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Civil War Pension Records of Ferdinand Klump
National Archives and Records Administration


State of Missouri
County of Perry
Missouri State Seal


Act of June 27, 1890
Declaration of Invalid Pension

On this 21st day of January A. D. 1896 before me Judge of the Probate Court in and for the County and State aforesaid, personally appeared Ferdinand Klump aged 54 years a resident of Central Township, County of Perry, State of Missouri, who being duly sworn according to Law, declares that he is the identical Ferdinand Klump who was enrolled on the first day of May1863 as a Private in Co. "B" 8th Provisional Regt. Enrolled Mo. Mil. Vols., in the Service of the United States during the War of the Rebellion, and Served at least Ninety days and was Honorably discharged at Ironton or near Ironton in the State of Missouri on the 8th day of November 1863.

That he is Totally unable to earn a support by reason of Disease of Heart, Smothering Spells and Palsy of lower Extremities.

That said disabilities are not due to vicious habits, and are to the best of his Knowledge and belief permanent.

That he has not been employed in the U. S. Military or naval Service otherwise than as stated above.

That he has not been in the Military or Naval Service of the United States Since the 8th day of November 1863.

That he has not received nor applied for a Pension.

That he makes this declaration for the purpose of being placed on the pension Roll of the United States under the provisions of the Act of June 27, 1890.

He hereby appoints John W. Morris of Washington D. C. his true and lawful attorney to prosecute his claim. That his Post office address is Perryville, Perry County, Missouri.

Ferdinand X Klump
his mark          

Witnesses
Thomas Hooss
Chas. A. Weber

Also personally appeared Thomas Hooss residing at Perryville, Perry County, Missouri, and Charles E. Weber, residing at Perryville, Perry County, Missouri, persons whom I certify to be respectable and entitled to credit, and who, being duly sworn, say that they were present and saw Ferdinand Klump, the Claimant, make his mark to the foregoing declaration; That they have every reason to believe from the appearance of said Claimant and their acquaintance with him for 15 years and 10 years respectively, that he is the identical person he represents himself to be and that they have no Interest in the prosecution of this claim.

Thomas Hooss
Chas. E. Weber

Sworn to and Subscribed before me this 21st day of January A. D. 1896. I hereby certify that the contents of the foregoing declaration &c. were fully made Known and Explained to the applicant and Witnesses before Swearing including all the words added, and all the words erased, and that I have no interest in said claim either direct or indirect. In Testimony whereof I have hereto subscribed my Name and affixed the seal [of] office at Perryville, Mo., date last above written.

Chas A. Weber
Judge of Probate

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State of Missouri
County of Perry
Missouri State Seal


Affidavit

In the Pension Claim of Ferdinand Klump Pr. Co. "B" 8th Provisional Regt. Enrolled Mo. Militia personally came before me, a Judge of Probate, in and for the County and State aforesaid, Ferdinand Klump whose Residence and Post Office address is Perryville, well known to me to be reputable and entitled to credit, and who being duly sworn, declares in relation to aforesaid case as follows:

That the following is a full and true statement of all the Military Service performed by him during the late War of the Rebellion, from 1861 to 1865.

In August 1862, I enrolled in Co. "C" of the 64th Regt. E. Mo. Militia, and on or about May 1st 1863 I was detailed from Co. "C" 64th E. M. M. and attached to Capt. Eddlemans Company "B" of the 8th Provisional Regt. E. M. M. from which I was discharged near Ironton, Mo. on or about November 8th, 1863. On returning home I again became a Member of Co. "C: of the 64th Regt. E. Mo. Mil. and remained in this organization until March 12th 1865 the day on which the whole organization of the Enrolled Mo. Militia was vacated.

The above testimony was all written by Chas A. Weber at my request in my presence and from my own oral Statement to him then made on the 21st day of January 1896, at Probate office in Perryville, and that I was not prompted or aided by any written or printed Statement not hereto attached, nor by the suggestions of any other person or persons.

I further declare that I have interest direct or indirect in the prosecution of said claim.

Ferdinand X Klump
his mark          

Witnesses
Thomas Hooss
Chas. A. Weber

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State of Missouri
County of Perry
Missouri State Seal

Act of May 11, 1912
Declaration for Pension
The Pension Certificate should not be forwarded with the Application.

On this 27th day of May, A. D. one thousand nine hundred and twelve, personally appeared before me a Notary Public within and for the county and State aforesaid, Ferdinand Klump who, being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is 70 years of age, and a resident of the county of Perry, State of Missouri; and that he is the identical person who was enrolled at Iron Mountain, Missouri, under the name of Ferdinand Klump, on the 5th day of May, 1863 as a Private, in Co. B, 8th Mo. Provisional. E. M. M. Mil. in the service of the United States, in the Civil war, and was honorably discharged at Ironton, Mo, on the 8th day of Nov., 1863.

