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Mary A. Crastenburg
Widow’s Certificate File Number WC 13159
Soldier’s Last Name: CRATSENBURGH
First Name: CONRAD Middle Name or Initial: A
Company and Regiment and State:
Widow's name (include maiden name if known): Mary A. (nee COATS)
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Total images in the complete file: 17
WAR OF 1861.
Brief in the case of Mary A. Cratsenburg, Widow of Conrad Cratsenburg, "Wagoner"
Post Office address of Applicant, Essex, Michigan
Claim for Widow’s Pension.
Declaration and Identification in due Form.
1. Marriage shown by record evidence.
"This is to certify that Conrad Cratsenburgh of Bath Township in the State of New York and Mary Ann Coats of the same township in the state of New York were joined together in Holy Matrimony on the first day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one.
County of Clinton.} SS.
On this Twenty ninth day of December A.D. 1862, personally appeared before me a Judge of Probate within and for the County and State aforesaid, Mary A. Cratsenburgh a resident of the Township of Essex in the County of Clinton and State of Michigan aged forty years, who, being first duly sworn according to law, doth on her oath make the following declaration, in order to obtain the benefit of the provision made by the Act of Congress, approved July 14, 1862:
Sworn to, subscribed, and acknowledged, before me, this Twenty ninth day of December A.D. 1862, and I hereby certify that I have no interest, direct or indirect, in the prosecution of this claim; that the probate court within and for the County of Clinton aforesaid, of which I am Judge is a Court of Record, having a seal and that I am the keeper of the seal.
Adjutant General’s Office,
Washington, D. C.
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt from your Office of application for Pension No. 10,419, and to return it herewith, with such information as is furnished by the files of this Office.
It appears from the Rolls on file in this Office, that Conrad Cratsenburg was enrolled on the 21st day of Oct, 1861, at
I am, Sir, very respectfully, Your obedient servant,
Assistant Adjutant General
The Commissioner of Pensions,
Name of applicant, Mary A. Cratsenburg
Address, Essex Clinton Co Michigan
No. 1257 G. L. Wid. E. K.
U. S. Pension Agency,
Mary A. Cratsenburgh
Widow of Conrad Cratsenburgh
Regiment 86th NY Vols.
Rate per month, $8
Commencing 15th Feby 1862
Certificate dated 29th Jany 1864
and sent to Wm. W. Stiles
St. James Mich
Act 14th July, 1862.
Book A Vol. 3 Page 82
ACT OF JULY 14, 1862.
Mary A. Cratsenburgh Wid of Conrade A. Cratsenburgh, teamster in Capt. Tenbroeck's Co 86 New York Vols Died Feb 17, 1862 of Typhoid Fever.
January 15, 1863.
Respectfully referred to the Adjutant General, for official evidence of service and death.
Jos. H. Barnett
Received, Jany 13, 1863.
Wm. W. Stiles
St. Johns Michigan
State of New-York, Steuben County Clerk's Office.} ss.
I, Oscar J. Averell, Clerk of said County, and of the Courts of Record therein, do hereby certify that O. L. McFarland whose name is subscribed to the jurat of the annexed affidavit, was on the day of the date thereof a Justice of the Peace in and for said County, duly authorized to administer oaths for general purposes, and that I am well acquainted with his hand-writing, and verily believe that the signature to the said jurat is genuine.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my official seal, this 26 day of December 1863.
O. J. Averell, Clerk.
APPLICATION FOR A NEW CERTIFICATE.
State of Michigan, County of Clinton, ss:
On this fifth day of March, 1894, before the subscriber, a Notary Public, for said county, personally appeared Mary A. Cratsenburgh, who on oath declares that she is the widow of Conrad Cratsenburgh who belonged to Company "H," in the 86 Regiment of NY vols. in the service of the United States in the war of the rebellion; that her name was placed on the pension roll of the State of mich; that she received a pension certificate numbered 13,159 and bearing date Jan, 1864; that she was last paid at Detroit Agency, Dec 4, 1893; that she has not bartered, sold, assigned, or pledged her pension certificate, or any interest therein; but that on or about the tenth day of Dec, 1893, at or near Pompei after making out the voucher for last pay it became mislaid and it being old and soiled believe it was accidentaly destroyed.
My post-office address is Pompei Mich
Mary A. Cratsenburgh (signature of applicant)
Also, personally appeared Sarah C. Boak, who on oath declares that she well knows Mary A. Cratsenburg, who has executed the foregoing affidavit, to be the identical pensioner named therein.
Sarah C. Boak (Signature of witness.)
Sworn to and subscribed before me the day and year aforesaid, the contents being first made known, and I certify that the affiants are persons of veracity.
Wm. N. Stocker, Notary Public
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,
Certificate Division, Bureau of Pensions,
May 14, 1894.
In the case of Mary A. Cratsenburgh, widow of Conrad Cratsenburgh, Certificate No. 13,159, please report if surname is Cratsenburg or Cratsenburgh.
Mr. H. H. Wheeler,
U.S. Pension Agent,
U.S. PENSION AGENCY,
May 16 1894.
Respectfully returned to Hon. Wm. Tochren
Com. of Pensions.
Letter in reference to Mary A. Cratsenburgh
Cert no. 13159 with information that the surname is given as Cratsenburgh.
H. H. Wheeler, U.S. Pension Agent.
Reissue - Certificate destroyed.
Claimant: Mary A. Cratsenburgh
County Gratiot, State Mich
Soldier Conrad Cratsenburgh
Rank Wagoner, Co. H
Regiment 86 New York Vol. Inf.
Rate $12 per month, commencing Mch. 19, 1886, date of the act issued in lieu of certificate dated Jany. 29, 1864 to show change of rate.
Payments on all former certificates covering any portion of same time to be deducted.
Submitted for issue May 19, 1894, E. A. Ward, Examiner.
Reissued. No. 13159.
Mary A. Cratsenburgh
Widow of Conrad Cratsenburgh
Regiment 86 NY Vol. Inf.
Rate per month $12
Commencing Mch. 19, 1886
Issued May 21, 1894
Mailed May 28, 1894