LeRay de Chaumont 2016

Graves marked by the LeRay de Chaumont Chapter of the DAR. in 2016.




John Failing



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John Failing, DAR# A073842 FAG: 76622848, was born 14 September 1753 in Albany county, NY. He served for NY in Col. Klocks 2nd regiment of the Tyron county militia. He was taken prisoner at a blockhouse in St. Johnsville, Montgomery, NY. and was taken to Canada, where he was held prisoner for two years. On 15 March 1785 he married Elizabeth Schmidt/Smith in German Flats, Herkimer, NY. John and his wife received a pension for his service, S*W19242. He died 27 May 1838 in Pamelia, Jefferson, NY. and is buried in Parish cemetery, Jefferson, NY beside his wife.
Marked by Mary Erskine-Coyne, LeRay de Chaumont Chapter, NSDAR.




Arnold Lewis



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FAG # 64254407, DAR # A069731
Burial Location: N 44.00018° W 075.71199°

Arnold Lewis was born 1735 in Rhode Island, the son of Nehemiah and Esther Arnold Lewis. He served for Massachusetts under Captains William Clark and Col. Benjamin Simond in the Berkshire County Militia. He married Anna Crandall in 1782. She was born 29 February 1746 in MA and died 12 March 1831 in Champion, Jefferson, NY. Arnold died 6 October 1825 in Champion, Jefferson, NY and is buried beside his wife in the Evergreen/ Champion Huddle cemetery, Champion, Jefferson, NY.
Marked by Mary Erskine-Coyne, LeRay de Chaumont Chapter, NSDAR.




Benjamin Rice



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FAG # 26124702 DAR # A043509
Burial Location: N 43.97674° , W 075.62909°

Benjamin Rice was born 29 July 1751 at Wallingford, CT. He served as a private for Massachusetts under Captain Wilder and Col. Whitcomb and as a corporal under Captain Bartholomew York. He married Lavina Wise, 1757-28 October 1831, on 2 April 1776 at Deerfield, MA.. He died 12 November 1831 in Carthage, NY and is buried in West Carthage Hillside cemetery next to Lavina.
Marked by Mary Erskine-Coyne, LeRay de Chaumont Chapter, NSDAR.




Abel Crandall



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FAG # 76081630 DAR # A027325
Burial Location: N 43.96679° W 075.69125°

Abel Crandall was born 25 July 1757 in Rhode Island. He served in the Vermont militia as a sergeant under Captains John Powell and Timothy Bush and Colonels Fletcher and peter Olcott. He married Elizabeth Crocker. 9 October 1781 in Vermont. Elizabeth was born 8 December 1752 in Vermont and died 2 August 1833 in Champion, Jefferson, NY. Abel died 2 September 1826 in Champion, Jefferson, NY. He is buried there in Hillside cemetery. His sister, Hannah Crandall, married Patriot Solomon Calkins. They are buried nearby in Hillside cemetery.
Marked by Mary Erskine-Coyne, LeRay de Chaumont Chapter, NSDAR.




Josiah Hurlbert



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FAG# 11396893 DAR# A200181
Burial location: N 44.06805° W 075.51604°

Josiah Hurlburt was born 25 December 1760 in MA. His surname appears as Hurlbert, Hurlburt and , on FAG, as Hurlbut. He served 7 months and 7 days in Captain Ward's MA company defending the seacoast. He served 3 months in Captain Bridge's company, Col. Thatcher's MA regiment, involving two skirmishes at Rahway, NJ. After moving to NH, he served 1 month in Captain Boardman's New Hampshire Militia. He then served Captain George Minott's company, Col. Samuel Bullard's MA regiment and was present when Burgoyne surrendered. In August of 1778 he served 1 month in Captain Mann's NH company and was in Sullivan's expedition to Rhode Island. He then moved to Woodstock, VT. He served 5 months in Captain Beriah Green's Vermont company as third sergeant.

He married three times. First to Polly Emerson, second to Polly Harrison and third to Hanna Staley Davis who was married 3 times herself and lived to be 115. For more information of this interesting woman please see her Findagrave memorial # 11396911. Josiah and Martha received pension S*W1431 for his service. Josiah died 30 January 1847 in the Town of Wilna, Jefferson, NY. He is buried with Martha in Pierce cemetery, now part of Fort Drum, NY.
Marked by Mary Erskine-Coyne, LeRay de Chaumont Chapter, NSDAR.




Solomon Cleaveland



Photo not available FAG# 13899651 DAR# A023123
Burial Location: N 44.06805° W 075.51604°
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Solomon Cleaveland was born 26 February 1754 in Fairhaven, CT. He served for Connecticut as a private and as matross in Captain Bigalow's company of artillery under Col. Knox and serving in the Canadian campaign. He also served under Captain Downer at the battle of Bennington. He married Martha Rathbone on 9 December 1779 in Sheffield, MA. Martha was born in 4 March 1760 at Poultney, VT and died 25 December 1850 in the Town of Diana, Lewis, NY. She received a widows pension, W6699. Solomon died 16 June 1844 in the Town of Wilna, Jefferson, NY. Solomon and Martha are buried in Sand Hill cemetery, Natural Bridge, Jefferson, NY.
Marked by Mary Erskine-Coyne, LeRay de Chaumont Chapter, NSDAR.




1 comment:

  1. John D. Failing was my great grandfather x's 4. So glad to see his grave marked in recognition of his service to the American Revolution. Thank you!

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