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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Fold3, Final Payment Vouchers Index for Military Pensions, 1818-1864 (/title/654/final_payment_vouchers_index_for_military_pensions_18181864 : accessed December 12, 2019), database and images,

Publication Title
Final Payment Vouchers Index for Military Pensions, 1818-1864
Total Records
Records: 66,737 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Record Group:
217
Published on Fold3
January 12, 2010
Last Updated
August 23, 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.