Soldiers of 1812
Woodford County, Illinois Genealogy Trails

The War of 1812 was fought between the United States and Great Britain from June 1812 to the spring of 1815, although the peace treaty ending the war was signed in Europe in December 1814. The main land fighting of the war occurred along the Canadian border, in the Chesapeake Bay region, and along the Gulf of Mexico; extensive action also took place at sea.

Below is a list of soldiers whose bounty land grants were located in Woodford County, IL. This list was originally complied by A. F. Marshall, L. J. Freese & Milo Custer - 1913. The words "War of 1812" in deeds were omitted in condensing this material. Information was taken from material that was complied by the Bloomington-Normal Genealogical Society 1968.

Soldiers Name

Rank

Company

Regiment

Warrant #

Date of Deed

Book #

Page #

Abbae, Ahaz Corp. Capt. Hix N. Y. Militia 10960 Jesse Hammer, assignee Apr 15, 1853 6 misc. 239
Bacon, Martin Pvt. Capt Lovell' N. Y. Militia 85685 Christian Gish,assignee Oct 2, 1854 5 misc. 501
Barrows, Chester Pvt. Capt. Kellogg N. Y. Militia, Volunteer 5 ser 7138 Geo. W. Casseday, assignee Jun 1, 1854 5 misc 496
Bartlett, Alexander Pvt. Capt. Gilbert Mass. Militia 66350 James S. McCord, assignee Jun 1, 1853 5 misc 26
Bartlett, William Lieut. Capt. Nye Ohio Militia 81310 Elizabeth Bartlett, widow, Jul 1, 1861 U 28
Beazeley, Richard       47442 Samuel B. Kingston, assignee, Mar 28, 1861 (what war? cert. only) J 332
 Beya, Daniel, I Pvt. Capt. ?? Co. Van Rensselaer's Regt, N. Y. 4331 Geo. W. Bitty, assignee, May 9, 1853 83 297
 Blanchard, William Pvt. Capt. Marston 5th Regt., U.S. Inf. 17645 Peter Wiltz, assignee, Mar 1, 1854 62, G 563, 462
Blowns, Abel  Pvt. Capt. Armstrong 23rd Regt, Inf. Navy 27134 Anna Clemment, sister & Elizabeth Ney, Ezra Blowns Jr., grandchildren & heirs, Mar 16, 1846 (also Mar 1856?) E, X 226, 144
Bohannon, John Sr Pvt. Capt. Weadon VA Militia 36075 James E. Wiley, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 H 347
Boutwell, Kendal Pvt. Capt Walker ? Regt, VT Militia 60040 Elijah Willson, assignee, May 7, 1853 83 441
Broaddus, Lansford Pvt. Capt. Ian Kusley 111th Regt. VA Militia 36943 William Jury, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 A.A. 211
Brown, Thomas Pvt. Capt. Cougell PA. Riflemen 18704 Kersey H. Fell, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 77 572
Brumfield, Thomas Pvt. Capt. Sowers VA Militia 24100 James H. Wathen, assignee, May 5, 1853 66 135
Burr, Henry H. Pvt. Capt. Crains PA. Militia 32632 Geo. W. Finley, assignee, Feb 20, 1857 K 71
Cannon, Simeon       4916 Nov 6, 1849 (what war? cert. only) E 133
Chase, Allen Pvt. Capt. Delano 23rd Regt. U.S. Inf. 23706 Asa H. Dnforth, assignee, Mar 1, 1856 50 265
Clark, William Pvt. Capt. Strong Mass. Militia 62171 Charles H. Waldron, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 83 441
