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Born: October 20, 1751 Colebrook, Conn.
Died: January 20, 1827 in the town of Hounsfield, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Born: 1747 Conn.
Died: June 16, 1810 in town of Hounsfield, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Married: 2nd, MRS. SARAH HALL
Service: Daniel Hall served as a private in Capt. Alden's Co. and also in a regiment commanded by Col. Sprout, of the Mass. Line. Enlisted April 15, 1782 for three years. Served until January 1784 when he was honorably discharged but lost his papers which were signed by Maj. Gen. Knox. Archives Building, Washington, D.C., Pension 0. 44896
Remarks: Daniel Hall and his first wife are buried in the cemetery at Rice's Corners, town of Adams, Jefferson Co., N.Y. Daniel Hall went first to Oneida Co., coming to Jefferson Co., about 1805.
Died: November 29, 1857 in his 83rd year (g.s.)
Married: MARIA BATES
Died: about 1805 in Conn.
Service: Daniel Halloway served as a Private in Capt. Major James Keith's
8th Mass. Regt. Col. Michael Jackson. He enlisted June 28, 1780 to serve six
months and was discharged December 6, 1780.
War Department, Washington, D. C.
Remarks: Daniel Halloway is buried in the Sulphur Springs Cemetery in the town of Hounsfield, Jefferson Co. N.Y. Daniel Halloway came as a soldier with Burgoyne, was taken prisoner, exchanged and afterwards joined the American forces. Maria Bates Halloway's grave is not found.
Son of William and Deborah Harris
Died: March 18, 1855 aged 75 yrs. (g.s.) in town of Champion, Jefferon Co., N.Y.
Married: RACHEL PARR
Died: July 4, 1840 aged 82 yrs. (g.s.) in town of Champion, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Service: The name of Asa Harris appears in "Manuscript of the Colony and State of New York in the Revolutionary War" on file in this department, Vol. 20, Folio 156, as follows: We the subscribers belonging to the class of Samuel Hull, Superintendent in Col. William Whitney's regiment of militia, being a majority of said class, do hereby grant and transfer to Asa Harris his heirs and assigns forever all right, title and interest of the said class to and in the annexed certificate of Two Hundred Acres.
Remarks: Asa Harris and his wife are buried in the Hillside Cemetery in
the town of Champion, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
His children were:
Foshet, m. Penelope Austin;
Asa, m. Relief Mix;
Leonard, m. Lucinda Thompson, m. 2nd., Eunice;
Rachel, b. August 9, 1740 (??)m m. Otis Loomis;
Amanda, m. Riley Andrus;
Morgan, m. Jane Roof, m. 2nd., Lizzie;
Phila, m. Horace Loomis;
Deborah, m. Alpheus Colburn;
Melinda, m. John Clintman;
Arnold, m. Lucinda Grainger.
Nat. No. 20010, Ancestor of Mrs. Martha Clark Thompson, NAT. No. 85552
Died: November 12, 1825, aged 80 yrs. (g.s.)
Married: ELIZABETH PROCTOR
Died: March 11, 1854, aged 76 (g.s.)
Service: John Harper enlisted April 25, 1775 as lieutenant in Capt. Thomas's Co., Col. James Reed's Regt. Was engaged in the Battle of Bunker Hill.
Remarks: John Harper and his wife are buried in Brookside, Watertown, N.Y. Ancestor of Mrs. H. J. Brown, Nat. No. 15190
Born: September 10, 1759
Died: February 1, 1855 in Watertown, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Married: March 7, 1790 ANNA EVAN VANKILTZ
Born: February 26, 1770
Died: January 20, 1847 in Watertown, N.Y. (?)
Service: Henry Hart was a pensioner of the War of the Revolution. Nat. No. 90055, Nat. No. 92595
Remarks: Henry Hart is buried in the old Arsenal Street cemetery. His grave is marked with the official D.A.R. marker. His wife may be buried there but many of the headstones in this cemetery have disappeared. Two of Henry Harts descendants were at one time members of the D.A.R. Mrs. May Clark Jones of East Orange, N.J. and Mrs. Maud Clark Redeker of Aberdeen, Washington. Mrs. E. W. Sanford of Natural Bridge was related but she never joined the D.A.R. (Grandaughter) The following inscription is on his headstone "Here lies the hero of '76 who fought for our liberty. His spirit is at rest among the blest through a long eternity." His home was at Amsterdam, Montgomery Co., N.Y.
Born: December 11, 1760 in town of Derby, Conn.
Died: April 18, 1846 in town of Henderson, N.Y.
Married: April 14, 1784 at Kinderhook, N. Y., MARY LAWRENCE
Born: December 1762 (about)
Died: Living 1848 in town of Henderson, Jefferson Co. N.Y.
Service: Stephen Hawkins enlisted in April 1776 at Neskanna [Niskayuna?],
about ten miles from Albany, N.Y., in the now county of Washington [?]. Was a
private in Capt. Adial Sherwood's Co., called the New Levy in summer of 1780.
A few days before the expiration of his term of enlistment of six months,
Stephen Hawkins, with his company, was taken prisoner at Fort Ann by a corps
under Maj. Carlton, conveyed to Montreal and kept in confinement for one year.
