Categories: 2nd Regiment of York Militia, Canada, War of 1812.
Samuel was born about 1784. He is the son of Jacob and Betsey Muma. In 1809, he married Elizabeth Misener. He died in 1865.
During the War of 1812, Samuel Muma served as a private in the 2nd York Militia. He served from October 17 to 24, 1812. 
He deserted from October 25 to November 24, 1812 from the same company. 
He was absent from September 17 to October 24, 1813 from Captain William G. Hepburn’s Company. 
On September 16, 1815, he made a war claim as a resident of Beverly Twp. for losses to allied Indians. In October, 1813, he lost three-quarters of a ton of hay. In July, 1814, he lost a breeding sow and had eighty pounds of beef taken from a barrel by force. In November he lost a heifer. James Blaney of Ancaster Twp. swore that he saw the Indians horses and cows destroy the grain. On August 28, 1823, he resubmitted his claim as a former resident of the Village of Dundas and at the time a yeoman of Dumfries Twp. 
On March 29, 1825, he certified the war claim of Daniel Prime as a resident of Dumfreys Twp. 
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