These records include applications for pension payments, statements of subsequent marriages, statements affirming continued eligibility, and other records submitted to the county regarding applications and applicants.
In the early twentieth century, the Arkansas legislature approved paying pensions to mothers of young children who did not have a father in the home to help provide a living.
Document; 8.5" x 11"
Lawrence County (Ark.)
Lawrence County (Ark.) mothers pension records, MSNE.0009
Arkansas State Archives
Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives
Lawrence County (Ark.) mothers pension records, Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives, Powhatan, Arkansas.
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