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Colonel Maunsell White Sr. MP (1783 - 1863)

Colonel Maunsel White was born in Ireland. He came to America as a boy of thirteen. White arrived in New Orleans about 1800, before Napoleon sold Louisiana to the United States. He became an important ...

6/21/2014 2/7/2017

James Hall Tanner Kilpatrick MP (1788 - 1869)

The following is a (rather long) article about JHTK written in 1874. Of most interest is the description of his conversion from the Presbyterians to the Baptists (search for Cheneyville) J. H. T. K...

5/11/2008 1/6/2017

David Sanders MP (1775 - 1815)

Find a Grave Birth: 1775 North Carolina, USA Death: Feb. 25, 1815 New Orleans Orleans Parish Louisiana, USA He enlisted on 13, Nov. 1814 in Colonel William Metcalf's First Regiment of West Tenn...

7/31/2008 11/13/2016

Thomas Hinds MP (1780 - 1840)

Thomas Hinds served on the Mississippi Territorial Council and commanded troops at the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812. He helped negotiate the Treaty of Doak's Stand and was part of the...

5/26/2016 5/26/2016

Michael Womack MP (1794 - 1861)

Michael Womack was born 1794 in Virginia and migrated to Bedford County Tennessee with his parents. He was one of 23 who enlisted in the War of 1812 from Bedford County, enlisting as a private under Ca...

9/7/2007 5/6/2016

Louis Durant, Captain MP (1750 - 1831)

There were few white people among the Choctaw and other tribes in the area at the time Nathaniel Folsom made his home among them. Besides the Choctaw, there were Chickasaw, Cherokee, Creek, Seminole an...

5/19/2008 3/28/2016

Reuben Yeager MP (1781 - c.1815)

Fought in the War of 1812. Private in Captain Sutton's Company, 1st Regiment West Tennessee Militia. Fought with two younger brothers; Abner and Lewis at the Battle of New Orleans. Date of death on his...

2/17/2009 1/22/2016

Aaron Dial MP (1767 - 1831)

The Dials, the Sweats, and the Johnsons left the Edgefield District in South Carolina, soon after the Louisiana Purchase, for Louisiana; they settled in Sugartown, Rapides Parish. Aaron served in the...

12/26/2012 10/5/2015

Ransom Perry MP (1784 - 1854)

* In the War of 1812, Ransom Perry was a 3rd Lieutenant, later Captain in Chiles' Battalion, Mounted Gunmen, East Tennessee Volunteers, They fought under General Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orl...

2/20/2015 8/21/2015

Captain James Pace MP (1778 - 1814)

James Pace married Mary Ann Loving on November 22, 1796 in Lexington, Oglethorpe, Georgia. They had 8 known children together. In the War of 1812, He volunteered and was elected Captain of Horse in the...

7/5/2007 7/30/2015

Col. Dr. Henry Perry MP (1785 - 1817)

History of Ancient Woodbury; William Cothren 1854 ,page 454:"COL. HENRY PERRY, A youthful and gallant hero, who was killed on the confines of Mexico in 1817, whilst bravely contending for the cause of ...

7/25/2015 7/28/2015

Sterling Clack Robertson MP (1785 - 1842)

"Empresario"

Sterling Clack Robertson (1785–1842) was an empresario from Tennessee, during Mexican Texas. He introduced 600 families into Robertson's Colony. Robertson was also an elected delegate to the Wash...

1/26/2013 5/3/2015

Pierre Bouet Lafitte MP (1770 - 1821)

Pierre Lafitte (1770–1821) was a privateer in the Gulf of Mexico and smuggler in the early 19th century. He also ran a blacksmith shop in New Orleans, his legitimate business. Pierre was the historic...

4/20/2015 4/20/2015

Jean Lafitte, "Laffite" MP (c.1780 - c.1823)

"The Corsair"

Another Sephardic pirate played a pivotal role in American history. In the book "Jews on the Frontier" (Rachelle Simon, 1991), Rabbi I. Harold Sharfman recounts the tale of Sephardic Jewish pirate Je...

4/20/2015 4/20/2015

Judah Touro MP (1775 - 1854)

Judah Touro (Newport, Rhode Island, June 16, 1775 – New Orleans, January 19, 1854) was an American businessman and philanthropist.[1] Contents [show] Early life and career[edit] His father, Isaac T...

5/17/2012 4/14/2015

James Long MP (1793 - 1822)

) James Long (born February 9, 1793 Culpepper County Virginia died 8 April 1822 in a Mexico military prison) led the unsuccessful filibuster Long Expedition to Texas. Biography Long was a for...

1/30/2012 3/5/2015

Bethel Allen MP (1780 - 1856)

Bethel Allen was the Captain of a company of Tennessee Volunteer Mounted Gunmen from Smith County, Coffees' Brigade, Cavalry, and Gun Division, Tennessee Volunteers. They fought in the Battle of New Or...

