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List of Pensioners on the
Rolls as of January 1, 1883


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Source: U.S. Pension Bureau
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1883

Transcribed for Genealogy Trails by Kim Orrell

No. of
certificate

Name of pensioner

Post office
address

Cause for which pensioned

Monthly
rate

Date of
original
allowance

14,118 Adams, Arville A Homer widow $20.00 July, 1863
30,185 Albro, Sally Little York widow $8.00 May, 1864
73,659 Alger, Charles O McGrawville injury to abdomen $4.00 May, 1865
72,154 Angel, Mary Ann Union Valley dep. mother $8.00 Aug., 1863
73,073 Avery, Martha A East Homer widow $8.00 June, 1864
95,462 Bacon, Wm. A Messengerville wd. Lft. Hand $2.00 Aug., 1865
23,532 Baker, Hannah M Cortland widow $8.00 May, 1863
39,797 Baker, Orrina A Cortland widow $8.00 May, 1863
22,328 Baker, Polly Virgil act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Mar., 1878
181,290 Banker, Catharine Harford dep. mother $8.00 Feb., 1878
74,628 Barber, Orlando Cortland aseites & sacea $4.00 July, 1865
30,327 Barnes, Barnard, 2d Cortland dis of eyes $18.00 June, 1864
4,243 (?) Barnes, Barney Homer wd. Rt. thigh $4.00 July, 1865
33,466 Barnes, John Solon loss rt. Arm above elbow $24.00  
163,364 Beattie, John East Homer varicose cs. R. let & lumbago $6.00 July, 1865
47,668 Beers, Charles F McGrawville loss lft. Arm $24.00 Aug, 1865
176,141 Beers, David C Cortland g.s.w. rt. Thigh, lft. Hip & injury to abdomen $10.00 Aug., 1865
55,052 Benjamin, J. Wesley Cortland wd. Lt knee & inj. Back $13.25 Jan., 1866
91,977 Bentley, Byron D Cortland chr. Diarr $8.00 July, 1868
28,129 Berrey, Eunice Harford widow $8.00 Feb., 1864
59,555 Bishop, Watts L Cortland coxalgia l. side $8.00 Mar., 1866
160,545 Blair, Frank Marathon g.s.w. lft. Hand, loss 1st jt. Little finger $1.00 June, 1865
32,226 Blanchard, Laura Cuyler act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Aug., 1881
127,081 Blashfield, Zenas M Little York wd. Lft. arm $14.00 Apr., 1864
74,441 Blundin, Thomas Scott injury to abdomen $5.00  
92,699 Blye, Henry E Homer dis. Of kidneys $4.00 July, 1865
171,679 Bradley, Horace W Harford g.s.w. rt. Thigh $2.00 July, 1865
8,828 Brandon, Mary South Cortland act of March 9, 1878 $8.00  
84,669 Brayman, Deforest Cortland wd. Lft. Leg $4.00 Sept., 1867
2,193 Briggs, John Preble surv. 1812 $8.00 Feb., 1871
179,412 Briggs, Margette Homer widow $8.00 Sept., 1870
30,279 Briggs, Nancy Preble act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Mar., 1880
47,512 Brown, Cornelia Cuyler dep. mother $8.00 Sept., 1864
10,140 Brown, Lorenda Cortland act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Mar., 1878
47,568 Brown, Milford M Freetown Corners g.s.w. face $8.00 Aug., 1865
190,171 Brown, Nathaniel G McGrawville chr. Rheum. & heart dis $6.00 July, 1865
119,783 Burgess, Harriet Scott widow $8.00 Sept., 1865
181,189 Burlingame, Charles C Harford Mills dis. Liver, stomach, abdominal viscera, & typhoid fev. $4.00 July, 1865
