From the Pension Files of Asa Roberts
Transcription by Don Taylor 12/26/2016
STSTE [sic] OF ILLINOIS}
COUNTY OF FRANKLIN}
I PATIENCE A. ROBERTS (, OF SESSER, FRANKLIN COUNTY STATE OF ILLINOIS BEING DULY SWORN DOTH DEPOSE AND SAY, THAT THE FAMILY RECORD PRESENTED IS A RECORD OF MY OWN BIRTH AS KEPT BY MY FAMILY IN THE FAMILY BIBLE. AND FURTHER THIS DEPONENT SAYETH NOT.
Patience A + Roberts
WITNESS TO MARK
F. P. Scott
Subscribed and sworn to before me the 12th day of July 1917.
James M. McColson
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN
This is to certify that the above mentioned Patience A. Roberts appeared before me this day in person and testified to the above affidavit and presented the family record, and I do hereby certify that such record appeared clear and without blemishes, erasures or alterations whatever and the date of birth given as follows: Patience Marchel (Patience A. Roberts) was born in Jefferson County, Illinois December 30th. 1845.
James M. McCollson
Subscribed and sworn to before me this the 13th day of July 1917.
J. L. Cross J P
I find it interesting that this document uses a spelling of Marshall that I haven’t used in my searches before (Marchel).