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!SOURCE: Email from Barb and Ray Bass (undisclosed at example dot net) to the Whipple Website, 8 Aug 2012. Includes scanned application for pension increase, which (transcribed by Weldon Whipple) reads:
State of New York, [ ... ] County
On this Twentieth day of September 1850, personally appeared before me the Subscribing Authority a Justice of the Peace in and for said County, Mary Whipple of Charlton, and made Solemn Oath in due form of Law, that she is the identical widow of Nathan Whipple, deceased, who was a Soldier in the Revolutionary War and on pensioner of the United States; That she is now drawing a pension at the rate of eighty dollars per annum; and that she believes herself entitled to an increase of pension, and asks for whatever may be due her under any of the acts or Resolutions of Congress, which are applicable to her case. I further request that any certificate of pension may be sent to Henry Robinson Esq, my Agent or Attorney, at Greenwich, Washington County N.Y.
Sworn and subscribed this Twentieth day of September, 1850, before me N.H. Brown, Justice of the Peace
Mary X Whipple
WItness N.H. Brown
I certify that the above named declarant is made known to me, and that she is a Respectable & credible person.
N.H. Brown, Justice of the Peace
!SOURCE: Email from Barb and Ray Bass (undisclosed at example dot net) to the Whipple Website, 8 Aug 2012. Includes scanned typescript from the commissioner of the Rev. and 1812 War Section, which (transcribed by Weldon Whipple) reads:
Rev. and 1812
July 8, 1925
Mrs. F. O. Struckmeyer
765 E. Portland St
I have to advise you from the papers in the Revolutionary pension claim, W. 18391, it appears that Nathan Whipple enlisted in January 1780 and was a private in Captain Samuel Pell's Company, Colonel Philip Van Cortlandt's Second New York Regiment, he was wounded by a bayonet in the left arm at the battle of Yorktown and was discharged in June 1783.
He was allowed pension on his application executed April 4, 1818, while a resident of Pownal, Bennington County, Vermont, aged about fifty-eight years.
He died January 7, 1832, at Bennington, Vermont.
Soldier married in September 1787 at Petersburg, New York (they were both then of said Petersburg). She was born in March 1765 and was allowed pension on her application executed September 5, 1838, while living in Bennington County, Vermont.
In 1843, she was living in Charlton, Saratoga County, New York.
Their eldest child, Nathan was born January 11, 1789. In 1830, son Daniel was eight years old and in 1838, son John G. was thirty-eight years old and a resident of New York City. Other children are referred to, but no names are stated.
!SOURCE: Email from Ray Bass (undisclosed at example dot net) to the Whipple Website, 15 Aug 2012. He writes:
!SOURCE: Email from Hugh Hudson (undisclosed at example dot net) to Weldon Whipple, 10 Jul 2013. Cites Mary's gravestone at www.findagrave.com (memorial 22441376). Gravestone reads: "Mary, wife of Nathan Whipple, died June 22, 1852, aged 8[9?] yrs." (Note: Although the photo shows June 22, 1852, it is transcribed as Jun. 22, 1835.) From Mary's petition for pension increase on 20 Sep 1850, we know she was still living on that date.
RIN 101255. Quick link to this page: https://whipple.org/101255
View this person at db.whipple.org: https://db.whipple.org/101255