132,841 Burlingame, Henry A Truxton g.s.w. lft. Shoulder $4.00 Nov., 1874
12,593 Butman, Henry R Marathon chronic nephritis $6.00 June, 1863
156,686 button, Marion De Ruyer g.s.w. both shoulders $3.00 Nov., 1878
64,844 Butts, Reuben Scott g.s.w. both legs $6.00  
92,572 Byram, Samuel M Cortland inj. To abd., wd. Lft. Thigh $10.00 Nov., 1864
15,749 Card, John W Cortland g.s.w. lft. Leg $2.00 Sept., 1865
29,737 Carpenter, Alonzo McGrawville injury to abdomen $2.00 June, 1864
7,011 Carr, David McGrawville surv. 1812 $8.00 Feb., 1871
63,462 Carter, Lucinda A Cortland widow $8.00 Mar., 1865
12,147 Castle, Emma Homer act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Mar., 1878
197,011 Chapman, Thomas E Marathon dis. Of kidneys & indigestion $6.00 July, 1865
93,690 Clark, John G Cortland inj. Lft. Ankle joint $8.00 June, 1865
6,872 Clark, Lois Scott dep. mother $8.00  
17,823 Clark, Lucinda M Cortland act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Mar., 1878
174,747 Clark, Malvina Taylor dep. mother $8.00  
19,975 Clearwood, Delana M Cortland widow $8.00 Apr., 1864
189,293 Cochran, Wm Scott injury to abdomen $4.00 Oct., 1865
73,439 Colegrove, John Cortland wd. Lower jaw $3.00 Jan., 1865
193,932 Conner, James S Homer dep. Father $8.00 Jan., 1875
27,503 Corter, A. Lyman Union Valley wd. Rt. Leg $18.00 Apr., 1864
52,227 Cotton, Joseph L Union Valley .s.w. rt. Arm & lft. Thigh $4.00 Nov., 1865
79,518 Courtney, Oscar Marathon wd. Back & head $6.00 Apr., 1867
165,854 Crampton, Thomas Cortland g.s.w. lft. Hand $4.00 Jan., 1863
11,657 Crandall, Betsey Cortland act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Mar., 1878
184,189 Crandall, Marco P De Ruyer rheumatism $6.00 June, 1865
61,594 Croby, Sarah L Preble widow $8.00 Mar., 1865
213,428 Culver, Lewis R Harford g.s.w. rt. Hand, loss index finger & middle finger. $8.00 Sept., 1881
178,021 Curley, Martin Marathon g.s.w. lft. Leg & thigh $6.00 Nov,. 1864
16,533 Curtis, Myron B Homer chr. Diarr $4.00 May, 1863
190,664 Cusick, Catherine Marathon dep. mother $8.00 aug., 1863
65,783 Dabal, Emeline South Cortland widow $8.00  
1,021 Dager, Peter Preble surv. 1812 $8.00 Feb., 1871
21,854 Daniels, Heman Harford Mills act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 May, 1878
12,146 Daniels, Mary Truxton act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Mar., 1878
71,142 Davenport, Jemima S Virgil widow $8.00 Mar., 1865
108,829 Davidson, Robert G Homer injury to abdomen $4.00 July, 1865
209,365 Davis, Alfred Little York chr. Diarr $4.00 Oct., 1865
127,454 Davis, John M Cortland dis. Of lungs $4.00 Jan., 1874
94,512 Davis, Walter Homer wd. Lft. Temple & thigh $2.00 Dec., 1864
96,249 Decker, Alexander H Cortland wd. Lft hand $2.00 Feb., 1865
182,328 Decker, Benjamin H Harford Mills dis. Of eyes $6.00 June, 1865
160,485 Dexter, Mary A Cortland widow $8.00 Mar., 1867
122,007 Dodge, Artemas McGrawville dep. Father $8.00 June, 1866
158,325 Dowd, Mary Cortland widow $10.00 May, 1871
