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Collection Time Period

This collection includes records for the years 1812 to 1905.

Record Description

This is an index to pension applications. It is arranged alphabetically by veteran's name. The images are the face side of the file jackets. Most of the files are for veterans and widows who were on the pension rolls in the 1870s and 1880s. The last pensioned veteran died in 1905. Widows continued to recieve pensions after that date.

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Record History

Why this Record Was Created

Record Reliability

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  • United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942:  Name index and images of cards for men, age 45-64 (born 1877-1897), included in the fourth draft conducted on April 27, 1942. The indexed portion of this publication currently includes the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Louisiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wisconsin (familysearch.org)


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Sources of Information for This Collection

"United States, Index to War of 1812 Pension Application Files." Database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/). National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C. NARA M313. FHL microfilm, 102 reels. Family History Library Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection

  • United States. Bureau of the Census. 12th census, 1900, digital images, From FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: September 29, 2006), Arizona Territory, Maricopa, Township 1, East Gila, Salt River Base and Meridian; sheet 9B, line 71
  • Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933, digital images, from FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: April 22, 2010), Baptism of Adolfo Fernandez Jimenez, 1 Feb. 1910, San Pedro Apóstol, Cuahimalpa, Distrito Federal, Mexico, film number 0227023

 

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