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Georgia Veterans that served in the War of 1812

If you have information on a person that served during the War of 1812 that you would like to share, please click here for submission instructions. The only requirement is that the person has some type of connection to Georgia, either born here, lived here or died here.

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ADAMS, Dennis
Born 1775 Pitt County, North Carolina
Died 1829 Lowndes County, Georgia
Dennis Adams served in Captain Tooke's Detachment; he was at Fort Mitchell Hartford on the Okmulgee River. He is listed on the muster roll of a detachment on Indian patrol 9 Nov 1814 - 22 Nov 1814.

Submitted by Robin Adams, 19 Oct 2002

ALLEN, Churchill/Churchwell (called Church)
Born 1799 in Georgia
Died 6 July 1857 Tallapoosa County, Alabama
Married 31 December 1818 Putnam County, Georgia to Sarah (Sally) Williamson
Service: Private in the Company of Captain Minton of the Georgia Militia, commanded by Colonel Thomas, 18 June 1812, discharged Savannah 15 January 1815. Received bounty land in Alabama based on his service and his application is on file.

Submitted by Glenda, Sep 2002

Born ca 1795
Died 1849 Henry County, Georgia
Served from 1 Oct 1814 to 7 March 1815 in Captain William Kindrick's Company, 1st Regiment (Mean's) South Carolina Militia from York County, South Carolina. Moved to Henry County, Georgia in 1830's where he died in 1849.

Submitted by John & Cathy, 30 Jan 2015

Born 1774
Died 1856
Served from 8 October 1814 to 14 March 1815 in Captain Burwell Pope's company attached to Lieutenant Colonel Jetright Thomas' 2nd Georgia militia from Oglethorpe County, Georgia.

Submitted by John & Cathy, 30 Jan 2015

BROOKE, Joseph Roger
Born 14 Oct 1783 Charles County, Mississippi
Died 26 Aug 1856 Marion, Lauderdale County, Mississippi
Buried: Purification Church Cemetery, Taliferro County, Georgia
During the War of 1812, Joseph Roger Brooke served with 3 Regiment (Wimberly's), Georgia Militia. He was stationed in Jasper County, Georgia.

Submitted by Brown V. Brooke, Sep 2002

Served while living in South Carolina
Lived and died in Forsyth County, Georgia
I have some records from Washington, DC.

Submitted by Joyce, Sep 2002

CHESHIRE, Philip Wood
Born 1790 Bladen County, North Carolina
Died 16 Apr 1874 Buford Community, Randolph, Georgia
Served North Carolina Militia from North Carolina with brother Turpin.
Pennsion Application filed with Randolph County Post Office.

Submitted by Gerry Hill, Sep 2002

Born 1786 Bladen County, North Carolina
Died 1861 Miller County, Georgia
North Carolina Militia from Bladen County on muster roll of the First Company of the 4th Regiment detached from 4th and 14th Brigades. First Company was detached from the Bladen Regiment (SOLDIERS OF THE WAR OF 1812 NORTH CAROLINA Pg 24).

Submitted by Gerry Hill, Sep 2002

DAVIS, Brittain
Born 9/29/1793 in Elbert County, Georgia
Died 11/13/1871 Blakes Ferry, Randolph County, Alabama
Brittain served in the War of 1812 under General John Floyd in the 1st Georgia Regiment as a Private. Division at Camp Hope near Fort Hawkins, Georgia. Enlisted 25 August 1813, discharged 9 March 1814 at Milledgeville, Georgia.

Submitted by Nanellen 14 Oct 2002

Born 1776, Edgefield District, South Carolina
Died 1838, Dallas County, Alabama

Submitted by William W. Hatcher Sr., Sep 2002

HOUSTON, Thomas A.
Born 1796 Georgia
Died 1875 Duval County, Florida (Burial Site unknown)
M Served as Private in Captain Thomas Gould's Company of Infantry, Major Prey's Battalion, Georgia Militia. Company fought against British on Georgia Coast, around Liberty County and Fort Morris.

Submitted by Thomas D. Houston 12 Apr 2003

KING, Lewis
Born 1774-1788, in North Carolina (probably)
Died Between 9 Jan 1815 and 30 Apr 1815, Morgan County, Georgia
Served in the Morgan County, Georgia Militia, Captain. Patrick's Company 1807-1814. Served as Private, War of 1812 (Creek Indian War), Captain Jesse Thomas' Company, 3 Regiment (Wimberly's). Detached Georgia Militia, 21 Nov 1814 - 9 Jan 1815.

Submitted by Bill King, Sep 2002

KING, Henry
Born 1 Mar 1792, North Carolina
Died 1 May 1854, Barbour County, Alabama
War of 1812 (Creek Indian War), Private, Captain William Varner's Company of Dragoons, Major Frederick Freeman's Squadron of Cavalry, Georgia Militia. Entered service 20 Aug 1813, discharged 29 Jan 1814 at Fort Hawkins (now in Macon, Bibb County, Georgia).

Submitted by Bill King, Sep 2002

LONG, Richard
Born 1781, in Georgia
Died 1850, Newton County, Georgia
First child of Davis 1760 LONG and Mary XX. When he was 28, he married Mary Polly BROWN. Richard LONG served in the military in 1812 in Georgia (War of 1812).

Submitted by Susan Y. Gilbert, 22 Oct 2017

MEADERS, Barnabus
Born 1783
Died 1861
Served from Nov. 21, 1814 until May 6, 1815 in Captain Thomas F. Anderson's Company of Riflemen, Lieutenant Colonel William Jones' Battalion Detached Georgia Militia from Franklin County, Georgia.

Submitted by John & Cathy, 30 Jan 2015

PERRY, Shadrack
Born abt. 1790
Died 1844 Macon County, Alabama
Married Elizabeth Douglass, Jones County, Georgia.
He was a member of the Georgia Militia, Calvary, Freeman's Squadron, Captain Lewis' company. This was during 1813-1814.

Submitted by Patricia Hubbard Green ggg-grandaughter of Shadrack Perry, Sep 2002

ROWELL, William
Born 1788 Georgia
Died 17 March 1855 Haralson County, Georgia
Served in Georgia Militia, 1813-1814.

Submitted by Brad Jones, Sep 2002

SAXON, Menoah/Manoah
Born abt 1785, N.C. moved to Laurens, South Carolina
Married Nancy Horton, also born about the same time in North Carolina. They were married in Laurens, South Carolina by a man named Madden. Menoah and Nancy and son John Horton SAXON moved to Franklin County, Georgia, early in the 1800's. Menoah was in the 1812 War and was at Fort Hawkins, Georgia. Menoah was honorably discharged. He died in 1815 or 1816. I do not know where he is buried.

Submitted by Dorice, Sep 2002

Born abt 1773
Died bef 1850 Census- Lee County, Georgia.
Johnston's Georgia Militia Regimate. Private when he went in, and when he came out. Roll 183 Roll Exct. 602 Muster Roll.

Submitted by Gerry Hill, Sep 2002

SCOTT, Daniel (Private)
Born 1798 in Wilkes County, Georgia
Died February 18, 1848, Jones County, Georgia
Served in Captain Herman Mercer's Company, Georgia Militia from 21 November 1814 to 28 April 1815. Burial place unknown. Wife was Lydia.

Submitted by Ronald L. Scott, Sep 2002

STEWART, Alfred (Private)
Georgia Militia, Fews Regiment. Stationed at Savannah. Discharged 1815 at Waynesboro, Georgia.

Submitted by Maxine Fript, Sep 2002

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