US War of 1812 Society Records
Veterans and Lineage Society Records[edit | edit source]
National Society United States Daughters of 1812[edit | edit source]
This society was organized in 1892.
"1812 ancestor index: National Society United States Daughters of 1812". 3 Volumes. (Worldcat) Published by the society, it lists 20,000 soldiers who rendered service between 1784 and 1815. Records include name, rank, state and type of service, and usually give state and date of birth and death, spouse, and the name of the child through whom the applicant is descended.
Ancestor Database is name searchable and may give birth and death dates and places and names of family members.
- National Society United States Daughters of 1812
1461 Rhode Island Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20005
General Society of the War of 1812[edit | edit source]
This society was founded in 1814 and has no permanent headquarters. For information about an ancestor, contact the state organization where the ancestor was from. List of state organizations.
The Family History Library has the following:
- Applications for membership, Society of the War of 1812 in the Commonwealth of Virginia (1877-1925 and 1951-1963) with card index FHL film 2069-82, 330236-41
- Applications for membership, Society of the War of 1812 in the State of Maryland.(1892-1928)
- Blizzard, Dennis F., compiler and editor. The Roster of the General Society of the War of 1812. The Roster 1989. Mendenhall, Pennsylvania: The General Society of the War of 1812, 1989. (FHL book 973 C4bl.)
- Contains the following information:
- A list of War of 1812 veterans, with a brief service history, who were members
- A list of society members admitted through April 1989 with their ancestors arranged by general society numbers
- Histories of state societies
- Archival sources of the general society
- Alphabetically arranged member and ancestor indexes
- The Charter, Constitution and Rules of the General Society of the War of 1812, with the Register of membership, February 1, 1893. Philadelphia, PA. 1893
- The Constitution and Register of membership of the General Society of the War of 1812 December 1, 1895 Philadelphia, Pa. 1895
- The Constitution and Register of membership of the General Society of the War of 1812 October 1, 1899 Philadelphia, Pa. 1899
- The Constitution and Register of membership of the General Society of the War of 1812 June 1, 1908 Philadelphia, Pa. 1908
- Membership Roll of the Society of the War of 1812 in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania together with the Constitution and Rules. 1896
Proceedings of Annual Meetings
- Proceedings of the National convention of the soldiers of the war of 1812, held at the Hall of independence, in the city of Philadelphia, on the ninth of January, 1854
- Society of the War of 1812 in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1916
Bicentennial Societies[edit | edit source]
- Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission. Maryland - Star-Spangled 200 features Star-Spangled History, helpful list of Maryland online resources, and celebratory events.(Accessed 13 Jun 2012).
- Ohio War of 1812 Bicentennial Committee has lists of links for Ohio and the United States. It also has information about books, other resources, historical sites, etc.
- Virginia Bicentennial of the American War of 1812 Commission has short biographies of prominent Virginians, a timeline of the war in Virginia, and a map of 1812 historical markers.
Additional Societies[edit | edit source]
- Proceedings of the convention of the soldiers of the War of 1812, held at Corinthian hall, Syracuse, June 20th, and 21st, 1854
- Proceedings of the convention of the Soldiers of the War of 1812, in the state of New York : held at Schuylerville, Saratoga Co., Oct. 17, 1856, in reference to their claims for military services, and to celebrate the anniversary of Burgoyne's surrender
- Constitution of the Pennsylvania association of the defenders of the country in the War of 1812
- Military Society of the War of 1812 The Military Society of the War Annuals, Regulations, and Roster