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Robert Stockton Shields (1772 - 1835)

Robert Shields was the seventh of the 10 Shields Brothers of Tennessee. (According to John A. Shields) who moved to Floyd County, Indiana in 1808, but soon returned to Tennessee and left many descendan...

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Thomas "Stonehammer" Metcalfe, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (c.1780 - 1855)

United States politician, serving many different posts throughout his life, including U.S. Representative, Senator, and Governor of Kentucky. Metcalfe County, Kentucky was named after him. Born in Fa...

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Governor Joseph Desha (1768 - 1842)

Info added per the DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood published 1895 showing "a soldier in the Revolution at 15 years of age, with Mad Anthony Wayne in '96, a major general ...

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Gabriel Slaughter, Governor MP (1767 - 1830)

Gabriel Slaughter (December 12, 1767 – September 19, 1830) was the seventh Governor of Kentucky and was the first person to ascend to that office upon the death of the sitting governor. His fa...

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James Brown (c.1773 - 1852)

James BROWN BORN: ABT 1773 in PA DIED: 28 Sep 1852 in Georgetown, Vermilion Co., IL OCCUPATION: Farmer BURIAL: Georgetown, Vermilion Co., IL NUMBER OF MARRIAGES: 1 MARRIED TO: Elizabeth YOH...

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Vice-Admiral Sir Charles Stirling RN (1760 - 1833)

Sir Charles Stirling (28 April 1760 – 7 November 1833) was a vice-admiral in the Royal Navy. Early life and career Charles Stirling was born in London on 28 April 1760 and baptised at St...

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Admiral Sir James Stirling (1791 - 1865)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Admiral Sir James Stirling RN (28 January 1791 – 22 April 1865) was a British naval officer and colonial administrator. His enthusiasm and persistence persuade...

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Jeduthan Nye (1788 - 1867)

In the war of 1812, he served in Captain Hezekiah Webster's Company.

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James Hamilton, Jr., Governor (1786 - 1857)

James Hamilton, served as a major in the War of 1812 and was elected Governor of South Carolina in 1830. He became known as "the Great Nullifier" He later moved to Texas where he fought in its war with...

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David Rogerson Williams, Governor (1776 - 1830)

David Rogerson Williams (March 8, 1776 – November 17, 1830) was a Representative in the United States Congress and the 45th Governor of South Carolina from 1814 to 1816. Early life and car...

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Joseph Wells (1787 - 1830)

Find a Grave Birth: 1787 Pittsylvania County Virginia, USA Death: 1830 Pittsylvania County Virginia, USA He is a War of 1812 veteran. He married Sarah Fuller Wells on December 21, 1808 in Pit...

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Thomas S Hicks (1796 - 1870)

Military service in the War Of 1812: I enlisted on 4 January 1814 as a private under Captain Quarles' Virginia Company and was discharged on 11 Apr 1814. I enlisted again 22 July 1814 in Captain Long...

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Midshipman Abraham Phillips, (USN) (1788 - 1813)

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David Hall Bromwell (1783 - 1815)

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Lieut. John Baytop Scott MP (1761 - 1814)

John Baytop Scott DAR Ancestor #: A101648 Service:  VIRGINIA    Rank: LIEUTENANT Birth:  9-26-1761    HALIFAX CO VIRGINIA Death:  2-1-181...

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Gen. John B. Scott MP (1773 - 1839)

Gen. Scott was a brigadier general in the War of 1812. He was a commissioner, legislator and justice of peace in Jefferson County, and was the contractor when a new statehouse was built in Milledgevill...

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"Preacher Billy" Tackett MP (1779 - 1851)

William "Preacher Billy" Tackett was born May 12, 1779 in Savannah River, North Carolina and died Sepember 22,t 1851in Pike Co, Kentucky. He was the son of Phillip Moses Tackett and Sarah Rice. William...

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Jonathan Holt (1748 - 1831)

Jonathan Holt was born on 22 January 1748 at Lunenburg, MA, USA. He married Maria(h) Wheeler. He died on 22 September 1831 at age 83. Jonathan was a cooper. He served 64 days in the War of 1812.

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Maj. Mordecai Myers MP (1776 - 1871)

Major Mordecai Myers: An American-Jewish Hero of the War of 1812 Major Mordecai Myers lived the most compelling life of any Jewish-American of his day. Born to impoverished immigrant parents, he sp...

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John Myers (1787 - 1830)

Was involved in the War of 1812.

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Gen. Nathaniel Greene Taylor (1771 - 1816)

General Nathaniel Taylor (1771–1816), fought at the Battle of New Orleans under Andrew Jackson.

