Reference microfilm series# M805, Roll #455, "Selected Records from Revolutionary War, Pension & Bounty-Land-Warrant Application Files," National Archives.It includes a packet of info re James Hungerford's pension application #S44946.
Some of the highlights extracted from the various documents:
From a document dated 13 Jul 1818--James Hungerford testified that he was about 70 years of age, that he enlisted as a private in the Month of May 1776 in Hartland, CT, into a company commanded by Capt. Ozias Pettibone and the regiment commanded by Col. Andrew Ward.He further testified that he served in the regiment referenced above until 14 May 1777 when he was discharged at Chatham, NJ.James signed this document.
In a document dated 5 Jul 1820, he testifies that he is a resident of the town of Lorraine in Jefferson County, NY, aged 72 years.In order to prove his need for a pension he lists his possessions.They are: 1 wooden clock, 2 axes, 1 pair andirons, 1 hoe, 1 fire shovel & tongs, 1 small iron or axe, 1 fleshing knife, 1 graining knife, 1 tea kettle, 1 small kettle, 8 spoons, 4 tea cups & saucers, 10 plates, 1 glass tumbler, 1 pewter platter, 4 tin pans, 1 tin cup, 2 tin pails, 1/2 set knives & forks, and 4 glass bottles. (Valued at $27.42.)He further stated that his wife was 75 years of age, that they both were infirm & dependent on their children for support.
He apparently was successful in his application because the final document is a record of his initial payment--$301.93.He was payed $8 per month commencing on 13 Jul 1818.The "certificate of pension" was issued on 28 Apr 1821 & sent to Egbert Ten Eyck, Esq., of Watertown, NY. (Egbert was a judge there--Egbert's daughter Catherine Ten Eyck married Jabez H. Foster.Jabez was the son of Jabez and Hannah (Hungerford) Foster. Hannah was the daughter of Timothy and Hannah (Heicox) Hungerford.