Morrison's Pensions


Ehle PENSION PAPERS, extracted from the Ehle Book
Peter, Peter N. & William Ehle

Copy of Pension Papers of Peter Ehle.
Corporal Captain Adam Lipe's Co.
Militia of Revolution War
Application for pension, Catherine Ehle State of New York
Madison County
On this 16th day of February, 1838 appeared before the subscriber a judge of the Court of Common Pleas in and for the county aforesaid Catherine Ehle a resident of the town of Sullivan in the county of Madison aforesaid aged eighty four years who being duly sworn according to law doth on her oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the provisions made by the act of congress passed the 4th day of July 1836 and the act explanatory of said act passed March 3rd 1837, that she was married to Peter Ehle of Canajoharie in the county of Tryon and State of New York and now County of Montgomery on the 14th day of April 1772. That soon after the commencement of the Revolution War Peter Ehle, her husband was called into the service of the county as a private soldier in a company of militia commanded by Capt. Adam Lipe of Fort Plain in said county, that the said county of Tryon was at that time a border county and that during the said war of the Revolution were continually harassed by the British and Indians and the county had almost continually to be guarded against their depredations; that her said husband was frequently engaged in the services of the Revolutionary war such as assisting in guarding of the forts and fighting the common enemy from the commencement to the close of the same, that she submitted that be was engaged in Oriskany Battle and also In the Turlach (Sharon) Battle; that owing to the lapse of time, her advanced age, and her infirmities that she cannot recall the length of time that her said husband was in actual service whether it would amount to one year or two years or more or not so much; that her said husband did not apply having a comfortable subsistence without. She cannot recollect the names of the officers except the aforesaid Capt. Lipe under whom he served; that at some time when he went into the service he was drafted and at other times went as a volunteer; that she had no documentary evidence of his services in support of her except the affidavits or depositions herewith furnished. She further declares that she was married to said Peter Ehle on the fourteenth day of April, seventeen hundred and seventy two. That her husband the aforesaid Peter Ehle died on the 25th day of January, 1829 and she has remained a widow ever since that period as will more fully appear hereto annexed, that about 34 or 35 years ago she removed with her said husband to Madison county aforesaid where my said husband died.
Sworn to and subscribed on the day and year just above written before me.
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Barak Beckwith a Judge of Madison County Court.

Affidavit of John C. Young.
John C. Young a resident of the town of Sullivan in the county of Madison and state of New York being sworn in due form of law before me Barak Beckwith a judge of the county court in and for the county aforesaid deposeth and saith that he this deponent is seventy five years of age; that he was born in the town of Canajoharie in the County of Montgomery and State of New York (at that time county of Tryon) that he was acquainted with Peter Ehle, husband of the aforesaid Catherin Ehle, that the deponents wife Maria Elizabeth Young is the eldest daughter of the aforesaid Peter Ehle and Catherin Ehle whose declaration in order to obtain a pension is hereto annexed, that this said wife Maria Elizabeth is sixty five years of age, that she was born on the 5th day of February, 1773, that the deponent was married to his said wife Maria Elizabeth in the town of Canajoharie aforesaid and has no doubt that the statement of the aforesaid Catherin Ehle is true and that she was married to the said Peter Ehle at the time stated in the aforesaid declaration as the deponent has now in his possession the old family German Bible in which the marriage stands recorded and must from the antiquity of its appearance have been recorded many years ago, the ages of the several children of the said Peter and Catherin Ehle are also recorded in said Bible, which said record if true and this deponent has no doubt that they are show clearly that they were rnarried at the time stated in her said declaration and this deponent further saith that the said Peter Ehle aforesaid died on the 25th day of January 1829.
John C. Young.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 16th day of February 1839.
Barak Beckwith, Judge.
Certifications of Barak Beckwith, Judge and A. Donaldson, Jr., County Clerk follow.

Affidavit of Nicholas Dunckel
State of New York, Montgomery County
Nicholas Dunckel of the Town of Canajoharie in said county being duly sworn in due form of law before me H. Cook one of the Justices of Peace of said county aforesaid and state aforesaid. Deposeth and says that he has been personally acquainted with Peter Ehle who has been a resident of Tryon County during the Revolutionary War and the said Peter Ehle continued to reside in said county of Tryon some twenty years after the Revolutionary war when the said Peter Ehle removed to the County of Madison in the State of New York, and that the said Peter Ehle died some nine years ago as this deponent is informed and this deponent further says that the said Peter Ehle was to his knowledge on duty during the Revolutionary War as a private soldier under the command of Capt. Adam Lipe of Fort Plain who had the command of a company of militia, and deponent says that the said Peter was frequently engaged in the services of the Revolutionary War such as assisting in guarding the forts and fighting the enemy from the commencement of the Revolutionary War until the close thereof, as to the precise time of his the said Peter Ehle served, he is unable to say but deponent has frequently seen said Peter Ehle engaged in the duties of defending our country and deponent says he was with the said Peter Ehle when the said Peter Ehle was engaged in fighting the enemy at Oriskany battle and has frequently seen the said Peter Ehle on duty, such as being out in scouting tours, has frequently seen said Peter Ehle march from place to place with said company commanded by Captain Adam Lipe, when said Company was engaged in defending our country against the enemy. Deponent further says that the said Peter Ehle was married before the Revolutionary war to Katherine Nellis with whom the deponent was personally acquainted and the said Peter Ehle and Katherine his wife resided in the neighborhood where deponent resided until said Peter and wife removed to Madison county.
Nicholas Dunckel.
Subscribed and sworn February 28 1838 before me.
H. Cook Justice of Peace.

Affidavit by George Dunckel
State of New York
Montgomery County
George Dunckel a residcnt of the State and County aforesaid and town of Canajoharie being sworn in due form of law before me H. Cook Justice of Peace of the County aforesaid Deposeth and says that he was personally acquainted with Peter Ehle who resided in the same neighborhood with this deponent until some time after the Revolutionary War when the said Peter Ehle removed to the county of Madison and deponent says that the said Peter Ehle died some nine years ago as he is informed and believes. Deponent says that the said Peter Ehle at the commencement of the Revolutionary War resided in the County of Montgomery, then called Tryon and deponent says that the said Peter Ehle during the Revolutionary War from the commencement of said war until the close thereof was frequently on duty In a company of militia commanded by Capt. Adam Lipe in guarding the forts and frontier against the common enemy of our country frequently engaged in scouting tours and has frequently seen said Peter Ehle march in said company from one part of the country to another to guard against the Common enemy of our country; the Precise time that the said Peter Ehle did actual service the deponent cannot state but should say from what the deponent has seen of his the, said Peter Ehle actual service in defending against the common enemy would amount at least to two years actual services, which the said Peter Ehle rendered in defense of our country during the Revolutionary war, Deponent further saith that as commonly understood in the neighborhood where deponent and said Peter Ehle resided he the said Peter was married which was before the commencement of the Revolutionary War and that lived with a woman in deponent's neighborhood in the manner that husband and wife do live together and they said Peter Ehle and said woman who lived with him had several children before the Revolutionary War.
George x Dunckel.
Subscribed and sworn Feb. 9th, 1838 before me H. Cook Justice of the Peace in and for the County of Montgomery.

