Scott County Arkansas
Civil War Pension Application
WILLIAM MANKIN, CSA
Transcribed & Contributed by Delaine Edwards

11158
Application of
W.M. Mankin
Boles P.O.
Scott County.

Examined and approved and $75 allowed and Auditor authorized to draw warrant for same.

This 11th day of August 1908.
O.C. Ludwig, Sec'y. of State.
A.E. Moore, Auditor

APPLICATION FOR PENSION

STATE OF ARKANSAS)
County of Scott)

I. W.M. Mankin do solemnly swear that I served as a soldier in the army of the Confederate States, being a member of Col. Wood's Batalion Regiment of Cavalry from the State of Missouri or a member of the crew of the ship called (blank); that I was released from such service on or about the (blank) day of June 1865 and did not desert the same; that I am now, and for the past twelve months have been, a bona fide resident of this State; that I do not myself, nor does my wife nor do we both together, own property, real or personal, or both, or money or choses in action in excess of the value of $400.00 (exclusive of household goods and wearing apparel), nor has either of us conveyed title to any property to enable me to draw a pension, and that neither I nor my wife is in receipt of any income, annuity, pension or wages for any services, the emoluments of an office, in excess of $150.00 per year; that I am incapacitated to perform manual labor in any of the ordinary avocations of life and that such capacity (or diability) is the resul of wound and age received in the service, being I was commanded Co. K, Wood Battalion Clark brigade (3 ILLEGIBLE WORDS) Missouri Cav. I am 77 years old or of age, accident or disease, and that such disability is not the result of my own vicious habits still persisted in, so help me God.
(Signature) Wm. Mankin
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 30 day of Dec. 1907
(Signed) S. H. Tolleson, J.P.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 21 day of Jan. 1908.
(Signed) S.K. Duncan, Clerk

STATE OF ARKANSAS)
County of Scott)

We, the undersigned, sitting as a Pension Board for Scott County, do certify that we have examined the application of the within named Wm. Mankin for pension, under Act of the General Assembly of the State of Arkansas, as approved March 11, 1901, and the proof in support of same, and find that said applicant is a wounded Confederate soldier, is in indigent circumstances, and wholly or partially incapacitated for manual labor, and that his claim is just, and that he should be allowed $75.00 pension.
J.L. Evatt (Seal)
Wm. Chitwood (Seal)
J.P. Hall (Seal)

PROOF OF SERVICE
(By Comrades if Possible)

STATE OF ARKANSAS)
County of Scott)
On this day personally came before the undersigned, a Notary Public within and for the County of Scott and State of Arkansas, J.N. Hawthorne and (blank) citizens of Scott County whom I certify to be creditable persons and worthy of confidence, who, being duly sworn, state that they are each personally well acquainted with applicant Wm. Mankin and have known him 50 and (blank) years, respectively.
That he was a Confederate soldier, belonging to Company K of Woods Battalion. That as such soldier he served from 1861 to 1865, released from such service and did not desert the same. That he is now and has been for the past twelve months a bona fide resident of Arkansas. That he is incapacitated for manual labor by reason of old age and general infirmaty and that such incapacity (or diability) is not the result of his own vicious habits still persisted in. That to the best of our knowledge all property now owned by him and his wife, together, is not worth exceeding $400 (exclusive of household goods and wearing apparel). That neither he nor his wife is in receipt of any income, annuity, pension or wages for any services, or the emoluments of an office, in excess of $150 per year. That we have no interest in this claim.
(Signed) J.N. Hawthorn
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 14 day of Jan. 1908
John McElroy, Notary Public
My com. expires Jan. 22, 1910

EVIDENCE OF PHYSICIAN

STATE OF ARKANSAS)
I, W.L. Tolleson, a duly registered and practicing physician in Scott County, Arkansas, do hereby certify that I am personally well acquainted with W.M. Mankin of Boles, Scott (County) Arkansas, who is an applicant for a pension under the Statutes of Arkansas.
That at his request I have made an examination of his physical condition and find: (blank)
State description and character of wound: saber wound on left side of head
Physical condition and to what cause is his incapacity for manual labor attributable: infirmity of age
and that said disability is not the result of his own vicious habits still persisted in
he is stric(t)ly temperate man has no vicious habits stric(t)ly religious conduct.
Extent of disability: Extent of his Disability 2/3
(Signed) Dr. William S. Tolleson, M.D.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 14 day of Jan. 1908.
(Signed) John McElroy, Notary Public
My com. expires Jan. 22, 1910

PROOF OF SERVICE
(By Comrades if Possible)

