryam, Quercus Grove, Indiana, old law, increase; rate $8.

Joseph Patterson, Florence, Indiana, old law, reissue and increase; rate $12.

John Moxely, Vevay, Indiana, old law, reissue and increase; rate $14.

Peter Hall, Sugar Branch, Indiana, new law, additional; rate $12.

Aaron Haukins, Bennington, Indiana, old law, reissue and increase; rates $8 from Aug. 15, 1890; $10 from Feb. 5, 1892; $17 from May 1, 1895.

Colledge M. Sipple, Elliston, Kentucky, old law, original; rates $2 from April 10, 1886; $4 from July 29, 1887; $6 from Mar. 2, 1895; back pay $512.

Thomas W. Holmes, Sugar Branch, Indiana, new law; original; rate $8.