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LEMUEL TABOR

Born: 1739 at Tiverton, R. I.
Died: April 1833 aged 94 years (g.s.) in town of Ellisburg,N.Y.
Married: SARAH BRIGHTMAN or BRIGHAM
Born: 1753
Died: August 12, 1832 aged 79 years (g.s.) in town of Ellisburg, N.Y.

Service: Lemuel Tabor served as Sergeant in the R.I. Militia in the Revolution. Placed on the Pension Roll of New York in 1832. Veterans Administration, Washington, D. C.

Remarks: Lemuel Tabor and his wife are buried in the village cemetery at Pierpont Manor, town of Ellisburg, Jefferson County, N.Y. Lemuel Tabor was Town Clerk of Tiverton, R.I.; his son Lemuel Jr. was in War of 1812. See Tabor Gen. by Wright.


DANIEL TAYLOR

Born: l750 in Berkshire Co., Mass.
Died: October 2, 1839 aged 89 years (g.s.) in town of Rodman, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: ROSANNA GILBERT
Born: 1753
Died: August 28, 1838 aged 85 years (g.s.) in town of Rodman, N.Y.

Service: Daniel Taylor listed as a private at Hillsdale, N.Y. in 1781 in the 2nd Claverack Batallion, in the 9th Albany Co. Regt., Col. Peter Van Ness commanding. The company was also under command of Capt. John McKinstry and Capt. Abram Hawley. Served at least six months and 28 days.
Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C.

Remarks: Daniel Taylor and his wife are buried in an old farm cemetery called the Crandall-Hill-Ward Cemetery in the town of Rodman, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Mrs. Mary Staples Near joined the D.A.R. on their record. Nat. No. 20547


ELIAS TAYLOR

Born: 1769 in Glastonbury, Conn.
Died: February 12, 1842 aged 73 years (g.s.) in town of Hounsfield, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: HANNAH
Born: 1771
Died: February 5, 1843 aged 72 years

Service: Elias Taylor enlisted at Glastonbury, Conn., early in April 1778 and served as a private in Capt. Jonathan Wells' Company, Col. Wolcott's Connecticut Regiment and was discharged January 1, 1779.
Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C.

Remarks: Elias Taylor and his wife are buried in the town of Hounsfield, Jefferson County, N.Y. in the Muscalonge cemetery. After the Revolution, Elias Taylor lived in Glastonbury, Conn. until 1786, then moved to Wethersfield, Conn. and resided there for four years; then moved to Sandisfield, Berkshire Co., Mass. and in 1812 moved to Hounsfield, Jefferson County, N.Y.


JONATHAN TAYLOR

Born: March 29, 1753 at Hebron, Conn.
Died: April 25, 1835 in town of Antwerp, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: January 27, 1777 at Spencertown, N.Y., EDITHA INGHAM
Born: May 31, 1757 at Spencertown, N.Y.
Died: May 26, 1845 in town of Philadelphia, Jefferson County, N.Y.

Service: Jonathan Taylor enlisted at Spencertown, N.Y. January 1776 as a private. About April 1, 1776 served as sergeant under Capt. James Spencer in Col. Ten Eyck's Regt. for nine months. July 1779 served in Capt. Whitney's Co., Col. Peter Van Ness's Regt.
Pension Department, Washington, D.C. W. C. 15747

Remarks: Jonathan Taylor is buried in the old part of the village cemetery at Antwerp, N.Y. although his headstone says he died in Philadelphia, N.Y. where his wife is buried.
The names of his children are found in the pension application of his wife:

Charles Taylor, b. October 9, 1779
Julius, b. May 20, 1782
Editha, b. July 16, 1784
Fanny, b. May 15, 1786
Polly or Patty, b. May 12, 1788
Lydia, b. August 16, 1790
Hannah, b. July 10, 1792
Jonathan Root, b. December 29, 1795
Fanny, b. September 20, 1798
Laura Cornelia, b. November 20, 1801.


ZEBULON THOMPSON

Born: October 25, 1763 in Conn.
Died: March 8, 1832 in Adams, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: August 13, 1782, Colebrook, Litchfield County, Conn., by Elijah Rockwell; LUCY HANDY, daughter of Barzilla Hender or Wender.
Born: May 13, 1768 at Colebrook, Conn.

Service: Zebulon Thompson served as a private at Saybrook, Conn. for three years, from December 1779, under Capt. Converse, Col. Heman Swift's Regiment in the Conn. Line. Discharged at West Point, N.Y. October 12, 1782.
Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C. W. C. 18134

Remarks: The burial place of Zebulon Thompson and his wife has not been found, but two of their children, Sophia and Eveline are buried in the Rural Cemetery, but their graves are not now marked.
In Lucy Thompson's application for pension the names of their children were given:

John, b. February 25, 1784
Olive, b. June 14, 1787
Cynthia, b. October 24, 1790
Guy, b. February 25, 1793
Sophia, b. August 1, 1795
Betsey, b. June 14, 1798
Samuel, b. July 14, 1803
Eveline, b. April 1, 1805.

The U. S. Pension Roll gives Z. Thompson's birth to be October 25, 1748. Zebulon Thompson buried in cemetery located outside of Adams, N.Y. on the Rodman and Adam town line. (Country Road) Marked with 1775 Historical Marker.


