PART 6 APPLICATION OF HUGH ALSUP, FROM NATIONAL ARCHIVES

PART 6

APPLICATION OF HUGH ALSUP, FROM NATIONAL ARCHIVES, WASHINGTON, DC
GENERAL AFFIVAVIT FOR PENSION, March 18, 1880
State of Tennessee}
County of Benton} SS
  In the matter of Hugh Alsup, Father of Joseph Alsup, Co. K, 2nd Tenn. Inft. On the 18 day of March A. D. 1880, personally appeared before me, A. C. Marchbanks of County Court in and for the aforesaid County, duly authorized to administer oaths Hugh Alsup, aged 73 years, nearly, a resident of the County of Benton and State of Tennessee. That the applicant is the said Father of said Joseph Alsup, dec. late of Captain Hampton’s Company’s K, 2nd Tennessee Calvary Mtd. and during the year 1864. The following named persons were dependent upon him for support, To wit: Harriet Rebecca who was born June 24, 1862 and Mourning Isabell, who was born April 26, 1864, both his daughters and helpless children in 1864. And applicant’s wife Lucy who was born 10 day of August 1828. Applicant states that he had the two above named children and his wife to support at the time of his son’s death in 1864 and has his wife now to support. Applicant states that he was unable to support them at the time and is now unable to support his wife by his labor. Applicant states that his sons Joseph and Hugh L. Alsup were both soldiers and were in the same Co., and both died in 1864.
                                                                                                                         his
                                                                                                                Hugh X Alsup
                                                                                                                        Mark
                                                                                        Signatures of Affiants: T. A. Henrey
                                                                                                                             A. H. Mitchell
Reba’s note: Lucy was the 2nd wife of Hugh Alsup. The late Mr. William Hulon “Shorty” Brewer says she was Lucy Cole, daughter of Joseph Cole and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Powell of Henry Co, Tennessee and wife of Malakiah B. Bush who died in Benton Co, Tennessee in 1859. Some Rushing researchers say she a Rushing. No marriage record has been found, thus far.
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APPLIICATION OF HUGH ALSUP, FROM NATIONAL ARCHIVES, WASHINGTON, DC
GENERAL AFFIDAVIT FOR PENSION, April 5, 1881
State of Tennessee}
County of Benton} SS
  In the matter of Hugh Alsup, Father of Joseph Alsup, dec. Co. K. 2nd Tenn. Mtd. Inft. On this 5 day of April A. D. 1881, personally appeared before me, a Justice of Peace in and for the aforesaid County, duly authorized to administer oaths, E. A. Waters, age 55 years, a resident of the County of Benton and the State of Tennessee and A. Reddick, aged 60 years, a resident of Benton Co, Tennessee, well known to me to be reputable and entitled to credit, and who, being duly sworn, declare in relation to aforesaid case, as follows: Applicants states that they both are well acquainted with the above named Hugh Alsup and have known him for 22 years. That they reside within three miles of him and knew him well in 1864; and both know that said Hugh Alsup had two sons, Joseph and Hugh L. to muster in to Co. K., 2nd Tenn. Mtd. Inft. and know that they both died in 1864 while on duty in the army. They both well know that said Hugh Alsup that claimant was unable to make more than 1/2 hand by his labor in 1864, and is now nearly totally unable to labor and has been so far several years. Their Post Office address is Big Sandy, Tennessee                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                             M. B. Bland, JP.
                                                                                        Signatures of Affiants: A. Reddick
                                                                                                                             E. A. Waters
Recorded in U. S. Pensions Office, May 24, 1881

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