War of 1812
Hildreth, Oznia, (aka Ozni Hildreth &
Oznus Hildreth) - Private in Capt. Frederick
Gitman's company of New York Militia, 5th Regiment,
5th Brigade, Col. Calvin Riche and Col. Dolson. He
entered the service in August 24, 1812, at Manheim,
Montgomery co. (now Herkimer co.) and was discharged
on February 24, 1813, at Sacket's Harbor, Jefferson
County, New York (or Johnstown, Montgomery County,
NY), for total service of 185 days. He served at
Sacket's Harbor and Cape Vincent. He stated that he
was the same Ozni Hildreth who was a corporal in
Capt. Garey's (Carey?) company in the NY Regiment of
Militia commanded by Col. Bellenger. (source: Wikitree, unknown author).
04/01/1857 - Received for service in Captain Getman's
Company, New York Militia, War of 1812; Warrant No.
5578 for 80 acres in Section 1, Twp 103N, Range 4W,
Houston co. MN. Ozni assigned this land to Phineas
Wilcox. (Bounty Land Warrant Vol. 124, pg 302)
Original - #25561, cert. #15775 - gives wife's name
as Jane Stark, married 3/4/1817 in Oppenheim, NY
1870 U.S. census, Butler twp., Butler co. IA - Ozni
Hildreth, age 77 is enumerated in the household of
Elijah & Lois Sperry. Lois is possibly his
He was born July 12, 1794 in New York. He married
Jane Stark on March 4, 1817 in NY. He died November
29, 1877 and is buried in the Old Chapin cemetery. Gravestone
War of 1812
Horton, Jehiel W. - Ptv.
Captain's J. Gale, Thomas King & J.P.C. Sampson's
companies, NY Militia. Van Dalfsen's Regiment and
Hardenbergh's Regiment. Enlisted August 18, 1814.
Discharged December 4, 1814. Also served Capt. Ball's
company, NY militia, fall of 1813.
09/10/1860 - Received for service in Captain King's
Co., New York Militia, War of 1812; Warrant No. 41288
for 160 acres in Section 27, Twp 83N, Range 36W,
Carroll co. IA. Jehiel assigned this land to Joseph
F. Muzzy. (Bounty Land Warrant Vol. 468, pg 28)
Pension: Interested researchers will find a
detailed & lengthy pension record on Fold3.
Soldier pension application #16569?
Widow pension #20311, 02/15/1873
- 1856 Iowa State census, Olive twp., Clinton co. IA;
Jehiel (age 65, b. N.Y.) his wife Anna (age 60, b.
- unable to follow him on subsequent census records
Married to Anna Hammond, December 12, 1816 in Orange
co. NY. She removed to New Sharon, Mahaska co. Iowa
He died February 9, 1873 and is buried in the Hampton
War of 1812
Jones, Jabish - Private, Captain
Morgan's Company, 2nd Regiment, Virginia Militia.
08/01/1854 - Received for service, Warrant No. 20010
for 80 acres in section 13, Perry twp. Buchanan co.
Iowa. (Bounty Land Warrant Vol. 802, pg 279)
12/01/1859 - Received for service, Warrant No. 11373
for 80 acres in section 35, Inham twp. Franklin co.
Jabish assigned this land to William E. Ball. (Bounty
Land Warrant Vol. 30, pg 217)
- 1860 U.S. census, Geneva twp., Franklin co., IA -
Jabish (age 68), his wife Mary (age 67), and sons
Thomas & Wm. H.
- 1870 U.S. census, Richland twp., Mahaska co., IA -
Jabish (age 77) is enumerated in the household of
Thomas & Rachel Jones and their children.
- 1880 U.S. census, Reeve twp., Franklin co., IA -
widower, age 87, living in the John Butterfield
His obituary says he was receiving a pension.
Born in West Virginia Nov. 16, 1792. Married to Mary
Lewellen on July 12, 1812 in W. Virginia. He and Mary
came to Geneva twp. Franklin co. in 1854. Mary died
August 20, 1862. Jabish died February 8, 1882. They
are buried in Four Mile Grove cemetery. Gravestone * Obituary
War of 1812
Lathrop, Zabdial, (aka Zebulon Lathrop or
Zebadiah Lathrop) - Private, Captain
Frederick Bailey's company, Pennsylvania militia;
12/01/1854 - Received for service in Capt. Bailey's
co. PA Militia, War of 1812, Warrant No. 5852 for 40
acres in Iowa co., Wisconsin, Section 30, Twp 8N,
Range 1E. Zebulon then assigned the land to Lafayette
G. Dimock. (Bounty Land Warrant Vol. 581, pg 237)
02/17/1885 - Granted 120 acres, Section 21, Twp 104N,
Range 71W, Brule co., South Dakota, bounty land
granted to Marie Lathrop, widow of Zabdial Lathrop
alias Zebulon Lathrop, of Capt. Frederick Bailey's
co. Pennsylvania militia, War of 1812. Maria then
assigned the land to John F. Stearns. (Bounty Land
Warrant Vol. 562, pg 142)
-1850 U.S. census, Rush twp., Susquehanna co.