Conover, David Pvt. Capt. Shirley KY. Militia 11901 Wm. Thompson, assignee, May 5, 1853 4Misc 537
Conover, Dominicus Pvt. Capt. Shearley KY. Militia 13887 Wm. Thompson, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 4 Misc 536
Corman, Joshua       14495 Joshua Kirk, assignee, Jul 31, 1852 (what war? cert only) I 157
Cowan, Joseph S. Pvt. Capt. Jones GA. Volunteer Creek War 36128 Alfred G. Curtenius, assignee, Mar 1, 1854 33 390
Cramer, John Pvt. Capt. Hoff PA. Militia 33740 Elizabeth Cramer, widow, Oct 19, 1854 6 Misc 420
Crawford, Samuel       8901 John Frantzes, assignee, Jul 30, 1852 (what war? cert. only) H 110
Cutter, Moses Pvt. Capt. Burnap 31st Regt, U.S. Inf. 2892 Isaac Fisher, assignee, Jul 1, 1854 31 526
Dale, Josiah       45132 Edward Damerell, assignee, Jul 3, 1850 (cert only) H 175
Davidson, Henry Pvt. Capt. Merrick & Neale 36th Regt. U.S. Inf. 4108 Jean A. Smith, Allice Smith, assignee, Dec 1, 1855 K 365
Davidson, John 3rd Lt Capt. Brannon S.C. Militia 30403 John Brewer, assignee, Mar 27, 1870 33 57
Davis, Benjamin Pvt. Capts. Root & Sillicks N.Y. Militia 20451 Peter Heller, assignee, Mar 1, 1854 62 563
Davis, Owen Non -Com. Officer Capt. Ashton OH Militia 36589 Mary Davis, widow, Thomas C. Mitchell, assignee, Dec 1, 1855 K 364
Davis, Willis S. Pvt. Capt. Hubbard 5th Regt. VA Militia 24900 Geo. L. Gibson, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 4 Misc 275
Dawson, Joseph Lt.   28th U.S. Inf & 4th U.S. rifles 24254 A. C. thrift, minor child, Geo. W. Danforth, assignee, Mar 18, 1850 54 569
Dickerson, Benjamin Pvt. Capt. Bledsoe 1st Regt, TN Militia 45741 John L. Green, assignee, Oct 2, 1854 7 Misc 91
Dearborn, Winthrop S. Pvt. Capt. Chadwick 34th Regt., U.S. Inf. 11798 Jesse Hammers, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 4 Misc 277
Douglas, John Pvt. Capt. Chesnut S.C. Militia 40739 Martha Douglas, widow, James S. Mitchell, assignee, Dec 1, 1855 K 362
Ezell, Gelliam M.       23536 John F. Obermyre, assignee, Oct 5, 1869 (cert. only) A.A. 397
Farrah, Isaac Pvt. Capt. Barnham & Oriatto ? OH Militia 21981 James . Wathen, assignee, Jul 1, 1854 6 Misc 78
Flood, Patrick       61926 Catharine Rouke, Jul 17, 1850 (cert only) E 83
Forsyth, Samuel Pvt. Capt. Syles 5th Regt, VA Militia 26549 John Frantzes, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 5 Misc 219
Furry, Abraham ? ? ? 25604 Willard Fisher, assignee, Jul 30, 1852 ( Act of Sep 28, 1850) AA 26
Gant, Joseph Pvt. Capt. Jones 8th Regt. U.S. Inf. 12728 Elizabeth Gant, widow, Stephen T. Logan, assignee, May 5, 1853 3 Misc 185
Gish, Christian Pvt. Capt. Lewis VA Militia 14070 May 7, 1853 77 573
Gray, James Pvt. Capt. Ward VA Militia 6524 Daniel Shupe, assignee, May 7, 1853 83 96
Ham, Reuben Pvt. Capt. Waugh Maine Militia 42171 Henry M. Robinson, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 77 571
Hanna, Thomas Pvt. Capt. Thomson S.C. Militia 11870 Geo. W. Casseday, assignee, Sep 1, 1853 56 408
