Application of Widows - Confederate States - Mulven M. Hedgepeth  

Civil War
Pension Application
of
Mulven Mysina (Couch) Hedgepeth

The following document is transcribed as written. Where names are mentioned in the document they have been put in bold print; information
inked in will appear in "BOLD" and my comments in "red".  This document and others were obtained in 1978 from the Military National archives in Washington DC where military and pension records were searched for
Frank and William HEDGPETH using GSA form 6751.  The address at that
time was: Military Service Records (NNCC), National Archives  (GSA),
Washington, DC 20408.

#5707

Class No. 4
Application of Mrs. M M Hedgepeth(sic)
of the County of Cleburne

Report of County Board,

We, the undersigned members of the Pension Board of Examiners for the County of Cleburne hereby certify that we have examined the within application by law directed, and we find that said application should be granted (in print above the word "granted" appears 1st Ga Reg), and the applicant placed in Class 4.

J H Johnson

J D Duke M.D.

Board of Examiners

for ___________ County.

Finding of State Board of Examiners,

We, the undersigned State Board of Examiners, hereby certify that we have examined the within application, and recommend that the said application be ___ granted, and that the applicant be placed in Class 4 under the Act of Feb. 10th, 1899, and amended March 5th, 1901.

This 10 day ofAug. 1909

R D Jackson MD
S M Sar?????

State Board of Examiners

APPLICATION OF WIDOWS OF DECEASED SOLDIERS OR SAILORS OF THE ARMIES OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES OR THE STATE OF ALABAMA

The State of Alabama,
Cleburne COUNTY.

To the Honorable Board of Pension Examiners of said County:
Your petitioner, Mulven M. Hedgepethrespectfully represents to Your Honorable Board, that she is a citizen of Cleburne County, in the State of Alabama, and was such on the 1st day of January, 1899; that she is the widow of Frank Hedgepeth who served as a private in Company ____________ of the 1 Georgia Regiment Col. Morrison Volunteers; that her husband was killed, or died on the __________ day of October 1900, that he did not desert the services of the State of Alabama, nor of the Confederate States; that she has not since remarried; and that she has no children upon whom she can depend for support; that all of her property does not exceed four hundred dollars in value; and that her annual income from all sources does not exceed four hundred dollars.  She therefore respectfully asks Your Honorable Board to place her name upon the Pension Rolls of the State as member of the fourth class, that she may participate in the division of the fund provided for the relief of needy Confederate soldiers and sailors, and their widows, by an Act of the General Assembly of Alabama, approved February 10th, 1899, and amended March 5th, 1901.

Respectfully,

X mel m mX (her mark) Hedgepeth Applicant.

The State of Alabama, CleburneCounty,

Before meJ F (or H) Warmack Justice of the Peace in and for said State and County, personally appeared Mulven M. Hedgepeth whose name is signed to the foregoing application, and who is known to me, who, after being first duly sworn, deposes and says that the statements made in said application are true and correct.

mrs m. m. X (her mark) Hedgepeth

Sworn to and subscribed before me, this 11 day of January (looks like Jny and could be July but no "l" is obvious - the Affidavit was signed in July clearly) 1908, and I certify that I know said affiant to be a person of truth and veracity.

J. F. Warmack JP (the "Warmack" surname shows up in the LORREN family list where  1.1.5.2.2 Emil Newton LORREN marries Ruby Florence WARMACK)

SCHEDULE OF PROPERTY FOR PENSION     ROGERS STATIONERY CO., BIRMINGHAM, ALA

The State of Alabama,
Cleburne COUNTY.

Schedule of Property filed with Application for Pension

By Mulven M. Hedgepeth

REAL ESTATE                                     VALUE

None

acres of land situated in  none

Town or City Property (name of place)  home

Description of Improvements thereon   none

NUMBER           PERSONAL PROPERTY                  VALUE

________         Horses and Mules                  ________

__1_____         Cattle of all kinds  milk cow     _25.00___

________         Hogs, Sheep and Goats    none    _________

________         Pistols, Guns, Etc.  none         _________

__1_____         Watches, Clocks and Jewelry clock __2.50____

________         Household and Kitchen             __________

________         Bicycles and Vehicles none        __________

________         Goods, Wares and Merchandise none __________

________         Mechanical and Farming Tools and
                 Implements  none                  __________

                                                                                                            TOTAL $77.50

The State of Alabama, CleburneCounty
.
Personally appeared before me, J. F. (or H) WARMACK a Justice of the Peace in and for said State and County, Mulven M. Hedgepeth who, being by me duly sworn, deposes and says, that the foregoing schedule embraces all the property owned by himself and wife, and that the valuation as fixed is a fair and just value thereof.

mrs. m. m. her X mark Hedgepeth Applicant.

Sworn to and subscribed before me, this 11 day of July 198 (sic)

J. F. WARMACK JP (the "Warmack" surname shows up in the LORREN family list where  1.1.5.2.2 Emil Newton LORREN marries Ruby Florence WARMACK)
In and for said County.

AFFIDAVIT OF WITNESSES TO APPLICATION OF WIDOWS.

The State of Alabama, Ga, Polk County.
I, Sarah A Rainwaters (This witness, Sarah A. Rainwaters, is also Frank's sister; note, too, that she adds an "s" to the surname of "Rainwater"), do solemnly swear that I was personally acquainted with FrankHedgepath (sic), whose widow's name is signed to the forgoing application, and that I know of my own knowledge that the services set forth in the application were rendered by said Frank Hedgepath (sic), and that he did not desert the services of the Confederate States or the State of Alabama.

Sarah A Rainwaters

Sworn to and subscribed before me, this 14 day ofJuly 1908, and certify that affiant is known to me, and that she is a person of veracity and truth.

L. Y. JACKSON, J.P.
In and for said State and County.

Sarah A. Rainwaters

The State of Alabama, GeorgiaPolk County.

I, W.S. Johns, do solemnly swear that I was personally acquainted with Frank Hedgepath (sic), whose widow's name is signed to the foregoing application, and that I know of my own knowledge, that the services set forth in the application were rendered by said Frank Hedgepath (sic), and that he did not desert the services of the Confederate State or the State of Alabama.

X (mark) W. S. Johns

Sworn to and subscribed before me, this 14 day of July 1908, and I certify that affiant is known to me, and that she is a person of veracity and truth.

Stuart McMullen JP
1072 Dist. ? M.


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