85,584 Dyke, William Cortland g.s.w. rt. Forearm $2.00 Oct., 1867
82,241 Earle, Luana B Cortland dep. Mother $8.00 Mar., 1864
21,032 Edmonds, Wilhelmina Cortland widow $8.00 Aug., 1862
34,476 Egbertson, Arenath Preble dep. mother $8.00 Nov., 1864
78,880 Ehle, John Virgil loss of index and middle finger rt. Hand $4.00 July, 1865
22,849 Ferry, Harmony Scott act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Mar., 1878
18,955 Ford, Caroline Cortland dep. Mother $8.00 Mar,. 1862
6,444 Foster, Charlotte McGrawville widow 1812 $8.00 Nov., 1873
88,631 Fox, Mercy Homer dep. mother $8.00 June, 1864
172,941 Francis, Adelbert W Preble g.s.w. lft. Hip, inj. To abd., dis of abd viscera. $10.00 June, 1865
195,197 Francis, Caroline G South Cortland dep. mother $8.00  
30,446 Fuller, Burdett Union Valley chron. Diarr $2.66 Apr, 1864
141,945 Fuller, Susan Taylor dep. mother $8.00  
73,813 Galivan, Juliann A East Homer dep. mother $8.00 Aug., 1864
40,841 Gardiner, Elizabeth Cortland dep. mother $8.00 Mar., 1870
117,431 Garlick, Frederick A McGrawville ampt. Rt. Thigh $24.00 June, 1872
149,366 Goddard, James L Truxton g.s.w. face, inj to vision $10.00  
184,880 Goff, John A Homer dep. Father $8.00 Jan., 1879
84,979 Grady, Michael J Cortland heart dis $6.00 July, 1865
83,067 Graham, R.D. Cortland wd. Lft. Forearm $2.00 July, 1865
40,841 Green, Palmeter Cortland Village surv. 1812 $8.00 Feb., 1871
36,170 Griswold, Daniel P South Cortland loss rt. Leg $24.00  
23,608 Gurnee, Amanda Homer act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Mar., 1878
121,891 Hackett, Eliza J Truxton dep. mother $8.00  
208,673 Hackett, Eron Harford Mills chr. Diarr., dis. Abd. Viscera, & asthma $8.00 June, 1865
28,670 Hall, Polly Virgil act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Mar,. 1878
44,464 Hammond, Calvin L Cortland wd. Lft. Thigh $2.00 June, 1865
158,537 Hammond, Franklin Homer dis. Of lungs $4.00 Mar., 1879
51,019 Harnett, Daniel Truxton loss rt. Arm $24.00 Oct., 1865
25,881 Harrington, Dolly Marathon act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Mar., 1878
49,293 Harvey, Aramintha L Solon widow $8.00  
163,907 Haskell, Diana Harford dep. Father $8.00 Apr., 1865
94,150 Hawley, Hiram Harford wd. Lft. Knee, varicose veins $6.00 Dec., 1868
20,488 Hayner, Elizabeth Preble act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Mar., 1878
28,116 Hazard, Rachel C Willett widow $8.00 Mar,. 1863
145,582 Henning, Daniel Cortland g.s.w. both legs $4.00 June, 1876
57,136 Henry, John B East Homer injury to abdomen $4.00 Jan., 1865
139,477 Hicks, Edward Truxton g.s.w. of back $6.00  
146,169 Hicks, George East Freetown g.s.w. l. side of face $1.00 June, 1877
161,017 Hicks, George W Virgil g.s.w. left index fing $2.00 July, 1865
60,179 Hicks, Mary A Cortland widow $8.00 Oct. 1864
27,290 Higgins, Norman Cortland wd. Lft. Forearm, rt. Forefinger. $18.00 Apr., 1864
173,961 Hollenbeck, Albert Virgil dis. Stomach & kidneys $6.00 Oct., 1864
95,777 Hollenbeck, Charles B Cortland Village dis. Lungs & heart, nerv. Debil. $4.00 July, 1865
