LCBA – Loyal Christian Benefit Association
LDS – Church of Jesus of Latter Day Saints, Mormon Church
LGAR – Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic
liv – living, lived
LOI – The Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland
LOOM – Loyal Order Of Moose
LS – locus sigilli (Latin), where a seal is placed
ltm – liberated to marry
lvd – lived
lvg – living
LWA – Lightly Wounded in Action (military)
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The 1840 U.S. Census asked for the names and ages of Revolutionary War or Military pensioners – this included veterans and widows.
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