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Des Moines County, Iowa

 

Des Moines County
1883 Pensioners On The Roll

Name of Pensioner No. of Certificate Post Office Address Cause For Which Pensioned Monthly Rate $ Date of Original Allowance
Abercrombie, John C 107105 Burlington total blindness 72.00
Allbright, Charles H 145691 Burlington sh.wd.rt.shoulder 2.00
Archibald, William W 102170 Burlington ophthalmia 2.00
Arel, William A 184559 Mediapolis dis.lungs 8.00 Mar., 1881
Bailey, Thomas W 78173 Burlington ch.diar 10.00
Baker, William 189181 Burlington g.s.w.rt.shoulder 2.00 May, 1881
Bassett, Henry H 208253 Burlington ch.diar.& dis.of abd.vis 6.00 May, 1882
Baudy, Miner 79194 Kossuth multilation both feet 14.00
Bean, Mary P 22095 Burlington widow 17.00 Dec., 1876
Berry, William 78258 Burlington wd.thorax 12.00
Borne, John 78670 Burlington g.s.w.rt.leg 12.00
Bowen, Brainerd 122991 Burlington g.s.w.lft.leg 4.00
Bowman, Henry C 170976 Burlington sh.wd.rt.thigh 2.00 June, 1880
Boyce, Nicholas H 61928 Mediapolis total blindness 72.00
Bridges, John D 113724 Mediapolis g.s.w.rt.knee 4.00
Brydolf, Fabian 23181 Burlington loss rt.arm 24.00
Bucklew, John 179439 Burlington ch.diar 2.00 Dec., 1880
Burlingame, Jane, alias Smith. 197343 Burlington mother 8.00 Sept., 1882
Campbell, William J 161341 Northfield dis.lungs 15.00 July, 1879
Carmean, David 185910 Mediapolis injury to abdomen & thigh 4.00 Mar., 1881
Cartwright, Amy 160323 Burlington widow 8.00 Dec., 1872
Chase, Kimball 195288 Middletown father 8.00 Apr., 1882
Close, Mary 180026 Burlington mother 8.00 Feb., 1878
Coffman, George C 120379 Burlington g.s.w.lft.side face & cataract lft.eye. 6.00
Conrad, Martha, & 3 children. 188507 Burlington widow 8.00 June, 1880
Cornwell, William M 188047 Burlington ch.diarr 8.00 May, 1881
Coulter, John 90337 Burlington g.s.w.rt.shoulder 4.00
Cover, John 22179 Burlington g.s.w.rt.thigh 2.00
Criner, Alva 220249 Burlington ch.diar 4.00 Nov., 1882
Criner, Alva 220249 Burlington ch.diar 4.00 Nov., 1882
Crumpton, Francis W 220346 Burlington dis.eyes 6.00 Nov., 1882
Cummings, William G 76368 Burlington wd.face 10.00
Davenport, George W 201046 Burlington g.s.w.rt.thigh 4.00 Jan., 1882
Davis, Thomas 43589 Kossuth loss rt.arm above elbow 24.00
Devoe, Elizabeth F 13141 Burlington widow 1812 8.00 Dec., 1878
Drown, John 219985 Burlington g.s.w.rt.hand 4.00 Nov., 1882
Earnest, Catharine A 44176 Burlington widow 8.00 June, 1867
Edmonds, Samuel 202828 Mediapolis rheum. & heart dis 8.00 Feb., 1882
England, Joseph 52359 Danville g.s.w.lft.elbow jt 8.00
Farnsworth, Eliza R 26458 Burlington widow 1812 8.00 Aug., 1879
Fix, Lewis R 57293 Burlington amp.fore finger rt.hand 5.00
Flanders, Samuel A 61781 Burlington wd.rt.arm 2.66
Fox, David 57593 Burlington inj.spine & dis.of abd.vis 8.00
Frelmer, Samuel D 33888 Mediapolis loss lft.leg 18.00
French, Almon W 164778 Middletown ch.diar.& abscesses hips & thighs. 72.00 Feb., 1880
Futterer, Katharine 195624 Burlington widow 8.00 May, 1882
Goodnow, Amos H 58382 Mediapolis loss rt.leg 18.00
