Benjamin Bosworth Chapter
Silver Creek, Chautauqua County, NY
Revolution Soldiers who once resided in, or whose graves are located at:
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Born Sept., 1742. Died March 5, 1831, at Sheridan, Chautauqua County, NY. Grave
in West Sheridan Cemetery. He enlisted while living in New Haven, CT, & served
in Captain Moms Company & Colonel Philiph B. Bradley's Regiment of Short Servys.
Married Achsa, who was born September, 1742, & died March 4, 1834.
Date of birth not ascertained. Died in 1839 in Villenova, Chautauqua County, NY.
Grave in Villenova Cemetery. Native of Germany, came to America prior to the
Revolution, settled in Schoharie County, NY. Said to have been a Revolutionary
Born April 22, 1756, at North Harem, New Haven County, CT. Died at Forestville,
Chautauqua County, NY. Grave in Forestville Cemetery, Town of Hanover. Enlisted
April 10 or 12, at Litchfield, CT. Served seven months as private in Capt.
Porter's Company under Col. Wooster. Reenlisted under Eli Smith. Residence at
time of application for pension, October 12, 1832, Winfield, Herkimer County,
NY. Lived with Dennis Barnes at time of his death. On Pension List of 1840. In
Arkwright on April 18, 1838, Mrs. Barnes, wife of Reuben Barnes, died, aged 67
Born 1759. Died May 16, 1842. Buried in Sheridan Cemetery. He served in MA. & CT
troops in the War of the Revolution. At date of payment of pension he had been a
resident of Sheridan, NY, for 33 years & previous thereto he resided at Munson,
Hampshire County, MA. His wife, Ziefiha, died Oct. 2, 1813, age 54 years. The
first meeting of the Methodist Society of Sheridan was held at his home in 1809.
He is mentioned in Pension List of 1840, residing with Stephen Bush, Jr., in
Lieut. Elias Clark:
Born July 30,1755- Died Aug. 3, 1845, at Villenova, Chautauqua County, NY. Grave
in Hamlet Cemetery. He served as private in regiment commanded by Col.
Levingston. He served as First Lieutenant during part of war. At the time of his
application for pension in 1831 he had been a resident of Villenova for ten
years and previous thereto had resided at Veteran, Tioga County, NY. He left
children Josiah, Peter, James, Elizabeth, wife of John Frost, & Margaret, wife
of Jessie Jay, & Samuel. He is mentioned in the Pension List of 1840 as residing
with Jessie Jay.
Born in 1751 in Palmer, MA. Died in 1832 at Forestville, Chautauqua County, NY.
He enlisted at Palmer, MA, in 1775, as private under Capt. Silvanus Walker &
Col. Timothy Danielson. He married Marie Chapin.
Born April 12, 1752, at Newport, Rhode Island. Died April 19, 1830, at Sheridan,
Chautauqua County, NY. Grave in Sheridan Cemetery. He enlisted while living at
Scituate, Rhode Island, in Sept., 1776, & served as a private & sergeant at
various times, two years in all, under Capt. James Williams, Stephen Sheldon,
William Howard, Simeon Harrindan, Samuel Wilbur & Jonathan Knight & Cols. Cooke
and Barton. Was in Sullivan's Expedition to Rhode Island. He married Zilpha
King, Nov. 23,1780, at Scituate, RI. In 1840, she was 80 years of age & living
with her son, William, in the town of Hanover. She died June 15, 1844. They had
children, Sarah, John, Freelove, Esther, Samuel, Peleg, Zilpha, Naoma, Ranillia,
Hannah, Abraham, Serena, Helen Lindsay, & William.
Born in 1760. Died in 1850. Grave in Doty Cemetery. Town of Hanover, Chautauqua
County, NY. He served as a private for various lengths of time from 1776 to 1777
under Capt. Root, Col. Smith, Capt. Smith, Lieut. Israel Thomas & Capt. Wm.
