Butler County, Alabama

CSA Pension Records of
David Russell Wilson

from the Archive Files of Mildred Stinson Brown
(3rd great granddaughter of David Russell Wilson)

Application for the Relief of Confederate Soliders and Sailors

The State of Alabama }

Butler County }

To the Honorable Board of Pension Examiners for Said County:

Your petitioner, David R. Wilson respectfully represents to your Honorable Board that he is a resident citizen of Butler County, in theState of Alabama, and that he resided in said State on the first day of January in the year 1899. That he enlisted in the service of the State, or Confederate States as a Private , in company A , in the 17 Regiment on the ______ day of January 1863, at Mobile in the State of Alabama, and that he was honorably discharged from such service on the 5 day of June 1867, that he did not desert the service of the Confederates States, or of the State of Alabama; That he was wounded at the Battle of __________ in the State of ______; that he is now unable to make a living by manual labor on account of old age, That he is at the time of filing this application 77 years of age, and that his postoffice address is Redoc Springs , Alabama; that he does not own property either in his own name, nor that of his wife, to the value of four hundred ($400 dollars; that his annual income does not exceed four hundred ($400) dollars, and that he has no children upon whom he can depend for support. Your petitioner files herewith a complete schedule of all the property owned by himself and wife. In consideration of the forgoing facts, your petitioner asks that his name be placed upon the pension rolls, in the class that your honorable Board may adjudge him to belong, that he may participate in the division of the fund provided for the relief of Confederate and Alabama soldiers and their widows, by act of the General Assembly aprroved February 10th, 1899.

David R. Wilson Applicant

W A Yeldell Pension Examiner

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THE STATE OF ALABAMA, }

Butler County. }

Before me, W. F. Dunklin, Notary Public , in and for said State and County, personall appeared David R. Wilson whose name is signed in the foregoing application, and who is known to me, who, after being first duly sworn, deposies and says that the statements made in said application are true and correct.

David R. Wilson

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 10 day of July 1901 , and I certify that I know said affiant to be a person of trut and veracity.

W. T. Dunklin . Notary Public

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AFFIDAVIT OF WITNESSES.

THE STATE OF Ala }

COUNTY OF Butler }

I, S. M. Ke [illegible] do solemnly swear that I am personally aquainted with D. R. Wilson whose name is signed to the foregoing application, and that I know of my own knowledge that the said David R. Wilson did serve as set forth in the application, and that he did not desert the service, but was honorable discharged there from.

S. M. Ke [illegible]

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 10 day of July 1901 , and I certify that I know said affiant to be a person of truth and veracity.

W. A. Yeldell . Pension Examiner

In and for said County and State

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2059

State of Alabama,

County of Butler

Before me, H. D. Lampley, Probate Judge of Butler County, Alabama, personally appeared David Wilson, who being duly sworn, deposed and said the he is on the Confereate Veteran Pension Rolls of Alabama, in said County; that he is over eighty years of age; and that he is entitled to be put on said Rools as a Pensioner of the FIRST CLASS as provided by Act No. 604, approved August 6th, 1907.

David x Wilson

Attest: H. B. Pilley

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 11th day of Sept. 1907.

H. D. Lampley

Probate Judge

STATE OF ALABAMA, } SCHEDULE OF PROPERTY

filed with Butler County, } application for pension by D. R. Wilson

  REAL ESTATE VALUE
  40 acres of land situated in Butler County, 150 Town or city property (name place): Description of improvements thereon Log House 2 rooms 150.00
NUMBER PROPERTY VALUE
1 Horse and mule 50.00
  Cattle of all kinds  
7 Hogs, sheep and goats 10.00
  Pistols, guns  
  Watches, clocks and jewlery  
  Household and kitchen furniture 20.00
1 Bicycles and vehicles 7.00
  Good, wares and merchandise  
  Mechanical and farming tools and implements 3.00

THE STATE OF ALABAMA, } Personally appeared before me,

Butler County, } W. A. Yeldell a

Pension Examiner , in and for said State and County D. R. Wilson who being duly sworn, deposes and says that the foregoing schedule embraces all he property owned by himself and wife, and that the valuation as fixed is a fair and just value thereof.

D. R. Wilson

Sworn to and subscribed before me }  
this 10 day of July 1901 } W. A Yeldell
  Pension Examiner In and for said County

16255 Class No. 2059

Applications of David R. Wilson

of the County of Butler

REPORT OF BOARD

We, the undersigned members of the Pension Board of Examiners for the County of Butler hereby certify that we have examined the within application by law directed and we find that said application should ........ be granted, and the applicant placed in class 4 .

J. C. Kendrick, M.D.

W. A. Yeldell

Board of Examines for Butler County

FINDING OF STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS

We the undersigned State Board of Examiners, hereby, certify that we have examined the within application, and recommend that said application be ......... granted, and that the applicant be placed in class 4 under the act of Feb. 10th, 1899. This the 14 day of Aug 1901.

