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Selected Records from the Pension of George Mort Pension Certificate 45224

1887: Declaration for an Original Invalid Pension: State of Ohio, County of Allen, SS On this 17 day of Sept. A.D. one thousand eight hundred and eighty 7 personally appeared before me Clerk of the Courts, a Court of Record within and for the county and State aforesaid George Mort aged 56 years, who, being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is the identical George Mort who was enrolled on the 2nd day of May, 1864, in company C of the 151st regiment of Ohio Vols. commanded by Capt. James L. Booth and was honorably discharged at Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio, on the 27 day of August, 1864. that his personal description is as follows: Age 56 years; height 5 feet 9 inches; complexion light; hair light; eyes blue. That while a member of the organization aforesaid, in the service and in the line of duty at Fort Derussy in the Dist. of Columbia on or about July 1864 he contracted deafness of the left ear from the concussion of cannon while guarding a battery at Fort Derussy, DC. He cannot hear anything with his left ear and the other is greatly affected. He was not treated in hospital therefor. That he has not been in the military or naval service of the United States since the 27th day of Aug. 1864. That since leaving the service this applicant has resided in the Counties of Allen and Putnam and Allen in the state of Ohio, and that his occupation has been that of a Laborer. That prior to his entry into the service above named he was a man of good, sound, physical health, being when enrolled a farmer, that he is now seriously disabled. ... That he has not received but has applied for a pension, that his residence is West Cairo, Allen Co. Ohio and that his post office address is the same. s/George (his X mark) Mort

1887: Also personally appeared Daniel Harpster residing at Cairo Allen Co Ohio and J. H. Nishwitz residing at Cairo Allen Co Ohio persons who I certify to be respectable and entitled to credit, and who being by me duly sworn say that they were present and saw George Mort the claimant sign his name (make his mark) to the foregoing declaration. ... 17 Sep 1887

1887: Nov 7, 1887. I have the honor to request that you will furnish from the records of the War Department a full Report as to the service, disability and hospital treatment of George Mort, who, it is claimed enlisted May 2, 1864, and served in Co. C. 151st Reg't Ohio. Vols and was discharged at Camp Chase Ohio Aug 27, 1864. While serving in Co. C. 151st Reg't Ohio Vols he was disabled by total deafness of left ear and partial deafness of right ear at Fort Derussy D.C. July 1864 and was treated in hospitals of which the name and dates of treatment are as follows: regimental hospital. s/John Black.

1887: War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, Nov. 30, 1887. Respectfully returned to the Commissioner of Pensions. George Mort, a Private of Company C, 151st Regiment Ohio Volunteers, was enrolled on the 2 day of May 1864, at Lima Ohio and is reported on roll from Enrollment to June 30, 1864 present. Muster out rolls of Co. August 27, 1864 show him present and mustered out with company that date at Camp Chase, Columbus Ohio, Returns for June and July 1864, not on file. Regimental Hospital records not on file. The records of this office furnish no evidence of disability. R. C. Drum, Adjutant General.

1888: Proof of Disability. State of Ohio, County of Allen, ss: On this first day of May A.D. 1888; personally appeared before me a Notary Public in and for the aforesaid County, duly authorized to administer oaths, Gregory Jennings aged 51 years a resident of Monroe Tp. in the county of Allen and State of Ohio and whose address is West Cairo Allen County Ohio who being duly sworn according to law, state that he acquainted with George Mort applicant for Invalid Pension, and know the said George Mort to be the identical persons of that name who enlisted or volunteered as a Private in Company C, 151st Regiment of Ohio vols., and who was discharged at Camp Chase, Columbus, O., on or about the 17th day of August 1864 by reason of expiration of term of service. That the said George Mort while in the line of his duty, at or near Fort Derussy in the District of Columbia did, on or about the 13th day of July, 1864, become disabled in the following manner, viz.: He contracted deafness of left ear from the concussion of cannon while guarding a battery. . . . West Cairo, O. April 25, 1888. My recollections is that I heard George Mort of Co C 151 Reg O.V.I. or U.S.I. complaining of deafness caused by the concussion or report of the cannon at Fort Derussy July the 13th 1864. Heard him thus complain a short time after it happened and while we were in the service. That is all that I can recollect in his case. s/G. Jennings. First Sergeant Co C 151 Rg O.V.I.

1888: General Affidavit: State of Ohio, County of Allen, ss. In the matter of the application for pension of George Mort, late of Co C, 151st Regt. Ohio Vols. On this second day of May A.D., 1888; personally appeared before me, a Notary Public in and for the aforesaid County, duly authorized to administer oaths. Samuel Long aged 64 years, a resident of Monroe Township in the County of Allen and State of Ohio whose Post Office address is West Cairo, Allen Co., Ohio and Francis Rummell aged 70 years, a resident of Monroe Township in the County of Allen and State of Ohio whose Post Office address is West Cairo, Allen Co, Ohio well known to me to be respectable and entitled to credit, and who being duly sworn, declare in relation to the aforesaid case as follows: They have been well and personally acquainted with George Mort for 30 years and 45 years respectively, and that Samuel Long says that he was personally acquainted with the said George Mort when boys together and knew him to be an able bodied man from youth up to the time he entered the army. And while in line of duty at Fort Derussy, D.C. the said applicant was in company with him, drilling with Artillery, July 1864, and at that time had orders to fire a blank shot and this time & place and my presence the said applicant complained of being made deaf and at sight I think the same shot made him deaf. Said Francis Rummell, says that he knew the said George Mort when a boy and on up to the present and when 17 years of age we worked together for 4 or 5 years and knew by his own knowledge that he was of good health. This was in Tuscarawas Co. Ohio up to 1854 at which time came to Allen Co. Ohio and found him to be the same George Mort and knew him prior to his entering the Army. came back from the army knew him to the present and knew him to be sound up to entering the Army since the was. I have been talking very often with him and found that he was very hard of hereing, but the cause of his deficiency in hearing and not able to state but do know that he is hard of hearing.

