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1883 Pensioner's List

 

Federal Pension Roll of 1883. 

Source:   List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883 Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, The Cause for Which Pensioned, The Post-Office Address, The Rate of Pension Per Month and The Date of Original Allowance, As Called for by Senate Resolution of December 8, 1882.   Volume 3, pages 368-374.
 

Abbreviations used in the 1883 pension roll:

  • amp. - amputated

  • atr. - atrophy

  • chr. - chronic

  • diarr. - diarrhea

  • dis. - disease

  • frac. - fracture

  • g.s.w. - gun shot wound

  • inj. - injury

  • l. - left

 

  • ls. - loss

  • par. - partial

  • paral. - paralysis

  • r. - right

  • rheum. - rheumatism or rheumatic

  • shl., sh. - shell or shrapnel

  • shoul. - shoulder

  • w., wd. - wound

 

 

NAME OF PENSIONER

P.O. ADDRESS

CAUSE OF PENSION

CERT. #

MONTHLY RATE

DATE OF ORIG. ALLOW.

         

Adam, Sophia

Alton

Widow

63,055

$8.00

-----

Adams, Jane

Upper Alton

Dep. Mother

67,164

$8.00

Mar. 1866

Aldrup, Catharine

Edwardsville

Dep. Mother

129,446

$8.00

May 1869

Ammann, Joseph

Alton

Wd. L. side of back

206,000

$2.00

Apr. 1882

Anderson, John J.

Marine

Insanity

172,632

$50.00

Aug. 1880

Anderson, Margaret L.

Collinsville

Widow 1812

29,172

$8.00

Apr. 1880

Appleby, John B.

Alton

Disease of eyes

93,347

$50.00

-----

Arbuckle, Sarah F.

Upper Alton

Widow

126,836

$8.00

-----

Ashlock, John N.

Alton

W. Lft. arm

114,954

$4.00

-----

Atkins, Elizabeth

Upper Alton

Widow 1812

20,622

$8.00

Mar. 1879

Atkins, Sarah

Venice

Widow 1812

27,482

$8.00

Oct. 1879

Baker, Charles

Upper Alton

Wd. Lft. Leg

86,233

$8.00

-----

Bandshy, John M.

Worden

Wd. Both Nates

4,495

$4.00

-----

Barnett, Thos.

Edwardsville

Wd. Rt. Arm

198,564

$4.00

Dec. 1881

Bartlett, Sarah J.

Upper Alton

Widow

68,457

$8.00

-----

Bassett, Lucinda

Alton

Widow

7,238

$8.00

Oct. 1862

Bauer, John

Alton

Wd. Lft shldr.

20,636

$8.00

-----

Beaver, Maria

Collinsville

Widow 1812

29,986

$8.00

Jul. 1880

Beeley, John

Saint Jacob

G.S.W. Left Arm

34,736

$12.00

-----

Berlemann, Hermann

Edwardsville

Wd. Rt. Thigh

210,629

$4.00

Jun. 1882

Bernius, Fred'k G.

Edwardsville

Wd. L. Arm

54,075

$18.00

-----

Berry, John G.

Moro

Wd. Rt. Knee

209,350

$15.00

May 1882

Bettis, Sarah

Upper Alton

Widow 1812

9,089

$8.00

Sep. 1878

Bibb, Ona

Alton

Widow

181,913

$8.00

Sept. 1878

Boehm, Louis

Alton

Injury to abdomen

183,428

$8.00

Feb. 1881

Bostwick, John H.

Upper Alton

Wd. Lft. Leg

110,184

$6.00

-----

Bowman, Henry

Bethalto

Wd. L. Side, Dis. Lungs

11,029

$4.00

-----

Boyd, Washington H.

Godfrey

Wd. L. leg

140,559

$6.00

-----

Brensman, Jonathan

Bethalto

Chr. Rheu.

184,936

$6.00

Mar. 1881

Broderick, Catharine

Alton

Dep. Mother

24,853

$8.00

Jun. 1864

Brown, Cornelius C.

Edwardsville

Chr. Diarr.

223,788

$4.00

Dec. 1882

Brown, William H.

