MyKindred.com -- Family Histories    1972-2017

COMMERCIAL
USE
PROHIBITED

 [image 484]

Pension Claim Application File
Bumstead, M.W. -- OS 16x20

[image 485]
TO THE HON. A. BLEDSOE, COMPTROLLER:
    Sir:  The undersigned is an applicant for Pension under "An Act entitled An Act granting pensions to the surviving veterans of the Revolution which separated Texas from Mexico," approved August 13, 1870.
Signed, M. W. Bumstead   
 
STATE OF TEXAS
Jefferson Co.
|
|
  Personally appeared before the undersigned authority Morad W. Bumstead
the above applicant for Pension, who after being by me duly sworn, on his Oath
says: that he was a Soldier in the army of Texas from about 15th day of November A.D.
1835, to about 13th day of December A.D. 1835, in Captain H. Millards, A. J. ?...? & Jas. Chessher Company and Genl. S.F. Austin & Burleson's command Regiment, and that he was wounded The applicant was in companies commanded by said captains successively & commands of said Austin & Burleson successively at the Fall of Bexar, and received a donation of ??? for
such service.
Signed, M. W. Bumstead   
Claimant.   
    Sworn and subscribed at Beaumont this the 19th day of November
A.D. 1870, before me as witness my official seal
and signature same date
A. B. Bundy       
Notary Public

STATE OF TEXAS
_____________ Co.
|
|
  Personally appeared before the undersigned authority James Chessher
and Wm McFaddin         credible citizens of said State to me well
known, who after being by me duly sworn on their Oaths say: that they know of their own knowledge, that the said Morad W. Bumstead    was a Soldier in the army of Texas in the year 1835; that he is about 59 years old, and a resident of Hardin County, in said State; that he was wounded and that they believe him to be justly entitled to a Pension for services and wounds, under the "Act granting Pensions" etc. approved August 13, 1870.
Signed  James Chessher   
    Sworn to and subscribed before me, this 19th day of November A.D. 1870
Beaumont
in the County of Jefferson State of Texas.
so witness my hand & official Seal.     Signed, A. B. Bundy   Notary Public

    The above "Forms" are circulated for the convenience of Applicants for Pensions.  In filling up the
blanks, they will do well to be full and explicit as to time and date of service; description of Company and Regiment; time when, and character of wounds received, etc.  The Form is compiled from instructions issued by the
Comptroller.
LIKENS & O'BRIEN,
Attorneys at Law, Beaumont, Texas
   
{below all hand written:}
The State of Texas
County of Jasper                        
Personally appeared before the undersigned au-
thority Hannibal Good a creditable citizen of same
State to me well known, who after being by me duly Sworn, on his Oath says that he knows of his own knowledge that the same Morad W. Bumstead was a Soldier in the army of Texas in the year 1835 that he is about 57 years old and a resident of Hardin County in said State and that he believes Col. Chessher him to be justly entitled to ??? pension for Services under the .... (remainder of image missing).
 

[image 486]
Jasper County
D. W. Doom
2361   Notary Public
         Jasper County,
                Texas

 

 


  
Search Names
  First Name:    Last Name:
 

    Search Content on MyKindred.com
Loading
Visitors to MyKindred.com:
Locations of visitors to MyKindred.com
daily visitors 1996-2017.
Support the Manhattan Declaration
This site uses and endorses
The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding
© 2001-2017 v.10.1.2 (July 18, 2015)
Genealogical data maintained by RootsMagic.
Please report problems to .
We support Random acts of Genealogical Kindness
If this has been useful to you
please consider helping defray the costs.
 

Donate with
PayPal
If this site has helped you, if you want to contribute, see an error or have a suggestion, drop us a note.
· · · COMMERCIAL USE OF THE MATERIAL FROM THIS SITE IS PROHIBITED! · · ·
Please respect the time and effort of the many people who provide this information for you.
The information here is provided -- FOR FREE -- by family history researchers for family history researchers.
KEEP GENEALOGY FREE and ACCESSIBLE!
PLEASE -- DO NOT -- REPUBLISH ANY OF THIS CONTENT TO A FOR-PROFIT OR SUBSCRIPTION-ONLY SITE.
Website design by:ProPlusWebs.com