TI ESSSAR 2018

Patriot graves marked by the Thousand Island Chapter, ESSSAR: 2018.



Nathan Baker


Photo not available DAR: A005045, FAG: 84105543
Buried in unknown location in Jefferson county, NY

Nathan Baker was born abut 1758 in Massachusetts. He served as a Private under Colonel Bailey of the MA Line for 3 years. About 1790 Nathan married Abigail Wescott who was born June 1764 in Rhode Island and died post 1825. In 1818 he received pension S44322 for his service. Nathan died 4 May 1819 in the Town of Hounsfield, Jefferson, NY and is buried in an unknown location.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Abel Bassett


Photo not available DAR: A007217, FAG: 84118941
Buried in unknown location in Jefferson county, NY

Abel Bassett was born 29 February 1759 in Connecticut. He served as a private for CT under Captain Chapman in Col. Swift's regiment for a total of three years. Able received pension S45227 for his service. He married Hannah Chapin. Hannah was born 1763 in MA and died after 1842 in Adams, Jefferson, NY. Able died 27 November 1842 in Adams, Jefferson, NY and is buried in an unknown location.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Lamberton Clark


Photo not available DAR: A022540, FAG: 93042036
Burial Location: Unknown location in Jefferson county, NY

Lamberton/Lambert Clark was born 26 June 1760 in Middletown, Hartford, Connecticut. He served for CT under Captains Robert Warner and Heart in Col. Samuel Wyllys 3rd Ct Regiment and under Captain Buell in the 1st CT regiment under Lt. Col. Thomas Grosvenor, Col. Durkee and Col. Zebulon Butler. He enlisted in 1776 or 1777 and was at the Battle of Long Island and the retreat from New York finally being discharged 3 June 1783. Lamberton received pension S*W18919 for his service. Lamberton married Marth Rexford on 11 December 1783 at Wallingford, CT. She applied for and received a pension after he died. He died 28 September 1835 in Jefferson county, NY and is buried there in an unknown location.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




John Cobb


Photo not available DAR: A133980, FAG: 84120551
Burial Location: Jefferson County, NY

John Cobb was born 1756. On 12 January 1780, he enlisted as a Private in the R.I. Continental Line serving until 15 June 1783, when he was discharged at Saratoga, NY. John served under Captain Lewis in a regiment commanded by Colonels Greene and Olney. The battles he fought in were, Fort Mifflin, Red Bank, Monmouth and Kingsbridge in R.I. He received pension S43370 for his service. The pension file contains his discharge papers, showing service of 3 years, five months and 3 days. John married Dorcas and in his application states she was 64 in 1820. In 1829 he had a daughter Mary Briggs living in South Kingston, Washington, R.I. who applied for a land warrant based on his service. The application refers to a son, Joseph, born 1801. He died after 2 October 1820 and is buried in an unknown location in Jefferson county. A pensioner index shows his last payment as March 1826.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Benjamin Cole


Photo not available DAR: A024113, FAG: 93042253
Burial Location: Unknown location in Jefferson county, NY

Benjamin Cole was born 18 November 1751 in North Kingston, Rhode Island. He died 26 October 1839 near Adams, Jefferson, NY. He served as a private in the R.I. Continental line in a company commanded by Captain Gardner in Colonel Varnum's regiment for 12 and a half months. On 2 November 1783, at North Kingston, R.I., Benjamin married Martha Wightman. Martha was born 15 May 1759 at North Kingston, R.I. and died at Horicon, NY on 21 December 1841.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Thomas Converse


Photo not available DAR: A025193, FAG: 84325415
Burial Location: Unknown location in Jefferson county, NY

Thomas Converse was born 5 November 1738 at Killingly, Windham, Connecticut and died 1809 in the Town of Rutland, Jefferson, New York. He served as a Captain in the 7th regiment of the CT Line under Lt. Cols Starr and Holdridge and Col. Swift. He married first Mary Morse, second Abigail Colton in 1762, third, in 1790, Sabrina Smedley, who died at Goshen, CT about 1800, and fourth Mary Colton.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Jesse Davis


Photo not available DAR# A030393, FAG# 84151996
Buried in unknown location Jefferson county, NY

He was born 7 November 1758 at Mendon, Worcester, MA and died 28 November 1830 in the Town of Alexandria, Jefferson, NY. Jesse married Sarah Ann Stewart. Jesse Davis served as a private for Massachusetts in Captain John Blunt's company, Colonel Samuel McCobb's regiment. Jesse's heirs applied for, after he and his wife had died, a pension But it was rejected. In 1851 Delos Davis, his son living in Marquette county WI, claimed that in 1831, he went with his father to MA and Jesse was able to prove his service there. Delos also stated that his father was a resident of Jefferson county and that he died in 1832 and Sarah in 1839.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Henry Hatevil Fall


Photo not available DAR# A038387, FAG# 77116963
Buried in unknown location in Jefferson county, NY

