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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.
- National Society United States Daughters of 1812
1461 Rhode Island Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20005
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:
- Applications for membership (1877-1925 and 1951-1963) with card index FHL film 2069-82, 330236-41
- Blizzard, Dennis F., compiler and editor. 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:
- 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
- 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.
- 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.