The American Revolution Index

John Tarlton Revolutionary War Pension Applications 1832
Transcribed by Robert L. Bailey

Note: This is a W.P.A. transcription.


State of Tennessee, Roane County. On this 24 of July 1832 personally appeared in open court it being a Court of Records John TARLTON aged about 73 years who being first duly sworn according to Law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the provision made by Congress passed June 7th 1832. That he enlisted at Fort Pitts in the State of Ohio about the year ____ in the army of the United States, for 3 years under Capt. CRAWFORD & then transfered to Capt. DEBUTTS. DEBUTTS resigned & Lieutenant JOHNSON took the commands under ____. Cd BUTLER went down the Ohio he was discharged, but his lost the discharge he enlisted again under Capt. Ben LOCKWOOD for five years & continued in the service under Lewt. WAYNE until his time expired & was discharged in Tennessee, had several fights or Battles with the Indians. His discharge is lost he refers to Samuel ESKRIDGE who was in the Army at that time. He lives in Roane county he hereby relinquishes any claim whatever to a pension or annuity accept the present and he declares that his name is not in the pension roll of any agency in any state.

John (his x mark) TARLTON

Sworn to & subscribed the day & year aforesaid

H.J. PURRIS, D.C.

And the said Court do hereby declare their opinion that the above named applicant was a revolutionary soldar as he states.