1898: Department of the Interior; Bureau of Pensions, Washington, D. C., January 15, 1898. Certificate No. 455224, Name, George Mort. Sir: In forwarding to the pension agent the executed voucher for your nest quarterly payment please favor me by returning this circular to him with replies to the questions enumerated below. Very respectfully, H. Clay Evans, Commissioner. R. V. Price, U.S. Pension Agent, Columbus Ohio. First. Are you married? If so, please state your wife's full name and her maiden name. Answer. Yes, Matilda Mort. Bowsher. Matilda my 3rd wife. Second. When, where and by whom were you married? Answer. Oct. 26, 1878, Allen Co. Ohio by Jas. L. Wright, J. P. Third. What record of marriage exists? Answer. Probate Record of Allen Co Ohio by T. W. Permyer Probate June and Family Bible Records. Fourth. Were you previously married? If so, plase state the name of your former wife and the date and place of her death or divorce. Answer. Yes, two times {1st Emily Mort, died 1866, 2nd Ellen Mort, died 1868} Cannot tell date. And I am divorced from my second wife. Fifth. Have you any children Living? If so, please state their names and the dates of their birth. Answer. 9. Mary Ellen 1/7, 1874, Manda Jane, 2/9.1877, Laurie May 4/9.1879, David 7/8.1880, Gistus Augustus 4/11.1882, Lena Elmore 7/23, 1884, Ema Amelia 4/8.1886, Hattie Loretta 4/12.1888, and George Berlin Mort 11/20.1891 by 3rd wife and 3 of them are not mine and are step. Date of Reply, June 4, 1898, George (His X Mark) Mort (signature). Attested by A. J. McFarland and Sarah McFarland.

1906: General Affidavit: The State of Ohio, Allen County, ss: In the matter of accrued pension of father George Mort, deceased of Company C, 151st Regt. Ohio National Guard and Certificate No. 455224, dated July 23, 1903 and Act of June 27, 1890. On this the Tenth day of May A.D., 1906, personally appeared before me, a Notary Public in and for the aforesaid County duly authorized to administer oaths, David Mort (Eldest son) aged 26 years nearly, a resident of Cairo, Monroe Twp. in the County of Allen and State of Ohio whose post office address is West Cairo, Allen County, Ohio well know to me to be reputable and entitled to credit, and who, being duly sworn, declared in relation to the aforesaid case as follows: That David Mort is the son (Eldest) of third Marriage of said above soldier. (Wives are all dead). and was layed to rest August 8,1905 in Berryhill cemetery, Bath Township in Allen County, Ohio. Said Soldier died destitute of any means and property to defray the expenses. The said son David Mort files a claim for the accrued pension from June 4 to Sept-4-1905 to help him to pay the funeral expense. As neither my self, younger brother or sisters are situated financially. And also states that there is one son George Berlin Mort, born December 25, 1890, the rest of the children are over sixteen years of age and he further declares that he is interested in said case, is concerned in its prosecution.
s/David Mort, West Cairo, Ohio

Donald Gradeless
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From Raymond Mort RN=3075

Merle B. Mort

LEWISTOWN Merle B. Mort, 77, of Lewistown RD4, died at 3:30 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 1996, at his home. Born Dec. 27, 1918, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Charles and Torri (Miller) Mort. His wife, Miriam C. Mort, died Feb. 16, 1994. Surviving are: children, Roger C. Mort, Orwigsburg, John K. Mort, Mifflintown; brothers and sisters, Margaret Reilly, Theo Brennan, Betty Rickey, Michael Mort, William Mort, George Mort, Peter Mort, Richard Mort and Robert Mort, all of Pittsburgh, three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother. He was employed by the American Viscose Corp., Lewistown, as captain of the guards for 42 years, retiring in 1980. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army as a combat engineer in the Pacific Theater. He was a member of the Lewistown Presbyterian Church, VFW Post 7011, Lewistown, City Hook & Ladder Fire Co. and was the former secretary of the Blue Juniata Beagle Club. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice. Holler-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown is in charge of the arrangements.

Raymond Mort RN=3075

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Jeffrey S. Krugh, Columbus Ohio
jkrugh@lucent.com

Huntingdon County Marriage Records Docket 1 Page 308, License #308 Full Name of Man: J. A. Mort. Full Name of Woman: Barbara C. Wiser. Age of Man: 1/7/1860. Age of Woman: 11/?/1861. Residence of Man: Dublin Township, Huntingdon, PA. Residence of Woman: Dublin Township, Huntingdon, PA. Parents of Man: Levi and Rebecca Mort. Parents of Woman: Sanil and Hannah Wiser. Occupation of Man: Laborer. Occupation of Woman: None, Domestic, Living with Parents. Marriage Date 12/29/1886.

Huntingdon County Marriage Records Docket 6, Page 164, License #a306 Full Name of Man: John H. Mort. Full Name of Woman: Carry E. Nonemaker. Age of Man: 20. Age of Woman: 18. Residence of Man: Maddensville, PA. Residence of Woman: Three Springs, PA. Parents of Man: James and Mary Mort. Parents of Woman: John and ? Nonemaker (Mother dead?). Occupation of Man: Farmer. Occupation of Woman: None, Domestic, Living with Parents. Marriage Date: 12/22/1891.

Huntingdon County Marriage Docket #8, Page 519, License #a1533 Full Name of Man: Elmer A. Byler. Full Name of Woman: Effie D. Mort. Age of Man: 21. Age of Woman: 17. Residence of Man: Mill Creek. Residence of Woman: Mill Creek. Parents of Man: E.L. and R. J. Byler. Parents of Woman: James and Caroline Mort. Occupation of Man: Laborer. Occupation of Woman: None, Domestic, Living with Parents. Marriage Date: 11/28/1895. Place: Huntingdon by W.J. Surgart.

Huntingdon County Marriage Docket 8, Page 284, License a1297 Full Name of Man: George Mort. Full Name of Woman: Effie Ramsey. Age of Man: 21. Age of Woman: 18. Residence of Man: Maddensville. Residence of Woman: Maddensville. Parents of Man: James and Mary Mort. Parents of Woman: Chalmere and Nettie Ramsey. Occupation of Man: Laborer. Occupation of Woman: Housemaid. Marriage Date: 3/7/1895. Place: Huntingdon by James V. Stevens.

Huntingdon County, PA Birth Register 5 page ? Birth Name: Howard Edward Mort. Birthdate: 5/13/1883. Location: Shade Gap, PA. Father: William Harrison Mort. Father's Age at Birth: 31 years. Father's Occupation: Laborer in Shade Gap. Mother: Averella Mary (Boltz) Mort. Mother's Age at Birth: 28 years. Mother's Occupation: Housewife in Shade Gap. Last known address 19 Lesnnell Street, Springfield, Mass.

Huntingdon County, PA Birth Register 8 page 25 Birth Name: Rosa E. Mort. Birthdate: 6/20/1891. Location: Maddensville, PA. Father: James S. Mort. Father's Age at Birth: 47 years. Father's Occupation: Farmer in Maddensville. Mother: Mary Jane (Rowe) Mort. Mother's Age at Birth: 41 years. Mother's Occupation: Housewife in Clearridge. Affidavit of relative Harry E. Mort.