That he was not employed in the military or naval service of the United States otherwise than as stated above.

That his personal description at enlistment was as follows: Height, 6 feet 0 inches; complexion Dark; color of eyes: Brown; color of hair: Dark; that his occupation was Farmer; that he was born 6th day of May, 1842, at Perry County, Mo.

That his several places of residence since leaving the service has been as follows: Perry County, Mo.

That he is a pensioner under certificate No. 921595. That he has [blank] applied for a pension under original No. 921595.

That he makes this declaration for the purpose of being placed on the pension roll of the United States under the providence of this act of May 11, 1912.

That he makes this declaration for the purpose of being placed on the pension roll of the United States under the provisions of the act of May 11, 1912.

That his post-office address is Perryville, county of Perry, State of Missouri.

Attest: (1): A. H. Cashion
(2): A. V. Cashion

Ferdinand X Klump
his mark          

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 27th day of May, A. D. 1912; and I hereby certify that the contents of the above declaration were fully made known and explained to the applicant before swearing, including the words ----- erased, and the words ----- added; and that I have no interest, direct or indirect, in the prosecution of this claim.

John B. Cashion
Notary Public

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FERDINAND KLUMP
PERRYVILLE MO
921595 ACT MAY

DROP REPORT ----- PENSIONER
FINANCE DIVISION
SEP 11 1925

The name of the above-described pensioner who was last paid at the rate of $ 50 per month to Aug 4 - 1925 has this day been dropped from the roll because of Death Sept. 3, 1925.

[sig] O. J. Randall
Chief, Finance Division

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Widow Division
W. D. 1237-335
Ferdinand Klump
Co. "B" 8 Reg't Provisional Missouri Enrolled Militia

State of Missouri
County of Perry
Missouri State Seal

In the matter of Claim of Christine Klump widow of Ferdinand Klump, B 8 Provisional Mo En Mil Personally came before me a Notary Public in and for the County and State aforesaid Michael Bergman aged 82 years Post office address Perryville Mo., who being sworn by me according to Law, States in the above case as follows:

That I have known Ferdinand Klump and Christine Doerr as far back as I can recollect as I was raised on adjoining farm to him and we grew up together and played together in our boyhood days and Christine Doerr who grew to womanhood on a nearby farm and from my acquaintance and association with them I know of a certainty that neither of them was ever married before and having lived near them ever since know that they were never divorced but lived together as man and wife until the death of Ferdinand Klump.

Michael X Bergman
his mark          

Witness H. Gurth
Harry Flantge

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 4th day of Nov 1925

John B. Cashion
Notary Public

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Widow Division
W. D. 1237-335
Ferdinand Klump
Co. "B" 8 Reg't Provisional Missouri Enrolled Militia

State of Missouri
County of Perry
Missouri State Seal

In the matter of Claim of Christine Klump widow of Ferdinand Klump, Battalion 8 Provincial Missouri Enrolled Militia personally came before me a Notary Public in and for the State and County aforesaid, Emma Cashion aged 75 years, Post office address Perryville Mo, who being duly sworn by me according to law, States that:

I knew Christine Doerr before she was of marriageble [sic] age having lived near her and went to school with her and from my Knowledge and acquaintance with her know of a certainty that she was never married before she married Ferdinand Klump, and know that she was never Divorced but lived with him as man and wife until his death.

That I also knew Ferdinand Klump while a young man only a year or s[o] before he married Christine Doerr and I feel certain that if he had ever been married before I would have known it as he was raised about two miles of our place.

[sig] Emma Cashion

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 2 day of Nov 1925.

John Cashion
Notary Public

[stamp]
Certificate on file to cover
Oct 23, 1924 to Oct 23, 1928
H. P. Willey,
Chief, Law Division

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Widow Division
W. D. 1237-335
Ferdinand Klump
Co. "B" 8 Reg't Provisional Missouri Enrolled Militia

State of Missouri
County of Perry
Missouri State Seal

In the matter of Claim of Christine Klump widow of Ferdinand Klump, 8th Missouri Provincial Enrolled Militia, Personally came before me a Notary Public in and for the State and County aforesaid, Henry Huber aged 77 years, Post Office address Perryville Missouri, who being duly sworn by me according to law states in the above entitled cause as follows:

I have known Ferdinand Klump several years before he was ever married as we were raised in the same neighborhood and was on their place often during Harvest seasons and we belong to the same Church and met there in our young days almost every Sunday and from my acquaintance and association with him know of a certainty that he was never married before he married Christine Doerr and I further know that they were never divorced but lived together as man and wife until the death of Ferdinand Klump.

[sig] Henry Huber

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 23 day of Nov 1925.

