Saturday, January 28, 2012

William Hinds' Children

My ancestor, William Hinds, served and died during the War of 1812.

William Hinds' Military Pension 

[Source: The Pension Roll of 1835,Volume III,Page #672] 
William Hinds, Private, 2nd Reg. Artillery 
Washington Co. (VA) 
Heirs: Nancy, Samuel, Kesiah, Sarah & James Hinds 
DIED: JUNE 25, 1813 
When placed on roll: 5 Mar 1818 
Commencement Pension: 17 Feb 1815 
Ending of Pension: 17 Feb 1820 
Annual Allowance: 48.00 
Sums rec'd: 240.00

We know that William was "our" William Hinds because the names of his heirs (children) were identical to the children for whom Elizabeth (Acklin) Hinds was appointed guardian (Elizabeth's father or brother, Christopher Acklin, was a surety for the guardianship).

GUARDIANSHIP OF THE HINDS CHILDREN - WASHINGTON CO., VA From "The Historical Society of Washington County, Va., Publication Series II, No. 21 May, 1984,"Pg.14 Mar. 20, 1817 - Elizabeth Hinds named guardian of Nancy, Samuel, Kessia,Sarah & James Hinds, orphan children of William Hinds, deceased. Bond:$500. Surety: Christopher Acklin.


Dorene from Ohio said...

How wonderful that you could find out such details a soldier from so long ago!

PalmsRV said...

Thanks for the comment, Dorene!