Huntingdon County, PA Birth Register 7 page 8 Birth Name: Charles H. Mort (current resident of Marion, OH). Birthdate: 6/17/1885. Location: Dublin Township, PA. Father: William Harrison Mort. Father's Age at Birth: 31 years. Father's Occupation: Foreman in Shade Gap, PA. Mother: Eva M. Mort. Mother's Age at Birth: 29 years. Mother's Occupation: Housewife. Affidavit of relative Leolin A. Mort. Delivered by: Dr. Z. T. Jones

Huntingdon County, PA Birth Register 10 page 63. Birth Name: Nannie Verva (Mort) Anderson (current resident of Three Springs, PA). Birthdate: 9/18/1888. Location: Springfield, PA. Father: James S. Mort. Father's Age at Birth: 44 years. Father's Occupation: Farmer in Fulton County PA. Mother: Mary Jane (Rowe) Mort. Mother's Age at Birth: 38 years. Mother's Occupation: Housewife in Fulton County. Midwife by: Mrs Molly Stinson

Huntingdon County, PA Birth Register 5 page 157. Birth Name: Dare William Mort (current resident of 802 Ross Avenue, Wilkensburg PA). Birthdate: 8/10/1892. Location: Shade Gap, PA. Father: William Harrison Mort. Father's Age at Birth: 40 years. Father's Occupation: Laborer. Mother: Avelle Mary (Bolta) Mort. Mother's Age at Birth: 37 years. Mother's Occupation: Housewife. Proof of age: Marriage licence - Dare was 21 years old when married, lived in Homestead PA and was a stenographer. Wife is Sula Vern Bellett. Her Father is Frank Martin Bellett. Married by John Samuel.

Jeffrey S. Krugh, Columbus Ohio

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1871 Census of Ontario

MORT, GILEAN, , 1, , 86, O, EM, ENGLISH, BARTENDER, 061, C, 1 2, 56, Hungerford

Donald Gradeless

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Selected Records from the Pension of Mathias Mort Pension Certificate 583147

1890: State of Ohio, County of Paulding, ss: On this 14th day of July, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and ninety personally appeared before me a Notary Public within and for the County and State aforesaid Matthias Mort aged 53 years, who, being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is the identical Matthias Mort who was ENROLLED as a private on the 28th day of March 1862 in Company K of the 66th Regiment of Illinois Burges Sharp Shooters commanded by George A. Taylor and was honorably DISCHARGED at Springfield Illinois 1865. That he served for the full period of 90 days. That his personal description is as follows: Age 53 years, height, 5 feet 6-1/2 inches; complexion far, hair dark, eyes blue. That he is now suffering with a physical or mental disability, of a permanent character, to wit: weak back in region of kidneys also weak eyes. That since leaving the service applicant has resided at Paulding County and Cairo Allen County Ohio. That he has not applied for pension . . . and that his post office address is Melrose, Paulding County, Ohio. s/Mathias Mort

1891: Military Service. Name of Soldier: Mathias Mort. Bureau of Pensions, Feb. 3, 1891, No 832888, K 66 Ill. Inf. SIR: is allege that the above named man enlisted Mar 28, 1862 and served as a Pvt. in Co. K 66 Ill Inf Regt in Co K 14 Reg't MO Inf and was discharged at Springfield, 1865.

War Department, Record and Pension Division, Feb 5, 1891 Respectfully returned to the COMMISSIONER OF PENSIONS. The rolls show that Matthias Mort mentioned in the preceding endorsement, was enrolled March 24, 1862, and M.O. with Co., March 3, 1866 to date April 28, 65, as of Co. K. 66 Ill Inf.

1891: State of Ohio, County of Putnam, SS: On this 14th day of Sept A. D. one thousand eight hundred and ninety one personally appeared before me, a Notary Public within and for the County and State aforesaid Mathias Mort who was ENROLLED as a Private in the Spring of 1861 in Company K of the 66 Regiment of Ill. Vols. commanded by Taylor and was honorably DISCHARGED at Springfield Ill, 1865 that his personal description is as follows, age 53 years, height 5 feet 8 inches; complexion Light; hair Light, eyes Blue.

That he is suffering from the following disabilities which are of a permanent character, viz.; disease of Lungs and backs, disease of heart and eyes. That he disabilities not the result of any vicious habits of the claimant, and incapacitate him from the performance of manual labor in such a degree as to render him unable to earn a support.

That he is now receiving an invalid pension of $8 per month under certificate No. 483144 for disease of lungs and back and that he hereby renounces said pension to date from the allowance of a high rate if granted under this application. That he had not been employed in the military or naval service otherwise than stated above. That he has not been in the military or naval service of the United States since 1865, and that his occupation has been that of a farmer. . . . that hi s residence is Continental Ohio and that his post office address is same. s/Mathias Mort.

1891: State of Ohio, County of Putnam, SS: In the matter of claim for Pension Due & Addl No. ctf. 358147 of Mathias Most personally appeared before me, a Notary Public in and for said County and State aforesaid, John T. Guy, a Physician aged Fifty two years who being duly sworn, declares in relation to said claim that I have this day examined the said Mathias Most. Weakness and palpitation of heart, loss of eyesight to great extent. chronic Diarrhea, Rheumatism of legs and back. I believe his disability to be three fourths. He further declares that he has no interest in said claim and is not interested in its prosecution, and his Post Office address is Continental, Ohio.
signature John T. Guy, M.D. 23 Sept. 1891

1893: Soldier's Additional Declaration for Pension. State of Ohio, County of Paulding, SS: On this 23 day of January, A.D. one thousand eight hundred and ninety 3, personally appeared before me, a Notary public within and for the County and State aforesaid, Mathias Mort, aged 55 years, a resident of Washington township County of Paulding, State of Ohio, who being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is the identical Mathias Mort, who was enrolled on the 24th day of March, 1862, in Co. K. 14 Mosuria Vol. Infantry . . . discharged at Springfield Ills in 1865. That he is totally unable to earn a support by manual labor by reason of disease of lungs and Diarrhea and piles and general debility and weak eyes. That said disabilities are not due to his vicious habits, and are, to the best of his knowledge and belief , of a permanent character. That he is a pensioner under Certificate No. 583147 under act of June 27, 1890 at the Rate of $8 per month. . . He hereby appoints T. W. Tallmadge, of Washington, D.C., his true and lawful attorney to prosecute his claim and receive a fee of $10. That he post-office is Rose Elm, P. O. County of Paulding, State of Ohio. s/Mathias Mort. Attest: Oliver [his X mark} Bowsher, Hannah Bowsher, J. H. Martin.

