Susan Ann Lilly

Female 1807 - 1889


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  • Born  1 Apr 1807  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened  2 Aug 1807  German Reformed Church, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Died  15 Sep 1889  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Mount Olivet United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I33  Virts
    Last Modified  29 Jul 2016 

    Father  Joseph Lilly,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Eve Elizabeth Cost,   b. Abt 1783, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  8 Dec 1803  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F11893  Group Sheet

    Family  Adam Virts,   b. 28 Feb 1804, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1847, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Nov 1826  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Johannes William Virts,   b. 21 Jan 1827, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1879, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Christina Sarah Virts,   b. 6 Dec 1828, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1909, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Eliza Ann Virts,   b. 3 Dec 1830, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1922, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Peter Tilgman Virts,   b. 3 May 1833, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1886, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Susannah Virts,   b. Mar 1834, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Michael Henry Virts,   b. 24 Mar 1835, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1912, Springfield, Clark, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Rachel Virts,   b. Abt 1836, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Joseph Lewis Virts,   b. 29 Jun 1839, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1911, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. George Washington Virts,   b. 1 Jan 1841, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1929, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Richard Adam Virts,   b. Abt 1844, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1864, Andersonville Confederate Prison, Andersonville, Gorgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  20 Jul 2015 
    Family ID  F23  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Richard Adam Virts Civil War Documents
    Richard Adam Virts Civil War Documents
    Civil War documents for Richard Adam Virts and his mother Susan Lilly Virts quest to receive her sons pension after his death in 1864 in Andersonville Confederate Prison.

    Headstones
    Susan Ann Lilly Virts (1807-1889)
    Susan Ann Lilly Virts (1807-1889)

  • Notes 
    • Witness to her baptizim: Susann Fry
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      Following are letters related to Susanna Lilly Virts' quest to receive her son Richard Virts' Army Pension who died in the Civil War.

      State of Virginia
      County of Loudoun

      On this 11th day of April , 1866, personally appeared before me, a Justice of the Peace, in and for the County and State of aforesaid, Susan Virts, in the County of Loudoun and State of Virginia, who being duly sworn, declares that she is 50 years of age, and is the Mother of Richard A. Virts, late, of Loudoun County and State of Virginia, who was a Private in Company "A", commanded by Capt. Samuel C. Means of the Independent Regiment of Loudoun Virginia Rangers, and who died in the service of the United States at Andersonville, Georgia on or about the 15th day of May, 1864, leaving neither wife, child, nor father; that the name of the father of said deceased was Adam Virts, and that on or about the 10th day of October 1851, said Adam Virts, father deceased (Richard A. Virts) departed this life, in a natural manner.

      Signed: Charles W. Johnson
      Robert Booth
      Susan Virts making her "X" mark

      Also personally appeared before me, Charles W. Johnson and Robert Booth of Loudoun County, and the State of Virginia, to me all known, as credible persons, who being duly sworn, declare that they have been for Ten years acquainted with the above named applicant, and with said Richard A. Virts, deceased, who was a Private in Company

      "A" of the Independent Regiment of Loudoun Virginia Rangers, and died leaving no wife or child, and known said applicant to be the mother of said deceased, her husband, the said Adam Virts having departed this life as stated in the applicants declaration, and that they have no interest whatever in this application.

      Signed: Charles W. Johnson
      Robert Booth
      Sworn to and subscribed before me, this 11th day of April, 1866.
      Signed: Thomas J. Cost, Justice of the Peace


      State of Virginia
      County of Loudoun

      And the named Susan Ann Virts, claimant for pension of reason of the death of her son, Richard A. Virts, being old and infirm, hereby makes oath, being duly sworn, that she is unable to reach the County Court which is situated at a distance of 18 miles from her residence.

      Signed: I. N. Kalb and Charles W. Johnson
      Susan Ann Virts making her "X" mark

      Also appearing before me, John S. Mann, of Loudoun County, Va., and Robert Booth, Loudoun County, Va., being duly sworn, declare that they know the declaration above made to be true. And they further swear that they know that the claimant was dependent upon the said Richard Adam Virts, deceased, for support. That he was hired to Mr. John S. Mann, and that the claimant drew and received his wages. And that many other times they know of said Richard A. Virts, deceased, laboring and the claimant receiving wages.

      Signed: John S. Mann and Robert Booth

      Sworn to and subscribed before me this 7th day of April 1879, and I hereby certify that the contents of above declarations were fully made known to the declarants before signing, and that I have no interest, direct or indirect, in the prosecution of the above claims.

      Signed: L. W. Hickman, Justice of the Peace


      State of Virginia

      I, Edgar Littleton, Clerk of the County Court of Loudoun County, in the State aforesaid, do certify that L. W. Hickman, whose genuine signature appears to the above certificate, was at the time of signing, the same, a Justice of the Peace, in and for the County and State aforesaid, only commissioned and qualified.

      Certified sworn my hand and the seals of said court at Leesburg, this 9th day of April, 1879.
      Signed: Edgar Littleton, C.C.


      State of Virginia
      County of Loudoun

      On this 31st day of January 1881, personally appeared before me a Justice of the Peace in and for said state and county, Peter Virts who being duly sworn deposes and says that he is a resident of Loudoun Co. Va. that his age is 47 years, that he is a son of Mrs. Susan Ann Virts and a brother of Richard A. Virts, both of which names appears in an application for Pension No. 243836, that he is and has been married since 1859 and that his connection with said Susan Ann Virts and Richard A. Virts prior to the war of the Rebellion was this; he said Peter rented a house large enough to accommodate his own family and his mother Susan Ann and brother Richard A. and that said brother (R.A.) contributed his earnings regularly to the support of himself and mother. That the amount of said earnings was about $6 per month on an average. This arrangement was continued from the time of the death of the husband of the foresaid applicant until the enlistment of said Richard A. into the service of the U. S. Army. That after said enlistment Richard A. contributed nothing to the support of his mother as he was captured by the confederate, released and almost immediately capture again and never released.

      Dependent further swears that the above statement is made with a knowledge of the suspicious with which his testimony may be received but that the matter contained therein is strickly the truth.

      Signed: Robert Booth
      Charles W. Johnson
      Peter T. Virts making his "X" mark

      Sworn to and subscribe before me this 31st day of January 1881 and justify that I have no interest in this claim.

      Signed: R. M. Atwell
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      Susan did eventually receive her pension of 12 dollars a month until her death.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1045] Saint James United Church of Christ Records by Jerry & Tedi Jeen Mower.

    2. [S849] Marriages Loudoun County Virginia 1757-1853 by Wertz.