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CSA Pension: Mrs. Robert H. English Widow's Pension 1910
 
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CSA WIDOW'S PENSION APPLICATION
 
Mrs. Robert H. English -- Widows Pension Application
Vashti Martin English (12 Jul 1827 - 18 Apr 1919)
Page 32 1910 Mrs. Vashti English - Widow's Pension + [part] cover
Page 33 1910 " -Witnesses for marriage + Affidavit of Freeholders
 
1. Page 32 1910 Mrs. Vashti English - Widow's Pension + [part] cover

Page 32 1910 Mrs. Vashti English - Widow's Pension + [part] cover
Cover
English, Vashti
Macon Co.
OK for 1911
Widows Pension

Application for Pension by a Widow Under Act of 1910. -- Questions
for Applicant

State of Georgia, Macon County
Personally before me comes Mrs. Vashti English of said State and County, and, after being duly sworn, on oath says that she desires to apply for a pension allowed under the Act of 1910, and submit testimony to make out the same, true answers makes to the following questions to-wit:

1. What is your name, and where do you reside?
Mrs. Vashti English, In Macon Co.

2. How long and since when have you been a continuing resident of the State of Georgia?
All my life, since 1830.

3. When, where and to whom were you married?
1860, Macon Co Ga, Robt. H. English.

4. When, where and in what Company and Regiment did your husband enlist as a soldier in Confederate Army or Georgia Militia? (State the arms and class of Service.)
1864, Company G. 11th Georgia Reserves. Organized Militia.

5. When and where did the commands of your husband surrender or discharge from the army?
1865 Macon Ga.

6. Was your husband personally present at the time of the surrender or discharge of this command?
Yes.

7. If he was not present state clearly where he was?
present.

8. Where was his command when he left?
Macon Ga at surrender.

a. For what cause did he leave his command?
surrender.

b. By whose authority did he leave his command?
"(dittoed).

c. For how long was he granted leave of absence?
Not at all.

[No 'd.' listed on form]

e. What was his physical condition when he left his command?
(check mark)

f. What effort did he make to return to his command?
(check mark)

g. In what way was he prevented from going back to Command? .
(check mark)

h. Was he captured by the enemy at any time?
no.

i. If so, when and where captured and where held as a prisoner, and when and for what cause released?
Not captured.

j. When and where did your first husband die? Were you residing together when he died? If not, how long had you resided apart? Macon Co. 1883, Yes.

9. What property of any description did you own hold or control for use and its cash value, Nov. 4, 1908. (State same by items)
House hold Furniture worth $50.00, 50 Acres of land Valued at $75.00.

10. What property of any kind have you sold or given away since Nov. 4, 1908? What was received for it and what did you do with the proceeds therof? (Give items and cash value)
Nothing.

11. What property of any description of any value have you now? Household Furniture +.
Give list and cash value?
50 acres Val $75.00 Furniture $50.00.

12 What are your annual earnings or income and their value?
No income, except about $50 per year rents - I live with my ____.

13. Have you heretofore been paid a pension by the State?
No.
If so, when and for what cause were you struck from the Roll?
(check mark)

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 24th day of Sept 1910.
J. S. Elmore, Ordinary of Macon County.

2. Page 33 1910 " -Witnesses for marriage + Affidavit of Freeholders

Page 32 1910 Mrs. Vashti English -Wit for marriage + Affidavit of Freeholders

Questions for Witnesses as to Service of Husband and Marriage

State of Georgia, Terrell County
Personally before me comes A.W. Fleming, who, after being duly sworn, true answers to make to the following questions, answers as follows:

1. What is your name and where do you reside?
A.W. Fleming, Terrell Co.

2. How long and since when have you known Mrs. Vashti English, applicant?
Sinc...(cannot read, copy cut off).

3. How long and since when has she continuously resided in this State? (Give date.)
has lived in State all life.

4. When and to whom was she married? How do you know?
Don't know personally.

5. How long and since when did you know Robert English, her husband?
Since 1860 or 1861.

6. When, where and in what Company and Regiment did - enlist?
June 24 -1864 at Macon, Ga. Co. G. 11th Ga. Regt.

7. Were you a member of the same Company?
I was.

8. How long within you personal knowledge did he perform actual military service with his Company and Regiment?
June 1864 to Mch 1865.

9. When and where did his Command surrender, and was discharged?
Macon, Ga - in 1865.

10. Were you personally present when it was surrendered? No. I was not. If not where were you?
I was in __Ga.Cav. ___ Ga.

And how come you there?
I was with this my new command.

11. Was the husband of applicant personally present at surrender? No,Macon Ga.

If not where was he?
Was with his Command at Macon Ga.

When, where and for what cause did he leave Command?(Give date.) Surrender--1865.

By whose authority did he leave his Command?
Surrender of Lee--.

And how long was he granted leave?
Surrendered with Army.

How do you know all this? ....(blank) .... Do you state if of your own personal knowledge? ....(blank) .... State all you know fully, and how you know it.) ....(blank) ....

12. For what cause, if you know of your own knowledge, was he prevented from returning to his Command?
Was with it until it Surrendered.

13. What effort did he make to return to his Command and how do you know this? Of your own knowledge or how?
Was with it.


Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 28th day of Apr. 1910.
W. R. Chest___, Ordinary of Terrell County.

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AFFIDAVIT OF TWO FREEHOLDERS
STATE OF GEORGIA, Macon County.

Personally before me comes D.P. Coogle & E. J. Kleckley who on oath says that they are freeholders of said County and that they know Mrs. Vashti English of said County and know what property she owned on 4th Nov. 1908, and its cash value to be as set out by Schedule (A) as follows ---
---Personal property---House hold Goods---------$ .50
--- (check mark) --- Notes and accounts due ------$1.65
50 acre land ------------------------ $2.50
Total ---------------------------------
Schedule (B).
We know the property sold or give away since Nov. 4th 1908, its cash value to be as follows:
--- (check mark) --- Personal property---------------------$0.00
--- (check mark) --- Money, Notes and accounts---------$0.00
Schedule (C).
We also know what property she has now in her possession, use and control to wit:
---50---Acres of land---worth---$250.00
--- (check mark) ---Horses and Mules--- (blank) ---
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