War of 1812 Survivor Pension Index, Part 1

If a War of 1812 soldier died before applying for a pension, his widow could apply for survivor benefits. The widow would supply her marriage information, her husband’s death information and, often, information about her husband’s previous wives.

Here’s Part 1 of Louisiana widows who applied for War of 1812 pensions. They are organized by the name of the late husband.

Joshua Albin
Widow: Drusilla Lane Albin
Soldier’s death: Aug. 11, 1873, in Livingston Parish, Louisiana
Widow’s death: Feb. 2, 1880, in Springfield, Louisiana

William C. Anderson
Widow: Elizabeth Anderson
Soldier’s death: Feb. 8, 1877, in Jackson Parish, Louisiana

Raynal Auguste
Widow: Susanne Felicite Hazur
Soldier’s Death: Sept. 25, 1877, in New Orleans, Louisiana

James Mc. Baker
Widow: Ann Eliza Baker
Soldier’s death: April 16, 1861 in New Orleans, Louisiana
Widow’s death: March 12, 1885, in New Orleans, Louisiana

Jean Baptiste Bandry
Widow: Catharine Ory
Soldier’s death: May 1, 1846, in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana

Charles Barnes
Widow: Fanny Grisham
Soldier’s death: 1843 in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
Widow’s death: February 1883 in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana

Callum Barnes
Widow: Theodosia Stone
Soldier’s death: Jan. 11, 1877, in Keatchie, Louisiana

Antoine Barras
Widow: Rosalie Bourg
Soldier’s death: Sept. 25, 1853, in Assumption Parish, Louisiana

Bonaventure Bayhi
Widow: Arthemise Zeringue
Soldier’s death: Jan. 17, 1871, in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

Joseph M. Baysset
Widow: Ann Maria Michel
Soldier’s death: March 20, 1866, in New Orleans, Louisiana

Seraphin Beauduit
Widow: Josephine Ducos
First Wife: Philonese Labat
Soldier’s death: Dec. 25, 1862, in New Orleans, Louisiana
Widow’s death: About 1890

Gilbert Bernucho
Widow: Arthemise Rousseau
Soldier’s death: Sept. 15, 1864, in Assumption Parish, Louisiana

Joachim Bermudez
Widow: Alix Montanell
First wife: E Dreux
Second wife: Maria B. E. Troxler
Soldier’s death: Sept. 10, 1866, in New Orleans, Louisiana
Widow’s death: April 2, 1906

Jean Noel Bernondy or Clairville Bernonoy
Widow: Lucia Palao
First wife: Euphroisie Baran
Soldier’s death: Jan. 15, 1882, in New Orleans, Louisiana
Widow’s death: Oct. 14, 1901

Jean Louis Berthelotte
Widow: Seraphine Webre
Soldier’s death: June 7, 1833, in New Orleans, Louisiana

William Bickham
Widow: Amelia Roberts
Soldier’s death: Nov. 1, 1847, in Washington Parish, Louisiana

Phineas Bill
Widow: Fanny Gallup
Soldier’s death: Dec. 19, 1839, in Assumption Parish, Louisiana
Widow’s death: Oct. 18, 1878, in Richmond County, New York

Alexander S. Blackburn
Widow: Martha Cole
Soldier’s death: Feb. 2, 1863, in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana
Widow’s death: About 1889

Nathan Blackwell
Widow: Mary Pecafield
Soldier’s death: March 2, 1870, in Washington Parish, Louisiana

Francisco Arseno Blanc
Widow: Maria Angelica Azurine Laratut
Soldier’s death: Aug. 30, 1841, in New Orleans, Louisiana

Francois C. Bonseigneur
Widow: Marie Malbernaque
Soldier’s death: Sept. 28, 1829, in New Orleans, Louisiana

George Bossier
Widow: Eugenia Haydel
Soldier’s death: Oct. 30, 1841, in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana

Simon Hyppolite Boudreau
Widow: Henrietta Boudreau
Soldier’s death: Nov. 25, 1854, in St. James Parish, Louisiana

Joseph Boudreaux
Widow: Isemene Labauve
Soldier’s death: April 2, 1834, in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Guillaume Boudreaux
Widow: Marguerite Francoise Gauthreau
Soldier’s death: Sept. 14, 1861, in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana
Widow’s death: July 17, 1884

Barthelemy E. Bouny
Widow: Victorine Therese Nancy Vernies
Soldier’s death: Jan. 31, 1845, in New Orleans, Louisiana

