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Jacob Everett3rd Regiment Lincoln Militia

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Jacob Everett was born in 1782, the son of Martin Everett and his wife, Elizabeth, who arrived at Newark (Niagara-on-the-Lake) in 1781.  Martin and Elizabeth settled in Willoughby Twp, Lincoln County and this is likely where Jacob was born.

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Phillip Wintemute3rd Regiment Lincoln Militia

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In 1788 Peter and Eva Wintemute migrated from the Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania to Canada settling  along the Niagara River at Black Rock which was about three miles below Fort Erie.  Corporal Peter Wintemute was given a land grant for loyalty to the crown and his service to the King during the American Revolution.

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Peter Tuttle3rd Regiment Lincoln Militia

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Peter Tuttle was born in Bertie, Lincoln County, Upper Canada in 1797, one of ten known children of Jeremiah Tuttle and Susannah Slaght DUE.  His father, Jeremiah Tuttle, who came to Canada about 1787, farmed Lots 19, Concs 1 & 2 Bertie.  Jeremiah served in the 3rd Regiment Lincoln Militia during the War of 1812-14.

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Jeremiah Tuttle3rd Regiment Lincoln Militia

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Jeremiah Tuttle was born on the 14 September 1764.  According to his 1796 Upper Canada Land Petition, Jeremiah had been in the Province for nine years (since 1787) and had a wife and five children.   No information about Jeremiah’s origins was provided.

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William Buck
3rd Regiment Lincoln Militia

William Buck, son of Philip Buck and Anna Marguerite Saultman, was born in 1788 in Bertie township, Lincoln County, Niagara.

His father Philip who was a native of Germany had been brought to America as an infant by his parents.  Philip Buck had settled on the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania where had purchased land, had cleared 15 acres, had built a house, a barn and a barrack.

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John Baxter3rd Regiment Lincoln Militia

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Captain John Baxter   1776 – 1837

The Baxter family were among the band of refugees who landed in Miller’s Bay in November of 1783.

There is some debate about the parentage of John Baxter.  Some records show him as the son of Jacob Baxter and Rebeccca Beam while others refer to him as the son of David Baxter.

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