Cantrell, John (Civil War)

Cantrell, John  Civil War Pension

ACT JUNE 27,1890

Department of the Interior

Bureau of Pensions

Washington, D.C.,January 15,1898


In forwarding to the pension agent the executed voucher for your next quarterly payment please favor me by returning this circular to him with replies to the questions below.

FIRST;Are you married?If so please state your wifes full name and her maiden name.

Answer_yes    Ellen Cantrell maiden Mints(sic)

Second : When, where and by whom were you married?

Answer:   In N.C. by Samuel Sentelle, trial justice in year 1873

What record of marriage exists?

Answer:  Living together as man and wife.

Were you previously married?If  so please state the name of your former wife and the date and place of her death or divorce.

Answer: Yes  1st wifes name July(Julia)Hamilton married in year 1845 Death occurred in year 1872

Fifth:  Have you any living children?If so please state their names and the date of their birth.

Answer:  Names of children of 1st wife.

Volney C. V. born 1845

Joseph born 1857

Solomon born 1853

Mary A. born 1855

William P. born 1856


2nd wife

Susan 1877

Charles 1879

Dovie 1880

Easter 1882

Fait 1884

Calvin 1887

Taylor 1891

Date of reply   May 7 1898                                                               JOHN CANTRELL

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