Alabama, Southern Claims Commission Approved Claims (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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The images of approved claims from civilians seeking compensation for lost or destroyed property as a result of the Civil War. The collection is NARA publication M2062 Southern Claims Commission Approved Claims,1871-1880: Alabama and is from RG 217, Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury. It contains 828 approved applications arranged by county and then alphabetical by name.
 
The images of approved claims from civilians seeking compensation for lost or destroyed property as a result of the Civil War. The collection is NARA publication M2062 Southern Claims Commission Approved Claims,1871-1880: Alabama and is from RG 217, Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury. It contains 828 approved applications arranged by county and then alphabetical by name.
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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=== Citation for This Collection ===
  
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
  
{{Collection citation| text = “Collection Title.” Index or Index and Images or Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing NARA microfilm publication M2062. Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2013.}}
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{{Collection citation| text = “Collection Title.” Index or Index and Images or Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing NARA microfilm publication M2062. Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2013.}}  
  
[[Alabama, Southern Claims Commission Approved Claims (FamilySearch Historical Records)# Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection |Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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[[Alabama, Southern Claims Commission Approved Claims (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
  
 
== Record Content ==
 
== Record Content ==

Revision as of 17:27, 20 May 2013

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Record Description

This collection will include records from 1871-1880. The images of approved claims from civilians seeking compensation for lost or destroyed property as a result of the Civil War. The collection is NARA publication M2062 Southern Claims Commission Approved Claims,1871-1880: Alabama and is from RG 217, Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury. It contains 828 approved applications arranged by county and then alphabetical by name.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

“Collection Title.” Index or Index and Images or Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing NARA microfilm publication M2062. Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2013.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

These records may contain the following information:

How to Use the Record

To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒ Select the 'County' category
⇒ Select the 'Approved Claims (Name)' category which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.