Henry Hatevil Fall was born 14 January 150 at York county, Maine, then a district of Massachusetts. He died in the Town of Lyme, Jefferson, New York on 19 August 1845. He served as a private and sergeant under Captains Benjamin Bowne and Cook in Colonel William Bond's regiment, Massachusetts Continental line, eighteen months in total.
Henry married Sarah Brace Durham on 10 February 1778 at Clareack, Hudson, NY., Sarah was born 1757 at Kinderhook, Albany, NY. and died on 12 May 1848 at Brownsville, Jefferson, NY. She applied for and received a widows pension, W19250. Henry appears on the 1841 census of pensioners. In her application Henry is referred o as Hatevil Fall. Their children listed, ages in 1820, are Abigail, 20, Isaac 18, Betsey 16. Eleanor the second child, born 24 April 1782, married Got? Witt in 1799.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Aaron Farr


Photo not available DAR# A038853, FAG# 84152505
Buried in unknown location in Jefferson county, NY

Aaron Farr was born 6 November 1743 in Stow, Massachusetts and died after 1820 in Ellisburg, Jefferson, NY. He married Hannah Wheeler on 9 March 1773 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, NH. She died in Ellisburg, NY post 1820. Aaron served as a private in the company of Captain Francis Town in a regiment commanded by first Col. Samuel Ashley and second Col. David Gilman of the NH Line. For a while he lived in Chesterfield, New Hampshire and signed an association test sent out by the N.H. Committee of Safety. In this he swore allegiance to America. Persons not doing so were reported to the Committee of Safety and disarmed.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Anthony Flansburgh


Photo not available DAR# A040539, FAG# 77118081
Buried in an unknown location in Jefferson county, NY

Anthony Flansburgh was born 1 April 1759 in Schenectady, NY and died 10 January 1839 in either the Town of Clayton or Orleans, Jefferson, NY. He married Susannah Van Alen. She received a widow's pension W24204. Documents in the pension file state Susannah married Anthony on 2 March 1788 in Schenectady, NY, that he died 10 January 1839 in Clayton, Jefferson, NY and had served for 9 months and 12 days. Another document states he died in the Town of Orleans, Jefferson, NY. The application was made while Susannah was living in Cattaraugus county, NY. Aaron served as a private for New York in Captain Hale's company, Colonel Willett's regiment. He also served in Captain Peake's company, Colonel's Yates regiment and Captain Van Patton's company, Col. Wamps regiment. His total time in service was 4 years 11 months. He served at Bemis Heights during the Battle of Saratoga and in the Schoharie Valley. His unit transported military stores along the Mohawk from Schenectady to Fort Stanwix.
Note: Sussanah received a land grant, B.L.Wt. 17567-160-55
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




James Gloyd


Photo not available DAR# A133746, FAG# 84158040
Buried in unknown location in Jefferson county, New York

James Gloyd was born 15 September 1755 at Ablington, Plymouth, Massachusetts and died 8 February 1845(date from pension) in the Town of Pamelia, Jefferson, NY. The date of death being found on a pension list. He served for Massachusetts as a corporal in Captains William Read's company, under Lt. John Bailey for 8 months, in March 1766, two weeks as corporal in Captain Cobb's company, again in 1776 two months in Captain Nathaniel Belcher's company, Colonel Mc Intosh's regiment; in 1776 or 7, six weeks in Captain Nathaniel Snow's company, Colonel Edward Mitchell's regiment. He received pension S15147 for his service of 11 months and 28 days
He married Mary Snow on 1 April 1777 at Ablington, Plymouth, MA. She was born 9 December at Ablington.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Abraham Hodges


Photo not available DAR# A056128, FAG# 93042889
Buried in an unknown location in Jefferson county, New York

Abraham Hodges was born in NY about 1762 and died 6 October 1828 in Watertown, Jefferson county, NY. From 2 February 1777 until 8 June 1783, he served as a private in companies commanded by Captains Robert McKean and Leonard Bleeker in Col. G. Van Schaiek's regiment for a total of 6 years. Abraham fought at the battles of Monmouth and Yorktown. He and his wife Prudence received a pension, S*W15837, for his service. Prudence was born 1764 at Pennsylvania and died 6 Aug 1851 at Brownville, Jefferson, NY. She and Abraham were married November 1782 at Cambridge NY. In 1820 their son Merrit was 14 years old.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Abner Hubbard


Photo not available DAR# A059182, Fag# 84159290
Buried in unknown location in Jefferson county, New York

Abner was born 25 August 1759 at Granville, Hampshire, MA and died 7 September 1820 in Jefferson county, NY. He served as a private in Captain Warham Parts' Massachusetts company, and Captain Lebleus Ball's and Selden's companies, Colonels William Shepard and Henry Jackson's Fourth MA regiment, being discharged 8 June 1783. Abner served at the battles of Trenton, Princeton, Stillwater and Monmouth. He married Catherine Webster 8 January 1784 at New Concord, NY.. Catherine was born in 1766 and died 12 August 1846 at Watertown, NY. Abner and Catherine received pension S*W23381 for his service.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Jesse Leavenworth


Photo not available DAR# A068194, FAG# 84160144
Buried in an unknown location, Jefferson county, New York

Jesse Leavenworth was born 22 November 1740 at Waterbury,New Haven, Connecticut and died 12 December 1824 at Sackets Harbor, Jefferson, NY Jesse served for CT first as a Lieutenant under Captain Benedict Arnold then as a Captain. While a lieutenant Jesse served in the Town of New Haven as a member of the Governor's Foot Guards. On 1 July 1761, at New Haven, CT, he married Catherine Conkling Frisbie. Catherine was born 1 July 1737 at NY and died 29 June 1824 at Sackets Harbor, NY.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