18,654 Holmes, Zeh Harford paralysis, typhoid fever $14.00 Oct., 1865
127,940 Hopkins, Adolphus Marathon dis. Of lungs $3.00 Apr., 1874
134,161 Huffman, Wesley East Scott shell wd. Lft. Thigh $8.00 June, 1875
11,505 Husted, Eliza Marathon act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Mar., 1878
174,650 Jefferun, Mary Cortland widow $8.00 Apr., 1872
150,690 Johnson, Daniel Cortland g.s.w. rt. Index finger $2.00 Dec., 1862
53,890 Johnson, Eugene Marathon rheumatism $4.00 Nov., 1865
17,552 Johnson, Sally Cortland act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Mar., 1878
15,896 Jones, Dorothy Harford Mills dep. mother $8.00 Oct., 1862
127,498 Kells, Job Harford Mills g.s.w. lft. Leg $4.00 Apr., 1874
209,467 Keyes, Aaron G Marathon dis. Of heart $4.00 May, 1865
72,384 Killean, Thomas, jr Homer wd. Lft. Hand & rt. Hip $10.00 Oct., 1866
42,754 Kimmey, Elizabeth L Homer widow $8.00 May, 1864
123,067 Kinney, Ira Cuyler g.s.w. l. forearm $4.00 May, 1873
92,610 Kinney, Sophia B Cortland dep. Mother $8.00 Mar., 1865
27,315 Krapp, Jacob S Cortland chr. diarr $4.00 Apr., 1864
54,235 Lang, Charles H Virgil g.s.w. lft. Shoulder, lft. Thigh, & inj to abdomen $14.00 Dec., 1865
221,556 Lansing, Alexander Truxton malarial pois $6.00  
83,080 Lansing, Cornelius Truxton inj. To abd., wd. Both thighs $8.00  
94,417 Lathrop, Jared R Virgil chr. Cardiac dis $4.00 June, 1865
46,669 Lavin, Thomas East Homer g.s.w. lft. hand $4.00 July, 1865
158,970 Lawson, Charles E Homer g.s.w. head $4.00 Apr., 1879
48,714 Leo, Mary McGrawville dep. mother $25.00 Dec., 1864
184,322 Leroy, Jacob Willett dep. Father $8.00 Aug., 1862
27,873 Lord, Wm. D Cortland dis. Of eyes $7.50 June, 1863
6,206 Low, Jane Virgil widow 1812 $8.00 Feb., 1871
35,539 Lynch, Eunice B Willett widow $8.00 Dec., 1862
54,359 Lyon, Pardon H East Homer wd. Rt. Leg $6.00 June, 1865
164,853 Marble, Jane Homer dep. mother $12.00 Aug., 1873
44,403 Master, Hannah L Hunt's Corner widow $8.00 July, 1864
233,074 Maxson, George W Scott loss two phalanges fingers, index finger rt. Hand, g.w.s. $3.00  
55,199 Maybury, John R Solon wd. Forefinger. & thumb rt. Hd $4.00  
94,984 McDargh, Joseph E Cortland wd. Rt. Leg $2.00 July, 1865
180,227 McGrath, Kate Homer widow $10.00 May, 1871
32,567 McGwyre, Samuel Solon wd. Rt. Knee jt $4.00  
21,852 Medes, Ira Cortlandville act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 May 1878
42,200 Mervine, Matilda A Cortland widow $8.00  
220,192 Miles, Joseph Homer g.s.w. rt. Hip, rt. Foot, ulcer, varicose veins. $6.00 Nov., 1862
184,620 Miller, Angeline Homer widow $8.00 Nov., 1870
162,636 Miller, Charles Homer g.s.w. rt. leg $4.00 July, 1865
97,274 Miller, George P East Homer dis. Of spine $2.00 Sept., 1865
82,702 Mills, Ranslaer Homer chr. Rheum $4.00 Jan., 1867
111,110 Minard, Charlotte A Cortland widow $8.00 July, 1864
42,771 Miner, George W Taylor Center chr. Diarr. G.s.w. rt. Shoul $8.00  
180,066 Mitchell, Otis M Marathon chr. Diarr. & dis. Lungs $8.00 Jan., 1864
