Pension Applications – Graves County, Kentucky

Pension Applications – Graves County, Kentucky

William Cook

The said applicant served in the Revolutionary War as a private in the North Carolina militia. He had been placed on the Pension Roll January 1, 1833, and was 71 years of age on March 4, 1831. He was residing in Graves County, Kentucky, when he applied for a pension November 15, 1832, while he was 69 years old. He was born in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, October 15, 1763, and he enlisted in Green County, North Carolina, September 1, 1779. Prior to the war he had resided in Green County, South Carolina and Pittsylvania County, Virginia. After the war he had resided in Graves County, Kentucky. He moved to Kentucky in 1806 from Clermont County, South Carolina.

Daniel Fox

The above named soldier was residing in Graves County, Kentucky, when he applied for a pension June 3, 1833, while at the age of 70 years. He was born in Shenandoah County, Virginia, January 9, 1766. He had enlisted in Wilkes County, North Carolina, in 1780. Prior to the Revolutionary War he had resided in Shenandoah County, Virginia, and Wilkes County, North Carolina. Since the end of the war he had resided in Pope County, Illinois, as well as Hopkins County and Livingston County, Kentucky. He moved to Kentucky from Illinois. His children are Pleasant Fox and Nancy Reeves. Nancy was born June 16, 1793; she married Reuben Reeves who is now deceased. His widow, Elizabeth Fox, filed her claim for a widow’s pension in Graves County, Kentucky. They were married in Burke County, North Carolina, in 1787.

Joshua Gamblin

The above named soldier was residing in Graves County, Kentucky, when he applied for a pension October 16, 1832, when at the age of 70 years. He was born in Chatham County, North Carolina, March 22, 1762. He had enlisted in Chatham County in the fall of 1777. He had resided in Chatham County and Caswell County, North Carolina, prior to the Revolutionary War. After the war he had resided in Hopkins, McCracken and Graves counties in Kentucky. His widow, Mary Gamblin, filed her claim for a widow’s pension April 2, 1854, in Graves County, Kentucky. Before marriage she was Mary O’Brien. They were married in Hopkins County, Kentucky, December 13, 1817.

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