CALEB TIFFT

Born: May 10, 1760 in South Kingston, R.I.
Died: May 2, 1843 in town of Lorraine, Jefferson County, N.Y. Married: 1st SUSANNAH
Born: 1761
Died: June 12, 1830 in town of Lorraine, Jefferson County, N.Y.

Married: 2nd August13, 1832 in Lorraine, N.Y., ELEANOR JOHNSON
Born: 1789
Died: February 21, 1864 aged 75 years in Sandy Creek, Oswego County, N.Y.

Service : Caleb Tifft enlisted at Howland's Ferry, R.I. in Capt. Christopher Dyer's Co. of R.I. State troops or Militia, Col. Joseph Stanton's Regiment for 1 year. Enlisted for 2 years in Col. John Toppin's regiment of R. I. Militia as sergeant.
Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C. W. 2458
W. 7211-160-55

Remarks: Caleb Tifft and his wife are buried in the village cemetery at Pierrepont Manor, Jefferson County, N.Y. His second wife may be in Sandy Creek, N.Y. as in her pension she was living there. The date of her death is found in the records of the Deborah Champion Chapter, Adams, N.Y. There were five children in Caleb Tifft's family. A Jesse C. Johnson of Albion, Oswego County, N.Y., aged 25 years in 1853 is mentioned.


HENRY TIMMERMAN

Born: January 1, 1750 at Manheim, Montgomery County, N.Y.
Died: October 11, 1834 in town of LeRay, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: ELIZABETH
Born: 1755
Died: September 27, 1830 aged 65 years (g.s.) in town of LeRay, N.Y.

Service: Henry Timmerman enlisted as a private in May or June 1775 at German Flats, N.Y. in Capt. Christopher Gates' Co. of Col. Van Schaick's Regiment, 2nd Battalion of New York Line called Regular Forces. Went to Canada under Gen. Montgomery. Served until end of enlistment in December 1775. Reenlisted at Montreal December 1775 in Capt. Ten Eyck's Co. Was discharged in April 1776 by Gen. Wooster at Quebec. Enlisted as a batteau man and served for two years on the Mohawk River and in an Expedition to Wyoming Valley with Gen. Sullivan. Was in the battle of Oriskany.
Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C. S.C. 14701

Remarks: Henry Timmerman and his wife are buried in the village cemetery at Evans Mills, town of LeRay, Jefferson County, N.Y. He had lived in Jefferson County twenty six years.


GEORGE TISDALE

Son of Leonard and Mary Tisdale

Born: October 11, 1755 at Taunton, Mass.
Died: October 3, 1828 at Sackets Harbor, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: HANAH or RANAH
Born: 1761
Died: November 9, 1831 at Sackets Harbor, Jefferson County, N.Y.

Service: George Tisdale enlisted in 1775 in Soper's Co. for eight months, Col. Read's regiment of the Mass. Line. In 1776, he enlisted again in Capt. Soper's Co., Col. Mead's regiment for one year. Left the service January 1777 being honorably discharged at Peekskill. States on his headstone that he served in the Revolutionary War.
Archives Building, Washington, D.C. Pension No. S. 42499

Remarks: George Tisdale and his wife are buried in the village cemetery at Sackets Harbor, Jefferson County, N.Y.


JOHN TROWBRIDGE

Born: February 10, 1771
Died: February 4, 1851 in town of Adams, N.Y.
Married: MRS. WAITTIE GREEN WITTER
Born: December 20, 1787
Died: September 9, 1875 in town of Adams, N.Y.

Service: John Trowbridge enlisted at the age of thirteen years in the Revolution near the close of the war at Fort Stanwix, (Rome), N. Y.

Remarks: John Trowbridge and his wife Waittie are buried in the Green Settlement cemetery in the town of Adams, near Adams Centre, N.Y.


CLEMENT TUBBS

Born: 1764
Died: February 21, 1847
Married: 2nd PHEBE
Born: 1788
Died: February 4, 1836 in town of Ellisburg, Jefferson County, N.Y.

Service: Clement Tubbs ran away from home to enlist at Saratoga, N.Y. at the age of 17 years in 1781. He served under Capt. Silas Gray in Gen. Schuyler's Brigade for nine months. He then enlisted in Capt. William Dunlap's Co. of Col. Marinus Willett's Regiment for nine months. Was at Fort Ticonderoga, Fort Stanwix, Oneida Lake, and Fort George. Did scouting duty under Capt. Fondy. Lived at Saratoga at time of enlistment.
Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C. R. 10725

Remarks: Clement Tubbs' wife Mary is buried in the Reed cemetery in the town of Ellisburg, Jefferson County, N.Y. As the Reed Cemetery is a very old one his stone may have disappeared. Clement Tubbs came from Vermont and had lived at New Canaan, N.Y. He had a son Benjamin, aged 42 years in 1852 and a son Alva in 1802. He had 13 children in all. Lived in Ellisburg for 40 years.


