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Pension File
BENJAMIN CRANE, 1841-1863

Transcription by Carolyn Schwab
Original application 10 pages
Pension Application #24546, 48441
 

Marriage Certificate
        11 JUL 1862
        BENJAMIN CRANE
        LUCY ANN FONCANNON
        Minister of Gospel  J.W. PARRETT
        Newport, Vermillion Co., IN
 
22 MAR 1864
        Widow's claim for pension
        LUCY ANN CRANE  age 24
        Resident of Helt, Vermillion Co., IN
        Husband  BENJAMIN CRANE
                 Private
                 Co. I, 16 Reg, Indiana Volunteers
                 Died Vicksburg, MS 18 JUL 1863
                 Chronic Diarrhea
        No children
        Witnesses to correct information
                 JULIA A. WISHARD
                 ERASTUS CRANE
        Appoints BASKIN E. RHOADS as Power of Attorney
       
 
28 MAR 1864
        BASKIN E. RHOADS filed pension application
 
9 MAY 1864
        BENJAMIN CRANE
                 Enrolled at Clinton, Vermillion Co., IN  7 JUL 1862
                 Signed on for 3 years
                 Mustered as Private  17 AUG 1862
                 On Muster Roll  JUL & AUG 1863
                 Musician
                 Died of disease  18 JUL 1863
 
Admitted to Pension rolls at $8.00 per month 8 JUN 1864
To commence as of 21 JUL 1863