Douglas. He enlisted at Hancock, Berkshire County, MA. Residence at date of
application for pension, Gerard Township, Erie County, Pa. He was engaged in the
Battle of Bennington. In Pension List of 1840 living with A. R. Clothier in town
Born 1757, in Germany. Died Feb. 24, 1854, near Silver Creek, Chautauqua County,
age 97 years. He enlisted at Poughkeepsie, NY, in 1776. He served as private in
Capt. Fundy's Company under Col. Livingston, New York Militia. He also belonged
to the Cooper Rangers of Dutchess County, NY. He was in the Battle of White
Plains, & at the Surrender of Burgoyne. He married Rebecca Dalrymple, Jan. 8,
1815, at Hanover, NY. Grave marked with Government headstone & D.A.R. bronze
Born Feb. 18, 1762, at Hartford, CT. Died Oct. 4, 1855, at Sheridan, Chautauqua
County, NY. Buried in Sheridan Center Cemetery. His father, Elephalet Ensign,
was killed by Indians in Wyoming Massacre, 1778. Otis enlisted at the age of 16
years & was denounced by his uncle who was a strong Tory, because he enlisted in
patriot forces. He served five years in all under Capts. Mills, Strong, Gideon,
& Flowers & Cols. Philps,Swift & Austin. Was with Washington at the crossing of
Delaware & at Valley Forge & was one of the guards over Major Andre at the time
he was hung; came to Sheridan, built the first frame barn in that town, attended
first Town Meeting & served for several years on the Town Board. He married Mary
Patrick, ist, & Hannah Dickenson, 2nd. Mary was the mother of his children,
Elizabeth, William, Seth, Otis, Thomas, John, Seymour, & others. Was on 1840
Pension List. His wife, Mary died Jan. 8, 1842, aged 73 years.
Born July 9, 1754. Died July 16, 1832, at Forestville, Chautauqua County, NY.
Grave in Pioneer Cemetery, town of Hanover. He served as private in New York
Line, First Reg't, Col. Goose VanSchaick, NY, in the Revolution. He married
Susannah Mum, Dec. 8, 1772. She served part of the time as nurse while he was in
service; to them were born eight children.
Born Dec. 17, 1752. Died 1830. She was the wife of John Ferry, married Dec. 8,
1772. Served all or part of the time as nurse while her husband was in service.
Grave in Pioneer Cemetery, Town of Hanover.
Born March 3, 1762. Died June 9, 1852. Grave supposed to be in Nashville, town
of Hanover. Enlisted in MA Militia, Feb. 17, 1777, serving until Feb. 17, 1780,
under Capt. Alexander, Capt. Daniel Pilsbury, Col. Negglesworth, Col. Smith. Was
in battle of Rhode Island and Brandywine. Applied for pension which was granted,
while residing at Madison County, NY. Became a resident of town of Hanover,
Chautauqua County, NY, in 1823. He held the rank of Fifer in the army. His
wife's name was Sylvia Pendleton. She was born in 1763 and died in 1851. His
sons were: John, Alonzo, Loren, Sylvester, Thomas and Harvey. They were married
in South Hadley, MA. He is mentioned in the Pension List of 1840 as residing
with his son, Harvey, in the town of Hanover.
Born July 22, 1756, in England. Came to America with his two brothers. Died Jan.
26, 1837, in Hanover. Chautauqua County, NY. Grave in Smith's Mills Cemetery,
town of Hanover. He was a "Minute Man'' and marched in the alarm, April 19,
1775. Served seven years in War of Revolution in MA Militia and MA Regiment of
Guards. He was in the Battle of Trenton, Christmas night, 1777. He married Mary Boton, who was born Feb. 22, 1761, and died Jan. 3, 1859. They were the parents
of thirteen children, eleven of whom were living in 1840. Grave marked with D.
A. R. bronze marker.
Born about 1757. Date of death and location of grave not known. Was a resident
of the town of Hanover, Chautauqua County, NY. Was Revolutionary soldier,
serving as private in Massachusetts Militia, and is mentioned in the Pension
List of 1830, aged 73, and residing in Chautauqua County, NY.
Born 1757. Died about 1847. Went to Wisconsin in 1843 and died there. Enlisted
1776, serving in company of Capt. Hodges, and in New York Militia. Was granted
pension and his name appears on the Pension Lists of 1830 and 1840. Became a
resident of the town of Carroll in 1829, and in 1840 was residing with Edmund
Hatch in the town of Arkwright.
Born Oct. 11, 1757, at Pembroke, MA. Died Aug. 26, 1835 at the home of his son, Abner, at Killbuck, Ohio. Grave in Cemetery at Killbuck, Ohio. Enlisted at
Pittsfield, Mass., in May, 1775, under Capt. William Luskj Col. Eaton, joining
Gen. Montgomery's army at Crown Point. Enlisted in Dec., 1775, was with the army
before Quebec. Enlisted in April, 1776, and proceeded with the army to
Ticonderoga and Mt. Independence, attached to Gen. Patterson's brigade.