166,719 Monroe, Maria Cortland dep. Mother $8.00 July, 1864
38,565 Morgan, John Marathon paralysis & c $8.00 Apr., 1872
28,016 Morse, Ellen Harford widow $8.00 June, 1861
138,432 Morton, Randall Preble dep. father $8.00 Nov., 1864
134,959 Neal, Elizabeth Willett widow $8.00 Sept., 1869
122,784 Neff, Alexander Harford Mills g.s.w. lft. leg $6.00 Apr., 1873
208,792 Nelson, Judson C Truxton chr. Diarr. & rheum $18.75  
85,518 O'Donahue, Genera Union Valley dep. mother $8.00 June, 1864
38,669 Owen, Darius McGrawville wd. Rt. Leg $14.00 Mar., 1865
65,573 Owen, Wilson G Homer wd. Rt. Shoulder & back $12.00 June, 1866
138,703 Palmatier, Nelson Virgil g.s.w. rt. Shoulder $2.00 Aug., 1865
32,284 Palmer, George R McGrawville heart dis $6.00 Apr., 1863
103,663 Patterson, Robert South Cortland chron. Diarr. & requelae $8.00  
104,851 Peak, Wm Messengerville inj. To spine $3.00 Oct., 1864
170,447 Pender, Giles S Cortland dep. Father $8.00 May, 1865
66,018 Peters, Fannie A Preble dep. mother $8.00 May, 1863
149,373 Peters, George W Truxton g.s.w. rt. Side, lung $6.00 Nov., 1877
193,342 Phillips, Henry M. T. Cortland g.s.w. lft. Foot $1.00 June, 1865
56,769 Pierce, Webster Marathon wd. Rt. Elbow $18.00 Jan., 1866
69,084 Pindar, Elijah B Homer loss 3rd & 4th fingers lft. Hand $6.00 Aug., 1866
55,142 Porter, Arenath Union Valley widow $8.00 Sept., 1863
66,359 Porter, Lucien W Homer g.s.w. tr. Shoulder $6.00 July, 1865
141,750 Potts, Charlotte Freetown widow $8.00 June, 1863
61,061 Powers, Daniel S McGrawville g.s.w. lft. Leg $6.00 Apr., 1866
188,427 Price, Alonzo Messengerville g.s.w. lft. Should., side neck $2.00 June, 1865
220,798 Putman, James Cortland g.s.w. rt. Shoulder & back $4.00 June, 1865
196,505 Quinn, Elvira Texas Valley dep. mother $8.00  
59,419 Reagan, Thomas Truxton injury to abdomen, & varioucose veins rt. Leg $8.00  
69,778 Reed, Mary Ann McGrawville widow $8.00 Mar., 1865
155,515 Rent, Almira R Truxton dep. mother $8.00 Aug., 1871
135,526 Rice, Shadrack B Harford dep. Father $8.00 Dec., 1866
49,567 Richardson, Isaac M McGrawville g.s.w. lft. Hand $18.00 Sept., 1865
54,493 Richardson, Sarah M Scott widow $8.00 Sept., 1864
215,999 Riley, Wm Harford dis. Of eyes $8.00 Oct., 1865
29,055 Rindge, Scepta Cortland wd. Rt. Leg & lft. Ankle $4.00 Mar., 1864
46,777 Risk, Nancy A Scott widow $8.00 Aug., 1864
175,833 Robinson, Lovel W Marathon dep. Father $8.00 July, 1875
74,229 Rood, Walter Cortland Village wd. Lft. Arm $2.00 June, 1865
184,383 Rorapaugh, Buell Cuyler minor of $10.00 Oct., 1878
24,543 Sager, Aaron Cortland wd. Pelvis $10.00 Mar., 1863
12,600 Sanders, Samuel E Homer g.s.w. lft. Foot $3.75 Mar., 1864
191,533 Schermerhorn, Eliza Homer dep. mother $8.00 Jan., 1862
97,357 Scofield, Annanias Cortland Village chr. Rheum., heart dis $12.00 Apr., 1869
58,075 Scott, Cynthia Cuyler widow $8.00 Sept., 1864
32,305 Seely, Ellen H Lapeer dep. mother $8.00 Feb., 1863
23,471 Sergent, Arnold De Ruyer consumption and rheum $8.00 Oct., 1862
28,654 Shufelt, Lorenzo Cuyler resec. Pt. l. humerus $18.00 Feb., 1864
