Pension Application for William Glasier
State of New York
Washington County SS
On this first day of June 1820 personally appeared in open court (vizt) the Court of Common Pleas of the said County of Washington being a Court of Record. William Glazier aged Sixty Eight years, a resident in the Town of Hartford in the said County of Washington who first being duly sworn according to law doth on his oath declare that he served in the Revolutionary War as follows. He served in the Massachusetts Regiment Commanded by Colonel Ichabod Alden in Captain Benjamin Harrens Company during three years and that he made his original declaration to obtain his certificate for his pension on the sixth day of May 1818 and obtained his certificate the number of which is 13.675 and he has drawn his pension up to the fourth day of March 1818 and that I have not since that time by gift, sale or in any manner disposed of any 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 was passed on the 18th day of March 1919 and that I have not nor has any person in trust for me any property or securities other than what is contained in the schedule hereto annexed and by me subscribed. [part missing] occupation is farming and I am a day laborer and beside I have no ?
(Signed with his mark) William Glazier
A Schedule of the Estate of William Glazier late a private in the Army of the Revolution and a Pensioner of the United States.
Real Estate I have none. Income I have none but the pension from my country.
My Personal Estate (exclusive of any necessary clothing and Bedding) consists of one pine table, one pine cupboard, three pine pails, one small churn, one poor pine chest, five chairs, one linen wheel, one woolen wheel, one small ? kettle, one tea kettle, one spices, one ?, one earthen tea pot, seven earthen plates, four earthen bowls, one earthen milk pan?, three knives, three forks, four spoons, one ? shovel, one ?, debts due by me twenty four dollars and ninety seven cents. I have one cow. My family consists of my wife, Noccner? Aged fifty five years, sick and infirm and has been under doctors care for fifteen years, unable to work, my daughter Louisa aged fifteen years who dies my housework, my son Henry aged Thirteen years who from his youth is unable to do much. I am myself aged sixty eight years and afflicted with a rupture in the groin which disqual[ record ends here]
To the Surrogate of the County of Washington
The petition of Henry Glasier of the town of Hebron County of Washington respectively sheweth That one William Glasier then an inhabitant of the town of Hebron -in the county of Washington died in the town of Hebron at his Residence on or about the 26th day of June last that at the time oi his death he Was an inhabitant of the county of Washington that he left Lucena Glasier his widow and Archibald, Submit Blowen & Lovisa, Henry^ Glasier your Petitioner - his children him surviving and left no will as far as your petitioner has heard, or been able to discover, that in the opinion of your petitioner the whole of the personal property left by the said William Glasier will not amount in value to more than One hundred. Your petitioner prays that letters of administration may be grante by the Surrogate according to law - That your petitioner is a Son of the said deceased
December 9th 1830
County of Washington )
Surrogate Court )
On this ninth day of December 1830 personally appeared before me the subscriber in open court, Henry Glasier the above named petitioner, and made oath that the facts contained in said petition were true
Subscribed & sworn before ) HENRY GLASIER
me the day and year aforesaid)
SAML STANDISH JR.