Sunday, December 18, 2011

John Dobyns In The Kentuckians' Campaign To Canada

 Found an extract of a will for a War of 1812 veteran, John Dobyns:

Muhlenberg Co., KY, Wills, p. 16
John Dobyns, dec’d settlement Oct 4, 1815
Commissioners James Rice and Richard Thompson
Admin: Lew Dobyns (& Richard Thompson)
Credit by cash received for the service of John Dobyns in the campaign of Governor Shelby to CanadaApproved by Jany Cty Ct 1817
Book II pgs 68-69

From a Muhlenberg-related website:
Roll of Captain Lewis Kincheloe'sCompany In Kentucky Mounted Volunteer Militia,
commanded by Colonel William Williams.
Enlisted at Newport, Kentucky, September 11, 1813.
(This company took part in the battle of the Thames, October 5, 1813.)
Lewis Kincheloe, Captain.
Charles F. Wing, Lieutenant. John Dobyns, Ensign.John W. Langley, Corporal.

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