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John McMannis Revolutionary War Pension

17574 Invalid, John McMANNIS, Pvt. Rev. War. 7th June 1832. Volume 1, Page 249. Transcribed on the Roll of Indiana at the rate of $20 Dollars per annum commencing 4th March 1831.

  • State of Indiana County of Pike. On the 13th day of November 1832 personally appeared in open Court before the Probate Court of Pike County now sitting John McMANNIS a resident in the County of Pike and State of Indiana aged Seventy two years who first being duly sworn according to Law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress passed June 7th 1832. That he entered the service of the United States under the following named officers and served as herein stated, That he entered the service in March 1778 with Capt. Leonard HELMES for the Term of six months his Col. was George Rodgers CLARK and he entered the service at Wheeling, Virginia. his majors name was RODGERS - he resided at Wheeling when he entered the service he went with the troops from Wheeling to the falls of Ohio in Batteaux where we built a fort on the island and remained during the whole of his term part of CLARK's troops came through by land and joined us at the falls - he was discharged in September by discharges written by Capt. HELMES which discharge he has not - the discharges were written in Illinois and dated in August but not received by him untill September . . . he was born in the year 1760 in Chester County Pennsylvania he has no record of his age - he lived at Wheeling when called into service he has lived in Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana where he now resides ever since - he entered the service as a volunteer - he is known to Elias OSBORN and David MILEY Esqrs. John McMANNIS.
        Sworn to and subscribed the day and year aforesaid.
        We David MILEY and Elias OSBORN residing in Pike County hereby certify that we are well acquainted with John McMANNIS who has subscribed and sworn to the above declaration that we believe him to be Seventy two years old that he is reported and believed . . . to have been a soldier of the revolution and that we concur in that opinion. Elias OSBORN, David MILEY. Dated 13th day of November 1832.


Indianapolis November 6 1843. Hon. J. D. EDWARDS.
    Mr. John McMANNIS a Revolutionary pensioner recently died in Boone County in this State before his death a short time he lost his Certificate. His son John McMANIS who is heir of the estate wishes to make proof of that fact to enable him to draw the balance due to his deceased father. Please forward to him at Royalton, Boone County, Indiana the necessary instructions.
    I am very Respectfully yours, Wm. J. BROWN.


Treasury Department, Second Comptroller's Office May 18th 1844.
    Under the act of the 6th of April 1838, entitled "An Act directing the transfer of money remaining unclaimed by certain Pensioners and authorizing the payment of the same at the Treasury of the United States," and the third section of the Act of August 23, 1842, extending the time within which pensioners may receive their pensions from the pension agents, one of Four children of John McMANUS, decd. a Pensioner on the Roll of the Indiana Agency, at the rate of Twenty Dollars per annum, under the law of the 7th June 1832, has been paid at this Department, from the 4th of March 1841, to the 31st Dec 1842.


John Rev War
John McManis KY
John b. 1785
John b. 1836
James b. 1826
Mary M. b. 1858
Charles b. 1762
Bernard b. 1846



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