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Adam Book (abt. 1786 - abt. 1869)

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Adam Book
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Categories: 5th Regiment of Lincoln Militia, Canada, War of 1812 | 2nd Regiment of York Militia, Canada, War of 1812.

Adam Book served in the 5th Regiment of Lincoln Militia, Canada in the War of 1812
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Biography

Adam was born about 1786. He was the son of John Book and Anna Gertraute Zimmerman. He passed away about 1869.[1]

During the War of 1812, Adam Book served as a private in the 5th Lincoln Militia and on one occasion in the 2nd York Militia. These two regiments were often stationed together and men were transferred between them as needed. Family history had Adam at the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy’s Lane but Adam’s name did not appear in the payrolls for either regiment at Lundy’s Lane. He may have been serving in another regiment or corps or been there in another capacity.

In 1812, Adam Book served in Capt. Samuel Hatt’s 5th Flank Company of the 5th Lincoln Militia. [2]

He served from September 25 to October 24, 1812 in Capt. Samuel Hatt’s Flank Company and was present at the Battle of Queenston Heights on October 13th. [3]

On October 13, 1812, Adam was wounded in action at the Battle of Queenston Heights while serving in Capt. Samuel Hatts’ Co. [4]

He served from October 25 to December 16, 1812 in the same company. [5]

He served from May 25 to May 31, 1813 in Captain Israel Dawdy’s Company. [6]

He served from July 23 to 25, 1813 in the same company. [7]

He served from October 6 to 10, 1813 in Capt. Peter Bowman’s Company. [8]

He served from December 7 to 13, 1813 in a detachment under the command of Ensign Henry Beasley of the 2nd York Militia. [9]

He served from October 13 to 30, 1814 in Capt. Daniel Young’s Company. [10]

On January 24, 1816, he certified the war claim of John Kelley as a resident of Ancaster Twp. [11]

On July 2, 1831, Adam Book, a yeoman of Ancaster Twp. and a former private in a flank company of the 5th Lincoln, received 100 acres the west half of Lot 30, Con. 3, Amaranth Twp. [12]

Sources

  1. A source for this information is needed.
  2. Collections Canada, War of 1812: Upper Canada Returns, Nominal Rolls and Paylists, Microfilm t-10379, pages 252-257
  3. Collections Canada, War of 1812: Upper Canada Returns, Nominal Rolls and Paylists, Microfilm t-10386, pages 929-931 & t-10387, pages 27-30, 64-67, 111-114, & 188-191
  4. Robert Malcomson, A Very Brilliant Affair, The Battle of Queenston Heights, 1812, Robin Brass Studio Inc., 2003
  5. Collections Canada, War of 1812: Upper Canada Returns, Nominal Rolls and Paylists, Microfilm t-10386, pages 932-933 & t-10387, pages 249-252, 310-313, & 939-940
  6. Collections Canada, War of 1812: Upper Canada Returns, Nominal Rolls and Paylists, Microfilm t-10386, pages 1125-1126 & 1153-1155
  7. Collections Canada, War of 1812: Upper Canada Returns, Nominal Rolls and Paylists, Microfilm t-10386, page 1124
  8. Collections Canada, War of 1812: Upper Canada Returns, Nominal Rolls and Paylists, Microfilm t-10386, pages 1049 & 1158
  9. Collections Canada, War of 1812: Upper Canada Returns, Nominal Rolls and Paylists, Microfilm t-10384, pages 210-212
  10. Collections Canada, War of 1812: Upper Canada Returns, Nominal Rolls and Paylists, Microfilm t-10386, pages 956, 975, & 1189-1190
  11. Collections Canada, The War of 1812: Board of Claims for Losses, 1813-1848, Microfilm t-1132, pages 859-862
  12. Ontario Archives, Militia Land Grants Register, Microfilm MS693, Reel 140, Volume 132, Grant 2078


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On 14 Aug 2016 at 21:26 GMT Fred Blair wrote:

I have added new information to this profile as part of the wikitree War of 1812 Project and linked it to the project pages. I am not related to this family.

Please email me, if you would like more information on this family, to look at my source documents, or have questions about the war and other veterans.



Adam is 15 degrees from George Barnes, 26 degrees from Amy Utting and 18 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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