War Records for Benjamin Standifer

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(Taken from the DAR Records on file in Washington, DC)

Requested and received from the General Services Administration -
The National Archives and Records Service on July 28, 1969

Ben3x.gif (19186 bytes) We, John Dalton, a Clergyman residing in the county of Bledsoe, Jesse Walker and William Walker residing in said county hereby certify that we are well acquainted with Benjamin Standifer, who has subscribed and sworn to the above declaration:...
Ben3.gif (105867 bytes) that we believe him to be sixty eight years of age; that he's reputed and believed in the neighborhood where he resides to have been a soldier of the Revolution, and that we concur in that opinion.

Sworn to and subscribed the day and year aforesaid--

John Dalton, D. D.
Jesse Walker
William Walker


State of Tennessee
Bledsoe County, County Court, August__, 1832.
And the said court do hereby declare this opinion after the investigation of the matter, and after putting the interrogations prescribed by the War Department, that the above named applicant was a Revolutionary Soldier and served as he states--And the Court further certifies that it appears to them that John Dalton who has signed the presiding certificate is a clergyman resident of the county of Bledsoe and that Jesse Walker and William Walker who have also signed the same are residents of the county aforesaid, and are credible persons and that their statement is entitled do credit.___

Ben4..gif (51597 bytes) The State of Tennessee,
I Scott Terry clerk of the County Court of Bledsoe County do hereby certify that the foregoing contains the original proceedings of the said Court in the matter of the application of Benjamin Standifer for a pension.

In testimony whereof, I have here unto set my hand and private seal (not having a seal of office) this 16th day of August, 1832.

Signed: Scott Terry, Clk.

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