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  • Edward Bliven of Westerly (c.1674 - 1718)
    Edward Bliven Find A Grave Memorial# 104273407 Edward Bliven Lot, Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA Also known as: Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Westerly #12
  • Lieut. Thomas Harrison, Il (1657 - 1726)
    Thomas Harrison, born in March 1657. He served in King Phillip's War, was Ensign in 1697, was a Lieutenant in 1709, in Queen Anne's War , and was also in the expedition into Canada. He married his st...
  • Lt. Nathaniel Stevens (1661 - 1709)
    Notes for Lt. Nathaniel Stevens: gravestone on north wall of Grove St. Cemetery in New Haven, formerly in the Old Cemetery on New Haven Green; died while serving as a Lt. in Queen Anne's War; No pr...
  • Col. Benjamin Church (1639 - 1718)
    Children of Richard Church (ca 1608 - 1668) & Elizabeth Warren: 3. Col. Benjamin Church, b. circa 1640 at Plymouth or Duxbury, MA; m. Alice Southworth. biography Benjamin Church was a promine...
  • Admiral Sir John Leake (1656 - 1720)
    Sir John Leake (4 July 1656 – 21 August 1720) was an English Admiral in the Royal Navy and a politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1708 to 1715. Leake was born at Rotherhithe, the secon...

This is another project covering a period of America, not much researched or talked about.'s_War

Queen Anne's War (1702–1713), as the North American theater of the War of the Spanish Succession was known in the British colonies, was the second in a series of French and Indian Wars fought between France and England, later Great Britain,[1] in North America for control of the continent. The War of the Spanish Succession was primarily fought in Europe. In addition to the two main combatants, the war also involved numerous Native American tribes allied with each nation, and Spain, which was allied with France. It was also known as the Third Indian War (the first having been King Philip's War, the Second Indian War being King William's War and the Fourth Indian War being Dummer's War). [3]

The war was fought on three fronts:

  • Spanish Florida and the English Province of Carolina were each subjected to attacks from the other, and the English engaged the French based at Mobile in what was essentially a proxy war involving primarily allied Indians on both sides. The southern war, although it did not result in significant territorial changes, had the effect of nearly wiping out the Indian population of Spanish Florida, including parts of present-day southern Georgia, and destroying Spain's network of missions in the area.
  • The English colonies of New England fought with French and Indian forces based in Acadia and Canada. Quebec was repeatedly targeted (but never successfully reached) by British expeditions, and the Acadian capital Port Royal was taken in 1710. The French and Indians executed raids against targets in Massachusetts (including present-day Maine), most famously raiding Deerfield in 1704.
  • On Newfoundland, English colonists based at St. John's disputed control of the island with the French based at Plaisance. Most of the conflict consisted of economically destructive raids against the other side's settlements. The French successfully captured St. John's in 1709, but the British quickly reoccupied it after the French abandoned it.

Following a preliminary peace in 1712, the Treaty of Utrecht ended the war in 1713. It resulted in the French cession of claims to the territories of Hudson Bay, Acadia, and Newfoundland to Britain, while retaining Cape Breton and other islands in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Some of its terms were ambiguous, and concerns of various Indian tribes were not included in the treaty, setting the stage for future conflicts.