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
Sample
Sample

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//title/120/navy-survivors-certificates: accessed April 20, 2021)

Publication Title
Navy Survivors' Certificates
Total Records
39,387 · Complete: 96%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
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.