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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]] [[Queen Anne's War 1702 to 1713|Queen Anne's War 1702-1713]]''
  
= In Europe =
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In Europe Queen Anne's War was called the War of the Spanish Succession. Phillip of Anjou, the grandson of Louis XIV of France, accepted the Spanish crown. This worried Britain, Holland and Austria because they did not want France and Spain to unite and become very strong.
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=== Queen Anne's War: Allies and Adversaries<br> ===
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| British Side<br>
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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;" | '''Queen Anne's War, 1702-1713 '''
| French Side<br>
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| Britian<br>
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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 - Queen Anne's War">Wikipedia contributors, [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Anne%27s_War Queen Anne's War], (accessed 30 March 2012).</ref>
| France<br>
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| Holland<br>
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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|Great Britain]]<br>and&nbsp;[[American Indian Genealogy|Native&nbsp;Americans]]
| Spain<br>
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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]], [[Spain]]<br>and&nbsp;[[American Indian Genealogy|Native&nbsp;Americans]]
 
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| Austria<br>
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| American Indians<br>
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*British America
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**Carolina
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***[[North Carolina|North Carolina]]
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***[[South Carolina|South Carolina]]
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***[[Georgia|Georgia]]
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**[[Connecticut|Connecticut]]
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**[[Delaware|Delaware]]
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**[[Maryland|Maryland]]
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**[[Massachusetts|Massachusetts]]
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**[[New Hampshire|New Hampshire]]
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**[[New Jersey|New Jersey]]
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**[[New York|New York]]
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**[[Pennsylvania|Pennsylvania]]
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**[[Rhode Island|Rhode Island]]
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**[[Virginia|Virginia]]
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*[[Chickasaw Indians|Chickasaw]]
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*[[Creek Indians|Creek]]
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*[[Iroquois&nbsp;Confederacy]]&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]]
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*[[Yamasee Indians|Yamasee]]
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*New France
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**[[New Brunswick]]
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**[[Nova Scotia]]
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**[[Quebec]]
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*New Spain
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**[[Florida|Florida]]
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*[[Apalachee Indians|Apalachee]]
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*[[Choctaw Indians|Choctaw]]
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*[[Kahnawake Mohawk|Kahnawake Mohawk]]
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*[[Natchez Indians|Natchez]]
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*[[Timucua Indians|Timucua]]
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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]]
 
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*[[Maine]] (British and French disputed)
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*[[Newfoundland]] (British and French disputed)
 
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=== History ===
  
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'''Queen Anne's War: Allies and Adversaries'''
  
= <br>In North America =
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'''In Europe'''
  
* The French and Indians made sporadic raids along the New England borders.<br>
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In Europe Queen Anne's War was called the War of the Spanish Succession. Phillip of Anjou, the grandson of Louis XIV of France, accepted the Spanish crown. This worried Britain, Holland and Austria because they did not want France and Spain to unite and become very strong.  
* The South Carolina militia destroyed the Spanish town of St. Augustine in Florida (1702).<br>
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* The French and Spanish attacked Charlestown, South Carolina (1706).<br>
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* British captured the French Port Royal in Acadia (now Nova Scotia) (1710).<br>
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* British made unsuccessful attacks on Quebec and Montreal (1711).<br>
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* Armistice was declared (1712).<br>
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* Peace of Utrecht was signed (1713).<br>
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= The Peace Terms =
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'''North America'''
  
# Britain gained Newfoundland, the Hudson Bay area, and Nova Scotia.<br>
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*The French and Indians made sporadic raids along the New England borders.
# France kept control of New France, including Cape Breton, Prince Edward Island, and fishing rights in Newfoundland.
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*The South Carolina militia destroyed the Spanish town of St. Augustine in Florida (1702).
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*The French and Spanish attacked Charlestown, South&nbsp;Carolina (1706).
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*British captured the French Port Royal in Acadia (now&nbsp;Nova Scotia) (1710).  
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*British made unsuccessful attacks on Quebec and Montreal (1711).
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*Armistice was declared (1712).
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*Peace of Utrecht was signed (1713).
  
= The Colonists =
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'''Colonists'''
  
During Queen Anne'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 and archives. Most men who served in Queen Anne's War were between the ages of 16 and 60, born between 1642-1697, though some were born as early as 1632 or as late as 1701. [[Ages_of_Servicemen_in_Wars|Ages of Servicemen in Wars]]
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During Queen Anne'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 and archives. Most men who served in Queen Anne's War were between the ages of 16 and 60, born between 1642-1697, though some were born as early as 1632 or as late as 1701.
  
<sub>INFORMATION FROM: ''Encyclopedia Americana''. Danbury, Connecticut: Grolier Inc. c1989, Vol. 23, p. 86.<br></sub>
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'''The Peace Terms'''
  
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#Britain gained Newfoundland, the Hudson Bay area, and Nova Scotia.<br>  
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#France kept control of New France, including Cape Breton, Prince Edward Island, and fishing rights in Newfoundland.
  
= Where to Find the Records =
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=== Records ===
  
 
To find indexes and records of Queen Anne's war, do a Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under the state and the topic of Military Records - Colonial Period.
 
