DeWitt County Genealogy Trails

1883 PENSIONERS ROLL
As called for by the Senate Resolution of December 8, 1882 Washington: Government Printing Office 1883, Volume 3
Transcribed for Genealogy Trails by Jennifer Baldwin

CERTIFICATE NO.

PENSIONER NAME

POST OFFICE ADDRESS

CAUSE FOR WHICH PENSIONED

MONTHLY RATE

DATE OF ORIGINAL ALLOWANCE

183,981

Adams, Susan P

Lane

widow

$8.00

Apr., 1879

17,645

Allen, Mary A

Weldon

widow

$8.00

85,245

Alsup, Wm

Clinton

ch. diarr

$18.00

32,684

Ashton, Cynthia

Farmer City

widow

$8.00

Sept., 1882

166,075

Bail, Wickliffe

Clinton

minor

$10.00

66,477

Bateman, James W

Kenney

fracture of r. leg

$2.00

14,570

Bates, Francis M

Clinton

wd. of l. hip

$6.00

200,040

Beal, Henry H

Clinton

dis. heart, diarr. & res. md.

$4.00

Dec., 1881

73,572

Beebe, Orley

Clinton

wd. of l. leg

$4.00

208,883

Boggs, Robert P

Midland City

neuralgia

$6.00

May, 1882

182,014

Bowman, Cathin

Clinton

widow

$8.60

28,855

Brown, Cathin M

Farmer City

widow

$30.00

217,423

Brown, Francisco

Clinton

inj. r. ank., c. diar., dis. ab. vis

$8.00

Aug., 1882

187,794

Brown, John D

Weldon

g. s. w. l. hand

$4.00

May, 1881

193,991

Brownlee, Horace

Farmer City

inj. of l. side and loss of sight in eye

$4.00

Aug., 1881

64,369

Bryant, Eveline

Wapella

widow

$8.00

Feb., 1886

223,101

Buchanan, Wilson S

Farmer City

g. s. w. of l. foot, with loss of mid toe & dis. of liver

$6.00

Dec., 1882

51,440

Burford, Wm. T

Farmer City

wd. of l. leg

$8.00

112,815

Byerly, Thos. M

Clinton

wd. of l. thigh

$4.00

218,621

Callison, Benj

DeWitt

inj. to both wrists

$4.00

Oct., 1882

2,716

Campbell, John N

Clinton

widow

$8.00

Aug., 1879

213,438

Carlock, James S

Clinton

ch. diarr

$6.00

June, 1882

91,985

Carter, Stephen R

Clinton

wd. of l. thigh

$8.00

190,428

Clemens, John M

Waynesville

g. s. w. of head

$6.00

June, 1881

222,893

Coon, Chas. M

Wapella

dis. of lungs & resulting dis. of heart

$8.00

Dec., 1882

94,460

Cooper, Nathan

Kenney

partl. parl. lower extremities

$12.00

184,143

Cooper, Thomas F

Kenney

g. s. w. of r. arm & l. thumb

$4.00

Mar., 1881

217,309

Cromer, Wm. H

Clinton

ch. pharyngo laryngitis & neuraligia of chest

$4.00

Aug., 1882

144,769

Cuppay, Angeline

Clinton

widow

$17.00

180,270

Curl, John W

DeWitt

scurvy & dis. of brain from concussion

$8.00

Dec., 1880

172,048

Curry, Dominick

Clinton

dis. of eyes

$8.00

Aug., 1880

20,474

Curtis, William

Farmer City

g. s. w. left leg

$6.00

39,647

Daigh, Elizabeth E

Wapella

widow

$8.00

97,804

Dass, Sam'l H

Lane

dis. of eyes

$6.00

106,855

Davenport, Hugh

Lane

dis. of eyes & lungs & flux

$4.00

167,278

Davenport, Jeremiah

Weldon

dis. of eyes

$8.00

Apr., 1880

88,656

Dennis, Joseph

Clinton

rupture, &c

$4.00

199,721

Dewey, Edwin A