John B. Cashion
Notary Public

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ACT June 27, '90
Certificate No. 921595
Name Ferd. Klump


Department of the Interior
Bureau of Pensions
Washington, D. C., January 15, 1898

Sir:

In forwarding to the pension agent the executed voucher for your next quarterly payment please favor me by returning this circular to him with replies to the questions enumerated below.

Very respectfully,
M. Clay Evans,
Commissioner.


First. Are you married? If so, please state your wife's full name and her maiden name.
Answer: Yes! Maiden & full name of wife Christina Doerr.

Second: When, where, and by whom were you married?
Answer: Aug. 29, 1865 at St. Mary's Church near Perryville, Missouri by Rev. A. J. Meyer, Cath. Minister

Third: What record of marriage exists?
Answer: Public! See Page 409 of Vol. 2 Record of Marriages of Perry County, Missouri

Fourth: Were you previously married? If so, please state the name of your former wife and the date and place of her death or divorce.
Answer: No! neither of us was previously married

Fifth: Have you children living? If so, please state their names and the dates of their birth.
Answer: Yes: Louis Klump, born Aug 24, 1866; August, born Oct 13, 1868; Laura Klump, born Aug. 26, 1870; Theresa M. Klump, born Oct 13, 1872; Cora Klump, born July 16, 1876; Emmet Klump, born June 25, 1878; Eva M. Klump, born Oct 6th, 1881; George J. Klump, born Jun. 6, 1884; and Clara Klump, born April 5th, 1886.

Ferdinand X Klump
his mark          
Date of reply, April 23rd, 1898

Attest: Chas. A. Weber

Note: Two persons who can write must witness the claimant's signature to this declaration and sign their names hereon below.

Also personally appeared Wm. A. Sutterer residing at Perryville, Mo., and Mary Teresa Feltz residing at Perryville, Mo., persons whom I certify to be respectable and entitled to credit, and who, being by me duly sworn, say they were present and saw the claimant sign (or make mark) to the foregoing application; that they have every reason to believe, from the appearance of said claimant and their acquaintance, the claimant to be the identical person represented; and that the have no interest in the prosecution of this claim.


[sig] Wm. A. Sutterer
[sig] Mary Teresa Feltz

Sworn to and subscribed before me, this 21 day of Sept, A. D. 1925, and I do hereby certify that the contents of the above declaration, &c., were fully made known and explained to the applicant and witnesses before swearing, including the words ----- erased, and the words ----- added; and that I have no interest, direct or indirect, in the prosecution of this claim.

John B. Cashion
Notary Public
Perryville, Mo.

[stamp]
Declaration accepted as
a claim under (widow)
as of April 19, 1908
amended Sept. 8, 1916
Chief Law Division

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State of Missouri
County of Perry
Missouri State Seal


Declaration for Widow’s Pension

On this 21 day of Sept, A. D. one thousand nine hundred and Twenty-five before me, a Notary Public in and for the county and State aforesaid, personally appeared Christine Klump who being duly sworn according to law, declares that she is 79 years of age, having been born on the 9th day of February 1846 at Perryville, State of Missouri.

That she is the widow of Ferdinand Klump, who enlisted under the name of Ferdinand Klump, on the 5th day of May 1863 as Private in Co. B, 8th Reg’t Missouri Militia Vols. having served ninety days or more during the Civil War in the service of the United States, was honorably discharged on the 9th day of November, 1863, and died at Perryville, State of Missouri on the 3rd day of September, 1925.

That she was married under the name of Christine Doerr, to her said husband on the 29th day of August, 1865 by Rev. Father Myer at Perryville, State of Missouri, there being no legal barrier to said marriage.

That she had not been previously married.

That her husband, first mentioned, had not been previously married.

That neither she nor the soldier, first mentioned, was married otherwise than stated above; that she was not divorced from him, and that she has not remarried since his death.

That her husband, first mentioned, had received a pension made application therefor, No. 921595.

That she makes this declaration for the purpose of being placed on the pension roll of the United States under the provisions of the Acts of April 19, 1908, September 8, 1916, and May 1, 1920.

That her post-office address is Perryville, County of Perry, State of Missouri.

Christine X Klump
her mark          
Wm. A. Sutterer
Mary Teresa Feltz

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CHRISTINE KLUMP
9690000 C W WID
PERRYVILLE MO

DROP REPORT ----- PENSIONER

Pensioner Christine Klump
Class CIVIL WAR -- WIDOW SECTION W

RECORD DIVISION

AUG 4, 1929

In the above-described case a declaration filed in this Division indicates that said pensioner died SEP 4, 1929.

Canceled on Schedule
Payee deceased

FINANCE DIVISION

AUG 21 1929

The name of the above-described pensioner who was last paid at the rate of $50 per month to Jul 4, 1929, has this day been dropped from the roll because of death,
July 27, 1929.

995609

O. J. Randall
Chief, Finance Division

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