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1883 List of Pensioners, Benton County, Iowa
Source: List of Pensioners. "Benton County, Iowa". 1883. pp. 654-657

Key : g.s.w.- gun shot wound; wd.- wound; dis.- disease; inj.- injury; chr.- chronic;
      rt.- right; var.- varicose; surv.- survivor; 1812- War of 1812.

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Pension
Document                            Residence
Number    Name                      in 1883
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132,940   Adair, Samuel A.          Vinton           father                              Aug 1869
155,751   Alcorn, Jeremiah          Vinton           g.s.w. left shoulder                Oct 1878
108,927   Amburso, William          Mount Auburn     g.s.w.rt side, dis. of lungs        ......
116,916   Angelina G. Snell         Belle Plaine     mother                              Aug 1868
186,830   Applegate, Jane           Blairstown       widow                               Jan 1880
190,985   Arbuckle, William         Watkins          father                              Jan 1881
104,022   Arlinghouse, Barnadina    Shellsburgh      mother                              Dec 1876
 59,906   Ayers, Andrew             Garrison         g.s.w. rt. leg & thigh              ......
219,347   Baird Chas. W.            Shellsburgh      dis. of lungs                       Oct 1882
179,045   Barker, Ruel N.           Vinton           injury to abdomen                   Nov 1880
124,165   Barr, John W.             Vinton           g.s.w. rt. side                     ......
118,790   Barr, Thomas              Shellsburgh      g.s.w. thigh & leg                  ......
153,119   Bartschever, John         Vinton           g.s.w. left hip                     May 1878
 22,152   Benedick, Betsey          Watkins          widow 1812                          Apr 1879
157,787   Benson, Clara             Vinton           widow & child                       Mar 1872
 23,291   Betsey Roberts            Belle Plaine     widow 1812                          Apr 1879
141,360   Black, Jonathan C.        Urbanna          chr. diarrhea                       ......
194,143   Black, James J.           Urbanna          chr. diarrhea                       Aug 1881
 32,128   Black, Sarah              Urbanna          widow 1812                          Jan 1882
197,933   Bordwell, Lyman D.        Vinton           father                              Dec 1882
119,257   Bowen, William H.         Vinton           g.s.w. rt. arm                      ......
136,361   Bower, Cornelius D.       Vinton           rheumatism                          ......
175,524   Bower, Hannah             Watkins          mother                              Nov 1878
 69,126   Boyden, John H.           Vinton           wd. left hand                       ......
223,660   Brewer, Ira E.            Vinton           chr. diar. dis. of lungs            Dec 1882
 26,321   Buch, William             Blairstown       g.s.w. left shoulder                ......
 29,852   Burrell, Dorothy          Vinton           mother                              Sep 1864
 87,947   Byxbe, William            Vinton           g.s.w. spine                        ......
 75,483   Campbell, Samuel M.       Vinton           wd. rt. arm                         ......
115,578   Campbell, Americus        Vinton           g.s.w. rt. arm                      ......
130,153   Cantonwine, David         Vinton           scurvy                              ......
 20,184   Caroer, Elizabeth A.      Shellsburgh      widow                               Jan 1868
......    Chapel, Reuben H.         Mount Auburn     diarrhea & bronchitis               ......
 98,294   Chess, John               Belle Plaine     dis. of eyes                        ......
173,124   Chown, John J.            Belle Plaine     dis. of eyes                        Sep 1880
122,630   Christie, Jacob R.        Vinton           chr. diarrhea, dis. of abd.,        ......
193,998   Clark, Alvin              Vinton           dis. lungs, chr. diar               Aug 1881
 46,330   Coder, Phillip M.         Vinton           loss rt. leg                        ......
141,332   Colcord, Edward H.        Vinton           inj. to abdomen                     ......
142,341   Cook, James W.            Vinton           g.s.w. left hand                    ......
159,096   Cottrell, Anna            Vinton           mother                              Aug 1872
 22,650   Crandall, Augusta H.      Vinton           widow 1812                          Apr 1879
165,221   Crouch, Thomas A.         Vinton           dis. of lungs                       Mar 1880
180,128   Davis, Henry S.           Belle Plaine     dis. of eyes                        Jan 1881
194,069   Davis, George M.          Norway           inj. to abdomen                     Aug 1881
 21,312   Dearth, Jeremiah          Mount Auburn     loss of left eye                    ......
  7,784   Delong, Laura             Shellsburgh      widow                               Mar 1868
138,953   Dim, John C.              Vinton           g.s.w. rt. leg                      ......
