18 June 2011

War of 1812

One year from today will be the 200th Anniversary of start of War of 1812. On 18 June 1812 the US declared war on Brittain.
On 1-3 June 2012 the Ontario Genealogical Society will hold their annual Conference in Kingston. The theme will be 'Borders and Bridges'.
Anyone who lost an ancestor in the war may be interested in viewing the following web site
http://www.1812casualties.org/ It is possible to enter data in more than one box.
Anyone with ancestors in 100th Reg. of Foot should be aware that in Feb 1816 the 100th was renumbered to the 99th. A large number of Soldiers and their Officers settled in Goulbourn Twp.
Carleton County

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