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Pension papers

Creator: Harvey County. Register of Deeds

Date: [ca. 1891]-1927

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: MICROFILM: MF 6121-MF 6124, available for interlibrary loan

Unit ID: 59803

Space Required/Quantity: 4 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.

Title (Main title): Pension papers

Titles (Other):

  • Civil War pension papers

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Pension papers deposited with the Harvey County register of deeds for pensioners who lived in the county but who may have enlisted elsewhere in the United States when serving, from veterans of military service and from their dependents. Records are related to the pension claim process and can include rejections for disability pensions or for raises in such. Types of records include correspondence, forms, notices, announcements of changes in the pension law, affidavits, status sheets, etc. Information provided includes soldier's name, service, and reason for pension; majority of veterans probably served during the Civil War. Includes pension papers from veterans and dependants of veterans of the Civil War (Union), the Spanish American War and other wars. Arranged alphabetically by veteran or dependent surname; first reel includes an alphabetical listing of pensioners with records on the microfilm.

Contents: Roll 1 (MF 6121). A-B -- roll 2 (MF 6122). C-H -- roll 3 (MF 6123). Ja-Ph -- roll 4 (MF 6124). Pi-Yo.

Microfilm:

  • MF 6121: ADAMS THRU BURNS
  • MF 6122: CARRIER THRU HUTSON
  • MF 6123: JACKSON THRU PHILBRICK
  • MF 6124: PIERCE THRU YOUNG

Related Records or Collections

Other Finding Aid/Index: Alphabetical listing of pensioners with records on the microfilm on roll 1 (MF 6121).

Index Terms

Subjects

    Harvey County (Kan.). Register of Deeds
    United States. Pension Bureau
    Harvey County (Kan.) -- Genealogy
    Genealogy -- Kansas -- Harvey County
    Military pensions -- United States
    Military pensions -- United States -- Civil War, 1861-1865
    Military pensions -- United States -- Spanish-American War, 1898

Creators and Contributors


Agency Classification:

    Federal Agencies. Pension Office, U.S..
    Local Government Agencies. Harvey County. County Offices. Register of Deeds.

Additional Information for Researchers

Ownership/Custodial Hist.: Records transferred from the Harvey County register of deeds (Newton, Kan.) to the Harvey County Historical Society (Newton, Kan.) as the county's archives.

Reproduction: Microfilm. Salt Lake City, Utah : filmed by Genealogical Society of Utah, 2003.

Holder of originals: Harvey County Historical Society (Newton, Kan.)

Holder of duplicates:
FamilySearch (Genealogical Society of Utah) (Salt Lake City, Utah): Microfilm no. 2366384, 2363433, 2364035-36.
Kansas Historical Society (Topeka): Microfilm rolls MF 6121-MF 6124.