1893: Affidavits Proving Disability and Incapacity to Labor. State of Ohio County of Paulding, ss: In the matter of the additional pension claim of Mathias Mort, under act of June 27, 1890, late private Co., K. Regt. 14 Mosuria Vols.. On this 23 day of Jan A.D. 1893, personally appeared before me a notary public in and for the aforesaid County, duly authorized to administer oaths, Oliver Bowsher aged 64 years, a resident of Rose Elm in the County of Paulding and State of Ohio whose Post-Office address is Rose Elm Paulding Co. Ohio and Hannah Bowsher aged 55 years , a resident of Rose Elm in the County of Paulding and State of Ohio well known to me to be reputable and entitled to credit, and who, being duly sworn, declared, in relation to aforesaid case, as follows: That they are personally acquainted with the applicant Mathias Mort and he has been afflicted with the following disabilities for the past 12 months, viz.: disease of lungs and diarrhea and piles and general debility and weak eyes; that the same are not due to his vicious habits as affiants verily believe, and are of a permanent character and do combine to incapacitate said Mathias Mort from the performance of manual labor in such a degree as to render him unable to earn a support, as follows; the claimant at the present is entirely disabled for the performance of manual labor and in our Judgment he is justly entitled to the full benefits of the act of June 27, 1890. We further declare that we have no interest in said case and we are not concerned in its prosecution. signed Oliver [ his X mark] Bowsher, Hannah Bowsher. witnesses of mark: J. L. Martin, E. A. Dempsy.

1902: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Pensions, Jany, 22, 1902. Respectfully referred to the Chief of the Record and Pension Office, War Department, requesting a full military and medical history of the soldier and his descriptive list. K 14 Mo. Inf. No other report on file. Invalid Ctf. 583147. Name Mathias Mort Co. K 66th Ill. Vol. Inf.

Record and Pension Office, War Department. Respectfully returned to the Commissioner of Pensions. Mathias Mort Co., K. 14 Reg't Mo. Inf. was enrolled Mar 24, 1862 and M.O. Mar 3, 1866, to date April 28, 1865 as of Co., K 66 Ill Inf to which designation was changed Jay or Feb 1863 on indl. rolls from M.I. to MO he held the rank of private and during that period the rolls show him present except as follows: Aug 31, 1862, deserted Aug. 21, 62. Next appears Oct 31, 1864. In arrest at Rome, Ga. Next appears on Co. M.O.R. April 28, 65, In prison Alton Ill. for desertion. He was sentenced to be confined at hard labor in military prison for the term of four years with forfeiture of all pay and allowances now due or hereafter to become due. Sentence amended so as to allow necessary clothing and subsistence per G.O. No. 3, Hd. Qtrs. 4 Div. 15 A.C. Jany. 17, 65. Also forms as Matthias Most not found as Most. Age at en. 27; 5 feet 7-1/2 inches, blue eyes, fair complexion, light hair, a farmer born in Tuscarawas Co. Ohio. The medical records show him treated as follows: as of Co K, 14 Mo. Inf, July 12 to 23, 62, debility return to duty No additional record of disability. . . . by this Dept. that this man was dishonorably discharged Decr. 13", 1865, by expiration of sentence of general court martial and that so much of the individual muster our roll dated march 3', 1866, so purports to discharge him so date Apl. 28', 1865, is said and without affect.. Washington, D.C. Jan 31, 1902.

1905: Pensioner Dropped. United States Pension Agency. Columbus, O. Jany 27, 1905. Certificate No. 583147, Class Invalid, Pensioner Mathias Mort, Soldier Act, June 27", 90, Service K. 66" Ills. The Commissioner of Pensions. Sir: I have the honor to report that the above name pensioner who was last paid at $8 to 4 Dec, 1904 has been dropped because of not being honorably discharged from the military service on Dec 13' 65. order Coms dated Jany 20' 05. Very respectfully J. W. Jones. United States Pension Agent.

Donald E. Gradeless
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From Randolph M. Finney:
Louise L. Mort

Louise Lillian Mort, 90, of 12311 Delwood Ave.., Hagerstown, died Saturday, Dec. 30, at Washington County Hospital. Born May 20, 1905, in Hancock, she was the daughter of the late Issac D. and Catherine D. Norris Barnhart. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest J. Mort, in 1972. She was a representative for the Avon Co. for 40 years. She was a member of Mt. Tabor Brethren Church. She was a former member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. She was a member of AARP. she is survive by two daughters, Mary Catherine Spangler of Hagerstown and Janice L. Liles of LaMesa, Calif.; two grandchildren; two great -grandchildren, and two great-great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Clarice D. Einbinder; five sisters and four brothers. Services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown. The Rev. William Stoner will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday one hour prior to the service.

Randolph Finney RN=5714
7730 Creager Road
Waynesboro, PA 17268

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Selected Records from the Widow's Pension of Levi Mort Widow's
Pension Certificate 73787
Mustered in March 10, 1864
Died of Chronic Diarrhea December 13, 1864

2 May 1865: Huntingdon Co. ss: personally appeared before me a Justice of the Peace in and for said County Elin Robison and Susannah Mort disinterested witnesses and being duly sworn according to law deposeth and says that they saw Levi Mort and Rebeca Mathias Married at Burnt Cabins on the 13th day of September 1949 by Thomas W. Neely Esq. and that they have lived together as man and wife to the time that he entered the service of the United States. Sworn and subscribed this 2d day of May A.D. 1865. s/Ellen Robison, Susannah Mort. Before me. W. G. Harper, J.P.

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12 May 1865: On this 12th day of May, 1865, personally appeared before me, a clerk of a Court Record in and for the County and State aforesaid, Rebecca Mort a resident of Shade Gap in the County of Huntingdon and State of Penna. aged 37 years, who, being duly sworn, makes the following declaration, in order to obtain the pension provided by the act of Congress, approved July 14, 1862. that she is the widow of Levi Mort who was a private in Company C commanded by Capt. Samuel Davis in the 112th Regiment of Pa Heavy Arty in the war of 1861; that her maiden name was Rebecca Matthias and that she was married to said Levi Mort on or about the 13th day of September A.D. 1849, at Dublin township in the county of Huntingdon County and State of Penna.. by Thomas W. Neely Esq. now deceased and that she knows of no record evidence of said marriage. She further declares that said Levi Mort her husband, died in the service of the United States as aforesaid, at Anapolis in the State of Maryland on or about the 13th day of December 1864 of Diarrhea, that the names and ages of his children are as follows, Wm. Harrison Mort, born 18 June 1852, Agnes Mort born 10 Nov. 1864, Sarah Jane Mort born 1st Oct. 1857, John Alexander Mort 7 Jany. 1860 and Margaret Ellen Mort born 9th Nov. 1862. She also declares, that she has remained a widow ever since the death of said Levi Mort and that she has not in any manner been engaged in, or aided or abetted, the rebellion in the United States: and she hereby appoints Col. Francis Jordan as her lawful attorney, and authorizes him to present and prosecute this claim, and to received and receipt for any orders or certificates that may be issued in satisfaction thereof. s/Rebecca [her X mark] Mort.

