King George's War, 1744-1748

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King George's War, 1744-1748
Participants [1]
Great Britain
and Native Americans
and Native Americans

History[edit | edit source]

King George's War was fought between Great Britain and France and involved their colonies. The War coincided with the War of Jenkins' Ear between Great Britain and Spain. Both wars were part of the greater war that took place in Europe known as the War of the Austrian Succession (1740–1748).

Records[edit | edit source]


  • New Brunswick
  • Nova Scotia
  • Ontario
  • Quebec

Colonial Powers:

  • Great Britain
  • France

General Society of Colonial Wars

The General Society of Colonial Wars was established in 1893. Membership in the society requires that the member be a male at least 18 years of age and be able to show direct lineage to an ancestor who served in the Colonial Wars. See General Society of Colonial Wars for more information on the society and its records.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, King George's War, (accessed 30 March 2012).
  • Family History Library US/Canada Consultants, "King George's War, History" in LAD Release 4.1, Family History Library, 2004, mjm.