The Constitution and register of membership of the General Society of the War of 1812
June 1, 1908
Descendant Members of the Illinois Society. Pages 161-166
Contributed to ILGenWeb by Norma Haas
Elected. Member’s Last Name, First Name, State No.
1895. Adams, William Porter, 1
155 West Washington Street, Chicago.
Grandson of Eliphalet Davis (1 796-1879), Private in “Volunteers” engaged in throwing up breastworks on Dorchester Heights for the defense of Boston, Massachusetts, 1814.
1906. Akin, Henry Charles Robeson, 44
Orchard Lake, Michigan.
Great-grandson of Thomas Robeson (1793-1870), in United States service as Drummer and Fifer in Captain Selden Morgan’s Company, Twenty-seventh (Major Commandant Rudolph J. Shoemaker’s) Regiment, New York Militia, October 5-November 18, 1814. At Sackett’s Harbor.
1903. Anderson, Charles Henry, 42
608 Equitable Building, Denver,
Col. Great-grandson of James Anderson (1790), enlisted January 21, 1812, for five years in Captain Enos Cutler’s Company, Seventh Regiment, United States Infantry, September 22, 1812; transfered to Captain Moses Sweet’s Company, United States Artillery. In March, 1816, transferred to Captain James T. B. Romayne’s Company, United States Artillery. Honorably discharged January 21, 1817.
1907. Babcock, William Henry, 46
6518 Minerva Avenue, Chicago.
Great-grandson of Lodowick Stanton Babcock (1767-1828), in United States service as Captain of Company of Cavalry, New York Volunteers, October 6, 1812-October 15, 1813.
1897. Bascombe, Western Radford, 28
11 West Twenty-fifth Street, New York City.
Grandson of Stephen Watts Kearney (1793-1848), First Lieutenant Thirteenth Regiment, United States Infantry (Colonel Peter Philip Schuyler), March 12, 1812; Captain same, April 1, 1813. Taken prisoner at battle of Queenston Heights, October 13, 1812; afterward exchanged, and served as Captain through the war. Subsequently Major General, United States Army.
1905. Brown, James Edgar, 43
138 Washington Street, Chicago.
Grandson of Samuel Byrne Brown (1793-1859), in United States service as Private in Captain George J. Davison’s Company, Virginia Militia, January 29-May 27, 1814; at Norfolk, Virginia.
1899. Burnett, Willard Elmer, 35
St. Joseph, Missouri.
Grandson of Charles Gale (1793-1869), in United States service as Private in Captain Stephen King’s Company, Lieutenant Colonel Commandant Worthy L. Churchill’s Regiment, New York Volunteers, December 20, 1813-January 5, 18 14. Also in Captain Daniel Buel’s Company, First (Lieutenant Colonel Commandant John Harris’) Regiment, New York Militia, January 26-April 15, 1814.
1891. Bryan, Hon. Charles Page, 3
United States Minister to Portugal, Lisbon.
Great-grandson of William Bryan, in United States service as Lieutenant in Captain Joseph Mallory’s Company, Colonel Armistead’s Regiment, Virginia Militia, March 25-August, 1813.
1894. Cadle, Henry, 8
Representative of John Cadle ( 1822), Surgeon’s Mate, United States Navy, July 24, 1813; Surgeon, March 27, 1818.
Carr, Camillo Casatti Cadmus, Brigadier General, 10
United States Army, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Great-grandson of John Koontz, Colonel Thirty-first Regiment of Infantry, Brigadier General Robert Taylor’s Brigade, Virginia Militia; 1813-1814.
1894. Cromwell, Charles, 2
200 Adams Street, Chicago.
Grandson of Nathan Cromwell ( 1837), Adjutant of Lieutenant Colonel Commandant John Regan’s Regiment; also Adjutant First (Stiner’s) Regiment, Eleventh Brigade, Brigadier General Tobias E. Stansbury, Maryland Militia; July 21-N0vember 9, 1814.
Farrington, Charles Lincoln, 7
East Peoria, Tazewell County.
