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Subject: Re: [VAROOTS] Re: War of 1812
Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2005 15:12:02 -0400
well that was errie the soldier I want to find is Joel Walker!!!
From: Paul Drake <>
Sent: Wed, 6 Jul 2005 13:03:14 -0500
Subject: [VAROOTS] Re: War of 1812
Joel has corrected me in an inadvertence. I was asked what is on an 1812
application, and to show that, I posted a "certificate" which reveals the
operative facts; thought I said certificate, but it seems not. Thanks Joel.
----- Original Message -----
From: Paul Drake
To: ; ;
; Bertie County NC ; ;
Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2005 10:37 AM
Subject: War of 1812
I have been asked what info is on a widow's War of 1812 pension application
and available from NARA.
I have posted an original; Martha Midlam, "widow of Joseph Midlam, who was a
Pvt. in Captain (Gawin) Henry's Company of Penna Militia" and was entered on the
Pension Roll of the "Indianapolis Agency" in 1878 (there was no pension for such
widows till then). She rec'd $8.00 per month, equal to about $300.00 now. She
lived to be 92 and died in 1890.
Here is a URL for seeing that document. Paul
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