They were then taken to Prison Island and confined, part of the time in irons,
for another year. Were then taken to Boston and set free, having been exchanged
Veterans Administration, Washington, D. C., W.C. 19700
Remarks: There is no trace of the family of Stephen Hawkins, but the postoffice address of Mary Hawkins' pension was Henderson, N.Y. So many of the headstones of our pioneers have disappeared and theirs may have suffered the same fate.
Note: The 1840 Census of Pensioners, published Washington, D.C., 1841, lists Stephen Hawkins, age 82, Town of Henderson, Jefferson. Co., N.Y.
Died: 1840 Ellisburgh, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Married: DESIRE CLOYES
Died: 1832 Ellisburgh, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Service: States on headstone that Samuel Haven served in the Revolution.
Remarks: Samuel Haven and his wife are buried in the village cemetery at Ellisburgh, Jefferson. Co., N.Y.
Born: 1756 in N.Y.
Died: August 5, 1855 ae. 79 yrs. in Theresa, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Service: John Helmer enlisted for the duration November 6, 1776 as a
private in Capt. Andrew Finck's Co. in 1st. battalion of New York Forces
commanded by Col. Goose Van Schaick. Rolls dated Fort Schuyler, Camp White
and Peekskill, N. Y.
War Department, Washington, D. C.
Remarks: John Helmer is buried in the old cemetery at Theresa, Jefferson Co., N.Y. On the stone is carved "Revolutionary Patriot of 1776". His wife does not seem to be there or her stone has disappeared.
Born: July 23, 1753 at Lanesborough, Mass.
Died: October 23, 1836 ae. 83 yrs. (g.s.) in town of Henderson, N.Y.
Married: MEHITABLE STEPHENS
Died: August 6, 1812 ae. 49 yrs. (g.s.) Henderson, N.Y.
Married: 2nd HANNAH
Born: August 4, 1773
Died: April 4, 1840 ae. 66 yrs. 8 mos. l6 das; (g.s.) town of Henderson, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Service: James Henderson was placed on Pension Roll in 1832. Served as a
private for 11 months in Capt. Seth Warner and Capt. Joseph McCracken's Co.,
Col. Van Schaick's New York regiment and in 1776 and 1777 in Capt. Caleb
Orves' Co. of Col. William Williams' Regiment. He enlisted in May 1775 at
Salem, Wash. Co. N.Y. His regiment remained at Albany for two weeks then
marched northward to guard the frontier. Stopped at Fort Edwards, Whitehall
and Ticonderoga in all about ten weeks. Two large gunboats were built there.
Was in and around Lake Champlain until after the surrender of Burgoyne. Had
also lived at Halifax, Vt.
National Archives, Washington, D.C.
Remarks: James Henderson and his wives are buried in the cemetery at Hungerford's Corners in the town of Henderson, Jefferson Co., N. Y.
Born: February 19, 1755 at Rehoboth, Mass.
Died: February 19, 1853 aged 98 yrs. (g.s.) town of Ellisburg, N.Y.
Married: HANNAH GOFF
Died: November 29, 1853 aged 95 yrs. (g.s.) in Ellisburgh, N.Y.
Service: Stephen Hix served in the revolution as a private in Capt. Isaac Hodges' Co. Service from August 12, 1776 to October 1, 1776. Also company receipts for wages for above service dated Dorchester, October 9, 1776. Also private in Capt. Isaac Hodges' Co., Col. Ebenezer Francis' Regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance for 2 days (48 miles). Company drafted from Attleboro, Rehoboth, Norton, Mansfield and Easton, also Capt. Stephen Bullock's Co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's Regt. Service to December 23, 1776 for 5 days. Company marched on the alarm of December 8, 1776 from Rehoboth to Bristol. Also Capt. Syl. Martin's Co., Col. Williams Regt. Service from --? 29, 1776 to October 30, 1777 at Liverton, R.I. Also Lieut. James Horton's Co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's Regt. Enlisted August 1, 1780; discharged August 6, l789 (?), service 6 days. Co. marched to Liverton, R.I. on an a1arm.
Remarks: Stephen Hix and his wife are buried in the Saxe cemetery in the town of Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., N.Y. Mrs. Alice Hicks Holley (Mrs. Wm. H.) joined the Leray de Chaumont Chapter, D.A.R., on this service. Nat. No.95071
His children were
Rache1, b. December 13, 1780, m. Benjamin.Martin;
Hannah, b. March 26, 1783, m. Jesse Martin;
Abigail, b. May 24, 1785;
Stephen, b. December 24, 1788;
Marion, b. June 24, 1791, m. Mr. Forbs;
Barnard, b. April 11, 179-, m. Abigail Wheelock;
Jesse, b. January 22, 1800, m. Gerusha Burr.
Note: The 1840 Census of Pensioners, published Washington, D.C., 1841, lists Stephen Hicks, age 85, Town of Ellisburgh, residing with Barney Hicks. (Jefferson Co.,N.Y.)
Born: March 29, 1761 Simsbury, Conn.
