Jacob Sheets Sr. (U.E.L.)
(Abt 1715-After 1790)
George Sheets
(1765-After 1790)


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George Sheets 1

  • Born: 1765
  • Died: After 1790

  Noted events in his life were:

Served: in King's Royal Regiment of New York (RRNY), 1786, Cornwall (South Stormont), Lunenburg District (Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry), Quebec (Ontario), Canada. 2 Appears in the muster rolls as:
George Sheets E District Cornwall RRNY Muster Rolls PL 2nd 1786

Residence: (probably) Lot 33 in 5th concession, 1 Nov 1786, Cornwall Twp, Lunenburg District (Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry), Quebec (Ontario), Canada. 3 Shared with his brother Jacob. The 5th concession was on the eastern boundary of Township No. 2, now Cornwall. On McNiff's map of 1 Nov 1786 as "Jacob Scheets."

Served: Militia of Upper Canada, Capt. Jeremiah French's Company of the Battalion of Cornwall & Osnabruck, 3 Apr 1790, Lunenburg District (Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry), Quebec (Ontario), Canada. Appears in the Militia Rolls of Upper Canada Roll of Captain Jeremiah French's Company April 3, 1790, as transcribed by Richard <Lander>:
25, George Sheets, Royal Regiment of New York, 0,1,0,0,0

The 1 in the 2nd column after his name indicates that he was single at that time.
Key: Age, Name, Rank, Regiment, Married, Single, Absent, Infirm, Fusils


1 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=vanalstine&id=I41157.

2 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=vanalstine&id=I41155.

3 Pringle, J. F, Lunenburgh or the Old Eastern District: Its Settlement and Early Progress (Cornwall, Ontario: Standard Printing House, 1890.), p. 407.

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