Goodnow, Mariah 187660 Mediapolis widow 8.00 Apr., 1880
Goundry, William 105346 Burlington inj.rt.shoulder 2.66
Green, Oliver S 158006 Mediapolis g.s.w.lft.wrist & hand 1.00 Mar., 1879
Green, Winfield 88806 Burlington wd.rt.thigh 4.00
Gulick, Amos 106582 Sperry loss rt.eye 4.00
Hamilton, Margaret 144782 Kingston widow 8.00 Nov., 1879
Hastings, Hessy 179408 Burlington mother 8.00 Dec., 1877
Havens, Jasper 193518 Burlington frac.rt.leg 2.00 July, 1881
Haw, William A 170351 Burlington g.s.w.rt.arm, rheum. & heart dis. 20.00 June, 1880
Hays, Timothy 188598 Burlington g.s.w.lft.leg.res.in var.vein 6.00 May, 1881
Helverson, James 67816 Northfield g.s.w.lft.arm & ch.diar 8.00
Hill, Francis 27856 Sperry widow 1812 8.00 Nov., 1879
Hill, George 168362 Burlington dis.eyes 4.00 May, 1880
Hinds, Margaret A 194781 Burlington mother 8.00 Mar., 1882
Hixson, Daniel W 28483 Burlington g.s.w.rt.forearm 2.00
Hobbs, William 187469 Mediapolis g.s.w.lft.foot 4.00 Apr., 1881
Hodges, Mary 129767 Burlington mother 8.00 May, 1869
Holbrook, Ellen D 85879 Burlington widow 8.00 Sept., 1866
Holloway, James L 138858 Burlington injury to abdomen 6.00
Horner, William 149061 Burlington g.s.w.lft.hip 5.00 Nov., 1877
Ingersoll, Arthur 178792 Middletown epilepsy result.inj.to brain 8.00 Nov., 1880
Ives, Sarah W 172914 Burlington widow 8.00 Apr., 1876
Jackson, Mathew 90519 Burlington dis.eyes 3.00
Jacoby, Johnston 222593 Burlington dis.of abdominal viscera 6.00 Dec., 1882
James, William H 205460 Burlington g.s.w.lft.groin 2.00 Mar., 1882
Joliff, Jane 196724 Burlington mother 8.00 June, 1882
Kettle, William 151360 Middletown g.s.w.lft.thigh 6.00 Mar., 1878
Kohn, Lewis 112786 Burlington g.s.w.rt.leg 2.00
Korf, Henry 221140 Dodgeville rheum. & dilatn.heart 6.00 Nov., 1882
Latty, Sarah 15420 Latty widow 1812 8.00 Jan., 1879
Lee, Iven P 150659 Pleasant Grove g.s.w.head 4.00 Jan., 1878
Lester, Christopher 94285 Burlington wd.rt.scapula 2.66
Lloyd, Joseph A 177764 Sperry g.s.w.lft.wrist & rt.shoul 4.00 Oct., 1880
Lock, Henry 190295 Burlington chr.diar.& dis.of abd.vis 4.00 June, 1881
Lowry, Oliver H 86669 Burlington wd.lft.leg 6.00
Lupton, Martha J 100765 Burlington widow 8.00
Lusk, Catharine 24046 Dodgeville widow 1812 8.00 May, 1879
Manuell, Thomas 211437 Burlington ch.diar 4.00 June, 1882
Martin, William 111656 Burlington ulcer lft.leg 6.00
McLane, Mary A. B 53239 Augusta widow 25.00 Aug., 1865
McLaughlin, William 167654 Dodgeville g.s.w.rt.arm 1.00 Apr., 1880
McMichael, Lucy A 45095 Burlington widow 8.00 June, 1867
McQuade, James 27738 Burlington wd.lft.arm & inj.rt.knee 8.00
Meyer, Eva M 24979 Burlington widow 8.00 Sept., 1867
Milne, Charlotte 4096 Burlington mother 8.00 July, 1863
Morgan, Abbie S 46976 Burlington widow 8.00 Nov., 1866
Morley, John 75657 Burlington wd.lft.arm 8.00
Morrison, Fisher 31168 Burlington wd.rt.hand 6.00
Murphy, John 186684 Burlington blindness lft.eye 4.00 Apr., 1881
Nelson, Elizabeth W 33498 Kossuth widow 8.00 June, 1867
Orr, George W 178764 Dodgeville ch.diar 4.00 Nov., 1880
