PART 5 APPLICATION OF HUGH ALSUP, FROM NATIONAL ARCHIVES

PART 5

APPLICATION OF HUGH ALSUP, FROM NATIONAL ARCHIVES, WASHINGTON, DC
 
GENERAL AFFIDAVIT FOR PENSION , February 1, 1879
 
State of Tennessee}
County of Benton} SS
  In the matter of Hugh Alsup for Pension No. 165,611, on this 1st day of February A. D. 1879, personally appeared before me W. K. Kicks, J. P. in and for aforesaid County, duty authorized to administer oaths A. Reddick, aged 52 years, a resident of Benton County, Tennessee and T. J. Warmack, aged 49 years, a resident of County of Benton and State of Tennessee, well known to me to reputable and entitled to credit, and who, being duly sworn, declare in relation to aforesaid case, as follows: That they were both well acquainted with said Hugh Alsup in 1864 and lived hear him. That he did not own any real estate in 1864. That he owned one horse, one wagon & oxen; two milk cows, and two yearlings and a small amount of household furniture, all of his personal property was worth about $250.00
  The said Hugh Alsup now owns 121 acres of land worth about $200.00, very poor land, has now one blind mare, two cows, and three yearlings, two sows, seven shoats and seven pigs, all the personal property worth $50.00. That they know these facts from being his neighbor, and that he is now, and has been for several years unable to do manual labor, and the friends generally cut wood and help support him, they further declare that they have no interest in said case, and are not concerned in its prosecution.
                                                                                         Signature of Affiants: A. Reddick
                                                                                                                             T. J. Warmack
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APPLIACTION OF HUGH ALSUP, FROM NATIONAL ARCHIVES, WASHINGTON, DC
 
GENERAL AFFIDAVIT FOR PENSION, February 1, 1879
State of Tennessee}
County of Benton}  SS
   In the matter of claim for Pension No. 165,611 of Hugh Alsup, Father: On this 1st day of February A. D. 1879, personally appeared before me, W. K. Hicks, J. P. in and for the aforesaid County, duly authorized to administer oaths, M. B. Bland, aged 50 years, a resident of the County of Benton and State of Tennessee, and John G. Allen, aged 69 years, a resident of Benton Co, State of Tennessee well known to me to be reputable and entitled to credit, and who, being duly shown, declare in relation to aforesaid case, as follows: That they were well acquainted with said Hugh Alsup and his son Joseph before he enlisted in the army and that said Joseph labored with his Father on a rented place, that he split rails, cut wood, plowed and hoed and done farm work generally; and worked about one month away from home; all of which went to the support of his Father and continued to assist his Father up till the time he enlisted in the army in 1864. That they know these facts from being near neighbors and personal knowledge. They further state that the claimant Hugh Alsup is now and has been for several years unable to support himself. And further declare that they have no interest in said case, and are not concerned in its prosecution.
                                                                                         Signature of Affiants: M. B. Bland
                                                                                                                             John G. Allen
Filed with Depart. Of Interior, Pensions Dept. Feb. 26, 1879

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