169,382   Dodge, Elijah S.          Vinton           dis. of kidneys, hepatitis,         Jun 1880
189,385   Daniels, Sullivan         Vinton           g.s.w. left thigh                   May 1881
189,945   Downs, James              Urbanna          father                              Oct 1880
172,343   Drake, Daniel S.          Blairstown       rheumatism and dis. of heart        Aug 1880
 88,476   Drilling, Larra           Urbanna          widow                               May 1867
206,885   Dulaney, William          Watkins          rheumatism, dis. of lungs           Apr 1882
105,990   Dunn, Silas S.            Vinton           wd. both thighs                     ......
 48,531   Easterly, Jacob N.        Blairstown       wd. rt. thigh                       ......
196,809   Eaton, Samuel             Urbanna          father                              Jul 1882
155,051   Edmond, Samuel M.         Vinton           chr. diar.                          Aug 1878
125,629   Ellis, Dewitt C.          Belle Plaine     chr. diarrhea                       ......
 69,677   Ellis, Kate               Belle Plaine     widow                               Jul 1867
117,933   Elson, James M.           Shellsburgh      g.s.w. rt. thigh                    ......
 52,883   Evans, Edward M.          Vinton           loss of rt. leg                     ......
172,630   Felker, Ezra B.           Vinton           g.s.w. left hip                     Aug 1880
221,110   Fiss, John G.             Garrison         inj. to back                        Nov 1882
187,729   Flickinger, Anna C.       Garrison         mother                              Apr 1880
170,389   Frey, John                Garrison         chr. diarr. and dis. of lungs       Jun 1880
183,208   Garretson, George R.      Shellsburgh      chr. diar. & g.s.w. rt. arm         Feb 1881
189,212   Gee, Herbert S.           Urbanna          spinal dis.                         May 1881
176,412   Goodwin, Elliott          Vinton           chr. diarrhea                       ......
166,814   Goon, Elias               Vinton           inj. rt. hand                       Apr 1880
 40,052   Greer, Nancy              Blairstown       mother                              Feb 1865
 19,879   Grott, Henry A.           Van Horn         wd. left jaw                        ......
116,953   Hall, James A.            Shellsburgh      poison from poke root               ......
163,766   Harrington,, Clinton O.   Vinton           g.s.w. left hand                    Dec 1879
124,626   Hawley, William           Urbanna          g.s.w. left side                    ......
220,696   Hay, John                 Belle Plaine     g.s.w. rt. wrist                    Nov 1882
 41,568   Hayhurst, Angeline        Vinton           Vinton                              Sep 1875
223,150   Hazen, Franklin D.        Belle Plaine     shell wd. rt. shoulder              Dec 1882
162,754   Heath, Merrit S.          Shellsburgh      g.s.w. left shoulder                Oct 1879
168,766   Heller, Joel              Vinton           injury to abdomen                   May 1880
176,386   Helms, John               Garrison         dis. of abdominal viscers           Oct 1880
165,911   Henry, James W.           Vinton           facial paralysis                    Mar 1880
215,783   Hertzberger, Henry        Keystone         g.s.w. of head                      Jul 1882
 30,503   Hite, Barbara             Vinton           mother                              Sep 1864
 33,069   Hite, Jacob               Vinton           g.s.w. of left thigh                ......
189,534   Hite, Valentine           Vinton           father                              Apr 1880
192,187   Hoffe, Christopher        Garrison         chr. diarrhea                       Jun 1881
179,447   Holden, Mary A.           Vinton           Widow                               Dec 1877
211,969   Hopkins, Samuel           Norway           dis. of eyes                        Jun 1882
159,610   Horton, Cary F.           Shellsburgh      malarial poisoning                  May 1879
 65,127   Hovey, Sophia             Belle Plaine     widow                               Feb 1866
150,831   Huston, Rachel W.         Vinton           widow                               Apr 1874
215,392   Jenks, Jonathan           Vinton           chr. diar & dis. rt. foot           Jul 1882
220,696   John Hay                  Belle Plaine     g.s.w. rt. wrist                    Dec 1880
 90,370   Johnson, Peter            Van Horn         g.s.w. chest                        ......
147,994   Joyce, Jacob              Garrison         shell wd. head                      Aug 1877
186,926   Kearchyea, Elizabeth      Belle Plaine     mother                              Feb 1880
216,240   Kelley, Alva W.           Vinton           g.s.w. left thigh                   Aug 1882
178,165   Kendall, Harriet C.       Vinton           mother                              Jul 1877
216,?01   Kerst, Augustus           Blairstown       g.s.w. left thigh                   Aug 1882
192,244   Kimball, Caroline         Vinton           mother                              May 1881
168,954   Kimball, Cassius B.       Vinton           dis. of lungs                       Jun 1880
187,835   Knuth, William            Vinton           chro. diarrhea                      May 1881
196,694   Kouns, Elizabeth S.       Vinton           mother                              Jun 1882
168,999   La Rue, Chambers C.       Van Horn         g.s.w. left thigh, chr. diar.       Jun 1880
    409   Lane, Abigail Ann         Belle Plaine     mother                              Nov 1864
198,930   Leibsch, John             Urbanna          chr.diar.lumbago & dis. of liver    Dec 1881
167,457   Lenthers, Isaac           Belle Plaine     chr. rheumatism                     Mar 1880
145,008   Leonard, Henry            Blairstown       g.s.w. rt. leg                      ......