Affidavit of John Yordon
State of New York
County of Montgomery
John Yordon being duly sworn In due form before me H. Cook a Justice of the Peace of said county deposeth and saith that the statement made by George DunckeI in the written affidavit is correct and agrees with what the deponent recollects of the services rendered by the said Peter Ehle during the Revolutionary War in every particular and has seen the said Peter Ehle engaged In the battle of Johnstown and has seen the said Peter Eble on march with the company commanded by Captain Adam Lipe when on the march to Turlach (Sharon) battle.
John x Yordon.
Subscribed and sworn Feb. 9 1838 before me H. Cook Justice of Peace.
Affidavits of H. Cook Justice of Peace and A. J. Comrie County Clerk follow:

Leaf from Ehle Bible translated from German:
In the year 1772 April 4 Peter Ehle was married with Cadrina Nellis.
February 5 1773 my daughter Mareton was born.
Sept. 25th 1774 my son Johannes was born.
May 3 1777 was my daughter Anna born.
June 25 was my son Johan Pieter born.
April 8th 1781 was my daughter Cadrina born.
April 9 1785 was my daughter Lisabed born
April 13 1787 was my John Hendrick born.
January 20th 1787 was my son Johan George born.
In the year 1746 Dec. 23rd was 1. Peter J. Ehle born.
In the year 1799 January 18 is my grandson Piter born.

Granted
Catherine Ehle
Widow of Peter Ehle Deceased who, lived 25 January 1829 of Madison County State of New York who was a Corporal in the Company Commanded by Capt. Adam Lipe. Inscribed on the roll of Albany at the rate of 22 dollars to commence on the 4th day March 1837.

Revolutionary Claim Act Jun 4 1836
Copy of Pension Papers of William Ehle, Soldier of the Revolution

Application
County of Madison
On the 28th day of April, 1818 before me the subscriber one of the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas in and for the county and state aforesaid personally appeared William Ehle aged 70 years resident in the Town of Sullivan in the county and state aforesaid, who being by me first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the pension of the late act of Congress entitled an act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States in the Revolutionary war, that he the said William Ehle enlisted a short time before the battle of Oriskany in Canajoharie In the State of New York in Ahe Company commanded by Capt. Garret Lansing of the New York line in Col. Van Schaick's Regiment and that he continued to serve as a private in said corps or In the service of the United States eighteen months when he was discharged in Johnstown in the state of New York. The particulars of his discharge he does not remember; that he was in the battle of Oriskany and In the battle of Johnstown; and that he is in reduced circumstances and stands in need of the assistance of his country for support; and that he has no other evidence now in his possession of his said services.
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Sworn to and declared before me the day and year aforesaid.
John Stocking Judge
Certification by Judge Stocking J. M. M. Hurabik follows.

Affidavit of Albert Van DerWarkin State of New York
Onondaga County
Albert Van DerWerkin of the town of Salina in said county being duly sworn saith that he is personally knowing to the fact that William Ehle did enlist in the month of February in the year IT76 In Capt, McKeans company in Col. Wynkoop's Regiment in the New York line, and did serve in the same until the first of January in the year 1777 when he was discharged at Johnstown in the State of New York, that this deponent was a Lieutenant in said company all that time and well recollects the facts before me.
Albert Van DerWerkin.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 8th day January 1819 before me. Joshua Forman, Judge

Affidavit of Israel Wilson
State of New York
Montgomery County
Israel Wilson of Canajoharie in said county being duly sworn saith that he is personally knowing to the fact that William Ehle was serving in Capt. McKeans company in Colonel Wynkoops regiment some time in the month of May 1776 as a private, and that he the deponent served with him in said regiment and he the deponent was dismissed from said regiment some time in the month of January, 1777 and left him the said William Ehle still serving when he the deponent left the regiment. All of the time above stated the said William Ehle served In said regiment and further the deponent saith not.
Israel Wilson.
Subscribed and sworn to before me the 7th day of July, 1819.
Seth Wetmore
One of the judges of the Court of Common Pleas in and for said county.
Certification by Seth Wetmore Judge follows:

Affidavit of William Ehle
State of New York
Montgomery County
William Ehle being duly sworn saith that in addition to the services which he the deponent performed in the Revolutionary war between the United States and Great Britain, as stated in the affidavit of this deponent hereto annexed, he this deponent did enlist In the month of February 1776 into Captain McKeans company in Colonel Wynkoop's Regiment In the New York line and served in the same against the common enemy until about the first of January 1777 as stated in the affidavit of Albert Van Der Werke, also hereto annexed, and that the said Albert Van Der Werke was a Lieutenant in said company and this deponent further saith that he was discharged from the service in said Capt. McKean's company at Johnstown in the State of New York and that he received a discharge from said service in writing, which he has since lost and this deponent further saith that he is still in poor and reduced circumstances in life and needs the assistance of his country for support.
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Subscribed and sworn the 9th day of August 1819 before me Peter C. Fox one of the judges of the Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County.

Affidavits of John W. Ehle and Peter W. Ehle to the Indigent circumstances of William Ehle follow: Also similar affidavit by William Ehle, June 16th, 1820 as to his property and family.
Pension Awarded

William Ehle of Madison in the State of New York who was a private in the Regiment commanded by Colonel Wyncoop of the New York line for the term of 11 months. Inscribed on the roll of New York at the rate of 8 dollars per month to commence on the 28th April 1818.