JOSHUA TURNER

Born: 1765 in Grafton or Hadley, Mass.
Died: December 21, 1820 in town of' Antwerp, Jefferson County, N. Y.
Married: August 22, 1781 at Grafton, Worchester Co., Mass., LYDIA DRURY
Born: l763
Died: March 25, 1849 in town of Antwerp, N.Y., aged 86 yrs.

Service: Joshua Turner enlisted in August 1777 for three years in the 16th Regt. commanded by Capt. Haskins in Col. Henry Jackson's Regt. of the Mass. Line. Was at Cambridge, Mass.
Pension dated March 24, 1819.
Veterans Administration, Washington, D. C. S. 8361 W. 19475
Pension Department, Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Remarks: Joshua Turner's wife obtained a pension after the death of her husband. The grave of Lydia Turner is found in the Kinne cemetery in the town of Antwerp, N.Y. The cemetery is very old and many of the stones have disappeared. Probably the grave of Joshua Turner is there but the stone is gone. Prince Jenne of Antwerp, N.Y. appears on the papers of Joshua Turner.
Genealogical Committee, LeRay De Chaumont Chapter DAR, Watertown, N.Y.


RICHARD WAITE

Born: October 6, 1745 at Plymouth, Mass.
Died: December 8, 1831 at Champion, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: SUBMIT THOMAS
Born: 1747
Died: October 29, 1840 aged 93 yrs. (g.s.) at Champion, N.Y.

Service: Richard Waite served as Lieutenant of Militia in Capt. Joshua Hazen's company, also in Capt. Samuel S. Savage's company.

Remarks: Richard Waite and his wife are buried in Hillside cemetery at Champion, N.Y.
Ancestor of Mrs. Celia Waite Martin, Nat. No. 53398.


EBENEZER WALLACE

Born: 1764/65
Died: November 12, 1842 in town of Ellisburgh, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: June 7, 1807 in town of Marlboro, Windham Co., Vt., FANNY COLE
Born: 1791 in Vermont

Service: Ebenezer Wallace enlisted in 1781 in Mass. in Capt. Josiah Daniel's Co. of Col. Tupper's Regiment of Continental Establishment and served until the end of the war. Discharged at West Point, N.Y.

Remarks: Although not mentioned in his pension, Ebenezer Wallace must have had another wife, as his children were all born before he married Fanny Cole.

Mary Ann was 45 years old in 1820, the wife of Richman Walker
Charles R., of Ellisburgh, aged 43 years old
Betsey, wife of Philip Baldwin, of Montville, Wisc., aged 40 yrs.
Laura, wife of John Esterbrook, aged 38 yrs., also of Montville, Wisc.

The grave of Ebenezer Wallace has not been found.
Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C. W. 6409
B.L. Wt. 1815-100

Note: The 1840 Census of Pensioners, published Washington, D.C., 1841, lists Ebenezer Wallace, age 79, Town of Ellisburg, Jefferson County, N.Y., residing with Charles Wallace.


MOSES WASHBURN

Son of Solomon and Martha (Orcutt) Washburn

Born: September 11, 1749 in Stafford, Conn.
Died: 1830 in Rodman, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: November 10, 1774 at Stafford, Conn., EUNICE ELLITHORP

Service: Moses Washburn joined a company which went from Stafford, Conn. to respond to the Lexington Alarm. He was in service but a few days at this time but re-enlisted December 1, 1775 for ten days.
War Department, Washington, D.C.

Remarks: Moses Washburn is probably buried in the Thompson Cemetery in the town of Adams, Jefferson County, N. Y. with other members of the Washburn family.


JABEZ WEAVER

Born: 1758, Clarendon, Vt.
Died: 1823 town of Wilna, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: RUTH SMITH
Born: 1759
Died: 1820 town of Wilna, Jefferson County, N.Y.

Service: Jabez Weaver served in 1776 in the company of Capt. Benjamin Hickok and Capt. Gideon Bronson; in 1777 as sergeant in Capt. Abraham Salisbury's company; in 1780 in same company and in Capt. Ichabod Robinson's company; and in 1781 as Sergeant in company of Capt. Abraham Salisbury's Vermont forces.
War Department, Washington, D.C.

Remarks: "Served in the Revolution" on the headstone of Jabez Weaver. Jabez Weaver and his wife are buried in Sand Hill cemetery, town of Wilna, Jefferson County, N.Y. The family lived at Clarendon, Vt. until 1797 when they removed to Deerfield, N.Y., and later to Wilna, N.Y.
Their children were:

Peter Weaver
Sevira Weaver, m. John Scofield
Marcy Weaver, b. October 3, 1789 in Clarendon, Vt.,
Ruth Weaver
Joseph Smith Weaver
Jabez Weaver, b. 1795,
John Smith Weaver, b. February 26, 1798.


[Possibly a duplication:]

JABEZ WEAVER

Son of Peter and Anstress (Spink) Weaver

Born: 1758 East Greenwich, R.I.

Other facts identical, with the exception: Weaver Genealogy, p.171, by Lucius Weaver, 1928.
Children:

Sevira m. John Scofield
Marcy b. October 3, 1789 in Clarendon, Vt., d. Clayton N.Y. m James Cary
Ruth m. Whipple Clark
Joseph Smith served in the War of 1812, d. 1874 unm
Jabez, b. 1795, d. in Wilna December 10, 1871;
John Smith b. February 26, 1798.]


