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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Fold3, Navy Survivors' Certificates (/title/120/navy-survivors-certificates :accessed December 4, 2020), database and images,

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Navy Survivors' Certificates
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Records: 39,387 · Complete: 96%
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Published on Fold3
January 11, 2008
Last Updated
February 27, 2015
NARA M1469. These files document the name, age, residence, date and place of birth of Navy veterans submitted between 1861 and 1910.