Died: April 28, 1841 in town of Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Married: ABIGAIL KILBY
Died: November 3, 1859 aged 99 yrs. (g.s.) in town of Ellisburg, N.Y.
Service: Jedediah Hill served as a private in Capt. Amasa Mills and Capt. Enos' Co. In 1782 served as a private under Capt. Elisha Case. Engaged in several skirmishes, one at Frog's Neck. (Thogues Neck) [Throg's Neck?] War Department, Washington, D. C.
Remarks: Jedediah Hill and his wife are buried in the Mixer Cemetery near Belleville, N.Y. in the town of Ellisburg.
Born: 1740 in Scotland
Died: August 3, 1827 aged 87 yrs. in Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Married: March 19, 1761 at Glastenbury, Conn., MICHELE FOX
Service: Served in the Revolution in the Conn. troops.
War Department, Washington, D. C.
Remarks: John Hollister came to Ellisburg to live with his son Charles.
He is buried in the Ellisburg cemetery.
He had the following children:
Lucy, b. 1762
Anis, b. 1763
Robert, b. April 15, 1765
Sally, b. February 8, 1767
Buelah, b. July 3, 1768
Robert, b. April 16, 1770
Michel, b. May 15, 1772
John, b. June 5, 1774
Hepsey, b. July 15, 1776
Flora, b. March 11, 1778
Russell, b. March 17, 1780
Charles, b. July 4, 1785
Betty, b. March 31, 1790.
Ref. Mrs. A. L. Mallbie, Dishman, Washington. (For further information see New Haven American Genealogist, Vol. 10, page 234, by D. L. Jacobus.
Married: November 8, 1778 SARAH SOUTHARD
Service: David Holly enlisted in January 1776 as a private under Capt.
David Rosseter, Mass. Enlisted July 1776 under Capt. Elijah Brown, January
1777 for 4 months under Capt. Rathburn and in June 1777 for 6 months as
sergeant under Capt. Rowley, Mass.
War Department, Washington, D. C.
Remarks: David Holly and his wife are buried in Giddingsville cemetery with other members of the Holly family. Descendants of David Holly say he is buried with other members of the Ho1ly family but no headstone is found for David or his wife.
Born: 1758 in the town of Sharon, Berkshire Co, Mass.
Died: September 4, 1833 aged 76 yrs. (g.s.) in Ellisburg, Jefferson Co. N.Y.
Married: CYNTHIA HOLLEY
Died: July 20, 1822 aged 52 yrs. (g.s.) in town of Ellisburg, N.Y.
Service: Nathan Holly entered the Revolutionary War in the Winter of 1778 under Capt. Hull's Co, Col. Brooks Regt. and served in the Mass. Line, Gen. Patterson's Brigade. Marched to New Haven, Conn., then to Newport, where he served for nine months with the Continental Army. In 1780, he did service around West Point. Saw Gen. Arnold making his escape, but at the time had not heard of his "Disaffection". Nathan Holly lived in Richmond, Mass., Bennington, Vt., Whitestown, Oneida Co., N.Y., and in the town of Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., N.Y., where he died.
Remarks: Nathan Holly and his wife are buried in the village cemetery in
Ellisburg, N.Y. with other members of the Holly family.
Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C., S.C. 23703
Son of Daniel & Violet (Benton) Hough of Wallingford, Conn.
Born: January 29, 1748 at Meriden, Conn.
Died: January 28, 1828 in Watertown, N. Y.
Married: 1st, April 27, 1769, Meriden, Conn.. MARY IVES
Died: December, 1813
Married: 2nd, unknown
Service: Elijah Hough enlisted in April 1776 in Capt. Gray's company in
the regiment of Col. Samuel Brewer, Mass. Line. Served until February 1777
when he was discharged at Ticonderoga.
Veterans Administration Washington, D. C.
Remarks: Elijah Hough removed a few years after his marriage from Meriden, Conn. to Southwick, Mass. where his first two children were born. From Southwick he moved to Stuben, Oneida Co., N.Y. where he was one of the first settlers. About 1812 he moved to Gouveneur, N.Y. His first statement in his pension application was dated May 2, 1818 at Antwerp, N.Y. His pension was issued July 26, 1821. He was a blacksmith by trade and became blind several years before his death which occurred in Watertown, N.Y.
Born: 1746 at town of Scituate, County of Providence, R.I.
Married: 1769 MARY RICHMOND
Service: William Howland of Rutland, N.Y., private in company commanded by Capt. Wilmot, of regiment commanded by Col. Frey in R.I. for 21 mos., 10 days. S. 15451, pension number.
After the Revolution William Howland resided in Adams, Mass., Litchfield,
Conn., & Nine Partners and Galway, N.Y. For the past 28 years at his present
residence in Rutland, N.Y.
Mrs. F. M. Williams, researcher, in pension archives. Archives, Washington, D.C.
