REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSION PAPERS - JABEZ COLE, S15,053


Pension Application Service, Conn. COLE, Jabez Number, S15,053, carded

State of New York Onondaga County On this 26th day of February 1834 personally appeared Jabes COLE a Resident of the town and County of Onondaga, in open Court before the judges of the Court of Common Pleas in and for said County, and State of New York, aged 74 years last part, who being first duly sworn, according to law, doth on his oath make the following declaration, in order to obtain the benefit of the provision made by the act of congress passed June 7th 1832. That he enlisted in the army of the United States in the year seventeen hundred and Eighty-two as a private soldier for the term of one year, he thinks, and served under one Captain Hopkins, whose christian name he cannot recollect, into a regiment commanded by one Webb, whose christian name this deponent cannot recollect, but thinks it begins with an "S", of the Continental line, under the following named officers: that he enlisted in the spring of the year in the Town of Woodstock in the State of Connecticut. That he cannot recollect the names of the officers in the company in which he served except the Captain, he recollects of frequently seeing General WASHINGTON at Westpoint, recollects of seeing General HUNTINGTON at Ver Planks Point. Applicant thinks that he served a part of time under one Ebenezer HUNTINGTON but he is not sure whether he was a colonel or not at the time. That he passed muster at Wintham, thinks marched from there to the Highlands on the Hudson River in New York, from there to Ver Planks Point, then to West Point, and was discharged at the end of this term by General KNOX, thinks he had a written discharge but cannot say what has become of it. Applicant states above that he enlisted in the spring of 1782. But on reflection he is not sure but it was in the spring of 1781 that he may have been discharged in '82. That his memory is much impaired from old age. That he knows of no living witness by whom he can prove any of his ___ services. That he merely relinquishes every claim whatever to a Pension or annuity except the present and declares that his name is not on the Pension roll of the agency in any state.

1. That he was born in Swansey in Bristol County Massachusetts in the year 1760.

2. That he has no record of his age.

3. That he was residing in Woodstock in Winham County, State of Connecticut when he was called into service. That since this revolution he has resided in Woodstock aforesaid in Adams, in Albany, in Malborn, Vermont, in Stephentown, NY, in Onondaga where he now resides.

4. When applicant entered the service he Enlisted as volunteer.

5, 6

7 (CROSSED OUT) That he is acquainted with Sterling COLE, who reside in his neighborhood who can testify for him, as to his character for truth and verity and their belief as to his service as soldier in the Revolution. That there is no Clergyman residing in his neighborhood who can testify for him. (END OF CROSS OUT) The declarant further states that he has made frequent inquiries to find some living witness to prove his said services by but has been unable to find any.

Subscribed and sworn this 26th day of February 1834 before open Court.

Jabez COLE

R. L. HE____, Clerk

And the said court do hereby declare their opinion that the above named applicant was a revolutionary soldier and served as he states. Job WATSON George PETTIT J. M. ALLEN, Judges I Reuben L. HE___ Clerk of the Court of the Court of Common Pleas in and for the County of Onondaga do hereby certify that the foregoing contains the original proceedings in the said court in the matter of the application of Jabes COLE for a pension. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal of office this 26th day of February 1834 R. L. HE___ Clerk

Jabes COLE 30, 107 Jabez COLE Rolls Cont on Rolls - WEBBS HOPKINS-WEBBS 15 Apr '82 (10 mo.)

12 mo. ___ 40$ Hon. W. TAYLOR Hon. W. TAYLOR

New York N. 24,905 Jabez COLE Onondaga Co. in the State of N. York who was a Private in the ___ commanded by Captain ___ of the Regt. commanded by Col. WEBB in the Connect. line for 1 year

Inscribed on the Roll of New York at the rate of 40 dollars ___ cents per annum to commence on the 4th day of March, 1831.

Certificate of Pension issued the 19th day of March 1834 and ___ to Hon. W. TAYLOR H. R.

Arrears to the 4th of March 1834 120.00 Semi-anl. allowance ending 1 Sept 1834 20.00 $140.00 Revolutionary Claim Act June 7 1832

Recorded by D. BROWN, Clerk Book E, Vol. 4, Page 130

15053 INVALID File No. 15,053 Jabez COLE Priv. Rev. War Act June 7th 1832 Index - Vol. 1, Page 79 [Arrangement of 1879] Indenture Van Corlandt to Jabez Cole Book ____, Page 351 This Indenture Made the twelfth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and Seventeen Between Philip Van Cortlandt Esquire of the Town of Cortlandt in Westchester County of the first part and Jabez Cole of Fabius in Onondaga County of the second part Witnesseth that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of three hundred and five dollars lawful money of the United States of America to him in hands paid by the said party of the second part at and before the unsealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acnkowledged Hath granted bargained and sold remised released aliened and confirmed and by these presents Doth grant bargain and sell remise release alien and confirm unto the said party of the second part for his actual possession now being, and to his heirs and assigns forever. All that subdivided Lot Number nine lying and being in Lot Number Seven in the town of Fabius aforesaid the said subdivided Lot containing forty eight acres and one half acre and Surveyed by Henry Stewart the second day of July one thousand Eight hundred and five and bounded South by subdivided Lot Number eleven heretofore sold and conveyed by said party of the first part to the said party of the second part and north by subdivided lot Number Seven of Stephen Trife and East by Lot Number ten of Gilbert Benedict and Walter Benedict together with all and singular the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders rents issues and profits thereof, and also all the estate right title interest property claim or demands whatsoever of the said part of the first part either in law or equity of in and to the above described premises with the said hereditaments and appurtenances. To Have and To Hold the said premises above particularly mentioned and described to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns to the sole and only proper use bought and b____ of the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever. And the said party of the first part for himself his heirs, executors and administrators doth covenant grant promise and agree to and with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns the above bargained premises in the quiet and peaceable possession of the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns against the said party of the first part his heirs and assigns and against all and every person or persons whatsoever lawfully or equiitably claiming or to claim the whole or any part hereof wiill forever warrant and defend. In witness whereof the said party of the first part hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written. Phil V. Cortlandt {L.S.} Signed Sealed and delivered in the presence of C. _________ Peter W. Yates State of New York : : ss.: Onondaga County : On the 12th day of June 1817 came before me Philip Van Cortlandt the within named grantor identified to my satisfaction by the oath of Peter W. Yates to me known acknowledge that he had signed sealed & delivered the within Deed for the uses & purposes therein mentioned. I allow the same to be recovered. Sanders Van Rensselaer, Master in Chancery. Recorded the eighth day of May 1818 at twelve O'Clock N. Jasper Hopper, Clk.


Submitted 25 May 1997