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Major Myer Moses (1779 - 1833)

Elected to the South Carolina State legislature in 1810. A school commissioner and bank director, he served as captain in the First Battalion South Carolina Volunteers and rose to the rank of major in ...

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Gov. George R. Gilmer MP (1790 - 1859)

George Rockingham Gilmer Governor George R. Gilmer George Rockingham Gilmer (April 11, 1790 – November 16, 1859) was an American statesman and politician. He served two non-consecutive ter...

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Gustavus M. Bowles (1784 - 1854)

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Thomas Glasscock, US Congress (1790 - 1841)

Brigadier General, US Congressman. Member of the Georgia State House of Representatives 1821, 1823, 1831, 1834, and 1839, serving as speaker in 1833 and 1834. He was elected as a Jacksonian to the Tw...

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Isaac Minis (1780 - 1856)

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Uriah Phillips Levy, USN MP (1792 - 1862)

The first Jewish Commodore of the United States Navy, a veteran of the War of 1812 and a major philanthropist. At the time, Commodore was the highest rank obtainable in the U.S. Navy and would be rough...

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Gov. David Campbell (c.1779 - 1859)

The subject of this sketch was the eldest son of John Campbell and Elizabeth McDonald, his wife, of Hall's Bottom, Washington County, Virginia, and was born on the 2d of August, 1779, at Royal Oak ...

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John Jordan Crittenden, US Atty Gen. (1787 - 1863)

John Jordan Crittenden (September 10, 1787 – July 26, 1863) was a politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. He twice served as United States Attorney General – in the administrations ...

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George Thomas Madison (1763 - 1816)

George Madison (June 1763 – October 14, 1816) was the sixth Governor of Kentucky. He was the first governor of Kentucky to die in office, serving only a few weeks in 1816. Little is known of M...

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Colonel George Croghan (1791 - 1849)

) George Croghan (November 15, 1791 – January 8, 1849) was born at the Locust Grove farm in what is now Louisville, Kentucky and died in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was a recipient of the Congr...

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Brig. General James Miller, 1st Territorial Governor of Arkansas (1776 - 1851)

) James Miller (April 25, 1776 – July 7, 1851) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from New Hampshire, the first Governor of Arkansas Territory, and a Brigadier General ...

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Commodore Lewis Warrington (1782 - 1851)

Lewis Warrington (3 November 1782 – 12 October 1851) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Barbary Wars and the War of 1812. He temporarily served as the Secretary of the Navy. ...

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Captain Stephen Cassin (1783 - 1857)

Stephen Cassin (16 February 1783 – 29 August 1857) was an officer in the United States Navy. Born in Philadelphia, the son of naval officer John Cassin, Cassin entered the United States Na...

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Captain John D. Henley (1781 - 1835)

Captain John Dandridge Henley (25 February 1781 – 23 May 1835) was an officer of the United States Navy who served in the First Barbary War and the War of 1812. Henley was born 25 February...

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Captain Robert Henley (1783 - 1828)

) Captain Robert Henley (5 January 1783 – 7 October 1828) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the War of 1812, and the Second Barbary War. He was the bro...

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Charles Fenton Mercer MP (1778 - 1858)

Charles Fenton Mercer (June 16, 1778 – May 4, 1858) was a nineteenth century politician, U.S. Congressman, and lawyer from Loudoun County, Virginia. The youngest son of James Mercer and ...

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Captain John Whistler (1756 - 1829)

John Whistler (ca. 1756 – 3 September 1829) was a soldier, born in Ulster, Ireland. He ran away from home when a boy, enlisted in the British army, and served under General John Burgoyne durin...

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Joshua Humphreys, “Father of the American Navy" (1751 - 1838)

Joshua Humphreys (June 17, 1751 – January 12, 1838) was an influential and successful ship builder in the United States. Humphreys was born in Haverford, Pennsylvania and died in the same plac...

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Brevet Brig. General Henry Burbeck (Continental Army) (1754 - 1848)

Henry Burbeck (June 10, 1754 – October 2, 1848), son of William Burbeck and Jerusha Glover, was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He served in the United States army for more than forty years mos...

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Maj. John McDowell (1757 - 1835)

DAR Ancestor #: A076489 Joseph also served in the War of 1812, as did the eldest son, John McDowell . "Another Revolutionary Patriot gone. DIED, on the 17 inst, at his residence in this County, J...

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Benjamin Chew Howard (1791 - 1872)

Benjamin Chew Howard (November 5, 1791–March 6, 1872) was an American congressman and the fifth reporter of decisions of the United States Supreme Court, serving from 1843 to 1861. Howard ...

