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MILITARY SERVICE

HALSEY -- New York Pensioners, 1835

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Description:
This database identifies thousands of New York soldiers who were covered under various pension acts in the early 1800s. Most entries list name of soldier, rank, area of military service, and other important information. Those researchers with ancestors in this region will find this military database of particular value.

Source Information:
United States Senate. Report from the Secretary of War, in Obedience to Resolutions of the Senate of the 5th and 30th of June, 1834, and the 3d of March, 1835, In Relation to the Pension Establishment of the United States. [New York Section], Washington, D.C.: Duff Green, 1835.

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County: Albany Co.
Name: Hezekiah Halsey
Rank: Private
Description of service: 13th regiment infantry
Time of decease: October 29, 1812
Names of the heirs: Andrew, Elias, and Margaret Halsey
Annual Allowance: 48 00
Sums Received: 240 00
When placed on the pension roll: December 17, 1817
Commencement of pension: February 17, 1815
Ending of pension: February 17, 1820

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County: Orange Co.
Name: Luther Halsey
Rank: Lieutenant & sergeant
Annual Allowance: 240 00
Sums Received: 432 90
Description of service: New Jersey line
When placed on the pension roll: December 29, 1819
Commencement of pension: May 16, 1818
Age: 62
Laws under which inscribed, increased or reduced OR Remarks.: -

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County: Steuben Co.
Name: Matthew Halsey
Rank: Private
Annual Allowance: 33 33
Sums Received: -
Description of service: New York continental
When placed on the pension roll: March 20, 1833
Commencement of pension: March 4, 1831
Age: 80
Laws under which inscribed, increased or reduced OR Remarks.: -

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County: Suffolk Co.
Name: Sylvanus Halsey
Rank: Private
Annual Allowance: 40 00
Sums Received: -
Description of service: New York militia
When placed on the pension roll: March 17, 1834
Commencement of pension: March 4, 1831
Age: 77
Laws under which inscribed, increased or reduced OR Remarks.: -

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County: King's Co.
Name: Luther Halsey
Rank: Lieutenant
Annual Allowance: 320 00
Sums Received: 1,115 55
Description of service: 2nd regiment New Jersey line
When placed on the pension roll: June 17, 1828
Commencement of pension: March 3, 1826.
Names of agents or representatives: Jacob Burnet, attorney of Nathan Baker, administrator
Laws under which inscribed, increased or reduced OR Remarks.: Died February 27, 1830.

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