Joseph Dutton was a member of his Majesty’s British Regiment 2nd Battalion 23rd Regiment of Foot serving from 1809 to 1817. Dutton served in Canada during the War of 1812 and returned after he was discharged from the Army with his wife Helen who was also born in England. They settled in the Mount Vernon area and raised their family here.
John Allen was born in Wilmot, Nova Scotia on 17 June 1784. He was the only son of Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Allen who commanded the 2nd Battalion, New Jersey Volunteers during the American Revolution. After the war, he moved his family first to Nova Scotia and then to New Brunswick where he received a grant of 2,000 acres of land at Kingsclear, just north of Fredericton.
Cornelius Bertran was born c1785, likely in Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, to David Bertran. David served in the 2nd Battalion of the New Jersey Volunteers during the American Revolution. He and his family came to Upper Canada in 1794 when he was given a land grant in Clinton Township as a United Empire Loyalist.
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George Morehouse was the son of Daniel Morehouse of Queensbury, New Brunswick. His father had been a sergeant-major and quartermaster of the Queens Rangers and received a Loyalist land grant following the American Revolution. He later rose to the rank of major in the New Brunswick Militia and commanded the 2nd Battalion Carleton County Militia, headquartered at Woodstock, from 1810 to 1818. Major Morehouse was instrumental in providing assistance to military activity along the upper Saint John River during the war. Major Morehouse was charged with guiding men of the 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot to their post at Eel River in July 1812, and drilled the men of the 104th at that station in October of that year. He was later mentioned in the spring of 1814 as having aided in the conveyance of seaman from the Maritimes to Canada, where they were to join the British squadron on Lake Ontario. He also spent some time chasing a suspected American agent who was operating in the Woodstock area.
Lieutenant-Colonel Andrew William Playfair (1790-1868) of the 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot Epic Winter Military March during the War of 1812-1814
Lieutenant-Colonel Andrew William Playfair, born in 1790 in Paris, France, son of William the eminent author and inventor, was a distinguished soldier, writer, and Empire-builder.1 His father, William Playfair, invented three fundamental forms of the statistical graph the time-series line graph, the bar chart and the pie chart2 and a prolific author of political economy writing in both English and French.