John Losee


Photo not available DAR# A071657, FAG# 77177442
Buried in an unknown location at Jefferson county, New York

John A. Losee was born 16 April 1753 at Fishkill, Dutchess, NY and died 22 August 1837 at Watertown, NY. He served for NY in the Dutchess County Militia under Captain's Brickerhoff, Horton, Willsey and Van Brenschouten in Colonel Morris Graham's regiment of the NY Line for 13 months and 13 days. John received a pension for his service, S13772. He married Sarah X in 1778. She was born 1755 and died at Watertown, NY on 30 March 1837.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




William Maynard


Photo not available DAR# A076234, FAG# 77216806
Buried in unknown location at Jefferson county, New York

William Maynard was born 18 October 1752 at Sudbury, Massachusetts and died 14 February 1827 at Antwerp, Jefferson, NY. He served for MA as a private in Captain Matthew Chambers company in Lt. Col. Calvin Smith's regiment.
William married Lucy Balcom.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Felix Powell


Photo not available DAR# A091993, FAG# 84193709
Buried in an unknown location at Jefferson county, New York
Felix Powell was born 1761 in England and died 5 February 1851 at Cape Vincent, Jefferson, NY. He served as a private for Vermont in Captain Gideon Brownson's company, Colonel Warner's regiment and for Connecticut under Captains Buell and Clift in Colonel Butler's regiment. While serving for VT, he participated in the battles of Fort George, Lake Champlain and Bennington. While serving for CT he fought in the battles of Horseneck and Valentine's Hill. Felix was discharged 3 June 1783 at West Point and later applied for and received pension *S44260 for his service. His total service spanned six years.
Felix married Lenora Hall, 1770-1821.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Timothy Tamblim


Photo not available DAR# A112654, FAG# 85143255
Buried in unknown location at Jefferson county, New York.

Timothy Tamblin was born 11 November 1756 at Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts and died 31 August 1845 at Evans Mills, Jefferson, NY. He served for Massachusetts and Connecticut as a private and sergeant receiving pension S*W19428. While living at Thompson, Windham, CT, he volunteered at the time of the Lexington Alarm. Timothy enlisted 23 April 1775 and served as a private in Captains John Leland and Miller's Company, Colonel Doolittle's Massachusetts Regiment. He was at the battle of Bunker Hill and was discharged 1 January 1776. He reenlisted March 1776 and served two and one-half months s private in Captain Edward Seagrave's company, Colonel Joseph Reed's MA regiment. He was transferred to Captain John Shattuck's company, Colonel Jonathan Brewer's MA regiment and served nine and one-half months as an artificer. Timothy enlisted again in the spring of 1777, serving one and one-half months as Sergeant in Captain Paine's company under Major Ripley in the CT troops. In August 1777, while a resident of Dudley Worchester, MA, he served three months as a private in Captain Lamb's company, Colonels Cushing ad Brown's MA troops and fought at the battle of Lake George. In 1803 Timothy an his family moved from Marlbrough, Windam, VT to the Town of Rutland, Jefferson, NY.
He married Susanna Webster on 12 April 1781 at Killingly, CT. Susanna was born 17 October 1762 at Dudley, MA and died 19 July 1857 at Theresa, NY.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Hiel Trusdale/Truesdale


Photo not available DAR# A113421, FAG# 84239258
Buried in unknown location at Jefferson county, New York

Hiel Trusdale/Truesdale was born 15 June 1762 at Reading, Litchfield, Connecticut and died 5 January 1847 in the Town of Leray, Jefferson, NY. He served for NY as a private under captains Gresham Truesdale and Daniel Herrick, in a regiment commanded by Cols Van Alstine and Whiting for a total of six months and 22 days. Hiel received pension S11573 for his service. He first enlisted while living at Kinderhook, Albany, NY. Hiel applied for his pension 12 October 1832 while living at Ripley Chautauqua, NY.
Hiel married first Jane Walker on 28 May 1783. Jane died 17 August 1797. He married second Martha De Wolf 1 January 1798. Martha was born 15 December 1769 at Lyme, Connecticut and died 30 September 1837 at Cedarville, NY.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Gershom Tuttle


Photo not available DAR# A131791, FAR# 85146147
Buried at an unknown location in Jefferson county, New York

Gershom Tuttle was born 23 August 1738 in Connecticut and died 5 January 1818 at Watertown, Jefferson, NY. He served for Connecticut as a teamster conducting supplies for the army.
He married X Mitchel who was born at Bristol, CT in 1760.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Jacob Van Wormer


Photo not available DAR# A119305, FAG# 84239714
Buried at an unknown location in Jefferson county, New York.

Jacob Van Wormer was born 28 February 1749 in Albany county, NY and died August 1829 in Ellisburb, Jefferson,, NY. Jacob enlisted as a scout and as a minute man at Bennington and the Burgoyne campaign. He served for NY as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 14th Regiment of the Albany county militia.
He married Polly Oller.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Daniel Wharry


Photo not available DAR# A123660, FAG# 84260325
Buried at unknown location in Jefferson county, New York.

