Transcribed by Laurie Birks Dean from file provided by Linda Fluharty.

Department of the Interior,
Bureau of Pensions,
Washington, D. C., January 15, 1898

Certificate No. 749985
Name, John Lindsay

     In forwarding to the pension agent the executed voucher for your next quarterly payment please favor me by returning this circular to him with replies to the questions enumerated below.
                Very respectfully,

R. C. Rice,
U. S. Pension Agent,
     Columbus, Ohio

First. Are you married? If so, please state your wife's full name and her maiden name.
Answer. Yes, Jennie Lindsay nee McLaughlin

Second. When, where, and by whom were you married?
Answer. Married in Steubenville in 1865

Third. What record of marriage exists?
Answer. I have the record in my possession in Probate Court.

Fourth. Were you previously married? If so, please state the name of your former wife and the date and place of her death or divorce.
Answer. I never was married but once.

Fifth. Have you any children living? If so, please state their names and the the dates of their birth.
Answer. I have three daughters.
Elizabeth Clark born in 1866
Mary Beaument born in 1869
Heni (?) Johnson born in 1873

John Lindsay
Date of reply, June 2nd, 1898

Certified Copy of Marriage Record

The State of Ohio, Jefferson County, ss.
     I Hereby Certify, That on the 6th day of November A. D. 1866 Mr. John Linsey and Miss Jennie McLaughlin were legally joined in marriage by me, a minister of the Gospel County of Jefferson and State of Ohio.
     Given under my hand this 2nd day of January A. D. 1867 Attest George M. Elliott.

J. C. Ogle
Probate Judge.


The State of Ohio, Jefferson County, ss.
     I, J. R. McCleary, Judge of the Probate of said County, hereby certify the foregoing to be a full and complete transcript from the Record of Marriage, Do. 8, Page 47 of said Court.
Witness my signature and the seal of said Court, at Steubenville,
this 5th day of July A. D. 1907
J. R. McCleary

No. 749985

United States of America
Department of the Interior
Bureau of Pensions

     It is hereby certified That in conformity with the laws of the United States, John Lindsay who was a Corporal and Private Co. K, 1 West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry is entitled to a pension at the rate of Twelve dollars per month to commence on the Twenty third day of February one thousand nine hundred and seven.

Given at the Department of the Interior this
Third day of May one thousand nine hundred and seven and of the
Independence of the United States of America hte one hundred and thirty first.

James Rudolph Garfield
Secretary of the Interior

J. R. Davenport
acting Commissioner of Pensions

Accrued Pension.
Act of March 2, 1895.
Southern Division.

Certificate No. 749, 985          Last issue May 3, 1907
Pensioner, John Lindsay Act February 6, 1907
Date of Death, April 19, 1907
Claimant, Jane Lindsay, widow
#4611 Second Avenue
Allegheny County

Certificates.________      filed June 22, 1907 & July 26, 1907
Attorney, William M. Kerr     Fee, ___________
P.O., Irondale, Ohio
Submitted Oct. 18, 1907      H. H. Clarke, Examiner.

Approved for admission
     pay to widow above.
Geo. Scharf, Reviewer, Oct. 22, 1907
H. S. McCandish, Rereviewer, Oct. 23, 1907


State of Ohio, County of Jefferson, ss:
     On this 11th day of July, 1907, personally appeared Jane Lindsay, who being duly sworn, declares that she is the lawful widow of John Lindsay, deceased; that he died on the 19th day of April, 1907, that he had been granted a pension by Certificate No. 749985 which is herewith returned .......................; that he had been paid the pension by the Pension Agent at Columbus, Ohio up to the 4th day of March, 1907, after which date he had not been employed or paid in the Army, Navy, or Marine service of the United States,................... that she was married to the said John Lindsay on the 6th day of November, 1866 at Steubenville, in the State of Ohio; that her name before said marriage was Jane McLaughlin; that she had been previously married; that her husband accrued on aforesaid certificate to the date of death; and that her residence is No. 4611 Street, 2nd Av., City of Hazlewood, County of Alleghany, State of Penn. and that her Post-Office address is as stated above.

     She hereby appoints Wm. M. Kerr, of Irondale, Jefferson County, Ohio, her attorney to prosecute this claim.

(Widow's signature) Jane Lindsay

     Also personally appeared Wm. McMullen & B. H. Maxwell residing at Steubenville, Ohio, who, being duly sworn, say that they were present and saw Jane Lindsay sign her name (make her mark) to the foregoing declaration; that they know her to be the lawful widow of John Lindsay, who died on the 19th day of April, 1907, and that their means of knowledge that said parties were husband and wife, and that the husband died on the said date, are as follows: We know that the said parties lived together as husband and wife up to the time of said soldier's death on April 19, 1907.

Wm. McMullen
B. H. Maxwell