Monday, October 29, 2012


Central Library will reopen after a massive two-year renovation on December 9, 2012 (1 PM-5 PM). All our Genealogy materials (books, periodicals, microfilm, and reference computers) will now be located on the Third Floor, which includes these Library departments:

History, Geography, and Travel
St. Louis Local Area Studies
Rare Books and Special Collections

The Genealogy Department now is Wi-Fi enabled (with plenty of electric outlets), so feel free to bring your laptop, netbook, or tablet!

Hours for the Library will be:

M-Th: 10 AM-9 PM
Fri-Sat: 10 AM-6 PM
Sun: 1 PM-5 PM

On Sundays, only our First Floor will be open to the public.

Go here to take a virtual tour of the new Central Library, to learn more about the Central renovation project, and to discover how you can make a small contribution to the Central Library revitalization!



War of 1812-- Pension Records & Pensioner Lists

25. Armstrong, Zella. Twenty-four Hundred Tennessee Pensioners; Revolution-War of 1812. Chattanooga, TN: The Lookout Publishing Company, 1937. [CI-GEN 976.8]

26. Clark, Byron N. A List of Pensioners of the War of 1812, with an appendix containing names of volunteers for the defence of Plattsburgh from Vermont towns, a description of the battle from contemporaneous sources, the official statement of losses, and names of United States officers and soldiers at Burlington, Vermont, as shown on army pay and muster rolls recently brought to light. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1969 [reprint of the 1904 ed.]. [CI-GEN 973.5]

27. Concannon, Marie. Index to Missouri Military Pensioners, 1883. Columbia: State Historical Society of Missouri, 1997. [CI-GEN 973.74]

28. McGhee, Lucy Kate. Missouri Revolutionary War Soldiers, War of 1812 and Indian Wars Pension List. Washington, D.C.: n.d.[CI-GEN 977.8]

29. Payne, Dorothy E. Arkansas Pensioners, 1818-1900: Records of Some Arkansas Residents who Applied to the Federal Government for Benefits Arising from Service in Federal Military Organizations [Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Indian and Mexican Wars]. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1985.[CI-GEN 929.3767]

30. United States. Census Office. A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services; with Their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshals of the Several Judicial Districts in 1840. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1967. [CI-GEN 929.373]

31. United States. Pension Bureau. List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883, Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, the Cause for Which Pensioned, the Post-Office Address, the Rate of Pension Per Month, and the Date of Original Allowance, as Called for by the Senate Resolution of December 8, 1882. 5 vols. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1970. [CI-GEN 973.74]

32. United States. War Department. Kentucky Pension List of 1835. Baltimore: Southern Book Co., 1959. [CI-GEN 976.9]

33. United States. War Department. Message From the President of the United States, Transmitting a Report of the Secretary of War: in Compliance with a Resolution of the Senate, "To cause to be laid before them, a list of all the pensioners of the United States, the sum annually paid to each, and the states or territories in which the said pensioners are respectively paid." March 28, 1818. Baltimore, MD: Southern Book Co., 1959. [CI-GEN 929.373]

34. United States. War Department. The Pension List of 1820: U.S. War Department, reprinted with an index by Murtie June Clark. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991. [CI-GEN 973.74]

35. United States. War Department. The Pension Roll of 1835. 4 vols. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1968. [CIl-ST 973.34]

36. White, Virgil D. Index to War of 1812 Pension Files. 2 vols. Waynesboro, TN: National Historical Publishing Co., 1992. [CI-GEN 973.526]