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CIVIL WAR PENSIONERS
From the Campbell County History News - July 1996

 


Civil War Pontoon Bridge over the Ohio River, Covington - photo did not appear in newsletter
Used with permission from Northern Kentucky Views (http://www.nkyviews.com/kenton/kenton537.htm)

The Campbell County Historical Society continues to collect information on local veterans. If you have a family member that lived at least one year in Campbell County and served in the military, you are encouraged to complete a veterans information form and submit it to the historical society.

Martha Pelfrey provided the following list of Civil War soldiers and Widows who applied for their pension. Each Widow was living in Campbell County at the time they made the application. The Approximate date of death for the soldier can be determined by when the widow applied for his pension.

Widow, (Soldier) - Application date - Application Number

Bird, Isabella Twaddell (Charles A.) - 8 July 1912- #55
Blackwell, Sarah Stevens (Martin D.) 16 Nov. 1914 #3099
Dicken, A. C. 9 April 1917 - #3713
Gill, Margarite McNulty (Matthews) - 26 Feb. 1916 - #3551
Grizzel, Hirem 13 July 1912 - #1326
Hazzard, Annie McArthur (T.J.) - 12 May 1923 - #4227
Hazzard, T.J. 21 May 1912, - #1184
Norvell, Artienecia Wilson (Joseph), 27 May 1912 #383
Ogden, Luella Houston (Oliver O.), 14 Feb. 1919, 3901
Ogden, Oliver O. 28 April 1915, #3336
Opie, Susan Simmons (Hiram Lindsay) 17 July 1912, #1471
Rand, Alice McArthur (Henry William) 17 July 1912, #2466
Rardin, Alice (Samuel T.) 23 Oct 1912, #2467
Robinson, Jane Crossfield (F.M.) 21 Dec. 1921 #4106
Tucker, Nancy Hutson (W.M.) 12 Apr. 1926, #4410
Tucker, W.M. 19 July 1917 #3770
White, Zerelda Jones (Charles O.) 17 July 1912, # 1085
Williams, Betty Thornton (J. Taylor) 19 Apr 1927 #4462
Yancy, John H. Sr. 18 July 1912, #998
Yancy, Susan Burris (John H. Sr.) 15 March 1915 #3264
Youell, Laura Foster (George C.) 27 June 1912 #1024

The information was taken from the "Index of Confederate pension Applications"- printed in 1981 by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. This can be viewed at the Department of Libraries and Archives in Frankfort Kentucky.

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