JACOB WEAVER

Born: March 7, 1760 at German Flats, Herkimer County, N.Y.
Died: March 9, 1852 in town of Rodman, Jefferson County, N.Y., aged 94 years
Married: by Domenie Rosecrantz, June 2, 1781 at Herkimer, N.Y. MARGARET BOOM
Born: April 22, 1763 in Herkimer County, N.Y.
Died: July 9, 1855 in town of Rodman, N.Y. aged 95 yrs. (g.s.)

Service: Jacob Weaver enlisted at German Flats, N.Y. at the beginning of the Revolutionary War, under Capt. Bellinger in the Militia and also under Capt. Henry Harter. His duty was to guard property and protect the inhabitants while laboring, from the Indians who were continually "Making Incursions upon them." Also did scouting duty. In 1784-1785 he is found fighting with the Indians at which time they burned German Flats.
Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C. W.C. 25951

Remarks: Jacob Weaver and his wife are buried in Rural Cemetery in the village of Adams, Jefferson County, N.Y. The dates of birth and death were taken from the family Bible owned by their son, John Weaver.

Note: The 1840 Census of Pensioners, published Washington, D.C., 1841, lists Jacob Weaver, age 85, Town of Lorraine, Jefferson County, N.Y.


WILLIAM WEBB

Born: April 26, 1758
Died: June 4, 1824 at Perch River, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: 1st May 16, l782 LOIS STRONG
Born: April 2, 1761
Died: April 2, 1810 at Perch River, Jefferson County, N.Y.

Married: 2nd HANNAH
Born: 1762
Died: August 20, 1817, aged 55 years (g.s.) at Perch River, N.Y.

Married: 3rd ESTHER
Born: 1778
Died: January 16, 1861, aged 83 yrs. (g.s.) at Perch River, N.Y.

Service: William Webb enlisted April l7, 1777 as Landsman in Continental frigate, Trumble. In 1781, the Trumble was captured by the British ships and completely dismantled, with 15 killed and 11 wounded. The vessel was commanded by Dudley.

Remarks: William Webb and his family are buried at Perch River in the village cemetery. William Webb came to the town of Brownville, Jefferson County, N.Y. about 1802.
Ancestor of
Flora Peck, Nat. No. 13618
Mrs. George Lance, Nat. No. 13615.


LEMUEL WHEELER

Son of Timothy and Mrs. Sarah (Bond) Whee1er

Born: March 8, 1757 at Concord, Mass.
Died: 1854 in town of Lorraine, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: April 23, 1783 in Stow, Mass., CATHERINE WHITNEY
Born: 1762
Died: 1820, age 58 years

Service: Lemuel Wheeler enlisted in March 1779 in Mass. in Capt. Adam Wheeler's Co. of Col. Thomas Nixon's regiment of Mass. Continental Line. Discharged at Soldier's Fortune near Peekskill, N. Y.

Remarks: Lemuel Wheeler is probably buried in the destroyed cemetery at Goulds Corners. In his application for pension he gives the names of three of his children:

Nancy, aged 20 years
Charles, aged 19 years
Daniel, aged 14 years.

In 1824 stated his wife is ill. He came to Lorraine in 1816 with a number of his family of twelve children. Last payment of pension September 15, 1834. Had lived in Dublin, Cheshire County, New Hampshire.
Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C. S.C. 44052
General Accounting Office, Washington, D.C.

June 2-1945

Mrs. Frank Williams:
In reply to your letter of April 10, 1943, wherein you request information concerning Lemuel Wheeler and Hannah Powers, pensioners of the Rev. War, you are advised that the records of this office show that on March 18, 1818 Lemuel Wheeler was granted a Rev. War pension, covering the period from March 4, 1854 to September 4, 1834, was paid on September 13, 1854, by the pension agent at the Branch Bank of the U.S., in the City of New York, to Abraham Buckman, as attorney for the pensioner. On September 4, 1834 the pensioner stated that he had resided in Lorraine, Jefferson County, N.Y. for eighteen years; and prior thereto had resided in Dublin, Cheshire County, New Hampshire.
General Accounting Office, Washington, D.C.


GODFREY WHITE

Born: September 4, 1760/61 at Newport, R.I.
Died: March 25, 1822 in town of Adams, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: JANE
Born: 1762
Died: August 12, 1843 in town of Adams, Jefferson County, N.Y.

Service: Godfrey White served as a private under Capt. David Johnson in Col. Olney's regiment in the Revolution.
War Department, Washington, D. C.

Remarks: Godfrey White and his wife are buried in the Green Settlement cemetery in the town of Adams, near Adams Centre, N.Y.


OLIVER WHITE

Born: 1759, Mass.
Died: Apr. 10, 1854 at Adams Centre, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: Mar. 1, 1781 at Hopkintown, R.I., CYNTHIA BURDICK
Born: Dec. 5, 1761
Died: Feb. 21, 1845 aged 84 yrs. (g.s.) at Adams Centre, N.Y.

