The following is my transcription of the Sworn Statement regarding the birth of Matthew Coon.
State of Wisconsin
County of Waushara
Mrs. Mary Russell & Sarah Bradway being duly sworn upon their oaths say that they reside in said County and state that are acquainted with Isabel A. Coon widow of David Coon of Co A Batt Regt Wis Vols, and was acquainted with the said David in his lifetime.
That they were present at the births of Matthew E. Coon child of the said David and Isabel A. and know that he was born on the 3 day of November 1861 at the town of Bloomfield in said County and State.
They further say that they have no intent in any application in which this may relate.
Sworn and subscribed before me this 27th day of February 1867 and I certify the affiants to be credible persons and that I have no intent in the claim of said Isabel A. for increase of pension the word Poysippi erased & Bloomfield enten????? before signing —
James Russell Justice of the Peace
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