Sgt James Secord

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Sgt James Secord

  • Birth 7 Jul 1773 Somers, Westchester County, New York, USA
  • Death 22 Feb 1841 Niagara-on-the-Lake, Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada
  • Burial Niagara Falls, Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada
  • Memorial ID 41672459

James Secord was merchant and a volunteer in the militia artillery. James and Laura were married in 1797 and moved to Queenston in the early 1800's. They were well off and financially comfortable. The happy couple had five children and life was good for them until the War of 1812.

James Secord, of the 1st. Lincoln Militia, was badly wounded in the Queenston battle 13 October 1812. The following May, Queenston was again invaded by Americans and this time they took the area. All Canadian men over 18 were marched off as prisoners of war, but James was allowed to remain in his home due to his wounds. Three American officers lodged with James and his wife, Laura Ingersoll Secord.


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  • Created by: Glen E. Carter
  • Added: 7 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41672459
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt James Secord (7 Jul 1773–22 Feb 1841), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41672459, citing Drummond Hill Cemetery, Niagara Falls, Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Glen E. Carter (contributor 47152120) .