Re: My stubborn brick wall - Sheffiel(d)
- No luck that way. Besides I can't really see him enlisting to fight in the War of 1812 and then move to the land of the "enemy".
Anyway thanks for the help. I'll have to try and figure out something else.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "jbaconsr" <jbaconsr@...> wrote:
> If he was born in the US and was in the states during the war of
> 1812, he may have enlisted. Try the NARA database. Ancestry has a
> searchable database that contains enlistees from the late 1700's
> through the early 1900's. I think you can e-mail NARA and request a
> search in their database and then send for the record. The last one
> I ordered was still 37.00.You will want to order the full record.
> You never know what will turn up in the paperwork.Good luck. I found
> my 4th g-grandfather's birthplace that way after a ten year search.