William Robinson
1st Regiment Leeds Militia

Born in New York state William Robinson had settled with his family in the Front of Lansdowne Township, Leeds County before 1812. He was balloted for service in the Flank Company1st Regiment Leeds Militia commanded by Lieutenant Jonathan Fulford in July of 1812 and was on duty at Brockville when the town was raided by an American force led by Captain Benjamin Forsyth in February 1813.

Robinson was one of a group of 45 men taken as prisoners to Ogdensburg. Their release was negotiated the following day and they returned home.

William Robinson and his wife Minerva had a family of eight children.

William Robinson d 25 September 1867 in his eightieth year.

Veteran Summary

William Robinson
Private, 1st Regiment Leeds Militia
Place of Birth
Unknown, NY, USA
Place of Death
Lansdowne, ON, CAN
Died on: 25 SEP 1867
Reason: Old Age
Location of Grave
Lansdowne, 773 County. Rd. 2
Lansdowne, ON, CAN
Latitude: 44.385383N Longitude: -76.050704