Proof of Age Problem for Pensioners Finding Records Chief Task for Many Applicants Pt2

The toughest knot found in the problem in this vicinity is the case of an aged negro woman, and ex-slave, who knows neither the place nor the year of her birth. The pension law provides eight different ways in which birth records might be proven, but none of them seem to be of assistance in this instance.

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Alton Evening Telegraph (Alton, Illinois)17 Apr 1936, FriPage 1
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  • Proof of Age Problem for Pensioners Finding Records Chief Task for Many Applicants Pt2 — The toughest knot found in the problem in this vicinity is the case of an aged negro woman, and ex-slave, who knows neither the place nor the year of her birth. The pension law provides eight different ways in which birth records might be proven, but none of them seem to be of assistance in this instance.

    hollie_g_364 – 25 Oct 2014

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