To find indexes and records of Queen Anne's war, do a Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under the state and the topic of Military Records - Colonial Period.
  
Gallay, Alan, ed. ''[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&title=colonial+wars+of+north+america&pretitle=colonial+wars+of+north+america Colonial Wars of North America 1512–1763]''; An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland Publishing Company, c1996.(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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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:QueenAnnesWarBefore.svg Map at beginning of Queen Anne's War (1702)]
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'''Colonies:'''
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Disputed areas:
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*Maine (British and French disputed)
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*Newfoundland (British and French disputed)
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British colonies:
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*Carolina (included [[North Carolina Military Records#Colonial Wars (1732–1775)|North Carolina]], [[South Carolina Military Records#Colonial Wars|South Carolina]], and [[Georgia Military Records#Miscellaneous Wars|Georgia]])
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*[[Connecticut Military Records#Colonial Wars (1675-1775)|Connecticut]]
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*[[Delaware Military Records#Colonial Wars (1638-1776)|Delaware]]
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*[[Maryland Military Records#Colonial Wars (1632-1775)|Maryland]]
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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 Jersey Military Records#Colonial Wars (1668-1775)|New Jersey]]
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*[[New York Military Records#Colonial Wars (1664–1775)|New York]]
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*[[Pennsylvania Military Records#Colonial Wars (1744-1775)|Pennsylvania]]
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*[[Rhode Island Military Records#Colonial Wars (1731-1774)|Rhode Island]]
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*[[Virginia Military Records#Colonial Wars (1607-1763)|Virginia]]
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French colonies:
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*New Brunswick (France)
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*Nova Scotia (French)
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*Quebec (French)
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Spanish colonies:
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*[[Florida Military Records#Colonial Wars|Florida]] (Spanish)
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'''Colonial Powers:'''
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*England
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*France
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*Spain
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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 ===
  
Click [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&title=General+Society+of+colonial+wars&pretitle=General+Society+of+colonial+wars here] to see records by the General Society of Colonial Wars, Register of Members and Index of Ancestors and Roll of Members.
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*[http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h846.html USHistory.com]
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*[http://infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0858254.html InfoPlease]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Anne%27s_War Wikipedia]
  
For more information, see:
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=== References ===
  
• US History.com = [http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h846.html www.u-s-history.com/pages/h846.html] <br>
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<references/>
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*''Encyclopedia Americana''. Danbury, Connecticut: Grolier Inc. c1989, Vol. 23, p. 86.
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*''US Military Research Outline''. USA: Intellectual Reserve, Inc. 1993, p. 12 and US/Canada Family History Consultants, "Queen Anne's War," in LAD, Family History Library, 2004 mjm.
  
• InfoPlease = [http://infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0858254.html www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0858254.html]<br>
 
  
<sub>INFORMATION FROM: ''US Military Research Outline''. USA: Intellectual Reserve, Inc. 1993, p. 12 and US/Canada Family History Consultants, "Queen Anne's War," in LAD, Family History Library, 2004 mjm.</sub>
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Latest revision as of 09:55, 2 April 2012

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Queen Anne's War, 1702-1713
Participants [1]
Great Britain
and Native Americans
France, Spain
and Native Americans

History

Queen Anne's War: Allies and Adversaries

In Europe

In Europe Queen Anne's War was called the War of the Spanish Succession. Phillip of Anjou, the grandson of Louis XIV of France, accepted the Spanish crown. This worried Britain, Holland and Austria because they did not want France and Spain to unite and become very strong.

North America

  • The French and Indians made sporadic raids along the New England borders.
  • The South Carolina militia destroyed the Spanish town of St. Augustine in Florida (1702).
  • The French and Spanish attacked Charlestown, South Carolina (1706).
  • British captured the French Port Royal in Acadia (now Nova Scotia) (1710).
  • British made unsuccessful attacks on Quebec and Montreal (1711).
  • Armistice was declared (1712).
  • Peace of Utrecht was signed (1713).

Colonists

During Queen Anne'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 and archives. Most men who served in Queen Anne's War were between the ages of 16 and 60, born between 1642-1697, though some were born as early as 1632 or as late as 1701.

The Peace Terms

  1. Britain gained Newfoundland, the Hudson Bay area, and Nova Scotia.
  2. France kept control of New France, including Cape Breton, Prince Edward Island, and fishing rights in Newfoundland.

Records

To find indexes and records of Queen Anne's war, do a Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under the state and the topic of Military Records - Colonial Period.

Colonies:

Disputed areas:

  • Maine (British and French disputed)
  • Newfoundland (British and French disputed)

British colonies:

French colonies:

  • New Brunswick (France)
  • Nova Scotia (French)
  • Quebec (French)

Spanish colonies:

Colonial Powers:

  • England
  • France
  • Spain


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

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, Queen Anne's War, (accessed 30 March 2012).
  • Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, Connecticut: Grolier Inc. c1989, Vol. 23, p. 86.
  • US Military Research Outline. USA: Intellectual Reserve, Inc. 1993, p. 12 and US/Canada Family History Consultants, "Queen Anne's War," in LAD, Family History Library, 2004 mjm.



 

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