Henry Hagle Jr
5th Regiment Lincoln Militia

Henry Jr was born in Ancaster, Ontario, Canada 16 November 1795 and died 19 October 1836. He was the son of Henry Hagle Sr 1753-1834 and Hannah Christina Miner 1762-1826.

Sergeant Henry Hagle, JrHenry along with his brother Luke and father fought in the 5th Regiment Lincoln Militia.

Henry’s father, Henry Sr settled at Ancaster in the spring of 1795, and later bought Lot 50 Conc 4 Ancaster from Jacob Bowman.

They heard from their father, Henry Hagle (1753-1834), that the Hagle family, after the reformation, had moved from Wurttemberg, a State in southern Germany, north to Hanover. When the agents of William Penn scoured Europe for Yeomen and tradesman to settle the State of Pennsylvania in the early 1700’s, one Henry Hagle, at the age of 14, came to America and lived for a while in Philadelphia. He had several children who where raised in New Jersey. During the American Revolution, a son, Jasper, while a prisoner-of-war at Valley Forge was poisoned by the rebels, so it was said.

After the war, a son, Henry, was with a great fleet of exiles who sailed north from New York to what became the Province of New Brunswick. Their next move, about 1792, with their four children, Catherine b1783, Hannah b1785, Jacob b1788 and Peter b1790, went to the Sugar Loaf Settlement, near Port Colborne.

The final move was to Ancaster. Three more sons were born, Henry b1794, Luke b1796 and Samuel b1804.

— Father-in-law of 3rd Great Grand Aunt of Marilyn Hardsand UE

Veteran Summary

Henry Hagle
Sergeant, 5th Regiment Lincoln Militia
Place of Birth
Wentworth County, Ancaster, Ontario, Upper Canada
Place of Death
Ancaster, Ontario, CAN
Died on: 19 OCT 1836
Reason: Unknown
Location of Grave
Bowman Cemetery, 880 Garner Road
Ancaster, ON, CAN
Latitude: 43.2081N Longitude: -79.94253

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