Also personally appeared before me Joshua Price and Ellen Robison residents of Huntingdon County and state of Penna., to me well known as credible persons, who being duly sworn, declare that they were present and saw said Rebecca Mort sign her name to the foregoing declaration, and that they have every reason to believe, from the appearance of the said applicant, and their acquaintance with her, that she is the identical person she represents herself to be, and know that said deceased recognized said applicant as his lawful wife, and that she was so recognized by the community in which they resided; and that they have no interest, direct or indirect, in the prosecution of this claim. s/Joshua Price, Ellen Robison. Sworn to and subscribed before me, this 12th day of May 1865 and I hereby certify that I have no interest, direct or indirect, in the prosecution of this claim. s/W. C. Wagoner, Prot.

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30 May 1865: Huntingdon County ss: Before me the subscriber a Justice of the Peace in and for the said county of Huntingdon personally appeared Brice Blair and Daniel Blare, citizens of said county, both well know to myself and being sworn according to law do declare and say that Thomas W. Neely, Esq. before whom and by whom the within named Levi Mort and Rebecca Mathias, are testified to and have been married, is now dead and has been dead for several years; one of the affiants, to wit Brice Blair further declares that he attended the funeral of the said Thomas W. Neely Esq. with whom both of these affiants were, in his life time personally and well acquainted. Sworn and subscribed this 30th day of May A.D. 1865. s/B. Blair, Daniel Blair. Peter Swoope, J. P.

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16 August 1865: Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D.C. August 16, 1865.

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt from your Office of application for Pension No. 97,225 and to return it herewith, with such information as is furnished by the files of this office. It appears from the Rolls on file in this office, that Levi Mort was enrolled on the 8th day of March 1864, at Chambersburg in Co. C. 2nd Regiment of Penna. Arty, Volunteers, to serve three years, or during the war, and mustered into service as a Private on the 10th day of March 1864 at Harrisburg, Pa in Co. C 2nd Regiment of Penna. Arty Volunteers to service 3 years or during the war. On the Muster Roll of Co. C 2 Prov.. Pa Arty for the months of April 1864 on file, he is reported died Dec 13th 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Annapolis, Md. His name is not taken up on any muster Rolls of Co. C. 2nd Pa Arty on file in this office. I am sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant. . .

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10 March 1866: State of Pennsylvania, County of Huntingdon, ss: Personally appeared the under signed James Cree who being duly sworn doth say that Thomas W. Neely, Esq., of Dublin Township Huntingdon County Pa died in December 1855 and that the said James Cree was authorized by the will of said deceased to settle his estate the docket of said deceased came into my possession after the decease of said justice and on the night of the thirty first of January 1862 my store and storehouse was burned down the said Docket being in my store was burnt and destroyed. s/James Cree. Sworn to and subscribed March 10th 1866 before Henry Brewster, J. P.

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28 April 1866: State of Pennsylvania, Huntington County, S.S.: On the twenty eighth day of April A.D. 1866 before me a Justice of the Peace in and for said county and State personally appeared Jefferson Mort and Calvin Robinson of Huntingdon County & state aforesaid respectably and creditable witness and after being duly sworn doth report and say that they were well & intimately acquainted with Mrs. Rebecca Mort widow of Levi Mort, solider deceased, late of Co., C. 112 Regt. Pennsylvania Volunteers and that they were present at the wedding of Levi Mort & Mrs. Rebecca Mort, who were married by Thomas W. Neely Esq. on the thirteenth day of September A.D. 1849 at the home of his father Jacob Mort in said County. That we reside as above stated and are not interested in Mrs. Rebecca Morts claim for a pension or concerned in its prosecution. s/Jefferson [his X mark], Calvin [his x mark] Robinson. Attest: W. M. Harper.

Sworn and subscribed before me and I certify that I am not interested in this claim or concerned in its prosecution and that I believe the affiants to be respectable and creditable witness. s/J. E. Harper, J. P. Harper, J. P.



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14 April 1868: Increase of Pension--Widow or Guardian, Act of July 25th, 1866.

State of Pennsylvania }
County of Huntingdon }ss:
On this fourteenth day of April A. D. one thousand eight hundred and Sixty Eight before me, the undersigned Prothonotary of the Common Pleas in and for the County and state aforesaid, personally appeared Rebecca Mort a resident of Dublin Township in the County of Huntingdon State of Pennsylvania, who being duly sworn according to law declares that she is the widow of Levi Mort was a Private County 'C" 2nd Pa Heavy Artillery and that by reason of his death in the service aforesaid, she has been granted a pension of eight dollars per month in accordance with a certificate numbered 73787 bearing date the 23rd day of May 1866. She further swears that she had the following named children under sixteen years of age, who are now living, the date of whose birth are as given below, duly enrolled on the Philadelphia Pension Agency at the rate of $8 per month, that said soldier was a Private in Company C. 2nd Regt. Pa. Hea. Art. and that she is entitled to receive an increase of Pension at the rate of 10 per month in accordance with an Act of Congress, approved July 25, 1866 That said Rebecca Mort continues the widow of Levi Mort and that the names and ages of the minor children as aforesaid are a follows: viz.: William Harrison Mort born June 18th, 1852, Agnes Mort born November 10th, 1854, Sarah Jane Mort born October 1st 1857, John Alexander Mort born January 7, 1870, Margaret Ellen Mort born November 9, 1862 under sixteen years of age and also Mary Elizabeth Mort born July 8th 1850; she further declares that she has not remarried since the death of her said husband nor has she abandoned the support of any one of the above named children or permitted anyone of the same to be adopted y any other person or persons as his next of kin and that said affore mentioned children are the only children living of said Levi Mort deceased, and for this make his declaration for the purpose of obtaining such increase of the Pension above mentioned; and hereby constitutes, make and appoints W. H. Woods of Huntingdon, Huntingdon Co. Pa agent, as her lawful attorney with poser of substitution and desires that her certificate for increase of Pension when issued be sent to his care, and that her Post Office address is Burnt Cabins, Fulton County, Penn. s/Rebecca Mort. Also personally appeared before me, at the time and place aforesaid George Jeffries and D. R. P. Neely of Shade Gap, Pa whom I certify to be credible persons, who being duly sworn according to law, declare each for himself that they well know Rebecca Mort who signed the foregoing declaration in their presence, and that she is the identical person she represents herself to be, that the children named in the declaration of Rebecca Mort are the only children of Levi Mort, the deceased soldier, living at his death, and that they, or either of them, have no interest in this claim, either present, or prospective, and that they are not concerned directly or indirectly in its prosecution. Names of Witnesses. S/Geo. W. Jeffries, D. R. P. Neely.

