Pension of Weymouth Wallace
PENSION of Weymouth Wallace
13456 Certificate of Pension issued July 24, 1819
this 25th day of April AD 1818 before me the subscriber one of the Judges of the
Court of Common Pleas for said County, personally appears Weymouth Wallace aged
sixty seven years, resident of the town of Sandwich, County and State aforesaid,
who being by me first duly sworn according to law, doth, on his oath make the
following declaration: That he the said Weymouth Wallace in May 1775 enlisted
in the town of Epsom in said State for eight months and entered the aforesaid
service in the company commanded by Captain Henry Dearborn and regiment commanded
by Col. John Stark, New Hampshire line. He continued to serve until June following
when in the battle of Bunker Hill he was wounded and so much disabled that he
did no more duty during said enlistment that sometime about the month of January
1776 he enlisted at Winter Hill for one year in the company regiment and line
aforesaid that he continued to serve in said service of the United States in said
war on the continental establishment from January 1778 until the last of December
of first of January 1777 when he was dismissed from service at Ticonderoga in
the State of New York; that he had no written discharge that he was in the battle
of Bunker Hill where he was wounded in consequence of which wound he has since
drawn a small pension from said United States and that he is in reduced circumstances
and stands in need of the assistance of his country for support.
of Strafford and State of New Hampshire July 14, 1820
- 75 acres of poor hard land with the buildings thereon standing.
am indebted to sundry persons in all the sum of one hundred forty four dollars
and ninety three cents.
the said Weymouth Wallace doth here in Court further declare on oath that he served
in the revolutionary war as follows, viz - nine months in Capt. Henry Dearborn's
(___) Company and was wounded in the Battle of Bunker Hill in the year 1775 -
one year in the Regiment commanded by Col. John Stark and company commanded by
Capt. Amos Morrill, commencing in November or December 1776, ending 1777.
Sworn and declared before the said Court the 14th day of July 1820.
of Strafford SS
Weymouth Wallace, a resident in said County, aged 77 years, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth, on his oath do make the following declarations in order to obtain the provision made by the acts of Congress of the 18th March 1818 and the first day of May 1820, that he the said Weymouth Wallace enlisted for the term of nine months in May 1776 at Epsom in the State of New Hampshire in the Company commanded by Captain Amos Morrill in the Regiment commanded by Colonel John Stark in the line of the State of New Hampshire on the continental establishment and at the expiration of said nine months he the said Weymouth Wallace again enlisted for the further term of one year, in the same Company and Regiment in the line of the State of New Hampshire, on the Continental Establishment and the he continued to serve in said corps from the time of his first said enlistment until December 1777 when he was discharged from the service in lower Canada, that he was wounded in the Battle of Bunker Hill by a ball which passed through his arm - that he now received a pension of forty eight dollars as an invalid pensioner - that his name has been placed on the pension list under the act of 1818 and dropped therefrom on account of his property. And in pursuance of the act of the first of May 1820, I do solemnly swear that I was a resident citizen of the United States pm the 18th day of March 1818.
hereto annexed and by me subscribed:
further say that my occupation is that of a farmer that I am so infirm that I
cannot perform any labor - that my family consists of a granddaughter who lives
with me having no property.
to and declared the 7th day of February AD 1829 in open court before the Justice
of said Court.