Revolutionary War Pension Rolls

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This database includes all the names found in the Maine section of the volume of Revolutionary War pension rolls published by order of the U.S. Senate in 1835. Each name is linked to an image of the page on which it appears. A similar database is provided by Ancestry.com as Maine Pensioners, 1835. An explanation drawn from Sprague's Journal of Maine History of the different classes of Revolutionary War pensioners may be read here. See also Revolutionary War Pensioners Struck Off the Roll.

Overview of Contents:Revolutionary War Pension Rolls

  • Statement showing the names, rank, &c. of invalid pensioners residing in the State of Maine (p. 2)
  • Statement showing the names, rank, &c. residing in the State of Maine who have been inscribed on the Pension List under the act of Congress passed on March 18, 1818 (p. 20)
  • Statement showing the names, rank, &c. residing in the State of Maine who have been inscribed on the Pension List under the act of Congress passed on June 7, 1832 (p. 86)
  • Statement showing the names, rank, &c. residing in the State of New Hampshire who have been inscribed on the Pension List under the act of Congress passed on June 7, 1832, and who are paid at the Portland agency in the State of Maine. (p. 101)
  • Statement showing the names, rank, &c. residing in the State of Maine who have received the benefits of the act of Congress passed May 15, 1828 (p. 163)

Source: U.S. Serial Set, Number 249 Senate Document No. 514, 23rd Congress, 1st Session. Report from the Secretary of War, in Obedience to Resolutions of the Senate of the 5th and 30th of June, 1834, and the 3d of March, 1835, In Relation to the Pension Establishment of the United States. [Maine Section]. Washington, D.C.: Duff Green, 1835.