State of New York)
Jefferson County )
On this 18th day of August, 1832, personally appeared before Calvin McKnight, Esq., First Judge of the Court in said County, State of New York, William Howland, resident of Rutland in said County, aged eighty-six years, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath make the following declaration, in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress, passed June 7, 1832; That he was born in the town of Scituate, County of Providence, R.I. Has no record of his age. That in the year 1776 or 1777 he enlisted into the service of the United States at Gloucester, County of Providence, R.I., where he then resided, as a minute man for and during the war. That he was frequently called into the service and served short periods, from a few days up to about sixty-five days, which he thinks is the longest period he served at any one time. He served under Capt. Timothy Wilmot, Lieut. Cabel Sherdon in Col. Frey's Regiment of Infantry. General Sullivan was commanding part of the time and was in one skirmish under him. Served one month under General Spencer. His services were what was called "on the island". He recalls Col. Brown and Col. Williams commanded a regiment of militia and Col. Cornwall and Col. Kimball commanded a regiment of Continental Troops. He served in all twenty-one months and ten days.
Died: September 7, 1820 town of Lyme, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Married: CATHERINE WEBSTER
Died: (In 1843 living at Somerset, Niagara Co., N.Y.)
Service: In 1776 served as a private in Capt. Ball's Co., Col. William
Shepard's regiment for two years. Continental Line. Was in the battle of
Trenton, Princeton, Monmouth and Stillwater.
Archives Building, Washington, D. C.
Remarks: The grave of Abner Hubbard has not been found but his wife's
pension states he died in the town of Lyme, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
In l820 the family of Abner Hubbard is given as
Catherine, aged 54 yrs.
Caroline, 16 yrs.
Adaline, 12 yrs.
Hugh Henderson, 10 yrs.
David Webster, brother of
Catherine, aged 74 yrs. in 1839.
Genealogican Committee, LeRay de Chaumont Chapter, Watertown, N.Y.
Son of Samuel Hubbard
Born: 1761 at Holden, Mass.
Died: July 14, 1843 at Henderson, N. Y.
Married: 1st 8/5/1784 at Holden, Mass. (Holden Mass. Rec.) LUCY WHEELER, daughter of Isaac and Sarah (Darling) Wheeler, of Holden, Mass.
Born: February 12, 1759 at Holden, Mass. (Holden Mass. Rec.)
Died: June 18, 1836 at Henderson, N.Y.
Married: 2nd before 1839 SARAH BELL, widow of --- Bell
Born: abt. 1773 (was 77 in 1850 census of town of Worth, N.Y.)
Died: February 13, 1851 in town of Lorraine, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Service: Samuel Hubbard, while a resident of Holden, Worcester Co.
Mass., enlisted some time in May, 1781 and served as a private in Capt. James
Tisdale's Co., of Col. John Greatton's Third Massachusetts Regiment. Was at
the siege and battle of Yorktown, and was discharged in June 1783. It is
stated that when he enlisted he was called "Samuel the 3rd."
Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C., S.C. 45398
Remarks: Samuel Hubbard was allowed a pension on his application executed April, 22, 1818 at which time he was fifty seven years of age and a resident of Henderson, Jefferson Co., N.Y. His son William More Hubbard was seventeen years of age in 1820 and his wife was sixty years of age. The family are buried in the Fayles cemetery in the town of Henderson, Jefferson Co., N.Y. The death date of Sarah Hubbard taken from papers of the settlement of her estate.
Note: The 1840 Census of Pensioners, published Washington, D.C., 1841, lists Samuel Hubbard, age 79 yrs., Town of Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., N.Y., residing with Moses Burret.
Born: January 15, 1759 Oakham, Mass.
Died: June 10, 1827 Evans Mills, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Died: May 13, 1825 aged 68 yrs. (g.s.) at Evans Mills, N.Y.
Service: Enos Hudson enlisted at Oakham, Mass. Mar. 14, 1777 as a private
in Capt. John Reed's and Capt. Thorp's companies, Col. John Brooks' regiment
(7th.) Was at the capture of Burgoyne and in the battles of Cherry Valley,
Newtown, and King's Bridge; was at the surrender of Cornwallis. Discharged
in June 1783.
Veterans Administration, Washington, D. C., S.C. 7808
Remarks: Enos Hudson and his wife are buried in the village cemetery at Evans Mills, Jefferson. Co., N.Y. His pension was allowed March 19, 1819. In 1820 his family consisted of his wife, name not given, and two grandchildren, aged 8 and 5 years, names not given. In 1818 he was living in Eaton, Madison Co., N. Y. Enos Hudson: only one by that name on Pension Roll.
Mrs. Mary Ellis Reis joined on this record: Nat. No. 36964.
Born: 1756 New Salem, Mass.
Died: March 3, 1836 in town of Lorraine, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Married: 1st, September 11, 1809, New Salem, Franklin Co., Mass. UNKNOWN
Married: 2nd, September 11, 1809, New Salem, Mass., SALLY TRASK
Died: February 3, 1854 in Town of Lorraine, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Service: Henry W. Hunt enlisted as a private in April 1775 at Petersham,
Worcester Co., Mass. for eight months in Capt. Fletcher's Co. of Col. Ephraim
Doolittle's regiment and by Maj. William More's company, who was killed on
Bunker Hill. The rendevous was Watertown, Mass. From there proceeded to
Cambridge, Mass., and then to Prospect Hill in sight of Boston, which was
then occupied by the British. Was in the battle of Bunker Hill. Here
remained for eight months, the time for which he had enlisted. Was
discharged and went home.
