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1840 Illinois Census of Pensioners

June 1, 1840

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The 1840 Illinois Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services with their names, ages, and places of residence, as returned by the marshals of the several Judicial Districts, under the act for taking the sixth census.

Adams County

NameAgeHead of family
with whom residing

Quincy City

Second ward
Stephen Jones77Moses Jones
Third ward
Israel Walters55Israel Walters
Albert Ammerman49Albert Ammerman
Richard Rose81Richard Rose
Charles Shepherd86Benjamin Ramsey

Bond County

Joseph McAdams87James McAdams
Huldah Briggs73William H. Draper
Peter Hubbard84Peter Hubbard

Brown County

Mitchell Kindrick50Mitchell Kindrick

Bureau County

Aaron Sturgess80Aaron Sturgess

Crawford County

George Baythe85-

Coles County

John Tutwiler83A. Wiley
James Ryan83James Ryan
Joseph Frost87Joseph Frost

Clinton County

Joseph Taylor55Joseph Taylor

Clay County

Samuel Parks93-
Moses Johnson100-
Nathaniel West90-

Clark County

Samuel McCure90Samuel McCure

Carroll County

Daniel Christian85George W. Christian

Calhoun County

Isaac Ruland54Isaac Ruland

Du Page County

Parker Chase77S. Dodge
John Dudley82John Dudley
Thomas Mattison86Stephen Mattison

Dewitt County

John Scott77John Maxwell
Peter Cartwright81Samuel Cartwright

Dekalb County


Edgar County

James Ewing35James Ewing
Daniel Rowell80James Wilson
Lucretia Hotchkiss71Lucretia Hotchkiss
William Gannon95Henry Penington

Effingham County

Martha J. Brockett85Thomas J. Brockett

Franklin County

William McElyea82William McElyea
John Scarborough79John Scarborough
Moses Jones80Moses Jones

Fulton County

Township 5

Christopher Zoll88Henry Zoll
James Kitchen77William Hall

Township 8

Robert Beer97Robert Beer
Jones Cline75Jones Cline

Township 6 N. 5 E.

Alexander Wilson47Alexander Wilson
Hezekiah Hardesty77Richison Spencer
R. C. Rowley88R. C. Rowley

Fayette County

Henry Ginger94William Rodger

Western Division

James Verdon88James Verdon

Greene County

Francis Miller96David Miller
John Hewitt79John Hewitt
John Clark75Absalom Clark
Allen J. Bridges80Allen J. Bridges
James Garrison99Edward Flatt
Jonah Scroggin77R. H. Scroggin
Adonijah Griswold88Adonijah Griswold

Gallatin County

Mr. Tong90Thomas Tong
William Roark78Michael Roark
John Barger46John Barger
Reuben Bramlett82Reuben Bramlett
Abner Foster81Abner Foster
John Emmet81James Barker
Joseph Mings85Daniel Miner
Thomas Hamilton84Thomas Hamilton
John Thadowen85John Thadowen
William Bolton40William Bolton
John Lamb, sen.84John Lamb, sen.

Hamilton County


Hancock County

Charles Betteworth79D. Betteworth
Samuel Colwell77Samuel Colwell

Jefferson County

George Roper78George Roper
Francis Haney86William Hicks

Jackson County

Zachariah Linsley85Zachariah Linsley
Jesse Gordon85Jesse Gordon
Robert Fry85Robert Fry

Iroquois County

Thomas Williamson79Thomas Williamson

Jo Daviess County

Jeremiah Bettis49Jeremiah Bettis

Johnson County

Samuel J. Chapman46Samuel J. Chapman
Hezekiah West76Hezekiah West
Daniel Chapman80Daniel Chapman

Knox County

Samuel Chapin80Gustavus Volvridge
John Strange94John Strange

Kane County

Nathan Brown87Nathan Brown
Daniel Burroughs, sen.85Daniel Burroughs, sen.
William Bennett86William Bennett

Lawrence County

John T. Vandeventer48J. T. Vandeventer
James Thompson27James Thompson
William Melton82Benjamin Melton
Benjamin Melton76Benjamin Melton
John Struple45A. Andrews
James Gibson49James Gibson
Thomas West52Thomas West
Henry Misner, sen.84Henry Misner, sen.

