Last Battle War Alabama
1812 Ancestors War of 1812
Accepted by Lineage Societies and others who have verified service records whose names appear on this list.
The membership requirements for various
lineage societies are not the same. The men's society, General Society
of the War of 1812 requires that men considered for membership be
direct lineal descendants of men who fought in the War of
Scott, General John Baytop (1778-1839) born in Caroline County, VA, commissioned Brigadier General of the first Brigade Georgia militia on 7 Dec 1807, served throughout the War of 1812, was promoted to Major General 3 Mar 1817. As a resident of Jefferson County, Georgia, he served as a County Commissioner, Legislator and Justice of Peace. He moved to Milledgeville in 1804 when the capital was moved there. In 1818 he moved his family to Lowndes County, Alabama. Buried in his family cemetery in Lowndes County at Pintala Creek. He married Mary Elizabeth Coleman in 1795 in Virginia.
Sherrod, Benjamin. War of 1812, Georgia. Army contractor with Commissary Department supplying Georgia troops. Reference: Owen, Thomas McAdory, History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Vol IV. He was born 16 Jan 1777 at Halifax County, NC and died 25 Feb 1847 at Lawrence County Alabama. He married his wife Eliza Watkins 1 Jan 1808 at Elbert County, GA.
Sly, Thomas. Private NY 1814, Swartwood's Regiment NY militia, Pvt. and in Captain Stone's Company Cavalry. Thomas Sly was born 15 Feb 1784 at Warwick, Orange County, NY and died at Brownhelm, Lorain County, Ohio on 27 Aug 1843. He was married to Zilpah Newberry
Smithwick, Edmond. Served War 1812, Georgia, Private,
1st. Reg. Harris. He was born 11 Sep 1789 at Fairfield County, S.C.
and died 27 Dec 1855 in Cobb County, GA. He married his wife Piety
Willis on 2 of May, 1816 in Elbert County, GA.
Sparks, William. Pvt. in Captain Manley Ford's Company of Infantry Batt'n SC militia commanded b Major William Fields, Oct and November, 1814 for six months service, Nov to March, 1815 in the same company muster roll. He was drafted in Spartanburg, SC and discharged at Orangeburg, SC on 12 Mar 1815. He made application for bounty land 28 Sep, 1850 in Franklin County, AL. William Sparks is buried in the Sparks Cemetery in Franklin County.