Cynthia PACK

Female 1844 - 1921  (76 years)


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  • Name Cynthia PACK 
    Born 17 Oct 1844  Tazewell Co VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    _UID C7E6952A66494DEFAADDA8B2EE32686727D0 
    Died 29 Mar 1921  Pounding Mill, Tazewell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 31 Mar 1921  Ringstaff Cemetary, Pounding Mill, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Isom was born in Floyd Co. VA, all the rest of the children were born in Tazewell Co. VA.

      Clinch Valley News
      1912 Pounding Mill
      March 22 - Mrs. Fred Quesenberry (nee Cynthia Pack) is very ill at her home near here, with neuralgia (?) of the stomach. She has been unable to turn herself or raise her head off the pillow.

      April 12 - Mrs. Quesenberry, (Cynthia Pack) who suffered a relapse last week, is better at this writing.

      4 Feb 1921 Clinch Valley News
      Bandy
      Mrs. Cynthia QUESENBERRY, who has been sick, is reported some better at this writing, as is also Mrs. Maggie CREEK, who has been ill for some time.

      1928 Pounding Mill
      March 16 - Mrs. Cynthia Quesenberry is able to sit up and is feeling better.

      May 11 - Mrs. George Steele (nee Miss Matilda Quesenberry) of near Bandy, visited her mother Cynthia Queseberry and sister, Mrs. James Brewster, Monday. Mrs. Quesenberry still remains ill.

      June 29 - Mrs. Cynthia Quesenberry, who has been confined to her home at Mr. and Mrs. James Brewster's is some better.

      November 30 - Mrs. Cynthia Quesenberry has been very ill this week at the home of her daughter, Mrs. James Bruster.

      1929 Cliffield
      February 15 - Mrs. George F. Steele, (Matilda Quesenberry) Bandy, visited her sick mother, Mrs. Cynthia Quesenberry at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bruster, the past week.

      1929 Pounding Mill
      October 25 - Mrs. Cynthia Quesenberry observed her 85th birthday on Thursday, October 17th, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. James Bruster. She is bedfast but sits up in bed some.

      1930 Pounding Mill
      May 23 - Mrs. George Steele (Matilda Quesenberry) and daughter, Mrs. Virgie, of Bandy, spent Sunday with their mother and grandmother, Mrs. Cynthia Quesenberry.



      Cynthia Pack Quesenberry Widows Pension


      NOTICE: NO FEE TO BE CHARGED FOR SERVICES RENDERED APPLICANT; PENALTY; EXEMPT FROM LEVY, GARNISHMENT OR ATTACHMENT.

      That no fee or other compensation shall be charged or received by any clerk, attorney, officer, or other person for any service rendered to any applicant under the provisions of this act; and any person who shall purchase from a soldier, sailor, or marine, or from any widow of any deceased, soldier, sailor or marine, any claim allowed under the provisions of this act for a price or sum of money less than the full amount thereof shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon indictment and conviction thereof shall be fined not less than twenty-five, nor more then one hundred dollars, or imprisoned, or both, at the discretion of the court. The provisions hereby made for disabled soldiers, sailors, or marines and widows of deceased soldiers, sailors, or marines, shall be exempt from levy, garnishment, or attachment for any debt or pecuniary demand. (Section 18, Pension Law).

      May 1 (??). 192???
      Filed in the Clerk's office of the Circuit Court of Tazewell County, Virginia this 19th day of April 192???

      Pension application for Widow of a Confederate Soldier (Act 1918)
      Roll Number: 283
      County/City: Tazewell
      Name: Cynthia Quesenberry
      Post Office: Bandy (??)
      Paid Warrant No: 16157 $30.00

      FORM NO. 5
      APPLICATION of a Widow or a Soldier, Sailor, or Maine of the Late Confederacy Under Act Approved February, 18, 1918

      I, Cynthia Quesenberry, do hereby apply for a pension under the provisions of the act of the General Assembly of Virginia, approved February, 28, 1918, entitled "An Act in ??? an act approved March 21st, 1914, relating to Confederate pensions."

      I do by solemnly swear that I am a citizen of the State of Virginia, and that I have been an actual resident of the said state for two years ??? preceding the date of this application and that I am the widow of Frederick Quesenberry, who was a soldier, in the service of the Confederate States in the war between the states, and that, to the best of my knowledge during the said war my husband was loyal and true to his duty, and never at any time deserted his command or ??? abandoned his ?? of duty in the said service, and that I was never divorced from my said husband, and that I never voluntarily abandoned his during his life, but remained his true, faithful and lawful wife up to the date of his death, and that I am a widow at the date of making this application, and that I am now entitled to receive a pension under the provisions of said act. And I do further swear that I do not hold any position or office, either national, State, City or County, which pays me in salary or ?? Three hundred dollars per ??? nor have I ??? from any other employment or source whatsoever which amounts to three hundred dollars per ???, nor do I receive from any source whatsoever, money or other means of support amounting in value to three hundred dollars per ???? nor do I own in my own right, nor does any ??? hold in trust for my benefit or ???? estate or property, either real, personal or ???? Nor do I receive any pension from any other state, or from the United States, or from any other source, and that I am without ??? means of support, from any source, and I do further swear that answers given to the following questions are true.

