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  • Gilbert Bastedo (1777 - 1865) - War of 1812
    Gilbert Bastedo (1777 - 1865) - War of 1812
    imagetext  2014,     SACRED In the memory of Gilbert Bastedo Born in Schenectady N.Y. Died Feby. 8, 1865 Aged 87 Yrs & 4 Mos XXXX Maybe PsXXIII 4 Wife's information follows, with something written after her "aged" info and then Ps XXIII 4 at the end
    imagetext  2014,   SACRED In the memory of Gilbert Bastedo Born in Schenectady N.Y. Died Feby. 8, 1865 Aged 87 Yrs & 4 Mos XXXX Maybe PsXXIII 4 Wife's information follows, with something ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Thomas Atkinson - War of 1812
    Thomas Atkinson - War of 1812
    imagetext  2014,     Served: Lieutenant 2nd York Regiment in 2nd Flank Company Burial: UEL: Little is known about the early history of Thomas Atkinson. What we do know is, he was an early settler in Nelson Township. In the 1806 land draw, he drew Lot 6 Con 1 SDS (2014; between Dundas Street ...
    imagetext  2014,   Served: Lieutenant 2nd York Regiment in 2nd Flank Company Burial: UEL: Little is known about the early history of Thomas Atkinson. What we do know is, he was an early ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Augustus Bates (1765 - 1842) - War of 1812
(brother of William Bates (1758 - 1844)
    Augustus Bates (1765 - 1842) - War of 1812 (brother of William Bates (1758 - 1844)
    imagetext  2014,     (A double stone, art/shield?) To the GLORY of GOD and in Thanksgiving for the United Empire Loyalists TRUE TO CROWN AND FAITH AUGUSTUS BATES BORN June 29, 1765 DIED June 6, 1842 Aged 77 ELIZABETH Wife of AUGUSTUS BATES BORN OCT 1, 1772 DIED APR 15, 1847 Aged 75
    imagetext  2014,   (A double stone, art/shield?) To the GLORY of GOD and in Thanksgiving for the United Empire Loyalists TRUE TO CROWN AND FAITH AUGUSTUS BATES BORN June 29, 1765 DIED June ...
    Burlington Historical Society
  • Captain William Bates (1758 - 1844)
    Captain William Bates (1758 - 1844)
    imagetext  2014,     Service: Sergeant Queens Rangers (served under John Graves Simcoe 1800) Militia (enlisted 1806) Burial: UEL: Yes William Bates was born in 1758 in Stamford, Connecticut to John Bates and Sarah Bostick. William was a loyalist who settled at the Head-of-the-Lake in 1798. He operated the King's Head Inn, built in ...
    imagetext  2014,   Service: Sergeant Queens Rangers (served under John Graves Simcoe 1800) Militia (enlisted 1806) Burial: UEL: Yes William Bates was born in 1758 in Stamford, Connecticut to John Bates and Sarah ...
    Burlington Historical Society
    1812 History
  • Robert Best (ca 1777 -  )
    Robert Best (ca 1777 - )
    imagetext  2014,     Service: Burial: UEL: In 1816 Robert Best made a sundries petition in Nelson Township. On Jan. 27, 1816 he made a land petition as a resident of Nelson township. He stated he was a native of Yorkshire, England; he was 38 years old; had been in the province for about ...
    imagetext  2014,   Service: Burial: UEL: In 1816 Robert Best made a sundries petition in Nelson Township. On Jan. 27, 1816 he made a land petition as a resident of Nelson township. He ...
    Burlington Historical Society
    1812 History
  • John Brant (1794 - 1832)
    John Brant (1794 - 1832)
    imagetext  2014,     Service: Leader of the Six Nations Warriors Burial: Entombed with his father at Her Majesty's Chapel of the Mohawks, Brantford UEL: John was born 27 Sept. 1794 the youngest son of the Mohawk chief Joseph Brant and his wife Catharine. His early life was spent in the Mohawk Village on ...
    imagetext  2014,   Service: Leader of the Six Nations Warriors Burial: Entombed with his father at Her Majesty's Chapel of the Mohawks, Brantford UEL: John was born 27 Sept. 1794 the youngest son ...
    Burlington Historical Society
    1812 History
  • John Talbot Chambers (ca 1769 - 1843)
    John Talbot Chambers (ca 1769 - 1843)
    imagetext  2014,     Service: Militia: Private Burial: UEL: Son of a loyalist John Talbot Chambers, who was the son of John Chambers, arrived in Nelson Township ca 1804 from Pennsylvania. He married Jane McCormick in New York. In 1806, one of their daughters was born in Richard Beasley's home on Burlington Heights (near ...
    imagetext  2014,   Service: Militia: Private Burial: UEL: Son of a loyalist John Talbot Chambers, who was the son of John Chambers, arrived in Nelson Township ca 1804 from Pennsylvania. He married Jane ...