Hawkins, Andrew Pvt. Capt. Francis KY Volunteer Waynes War (1794) 49809 Lenuel W. Chambers, assignee, Jan 10, 1855 K 383
Hawkins, Daniel Pvt. Capt. Ewings N.C. Volunteer, Cherokee War 2086 Christian Gish, assignee, Feb 10, 1855 5 Misc 501
Herron, John       38718 John Clark, assignee, Sep 15, 1853, (cert. only) M 8
Hill, William Pvt. Capt. Cole 6th Regt, VA Militia 36626 Mary Hill, widow, Joseph Garber, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 66 196
Hulin, Peter Pvt. Capt. Pratt N.Y. Militia 27625 J. J. Taylor, assignee, May 5, 1853 33 402
Irick, Peter       12445 Willard Fisher, assignee, July 30, 1853 (Act of Sep 28, 1850) AA 26
Jackson, Jacob Pvt. Capt. Brock TN Volunteer 4996 Job Clark, assignee, Feb 20, 1857 83 320
Jenkins, Benjamin Pvt. Capt. Warnes N.H. Militia 24958 Christian Gish, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 77 574
Judson, Henry 2nd Sergt. Capt. Parks 3rd Regt., Conn. Militia 12010 John Woods, assignee, Jul 1, 1853 77 463
Kelly, Alexander Pvt. Capt. Armstrong OH Volunteer 36284 George Robinson, assignee, Jun 3, 1873 39, J 177, 277
Kerr, Hugh       70982 David Deweese, assignee, Aug 5, 1852 (cert. only) F 298
Lang, Milton       86225 Jesse M. Springer, assignee, Oct 5, 1859 (cert. only, dated at Kickapoo, R.T.) N 453
Leach, James Pvt. Capt. Moore N? Inf (3 ser.) 18840 John C. Taylor, assignee, May 9, 1853 33 391
Legree-, Daniel M.       56038 (cert. only) D 290
Lennon, James Pvt. Capt. Williams 1st Regt. OH Militia 21243 Jean A. Smith, Alice Smith, assignee's K 367
Levison or Lewison, Andrew Pvt. Capt. Hamilton KY Militia   May 7, 1853 47 485
Lewis, Benjamin       20451 Peter Heller, asignee, May 3, 1853 (cert. only) G 63
Lidfords, John Sgt. Capt. Lidfords TN Volunteer 61197 Jacob Houder, assignee, Mar 1, 1854 77 462
Lifford, Amos Pvt. Capt. Livin VA. Militia 8220 Nicholas Moore, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 77 757
Mabee, Levi       5568 Dec 11, 1855 (cert. only) Y 60
Maddux, Edward C. Pvt. Capt. Hadley 1st Regt. KY Mtd. Vols 69541 Jacob Bantee, assignee, May 10, 1851 31 490
Maroin, James Pvt. Capt. Hathaway & Capt Dentin 2nd Regt, US Volunteer 3959 Lois Maroin, widow, Apr 15, 1853 Y 273
Marschall, Thomas Pvt. Capt. Collior 26th Regt. U.S. Inf. 23041 T. H. Sevier, assignee, Jan 10, 1855 66 429
Mathews, Jeremiah Pvt. Capt. Elliston & Capt Dunnagan KY. Militia 51720 Jan 10, 1855 L 382
McAlaster, Athiel Pvt. Capt. Duncan TN. Militia 30406 Jacob Houder, assignee, Mar 1, 1854 83 162
McAuey, Donimick       36038 (cert. only) D 290
McBee, Turner       6051 Jul 13, 1875 (cert. only) 51 10
McCalister, Daniel Pvt. Capt. Keen 5th Regt, VA. Militia 10838 Edward F. Leonard, assignee, Apr 1, 1860 46 458 & 334
McLoskey, John Sgt. Major 1st Regt. OH. Militia   4977 Thomas C. Mitchell, assignee, Dec 1, 1855 K 360
McLaughlin, David Corp. Capt. Kratzer OH. Militia 29426 George W. Kingston, assignee, Mar 1, 1855 AA 337
Miller, Samuel Pvt. Capt. Fisher PA. Militia 96859 John Fulwiler, assignee, Feb 20, 1857 83 317
