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  • Arent (Aaron) Stevens (1762 - 1814)
    Hung for Treason, Ancaster Heights Bloody Assige. Had been Commissaire in Indian Department in Butler's Rangers during the American Revolution. Brother John and father Nicholas also served with Rangers...
  • Adam Crysler (1774 - 1814)

Bloody Assize of 1814

19 men were tried for High Treason. 15 men convicted of treason and sentenced to be hung and executed .

“[the prisoners shall be] hanged by the neck, but not until they be dead, to be cut down alive, and their entrails to be taken out and burnt before their faces, and their heads cut off and their bodies divided into four quarters and their heads and quarters disposed of at the King's pleasure…”