Pension of James Gray
PENSION of James Gray
11954 Certificate of Pension issued May 25, 1819
James Gray of Epsom in the County of Rockingham and State of New Hampshire testify
and declare that in the month of November 1776 I was appointed a Captain in the
continental army n the revolutionary war against Great Britain, in a Regiment
under the command of Colonel Alexander Scammell in the New Hampshire line, that
served in said Regiment as a Captain till the month of January one thousand seven
hundred and seventy eight when I resigned and left the service, and I further
declare that my commission as Captain was lost in the retreat from Ticonderoga,
it being in my hat which fell into the hands of the enemy and that from my reduced
circumstances I am in need of the assistance of my country for support.
of New Hampshire, Rockingham SS
James Gray who subscribed the above personally appearing made solemn oath that
the foregoing declaration by him subscribed is just and true
New Hampshire, Rockingham
The date of my original declaration in order to obtain a pension is the 7th day of April AD 1818, The number of my pension certificate is 11.054. My occupation is yeoman, but am not of sufficient ability to pursue it in any degree. In family residing with me, a wife sixty seven years of age, one son, Moses P. Gray, forty years of age; three daughters, Catherine, Lucretia B. and Judith P. Gray, one 36, one 34 and one 31 years of age. Their capacity to contribute to their support - my children all able to support themselves, but unable to render any assistance toward my support.
Sworn to and declared at Epsom in said County on the 29th day of June AD 1820.
beds and bedding - $60.00
I hereby certify that
the above named James Gray is not nor has be been for some years able to do any
kind of labor, but has only been able to walk about house by being supported by
a staff and ___ appearance cannot continue for a long period.