Alton

Loss r. eye; fract. R. thi.; inj to ft

89,689

$18.00

-----

Bruggeman, Henry

Alton

Loss 1 & 2 fgr, lft. Hand

95,107

$4.00

-----

Bryan, John

Alton

Ulcer leg & diarr.

6,051

$2.00

-----

Bryant, John

Alton

Disease of eyes

219,675

$6.00

Oct. 1882

Bucher, Jacob

Grantfork

Dis. Lungs, liver & bowels

94,646

$8.00

-----

Bunse, William

North Alton

Rheu., Heart Disease

194,790

$4.00

Aug. 1881

Burghart, Joseph

Long Lake

Wd. Lft Leg

143,722

$8.00

-----

Caldwell, Margaret

Alton

Widow

89,942

$8.00

-----

Carr, Hannah

Collinsville

Dep. Mother

193,678

$8.00

Nov. 1881

Challacombe, Kate

Alton

Widow

194,503

$23.00

Feb. 1882

Chambers, Elizabeth

Alton

Widow

42,265

$8.00

Mar. 1865

Clark, John H.

Bethalto

Dep. Father

189,235

$8.00

Jul. 1880

Colby, Charles W.

North Alton

Wd. Rt. Leg

208,270

$4.00

May 1882

Curran, Catherine

Alton

Widow

99,052

$8.00

-----

De Long, John

Alton

Asthma

168,000

$10.00

Mar. 1880

Dickerson, Sally M.

Alhambra

Mother

107,774

$8.00

Feb. 1868

Ebert, Margaret

Alton

Widow

44,350

$8.00

-----

Ewing, Mary A.

Alton

Widow

57,118

$8.00

-----

File, William S.

New Douglas

Wd. Lft. Thumb

146,394

$1.00

-----

Fletcher, George

Alton

G. S. W. Lft. Arm

3,341

$8.00

-----

Flynn, William

Alton

Injury to abdomen

218,944

$4.00

Oct. 1882

Fuller, Houston

Collinsville

Wd. Rt. Shr.

111,413

$6.00

-----

Fusler, Louis

Edwardsville

Wd. L. Forearm

209,227

$2.00

May 1882

Garrett, Harvey D.

Venice

Fract. Lft Leg

114,851

$10.00

-----

Gehring, John

Troy

Wd of neck, Chronic Diarr.

104,841

$18.00

-----

Ging, John

Highland

Wd. Lt. eye & face

26,964

$24.00

-----

Glenn, Wm. A.

Godfrey

Wd. Of face

174,192

$3.00

Sep. 1880

Godfrey, Rebecca

Godfrey

Widow 1812

18,980

$8.00

Feb. 1879

Goehringer, Jacob

Alton

Wd. R. arm

13,080

$4.00

-----

Golicke, Wilhelmina

Fosterburg

Widow

178,468

$8.00

-----

Granger, Joseph

Troy

Chr. Diarr.

208,571

$4.00

May 1882

Gregg, Fanny

Long Lake

Widow

113,778

$8.00

-----

Grindell, Herman E.

Alton

Wd. L. shoulder

212,449

$4.00

Jun. 1882

Gruver, Richard

Edwardsville

Minor of

192,508

$16.00

Jun. 1881

Guy, Thomas M.

Alton

Chr. Diarr.

164,616

$7.50

Feb. 1880

Hale, Emanuel H.

Highland

Wd. Lft shldr.

200,441

$1.00

Jan. 1882

Halurry, Rudolph

Highland

Total Blindness

86,294

$72.00

-----

Hand, Richard

Moro

Chr. Diarr. Inj. To Abdomen

211,547

$8.00

Jun. 1882

Hartung, Lewis

Edwardsville

Wd. L. shlr. & hand

118,679

$8.00

-----

Harvill, Louis

Alton

Inj. Lft. Arm

67,351

$8.00

-----

Hawks, Wm. T.

Troy

Dis. Eyes, Lost Part. Ind. Fgr.

115,041

$6.00

-----

Hays, Henry H.

Upper Alton

Wd. Both Thighs

70,365

$8.00

-----

Helm, Wm. S.

Troy

Wd. Both Thighs

25,151

$6.00

-----

Henderson, Robert J.

