Virginia.  32.503.
	William Patton
	of Wythe Co. in the State of Va.
	who was a Pri in the Compy commanded
	by Captain Cock of the Reg commanded
	by Genl. Green in the Maryld.
	line for 2 years.
	Inscribed on the Roll of Virginia
	at the rate of 80 Dollars  -- Cents per annum,
	to commence of the 4th day of March, 1831.
	Certificate of Pension issued the 7 day of Sept.
	1846 and sent to T.S. 
	& A.T. Smith   Present
	Arrears to the 4th of Sept. --40  $1240.00
	Semi=anl. allowance ending		_______


							{Revolutionary Claim,	}
							{Act June 7, 1832.		}

Recorded by D. Henny Wood Clerk,
Book E.	Vol. 6 1/2 	Page 29
State of Virginia		}
Wythe County		} ss

on this 4 day of June 1845 personally appeared before ne a magistrate of the County of Wythe
 and State of Virginia aged Sixty? years 5 months and 6 day

Who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following declaration
 in order to obtain the benefit of the provision made by the act of congress passed June 7
 1832 that he enlisted in the Regular Army in the united States in the year Seventeen
 hundred and Seventy Six at Which time he resided in Creagerstown District Frederick County
 State of Maryland and served in the Redgiments of the Maryland line of the State of
 Maryland under the following named officers Genl. Green then Conl. Capt. James L[?] Cock from
 the year 1776 to the year 1781 three or four days after the battle at gulford was decided 
 Genl. Green gave him his full discharge during which time he marched through to Annaplos
 Maryland from there to Elk River from there to Baltimore from there to Philadelphia from
 there to Potowmack River from there to hanging or flat rock Virginia from there to
 hillsbury North Carolina from there to different parts of said State and there to the
 battle at gilford court house be hereby relinquishes every claim What ever to an pension or
 an surety[?] except the presents and he declares that his name is not on the pension Roll
 of any Agency in any State 
					William his mark Patton {Seal}

Sworn to and Subscribed the day and year aforesaid
				Before Me.
						George Porter Jr

Isaac Patton
George Porter

I hereby certify that the said William Patton is from bodily infirmity [unable] to attend
						George Porter Jr
I do hereby certify that I am fully of the opinion that the foregoing statement made in the
 Declaration contains the truth given under my hand this 4th day of May June 1845.
						George Porter [Jr]

State of Virginia	}
Wyth County		} to wit:
		I John P. Matthius, Clerk of the County Court of the County of Wythe in the
 State of Virginia, do hereby Certify that George Porter, before whom the foregoing
 affidavit was sworn & Subscribed, was at the time the said affidavit was made and still is
 an acting Magistrate of said County of Wythe, duly Commissioned and that the foregoing
 Signature, purporting to be his, is genuine.
				Intestimony whereof I have hereunto
				subscribed my name and affixed the Seal
				of said Court the 5th day of June in the 
				year 1845
						John P. Matthius, Clerk of
					the County Court of Wythe County
						By Andrew Thompson DC


John COCK 1st Lieut, 37th Battalion, Capt Snodenberry's Co (Clements & Wright, p63)