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Officers at Michilimackinac and Fort Mackinac 1742-1882

Early Officers At The Fort
Michilimackinac and Mackinac

This list of officers was compiled in 1883 by Dwight H. Kelton. The dates given are the dates each started at the fort and includes French, British and United States officers to 1882.  NOTE: Michilimackinac was built in 1714-15 by the French and was located at Mackinaw City on the lower peninsula until it was moved at the end of 1799 to 1780 and rebuilt on Mackinac Island.  It's name was changed at that time to Fort Mackinac.

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List of Mackinac Military Officers
Total Records:  248
Surname Given Rank Company Date Of Service Military Post Given Title Other Titles Extra Note Country
BEAUBAFFIN  Hertelle  Kings Commandant    1756 June 19  blank  Monsieur      French 
BEAUJEU De VILLEMONDE    Captain and Kings Commandant    1752 June 04  Camanitigousa  Monsieur      French 
DUPLESSIS De MORMPONT    Kings Commandant    1746 June 29  Cammanettigsia        French 
DUPLESSIS De MORMPONT    Kings Commandant    1745 July 11  Cammanettigsia        French 
FRY  Phil. B.  Ensign  8th Kings Regiment  1784 July 31  Fort Mackinac        British 
CLOWES  George  Lieutenant  8th Kings Regiment  1784 July 31  Fort Mackinac        British 
CHARLETON  Edward  Captain Commanding  5th Regiment of Foot  1791 November 15  Fort Mackinac        British 
HAMILTON  J. M.  Ensign  5th Regiment of Foot  1791 November 15  Fort Mackinac        British 
ROCHA  Benjamin  Lieutenant  5th Regiment of Foot  1791 November 15  Fort Mackinac        British 
HEADOWE  H.  Ensign  5th Regiment of Foot  1791 November 15  Fort Mackinac        British 
BURBECK  Henry  Major  Artillerists and Engineers  1796  Fort Mackinac        United States 
PRIOR  Abner  Captain  1st Infantry  1796  Fort Mackinac        United States 
MASSAY  Ebenezer  Lieutenant  Artillerists and Engineers  1796  Fort Mackinac        United States 
MICHAEL  John  Lieutenant  1st Infantry  1796  Fort Mackinac        United States 
HUNT  Thomas  Major1st Infantry  Artillerists and Engineers  1801  Fort Mackinac        United States 
DUNHAM  Jossiah  Captain  Artillerists and Engineers  1801  Fort Mackinac        United States 
WHILEY  Richard  1st Lieutenant  Artillerists and Engineers  1801  Fort Mackinac        United States 
LE BARRON  Francis  Surgeons Mate  Artillerists and Engineers  1802  Fort Mackinac        United States 
EASTMAN  Jonathan  1st Lieutenant  Artillerists  1807  Fort Mackinac        United States 
HOWARD  Lewis  Captain  Artillerists  1808  Fort Mackinac      died at Fort Mackinac January  United States 
HANKS  Porter  1st Lieutenant  Artillerists  1808  Fort Mackinac        United States 
CHAMBERS  Talbot  Major  Rifles  1815  Fort Mackinac        United States 
KEAN  Joseph  Captain  Rifles  1815  Fort Mackinac        United States 
O'FALLON  John  Captain  Rifles  1815  Fort Mackinac        United States 
HEDDELSON  John  1st Lieutenant  Rifles  1815  Fort Mackinac        United States 
GRAY  James S.  2nd Lieutenat  Rifles  1815  Fort Mackinac        United States 
PIERCE  Benjamin K.  Captain  Artillery  1815  Fort Mackinac        United States 
MCCLALLAN  Robert  1st Lieutenant  Artillery  1815  Fort Mackinac        United States 
MORGAN  Lewis  1st Lieutenant  Artillery  1815  Fort Mackinac        United States 
WILKINS  George  2nd Lieutenant  Artillery  1815  Fort Mackinac        United States 

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