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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colonial Wars, 1607 to 1763|Colonial Wars, 1607-1763]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[King William's War, 1689-1697|King William's War, 1689-1697]]''
  
== History  ==
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| colspan="2" style="font-size: 100%; background: rgb(238, 238, 238); color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: verdana; text-align: center;" | '''Participants''' <ref name="Wikipedia - King William's War">Wikipedia contributors, [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Williams_War King William's War], (accessed 31 March 2012).</ref>
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| style="font-size: 95%; background: rgb(238, 238, 238); color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: verdana; text-align: center;" | [[England]]
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| style="font-size: 95%; background: rgb(238, 238, 238); color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: verdana; text-align: center;" | [[France]]
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*[[Massachusetts]]
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*[[New&nbsp;Hampshire]]
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*[[New&nbsp;York]]
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*[[Iroquois&nbsp;Confederacy]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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**[[Cayuga Indians|Cayuga]]
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**[[Mohawk Indians|Mohawk]]
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**[[Oneida Nation of New York|Oneida]]
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**[[Onondaga Indians|Onondaga]]
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**[[Seneca Indians|Seneca]]
  
King William's War was fought between England and France. In Europe, it was known as the War of the League of Augsburg. In England, it was called the War of the Grand Alliance.
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*[[New&nbsp;Brunswick]]
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*[[Newfoundland]]
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*[[Quebec]]
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*[[Wabanaki&nbsp;Confederacy]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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**[[Abenaki Indians|Abenaki]]
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**[[Maliseet Indians|Maliseet]]
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**[[Micmac Indians|Mi'kmaq]]
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**[[Passamaquoddy Indians|Passamaquoddy]]
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**[[Penobscot Indians|Penobscot]]
  
For additional information, see:  
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| colspan="2" style="font-size: 95%; text-align: center;" | [[Maine]] (disputed)
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*[http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/king_william.htm King William's War]
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=== History ===
*[http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0858253.html InfoPlease]
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*[http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h840.html US History.com]
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Information from:
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King William's War was fought between England and France. In Europe, it was known as the War of the League of Augsburg. In England, it was called the War of the Grand Alliance.
  
*''[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=500682&disp=Encyclopedia+Americana&columns=*,0,0 Encyclopedia Americana].'' Danbury, Connecticut: Grolier, 1989. FHL US/CAN Book 031 En19a 1989 Indexes &amp; Records
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=== Records ===
 
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== Societies  ==
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During King William's War, many colonists served in local militias. Because these were local units and not part of the British Army, any surviving records are in historical societies, state libraries, or state archives.  
 
During King William's War, many colonists served in local militias. Because these were local units and not part of the British Army, any surviving records are in historical societies, state libraries, or state archives.  
  
Gallay, Alan, ed. [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*,0,0&callno=973+M2cw ''Colonial Wars of North America 1512–1763''<nowiki>;</nowiki>''An Encyclopedia''. New York, New York&nbsp;: Garland Pub. Co., 1996. (FHL book 973 M2cw).] Contains short essays with references on people, events and topics from the Spanish conquistadors to Pontiac Wars of 1763.
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'''Colonies:'''
  
Click [http://www.familysearchwiki.org/#general-society-of-colonial here] to see records by the General Society of Colonial Wars.
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*Maine
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*[[Massachusetts Military Records#Colonial Wars (1620–1763)|Massachusetts]]
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*[[New Hampshire Military Records#Colonial Military Records (1600s–1775)|New Hampshire]]
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*[[New York Military Records#Colonial Wars (1664–1775)|New York]]
  
<sub>INFORMATION FROM: Family History Library ''US Military Research Outline''&nbsp;and Family US/Canada Consultants, January&nbsp; 2004, MJM</sub>
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*New Brunswick
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*Newfoundland
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*Quebec
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'''Colonial Powers:'''
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*England
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*France
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'''General Society of Colonial Wars'''
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The General Society of Colonial Wars was established in 1893. Membership in the society requires that the member be a male at least 18 years of age and be able to show direct lineage to an ancestor who served in the Colonial Wars. See [[Colonial Wars, 1607 to 1763#General Society of Colonial Wars|General Society of Colonial Wars]] for more information on the society and its records.
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=== Websites ===
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For additional information, see:
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*[http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/king_william.htm King William's War]
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*[http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0858253.html InfoPlease]
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*[http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h840.html USHistory.com]
  
== General Society of Colonial Wars  ==
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=== References ===
  
*''Register of Members'', US film [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=filmhitlist&columns=*,0,0&filmno=528676 528676], lists people who became members from 1892 to 1967. It is divided into five chronological sections, and each section has an alphabetical index. It tells their General Society number, state society number, date of election, name in full, state society, and sometimes, remarks.
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*''Index of Ancestors and Roll of Members'' , US film [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=filmhitlist&columns=*,0,0&filmno=1036804 1036804 item 4]. Contains an alphabetical list of Colonial Wars ancestors with:
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*''[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F500682 Encyclopedia Americana].'' Danbury, Connecticut: Grolier, 1989. FHL US/CAN Book 031 En19a 1989 Indexes &amp; Records
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*Family History Library ''US Military Research Outline''&nbsp;and Family US/Canada Consultants, January&nbsp; 2004, MJM
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;- Birth and death dates. <br>&nbsp;&nbsp;-&nbsp;The war in which they served. <br>&nbsp;&nbsp;- Date of service. <br>&nbsp;&nbsp;- Rank. <br>&nbsp;&nbsp;- List of members who descended from that person as of about 1921. <br>&nbsp;&nbsp;- Alphabetical list of members, circa 1921, with their General Society Number, reference to the page where they are listed as a descendant, and state membership.
 
  
Information from: Family History Library US/Canada Consultants, January 2004, MJM&lt;
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King William's War, 1689-1697
Participants [1]
England France
Maine (disputed)

History

King William's War was fought between England and France. In Europe, it was known as the War of the League of Augsburg. In England, it was called the War of the Grand Alliance.

Records

During King William's War, many colonists served in local militias. Because these were local units and not part of the British Army, any surviving records are in historical societies, state libraries, or state archives.

Colonies:

  • New Brunswick
  • Newfoundland
  • Quebec

Colonial Powers:

  • England
  • France


General Society of Colonial Wars

The General Society of Colonial Wars was established in 1893. Membership in the society requires that the member be a male at least 18 years of age and be able to show direct lineage to an ancestor who served in the Colonial Wars. See General Society of Colonial Wars for more information on the society and its records.

Websites

For additional information, see:

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, King William's War, (accessed 31 March 2012).
  • Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, Connecticut: Grolier, 1989. FHL US/CAN Book 031 En19a 1989 Indexes & Records
  • Family History Library US Military Research Outline and Family US/Canada Consultants, January  2004, MJM



 

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