Friday, November 25, 2016

Fowler's Bounty Land Denied


Thomas Fowler
Died In Service: 4 November 1812
3 Minor Children
Widow: Lucy Ann Fowler
Captain Zachariah Rossell's Company
16th Regiment Infantry
...bounty land was relinquished in November 1818, and in lieu thereof...was paid to Mrs. Lucy Ann Fowler...the 5 years half pay pension...Act of Congress...16th April 1816...Hence, there is nothing due in bounty land, or Pension, to the widow or heirs of the aforesaid Thomas Fowler, dec'd, under any existing law whatever... .

The Fowler family received payment in lieu of bounty similar to the circumstances of  Elizabeth Acklin Hinds.

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