Service: Oliver White served as private and sergeant in Capt. Handall's Co., Col. Varnum's Regt. Served 5 months as private and 9 mos. as sergeant in 1775.
Veterans Administration, Washington, D. C. W.C. 20128

Remarks: Oliver White and his wife are buried in the Green Settlement Cemetery in the town of Adams, N.Y.

Note: The 1840 Census of Pensioners, published Washington, D.C., 1841, lists Cynthia White, age 77, Town of Adams, Jefferson County, N.Y., residing with Joseph Green.


DAVID WHITTIER

Born: 1742 at Nethum, Mass.
Died: 1815 in town of Henderson, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: 1st 1765, ABIGAIL MORRELL
Born: 1740 at Nethum, Mass.
Died: 1812 in town of Henderson, Jefferson County, N.Y.

Married: 2nd MISS KELSEY

Service: David Whittier served as 1st Lieut. in a company commanded by Capt. Samuel Bodwell, which marched on an alarm on April 19, 1775. He was also a Captain in a regiment commanded by Maj. Benjamin Gage. Company marched April 4, 1777 to join the Northern Army. Also Captain of a Company commanded by Jeremiah Blanchard. Discharged October 12, 1778.
Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C.

Remarks: David Whittier and his wife are buried in the Carpenter cemetery, town of Henderson, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Their children are as follows:

Hannah, b. January 7, 1766, m. Ebenezer Sawyer
Roda, b. March 17, 1768, unmarried
Abigail, b. March 15, 1770, m. Joseph Upton Parker
David, b. June 11, 1772, m. Charlotte Hosmer, d. 1815
Lois, b. April 27, 1774, unmaried
Achsah, b. January 4, 1777, m. Benjamin Sias
Jonathan, b. August 26, 1779, m. Phebe Reed Trusdale
Fanny, b. August 4, 1783, m. Thomas Dobson, Jr.
Thomas G., b. April 4, 1784, m. Polly Yeoman
Salome, b. November 11, 1785, m. Jeremiah Wood.


DAVID WHITTIER, (Andrew 4, John 2, Thomas 1)

was born in Newton, N.H., September 17, 1740. Baptized April 12, 1741. (Amesbury Church Records) Married at South Hampton, N. H. June 2, 1763, Abigail Morrill (Abner 4, Ezekiel 3, Jacob 2, Abraham 1) She died in Danville, Vermont, May 26, 1789 and for his second wife he married a Miss Kelsey, a "maiden lady" and a sister of one of his Revolutionary War comrades. David Whittier was a Captain in the Revolutionary War - outfitting his company himself. Served from April 19, 1775 to October 12, 1778, from Methuen. Also commanded the Home Guards at Sackett's Harbor, during the War of 1812, being too old to engage in active service. Died in the fall of 1815, Henderson, Jefferson County, N.Y. David Whittier was considered a very wea1thy man but the depreciation of Continenta1 money ruined him. His son-in-law, Joseph Upton Parker, beggared himself to save his father-in-law from debtor's prison.

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
REVOLUTIONARY WAR SERVICE OF DAVID WHITTIER

DAVID WHITTIER: Appears with rank of 1st Lieutenant of Lexington Alarm Roll of a company commanded by Major Samuel Bodwell, which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, from Methuen. Length of service, 4 1/2 days. Town to which soldier belonged, Methuen. Vol. 13:33.

David Whittier: Appears among list of Officers dated Andover, March 26, 1776, chosen by the several companies of the 4th Essex Co. Regt. Said Whittier chosen Captain of the 15th (Methuen) Company. Ordered in Council April 3, 1776, that said officers be commissioned.
Vol. 32:269.

DAVID WHITTIER: Appears among a list of officers of the Mass. Militia as Captain in the 15th Co. of the 4th Essex Co. Regt. Commissioned April 3, 1776. Vol 28:107.

DAVID WHITTIER: Appears with rank of Captain on Muster and Pay Rolls of Capt. David Whittier's Company in a regiment commanded by Major Benja. Gage. Time of service 40 days. Company marched October 2, 1777 to join Northern Army. Roll sworn to in Suffolk County. Vol. 24: 95.

DAVID WHITTIER: Appears with rank of Captain on Muster and Pay Roll of Captain David Whittier's Co., Col. Thomas Poor's Regt. Engaged May 13, 1778. Discharged October 12, 1778. Time of service 5 months 12 days, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home. Company commanded by Lieutenant Jeremiah Blanchard subsequent to October 12, 1778. Regiment raised for 8 months from time of arrival at Peekskill. Roll endorsed "service at North River". Vol. 24: 118

DAVID WHITTIER: Appears with rank of Captain on Pay Roll for September 1778, of Captain David Whittier's company; Col. Thomas Poor's regiment, dated Fort Clinton, November 16, 1778. Enlistment 8 months from time of arrival at Peekskill. Vol.48:434

. DAVID WHITTIER: Appears in a Regimental Order dated West Point, October 12, 1778. Said Whittier, Captain, reported as having been discharged by Col. Poor from any further service in his regiment, agreeable to General Washington's orders. Vol. 174:541

Boston, Mass., March 15, 1907
I certify the foregoing to be true abstracts from the Record Index to Military Archives deposited in this office.
Witness the Great Seal of the Commonwealth
WM. M. OLIN, Secretary of the Commornwealth

Captain David Whittier was 38 years old at time of enlistment. He outfitted his company himself and every year after the close of the Revolutionary War, gave a big dinner for his men, until he moved to Vermont after losing his wealth. Captain David Whittier moved to Henderson, N.Y. in 1808.