Pension Department, Archives Building, Wlashington, D.C., W. 4240
Remarks: Henry W. Hunt and his wife are buried in the Lyman Cemetery in the town of Lorraine, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Born: 1758 at Needham, Mass.
Died: October 19, 1837, ae. 79 yrs. (g.s.) in town of Henderson, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Married: 1st, CHLOE
Died: December 18, 1832, ae. 77 yrs. (g.s.) in town of Henderson, N.Y.
Married: 2nd, MRS. ELIZABETH BREED, formerly wife of Nathaniel Breed who died in 1831
Died: August 30, 1877, ae 77 yrs., in town of Henderson, N. Y.
Service: Jonathan Hunting enlisted as a private in Capt. Samuel Kelton's
Co., of Col. Jonathan Paterson's regiment, from Needham, Mass. for five
months; also in Capt. Aaron Smith1s Co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regiment for
three months. He marched from Dedham to Providence, R.I. and from there to
Tarrytown on the Hudson. Went to Morristown, N.J. and joined Gen. Warren's
regiment. At end of enlistment was discharged and went home.
Veterans Administration, Washington, D. C., S.C. 13385
Remarks: Jonathan Hunting and his wives are buried in Evergreen cemetery in the town of Henderson, Jefferson Co., N.Y. with other members of the Hunting family.
Born: September 19, 1757 in Tollard, Conn.
Died: May 11, 1842 in Watertown, N.Y.
Married: 1st, PRESCENDIA LATHROP
Born: 1810 (?)
Died: M--- 20, in Watertown, N. Y.
Married: 2nd, ELVIRA, widow of Alonson Dressor (ALVIRA LATHROP)
Died: December 5, 1836 in her 69th yr. (g.s.)
Service: William Huntington served in Capt. Ezra Currier's Co., Col. Abraham Drake's regiment, N.H. militia. Enlisted September 8, 1777, discharged December 6, 1777. A list of New Hampshire men in Mass. regiments shows William Huntington as private in Capt. Moses McFarland's Co., of Col. Nixin's regiment, in camp on Winter Hill, September 30, 1775. Was probably in battle of Bunker Hill. William Huntington was with Gen. Washington in the retreat from Long Island to New Jersey in the winter of 1776. He helped rear the walls and mount the cannon at Fort Putman, and helped stretch the great chain across the Hudson River in April 1777. His last winter in the Army was spent at Valley Forge.
Remarks: William Huntington and his wives are buried in Huntington
Cemetery, Huntingville, Watertown, N. Y.
Ref. Child's Gazetteer, page 789
Ancestor of Anna Hitchcock Wiinchester, Nat. No. 61327
Born: 1757 or 1759 in Plainfield, Conn.
Died: January 6, 1852 at Watertown, N.Y.
Married: 1st, MARY QUICKALL of R.I.
Born: 1766 in R.I.
Died: Before 1847 in Lafargeville or Antwerp, N.Y.
Married: 2nd, March 15, 1847, MARY MOORE
Service: Isaac Hurd enlisted from Plainfield, Conn. for one year in 1775 as drummer in Capt. William Cleft's and Capt. Bates' Co. of Col. John Durkee's Regiment. Enlisted for the duration of the war in 1776 in Capt. Bates' Co. of Samuel Wyllys (Col.) Regt. Discharged three or four months before the end of the war. Was in the battle of Bunker Hill, White Plains, Prinston and at the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown. Discharged at Fishkill, N.Y. Veterans Administration Washington, D. C.
Remarks: Isaac Hurd applied for a pension April 11, 1818. His claim was allowed. Residence at that time was Jefferson Co., N.Y. In 1821, it was Brownville, N.Y. In 1850 it was Watertown, N.Y. In 1821 he mentions his wife Mary, aged 54 years and children, Horace, aged 14 years and Susan aged 12 yrs. Isaac Hurd and his wife Mary had a family of ten children. His second wife, Mary Moore, was pensioned as his widow in 1855 at which time she was aged 78 years and a resident of Pamelia, N.Y. Isaac Hurd's pension states he died in Watertown, N.Y. but his grave has not been located. His daughter, Susan, was a Real Daughter of the LeRay de Chaumont Chapter and lived to be 103 years old.
Note: The 1840 Census of Pensioners, published in Washington, D.C., 1841 lists Isaac Hurd, age 79 yrs. Town of Philadelphia, Jefferson Co., N.Y. Isaac Hurd is buried in Aresenal St. Cemetery with no marker.
Born: 1759 in Mass.
Died: January 30, 1847 aged 88 yrs. (g.s.) in town of Wilna(?), Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Married: November 3, 1832 in Wilma, N.Y. by Mr. Stiles, HANNAH SUSANNAH CHRISTIANA STALEY SHOVE DOBSON DAVIS
Born: 1747 in Johnstown, N. Y. (?)
Died: November 29, 1862 aged 115 yrs. (g.s.) in town of Wilma.
