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Manchester, NH War of 1812 gems nergc april 13 part 1

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Part 1 of 2 for War of 1812 gems given by Michael J. Hall at NERGC, Manchester, NH April 2013

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Manchester, NH War of 1812 gems nergc april 13 part 1

  1. 1. WAR OF 1812 PENSIONRECORDS: THE GEMS WITHIN!Michael J. HallDeputy Chief Genealogical Officer12th New England RegionalGenealogical ConferenceLibrarians Day – 17 April 2013Radisson Hotel, Manchester, NH
  2. 2. How Big Are ThePension Records
  3. 3. As few as 14pages or lessOR
  4. 4. As Many as130 Plus Pages
  5. 5. So Far The Average isBetween 40-50Pages
  6. 6. Some of the GemsOf the War of 1812Pensions
  7. 7. Marriage Records
  8. 8. Place ofMarriage
  9. 9. Location ofOriginal Record
  10. 10. Residence attime ofmarriage
  11. 11. Date andPlace ofMarriage
  12. 12. Original Marriage License
  13. 13. CommentsBy Clerk
  14. 14. “True” Transcript ofOriginal Register ofMarriages
  15. 15. Date andPlace ofMarriageLicense
  16. 16. Date and Place ofTestimony of CountyCircuit Court Clerk
  17. 17. Persons to beMarried
  18. 18. Who performedThe marriage
  19. 19. State Seal
  20. 20. OriginalChurchMarriageCertificate
  21. 21. Original StateMarriageCertificate
  22. 22. Written Testimonyof County Clerk
  23. 23. Names of Persons being MarriedAnd Date of Marriage
  24. 24. Church whereMarriageTook Place
  25. 25. Register whereMarriageRecord wasKept
  26. 26. When MarriageWas executed
  27. 27. Lawful Age atMarriage
  28. 28. Where informationWas taken from
  29. 29. Discharge Records
  30. 30. Military UnitOf Serviceman
  31. 31. Name and RankOf Serviceman
  32. 32. Discharge Date
  33. 33. Age, PhysicalDescriptionAnd occupation ofServiceman
  34. 34. EnlistmentDate
  35. 35. Length ofService
  36. 36. Bounty Land Records
  37. 37. NumberOf Acres
  38. 38. Written Notes
  39. 39. Unit ofServiceman
  40. 40. Bounty LandAct Date
  41. 41. Listing of otherServicemenReceiving LandWarrants withCertificateNumber
  42. 42. Proof ofIdentity
  43. 43. Name and AgeOf Serviceman
  44. 44. Unit ofServiceman
  45. 45. Rank ofServiceman
  46. 46. Articles ofAgreementTo improveThe Land
  47. 47. Description ofLand ImprovementsAs by IndentureAgreement
  48. 48. Residence ofServiceman
  49. 49. Additional BountyLand Claim givenBy State
  50. 50. Family Bible Records
  51. 51. Listing ofBirths fromFamily Bible
  52. 52. Listing ofMarriagesFromFamily Bible
  53. 53. Listing ofDeaths fromFamily Bible
  54. 54. Why we need toPreserve thePension Records
  55. 55. Recorded BirthsOf FamilyMembers
  56. 56. Marriage ofFamilyMember
  57. 57. Vital RecordsInformation
  58. 58. Death and BurialInformation forWife
  59. 59. Church Record ofBirth and BaptismOf Daughter
  60. 60. Early DeathRecord
  61. 61. Marriage InformationOf ServicemanDeath InformationOf Serviceman

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