This book is housed at the
Corinth Depot library of the Alcorn County Genealogical Society (ACGS).
Copies can be ordered from the ACGS. Typed by Vicki Burress Roach exactly
as appears in the original book.
Be it remembered that there was begun and held a regular term of the
Pension Commissioners, in the Chancery Clerk's office in the Courthouse,
in the City of Corinth, Alcorn County, Miss., on the 11th day of September
A.D. 1911, when there were present, the following Members and officers,
towit: D.F. Hyneman, member from the First District,
R.O. Harris, Member from the Second District,
H.C. Powell, Member from the Third District,
J.W. McAnulty, Member from the Fourth District,
J.S. McElhannon, Member from the Fifth District,
O.M. Hinton, Clerk of the Board,
The Board being duly organized, the following proceedings were had,
The Board spent the entire day in reviewing the old list of pensioners
and eliminating the dead and removed pensioners from the list, and for the
purpose of considering raises, etc, in the old list.
It was found that since the last meeting of this Board there had died
the following persons, to-wit: Jas R. Carpenter,
Mrs. M.P. Lancaster,
Mrs. M.J. Gibson,
It was found that the following persons had removed from Alcorn County,
to-wit: Ely Snow,
The Board then adjourned to meet Tuesday September 12th 1911 at 8 A.M.
(Signed) J.W. McAnulty, Pres.
The Board met Tuesday September the 12th at 8 A.M. pursunat to
adjournment when there were present all members and officers as on
yesterday, and when the following proceedings were had, to-wit:
Ordered by the Board that the following resolution be and the same is
hereby addopted, and ordered to be spread on the minutes of this meeting,
"We the undersigned members of the Pension Board of Alcorn County,
Miss., fully endorce the the resolution of the Webster County Board in
their recomendation of a change in the pension laws of the State and
recommend to the next Legislature that some action be taken in the
The following new applications wre passed upon, to-wit:
Margaret H. Kilpatrick
D.M. or D.N. Wicks
Those Disallowed=F.M. Wilhite=on account of insufficient proof=
The following were declared the legal pensioners for this year:
Anderson Ann W.
Baker C.W. (dead)
Baker Sarah A.
Barker W.C. (dead is marked out)
Bennett Mrs. C.D.
Bobo Rosa Ann
Boone Nancy A.
Boyd Mrs. M.C.
Brady Mary R.
Brewer W.A. (dead)
Broadaway Mrs. N.E.
Broadaway Mrs. N.E. (from Tishomingo Co.)
Brooks D.A. (dead)
Burns? Mrs. L.E.
Burrow Martha J.
Burus Mrs. L.E.
Calvary J.C. (moved to Prentiss)
Carter J.B. (dead)
Clay Bettie E.
Clemmons Dorcas L.
Deese Jno. P.
Dilworth Mrs. M.E.
Enoch Mrs. M.B.
Fields Mrs. R.J.
Friar Mary A.
Gibbs Mrs. E.D.
Glover Mrs. E.
Greenhaw Jas. E.
Guthrie Mary E.
Harper H.J. (dead)
Hopkins A.J. (moved is marked out)
Jones Sarah A.
Keith Mary E.
Kilpatrick Margaret H.
Martin Nannie J.
McKinnon C.A. (dead)
Melvin Carrie E.
Myres Sam H.
Reynolds Melissa J.
Ridings N.S. (transferred to Wayne Co.)
Rogers B.F. (from Prentiss Co.)
Scarberry Joe (dead)
Searcy Mary J.
Smith Flora A.
Stephenson Sarah E.
Strickland Julia A.
Voyles J.N. (moved to La.)
Williams Ollie (dead)
Wilson J.K. (moved to Texas)
Wood Mahala (moved to Texas)
There being no further business the Board adjourned.
Signed by these men: J.W. McAnulty, Pres.