Saturday, June 2, 2012

Mary H (Jenkins) Shaw Pension Application, Widow of Angus Shaw (1901)

Widow's Application for Pension Act of March 2nd 1901 

Mrs. Mary H. Shaw Widow of Angus Shaw Co. 76 Reg. 38 NC State Troops Cumberland Co, NC

29 May 1901 before A.A. McKeethan (?), Mary H. Shaw aged 65 resident of Fayetteville p.o. in said Co. and State swears widow of Angus Shaw enlisted in Co. "76", 38th Reg. NC Troops on or about the 1st(?) Nov. 1861, m. before 1 Ap 1865 and never re-married; 12 mo. preceeding and presently resident of NC; no office etc. receive $300 annually; no property greater than $500 nor disposed of such property since 11 Mar, 1885.

" Lieut. Angus Shaw was wounded at Ellyson Mill Va and died from the said wounds on 18 July 1862. I own a dower interest in land but it produces only about $25 annually."

29 May 1901 Mary H. Shaw

Physicians Certif.--Affidavit she is who she says

29 May 1901 J.F. Highsmith, Physician

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