Pennsylvania enumerated Z.N. Lathrop (age 58), wife
Maria (age 47)
- 1856 Iowa State census, Washington twp., Franklin
county, Iowa enumerated Zabadil Lathrop (age 66),
wife Mariah (age 53) and children Leonard (age 26)
and Sarah J. (age 14). Birthplace of Zabadil was
Connecticut; for Maria, Vermont and both children
born in Pennsylvania.
- 1860 U.S. census, Washington twp., Franklin county
enumerated Zabdial, age 70 with his wife & the 2
No pension for Zabdial was located.
Maria Lathrop, Original widow pension #14004; widow
pension, certificate #32540
Zabdiel was born June 2, 1791 in Connecticut. He died
September 28, 1864. Maria died November 30, 1885.
They are buried in the Hampton cemetery. Gravestone
War of 1812
Miner, Andrew - Corporal, Captain
Amasa Parker's Company Detached Militia, from the
County of Delaware in the State of New York. Entered
service Sept. 8, 1814 at Delhi, NY. Honorably
discharged Nov. 28, 1814 at New York City. Previous
to this service, he had belonged to an Independent
Company of Militia of Delaware co. NY, which was
disorganized and a new company (Capt. Parker's Co.)
03/01/1855 - Received for service in Capt. Parker's
Co., NY militia, War of 1812. Warrant No. 32267 for
40 acres in Dallas co. Iowa. NE quarter of the SE
quarter of Section 26, Twp 79N, Range 29W. Andrew
then assigned the land to Thomas Ward. (Bounty Land
Warrant Vol. 867, pg 78)
04/01/1861 - Received for service in Capt. Parker's
Co., NY militia, War of 1812. Warrant No. 39506 for
125.46 acres in Eau Claire co., WI. Andrew assigned
the warrant to George D. Coon, who assigned it to
Joseph Harris, who assigned it to Henry H. Wood.
(Bounty Land Warrant Vol. 477, pg 153)
1850 U.S. census, Peoria co., IL - Andrew Miner, age
56, b. N.Y. and Fanny Miner, age 56, b. N.Y. living
in the Jno. & Nancy J. Mouts household
1870 U.S. census, Blairstown, Leroy twp., Benton co.
IA - Andrew Miner, age 76, b. N.Y. and Fanny Miner,
age 75, b. Conn.
Pension: Interested researchers will find lengthy
pension records on Fold3.
Certificate #3001, commenced Feb. 14, 1871 in the
amount of $8/mo.
Andrew was born in Delaware co., New York in 1794. He
married Fanny Dart (1795-1871). He died January 7,
1880 of Old age and Lung Fever (consumption), and is
buried in the Hampton cemetery. Gravestone
War of 1812
Rice, Gideon - Private, Howell's
39th Regiment, New York Militia (this needs to be
Bounty land: none found
1840 Illinois State census, Cook co., (?Thornton) -
Gideon Rice, head of household; in household are 2
males between age 20 & 30 and 1 male aged between
50 & 60; all are engaged in agriculture
1850 U.S. census, Orland twp., Cook co. IL - Gideon
Rice, age 80, (birthplace illegible); living in the
household of Manchester Rice, age 26. Several
households away is the family of Gideon's son Amon.
1860 U.S. census, Hampton, Washington twp., Franklin
co. IA - Gideon Rice, age 78, born N.Y., farm
laborer; living in household of Amon Rice.
Notes: Gideon's age given in the census records are
in conflict and should be verified. Indexed records
on both ancestry.com and familysearch.org give
birthplace on the 1850 as Ireland, which is
questionable, and if true, must be a different Gideon
Pension: no pension found
Gideon was born in either New York or Massachusetts
depending on the record. He died February 15, 1863,
and is buried in the Hampton cemetery. Gravestone
Black Hawk War
Butterfield, Benjamin - Sergeant,
Capt. Holder Sisson's company, Illinois Militia.
Butterfield & his family were among the area
settlers who took shelter in the blockhouse built by
Capt. Sisson near Fort Dearborn, Illinois. The
company was raised to defend the settlers on the
prairie and in defense of the blockhouse.
12/05/1861, received for service, Warrant No. 86,286
for 160 acres, in favor of Benjamin Butterfield,
Sgt., Capt. Sisson's Co., IL Militia, Blackhawk War.
Located upon the SE quarter of Sect. 17, Twp. 6,
Range 14, Jackson co., Kansas. Butterfield then
assigned the land to Joshus B. Sympson. (Bounty Land
Warrant, Vol 438, pg 273)
- 1856 Iowa State census, Reeve twp., Franklin co.
enumerated Benjamin Butterfield, age 63; his wife
Elizabeth, age 56; and children John S. (21y), Martha
M. (19y) & E.S. (16y).
- 1860 U.S. census, Reeve twp., Franklin co.
enumerated Benjamin Butterfield, age 65
- 1870 U.S. census, Reeve twp., Franklin co.
enumerated B. Butterfield, age 75 and Elizabeth, age
Benjamin was born June 11, 1794 in Washington co.,
New York. He married twice, first to Martha Morrison
and second to Elizabeth Scott. In 1834, after the
Sauk & Illini were defeated in the Blackhawk War
by the U.S. Cavalry, the Butterfield family removed
from Fort Dearborn to a farm south of Chicago. In
1854 they removed to Franklin county. He died April
28, 1878 and is buried in the Maynes Grove cemetery. Gravestone. Obituary