Monday, March 30, 2015

Remarried Widows Index to United States Pension Applications, 1887-1942

This FamilySearch digital version of a card index at the US National Archives may help assist researchers during this time period--it has subsequent married names of widows who qualified for a Civil War widow's pension.


  1. Just had a conversation in the grocery store with a genealogy friend about this very resource. Today was the first time I'd heard of it.

  2. Thank you for this. It will be very helpful. I've included this post in my NoteWorthy Reads post for this week: , as some friends and I were recently discussing civil war widows pensions and this might help them. I know it will help me.