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Isaac Franklin, Slave Trader MP (1789 - 1846)

Isaac Franklin, born May 26, 1789; died 1846. He married Adelicia Hayes Abt. 1839. Isaac Franklin was an American slave trader and planter. He was born on May 26, 1789 at "Pilot Knob" Plantation on...

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Judge Samuel Russell (1759 - d.)

Judge Samuel Russell, of New York city, was commissary-general in the war of 1812.

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Col. Archibald Woods MP (1764 - 1846)

DAR Ancestor #: A128820 Son of Martha Poage and Andrew Woods Pension R11825V Rank Sergeant, Virginia Militia Married Anne Pogue; 8 children In 1788 he was sent as a representative to the Cons...

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Jacob Stegner (1778 - 1863)

1840 United States Federal Census about Jacob Stazner Name: Jacob Stazner [Jacob Stagner] Home in 1840 (City, County, State): District 6, Carroll, Maryland Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru ...

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Rep. Robert Desha (J-TN) MP (1791 - 1849)

Captain in War of 1812 Robert Desha was an American politician who represented Tennessee's 5th Congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. He was the brother of U.S. Repre...

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Brevet Maj. General Thomas S. Jesup ( "Father of the Modern Quartermaster Corps") (1788 - 1860)

Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

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Congressman Noyes Barber (1781 - 1844)

Congressman Noyes Barber (1781-1844) Started working as a store clerk at age 11 later becoming one of the largest buyers of farmer’s products on the Thames River and carried on a considerable ...

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Maj. William Hamilton Moore MP (1777 - 1852)

Son of George H and Margaret (Patton) Moore. Husband of Elizabeth Ann Cathey. One of the first settlers of Palestine Twp., Cooper County, Missouri He was descended from the distinguished Moore family...

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William T. Barry, U.S. Senator and Postmaster General (1784 - 1835)

William Taylor Barry (February 5, 1784 – August 30, 1835) was an American statesman and jurist. History Born near Lunenburg, Virginia, he moved to Fayette County, Kentucky, in 1796 wit...

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Abram Cottiller (1760 - d.)

Abram Cotillier born about 1760 fought in the war of 1812 He would wed Mary Francis his cousin and sister of Christopher Francis. They inherieted property from her great grand mother Hannah Francis. Th...

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John McCurry (1776 - 1857)

From FindAGrave : War of 1812 Soldier, Farmer John McCurry obtained 600 acres of land that is adjacent to both sides of the old Holly Springs Road & on both sides of Coldwater Creek. Mr. McCurry ...

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Joseph Alston, Governor (1779 - 1816)

Joseph was the Governor of South Carolina -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Joseph Alston (1779 – September 19, 1816) was the 44th Gove...

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William Pinkham (1795 - 1865)

was in the War of 1812 Links

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William A. Allgood, Sr. (1785 - 1870)

During the War of 1812, William Allgood served in Booth's Regiment under Captain Gaines Thompson at the Battle of Mobile. In 1815, he was discharged at Fort Hawkins and was later granted 80 acres in Pa...

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Lieutenant William Colfax (2nd commander "Commander-in-Chief Guards") (1756 - 1838)

ensign, Jan. 1, 1777; lieut., June 1, 1778; captain commandment of Washington's lifeguards, 1778, 1781-1783 {Comi. Men in the Rev'n, 146, 299, 347, 360, 368, 373). He was made major of the third reg't ...

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Barned (Barnard) Henry, USN War of 1812 (1783 - 1863)

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George Dixon Beale (1792 - 1835)

George Beale was a paymaster in the U.S. Navy. He earned a Congressional Medal for Valor in the War of 1812.-------------------- On Saturday evening, George Beale, Esq., late a Purser in the Navy of ...

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Commodore Thomas Anderson Conover (1791 - 1864)

Commodore Thomas Anderson Conover, US Navy, Captain USS Constitution 18 September 1849 - 16 January 1851 (Born: 17 April 1791, Monmouth, New Jersey; Died: 25 September 1864, South Amboy, New Jersey...

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Captain John "Mad Jack" Percival (1779 - 1862)

John Percival known as Mad Jack Percival (3 April 1779, – 7 September 1862) was a legendary officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the War of 1812, the campaign ag...

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Captain Foxhall A. Parker, Sr. (1788 - 1857)

Foxhall Alexander PARKER (Commodore), born 1788, at Rock Spring, Westmoreland Co., VA. At an early age he entered the USN,and rose to the rank of Commodore. He was placed in command of the navy yards...