STATE OF ARKANSAS)
County of Scott)
On this day personally came before the undersigned, a Clerk Circuit Court within and for the County of Scott and State of Arkansas, J.A. Churchman, a citizen of Scott County, Ark. whom I certify to be (a) creditable person and worthy of confidence, who, being duly sworn, stat that they are each, personally, well acquainted with applicant W.M. Mankin and have known him about 44 years, respectively.
That he was a Confederate soldier. Belonging to Company (blank) Regiment of Co. K of Col. Woods Battalion. That as such soldier he served from until the end of the war as I understand. That he was honorably discharged (paroled or released) from such service and did not desert the same. That he is now and has been for the past twelve months a bona fide resident of Arkansas. That he is incapacitated for manual labor by reason of old age and that such incapacity (or disability) is not the result of his own vicious habits still persisted in. That to the best of my knowledge all property now owned by him and his wife together is not worth exceeding $400 (exclusive of household goods and wearing apparel). That neither he nor his wife is in receipt of any income, annuity, pension or wages for any services, or the emoluments of an office, in excess of $150 per year. That I have no interest in said claim.
(Signed) J.W. (his X mark) Churchman
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 9 day of August 1908.
(Signed) S.K. Duncan, Clerk

PROOF OF SERVICE
(By Comrades if Possible)

STATE OF ARKANSAS)
County of Scott)
On this day personally came before the undersigned, a Notary Public within and for the County of Scott and State of Arkansas (blank) whom I certify to be creditable persons and worthy of confidence, who, being duly sworn, state that they are each, personally well acquainted with applicant Wm. Mankin and have known him Ten years.
That he is now and has been for the past twelve months a bona fide resident of Arkansas. That he is incapacitated for manual labor by reason of old age and general disability and infirmity and that such incapacity (or disability) is not the result of his own vicious habits still persisted in. That to the best of our knowledge all property now owned by him and his wife together is not worth exceeding $400 (exclusive of household goods and wearing apparel). That neither he nor his wife is in receipt of any income, annuity, pension or wages for any services, or the emoluments of an office, in excess of $150 per year. That we have no interest in this claim.
(Signed) T.G. Cates
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 29 day of January, 1908
(Signed) John McElroy, N.P.
My com. expires Jan. 22, 1910

APPLICATION FOR INCREASE OF PENSION

STATE OF ARKANSAS)
County of Scott)
I, Wm. Mankin do solemnly swear that I am now, and for the past twelve months have been, a bona fide resident of this State; that I am now drawing a pension as an ex-Confederate soldier, under an Act of the General Assembly of 1901, having made my original application from the county of Scott; that I am still in indigent circumstances; that I do not myself, nor does my wife, nor do we both together, own property, real or personal, or both, or money or choses in action in excess of the value of $400.00 (exclusive of household goods and wearing apparel), nor has either of us conveyed title to any property to enable me to draw a pension, and that neither I nor my wife is in receipt of any income, annuity, pension or wages for any services, the emoluments of an office, in excess of $150.00 per year; that I am incapacitated to perform manual labor in any of the ordinary avocations of life; that my diability has increased, and I am less able to perform manual labor than when my original application was made, by reason of increased age and increased physical disability. I will be 79 years of age in Dec. 1909 and I hereby make application for an increase of pension, under Act of the General Assembly of 1907.
(Signature) Wm. Mankin
Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 21 day of May 1909.
(Signed) S.K. Duncan, Clerk

STATE OF ARKANSAS)
County of Scott
We, the undersigned, sitting as a Pension Board for Scott County, do hereby certify that we have examined the application of the within named Wm. Mankin for increase of pension, under Act of the General Assembly of the State of Arkansas, approved March 9, 1907, and the proof in support of same, and find that said applicant is less able to perform manual labor than he was at the time a pension was granted him, and that he is entitled to have same increased to 100.00 Dollars.
(Signed) J.L. Evatt (Seal)
(Signed) Wm. Chitwood (Seal)
(Signed) J.P. Hall (Seal)

APPLICATION OF

Wm. Mankin
Boles P.O.
Scott County
Examined and increase (illegible) and pension increased to $100.00 and Auditor authorized to draw warrant for same.