    Burlington Historical Society
    1812 History
  • George Chisholm  (1752 - 1842)
    George Chisholm (1752 - 1842)
    imagetext  2014,     Service: Militia: Captain, 2nd York Regiment Burial: UEL: Yes George Chisholm emigrated from Inverness, Scotland, settling in the Catskill Mountains in New York State. He joined the British Army in 1777 fighting with General Burgoyne. He became acquainted with Joseph Brant and John Graves Simcoe. After the war George moved ...
    imagetext  2014,   Service: Militia: Captain, 2nd York Regiment Burial: UEL: Yes George Chisholm emigrated from Inverness, Scotland, settling in the Catskill Mountains in New York State. He joined the British Army in ...
    Burlington Historical Society
    1812 History
  • William Chisholm  (1788 - 1842)
    William Chisholm (1788 - 1842)
    imagetext  2014,     Service: Militia: Ensign (May 8, 1811) 2nd York Regiment in 2nd Flank Company Ensign 5th Lincoln Regiment Lieutenant (Dec. 25, 1812) Battalion of Incorporated Militia Burial: Oakville/St. Mary's Cemetery, Oakville Ontario UEL: Son of a loyalist William was born 15 Oct. 1788 in Nova Scotia to George Chisholm and Barbara ...
    imagetext  2014,   Service: Militia: Ensign (May 8, 1811) 2nd York Regiment in 2nd Flank Company Ensign 5th Lincoln Regiment Lieutenant (Dec. 25, 1812) Battalion of Incorporated Militia Burial: Oakville/St. Mary's Cemetery, Oakville ...
    Burlington Historical Society
    1812 History
  • Jonathan Davis (ca 1783 -  )
    Jonathan Davis (ca 1783 - )
    imagetext  2014,     Service: Militia: Private in a flank company Burial: UEL: In 1806 Jonathan Davis owned part of Lot 18 Con 1 NDS - the middle lot between Guelph Line and Brant Street, and between the first and second Sideroads north of Dundas Street (2014) On June 4, 1812 he was selected ...
    imagetext  2014,   Service: Militia: Private in a flank company Burial: UEL: In 1806 Jonathan Davis owned part of Lot 18 Con 1 NDS - the middle lot between Guelph Line and Brant ...
    Burlington Historical Society
    1812 History
  • Michael Grote/Groat (before 1794)
    Michael Grote/Groat (before 1794)
    imagetext  2014,     Service: Militia: Private Burial: UEL: Michael Grote, "African" was born before 1794. In 1806 Joseph Brant sold 140 acres from Brant's Block to Michael. The 1817 map of the area shows him owning parts of two lots to the north of Asahel Davis' property. The only War of 1812 record ...
    imagetext  2014,   Service: Militia: Private Burial: UEL: Michael Grote, "African" was born before 1794. In 1806 Joseph Brant sold 140 acres from Brant's Block to Michael. The 1817 map of the area ...
    Burlington Historical Society
    1812 History
  • Ebenezer Guise/Guire/Guires/Quire
    Ebenezer Guise/Guire/Guires/Quire
    imagetext  2014,     Service: Militia: Private Burial: UEL: In 1806, Joseph Brant sold a lot from Brant's Block to Ebenezer Guise. The 1811 Nelson Township map shows him owning part of Lot 22 Con 2 SDS. The 1817 map shows him owning 100 acres on the east part of Michael Grote's land. During ...
    imagetext  2014,   Service: Militia: Private Burial: UEL: In 1806, Joseph Brant sold a lot from Brant's Block to Ebenezer Guise. The 1811 Nelson Township map shows him owning part of Lot 22 ...
    Burlington Historical Society
    1812 History
  • Samuel Hedggers/Hedges (Ca 1792-)
    Samuel Hedggers/Hedges (Ca 1792-)
    imagetext  2014,     Service: Militia: In a flank company Burial: UEL: The June 1806 map of land grants shows a Samuel Hedggers owning land on the lakeshore at Walker's Line. It is not likely to be this Samuel Hedggers as he would have been only 14 years old. At the start of the ...
    imagetext  2014,   Service: Militia: In a flank company Burial: UEL: The June 1806 map of land grants shows a Samuel Hedggers owning land on the lakeshore at Walker's Line. It is not ...
