Relating to revolutionary pensions and for other purposes. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Revolutionary Pensions

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  • Children,
  • Military pensions,
  • Soldiers

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Other titlesRevolutionary pensions for children of deceased officers and soldiers
SeriesH.rp.262
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 p.
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Open LibraryOL18225060M

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Two catastrophic fires inone in the War Department, the other in the Treasury Department, destroyed the earliest Revolutionary War pension application records.

These records consisted primarily of claims for relief based on death or disability suffered during the War/5(3). A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary Or Military Services: With Their Names, Ages, and Places Relating to revolutionary pensions and for other purposes.

book Residence, as Returned by the Marshals of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census: Author: United States. Census Office. 6th Census, Contributor: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Genealogical SocietyReviews: 1. A fire in the War Department on November 8,apparently destroyed all Revolutionary War pension and bounty land warrant applications and related papers submitted before that date.6 The pension files now in the National Archives were filed after and contain either a byinch envelope (if the pension paperwork still exists) or a byinch card summarizing.

Many women served in the Revolutionary War as camp followers. These women provided cooking, laundering, and nursing services in return for rations. A few women served as paid couriers, nurses, or soldiers.

Two women received veteran pensions for their role in the conflict. Revolutionary War Pension Project. Classes of Revolutionary Pensioners Revolutionary War Pension Lists. Transcriptions pertaining to land warrants, rosters and veteran lists may also be submitted for this project.

Persons or organizations desiring to use this material for purposes other than as stated above, must obtain express written. United States U.S. Military Revolutionary War Pension Records and Bounty Land Warrants ' The first pension law in granted half-pay for life to soldiers disabled in the service and unable to earn a living.

The first pension law based on service was passed inbut it was later amended to make eligible only those soldiers unable to earn a living. Revolutionary pensioners placed on the rolls under the act of Maand who have been stricken from the pension list under act of May 1,not being considered in indigent circumstances (2 columns: Name and Rank).

This collection is taken from NARA microfilm publication M, which includes an estima pension and bounty-land warrant application files based on the participation of American military, naval, and marine officers and enlisted men in the Revolutionary War. The records in this collection include entire pension files for soldiers and sailors who served in the Revolutionary War.

Unlike selected records, which were typically chosen subjectively for genealogical content, these records reveal more details about each veteran's history and service, as well as more information about his family, state of health, and life after the war. Pension Acts. An Overview of Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Legislation.

and the Southern Campaigns Pension Transcription Project. By Will Graves (revised Ma )Beginning as early atthe Continental Congress recognized the benefit Relating to revolutionary pensions and for other purposes. book extending pension and bounty land benefits to the men who fought for America’s independence from Great Britain.

Currently Roster Transcriptions Pension Applications, Bounty Land Claims and related publicly available records have been posted in this database including transcripts (designated using VAS file numbers) made from the online collection of the Library of Virginia and transcripts made from the online collection of the South Carolina Department of Archives & History.

#N#To view images, this database requires a subscription to Fold3. First select a state of service under the column labeled "State." Then use the " Search within: Revolutionary War >> Revolutionary War Service Records >> State " search box to find a person of interest.

#N#Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors. The issues raised in this book should be in the forefront of the minds of trustees, pension professionals and regulators.

Pension Revolution will definitely be one of the key contributions to the pension debate and the challenge to design sustainable pension systems.". Reviews: 2. REVOLUTIONARY WAR Pensions, Rosters & Land Grants.

Concord, Massachusetts, Ap Persons or organizations desiring to use this material for purposes other than as stated above, must obtain express written permission from the author or the submitter and from the listed USGenWeb Project archivist.

USGebWeb Archives USGenWeb. Pension List; Census of Pensioners; United States Military and Pension Records: Books & CD's. The Pension Lists of With Other Revolutionary War Pension Records - Two catastrophic fires inone in the War Department, the other in the Treasury Department, destroyed the earliest Revolutionary War pension application.

Pension List For Revolutionary Pensioners. The Pension List Letter from the secretary of war communicating a transcript of the pension list of the United States shewing the number of pensioners in the several districts. Also the amount allowed to each pensioner.

June 1,Referred to the Committee of Claims. Revolutionary War Pension Files And Related Accounts, (8 boxes, 5 volumes) RG-7, Records of the General Assembly.

House File, (66 boxes, 1 carton) RG, Records of the Supreme Court. Revolutionary War Soldiers' Claims and Related Papers, (6 folders). You cannot do without this book in your list of references if you are tracing your lineage back to the American Revolution.

This out of print Abstract of Revolutionary War Pensions is an invaluable piece of work for people who are trying to trace their American ancestry back to the Revolutionary War 5/5(2). During America's struggle for freedom, thousands of men fought for the colonial government and many received pensions or bounty land grants for their service.

