Preserve the Pensions

The War of 1812 Pension Digitization Project is committed to preserving these important pension records, while at the same time giving the public access to them.

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What This Free Genealogy Site Includes:

  • over 4 million scanned images of pension documents
  • another 3 million soon to be made available
  • equalling over 180,000 digitized pensions and bounty land warrant applications relating to the War of 1812
  • details include spouse information, marriage date, age and residence
  • plus acres granted, service date, rank and additional facts
  • covering service years between 1812-15

Research Locations:

  • United States

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