The American Revolution Index

Bastin ALLEN Revolutionary War Pension Applications 1828
Note: This is a W.P.A transcription.


State of Tennessee, Roane County. October Session 1828

Be it remembered that on the 28th of October Eighteen hundred and twenty eight personally appeared in open Court it being a Court of Record for Roane County Bastin ALLEN aged eighty eight years who being duly sworn according to law Doth on his oath make the following declarations in order to obtain the provisions made by the acts of declarations in order to obtain the provisions made by the acts of Congress of the 18th of March 1818 and the first of May 1820 that he the said Bastin ALLEN enlisted for the term of two years in the year 1776 to the best of his knowledge in the State of South Carolina in the Company of Artillery Commanded by Capt. MOORE in the line of the State of South Carolina on the Continental establishment that he does not recollect the Colonels name who commanded but that he was in Gen. Lincoln Bragade that he continued to serve in said corps during the two years of which he enlisted and that he then received his discharge from Colonel BROWN he thinks but cannot recollect his discharge is now lost and cannot be found and that he has not received any pension that he was in the battle of Savanah and Gates defeat and Gen. DAVIDSONS battle at and in the battle of Little York in Virginia and that after receiving his Discharge enlisted again for the term of two years in the Company of Artillery Commanded by Capt. DAVIDSON and in the bragade belonging to Gen. LINCOLN as well as he can recollect that he continued to serve in said last mentioned Corps on the Continental establishment until the end of the year at which time he received his discharge but does recollect from whom which is now lost and cannot be found And in pursuance of an act of the first of May 1820 he solemnly swears that he was a resident of the (citizen) of the United States on the 18th day of March one thousand eighteen hundred and that he has not since that time by gift sale or in any other way disposed of his property or any part thereof with intent thereby to diminish it so to bring himself within the provisions of an act of congress entitled an act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States in the revolutionary war passed on the 18th day of March 1818 and that he has not nor has any person in trust for him any property or securities or contracts or debts due to him nor any income nor has he has any other property than that is contained in the Schedule hereto attached excepting his wearing apparel has a wife aged seventy seven years on child got no trade only a farmer and is old and infirm and blind and not able to work he further saith that he was a resident citizen of Campbell County and State of Tennessee in the year eighteen hundred and eighteen and has been every since until about eighteen months ago when he became a resident citizen of Roane County and state of Tennessee.
 

Bastin (his x mark) ALLEN

 
Sworn to in open Court
October 28th 1828
Henry BREAZEAL Clerk By His Deputy
J. PURRIS

The following schedule was duly proved in open Court by the oaths of the subscribing witnesses hereto annexed and subscribed.

One cow & calf one bed and bed clothes one pail two knives and forks three spoons one pot and one skillet.
Charles (his x mark) ASHER
Henry JENKINS
 

Sworn to in Open Court
Oct. 28th 1828
Henry BREAZEAL Clerk
By his deputy, J. PURRIS