MILITARY PENSION LIST
Contributed by Steve Edgerton
Posted January 17, 2004 by Myrtle Bridges.
Ordered that the Clerk of this Court certify to the General Assembly of the State that Ann Morrison
the widow of Alexander Morrison dec'd who was a soldier in the Army of the Revolution, who was wounded
in the ham and honourably discharged from service, is now old, infirm and poor, and is a fit and proper
object to place upon the pension list of this State _ And that an allowance of Forty Dollars be certified
accordingly. Source: Cumberland County Court Minutes of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, December Term 1829.
North Carolina State Archives and History, Raleigh, NC
Rev. War widow pension:
Cumberland County Court Minutes, 1801-1804, Oct Term 1804:
This court taking into consideration the indigent circumstances of Mrs. Lucy Shaw the widow of
Daniel Shaw dec'd who some years past departed this life in consequence of a wound received
in his shoulder in defence of American liberty at a battle fought on Rockfish against the Tories
in the summer of 1781 under the command of Col Robeson of Bladen County, doth order that it be
certified to the General Assembly, that this Court is of opinion that the said widow Lucy Shaw
be allowed the sum of fifteen pounds from the State for her support and maintenance for one year.
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