J. N. Thompson, Pres.

P. B. Mastin

J. Hom, M. D.

State Board of Examiners

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Application for the Relief of Confederate Soliders and Sailors

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The State of Alabama }

Butler County }

To the Honorable Board of Pension Examiners for Said County:

Your petitioner, David R. Wilson respectfully represents to your Honorable Board that he is a resident citizen of Butler County, in the State of Alabama, and that he resided in said State on the first day of January in the year 1899. That he enlisted in the service of the State, or Confederate States as a Private , in company A , in the 17 Regiment on the ______ day of January 186 3 , at Mobile in the State of Alabama, and that he was honorably discharged from such servuceon the 5 day of June 186 7 , that he did not desert the service of the Confederates States, or of the State of Alabama; That he was wounded at the Battle of __________ in the State of ______; that he is now unable to make a living by manual labor on account of old age , That he is at the time of filing this application 77 years of age, and that his postoffice address is Redoc Springs , Alabama; that he does not own property either in his own name, nor that of his wife, to the value of four hundred ($400 dollars; that his annual income does not exceed four hundred ($400) dollars, and that he has no children upon whom he can depend for support. Your petitioner files herewith a complete schedule of all the property owned by himself and wife. In consideration of the forgoing facts, your petitioner asks that his name be placed upon the pension rolls, in the class that your honorable Board may adjudge him to belong, that he may participate in the division of the fund provided for the relief of Confederate and Alabama soldiers and their widows, by act of the General Assembly aprroved February 10th, 1899.

David R. Wilson Applicant

W A Yeldell

Pension Examiner

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THE STATE OF ALABAMA, }

Butler County. }

Before me, W. F. Dunklin, Notary Public , in and for said State and County, personall appeared David R. Wilson whose name is signed in the foregoing application, and who is known to me, who, after being first duly sworn, deposies and says that the statements made in said application are true and correct.

David R. Wilson

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 10 day of July 190 1 , and I certify that I know said affiant to be a person of trut and veracity.

W. T. Dunklin

Notary Public

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AFFIDAVIT OF WITNESSES

THE STATE OF Ala }

COUNTY OF Butler }

I, J. l. Powell do solemnly swear that I am personally aquainted with David R. Wilson whose name is signed to the foregoing application, and that I know of my own knowledge that the said David R. Wilson did serve as set forth in the application, and that he did not desert the service, but was honorable discharged therefrom.

J. S. Powell

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 10 day of July 190 1 , and I certify that I know said affiant to be a person of trut and veracity.

W. T. Dunklin

Notary Public

In and for said State and County

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AFFIDAVIT OF WITNESSES

THE STATE OF Ala }

COUNTY OF Butler }

I, S. M. Ke [illegible] do solemnly swear that I am personally aquainted with D. R. Wilson whose name is signed to the foregoing application, and that I know of my own knowledge that the said David R. Wilson did serve as set forth in the application, and that he did not desert the service, but was honorable discharged therefrom.

S. M. Ke [illegible]

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 10 day of July 190 1 , and I certify that I know said affiant to be a person of truth and veracity.

W. A. Yeldell

Pension Examiner

In and for said County and State

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2059

State of Alabama,

County of Butler.

Before me, H. D. Lampley, Probate Judge of Butler County, Alabama, personally appeared David Wilson, who being duly sworn, deposed and said the he is on the Confereate Veteran Pension Rolls of Alabama, in said County; that he is over eighty years of age; and that he is entitled to be put on said Rools as a Pensioner of the FIRST CLASS as provided by Act No. 604, approved August 6th, 1907.

David x Wilson

Attest: H. B. Pilley

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 11th day of Sept. 1907.

H. D. Lampley

Probate Judge

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STATE OF ALABAMA, } SCHEDULE OF PROPERTY

filed with Butler County, } application for pension by D. R. Wilson

  REAL ESTATE VALUE
  40 acres of land situated in Butler County, 150 Town or city property (name place): Description of improvements thereon Log House 2 rooms 150.00
NUMBER PROPERTY VALUE
1 Horse and mule 50.00
  Cattle of all kinds  
7 Hogs, sheep and goats 10.00
  Pistols, guns  
  Watches, clocks and jewlery  
  Household and kitchen furniture 20.00
1 Bicycles and vehicles 7.00
  Good, wares and merchandise  
  Mechanical and farming tools and implements 3.00

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THE STATE OF ALABAMA, } Personally appeared before me,

Butler County, } W. A. Yeldell a Pension Examiner

in and for said State and County D. R. Wilson who being duly sworn, deposes and says that the foregoing schedule embraces all he property owned by himself and wife, and that the valuation as fixed is a fair and just value thereof.

D. R. Wilson

Sworn to and subscribed before me }  
this 10 day of July 1901 } W. A Yeldell
  Pension Examiner In and for said County

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16255

Class No. 2059

Applications of David R. Wilson of the County of Butler

REPORT OF BOARD

We, the undersigned members of the Pension Board of Examiners for the County of Butler hereby certify that we have examined the within application by law directed and we find that said application should ........ be granted, and the applicant placed in class 4.

J. C. Kendrick, M.D.

W. A. Yeldell

Board of Examines for Butler County

FINDING OF STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS

We the undersigned State Board of Examiners, hereby, certify that we have examined the within application, and recommend that said application be ......... granted, and that the applicant be placed in class 4 under the act of Feb. 10th, 1899. This the 14 day of Aug 1901.

J. N. Thompson, Pres.

P. B. Mastin J. Hom, M. D.

State Board of Examiners.

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