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General Robert Bogardus (1771 - 1841)

[ ] Robert Bogardus (May 22, 1771 "Possession House", St. John's Park, New York City - September 12, 1841 New York City) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. Life He was the...

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Lt William Ward Burrows II (1785 - 1813)

Lieutenant William Ward Burrows II (6 October 1785 – 5 September 1813) was an officer in the United States Navy during the First Barbary War and the War of 1812. His father, also named William...

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Cmdr. Melancthon Taylor Woolsey (1780 - 1838)

Commodore Melancthon Taylor Woolsey (1782 – 18 May 1838) was an officer in the United States Navy during the War of 1812 and battles on the Great Lakes. He supervised warship construction at N...

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Rear Admiral George C. Read (1788 - 1862)

George Campbell Read (January 9, 1788 – August 22, 1862) was a United States Naval Officer who served on Old Ironsides during the War of 1812 and commanded vessels in actions off the Barbary C...

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Commodore Jacob Jones (1768 - 1850)

Commodore Jacob Nicholas Jones (March 1768 – August 3, 1850) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the First Barbary War and the Second Barbary War, and th...

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Commodore Stephen Decatur, Jr. (1779 - 1820)

. Commodore Stephen Decatur, Jr. (January 5, 1779 – March 22, 1820) was a United States naval officer notable for his many naval victories in the early 19th century. He was born on the eas...

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Gen. David E. Twiggs, CSA (1790 - 1862)

David Emanuel Twiggs (1790 – July 15, 1862) was a United States soldier during the War of 1812 and Mexican-American War and a general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil W...

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Major Levi Twiggs (USMC) (1793 - 1847)

Levi Twiggs (21 May 1793 - 13 September 1847) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps during the War of 1812, the Seminole Wars and the Mexican-American War. Biography Born in Richmo...

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Captain James Lawrence (1781 - 1813)

James Lawrence (October 1, 1781 – June 4, 1813) was an American naval officer. During the War of 1812, he commanded the USS Chesapeake in a single-ship action against HMS Shannon (commanded by...

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Richard Dale, Jr. (1795 - 1815)

Richard Dale Jr. served aboard his father’s former command, President, during the War of 1812, when he was involved in a battle with a squadron of Royal Navy ships off the coast of Bermuda. Stru...

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Adam Rankin Alexander, US Congress (1781 - 1848)

US Congressman. During the War of 1812 he served as a Lieutenant in Captain William Dooley's Company of the 2nd Regiment, West Tennessee Militia. He was elected as a Representative from Tennessee to ...

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Gov. Richard I Manning, Sr., US Congress (1789 - 1836)

Richard Irvine Manning I (May 1, 1789 – May 1, 1836) was the 50th Governor of South Carolina from 1824 to 1826 and was later a Representative in the United States Congress. Early life and ...

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Daniel A. M. Sapp (1775 - 1858)

Daniel Sapp fought in the War of 1812. Danville, Ohio was named for Daniel Sapp.

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Judge Henry St. George Tucker MP (1780 - 1848)

US Congressman. Served in the United States Army during the War of 1812 as a Captain of Cavalry. He was elected to represent Virginia's 3rd District in the United States House of Representatives, servi...

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John Mock (1780 - 1862)

1st Ohio Mil. War of 1812 died 30 May 1862 aged 82y 4m 22d Links Find A Grave Memorial# 53442115

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Gov. James Patton Preston (c.1774 - c.1843)

Governor, Soldier. He was educated at William and Mary College. He served as a Colonel in the War of 1812 where he was seriously wounded and crippled for life. He was elected to the Virginia House of...

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Peter Buell Porter, Secretary of War MP (1773 - 1844)

Peter Buell Porter (August 14, 1773 Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut - March 20, 1844 Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York) was an American lawyer, soldier and politician who served as Un...

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Captain John H. Dent, USS Constitution (1782 - 1823)

United States Naval Officer. He served as the acting captain of the frigate "Constitution" in 1804 during the war with Tripoli. He was also senior officer in charge of naval affairs at Charleston durin...

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Samuel Etter, Sr. (c.1780 - 1847)

The town of Etterville, Missouri was named in honor of the Etter family who had lived in the vicinity for many years. A post office, called Etter, was established in 1903 when the Rock Island railroad ...

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Brev. Brig. Gen. Archibald Henderson, Commandant, USMC MP (1783 - 1859)

Archibald Henderson (January 21, 1783 – January 6, 1859) was the longest-serving Commandant of the Marine Corps, serving from 1820 to 1859. His name is learned by all Marines at recruit training...