Copy of Pension Papers of Peter Ehle, Corporal Captain Adam Lipe's Co. Militia of Revolution War
Application for Pension Catherin Ehle
State of New York
Madison County
On the 16th day of February 1838 appeared before the subscriber a judge of the Court of Common Pleas in and for the county aforesaid Catherine Ehle a resident of the town of Sullivan in the county of Medison aforesaid aged eighty four years who being duly sworn according to law doth on her oath make the following declaration In order to obtain the benefit of the provisions made by the act of congress passed the 4th day of July 1936 and the act explanatory of said act passed March 3rd, 1937, that she was married to Peter Ehle of Canajoharie in the county of Tryon and State of New York and now county of Montgomery on the 14th day of April 1772. That soon after the commencement of the Revolution war Peter Ehle, her husband was called into the service of the country as a private soldier In a company of militia commanded by Capt. Adam Lips of Fort Plain in said county, that the said County of Tryon was at that time a border county and that during the said war of the Revolution were continually harrassed by the British and Indians and the county had almost continually to be guarded against their depredations; that her said husband was frequently engaged in the services of the Revolutionary war such as assisting in guarding of the forts and fighting the common enemy from the commencement to the close of the same, that she submitted that he was engaged in Oriskany Battle and also in the Turlach (Sharon) Battle, that owing to the lapse of time, her advanced age, and her infirmities that she cannot recollect the length of time that her said husband was in actual service whether it would amount to one year or two years or more or not so much; that her said husband did not apply having a comfortable subsistence without. She cannot recollect the names of the officers except the aforesaid Capt. Lipe under whom he served; that at some time when he went into the service he was drafted and at other times went as a volunteer; that she had no documentary evidence of his services in support of her except the affidavits or depositions herewith forwarded. She further declares that she was married to the said Peter Ehle on the fourteenth day of April seventeen hundred and seventy two. That her husband the aforesaid Peter Ehle died on the 25th day of January 1829 and she has remained a widow ever since that period as will more fully appear heretoannexed, that about 34 or 35 years ago she removed with her said husband to Madison county aforesaid where my said husband died.
Sworn to and subscribed an the day and year just above written before me.
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Barak Beckwith a Judge of Madison County Court.

Affidavit of John C. Young
John C. Young a resident of the town of Sullivan in the county of Madison and State of New York being sworn in due form of law before me Barak Beckwith a judge of the county court in and for the county aforesaid deposeth and saith that he this deponent is seventy five years of age, that he was born In the town of Canajoharie in the county of Montgomery and state of New York (at that time county of Tryon), that he was acquainted with Peter Ehle, husband of the aforesaid Catherin Ehle, that the deponent's wife aforesaid Catherin Ehle, that the deponent's wife Maria Elizabeth Young is the eldest daughter of the aforesaid Peter Ehle and Catherin Ehle whose declaration in order to obtain a pension is hereto annexed, that this said wife Maria Elizabeth is sixty five years of age that she was born on the 5th day of February 1772, that the deponent was married to his said wife Maria Elizabeth in the Town of Canajoharie aforesaid and has no doubt that the statement of the aforesaid Catherin Ehle is true and that she was married to the said Peter Ehle at the time stated in the aforesaid declaration as the deponent has now in his possession the old family German Bible In which the marriage stands recorded and must from the antiquity of its appearance have been recorded many years ago, the ages of the several children of the said Peter and Catherin Ehle are also recorded in said Bible, which said record if true and this deponent has no doubt that they are show clearly that they were married at the time stated in her said declaration and this deponent further saith that the said Peter Ehle aforesaid died on the 25th day of January 1829.
John C. Young.
Subscribed and sworn before me this 16th day of February 1839.
Barak Beckwith. Judge.
Certifications of Barak Beckwith Judge and A. Donaldson Jr., County Clerk follow:

Affidavit of Nicholas Dunckel
State of New York, Montgomery County
Nicholas Dunckel of the Town of Canajoharie in said county being duly sworn in due form of law before me H. Cook one of the Justice of Peace of said county aforesaid and state aforesaid. Deposeth and says that he has been personally acquainted with Peter Ehle who has been a resident of Tryon County during the Revolutionary war and the said Peter Ehle continued to reside in said county of Tryon some twenty years after the Revolutionary war when the said Peter Ehle removed to the County of Madison in the State of New York, and that the said Peter Ehle died some nine years ago as this deponent is informed and this deponent further says that the said Peter EhIe was to his knowledge on duty during the Revolutionary war as a private soldier under the command of Capt. Adam Lipe of Fort Plain who had the command of a company of militia and deponent says that the said Peter was frequently engaged in the services of the Revolutionary War such as assisting in guarding the forts and fighting the enemy from the commencement of the Revolutionary war until the close thereof, as to the precise time of his the said Peter Ehle served he is unable to say but deponent has frequently seen said Peter Ehle engaged in the duties of defending our country and deponent says he was with the said Peter Ehle when the said Peter Ehle was engaged In fighting the enemy at Oriskany Battle and has frequently seen the said Peter Ehle on duty such as being out in scouting tours, has frequently seen said Peter Ehle march from place to place with said company commanded by Captain Adam Lipe when said company was engaged in defending our country against the enemy. Deponent further says that the said Peter Ehle was married before the Revolutionary war to Katherine Nellis with whom the deponent was personally acquainted and the said Peter Ehle and Katherine his wife resided In the neighborhood where deponent resided until said Peter and wife removed to Madison county.
Nicholas Dunckel.
Subscribed and sworn Feb. 9, 1838 before me.
H. Cook Justice of Peace.

Affidavit by George Dunckel
State of New York, Montgomery County
George Dunckel a resident of the state and county aforesaid and town of Canajoharie being sworn in due form of law before me H. Cook Justice of Peace of the County aforesaid Deposeth and says that he was personally acquainted with Peter Ehle who resided in the same neighborhood with this deponent until some time after the Revolutionary war when the said Peter Ehle removed to the county of Madison and deponent says that the said Peter Ehle died some nine years ago as he is informed and believes. Deponent says that the said Peter Ehle at the commencement of the Revolutionary war resided in the County of Montgomery, then called Tryon and deponent says that the said Peter Ehle during the Revolutionary war from the commencement of said war until the close thereof was frequently on duty in a company of militia commanded by Capt Adam Lipe In guarding the forts and frontier against the common enemy of our country frequently engaged in scouting tours and has frequently seen said Peter Ehle march in said company from one part of the county to another to guard against the common enemy of our country; the precise time that the said Peter Ehle did actual service the deponent cannot state but should say from what the deponent has seen of his the said Peter Ehle actual service in defending against the common enemy would amount at least to two vears actual services, which the said Peter Ehle rendered in defense of our country during the Revolutionary war. Deponent further saith that as commonly understood in the neighborhood where deponent and said Peter Ehle resided he the said Peter was married which was before the commencement of the Revolutionary war and that lived with a woman in deponent's neighborhood in the manner that husband and wife do live together and they said Peter Ehle and said woman who lived with him had several children before the Revolutionary war.
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Subscribed and sworn Feb. 9th, 1838 before me H. Cook Justice of the Peace in and for the County of Montgomery.

