Jonathan Pope
2nd Regiment Leeds Militia

Jonathan Pope was born in 1789 in Vermont and came to Upper Canada in 1802 where his stepfather, John Sly was engaged as a woodcutter and charcoal burner for the Lansdowne iron works.

Pope was a private in the Flank Company2nd Regiment Leeds Militia commanded by Captain John Struthers and was called to duty at Gananoque in July 1812 where he served until the spring of 1813. Jonathan Pope and his wife Jerusha Lawrence settled in Leeds Township where they raised a family of nine children. Pope died in 1849 in his 61st year.

Veteran Summary

Jonathan Pope
Private, 2nd Regiment Leeds Militia
Place of Birth
Unknown, VT, USA
Place of Death
Seeleys Bay, ON, CAN
Died on: 17 MAY 1849
Reason: Unknown
Location of Grave
Lillies Baptist Cemetery, 344 Highway 15
Seeleys Bay, ON, CAN
Latitude: 44.491944N Longitude: -76.18889