Waldo Plank (War of 1812 Soldier) was born in 1795. He died on 20 August 1865 in Denmark, Lewis County, New York. He was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Denmark, Lewis County, New York. Waldo married Edith Spalding on 20 October 1818. Edith died on 20 May 1891 in Carthage, New York. She was buried in Denmark Cemetery, Lewis County, New York.
Waldow was drafted into the service at Denmark, New York on the 12th day of May, 1812, in Captain Lyman Demming's Company of Col. Richard Bellinger Regiment of the New York Militia. Waldow also served in Captain William Root's Company from September 14, 1813 until November 4, 1813. Waldow was discharged from the military in November 4, 1913. Waldow was eligible for bounty land due to his service in the War of 1812, his bounty land warrants were numbers 52,346-80-50 and 35,589-80-55. Waldow lived in Denmark, Lewis County, New York until his death on August 20, 1865; Waldow was 70 years old.
STATE OF NEW YORK, COUNTY OF LEWIS -- On this 18th day of August A.D. one thousand eight hundred and fifty two personally appeared before me Ira Austin, a Justice of the Peace, duly authorized to administer oaths within and for the county and state aforesaid, WALDOW PLANK, who was a private in the company commanded by Captain Lyman Demming, in a Regiment of New York detached militia commanded by Colonel Bellinger in the war with Great Britain, declared by the United State of the 18th day of June 1812. That on or about the 20th day of May A.D. one thousand eight hundred and twelve a company of New York Militia was drafted from the counties of Lewis and Jefferson in the State of New York for the protection of Sacketts Harbor in the County of Jefferson aforesaid before the declaration of said war. That he was substituted in said company in the place of one Jacob Dimmick at Lowville in the county of Lewis on the said 20th day of May 1812. That he continued in actual service in said war in the company and regiment above named as such susbstitute for the space of three months and fifteen days and was honorably discharged at Sacketts Harbor aforesaid on or about the 6th day of September A.D. one thousand eight hundred and twelve on account of his having served the time for which he engtered the said service as will appear by the muster rolls of said company. He further says that he was called into actual service in said war again on the first day of March or thereabout A.D. 1813 and continued in actual service in said war at that time as a private in a company commanded by Captain Moses Waters as near as he can state in the 101st regiment of New York Militia commanded by Colornel Zeborin Carter and continued in actual service in said war according to his best knowledge and belief twenty or twenty one days and was honorably discharged at Brownville in the County of Jefferson on the 20th or 21st day of March A.D. 1813 as will appear by the must rolls of said company. That on or about hte 7th day of October A.D. 1814 he was again called into actual service in said war in the company and regiment above named that is the regiment commanded by Colonel Carter and company commanded Captain Waters and continued in a actual service in said war at that time about one month and was honorably discharged at Sackets Harbor or Brownville, Jefferson County, New York at the expiration of that time that he received no certificate of discharged from within of the above mentioned service and that he was received no bounty-land for his service. WALDOW PLANK