Abraham Bourgeois
Widow: Marie Anne Champagne
Soldier’s death: Feb. 15, 1813, in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana
Widow’s death: Feb. 2, 1877

Jean Baptiste Bourgeois
Widow: Angele Gauthreaux
Soldier’s death: June 14, 1864, in Ascension Parish
Widow’s death: Jan. 18, 1886, in Darrowville, Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Augustin Bourgue
Widow: Susanne Leger
Soldier’s death: June 6, 1844, in Grand Coteau, Louisiana

Charles P. Boutte
Widow: Julia Carmouche
Solider’s death: Jan. 20, 1870, in New Orleans, Louisiana
Widow’s death: Aug. 15, 1883, in New Orleans, Louisiana

Ira Bowman
Widow: Mary E. Richardson
First wife: Elizabeth Shackleford nee Du Bose
Second wife: Margaret Risley
Soldier’s death: Nov. 6, 1854, in Tensas Parish, Louisiana

Rosemond Brand
Widow: Emerante Melancon
Soldier’s death: Oct. 25, 1848, in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

John R. Breland
Widow: Mary Lewis
First wife: Lurana Rogges
Soldier’s death: May 14, 1875, in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

Alexander Brignac
Widow: Mary Conrad
Soldier’s death: Oct. 26, 1827, in Livingston Parish, Louisiana

Jean Olidon Broussard
Widow: Victoire Babineau
Soldier’s death: Nov. 22, 1840, in Caraneron, Louisiana

Edward Broussard
Widow: Pelagie Dubois
Soldier’s death: Aug. 14, 1864, in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
Widow’s death: March 14, 1881

Jonathan Browne
Widow: Malinda Greenlee
Soldier’s death: Jan. 18, 1872, in Jackson Parish, Louisiana

Joseph Bujol
Widow: Marie Francoise Levegue
Soldier’s death: Oct. 24, 1824, in Assumption Parish, Louisiana

Lester Burbank
Widow: Eliza Simmon
Soldier’s death: Jan. 29, 1854, in New Orleans, Louisiana

John B. Burford
Widow: Edna Jackson
Soldier’s death: March 17, 1871, in Union Parish, Louisiana

Henry Burrough
Widow: Winney Posey
Soldier’s death: June 1873 in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana

James Bussey
Widow: Elizabeth Lake
Soldier’s death: April 8, 1858, in Bastrop, Louisiana

Joseph Byrd
Widow: Martha Bounds
Soldier’s death: October 1865 in New Orleans, Louisiana

Abraham Caldwell
Widow: Jane J. Milon
Soldier’s death: Dec. 4, 1860, in Livingston Parish, Louisiana

John D. Calvert
Widow: Emily Ann
First wife: Mar. Gillespie
Soldier’s death: Sept. 15, 1863, in Trinity, Louisiana
Widow’s death: Sept. 27, 1901

Antoine Cambre
Widow: Marie Madeline Leche
Soldier’s death: Jan. 29, 1817, in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana

David Carey
Widow: Huldah Brown
Soldier’s death: Jan. 10, 1838, in New Orleans, Louisiana
Widow’s death: June 3, 1890

John G. Carney
Widow: Mary Rainor
Soldier’s death: Dec. 17, 1868, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

John Carroll
Widow: Elizabeth J. Hamilton
First wife: Susannah
Second wife: Jane
Soldier’s death: Nov. 1, 1873, in Jackson Parish, Louisiana

Miller Carter
Widow: Winny Maria Reeves
First wife: Miles
Soldier’s death: Oct. 10, 1869, in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

Bernard Castelain
Widow: Arsine Victor or Arsin Victor
Soldier’s death: Oct. 7, 1833, in New Orleans, Louisiana

Eugene Champayne
Widow: Eleanore Waguespack
Soldier’s death: May 16, 1839, in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

John Chance
Widow: Zilpha Daughty
Soldier’s death: Sept. 15, 1834, in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana
Widow’s death: July 9, 1875

Baley D. Chaney
Widow: Elizabeth Cook
Soldier’s death: Jan. 21, 1873, in East Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Widow’s death: April 18, 1901

Jacques Charbonnet
Widow: Marie Emilie Frenie
First wife: Aurore F.
Soldier’s death: Feb. 22, 1877, in New Orleans, Louisiana

Jean Louis Chauffee
Widow: Maria Amelia Streck
Soldier’s death: Nov. 30, 1866, in Assumption Parish, Louisiana

