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North Point, Maryland -- September 12, 1814
Painting by Don Troiani, www.historicalimagebank.com

ALABAMA

ARKANSAS

Arkansas Military Grants, Cross County contributed by Michelle Slabaugh
BIVENS, JOHN - letter from pension application, Madison County contributed by Norma Adams
FOSTER, HENRY, 12th and 8th Inf. Regiments, SEARCY COUNTY, Robert Foster 
HARDING, JOHN
, Commanded by Maj. Pexcel Fowler contributed by Melinda Pennington
GLISSON, THOMAS, Capt. William Whitsett's Co., KY Militia contributed by Midge Stouffer
McKAY, ABRAHAM, Capt. John Netherton's Co., TN Foot Vols. contributed by G.W. Cornelius

Some Military Land Grants (by County), contributed by Linda Ayers

CALIFORNIA

              Some Military Land Grants in California for Soldiers for the War of 1812, Statewide Files, contributed by Linda Ayers

CONNECTICUT

WINCHELL, JAIRUS, Capt. Dan Deming's Co., Brigade Div., CT by Polly Weldon Siegel

See New Haven War Pensions for possible War of 1812 Pensioners. Anyone listed 60 years and younger in these files may have been involved in the War of 1812.

DELAWARE

SHORTS, NATHANIEL (rejected app.) Capt. John Buchanon's Rifle's Company, DE, contributed by Barbara

FLORIDA

HOWARD, EDWARD LEMUEL,"Power Monkey" in Navy, contributed by Leatha A. Betts
NALL, JAMES (widow's app.) Capt. Green's Regt., GA Militia, contributed by Elaine Nall Bay

Some Military Land Grants (by County), contributed by Linda Ayers

GEORGIA

ILLINOIS

CUNNINGHAM, STEWART (widow app.) 4th Regt., Indiana Militia, contributed by Gwendolyn Plyler
FORNIN, WILLIAM (Bounty Land Claim, Capt. Danial Huffman's Co., 4th Regt., VA Militia, contributed by Valerie F. Crook
GREEN, LUKE, contributed by Nancie Brunk
HARMON, WILLIAM & NANCY, Capt Shultz' Co 7 US Inf., contributed by Lynnea Dickinson

Some Military Land Grants (by County), *also Indian Wars, contributed by Linda Ayers

Adams
Alexander*
Bond
Brown
Bureau
Calhoun
Carroll
Cass
Champaign
Christian
Clark
Clay
Clinton
Coles
Cook
Crawford
Cumberland
Dekalb
De Witt
Douglas
DuPage
Edger
Edwards
Effingham
Fayette
Ford
Franklin
Fulton
Gallatin
Greene
Grundy
Hamilton
Hancock
Hardin
Henderson
Henry
Iroquois
Jackson
Jasper
Jefferson
Jersey
Jo Daviess
Johnson
Kane
Kankakee
Knox
Lake
La Salle
Lee
Livingston
Logan
Macon
Macoupin
Madison
Marion
Massac
McDonough
McHenry
McLean
Menard
Mercer
Monroe
Morgan
Moultrie
Ogle
Peoria
Perry
Pike
Platt
Pope
Pulaski*
Richland
Rock Island
Saline
Sangamon
Schuyler
Scott
Shelby
St. Clair
Stark
Stephenson
Tazewell
Union*
Vermillion
Wabash
Warren
Washington
Wayne
White
Whiteside
Will
Williamson
Winnebago
Woodford
*
*
*
*
*

INDIANA (Also see table)

Adams
Bartholomew
Benton
Boone
Brown
Cass
Clark
Crawford
DeKalb
Dubois
Elkart
Floyd
Fountain
Fulton
Gibson
Grant
Jackson
Jasper
Jay
Jennings
Kosciusko
Lake
La Porte
Lawrence
Madison
Marshall
Martin
Monroe
Morgan
Newton
Noble
Orange
Owen
Perry
Porter
Pulaski
Pike
Ripley
Scott
Spencer
St. Joseph
Starke
Statewide
Tipton
Vigo
Warrick
Washington
Wells
White
Whitley
*
*
*
*
IOWA

CAMERON, GEORGE (widow's app.) Capt. Peter Stilley's Co., PA Militia, contributed by Marilyn Morgan
GEARHART, DANIEL (widow's app.) Capt. Jacob Homel's Co., PA, contributed by Marilyn Morgan
WAR OF 1812 SOLDIERS buried in Dallas County, Iowa, contributed by Annette Lucas

