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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[War of 1812, 1812 to 1815|War of 1812]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[US War of 1812 Society Records|Society Records]]''
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=== Veterans’ and Lineage Society Records  ===
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=== Veterans and Lineage Society Records  ===
  
[http://www.usdaughters1812.org/ National Society United States Daughters of 1812]. This society was organized in 1892. A list of 20,000 soldiers who rendered service between 1784 and 1815 is the following:
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==== National Society United States Daughters of 1812 ====
  
Galvin, Eleanor Stevens, compiler and editor. ''1812 [https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=keywords&searchCriteria=1812+ancestor+index%2C+1892-1970++National+Society+United+States+Daughters+of+1812&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= Ancestor Index: 1892–1970].'' National Society United States Daughters of 1812. Norcross, Georgia: Harper Printing, 1970. (FHL book 973 C4sd.)
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This society was organized in 1892.  
  
Lists approximately 20,000 soldiers whose service between 1784 and 1815 has been established by the society. 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.  
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"1812 ancestor index: National Society United States Daughters of 1812". 3 Volumes. ([http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=1812+ancestor+index+national+society+united+states+daughters+1812 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.  
  
Trolinger, Patricia Scruggs, compiler. ''[https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=keywords&searchCriteria=1812+ancestor+index%2C+1892-1970++National+Society+United+States+Daughters+of+1812&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= 1812 Ancestor Index 1970–1992]''. Marceline, Missouri: Walsworth Publishing, 1992. (FHL 973 C4sd 1970–92.) Lists soldiers whose service between 1784 and 1815 has been established by the society. 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.
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:*Volume 1: 1892-1970 - {{FHL|260142|title-id|disp=FHL 973 C4sd}}
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:*Volume 2: 1970-1992 - {{FHL|621506|title-id|disp=FHL 973 C4sd 1970-1992}}
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:*Volume 3: 1992-2002
  
For more information about the society, write to:  
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[http://www.usdaughters1812.org/dbLaunch.html Ancestor Database] is name searchable and may give birth and death dates and places and names of family members.
  
:[http://www.usdaughters1812.org/home.html National Society, United States Daughters of 1812]<br>1461 Rhode Island Avenue, N.W.<br>Washington, D.C.&nbsp; 20005<br>Telephone: 202-745-1812<br>
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Contact information:  
  
[http://www.societyofthewarof1812.org/ '''General Society of the War of 1812''']. This society was founded in 1894 and has no permanent headquarters. For information about an ancestor, contact the state organization where the ancestor was from. [http://www.societyofthewarof1812.org/states.htm List of state organizations].  
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:National Society United States Daughters of 1812<br>1461 Rhode Island Avenue, N.W.<br>Washington, D.C.&nbsp;20005<br>Telephone: 202-745-1812<br>Internet: http://www.usdaughters1812.org
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==== General Society of the War of 1812  ====
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[http://www.societyofthewarof1812.org/ General Society of the War of 1812]  
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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. [http://www.societyofthewarof1812.org/states.htm List of state organizations].  
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This society also has a list of other [http://www.societyofthewarof1812.org/links.htm War of 1812 sites]. <br>
  
 
The Family History Library has the following:  
 
The Family History Library has the following:  
  
*A card index (FHL film [https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=keywords&searchCriteria=Applications+for+membership+with+card+index&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= Applications for membership with card index 0002069]).
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*Applications for membership (1877-1925 and 1951-1963) with card index {{FHL|311663|title-id|disp=FHL film 2069-82, 330236-41}}
*Applications for membership from 1877 to 1963 (FHL films starting with 0002069 [https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=keywords&searchCriteria=Applications+for+membership+with+card+index&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= card index ]).
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*Blizzard, Dennis F., compiler and editor. ''[https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=keywords&searchCriteria=The+roster+of+the+General+Society+of+the+War+of+1812&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= 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.)
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:Contains the following information:
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:*A list of War of 1812 veterans, with a brief service history, who were members
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:*A list of society members admitted through April 1989 with their ancestors arranged by general society numbers
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:*Histories of state societies
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:*Archival sources of the general society
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:*Alphabetically arranged member and ancestor indexes
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=== Bicentennial Societies ===
  
A published roster of members will be found in:  
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*Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission. [http://starspangled200.org/Pages/Home.aspx ''Maryland - Star-Spangled 200''] features Star-Spangled History, helpful list of Maryland online resources, and celebratory events.(Accessed 13 Jun 2012).<br>
  
Blizzard, Dennis F., compiler and editor. ''[https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=keywords&searchCriteria=The+roster+of+the+General+Society+of+the+War+of+1812&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= 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:
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*Ohio War of 1812 Bicentennial Committee has lists of links for [http://warof1812.ohio.gov/Ohio.aspx Ohio] and the [http://warof1812.ohio.gov/US.aspx United States]. It also has information about books, other resources, historical sites, etc.<br>
  
*A list of War of 1812 veterans, with a brief service history, who were members
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*[http://va1812bicentennial.dls.virginia.gov/index.html 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.
*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
 
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===
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United States Gotoarrow.png U.S. Military Gotoarrow.png War of 1812 Gotoarrow.png Society Records

Veterans and Lineage Society Records

National Society United States Daughters of 1812

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.

Contact information:

National Society United States Daughters of 1812
1461 Rhode Island Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20005
Telephone: 202-745-1812
Internet: http://www.usdaughters1812.org

General Society of the War of 1812

General Society of the War of 1812

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.

This society also has a list of other War of 1812 sites.

The Family History Library has the following:

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

Bicentennial Societies

  • 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.

References