Collinsville

G. S. W. both legs

124,691

$4.00

Aug. 1873

Hendrickson, James V.

Bethalto

G. S. Wd. Rt. shoulder

130,547

$10.00

Oct. 1874

Hicks, Joseph W.

Upper Alton

Chr. Diarr., Dis. Lungs

164,810

$12.00

Feb. 1880

Hirich, William C.

Alhambra

Rheum.

136,520

$8.00

-----

Hobson, John

Edwardsville

Wd. L. Side, Dis. Lungs

41,841

$6.00

-----

Hosp, Charles

Edwardsville

Total Blindness

34,671

$72.00

-----

Howard, Sam'l L.

Alton

Wd. Lft. Leg

67,350

$8.00

-----

Huge, Mary A.

Alton

Widow 1812

19,505

$8.00

-----

Hughes, Samuel T.

Wanda

Minor of

178,019

$19.00

Jun. 1877

Hulbert, Amos

Upper Alton

Loss 2 fngrs, rt. Hand

29,845

$14.00

-----

Hunt, Anton

Alton

Wd. Lft. Leg

88,340

$4.00

-----

Hunt, Elizabeth Ann

Fosterburg

Widow

197,167

$14.00

Sep. 1882

Ingham, Chas. O.

Alton

Minor of

189,152

$14.00

Jul. 1880

Irvin, Sarah A.

Alton

Widow

184,945

$10.00

Jul. 1879

Jacobs, Romulus E.

Troy

Wd. Back

148,236

$6.00

-----

Johnson, Andrew J.

Alton

Wd. r. thi. & scrotum

203,431

$4.00

Feb. 1882

Johnson, Harriett

Upper Alton

Widow

43,122

$8.00

-----

Johnson, Jemima A.

Collinsville

Widow 1812

20,793

$8.00

Mar. 1879

Jones, Margaret

Edwardsville

Widow 1812

30,597

$8.00

Oct. 1880

Kellon, Clemmons

Upper Alton

Wd. Lft. Arm

145,175

$4.00

-----

Kelly, Jas.

Alton

Wd. Of head

73,838

$6.00

-----

Kidwell, Daniel W.

Alton

Injury to abdomen

139,938

$6.00

-----

King, James H.

Collinsville

Wd. Rt. Thigh

197,371

$4.00

Nov. 1881

Kortkamp, Wm.

Alton

Wnd. Lft. Breast

17,346

$4.00

-----

Lawrence, Elizabeth

Bethalto

Widow 1812

21,926

$8.00

Apr. 1879

Lebmkuler, Jacob

Alhambra

Wd. Rt. Arm

21,025

$8.00

Dec. 1868

Leresche, Julius

North Alton

Injury to abdomen

160,760

$4.00

Jun. 1879

Lewis, Wingate K.

Highland

Wd. Lft Heel

47,694

$4.00

-----

Long, Geo. F.

North Alton

Wd. Rt. Thigh

57,975

$18.00

-----

Lorenz, Herman

Highland

Wd. Arm & Breast

117,235

$8.00

-----

Machin, Jane

Alton

Dep. Mother

39,388

$8.00

-----

Mann, Elizabeth

Saint Jacob

Dep. Mother

42,029

$8.00

Mar. 1865

Martin, John G.

Alhambra

Chr. Bronchitis

137,650

$8.00

-----

McGlothin, Elizabeth

Edwardsville

Widow 1812

112,886

$8.00

-----

McIntire, Andrew

Highland

Loss part of 2nd toe, lft ft.

208,005

$2.00

May 1882

McIntosh, Francis M.

Alton

Wnd. Top of head

137,835

$8.00

-----

Mitchell, James

Carpenter

Wd. Lft. Arm

15,542

$15.00

-----

Moore, Franklin

Upper Alton

Wd. Head

116,735

$10.00

-----

Moore, Troy

Upper Alton

Dis. Eye

190,304

$11.25

Jun. 1881

Motley, Joseph

North Alton

Wd. Rt. Arm

102,740

$4.00

-----

Myers, Mary Ann

Alton

Widow

33,247

$8.00

-----

Neff, John L.

