John Thompson Pension
Affidavit of Salome Ballard
From Revolutionary Pension file of Christiana Redwine Thompson, widow of John Thompson
State of Georgia
Before me, King W. Perry, an acting Justice of the Peace in & for said county, personally appeared Salome Ballard who being duly sworn according to law deposeth & saith that John Thompson and Christina Redwine, her sister, were lawfully married in Granville County North Carolina on the 4th day of October 1781 by Micajah Bullock. That the said John & Christina removed to Georgia about forty years since, and that according to report said Christina now resides in Clarke County Georgia and still remains a widow. That at the time of the marriage as aforesaid, it was commonly reported and believed that the said John was a Whig and had been a soldier in the Revolutionary War.
Test. Stephen Hearn
Salom (x) Ballard
Sworn to & subscribed this 31st day of July 1847 before me, King W. Perry, Justice of the Peace
I hereby certify that Salome Ballard is a credible person and as such her testimony is entitled to full faith and credit. Given under my hand and seal this 31st July 1847.
King W. Perry
Justice of the Peace
Submitted by Tex