Town of Cheektowaga,
Erie County, New York


War of 1812 Cemetery
Located on the south side of Aero Road, west of Youngs Road,
between Transit Road and Wehrle Drive
Cheektowaga, Erie County, New York
(also know as, "The Creek Road / Garrison Road Cemetery")
Burials listed below


1st Regiment of Infantry New Jersey

4th Regiment of lnfantry New Hampshire

5th Regiment of Infantry Pennsylvania

9th Regiment of Infantry Massachusetts

10th Regiment Infantry North Carolina

llth Regiment lnfantry Vermont *

12th Regiment Infantry Virginia

14th Regiment of Infantry Maryland

15th Regiment of lnfantry New Jersey

16th Regiment of Infantry Pennsylvania

17th Regiment of Infantry Kentucky

19th Regiment of Infantry Ohio

21st Regiment of Infantry Massachusetts

22nd Regiment of Infantry Pennsylvania

23rd Regiment of Infantry New York

25th Regiment Infantry Connecticut

Corps of Artillery (at large)

Light Dragoons (at large)

New York Volunteer Cavalry

New York and Pennsylvania Volunteers

Additional historical information


* Source:
National Archives Records, War of 1812
M233 Register of Enlistments in the U. S. Army, 1798-1914,
Roll #5, Entry 958.

"Hezekiah Goodenow (Goodnow) Pri.,
11th U. S. Infy (Vermont)
Unit Commanding Officer: Capt. W. S. Foster's Co.

Wounded at Ft. Erie, Sept. 17, 1814
(He was due to get out of the Army on Sept, 30, 1814)
Died at WmsVille, NY Feb 10, 1815 of wounds."

Thank you for any help you might be able to give.
Russell Goodnow

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Family Found for:

** 25th Regiment Infantry Connecticut
Winchill, Shalah - Capt. Ketchum - diarrhea - Aug. 23, 1814 - Sept. 27, 1814
SOURCE: Cheektowaga Town Historian Town of Cheektowaga, New York

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Our Ancestors Who Served in the War of 1812
James LYNCH B., Abt 30 Sept 1783, Tralee, Kerry, Ireland
d. 7 Apr 1871 in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, USA
Burial: Apr 1871 at St. Mary Cemetery, Onondaga, New York, USA
Father: Cornelius LYNCH, Mother: Joanna DOOLING, married Eliza A. LITTLE, Abt 1819.

Ancestor of Larry Much more on James Lynch

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Helpful Links

The War of 1812 - Ye Old Bulletin Board

War of 1812 Forum

Lancaster Enlistments in the War of 1812 buried in local cemetery 

Index of Awards on Claims of the Soldiers of the War of 1812

War of 1812 Cemetery Committee
Donald W. LeBarron, Chairman (716) 834 - 9367
Dorothy Hammor, Secretary (716) 631 - 5920

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Latitude: 42.946N
Longitude: -78.73W

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