Farmer City

g. s. w. of mouth

$4.00

Dec., 1881

102,390

Dillavan, John T

Weldon

heart dis

$4.00

219,026

Duff, John

Lane

ch. diarr

$4.00

Oct., 1882

98,095

Ellington, Daniel

Waynesville

wd. of l. thigh

$6.00

78,595

Ellis, Nancy

Clinton

widow

$8.00

92,574

Ely, Matilda

Clinton

widow

$8.00

178,587

Ferguson, John

Weldon

inj. to l side & back

$2.00

Nov., 1880

80,636

Flood, James W

Weldon

inflammation of eyes

$18.00

May, 1867

172,090

Gale, Wm. H

Lane

dis. of eyes

$4.00

58,775

Garver, Sam'l B

Farmer City

wd. arm &c

$8.00

35,062

Gates, Elizabeth

Wapella

widow

$8.00

199,114

Gibson, James

Lane

ch. diarr. & dis. of ab. vis

$4.00

Deec., 1881

30,315

Gideon, Luann

Clinton

widow

$8.00

Sept., 1880

51,657

Ginnings, Edwin K

Waynesville

loss of r. leg

$18.00

122,610

Goodbrake Christ'phr

Clinton

cr. dis. of liver

$8.75

188,307

Gorman, Elizabeth

Clinton

widow

$17.00

May, 1880

21,295

Gossard, Matilda

Wapella

widow

$8.00

182,693

Gray, Jonathan P

Waynesville

ch. diarr

$8.00

Feb., 1861

28,475

Greenwood, Thos

Parnell

wd. of hip & head

$6.00

51,330

Greer, Mary J

Lane

widow

$8.00

July, 1865

30,436

Gregory, Ruth

Clinton

widow

$8.00

21,844

Hall, Jas. M

Clinton

wd. of r. arm

$18.00

138,051

Hammond, Lavinia

Clinton

mother

$8.00

June, 1871

125,550

Harmon, Jacob

Weldon

wd. rt. hand

$3.00

187,161

Harrison, Addison

Waynesville

ch. diarr. & res. dis. of liver

$4.00

Apr., 1881

160,471

Henry, Rebecca

Waynesville

widow

$8.00

Dec., 1872

44,897

Hirst, Alzera

Farmer City

widow

$8.00

182,348

Hirst, James

Farmer City

dis. of kidneys & liver

$8.00

204,513

Hoffman, Sam'l

Clinton

sh. wd. of l. side

$2.00

Mar., 1882

178,070

Hoose, Henry

Clinton

wd. l. chest

$2.00

Oct., 1880

146,632

Hoover, Mary

Farmer City

mother

$8.00

Dec., 1870

197,468

Hopkins, Chas

Farmer City

dis. of lungs

$4.00

Nov., 1881

219,319

Horney, James A

Waynesville

g. s. w. of l. thigh

$2.00

Oct., 1882

217,983

Hoyt, Orren A

Clinton

inj. to l. shr. & rheum

$4.00

Sept., 1882

29,352

Huddlestone, Rebecca

Farmer City

widow

$8.00

10,837

Hull, Joshua C

Wapella

wd. of r. arm & chest

$6.00

40,971

Hurley, Eliz'bth

Farmer City

widow

$8.00

30,637

Israel, R

Clinton

widow

$8.00

Oct., 1880

95,714

Jeffrey, Alvah

Clinton

wd. of r. hip

$6.00

178,067

Jeffrey, Francis M

Waynesville

wd. of l. cheek & neck & inj. to left foot

$6.00

Oct., 1880

73,261

Jemerson, Wm. H

Weldon

dis. of lungs

$10.00

170,880

Johnson, Thomas J

Farmer City

dis. of liver

$2.00

June, 1880

65,528

King, Geo. W

Waynesville

loss of r. arm

$24.00

222,937

Lafferty, Isaac C

DeWitt

inj. of r. shoulder

$4.00

Dec., 1882

3,144

Lane, Sarah A

Lane

widow

$15.00

Nov., 1863

14,151

Lanterman, Eliza S

Waynesville

widow

