Hillsborough County, Florida
Confederate Home Applications


Application for Membership

To The Florida Confederate Home.



State of Florida,
Hillsborough County,

Before me a Notary Public in and for the State of Florida at Large, personally appeared Bartemus W. Brown to me well known, who, being by me duly sworn, makes the following statement:

My name is Bartemus W. Brown, I am Eighty-Four years of age, I reside in Hillsborough County, State of Florida, I enlisted on the _____day of April 1862, in Captain J. J. Dickinson Company, Second Florida Calvary Regiment and served faithfully in the Confederate Army until Clos of War. I never deserted said service and never served against the Confederate States and I have not taken the Oath of Allegiance to the United States before April, 1865. I am, and have been a bonifide resident of the State of Florida ever since January 1, 1893. I have no means of support and am physically disabled from making a living by reason of (Here state fully cause of disability.)I enlisted in Capt. Rows Company, but was sson transferred to the Company of Capt. J. J. Dickenson and served therein until the close of the war. I do not use liquor.
Wherefore I make application for admission as a beneficiary of the Confederate Home, located at Jacksonville, Florida, and I agree to observe all the rules prescribed by the authorities in charge of said Home.

Sworn to and subscribed before me this
29 day of March, 1915.
B. F. Taylor Jr., Notary Public
My Commission Expires July 8, 1918

Bartemus W. Brown (his signature)



State of Florida,
Hillsborough County,

Before me, a Notary Public in and for the State of Florida at Large, personally appeared George W. Sparkmanwho being duly sworn says that the is well acquainted with the above named Bartemus W. Brown that he the said Bartemus W. Brown served faithfully in the Confederate Army and did not desert said service. That he has no means of support, and deponent believes him to be physically disabled from making a living.

Sworn to and subscribed before me this
29 day of March, 1915.
B. F. Taylor Jr.
Notary Public, State of Florida
My Commission Expires July 8, 1918.

George W. Sparkman (his signature)


PHYSICIAN'S AFFIDAVIT



State of Florida,
Hillsborough County,

Before me, a Notary Public in and for the State of Florida at Large, personally appeared J. W. Douglas, who being duly sworn says that he is a practicing physician duly authorized under the laws of Florida; that he has carefully examined Bartemus W. Brown the above-named applicant for admission to the Confederate Home and finds him to be (Here particularly describe his physical condition) Suffering of iritable bladder, almost deaf and eysight [sic] very bad and in addition he is 84 years old in consequence whereof he is physically disabled from earning a living.

Sworn to and subscribed before me this
31 day of March, 1915.
Notary Publice, State of Florida
My Commission Expires July 8, 1918

J. W. Douglas (his signature)


Entered the home 5 Apr 1915.



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