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Re: [genpcncfir] Rev. War Pension File of John Bryan/t (part 2)

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  • Barb Lantto
    1838 ? That is the same year of the Cherokee Trail of Tears from the area.   BARB From: Tracy Stancil ... [Non-text portions of
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 20, 2011
      1838 ? That is the same year of the Cherokee "Trail of Tears" from the area.
       
      BARB

      From: Tracy Stancil <TracyStancil@...>
      >To: NC-PCFR-L@...; genpcncfir@yahoogroups.com
      >Sent: Sunday, November 20, 2011 9:14 AM
      >Subject: [genpcncfir] Rev. War Pension File of John Bryan/t (part 2)
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      >Pages 8, 9, and 10
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      >An interrogatory to John Bryan by Henry P. Bryan a Justice of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions for the County of Pitt:
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      >1- Where and in what year were you born?
      >Answ- In Bertie County,No Carolina on teh 26th May, 1761
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      >2- Have you any record of your age and if so where is it?
      >Answ- I had a record but my mother who moved to Georgia about 50 years ago carried it with her.
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      >3- Did you ever receive a discharge from the service and if so by whom was it given and what has become of it?
      >Answer- I was regularly discharged every term of service. I cannot recollect from whom I received the discharges they are lost with other papers many years since.
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      >4- State the names of persons to whom you are known in your present neighborhood and who can testify to your character for veracity and their belief of your services as a soldier of the Revolution.
      >Answer- Most every one in the neighborhood but particularly Robertson Jenkins, Turner House, Henry A. Hopkins, John Taylor, Nehemiah Taylor.
      >
      >Sworn to and subscribed the 24th day of September 1838
      >
      >John Bryan ( signed, not by mark this time)
      >Henry P. Bryan
      >
      >State of North Carolina
      >Pitt County
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      >I Henry P. Bryan one of the justices of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions of the County of Pitt do hereby certify that I attended at the house of John Bryan of the County of Pitt on the 24th day of September 1838, and administered the oath in due form of law as herein stated. the said John Bryan being unable to attend the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions from a disease called the dead palsy which I am credibly informed and believe he has been afflicted for the last three years or more.
      >Given under my hand and seal the 29th day of September 1838.
      >
      >State of North Carolina
      >Pitt County
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      >We Francis Bryan a clergyman residing in Pitt County and Wm Whitehurst residing in the same county both in the neighborhood of John Bryan do hereby certify that we are well acquainted with said John Bryan who has sworn to and subscribed the annexed declaration and interrogatories: that we believe him to be seventy seven years of age; that he is reputed and believed in the neighborhood where he resides to have been a soldier of the Revolution and that we concur in that opinion.
      >Signed: Francis Bryan and William Whithurst
      >Sworn to and subscribed before me the 2 day of October 1838
      >H.P. Bryan
      >
      >I certify that Francis Bryan whose name appears above is a resident of the County of Pitt and a clergyman and that William Whitehurst is a credible person and that their statement is entitled to credit: and I do hereby declare my opinion that the said John Bryan the applicant was a Revolutionary soldier and served as he states.
      >Given under my hand the 3 day of October 1838
      >Henry P. Bryan
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