Mitchell, Thomas Pvt. Capt. Anchey PA. Militia 55580 Dec 1, 1855 K 361
Mitchell, William Pvt. Capt. William 2nd Regt. OH. Militia 654 Jean A. Smith, assignee, Dec 1, 1855 K 363
Moor, John Pvt. Capt. King N.Y. Militia 11017 George W. Betty, assignee, May 9, 1853 83 404
Morton, Robert Pvt. Capt. Hook MD. Militia 32356 Xavier Myer, assignee, ? (also Henry Moyer, assignee, G63?), Nov 1, 1880 50 183
Nance, Thomas Pvt. Capt. Campbell 3rd Regt. U.S. Riflemen 10469 Richard T. Gill, assignee, Jul 1, 1853 5 Misc 328
Nettles, William G ? ? ? 23552 Edward Walden, assignee, Apri 22, 1869 (Act of 1850; cert. only) AA 215
Nicholson, Jacob       62395 Peter Heller, assignee, Sep 7, 1852 (cert. only) G 346
Noble, Austin Pvt. Capt. Scott 98th Regt. VA. Militia 54700 Hugh M. Berks, assignee, Mar 1, 1854 77 461
Overfield, Peter Pvt. Capt. Davis 1st Regt. VA. Militia 2239 Kersey H. Fell, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 66 388
Palmer, William Capt. Wm Palmer's Co. 5th Regt. VA. Militia 38361 Asahel Gridley, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 60 542
Pennybacker, Joel Pvt. Capt. Bayle VA. Militia 31960 James H. Wathen, assignee, Jul 1854 5 Misc 165
Perkins, John W. Pvt. Capt. Johnston TN. Militia 10253 Geo. W. Fridley, assignee, Mar 1, 1856 4 Misc 258
Perry, Henry I. Pvt. Capt. Stevens VA. Militia 44643 Geo. W. Fridley, assignee, Feb 20, 1858 4 Misc 260
Perry, Wm. Pvt. Capt. Massie 8th Regt. VA. Militia 27403 Sarah Perry, widow, Joseph Gerber, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 66 387
Pharr, John H. Pvt. Capt. Pope GA. Militia 26382 Christian Forney, assignee, Jul 2, 1853 83 167
Pickett, Hugh W. Corp. Capt. Morris 28th Regt. U.S. Inf. 5627 Richard T. Gill, assignee, Aug 14, 1899 3 Misc 342
Powell, Hugh Pvt. Capt. King GA. Militia 32305 Joseph Maurer, Isaac Stout, assignee's, Apr 15, 1853 83 42
Prince, Israel Sgt. Capt. Morrill 1st. Regt. U.S. Inf. 10794 Orpha Prince, widow, Thomas W. Gill, assignee, Apr 15, 1852 77 467
Ramsbury, Joseph Pvt. Capt. Shaver MD. Militia 56643 Robert Parminter, assignee, Jul 2, 1853 40 244
Ramsey, Silas       58916 Aug 8, 1852 (cert. only) J 488
Randall, Orman       70711 Dec 13, 1855 (cert. only) Y 66
Richmond, Lewis Pvt. Capt. Van Veighton 23rd Regt. U.S. Inf. 66700 Thomas N. Gill, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 83 10
Rouke, Catharine & Patrick Flood       61926 (cert. only) E 83
Sadler, Wm. H. Corp. Capt. Felter 1st Regt. VA Militia 38412 Geo. A. Gibson, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 4 Misc 276
Sailor, Phillip ? Capt. William 1st Regt. OH. Militia 29147 Jean A. Smith, Alice Smith, assignee's, Dec 1, 1855 K 364
Sargent, Daniel Pvt. Capt. Haley 1th Regt. U.S. Inf. 17472 Thomas N. Gill, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 83 508
Savacool, or Sappercool, John Pvt.   US Volunteer 15904 Cline A. Gish, assignee, May 5, 1853 40 358
