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Gilbert Baldwin (1795 - 1836)

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Gilbert Baldwin
Born in Dutchess, New York, USAmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
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Died in Michigan City, La Porte, Indiana, USAmap
Baldwin-98 created 10 Sep 2010 | Last modified
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Categories: 2nd Regiment of York Militia, War of 1812.

Gilbert Baldwin from 2nd Regiment of York Militia participated in the War of 1812.

Biography

During the War of 1812, Gilbert Baldwin served as a private in the 2nd York Militia which was recruited in the area from the City of Oakville to the City of Burlington. On June 4, 1812, he was selected at 18 years of age for service in Capt. William Applegarth’s 2nd Flank Company. [1]

On August 16, 1812, he served under Capt. Samuel Hatt, of the 5th Lincoln Militia, in a militia detachment at the capture of Fort Detroit. [2]

He served from August 24 to December 20, 1812 in Capt. Applegarth’s Flank Company. [3]

Sources

  1. Collections Canada, War of 1812: Upper Canada Returns, Nominal Rolls and Paylists, Microfilm t-10379, pages 95-99 & 208-215, t-10383, pages 1186-1188, & t-10384, pages 287-289
  2. Justus A. Griffin, Wentworth Historical Society, Volume 4, Wentworth Historical Society, Hamilton, 1905, Militia Rolls of 1812, page 112
  3. Collections Canada, War of 1812: Upper Canada Returns, Nominal Rolls and Paylists, Microfilm t-10384, pages 144-149 & 151-160

Acknowledgements

  • This person was created through the import of Kester Family Tree.ged on 10 September 2010.


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