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Officers of First Regiment Hastings Militia

1787 - 1814

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Below are two lists of Officers and one pay list of Officers of the 1st Regiment of the Hastings Militia created in 1813-14. Note: surnames are transcribed as written so spelling can vary from current practice.

Source: War 1812, Nominal Rolls and pay lists, RG 9, IB7, LAC, V15, 22 to 28, T-10383, film at Canadiana
Room, Toronto Public Library


Copyright
Randy Saylor, transcriber, March 2011
Note: transcribed as written so spelling can vary from current practice.


Dates of the Commissions and Appointments of Officers of the
1st Regiment of the Hastings Militia, Upper Canada
Name Surgeon Quarter Master Adjutant Ensign Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel
John Ferguson         13 June 1787     23 Nov 1798 1 Nov 1804
William Bell     8 Dec 1798     8 Dec 1798 4 Aug 1800    
George Walden Meyers           10 Dec 1798 5 Sept 1807    
Gilbert Harris?         8 Dec 1798 4 Aug 1800      
John McIntosh   8 Dec 1798     1 Aug 1799 1 Nov 1800      
Jacob Walden Meyers       9 Dec 1798 4 Aug 1800 5 Sept 1807      
Alexander Chisholm       10 Dec 1798 2 Sept 1801 5 Sept 1807      
Simon MacNabb     4 Sept 1801 24 Jun 1796 4 Sept 1801 6 Sept 1807      
Samuel Birdseye Gilbert       12 Dec 1798 1 Nov 1804 7 Sept 1807      
John Thompson     Nov 1804   6 Sept 1807 25 March 1813      
John McMichael         8 Sept 1807 25 March 1813      
Phillip Zwick         9 Sept 1807        
John Reid       7 Sep 1807 28 July 1812        
Abel Gilbert       8 Sep 1807 28 July 1812        
William Ketcheson       9 Sep 1807 28 July 1812        
Frances Van Der Voort       3 Jany 1809 25 March 1813        
Archibald Chisholm       4 Jany 1809 25 March 1813        
Allan Taylor       28 July 1812 25 April 1813        
Robert Dennison Liddel       30 July 1812          
William Zwick       1 Aug 1812          
Henry Hagerman       2 Aug 1812          
Joseph Le Moine       25 Dec 1812 25 April 1813        
Thomas Ketcheson       25 March 1813          
Hugh Cunningham       25 March 1813          
Peter Holms [Holme?]       25 April 1813          
Benjamin Ketcheson       25 April 1813          
Barce Chard       25 April 1813          
Seth Meachum 1 Nov 1804                

John Ferguson Coll
Commander 1st Regt
Hastings Militia
[This undated chart appears to be written all at the same time sometime after April 1813.]


Rank and names of the Officers of the 1st Regiment of the Hastings Militia
[dated] 24th March 1814

Colonel John Ferguson
Lieutenant Colonel William Bell
Major George Walden Meyers
Captains Gilbert Harris
  John McIntosh
  Jacob Walden Meyers
  Alexander Chisholm
  Simon MacNabb
  John Thompson
  John McMichael
Lieutenants Phillip Zwick
  John Reid
  Abel Gilbert
  William Ketcheson
  Frances Van Der Voort
  Archibald Chisholm
  Joseph Le Moine
  Allan Taylor
Ensign Robert Dennison Liddel
  William Zwick
  Henry Hagerman
  Thomas Ketcheson
  Hugh Cunningham
  Peter Holms
  Benjamin Ketcheson
  Barce Chard
Adjutant Captain John Thompson
Quarter Master Captain John McIntosh
Surgeon Seth Meachum

John Ferguson Coll
Commander 1st Regt
Hastings Militia

Statement of the Pay of the Commissioned Officers of the Sedentary Militia of the County of Hastings on Service at Kingston, during the time of an alarm, from the 6 to the 17th October [1813], Inclusive







Amount of  Amount of


Period No of Rate of pay  Amount of  Deductions Nett pay
Rank Names From  To Days Ration deducted Gross Pay For Income Tax Army
Lt Colonel William Bell Oct 6 Oct 17 12 16/7 9/19/0 1/0/5 8/18/7
Major George W Meyers Oct 12 " 6 15/7 4/13/6 9/7 1/4 4/3/10 3/4
Captains Gilbert Harris Oct 6 " 12 10/3 1/2 6/3/6 12/7 1/4 5/10/10 3/4
  John MacMichael " " 12
6/3/6 12/7 1/4 5/10/10 3/4
  Jacob W Meyers " " 12
6/3/6 12/7 1/4 5/10/10 3/4
  Samuel B Gilbert " " 12
6/3/6 12/7 1/4 5/10/10 3/4
Lieutenants Francis Vandervoort " " 12 6/3 1/2 3/15/6 6/9 3/8/9
  John Reid " " 12
3/15/6 6/9 3/8/9
  Philip Zwick " " 12
3/15/6 6/9 3/8/9
  Abel Gilbert " " 12
3/15/6 6/9 3/8/9
  Archibald Chisholm " " 12
3/15/6 6/9 3/8/9
  Joseph Le Moine " " 12
3/15/6 6/9 3/8/9
  Allan Taylor " " 12
3/15/6 6/9 3/8/9
Ensign Robert D Liddle " " 12 5/ 0 1/2 3/0/6 4/6 1/4 2/15/11 3/4
  Henry Hagerman " " 12
3/0/6 4/6 1/4 2/15/11 3/4
  Peter Holmes 12 " 6
1/10/3 2/3 1/8
  Benjamin Ketcheson 6 " 12
3/0/6 4/6 1/4 2/15/11 3/4
  Barce Chard " " 12
3/0/6 4/6 1/4 2/15/11 3/4
Note: A column on the right is titled "Signatures of the Officers acknowledging the receipt of their pay" and all the men named above sign their signature in this column. Only Barce Chard signs with an X.