Categories: 2nd Regiment of York Militia, War of 1812.
During the War of 1812, John Forsyth served as a private in the 2nd York Militia. He served from September 21 to September 26, 1813 in Capt. Samuel Ryckman’s Company. 
He served from September 12 to 20, 1814 in the same company. 
On October 6, 1815, he made a war claim as a resident of Barton Twp. for losses to Indians. From June to December, 1813, he had 6 hogs and 5 sheep taken. In September, 1814, he had five hogs taken. John Snider of Barton Twp. and Caleb Forsyth of Ancaster Twp. certified the claim. On September 2, 1823, he resubmitted his 1815 war claim as a resident of Ancaster Twp. 
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