Revolutionary War - Oakland County  Pensioners

 

Name Pension Data
Nathaniel Baldwin Baldwin, Nathaniel, private. Placed on Pension Roll, March 4, 1834, at the age of 74 years. Service:--Conn. militia. Pension began Mar. 4, 1831. Annual allowance $20.00. Sums received $60.00. Inscribed under Act of June 7, 1832. Note:--See also Revolutionary Soldiers buried in Michigan.
John Blanchard Blanchard, John, private. Placed on Pension Roll, July 30, 1834, at the age of 71. Service:--New Hampshire militia. Pension began Mar. 4, 1831. Annual allowance $80.00. Sums received ---. Inscribed under Act of Congress, June 7, 1832.
Alexander Campbell Campbell, Alexander, private and sergeant. Placed on Pension Roll, (1st) Feb. 19, 1819; (2nd)-- Died Jan. 4, 1826. Service:--5th U. S. infantry. Pension began Jan. 18, 1818; increased Sept. 11, 1823. Annual allowance (1st) $72.00; (2nd) $96.00. Sums received (1st) $325.38; (2nd) $222.40. Inscribed and increased under Acts of military establishment. Remarks:--Transferred from Massachusetts. Note:--"In 1821 settled on S. 33. T. I. N., R. 11 E. Henry Stephens, Alex. Campbell, Diadate Hubbard, Abraham Noyes, J. Goddard, Hezekiah Gridley, James Lockwood, and David Williams purchased land and were among the first settlers of Oakland county." Mich. Hist. Colls., III.
James A. Chadwick Chadwick, James A., corporal. Placed on Pension Roll, Aug. 1, 1817. Service:--4th U. S. rifles. Pension began Nov. 29, 1814; increased Aug. 3, 1833. Annual allowance (1st) $32.00; (2nd) $96.00. Sums received (1st) $597.68; (2nd) $8.26. Inscribed and increased under Acts of military establishment. Remarks:--Transferred from N.Y.
Joshua Chamberlain Chamberlain, Joshua, private. Placed on Pension Roll, Nov. 27, 1818, at the age of 63 years. Service:--Revolutionary army. Pension began Apr. 3, 1818. Annual allowance $96.00. Sums received $808.26. Inscribed under Act of Congress passed Mar. 18, 1818. Remarks:--Transferred from Niagara Co., N.Y.
James F. Chittenden Chittenden, James F., private. Placed on Pension Roll, (1st) Jan. 11, 1830; (2nd) ---. Service:--23rd U. S. infantry. Pension began Jan. 2, 1830; (2nd) May 17, 1832. Annual allowance, $48.00; increased to $96.00. Sums received $114.00; $124.80. Inscribed and increased under Acts of military establishment. Remarks:--Transferred from Albany. Note:--On census roll of Detroit, 1827. Mich. Hist. Colls., XII, 462 1⁄2.
Richard Ferguson Ferguson, Richard, private. Placed on Pension Roll, Apr. 28, 1832. Service:--3rd U. S. artillery. Pension began Dec. 26, 1826. Annual allowance $48.00. Sums received $321.20. Inscribed under Acts of military establishment.
Benjamin Grace Grace, Benjamin, private. Placed on Pension Roll, Apr. 13, 1819. Service:--New Hampshire continental line. Pension began Apr. 29, 1818. Annual allowance $96.00. Sums received $1,437.33. Inscribed under Act of Congress passed Mar. 18, 1818. Remarks:--Transferred from N.Y.
James Graham Graham, James, corporal. Placed on Pension Roll, Aug. 9, 1833, at the age of 79 yrs. Service:--Pennsylvania continental line. Pension began Mar. 4, 1831. Annual allowance $44.00. Sums received $132.00. Inscribed under Act of Congress passed June 7, 1832. Note:--James and Alexander Graham were first settlers of Avon Twp., Oakland Co., Mich. See also Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Mich.
Oliver Jenks Jenks, Oliver, private. Placed on Pension Roll, Sept. 8, 1818. Service:--27th U. S. infantry. Pension began Sept. 4, 1818. Annual allowance $72.00. Sums received $828.00. Inscribed under Acts of military establishment. Transferred from New York to Huron Co.
Nathaniel Landon Landon, Nathaniel, private. Placed on Pension Roll, Feb. 10, 1834, at the age of 77 years. Service:--New Jersey militia. Pension began Mar. 4, 1831. Annual allowance $43.33. Sums received $129.99. Inscribed under Act of Congress passed June 7, 1832.
