War of 1812

Soule Family of New Bedford Massachusetts

SOULE (New Bedford family). The family bearing this name at New Bedford, Mass., is a branch of the Old Plymouth family, descending from George Soule, one of the “Mayflower” Pilgrims and a signer of the compact in 1620. The present head of the family is the Hon. Rufus Albertson Soule, citizen soldier, now collector of the port of New Bedford, who for many years has been a conspicuous figure in the business and political life of that place, a public servant of high and honorable service, one who as man, citizen and neighbor enjoys that popularity that comes to but few.

Ancestry of William Hartley Cary of Brockton, Massachusetts

William Hartley Cary was a prominent and respected citizen and business man of the city of Brockton, where his death occurred Dec. 9, 1899. As a citizen he enjoyed the esteem of the entire community, in which industrial center he had for nearly a quarter of a century been an influential and successful factor in the development of its business interests. Mr. Cary was born Jan. 10, 1852, in Charleston, Maine, son of William Harrison and Abigail (Ingles) Cary. His parents were both natives of Maine, although his earlier paternal ancestors were among the early settlers of North Bridgewater (now Brockton). A record of that branch of the Cary family through which Mr. Cary descended, which has been traced in direct line back in England to the year 1170, follows.

The Osage Massacre

When the treaty council with the Osage at Fort Gibson broke up in disagreement on April 2, 1833, three hundred Osage warriors under the leadership of Clermont departed for the west to attack the Kiowa. It was Clermont’s boast that he never made war on the whites and never made peace with his Indian enemies. At the Salt Plains where the Indians obtained their salt, within what is now Woodward County, Oklahoma, they fell upon the trail of a large party of Kiowa warriors going northeast toward the Osage towns above Clermont’s. The Osage immediately adapted their course to that pursued by their enemies following it back to what they knew would be the defenseless village of women, children, and old men left behind by the warriors. The objects of their cruel vengeance were camped at the mouth of Rainy-Mountain Creek, a southern tributary of the Washita, within the present limits of the reservation at Fort Sill.

Descendants of Nicholas Snow of Eastham, MA

Nicholas Snow, a native of England, came to this country in 1623 in the ship “Ann,” locating in Plymouth, where he had a share in the division of land in 1624. In 1634 he removed to Eastham, where he became a prominent citizen. His home was on the road from Plymouth to Eel river, on the Westerly side. He was admitted a freeman in 1633, and was elected town clerk at the first meeting of the town of Eastham, holding that office sixteen years. He was deputy to the General Court from 1648, three years; selectman from 1663, seven years. He and his son Mark signed the call to Rev. John Mayo to settle as their minister in 1655. He was one of Gov. Thomas Prence’s associates. He married at Plymouth, Constance, daughter of Stephen Hopkins, who came over in the “Mayflower.” Constance herself came in the “Mayflower.” She died in October, 1677. Mr. Snow died Nov. 15, 1676, in Eastham, Mass.

Expeditions of Fowler and James to Santa Fe, 1821

When Pike returned from his western expedition and related his experiences in Santa Fe and other places among the Spaniards, his accounts excited great interest in the east, which resulted in further exploits. In 1812, an expedition was undertaken by Robert McKnight, James Baird, Samuel Chambers, Peter Baum, Benjamin Shrive, Alfred Allen, Michael McDonald, William Mines, and Thomas Cook, all citizens of Missouri Territory; they were arrested by the Spaniards, charged with being in Spanish territory without a passport, and thrown into the calabazos of Chihuahua, where they were kept for nine years. In 1821, two of them escaped, and coming down Canadian and Arkansas rivers met Hugh Glenn, owner of a trading house at the mouth of the Verdigris, and told him of the wonders of Santa Fe. Inspired by the accounts of these travelers, Glenn engaged in an enterprise with Major Jacob Fowler and Captain Pryor for an expedition from the Verdigris to Santa Fe.

