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Enrollment of Ex-Soldiers and Sailors for Military Pension Benefits

Creator: Jefferson County. County Clerk

Date: 1889

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 217541

Space Required/Quantity:

  • 2.00 Microfilm roll(s) (35mm)

Title (Main title): Enrollment of Ex-Soldiers and Sailors for Military Pension Benefits

Titles (Other):

  • Veterans Pension

Scope and Content

Scope and content: "Enrollment of Ex-Soldiers and Sailors, Their Widows and Orphans, of the Late Armies of the United States, Residing in the State of Kansas, County of Jefferson, March 1st, 1889." An accounting of the military veterans, or their widows and/or orphaned children, living in Jefferson County, Kansas in March 1889 who are eligible for military pension benefits. Arranged alphabetically (tabbed) by veterans' surnames, each entry identifies a single veteran in terms of: veteran's name; widow's name (if applicable); rank; company; regiment; state; service (infantry, cavalry, artillery, signal corps, navy); arm of service (regular, volunteer, militia, independent); if prisoner of war, the length and location of imprisonment; cause of disability; amount of monthly pension awarded; whether a member of a G.A.R. post; present address; if died in Kansas, place and date of death; condition of support; name(s) of orphan child(ren) under 16; and remarks.


No Locators Identified


  • AR 2508: 1889-1889
  • AR 4993: 1889-1889

Index Terms


    Jefferson County (Kan.) -- County Clerk
    Jefferson County (Kan.)
    Veterans' benefits forms
    Military dependents -- Kansas -- Jefferson County
    Military pensions -- Kansas -- Jefferson County
    Orphans -- Kansas -- Jefferson County
    Pensions, Military -- Kansas -- Jefferson County
    Sailors -- Kansas -- Jefferson County
    Soldiers -- Kansas -- Jefferson County
    Veterans -- Kansas -- Jefferson County
    Widows -- Kansas -- Jefferson County

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Jefferson County.
    Local Government Agencies. Jefferson County. County Offices. County Clerk.