Erie County (PA) Genealogy

Revolutionary War Pensioners - 1840 Census


The information presented below in two parts was obtained from two independent readings the 1840 Federal Census for Erie County, Pensioners section. These listings are not necessarily complete, but they contain the names of those persons receiving a pension in Erie County (PA) as a result of Revolutionary War service as listed in the 1840 Federal Census. Barb Seyler's reading is in alphabetical order, while an earlier reading by Jerry Dittman is arranged by township.


Part 1 - Contributed by Barb Seyler - January 2001

Jesse Belnap; age 80; residing in North East Twp.

Dennis Carroll; age 81; residing in Girard Twp.

Benjamin Cheeseman; age 85; residing in Springfield Twp.

Elihu Crane; age 82; residing in Conneaut Twp.

Samuel Currier; age 84; residing in Springfield Twp.

Ebenezer Day; age 77; residing in Springfield Twp.

James Dickson; age 83; residing in North East Twp.

William Gifford; age 86; residing in Harborcreek Twp.

Nathaniel B. Gordon; age 75; residing in Washington Twp.

William Hamilton; age 76; residing in Springfield Twp.

Michael Hare; age 114; residing in Union Twp.

Thaddeus Histed*; age 77; residing in North East Twp.

John Lilly; age 84; Concord Twp.

Nathaniel Mallory; age 79; residing in LeBoeuf Twp.

William Miles; age 80; residing in Union Twp.

James Morrison; age 83; residing in Conneaut Twp.

Stephen Oliver; age 75; residing in McKean Twp.

Darius Orton; age 84; residing in Union Twp.

Nathan Parker; age 80; residing in LeBoeuf Twp.

David Pollock; age 86; residing in McKean Twp.

Medad Pomroy; age 84; residing ni Conneaut Twp.

Gideon Roberts; age 83; residing in Amity Twp.

Simeon Smith; age 85; residing in Borough of Erie

William Southorth; age 82; residing in Springfield Twp.

Orange Spencer; age 76; residing in North East Twp.

Comfort Stancliff; age 88; residing in McKean Twp.

Samuel Stancliff; age 75; residing in McKean Twp.

Rufus Thompson; age 78; residing in Conneaut Twp.

Martin VanWorker; age 72; residing in Washington Twp.

Joseph Walker; age 82; residing in Washington Twp. with Joseph Walker

Nathaniel Walker; age 77; residing in Harborcreek Twp.

Moses Warner; age 82; residing in Borough of Waterford

Peter D. Watts; age 84; residing in Girard Twp.

Alexander Wilson; age 80; residing in Harborcreek Twp.

End of Listing

*Name may be incorrect

Part 2 - Contributed by Jerry Dittman to the USGenWeb Archives in July 1999 and reposted here with permission. Original copy is at ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/erie/census/1840vetpen01.txt

RESIDING IN ERIE COUNTY JUNE 1, 1840

NAME & AGE

BOROUGH OF WATERFORD

Moses Warner 82

CONCORD

John Lilley 84

AMITY

Gideon Roberts 83

LE BEOUF

Nathan Parker 80
Nathaniel Mallory 79

WASHINGTON

Nathaniel B. Gordon 75
Martin Van Worken 72
Joseph Walker 82

UNION

Martin Hare 114
William Miles 80
Darius Orton 84

BOROUGH OF ERIE

Simeon Smith 85

GIRARD

Peter D. Watts 84
Dennis Carroll 81

SPRINGFIELD

Benjamin Cheeseman 85
Samuel Currier 84
Ebenezer Doy 77
William Southworth 82
William Hamilton 76

HARBOR CREEK

William Gifford 86
Alexander Wilson 80
Nathaniel Walker 77

CONNEAUT

Medad Pomroy 84
James Morrison 83
James Morrison 83
James Morrison 83
Elhiu Crane 82

NORTH EAST

Thaddeus Histed 77
Jesse Belnap 80
James Dickson 83
Orange Spencer 76

MCKEAN

Samuel Stancliff 75
Comfort Stancliff 88
Stephen Oliver 75
David Pollack 86

 


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