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Pension of Nathaniel G. Brown

Donated by Neva Mohle

Name: BROWN, Nathaniel Green

Place of Birth/Date: DeSoto, IL; 1843

Place of Death/Date: DeSoto, IL; 25 March 1894

Regiment/Rank:. Co. G, 9th Regiment, IL Infantry; Private

Battles Fought, where wounded: Pittsburg Landing on April 6, 1862; Corinth, Mississippi on Oct 3, 1862

Personal Description: 5ft 8in tall; dark complexion, black hair and eyes

Date of Enlistment: 17 July, 1861

Discharge: 17 July, 1865; He was disabled by gunshot wound in wrist, side, right leg, rec'd at Pittsburg Landing, TN
and at Corinth, Mississippi. Disability Pension 507573, 31 March 1884

Place of Residence: DeSoto, Jackson County, IL

Wife's name, marriage date: HARRIS, Mary, 14 January, 1886, ceremony performed by Henry W. Brown, M. G., Elder of the Christian Church. Certificate of Marriage signed also by Clerk of the County Court Jas. W. Brown, Jackson County, IL, 30day of December 1912. (evidently a delayed marriage certificate was issued)

Widow remarried 1 June 1894 to John N. Buckel

Dependent children:
BROWN, Benjamin F. born 18 April 1888: DeSoto, IL
BROWN, John A. S. born Aug 10(?) 1892; DeSoto, IL
The Pension Application Number for these boys: 799754
filed at the National Archives, Washington, DC

Witnesses who filed on behalf of widow: Della Stocks, Myra Watson both of DeSoto, IL.

Witnesses residence, date: Harmon Boucher, Frank Curry for Declaration for Original Invalid Pension of Nathaniel Brown; Nathaniel Brown made his mark on this application date:29 February, 1884.

Date pension filed: 17 May 1907; this was the app for Children under the age of 16. Certificate Number for John A. S. Brown, 799754; pension dropped on 8 Dec 1915 due to limitation of claimant. No such document included for Benjamin F. Brown in this total pension package rec'd from the National Archives in Washington, DC.

Date Widow filed: 28 March 1894; 592835 28 March 1897

Date pension granted/amt. per month:

Date pension ended: Certificate Number 320708, for Nathaniel G. Brown, death at DeSoto, IL March 1894;
Certificate signed 17 Nov 1894 by Hon. Wm. Lochrin, Commissioner of Pensions.

Other Jackson County residents in file:
Thomas Kelly; John West signed Widow's Declaration for Pension.

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