13,665 Simmons, George S Cortland surv. 1812 $8.00 Feb., 1871
7,163 Simons, Abigail O Cortland act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Mar., 1878
86,122 Smith, Allen Harford wd. Neck and lft. Shoulder $8.00 Oct., 1867
15,351 Smith, Cath Homer   $8.00 Jan., 1879
32,108 Smith, George W Messengerville loss lft. Leg $18.00 July, 1866
23,948 Smith, Jessee E McGrawville act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Aug, 1878
177,612 Stanton, Lucy Ann Cortland widow $8.00 June, 1877
67,516 Stebbins, George W Homer wd. Lft. Let $4.00 Oct., 1865
175,115 Steele, George W Cuyler g.s.w. rt. Leg $2.00 Feb., 1865
25,064 Stevens, Elisha East Scott act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Apr., 1879
75,713 Stout, Jared Cortland chron. Bronchitis $2.00 Aug., 1865
187,879 Sweet, Charles H Scott shell wd. Rt. Side $2.00  
166,957 Sweet, Wm. M Cortland g.s.w. rt. Hip $2.00 Oct., 1864
207,147 Taylor, Amariah W Cortland chr. Rheum $4.00 June, 1862
12,390 Terrell, John Cortland Village surv. 1812 $8.00 Feb., 1871
30,749 Thomas, Polly Cuyler act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Feb., 1880
182,410 Thompson, Chloe Truxton dep. mother $8.00 Jan., 1878
127,871 Thompson, Lucy A Cortland dep. Mother $8.00 Mar., 1869
60,815 Thompson, Wm. Preble wd. Rt. thigh $4.00 July, 1865
17,159 Tolly, Catharine Preble act of March 9, 1878 $8.00 Mar., 1878
30,385 Topping, Frances Preble widow $8.00 July, 1863
96,698 Tripp, John D Virgil injury to abdomen $4.00 Sept., 1865
10,898 Turner, Charles Cortland surv. 1812 $8.00 Feb., 1871
19,479 Turner, Jane Homer heart dis $12.00 Nov., 1863
22,324 tuttle, Abel G Cortland chr. diarr $4.00 June, 1865
47,267 Umderwood, Ogden G Marathon loss rt. Thumb $2.66 Apr., 1865
161,281 Uncklen, John A Homer g.s.w. lft. Leg $3.00 June, 1865
22,390 Valentine, Richard S Cortland g.s.w. rt. Foot $4.00 Jan., 1864
126,359 Van Renssalar, John Cortland Village chr. Orchitis & c $6.00 Jan., 1874
44,568 Van Vost, William S Freetown Corners wd. Rt. Thigh $6.00 June, 1865
28,669 Wallace, David Texas Valley loss lft. leg $18.00  
167,157 Warner, Hiram G Cuyler chr. Diarr., dis. Abd. Viscera $6.00 Apr., 1880
52,269 Waters, Alexander S Cortland loss rt. Let $24.00 Nov., 1865
64,894 Waters, George L Cortland wd. Rt. Hand $2.00 Nov., 1865
62,982 Waters, Hendry D Cuyler wd. R. hand $12.75 Sept., 1865
11,586 Webster, George W Marathon loss lft. Arm $24.00 June, 1874
76,182 Welch, Susan L Cortland widow $8.00 June, 1866
94,602 Westfall, Herman M Cortland g.s.w. thro. Body $8.00 Feb., 1869
52,258 Wheeler, Jerome F Cortland ampt. Lft. Thumb $4.00 Nov., 1865
93,305 Wheeler, Mary Ann East Scott widow $8.00 Nov., 1864
175,412 Wilcox, Harriet Union Valley dep. mother $8.00  
120,642 Williams, Marvin B Virgil g.s.w. both thighs $3.00 May, 1865
79,517 Wood, Parley East River wd. Rt. Shoulder $2.00 Apr., 1865
212,158 Wright, Smith S Preble g.s.w. rt. Thigh $4.00 May, 1865




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