Benjamin Ketcheson
1st Regiment Hastings Militia

Benjamin was a son of William Ketcheson, a United Empire Loyalist. Benjamin was born in Adolphustown Township. Benjamin, like his brothers (Elijah & Thomas), followed in his fathers footsteps in making a career in the British Army. He had enlisted as a Sergeant in June of 1812 at the beginning of the war. In 1814 he was an Ensign. After the war in 1825 he was Captain of the Hastings Militia. In 1831 Benjamin was responsible for building the Methodist church in Belleville.

Veteran Summary

Benjamin Ketcheson
Captain, 1st Regiment Hastings Militia
Place of Birth
Adolphustown Township, ON, CAN
Place of Death
Belleville, ON, CAN
Died on: 25 JUN 1848
Reason: Illness
Location of Grave
Belleville Cemetery, Dundas Street
Belleville, ON, CAN
Latitude: 44.139945N Longitude: -77.417443