3200        Widows application for Pension Rhode Islands

Joanna Inman 
Widow of    Elisha Inman dec.d


Who died on the 18th April 1833 of Providence Co in the State of  R. I who was a Private in the Company commanded by Captain Hoppkin of the Regt. commanded by Col. Lippett in the R. Island Line for 12 Months

           R. J.

Subscribed on the Roll of   Rhode Island at the rate of   40  Dollars  ~~~~Cents per annum to commence on the 4th day of March 1831

Certificate of Pension issued the 30th day of Janu. 1840 and sent Benjm, Cowell - Providence 
R. I.

Arrears to the 4th of Sept 1839  $340.00

Semi-annual allowance ending  ??20.00



Book  A  Vol 2  Page 91 


RI                                INMAN, ELISHA              W. 13528



On this 13th day of October A.D. 1838 personally appeared before me David Daniels one of the Justices of the Court of Common Pleas within and for said County aforesaid aged 86 years who being duly sworn according to law doth on her oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benifit of the act of Congress of July 4 the 1836 vis that she is the widow of Elisha Inman who at the time of her marriage was ___ Elisha Inman Jr. formerly of Glocester in said County that said Elisha enlisted and Served a Year in Col. Lippitts regiment and Capt. Benjamin Hoppins company as a Corporal.  Said service began as she believes in Janu. 1776 and ended in Janu. 1777.  And she further declares that she was married to the said Elisha Inman on the 9th day of September  A. D. 1773.  She was married in the town of Gloucester in said County where both resided - her Marriage is recorded on the records of said town of Glocester.

            (second page)

She was married by Jonathan Harris Esq. A Justice of the Peace.  The said Elisha died on the 18th day of April A. D. 1833  in Smithfield aforesaid and since that time she has remained unmarried therefore she requests that the said pension to which her husband was entitled to may be granted to her.

                                                              Joanna  Inman

Sworn to and subscribed before me on the day and year first above written and I further certify that  from bodily infirmity  I consider her unable to __ in ___

                                                           David Daniels
                                     Justice of the Court of Common Pleas

I hereby certify that Elisha Inman, Jr son of Elisha Inman, and Joanna Esten, the daughter of John Esten were lawfully joined in marriage by me

                                               Jon. Harris  Justice Peace

Recorded 12th Nov 1773  by R. L.  D. Clerk

I, Joanna Sayles of Smithfield in the County of Providence & state of Rhode Island & aged fifty this year,  being sworn to tell the truth do depose & say that Elisha Inman formerly of said Smithfield was my father & Joanna Inman of said Smithfield is my Mother & that my said father  died at said Smithfield on the 18th day of April A. D. 1833, & that since that time my mother has remained unmarried.

                                                                         Joanna Sayles