Status: Complete

New document?: yes

Document type: other

Date: 1870



State: KY

Name Relationship
Henry Maxwell soldier
Eliza J Maxwell widow
Sirilda (1852) child of soldier
Callaway (1858) child of soldier
Ellen (1859) child of soldier
George (1862) child of soldier

Summary: Widow, Eliza J(ane) Maxwell. (Residents of Jefferson County, Kentucky.) Henry and Eliza had four children: Sirilda, Callaway, Ellen, and George. Cover page is through the Louisville, Kentucky Agency and states Eliza J Maxwell is the widow of Henry Maxwell, a Private in Company A 8th Regiment USCHA. A pension of $8 per month commenced on 3 August 1864, which indicates the soldier died on 2 August 1864. An additional pension for $2 per month per child commenced on 25 July 1866. The certificate is dated 7 September 1870. The following children are noted on the document with the date listed as the day they would no longer be eligible for a pension due to their 16th birthday: Sirilda (22 August 1868), Callaway (7 January 1874), Ellen (31 December 1875), George (14 March 1878). Typically their 16th birthday was the day before. No depositions in this file.

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