Daniel Wharry was born 1764 at Montgomery, Orange, NY and died 2 March 1842 in the Town of Alexandria, Jefferson, NY. Daniel served for NY as a private in Captains Burnett and Hardenburg's company, Colonels Pawling and Weissnfels' regiment. Daniel received pension S15254 for his 18 month service.
Daniel married Eunice Golden in 1784. She died in 1827.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Lemuel Wheeler


Photo not available DAR# A123982, FAG# 84260228
Buried at an unknown location in Jefferson county, New York
Lemuel Wheeler was born 8 March 1757 at Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts and died 1832 at Lorraine, Jefferson, NY. He served as a private and sergeant for MA in Captains Brown, Minot, Miles, Wheeler and Cooper's companies, Colonel's Nixon, Brook, Reed and Turner. He received pension S44052 for his service, that service lasting about five and one half years.
Lemuel married Katherine Whitney on 23 April 1783 at Stow, Middlesex, MA. Katherine was born 12 April 1763 at Stow, MA and died 1820 at Lorraine, NY. In 1820 Lemuel stated his family consisted of wife Catherine, age 58, daughter Nancy, 20, son Charles 19 and son Daniel 14
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Samuel Wood


Photo not available DAR# A128158, FAR# 85147476
Buried in unknown location Jefferson county, New York

Samuel Wood was born 6 April 1765 at New Windsor, Orange, NY and died 11 May 1853 at Dexter, Jefferson, NY. His father Timothy was drafted and Samuel served as his substitute. Samuel served NY as a drummer under Captains Christian Van Deusen, Daniel Tuttle, Eleazer Woodhull and Asa Dean in Colonel Jesse Woodhull regiment. He also served as a private in Captain David Sands' company, Colonel McClaughrey regiment. He received pension S28955 for his service.
In January 1789, Samuel married Elizabeth Smith. Elizabeth was born 22 November 1771 at Newburgh, NY.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Freedom Wright


Photo not available DAR# A130799, FAD# 83653068
Buried at unknown location in Jefferson county, New York.

Freedom Wright was born 3 July 1749 in Goshen, Connecticut and died August 1824 at Watertown, NY. He served as a soldier for Connecticut at the Lexington Alarm and in Captain Timothy Gaylord's company, Colonel Hinman's 4th regiment.
Freedom married three times, first Anna Horton, second Phebe Turner and third Jerusha Sheldon. Anna Horton was born 1760 and died 18 September 1788 at CT. They were married 1 September 1777.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Phineas Wright


Photo not available DAR# A130954, FAG# 84260709
Buried at unknown location in Jefferson county, New York.

Phineas Wright was born 14 April 1751 at Massachusetts and died September 1829 at Leray, NY. He served for New Hampshire as a corporal in Colonel Chases regiment. On 14 April 1818, while living at Leray, Jefferson, NY, he applied for and received pension S45472 for is service.
He married Ester Coates, 1752-1823.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Samuel Mills


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Pension S13938 FAG# 76810092

Samuel Frederick Mills was born 3 October 1759 at Derby, New Haven, CT, the son of Jedediah and Hannah Hawley Mills. He died 5 November 1857 and is buried in Market Street cemetery, Cape Vincent, Jefferson, NY. His wife Ammerillious Leavenworth, daughter of James and Jehodah Moss Levenworth, 1763-1849, and son Samuel Jr, 1787-1853, are also buried there.
Samuel served as a private for Connecticut a total of one year and seven months, mostly in 1776 and 1777. First as a private under Captain Tomlinson, Col. Lewis, then Captain Blackman, Col Whiting. He was in New York City and the retreat from Long Island. Samuel also served 6 weeks as a substitute. Most of his service was in the Hudson Valley. He was at Danbury, Ct when it was burnt by the British in 1777. Also in that year, he was engaged in a skirmish at Kingsbridge, NY while protecting continental stores. He received pension S13938, BLWt 26,016-160-55, for his service. His name appears on the 1840 and 1841 pension lists.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Thomas Bones



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DAR # A001950, FAG# 55941519
Burial Location: N 44.02222° W 075.71420°

Thomas Bones was born 1753 in County Leitrim, Ireland and died 2 April 1830 in the Town of Philadelphia, Jefferson, New York. He married Susannah Rowland on 31 January 1795 in PA. She was born on 17 November 1766 at Great Valley, PA and died at the Town of LeRay, Jefferson, NY on 28 July 1820. They are buried in Quaker Cemetery, Philadelphia. Jefferson, NY.
Thomas served as a private for Pennsylvania in the Tredyffrin township, Chester county militia under Captain Jonathan Rowland, in 1780, and Captain David Wilson in 1782.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Eliphalet Cheney


Photo not available DAR# A021324 FAG# 68164653
Burial Location: N 44.20022° W 075.60493°

Eliphlet Cheney was born 5 December 1756 at Plaistow, New Hampshire and died 11 September 1822 at Antwerp, Jefferson, New York. He is buried at Old Town cemetery, Antwerp, Jefferson, NY. He married Mary Ela at Hampstead, Rockingham, NH on 23 November 1780. She was born 4 May 1755 at Londonderry, NH and died at Roxbury, Washington, VT of 4 January 1841. Eliphlet Cheney served as a private in the Massachusetts Line in Captain Jeremiah Gilman's company, Colonel John Nixon's regiment. Asa and Mary received pension S*W20863 for his service.
Grave marked by Steve Guy, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Asa Eggleston Jr


