War of 1812 Pension Application of Polly Kizer, widow of Abednego Kizer

Russell County Law Order Book 5, Page 354
08 November 1816
On the application of Polly Kizer widow of Abednego Kizer deceased in order to make the necessary proof to entitle her and the children of the said Abednego to the pension allowed by law: John Hamon this day personally appeared in court and being duly sworn deposeth & saith that he was in the United States service at Norfolk in this state with a detachment of militia from the county of Russell as a Capt. That the said Abednego Kizer was under his command as a private soldier and served as a private soldier at the time of his death in the 6th Regt. commanded by Lieut Col Henry E. Coleman, that the said Abednego Kizer died of sickness on the 4th of October 1814 and that the said Polly Kizer his widow together with the said children resides in the said county of Russell & is yet unmarried. The said Polly Kizer being duly sworn deposeth & saith that the following are the names & age of the children of them the said Abednego & Polly: Frances 12 years old next February - Martha 10years old next Feby, Noah 8 years old next Feby and Elihu six years old next Feby. A register of the marriages kept by the clerk of this court pursuant to law shows that the said Abednego & Polly were lawfully joined in marriage the 8th day of Septr 1803.



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