Campbell County Military
File of: Isey F. Marlow
Widow of Ruben Marlow
 

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ACT OF JUNE 27, 1890
SOLDIER'S APPLICATION

Name: Reuben Marlow
Service: "A" - 1st Tenn Mntd. Infty. 
Address: High House, Campbell, Tenn.
Filed by: J.M. Field, Aty.
 

DECLARATION FOR INVALID PENSIONS
ACT OF JUNE 27, 1890 
To be executed before a Court of Record of Some Officer Thereof  Having Custody of its Seal

State of Tennessee, County of Campbell, ss:
     On this 15 day of July, A.D. one thousand eight hundred and  ninety personally appeared before me, Justice of the Peace of the  court, a court of record within and for the County and State aforesaid  Reuben Marlow, aged 48 years, a resident of the Town of High House,  County of Campbell, State of Tennessee, who, being duly sworn according  to law, declares that he is the identical Reuben Marlow who was  enrolled on the 6th day of April, 1862, in Co. "A" 1st Tenn Mtd.  Inft. in the War of the Rebellion, and served at least ninety days  and was honorably discharged at Nashville, Tenn. on the __(blank)__  day of April, 1865.  That he is now unable to earn a support by reason  of Catarrh on head, rheumatism affecting shoulders, breast, knees and  legs, by exposure while on duty. 

He agrees to pay his attorney 10.00 for prosecuting his claim.
That said disabilities are not due to his vicious habits, and are to the best of his knowledge and belief permanent, that he has never  applied for pension under application No. __(blank)__; that he is a  pensioner under certificate No. __(blank)__.       That he makes this declaration for the purpose of being placed on  the pension-roll of the United States under the provisions of the act  of June 27, 1890. 

     He hereby appoints J.M. Field, of Washington, D.C., his true and 
lawful attorney to prosecute his claim; that his P.O. address is High House, county of Campbell State of Tennessee.

     Reuben X Marlow (his mark)
     Attest: L. Kennedy
    W. E. Ward

Also personally appeared W.E. Ward, residing at Ligias Tenn and  L. Kennedy residing at Ligias, Tenn; persons whom I certify to be  respectable and entitled to credit, and who, being by me duly sworn, 
say that they were present and saw Reuben Marlow, the claimant, sign  his name (make his mark) to the foregoing declaration; that they have  every reason to believe from the appearance of said claimant and their  acquaintance with him for __(blank)__ and __(blank)__ years,  respectively, that he is the identical person he represents himself  to be; and that they have no interest in the prosecution of his claim.
     L. Kennedy
     W.E. Ward (Signatures of Witnesses)

     Sworn to and subscribed before me this 15 day of July, A.D. 1890  and I hereby certify that the contents of the above declaration, etc.,  were fully made known and explained to the applicant and witnesses  before swearing, including the words __(blank)__ erased, and the words  __(blank)__ added; and that I have no interest, direct or indirect, in  the prosecution of this claim.

     James Jones (Signature)
     Justice of the Peace (official character)

NOTES
The act of June 27, 1890, requires, in case of a soldier: 
(1) An honorable discharge (but the certificate need not be filed 
unless called for)
(2) A minimum service of ninety days.
(3) A permanent physical disability not due to vicious habits. (It  need not have originated in the service.)
(4) The rates under the act are graded from $6 to $12, proportional to the degree of inability to earn a support, and are not affected by  the rank held.
(5) A pensioner under prior laws may apply under this one, or a  pensioner under this one may apply under other laws, but he cannot draw more than one pension for the same period.

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State of Tennessee Campbell County
I S.C. Baird Clerk of the County Court of said County hereby Certify  that James Jones of Highhouse Tennessee is an acting Justice of the  Peace for said County duly commissioned and qualified as such and that  he has full power and authority to administer oaths.
     Witness by official seal and signature at office in Jacksboro.
     This August the 25th, 1890. S.C. Baird, Clerk.

