Civil War Pension Application of
John Edward Mobley

John Edward Mobley was born 28 Nov 1841 in Camden Co, GA the son of Edward Mobley & Judia [Judy] Scott. He died 22 Oct 1908 in Baker Co., FL.. John E. Mobley married Harriet Crawford on 6 Feb 1868 in Charlton Co., GA



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CLAIM FOR PENSION
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BY
John E. Mobley
Of Baker

LATE OF
Capt. Robt. King's Company
4th Ga. Cav. Regiment

FILED IN EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT.
November 5 1903

APPROVED
Dec. 28th 1903
C.H. Dickinson [?]
Secretary of Board

FILED IN COMPTROLLER'S OFFICE
Pay from Nov 5th 1903 at rate of $96.00 per annum
 



 

Form No. 760  B. Hilson, State Printer, Tallahassee, Fla.

    Soldier's Application for Pension.

 STATE OF FLORIDA,
BAKER COUNTY,

 On this 8th day of September 1903 personally appeared before me, Clerk of the Circuit Court in and for said county and State, John E. Mobley who being by me duly sworn, declares he is the identical person who enlisted on or about the .......day of July 1863 in Captain Robt King's Company, county of Waine, in the State of Georgia and that while in actual service in said company 4th Ga. Cav. Regiment of the  State of Georgia and in line of duty as such soldier, at ........, State of....... on or about the ......day of ........186....., and was honorably discharged at the expiration of his service on the .......day of ..... in Chatham county, State Georgia, he was taken sick with pneumonia in the winter of 1863 & 1864 which confined him in the hospital for about three months - and have always since suffered with my lungs, and for ten or twelve years I have suffered with piles.

and that as the direct result of said injuries, thus received in line of duty during the war, he is now unable to gain a livelihood by manual labor, that he has continuously since January 1st, 1885, been a citizen of Florida; that neither he, nor his wife, nor both combined, own real and personal property to the value of $800 in this or any other State, and have not purposely disposed of any property for the purpose of availing themselves of the provisions of the pension laws of Florida; that he is not otherwise enabled or in a position to earn, and has no income from any source sufficient for a livelihood by manual labor, and that he never deserted the Confederate service, and that he receives no pension from any other source.

Sworn and subscribed before me this 8th day of September 1903
Jas. D. Chalker
Clerk Circuit Court Baker County

(L.S.) J.E. Mobley
P.O. Address Macclenny



 

 I do solemnly swear that I was born on the 28th day of November 1841 in Charlton county, State of Georgia and that I am now past the age of sixty two (62) years; that I was a bona-fide citizen of this State on January A.D. 1885, and have continuously resided in this State since that date; that I do not own property, real or personal, or real and personal, to the value of eight hundred dollars ($800), and that I am by reason of age incapable of providing a living by manual labor for myself.

Sworn and subscribed before me this 24th day of December 1903
Jas D. Chalker
Clerk Circuit Court Baker County.

(L.S.) J E Mobley
P.O. Address Macclenny
 

We do solemnly swear that we personally know John E. Mobley the above applicant for pension during the Civil War of 1861 to 1865, that we served with him in Capt Robt. King's Company Co E. 4th Ga. Cav. Regiment, and knew of our own knowledge that he did receive the injuries set forth in the above application at the time and place claimed, and that the disability therefrom claimed to exist, does exist, and that he never deserted the Confederate Army.

Sworn and subscribed before me this 9th day of Sept 1903
Jas D. Chalker
Ck. Ct. Ct.

              his
Benjamin X Yarborough Late of King's Co. 4th Ga. Cav Reg.
            Mark

 We do solemnly swear that we are familiar with the value of all the property owned by J.E. Mobley and his wife, directly or indirectly, in this or any other State, and that the actual combined value thereof does not exceed $800; that they have not disposed of any property for the purpose of availing themselves of the provision of the pension laws of Florida, and that he is not physically or otherwise able, or in a position to earn a livelihood, by manual labor.
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 8th day of October 1903
 Jas D. Chalker
Ck. Ct. Ct.

(L.S.) H D Rhoden
P.O Address Macclenny

(L.S.) J O Powers
P.O. Address Macclenny


I the undersigned physician resident of the State and county aforesaid, do solemnly swear that I have carefully examined John E. Mobley, who is personally known to me to be the person above applying for a pension under the laws of Florida, and find that he is suffering from chronic bronchitis more pronounced in the left larger bronchial tubes. There are also 2 pile tumors on right side of anus, and engargement of veins all around the sphincter ani.  In my opinion his condition is such as to prevent his earning his living by manual labor.

Sworn and subscribed before me this 17th day of October 1903
Jas D. Chalker
Ck. Ct. Ct.

(L.S.) J. Frank Curtis M.D.
Residence Macclenny, Florida

 I certify that the above affidavits taken before me are genuine; that all of the affiants are persons of respectability and good reputation, and that their statements are worthy of belief; that the attesting officers are duly authorized to attest said affidavits, and that their signatures thereto are genuine.

Jas. D. Chalker Clerk of Circuit Court.

 We, the undersigned County Commissioners of Baker county, Florida, do hereby certify that we have carefully investigated the above application for pension made by John E. Mobley and are satisfied that the conditions and alleged facts therein stated are true and correct and that he is legally and justly entitled to the pension provided by the act, approved June 6th, 1903.

[Signatures]

J.R. Barnes - Chairman
Jas. H. Crews
R.A. Davis
H.M. Sweat
Jas M Milton
County Commissioners.

By the County Commissioners, Attest:
Jas D. Chalker Clerk Circuit Court.

REVISED STATUTES OF FLORIDA, CHAPTER II, ARTICLE I

 2077.  The children of parents who are unable to support themselves shall be required to make provisions for their support.
 2078.  On information filed before the Justice of the Peace of the proper district by any person whomsoever, stating that certain persons have made no adequate provisions for their father and mother, or either of them, the Justice shall cause a summons to be issued to said parties, and evidence to be taken as to the truth of the facts stated in the information, and if the same shall be found true, after a fair trial in which the defendants shall have the right to be heard by counsel, the Justice shall issue an order making an assessment on the said children for such amount as shall be necessary for the support of their parents.
 2079.  Said order shall carry with it the right of enforcement by execution, and shall have the force and effect of a writ of garnishment on the wages of such children, and shall further provide for the person to whom and the manner in which the money assessed therein shall be paid.



 

Georgia, Charlton County
I do solemnly swear that I personally knew John E. Mobley the above applicant for pension during the Civil War of 1861 to 1865 that I served with him in Capt. Robt. King's Company. Co. E. 4th Ga. Cav. Regiment, and knew of my own knowledge that he did receive the injuries set forth in the above application at the time and place claimed, and that the disability therefrom claimed to exist, does exist, and that he never deserted the Confederate Army.

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 26th day of September 1903
Jesse W. Vickery
Clerk Sup. Court
Charlton Co. Ga.

[L.S.] John W. Roddenberry
Late of King's Co. 4th Ga. Cal. Regiment.



 
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