Scott, James Pvt. Capt. Child TN. Militia 56221 Kersey H. Fell, assignee, May 5, 1857 5 Misc 123
Seay, Stephen Pvt. Capt. Clark 4th Regt. VA. Militia 5730 John S. Benson, assignee, Apr 2, 1857 83, J 316, 387
Sherwood, Samuel Pvt. Capt. Heaton 1st Regt. OH Militia 5033 Susannah Sherwood, widow, Jean A. Smith, Alice Smith, assignee's, Dec 1, 1855 K 361
Schutt, Peter Pvt. Capt. Van Veither N.Y. Militia 60552 Jas. S. McCord, assignee, Jun 1, 1853 5 Misc 25
Slough, Peter Pvt. Capt. Walker PA. Militia 56269 Richard Blackmore, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 46 124
Smith, Daniel I. Pvt. Capt. Sickle NY Volunteer 19541 Dec 1, 1852 77 368
Smith, English, ? Pvt. Capt. Irwin GA. Militia 27067 Geo. W. Casseday, assignee, Nov 10, 1854 46 406
Smith, John, H. Pvt. Capt. Cook N.Y. Militia 43648 Benjamin Lombard, assignee, Feb 20, 1857 83 140 ?
Snider, Geo., K. Pvt. Capt. Linnard PA. Militia 48757 Matthew T. Scott, assignee, Oct 2, 1854 39 304
Soper, Chester Pvt. Capt. Blanchard Conn. Militia 40482 Asahel Gridley, assignee, Jul 1, 1853 6 Misc 250
Sprague, Amasa Musician Capt. Cumber 55th Regt. N.Y. Militia 23064 William Finley, assignee, Apr 5, 1853 77 570
Stephens, Jacob       27860 John Frantzes, assignee, Jul 30, 1852 (cert. only) H 110
Stephens, Silas Capt. Silas Stephens 24th Regt. U.S. Inf. 18788 Catharine Stephens, widow, asahel Gridley, assignee, May 5, 1853 60 42, 43
Stevenson, Charles Ensign Capt. Courtney 134th Regt. PA Militia   Apr 15, 1853 4 Misc 429
Sunderland, Richard Capt. Richard Sunderland 1st Regt. OH. Militia 900 Jean A. Smith, Alice Smith, assignee's, Dec 1, 1855 K 366
Taggard, Wm. Pvt. Capt. Weatherbury 37th Regt. U.S. Inf. 19760 Geo. W. Casseday, assignee, Jan 2, 1854 4 Misc 418
Taylor, Giles Pvt. Capt. Martin N.Y. Militia 8951 Apr 15, 1853 6 Misc 221
Thomas, Thomas Pvt. Capt. Grant 4th Regt. KY. Mtd. Volunteer 1259 L. P. Hereford, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 6 Misc 206
Thorndyke, Joseph, W. Corp. Capt. Curtis Maine Militia 63157 Asahel Gridley, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 66 17
Tool, John J. Pvt. Capt. Meek VA. Militia 45120 Wesley Hanna, assignee, Mar 1, 1854 3 Misc 221
Tyson, Stephen Corp. Capt. Skellman 64th Regt. N.Y. Militia 56094 William Finly, assignee, Apr 15, 1853 83 1
Wells, Asa Pvt. Capt. Burns & other Co's. VT. Militia 40028 James H. Wathen, assignee, May 5, 1853 66 134
Winthrow, Joel Pvt. Capt. Cartmill VA Volunteer 10499 Mar 1, 1854 77 460
Zeller, John Pvt. Capt. Gunckels 1st Regt. OH. Militia 11070 Jas. S. Mitchell, assignee, Dec 1, 1855 K 366

 

This is a FREE website.
If you were directed here through a link for which you paid $ for, you can access much more FREE data via our Woodford County index page at http://genealogytrails.com/ill/woodford/

Also make sure to visit our main Genealogy Trails History Group website at http://genealogytrails.com/ for much more nationwide historical/genealogical data and access to our other state/county websites