Osborn, Harvey G 152678 Sperry ulcer result.inj.lft.ankle 12.00 Apr., 1878
Painter, Nancy 16050 Burlington widow 8.00 Dec., 1866
Parr, William 128483 Burlington g.s.w.face & loss rt.eye 8.00
Patterson, George W 28960 Mediapolis total blindness 72.00
Peabody, Samuel 67648 Burlington wd.rt.side & neck 4.00
Perkins, Albert A 211308 Burlington dis.eyes 3.75 June, 1882
Perkins, Laura J., & child. 164946 Burlington widow 25.00 May, 1874
Peterson, Mary S 66682 Burlington mother 8.00 Mar., 1881
Phillippi, Frank 77458 Burlington wd.rt.shoulder 11.33
Pierson, John L 31452 Burlington g.s.w.rt.breast 2.00
Porter, Vear 18819 Danville wd.lft.arm 4.00
Pryor, Ellen 44910 Burlington mother 8.00 Apr., 1865
Rayer, Christian 222369 Burlington heart dis 8.00 Dec., 18_2
Renz, Charles L 108201 Burlington g.s.w.lft.leg 3.00
Richards, Mary 965 Burlington widow 8.00 July, 1869
Rogers, Orpha E 171854 Burlington widow 8.00 June, 1876
Scheid, Casper 23330 Burlington loss rt.arm above elbow 24.00
Scott, Henry B 110304 Burlington g.s.w.head 10.00
Sees, Henry C 37362 Burlington wd.both thighs 8.00
Sherwood, William M 210108 Mediapolis ch.diar 4.00 May, 1882
Shuh, Wolfgang 187198 Burlington g.s.w.rt.thigh 4.00 Apr., 1881
Sikes, Edwin 215339 Burlington dis eyes 2.00 July, 1882
Slingluff, John W 133065 Burlington g.s.w.2d finger lft.hand 2.00
Smith, Alexander O 107434 Burlington inj.rt.arm 4.00
Smith, Cameron 30974 Yarmouth g.s.w.lft.foot 8.00
Smith, Julius 217210 Burlington g.s.w.lft.side face & neck 2.00 Aug., 1882
Smith, Peter A 212784 Burlington deafness, total left, partial rt.ear. 6.00 June, 1882
Smith, Rankin 155351 Mediapolis g.s.w.breast 4.00 Sept., 1878
Steingraber, Walter 53207 Burlington loss lft.leg 18.00
Steinmetz, William C 166507 Burlington part'l deafness 4.00 Apr., 1880
Stewart, Uriah M 208945 Burlington part'l deafness & inj.rt.fore finger. 4.00 May, 1882
Stuttsman, Abraham 24428 Burlington loss lft.arm above elbow 24.00
Sutherland, Elizabeth 171589 Kossuth mother 8.00 Jan., 1876
Tapp, Lewis G 169496 Burlington ch.diar 14.00 June, 1880
Tilton, Waldo P 192640 Burlington sh.wd.back & ch.diar 2.00 July, 1881
Troxel, John 173355 Burlington rheum., heart dis., dis.abd.vis., & part'l deafness. 12.00 Sept., 1880
Turner, Clinton M 90933 Burlington amaurosis 17.00
Voelker, Valentine J 161451 Burlington multilation lft.hand 2.00 July, 1879
Walker, Eber 96060 Burlington fract.lft.leg & stiff ankle 4.00 Mar., 1869
Ward, Catharine 31871 Burlington widow 8.00 Oct., 1867
Ward, John W 23914 Burlington g.s.w.rt.elbow joint 18.00
Warden, William H 54059 Burlington ampt.lft.leg 18.00
Ware, Mary Ann 191013 Mediapolis widow 8.00 Jan., 1881
Watkins, Mary E 48563 Burlington widow 20.00 June, 1865
Weaver, James H 100874 Burlington frac.leg 4.00
Welch, Samuel E 141700 Middletown wd.mouth 2.00
Widerspach, Charles 172407 Burlington inj.to back & ch.diar 6.00 Aug., 1880
Yost, Thomas E 82361 Mediapolis g.s.w.lft.thigh 6.00
Young, Orson 8080 Burlington wd.lft.hand 6.00

[Transcribed by Rhonda Hill]

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