On this 5th day
of November, 1887, at Seventy Six, County
State of Kentucky, before me, W. H. Egleton a Special Examiner
of the Pension Office, personally appeared G.B. Brown ~,
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 64, P. O. as above, Occupation - Farmer, No Service.
I am a brother of Sarah Brown, the client in this case. And her husband,
Eli Brown, I knew from my boyhood.
I was at the marriage of Eli and Sarah Brown and they were married
by Absolem Davis in June 1850. They were married while a protracted
meeting was going
on and that took place or began the first Sunday in the month and lasted
week and during that meeting they were married.
married somewhere between the 5 and the 15 of the month but the exact
date I could not give.
I have no
records whatever to go by in the matter but the whole thing I give you
I don’t know the date of Eli Brown’s first wife’s death nor
can I tell you when it was that he died.
I cannot give the date of birth of any of client’s children.
Although the claimant is my sister I am not interested
or biased in the case. I have testified in the case before and the signature
Q: Have you understood the questions asked you and are your
answers to the correctly recorded in this deposition?
A: Yes Sir.
Sworn to and
subscribed before me this fifth day of November 1887,
and I certify that
the contents were fully made known to deponent before signing.