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John McCourtney Pension Claim, War of 1812, Transcription

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John McCourtney Pension Claim, War of 1812, Item 1

State of Missouri}


County of Franklin}

Personally appeard John

McCourtney be fore me William Cole a Notary

Public within and for the County and State

aforesaid and says upon oath that he is a

Pensioner in the war of eighteen hundred Twelve

That he was out in the cervice and Served Sixty

Five days that John Bedtick was drafted and -

We made the range ments for me to go in his

Plase provided that I was drafted that he was to

go out in my plse, and i did. so I was mustered in to the

Service at Saint Charles Some time in April in 1814

under Captan Herald or Teral. to the best of My Knowledge

and Colonel McNear and then we was Marched to Lieuter

Island and remained there till i was discharged and

Before i was discharged I was drafted and acording to 

The range ments we had made he went out in my

Place he was under Captain McCoughlow and Lieu

Tenant Inks and was Marched up to Lieuter Island

and then I was discharged and said John Bidlick

served sixty days in my plase as I had gone out

In his plase and Served Sixty five days the

State Ments in the above is about as fair as

My Memmory Serves Me. }

Witness                               }                        John   X   McCourtney

James L. Cole                    }                                his mark


Subscribed and Sworn to

Before Me this 22. th

Day of May 1873

William Cole

            Notary Public

John McCourtney Pension Claim, War of 1812, Item 2

[only part of this form is transcribed]

WAR OF 1812

Act of Feb. 14, 1871

Department of the Interior,

Pension Office

June 13", 1873


        You are respectfully requested to furnish official evidence of the enrollment, muster, service, and duty of John McCourtney, who Enlisted at St Charles Mo, on the [blank] day of April 1814, in Captain Teral's Company [blank] Regiment  Mo. Mil, ...

        The following are related as the principal incidents of the War of 1812 in which he participated:

Served as a substitute for John Biddick ...

Please return this circular with your report.

Claim No. 17791

                                            Respectfully yours,

                                                                            J. H. Baker


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