DANIEL WHORRY

Born: 1764 at Montgomery Township, Orange County, N.Y.
Died: March 2, 1842 in the town of Plessis, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: EUNICE GOLDEN
Died: 1827 in town of Alexandria (Plessis) Jefferson County, N.Y.

Service: Daniel Whorry enlisted as a private in a company, commanded by Capt. John Bernett, Col. Pauling's Regt. for 18 months. Called New York Militia, N.Y. Line. Applied for pension September 1832, allowed March 1834 at Brownville, N.Y. When living at Little Falls, N.Y. enlisted again for nine months in 1777 in Capt. John L. Harden-bergh's Co., Col. Weisenfel's Regt. Discharged at Warsink, on the Delaware River.
Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C. S.C. l5254

Remarks: When the service of Daniel Whorry was verified it was stated his grave was marked with a wooden marker. It has now disappeared. B His children were: Robert

Sally, b. 1802, m. James Hart
Emmaline, b. 1804, m. James Hart
Justin, b. 1806, m. Jane Rice
Eliza, b. 1808, m. Smith Griffin
Eunice, b. 1813, m. Jacob Hartman
Mrs. Maybelle Daily Boyce, Nat. No. 111749.

Note: The 1840 Census of Pensioners, published Washington, D.C., 1841, lists Daniel Whorry, age 75, living in Alexandria, Jefferson County, N.Y. Daniel Whorry was born in Montgomery Township, Orange County, N.Y.


JOTHAM WILDER

Born: 1758 Mass.
Died: 1825 Town of Hounsfield, Jeferson County, N.Y.
Married: MARY
Born: 1768 Mass.
Died: 1860 Town of Hounsfield, Jefferson County, N.Y.

Service: Jotham Wilder, Lancaster, Mass., served as a private in Capt. John White's Co., Col. Job Cushing's Regt. Enlisted July 28, 1777; service 1 month, 8 days in the alarm at Bennington.
Soldiers and Sailors of Mass., page 345

Remarks: Jotham Wilder and his wife are buried in the Muscalunge Cemetery in the town of Hounsfield, Jefferson County, N.Y. with other members of his family. They came into the Black River Country in 1801


ISAAC WILSON

Son of John and Mary Wilson

Born: February 17, 1752 in Plainfield, Conn.
Died: August 22, 1842 in Watertown, N.Y.
Married: 1st LYDIA POOLE TALBOT, a widow
Born: December 18, 1749
Died: July 24, 1800

Married: 2nd ANNIE DOWNER

Service: Isaac Wilson served as a sergeant in Capt. Charles Nelson's Co., Col. Benjamin Wait's Battalion in the service of the state of Vermont. He also served in Capt. John Lamb's company of artillery in 1775-1776., now in cantonment before Quebec.
Ref., State of New York Comptroller's Office, Albany, N.Y.

Remarks: Isaac Wilson is buried in Brookside cemetery, at Watertown, N.Y. It is thought by his descendants that Isaac Wilson was a widower when he came to Watertown.

State of Vermont, Adjutant's Office, Montpelier, "I hereby certify that the following is a correct transcript from the records on file of this office regarding soldiers who served in the Revolutionary War."

Isaac Wilson, Sergeant in Capt. Charles Nelson's Co., Col. Benjamin Wait's Battalion in the service of the State of Vermont, from the term of time which they received their advance pay to the close of campaign. Commencement of pay, September l4, l78l; time of service, 2 months, 12 days; miles 60; total,
6.15.3 Vermont Revolutionary Roll. W. H. Gilmore, Adjutant General

Ancestor of:
Alta N. Ralph, Nat. No. 13619
Jennie Olean Calkins, Nat. No. 108353
Emily Olean Hubbard, Nat. No. 108334
Minnie Lewis Porter, Nat. No. 81683
Edith Porter Stevens, Nat. No. 81684


JOHN G. WILSON

Born: 1767 in New York City
Died: August 8, 1855 aged 88 yrs. (g.s.) in town of LeRay, Jeff. Co., N.Y.
Married: SARAH NEWKIRK
Born: 1765
Died: July 25, 1848 aged 83 yrs. (g.s.) in LeRay, N.Y.

Service: John G. Wilson served in the Revolution as a Drummer Boy and drew a pension.
Child's Gazetteer, page 329

Remarks: John G. Wilson and his wife are buried in the Evans Mills Cemetery in the town of LeRay, Jefferson County, N.Y. He came to LeRay when he was 78 years old.


JACOB WOOD

Son of Nathaniel and Miriam (Eastman) Wood

Born: March 2, 1749 Norwich, Conn.
Died: 1828 Woodville, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: December 14, 1767 Norwich, Conn., MARTHA HASKINS of Norwich, Conn.
Born: about 1750 in Norwich, Conn.
Died: April 8, 1839 Woodville, Jefferson County, N.Y.

