1899 Confederate Pensioners List

Contributed by Lee Freeman

 

SOURCE: Florence Herald, Thursday, June 15, 1899, p. 1

CONFEDERATE PENSIONS.

Eighty-Five Applicants Examined Before Tuesday Noon.

Dr. A. C. Crow and Prof. Lockhart Bibb, pension examiners for Lauderdale County under the new law, have been very busy for the past week examining applicants for pensions. Eighty-five applications were looked into before Tuesday noon, and the examiners thought that the list would reach one hundred before the time expires tonight (Thursday.)

 

Following is a list of the applicants thus far:

J. E. Anderson

C. L. Blakely

Thomas Bergin

L. T. Bradley

Lazarus Burks

L. F. Bradley

John E. Carroll

John. S. Crow

C. F. Carson

John J. Carr

Wm. Covington

C. H. Coffman

W. P. Davis

Jas. A. Duncan

Josephus Darby

Robert Ezell

Jas. T. Frence

Madison Gullett

Leonard Green

I. K. Garrard

Geo. S. Gray

W. G. Grigsby

W. G. Gresham

J. A. Huff

Miles Harvell

J. W. Herston

J. G. Haney

Granville LeMay

A. L. Lindsay

Jas. A. Morgan

John H. Martin

Berry Morrison

W. B. Newton

W. B. Nugent

J. C. Ott

G. D. Pettus

D. J. Pettipool

LaFayette Parkinson

Monroe Peden

John H. Ritter

A. S. Ray

Asa Stutts

G. W. Smallwood

J. J. Sailor

W. G. Scott

J. C. Terrell

E. R. Till

W. H. Varnell

O. P. Whitten

Sam'l D. Witt

P. D. White

Wm. Wiley

Chas. H. Weem[s]

N. M. Williams

Scruggs Young

F. M. Young

 

The following widows of Confederate soldiers have made applications for pensions:

 

Susan A. Bradley

Mary Bromley

Martha Bracken [Brakeen?]

Caroline Clements [Clemmons?]

Ann Carr

Nancy Dearen

Caroline Edwards

Frances Holland

Margaret E. Hopkins

Serena Jones

Melinda Jones

M. A. Lindsay

S. C. McIlea [McIlyea?]

C. E. McKelvy

S. A. McLaughlin

Lydia McMeans

Mary T. Massingale

R. C. McCartney

Mary E. Parish [Parrish?]

R. E. Parish [Parrish?]

Permelia Richardson

Amanda Rice

Alley Slayton [Slaton?]

Jane Simpson

M. J. Smith

Mira Weathers

Laura Wesson

Sarah A. E. Williams

Martha P. Young

 

SOURCE: Florence Times, Friday, 17 Nov 1899, p. 1

 

PENSION MONEY


Lauderdale Ex-Confederates Who Receive State Aid.


Warrants from the Auditor for Ex Confederate soldiers and widows of soldiers whose claims have been favorably acted upon are now in the hands of the Probate Judge, and will be delivered on application. The Times here gives the list of the fortunate ones. The amount due the larger number is $11.88. There are only four different from this, namely: J. C. Orr $15.84; C. L. Weems $15.84; John H. Martin $15.84; John C. Carr $1_. 80.

 

All of the list below receive $11.88:

 

Josephus Darby

Jno. E. Carroll

John S. Crow

L. F. Bradley

J. A. Spires

Cyrene Jones

Sam H. Witt

W. G. Scott

Scruggs Young

Martha Young

F. M. Young

Sarah E. Williams

S. W. Williams

Mary Wallace

Mera Weathers

Laura Wesson

William Wiley

O. P. Whitten

P. D. White

Mrs. E. A. Wesson

W. H. Varnell

J. C. Terrill

E. R. Till

Alley Slaton

J. J. Sailor

Jane Simpson

Asa Stutts

D. C. Stout

Amanda Rice

Parmelia Richardson

LaFayette Perkinson

A. S. Ray

Mrs. R. E. Parish

Mary E. Parish

Monroe Peeden

C. W. Northern

W. B. Nugent

Lydia McMeans

Mrs. S. A. McLaughlin

Mrs. S. C. McElyea

Adrian Lindsey

Malinda James

Joseph Ingram

J. G. Haney

J. W. Herston

Fannie Holland

Miles Harvell

Margaret Hopkins

W. G. Grisham

P. T. Green

Madison Gullett

Leonard Green

Geo. S. Gray

W. G. Grisby

Sarah Fowler

Yancy Dean

W. P. Davis

Jas. A. Duncan

Julia Ann Carr

Mrs. C. M. Clements

Ellen N. Claiborne

W. M. Covington

C. H. Coffman

C. F. Carson

Sarah A. Bradley

Martha A. Bevis

Mary Brumley

Lockhart Bibb

Martha Brackeen

J. E. Anderson

 

Transcribed by Pat M. Mahan