Reenlisted in Dec. 1776, in a company of Rangers attached to a Green Mountain
corps and participated in the capture of Mt. Defiance. A little later venturing
outside the lines he was taken prisoner and confined on board a prison ship at
Quebec. Here he remained a prisoner for several months, making one unsuccessful
attempt to escape. A month later another desperate and successful attempt to
break away from his prison was made by Mr. Holmes and two companions. After many
days of severe hardship and privation, traveling through dense forests and
swollen streams, they reached the frontier settlement of Monkton, VT, on the
fourteenth day of their escape. This closed his service as a soldier. On the
18th day of Feb., 1780 he married Ruth Webb at Charlestown, NH. In 1805 he
purchased a farm from the Holland Land Company in the town of Sheridan,
Chautauqua County, NY, taking possession of it with his family in June that
year. Here he remained a prominent and influential citizen for many years. Mr.
and Mrs. Holmes had eleven children: Alanson, who married Olive Lee, and died in
1818; Abner, who married Betsey Young, and died in 18 59; Brilliant, who married
John Scott, and died in 1853; Origen, who died in 1806, aged 18; Ruth, who
married Dr. John E. Marshall; Augustine, who died in 1802, aged g years; Myron,
who married Sally Taylor; Asher, who married Eliza Ellmore, and died in 1854;
Laurana, married Louis Wooster, and died in 1860; William, died in infancy;
Augustine 2nd, who married Sarah Lee, and died in 1849. Mr. Holmes was awarded a
pension and is mentioned in the Pension List of 1830. Following his death in
Aug., 1835, his wife, Ruth, passed away, Oct. 7, of the same year. Her grave is
beside husband at Killbuck, Ohio.
Born at Sharon, CT, about 1757. Died previous to 1836 while a resident of the
town of Hanover, Chautauqua County, NY. While a resident of Columbia County, NY,
he enlisted in the winter of 1776, serving nine months in Capt. Roderick Beebe's
Company, NY troops. In 1778, served three months in Capt. Chapman's Company,
Col. Van Alstyne's Reg't. Was also out on alarm service for three months. Was
granted a pension in 1833 while a resident of Villenova, Chautauqua County, NY.
Born 1755. Died Feb. 10, 1842 at Sheridan, Chautauqua County, NY. Buried in West
Sheridan Cemetery. He served in the MA troops & in the U. S. Navy during the War
of the Revolution. Certificate No. 6892. Albany, NY, Agency. Mentioned on
Pension List of 1840. He left no widow, but one child, Alfred Herrick.
Date of birth & death not ascertained. Grave, Evergreen Cemetery, Hanover
Center, Chautauqua County, NY. Service, Rank, Continental, enlisted in Woodbury
CT, for duration of war in Capt. Ferrand's Company, Col. Mosley's Reg't of
Connecticut Line, 4th Continental Brigade.
Born about 1755. Died Aug. 11, 1839. Grave in Hanover Center Cemetery, town of
Hanover, Chautauqua County, NY. Enlisted at New London, CT, in April, 1777,
serving one year as private in Capt. Ebenezer Lathrop's & Lee Lay's Company, CT.
Militia. Was granted pension in 1823. He became a resident of the town of
Hanover in 1809. His wife, Sarah, died Dec. 24, 1836, in her 81st year. Her
grave is in family lot in Hanover Cemetery.
Born 1756 at Hempstead, Long Island, NY. Died June 26, 1838, at Silver Creek,
Chautauqua County, NY. Grave in Glenwood Cemetery, town of Hanover. He served as
a private in Revolutionary war, NY troops. He married Elizabeth Peck, who was
born about 1759, & died Feb. 9, 1840. Recorded in Pension Office, Book "E," Vol.
4, Page 22. On Pension List of 1831.
Born in Vermont in 1753. Died in 1834 in the town of Villenova, NY. Grave supposed to be in that town. He was a soldier in the American
Revolution, attained the rank of Sergeant in Vermont Militia. He is mentioned in
the Pension List of 1831. He settled in the town of Villenova in 1809 and built
the first sawmill & grist-mill in the south-east part of that town. He married
Mary Whipple. His son, John, became a Methodist minister, removing to Livingston
County, NY; James removed to Ohio; Polly married Dr. Dighton & after his death a
Born 1759 on the Atlantic Ocean of Scotch parentage. Died May 10, 1830, at
Balltown, town of Hanover, Chautauqua County, NY. Grave in Balltown Cemetery,
town of Hanover. He served as a private in NY Line, First Regiment. Tombstone
marked: "A Soldier of the Revolution." He married Margaret Stone, who died Jan.