 49,711   Locke, Parmenas A.        Vinton           wd rt. hip                          ......
 60,252   Loden, James              Shellsburgh      g.s.w. face                         ......
 31,817   Louther, Azariah          Shellsburgh      ophtalmia                           ......
185,491   Magill, John              Vinton           dis. of lungs                       Mar 1881
216,265   Maholm, Cyrus             Belle Plaine     g.s.w. index finger & left arm      Aug 1882
 63,396   Manler, Jasper            Blairstown       g.s.w. left thigh                   ......
 65,766   Marine, Stephen A.        Vinton           loss rt. leg                        ......
126,934   Massman, Alvin            Shellsburgh      g.s.w. left breast                  ......
143,690   Matthews, John P.         Vinton           g.s.w. rt. leg                      ......
 30,560   Maynard, William          Vinton           g.s.w. left thigh                   ......
 48,473   McDuff, William           Vinton           wd. rt. hip                         ......
175,217   Miner, Hiram              Blairstown       g.s.w. left thigh                   Oct 1880
214,632   Moeller, Henry            Luzerne          blindness of left eye               Jun 1882
 92,342   Morris, Wilber F.         Vinton           wd. of breast                       Feb 1869
139,730   Morrison, John W.         Vinton           dis. of eyes                        ......
117,102   Muller, Louisa            Newhall          widow                               Aug 1868
 13,978   Murphy, Elizabeth         Vinton           widow                               Feb 1867
147,811   Mutchler, Lucinda         Vinton           widow                               Feb 1871
 27,088   Neumuyer, Henry C.        Blairstown       wd. left leg                        ......
 41,927   Newton, Isaac             Shellsburgh      g.s.w. rt foot                      ......
150,155   Oppelt, Sylvanus C.       Vinton           inj. left eye                       Dec 1877
212,127   Painter, Lewis            Belle Plaine     g.s.w. of rt. thigh                 Jun 1882
167,187   Palmer, Henry A.          Vinton           g.s.w. left arm                     May 1879
190,145   Parmater, William P.      Vinton           g.s.w. of rt. thigh                 Jun 1881
 55,681   Pemberton, Hettie M.      Vinton           widow                               Feb 1867
 86,590   Pitts, William H.         Shellsburgh      kick left leg                       ......
  9,989   Porter, William Y.        Shellsburgh      loss thumb & finger                 ......
 81,767   Pratt, Diantha            Garrison         widow                               May 1869
180,392   Preston, Chandler         Vinton           chr. diarrhea, dis of abd. vis.     Dec 1880
204,127   Pruitt, William           Garrison         inj. left arm                       Mar 1882
176,744   Raymond, John N.          Garrison         chr. diarrhea                       Oct 1880
167,090   Redfield, Stephen D.      Vinton           dis. of eyes, sunstroke             Apr 1880
223,701   Reeves, Alvin B.          Norway           g.s.w. left thigh                   Dec 1882
 44,411   Reisser, Charles          Blairstown       g.s.w. both thighs                  ......
 28,029   Reynolds, Peter M.        Vinton           g.s.w. jaw & rt. thigh              ......
187,667   Richardson, Silas J.      Belle Plaine     minor of                            Apr 1880
 18,362   Riley, Alexander          Norway           surv. 1812                          Aug 1872
 29,002   Roberson, Mary            Belle Plaine     widow 1812                          Apr 1880
187,594   Robinson, Susannah        Urbanna          mother                              Mar 1880
140,801   Rose, Abraham             Vinton           chr. diarrhea                       ......
    710   Rose, Abraham             Vinton           surv. 1812                          Oct 1871
 36,407   Roster, John C.           Burk             g.s.w. rt. leg                      ......
180,363   Rowan, John W.            Vinton           g.s.w. rt. thumb                    Dec 1880
180,097   Sawyer, Spencer A.        Urbanna          g.s.w. rt. thigh                    Dec 1880
 21,010   Schoonover, Joseph O.     Garrison         wd. rt. leg                         ......
219,539   Shields, John H.          Vinton           Scorbutus, dis. feet                Oct 1882
212,946   Shields, John C.          Vinton           g.s.w. left thigh                   Jun 1882
 82,222   Shiffer, Mary             Vinton           mother                              Aug 1866
 47,110   Shoemaker, Nancy          Vinton           widow                               Mar 1867
109,152   Shultz, Simon L.          Belle Plaine     inj. rt. foot, loss of great toe    ......
