War of Jenkins' Ear, 1739–1748

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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
The War of Jenkins' Ear was fought between the kingdoms of Spain and Great Britain involving their colonies. The War coincided with King George's War between Great Britain and France. Both wars were part of the greater war that took place in Europe known as the War of the Austrian Succession (1740–1748).<ref name="Wikipedia - War of Jenkins' Ear">Wikipedia contributors, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_Jenkins%27_Ear War of Jenkins' Ear], (accessed 02 February 2012).</ref>
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The War of Jenkins' Ear was fought between the kingdoms of Spain and Great Britain involving their colonies. The War coincided with [[King George's War, 1744-1748|King George's War]] between Great Britain and France. Both wars were part of the greater war that took place in Europe known as the War of the Austrian Succession (1740–1748).<ref name="Wikipedia - War of Jenkins' Ear">Wikipedia contributors, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_Jenkins%27_Ear War of Jenkins' Ear], (accessed 30 March 2012).</ref>
  
 
===Records ===
 
===Records ===
  
'''Colonies involved:'''<ref name="Wikipedia - War of Jenkins' Ear"/>
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*[[Georgia Military Records#Miscellaneous Wars|Georgia]] (British)
 
*[[Georgia Military Records#Miscellaneous Wars|Georgia]] (British)
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*[[Florida Military Records#Colonial Wars|Florida]] (Spanish)
 
*[[Florida Military Records#Colonial Wars|Florida]] (Spanish)
  
'''Colonial Powers'''<ref name="Wikipedia - War of Jenkins' Ear"/>
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'''Colonial Powers:'''
  
 
*Britain
 
*Britain

Revision as of 08:58, 30 March 2012

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Combatants [1]
    Great Britain               Spain          
Georgia Florida

History

The War of Jenkins' Ear was fought between the kingdoms of Spain and Great Britain involving their colonies. The War coincided with King George's War between Great Britain and France. Both wars were part of the greater war that took place in Europe known as the War of the Austrian Succession (1740–1748).[1]

Records

Colonies:

Colonial Powers:

  • Britain
  • 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. 1.0 1.1 Wikipedia contributors, War of Jenkins' Ear, (accessed 30 March 2012).