Mrs Rebecca Golden applies for Civil War Widow Benefits, Texas, 1913

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Mrs Rebecca Golden applies for Civil War Widow Benefits, Texas, 1913

Golden - Rebecca - 1913

Mrs Rebecca Golden
Application Date: 22 Sep 1913 Age: 78
Application Place: Montague, Texas
Birth Year: abt 1835 Sullivan, Tennessee
Maiden Name: Unknown
Marriage: 10 Sep 1850 at Sullivan, Tennessee
Death 10 Apr 1922 in Montague County, Texas
Pension File Number: 23171
Application Type: Widow

Spouse: Johnathan “John” A. Golden
Death Place: Kansis, Missouri
Military Service: 64th Regiment, Virginia Mounted Infantry (Confederate) … the application adds a bit more detail: Company ‘G’, 64th Virginia Cavalry … being ‘cavalry’ carried a special sense of pride. The 64thstarted out as a mounted infantry regiment, aka Dragoons. It was later redesignated the 64th Infantry Regiment, and finished the war as the 64th Calvary Regiment from September 1st, 1863. Regiment members came primarily from  Lee, Scott, Wise and Buchanan counties in Virginia.

Children of John and Rebecca:

 

  • Mary J. Golden 1853 –
  • George W. M. Golden 1856 –
  • Sarah Nancy Catherine Golden 1857 – 1919
  • Henry A. Golden 1860 –
  • Emeline Golden 1862 – 1938
  • Jeremiah “Jerry” Golden 1864 – 1947

Family History: John was the son of Benjamin Golden, born 1805, death after 1850. His mother’s name was Martha, maiden name unknown; birth 1814-1850.

Children of Benjamin and Martha:

  • Johnathan A. “John” Golden 1829 – 1868
  • Martha Golden 1828 – 1866
  • William C Golden 1831 – 1915
  • Samuel P Golden 1834 – ??
  • Elijah C Golden 1838 – ??
  • Benjamin M. Golden 1839 – ??
  • Catherine Golden 1841 – ??
  • George Golden 1842 – ??
  • Rebecca Golden 1845 – 1861

I am unable to track the family farther back than Benjamin and Martha.

Page 1 of 2 of her application (HD version available)

Golden - Rebecca - 1913

Page 2 of 2 of her application (HD version available)

Golden - Rebecca - 1913

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