"It is hereby certified that in conformity with the laws
of the United States GEORGE ROBSON who was a 1st Sergeant Ringgolds Battalion
Pennsylvania Cavalry and Company 'E' 22nd Regiment Pennsylvania Cavalry,
is entitled to a pension at the rate of thirty dollars per month to commence
January 26, 1914." [Note: Following his death, his widow MARGARET ROBSON
was paid a widow's pension at the rate of $25 per month until her death
April 28, 1920]
Name: GEORGE ROBSON [brother of HENRY ROBSON; brother-in-law to
JOHN & SAMUEL ATCHESON all mustered out of service with Company 'E'
of the 22nd Pennsylvania Cavalry]; [residence in 1898 given as 2835 Larkins
Alley, Pittsburgh, So.]
Born: January 26, 1839 Luzern Co., PA Died: September 15, 1916 at
2239 Brownsville Rd., Carrick, Pennsylvania
Enlistment: Monongahela City on the 12th day of September, 1862,
as a private in Company 'D' 22nd Regiment Pennsylvania Cavalry; for term
of 3 years; at muster out was shown on roll of Company 'E' with note that
he transferred into this company March or April of 1864. From enlistment
to muster out, he held the rank of private, sergeant, 1st sergeant. Shown
on the rolls as present during the enlistment period, except for December
31, 1862 when shown as in the hospital, sick; and June 30, 1864 shown as
"with General Hunter in the valley".
Discharge: Honorably on 19th day of July 1865 at New Creek, W. Virginia.
Physical Description At Time Of Enlistment: 5'8" tall, light complexion,
blue eyes, auburn hair, and occupation listed as coal miner.
Wife's Name: SARAH CLARINDA ATCHESON ROBSON; b. 4/12/1842-44 at
Gastonville, Washington county, PA.; died April 28, 1920 at 2239 Brownsville
Rd., Pittsburgh, PA
Marriage: at Limetown, near Gastonville, PA, Washington county,
on June 27, 1860 by Justice of the Peace Wilson Kerr; neither previously
having been married, hence no impediment to the marriage.
Other Pension Witnesses: WILLIAM T. WAITE (son-in-law; residence
in 1916 at 2239 Brownsville Rd., Carrick, PA), JAMES L. ROBSON (son, residence
in 1916 as 201 Giffin Ave., Mt. Oliver, PA)
Children of Marriage: SUSAN, b. 9/13/1861; MARGARET, b. 12/16/1864
(Cumberland, MD); JAMES L. ROBSON, b. 2/20/1867; CATHERINE, b. 7/3/1869;
MINNIE, b. 1/20/1873; GEORGE ALBERT, b. 10/11/1875; J. EDWARD, b. 1/3/1882
Residences since leaving the service: Monongahela City from 1865
to 1868; in Pittsburg, PA ever since (dated 1912)