Fold3 Free Access July 1-15, 2020 #usa #announcements

Jan Meisels Allen, a member of the Ancestry family of companies, is offering free access to their Revolutionary War records July 1- July 15, 2020 11:59PM ET.  You do have register with your name, email and password.  Go to:

Fill in the name you are searching in the search bar at the top of the page. You can browse without registering, however, if you wish to save, print or download the photo you must register with your name, email address and password.


If you try to click on a record without registering you will be invited for the 7-day free trial which is NOT the same as the free access through July 15.  If you try to access the records past the free offer deadline of July 15 you will be invited to subscribe.


In the search bar type in the name you are searching.  On the left side of the screen various wars appear with the revolutionary war coming up first click on that and the records with the name you are searching will appear.

If you wish to download or print the image  go to the tool icon in upper right side and follow the instructions. If you wish to save the image right click your mouse on the image and save it to your computer/tablet etc.


Records from the Revolutionary War include: Revolutionary War Pensions, Revolutionary War Rolls, Revolutionary War Service Records, revolutionary War Prize Cases-Captured Vessels, and  Revolutionary War Service Records -Navy.


I have no affiliation with Fold3 or Ancestry and am posting this solely for the information of the reader.


Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


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