Sworn and subscribed to before me, this Fourteenth day of April A. D. 1868 and I hereby certify, that the contents of the declarations were made known to declarants before execution, and that I have no interest direct or indirect in the prosecution of this claim. s/J. R. Simpson, Prothonotary.

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30 May 1868: State of Pennsylvania County of Huntingdon. On this 30th day of April A.D. 1868, personally appeared before me, a Justice of the Peace in and for the County and State aforesaid Elenor Bare of Huntingdon County and Susanna Mort a residents of Fulton County and State of Pennsylvania whom I certify to be reputable and entitled to credit, who on oath say that they are well acquainted with Rebecca Mort who is the widow of Levi Mort deceased, late a private in company G of the 2 regiment of Pa. Hvy. Art. That the said Rebecca Mort was on the seventh day of January A.D. 186o delivered a male children; that they know the facts above stated from their own personal knowledge, and they derive their knowledge of said facts from being present at the birth of said child and that said child is still living and was afterwards names John Alexander Mort and that there was no physiciain in attendance and that they know of no record evidence of said birth and that they are disinterested witnesses and have no interest whatever in the application of Rebecca Mort for Pension. Signed: Eleanor Bare, Susanna [her X Mark] Mort. Two Witnesses present when mark is made: S. W. Neely and Ada M. H. Hudson.

Sworn and subscribed before me, this 30th day of April A. D. 1868, and I further certify that the above named S. W. Neely & Eleanor Bare and Ada M. H. Hudson & Susanna Mort are well known to me as credible persons, and that I have no interest in the application of Rebecca Mort for pension. s/Wm. A. Hudson, J.P.

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28 May 1868: On this 28th day of May A.D.. 1868, personally appeared before me, a Justice of the Peace in and for the County and State aforesaid Maria McCartney of Huntingdon County and Susanna Mort a resident of Fulton County and State of Pennsylvania whom I certify to be reputable and entitled to credit, who on oath say that they are well acquainted with Rebecca Mort who is the widow of Levi Mort deceased, late a private in company G of the 2 regiment of Pa. Hvy. Art. That the said Rebecca Mort was on the ninth day of November A.D. 1862 delivered a female children; that they know the facts above stated from their own personal knowledge, and they derive their knowledge of said facts from being present at the birth of said child and that said child is still living and was afterwards named Margaret Ellen Mort and that there was no physician in attendance and that they know of no record evidence of said birth and that they are disinterested witnesses and have no interest whatever in the application of Rebecca Mort for Pension. Signed: Maria McCartney and Susanna [her X mark] Mort. Two Witnesses present when mark is made: George W. Jeffries and G. W. McCartney Sworn and subscribed before me, this 28th day of May A. D. 1868, and I further certify that the above named G. W. Jeffries & Maria McCartney and G. W. McCartney & Susanna Mort are well known to me as credible persons, and that I have no interest in the application of Rebecca Mort for pension. s/Wm. A. Hudson, J.P.

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1 June 1868: On this first day of June A.D. 1868, personally appeared before me, a Justice of the Peace in and for the County and State aforesaid Susanna Mort and Harriet A. Mort and residents of Fulton County and State of Pennsylvania whom I certify to be reputable and entitled to credit, who on oath say that they are well acquainted with Rebecca Mort who is the widow of Levi Mort deceased, late a private in company G of the 2 regiment of Pa. Hvy. Art. That the said Rebecca Mort was on the first day of October A.D. 1857 delivered a female children; that they know the facts above stated from their own personal knowledge, and they derive their knowledge of said facts from being present at the birth of said childn and that said child is still living and was after wards named Sarah Jane Mort and that there was no physician in attendence and that they know of no record evidence of said birth and that they are disinterested witnesses and have no interest whatever in the application of Rebecca Mort for Pension. Signed: Susanna [Her X Mark] Mort, Harriet A. Mort. Two Witnesses present when mark is made:Jane Mort and William H. Welch. Sworn and subscribed before me, this first day of June A. D. 1868, and I further certify that the above named Susanna Mort & Jane Mort and Harriet A. Mort & W. H. Welsh are well known to me as credible persons, and that I have no interest in the application of Rebecca Mort for pension.

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1 June 1868: On this first day of June A.D. 1868, personally appeared before me, a Justice of the Peace in and for the County and State aforesaid Susanna Mort and Mary Boyle residents of Fulton County and State of Pennsylvania whom I certify to be reputable and entitled to credit, who on oath say that they are well acquainted with Rebecca Mort who is the widow of Levi Mort deceased, late a private in company G of the 2 regiment of Pa. Hvy. Art. That the said Rebecca Mort was on the 10th day of November A.D. 1854 delivered a female children; that they know the facts above stated from their own personal knowledge, and they derive their knowledge of said facts from being present at the birth of said child and that said child is still living and was aterwards named Agnes Mort and that there was no physician in attendnace and that they knoe of no record evidence of said birth and that they are disinterested witnesses and have no interest whatever in the application of Rebecca Mort for Pension. Signed: Susanna [Her X Mark] Mort, Mary [Her X Mark] Boyle. Two Witnesses present when mark is made: Jane Mort, William H. Welch.

Sworn and subscribed before me, this first day of June A. D. 1868, and I further certify that the above named Susanna Mort - Jane Mort and Mary Boyle - Wm. H. Welch are well known to me as credible persons, and that I have no interest in the application of Rebecca Mort for pension. s/Wm. A. Hudson, J.P.

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1 June 1868: On this first day of June A.D. 1868, personally appeared before me, a Justice of the Peace in and for the County and State aforesaid Sarah Mort and Harriet Mort residents of Fulton County and State of Pennsylvania whom I certify to be reputable and entitled to credit, who on oath say that they are well acquainted with Rebecca Mort who is the widow of Levi Mort deceased, late a private in company G of the 2 regiment of Pa. Hvy. Art. That the said Rebecca Mort was on the 18th day of June A.D. 1852 delivered a male children; that they know the facts above stated from their own personal knowledge, and they derive their knowledge of said facts from being present at the birth of said child and that there was no physician in attendence and that said chil is still living and was afterwards names William Harrision and that they know of no record evidence of said birth and that they are disinterested witnesses and have no interest whatever in the application of Rebecca Mort for Pension. Signed: Susanna [Her X Mark] Mort, Harriet A. Mort. Two Witnesses present when mark is made: Jane Mort, William H. Welch.