Grandson of Elijah Farrington (1781-1861), in United States service as Private in Captain Samuel L. Van Voorhees’ Company, Sixty-first Regiment, New York State Militia, Lieutenant Colonel Commandant Barnabas Carver, September 6-October 5, 1814.
1902. Garnsey, John Henderson, 41
Barber Building, Joliet.
Great-grandson of Daniel C. Henderson (1784-1840), Adjutant of Lieutenant Colonel Commandant Christopher P. Bellinger’s Twenty-seventh Regiment, New York Detached Militia, September, October and November. 1S14; at Sackett’s Harbor.
1901. Harrison, Carter Henry, 34
295 Schiller Street, Chicago.
Great-grandson of William Russell (1758-1825), Colonel Seventh Infantry, United States Army, May 3, 1808. Honorably discharged June 15, 1815.
1902. Henry, William Louis, 36
542 Jos Campau Avenue, Detroit, Mich.
Grandson of Stephen Chambers Henry, M. D. (1786-1834), Private in Captain Richard Smyth’s Company of Major James Witherell’s Detachment of Michigan Volunteer Cavalry. Enlisted April 21, 1812, for twelve months; was detached as Surgeon by order of Brigadier General Hull, and surrendered prisoner of war at Detroit, August 16, 181 2.
1895. Jarves, Deming, 19
5 Front Street, Detroit, Mich.
Son of Deming Jarves (1790-1868), in United States service as Private in Captain George Sullivan’s (Boston) Company of Artillery, “New England Guards,” Massachusetts Militia, June 1323, 1814. Served under command of Captain William Bainbridge, United States Navy, at Charlestown Navy Yard.
1907. Jordan, Charles Philander, 45
Rosebud, South Dakota.
Grandson of John Jordan (1780-1832), in United States service as private in Captain Samuel Caldwell’s Company, Colonel George Adams’ Regiment, Ohio Militia, August 23-September 12, 1812.
1894. Jordan, Scott, 5
3040 Kenmore Avenue, Chicago.
Great-grandson of John Jordan (1780-1832), in United States service as Private in Captain Samuel Caldwell’s Company, Colonel George Adams’ Regiment, Ohio Militia, August 23-September 12, 1812.
1901. Lawrence, Frederick Kendall, 39
333 Postal Telegraph Building, Chicago.
Great-grandson of Johnson Kendall (1778-1851), in United States service as Private in Captain Reuben Gray’s Company, New York State Militia, September 8, 1812-November 2, 18 12.
1896. Lockhart, Jacob Trumbull, 22
Son of Thomas Lockhart (1793-1885), in United States service as Private in Captain Joel Haskin’s Company, Ohio Volunteer Militia, seventy days, from January 31, 181 5.
1899. McCord, James Hamilton, 31
St. Joseph, Missouri.
Great-grandson of John Field ( 1836), Captain Eighth Regiment, Fourth Brigade, Brigadier General John H. Cocke, Virginia Militia; 1812-14.
1895. McCormick, Hon. Robert Laird, 9
421 North Yakima Avenue, Tacoma, Washington.
Great-grandson of Hugh White (1 737-1822), Colonel of Lycoming County Regiment, Pennsylvania Militia; 1812.
1902. Reid, William Magraw, 40
100 East Thirty-sixth Street, Kansas City, Mo.
Grandson of John Charles Reid ( 1861), served in Captain Dunnington’s Company of Virginia Militia.
1899. Riggs, Manfred Moses, 33
116 South Sixth Street, St. Joseph, Mo.
Son of Moses Riggs (1795-1886), Corporal in Captain Jeremiah Fisher’s Company, First Regiment, Massachusetts Militia; 1814.
1896. Slocum, James Edward, 23
108 Dearborn Street, Chicago.
Great-grandson of Johnson Kendall (1778-1851), in United States service as Private, Captain Reuben Gray’s Company, New York State Militia, September 8-November 2, 1812.
1901. Wyeth, Huston, 37
St. Joseph, Mo.
Great-grandson of Presley Morris, in United States service as Quartermaster, First Regiment, Ohio Mounted Militia, September 14-October 14, 1812. Also Brigade Major, Third Brigade, Ohio Militia, July 28-September 5, 1813.