Name of Soldier : Applin, Joseph
Name and Class of Dependent : Applin, Margrate (Widow)
Service: Cap't Ledbetter's Co. Ala. Vol.
Date of Filing: 1897, Sept 27, Class. Widow Act. July 27, 1892, June 27, 1902
WIDOW'S SERVICE PENSION (Attorney Filed)
INDIAN WARS NO. 7286 -ACT OF JULY 27, 1892
Aiken- Crenshaw Co. Alabama
Widow of Jospeh Applin- Pvt- Capt. Ledbetter Ala. Vols. Died- May 23rd 1879 AGE 69
Claim on File Oct. 1, 1897 Arnold's
Received Sept. 27, 1897 E.J. Mancill, Andalusia, Alabama Attorney
BACK PAGE NOTES : from Attorney
Oct. 8, 1897 stamped Dec. 8/97. Claimant & Atty, E.J. Mancill, notified of rejection
July 22/98 Atty. E.J. Mancil ?? Date of Cause of Rejection
March 18, 1901, Atty E.J.M. Date & Cause of Rejection. G.
INDIAN WAR PENSION Act of July 27, 1892
SEP 30, 1897- Stamp
DECLARATION OF WIDOW
MARGRATE APPLIN, Applicant.
Widow of JOSEPH APPLIN
Claim Of Widow For Service Pension Under Act of July 27, 1892
State Of Alabama County Of Covington
On this 16 Day of September, A.D. one thousand eight hundred and ninety-7,
personally appeared before me, a Judge Of Probate within and for the County and State
aforesaid, Margrate Applin, Aged 69 years, a resident of Aiken, in the State of Ala, who being duly sworn
according to law, declares that she is the widow of Joseph Applin, deceased, who was the identical person who served under the name Joseph Applin, as a Private in the Company commanded by Capt. Ledbetter, in the Indian Vols, commanded by ...-, in the Indian War; that her said husband enlisted at Ala on or about the ___ day of April, A.D. 1837. for the term of 3 months, and was discharged at Ala., in the ___ day of __A.D. 1837; that he also served in Capt. Warren Co., Ala Vols Regt.,; and in Capt Justice Co., Co. ? Regt. Ala Vols., 1837, to Indian War, 18__; that he was not otherwise employed in the military or naval service of the United States.
That at the time of entering the service claimed for, her husband was 30 years of age, 6 feet 2 inches in height, with Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, by occupation a Farmer, And that he was born at ___, County of __, State of SC.
That after leaving the service he resided at Covington Ala. 30 years, at Crenshaw Co, 25 years, and at Ala, years ___.
That she and was married to him on the 1 day of May. A.D. 1870 at Crenshaw County. by Green Holloway, A J.P., under the name of Margrate Odom; That her said husband died at Crenshaw County Ala., on the 23rd day of May, A.D. 1879; that she has NOT since remarried.
That she has NOT hereto made application for pension; that the number of her claim is (stamped Pension US Office
B Sep 27 1897 );
That she is a citizen of the United states, and makes this application for the purpose of obtaining a pension under the provisions of the act approved July 27, 1892; and hereby appoints E.J. Mancill, Andalusia, of Ala, her true and lawful attorney.
That her Post Office address is Akin. County of Crenshaw, State of Ala. X her mark (Margrate Applin
James Hart X his mark
James Odom X his mark Note: This was Margarett's son from 1st marriage to James Odom
Also personally appeared JAMES HART, Aged 26 years, residing at No. - street, in Aiken and JAMES ODOM, aged 34 years, residing at No.- street in Aiken, persons whom I certify to be respectable and entitled to credit, and who, being by my duly sworn, say that they have known the said MARGRATE APPLIN for 20 years and 32 years, respectively; that they were present and saw her sign her name (or make her mark) to the foregoing declaration; that they have every reason to believe, and do believe from the appearance of said claimant, and from their personal acquaintance with her, that she is the identical person she represents herself to be, and they further say that they are fully satisfied that she is the person who was the wife of the identical JOSEPH APPLIN who rendered the service alleged in the above application (in the company of Capt. Ledbetter & Capt. Warren, in the regiment of Ala in the Indian War), by the following-named facts and circumstances:
We both know from our personal knowledge that they lived together as man and wife, and that they have no interest in the prosecution of this claim.
Henry Shaw James Hart X his mark James Odom X his mark signature of witnesses.
If witnesses sign by mark, their signatures
must be attested by persons who write
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 16 day of Sept, A.D. 1897; and I hereby certify that the contents of the above declaration, etc, were read and explained to the applicant and witnesses before swearing, including the words __ added, and the words __, erased; and that I have no interest direct or indirect, in the prosecution of this claim.
J.M. Robinson Jr.
Judge of Probate
Pension K - Handwritten
Stamped Feb. 4, 1901
The State of Alabama Crenshaw County
On this 22nd day of January A.D. 1901 personally appeared before me a Judge of Probate in and for the County
and State aforesaid Margrate Applin, aged 73 years, a resident of Crenshaw County, in the state of Alabama,
who being duly sworn according to law, declares that she is the widow of Joseph Applin,
who served as a private in the Company commanded by Captain Justice in the Alabama Regiment
of Calvary in The Indian War, that her husband Joseph Applin enlisted in Coffee County Alabama on
or about April 1837, but she does not know for what term he enlisted. That at the time of entering the service claimed
the said Joseph Applin was about 34 years of age, 6 feet 3 inches in height with blue eyes, black hair,
fair complexion, by occupation a farmer and was born in BARBOUR COUNTY ALABAMA.
That he first married Bede CARR as appears on record on the 13th of November 1828, that she is now dead,
having died 17th Day of November A.D. 1862, that she (Margrate) and said Joseph Applin were married on the
1st day of May 1878 by G.W. Hollond, a justice of the Peace of Crenshaw County, Ala at her home in
Crenshaw Co. Ala. That her name at the time of marriage was Margaret Odom and that she has not since
remarried, That she is a citizen of the United States, and makes this application for the purpose of
obtaining a pension under the provision of the Act approved July 27, 1892 and she hereby appoints E.J. Mancill
of Andalusia Ala, her true and lawful Attorney, that her post office address is Aiken, Crenshaw County Alabama.
Attest Margaret X Applin
Joseph Holloway X (his mark)
P.H. Searcy X (his mark)
to and subscribed before me this 22nd day of January A.D. 1901 and I hereby
the contents of the above declaration, etc., were fully read and explained to the applicant before swearing,
and that I have no interest, direct or indirect in the prosecution of this claim.
JNO. F. WALKER - Judge Of Probate, Crenshaw County, Ala.
Mulberry Cemetery, once was called Hart-Jackson Cemetery in Crenshaw County, Al.
Born Feb. 14, 1827
Died Nov. 24, 1910