Michelle Ann Kratts

War of 1812 Pensions

In Genealogy Websites, Military Records, War of 1812 on March 25, 2013 at 10:57 pm

preserve the pensions blog

For War of 1812 pensions…

The Federation of Genealogical Societies, Ancestry.com, Fold3 and FamilySearch have teamed together in a combined effort to digitize and preserve over 180,000 pension records from the War of 1812.  Their campaign, Preserve the Pensions, is spearheading a nationwide fundraising initiative to digitize these fragile and fading records.  You may access some records at the following website:

http://go.fold3.com/1812pensions/

Keep checking back as more records are made available.

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