Born Feb. 2, 1757, at Coventry, Rhode Island. Died Feb. 20, 1846, at
Forestville, Chautauqua County, NY. Grave in Pioneer Cemetery, town of Hanover.
He served as private and teamster for various lengths of time in different
Massachusetts regiments & State troops; he was in the Siege of Boston, Battle of
White Plains, Capture of Burgoyne, White Marsh & Oriskany. He was also in the
War of 1812, & served in the Company of his second son, Capt. Levi Love of
Madison County, NY. He was the oldest son of Thomas Love and grandson of Gabriel
Love, emigrants from Sutrim, Ireland, of Scotch-Irish family. He married first
Mary Cutting at Athol, MA, May 27, 1778, who died Nov. 29, 1790, leaving three
sons & three daughters. Married, second time, Dolly Tompkins of New Paltz, NY,
1794, by whom he had two sons & one daughter.
Born Jan. 28, 1756, at Lyme, Connecticut. Died March 21, 1848. Grave supposed to
be in Cemetery in Villenova. He enlisted at Lyme, CT, in 1776, served seven
months as private in Capt. Samuel Mather's Company, Col. *Erastus Wolcott's
Connecticut Reg't. Enlisted in Jan., 1757, in Capt. Palmer's Company, was under
Colonels Harris, Ely & Arnold, & was in Gen. Spencer's Rhode Island Expedition,
serving one year. Enlisted in 1778, served one month & a half as private in
Capt. Holmes' Company, was in Gen. Sullivan's Expedition, was in the Battle of
Rhode Island. In 1779 he enlisted on board the ship "Trumbull" under Captains
Saltonstall & Hinman, serving three months. Was granted pension in 1832 while
living in Chenango County, NY, & his name appears in the Pension List of 1840 as
residing with John Mather in the town of Villenova, NY, aged
85 years. He married in 1780 & had children, no names stated.
Born Aug. 12,1758. Died June 14,1849. Grave in Cemetery at Forestville,
Chautauqua County, NY. He was a soldier in the Revolution, attaining the rank of
Sergeant in New Jersey Militia. He is mentioned in the Pension Lists of 1819 &
1840. He became a resident of Hanover in 1816.
Born June 14, 1762, at Norwalk, Fairfield County, CT. Died Jan. 6, 1852, at
Hanover, Chautauqua County, NY, age go years. Grave in Nashville Cemetery, town
of Hanover. He served as a private in NY troops for various lengths of time from
May 1, 1779 to 1782. He was engaged in the battles of Ridgefield, Fairfield,
Norwalk, & Green Farms. He married Hannah Peacock of Perrysburg, NY, July 14,
1844. He received a pension, & is on list of 1830 & 1840. His widow, Hannah, was
united in marriage to James Fyrer, Sept. 21, 1862. Grave marked with Government
head stone & bronze D.A.R. marker.
Born in May, 1750 or 1751, at Farmington, CT. Died in 1844 at Villenova,
NY. While residing at New Cannan he enlisted in the summer of
1776 for one month, with New York troops, under Capt. Bostwick, Col. Whiting's
Reg't. Re-enlisted in fall of 1776, serving four months in Capt. Bostwick's
Company, Col. Whiting's Reg't, & in May, 1777, in the same company & regiment
commenced another service of four weeks & again of 5 months. Was allowed a
pension in 1832 while residing at Shoreham, VT. In 1837 he was living in
Chautauqua County, NY, & is mentioned in the Pension List of 1840 as residing
with G. B. Aldrich in the town of Villenova.
Born May 25, 1748, at Hollis, New Hampshire. Died in year 1814 at Hanover,
Chautauqua County, NY. Grave in Hanover. Enlisted July, 1775, under Capt.
Thornton as recorded in New Hampshire State Papers on Hammond, Vol. 17,
Revolutionary Rolls, Vol. 4. He married Rebecca Willoughby about 1770. She was
born in 1749 & died in 1837. In 1808 moved with their four sons & three
daughters from Hanover, New Hampshire, to town of Hanover, NY. Children: Hannah, Susannah, Rebecca, Jeriah, Bridget, Anna, Thomas, Henry,
Born April 5, 1755, at Norwalk, CT. Died Jan. 4, 1841, Arkwright, NY. Grave in Arkwright. Enlisted at Norwalk, CT, as private under Capt.
