Lorraine, Jefferson Co., NY

In the matter of the estate of LUCRETIA MARSH of Lorraine, Jefferson Co. NY:

ABEL W. ADSIT swore that LUCRETIA MARSH was a Revolutionary Pensioner of the United States under the Act of 17 June 1844, at the rate of $66.66 per annum and died in the Town of Lorraine on the 12th day of December 1844. Lucretia did not have any children surviving her and that by an agreement made with the said Lucretia, deceased, the deponent was to maintain her during her lifetime for the annual amount of her pension and that the arrears of said pension by such agreement is coming to him he having performed the contract on his part and supported her comfortably during life and was at the expense of her burial. Dated: 17 December 1844. /s/ Abel Adsit

Jefferson Co., NY Estate Papers, Box M1/16.

NOTE: Based upon the 1840 special census of Revolutionary pensioners, Lucretia Marsh was 84 years of age which places her date of birth about 1756.

Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.

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