WILLIAM SEABURN, Sergeant, Company "B"

Washington Cemetery, Washington County, Pa.

(Photo by Bill Verosko.)

National Archives Pension File

Transcribed by Linda Fluharty.

Department of the Interior
Bureau of Pensions
Washington, D. C., April 4, 1901

So Division.
Inv Orig No. 1262.720
William Seaburn
Co B, 1 Regt WVa Vol. Cav.

     Sir: To aid this Bureau in preventing any one falsely personating you, or otherwise committing fraud in your name, or on account of your service, you are required to answer fully the questions enumerated below.
     You will please return this circular under cover of the inclosed envelope which requires no postage.
     Very respectfully,
Commissioner (Illegible)

William Seaburn
112 E. Chestnut St.
Washington, Pa.

1. When were you born?
     Answer: Aprill 8. 1844

2. Where were you born?
     Answer: Washington, Pa.

3. When did you enlist?
     Answer: August 26. 1861

4. Where did you enlist?
     Answer: Wheeling, West Va.

5. Where had you lived before you enlisted?
     Answer: Washington, Pa.

6. What was your post-office address at enlistment?
     Answer: Washington, Pa.

7. What was you occupation at enlistment?
     Answer: Laborer.

8. When were you discharged?
     Answer: July 8th 1865.

9. Where were you discharged?
     Answer: Wheeling, West Va.

10. Where have you lived since discharge? Give dates...
     Answer: have lived at Washington, Pa.

11. What is your present occupation?
     Answer: A watchman.

12. What is your height?
     Answer: 5 feet, 7 3/4 inches. Wheeling, West Va. Your weight? 175 lbs. The color of your eyes? Black. The color of your hair? Black. Your complexion? Dark. Are there any permanent marks or scars on your person? If so, describe them. two marks on inside of right leg

13. What is your full name? Please write it on the line below, in ink, in the manner in which you are accustomed to sign it, in the presence of two witnesses who can write:

William Seaburn

Witnesses: Thos H. Harter & C. W. Booz

Aprill 10, 1901

Death Certificate Information

Date of Death: October 28, 1906
Place of Death: Washington, Pa.
Cause of Death: Hemiplegia
Occupation: Watchman
Residence: 77 W. Chestnut
Date of Birth: April 8th 1844
Place of Birth: Washington, Pa.
Age: 62 years, 6 months, 20 days
Marital Status: Married
Name of Father: Elliott Seaburn
Maiden name of Mother: Mary Newman
Informant: Annie E. Seaburn, Washington, Pa.
Physician: J. F. Donehoo
Undertaker: C. W. Devore
Place of Burial: Washington Cemetery