Service: Josiah Hurlburt served as a private in 1775, in Capt. Benjamin
Wood's Co., of Salem, Mass., Col. Thacher's Regt. of the Mass. Line (Militia)
for 16 months 1775-1777. Was on seacoast defense for 10 months at Salem and
Boston and also helped to build fort on Noodles' Island. In 1782 he enlisted
in the Vermont Militia raised for the defense of the frontiers of the State
under Capt. Beriah Green for 5 months.
Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C. W. 1431; B.L.Wt. 19766-160-55
Remarks: Josiah Hurlburt and his wife are buried in the Pierce Cemetery in the town of Wilna, Jeff. Co. It is stated on Hannah Hurlburt's headstone that she was 115 years old, had had four husbands and twenty children. It is said in the family that she made bullets for the soldiers serving in the war.
Note: The 1840 Census of Pensioners, published Washington, D.C., 1841, lists Josiah Hurlburt, age 79 yrs., Town or Wilna, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Born: October 28, 1762 at Rudge, N.H.
Died: January 14, 1830 in the town of LeRay, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Married: August 11, 1785 ABIGAIL PLATTE
Born: September 1765
Died: December 25, 1847
Service: Capt. Ezekiel Jewett served first at Lexington marching to the
call of the Lexington alarm, April 19, 1775.
Ref. (New Hampshire Rolls, Vol. 1, and Jewett Genealogy, Vol. 1, page 120.)
Remarks: Capt. Ezekiel Jewett and his wife are buried in the Sanford's Corners cemetery at Calcium, N.Y.
Died: July 27, 1812 in town of LeRay, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Married: December 15, 1784 at Williamstown, Mass., MRS. MARY BREWSTER, widow of Daniel Brewster, Williamstown, Mass.
Died: July 5, 1843 ae. 90 yrs. in town of LeRay, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Service: David Johnson served as orderly sergeant in a company commanded
by Capt. Sabin. David Johnson's name is borne on a muster roll of Capt.
Sloan's Co. of minute men as sergeant from Williamstown, Mass. from April 22,
1775 14 days. His name appears on a muster roll of 8 months men, Capt. Sloan's
Co., Col. Patterson's regiment, as sergeant from Williamstown, Mass. from May 5,
1775 to August 7, 1775. Was at Quebec and battle of Bennington.
Archives Building, Washington, D.C. W.C. 26677
Remarks: In the village cemetery at Evans Mills there is to be found a few graves of the Johnson family. The grave of Nathaniel Johnson, who in 1852 made a sworn statement that he was a son of Mary Johnson, is not marked; however, the graves of his two wives are there.
In the pension record of David Johnson it is stated that David Johnson died in LeRay, but the graves of David and his wife Mary are not to be found.
Born: 1755 of Brookfield, Mass.
Died: December 6, 1807 aged 52 yrs. (g.s.) in town of Adams, N.Y.
Died: September 30, 1821 aged 61 yrs. (g.s.) in town of Adams, N.Y.
Service: Jonathan Lamson enlisted in the Continental Army in Capt. Daniel
Gilbert's Co, Worcester Co. Regt. for the duration of the war. Joined Capt.
Spurr's Co. of Col. Nixon's regiment in 1780. Private December 1, 1779;
Corporal in 1780. Appears with rank of Sergeant on a return of Capt. Benjamin
Pike's Co. January 1, to December 1782.
War Department, Washington, D. C.
Remarks: Jonathan Lamson and his wife are buried in the Cemetery in the village of Adams, N.Y.
Born: October 7, 1750, Bergen, N.J.
Died: March l,1850, Plessis, Jefferson Co., N. Y.
Married: 1st, April 10, 17-, unknown
Married: 2nd, April 10, 1808 by Hugh Orr, J.P., at Kortright, Del. Co., N.Y. BETSEY EMMONS
Service: Henry LaRue volunteered as a private in Capt. Peter Barthorlf's Co. in Col. Haythorn in the New York Line. Henry LaRue lived in the town of Warick, Orange Co., N.Y. during the Revolutionary War. Was at Fort Montgomery upon the Hudson River, also at Tappan. Went on scouting tours; was down on the Ramapo Run when he enlisted for 6 weeks. Was called out to repel the Indians on the Delaware in 1777. In 1779 went to West Point with company commanded by Capt. Andrew Miller where he worked on the Fort. Was taken sick and discharged.
Remarks: Henry LaRue is buried in the village cemetery in Plessis,
Jefferson Co., N.Y.
In 1850 Betsey LaRue was living with Ira Emmons as the widow of Henry LaRue.
Ira was probably her brother, was aged 72 yrs. in 1850.
National Archives, Washington, D.C. W. 8017; B.L. Wt. 2624; 160-55
Son of Rev. Mark (Peek) Leavenworth
Born: November 20, 1740 in Waterbury, Conn.
Died: November 21, 1820 in Sacketts Harbor, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Married: 1st., July 1, 1761, ATHERINE FRISBIE, widow of Capt. Culpepper Frisbie, and daughter of John Conkling of Southampton or Easthampton, Suffolk Co., N.Y.