Alton

Loss rt. Arm

42,803

$18.00

-----

Newman, Jacob

Highland

W. Head, aff. Brain, eyes & ears

88,693

$18.00

-----

Newsham, Thomas J.

Edwardsville

Dis. Of Abdominal Vis.

165,402

$20.00

Mar. 1880

Norris, Eliza E.

Fosterburg

Widow

110,889

$8.00

-----

Orvis, Charles W.

Moro

Dis. Of Spine

155,739

$8.00

Oct. 1878

Ost, Nicholas

Alton

Wd. R. chest & sdr

104,142

$8.00

-----

Owens, Elijah

Edwardsville

Minor of

179,259

$14.00

-----

Patterson, Wm.

Alton

Wd. Lft. Shldr.

69,390

$8.00

-----

Pattison, Michael H.

Godfrey

Wd. R. Shoulder

194,179

$2.00

Aug. 1881

Pendleton, Harriet B.

Godfrey

Widow

907

$20.00

-----

Perkins, Clarissa

Alton

Widow

40,974

$8.00

-----

Pettiford, James A.

Venice

G.S.W.Rt. Shoulder

133,262

$4.00

Apr. 1875

Pfeiffer, Jacob

Edwardsville

Wd. Rt. Arm

184,254

$2.00

Mar. 1881

Pfister, Fred'k

Highland

Wd. Rt. Foot

146,385

$4.00

-----

Phipps, Lavina

Alton

Widow

61,164

$8.00

-----

Pinckard, James B.

Venice

Loss Lft Arm

62,651

$24.00

-----

Prastack, Wm

Saint Jacob

Dis. Lft. Leg

168,983

$8.00

Jun. 1880

Prickett, John A.

Edwardsville

Wd. L. shoulder

3,264

$12.75

-----

Prosser, Wm.

Collinsville

Wd. Lft. Arm, Diar., Scurvy

195,105

$6.00

Aug. 1881

Purviance, William H.

Troy

G.S.R.W. nates

165,807

$8.50

Mar. 1880

Rehbock, Elise

Collinsville

Widow

20,636

$8.00

Apr. 1864

Renfro, Jesse

Troy

Surv. 1812

3,641

$8.00

Aug. 1871

Richards, Benjamin F.

Worden

G. S. W. Rt. Hand

115,461

$6.00

Jan. 1872

Ritter, Henry

Alton

Neural., rheu., heart dis.

173,157

$16.00

Sept. 1880

Robinson, Joseph G.

Edwardsville

G.S.W. Lft hand & side, shell wound lft hip

83,515

$15.00

-----

Rohrkaste, Ernst

Edwardsville

Wd. L. Arm

182,867

$4.00

Feb. 1881

Rose, Catherine A.

Alton

Dep. Mother

38,291

$8.00

Jan. 1865

Rubsam, Gotthard

Alton

Wd. Rt. Thigh

63,930

$8.00

-----

Rudershausen, Fredk

Alton

Wd. Left Leg

207,800

$8.00

Apr. 1882

Rula, Joseph McA

Saint Jacob

Inj. Lft. Leg

210,093

$4.00

May 1882

Rust, Chas.

Troy

Wd. Rt. Thigh

34,307

$6.00

-----

Ruth, Adam

Alton

Frostbite, both feet

212,760

$6.00

Jun. 1882

Rutherford, Letitia V.

Alton

Widow

35,789

$30.00

-----

Rutz, Henry

Highland

Contract l. heel

128,051

$6.00

-----

Schiffman, Christopher

Alton

?

40,184

$18.00

-----

Schmid, Peter

Highland

Chr. Diarr.

207,905

$4.00

Apr. 1882

Schub, Charles

Alton

G. S. W. Rt. Great toe

130,913

$2.00

Dec. 1874

Schulze, Henry

Worden

Chr. Diarr. & Rheu.

178,074

$4.00

Dec. 1880

Scovel, Theodore

Upper Alton

Wd. Rt. Arm

41,848

$6.00

-----

Seep, John B.

