Chauncey N. Brown, Broadalbin
War Department, Adjutant General's Office
Respectfully returned to the
Commissioner of Pensions.
Filed April 7, 1882.
Signed A. H. Maxoulm
Declaration for Pension
State of New York, County of Broadalbin [sic], ss;
On this 28th day of May, A. D. one thousand nine hundred and twelve personally appeared before me, a Notary Public within and for the County and State aforesaid, Chauncey Brown, who being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is 70 years of age, and a resident of Broadalbin, County of Fulton, State of New York; and that he is the identical person who was ENROLLED at Buffalo, Cherry Valley, N.Y., under the name of Chauncey N. Brown on the 1st day of December, 1861, as a private, in Co. M. 3rd Regiment NY Artillery in the service of the United States, in the Civil War, and was HONORABLY DISCHARGED at Portsmouth, Va. on the 30th day of December, 1863. That he also served reenlisted in same company December 31, 1863 and discharged June 26, 1865 at Richmond, Va.
That he was not employed in the military or naval service of the United States otherwise than as stated above. That his personal description at enlistment was as follows, to be of recollection: Height 6 ft, 1 inch; complexion fair; color of eyes Hazle; color of hair brown; that his occupation was a farmer; that he was born December 28, 1842.
That his several places of residence since leaving
the service have been as follows:
That he receives a pension under pension certificate No. 306493.
That he makes this Declaration for the purpose of being placed on the Pension Roll of the United States, under the provisions of the Act of May 11, 1912.
That his post-office address is Broadalbin, County of Fulton, State of New York.
Chauncey N. Brown
Dated: Dec 30 1912
Department of the Interior
Washington, D. C., January 2, 1915
Sir: Please answer , at your earliest convenience, the questions enumerated below. The information is requested for future use, and it may be of great value to your widow or children.
No. 1. Date and place of Birth: Chauncey N. Brown, Dec.
28, 1842, Broadalbin, Fulton Co., NY
No. 2. What was your post-office at enlistment: Union Mills, Fulton Co., NY
No. 3. State your wife's full name and her maiden name: Louisa E. Jenkins, now Brown
No. 4. When, where and by whom were you married: Edinburgh, Saratoga Co. by Rev. Hiram Chase, April 3, 1870.
No. 5. Is there any official record of your
marriage: do not know
No. 6. Were you previously married? If so, state former wives: Melissa [ ], about 27 [Jan?] 1868, died Oct 1868 at Union Mills, Fulton Co., NY. No other wives.
No 7. Present wife previously married: No.
No. 8. Are you now living with your wife? yes
No. 9. State names and births of all children, living or
Dated: March 14, 1915, Signature: Chauncey N. Brown
Chauncey N. Brown died April 24, 1920, aged 77 yrs, 3 months,
26 days at Broadalbin,
Declaration for Widow's Pension
State of New York, County of Fulton, ss;
On this 3rd day of May, A. D. one thousand nine hundred and
twenty, 1920, personally appeared
before me, George B. Farley, a Notary Public of the County of Fulton and
State aforesaid, Louisa E. Brown, aged 69 years, who, being duly sworn
according to law, makes the following declaration in order to obtain the
Pension provided by Acts of Congress granting pension to widows: That
she is the widow of Chauncey N. Brown who under the name of Chauncey N. Brown
at Cherry Valley, Otsego Co, NY on the 1st day of Dec, 1861, in Co. M 3rd Regt
Light Artillery New York in the war of Civil War and was discharged last time
June 26th, 1865 at Richmond, Va. and was pensioned under Certificate No.
306493 who bore at the time of his death the rank of Corporal in Co. M 3rd
Regt NY L. Artillery, that she was married under the name of Louisa Jenkins to
said Chauncey N. Brown, on the 3rd day of April 1870, by Rev. Hiram Chase, at
Edinburgh, Saratoga Co., New York, there being no legal barrier to such
marriage; that neither she nor her husband had been previously married said
Chauncey N. Brown died April 24, 1920 at Broadalbin, Fulton Co., NY; that she
has to present remained his widow; that
the names and dates of birth of all his legitimate children yet surviving who
were under sixteen years of age at father's death, viz:
And she asks that she be placed on Pensions Rolls of United States under any existing laws as widow of said Chauncey N. Brown.
That she hereby appoints, with full power of substitution and revocation, George B. Farley of Broadalbin, her true and lawful attorney, to prosecute this above claim; that her Post Office address is Broadalbin, Fulton County, New York.
Louisa E. Brown
Dated: May 3, 1920
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