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Revolutionary Soldiers from Cheraw District South Carolina

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Re: Revolutionary Soldiers from Cheraw District South Carolina

Posted: 1334265939000
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There is no separate index to Rev. War Pension applications by widows.

However, has an every-name index to Rev. War pensions. They have a free-trial period. So try there.

Be aware that most widows were not eligible to apply until at least the 1830s, even if a husband were killed during (say) local militia activity while he was on active duty.

Check the State Archives' published listing of bounty land warrants issued - but I am not sure whether militiamen's widows were eligible.

A lot of people died during the war of causes unrelated to being on active duty, such as of smallpox.
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