Some Military Land Grants (by County), contributed by Linda Ayers

Adair
Adams
Allamakee
Appanoose
Benton
Black Hawk
Boone
Bremer
Buchanan
Butler
Calhoun
Carroll
Cass
Cedar
Cerro Gordo
Cherokee
Chickasaw
Clarke
Clay
Clayton
Clinton
Crawford
Dallas
Davis
Decatur
Delaware
Des Moines
Dubuque
Fayette
Floyd
Franklin
Fremont
Greene
Grundy
Guthrie
Hamilton
Hancock
Hardin
Harrison
Henry
Howard
Humboldt
Ida
Iowa
Jackson
Jasper
Jefferson
Johnson
Jones
Keokuk
Kossuth
Linn
Louisa
Lucas
Madison1
Madison2
Mahaska
Marion
Marshall
Mills
Mitchell
Monona
Monroe
Montgomery
Muscatine
O'Brien
Page
Plymouth
Pocahontas
Polk
Pottawattamie
Poweshiek
Ringgold
Sac
Scott1
Scott2
Shelby
Sioux
Story
Tama
Taylor
Union
Van Buren
Wapello
Warren
Wayne
Webster
Winnebago
Winneshiek
Woodbury
Worth
Wright
Washington
*
*
*
*
*
*

KANSAS

              Some Military Land Grants, Statewide Files, contributed by Linda Ayers

KENTUCKY

LOUISIANA              

BEAIRD, William Sr., 1875 & 1878 Letters Written concerning his War of 1812 Pension Application, contributed by Timothy D. Hudson
BOATRIGHT, Powhatan, Abstract of Compiled Service Record, contributed by Timothy D. Hudson
BRIGNAC, Alexander, (Widow's Application) Captain William Watson Company, Regiment Louisiana Militia, contributed by D.N. Pardue
CORKERN, James B., Bounty Land Application - Washington Parish, contributed by Edie McKinney Talley
ELLIOTT, William David, Rosters 10 and 20 Cons. Reg't., La. Mil., contributed by Bobby Duplissey
FAULK, John Tillman, Declouet's Regiment, Louisian Militia, Biography & Service Record, contributed by Richard Fox
FLETCHER, Jehu, Captain John K. Goff's Company, 7th Regiment, Louisiana Militia, Service Records, contributed by David Fletcher
KINCHEN, John, (Widow's Application) Capt. Cleavland's Co., MS Militia, contributed by D. N. Pardue and Donald W. Johnson
KNIGHT, Charles, Pension Application, contributed by Carolyn B. Henderson
SHAW, John C., Capt. L. I. Barbin's Company Light Artillery, Service Records, contributed by Sharon Shaw
"St. Helena Parish War Veterans",2nd Division, 12th & 13th Regiments, contributed by Inez Bridges Tate and D. N. Pardue

Some Military Land Grants (by Parish), contributed by Linda Ayers

Acadia
Avoyelles
Beauregard
Bossier
Caddo
Calcasieu
Caldwell
Catahoula
Claiborne
De Sota
E. Baton Rouge
E. Feliciana
Franklin1
Franklin2
Grant
Iberia
Jackson
Lafayette
Lincoln
Livingston
Natchitoches
Ouachita
Pointe Coupee
Rapides
Richland
Sabine St. Helena
St. Martin
St. Mary
St. Tammany
Tangipahoa
Union
Washington
Webster
Winn
*
MARYLAND
ABBOTT, JOHN, Pension, Capt. Brown's Co., Md. Militia, contributed by Cyndie Enfinger
ABBOTT, SAMUEL MOORE, Pension, Capt. Bailey's Co., Md. Militia, contributed by Cyndie Enfinger
ABELL, STANFIELD, Pension, Capt. Rodgers Md. Militia, contributed by Cyndie Enfinger
ABEY, JOSEPH
, Pension, Capt. Roger's Co., Md. Militia, contributed by Cyndie Enfinger
ADAMS, ARCHIBALD, Pension Capt. George Lake's Co., Md Militia, contributed by Cyndie Enfinger
ADAMS, BENJAMIN, Capt. J. J. Stull's Co., D. C. Militia, contributed by Cyndie Enfinger
ADAMS, JACOB, Capt. Jacob Baer's Co., Md. Militia, contributed by Cyndie Enfinger
ADAMS, SAMUEL, Capt. T. Marshall's Co., Md. Militia, contributed by Cyndie Enfinger
BUTLER, TOBIAS, Capt. John Bringle's Co., MD Militia, contributed by William H. Thayer
KELLER, Frederick (wife Anna Maria), Widow's Pension, Capt. Joseph Houston's Co., Md. Militia, contributed by Roland Keller
ROLISON, JESSIE (widow) Bounty Land Warrant (and image), contributed by Judy W. Lockard

