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Revolutionary War Pension Application

Transcribed by Kerry Hallas, July 16, 2002

ANDREW RECKIE

RECKIE, RECKEY, ANDREW & SUBMIT (McCrory). ( 17,522, N.Y. service & Agcy.; Cert. 5,621 issued July 11, 1840, Act July 7, 1838, at $40.00 per an. From Mch. 4, 1836).

Submit Reckie applied Feb. 6, 1840, age 71, from Harpersfield, Delaware Co., N.Y. deposing that she was the second wife of Andrew Reckie & is his widow. She further deposes that he enlisted at Montgomery, Orange Co., N.Y. in 1776, served in Capt. Wm. Jackson's Co. for 1 yr. Under Gen. Clinton, part time as private & part as Sgt.; was stationed at Constitution Fort & West Point, N.Y. He served about 3 years in the Q.M. Dept. & was Capt. of the baggage wagons in Col. Taylor's Regt. in N.J.

She was married to Andrew Reckie Nov. 25, 1788, in Newburgh, N.Y.; her name before marriage was Submit McCrory or McCreery. Andrew Reckie died Mch. 5, 1817.

Children of Andrew and Submit McCrory/McCreery:

Margaret Reckie, born Jan. 7, 1784.

Elizabeth Reckie, born Jan. 10, 1786.

Elener Reckie, born May 28, 1788.

Agnes Reckie, born Aug. 28, 1789.

Susanna Reckie, born July 22, 1791.

Thomas Reckie, born Aug. 28, 1793.

Jane Reckie, born Sept. 20, 1795.

Christina, born Jan. 5, 1798.

John M. Reckie, born Feb. 11, 1800.

Sally Reckie, born Dec. 25, 1802.

Andrew Reckie, born Mch. 6, 1804.

Submit Reckie, born Apr. 3, 1807.

Caroline Reckie, born Jan. 2, 1810.

Robert English, resident of Harpersfield, Delaware Co. N.Y. Age 90 yrs. May, 1839, Feb. 7, 1840 declares that he enlisted with Andrew Reckie in the year he served in the same Co. under Capt. Wm. Jackson in 1776 or early in 1777; they returned to their homes in Montgomery, N.Y.

Feb. 7, 1840, Thomas Reckie, resident of Harpersfield, N.Y., aged 46 yrs last Aug. declares that he is a son of Submit Reckie & his father Andrew Reckie died Mch. 5, 1817. (No other family data filed).



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