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REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSION FILE
JOSEPH FOGG
Warren County, North Carolina
#S41545
(Filed as JOSEPH FOG)
NC resident and agency
Transcribed and submitted by Deloris Williams

Act March 18, 1818
Index volume S, Page 175

North Carolina
Joseph Fog
Private Pulaski’s Legion of Horse 1777 3 years
N.Ca. Comy. At state -Continental

At $8.00 per mo/Comd. 6th April 1818
Cert issued 11th April 1818
And sent to Honble. N. MACON, Senate, U. States
Amt to 4th Sept 1818, 4 30/31 mos. $39.74
(Revy Claim Act 18th March 1818)

State of North Carolina

Came before me HENRY SEAWELL one of the Judges of the Superior Court of Law and Equity for the State aforesaid JOSEPH FOG who first being duly sworn on the Holy evangelist of Almighty God, deposeth and sayeth that he entered as a trumpeter in COUNT PULASKI’s Legion of Horse, in or about the latter part of April A.D. 1777. That he continued in this capacity in the service of the United States untill the 22nd day of April A.D. 1781 at which time he was discharged at Richmond, Virginia. This deponent further sayeth that from his reduced circumstances in life he stands in need of his countries assistance for support.

JOSEPH FOG (his mark)

Subscribed & sworn to before me the 6th of April 1818
HENRY SEAWELL

I believe that the above named JOSEPH FOG served for nine months in the Army of the Revolution and served for the subscribed Establishment – Washington – and that I settled this account finally one the many[?] as a Revolutionary soldier. April 11th 1818 & that the above is the signature of Judge SEAWELL.

NATHL MACON

State of North Carolina,
Warren County

Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions
August Term 1820

On this 28th day of August 1820 personally appeared in open court it being a Court of record especially made so by laws of the State JOSEPH FOG age sixty seven years, resident in said County who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath declare that he served in the revolutionary War as follows,

He enlisted in Oct. 1777 and served till 1781 on Continental establishment as will more particularly appear by reference to his original declaration now on file in the War Dep. – that he has received Pension Certificate, number 128, dated 11th April 1818- And I do solemnly swear that I was a resident citizen of the United States on the 18th March 1818 and that I have not since that time by gift sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an Act of Congress entitled an Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States during the Revolutionary War passed 18th March 1818 and that I have not nor has any person in trust for me any property or Securities Contracts or debts due to me nor have I any income other than what is contained in the Schedule hereto annexed & by me subscribed to wit- six old chairs – 1 iron pot – 1 Dutch oven – 14 plates and dishes - 6 knives & forks – an old mare about 20 years old – 1 saw and 6 shoats - his family consists of himself and wife and three children –his wife is 56 years old and works a little in the house – JAMES, a son is 14 years old - FANNY a daughter is 18 years old and is able to spin – which is her employment – SALLY is 16 years old – her occupation is spinning – his, the dept trade is that of a shoemaker – but his eye sight has so failed him that he is scarcely able to get employment - he lives on a small poor piece of land and is a Tenant at Will.

Sworn to & declared in open court this 29th day of August 1820.
JOSEPH FOGG (his mark)
CASS DRAKE, Clk CC

State of No. Carolina
Warren County

I CASWELL DRAKE, Clerk of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions for the County of Warren do hereby certify that the foregoing Oath and the Schedule thereto annexed are truly copied from the record of the said Court & I do further certify that it is the opinion of the said Court that the totall amount in value of the property exhibited in the aforesaid Schedule is sixteen dollars.

In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand & affixed the seal of the said Court this 29th day of August

CAS DRAKE, Clk CC

I HENRY FITTS Chairman of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions for the County of Warren do hereby certify that CASWELL DRAKE whose signature appears to the foregoing certificates, is and was at the time of affixing the same Clerk of said Court duly appointed & qualified according to law and that this attestation is in due form.
Witness my hand & seal this 31 of August 1820.

HENRY FITTS, CLK CC


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