Ezra A.Dalrymple Civil War papers
transcribed by Pat O'Dell - genpat@netins.net
Document 1
Act of June 27, 1890 Declaration for Invalid Pension
This may be executed before a Justice of the Peace, a Notary Public or a Court of Record.
State of Missouri County of Nodaway, S.S.

On this 26th day of July A.D. one thousand eight hundred and ninety -- personally appeared before me a County Clerk within and for the county and State aforesaid Ezra A. Dalrymple aged 42 years a resident of near Maryville county of Nodaway state of Missouri who, being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is the identical Ezra A. Dalrymple who was ENROLLED as a private on the 22nd day of February 1865 in Company H of the 51st Regiment of Missouri Infantry Vols., in the War of the rebellion and served at least ninety days, and was honorably DISCHARGED at Benton Barracks Mo on the 31st day of August 1865. That he is partially unalbe to earn a support by manual labor by reason of kidney and heart disease and partially disabled inthe left shoulder. That said disabilities are not due to his vicious habits, and are to the best of his knowledge and belief permanent. That he has never applied for pension under application No.----

That he makes this declaration for the purpose of being placed on the pension roll of the United States, under act of Congress approved June 27, 1890. He hereby appoints, I.E. Rubenstein, of Washington, D.C. his true and lawful attorney to prosecute his claim. That he hereby agrees to allow his said attorney a fee of $10 whent he claim is allowed. That his Post office address is Maryville county of Nodaway State of Missouri.

Ezra A. Dalrymple
signature of claimant
T.A. Thornhill
J.M. McGinness
Document 2
Bureau of Pensions
Washington, D.C. Apr 9, 1906
Respectfully, returned to the Military Secretary War Department requesting soldiers personal description as of H 51 Mo Inf. Also a search of the Confederate Archives and if he rendered service in Missouri or contiguous territory, a report showing his full military and medical history as of such service with his personal description and a tracing of his signature. No other report filed. Inv CTf 679,092 Ezra A. Dalrymple H 51 Mo Inf J.L. Davenport, Commissioner
Document 3
The Military Secretary's Office
Washington D.C. Apr 12, 1906
Respectfully, returned to the Commissioner of Pensions, with the information that in the case of Ezra A. Dalrymple Co H 51 Reg't Mo Inf., the records show personal descritpion as follows: age 18, height 5 feet 9 inches, complexion fair, eyes grey, hair light, place of birth Nodaway co, Mo occupation, farmer.
No record has been found of the service of Ezra A. Dalrymple in any C.S. organization from Missouri or contiguous territory.
H. Ainsworth
The Military Secretary
Southern Division Department of the Interior, Bureau of Pensions
Washington, D.C. April 29, 1895
Ct Claim No 679092 Name Ezra A. Dalrymple Co H 51 Reg't Mo Vol Inf
Wm Lochren
Document 4
Bureau of Pensions
Washington, D.C. January 2, 1915
Sir: Please answer, at your earliest convenience, the questions enumerated below. The information is requested for future use, and it may be of great value to your widow or children. Use the inclosed envelope, which requires no stamp.
Very respectfully, G.M. Saltzgabez??
To Ezra A. Dalrymple, Pickering Mo. 679092 Act May
1. Date and place of birth? Jan 13, 1848 Nodaway Co, Mo
2. What was your post office at enlistment: Maryville, Mo
3. State your wife's full name and her maiden name. Martha Blevins
4. When, where, and by whom were you married? Aug 23, 1866 Nodaway co Mo D.W. David
5. Is there any official or church record of your marriage? no
If so, where? at Maryville Mo if at all
6. Were you previously married? no
7. Was your wife married before? no
8. Are you now living with your wife, or has there been a separation? yes
9. State the names and dates of birth of all your children, living or dead
David T. Dalrymple, May 16, 1867
Lydia M. Wilder, Apr 28, 1869
Chauncy H. Dalrymple, Feb 26, 1871
Willis A. Dalrymple, Jul 23, 1875
Daisy D. Harrison, Apr 13, 1878
Zella G. Wagner, Sep 5, 1880
William A. Dalrymple, May 6, 1883
James B. Dalrymple, Sep 9, 1885
Ira M. Dalrymple, Jun 18, 1888
Mary M. May, Dec 12, 1890
date April 9, 1915 Ezra A. Dalrymple [his signature]
Document 5
Missouri State Board of Health
Bureau of Vital Statistics
Certificate of Death
Place of death: Nodaway county, dist no 617, file no 7480 City: Pickering
Full name: Ezra A. Dalyrimple, Residence: Pickering
Sex: Male Color: White Married
widow Emma [??] Dalyrimple
Date of Birth: Jan 13, 1848
Age: 81 years 0 months 26 days
occupation: farmer
Birthplace: Nodaway Co, Mo
Name of father: Chancy Dalyrimple born in Tenn
Name of mother: Lydia Heady born in Iowa
Informant: Willis Dalyrimple of Pickering, Mo
Filed: Feb 14, 1929 Mrs W.C. Smith
Date of death: Feb 9, 1929
I hereby certify that I attended deceased from Jan 13 - Feb 9, 1929 Feb 19 that I last saw him alive on Feb 8, 1929 and that death occurred on the date stated above, at 2:00 am. The Cause of Death was as follows: carcinoma prostate duration 6 years, contributory old age. There was an autopsy. Signed: K.C. Cummins, M.D. of Maryville, Mo.
Place of burial: White Oak cemetery Feb 14, 1929. Undertaker: Cummins & Blagg of Maryville, Missouri
Document 6
State of Missouri county of Nodaway S.S.

On this 4th day of March 1929, before me, the undersigned, personally appeared Martha Dalrymple who makes the following declaration as an application for pension under the provisions of the act of Congress approved May 1, 1920.

That she is 79 years of age, that she was born June 11, 1850 at State of Indiana. That she is the widow of Ezra A. Dalrymple who enlisted Feb 22nd 1865 at Maryville Mo under the name of Ezra A. Dalrymple in Company H 51st Reg of Mo Vol and was honorably discharged Aug 31st 1865 having served ninety days or more, or was discharged for, or died in service of the United States of a disability incurred in the service in the line of duty, during the CIVIL WAR and who died Feb 9th 1929 at Maryville Missouri

That he also served in above stated.

That she was married to said soldier August 23, 1866 under the name of Martha Blevins at Maryville Nodaway county by Rev David; that she had not been previously married, that he had not been previously married.

That he left no children under the age of sixteen (at the time of his death). That she has not heretofore applied for pension, the number of her former claim being ----- that said soldier was a pensioner, the number of his pension certificate being 679,092.

Hilda Dalrymple
Mildred Bomar
both of Pickering, Mo
Mrs Martha Dalrymple [her X mark]
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 4th day of March 1929 and I hereby certify that the contents of the above declaration were fully made known and explained to the applicant before swearing, including the words erased, and the words added; and that I have no interest, direct or indirect, in the prosecution of this claim.
Forest Smith
Notary Public
Pickering, Mo