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

Final Payment Vouchers Index for Military Pensions, 1818-1864

Records: 66,737 · Complete: 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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"Index to Selected Final Payment Vouchers, 1818-1864" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/654/final-payment-vouchers-index-for-military-pensions-1818-1864: accessed March 5, 2021)

Publication Title
Final Payment Vouchers Index for Military Pensions, 1818-1864
Total Records
66,737 · Complete: 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.