Louis Chauveau
Widow: Marianna Massey or Marcey
Soldier’s death: May 27, 1830, in New Orleans, Louisiana

Jacques Cheminard
Widow: Charlotte Bozant
First wife: Mar. Dorsey
Soldier’s death: Aug. 15, 1853, in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana

Eugene Chenet
Widow: Antoinette Canaby
Soldier’s death: May 18, 1870, in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana

Kinchen Chesnut
Widow: Emily Devereaux
Soldier’s death: March 1852 in Bienville Parish, Louisiana
Widow’s death: 1891

Henry Chevarre
Widow: Felicite Dubourg
Soldier’s death: April 19, 1865, in New Orleans, Louisiana
Widow’s death: 1887

Louis Chiasson
Widow: Cydalise Sonnier
First wife: Doralise Sonnier
Soldier’s death: Jan. 22, 1881, in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
Widow’s death: May 16, 1885, in Carencro, Louisiana

James Christian
Widow: Susan Carly
First wife: Sophia Watson
Second wife: Olive
Soldier’s death: Feb. 11, 1869, in Caddo Parish, Louisiana
Widow’s death: Sept. 1, 1884, in Mooringsport, Louisiana

Samuel G. Cloud
Widow: Sophia H. Day
Soldier’s death: Dec. 20, 1862, in Oakley, Louisiana
Widow’s death: Dec. 27, 1882

John Collins
Widow: Caroline M. Robinson
Soldier’s death: June 15, 1871, in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

Pierre Combel
Widow: Marie Louisa Angela Fromenton
Soldier’s death: About July 2, 1859, in New Orleans, Louisiana

Hyppolitte Comeaux
Widow: Eugenie LeBlanc
Soldier’s death: June 6, 1867, in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana

Pierre Conrad
Widow: Virginia Madire
Soldier’s death: Sept. 2, 1871, in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana
Widow’s death: About 1888

Henry Cooper
Widow: Martha Sticker
Soldier’s death: July 8, 1862, in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

David Copple Jr.
Widow: Polly Staton
Soldier’s death: Feb. 4, 1835, in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, Louisiana
Widow’s death: Oct. 10, 1884

Isham T. Corley
Widow: Tabitha Whittington
First wife: Rebeccah Leonard
Soldier’s death: Jan. 16, 1877. in Grant Parish, Louisiana
Widow’s death: July 1, 1895, in Taft, Grant Parish, Louisiana

Francois Edouard Correjolles
Widow: Victoire Celanie Pascal
Soldier’s death: July 2, 1864, in New Orleans, Louisiana
Widow’s death: Dec. 23, 1895, in New Orleans, Louisiana

James Courtney
Widow: Sarah Furlow
Soldier’s death: May 20 or 29, 1834, in Jackson, East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

Alexander Courtney
Widow: Lucy Naul
First wife: Sarah Morgan
Soldier’s death: Nov. 14, 1880, in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Charles Cousinard
Widow:
Mary Monget
Soldier’s death: March 16, 1828, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Widow’s death: November 14, 1879, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Francois Tervalon Couvreur
Widow: Benedicte Voltaire Bohaim
Soldier’s death: Oct. 4, 1882, in New Orleans, Louisiana
Widow’s death: About 1897

George Crawford
Widow: Samantha Adkenson
First wife: Pamelia Brookham
Soldier’s death: July 4, 1876, in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

Basil Crocker
Widow: Elodie Robert
First wife: Antoinette Hazeur
Soldier’s death: Jan. 29, 1879, in New Orleans, Louisiana
Widow’s death: Oct. 2, 1884

Jean Francois Crusel
Widow: Jeanne Manuella Auzemia Nautre
First wife: Marie Thereza Fernandez
Soldier’s death: April 1843 in Englishtown, Plaquemine Parish, Louisiana

Thomas Curry
Widow: Mary Ann Richardson
Soldier’s death: Nov. 5, 1874, in New Orleans, Louisiana
Widow’s death: Oct. 12, 1885, in New Orleans, Louisiana

Josiah G. Curry
Widow: Susan Conch
First wife: Mary (Polly) A. Connor
Soldier’s death: May 16, 1878, in Columbia, Louisiana
Widow’s death: Prior to Dec. 15, 1889

John Cutright
Widow: Catharine Hough
First wife: Nancy Lemons
Soldier’s death: Dec. 29, 1874, in Sabine Parish, Louisiana

 

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