Pension Peggy Wilson, Widow of Lacy Wilson

Fort Gibson, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, December 21, 1870. SIR: In the case of Peggy Wilson, widow of Lacy Wilson, certificate No. 104,631, we have this day suspended further payment on account of discrepancies between the allegations of her original declaration and those of her deposition of this date. The appearance of the pensioner, her



Application for pension, Richard Humphries, Guardian of Fox Holt

Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, February 11, 1871. SIR: We enclose herewith application for pension of Richard Humphries, guardian of minor child of Fox Holt. A former claim was made in which Sealy, herself a minor child of the soldier, was made guardian, No. 129,946. She has since died, and we transmit original papers herewith. We



Pension Minerva Davis, widow of Jesse Davis

Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, February 2, 1871. SIR: Enclosed herewith please find original papers in the case of Minerva Davis, widow of Jesse Davis, (certificate No. 104,659,) with application for increase on account of minor children, &c. The pensioner is totally blind. Morter Vann, one of the identifying witnesses, is acting as our interpreter, is



Inquiry, Widow and Children of Lituwaki

Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, February 9, 1871. SIR: At suggestion of Rev. J. B. Jones, Indian agent for Cherokees, I have to request that you will inform us whether the widow of Lituwaki, formerly private of Company G, Second Indian Home Guards, has remarried or died since the death of the soldier, and if either,



Pension for William Thomas

Pension Agency, Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, December 24, 1870. SIR: There has been this day presented to me, for payment thereupon, pension certificate No. 105,261, invalid, dated September 1, 1870, in favor of William Thomas, late sergeant Company C, Eighth Missouri Volunteers, for $4 per month from 2d January, 1864, signed, “W. T. Otto, Acting



Names of claimants on the Pension Rolls

Department Of The Interior. Washington, D. C., March 15, 1866. SIR: In order to enable Mr. Whiting, while at Fort Gibson, to pay the pensions which, upon the investigation he is required to make there, may be found to be due, I have to request that you will inscribe the names of the following named



Bounty and Back Pay. widow of Wolf-Track

Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, February 3, 1871. Sir: We are requested to ascertain what amount was paid on the claims for back pay and bounty of the widow of Wolf-Track, late of Company L, Third Regiment Indian Home Guards. The records of J. W. Wright, seized by the Government, show the amount due on said



Inquiry, Widow and Children of Samuel Sanders

Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, February 9, 1871. SIR: At suggestion of Rev. J. B. Jones, Indian agent for Cherokees, I have to request that you will inform us, so far as you can, whether the widow of Samuel Sanders, formerly a private of Company E, Second Indian Home Guards, has remarried or died since the



Pension Katy Timberleg, widow of Charles Timberleg

Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, January 9, 1871. Sir: Herewith please find claim for pension, application No. 138478, of Katy Timberleg, widow of Charles Timberleg, formerly private of Company F, Third Indian. Home Guards, comprising the papers therein filed by John W. Wright, and the new declaration and additional evidence taken by us, with a duplicate



Application of Elijah Proctor Edward Crutchfield

Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, February 15, 1871. Sir: Herewith please find application of Elijah Proctor, formerly of Company H, Third Regiment of Indian Home Guards, relative to which, in the matter of limitation as to filing of claim we desire to submit the same presentation as to the existence of a prior claim, (which claimant



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