Monroe County

James McRoberts78James McRoberts
John Jerrod48John Jerrod
Peter Rodgers86Peter Rodgers
Michael Miller86Jesse Wiswell

Morgan County

James Wright, sen.84James Wright, sen.
Samuel Jackson86Samuel Jackson
A. Tanner86-
Reuben Ross78Reuben Ross
William Springer67-
Samuel Brown76-

Montgomery County

James Richardson82James M. Rutlidge
Mason Owen80Mason Owen
Ezra Bostick86Ezra Bostick

Mercer County

Jane Meadows71William Meadows

Menard County

Lewis Fergerson, sen.80Lewis Fergerson, sen.
Joshua Short90James Short
William Hohimer42William Hohimer
Benjamin Walker82James Walker

McLean County

Abner Case64Abner Case
John C. Karr81Tharasco Karr
William McGhee84William McGhee

McDonough County

William Willard89-

Marion County

Samuel Young80Matthew Young
Peter Finn90William Layson
Michael Lutrell89Elizabeth Sheltor

Macoupin County

Uriah Gilmore92Seburne Gilmore
Robert Busby84Lewis Harmon
Samuel Brown76Alexander Montgomery
Joshua Richardson79Joshua Richardson

Madison County

Michael Deck82Michael Deck
William McAdam83Aaron Rule
Francis Roach101David Roach
William Hall, sen.88William Hall, sen.
Benjamin Johnson82Benjamin Johnson
Martin Pruitt93Solomon Pruitt
John Cornelison82W. C. Johns
Anthony A. Harrison77William L. Harrison
Asa Brooks48Asa Brooks
William Bates82William Bates
Richard Randle88Richard Randle

Ogle County

Aaron Payne50Aaron Payne

Pope County

Arthur Hagan41-
Daniel Hancock78-

Pike County

Samuel Reagan48Samuel Reagan
John Patterson50John Patterson
Horace S. Holladay56-
David Kehr78Jane Watson
David Callier48David Callier
Elias Scouton66Elias Scouton
Hugh McNary79James McNavy
Nathaniel Perrin78Nathaniel Perrin

Perry County

W. C. Murphy40William C. Murphy
Leonard Lipe77Leonard Lipe
John Banes80John Bates

Peoria County

William Crow81James Crow
Winney Rhinearson51Winney Rhinearson
John Montgomery75John Hines
Phineas Bronson76Phineas Bronson
James Pierce52-


William Sharp78-

Sangamon County

Philip Crowder80Philip Crowder
Joel Maxcy78Joel Maxcy
John Overstrett80Dabna Overstrett
John Lockridge79William A. Lockridge
Joseph R. Young32J. R. Young

St. Clair County

Moses Land, sen.76Moses Land
Hosea Rigs80Hosea Rigs

Shelby County

John Jenkins87Van. C. Dawson
Zebedee Smith46Zebedee Smith

Scott County

Margaret Stout83Nathaniel Stout
John Clarke69Jacob Bryan
Louisa McEvers78Seneca McEvers

Schuyler County

Anna Hinman68W. Hinman
Moses Justice85Moses Justice

Tazewell County

Norman Newell79Thomas Brooks
Eliot Gray85Eri Gray
Basil Meeks79Basil Meeks

Union County

George Brown, sen.78George Brown, sen.

Vermilion County

Martha Hulse78John Johnson
Huldah Bolton66Jonathan Patterson
Joseph Coughran74William Fields
Jacob Gundy73Joseph Gundy
Robert Bailey85Robert Bailey

Williamson County

John Painter84John Painter
Benajah Gill80Benajah Gill
John G. Lumpkins84John G. Lumpkins

Will County

Ebenezer Collins-John V. Singer

Whiteside County

Alexander Thompson82Alexander Thompson

White County

Nathan Gaggers81Anna Driggers
Mathias Parr85Edmund Thomason
Henry Morgan87Henry Morgan
Daniel Powell48Daniel Powell
Daniel Chapman70Daniel Chapman
Joseph Hawthorn84William Hawthorn

Wayne County

John H. Mills79John H. Mills
Thomas Sloan79Thomas Sloan
James Stuart78James Stuart
George Clark84George Clark

Washington County

George Brown88George Brown
M. S. McMillion33M. S. McMillon
Thomas McClerken, sen.95Thomas McClerken, sen.
James Thompson36James Thompson

Warren County

Benjamin Blankenship80Benjamin Blankenship
William Willard89John Willard
David Lynn76Samuel Lynn

Wabash County

Jonathan Goss80Jonathan Goss
Nathaniel Hendryx85Nathaniel Hendryx
Andrew Tuttle81Andrew Tuttle
Alexander Stewart90Alexander Stewart
Allen Ramsey76Allen Ramsey

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