Sunday, June 18, 2017

What The War Demonstrated

The war of 1812-15 did much to demonstrate the truth that a free government may also be a strong government; the freest nation in the world the strongest. [Source]

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

On Retreat From Fort George

British Military and Naval Records (RG 8, C Series) - INDEX ONLY
Microform: c-11837 [Image 5327]

McDonald, David.  Private.  Provincial Dragoons.

Re Horse taken by the enemy on retreat from Fort George, 14 - 6 - 1813.

C. 704. pp. 148, 147, and 131-159.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Affidavit For Timothy Baker

Affidavit of Timothy Howe, of Quincy, Branch, Michigan...who had known Timothy Baker since 1810.  Timothy Howe and Timothy were enrolled in the same company in the War of 1812. [Source]


Timothy Baker volunteered about 15 September 1813 and discharged about 15 December 1813.

Timothy Baker's affidavit taken in Livingston County, New York (he was a resident of Sparta), stated that Timothy Baker was a sergeant in Company of Light Infantry commanded by Captain Daniel Calkins (also mentioned Colonel George Fleming) and that he volunteered at Aurelius, Cayuga County, New York.  He was honorably discharged about 15 December 1813 in Upper Canada at Fort George. [Source]

14 April 1871 Timothy Baker was a resident of Geneseo, Livingston, New York.

Timothy Baker (Jr.) was my 1st cousin, 6x removed.