Beach & Col. Herman Swift; later, summer of 1777, as a "Minute Man" under Capt.
Gregory & Col. Swift. Was present at the burning of Fairfield & Norwalk. Married
Born Dec. 30, 1751. Died Oct. 10, 1845, at Villenova,
Enlisted at Newburg, NY, in 1776, serving three years as private in Company of
Capt. Philip Debois Bavier, Col. Lewis Debois' 5th Reg't, NY Line. Was in the
Battle of Fort Montgomery in the Command of Gen. James Clinton. Was allowed
pension in 1818 & is mentioned in the Pension List of 1840, aged 89, residing in
Cherry Creek, NY.
Born about 1763. Died in March, 1844, at Evans, Erie County, NY. Location of
grave not ascertained. He is mentioned in the Pension List of 1840 as residing
in the town of Hanover, Chautauqua County, NY. He enlisted at Linn, CT, in the
spring of 1781, in the company of Capt. BisselI & Capt. Douglass, & served until
the end of the war. His wife, Philena, in 1855, was residing in Cattaraugus
County, NY, applied for Bounty Land.
Born Sept. 1, 1762. Died May 14, 1848, in Villenova, Chautauqua County, NY.
Grave in Villenova Cemetery. He resided in Villenova for thirteen years before
applying for a pension & previous thereto at Brookfield, Madison County, NY.
After his death, the pension went to his widow, Sally, who died Jan. 15, 1859.
She left the following children, Sarah D. Phillips, John Clark, James Clark,
Luther Clark, & Welcome Clark, children of a former marriage. He served in MA.
troops. On Pension List of 1840.
Born in 1753. Date of death & location of grave not ascertained. He was a
soldier in the Revolution, attaining the rank of Corporal & Sergeant in
Massachusetts Militia. Was granted a pension in 1831 while residing in
Chautauqua County, NY, and is also mentioned in the Pension List of 1840 as
residing in the town of Arkwright.
Born March 3, 1764. Died Aug. 29, 1849. Grave in Rathbun Cemetery, town of
Hanover, Chautauqua County, NY. He entered Colonial service at the age of
fifteen & served as a private for three years in the Revolutionary army. He
belonged to the Vermont Rangers, served under Captains Moody & Dustin, & at one
time enlisted in the First New Hampshire Regiment. He was engaged. in the
battles of Morrisania, New Rochelle, & King Street. Resided at Truxton, Cortland
Co., NY, at time of application for pension. On Pension List of 1840. He married
Eunice Fuller, Dec. 5, 1784. Eunice Fuller was born at Canajoharie, NY, Dec. 15,
1764, died March 12, 1806, at Forestville, NY. Children: Demarcus, Bulina,
Titus, Elihue, Lucy, Almira Bulina, Mather.
Born Jan. 26, 1758, at Stamford, CT. Died Dec. 15, 1836, at Nashville, town of
Hanover, NY. Grave in Nashville Cemetery. Enlisted in the
spring of 1776, serving as private in Capt Gilbert's Company, Col. Mead's Reg't
New York troops, for seven & one-half months. Enlisted in May, 1777, served six
months in Capt. Porter's Company, CT. troops. Was granted pension & is mentioned
in the Pension List of 1830 as residing in Chautauqua County. He was a weaver by
trade. He married Hannah Schofield in 1779. They had three children, Clarissa,
Betsey & Arunah.
Rev. John Spencer:
Born 1758. Died in 1826 at Sheridan, NY. Buried in a part of
ground contributed by him from his farm to the town of Sheridan for burial
purposes. He served as a Lieutenant in Capt. Peter Van Rensselaer's Company,
Col. Marinus Willet's Reg't, New York Levies, which was organized at Fort
Herkimer, Oct. 7, 1781. He conducted the first religious meeting held in the
town in 1807.
