|Department Of The Interior|
Bureau of Pensions
|Washington D. C., January 2, 1915|
Sir : Please answer, at your earliest convenience, the questions enumerated below. The information|
is requested for future use, and it may be of great value to your widow or children. Use the inclosed
envelope, which requires no stamp.
|G. M. Saezgabere
|AMOS W. DOWNES
U. S. Pension Office
Apr 2, 1915
||Date and Place of birth? Answer.
Richview Washington Co Ills|
The name of organization which you served? Answer.
Co. F. 49 Ills Infty N. V.
||What was your post office at enlistment? Answer. Richview Washington Co Ills |
||State your wife's full name and her maiden name.
Answer. we were married by Rev. S. S. Walker |
||When and by whom were you married?
Answer. Sarah A. Downes formerly Wright |
||Is there any official or church record of your marriage?
If so, where? Answer.
||Were you previously married? if so, state the name of your former wife, the date|
of the marriage, and the date and place of her death or divorce.
||If your present wife was married before her marriage to you, state the name of her|
former husband, the date of such marriage, and the date and place of his death or divorce, and state
whether he ever rendered any military or naval service, and, if so, give name of the organization in
which he served. If she was married more than once before her marriage to you, let your answer
include all former husbands.
||Are you now living with your wife, or has there been a separation?|
Answer. We have lived together continuously Since March 1, 1866. Sarah S. Charles W.
||State the names and dates of birth of all your children, living or dead.
Sarah S. Apr. 6, 1867
Amos A. Feb. 25, 1869 |
Charles W. Sept. 19, 1868
Mary M. Sept, 1871 |
Victoria J. Feb. 8, 1874
Martha J. Apr. 6, 1876 |
John W. July 4, 1878
Ella M. Dec. 29, 1879 |
Ora A. Apr. 23, 1882
Enoch A. Sep. 17, 1884 |
Rufus N. Nov. 27, 1886
Flosie M. Sept. 25, 1888 |
|Date March 30, 1915
||Signature Amos W. Downes |