Married: 2nd., EUNICE SPERRY
Remarks: Jesse Leavenworth and his wife had the following children:
Melinis Conklin, b. January 4, 1762, d. July 20, 1823
Ruth b. February 25, 1764
Frederick, b. September 4, 1766, d. May 17, 1840
Catherine, b. 1768, d. June 25, 1815
Jesse, b. August 1771, d. January 1, 1831
Mark, b. August 31, 1774, d. September 5, 1849
Henry, b. December 10, 1783, d. July 21, 1834.
The first three were born at Waterbury, the last four at New Haven, Conn. Jesse Leavenworth was the only child of the first wife of Rev. Mark Leavenworth and was twelve years older than the oldest of his half brothers. He was graduated from Yale at the age of 19 yrs. and married several months before his majority. For a few years after his marriage he lived in Waterbury, Conn. carrying on various kinds of businesses, and at one time kept a hotel that stood on the corner of Center Sq. and North Main St. In February 1767 he bought a place in New Haven and soon moved his family there. He soon engaged in commercial affairs and his name appears among the most liberal contributors to that enterprise. There was almost no money to be had in those days and he heads the list with a subscription of 100 bushels of salt and appears always as a liberal contributor of succeeding lists.
He was a Lieutenant in the Gov. Foot Guards, the distinguished Military Company of the State and of which his neighbor, Benedict Arnold, was captain. When news of the battle of Lexington reached New Haven in the early spring of 1775, Arnold called out his company and asked for volunteers; forty went, Leavenworth with them. (Leavenworth Genealogy pp. 91-94). When Jesse Leavenworth's father, Rev. Mark Leavenworth went to Canada as Chaplain in the French war of 1760, he is supposed to have gone with him and to have held the office of Lieutenant.
He was Captain in the Revolution and was undoubtedly at Ticonderoga in the Spring and Summer of 1777, when the Fort was abandoned by Gen. St. Clair. About 1783 he became alienated from his wife and left her, taking the younger children with him. He later married his second wife Eunice Sperry. He went to Caledonia and at once became a prominent man in that part of the country. He was one of the patentees of the towns of Dansville and Peacham, October 27, 1786. He was a member of the Legislature in 1789-91-92 and 98.
Sacketts Harbor Gazetteer of November 1826: "At Sacketts Harbor, on Tuesday
November 21, 1826, Jesse Leavermore, Esq., an intelligent and active officer
of the French and Revolutionary Wars, aged 86 yrs."
Born: 1734 R.I.
Died: October 6, 1825 ae. 91 yrs. (g.s.), Champion, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Married: abt. 1772, ANNA
Died: March 12, 1831 ae. 85 yrs. (g.s.), in Champion, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Service: Arnold Lewis served seven years as surgeon in the Revolutionary
War, and held a colonel's commission.
Child's Gazetteer of Jeff. Co., N.Y. page 352
Remarks: Arnold Lewis served in the French and Indian War seven years. After the Rev. War he became a preacher in the Baptist Church. Arnold Lewis came into the Black River country about 1800 and took up a tract of 700 acres in the now town of Champion, Jefferson Co., N.Y. Arnold Lewis and his wife are buried in the Champion Huddle Cemetery in the town of Champion, N. Y.
Born: 1760 Stratford, Conn.
Died: 1841 in town of Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Died: October 25, 1853 aged 67 yrs., town of Ellisburg, Jefferson Co. N.Y.
Service: While residing in Stratford, Conn. Stephen Lindsey enlisted June
8, 1776, serving in Capt. Hezekiah Parsons' coinpany, Co1 Sage's Connecticut
regiment. Was in the battle of Governors Island and Harlem and was discharged
December 25, 1776. He enlisted October 1, 1777, served in Capt. Converse's
company, Col. Wills' regiment, and was discharged December 1, 1777. He
enlisted May 9, 1778 and served in Capt. Elijah Robinson's company, Col.
Roger Enos' regiment and was discharged July 8, 1779. He enlisted September
1, 1779, served in Capt. Converse's company, Col. Chapin's regiment and was
discharged November 10, 1779.
Archives Building, Washington, D.C. S.23771
Remarks: Stephen Lindsey was allowed a pension on his application executed February 19, 1835, then aged seventy-three years. He had a sister, Ruth Blackmer, of Oswego Co., in 1829. Stephen Lindsey and his wife are buried in a private cemetery over line in Oswego Co. His farm was in the town of Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Son of Edmund & Mary (Caswell) Littlefield
Born: February 4, 1751 (about), Braintree, Mass.
Died: 1806 in Adams, N. Y.
Married: SUSANNAH BROWN
Service: Served in Captain --- Company of Mass. Oaks History of Jefferson Co.,N.Y. Page 169 Remarks: Edmund Littlefield, Jr. came to Ellisburg in 1805, and bought lots No. 56 and 58. He was the founder of the Belleville Baptist Church; also the pastor of the State Road Baptist Church in Adams, serving until his death of 1806. After the close of the Revolution he moved to Coleraine, Mass. Founded the Second Baptist Church and served as pastor for eighteen years. The burial place of Edmund Littlefield, Jr. has not been found but if he died while pastor of the State Road Baptist Church it would be reasonable to conclude he was buried in the Honeyville cemetery, which is on the State Road. His father and mother were married October 6, 1750. As Edmund was the eldest son he was born probably in 1751 or 1752.
