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Pension Applications for Caroline Whitten, 1892 & 1900

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Pension Applications for Caroline Whitten, 1892 & 1900

Posted: 955195200000
Classification: Pension
Edited: 1029193442000
Surnames: WHITTEN, BRADLEY, BARKSDALE
Winston County, MS: 1892 Confederate Widows Pensions, page 163.

1. Name: Caroline Whitten
2. How long have you resided in MS? 50 years
3. In what county do you reside? Winston -- Post office: Louisville
4. What was your husband's name? P.W. Whitten
5. In what state did he reside when he enlisted in the service of the Confederate States? Mississippi
6. What was the date of his enlistment? June 1861
7. What was the name of the company and regiment or vessel in which he served? Co. A, 13th Miss Regt
8. How long was he in actual service of the Confederacy? 14 months
9. What were the names of the officers of the company or regiment or vessel at the time he was in the service? Capt John M. Bradley, Col. Wm Barksdale
10. Was he honorably discharged? Yes -- When? August 1862
11. Where was he discharged? Richmond, VA
12. Where did he die? Winston Co Miss -- When? April 1880
13. What is your age? 72 years
14. Have you married since your husband's death? No
15. Do you apply for a pension because you are indigent and unable to earn a livelihood? Yes
16. Do you hold any State, County, or City office from which you are receiving, as salary or fees, the sum of $300 per annum? No
17. Are you worth in your own right, or in the right of any other person, property at its assessed value for taxation to the amount of $500? No

Signed Caroline Whitten

Sworn to and subscribed before me, this 5th day of September 1892. Robert L. Wood, Chancery Clerk.

Affidavit of two witnesses: W.B. Johnson, C.D. Eastland

Approved 6th Sept 1892.
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Winston County, MS: 1900 Confederate Widows Pensions, page 204.

1. Name: Caroline Whitten -- Age: 80 years
2. How long have you resided in Mississippi? 60 years
3. In what county do you reside? Winston -- Post office: Louisville
4. What is your husband's name? P.W. Whitten -- When were you married? 1843
5. In what state did he reside when he enlisted in the service of the Confederate States? Mississippi
6. What was the date of his enlistment? June 1861
7. What was the name of the company and regiment or vessel in which he enlisted? Co A, 13th Miss Regt
8. How long was he in actual service of the Confederacy? 14 months
9. What were the names of the officers of the company, or regiment, or vessel, during the time he was in the service? Col Wm Barksdale, Capt Jno M. Bradley
10. Did he die in the service, or did he serve till the close of the war? served to close
11. Was he wounded while in service? not answered
12. Was he honorably discharged? Yes -- When? August 1862
13. Where was he discharged? Richmond, VA
14. Did he serve until the surrender? Yes
15. Where did he die? At home, Winston Co Miss -- When? April 1880
16. Have you married since your husband's death? No
17. Do you apply for a pensions because you are indigent and unable to earn a livelihood? Yes
18. Do you receive any income from the state, United States, county, or city, or from an other source? No
19. How much is it per annum? No -- Have you any property in your own right? No
20. What is its assessed valuation? No -- Have you a home of your own? No
21. If not, with whom do you now live? J.W. Whitten
22. Is the person you are now living with a relation? Yes -- What relation? Son
23. Have you any relations? Yes, 3 sons
24. Have you any relations or connections whose legal or moral duty it is to provide for you? 3 sons but are unable to provide for me.

Signed Caroline Whitten (her mark)

Sworn to and subscribed before me, this 22 day of Aug 1900. Robert L. Wood, Ch Clerk

Affidavit of two witnesses: F.L. Kirby, H.L. Hathorn



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