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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 to 1763]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[King William's War, 1689-1697|King William's War, 1689-1697]]''  
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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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=== 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.  
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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.
  
For additional information, see:
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=== Records ===
  
*[http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/king_william.htm King William's War]
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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.  
*[http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0858253.html InfoPlease]
 
*[http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h840.html US History.com]
 
  
Information from:
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'''General Society of Colonial Wars'''
  
*''[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 & Records
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*''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.
  
== Societies  ==
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See [[Colonial Wars, 1607 to 1763#Veterans and Lineage Society Records|General Society of Colonial Wars]] to find out where to locate records of the General Society of Colonial Wars.
  
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.
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'''Index of Ancestors and Roll of Members'''
  
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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"Index of Ancestors and Roll of Members" ({{FHL|1036804|disp=FHL 1036804 item 4}}) Contains an alphabetical list of Colonial Wars ancestors with birth and death dates, war in which they served, date of service, rank, list of members who descended from that person as of about 1921, 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.
  
See [[Colonial Wars, 1607 to 1763#Veterans and Lineage Society Records|General Society of Colonial Wars]] to find out where to locate records of the General Society of Colonial Wars.
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=== Books ===
  
<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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*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.
  
== General Society of Colonial Wars  ==
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=== Websites ===
  
*''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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For additional information, see:  
  
*''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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*[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]
  
&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.
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=== References ===
  
Information from: Family History Library US/Canada Consultants, January 2004, MJM&lt;
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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
  
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Revision as of 18:47, 31 January 2012

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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.

General Society of Colonial Wars

  • Register of Members, US film 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.

See General Society of Colonial Wars to find out where to locate records of the General Society of Colonial Wars.

Index of Ancestors and Roll of Members

"Index of Ancestors and Roll of Members" (FHL 1036804 item 4) Contains an alphabetical list of Colonial Wars ancestors with birth and death dates, war in which they served, date of service, rank, list of members who descended from that person as of about 1921, 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.

Books

Websites

For additional information, see:

References

  • 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