Photo not available DAR# A036906 FAG# 66241680
Burial Location: N 44.25125° W 075.58769°

Asa Eggleston was born 19 February 1763 at Voluntown, Windham, CT.He died 10 August 1840 at Antwerp, Jefferson, NY. He married Content Hadsall on 27 March 1786 at Oswego, NY. She was born 13 March 1767 at Oswego, NY and died 18 April 1850 at Antwerp, Jefferson, NY. Asa Eggleston served as a private for Rhode Island, in Captain Burdick's company, Colonel Dyer's regiment. His widow, Content, received a widows pension, W22994, for his service.

Grave marked by Steve Guy, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Miles Cook


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DAR# A025407 FAG# 66241636
Burial Location: N 44.25112° W 075.58738°

Miles Cook was baptized 18 June 1765 at Durham, New Haven, CT and died 10 July 1846 at Russell, St. Lawrence, NY. He married Sarah Susan Griffin, 1768-14 March 1837. Both are buried in Kinne cemetery, Antwerp, Jefferson, NY. Miles served for Connecticut as a musician, private and non commissioned officer in the Connecticut line. In 1780-1782 under Colonel Meigs. In 1782 he transferred, as a musician, to Captains Selden and Ten Eyck companies, Colonel Samuel B Webb's regiment. He was discharged in 1783.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Godfrey White



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DAR # A124695, FAG# 58264489
Burial Location N 43.85718° W 076.03703°

Godfrey White was born on 4 September 1760 at Newport, Newport, Rhode Island and died 25 March 1852 at Adams, Jefferson, New York. He served for 6 months as a private for RI under Captain Johnson and Colonel Olney. On 8 October 1832 he applied for a pension while living in Brookfield, Madison, NY and received pension S11752 for his service. Godfrey married Jane Ford on 3 February 1784 at Hopkinton, Washington, RI. Jane was born circa 1762 and died 12 May 1842 at Adams, Jefferson, NY. Godfrey and Jane are buried beside each other in Green Settlement Cemetery, Adams, Jefferson, NY not far from the grave of Godfrey's brother Oliver.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Oliver White



Photo not available Pension W20128, FAG# 57976754
Burial Location: N 43.85715° W 075.03707

Oliver White was born 4 September 1759 at Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island and died 10 April 1834 at Adams Center, Jefferson, New York. He served in the RI Line under Captain Randall in Colonel Varnum's regiment. First, for 5 months as private and then for 9 as sergeant. He married Cynthia Burdick on 1 March 1781 at Hopkinton, RI. After Oliver's death she received a widows pension W20128. Oliver and Cynthia are buried in Green Settlement cemetery, Adams, NY near the grave of Oliver's brother Godfrey.
Grave marked by Steve Guy, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Isaac Burr



Photo not available DAR# A018736, FAG# 28951264
Burial Location: N 43.72898° W 076.13863°

Isaac Burr was born in 1760 at Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut and died 27 April 1827 at Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York. Issac served as a soldier for Vermont. His exact service is unclear. On 11 January 1787 he married Irene Orcott, 1763 – 17 January 1832, at Stafford, Tolland, CT. Isaac and Irene are buried together in Ellisburg cemetery, Ellisburg, Jefferson, NY.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Joel Doolittle



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DAR# A032940 FAG 20742435
Burial Location: N 43.72898° W 076.13859°
Joel Doolittle was born circa 1753 in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut and died 20 March 1813 at Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York. In 1779 he served for CT as a private in the Chatham CT militia. He married Huldah Lucas, on 11 September 1787. She was born 15 October 1767 at Goshen, Litchfield, CT and died in Jefferson county in 1827. Joel is buried in Ellisburg cemetery Ellisburg, Jefferson, NY.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Caleb Ellis



Photo not available DAR# A037657, FAG# 72017547
Burial Location: N 43.72896° W 076.13898°

Caleb Ellis was born 16 August 1754 at Ashfield, Franklin, Massachusetts and died 14 April 1813 at Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York. He served for both New Hampshire and Massachusetts as a private in Captain Stiles company, Colonel Sargent's regiment and he took the association test. Circa 1779, he married Mary Crouch. She was born on 14 April 1757 at MA and died 3 March 1813 at Ellisburg, Jefferson, NY. Caleb and Mary are buried in Ellisburg cemetery, Ellisburg, Jefferson, NY.
Grave marked by Steve Guy, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Nathan Holly



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DAR# A056524 FAG# 78840404
Burial Location N .72888° W 076.13902°

Nathan Holly was born 1 June 1758 at Sharon, Massachusetts and died 4 September 1833 at Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York. He served for MA as a private under Captain Hull and Colonel Brook in General Patterson's brigade for a total of 4 months, two months each in 1778 and 80. He married Cynthia Tillison. She was born in 1770 at NY and died at Ellisburg on 20 July 1822.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




David Andrus



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Pension S46495, FAG# 76489531
Burial Location: N 43.77400° W 076.05540°