$8.00

Jan., 1879

79,189

Lapham, John W

DeWitt

contusion of r. lung

$20.00

92,340

Laughlin, James

Clinton

dis. eye

$8.00

190,735

Lofferty, Julia

DeWitt

widow

$12.00

Jan., 1881

188,411

Long, John F

DeWitt

inj. to both legs and l. shr

$12.00

May, 1881

4,787

Lowry, Wm

Clinton

diarr. & partial blindness

$8.00

104,843

Luck, Wm

Clinton

dis. of lungs

$4.00

166,002

Ludington, Lewis

Farmer City

wd. of r. thigh

$5.00

Mar., 1880

63,672

Lutz, George V

Clinton

loss left arm

$18.00

Aug., 1866

100,773

Martin, Martha A

Clinton

widow

$8.00

173,844

Mathews, James

Kenney

ch. diarr

$4.00

Sept., 1880

93,523

Matthews, Wm

Clinton

wd. of l. arm &c

$6.00

218,098

McBride, Addrew J

Farmer City

g. s. w. of r. wrist, dyspepsia, and dis. of liver

$4.00

Sept., 1882

188,421

McCard, Wm

Farmer City

partl. deafness in both ears

$6.00

May, 1881

33,727

McHenry, Alonzo D

Clinton

wd. l. leg

$18.00

20,142

McHenry, Ellen

Clinton

mother

$8.00

Apr., 1864

69,452

McKay, Louisa H

Waynesville

widow

$8.00

Apr., 1866

86,640

Merrified, John

DeWitt

ch. diarr

$6.00

28,256

Messer, Charlotte

Clinton

widow

$8.00

102,271

Miller, James

Clinton

wd. r. thigh

$8.00

200,200

Monk, James W

Clinton

ch. diar., res. dis. ht. & lungs

$8.00

Jan., 1882

24,577

Moore, Isaac

Farmer City

surv. 1812

$8.00

Nov., 1878

194,555

Morris, James B

Clinton

g. s. w. r. thigh

$2.00

Apr., 1881

69,481

Munsch, Mathias

Weldon

wd. of r. hand

$6.00

144,416

Murphy, Wm. W

Farmer City

wd. of r. hip

$2.00

74,285

Neal, Amos

Farmer City

contusion of r. side

$4.00

62,517

Neal, Joseph W

Farmer City

loss of l. arm

$24.00

207,771

North, James M

Clinton

g. s. w. r. side of face & neck

$10.00

Apr., 1882

182,501

Page, Geo

Farmer City

ch. diarr and resulting dyspepsia & dis. of heart

$8.00

Feb., 1881

4,481

Parker, William C

Midland City

wd. of r. hand

$8.00

99,725

Phares, Francis M

Clinton

wd. of l. eye

$2.00

169,591

Polen, Joseph E

Clinton

dis. l. leg

$8.00

May, 1880

19,207

Popham, Sarah

Clinton

widow

$8.00

Feb., 1879

156,294

Popham, Wm

Clinton

ch. rheum

$4.00

Nov., 1878

23,310

Potter, James H. L

Wapella

wd. of r. thigh

$8.00

89,696

Pryer, Charles S

Farmer City

wd. l. lung

$18.00

92,199

Reed, Miles

Lane

heart dis. & dis. of ab. vis

$6.00

149,877

Richards, Lewis G

Waynesville

wd. of l. thigh

$4.00

211,454

Riggs, Randolph S

Farmer City

ch. diarr var. veins of both legs & injury to abdomen

$12.00

June, 1882

158,050

Rittenhouse, Wm. H

Farmer City

wd. of r. foot

$4.00

Mar., 1879

182,323

Robertson, John H

Weldon

injury to abdomen

$4.00

Feb., 1881

190,490

Robison, Theodore C

Kenney

chr. rheum

$4.00

June, 1881

189,735

Rose, Lonisa

Clinton

widow

$10.00

9,500

Sappington, Martha

Clinton

widow

