On this eleventh day
of November, 1887, at Seventy
Six, County of Clinton,
State of Kentucky, before me, W. H. Egleton a Special Examiner
of the Pension Office, personally appeared John Stockton,~
who being by me first duly sworn to answer truly all interrogatories propounded
to him during
this Special Examination of aforesaid Pension Claim, deposes and says: his
age is 82, P.O. as above, Occupation – Farming. No Service.
I never knew Millie Brown, “wife of Eli Brown”, until after they
were married. But as to the time of their marriage I could not say. I could not
tell you when it was that said Millie Brown died, although I made her coffin.
I have no books to show when or about when it was that she died. I expect that
she died somewhere in 1846 or 1847. But I am not positive about it. I never changed
my memory with it but to the best of my recollection it was in 1846 or 1847.
I don’t know when it was that Eli Brown married his last wife Sarah and
I don’t recollect when he died.
After the war I only saw said Eli brown a time or two.
remember of ever making an affidavit in the case of Sarah Brown.
Q: Do you remember of making an affidavit in her case,
about one year ago, C. B. Parrigin swearing you to the same and Alex
Sporole and Parson Guthrie appearing as witnesses to your work?
A: No Sir, I do not.
I am not related to client and I am not interested in the case.
I some times write my name and some times make my mark.
Q: Have you understood the questions asked you and are you
answers to them correctly recorded in this deposition?
A: Yes Sir.
Attests: } W. H. Egleton
Mark (X) John Stockton
Sworn to and
subscribed before me this 11th day of November 1887,
and I certify that
the contents were fully made known to deponent before signing.