Record of Connecticut Men in the War of 1812

Record of Connecticut men who served in the Regular Army and the Militia in the War of 1812 compiled from rosters on file in Adjutant-General’s Office, Washington D. C. by authority of the general assembly Record of Connecticut Militia in the War of 1812 compiled from rosters on file in Adjutant-General’s Office, Washington D. C. …

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The Meeting in 1811 of Tecumseh and Apushamatahah

The meeting in 1811, of Tecumseh, the mighty Shawnee, with Apushamatahah, the intrepid Choctaw. I will here give a true narrative of an incident in the life of the great and noble Choctaw chief, Apushamatahah, as related by Colonel John Pitchlynn, a white man of sterling integrity, and who acted for many years as interpreter …

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Major Shoot’s Battalion of Mississippi Militia

Major Shoot’s Battalion Of Mississippi Militia Captain William Bate’s Company Captain Samuel Dale’s Company Captain John Jones’ Company Captain Josiah D. Lister’s Company Alexander, Jordan, private Allen, David, private Allen, Drewry, private Angle, John, private Arnold, Jesse, private Austin, Evan, first lieutenant Austin, Jeremiah, private Baimbridge, Thomas, private Bankson, John, private Bates, William, captain Benge, …

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Major Dale’s Battalion of Mississippi Militia

Major Dale’s Battalion Of Mississippi Militia Austill, Evan, captain Bedingsfield, George, private Creaugh, Gerard W., first lieutenant Baffin, James, adjutant Dale, Samuel, major Dodd, Jessey, private Dukes, H., private Elliot, Charles, private Finley, Norris, private Fisher, Charles, private Ford, James, sergeant Foster, William, private Gentry, Elijah, private Gentry, James, sergeant Glass, John, private Hammond, Jacob, …

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Lieutenant-Colonel Nixon’s Regiment

Lieutenant-Colonel Nixon’s Regiment Aarons, Joshua, private Adams, Isaac, private Adams, John, private Adams, William, private Adcock, Reuben, private Alexander, Robert, Ensign Allen, William, private Allison, William, private Anderson, Absalom, private Anderson, Harriss, corporal Anderson, John, private Anderson, Robert, sergeant Anderson, Samuel, private Anding, George, private Anding, John, private Andrews, Clevers, private Andrews, Philo, quartermaster Applewhite, …

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Lieutenant-Colonel Neilson’s Detachment of Mississippi Militia

Lieutenant-Colonel Neilson’s Detachment Of Mississippi Militia Captain David T. W. Cook’s Company Captain John Joor’s Company Captain William A. Lucas’ Company Captain Nathan H. Luse’s Company Captain Samuel K. Sorsby’s Company Captain Francis Wood’s Company Adams, Joseph, private Adams, Thomas C., sergeant Aldridge, George, private Aldridge, Sylvester, private Anden, George, private Anderson, Ephraim, private Anderson, …

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Colonel Claiborne’s Regiment of Mississippi Militia

Colonel Claiborne’s Regiment Of Mississippi Militia Captain Gerard C. Brandon’s Company Captain William Elliott’s Company Captain Philip A. Engel’s Company Captain Jacob Guice’s Company Captain Philip Hill’s Company Captain Randal Jones’ Company Captain Zachariah Lea’s Company Captain Lewis Paimboeuf ‘s Company Captain John H. Shanks’ Company Abby, Consider, sergeant Adams, Samuel, private Aldred, Ezra, corporal …

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Hinds’ Battalion of Cavalry, Mississippi Militia

Hinds’ Battalion Of Cavalry, Mississippi Militia Captain John Doherty’s Company Captain Henry Dunn’s Company Captain Samuel Gerald’s Company Captain James Kempe’s Company Captain John G. Richardson’s Company Captain John J. W. Ross’ Company Captain Jedediah Smith’s Company Alexander, Robert, private Alford, Robert, private Alfred (nigger), servant Allen, , servant Allred, John, private Anderson, Benjamin, corporal …

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Lieutenant Drury M. Allen’s Company of Mounted Gunmen

Lieutenant Drury M. Allen’s Company Of Mounted Gunmen Allen, Drury M., lieutenant Box, James, private Briant, John, private Brown, Alexander, private Brown, Thomas G., private Crage, John, private Dublin, James, private Ferrell, David, private Ice, Thomas, private Lancaster, Aaron, private Lancaster, Thomas, private Landers, Henry, private Leonax, Nathan, private

Carson’s Regiment of Mississippi Militia

Carson’s Regiment Of Mississippi Militia Adcock, John, private Alexander, Joseph, private Alexander, Jourdan, private Allen, David, private Austill, Jeremiah, sergeant Baimbridge, James, private Baldwin, Benjamin, quartermaster sergeant Baldwin, William, private Bates, John, private Bazer, Edward, corporal Bazer, Thomas, private Bemus, James, corporal Binge, Harris, sergeant Bird, William, private Blackwell, David, private Black well, James, private …

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