Sworn and subscribed before me, this first day of June A. D. 1868, and I further certify that the above named Susanna Mort - Jane Mort and Harriet A. Mort - W. H. Welch are well known to me as credible persons, and that I have no interest in the application of Rebecca Mort for pension. s/Wm. A. Hudson.

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2 July 1868: WAR OF 1861. Act of July 25, 1866. Claim for increase of Widow's Pension. Supplemental to case in whcih certificate No. 73787 was issued May 23, 1866. Brief in the case of Rebecca Mort, widow of Levi Mort, Private Co C, 2 Pa. H. A. Vols Resident of Fulton County and State of Pa. Post Office address: Burnt Cabins, PA Declaration and Identification in Due Form. Proof Exhibited. Abandonment or adoption: Neither Date of marriage of Parents: Sept. 13, 1849. Names and dates of birth of children: William H. born June 18, 1852 who will be 16 years of age June 17. Agnes born Nov. 10, 1854, who will be 16 years of age Nov. 9. Sarah Jane born Oct. 1, 1857, who will be 16 years of age Sept. 30. John A. born Jany. 7, 1860, who will be 16 years of age Jany. 6. Margaret E. born Nov. 9, 1862 who will be 16 years of age Nov. 8. Proof of ages: Affidavit of another person present at birth. Only Children: Shown. Agent and his P. O. Address: W. H. Wood, Huntingdon, PA. Issue certificate for Eight dollars per mont, commencing Dec 13', 1864 and two dollars per month additional for each of the above names children, commencing 25 day of July 1866, deducting former payments. W. W. Jacob, Examiner. Passed July 2, 1868

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9 October 1916: Burnt Cabins, Pa. Oct 9 --16. to the Pnesion Dept. Washington Dc. I as Trustee for Rebecca Mort whoes Cirtificate number is 73789 if eny thing futher is requirst notifie me. Your respt. Wm. Matthias, Trs for Rebecca Mort whose Postoffice address is Decorum Pa. My address is Burnt Cabins Pa. This is for the increase so alowed.

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24 Nov 1916: Burnt Cabins Pa Nov 24, 1916 to the Commissioner of Pensions Washington D.C. I write to you in be half of Rebecca Mort - widow for papers to fill out for incrcreas of pension her number is 73789 I have writen be fore but got no reply only from J. B. Cralle & co. don't think it nesery to imploy a --- thair for this perpoes. I remains yours Wm Matthias c trustee fer Rebecca Mort Burnt Cabins Pa.

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23 Feb 1917: Burnt Cabins Pa. Feb 23 --17 to the Pension Department of Washington D. C. I write you to inform you that the widow Rebecca Mort whos Certificite No. 73787 has died Since last check. She died on Feb 2, 1917 the month due her if necsery papers are required Send to the under signe. Wm Matthias Trustee for Rebecca Mort address to Burnt Cabins Pa Fulton Co. Rebecca Mort address was Decorum PA Huntingdon Co.

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Selected Records from the Widow's Pension of Cyrenius M. Mort Widow's Pension

Certificate WO 433143

9 August 1890: Declaration for Widow's Pension. State of Tennessee, County of Jefferson ss: On this 9 day of Aug. A.D. 1890, personally appeared before me, the undersigned a Clark of a Court of Record within and for the county and state aforesaid, Sarah C. Mort aged 54 years, a resident of near Shady Grove in the County of Jefferson and State of Tennessee, who being duly sworn according to law, declares that she is the widow of Cyrenius M. Mort who enlisted under the name of Cyrenius M. Mort at Nashville, Tenn. On the 17th day of October 1863 in Co. F. 9th Regt. Tenn. Cav. Col. 1st Lieutenant, and served at least ninety days in the late was of the rebellion, who was honorably discharged under the name of Cyrene M. Mort at Knoxville Tennessee on Sept. 11, 1865, and died July 15, 1869. That she was married under the name of Sarah C. Rankin to said Cyrenius M. Mort on the 31 day of January 1867 by Rev. P. J. . Myers at her father's house two and one half miles from Dandridge Tenn., there being no legal barrier to said marriage. That she has not remarried since the death of the said Cyrenius M. Mort. that she is without other means of support than her daily labor except that she owns a farm of 50 acres of leaned land and 50 acres of woodland which is assessed for taxation at $15000 and some little stock on the farm, but she has always had to work to support herself; that she has no children; that she has never applied for a pension, that she makes this declaration under the provisions of the act of June 27, 1890. She hereby appoints G. W. Hill of Dandridge County of Jefferson, State of Tennessee her true and lawful attorney to prosecute her claim; her post office is Shady Grove, County of Jefferson, State of Tennessee. S/Sarah C. Mort. Also personally appeared W. A. Fry residing near Shady Grove Tenn. and G. A. Mort residing near Shady Grove Tennessee, whom I certify to be respectable and entitled to credit, and who being by me duly sworn, say they were present and saw Sarah C. Mort the claimant sign her name to the foregoing declaration; that they have every reason to believe from the appearance of said claimant and an acquaintance with her of 20 years and 21 years respectively that she is the identical person she represent herself to be and that they have no interest in the prosecution of this claim. s/W. A. Fry, G. A. Mort.

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13 February 1891: Statement of the Deputy Clerk of the county Court: "I find a marriage bond of C. M Mort to Sarah C. Rankin dated Jany. 31, 1867 in the files."

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14 April 1891: State of Tennessee, Jefferson County ss: Personally appeared before me C. E. Harris Deputy Clerk of the County Court for said state and county. Sarah Mort the claimant is case No 400218 who made the following statement, viz.: Cyrenius M. Mort who belonged to Co. F 9th Tennessee Vol. Cav. died in Jefferson County Tennessee July 15, 1860. I was married to said Cyrenius M. Mort on 31 day of Jany 1867 by Rev. P. J. H. Meyers near Dandridge Tennessee. the soldier was never married previous to this marriage with me, nor I have not married since his death, nor was never married but once. We had no children. I own a farm lying in 16th Civil District of Jefferson County containing one hundred acres about 42 acres in cultivation; and Last year I got about ten bushels of wheat, and perhaps one hundred and forty to fifty bushels of corn as rent from this farm. total valuation of both about seventy Dollars. Of course I raised other things in the garden and such things as I made by my own labor. I own no other real estate, nor have other sources of income except my own labor. I own household and kitchen furniture, of course, s/Sarah C. Mort.