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ACT JUNE 27, '90
Certificate No. 664661 Name Reuben Marlow
Department of the Interior
BUREAU OF PENSIONS
Washington, D.C. January 15, 1898

SIR:
     In forwarding to the pension agent the executed voucher for your next quarterly payment please favor me by returning this circular to him with replies to the questions enumerated below.  Very 
respectfully,
M. Clay Evans, Commissioner

First. Are you married? If so, please state your wife's full name and  her maiden name.
Answer. isia faney mcgee

Second. When, where and by whom were you married?
Answer. Oct the 1 By Madison Kennedy

Third. What record of marriage exists?
Answer. Oct. the 1 day 1866

Fourth. Were you previously married? If so, please state the name of  your former wife and the date and place of her death or divorce.
Answer. Nun.

Fifth. Have you any children living? If so, please state their names  and the dates of their birth.
Answer. Powell Marlow July the 8. 1867  George Marlow May the 1. 1875

     Reuben Marlow (signature)
     Date of reply, May the 3, 1898

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State of Tennessee
County of Campbell
in the matter of Isey F. Marlow, widow of Reuben Marlow deceased who  served as a private as said to have served as a Private in Co A. 1st  Regt. Tennessee Vol. Inft. personally came before me a Notary Public  in and for the afore said County and State Thomas Mcgee and Sarah  Mcgee persons of lawful age who Being duly sworn according to law  posed and state in the afore said case as follows -- that they ar  personal and well acquainted with Isey F. Marlow widow of Reuben  Marlow deceased as above married and as they now Remember the said  Reuben Marlow and Isey F. Marlow was married on or about October 1866. Affiants further state that they was Present and Seen Reuben Marlow and 
Isey F. Marlow married at there house in Campbell County by Madison  Kennedy M.G. about October 1866. They have no interest in this claim  direct or indirect and only makes this affidavit as an act of Justice  and nothing further.

     Thomas X Mcgee (his mark)
     Sarah X Mcgee (her mark)

     Witness: 
     W.E. Ward
     Geo. (H. or W.) Marlow

Sworn to and subscribed to Before me on this the 27 day of Jany 1900  I am not related to the claimant Isey F. Marlow direct or indirect  and that I carefully Red over and explained the affidavit to each 
affiant before swarring them to the same. 

     L. Kennedy
     Notary Public
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State of Tennessee
County of Campbell
On this the 27th day of January 1900 personally appeared Before me a  Notary Public in and for the a fore said County and State George  Marlow and Belle Marlow his wife ages 25 and 21 years Post Office
address High House, Campbell County Tennessee Reputable and entitled  to full faith and credit who being by me duly sworn according to law  states in the afore said case as follows to with that they wer both  present and Saw Reuben Marlow of Co. A. 1st regit. Tennessee inft.  Vols. died on the 20th day of december 1899 and that they have no  interest in this claim in no way further than Justice should Bee 
done.

     George Marlow
     Belle Marlow

Sworn to and subscribed to before me on this they 27 day of January  1900 I have no interest in this claim in no way direct or indirect.

     L. Kennedy
     Notary Public

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State of Tennessee
County of Campbell
in the matter of Pension claim of Isey F. widow of Reuben Marlow late  deceased of Co. A. 1st Regiment of Tennessee Vols. personally came  before me a notary Public in and fore the afore said county and State  Isey F. Widow of Reuben Marlow age __ years Post office address Ligias  Campbell County Tennessee Reputable and is in titled to credit  Who Beeing By me duly sworn according to law States in the afore said  case as follows to Wit that she noes of no Record of here husband  death Except here family Bible Which shoes that here husband Reuben  Marlow died on the 20th day of December 1899 and that here Husband  Reuben Marlow had bot Been previously married that she all so states 
in regard to here first husband Matthew Patterson the rebells captured  him and took him of to Knoxville Tennessee and kepte him thir and  starved him till he died as she was informed by the men who had him in  custody She went and saw him and he was then allmost dead. She went  back and they told her that he died on the 13th day of April 1863 and  she has not never seen or heard of him since and she has good reasons  to know that he wer dead for he wer allmost dead the last time she saw 
him in Knoxville and she noes of no other Wittness that she can prove  his death.

