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Pension Application for Patrick Campbell

R1639
State of New York
Oneida County SS
            On this 9th day of September 1844 before the Court of Common Pleas held in the said County, being a court of record by statute, personally appeared Adam P. Campbell, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath make the following declaration, in order to obtain the provisions of the act of June 7th 1832—That he is the son of Patrick Campbell who was a Revolutionary officer and served according to the best of his information and belief as follows.
            That he commenced early in the Revolutionary War as a Colonel [Deponent is listed as a Lieutenant] and served under General Peter Bellinger [Peter Bellinger was a Colonel] who resided at German Flatts in the County of Herkimer, and that his services were there only on the Mohawk River in the State of New York.  That he was in an engagement which took place between The American Forces and the Indians in 1780 at or near German Flatts in the County of Herkimer and State of New York, and this deponent verily believes that his whole period of services exceed the time of three years.
            And this deponent further says that the said Patrick Campbell died on the 10th day of July 1818 and left a widow Catherine Campbell who died in [?] 1824 and that the following children only survive her, each and all of whom are of the age of 21 years and upwards.  Adam P. Campbell, Mary Harter and Catherine Rant, that his deponent refers to the annexed affidavits and family records, showing the marriage of the said Patrick Campbell and Catherine Staring? which took place previous to the year 1773—and this deponent makes this application on behalf of the children surviving the said Patrick Campbell and his wife & the deponent further states that the annexed record is a true family record of the late Patrick Campbell.  (Signed) Adam P. Campbell.
            Subscribed and sworn in open court the day and year above written.  Peter Lawyer CLK.
October the 9, 1773
Eve Campbell was born the fourth day of October in the year of our lord 1773
December the 5th 1775
May the 12 1778
James Campbell was born the twelfth day of May 1778
October the 4, 1780
Hanah Campbell was born the fourth day of October 1780
January the 8, 1782
Caterine Campbell was born the eighth January the 8 1805 [sic]
Day of January 1789  21 years old
August the 7, 1785
Chresdena was born the seventh of August 1785
November the 16 1787
Mary Campbell was born the Sixteenth of November 1787
November 17, 1787
June the 1790 Patrick Campbell was born the first of June 1790

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