Navy Survivors' Certificates record example

    Navy Survivors' Certificates

    Records: 39,387 · Complete: 96%

    A typical pension includes the application and original jacket; a brief of the case prepared by the Pension Bureau; a statement of the service record supplied by the Navy Department; affidavits, and other documentary evidence submitted in support of the claim; correspondence from interested persons; and occasionally a certificate of discharge, a death certificate, and papers relating to claims for burial expenses.

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    Example Records

    Pension Document for Benjamin Ackard
    Pension Document for Benjamin Ackard
    Approved Pension Application of Jacob Falker
    Approved Pension Application of Jacob Falker
    Approved Pension of Cornelius Johnson
    Approved Pension of Cornelius Johnson
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    Source Information

    "Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Civil War and Later Navy Veterans (Navy Survivors' Certificates), 1861-1910" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/120/navy-survivors-certificates: accessed May 26, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Navy Survivors' Certificates
    Total Records
    39,387 · Complete: 96%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    M1469
    Record Group
    15
    Published on Fold3
    11 Jan 2008
    Last Updated
    27 Feb 2015
    Description
    NARA M1469. These files document the name, age, residence, date and place of birth of Navy veterans submitted between 1861 and 1910.