PART 3 APPLICATION OF HUGH ALSUP, FROM NATIONAL ARCHIVES

PART 3

APPLICATION OF HUGH ALSUP, FROM NATIONAL ARCHIVES, WASHINGTON, DC
GENERAL AFFIDAVIT, DECEMBER 7, 1869
State of Tennessee}
Benton County} SS
   On this 7th day of December 1869, personally appeared before me, John F. L. Melton, an acting Justice of the peace in and for the County and State aforesaid: Samuel Brewer and Thomas Brewer persons whom I certify to be respectable and entitled to credit, and after being first duly sworn depose and say that they were present on the 10 day of March 1827, at A. Brewer’s in Henry County, Tennessee when the rite of matrimony was solemnized between Hugh Alsup and Nancy Brewer, by Robert DeBruce, Esq. and that they are disinterested in the claim for Pension for which this affidavit is made.
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Witnessed: James D. Wilson                                                                         Samuel X Brewer
Witnessed: James B. Wilson                                                                                   mark
                                                                                                                       Thomas Brewer
   Sworn to and subscribed before me and I certify that the contents of this affidavit was read and explained before signing and that I am disinterested in the prosecution of the same.
                                                                                                                            John F. L. Melton, JP
                                                                                                                            Benton County
State of Tennessee}
Benton County} SS
  I, John Rushing, Clerk of the County Court in and for the County and State aforesaid, do hereby certify that John F. L. Melton whose genuine signature appears to the foregoing affidavit was at the time of signing the same an acting Justice of the Peace in and for said County and was duly commissioned and sworn: and that full faith and credit should be given to all his official acts as such: Given with my hand and official seal at Office in Camden the 14th day of December 1869.
                                                                                                                 John Rushing, Clerk
Filed with Department of Interior, Pensions Claims, can’t read date
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Reba’s note:
Samuel and Thomas Brewer were brother’s of Nancy Brewer. Samuel, Thomas and Nancy were children of Benjamin Brewer and Alydia “Lydia” Noland. James D. Wilson was a brother-in-law of Hugh Alsup as he was wed to Nancy’s sister Jane Brewer.

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