This database is a listing of men who applied for a pension but were rejected. It was originally published in and was an expanded version of a book published in These genealogical abstracts were obtained from the National Archives microfilm publication, "Selected Records from the Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files," series M A Transcript Of The Pension List Of The United States For Revolutionary Pensioners.

Pension List: Letter from the secretary of war communicating a transcript of the pension list of the United States shewing the number of pensioners in the several districts. Pension laws, now in force, relative to invalid, navy revolutionary, and other pensions: together with the constructions placed upon such laws by the War Department or attorney general, and the forms necessary to be followed by applicants for pensions under the several laws, and the bounty laws, as also the necessary forms for application.

Researchers may follow a similar process in researching pension payments to veterans and widows of other wars or the Regular Army and Navy since there are many other record series relating to 19th-century pension payment claims that postdate claims of Revolutionary War veterans and widows.

Original data: Washington, D.C.: A. and G. Way, Printers, Taken from a book in the collection of the Leavenworth County Genealogical Society titled Letter from the Secretary of Way, communicating A Transcript of the Pension List of the United States showing the Number of Pensioners in the Several Districts.

Also, The Amount Allowed to each Pensioner dated June 1,Referred to the. A manual of pensions, bounty and pay: containing the laws, forms and regulations relating to pensions, bounty land, bounty money, pay, claims for horses and other property destroyed, etc.: with notes of official decisions, and opinions of the attorneys-general, with references to the subjects named / (Cincinnati: R.

Clark, ), by George W. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The item Genealogical abstracts of Revolutionary War pension files, abstracted by Virgil D.

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by Johni Cerny Congress authorized three types of pensions for Revolutionary War veterans and their dependents: Invalid Pensions Service Pensions Windows’ Pensions The law required veterans to appear in person before a court of record in their state of residence to establish proof of service, and if necessary, proof of disability.

Congress did not enact any laws prior toexcept. Pensions. In the years of and following the Revolutionary War, the federal government provided three main types of pensions for servicemen: Disability or invalid pensions for soldiers physically disabled in the line of duty; Service pensions awarded on the basis of time served.

In Hershel Parker’s excellent article in the October Journal of the American Revolution (“Fanning Outfoxes Marion”) he makes reference to an important research tool, namely hundreds of Revolutionary War pension applications that have recently been transcribed by Will Graves and C.

Leon Harris, and are in searchable electronic format. This is an important tool for researchers, Author: Scott Syfert. Glory is in the name," Ferguson told her brother-in-law, who fought for the British in a story documented in an book, Revolutionary Women.

Introduction: Mary Harrell-Sesniak is a genealogist, author and editor with a strong technology background. In this guest blog post, Mary writes about the last Revolutionary War pension being paid in — years after armed conflict began between Great Britain and its American colonies.

It seems hard to believe, but the last Revolutionary War pension was paid in —. CASE FILES OF DISAPPROVED PENSION APPLICATIONS OF WIDOWS AND OTHER DEPENDENTS OF CIVIL WAR AND LATER NAVY VETERANS ("NAVY WIDOWS' ORIGINALS") Reproduced in this microfiche publication are approximately 7, disapproved pension applications of widows and other dependents of U.S.

Navy veterans who served between and. In the bibliography of David McCullough’s bestselling book, ““, (see what else we’re reading) lies an interesting source: “Revolutionary Pension Records.” Much of the power of McCullough’s writing comes from his ability to recount an event that happened more than years ago and make seem like it happened yesterday.

The Revolutionary War pension application files were primarily pension applications relating to the same veteran. For example, a veteran from Bibles or other books, copies of marriage records, and final payment vouchers. The “nonselected” records were everything Size: KB.

Charles Gatliff was pensioned at $ per year for serving as a private for 16 months and three days. The file includes the following letter by the noted historian Lyman C.

Draper: Madison, Wisconsin/ Oct. 24th Hon. Jos. Banett, Com’r. of Pensions. My Dear Sir:/ I have been many years engaged in collecting facts for a series of border. That way, each grandchild can make the most of their £10, personal income tax allowance – so, if they have no other sources of income, they can each withdraw up to £10, from your pension.

The "Revolutionary War Rolls, " (NARA M) collection is made up of muster rolls, payrolls, strength returns, and other miscellaneous personnel, pay, and supply records of American Army units from To learn more about the Revolutionary War Rolls see an explanation of the records at Fold3.

See the official 28 page NARA pamphlet. Search for books, ebooks, Invalid Pensioners, and for Other Purposes Published: () Act of Congress related to Revolutionary War pensions and Rules and Regulations for the Substantiating of Claims, Ma and Ma by: United States.

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Email Address. Subscribe. .Pensions. This collection includes an estima pension and bounty-land warrant application files based on the participation of American military, naval, and marine officers and enlisted men in the Revolutionary War.

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