Final Payment Vouchers Index for Military Pensions, 1818-1864 record example

    Final Payment Vouchers Index for Military Pensions, 1818-1864

    Records: 66,737Complete: 100%

    Pension payment records are not typically found in pension application files. These cards were created as an index for the final payments made to either the veteran or his widow. They provide additional details on where a family may have moved in the early- to mid-19th century, death dates of veterans, widows, or dependent children, and sometimes the maiden name of a widow.

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    Fold3, Final Payment Vouchers Index for Military Pensions, 1818-1864 ( : accessed February 3, 2023), database and images,

    Publication Title
    Final Payment Vouchers Index for Military Pensions, 1818-1864
    Total Records
    66,737Complete: 100%
    Content Source
    The National Archives logoThe National Archives
    Record Group
    217
    Published on Fold3
    12 Jan 2010
    Last Updated
    23 Aug 2010
    Description
    These slips serve as an index to final and last payments to over 65,000 veterans of the Revolutionary War and some later wars.