SERVICE RECORDS

PRICE, GERARD, Nace's Regiment, MD Militia, contributed by Mark Anderson
PRICE, JARRET, 2nd Regiment (Schuchts'), MD Militia, contributed by Mark Anderson

MICHIGAN

              Some Military Land Grants for Soldiers of the War of 1812 (A - K), contributed by Linda Ayers
              Some Military Land Grants for Soldiers of the War of 1812 (L - Z), contributed by Linda Ayers
              War of 1812 Roster by Huron Shores Genealogical Society, database manager Alonzo J Sherman
              1840 Census Pensioners by Huron Shores Genealogical Society, database manager Alonzo J Sherman

MINNESOTA

1883 Le Sueur County Pension Lists contributed byKenneth Thomas
Frederick, Catherine (widow's pension), Capt Benjamin Horton's Co NY Militia, contributed by Lil Heselton
PETTIS, STEPHEN, Col. William Williams Regt., VT Militia, contributed by Douglas J. Peterson
THAYER, ISRAEL, SR. (widow app.) Capt. Ellis' Artillary Company, NY, contributed by Douglas J. Peterson

Some Military Land Grants by County, contributed by Linda Ayers

Anoka
Chisago
Houston
Pine
Ramsey
Washington
Statewide
MISSISSIPPI
1840 Pension List for Mississippi (includes some of 1812 soldiers and some Revolutionary soldiers) contributed by Marjorie Norris
Muster Roll - Hind’s Battalion of Cavalry, Mississippi Militia (Hind’s Dragoons) contributed by Sue Moore
War of 1812 1st Regiment Mississippi Volunteers Database contributed by Dr. Gregory A.  Waselkov

Some Military Land Grants in Mississippi (by County), contributed by Linda Ayers

MISSOURI

FOREN, WILLIAM Bounty Land Application - Greene County, contributed by Valerie F. Crook
WATKINS, PHILIP Abstract of War of 1812 pension application - Polk County, contributed by Doris Fountain

LAIN, JORDAN Camden County MO Archives Military Records: Regiment: Stewart’s Company TN Militia, contributed by Mary Bonsal

Some Military Land Grants in Missouri (by County), contributed by Linda Ayres

Adair
Andrew
Atchison
Audrain
Barry
Bates
Benton
Bollinger
Boone
Buchanan
Butler
Caldwell
Calloway
Camden
Cape Girardeau
Carroll
Carter
Cass
Cedar
Chariton
Christian
Clark
Clay
Clinton
Cole
Cooper
Crawford
Dade
Dallas
Daviess
DeKalb
Douglas
Dunklin
Franklin
Gasconade
Gentry
Greene
Grundy
Harrison
Henry
Hickory
Holt
Howard
Howell
Iron
Jackson
Jasper
Jefferson
Johnson
Knox
Laclede
Lafayette
Lawrence
Lewis
Lincoln
Linn
Livingston
Macon
Madison
Maries
Marion
McDonald
Miller
Mississippi
Moniteau
Monroe
Montgomery
Morgan
New Madrid
Newton
Nodaway
Oregon
Osage
Perry
Pettis
Phelps
Pike
Platte
Polk
Pulaski
Putnam
Ralls
Randolph
Ray
Ripley
Schuyler
Scotland
Scott
Shannon
Shelby
St. Charles
St. Clair
St. Francois
Statewide1
Statewide2
Ste. Genevieve
Stoddard
Stone
Sullivan
Texas
Vernon
Warren
Washington
Wayne
Webster
Worth
Wright
*

