King William's War, 1689-1697
|King William's War, 1689-1697|
History[edit | edit source]
King William's War was fought between England and France. In Europe, it was known as the War of the League of Augsburg. In England, it was called the War of the Grand Alliance.
- Samuel Adams Drake, The border wars of New England : commonly called King William's and Queen Anne's wars Williamstown, Massachusetts : Corner House, 1973, Reprinted from the edition of 1910, Charles Scribner's Sons. FHL Digital
Records[edit | edit source]
During King William's War, many colonists served in local militias. Because these were local units and not part of the British Army, any surviving records are in historical societies, state libraries, or state archives.
- New Brunswick
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.
- General Society of Colonial Wars, Lineage records, no. 1-14199, 1607-1967; supplemental records, 1-13850, 1607-1967; register of members, FHL 209 rolls
- A first supplement to the 1922 index of ancestors and roll of members of the General Society of Colonial Wars 2volumes, Hartford, Connecticut : The General Assembly, 1941 FHL Digital
- A second supplement to 1922 index of ancestors and roll of members, General Society of Colonial Wars Baltimore, Maryland : General Society of Colonial Wars, c1977 FHL 973 D2cw supp. 2
Websites[edit | edit source]
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References[edit | edit source]
- Wikipedia contributors, King William's War, (accessed 31 March 2012).
- Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, Connecticut: Grolier, 1989. FHL US/CAN Book 031 En19a 1989 Indexes & Records
- Family History Library US Military Research Outline and Family US/Canada Consultants, January 2004, MJM