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Service Record

Name

Regiment

Dates of Service

Hints of Residence

Fought in War: Yes
Pension Record

Name

Regiment

Dates of Service

Places of Service

Residences

Date of Pension Application

Place of Pension Application

Age

Names of Children: Sometimes

Ages of Children: Sometimes

Name of Spouse: Sometimes

Age of Spouse: Sometimes

Officers and some others got pensions starting in 1798.

Some pensions were available by 1820.

Most were eligible for pensions by 1840.

State Record

Name

Regiment

Date of Service

Place of Service

Residence

Fought in War: Yes
Society Record

Name

Date of Birth

Date of Death

Regiment

Dates of Service

Name of Spouse

Name of one or more Children

A descendant had to prove his ancestor fought in

the war and to apply to the society and be approved

by the society.


 

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