    Burlington Historical Society
    1812 History
  • Captain William George Hepburne
    Captain William George Hepburne
    imagetext  2014,     Service: Militia; a flank company Burial: UEL: William George Hepburne was a merchant in Flamborough West Township. As such, on July 19, 1806 he made a land petition to lease Lot 5 Con 3 in West Flamborough. Instead, the lease of a Crown Reserve lot was recommended. He leased lot ...
    imagetext  2014,   Service: Militia; a flank company Burial: UEL: William George Hepburne was a merchant in Flamborough West Township. As such, on July 19, 1806 he made a land petition to lease ...
    Burlington Historical Society
    1812 History
  • Ephraim Hopkins (1784 - 1852)
    Ephraim Hopkins (1784 - 1852)
    imagetext  2014,     Service: Militia: Private Burial: Stoney Creek Municipal Cemetery UEL: Son of a loyalist Ephraim came to Canada with the rest of his family in 1801. His father, Capt. Silas Hopkins, was fined 1000 pounds and imprisoned for three years for his loyalties to the Crown during the American Revolution. After ...
    imagetext  2014,   Service: Militia: Private Burial: Stoney Creek Municipal Cemetery UEL: Son of a loyalist Ephraim came to Canada with the rest of his family in 1801. His father, Capt. Silas Hopkins, ...
    Burlington Historical Society
    1812 History
  • Royal Hopkins
    Royal Hopkins
    imagetext  2014,     Service: Traitor Burial: UEL: We know Royal lived in Nelson Township on the north side of Dundas Street. His brother David owned a hotel there. In the War of 1812, Royal was a traitor deserting to the enemy. After the war in 1816, the Crown tried to confiscate the Inn ...
    imagetext  2014,   Service: Traitor Burial: UEL: We know Royal lived in Nelson Township on the north side of Dundas Street. His brother David owned a hotel there. In the War of 1812, ...
    Burlington Historical Society
    1812 History
  • Henry Huffman/Hufman (1785 - 1862)
    Henry Huffman/Hufman (1785 - 1862)
    imagetext  2014,     Service: Militia: Private Burial: UEL: Henry Huffman was born to Christopher Huffman and Grace Ann Smith in 1785. In 1809 he was granted by the Crown Lot 22 Con 1 NDS (on the north side of Dundas Street, second lot east of Brant St.) When war was declared in 1812, ...
    imagetext  2014,   Service: Militia: Private Burial: UEL: Henry Huffman was born to Christopher Huffman and Grace Ann Smith in 1785. In 1809 he was granted by the Crown Lot 22 Con 1 ...
    Burlington Historical Society
    1812 History
  • Robert Huggins Sr. (ca 1766 -)
    Robert Huggins Sr. (ca 1766 -)
    imagetext  2014,     Service: Militia, Private Burial: UEL: In 1810 Robert Huggins petitioned for a land grant on Dundas Street. In June 1812, at the outbreak of the War of 1812 he was not selected, at age 46, for service in a flank company. He is on the militia payroll from Oct. 17 ...
    imagetext  2014,   Service: Militia, Private Burial: UEL: In 1810 Robert Huggins petitioned for a land grant on Dundas Street. In June 1812, at the outbreak of the War of 1812 he was ...
    Burlington Historical Society
    1812 History
  • Thomas Hunt (1771 - 1855)
    Thomas Hunt (1771 - 1855)
    imagetext  2014,     Service: Militia, Private Burial: Scotsville, Ontario UEL: Thomas Hunt was born on 16 Oct. 1771 to Edward Hunt and Hannah Pierson of New Jersey. In 1795 he married Catherine Dodder and moved to Dundas in 1811. During the War of 1812 he served from Oct. 17 to Dec. 19 1812. ...
    imagetext  2014,   Service: Militia, Private Burial: Scotsville, Ontario UEL: Thomas Hunt was born on 16 Oct. 1771 to Edward Hunt and Hannah Pierson of New Jersey. In 1795 he married Catherine Dodder ...
    Burlington Historical Society
    1812 History
  • Elizabeth Kerns (1800 - 1872)
    Elizabeth Kerns (1800 - 1872)
    imagetext  2014,     Elizabeth Kerns, born in 1800 to Nicholas and Catherine Kerns, was moved by the plight of the sick and injured during the War of 1812, and often helped the village doctor. By the time she was 20 she was a skilled practitioner, known throughout the community as Dr. Elizabeth. She ...
    imagetext  2014,   Elizabeth Kerns, born in 1800 to Nicholas and Catherine Kerns, was moved by the plight of the sick and injured during the War of 1812, and often helped the village ...
    Burlington Historical Society
    1812 History
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