APPLICATION of Indigent soldier or Sailor of the late Confederacy for Pension under the Act of May 12, 1899.
THE STATE OF TEXAS,
COUNTY OF Tarrant .
To the Honorable County Judge of Tarrant County, Texas.
Your petitioner, Dan Vaughn respectfully represents that he is a resident citizen of Tarrant County, in the State of Texas, and that he makes this application for the purpose of obtaining a pension under the act passed by the Twenty-sixth Legislature of the State of Texas, and approved May 12, A. D. 1889, the same being an act entitled “An act to carry into the effect the amendment to the constitution of the State of Texas, providing that aid may be granted to disabled and dependant Confederate soldiers, sailors, and their widows under certain conditions, and to make an appropriation therefore,” and I do solemnly swear that the answers I have given to the following questions are true.
What is your name? Dan Vaughn .
What is your age? Sixty three years .
In what County do you reside? Tarrant .
How long have you resided in said County and what is your post office address?Twenty eight years – Fort Worth Texas
Have you applied for a pension under the Confederate Pension Law heretofore, and been rejected? If so state when and where.
I have never applied for a pension .
What is your occupation if able to engage in one? not able to engage in one .
What is your physical condition? Crippled and very feeble .
If your physical condition is such that you are unable by your own labor to earn a support, state what caused such disability.
I got crippled and badly burned .
State in what company and regiment you enlisted in the Confederate army, and the time of your service?
Co K Shank’s Regt., served 12 months or more until the war ended .
If you served in the Confederate navy state when and where, and the time of your service. Did not serve in the Navy .
State whether or not you have received any pension or veteran donation land certificate under any previous law, and if you answer in the affirmative state what pension or veteran donation land certificate you have received. Have not – have not – have not .
What real and personal property you now own, and what is the present value of such property? Give list of such property and value.
twenty dollars .
What property, and what was the value thereof have you sold or conveyed within two years prior to the date of this application?
none whatever .
What income, if any, do you receive? none whatever .
Are you in indigent circumstances; that is, are you in actual want, and destitute of property and means of subsistence? I am .
Are you unable by your labor to earn a support? I am not .
Have you transferred to others any property of value of any kind for the purpose of becoming a beneficiary under this law?I have not.
Did you ever desert the Confederacy? No .
Have you been continuously since the first day of January, 1880, a bona fide resident citizen of this state? I have .
Wherefore you petitioner prays that his application for pension be approved and that such other proceedings be had in the premises as are required by law. his
(Signature of Applicant) Dan X Vaughn .
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 13th day of Aug. A. D. 1902 . M. B. Harris .
County Judge Tarrant County, Texas