Navy Widows' Certificates record example

Navy Widows' Certificates

Records: 19,805 · Complete: 100%

Within this publication, you can search approximately 20,000 approved pension applications of widows and other dependents of U.S. Navy veterans who served between 1861 and 1910. Search for a name, ship, place, or keyword. Or, use the browse menus to locate a sailor by surname. Case files include where and when a man served, details of his service, his life before the war, and his family, including information about his widow, children, and sometimes his parents.

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Example Records

Pension File for Edward Condon
Pension File for Edward Condon
Pension File for John B Green
Pension File for John B Green
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Source Information

"Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War and Later Navy Veterans (Navy Widows' Certificates), 1861-1910" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/121/navy-widows-certificates: accessed October 20, 2021)

Publication Title
Navy Widows' Certificates
Total Records
19,805 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
M1279
Record Group
15
Published on Fold3
22 May 2007
Last Updated
15 Jun 2012
Description
NARA M1279. Approved pension applications of widows and other dependents of U.S. Navy veterans who served between 1861 and 1910.