6 May 1812,
...This document is the appointment of Lewis Smith as Ensign in the 1st Regiment of the Lincoln Militia by Sir Isaac Brock. This document was signed in May 1812
; 6 months prior to Brock's death in the Battle of Queenston Heights.
The Lincoln Militia was raised, around the early 1790s, following...
...This document is a certification that Capt. John D. Servos served in the 1st Regiment of the Lincoln Militia during the summer and winter of 1812
as well as the summer of 1813. It also provides details of his good service to the country and is signed by Col. Claus of the same regiment....
17 October 1812, This is a letter from Joseph Clement, Ensign of the 1st Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, concerning the guards located between the Queenston Camp and Corbin's Inn. He stated that he visited them between 2 and 5 pm and found them to be present and alert. On the back of the letter is the muster roll...
, p. 15, p. 15
...The recollections of the Honourable James Crooks, a well known merchant in Niagara, and a Captain in the 1st Lincoln Militia during the War of 1812
. It begins by discussing the Orders in Council passed by Britain, which prohibited communication between Britain and its dependencies with countries...
...This plume with red and white feathers and a wooden base would have been placed on a soldier's shako. It is believed to have belonged to William Smith who was in the 1st Regiment of the Lincoln Militia during the War of 1812
. The white and red plume was usually worn by a soldier in a battalion...
13 May 1806, This document is a certificate appointing John Servos, Gentleman, as Ensign in the Lincoln Militia in Queenston on May 13, 1806, by Robert Hamilton, Lieutenant in the County of Lincoln.
...This document is an affidavit regarding the surrender of a lease for land, 1500 acres, on Charlotte River in Otsego County, New York, by John D. Servos. Servos was a Captain in the 1st Regiment of the Lincoln Militia in Niagara during the War of 1812
. This document provides insight into his...
20 AUG 1810, This document is a certificate appointing John Dease Servos, Gentleman, as Lieutenant of a Company in the 1st Regiment of Militia in the County of Lincoln and District of Niagara, commanded by Colonel Ralfe Clench, on August 20th, 1810. It is signed by Francis Gore, Lieutenant Governor of Upper...
2 Jan 1809, This document is a certificate appointing John Dease Servos, Gentleman, as Ensign of a Company in the 1st Regiment of Militia in the County of Lincoln and District of Niagara, commanded by Colonel Ralfe Clench, on January 2nd, 1809. It is signed by Francis Gore, Lieutenant Governor of Upper...
23 October 1815, The document is a certificate appointing John D. Servos as Captain of the 1st Regiment of the Lincoln Militia in the Niagara district on October 23rd, 1815. The appointment was assigned by Francis Gore, Esq., the Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Upper Canada.
... of the Peace, a Trustee of the Niagara Public School and Commissioner of Customs for the Niagara District. In 1807 he began realigning the British Government with the chiefs of the Six Nations against the Americans. He was appointed to the Legislative Council and when the War of 1812
broke out, he was a...
... Incorporated Militia during the War of 1812
. It is said that he was at Fort George on March 27, 1813 when it was taken by American troops. He was also severely wounded at Lundy's Lane on July 25, 1814 when he was struck 7 times but was able to recover from his wounds. Unfortunately, McDougal had health...
22 December 1812,
...This document is a list of members of Captain John D. Servos' company of the First Lincoln Regiment Militia. It lists each soldier's name, and sometimes age, present or absent during roll call on December 22, 1812
. This regiment is known to have participated in the Battle of Queenston Heights...
... the War of 1812
25 May 1833,
...A receipt for John D. Servos acknowledging the payment of 58 pounds, 17 shillings and 7 pence, or one third of his losses incurred during the war of 1812
, from John Henry Dunn, Esq, his Majesty's Receiver General for the Province of Upper Canada. As the Receiver General, Dunn was responsible...
...This document is the military ledger of Captain John D. Servos' company of the First Lincoln Regiment Militia. It lists each soldier's name, and sometimes age, present or absent during role call approximately between July 1812
and April 1813. This regiment is known to have participated...
4 June 1810, This is a muster roll, dated June 4th, 1810, for George Lawrence's Company of the 1st Regiment Militia for the County of Lincoln.
Names included are:
Captain George Lawrence, Lieutenant John Servos, Ensign William Servos, Sergeant Raefe Clench, Sergeant Albert Kerr, Sergeant James Muirhead,...
This uniform coat was worn by Captain MacMicking of the Lincoln Militia, 1st Regiment. The double breasted coat is red brushed wool broadcloth with black lace on the dark blue wool lapels, collar and cuffs. There is a stand up collar "Skirt" at the back, one epaulet on the right shoulder and four...
...This uniform coat belonged to Colonel Aeneas Shaw of the 1st Regiment of the Lincoln Militia during the War of 1812
. It is believed to be a staff officer uniform and has five pairs of buttons down the front with the "GR" cipher of the British Militia. This wool coat is double breasted...
April 1813, This document is the muster roll of Captain Servos Company of the 1st Regiment of the Lincoln militia from April 25, 1813 to May 24, 1813.
The following are some of the names included:
John D. Servos, Captain, Wm. Powers, Lieut. , Portland Secord, Ensign, James Bunting, Sergeant, John Cain,...
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