Morris Adaer of Madison Township in the county of Guernsey, & state of Ohio, farmer, upon oath maketh the following declaration:
That the said Morris Adaer for the first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seven eight (or nine – this declarant doth not exactly remember which) enlisted for the term of the war, or so long as the war should continue, in Capt. Aaron Ogden’s Company of foot, in Col. – Ogden’s regiment, in the New Jersey line – that the declarant faithfully served in said regiment until the end of the war, and was at the termination thereof (the precise day this declarant doth not now remember), favorably discharged. – That the declarant received written certificate of his discharge, and that he lost the same by time and accident. That the declarant will be sixty three years of age on the 12th day of March next; infirm and from his rendered circumstances in life, he needs the assistance of his country for support. And that he hereby relinquishes his claim to every [?] heretofore allowed him by the laws of the United States. – Morres Ader
Morris Ader file, p. 3, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs, group 15, National Archives, Washington, D.C., NARA microfilm publication M804.