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Declaration For Pension
(16 Mar 1880)

State of Pennsylvania
County of Washington
     On this 18th day of March, A. D. one thousand nine hundred and SEVEN, personally appeared before me, a Justice of the Peace within and for the country and State aforesaid, WILLIAM LOPP who, being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is 75 years of age, and a resident of CALIFORNIA county of WASHINGTON, State of PENNSYLVANIA; and that he is the identical person who was enrolled at CAMP CARLISLE, WHEELING WEST VA under the name of WILLIAM LOPP, on the 30 day of August, 1861 as a PRIVATE, in Co. I 1st Reg WEST VA CAVALRY VOL in the service of the United States, in the CIVIL war, and was Honorably Discharged at WHITE POST VA, on the 26 day of Nov, 1864.
     That he was not employed in the military or naval service of the United States otherwise than as stated above. That his personal description at enlistment was as follows: Height, 5 feet 8 inches; complexion, LIGHT; color of eyes, BLUE; color of hair, DARK; that his occupation was GLASS BLOWER; that he was born MARCH 18th, 1832, at NEW HAVEN, FAYETTE CO PA.
     That his several places since leaving the service have been as follows: Resided in California, Washington Co Pa. continuously since his discharge.
     That he is a pensioner. That he has heretofore applied for a pension PENSION CERT NO 872866.
     That he makes this declaration for the purpose of being placed on the pension roll of the United States under the provisions of the act of February 6, 1907.
     That his post-office address is CALIFORNIA, county of WASHINGTON, State of PENNSYLVANIA.

Signed by William Lopp
Attest: David R. Phillips & Lewis F. McCrory (Knew William Lopp 50 years and 12 years respectively.)

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

Sir: In forwarding to the pension agent the executed voucher for your next quarterly payment please favor me by returning this circular to himn with replies to the questions enumerated below.

Very Truly
H Clay Evans, Commissioner.

William Lopp
California, Penna

First. Are you married? If so, please state your wife's full name and her maiden name.

Second. When, where, and by whom were you married?
Answer. August 11, 1870 West Brownsville Pa Rev Chas. W. Scott

Third. What record of marriage exists?
answer. Marriage certificate

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. No.

Fifth. Have you any children living? If so, please state their names and the dates of their birth.
Answer. None.

Signed by William Lopp
Date of reply, July 5, 1898

Pension Certificate Act of June 27, 1890
No. 872.866 - Original
United States of America
Bureau of Pensions

     It is hereby certified that in conformity with the laws of the United States WILLIAM LOPP who was a PRIVATE, CO "I" 1" REGIMENT WEST VIRGINIA CAVALRY is entitled to a pension under the provisions of the Act of June 27, 1890, at the rate of SIX dollars per month to commence on the eighteenth day of July one thousand eight hundred and ninety. This pension being for PARTIAL INABILITY TO EARN A SUPPORT BY MANUAL LABOR.
Given at the Department of the Interior this Nineteenth day of July one thousand eight hundred and ninety four and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and nineteenth.
Signed by Hoxe(?) Smith, secretary of the Interior

Pensioner Dropped
Department of the Interior
United States Pension Agency
Pittsburg, Pa.
June 2, 1911
Certificate No. 872 866
Class Act of Feb 6, 1907
Service CORP I 1" W.Va CAV.
The Commissioner of Pensions.
Sir: I have the honor to report that the above-named pensioner who was last paid at $20, to 4 Apr, 1911 has been dropped because of DEATH MAY 16 1911.

Very Respectfully,
D. Ashworth, United States Pension Agent

Declaration for Widow's Pension
Act of April 19, 1908

State of Pennsylvania
County of Washington

     On this 10th day of June, A. D. one thousand nine hundred and eleven personally appeared before me, a Notary Public within and for the said county and State aforesaid, FEBE A. LOPP, aged 50 years, a resident of CALIFORNIA, county of WASHINGTON, State of Pennsylvania, who, being duly sworn according to law, makes the following declaration in order to obtain pension under the provisions of the Act of Congress Approved April 19, 1908.
     That she is the widow of WILLIAM LOPP who was enrrolled under the anme of WILLIAM LOPP at WHEELING WVA, on the 8th day of NOVEMBER, 1861 as a PRIVATE in CORPORAL Co I 1 Regiment WVa Vol Cavalry, and honorably discharged Dec 5th, 1864, having served ninety days or more during the late Civil war.
     That she was married under the name of FEBE A. GOFF to said soldier at BROWNBSVILLE PENNA on the 11th day of August, 1870, by Chas. w. Scott, Minister of the Gospel that there was no legal barrier to the marriage; that she had not been previously married; that the soldier had not been previously married....
     That the said soldier died May 16, 1911, at California PA that she was not divorced from him, and that she has not remarried since his death.
     That the said soldier left the following-named children who are now living and under sixteen years of age, to wit: NONE
     That she has not heretofore applied for a pension.
     That her post-office address is CALIFORNIA, county of WASHINGTON, State of PENNA.

Signed by Febe A. Lopp
Attest: W. C. Smith and W. H. Gregg (Knew Febe Lopp for 20 & 25 years respectively.)

Drop Report - Pensioner
Febe A. Lopp, Box 15, California, Pa.
Finance Division
Nov 10 1923
The name of the above-described pensioner who was last paid at the rate of $30 per month to Oct 4 1923 has this day been dropped from the roll because of DEATH Oct 9 1923.

O. J. Randall, Chief, Finance Division