Born 1752, in East Haddam, CT. Died April 9, 1836, at Villenova, NY. Buried in Villenova. Was private in Connecticut Militia in the
Revolution. Awarded pension in 1831. He had lived in Villenova, NY, for 15 years
prior to application for pension & previous thereto at Litchfield, CT. He left a
widow, Mehitable, who died March 4, 1850, aged 88 years. Surviving her were
three children, Halsey, Reuben, & John. Pension was granted wife after death of
Born Aug. 1, 1757, in East Greenwich, RI. Died 1846, in Hanover,
NY. Grave in Doty Cemetery, town of Hanover. He served as a private
through a large part of Revolutionary War. He was engaged in the struggle known
as the Battle of Long Island & passed through the winter encampment at Valley
Forge, 1777-78. He was one of the few Quakers who took up arms for their
country. He married Delight Clothier in Berkshire County, MA. She was a daughter
of John Clothier, a Revolutionary soldier. One son, Norman Spink, was a soldier
in War of 1812, another son, Hon. Cyrus Spink, was a member elect to Congress at
time of death.
Born March 30, 1763, at Lebanon, CT. Died Jan. 14, 1848, at Arkwright,
NY. Grave in a pasture on farm of Ransom Mathewson, near
Burnham Hollow. Service rendered, one year as teamster under Captains Lamband,
Nigley, & Colonels Hay & Hughes. Pension papers credit him with one year's
service in quartermaster's department. Children: Chester, Charles, Orestres. On
1840 Pension List.
Born June 5, 1764, Gloucester, Rhode Island. Died Feb. 24, 1839, Sheridan,
NY. Buried in Sheridan Cemetery. While a resident of
Charlton, Worcester County, MA, he enlisted in March, 1781, as a private in
Capt. Chamber's Company, Col. Smith's MA. Reg't; transferred to Capt. Main's
Company, Col. Sprout's MA. Regiment; transferred to Capt. Haskell's Company,
Col. Henry Jackson's Regiment & was discharged June 30, 1784. He moved to
Sheridan in 1828 & purchased the farm from the Holland Land Company on which he
died. He was married in Cheshire, MA. On Pension List of 1831.
Isaac Van Camp:
Born June, 1759, in Waring, Ulster County, NY. Died in Forestville, April 20,
1843. Grave in Forestville Cemetery, town of Hanover. Enlisted at Canajoharie,
NY, for ten months, served as private under Capt. Van Ness & Lansing. Reenlisted
1777 for nine months under Capt. Simonds and Colonels Hale & Schuyler.
Reenlisted 1779 for four months as 2nd Sergeant. Enlisted later under Capt.
Diffendorf & Col. Clyde. Resided at Barre, Orleans County, NY, in 1832, at which
time he applied for pension & it was allowed.
Born July 4, 1767, at East Haddam, CT. Died July 28, 1843, at Cambridge, NY.
Grave in Hamlet Cemetery, Villenova, NY. He enlisted in 1781
and served as private in Capt. Richards' Company, Col. Sherman's & Col. Swifts
CT Reg'ts. Was discharged in 1783. Was awarded pension & is mentioned in the
Pension List of 1840. Was married July 4, 1790, to Lucinda Avery. They moved
from Herkimer County, NY, to Villenova in 1820. Their children were: Reuben, who
died at the age of 21;Judah, Obadiah, Dema, Nathaniel, Jr., Jeremiah, Abigail,
Born 1758. Died April 26, 1843. Buried in Sheridan Cemetery, Sheridan,
NY. He served as private with Massachusetts troops, War of
Revolution. Last payment of pension was made April 10, 1843, for the period from
Sept. 4, 1842, to March 4, 1843. On Pension Lists of 1830 & 1840. At the date of
payment the pensioner had been a resident of Sheridan, NY, for 33 years and
previous thereto had resided at Madison, Madison County, NY.
Born at Westborough, MA, 1764. Died Feb. 12, 1850, at home at Arkwright,
NY. Grave in Christian Meeting House Grounds, Burnham's
Hollow, NY. Served as private & later as Sergeant in MA. regiments, from Feb.
22, 1781, to January 4, 1783. His father was Revolutionary soldier, same name.
Pension application, April 7, 1818, at Springfield, VT, & is mentioned in the
1840 Pension List as residing at Arkwright with Arna Wood. His wife was Sally
Andrews. She died at Dewittville, Nov. 30, 1844. The following children survived
him: Arna, Elmer, Cyrus, Anna, Philips, Lucretia, Emery, Lois Scott, Luceba,
Eli, Elyah, & three grandchildren: Hiram, Harvey and, Palmeo Denison.
Preface • Chapter
List of Soldiers • Benjamin
Bosworth Chapter, Silver Creek • Ellicott
Chapter, Falconer • Jamestown
Chapter, Jamestown • Patterson
Chapter, Westfield • Benjamin
Prescott Chapter, Fredonia