Affidavit of John Yordon
State of New York County of Montgomery
John Yordon being duly sworn in due form before me H. Cook a Justice of the Peace of said county deposeth and saith that the statement made by George Dunckel In the written affidavit is correct and agrees with what the deponent recollects of the services rendered by the said Peter Ehle during the Revolutionary war In every particular and has seen the said Peter Ehle engaged in the battle of Johnstown and has seen the said Peter Ehle on march with the company commanded by Captain Adam Lipe when on the march, to Turlach (Sharon) Battle.
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Subscribed and sworn Feby. 9. 1838 before H. Cook Justice of Peace.
Affidavits of H. Cook Justice of Peace and A. J. Comrie County Clerk follow:

Leaf from Ehle Bible, Translated from German
In the year 1772 April 4 Peter Ehle was married with Cadrina Nellis.
February 5 1773 my daughter Mariton was born.
Sept. 25th 1774 my son Johannes was born.
May 3 1777 was my daughter Anna born.
June 25 was my son Johan Pieter born.
April 8th, 1781 was my daughter Cadrina born.
April 9 1785 was my daughter Lisabed born.
April 3 1787 was my Johan Hendrich born.
January 20th 1787 was my son Johan George born.
In the year 1746 Dec. Wrd was Peter J. Ehle born.
In the year 1799 January 18 Is my grandson Piter born.

Granted
Catherine Ehle

Widow of Peter Ehle Deceased who died 25 January 1829 of Madison County State of New York who was a corporal in the Company commanded by Capt. Adam Lipe. Inscribed on the roll of Albany at the rate of 22 dollars to commence on the 4th day March 1837. Revolutionary Claim Act Jun. 4 1836.

Copy of Pension Papers of Captain Peter H. Ehle, Soldier of the Revolution
Application
State of Now York
Herkimer County
On the 1st day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-three personally appeared in open court, being a Court of Record for the County of Herkimer Peter H. Ehle a now resident of the County of Herkimer but formerly of Madison in the state aforesaid aged sixty nine years, who being first duly sworn according to the law doth on his oath make the following declaration In order to obtain the provision made by the Acts of Congress of the 18th of March 1818, the first day of May 1820, and the first of March 1823 that he the said Peter H. Ehle was authorized and commissioned as a captain the 6th day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine to take the command and charge of a regiment on the Continental establishment that soon thereafter he was ordered to march his company to Fort Herkimer by Morgan Lewis and Colonel Van Schalck and there to equip themselves and join the said Van Schalck's regiment (that he did accordingly join his regiment). That some time In the month of March or April the regiment including his company was ordered to Brewington Island in the Oneida Lake to suppress the Onondaga Indians and his company was ordered by Colonel Van Schaick to be stationed on the said Island to take charge of the boats and military stores, etc., and after the Indians were subdued and had all dispersed that In two or three weeks thereafter the regiment returned to Herkimer and from there to Schenectady that he did field and garrison duty while on that campaign as captain and that some time in the summer following he was ordered by Colonel Van Schaick to march his company which orders (was said) proceeded from Gen'l. J. Clinton and ordered to stay there until the first of January following to guard the garrison; that he commanded his company and served as a captain for the United States under the command of United States officers for one whole year from the time he took the commission as aforesaid; and that his company was clothed and paid by the United States and was honourably discharged after he had served a year and this deponent further saith that he made a declaration before John Stocking Esq., one of the Judges of the County of Madison on the 12th or 14th day of April 1818 on oath stating all the facts relative to his being commissioned as captain and living as such in the said Colonel Van Schaick's regiment and the length of time he served therein, in order to obtain a pension under the act of Congress passed the 18th day of March 1818, entitled "The Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States in the Revolutionary War." That he sent the same to Washington with his commission, muster rolls, etc., which declaration, together with an endorsement on the back of said declaration from the secretary at war that this deponent "must procure testimony that he had actually served the time stated in the declaration mentioned." That this deponent further states that he made diligent enquiry after some one of his soldiers that served under him, in order to obtain their testimony which was not until the fall of 1822 that he could find any of them as they were dispersed all over the country, especially those that were living; that on the 9th day of October 1822 he found a man by the name of Henry Shaver, formerly belonging to his company which he knew, who testified that he served under him the deponent for the year as stated by him this deponent in his first declaration; that on this deponent returning home be lost his pocket book, declaration and commission and all his effects and papers, save the deposition of Henry Shaver which affidavit I herewith transmit with my subsequent declaration, and I do solemnly swear that I was a resident citizen of the United States on the 18th day of March 1818 and have not since that time by gift, We or in any manner, disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress entitled, "An act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States in the Revolutionary war, passed on the 18th of March 1819 and that I have not nor has any person in trust for me any property or securities, contracts, or Debts due to me; nor have I any income other that what is contained in the schedule here annexed and by me subscribed.

List with certification of Henry Brown Judge of Herkimer County and Jabez Fox clerk of the Court follow:

Affidavit of John G. Helmer
Herkimer Co.
John G. Helmer being duly sworn doth depose and say that he is well acquainted with Peter H. Eble that on or about the 6th day of Jan. one thousand seven hundred and seventy nine, he knew that he took command as captain of a company belonging to Col. Van Schaick's regiment of the Continental establishment, that he was under that establishment and lived as such captain for the space of one whole year, that he was ordered and commanded by Col. Van Schaick while on an expedition against the Onondaga Indians; that the said Ehle's company drew their clothing and rations the same and from the same stores that the rest of the said Col. Van Schaick's regiment did and that he has understood that the said Ehle is very poor and stands in need of help from his country, and that he Is a man of truth and veracity.
Dated 1st September 1823.
JOHN G. HELMER.
Sworn before me the 1st day of September 1823. Henry Brown. First Judge of Herk. Common Pleas

Affidavit of Henry Shaver
Herkimer County
State of New York
Came before me Henry shaver of the town of Danube, county and state aforesaid and made oath to the following declaration. I the said Henry do positively declare that Peter H. Ehle was a company officer as captain in the year 1779 and served as such the same year in the regular troops of the United States of America against the common enemy in the regiment commanded by Col. Van Schaick and that I was a private soldier under him during the aforesaid terms and know him to have actively served as stated in the open declaration.
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9th day October 1822
Rufus Crain
Judge Herkimer County.

Affidavit Peter H. Ehle
Herkimer County
Peter H. Ehle, being duly sworn. says that he was commissioned a captain on the sixth day of January In the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy nine and raised a company to serve the United States. Between that time and the first day of April next following and on or about the first day of April aforesaid that he and his men wetre mustered by a Mr. Richard Lush of Albany at the city of Schenectady and ordered to Fort Herkimer to receive their equipment from the United States, that he marched his men to Fort Herkimer and then equipped themselves and joined Colonel Van Schaick's regiment and served under him during the expedition against the Onondaga Indians and from thence to Schenectady and from thence to Saratoga, where he and his men were equipt anew and remained as captain in the service of the United States from the sixth of January in the year 1779 to the first day of January 1780, and during which time he and his men were clothed, equipped and paid by the United States, and that he was commissioned as captain for the one year men to serve the United States, but that he has lost his commission, muster roll and all papers which were vouchers of his service, that he made out his papers and sent them to the War Department and they there remain for the express purpose of obtaining a pension from the United States, and that he has received information from the Secretary of the United States that it would be necessary that he should procure a certificate from the secretary of the State of New York, that he was satisfied that the said Ehle was captain "As there were no men raised for one year in the State of New York on the Continental establishment as he believed," and the deponent states further that he was honorably discharged at Saratoga after serving out his time and further says not except that his service was in the Continental establishment.
Peter H. Ehle.
sworn and subscribed this sixteen day of August 1824.
Attest by Thomas Hall, Justice.

