John Hainer’s family were UEL and arrived from the States shortly before he was born in 1796. He was married to Nancy Bowman and they farmed Lot 13 Conc 12 Burford Township.
Hainer is listed in Soldiers of the King by William Gray on page 135. At the time he was a Private and served with the 2nd Flank Company 1st Regiment Lincoln Militia under Captain John McEwen.
The other document where he can be found is Officers of the British Forces in Canada during the War of 1812-1815 by L. Homfray Irving. He is listed as Jr. Lieutenant under Captain George Turney of the Niagara District Battalion Company.
Veteran SummaryJohn Hainer
Jr. Lieutenant, 2nd Flank Company 1st Regiment Lincoln Militia
Place of Birth
Upper Canada, ON, CAN
Place of Death
Burford Township, ON, CAN
Died on: 04 FEB 1860
Reason: Likely Old Age
Location of Grave
Northfield Cemetery, 43 Hatchley Road
Burford Township, County of Brant, ON, CAN
Latitude: 43.0305N Longitude: -80.4849