Transcription: Richard BASYE RW Pension

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Transcription: Richard BASYE RW Pension
VA BASYE, Richard W.8755
(Former widow)


Nancy STALLARD, form'y widow of Richard BAYSE who was a Pri in the Va line

Inscribed on the Roll at the rate of 80 Dollars Cents per annum, to commence on the 4th day of March, 1843

Certificate of Pension issued the 10 day of Sept 1844 and sent to R. Lancaster Taylorsville Spencer Co Ky

Act of March 3, 1843
June 17, 1844
Recorded in Book A
Vol 2 Page 186

State of Kentucky
County of Spencer Sct

On this Second day of October in the year one thousand Eight hundred and forty three, personally appeared before the County Court of Spencer County in the State of Kentucky (it being a Court of record for said County) Nancy STALLARD a resident in the said County of Spencer and State of Kentucky, aged Eighty two years who being first duly Sworn according to law, doth, on her oath make the following Declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the provision made by the Act of Congress passed July 4th 1836 and the act explanatory of said act passed March the 3rd 1837. That she was married to Richard BASYE who was enlisted in a private soldier for the term of three years, in the Spring or Summer in the year 1777 in the County of Fauquier in the State of Virginia in the company commanded by Captain John BLACKWOOD, in the 3rd Regiment commanded by Colonel William HETH in the line of the State of Virginia on Continental Establishment that he continued to serve in said corps until the ye ar 1780 having served three years, when he was discharged from the Service in the County of Fauquier in the State of Virginia the said Richard BASYE was in the Battles of BRANDYWINE and German Town, __ she has heard him frequently say in his life time that she has no documentary evidence of the service of the said Richard BASYE Decd and refers to the muster rolls now on file in the War Office of the United States, that said Richard BASYE was soldier of the Revolutionary War as before stated. She further declares that she was married to the said Richard BASYE on the fourth day of December in the year seventeen hundred and eighty one, that her husband the aforesaid Richard BASYE died on the 4th day of November 1822 that she was afterward married to Walter STALLARD who died on the 18th day of August 1827 and that she was a widow on the 4th July 1836 and still remains a widow as will more fully appear by reference to the proof hereto annexed. Sworn to and subscribed on the day and year above written in open Court


We William STOUT a clergyman residing in the County of Spencer in the State of Kentucky and George R. STONE residing in the same State and County hereby Certify that we are well acquainted with Nancy STALLARD who has Subscribed and Sworn to the above Declaration that we believe her to be Eighty two years of age, that she is the widow of Richard BASYE Decd who was reported and believed in the neighborhood where he resided, to have been a Soldier of the Revolution; and that we concur in that opinion. Sworn and Subscribed the day and year aforesaid.

William STOUT

And the said Court do hereby declare their opinion after the investigation of the matter and after putting the interrogatories prescribed by the War Department that the above named applicant in the widow of Richard BASYE Decd who was a Revolutionary Soldier and Served as stated and the Court further certifies that it appears to them that William STOUT who has signed the preceding certificate is a Clergyman resident in the [ends here]

Know all men by these present that we Richard BASYE and John COOKE are held and firmly bound unto his excellency Benjamin HARRISON Esq Governor of Virginia in the Sum of Fifty pounds current money to which payment well and truly to be made to the said Benjamin Harrison and his successors we bind ourselves our heirs executors and administrators, jointly and severally firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals and dated this 4th day of December 1781. The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended to be solemnized between the above bound Richard BASYE and Nancy TAYLOR for which a license has issued now if there be no Lawful cause to obstruct the said intended marriage then the above obligation to be void or else to remain in force.

Sealed & delivered Richard BASYE [seal]
in presence of John COOKE [seal]

Virginia: Fauquier County to wit I, Alexander J. MARSHALL clerk of Fauquier County Court in the State aforesaid, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true transcript of the original marriage bond taken and filed in the Office of said Court according to the Laws of Virginia.

In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of the said Court this 10th day of August 1843, and in the 68th year of the Commonwealth

A. J. MARSHALL clerk

State of Kentucky
Spencer County Sct

The following is an abstract from the record of marriages in my office, returned by William STONE - licenses minister of the Gospel to Solemnize the rites of matrimony viz Married Walter STALLARD to Nancy BASYE on the twenty fifth day of August in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty five.

Wm STONE I Raphael LANCASTER clerk of the County Court for the County aforesaid do certify that the above is a true copy of the record in rection of the marriage of Walter STALLARD and Nancy BASYE with the exception of the date which is expressed on the record in fair legible figures as follows; on the 25th day of August 1825.

Given under my hand the 17th day of January 1844

I Raphael LANCASTER above named depose and say that I hold the Office of Clerk of the County Court of Spencer County in the State of Kentucky aforesaid and that the above is a true extract from the records of said County Court, with the exception above named as certified by me

Spencer Cty Ct
Sworn to before me J. H. BROWN Justice of the peace for Spencer Cty

State of Kentucky Spencer County Sct

I Raphael LANCASTER Clerk of the County Court for the County aforesaid, do Certify, that James H. BROWN Esquire, whose signature is affixed to the foregoing Certificate is an acting Justice of the peace in and for said County and duly empowered to administer oaths and that the foregoing signature purporting to be his, is genuine In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of my said County at Taylorsville the 17th day of January 1844. In the 52nd year of the Commonwealth

Spencer County Ct

Record Division Richard BAYSE
July 18, 1908

1607 Adams Street
Madison, Wis

In reply to your communication dated the 6th and received the 8th inst., you are advised that from the papers in pension claim, Wid. File 8755, it appears that Richard BASYE enlisted in Fauquier County, Virginia, in the spring or summer of 1777 and served as a Private in Captain John BLACKWELL'S company, Colonel William NETH'S Third Virginia regiment on the Continental Establishment for three years, and was in the battles of Brandywine and Germantown. Soldier married December 4, 1781, Nancy TAYLOR; he died November 4, 1822, and she remarried August 25, 1825, Walter STALLARD, who died August 18, 1827. Nancy STALLARD was allowed pension as the former widow of Richard BAYSE on and application executed October 2, 1843, at which time she was 82 years of age and a resident of Spencer County, Kentucky

Very respectfully,
Acting Commissioner

Transcribed by Patricia O'Connor

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