Affidavit John G. Helmer
Herkimer Co.
John G. Helmer being duly sworn saith that he was in the same expedition that Ii mentioned in Peter H. Ehle's affidavit, that he belonged to Van Schalck's regiment the same time that he alludes to, and that he was then and is now well acquainted with the said Peter H. Ehle and knows that he was a captain and served as such under Col. Van Schaick the time mentioned in his affidavit, which was about one year, which ended about the first of January 1780, and knows that he was discharged at Saratoga and was equipped, clothed and paid by the United States and on the Continental establishment.
John C. Helmer.
Sworn to and subscribed this 11 day of August 1824. Thomas Hall Justice of Peace.

Affidavit of Henry Shaver
Herkimer Co.
Henry Shaver being duly sworn says that he enlisted under Capt. Peter H. Ehle some time in January 1779, that some time about the first of April thereafter that he and the rest of the company were mustered at the City of Schenectady and ordered to Fort Herkimer, where the company was clothed and equipped; that Capt. Ehle was ordered to join Colonel Van Schaick's regiment and after joining the regiment they marched against the Onondaga Indians; and that Capt. Ehle did field and garrison duty during the whole year as captain under Col. Van Schaick, and was discharged at Saratoga on or about the first of January 1780, and that he served under him as a private the whole time; that the company was raised for one year and that they were clothed and payed by the United States and on the Continental establishment.
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Sworn before Thomas Hall Justice of Peace. Attest by Jabez Fox, Clerk.

Affidavit by George Dunckel
Montgomery Co.
George Dunckel being duly sworn says that in the winter or spring of the Year seventeen hundred seventy nine he enlisted under Capt. Ehle to do service in the United States army at scouting and standing guard as the circumstances of the case should require, that some time in the spring of seventeen hundred and seventy nine with twenty able bodied men of which this deponent is one, here inspected by Richard Lush who was there to inspect the men belonging to the United States service; and immediately after the men were inspected they started and took boats with ammunition and provision and went up the Mohawk River to Fort Herkimer and was then armed and equipped and proceeded immediately on to Fort Stanwix and from Fort Stanwix to Stony Creek and down Stony Creek to Wood Creek and down Wood Creek into the Oneida Lake and up the Lake to the outlet at Brewington Island and then Captain Ehle with his twenty men and Captain Leffler and Captain Gray with about fifty soldiers were then left to guard the boats they came up the lake with, while Colonel Willett and Colonel Van Schaick went with a body of men to Onondaga Holler to subdue the Indians; and that in about three or four days Colonel Willett and Colonel Van Schaick returned; and then they returned to Fort Stanwix, where Colonel Willet staid with a body of men and Captain Ehle, Captain Leffler and Captain Gray all returned with the boats to Schenectady and immediately made two more trips from Schenectady to Fort Stanwix, And on the return to Schenectady went to Saratoga and then a part of the men engaged in making brick and sawing timber and part of the time all the men engaged in boating from Saratoga to Fort Miller and Fort Edward, at which business they continued until the first day of January, seventeen hundred and eighty when the years time was up. and Captain Ehle and his men were all discharged; and this deponent further says that while the men were at Saratoga Colonel Yates acted as quartermaster that he is seventy seven years of age and that he does not know of any men who were in the service of the United States at that time that are living, except Captain Peter H. Ehle, who makes this application; and this deponent further says that he has lived-in the Town of Canajoharie and County of Montgomery and State of
New York since it has been a town of Canajoharie and County of Montgomery; and where he now lives sixty nine years when he enlisted under Captain Ehle and that he has known Captain Ehle ever since he was a boy and that he Is possessed of a good moral character.
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Subscribed and sworn to the 7th day of June 1833. David Spraker a judge of Montgomery county.
Attest by David Spraker as to Geo. Dunckel.

Affidavit of Anthony Ehle
State of New York, Montgomery County
Anthony Ehle of the town of Canajoharie in the County and state aforesaid being duly sworn says that he will be 71 years of age on the 12th day of November next, that Peter H. Ehle, the applicant for a pension, Is his brother and that the said Peter H. Ehle, the applicant did in the year 1779 and during the Revolutionary War raise a company of men to serve the United States in said war; that the said Peter H. Ehle was then reputed to have received a captain's commission in said service and that this deponent has no doubt of that fact; that the deponent saw the said Peter H. Ehle and his company of men sonie time in the spring of the year 1779 leave the town of Canajoharie for the purpose of entering into the service of the United States and that the said Peter H. Ehle returned home about the 1st of January, 1780 when the years' service for which he engaged ended, nor has the deponent any doubt but that the said Peter H. Ehle served the United States during the said Revolution one year in the capacity of Captain as aforesaid.
ANTHONY EHLE
I Subscribed and sworn this 5th day October 1833.
David Spraker
Judge Montgomery County Courts

