John Beverly Revolutionary War Pension Applications 1824
Note: This is a W.P.A. transcription.
Be it Remembered that on the ___ day of Apri1 1824 personally appeared in open Court being a Court of Record and being so made by the Statement of this State John BEVERLY aged 87 years who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain provisions made by the acts of Congress of 14th March 1818 and the 1st May 1820 that he the said John BEVERLY enlisted for the term of three years on the __ day of ___ in the year in the State of New York in the Company Commanded by Capt. James MASON in the Regiment Commanded by Colonel CHAMBERS in the line of the State of New York the Continental establishment that he continued in service in the said Corps until the expiration of the year when he was discharged from said service in the State of North Carolina that he was in the Batt1e of Kings Mountain the Statton Shal1ow ford Gates defeat hanging rock the said BEVERLY is a citizen Roane County and that he has no other evidence now in his power of his said service Except his own other and in pursuance of the Act of the 1st May 1820 I do Solomonly swear that I was a resident citizen of the United States on the 18th of March 1818 and that I have not since that time, by gift note or in any manner disposed of any property or any part thereof with intent thereby or to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress entitled "an act to provide certain persons engaged in the land & naval services of the United States in the revolutionary war passed on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not nor has any person in trust for me any property or securities contract or debt due to me nor have I any income other than what is in the schedule hereto answered and by me subscribed"
Real property - not any
personal property - not any
Petitioners occupation & ability to persue it not able to do any labor
Number in family - 2 girls
John (his x mark) BEVERLY
Sworn to April 29th 1821, John M. Breazeale D.C.