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War of 1812 Pension application Abstracted by Mrs. McAlister, Elliott, St. Louis, Mo.

July 21, 1856. Affiant stated in Clinton County, Kentucky, Court that she is the widow of Christopher Myers, deceased, and was formerly the widow of John Wardin, deceased. She is presently a resident of Clinton County, and lives about 2 miles from William Vann, presiding Judge of the Court, and is a woman of Good Character; her name was formerly Elizabeth Reneau

and that she married John Warden, now deceased, on Jan. 17, 1811, in Carter County, Tennessee, by Samuel Watson, a Methodist preacher; that said John Warden served for 3 months under Capt. Jesse Cole and was again drafted and served under Capt. Solomon Hendricks, as she thinks of the 4th Regiment Tennessee Militia in the War of 1812, under Col. Samuel Boles, mustered into service at Knoxville, Tenn., marched to Hiwassa Garrison; there her husband was taken sick and died; that she was left his widow with three children, to wit: James V. Warden, Manervia Warden, and John Jackson Warden. She remained a widow about 8 years, moved from Carter County, Tenn., to Cumberland County, Ky., not far from the Tennessee (line?),

and was there married to Christopher Myers, who was also a soldier in ~he War of 1812, by Squire Samuel Witson (Wilson?), just across the line on the Tenn. side and about 6 miles from where affiant lived.

Mentions her sister-in-law Elizabeth Reno, who has a Bible in which is recorded her marriage with Warden; brother-in-law Isaac Little lives about three miles from Affiant and was also in the service;

Christopher Myers died on July 18, 1856, in Clinton County, Ky. J. J. Wood and Jesse Wood file affidavits in support of Mrs. Myers' affidavit.

Sept. 10(?), 1856. Elizabeth Myers, 65 years old, resides about two miles from Albany, Ky., where she has resided for a great many years. William J. Dabney of Albany is her agent.

August 21, 1858. Elizabeth Myer, 67 years of age, etc., that she makes this affidavit for renewal of her pension and is still a widow.

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Elizabeth Reneau's Timeline

1757
March 21, 1757
Allegheny, PA, United States
1772
November 26, 1772
Age 15
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
1774
March 24, 1774
Age 17
Shenandoah, Fredrick Co., VA.
1775
1775
Age 17
1778
1778
Age 20
1780
1780
Age 22
1782
1782
Age 24
1783
October 13, 1783
Age 26
Fredericksburg, VA, United States
1785
1785
Age 27