War of Jenkins' Ear, 1739–1748

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United States Gotoarrow.png U.S. Military Gotoarrow.png Colonial Wars, 1607-1763 Gotoarrow.png War of Jenkins' Ear, 1739–1748


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]


Colonies involved:[1]

Colonial Powers[1]

  • 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.



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Wikipedia contributors, War of Jenkins' Ear, (accessed 02 February 2012).