Affidavit Peter H. Ehle
State of New York
County of Madison
On the 9th day of October In the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred, thirty four personally appeared in open court of common pleas of the aforesaid county of Madison Peter H. Ehle a resident of the Town of Eaton in the said county of Madison and State of New York, aged eighty years on the twentieth day of March last past, who being duly sworn according to law do on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefits of the provisions made by the Act of Congress passed June 7th 1832; that on the sixth day of January in the year of our Lord 1779 at Canajoharie in the County of Montgomery, then the County of Albany and State of New York he received a commission from Col. Morgan Lewis and Quartermaster General Henry Glen as a captain, which commission was accompanied by enlisting orders to raise a company of men to serve one year In the Revolutionary war, wherever by command of superior officers they should be placed, which commission expressed that he and his men should be regulated in every respect by the rules and articles of war; that immediately after he received the said commission he commenced enlisting men under the said commission and orders, and so continuing till some time in the month of April following, when he was ordered with his men to Schenectady to be inspected; that he reported immediately to Schenectady and they were mustered and inspected by Richard Lush. The number of his men thus inspected were about twenty. Immediately after this inspection they were furnished with ammunition and provisions and ordered to go to Fort Stanwix to go Into Col. Van Schaiclk's expedition against the Onondaga Indians. They took boats at Schenectady and this deponent with his men went Immediately to Fort Herkimer. Col. Van Schaick's detachment went up the river with them to Fort Herkimer. This detachment was then under the command of Lieut. Col. Willet. At Fort Herkimer, which was then commanded by Col. Gansevoort, a box of French arms were opened, from which the declarant's men were armed and then proceeded immediately to Fort Stanwix where they were all put under the command of Col. Van Schalck. Under this command they were sent to Wood Creek and down Wood Creek Into the Oneida Lake and up the lake to Brewington's Island. This declarant and Capt. Lefler and Capt. Gray with the company of this declarant and other soldiers. about the number of ninety eight men were left to guard the boats with which they came up the lake, while Col. Van Schalck and Col. Willett went to Onondaga with the rest of the detachment against the Indians. When Col. Van Schaick and Col. Willett returned from Onondaga the detachment returned to Fort Stanwix and there left Col. Van Schaick and then with Lefler and Captain Gray went to Schenectady: That soon after they arrived at Schenectady this declarant and his men or some of them, made one or two trips to Fort Stanwix with ammunition and provisions and public stores. and then returned to Schenectady again. This declarant and men were then ordered to Saratoga to which they went immediately. This was about the last of June as near as can be recollected. At Saratoga were kept public slaves to supply Fort Miller, Fort Edward and Fort George and here declarmat and his men were obliged to do garrison duty and whenever they were clear at patrolling and standing guard and this declarant had to draw out working parties that were engaged in brick making and boating for the United States army and this continued in such service to the end of the year for which the men were enlisted and this declarant engaged and then Col. Yates who acted as Quartermaster Gen'l. did discharge them. Just before they were discharged this declarant by Col. Yates' order went to Albany and got money for said Col. Yates. who then paid them off. This was in continental money as it was then called. This declarant's pay was forty dollars per month with half a dollar lawful money for subsistence per day and other rations. And this declarant further states that he has lost his commission. He hereby relinquishes every claim whatsoever to a pension or annunity except the present and he declares that his name is not on the pension roll of any agency in any state and to the following interrogatories put to the declarant in open court he makes the following answers to wit:

Where and in what year were you born?
"At Canajoharie in Montgomery County on the 6th day of March, 1754."

Have you any record of your age and if so where is it?
"I have no record but suppose my father's record of my age is in the hands of my brother Jacob at Canajoharie."

Where were you living when called Into the service, where have you lived since the Revolutionary war and where do you now live?
"When I went Into the service I lived at Canajoharie and till about 34 years ago continuing to live there, at which time I moved Into Madison Co., now Town of Sullivan and now I live in, the Town of Eaton aforesaid."

How were you called Into service. Were you drafted, did you volunteer or were you a substitute and if a substitute for whom?
"I went Into the service under my commission above mentioned."

State the name of the regular officers who were with the troops where you served such continental and militia regiments as you can recollect and the general circumstances of your service?
Ans. "I have above stated the name of officers and regiments as near ascan remember."

Did you receive a commission and if so by whom was it signed and what became of It?
"I received a commission signed by Col. Morgan Lewis and Quartermaster Gen'l. H. Glen and have lost it."

State the names of persons to whom you are known in your present neighborhood and who can testify as to your character for veracity and their belief of your services as a soldier of the Revolution?
Ans. "Icabod Amiden of the town of Eaton, Sylvanus Leeber of Lenox, late a judge of the County Court of this county; Joseph Sanger and George Ehle of Sullivan."

PETER H. EHLE.
Sworn to and subscribed the day and year aforesaid.
A. S. Sloan, Clerk.

Pension Award Peter H. Eble

County of Madison State of New York Who was a captain of the Regiment commanded by Col. Lewis In the New York Line for 12 months. Inscribed on the rolls at Albany at the rate of 240 dollars per annum to commence on the 4th day of March 1831.

Copy of Pension Papers of Peter Dygert (Father of Elizabeth Ehle), Wife of Peter Ehle. Jr. Soldier of the Revolution

State of New York
Montgomery County
On the 19th day of Sept. In the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty two personally appeared in open court before the court of Common Pleas now sitting Peter Dygert, a resident of the town of Palatine in the county aforesaid formerly the county of Tryon, aged seventy three years coming in November next, who being first duly sworn according to the law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed January 7th, 1832.

That he entered the service of the United States under the following named officers and served as is hereinafter stated. That is to say, that he the said Peter did in the year 1777 duty under Capt. John Breadbeck as a private and went through the battle of Oriskany, and that in the years 1778 and 1779 he, in each of the said years, enlisted under Capt. Leffler as boatman on the North River for nine months In each year, during which time he served when not on water he did on land, and that he, also attended the battle of Johnstown under the command of Col. Willet as a private belonging to the detachment of Capt. John Zielly militiaman In the year 1781; and also he went as a militiaman to aid Col. Willet at the battle of Turlough (now called Sharon) In the county of Schoharie; and that he also went as a militiaman to defend Caugnawaga at the time that was burnt and pursued the enemy with Col. Willett to Johnstown; and that he also went to Fort Stanwix as a guard to the United States boats; and that he frequently stood guard at Stone Arabia fort; and also went to Herkimer at different times in the service of the United States as a militiaman; and that in conformity with the act of Congress passed the 27th day of May, 1775, he did arm himself in 1775 and from that time to the close of the Revolution kept himself armed and a sufficient supply of equipage until the conclusion of the Revolution; and that it is out of his power to recollect the number of days served at the different times mentioned, except specified above.

PETER TYGERT.
Sworn and subscribed this day and year aforesaid.
Geo. D. Ferguson, Clerk.
Affidavit Isaac S. Ketchum and Peter N. Kilts
We, Isaac S. Ketchum and Peter N. Kilts. of the same town, Town of Palatine County of Montgomery hereby certify that we are well acquainted with Peter Dygert who has subscribed and sworn to the above declaration, that we believe him to be at least seventy three years of age, that he is reputed and believed in the neighborhood where he resides to have been a soldier of the Revolution and that we concur in that opinion.
ISAAC S. KETCHUM
PETER N. KILTS
Sworn to and subscribed the day and year aforesaid.
Geo. D. Ferguson, Clerk.

Affidavit of Jacob Snell
State of New York Montgomery Co.
On the 13th day of Aug. 1833 personally appeared before me a Justice of the Peace of the Town of Palatine county and state aforesaid Jacob Snell of the same town county and state aforesaid who being duly sworn deposeth and saith that he has been personally acquainted with Peter Dygert a resident of the Town of Palatine previous to the Revolutionary War at the commencement and during the same and ever since the Revolution knowing that the aforesaid Peter Dygert, a claimant for a pension has rendered essential services to the United States during the whole war; that deponent verily believes that claimant enrolled in fall 1775 and that the applicant has done and performed much service and Capt. Breadbeg, Col. Klock's Regt. in the then County of Tryon In the year 1776; the deponent further saith that he has not the least doubt on his mind but that the claimant has been in that ever memorable battle under Gen'l. Herkimer at Oriskany against the greatest part of Gen'l. St. Leger's army from Canada 6th day of August 1777:--deponent further saith although himself in battle, but doth not particularly recollect seeing the applicant but is well assured that the applicant was engaged In battle, generally called Col. Brown's battle, in Stone Arabia, when Col. Brown was slain in battle about 45 killed and some killed of the militia and Brown's men. Col. Brown with about 200 against Sir John with about 1000 Indians and Tories, which occurred deponent well recollects for reason he had to carry his receipt for his services since the 19th, Oct. 1780 a wound.

