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James Barber of Hannah (Chagum) & Reuben Barber served in the War of 1812

War of 1812 Info For James Barber:
Note from Coni: James Barber is my 5x Great Grandfather
W.O. 11021
W.C. 6657
Soldier: Barber, James
Service: Private Served Under: Capt. Nathaniel Leonard’s Unit: Co. 1 US Artillary
Enlisted: March 4, 1812 Discharged: March 4, 1817
Residence of Soldier: 1851 Catlin, Chemung Co. NY
Bounty Land:
20433 – 160 – 50
While in the war of 1812 he was wounded – he had a chunk taken out of his leg below the knew in the meaty part – had stone removed & also couple of years later  he was disabled and lost growth in the leg – had complications thru out life~
Widow Pension File notes for Catherine Barber
Residence of Widow: 1874 Millport, Chemung Co. NY
Maiden name of Widow: Catharine Beardsley
Marriage of Soldier & Widow: Feb. 3, 1813 Schuyler Co. NY
Rate of pay: 8.00 per month
Commencing: February 14, 1874
Certificate Date: Aug 10, 1875
Death of Sodier: July 26, 1865 Catlin, NY
Death of Widow: abt 1877


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