Rebecca (Gabbard) Gilbert
Civil War Pension Application
of Perry and Owsley Counties, Kentucky.
Certificate # 496150
On the 2nd day of May, A.D.,
One Thousand Nine Hundred and 07
personally appeared before me,
a deputy clerk within and for the County and State, aforesaid
who, being duly sworne according to law, declares that he is 71 years of age,
and a resident of Doorway, County of Owsley, State of Kentucky;
and that he is the identical person who was enrolled at Irwin, Ky,
under the name of John Gilbert, on the 10th day of October, 1862, as
a Private in Co. I, 14th Regiment, Volunteer Cavalry, in the service
of the United States, in the Civil War, and was Honorably Discharged
at Camp Nelson, Ky, on the 24th day of March, 1864.
That he was not employed in the military or naval service
of the United States otherwise then above.
That his personal description at enlistment was as follows:
Height: 5 feet 10 inches, Complexion: fair, Color of eyes: blue,
Color of hair: black, that his occupation was farmer, and
he was born July 5th 1835, at Madison County, Ky.
That his several places of residence since leaving the service
have been as follows: Perry and Owsley County, Ky.
That he is a pensioner. That he has heretofore applied for pension.
His Certificate Number is 496150.
That he makes this declaration for the purpose of being placed on the pension
roll of the United States under the provision of the Act of February 6, 1907.
That his post office address is Doorway, County of Owsley, State of Kentucky.
(1) Elijah Bolin
(2) Noah Gilbert
and Noah Gilbert, residing in Owsley County, Ky,
persons whom I certify to be respectable and entitled to credit,
and who, being by me duly sworn to the foregoing declaration; that
they have every reason to believe, from the appearance of the claimant
and their aquaintance with him of 15 and 25 years, respectively, that
he is the identical person he represents himself to be,
and that they have no interest in the prosecution of this claim.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 2nd Day of May, A.D. 1907.
What was your post office at enlistment?|
South Fork, Owsley County, Ky.
State your wife's full name and maiden name.
Dhorty Gilbert, Dhorty Couch
When were and by whom were you married?
In Owsley County, Ky., by Alford Murl
Is there any official or church record of your marriage?
Were you previously married?
If so, state the name of you former wife, the date of marriage
and the date and place of her death or divorce.
Nancy Smith, May 11, 1859, in Breathitt Co., Ky.
She died March 31, 1890, in Owsley Co., Ky.
Are you now living with your wife or has there been a seperation?
She is in the asylum at Lexington, Ky.
State the names and dates of birth of all your children, living or dead.
Margret Gilbert, b. January 2, 1860
Abijah Gilbert, b. March 21, 1863
Lucinda Gilbert, b. February 24, 1865
Isaac S. Gilbert, b. February 29, 1867
Noah Gilbert, b. March 3, 1869
Arka Gilbert, b. April 25, 1871
Lara Gilbert, b. March 21, 1873
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