     Isey F. X Marlow (her mark)
     Attest: W.E. Ward 
             M. Kennedy

Sworn to and subscribed to before me on this the 23 day of March 1900  I certify that I carefully Red over and Explain fully the contents of  the foregoing affidavit to the affiants before swarring her to the 
same I further certify that I have no intrest direct or indirect in  this claim.

     L. Kennedy
     Notary Public

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State Of Tennessee
County of Campbell

In the matter of Isey F. Marlow widow of Reuben Marlow late deceased  Co. A. 1st Regt. Tennessee Vol. Inft. -- personally appears before me  a Notary Public with in and for the afore said County and State Isey F.  Marlow the above named claimant age 61 years Post office address is  Ligias Campbell County Tennessee Reputable and is intitled to full  faith and credit and who being duly sworn according to law state in  the afore said case as follows -- that she have been previously  married to Matthew Patterson on or about March the 2nd 1855 and said  Patterson died at Knoxville on or about April 1863 as she have been  informed by his officers and that her late husband Reuben Marlow died  December the 29th 1899 at home in Campbell County Tennessee and that  he died sudly from which the doctors sese was from heart disease

     Isey F. X Marlow (her mark)
     Attest: W.E. Ward
             Cal Marlow

Sworn to and subscribed to before me on this the 27 day of January  1900 I have no interest in this claim in no way direct or indirect --  and this affidavit were fully and known before swairing to the same.

     L. Kennedy
     Notary Public
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State of Tenn
County of Campbell

Personly appered before me R.H. Ward a Notary Public in and for said 
County

Issey F. Marlow and maker oath in due form of law that her present  Post office address is High House Tenn -- also one of the Gipson  Co. told me that my first husband Died in prison at Knoxville  Tennessee to the best of my memory about the last of 1862 or the  first of 1863 he wor about 60 miles from home -- and he did not belong  to Emey [enemy?] jusice [justice?] the Reason I cannot produce the  affidavit of his Death is because the Partie is dead Mr. John K.  Patterson Deceased is the man that told me of his Death and I have  not seen him or herd of him since and I believe the Report of his  death to be true -- he was taken a Prisoner by the Gipson Co. also  I think the Prison was in the hands of the Rebls at that time

     Issey F. X Marlow (her mark)
     Attest: Fred Ward
             Adrian Ward

Sworn to and subscribed to before me this Nov 6 1900 

     R.H. Ward Notary Public
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State of Tennessee
Campbell County
in the matter of Pension claims of Isey F. Marlow Widow of Reuben  Marlow late Deceased of Co.A. 1st Regiment of Tennessee Vols  personally appeared before me a Notary Public in and for the afore  said county and State Pliss Sieber age 38 years post office address  Ligias Campbell County Tenn Reputable and is entitled to credit who  Beeing by me duly sworn according to law states in the afore said  case as follows to Wit that he is Well and personally aquainted with  Reuben Marlow and Isey F. Marlow his Wife and that they lived together  as man and Wife untill his death about December the 20th 1899 and were
never divorced and that the claimant has not remarried I am not  related to the claimant Isey F. Marlow and have no interest in her  claim direct or indirect in now way --

     Pleas. Seiber

Sworn to and subscribed before me on this 24 day of March 1900. I  have no interest direct or indirect in the claim of Isey F. Marlow  and in no wise related to her. 

     L. Kennedy
     Notary Public

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WIDOW'S APPLICATION FOR ACCRUED PENSION

Certificate no. 664611
Pensioner: Reuben Marlow
"A" 1 Tenn Vol. Inft.
Widow Isey F. Marlow No. 712278

T.W. TALLMADGE
ATTORNEY AT LAW AND SOLICITOR OF CLAIMS
WASHINGTON, D.C. 
 

