War of 1812

 

This list is a work-in-progress. If you would like
add a War of 1812 veteran, I'd be honored to add
your generous contribution to this webpage.
Thank you kindly!

 

J. M. Curtis

J. M. is a native of Schaghticoke, Rensselaer Co., N. Y., where he was born August 2, 1822. His parents, Daniel and Mehitable (Masters) Curtis, were also natives of New York. The former died there; he was a farmer by occupation and also a soldier in the war of 1812.... see the rest of his biography at www.illinoisancestors.org/bureau/bios/curtis_jm.html

Joseph Smith

Joseph served under General Harrison in the War of 1812; was at the Battle of Thames and saw Tecumseh killed. During this war, he was lost on Lake Erie and was for 5 days without food.

For the rest of his biography, www.illinoisancestors.org/bureau/cemeteries/corss_cem.html

John Wood

John served in the War of 1812...buried in the family cemetery in Macon Township.

 

 


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