David Andrus (DAR uses Andrews) was born in 1766 at Connecticut and died 21 August 1831 at Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York. He served fr CT as a musician and then as a private in the CT line. David enlisted first in Captain Reed's company, Colonel Butler's regiment. Late in the war he transferred to Colonel Swift's regiment, also known as the Feather Cap regiment. He married first Sally Ranney, 1763-22 July 1818. He married second, about 1820, Mrs. Esther Hinman. She died on or about 1 May 1835. David and Sally are buried in Giddingsville cemetery, Adams, Jefferson, NY.
Grave marked by Steve Guy, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Samuel Eaton



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Pension S12837 FAG 76627239
Burial Location N 43.77394° W 076.05528°

Samuel Eaton was born 28 August 1755 at Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut and died 19 July 1838 at Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York. Samuel served as a private in the CT line for a total of 9 months and 10 days . In 1776, under Captain Pees and Colonel Wollcott, his company marched to New London, CT where they assisted in the construction of Fort Trumbull. Twice he joined in a raid to Long Island to obtain cattle from the British. He was discharged and reenlisted in 1776. He returned to New London and guarded the city while in Colonel Chapman regiment. In 1779 he enlisted a third time and when to the aid of General Sullivan in Rhode Island but arrived after the retreat.

He married Eunice Downing, August 1760-1 May 1819, 24 November 1785 at Stafford, Tolland, CT. He married 2nd Sarah, October 1766-19 June 1831. He married third Abiah, 1762-10 September 1836. Samuel and his three wives are buried in Giddingsville cemetery, Adams, Jefferson, NY.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Alpheus Dwight



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Pension W25554 FAG 31471812
Burial Location N 43.81317° W 076.03099°

Alpheus Dwight was born 7 April 1760 at Somers, Tolland, Connecticut and died 7 September 1845 at Henderson, Jefferson, New York. He served as a private for CT. In May 1778 he enlisted in Captain Robinson's company for one year. They marched to White Plains and joined Colonel Enos regiment. The regiment then marched to West Point. A lighting storm occurred there and Alpheus and several others were struck by lighting, some having their guns discharged. This seemed to have a negative effect on his health and he never fully recovered. In 1784 Alpheus married Hanna Fanny Prentice at Somers, Tolland, CT. She drew a widows pension, W25554. Alpheus moved to VT, then Ellisburg and then Oswego. Alpheus and Hanna are buried in Elmwood cemetery, Adams, Jefferson, NY
Grave marked by Steve Guy, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




James Gault



Photo not available Pension S15134, FAG 76640287
Burial Location W 43.76115° W 076.10586°

James Gault was born 1756 and died 10 August 1842 near Ellisburg, Adams, Jefferson, New York. In July 1776 he enlisted at Halifax, New York, now Vermont, and served for 3 months as a private in Captain Hugh McClellan's company, Colonel Moseley's Massachusetts regiment. In fall of the same year, again at Halifax, he enlisted for four months in Captain John Wells' company, Colonel Hay's MA regiment. In the spring of 1777, he enlisted in a company of 36 men led by Sergeant Williams and went to Hubbardton to join Colonel Warner but he had already departed for Ticonderoga. They decided to return home but were involved in a sharp skirmish with Indians and lost several of their men. In all he served for 1 month.

When 74 years of age, James Gault applied for his pension while living in Ceres Township, McKean, PA. , eventually receiving pension S15134. On 1 May1833, his pension record shows he had lately lost his wife and a son, both unnamed. By the end of September 1834, he was living in Ellisburg to be near his daughter and friends, all unnamed. James is buried in Saxe cemetery, Ellisburg, Adams, Jefferson, NY.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Stephen Hicks



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DAR A055060 FAG 77493551
Burial Location N 43.76111° W 076.10575°

Stephen Hicks was born 16 January 1755 at Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts and died 19 February 1853 at Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York. He served as a private for MA and Rhode Island. In 1775, while living in Warren, Bristol, RI, he enlisted in Captain Martindale's company, Colonel Church's Rhode Island regiment. In 1776, while living in Rehoboth, MA, he enlisted in Captains Hodge and Martin in Colonel Francis MA regiment. He applied for a pension 27 July 1832 while living in Ellisburg and received pension S13394 having served a total of 13 months. He married Hannah Anne Goff on 21 January 1779. She was born 1758 at Rehoboth, MA and died at Ellisburg, NY on 29 November 1853. Stephen and Hannah are buried in Saxe cemetery, Ellisburg, Jefferson, NY.
Grave marked by Steve Guy, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Jeremiah Mason



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DAR A074860 FAG 72235775
Burial Location N 43.76110° W 076.10557°

Jeremiah Mason was born 3 February 1757 at Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts and died 4 April 1848 at Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York. He served as a private for MA in Captain Peleg Peck's company Colonel Thomas Carpenter's regiment. In August 1780, while living at Swanzey, MA, he served on an alarm at Triverton, RI. Jeremiah married Phebe Luther, 1762- 18 May 1831. Jeremiah and Phebe are buried in Saxe cemetery, Ellisburg, Jefferson, NY.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Ezekiel Andrus



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Burial Location N 43.93696° W 075.90882°­