217,002   Shutts, Lewis E.          Van Horn         g.s.w. left hip                     Aug 1882
 26,292   Smith, Jerusha            Urbanna          widow 1812                          Aug 1879
168,116   Smith, Frederick          Shellsburgh      inj. to left shoulder               May 1880
 50,268   Smith, Phillip            Newhall          wd. left arm                        ......
 87,713   Smock, Phebe J.           Vinton           widow                               Jan 1867
 72,267   Smock, John W.            Vinton           loss left leg                       ......
195,750   Smocks, William S.        Vinton           dis. of lungs                       Sep 1881
 28,005   St. Clair, William        Vinton           g.s.w. of left leg                  ......
218,484   Starks, Lyman H.          Vinton           sunstroke and results               Sep 1882
203,682   Stedman, Dudley E.        Vinton           dis. of feet & inj. to abdomen      Feb 1882
204,246   Stedman, Elihu H.         Vinton           dis. of kidney                      Mar 1882
186,594   Stedman, Elbert P.        Vinton           dis. of lungs                       Apr 1881
 46,985   Stewart, Margaret J.      Vinton           widow                               Jul 1867
181,191   Stickney, Wallace N.      Vinton           wd. shoulder & breast               Jan 1881
151,232   Summers, John C.          Shellsburgh      g.s.w. rt. shoulder                 Feb 1878
154,813   Summers, Charles S.       Shellsburgh      inj. to abdomen                     Aug 1878
151,933   Swafford, Benjamin P.     Belle Plaine     inj. to abdomen                     Mar 1878
 19,063   Swallorn, Phebe           Shellsburgh      widow 1812                          Feb 1879
191,876   Taggart, Samuel           Vinton           g.s.w. left arm                     Jun 1881
 78,825   Taylor, James             Urbanna          ?mother                             Jul 1866
 70,306   Thompson, Arod            Vinton           chr. diarrhea                       ......
173,211   Thompson, Sophia          Norway           widow & child                       May 1876
199,578   Thompson, Joseph S.       Vinton           g.s.w. left arm                     Dec 1881
 52,147   Thompson, Martha          Shellsburgh      mother                              Jul 1865
155,671   Thrasher, Notley H.       Blairstown       g.s.w. 1st finger left hand         Oct 1878
191,864   Tinkham, Jacob L.         Vinton           chr. diarrhea                       Jun 1881
186,915   Todd, Jonathan V.         Urbanna          2d toe rt. foot                     Apr 1881
183,898   Tracy, Lydia              Shellsburgh      mother                              Apr 1879
197,020   Turner, Mary E.           Vinton           widow                               Aug 1882
186,783   Van Meter, Josina         Blairstown       mother                              Jan 1880
211,489   Vaughar, Samuel J.        Garrison         g.s.w. left hand                    Jun 1882
157,055   Vorheis, Sarah O          Vinton           widow                               Apr 1872
145,436   Vosburgh, Abram           Belle Plaine     g.s.w. left thigh, var. veins       May 1877
 80,672   Voss, Henry               Blairstown       g.s.w. rt. shoulder                 ......
171,068   Waitman, Sarah            Urbanna          mother                              Nov 1875
 20,123   Walley, Thomas B.         Vinton           g.s.w. left leg                     ......
 42,937   Warner, Horace E.         Vinton           loss left arm                       ......
181,375   Warner, Henry F.          Garrison         chr. diarr. & dis. of abd. vis.     Jan 1881
180,169   Webb, John R.             Vinton           father                              Feb 1878
......    Wells, William H.         Watkins          dis. of ears                        Jun 1882
158,388   Westcratt, Marsh P.       Mount Auburn     g.s.w. of face                      Mar 1879
 31,763   Whipple, Emily B.         Vinton           widow                               Oct 1864
 76,283   White, Margaret           Luzerne          mother                              Jun 1866
192,778   Wier, Braytonette M.      Shellsburgh      widow & 2 children                  Jun 1881
154,490   Wilson, Henry M.          Vinton           dis. of eyes                        Jul 1878
152,693   Winslow, Noah S.          Belle Plaine     chr. diarrhea                       Apr 1878
170,777   Wolf, James               Mount Auburn     chr. diarrhea                       Jun 1880
179,441   Wood, Nancy               Vinton           mother                              Dec 1877
139,946   Wood, Eliza               Vinton           mother                              Feb 1870

Source:  List of Pensioners. "Benton County, Iowa". 1883. pp. 654-657

Key:  g.s.w.- gun shot wound; wd. - wound;  dis.- disease; inj. - injury;
      chr. -chronic; rt.-right; var.- varicose; surv. - survivor; 1812 - War of 1812


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