Wednesday, May 20, 2015

John Brisby

War of 1812 Pension And Bounty Land Application  - Fold3

Form Of Declaration For Surviving Officer Or Soldier
State of Tennessee
County of Maury
1 November 1850
John Brisby
Aged 67
Private in the Company Commanded By Captain [John] Dalton
2nd Regiment of the Tennessee Militia
Commanded by Col. [John] Cocke and by General [William] Carroll
In The War With Great Britain
Drafted At Williamson County, Tennessee ca 13 November 1814
Honorably Discharged in Franklin, Tennessee ca 20 May 1815

This document stated that Brisby participated in the Battle of New Orleans

Bounty Land - Soldier#: 5113 - 80 - 50
Bounty Land - Widow#: 48501 - 80 - 55

John Brisby married Rosey (or Rosa) Clendenin in  June 1805 in Sumner County, Tennessee.  The widow died in Culleoka, Maury, Tennessee, on April 6, 1873.  According to the record, the soldier died on either January 8th or 24th in either 1851 or 1852.

Testimony from James Orr of Marshall County, Tennessee, who had known Rosey (Clendenin) Brisby since 1796 and John Brisby since 1816.

Census  1850
Maury county, part of, Maury, Tennessee
Birth Year (Estimated): 1783
Birthplace: Virginia
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
John Brisby M 67 Virginia
Rosa Brisby F 64 North Carolina
Fanny Brisby F 25 Tennessee

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