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1840 CENSUS OF PENSIONERS

From the area around what is now

Union County, North Carolina

 

As part of the 1840 U.S. Federal Census, census takers obtained the names and ages of all the individuals in each household who served in the Revolutionary War or provided other military services.

 

 

Included below are the names from Anson County and Mecklenburg County, N.C., which Union County was formed from in 1842.  Also included are the bordering counties of Montgomery County, N.C., Cabarrus County, N.C., Lancaster District, S.C., and Chesterfield District, S.C.

 

 

ANSON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

 

Names of pensioners for

revolutionary or military services.

Ages

Names of heads of families with whom

pensioners resided June 1, 1840.

James Ross

79

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Rachael High

79

Rachael High

Jordan Woodard

81

Jordan Woodard

Absalom Candle [Caudle]

73

Berry Candle [Caudle]

William Ricketts

92

William Ricketts

John Hough

80

John Hough

Job Williams

82

Job Williams

Michael Nash

87

Michael Nash

William Johnson

79

William Johnson

Josiah Abshear

87

Josiah Abshear

William Garman

80

William Garman

Kinchin Martin

78

Kinchin Martin

Charles Hinson

78

Charles Hinson

Richard Tomlinson

92

Richard Tomlinson

William Vaughan

91

William Vaughan

William O. Bryant

85

William O. Bryant

 

 

 

MECKLENBURG COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

 

Names of pensioners for

revolutionary or military services.

Ages

Names of heads of families with whom

pensioners resided June 1, 1840.

Major Thomas Alexander

87

Major Thomas Alexander

Andrew Berry

81

Andrew Berry

Thomas Barnet

80

Thomas Barnet

Jeremiah Clontz

85

John A. Clontz

Henry Emerson

84

Henry Emerson

Hugh Forbus

83

Hugh Forbus

Gabriel Ferrel

85

Gabriel Ferrel

John Gardner

81

John Gardner

Samuel Givens

77

Samuel Givens

Richard Griffin

80

Richard Griffin

John Horfland, sen.

78

John Horfland, sen.

Robert Huddleston

79

Robert Huddleston

James Knox, sen.

81

James Knox, sen.

Robert Kerr

89

Robert Kerr

George Kiker

87

George Kiker

Michael McLeary, sen.

77

Michael McLeary, sen.

George McWhorter

79

George McWhorter

James Orr

80

James J. Orr

William Pyrow, sen.

84

William Pyrow, sen.

Samuel Wilson

91

Samuel Wilson

Andrew Walker

84

Andrew Walker

Jephtha Yarborough

42

Jephtha Yarborough

 

 

 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

 

Names of pensioners for

revolutionary or military services.

Ages

Names of heads of families with whom

pensioners resided June 1, 1840.

David Green

79

David Green

Kenchen Pennington

81

Kenchen Pennington

Lucy Poplin

89

F. Hinson

Solomon Burroughs, sen.

78

Solomon Burroughs, sen.

Philip Cell

86

Philip Cell

James Duke, sen.

77

James Duke, sen.

Williamson Ross

75

Williamson Ross

B. Pemar

78

B. Pemar

Winny Allmar, sen.

75

Winny Allmar, sen.

Benjamin Boles

83

Benjamin Boles

Nancy Parsons

67

James Bruton

Edward Wright

85

Edward Wright

Joshua Hurley

77

Joshua Hurley

John Barmer

86

John Barmer

Benjamin Bell

79

Benjamin Bell

Jesse Jones

87

Jesse Jones

Thomas Blake

96

Colwell Pool

 

 

 

CABARRUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

 

Names of pensioners for

revolutionary or military services.

Ages

Names of heads of families with whom

pensioners resided June 1, 1840.

Henry Furr

80

Henry Furr

Thomas McClure

77

William Fisher

James Bradford

81

James Bradford

William Carregan

79

William Carregan

James Hamilton

79

James Hamilton

George Thomaston

91

Francis Ray

Thomas Irvine

80

Thomas Irvine

Archibald McCurdy

88

Archibald McCurdy

 

 

 

LANCASTER DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA

 

Names of pensioners for

revolutionary or military services.

Ages

Names of heads of families with whom

pensioners resided June 1, 1840.

John Hinson, sen.

89

John Hinson, sen.

Mrs. Bell, widow of George Bell

80

Nelson Bell

William Hopkins

84

William Hopkins

Isham Peoples

70

Isham Peoples

Thomas McKay

78

Thomas McKay

Reuben Bennett

80

Reuben Bennett

P. Conner

88

Philemon Conner

W. Valendenham

87

William Valendenham

James Ramsey

80

James Ramsey

John McMurry

92

John McMurry

R. James Hunter

70

James Hunter

 

 

 

CHESTERFIELD DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA

 

Names of pensioners for

revolutionary or military services.

Ages

Names of heads of families with whom

pensioners resided June 1, 1840.

Peter Arant

91

Peter Arant

John Blakney

82

John Blakney

George Bone

77

George Bone

Thomas Davis

81

Thomas Davis

Ahaz Rogers

84

Ahaz Rogers

 

 

Source: A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services; With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence; As Returned by the Marshals of the Several Judicial Districts Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census. Printed by Blair and Rives, Washington, DC, 1841.

 

 

 

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