Category Archives: Clymenhawk

15 Days (Pt. 4). A Place for a Warrior to Call Home

n the last post Henry [Clemens] appeared before the Court of Common Pleas in Huntingdon County, PA to prove that he was destitute in order to continue receiving his Revolutionary War pension. The United States Government instituted this requirement in … Continue reading

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15 Days (Pt. 3): The 1820 Estate Schedule and Income of Henry CLEMENS

he Service-Pension act of 1818 resulted in a great number of pension appli­ca­tions. Many of these applications were approved, and the US Con­gress struggled to appro­pri­ate large sums of money to meet the pen­sion demands. Finan­cial dif­fi­cul­ties, and the belief … Continue reading

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15 Days (Pt. 2): The 1818 Pension Application of Henry CLEMENS

he Service-Pension Act of March 18, 1818, was established by Congress to provide lifetime pensions to poverty stricken veterans of the Revolutionary War. Veterans must have served in a Continental military organization or in the U. S. naval service for … Continue reading

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15 Days (Pt. 1): Chief Henry CLIMINGHAWK

Henry Climinghawk died in 1837.[1] He was buried on the Presbyterian side of the Birmingham cemetery in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. In Warriors Mark Township, where Henry resided for 50 years, a legend has grown up around him. It is said, by … Continue reading

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