NEBRASKA

              Some Military Land Grants in Nebraska, Statewide, contributed by Linda Ayers

NEW JERSEY

ABEL, JOHN, Pension, Capt. Clements Co., N.J. Militia, contributed by Cyndie Enfinger
ABELL, WILLIAM, Pension Capt. Timothy Lyman's Co., Mass. Militia, contributed by Cyndie Enfinger
ACKERMAN, LAWRENCE, Pension, Capt. Nathaniel Board's Co., N.J. Militia, contributed by Cyndie Enfinger
ACKERSON, JOHN T., Pension Capt. Vancleve Moore's Co., N.J. Militia, contributed by Cyndie Enfinger
ADAIR, ROBERT, Pension, Capt. Webb's Co., N.J. Militia, contributed by Cyndie Enfinger
ADAMS, LEVI, Capt. Peter Cole's Co., N.J. Militia, contributed by Cyndie Enfinger
ADAMS, SAMUEL, Capt. McKissack's Co., N.J. Militia, contributed by Cyndie Enfinger
ADAMS, SOLOMON, Capt. Wescott's Co., N.J. Militia, contributed by Cyndie Enfinger
BREWSTER, WILLIAM (Widow's Land Bounty Claim) Capt. Carter's Co., NJ Militia, contributed by Fran Brewster

SERVICE RECORDS

WOOLEVER, JOHN, Capt. Francis Donlevy's Co., 3rd Regt., NJ Militia, contributed by Stewart J. A. Woolever

NEW YORK

BREWSTER, SAMUEL, Capt. Benjamin Horton's Co., NY, contributed by Jeannieology
BREWSTER, SAMUEL (Bounty Land Claim) Capt. Aaron DeCamp's Co., 83 Reg't, NY Militia, contributed by Jeannieology
BURLINGAME, URIEL, Capt. Elijah Carpenter's Co., NY Militia, contributed by Shelley Morrison
DAVIS, URIAN, Capt. Selic's Co., NY Militia, contributed by Rita Jacobs
DOWNING, LUTHER, (Widow's Land Bounty Claim) contributed by Jill Nick
RICE, JOEL, Also RICE, JOEL, (Widow's App), Captain Noadiah Hubbard's Regiment, contributed by Shelley Morrison
SMITH, PETER H., Ulysses, Tompkins County, NY, contributed by Ken Smith
ST LAWRENCE WAR OF 1812 PENSIONS, NY, contributed by John Austin
TYRER, LUTHER, Bounty Land Application, contributed by Nancy Poquette

PAYROLL RECORDS, etc.

COOK, JOHN R., Capt. Rudolph C. Cook's Co.,Major Frederick Getman's New York 19th Regiment, contributed by Jan Jordan
COOK, JR., JOHN R., Capt. John J. Cook, Major Frederic GETMAN Infantry Militia, contributed by Jan Jordan
COOK, JR., JOHN R., Major Frederic Getman Infantry Militia, contributed by Jan Jordan

ROSTER, etc.

HARRINGTON, TIMOTHY, Capt. Taylor's Co., 30th Inf., contributed by Jan Jordan
FRANKLIN COUNTY, NEW YORK VETERANS OF THE WAR OF 1812, contributed by John Austin
INDEX TO WAR OF 1812 PENSIONS, ST LAWRENCE, NY, contributed by John Austin
JUDD, WILLIAM H., Capt. Samuel H. Holly, Capt. Edmund B. Hill, contributed by Jan Jordan

NORTH CAROLINA

ANDERSON, MRS. THOMAS J. (MARY), Orange County, contributed by Mary Lu Nelson Johnson
EDGIN, SAMUEL
, Lincoln County, contributed by Eldon J. Edgin
FARMER, DAVID
, Ashe County, contributed by Tracey Farmer McMillion
FISHER, DORCAS LEVIS, Transylvania County, contributed by Philip Sheppard
HARDISON, WILLIAM, Duplin County, contributed by Martha Marble
McCLAIN, CHARLES, Buncombe County, contributed by Don Marsh
MITCHELL, JR., GEORGE, Wayne County, contributed by K. Mitchell
MITCHELL, Jr., GEORGE, Voucher 1813, Wayne County, contributed by K. Mitchell
PIPKIN, LOVETT, Wayne County, contributed by Guy Potts
PIPKIN, WILLIAM, Wayne County, contributed by Guy Potts
SURLES, SUSAN, Wake County, contributed by Bill Surles
TAYLOR, EDWIN, Lenoir County, contributed by Martha Mewborn Marble