Ezekiel Andrus (DAR uses Andrews) was born in 1745 at Southington, Hartford, Connecticut and died 14 March 1828 at Rutland, Jefferson, New York. Ezekiel served as a private for CT. The DAR Genealogical Record Committee Index, series 1, vol 153, page 165, indicate he was mentioned in the town council minutes, 1774-1784, for non military service. Here they used Andrus. He married Martha Munson. Martha was baptized 12 October 1760 at Southington, CT and died 20 August 1799 at Utica, NY. She and Ezekiel were married on 26 June 1782. Ezekiel is buried in Brookside cemetery, Jefferson, NY.
Grave marked by Steve Guy, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Sherebiah Fay



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Burial Location N 43.39673° W 075.90565°

Sherebiah Fay was born 29 June 1758 at Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts and died 13 March 1839 at Watertown, Jefferson, New York. He served for MA a total of 18 months, enlisting while he was living at Athol. MA. In 1775, 2 months as a private under Captain Hawes company, Colonel Parsons regiment. In 1776, 5 months as a private under Captain Hamilton, Colonel Samuel Brewer. In 1777, 6 months as a corporal under Captain Burt, General Heath. In 1779, 5 months as private and sergeant under Captain Hartwell, Colonel Bradford. In 1776 Sherebiah was stationed a Fort Ticonderoga and was detailed to fight with the fleet on Lake Champlain under General Arnold. He fought in the battle on 13 October. He also witnessed the execution of Major Andre. On 11 September 1832, while living in Watertown, NY, for applied for a pension and received pension S10647. He married Eleanor Stanley in 1786. Eleanor died in April 1786 at Reading, Vermont. Ezekiel is buried in Brookside cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson, NY.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Tilly Richardson Jr



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Burial Location W 43.93689° W 075.90600°

Tilly Richardson Jr was born 22 March 1759 at Sterling , Massachusetts and died 14 January 1852 at Watertown, Jefferson, New York. He served as a private for MA. He turned out for the Bennington Alarm in Captain Solomon Stuart's company. Tilly also served in the Rhode Island campaign, 1778, in Captain Manassah Sawyer's company, 2nd regiment, Colonel Josiah Whitney. Tilly married Mary Thurston on 19 May 1782. She was born 17 October 1761 at Jeffries, NH and died 29 June 1839 at Watertown, NY. Tilly and Mary are buried in Brookside cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson, NY.
Grave marked by Steve Guy, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Thomas Sawyer



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DAR A100354 FAG 40912435
Burial Location N 43.93662° N 075.90580°

Thomas Sawyer was born 7 September 1757 at Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts and died 23 April 1825 at Watertown, Jefferson, New York. He served for MA as a private. In the Military Annals of Lancaster, MA, p 146 ,Thomas joined a company of 92 Lancaster men under Captain Manasseh Sawyer which marched to join Colonel Nicholas Dike's regiment a Dorchester Heights. This enlistment lasted for 8 months. On 21 August 1777, he was in Solomon Stuart's company, Colonel Josiah Whitney's regiment and marched to the Bennington alarm, p 163. On p 173, Thomas is elected to serve on a committee to hire 48 militia men.
He married Susanna Wilder on 12 January 1779 at Lancaster, Worcester, MA. Susanna was born 3 December 1756 at Lancaster, Worcester, MA and died 30 July 1847 at Watertown, Jefferson, NY. Thomas a Susanna are buried in Brookside cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson, NY.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Anthony Sigourney



Photo not available DAR 13558 FAG 55565237
Burial Location N 43.93777° W 075.90991°

Anthony Sigourney was born 12 May 1751 at Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts and died 10 July 1825 at Watertown, Jefferson, New York. Very little is known of his war service. He married first Ruth Chase and second Mary White Philips in 1803.
Grave marked by Steve Guy, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Simeon White



Photo not available DAR A124286 FAG 93405177
Burial Location N 43.93730° W 075.90923°

Simeon White was born about 1745 at Hatfield, Hampshire, MA and died 20 August 1820 at Rutland, Jefferson, NY. He served for MA as a private in Lt. Waite's company, Colonel Ruggles Woodbridge and marched to an alarm at Bennington August 17, 1777. Simeon married Hannah Hubbard on 2 August 1770. Hannah was born 2 February 1750 at Hatfield, MA and died at Williamsburg, MA 17 February 1786. Simeon is buried at Brookside cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson, NY.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Elijah Field



Photo not available DAR A039011 FAG 52234766
Burial Location N 43.95067° W 075.98190°

Elijah Field was born 30 April 1756 at Mansfield, CT and died 29 September 1828 at Town of Hounsfield, Jefferson, NY. While living at Woodstock, VT, he served for Vermont as a private in militia companies commanded by Captain Warren Cottle and Lieutenant Abisha Sampson. Elijah also served as a drummer. He married Tamson/Tamesina Crane on 26 January 1774 at Mansfield, CT. Elijah Field is buried in Field Settlement cemetery, Hounsfield, Jefferson, NY.
Grave marked by Steve Guy, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Samuel Shelley



Photo not available DAR A102705 FAG 77226434
Burial Location N 44.93777° W 076.04640°

