Brock, Isaac, 1769-1812

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Eighth son of John Brock and Elizabeth de Lisle, born on the Island of Guernsey, October 6, 1769. After military service on the continent, he came to Canada in 1802, and was stationed at Quebec, Niagara, and York until the War of 1812. He was appointed president and administrator of Upper Canada, and was the soul of its defense. His troops captured Detroit on August 15, and on October 13 defeated the Americans at Queenston Heights, where he was mortally wounded. He was not married. (from Wallace. "Dic.Can. Biog.") (Blue index cards)

From the description of Sir Isaac Brock papers, circa 1769-1812. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 318900204

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referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Goodwin-Haines Collection. Account of the Battle of Queenston Heights, fought in 1812, Queenston, Niagara Falls Publishers, 1948. University of Guelph
creatorOf Brock, Isaac, Sir, 1769-1812. Sir Isaac Brock papers, circa 1769-1812. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Wheeler, Frank S. (Frank Storer), 1876-1940. Some incidents in the War of 1812 : according to the Tuscarora Indians, [between 1920 and 1940]. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Church, Angelica Schuyler, 1756-1815. Correspondence of Angelica Schuyler Church and other family members [manuscript], 1716-1865. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Goodwin-Haines Collection. Blank document signed by General Isaac Brock, circa 1812. University of Guelph
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Thomas S. Jesup collection, Jesup, Thomas S. collection, 1812-1917, 1812-1858 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Goodwin-Haines Collection. Grant, Andrew Whitsell, 200 Acres located in Township of Reach, July 6, 1804. University of Guelph
referencedIn Lee family. Lee family papers, 1754-1836. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke additional correspondence, 1787-1886. Houghton Library
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associatedWith Church, Angelica Schuyler, 1756-1815. person
associatedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888 person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Goodwin-Haines Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Goodwin-Haines Collection. corporateBody
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associatedWith Lee family. family
associatedWith Wheeler, Frank S. (Frank Storer), 1876-1940. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library person
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Birth 1769-10-06

Death 1812-10-13





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