Service: Jacob Wood enlisted at Bennington, Vt., in 1777 as a ranger in the troops called Rangers for six months as an orderly sergeant in the company of Ebenezer Allen, Capt.Isaac Clark; Lieut. in Col. Samuel Herrick's Regiment. Was in the Battle of Bennington. Was ordered to Mount Defiance to cut off Burgoyne's retreat by destroying his boats and provisions. Took Mt. Defiance and one brass field piece, an 18 pounder. They returned back to the main army where they had Burgoyne surrounded. Stayed there until he surrendered.

Information given by Solomon Wood brother of Jacob, March 21, 1839 aged 77 years; of Chazy, Clinton County, N.Y.
"About July 10,1777 Jacob Wood and family and Richard Haskins, brother of Jacob's wife, were driven from their home by the approach of Burgoyne's army. Their home was at Tinmouth, the western part of Middletown, in county of Rutland, Vt. The families went to Bennington where Jacob enlisted.
Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

Remarks: Jacob Wood and his wife came to Woodville in 1804 with his daughter and son-in-law, Hezekiah Leffingwell. The daughter's name was Miriam. There was also a son William. Jacob Wood and his wife are buried in the Woodville cemetery but the headstones have disappeared, the cemetery being badly kept.
Pension No. R. 11796


SAMUEL WOOD

Born: April 6, 1767 Newburgh, N.Y.
Died: May 11, 1853 in town of Dexter, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: 1789. ELIZABETH SMITH
Born: 1771
Died: 1842 in the town of Dexter, Jefferson County, N.Y.

Service: Samuel Wood served as a Corporal in Capt. John H. Hagencony's Co. of Col. A. Hawkes Hay's regiment in 1779, a1so served as a private in Orange Co. regiment from precinct of Haverstraw in Capt. Henry Turner's Co. of Col. Hawkes Hay's regiment in 1780. His pension was granted for six months and twelve days as a drummer under Capt. Van Dusen, Col. Woodhull's Regt. He enlisted in New Windsor.
Ref. Page 25 of manuscript Vol. Entitled Tres. Certificate Vol. 4 in Regents of University of the State of New York.

Remarks: Samuel Wood and his wife are said to be buried in Dexter, but no headstone is found for them. Mrs. Mary A. Stewart Eaton joined on their record. Nat. No. 156175.
Their children were:

Born: September 25, 1748 at Litchfield, Conn.
Died: March 29, 1823 in town of Watertown,N.Y.
Married: MARY OMSTEAD
Born: 1750 (g,s.)
Died: 1826 (g.s.)

Service: Jonah Woodruff served in Capt. David Wheelock's company, Gen. Wooster's Regiment, 1775.

Remarks: Jonah Woodruff and his family are buried in Brookside cemetery, at Watertown, N. Y.
Ref. Chi1d's Gazetteer of Jefferson County, p. 108
DAR Cemetery records


THOMAS WOODWARD

Born: 1760 Mass.
Died: March 27, 1805 Ellisburg, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: ELIZABETH
Born: 1767
Died: September 6, 1828 Ellisburg, Jefferson County, N.Y.

Service: Thomas Woodward, Private in Capt. Abel Mason's Co., Col. Jacob Davis' Regt. Enlisted July 30, 1780; discharged August 8, 1780. Service 15 days including travel home. Company marched to Tiverton on an alarm at R.I. Mass. Soldiers and Sailors, p. 870

Remarks: Thomas Woodward and his wife are buried in the village cemetery at Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., N.Y. with other members of the family.


THOMAS WORDEN

Born: June 28, 1759
Died: November 5, 1854 at Pierrepont Manor, town of Ellisburg, N.Y.
Married: EUNICE HALE
Born: 1771
Died: September 7, 1860 in town of Ellisburg, N.Y.

Service: In Hough's History of Jefferson County, N.Y on page 362, Thomas Worden's name appears in list of pensioneers of the Revolution residing in Ellisburg in 1840. The inscription on his tombstone at Pierrepont Manor reads as follows:

Thomas Worden
A veteran of the Revolution
Died Nov. 5, 1854
Aged 95 yrs. 4 mos. 9 das.

Remarks: Thomas Worden and his wife are buried in the village cemetery at Pierrepont Manor, town of Ellisburg, N.Y. Thomas Worden also served in the War of 1812.

Note: The 1840 Census of Pensioners, published Washington, D.C. lists Thomas Worden, age 82, Town of Ellisburg, residing with Benjamin Randall.


CARMI WRIGHT

Son of Joseph Wright of Deerfield, Mass. & Jane, daughter of Westwood Cook.

Born: 1753 at Deerfield, Mass. or Ware, Mass.
Died: September 7, 1832 at Adams, N.Y.
Married: 1st December 7, 1780 EUNICE (or Emma) COOLEY, daughter of Azariah Cooley of South Deerfield, Mass.
Born: 1763
Died: February 1, 1829 aged 66 yrs. (g.s.) in Adams, Jeff. Co., N.Y.

Married: 2nd POLLY
Born: 1801
Died: July 3, 1833, aged 32 yrs. (g.s.) at Adams, N.Y.

