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.
September 9th 1912
Be it remembered that the Board of Pension Commissioners of Alcorn
County, Mississippi, met Monday September 9th, 1912 at 8 A.M., when
there were present the following members, to wit: W.M. Brown, 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,
D.J. Hyneman member from the First District was absent in person, but
present by H.C. Klyce, Proxy.
On motion properly made and carried J.W. McAnulty was elected
chairman of the Board.
The Board then proceeded to business, and the following proceeding
were had, to-wit: The following new applications were examined and
allowed, to-wit: R.B. Shaw a No. 4 Pensioner,
W.J. Voyles-A No. 4 Pensioner,
Lydia A. Carter a No. 6 Pensioner,
Mollie Harper a No. 6 Pensioner,
Manirva Scarberry-No. 6 Pensioner,
Martha Bingham, a No. 6 Pensioner,
Mrs. M.E. Taylor No. 6 Pensioner,
N.J. Wood a No. 6 Pensioner,
Mrs. M.J. Brewer a No. 6 Pensioner,
Mrs. Spicie Barnes a No. 6 Pensioner,
Spicie E. Barnes a No. 6 Pensioner. (She's listed twice?)
The Board then adjourned to meet Tuesday September 10th at 9 A.M.
(Signed) J.W. McAnulty, Pres.
The Board met Tuesday Sept. 10th 1912, at 9 A.M. pursuant to
adjournment when there were present all members and officers as on
yesterday, and when the following proceedings were had, to wit:
Came on the consideration of other new applications for pension, when
the following were allowed, to-wit: Mrs. Emma Phillips a No. 6
Mrs. Sarah F. Brooks a No. 6 Pensioner,
The following applications were examined and disallowed, to wit:
Phillip J. Jumper
On examination of the Pension Roll is was found that the following
Pensioner have died, to-wit: D.A. Brooks
The following had moved away, to-wit: J.K. Wilson moved to Texas
J.C. Calvery moved to Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Following were disallowed:
J.H. Busby, too much property
Margaret H. Kilpatrick, too much property
E.L. Gibbs married since husbands death
A.B. Watts was reinstated
After carefully examining the present Roll the following were
declared to constitute the list of Pensioners for Alcorn County, for
year 1912, to-wit:
Anderson Ann W.
Baker Sarah A.
Barnes Spicie E.
Bobo Rosa Ann
Bowen L.F. moved to Tennessee
Brady Mary R. dead
Brewer M.J. dropped
Brooks Sarah F.
Burrow Martha J.
Bynum Luke dead
Carter Lydia A.
Clay Bettie E.
Clemmons Dorcas L.
Coleman S.M. dead
Collier Lizzie Y.?
Dancer Narcissa dead
Deese Jno. P.
Dilworth M.E. dead
Friar Mary A.
Gallyean R.E. transferred from Prentiss County August 29, 1913?
Greenhaw Jas. E.
Guthrie Mary E.
Jones Sarah A.
Keith Mary E.
Kennedy W.R. moved to Arkansas
Martin Nannie J.
Mattox Sallie dead
McPherson J.H.? dead
Melvin Carrie E.
Miller Cynthia A. transferred from (can't read?)
Suitor M. dead
Vandiford J.J. dead
Walker Ellen moved away-col.
Wood N.J. moved to Texas
The Board then adjourned.
J.W. McAnulty, Pres.