EVIDENCE OF PHYSICIAN

State of Arkansas)
County of Scott)
I, J.O.A. Sullivan a duly registered and practicing physician in Waldron, Scott County, Arkansas, do hereby certify that I am personally well acquainted with William Mankins of Boles, Arkansas, who is an applicant for a pension under the Statutes of Arkansas.
That at his request I have made an examination of his physical condition and find: State description and character of wound: His age (illegible) and is suffering with general debility.
Physical condition and to what cause is his incapacity for manual labor attributable: The above stated coditions
and that said disability is not the result of his own vicious habits still persisted in not at all.
Extent of disability Total
(Signed) J.O.A. Sullivan, M.D.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 1 day of June 1909
(Signed) S.K. Duncan

EVIDENCE OF PHYSICIAN
On Application for Increase of Pension

STATE OF ARKANSAS
County of Scott
I, L.K. Robertson a duly registered and practicing physician in Scott County, Arkansas, do hereby certify that I am personally well acquainted with Mrs. Francis P. Mankin, widow of Wm. Mankin, dec. of Boles, Arkansas, who is an applicant for widow's pension under the Statutes of Arkansas.
That at her request I have made an examination of her physical condition and find: State description and character of wound (blank)
Physical condition and to what cause is his incapacity for manual labor attributable Old age, being 80 years old and that said disability is not the result of his own vicious habits still persisted in.
Extent of disability Total
(Signed) Lucian K. Robertson, M.D.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 4th day of April 1913
(Signed) George W. Swain
Notary Public

DECEASED PENSIONER'S
WIDOW'S APPLICATION

STATE OF ARKANSAS)
County of Scott)
I, P.F. Mankin do solemnly swear that I am the widow of Wm. Mankin who served as a soldier in the army (or sailor in the navy) of the Confederate State, his proof of service being now on file in the Auditor's office at Little Rock, he having been allowed a pension under Act of the General Assembly, approved March 11, 1901, that I am now, and for the past twelve months have been a bona fide resident of this state; that I do not own property, real or personal, or both, or money or choses in action, in excess of the value of $400.00 (exclusive of household goods and wearing apparel); nor have I conveyed title to any property to enable me to draw a pension and that I am not in receipt of any income, annuity, pension or wages for any services, the emoluments of an office, in excess of $150.00 per year; that my husband died on 13 thirteen day of February 1913 and that I have not since remarried, so help me God.
(Signature) P.F. (her X mark) Mankin
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 27 day of April 1913
(Signed) J.W. Churchman
I, Martha Hawthorn do solemnly swear that I am personally acquainted with Mrs. P.F. Mankin and that she is the widow of Wm. Mankin, deceased.
(Signature) Martha (her X mark) Hawthorn
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 28 day of April 1913.
(Signed) J.A. Churchman, J.P.

STATE OF ARKANSAS)
County of Scott) SS
We, the undersigned, sitting as a Pension Board for Scott County, do certify that we have examined the application of the within named Mrs. F.P. Mankin for pension under Ace of the General Assembly of the State of Arkansas, as approvewd March 11, 1901, and the proof in support of same, and find that said applicant is the widow of a Confederate soldier, is in indigent circumstances and that her claim is just, and that she should be allowed $100.00 pension.
(Signed) John W. Bratcher (Seal)
(Signed) W.R. Piles (Seal)
(Signed) J.L. Evatt (Seal)

APPLICATION OF
Mrs. F.P. Mankin
WIDOW
Greenwoo P.O.
Sebastian County
Examined and Approved
and $100 allowed and Auditor authorized
to draw warrant for same
Filed in Auditors Office
July 31, 1913
L.L. Coffman, Auditor
This 13 day of Aug. 1913
E.W. Hodges, Secretary of State
L.L. Coffman, Auditor
Thos. Green, Major General Commanding U.C.V.


PROOF OF SERVICE
(By Comrades of Husband if possible)

STATE OF ARKANSAS)
County of Scott)
On this day personally came before the undersigned, a Justice of the Peace within and for the County of Scott and State of Arkansas J.W. Hawthorn a citizen of Scott Co. whom I certify to be credible persons and worthy of confidence, who being duly sworn, state that they were, each, personally well acquainted with applicants' husband Wm. Mankin and knew him for 50 years.
That he was a Confederate soldier belonging to Company (jumbled up and illegible)
That as such soldier he served from 61 to the end. That he was honorably discharged, paroled or released from such service and did not desert the same.
That he is now dead and that his widow has been for the past twelve months a bona-fide resident of Arkansas. That my knowledge of these facts comes from personal knowledge.
That to the best of our knowledge all property owned by her is not worth exceeding $400.00 (exclusive of household goods and wearing apparel). That she is not in receipt of any income, annuity, pension or wages for any services in excess of $150.00 per year. That we have no interest in this claim. That she has not since the death of said husband remarried.
(Signed) J.W. Hawthorn
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 7 day of April 1913.
(Signed) J.A. Churchman, J.P.

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