Service: Carmi Wright volunteered at Old Hadley, Mass., December 1, 1775 in Capt. James Hendreick's Co. Went to Cambridge where Gen. Washington was stationed. This company was placed in Gen. Patterson's Brigade. Served two months. July 1776 served in the Mass. Levies in Capt. Reuben Dickinson's Co., Col. Benj. R. Woodbridge's Regt. Was at Ticonderoga for five months. July 1777 went to Morristown, where the Army under Gen. Washington was stationed, and served two months. The same year went to New London, Conn. under Col. Porter for six weeks. Was at the surrender of Burgoyne in Capt. Kellogg's Co. Gen. Gates' Army.

Remarks: Carmi Wright and his wives are buried in the Rural Cemetery in the village of Adams, Jefferson County, N.Y.


EPHRAIM WRIGHT

Born: June 9, 1765 at Hebron, Windham Co., Conn.
Died: 1851
Married: ESTHER
Born: 1766
Died: August 29, 1841 in town of Adams, Jefferson County, N.Y.

Service: Ephraim Wright, while a resident of Hartland, Litchfield Co., Conn., enlisted March 1, 1781 and served one year as a private in Capt. Matthew Smith's company, under Major Humphrys with the Connecticut troops, and was discharged at Stamford, Conn.
Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C. S. 19515

Remarks: Ephraim Wright is probably buried in the Honeyville cemetery, on the State Road, in the town of Adams, Jefferson County, N.Y. His wife Esther is buried there. The last payment of pension to Ephraim Wright was made September 4, 1851, at which time he stated he had lived in the town of Adams for one year, and that prior thereto he had resided in Henderson, N. Y.

Note: The 1840 Census of Pensioners, published Washington, D.C., 1841 lists Ephraim Wright, age 73, Town of Rodman, Jefferson County, N.Y.


JESSE WRIGHT

Son of John and Mary (Locke) Wright

Born: August 11, 1753 at Woburn, Mass.
Died: July 8, 1827 in town of Rodman, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: August 4, 1737 (?) in Woburn, Mass., LYDIA PARKER, daughter of Josiah, Jr. and Mary (Monroe) Wright
Born: 1753 at Woburn, Mass.
Died: May 30, 1838 aged 85 yrs. (g.s.)

Service: Jesse Wright was a private in Capt. Wyman's Co. of Militia at the Battle of Bunker Hill.
Page 577 of Sewell's History of Woburn.

Remarks: Jesse Wright and his wife are buried in the Gulf Stream Cemetery, in the town of Rodman. He went to Nelson, N.H. and in 1804 moved to Rodman, Jefferson County, N.Y. where he became an influential citizen.
His children:

Lydia, b. July 15, 1773, d. March 12, 1775
Lydia, b. 1774 (?), m. Mr. Beard
Jesse, b. March 12, 1777, d. August 3, 1778
Jesse, b. May 21, 1779, d. July 2, 1807
Mary, b. May 21, 1781
Pamela, b. April 11, 1784
Josiah, b. July 6, 1786, d. December 29, 1863
Nathan, b. January 11, 1791, d. September 1796
James, b. July 6, 1788, d. October 6, 1813
John Cummings, b. April 18, 1794, d. November 24, 1890
Nathan, b. September 14, 1796, d. August 18, 1848
Luther, b. September 13, 1799, d. June 9, 1885

From the record of Grace Moffett Lansing (Mrs. L.S.), Nat. No. 12160.


PHINEAS WRIGHT

Born: April 14, 1747 in Mass.
Died: December 23, 1822 in town of LeRay, Jefferson County, N.Y.
Married: ESTHER COATES
Born: 1752
Died: 1823 in town of LeRay, Jefferson County, N.Y.

Service: Phineas Wright served as a private in Capt. Samuel Sloan's Co. of Col. Patterson's Regt. Mass. Line from March 1776 to January 16, 1777. In 1778 served for five months in Vermont. Was in the battle of Bennington.
Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C. S. C. 45472

Remarks: Phineas Wright is buried somewhere in the town of LeRay. His pension was allowed April 14, 1818 at LeRay, Jefferson County, N.Y.
His children were:

Samuel, b. 1785, m. 1809, Eunice Church. She was b. March 18, 1785, d. 1889.
Samuel d. 1829
Reuben
Eunice
Polly
Benjamin
Esther
Sally
Chester

Mrs. Addison D. Parker joined the LeRay de Chaumont on this record, Nat. No. 167793.


WESTWOOD WRIGHT

Son of Joseph & Jane (Cook) Wright

Born: 1751 of Old Hadley, Mass. or Ware, Mass.
Died: April 9, 1826, aged 75 yrs. (g.s.) in town of Adams, N.Y.
Married: SARAH BILLINGS
Born: 1750
Died: September 23, 1835 aged 85 yrs. (g.s.) in town of Adams, N.Y.

Service: Westwood Wright served as a private in the Revolution in Capt. Eliakim Smith's Co. Marched April 20, 1775 in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 from Hadley, Mass.
War Department, Washington, D.C.

Remarks: Westwood Wright and his wife are buried in the Rural Cemetery in the village of Adams, Jefferson County, N.Y. Jane Cook was a daughter of Westwood Cook.

Note: Additional reference, see file 209G.



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