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ILLINOIS PENSIONS GRANTED
Taken from the Newton Press Newspaper
Misc. listings from the years 1887-1888 and 1890


A Complete List of pensions granted to Illinois applicants, including original grants, increases, reissues, restorations, etc.

Transcribed by Kim Torp and Susan Cook


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The following are listings taken from the Newton Press, Jasper County, Illinois Newspaper Microfilm, obtained by Kim Torp.  These listings include pensions from all over the State of Illinois that were granted during this time period.

Newspaper Article - Veteran's widows to receive compensation in southern Illinois

Pensioners ending the week of July 9, 1887

Pensioners ending the week of July 16, 1887

Pensioners ending the week of July 27, 1887

Pensioners ending the week of December 30, 1887

Pensioners ending the week of January 6, 1888

Pensioners ending the week of January 13, 1888

Pensioners ending the week of January 20, 1888

Pensioners ending the week of January 27, 1888

Pensioners ending the week of February 3, 1888

Pensioners ending the week of February 10, 1888

Pensioners ending the week of February 17, 1888

Pensioners ending the week of March 2, 1888

Pensioners ending the week of March 9, 1888

Pensioners ending the week of March 16, 1888

Pensioners ending the week of March 23, 1888

Pensioners ending the week of March 30, 1888

Pensioners ending the week of April 13, 1888

Pensionsers ending the week of July 27 1888

Pensioners ending the week of June 27, 1890

Pensioners ending the week of July 3, 1890

Pensioners ending the week of July 11, 1890

Pensioners ending the week of July 18, 1890

Pensioners ending the week of August 1, 1890

Pensioners ending the week of August 8, 1890

Pensioners ending the week of August 15, 1890

Pensioners ending the week of August 29, 1890

Pensioners ending the week of September 5, 1890

Pensioners ending the week of September 12, 1890

Pensioners ending the week of September 26, 1890

Pensioners ending the week of October 10, 1890

Pensioners ending the week of October 17, 1890

Pensioners ending the week of October 24, 1890

Pensioners ending the week of October 31, 1890

Pensioners ending the week of November 14, 1890
 

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Other pension information found here at Genealogy Trails:

Early Pensioners - Listed by county.  The first of the pensioners.  Information given includes pension file number (this helps when ordered a file from NARA), P. O., Cause for which pensioned and monthly rate of pension.

Illinois Pension Files - Pensions submitted by fellow researchers, listed by County. 

1835 Revolutionary War Pensioners, listed by county

And be sure to check out our  Military Descriptive Rolls Project  

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To obtain Civil War military service and pension records by mail:

Paper copies of Civil War military service and pension records can be ordered by mail using one NATF Form 85 (pension) and Form 86 (military service) for each soldier and each type of file.   You can obtain the NATF these forms by providing your name and mailing address to: inquire@nara.gov. Be sure to specify "Form 85 or 86" and the number of forms you need.

View NARA's website for an
overview of their Reproduction Services

View NARA's website for Military Service and Pension Record information here

Please note there have been changes in costs at NARA.  Order online
here

The new prices (2002) are as follows:

Full Pension Application File: $37
Pension Documents Packet: $14.75 (includes 8 documents, if available in the file, that contain genealogical information about the pension applicant)
Bounty Land Warrant File: $17.25

You can also obtain the NATF Form 85 or 86 by writing to: National Archives and Records Administration, Attn: NWDT1, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20408-0001.

 

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