The Van Every’s were early pioneers in the Mohawk Valley of Upper New York. During the American Revolution, the Van Every’s remained true to the British Crown and fought alongside the British Army. Suffering persecution from their neighbours following the end of the war, they sought land grants in Upper Canada and Andrew Van Every, who was the second eldest son of MacGregory Van Every, was granted 200 acres consisting of Lots 12-13, Concession 1, West Flamboro.
Commanding Officer: Captain John Chisholm
William Thompson was born in Lesmahaga, Lanark England in 1797. He joined the British Army on November 12, 1812 at the age of 15. Thompson was a member of the 2nd Regiment York Militia, Corp of Colours under the command of Captain Samuel Ryckman.
Commanding Officer: Ensign Henry Beasley
Commanding Officer: Captain Thomas Merrygold
Captain Daniel Young, 5th Lincoln Militia Regiment
By William (Bill) Young, UE (January 20 2015)
Captain Daniel Young was my 4th great-grandfather.
Commanding Officer: Captain William Bates
Commanding Officer: Captain Samuel Rychman
Peter Young Biography by Bill Young UE (3rd great grandson of Peter), October 2014
Peter Young was born 1784 in Waterloo Ferry (Fort Erie) and died on 21 October 1846 in Seneca Township, Haldimand County, Ontario. He was the second child of Daniel Young (1749 Canajoharie, New York, 09 May 1835 Barton twp. Ont.) and Elizabeth (Windecker) Young (1763 Schoharie, New York, 08 Mar 1830 Barton twp. Ont.).
He was a Farmer.
Commanding Officer (under the 2nd Regt): Captain John Chisholm
He also served in 5th Regiment Lincoln Militia, under Captain Samuel Hatt. (Source: Soldiers of the King by William Gray)