Correction on Walker; also Cobb
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Thanks for the reply. After a little more looking, I finally
deciphered the name that I thought was Walker. It was J. T. Falcher
or Fulcher. Th 'F' was all but indecipherable until I saw the 'F' in
Fort Mitchell. The signature might have been that of Jefferson
Fulcher or Falcher.
One other surname which I missed was that of Wm. W. Cobb. In 1850,
Cobb swore that Liddon was a justice of the peace. Every other
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> <robert_s_63134@> wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I just received the land bounty application papers for Griffin
> > Keith. Griffin Keith was a resident of Jackson County, AL. He
> > be found in the 1840 census. I cannot find his name in 1850.a
> > The bounty was for service in the Florida War. His service was as
> > private in the company commanded by Capt. Stephen Armstrong inthe
> > regiment of North Alabama Mounted Volunteers commanded by Col.1850,
> > Benjamin Snodgrass. He volunteered at Bellefonte on 26, October,
> > 1837. He served just under six months, being discharged at Ft.
> > Mitchell, AL on 14 April, 1838. He swore to his service before
> > William A. Liddon, justice of the peace. Griffin Keith could not
> > write his name.
> > It appears that he first made an application under the act of
> > received his grant and sold it. He then made an applicationunder
> > the act of 1855. There are two documents sworn in 1850. OneC.
> > 27 November, 1850, sworn before William A. Liddon. Griffin swore
> > that his age was 45 years and 10 months, a resident of Jackson
> > County, AL. The second page was dated November 27, 1850. It
> > requested examination of his claim. The letter was witnessed by
> > A. Robinson and by J. Walker. (Not entirely sure about 'Walker.')1855.
> > There are two documents sworn in 1855. One dated March 27,
> > was sworn before A. McCoy, Justice of the Peace and J.G. Dixon,
> > justice of the peace. Griffin Keith gave power of attorney to
> > Robinson. He also stated that he was a resident of Jackson
> > AL. The second page was dated 27 November, 1855. This papernow
> > that Griffin made application for land under the act of 1850, but
> > legally disposed of it. The warrant number is unknown. He is
> > requesting land under the act of 1855. This paper was signed byG.W.
> > Anderson McCoy, witnessed by G.W. Keith and Jeremiah Arnold.
> > signed his own name, Arnold had to make his mark.a
> > I have a couple of questions and comments about this. I'll post
> > in another message.
> > Robert Schneider
> J. Walker could have been the son of my Wm. Walker, but there were
> few others in Jackson Co., not related to mine. This family livedin
> what was known as the Sauty Bottom. John Lawrence Walker wouldhave
> been 20 yrs old in 1850. Also, Jeremiah Arnold was my 3rd G-G-F.
> Arnolds were from north of Stevenson in Crow Creek area.
> M. Johnson