That the deponent further saith that he has not the least doubt but that the claimant has also been engaged in Johnstown battle under immediate command of Col. Willet against Major Ross and Capt. Butler with about 800 incendiaries on the 25th day of October 1781. That deponent further declares he has taken a fair and general view and observation of the services rendered by the applicant as not forth in his supplemental declaration hereto annexed, and that the deponent is well assured that the applicant has at a moderate calculation and at least rendered the length of services in behalf of the United States as set forth in his supplementary declaration.

And the deponent further saith that the applicant is a friend to the American cause of liberty and that where he is known always has been considered a person of strict integrity, truth and veracity and entitled to full credit when under oath. JACOB SNELL.
Subscribed and sworn to before me on the day and year before and within mentioned.
Laurence Marcellis,
Justice of Peace.

Affidavit of Richard Young
State of New York
Montgomery County
On the 14th day of August 1833 personally appeared before me a Justice of the Peace of the town of Palatine and In the county and state aforesaid, Richard Young, a resident of the town
of Ephratah, county and state aforesaid, who being duly sworn deposeth and with that he has been personally acquainted with Peter Dygert an applicant for a pension under the act of Congress passed 7th June 1832; that the deponent personally knows that the claimant early in the war was a Revolutionary soldier, viz. that he belonged to the company of militia commanded by Capt. John Breadbeg in Col. Jacob Klock's Regt., that deponent saith that claimant hath been a faithful soldier and has proved a true friend to his the American cause at least from the year 1776 to the year 1778 in March when both the present deponent and the said applicant were enlisted in joining a company of boatmen under the command of Capt. John Leffler and continued in rendering United States service from the time of enlistment until the first day of January 1777 when verbally discharged; that the deponent further saith that before the opening of the North River that the company were continually engaged and employed in the Continental service until the ice went out. After which time transporting provisions and supplies for our troops stationed on the North River during the whole season; that altho the deponent did not enlist again in the same company, but says that he is perfectly satisfied that the applicant in the year 1779 did enlist under the said Capt. Leffler in the boat service of the United States for nine months; and this deponent further saith that in his application the applicant has rendered his proportionable share of service to the United States with others of his neighbors and fellow militia soldiers with some exceptions only, some instances of where poor helpless creatures were affected with fear and cowardice and some others affected with that abominable and obnoxious disease of Toryism; and this deponent further saith that the applicant is a man generally considered of good reputation truth and veracity and of full credit when under oath.
RICHARD YOUNG.
Subscribed and sworn to this 14th day of August 1833 before me.
Laurence Marcellus, Justice of Peace.

Affidavit of John Spraker
State of New York
Montgomery County
On the 8th day of August 1833 personally appeared before me a Justice of the Peace in the Town of Palatine, county and state aforesaid John Spracker a resident of the Town, county, and state aforesaid, that he hath been previously acquainted with Peter Dygert an applicant for a pension previous to the Revolutionary war and more particularly from the commencement and during same and to the conclusion of the Revolution and ever since; and this deponent further saith that he has personally known that the applicant has rendered the following services to the United States, viz: that the deponent is perfectly satisfied that the applicant Jan. 1776 has been with the militia to Caughnawaga in mass and there Joined Gen'l. Schuyler and all under the command of Gen'l. Schuyler to Johnstown causing surrender of Sir John Johnson with about 300 men; also that he the applicant was engaged at Oriskany battle on the 6 day of August In the year 1777; also in July to Turlough (Sharon) but not arrived until after the battle; ordered out Col. Klock Reg't. 1781 to reinforce Col. Willet, but engagement subsided immediately before the arrival of Col. Klock's Reg't.; that the applicant has also been engaged in Johnstown battle on the 25th day of Oct. 1781. Immediately under Col. Willet; that this deponent further declares that both himself and the applicant in March, 1778 were enlisted in a company of boatmen under the command of Capt. John Leffler for nine months and immediately called to Albany and there constraint to perform the United States service until the opening of the North River, then continued and not discharged until the 1st day of January 1779 and that this deponent further saith that he this deponent In March 1779 enlisted In the last service of the United States under Capt. Samuel Gray and the said applicant again enlisted the same year under the aforesaid Capt. Leffler for nine months and that the deponent verily believes that applicant did perform boating and rendering service for the United States for at least nine months during said years; That this deponent further salth that the claimant has to a certainty rendered other services on various other occurrences and emergencies, sometimes in consequence of the Incursions of the enemy and often and most always in pursuit of the enemy when thought within reach; and that this deponent further saith that claimant is considered a man of truth and veracity and entitled to full credit when under oath.
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Subscribed and sworn to before me this day and year first written.
John C. Searle, Justice.

State of New York
Montgomery County
On the ninth day of August one thousand eight hundred and thirty three, personally appeared before me a Justice of the Peace of the Town of Palatine County of Montgomery and state aforesaid Peter Dygert of the same town county and state aforesaid who being duly sworn according to law, deposeth and saith that by reason of old age and the consequent loss of memory he cannot swear positively as to the precise length of his services, but according to the best of his recollection he served not less than the periods mentioned below and in the following grades.

Year 1775 as private under Capt. Breadbeg, Lieut. Zielly, 2nd Lieut. J. Eaker, Nicholas Van Slyck Ensign under Col. Klock, Lieut, Col. Waggoner, Major John Frey, Major Eisenlord and Major Van Slyck in Palatine Montgomery County, New York State. Applicant enrolled under Capt. John Breadbag in the fall of seventy five and called In company training to the house of Philip Empie; there organIzed and trained. That he was born 24th Nov. 1759 and is now aged 73 years 8 months and 7 days on the 31st of July 1833.

Year 1776 date not known but In spring he served 17 days as private with Capt. Breadbeg, 14 days in Jan., being under Gen'l. Herkimers orders to march to Caughnawaga to Veeders Flats the company on alarm there stationed 3 days; from thence they marched to Stone Arabia too Stahers there stationed two weeks and ordered out the whole brigade, joined Gen'l. Schuyler at Caughnawaga, there stationed for several days. All men paraded in the ice then all went under command of Gen'l. Schuyler causing Sir John to surrender with about 300 men with arms.

