Pension of James M.
Donated by Neva Mohle
Place of Birth/Date: DeSoto, IL;
Place of Death/Date: DeSoto, IL; 25
Regiment/Rank:. Co. G, 9th
Regiment, IL Infantry Vols.; Sgt.
Co. A, for
July - August
Battles Fought: Ft. Donelson,
TN; Wounded in the head by a gunshot wound on 15
Personal Description: 5ft 8in
tall; dark complexion, black hair and
(note to reader: All brothers seemed to
resemble one another
in height and coloring -
Neva Brown Mohle)
Date of Enlistment:
Paducah, KY on 15 Sept 1861
Place of Residence:
marriage date: Sarah Emmaline Greathouse Nov.
10, 1864; married at
Greathouse Crossing and
C R Road in Jackson Co. IL by ELD N. W. Floyd;
signed by Scott Boucher, Clerk of the Court.
"Record exists in Courthouse in Murphysboro,
Jackson Co. IL. (note to reader: may have been
destroyed by fire or the Great
Marion birth: 5 Oct 1870
Etta " 7 Dec
John E. " 4 July 1875
Fred O. " 30
Lizzie " 20 April 1883
" 12 June 1886
Abby " 7 Jan 1890
reader: the name "NELL" does not appear on this
for the information on the
Application for Reimbursement.
Date Widow's pension filed: 4 Sept,
1903 pension # 526 658; Sarah Emmeline Brown,
died 30 Oct. 1935 in DuQuoin, IL; buried at
DeSoto Cemetery, DeSoto, IL.
for Reimbursement: 7 Jan 1936, Perry County, IL.
Filed by Nell Davis, age 46; she stated that she
was the daughter of Sarah Emmeline Brown, and
that her residence was 18 S. Walnut St.,
Township Dist. # 2546, Du Quoin, IL.
Certificate Number: 102. As per the death
certificate of Sarah E. Brown: Maiden name of
Sarah Emmeline Brown: Greathouse. Birthplace;
Carbondale, IL; Last name of Father: Younger;
Birthplace: Carbondale, IL; Name of Mother:
Sarah E. Greathouse; Birthplace: Carbondale, IL;
Contributory cause of death: Apoplexy; Mrs.
Greathouse was blind for 12 years and needed
Attending Physicians: Dr.
Gutridge, DuQuoin, IL; Dr. R. L.
INFORMANT: Clifford Battiaro, DeSoto,
Date Invalid pension filed: 26
Date pension granted/amt. per
Date pension ended: Invalid
Certificate Number 526658,
Various Witnesses for James M.
Brown who signed his application
William L. Brown, brother to James;
Henry M. Brown, brother to James; Martin
Addison; J. Blouchard; and James W. Hall, County
Clerk of Jackson County, IL. signed the app. for
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