$8.00

Oct., 1879

193,737

Schalafke, John

Clinton

g. s. w. of back of head

$8.00

Aug., 1881

194,224

Schlemmer, John V

Clinton

minor

$12.00

Jan., 1882

113,816

Scott, Crafton P

Kenney

dis. of lungs

$8.00

187,168

Seblemmer, Amelia

Clinton

widow

$12.00

199,096

Sellers, Peter

Weldon

ch. diarr. & rheum., resulting dis. of heart

$8.00

Dec., 1881

212,230

Sessions, Erasmus D

Waynesville

ch. diarr. & res. dyspepsia

$7.50

June, 1882

89,266

Sharp, Isaac N

Weldon

injury to abdomen

$8.00

149,301

Shelby, Richard

Wapella

ch. diarr

$8.00

180,210

Silvy, Robert H

DeWitt

asthma

$6.00

Dec., 1880

101,344

Smith, Enoch B

Weldon

dis. of eyes

$4.00

115,205

Smith, Mary A

Lane

widow

$8.00

199,569

Smith, Thomas E

Clinton

c. diar., inj. l. ank. & dis. eyes

$6.00

Dec., 1881

135,542

Spencer, Little Berry

Clinton

diarrhea

$4.00

176,368

Spradling, John W

Clinton

minor

$10.00

139,388

Sprague, James H

Farmer City

wd. of l. shr

$4.00

152,392

Steel, Chas. W

Clinton

dyspepsia

$6.00

Apr., 1878

21,154

Stewart, Sam'l

Midland City

paral. of r. hip

$2.00

52,125

Stimson, Isabella

Wapella

widow

$8.00

9,246

Strain, Isaac II

Clinton

ch. diarr. & dis. of kidneys

$8.00

220,546

Sullivan, Alfred A

Clinton

g. s. w. of l. knee

$4.00

Nov., 1882

109,323

Sylvester, Eliakim

Clinton

wd. of r. leg

$4.00

76,842

Tackwell, Wm. W

Clinton

wd. of r. leg

$18.00

54,040

Taylor Wm. H

Clinton

injury to abdomen

$8.50

193,554

Thomas, James M

Farmer City

dis. of lungs and liver result of measles

$8.00

July, 1881

114,299

Thompson, Hugh

Lane

wd. of r. hip

$2.00

208,457

Trent, John B

Wapella

ch. diarr & chills & fever

$2.00

May, 1882

15,988

Walker, Minty

Farmer City

widow

$8.00

Jan., 1879

104,339

Walker, Sam'l M

Clinton

frac. of l. humerus

$4.00

6,956

Wallace, Ester

Kenney

widow

$8.00

Feb., 1878

162,985

Weakly, Thom. L

Kenney

inj. To ab., res. of ch. diarr

$4.00

Oct., 1879

216,389

Webb, Richard H

Farmer City

ch. diarr & dis. of liver

$6.00

Aug., 1882

186,111

Weedman, Zadok C

Farmer City

ch. rheum

$20.00

May, 1881

141,850

Welch, Nathan

Farmer City

wd. of r. leg

$8.00

208,728

Wence, Adam

Farmer City

g. s. w. or l. thigh

$4.00

May, 1882

94,524

West, Cilphinus

Weldon

g. s. w. of l. forearm

$8.00

186,051

Williams, Eliza E

Farmer City

widow

$8.00

Nov., 1879

122,825

Williams, James

Wapella

dis. of eyes

$6.00

150,605

Williams, Prentice N

Clinton

wd. of back & fev., sore l. leg

$4.00

138,256

Wilson, Jas. H

Clinton

wd. of l. hand

$2.00

108,732

Works, Preston

Kenney

wd. r. arm

$4.00

Mar., 1871

112,989

Wright, John

Clinton

varicose veins

$20.00

107,772

Zorker, Chas. K

Clinton

ch. rheum

$12.75

161,161

Zumwalp, William H

Farmer City

g. s. w. of back & l. hip

$6.00

June, 1879