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Robert E. Emmet (1792 - 1867)

Judge Robert Emmet (1792–1873) married Rosina Hubley, served as the captain of a cavalry regiment in the War of 1812, and followed in his father's footsteps becoming a prominent New York jurist....

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Moses Adams MP (1786 - 1828)

Moses was educated at Philips Academy, Andover, MA and went to Kingsessing (W. Philadelphia) as a teacher. He served in the War of 1812-4, for which service his widow drew pension. He died at Greensb...

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Rear-Admiral Sir John Franklin KCH FRGS RN (1786 - 1847)

Sir John Franklin (1786-1847), knighted 1829 NEWS: ONE OF FRANKLIN'S SHIPS LOCATED: See: One of the outstanding explorers of the early 19th century, Admiral Franklin’s tragic end earned him ...

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Maj. Gen. John Franklin Thomas MP (1763 - 1835)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA - VIRGINIA (Soldier). DAR Ancestor # A113056 Gen. John Thomas, Captain in Rev. Army, Brig. General in War of 1812.

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Sir Allan Napier MacNab, 1st Prime Minister of Canada MP (1798 - 1862)

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Thomas Stockton, Governor of DE (1781 - 1846)

Thomas Stockton was a veteran of the War of 1812. He belonged to the Whig party and was elected governor of Delaware in 1845. He died in office on March 2, 1846.

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Reuben Wood (1792 - 1864)

Reuben Wood (1792 or 1793 – October 1, 1864) was a Democratic politician from the U.S. state of Ohio. He served as the 21st Governor of Ohio. Wood was born near Middletown, Rutland County, Ver...

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Mordecai Bartley, US Congress, Gov. (1783 - 1870)

Mordecai Bartley (December 16, 1783 – October 10, 1870) was a Whig politician from Ohio. He served as the 18th Governor of Ohio. Bartley succeeded his son, Thomas W. Bartley as governor, one o...

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Gov. Thomas Corwin (1794 - 1865)

Thomas Corwin (July 29, 1794 – December 18, 1865), also known as Tom Corwin and The Wagon Boy, was a politician from the state of Ohio who served as a prosecuting attorney, a member of the Ohio ...

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Thomas Shannon, US Congress (1786 - 1843)

Thomas Shannon (November 15, 1786 – March 16, 1843) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio. Born in Washington County, Pennsylvania, he attended public schools and moved to Ohio with his parents,...

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Gov. Joseph Vance, US Congress (1786 - 1852)

A salt farmer, Vance gained a commission during the War of 1812 and rose quickly from Major to Major General. He served in the Ohio House of Representatives in 1812-1813, 1815–1816 and 1818-1819...

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Thomas Scott MP (1794 - 1870)

Sarah "Sally" Ferguson was the daughter of a Scots family living along the Tennessee River north of Chattanooga in 1818 when a young North Carolinian named Thomas Scott, a veteran of the Creek Indian W...

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Peleg Baker MP (1761 - 1842)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW YORK with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor # A005053 Peleg Baker, son of Samuel S. and Abigail Baker , was born May 23, 1761 in Exeter, Washington Co., R...

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Kitty Knight, Heroine of the War of 1812 (1775 - 1855)

An early American heroine, Kitty Knight was credited with saving part of Georgetown, Kent County, MD, during the War of 1812. She was the daughter of John and Catherine Knight, both prominent and activ...

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Senator Daniel Elliot Huger MP (1779 - 1854)

Daniel Elliott Huger (June 28, 1779 – August 21, 1854) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born on Limerick plantation, Berkeley County (near Charleston, his father was Daniel Huger...

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Lt. Col. Francis Kinloch Huger, USA MP (1773 - 1855)

Francis Kinloch Huger was the son of Benjamin Huger and wife Mary Esther Kinloch. He was born in Charleston, South Carolina on September 17, 1773. He married Harriott Lucas Pinckney. She was the daught...

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Joshua Stevens, Sr. (c.1768 - 1814)

The fate of ... Joshua Stevens, an alcoholic, profligate shoemaker who was unable to hold a steady job, is uncertain. He may have died at home, abandoned the family, or been killed in the War of 1812; ...

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Henry Harkleroad, Jr. (1788 - 1869)

3rd Tennessee Militia, War of 1812 Find a Grave Birth: Dec. 23, 1788 Death: Dec. 18, 1869 Family links: Parents: Henry Harkleroad (1746 - 1836) Elizabeth Emmert Harkleroad (1764 - 1...

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