3/3/2009 12/27/2014

General Sir John Lambert GCB MP (1772 - 1847)

) General Sir John Lambert GCB (28 April 1772 – 14 September 1847) was a British Army officer who served in the French Revolutionary Wars, the Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812.

12/4/2014 12/4/2014

Robert Breckinridge McAfee MP (1784 - 1849)

Robert Breckinridge McAfee (February 18, 1784 – March 12, 1849) was a Kentucky politician, and was the seventh Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky serving from 1824 to 1828. McAfee was born on February...

6/28/2008 6/13/2014

Field Marshal Sir John Fox Burgoyne, 1st Baronet GCB (24 July 1782 – 7 October 1871) was a British Army officer. After taking part in Siege of Malta during the French Revolutionary Wars, he saw actio...

1/6/2008 2/19/2014

Capt. and Rev. Elihu Milliken MP (1785 - 1864)

"Elihu Milligan"

Fought in the Battle of New Orleans under Andrew Jackson, 1814. ____________________ Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002 Name: Elihu Milliken Spouse: Nancy Hurst Marriage Date: 24 Sep 1808...

5/29/2009 9/30/2013

From the Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture: Archibald Yell (1797?–1847, Second Governor (1840–1844) Archibald Yell, a larger than life and colorful figure in Arkansas history, was Ar...

4/25/2013 5/25/2013

Captain John Butler MP (1782 - 1819)

Captain John Butler served under General Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812 and later became a privateer, dying in 1819. He was the father of Major General Benjamin Fran...

3/11/2009 3/28/2013

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 family mo...

7/12/2009 3/19/2013

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 iconic ...

12/18/2009 12/12/2012

William Lewis Adams MP (1777 - 1827)

William Lewis Adams lived along the James River in Virginia where he exported flour and tobacco. During the War of 1812, he left for Alabama and bought a plantation near Tuscaloosa. While purchasing su...

10/25/2008 8/22/2012

Brazilla Taylor MP (deceased)

Brazilla Taylor, served in the war of 1812 under Andrew Jackson and participated in the battle of New Orleans. He was one of four brothers who took part in that fight and one of the number died of yell...

7/6/2012 7/7/2012

Edward Livingston (May 28, 1764 – May 23, 1836) was a prominent American jurist and statesman. He was an influential figure in the drafting of the Louisiana Civil Code of 1825, a civil code based lar...

8/15/2010 5/8/2012

Andrew Jackson, 7th President of the USA MP (1767 - 1845)

"PRESIDENT JACKSON"

1. ANDREW JACKSON, JR., b. 15 Mar. 1767, Waxhaws, South Carolina—d. 8 Jun. 1845, Nashville, Davidson Co. Tennessee; m. Aug. 1791, Natchez, Mississippi (re-m. 17 Jan. 1794, Nashville), to Rachel Donelso...

7/1/2007 5/8/2012

) William Carroll (March 3, 1788 – March 22, 1844) was Governor of Tennessee from 1821 to 1827 and again from 1829 to 1835. He and John Sevier are the only two persons to serve twelve years (six two-...

4/28/2011 5/8/2012

John R. Coffee MP (1772 - 1833)

Find a Grave Birth: Jun. 2, 1772 Prince Edward County Virginia, USA Death: Jul. 7, 1833 Lauderdale County Alabama, USA General John R Coffee son of Captain Joshua and Elizabeth (Graves) Coffee ...

4/8/2011 5/8/2012

Daniel Todd Patterson (March 6, 1786 – August 25, 1839) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the First Barbary War and the War of 1812. Biography Patterson w...

1/3/2011 5/8/2012

Maj.Gen. Walter Hampden Overton MP (c.1788 - 1845)

"Hampden;Waller;"

Walter Hampden Overton (1788–1845) was a U.S. Representative representing Louisiana's 3rd congressional district. He was born near Louisa Court House, Virginia in 1788 and moved in infancy with his f...

1/31/2012 5/8/2012

Sir Edward Michael Pakenham GCB (pro. pake-en-ham) (19 March 1778 – 8 January 1815), styled The Honourable from his birth until 1813, was an Irish British Army Officer and Politician. He was the brot...

7/16/2011 5/8/2012

Admiral Sir Alexander Forrester Inglis Cochrane GCB RN (23 April 1758 – 26 January 1832) was a senior Royal Navy commander during the Napoleonic Wars. Naval career Born a son of the Scottish peer...

5/6/2009 5/8/2012

Thomas Mullins (died 1823) was a British Army officer of the 44th Regiment of Foot, best known for his misconduct at the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812. While he performed well during t...

5/8/2012 5/8/2012

) Lieutenant General Sir William Thornton KCB (1779–1840) was a British Army officer who served as Lieutenant Governor of Jersey. Military career Thornton was commissioned into the British Ar...

9/25/2008 5/8/2012

John Adair (January 9, 1757 – May 19, 1840) was an American pioneer, soldier and statesman. He was the eighth Governor of Kentucky and represented the state in both the U.S. House and Senate. Adair e...

11/20/2008 5/8/2012