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9 Nov 1894: Record and Pension Office, War Department. Respectfully returned to the commissioner of Pensions. Cyrene M. Mort Co. F. 9 Regt. Tenn. Cav. was enrolled Oct. 17, 1863, and M. O. Sept. 11, 1865 as Cyrenius M. Mort. From En. to M.O. he held the rank of 1 Lt. (M.I. to date Oct. 17, 1863) and during that period the rolls how him present name Cyrenius M. Mort has not been found on rolls of co.

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8 Mar 1895: State of Tennessee, Jefferson Co ss: I W. M. Hill of Jefferson County do make the following statement in the case of Sarah C. Mort for pension. I was in the army with C. M. Mort of Co. F. 9 Tenn. Cav. and was with acquainted with him from the time the war commenced until his death and also well acquainted with Sarah C. Mort his widow and had been acquainted with her for thirty years and that neither of the above parties was married prior to marriage of each other. I have lived within a few miles of the above parties mentioned for thirty years. My age is 51 years and my post office address is Dandridge Jefferson County Tenn. and I have no interested in the above case what ever. s/W. M. Hill. Mch 8, 1895.

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30 June 1899: U. S. Pension Agency. I hereby report that the name of Sarah C. Mort widow of Cyrenius M. 1 Lt. Co F. Tenn. Vol. Cal. who was a pensioner on the rolls of this Agency under Certificate No. 433143, and who was last paid at $8.00 to 4 Nov 1898, has been dropped because of Death. Died 1 Feby. 99. Very respectfully, J. T. Wilder.

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A List of Immigrants who applied for Naturalization papers in the
District Courts of Allegheny County Pennsylvania

MORT, Joseph (1876) Bn: Eng.; Nat: 2 Oct 1876 (on age); Sp: Phillip HOTTMANN, Mifflin Twp.

DAVY, John (1893) Res: McKeesport; Bn: Eng.; DI: 25 May 1889; Nat: 15 Apr 1893; Sp: Solomon MORT (x)

CADMAN, John H. (x) (1884) Bn: Eng.; DI: 27 Oct 1881; Nat 3 Sept 1884; sp: Joseph Mort.

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Obituary, Waynesboro, PA 10 July 1996

Frances P. M. Yeager

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa.--Frances P. Mort Yeager, 79 of Franklin County Nursing Home, Chambersburg, died Tuesday, July 9, 1996, at the nursing home. Born July 24, 1916, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John S. and Mary C. Dwire Mort. She was preceded in death by her busband of 29 years, Earl O. Yeager, on March 5, 1975. She worked for a local bakery for a number of years while living in the Hagerstown area. She was of the Protestant faith. She is durvivied by one daughter; Delores L. Minnich of Hagerstown, a foster daughter, Gloria J. Thompson of Hagerstown; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and two step great-grandchildren. She was proceeded in death by four sisters; three brothers, one grandson, and one great-grandson. Services will be held Friday at 10 a.n. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Wayneboro, with hte Rev. Robert F. Bonner officiating. Burial will be in Burns Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service Friday at the funeral home. [Married on December 24, 1945]

Randolph Finney RN=5714
7730 Creager Road
Waynesboro, PA 17268

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Warsaw Time Union Newspaper, Warsaw, Indiana 5 August 1996, Page 3:

Leo C. Mort

COLUMBIA CITY--Leo C. Mort, 89, of Washington Township, Pierceton, died at 4 p.m. Aug. 3, 1996, in his residence. He was born Sept. 21, 1906. in Brethren, Mich., to William and Dora Baker Mort. In 1927, he married Lucile Gebert, who died Jan. 16, 1948. On Nov. 11, 1949, he married Alice Loe, who survives. He was a farmer and lived on his present farm since 1932. He served on the board of directors for Pierceton Bank for 47 years. He was a member of Pierceton First Baptist Church and a honorary lifetime deacon of the church. He was a member of Farm Bureau, a former 4-H leader, and received the Kosciusko County Cattlemen Association's Cattleman of the Year award. Other survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Cal (Karen) Imhoff, Pierceton. and Mrs. Andy (Twyla) Chalk, Mansfield, Ohio; two sons, Dale Mort and Jim Mort, both of Pierceton; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, two sisters. five brothers and a granddaughter. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pierceton First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ken McGarvey officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Calling is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Smith and Sons funeral home, Columbia City, and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.

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45th Mort Reunion
Sunday June 23, 1996
Pierceton Community Park
Pierceton, Indiana
Carry in Dinner at 12:30
The Meal will be Pot Luck -- Drink will be furnished Bring a Covered Dish & Table Service
Bring the Family -- Guests are Welcome Beth Mort Didier, President 1996

Beth M. Didier, President
1996 Thomas William Mort Family Reunion
1723 Tecumseh Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805


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American Marriage Records Before 1699:

THORNE, Elizabeth and Rigebell Mort, 14 October 1696, Hempstead, N.Y.


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Early Connecticut Marriages Prior to 1800, Seventh Book; Preston.

Edward Mort & Sarah Kinne, Dec. 10, 1761

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Early Massachusetts Marriages Prior to 1800, Plymouth County, Scituate

Nathaniel Vinal & Priscilla Mort, Nov. 30, 1783

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Early Virginia Marriages, Lancaster County

December 9, 1768, William Mort and Elizabeth Hubbard

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New York Marriages Previous to 1784

1763. Nov. 2. Cooper, Ezekiel, and Deborah Mort, M.B.,vii. 423

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Pennsylvania Marriages Prior to 1790

1765, May 15. Fenimore, William, and Martha Mort.

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Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army During the War of the Revolution Schedule of the Names and Rank of Most of the Officers of the War of Independence Chiefly returned as belonging to the line or corps of the thirteen original United States, soon after said Army was disbanded in 1783, arranged alphabetically according to States.

Mort, Ebenezer, Lieutenant, 2d.

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Early Virginia Immigrants; 16231666

Lear, Mort., 1649, by Rich. Croshaw, Yorke Co.

Mort, Richard, 1653, by George Collins, Co.

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46th Mort Reunion
Sunday June 22, 1997
Pierceton Community Park Pierceton, Indiana
Carry in Dinner at 12:30
The Meal will be Pot Luck -- Drink will be furnished
Bring a Covered Dish & Table Service
Bring the Family --- Guests are Welcome

Karen Mort Imhoff, President 1997
1997 Thomas William Mort Family Reunion
8840 East 250 South
Pierceton, Indiana 46562



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