Ruth's Genealogy

“And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.”

Beginning on 19 Sep 1890 and finalized on 4 Dec 1893, Sarah S Turner’s application and supporting documents required to file for and receive her husband Isaac Turner’s Union Civil War Pension totals 57 pages: Department of the Interior, United States Bureau of Pensions- 23 pages Depositions- 24 pages from 5 people, including 8 pages …

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Also known as “The-Civil-War-Union-Pension-File-of-Isaac-Turner-Just-Arrived- And-It-Only-Took-19-Days-Instead-Of-42-To-120-Calendar-Days -To-Get-Here” Dance! I’m so excited, and so proud of myself, too! Why excited? I’ll get to that in just a sec… Why so proud of myself? Because I was cutting the grass in my front yard when the very nice UPS man arrived with said Pension File…and I finished cutting …

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