WIDOW'S APPLICATION FOR ACCRUED PENSION

State of Tennessee, County of Campbell, SS:
     On this 27 day of January, 1900, personally appeared Isey F. Marlow, who, being duly sworn declares that she is the lawful widow  of Reuben Marlow, deceased; that he died on the 20 day of December,  1899 that he had been granted a pension by Certificate No. 664611  which is herewith returned (or if not, state why not) __(blank)__;  that he had been paid the pension by the Pension Agent at Knoxville  up to the 4 day of November, 1899 after which date he had not been  employed or paid in the Army, Navy, or Marine service of the United  States, except __(blank)__; that she was married to the said Reuben  Marlow on the __(blank)__ day of October, 1866 in Campbell County, in  the State of Tennessee; that her name before said marriage was  Patterson; that she [had (or had not) been previously married] -  [transcriber's note: these words have been crossed out]; that her  husband had (or [had not) been previously married] - [transcriber's  note: these words have been crossed out]; that she hereby makes  application for the pension which had accrued on the aforesaid  certificate to the date of death.
     That she hereby appoints with full power of substitution and  revocation, T.W. Tallmadge of Washington, D.C. her true and lawful  attorney to prosecute this claim, the fee to be __(blank)__ dollars, 
as prescribed by law.      That her residence is __(blank)__, City of Ligias, County of  Campbell, State of Tennessee and her post-office address is Ligias,  Campbell County, Tennessee.

     Isey X Marlow (her mark)

     Also personally appeared Powell Marlow, residing at High House, Tennessee and Cal Marlow residing at Careyville Tenn who, being duly  sworn, say that they were present and saw Isey F. Marlow sign her 
name (make her mark) to the foregoing declaration; that they know her  to be the lawful widow of Reuben Marlow, who died on the 20 day of  December, 1899; and that their means of knowledge that said parties  were husband and wife, and that the husband died on the said date,  are as follows: __(blank)__.

     Cal Marlow
     Powell Marlow (signatures of witnesses)

     Sworn to and subscribed before me, this 27 day of January, 1900,  and I certify that the affiants are reputable persons; that they know  the contents of their depositions, and that their statements are 
entitled to full faith and credit. I further certify that I have no  interest, direct or indirect, in the above claim.

     L. Kennedy (signature)
     Notary Public (official character)

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No. 712278 Supplemental
Act June 27 1890 & Act May 9 1900
WIDOW'S APPLICATION

Claimant: Isey F. Marlow
Soldier: Reuben Marlow
Service: "A" 1 Tenn. Vol. Inft.
Address: Ligias, Tenn.

No. 712278 This declaration is presented to be considered if the  pension claimant issue under Act of June 27/90. 

Filed by T.W. TALLMADGE, ATTORNEY, WASHINGTON D.C.
 

Act of June 27, 1890 and under Act May 9th 1900 
DECLARATION FOR WIDOW'S PENSION

TO BE EXECUTED BEFORE A CLERK OF THE COURT, A NOTARY PUBLIC OR OTHER 
OFFICER AUTHORIZED TO ADMINISTER OATHS FOR GENERAL PURPOSES.  IF 
BEFORE A JUSTICE OF THE PEACE OR OTHER OFFICER WHO DOES NOT USE AN 
OFFICIAL SEAL, IT WILL BE NECESSARY TO OBTAIN THE CERTIFICATE OF THE 
CLERK OF THE COUNTY COURT AS TO HIS OFFICIAL CHARACTER AND GENUINENESS 
OF HIS SIGNATURE.  IF EXECUTED BEFORE A NOTARY PUBLIC WITH A SEAL, 
NO OTHER CERTIFICATE IS REQUIRED.

State of Tennessee, County of Campbell, ss:
     On this 8 day of June 1900 personally appeared before me, a Notary  Public of the _(blank)__ within and for the County and State aforesaid,  Isey F. Marlow aged 62 years, a resident of Ligias county of Campbell,  State of Tennessee, who, being duly sworn according to law, declares  that she is the widow of Reuben Marlow who enlisted under the name of  Reuben Marlow at __(blank)__ on the _(blank)____ day of ___(blank)___,  A.D. 1962, in Co. "A" 1st Tenn. Vol. Inft. and served at least ninety  days in the late War of the Rebellion, in the service of the United  States, and was HONORABLY DISCHARGED in 1864 and died December 20th  1899.
     That she was married under the name of Isey F. Patterson to said  Reuben Marlow on the __(blank)__ day of October, 1866, by Madison  Kennedy M.G. of Campbell County Tenn, there being no legal barrier to  said marriage.
     That she has not remarried since the death of the said Reuben  Marlow. That her actual net income does not exceed 250 per year and  therefore she is without other means of support than her daily labor. 
That names and dates of birth of all the children now living, under  sixteen years of age, of the soldier are as follows:
(none listed)
That she has heretofore applied for pension, and the number of her  former application is 712278. That she makes this declaration for the  purpose of being placed on the pension-roll of the United States under  the provisions of the Act of June 27, 1890 and under Act of May 9th  1900. 
     She hereby appoints T.W. TALLMADGE, OF WASHINGTON, D.C., her true  and lawful attorney to prosecute her claim and receive a fee of $10.  That her post office address is Ligias County of Campbell State of  Tennessee. 

