TCL in partnership with Ancestry.com tonight will focus on Chris O’Donnell’s strong family legacy through an epidemic and war. He travels to St. Louis and Washington D.C to see how deep his roots go and learn of the events that strongly tie his family to American history.
If you have a War of 1812 ancestor you may wish to consult Fold3. The War of 1812 pension and bounty land warrant application files are still being digitized and more than
700,000 records are already online at Fold3.com
These rich documents contain details of your ancestors such as
affidavits, statements from witnesses, widow’s maiden name, acres
granted, marriage date, service data and more.
Tune in tonight at 9/8C on TLC to see what Chris O’Donnell discovers from the War of 1812 pension files.
My ancestors fought in the War of 1812 but on the British side. Stephen Peer the brother of my 4th great-grandfather was killed at the Battle of Chippewa. What about your War of 1812 ancestors - do you know their stories?