Year 1777. In May or June served 8 days and during summer and fall 28 days under Capt. Breadbag. On alarm ordered out to Saratoga, after marchiIng to Amsterdam countermanded to march to Johnstown; there stationed several days then discharged. Drafted twice under Capt. Breadbag to Herkimer each time 14 days, to Fort Dayton in the service of the United States by order of Genl. Herkimer. August 6 went on duty 15 days then 22 days under Capt. Breadbag of Gen'l. Herkimer brigade engaged in that memorable battle and continued until the enemy were withdrawn-Battle at Oriskany, at which battle Gen'l. Herkimer slain; Col. Cox; Major Eisenlard, Major Clapsaddle, Major Van Slyck and killed in battle. Brigade Major Frey wounded and taken prisoners; about 200 slain on that day and a number of our men taken prisoner and wounded his own. Capt. Breadbeg wounded.

Year 1778. In the course of the winter. served 2 months 19 days then 6 days pressed by soldiers to take soldiers from Fort Plain to Fort Stanwix.

In the spring enlisted in the United States services under Capt. Leffler attached to the company of boatmen boating on the Worth River, transporting provisions and supplies for the United States troops stationed at the respective forts.

Year 1779 9 months, under Capt. Leffler, again enlisted for the second period for 9 months to the same boat company and faithfully served during as said term in the United States service never received a written discharge only verbally on each term. At time of the general conflagration at Caughnawaga while others were ordered out to march in pursuit of the incendiaries the applicant was directed and positively with some others by his superior officers to guard the inhabitants moved into Fort Keyser; and accordingly did watch and guard the same.

During the summer served 24 days and same fall 14 days days under Capt. Zielly of Col. Wagner's Regt. ordered out and stationed at 3 different times exclusive of the first time at Fort Keyser performing garrison duty same year each term eight days. Ordered out and stationed at Fox Fort fourteen days rendering garrison service in succession.

Oct. 19th served two days under Capt. Zielly with Col. Brown. Was ordered out in battle under the immediate command of Col. Brown in Palatine at Stone Arabia, generally called Browns Battle, against Sir John Johnson, his army or force consisting of about one thousand and our force not exceeding 200. Col. Brown was slain in battle, about 45 killed. In our retreat, and the old settlement of Stone Arabia totally desolate with the little exception only, as well then up and down the Mohawk valley for about 20 miles or exceeding.

Year 1781. In July served 3 days with Col. Willet. The enemy put to flight Oct. 25; with Capt. Zielly served In Col. Willet's command ordered out with Col. Klock's Regt., engaged in Johnstown battle against Major Ross and Capt, Butler with 800 Tortes, Indians and some regular troops, attended with a number of lives lost prisoners, taken, and wounded on both sides and Capt. Zielly was taken prisoner. During season served 1 month 15 days with Capt. Zielly, ordered out and stationed at Fort Keyser rendering garrison duty. DuriIng summer and fall served 1 month 15 days with Lieut. Waggoner, ordered out and stationed at Fort Fox performing garrison duty.

Some time in winter served 15 days with Ensign Van Slyke drafted to Fort Remsnyder at the time Capt. Kyser and sons were taken prisoner. Latter part of winter served 14 days under Capt. Zielly of Col. Klock's Regt., ordered out and stationed at Fort Timmerman on an alarm at another time, year forgotten, served 8 days under Capt. Melly of Col. Willet's Reg't. ordered to Bowmans Creek under Col Willet in pursuit of the enemy.

Total length of service 3 yrs. 8 months and 14 days; and for such service I claim pension. PETER TYGERT.
Subscribed and this 9th day of August 1833 before me.
John C. Searle, Justice of Peace, Attest. by Geo. D. Ferguson, Clerk.

Affidavit of Lambert Clement
State of New York
Montgomery County
On the 3rd day of June 1839 personally appeared before me the undersigned a Justice of peace in and for said county Lambert Clement who being duly sworn doth depose and swear he performed a tour of nine months in the United States service as a boatman in the company of Capt. Leffler and that Peter Dygert was also a boatman In the same company, and that he the said Peter Dygert served a full term of nine months viz. from the first day of April to the last day of December 1779 and were discharged on the first day of January 1780, said service was performed on the Mohawk River from Schenectady to Fort Stanwix and further he says not.
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Subscribed and sworn to this 3r day of June 1839.
Laurence Marcellus, J. P

Affidavit of Henry Waffe
State of New York
Montgomery County
On the 22nd day of January 1840 personally appeared before me the undersigned a Justice of Peace in and for said county, Henry Wafle, who being duly sworn doth depose and swear that he was well acquainted with Peter Dygert during the Revolutionary war; that in the spring of the year 1778 he the deponent enlisted into the company of boatmen under the command of Captain John Leffler and that the said Peter Dygert also enlisted into the said Leffler's company and with this deponent served the full term of nine months as boatman in the service of the United States in the said comp`ny of John Leffler in the year 1778 from the first of April until the last day of December and the deponent and said Peter Dygert were discharged and both returned home together and further says not.
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Sworn to and subscribed before me the day and year above written.
J. F. Van Alstein, Justice.

Affidavit of Peter Dygert
State of New York,Montgomery County
On the third day of January 1839 personally appeared Peter Dygert before the undersigned a Justice of Peace in and for said county, who being duly sworn doth depose and swear that in the year 1778 he enlisted as a boatman in the company of Capt. John Leffler and served a full term of nine months in the service of the United States viz. from the 1st day of April to the last day of December 1779 and again on the first day of April 1779 he again enlisted in the said company of Captain John Lefler and served a further term of nine months full and complete viz. from the first day of April to the last day of December and was discharged from each term on the first day of January in the years 1779 and 1780, said service was performed on the Mohawk river from Schenectady to Fort Stanwix, transporting provisions and military stores for the United States between those two places, and for which service he claims an increase of his pension allowed.
Peter Dygert.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 3rd day June 1839.
Laurence Marcellus, J. P.

Pension Award, Revolutionary Claim
I certify that in conformity with the law of the United States of the 7th June 1832, Peter Dygert of the State of New York who was a private the Revolutionary army is entitled to receive seventy eight dollars and ninety three cents per annurn during his natural life commencing on the 11 day of March 1831 and payable semi annually on the 4th of March and 4th of September in every year.
Given at the War Office of the United States this 1 day of November one thousand eight and thirty one. LEW CASS,
Secretary of War.

Examined and countersigned, J. L. Edward,
Commissioner of Pensions.
No. 24112 New York Award
Peter Dygert Palatine in the State of New York who was a private in the company commanded by Capt. - of the Regt commanded Col. - in the New York line for 8 1/2 months inscribed on the roll of New York at the rate of 28 dollars thirty three cents per annum. to commence on the 4th day of March 1831.
Certificate of Pension Issued 1st day Nov. 1833.

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