Samuel Shelley was born 20 January 1765 at Stratford, Fairfield, CT and died 17 March 1838 at Limerick, Jefferson, NY. In February 1781, while living at Stratford, he enlisted as a private and as a fifer in Captain Sills' CT company under Colonels Sherman and Webb. He was discharged 9 June 1783. He received pension S42271. On 12 July 1828, while living in Jefferson county, he applied for bounty land. Warrant 1339 for 100 acre of land was issued 23 July 1828. There are no family names in his pension file. He married Catharine Pride. Samuel Shelley is buried in Limerick cemetery, Limerick, Jefferson, NY.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Jonas Benjamin



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DAR A009128 FAG 53734476
Burial Location N 43.97768° W 076.01436°

Jonas Benjamin was born 6 April 1762 at Ashburnham, MA and died 6 June 1854 at Hounsfield, Jefferson, NY. While living at Ashburnham he enlisted as a private April 1781 in Captains Walker's company, Colonel Henry Jackson's MA regiment. He also served in Captain William's company, Colonel Sprout's MA regiment, being discharged December, 1783. He married first Mercy Salter, 12 February 1764-14 June 1834, on 21 August 1785. Her gravestone uses Masse. He married second Polly 7 March 1839. After Jonas's death, Polly collected a pension until 1861, W8135 & BLW 3819-160-55. In 1871 she was living at Sackett's Harbor, NY. Jonas and Masse are buried in Muskalonge cemetery, Hounsfield, Jefferson, NY
Grave marked by Steve Guy, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Alexander Dorchester



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Burial Location N 43.97763° W 076.01431°

Alexander Dorchester was born 8 June 1760 at Farmington, Hartford, MA and died January 1823 at Hounsfield, Jefferson, NY. He served as a private for CT in Captain Alden's company, Colonel Samuel B Webb's regiment serving 3 years. He and his wife received pensions for his service, S & W19190. On 29 May 1783, at Farmington, CT, Alexander married Anne Cowles. She was born 18 July 1761 at Farmington, Hartford, CT and died 17 September 1840 at Hounsfield, Jefferson, NY. Alexander and Anne are buried at Muskalonge cemetery, Hounsfield, NY.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Elias Taylor



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Pension List 1840-41 FAG 53740080
Burial Location N 43.97725° W 076.01452°

Elias Taylor was born 12 July 1769 at Glastonbury, Hartford, CT and died 12 February 1842 at Hounsfield, Jefferson, NY. In April 1776, while living at Glastonbury, he enlisted as a private in Captain Jonathan Well's company, Colonel Wolcott's CT regiment. He was discharged 1 January 1779 having served 9 months. He married Hannah, 1771-5 February 1843. Elias and Hannah are buried in Muskalonge cemetery, Hounsfield, NY.
Grave marked by Steve Guy, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Jotham Wilder



Photo not available DAR A126599 FAG 53740950 / Burial Location N 43.97768° W 076.01446°

Jotham Wilder was born 19 February 1759 at Lancaster, Worcester, MA and died 1825 at Hounsfield, Jefferson, NY. He served as a private for MA in Captain Haskell's company, Colonel Marshall's regiment 1 August – 1 December 1776, 4 months 2 days. Enlisted 28 July 1777 in Captain John White's company, Colonel Job Cushing's regiment for 8 months on an alarm to Bennington. Enlisted 3 September 1777 in Captain Greenleaf's company, Colonel Job Cushing's regiment for 3 months 7 days to fight with the northern army.

He married first Lucy Moor on 17 September 1780 at Lancaster, Worcester, MA. She died 25 February 1800. He married second Mary Russell 25 February 1800 at Plymouth, Windsor, VT. Mary was born 1768 and died 1860 at Hounsfield, NY. Jotham and Mary are buried in Muskalonge cemetery, Hounsfield, Jefferson, NY.
Grave marked by Bruce Coyne, Thousand Islands Chapter, ESSSAR.




Isaac Wilson



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Burial Location N 43.93685° W 075.90556°

Isaac Wilson was born 17 February 1752 at Plainfield, Windham, CT and died 22 August 1842 at Watertown, Jefferson, NY. He served for Vermont as a sergeant in Captain Nelson's company, Colonel Wait's regiment. He married Lydia Pool Talbot in 1778. Lydia was born 18 December 1749 and died 24 July 1800 at Oneida county, NY. Isaac is buried in Brookside cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson, NY.
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Solomon Livermore



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DAR A070774 FAG 53739111
Burial Location N 43.97755° W 076.01441°

Solomon Livermore was born 10 February 1762 in Brookfield, Worcester, MA and died 12 July 1849 at Hounsfield, Jefferson, NY. He served as a private for MA in companies commanded by Lieutenant Buffington and Captains Nye for three months in 1776. He enlisted 1 April 1780 for 9 months in Asa Coburn's company, Colonel Gimat's regiment. He and his wife received pension S*W26776 for his 12 months of service.
Solomon married Lois Warren on 15 January 1790 at Brookfield, MA. Lois was born 26 December 1771 at Brookfield, MA and died 5 May 1854 at Hounsfield, Jefferson, NY. Solomon and Lois are buried in Muskalonge cemetery, Hounsfield, NY.
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1 comment:

  1. Wonderful work on the unknown burials of patriots in Jefferson County! Too long gone unrecognized! Jennifer Baird Bixby

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