Levi Hotchkiss
2nd Regiment Leeds Militia

Born in Vermont in 1792, Levi Hotchkiss Jr. came to Upper Canada as a young boy with his parents who settled in Leeds County near the present day village of Seeleys Bay.

In July 1812 Levi was called to duty in the Flank Company2nd Regiment Leeds Militia commanded by Captain John Struthers; at the age of 20 he was assigned the rank of corporal. He served at Gananoque until March 1813 and was present during the American attack on the settlement on September 21, 1812.

Levi Hotchkiss d 20 March 1814 at the age of 21 years and 7 months.

Veteran Summary

Levi Hotchkiss
Private, 2nd Regiment Leeds Militia
Place of Birth
Unknown, VT, USA
Place of Death
Seeleys Bay, ON, CAN
Died on: 20 MAR 1814
Reason: Unknown
Location of Grave
Lillies Baptist Cemetery, 344 Highway 15
Seeleys Bay, ON, CAN
Latitude: 44.491944N Longitude: -76.188889