Elijah Measurell Measurell, Elijah, private. Placed on Pension Roll, Apr. 28, 1830. Service:--2nd U. S. infantry. Pension began Apr. 9, 1830. Annual allowance $72.00. Sums received $245.00. Inscribed under Acts of military establishment. Remarks:--Transferred from New York.
Andrew Nichols Nichols, Andrew, private. Placed on Pension Roll, Dec. 10, 1825, at the age of 74 yrs. Service:--New Hampshire continental line. Pension began Nov. 21, 1825. Annual allowance $96.00. Sums received $749.44. Inscribed under Act of Congress passed Mar. 18, 1818. Remarks:--Transferred from St. Lawrence Co., N.Y. Note:--1834, Andrew Nichols located in Commerce, Oakland Co.
Silas Sprague Sprague, Silas, private. Placed on Pension Roll, June 13, 1820. Service:--Massachusetts continental line. Pension began Mar. 1, 1820. Annual allowance $96.00. Sums received $1,296.80. Inscribed under Act of Congress passed Mar. 18, 1818. Remarks:--Transferred from Broome Co., N.Y. Note:--About 1822, Silas Sprague located in Oakland Co. Mich. Hist. Colls., III, 569.
Henry Stevens Stevens, Henry, private. Placed on Pension Roll, July 12, 1820. Service:--New York militia. Pension began July 5, 1819. Annual allowance $64.00. Sums received $874.66. Inscribed under Act passed Apr. 24, 1816. Remarks:--Transferred from New York. Note:--"In 1834 Henry Stevens and Samuel Riblet made first settlement in township. Henry Stevens on section thirteen, three miles east of Litchfield village, Hillsdale county. It was through the efforts of Henry Stevens that the town was named Litchfield." Mich. Hist. Colls., I, 180.
Henry Sutton Sutton, Henry, private. Placed on Pension Roll, May 9, 1822. Service:--New York volunteers. Pension began Feb. 4, 1822. Annual allowance $72.00. Sums received $834.00. Inscribed under Act of Apr. 24, 1816. Remarks:--Transferred from New York.
William N. Terry Terry, William N., private. Placed on Pension Roll, Aug. 9, 1833, at the age of 74 yrs. Service:--Pennsylvania continental line. Pension began Mar. 4, 1831. Annual allowance $80.00. Sums received $240.00. Inscribed under Act of Congress passed June 7, 1832.
Joseph Todd Todd, Joseph, private. Placed on Pension Roll, July 23, 1834, at the age of 69 yrs. Service:--New York militia. Pension began Mar. 4, 1831. Annual allowance $35.55. Inscribed under Act of Congress passed June 7, 1832. Note:--The name of Joseph Todd occurs on the register of the 4th regiment, Orange Co., militia, N.Y. under Col. William Allison. N.Y. in Revolution, p. 151. Joseph Todd, Jr., among the "Land Bounty" men of 4th regiment, Orange Co., militia. N.Y. in Revolution, p. 251. A Joseph Todd was born in Pa., Mar. 5, 1794; removed to Palmyra, N.Y.; a soldier in war of 1812; was in battle of Fort Erie. Came to Mich. in 1819, crossing Lake Erie on second trip of "Walk-in-the-Water." Died May 15, 1882. Married Polly Smith 1825, who died in 1868. Mich. Hist. Colls.
Thomas Watts Watts, Thomas, private. Placed on Pension Roll, May 11, 1820. Service:--New York militia. Pension began May 11, 1820. Annual allowance $48.00. Sums received $639.20. Inscribed under Act of Apr. 24, 1816. Remarks:--Transferred from N.Y. Note:--"Among those who located land in 1823, in what is now (1874) known as Moscow was, Thomas Watts." See Hillsdale Co., 1829-1836 by F. M. Holloway in Mich. Hist. Colls., I, 172. Oct. 8, 1825 land entry:--Section 26, 27, Oakland Co. Mich. Hist. Colls., II, 449. N.Y. in the Revolution, pp. 96, 124, gives this name among the soldiers whose service had not been identified; again with the names of the 13th regiment, Albany Co. militia, under Col. John McCrea.
Leonard Witting Witting, Leonard, corporal. Placed on Pension Roll, June 18, 1818. Service:--19th U. S. infantry. Pension began Oct. 19, 1814. Annual allowance $96.00. Sums received $586.?? Inscribed under Acts of military establishment.
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