Troy

Inj. To Abdomen

202,010

$2.00

Jan. 1882

Senn, Victor

Edwardsville

Loss Rt Eye, Inj. To head

32,747

$10.00

-----

Seyfried, Anton

Edwardsville

Wd. Rt. Thigh

150,628

$4.00

-----

Sheldon, Arnold M.

North Alton

Defective vision

54,781

$24.00

-----

Sherfy, Isaac

Upper Alton

Wd. Lft. Arm

60,361

$12.00

-----

Sly, Elizabeth

Alton

Dep. Mother

117,454

$8.00

Aug. 1868

Smice, Henry H.

Alton

Wd. Abdomen; diarr.

218,329

$4.00

Sep. 1883

Smith, Biddy

Troy

Dep. Mother

154,096

$8.00

Oct. 1871

Smith, Samuel C.

Bethalto

Chr. Rheu.

178,570

$6.00

Nov. 1880

Snyder, Charles H.

Edwardsville

Wd. Thigh

14,157

$12.75

-----

Southworth, Hannah

Alton

Widow

3,924

$8.00

Nov. 1863

Spalding, Thomas B.

Edwardsville

Diarr., Dis. Spine

215,336

$8.50

Jul. 1882

Stephen, William

Venice

G.S.W. Rt. Heel

130,971

$2.00

Dec. 1874

Stoker, Matthius

Grantfork

G. S. W. Rt Forearm

180,609

$1.00

Jan. 1881

Storig, William

Edwardsville

Dis. Heart

23,985

$12.00

-----

Stratton, Wm.

Upper Alton

Wd. Lung, Shldr, Chest

70,514

$12.00

-----

Stussi, Henry

Highland

Deafness both ears

214,790

$8.00

-----

Temple, Jane C.

Alton

Dep. Mother

174,786

$8.00

-----

Tilsworth, Harriet

Alton

Widow

184,736

$8.00

-----

Trapp, Wendelin

Highland

Wd. Rt. Hip

117,392

$18.00

-----

Turner, Mary C.

Collinsville

Widow

52,830

$8.00

Aug. 1865

Valentine, Alsa

New Douglas

Widow 1812

27,068

$8.00

Sep. 1879

Vanhoosen, John

New Douglas

Wd. Lft. Thigh

102,860

$4.00

-----

Wandling, John W.

New Douglas

Wd. Rt. Hand

197,233

$4.00

Nov. 1881

Warren, Hamlin

Alton

Chr. Diarr.

161,435

$24.00

Jul. 1879

Webb, Martha M.

Alton

Widow

7,411

$10.00

-----

Weber, Geo F.

Alton

Scurvy

168,300

$4.00

May 1880

Weber, Susanna

Fosterburg

Dep. Mother

193,379

$8.00

Sep. 1881

Wedig, John

Nameoki

Fracture of Clavicle

4,812

$2.00

-----

Weeks, Joseph H.

Upper Alton

Starvation

90,030

$17.00

-----

Weeks, Sophia

Upper Alton

Widow 1812

22,163

$8.00

Apr. 1879

Weidner, Bernard

Marine

Partial deafness

126,293

$6.00

-----

Weisman, Chas.

Alton

Face Wd., cervical verts.

23,018

$18.00

-----

Wells, Permelia

Upper Alton

Widow 1812

17,666

$8.00

Feb. 1879

Wenning, Bernard

Edwardsville

Wd. L. leg

183,581

$4.00

-----

Whisnant, Wm.

Alton

Partial deafness

164,813

$6.00

Feb. 1880

White, Melissa

Edwardsville

Widow

58,975

$8.00

-----

Winship, Rebecca

Collinsville

Widow 1812

29,178

$8.00

Apr. 1880

Wolf, Frederick

Venice

Diphtheria

123,423

$18.00

May 1873

Wood, Martin V.

New Douglas

Dis. Lungs

217,035

$8.00

Aug. 1882

Wood, Solomon F.

Upper Alton

Incised Rt. Foot

164,042

$4.00

Jan. 1880

Wright, Wm. R.

Upper Alton

Rheu., Scurvy, Prison Life

212,392

$10.00

Jun. 1882

         

         

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          Department of Veterans Affairs

          District of Columbia Regional Office

          941 North Capitol Drive, N.E.

          Washington, D.C. 20421

 

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