DOCUMENT: Pension Record / Revolutionary War Service
James Horsley / S 30490
File No. 30,490
Act: June 7 “32”
Index:--Vol. 2, Page 193
Arrangement of 1870
on rolls – himself and messmates
2 yrs pri
Hon. L.W. Andrews
Declaration of James Horsley
States that he lived in
James X Horsley
I Samual Ratcliff a Justice of the Peace in and for the County aforesaid do certify that the foregoing Declaration of James Horsley was taken subscribed and sworn to before me on this day That I have been personally acquainted with said James Horsley for sixteen years each past That he is a resident of Greenup County in the State aforesaid, and is a neighbour of mine That he is a high minded honorable man, and that I have no doubt of the trouth of his declarations as above.
Given under my hand this 20th day of December 1842
Samuel Ratcliff JP
I William Corum Clerk of the County Court of Greenup County in the Commonwealth aforesaid do certify that Samuel Ratcliff who has given and subscribed the forgoing certificate now is, and was at the time of signing his name,
one of the justices of the peace, in and for the County aforesaid, and one of the Judges of said Court, duly commissioned and sworn, and that as such, full faith and credit are due and ought to be given to all his official acts, as well within courts of Justice of this county.
In Testimony whereof I have here unto set my hand and affixed the seal of the County aforesaid the 20th day of January 1843 and in the 51st year of the Commonwealth.
Ho Repses (?)
This is to certify that James Horsely
whose Declaration is on the forgoing page is well known to me as a man refuted
to have served in the Revolutionry War. He has ever
been esteemed by all his neighbors as a man of high integrity and honesty. A
man of the Strictest morals and Religious habits.
Elijah Horsley whos deposition is also herein filed
is also well known to me, and is as fully entitled to credit as a witness as
any man in the State of
W. Andrews MC of
Deposition of Elijah Horsley who is about eighty years
of age taken at the House of Samuel Ratcliff Esqr
Greenup Co. Ky on the (?) of December 1842 to be used as evidence in obtaining
a pension for James Horsley an old Revolutionary Soldier after being first Duly
sworn deposeth and sayeth.
That he was present when James Horsley enlisted near
Elijah X Horsley
I Samuel Ratcliff a Justice of the Peace in and for the County aforesaid do certify that this foregoing deposition of Elijah Horsley was this day taken subscribed and sworn to before me, and that I am personally & well acquainted with the said deponent and have been for about 15 or sixteen years and he resides in the county aforesaid Given under my hand this (?) day of December 1842
Samuel Ratcliff JP
William Corum Clerk of the
Ratcliff who has given and subscribed the foregoing certificate now is, and was at the time of giving the same an acting justice of the peace in and for the County aforesaid and one of the Judges of said Court duly commissioned and sworn, and that as such full faith and credit are due and ought to be given to all of his official acts, as well within Courts of Justice as therecourt (?) In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of the County aforesaid, the 2nd day of January 1843, and in the 51st year of the Commonwealth