TI, ESSSAR 2015

Patriot graves marked by the Thousand Island Chapter, ESSSAR: 2015.



Noah Hutchins



His grave, Findagrave memorial 80843352, of was recently marked in Orleans cemetery, Lafargeville, NY. He was born 28 November 1757 in Voluntown, New London, CT and died 28 August 1838 in the town of Orleans. He is listed with the DAR # A061228.

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In December of 1776, at Windsor, Berkshire, MA he enlisted as a private in Capt. William Watkins company, Col Seymour's Regiment, MA Militia, marched to Albany, then Greensborough, now Whitehall, then to Ticonderoga. Continued in service until was dismissed. Was sent to the Battle of Bennington, 16 August 1777, but arrived just after the battle. In September of 1777 called out with Col Clark's Regiment to prevent the march of Burgoyne and, then a Sergeant, was at Saratoga when Burgoyne surrendered, 17 October 1777. He was called out on several alarms in MA.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, TI Chapter ESSSAR




Two Patriot graves were marked in Adams State Road Cemetery, Adams Center, NY during the summer of 2015.



John Parker



John Parker, Findagrave memorial 76862149, was born in Gronton, Middlesex, MA on 15 April 1757. He married his first wife, Lucy Blanchard, soon after the war. His second wife, Fanny Newton, is buried beside him in Adams Center. He died 18 April 1840.

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John served in the MA Line and was at the battles of Flatbush and White Plains. He was also present at the surrender of Burgoyne. He applied for and received pension S 11181. This file can be found on Ancestry.com. He is on the DAR patriot index, # A087528.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, TI Chapter ESSSAR




Timothy Heath

Timothy Heath is also buried in Adams State Road cemetery. He was born 7 March 1752 in Ontario, Canada and died 27 February 1814 in Rodman, NY. He married Lydia Smith. He has a memorial on Findagrave, 75845545. It has a more readable photo than the one here.

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Timothy Heath served for New York as a corporal in the Albany county militia and as Constable in the Cambridge district of Albany county, NY. He is on the DAR patriot index, A053996.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, TI Chapter ESSSAR




During 2015 four Patriot graves were marked in the Massena, NY area by Craig Williamson. Thanks to Craig and Joel Bixby for most of the information in following bios.



Elijah Flagg



Elijah was born 3 April 1761 in Petersham, Worcester, MA and died 1 April 1843 in Massena, St. Lawrence, NY and is buried in the Massena Center Cemetery. He enlisted August 1, 1776 and served three months as private in Capt. Walker’s Company, Col. Denney’s Massachusetts Regiment and was in the Battle of White Plains. He was a minute man from the spring of 1777 until August 1777 when he enlisted and serve three months as private in Capt. Haw’s Company, Colonel Cushing’s Massachusetts Regiment and was in the Battle of Stillwater. He served several enlistments altogether. See his findagrave entry for additional information on his service. In 1793 he moved to Orwell, Rutland, Vermont and in 1800 to Massena. He received a pension for his service (S.10679) and is listed on the DAR Patriot Index # A040393, and has a memorial on Findagrave, 104109489.
Grave marked by Craig Williamson, TI Chapter ESSSAR

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Ira Hitchcock



Ira was born 16 June 1765 in Cheshire, New Haven, CT and died 12 March 184 in Massena St. Lawrence, NY. He served as a teamster for Rhode Island. His wife, Hannah Hotchkiss, collected a widow's pension. His DAR number is A055577 and he has a memorial on Findagrave, 31120565. He is buried in Nevins Cemetery, Massena, NY.

Grave marked by Craig Williamson, TI Chapter ESSSAR.

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Ichabod Robinson



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He was born in Milford MA 10 Oct 1742. On 6 Oct 1768, he married Abigail Smith of Weston. About 1778, he settled on a farm near Cuttingsville in the town of Shrewsbury, Vermont where he made a home for his family. He served in the Vermont militia mustered near Shrewsbury. Ichabod died in Massena 20 Oct 1804 while there visiting his son Daniel and daughter Ruth, wife of Elisha Denison. He was the first burial in the Massena Center Cemetery and is the oldest marked grave.. He is listed on the St. Lawrence Heroes List. Abigail died in 1831 and is buried in Shrewsbury VT Find A Grave Memorial# 151033335.
Grave marked by Craig Williamson, TI Chapter ESSSAR




Elias Kingsley



He died 1 Aug 1841 in Massena, St. Lawrence, NY. He is buried in the West Orvis Street Cemetery, Find A Grave Memorial 36872980. He served in Massachusetts and Vermont.was granted a pension (W. 26184) for his service. He is listed on the St. Lawrence Heroes List. He was married in 1875 in Barre, Vermont to Abigail Story, who, while living in the town of Louisville NY, applied for a widow’s pension, W26184, after his death.
Grave marked by Craig Williamson, TI Chapter ESSSAR

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