      All questions must be answered fully. Widows married after May 1, 1870 are not entitled to pensions.

      What is your name? Cynthia Quesenberry
      What is your age? 75
      Where were you born? Floyd County, Va.
      How long have you resided in Virginia? All my life
      How long have you resided in the City/County of your present residence? 70 Years
      Where do you reside? Bandy, County of Tazewell, Va.
      With whom do you reside? My son, James Quesenberry
      What was your husbands full name? Frederick Quesenberry
      When, where and by whom were you married? March 18, 1868, Helton, Floyd County, Va. by the rev. Hardin Helton
      When and were did your husband die? Pounding Mill, Va; January 2, 1918
      What was the cause of death? Died suddenly, had no physician at time of death
      Give name and address of physician who attended your husband at the time of his death: None
      Have you married since the death of your husband? No
      In what branch of the army did your husband serve? Does not remember
      Who were his immediate superior officers? Col. ?? Trigg; Captain ?? Harman (?)
      Give the names and addresses of two comrades who served in the same command with your husband during the war: All dead as far as I can find out.
      Give the name and addresses of two person who are familiar with the circumstances of your husbands service and death; George W. Barnett, Pounding Mill; W.B. Steele, Pounding Mill
      What assistance do you receive and what income have you from all sources. No money whatever, my children furnish me with clothes and board.
      How much property do you own? None
      Was your husband on the pension roll of Virginia? If Yes, in what county or city was his pension allowed? Yes, Tazewell Co., Virginia.
      Have you ever applied for a pension in Virginia before? If yes, why are you not drawing one at this time? No

      A signature made by X mark is not valid unless attested by a witness.
      Witness: ?? Brittian
      Signature of Applicant: Cynthia Quesenberry

      I, S. Surface, a clerk in and for the county of Tazewell in the State of Virginia, do certify that the applicant whose name is signed to the foregoing application, personally appeared before me in my county aforesaid, having the aforesaid application read to her and fully explained, as well as the statements and answers herein made, the said applicant made oath before me that the said statements and answers were true.

      Given under my hand this 19th day of April, 1920.
    Person ID I2870  Master File
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2009 

    Father John PACK,   b. Abt 1805, Patrick Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 March 1897, Tazewell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Mother Matilda Ann DELONG,   b. Abt 1810, Patrick Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1880, Tazewell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1835  Floyd Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Marriage Bond

      Know all men by these presents, that we, John Pack and Martin Slaughter are held and firmly bound unto, L.W. Tazewell, Esq. Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and his successors, in the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, to the payment thereof, well and truly be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals, and dated this 21 day of Dec 1835.

      The condition of the above obligation is such, that, whereas a marriage is intended to be solemnized between the above bound John Pack and Matilda Delong of Floyd County: New, if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage, then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue.

      Signed John Pack and Martin Slaughter. Witnessed, Wm. Goodan.
    Family ID F1975  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frederick QUESENBERRY,   b. 3 Mar 1836, Floyd Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1917, Pounding Mill, Tazewell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1868  Floyd Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Isom Henson QUESENBERRY,   b. Aug 1874, Floyd Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1932, Harwell, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
     2. Martha E. QUESENBERRY,   b. 1872, Tazewell Co VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1936  (Age > 65 years)
     3. James Preston (Jim) QUESENBERRY,   b. Sep 1874
     4. George Fielding QUESENBERRY,   b. 16 Aug 1878, Tazewell Co VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1936, Tazewell Co VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 59 years)
     5. Nancy J. QUESENBERRY,   b. Sep 1879, Tazewell Co VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1936  (Age ~ 56 years)
     6. Matilda QUESENBERRY,   b. 1881, Tazewell Co VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Thomas Melvin QUESENBERRY,   b. 13 Sep 1883, Tazewell Co VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1936, Tazewell Co VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     8. Calvin QUESENBERRY,   b. Sep 1884, Tazewell Co VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Mary Frances QUESENBERRY,   b. 10 Aug 1885, Tazewell Co VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1942, Tazewell Co VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Family ID F1989  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S30] Burruss Family, Michelle Burruss.