Miscellaneous FRANKLIN COUNTY War Records, contributed by Sam West

OHIO

BEASLEY, THOMAS, Capt. Richard Lewis, discharge paper, Darke County, contributed by Sam McGibbon
BROWN, PETER, Abstract of War of 1812 pension application, Ross & Fayette Counties, contributed by Tracy
BUNCE, ISAAC, - Abstract of War of 1812 pension application - Lorain County, contributed by Bonnie M. Bunce
COLVILLE, JAMES WILSON, Capt. Samuel Colville's Co., 6th Regt., VA Militia, contributed by Ken Burroughs
ELLIOTT, PATRICK, Capt. David Buchanan's Co., 1st Regt., PA Infantry, contributed by Ken Burroughs
McLAIN, WILLIAM (widow's app.), Capt. Sanderson's Co., 27 Regt, Ohio Infantry, contributed by Don Marsh
NARAGONG, JACOB, Capt. Thomas Latta's Co., Ohio Militia, contributed by Nicky Eickerman
PORTERFIELD, SAMUEL C., Flotilla Man, PA, contributed by Ken Burroughs
SHIELDS, PATRICK (widow's app.), Ohio, contributed by Audrey Shields Hancock
WALLACE, ALLEN, Morrow County, Ohio, contributed by David Charlebois

LAND GRANTS

Some Military Land Grants in Ohio (A-K), contributed by Linda Ayres
Some Military Land Grants in Ohio (L-Z), contributed by Linda Ayres

OREGON

              Some Military Land Grants in Oregon, Statewide Files, contributed by Linda Ayres
              Some Military Land Grants in Oregon for Indian Warrior Soldiers of the War of 1812, contributed by Linda Ayres

PENNSYLVANIA

SOUTH CAROLINA
ASHLEY, THOMAS (Widow's Application) Captain Jacob Reed's Company, contributed by Candace Gravelle

BOUNTY LAND WARRANTS

ALEXANDER, HIRAM, 1st Regt (Means) South Carolina militia (Capt Hendrick's company), contributed by John Davis
ASHLEY, MOSES, Capt. William Ware and Cols. Carter & Youngblood , contributed by Candace Gravelle

TENNESSEE

TEXAS
BARBER, Jr., GEORGE, Capt. William Ford's Co., GA Infantry, contributed by David W. Morgan

BOUNTY LAND WARRANTS

BONNER, WILLIAM, Capt. Bowen's Company, Freestone County, from "War of 1812 Veterans in Texas" by Mary Smith Fay

VERMONT

VIRGINIA

WEST VIRGINIA

CUNNINGHAM, DAVID, (widow's application), Capt. Gabriel T. Wilkinson's Company, VA Militia, contributed by Linda C. Fluharty
DEQUASIE, William, (widow's application), Capt. James Hugh(e)'s Company, VA Militia, contributed by Amber Dalakas
FOREHAND, JOHN, (widow's application), Capt. Isaac T. Preston's Company, contributed by Valerie F. Crook
McCAN(N), William, (widow's application), Capt. John Botkin' s Company, contributed by Dorothy McCann-Phillips
McCLAIN, William, (widow's application), Capt. William C. Scott's Company, contributed by Don Marsh
RUCKER, Elzaphen, (widow's application), Capt. John McClung's Co., VA Militia, contributed by Cara Miller
SINK, Susannah, (widow's application), contributed by Janet King
SPENCER, James, (invalid's application), Capt. S. Taylor's Company, VA Militia, contributed by Brenda C. Dillon

WATTS, William, W., 7th & 8th Inf. Regiments, Enlistment & Pension, Berkeley County, contributed by Robert Foster 
ZACQUILL, Morgan, (widow's application), Capt. Morgan Zacquill's Company, contributed by Brian Core

MUSTER ROLLS  Brooke County, West Virginia, Soldiers of War of 1812, contributed by Janet Waite

Brooke County, Light Infantry, Muster Roll, contributed by Carol "CJ" Towery

BOUNTY LAND APPLICATION

McCAN(N), William, Capt. John Botkin's Company, contributed by Dorothy McCann-Phillips

ALL STATES
TATE & TAIT SURNAMES, Muster Roll, contributed by Dixie Tait Kirton

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