PENSION of Daniel
Pension 10.092 issued March 19, 1833
order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed June 7, 1832, United
States of America, State of New Hampshire, County of Merrimack SS, Daniel Philbrick
the twenty eighth day of August 1832, personally appeared in open Court before
the Judge of the District Court, Daniel Philbrick, a resident of Epsom in the
County of Merrimack and State of New Hampshire, aged 78 years, who being first
duly sworn according to law, doth, on his oath make the following declaration,
that he entered the service of the United States under the following named officers,
and served herein stated:
said Daniel Philbrick deposeth and saith that he entered the service the 2nd day
of April 1775 and served until the first day of January 1776 in Col. Poor's Regiment
and Capt Moses Leavitts Company. He further deposeth that he again entered the
service as an orderly Sergeant in 1777 and served three months in Col. Drakes
Regiment and Capt. Moses Leavitts Company, and was present and assisted in the
capture of General Burgoyne.
Edmund Rand of Deerfield in the County of Rockingham, State of New Hampshire do
hereby certify that I have the records of said town in custody; that I have examined
said records and find recorded the following marriage (to wit)
of Marriages by the Revd Timothy Upham of Deerfield, Daniel Philbrick to Ruth
I hereby certify that the above is a true copy of the record,
with the exception of the date, which is expressed on the record in fair legible
figures as follows: "Febry 11:1779"
order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress of the 7th July 1838 entitled
and act of granting half pay and pensions to certain widows
State of New Hampshire,
On the twenty eighth day of August 1838, personally appeared before
the Judge of the Court of Probate in and for the County of Merrimack and State
of New Hampshire - Ruth Philbrick, a resident of Epsom in the County and State
aforesaid, aged 81 years, who first bring duly sworn according to law, doth, on
her oath make the following declaration - that she is the widow of Daniel Philbrick
who was a private in the army of the Revolution - that according to her best knowledge
and belief, he served more than eleven months in the service of the United States
in the New Hampshire Continental line.
That he was a pensioner under the Act
of Congress June 7, 1832 .
She further declares she was married to the said
Daniel Philbrick n Deerfield on the eleventh day of February Annon Domini 1779,
as will more fully appear by proof herein annexed.
That her husband the aforesaid
Daniel Philbrick died at Epsom on the 18th day of April 1835, as will appear by
proof hereunto annexed.
That she was not married to him (her aforesaid husband)
prior to his leaving the service but the marriage took place previous to the first
day of January seventeen hundred and ninety four viz, the time above stated.
further declares she was never afterwards married and she remains a widow.
Witness William West