     Isey F. X Marlow (her mark)
     Attest: (1) W. E. Ward
             (2) Levi Ward 

     Also personally appeared W.E. Ward, residing at Ligias Tennessee  and Levi Ward, residing at Ligias Tennessee, persons whom I certify to  be respectable and entitled to credit, and who, being by me duly sworn, say they were present and saw Isey F. Marlow, the claimant, sign her  name (or make her mark) to the foregoing declaration; that they have  every reason to believe, from the appearance of said claimant and an  acquaintance with her of 10 years and 15 years, respectively, that  she is the identical person she represents herself to be; and that  they have no interest in the prosecution of this claim. 
     W.E. Ward
     Levi Ward
(signatures of witnesses)

     Sworn to and subscribed before me this 8 day of June 1900 and I  hereby certify that the contents of the above declaration, etc., were  fully made known and explained to the applicant and witnesses before 
swearing, including the words __(blank)__ erased, and the words  __(blank)__ added; and that I have no interest, direct or indirect,  in the prosecution of this claim.

     L. Kennedy (signature)
     Notary Public (0fficial character)

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Department of the Interior
Bureau of Pensions
Washington DC, Aug. 23, 1893

Respectfully returned to the officer in charge of the Record and  Pension Office, War Department, requesting a full military and medical history and personal description of the soldier. 
     Please examine all records likely to afford any information as to diseases, wounds, or injuries incurred by him while in the service.
Claim No. 664.661
Name: Reuben Marlow
Co. A 1 Regt. Tenn. Inf.
Wm. Lochoen, Commissioner

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Record and Pension Office
War Department
Respectfully returned to the Commissioner of Pensions

Reuben Marlow
Co A. 1 Reg't Tenn. Inft. was enrolled Mch 27, 1862 and M.O. Ap'l 18,  1865. Personal description is as follows: Age 18 yrs; 5 ft. 6 in.  comp. fair; eyes grey; head fair; profession farmer; Born in Tenn.

>From Enr., 1862 to MO, 1865 he held the rank of Pvt. and during that period the rolls show him present except as follows Aug. 31/62 name  appears in present column with remark absent with out leave. 
Dec 31/64 4 mos. miss next on file pres. P of W records show him  captured by the rebels in Campbell Co. Va. Oct 16, 1862, confined  at Richmond, Va. Nov 6, 62 -- Paroled at Sikens Landing Nov 9 62 
reported at Camp Parole Md Nov 10 62 sent to Nashville Tenn Dec 12 62  (Rolls from Sept 1 64 to Dec 31 64 not on file.) Other records show  him furloughed Sept 21 to Oct 20 64. May 31 62 absent in Hosp. at  Flat Lick. 

The medical records show him treated as follows: no records found. By authority of the Secretary of War: F C. Ainsworth, Colonel, U.S.  Army, Chief of Office. Aug. 25, 1893.

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PENSIONER DROPPED
United States Pension Agency
Knoxville, Tenn
Feb. 2, 1905

Certificate No.: 503238
Class: Widow Act J. 27, 1890
Pensioner: Isey F. Marlow
Soldier: Reuben Marlow
Service: Pri. Co. A 1 Tenn. Vol. Inf.

The Commissioner of Pensions.
SIR: I have the honor to report that the above-named pensioner who was last paid at $8- to May 4, 1904 has been dropped because of death. 
Died in May 1904. 
Very respectfully,
J.O. Wilder, United States Pension Agent
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