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Eliza Fay and Robert Skadan
   
FROM THE PENSION FILE OF DEWITT CLINTON SKADAN
   
1) Affidavit from Harriet E. Skadan
2) Eyewitness Testimony to Marriage of Dewitt and Emeline
3) February 27, 1894
   
   
GENERAL AFFIDAVIT
   
In the matter of Original Pension No 588.103 of Emeline Skadan as Widow of Dewitt C. Skadan... On this 27th day of February, A.D. 1894, personally appeared before me a Dep. Clerk of County Court of Cayuga County New York, in and for the aforesaid County duly authorized to administer oath Harriet E. Skadan aged 58 years, a resident of Auburn in the County of Cayuga and State of New York well known to me to be reputable and entitled to credit, and who, being duly sworn, declared in relation to aforesaid case as follows: I was well and personally acquainted with Dewitt C. Skadan for 56 years prior to his death. I have also been well and personally acquainted with his wife, Emeline Skadan (whose name before marriage was Emeline Taylor) Ever since the date of their marriage. They were married by Esq. Day at Moravia N.Y. on the 16th day of February 1851 and I was present and an Eye witness to said marriage. The above testimony was all written in my presence and only from oral statements then made to Orin McCarty at his office in the city of Auburn N.Y. on the above date and in making the same did not use and was not aided by any written or printed statement (nor prompted) or recital prepared or dictated by any other person.