Son of Edmund Littlefield & Mary (Caswell) Littlefield
Born: 1767 Braintree, Mass.
Died: September 10, 1832 aged 65 yrs. (g.s.) in town of Ellisburg, N.Y.
Married: ELINOR PENNELL, daughter of Capt. John Pennell of Halifax, Vt.
Born: September 11, 1768 in Halifax, Vt.
Died: February 10, 1842 (?) aged 74 yrs. (g.s.) in Ellisburg, N.Y.
Service: Jesse Littlefield served as a private in Col. William Williams'
regiment from January 1776 to July 1782.
War Department, Washington, D. C.
Remarks: Jesse Littlefield and his wife are buried in the Mixer Cemetery
in the town of Ellisburg, Jeff. Co., N.Y. Jesse Littlefield was a farmer in
Halifax, Vt. before coming to Ellisburg.
His children were
Son of Edmund and Mary (Caswell) Littifield
Born: 1765 in Braintree, Mass.
Died: June 20, 1855 aged 71 yrs. (g.s.) in town of Ellisburg, N.Y.
Married: abt. 1786 at Halifax, Vt. MEHITABLE ELLIOTT
Died: December 29, 1851 aged 71 yrs. (g.s.) in Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Service: Josiah Littlefield served as a private in a Company of minutemen
under Capt. William Briggs which marched from Stoughton, Mass. on the Lexington
Pension Department, Washington, D.C.
Remarks: Josiah Littlefield and his wife are buried in an old cemetery one mile outside the village of Belleville in the town of Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., N.Y. The dates of birth are taken from the D.A.R. papers of Mrs. Minnie Littlefield Laird. Nat. No. 81677
Born: December 16, 1753 in Coventry, Conn.
Died: December 12, 1832 in Champion, Jefferson Co., N.Y.
Married: MARTHA BLACKMAN
Died: April 1, 1813 aged 57 yrs. (g.s.) at Champion, N.Y.
Service: Jonathan Loomis served seven years in the Revo-lutionary War from
Massachusetts and was at the battle of Bunker Hill. Served in Stevens' com-
pany of Mass. Rositer's Co.
Ref. Mass. Soldiers and Sailors
Remarks: Jonathan Loomis and his wife are buried in Hillside cemetery, at Champion, Jefferson Co., N.Y. Ancestor of Martha Clark Thompson. Nat. No. 85552
Born: April 16, 1754 at Fishkill, N. Y.
Died: August 22, 1837 in town of Watertown, Jeff. Co., N.Y.
Died: March 20, 1837 aged 82 yrs. (g.s.) in town of Watertown, N.Y.
Service: John Losee enlisted at White Plains in Capt. Horten's Co. of Col.
Bronkenhoff's Regt. for two weeks and then went into Capt. Wellessy's Co. of
the same regiment. Does not remember the year but it was when Burgoyn
surrendered. His service was along the Hudson River, watching shipping and
property. Length of service thirteen and one half months.
Veterans Administration. S.C. 13772. Washington, D. C.
Remarks: John Losee and his wife were buried in a family cemetery, with other members of the Losee family, on Dry Hill in the town of Watertown, N.Y. The Losee farm was sold and the owner wishing to build a barn where the cemetery was so notified members of the family. As no one was interested enough to see to the removal to some other spot, the owner of the farm copied the stones and took them up, and built his barn.
Born: 1750 at Kingston, N. Y.
Died: 1847 at Pillar Point, town of Brownville, N.Y.
Married: CATRINA HESS
Died: 1826 at New Paltz, N.Y.
Service: Peter Low served in Capt. Uriah Drake's Company, 4th regiment, Ulster Co., N.Y.
Remarks: Peter Low and many of his family are buried in the village cemetery
at Depauville, Jefferson Co., N.Y. His wife does not seem to be buried there or
her stone has disappeared.
Delia Low Webb, Nat. No. 42434
Born: 1762 at Lebenon, Conn.
Died: July 4, 1844 at Evans Mills, town of LeRay, Jefferson Co. NY.
Married: September 1785 at Middletown, Conn. by Rev. Enoch Huntington; MABEL MITCHELL
Died: in 1845, was 80 yrs. of age
Service: Enlisted as a private in companies of the Conn. Line commanded by Lieut. Tracy of Norwich, Conn., Col. Sill and Prentice regiments. Wintered at Valley Forge. Served three years. Was discharged in 1779 at Springfield, N.Y. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
Remarks: The burial place of Ezekiel Lyman is not found but as Ezekiel and his wife were members of the Evans Mills church and members of the family are buried in the village cemetery, it is most likely that is their resting place. Prudence and Submit Mitchell were witnesses to the marriage of Ezekiel Lyman and Mable Mitchell.
Note: The 1840 Census of Pensioners, published Washington, D.C., 1841, lists Ezekiel Lyman, age 80, Town of LeRay, Jefferson Co., N.Y
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