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Benjamin Bosworth Chapter

Silver Creek, Chautauqua County, NY

American Revolution Soldiers who once resided in, or whose graves are located at:

Arkwright, Hanover, Sheridan, Silver Creek, or Villenova.

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List of Members

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Allen, Moses
Ball, Mathias
Barnes, Reuben
Bush, Stephen
Clark, Elias
Clothier, Jesse
Cooley, Abner
Cranston, Samuel
Darling, John
Ensign, Otis
Ferry, John
Ferry, Susannah
Frink, Thomas
Gage, Asa
Gregory, Esbon
Hamlin, Zacchias
Hatch, Nathan
Herrick, Ephriam
Holmes, Orsamus
Ingraham, Amos
Ingraham, William
Johnson, John
Kent, John
Kirkland, William
Love, Robert
Mather, Joseph
McManus, Christopher
Nash, Silas
Naughton, Solomon
Nevins, Thomas
Olmstead, James
Osborne, Daniel
Phelps, Cornelius
Phillips, Thomas
Pratt, Stephen

 

Rathbun, Solomon
Schofield, Enos
Spencer, John
Spencer, Reuben
Spink, Shibnah
Thatcher, Eliakim
Thompson, Nathan
Van Camp, Isaac
Warner, Nathaniel
White, James
Wood, William

Biographies

Moses Allen: 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.
Mathias Ball: 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 soldier.
Reuben Barnes: 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 years.
Stephen Buch: 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 Sheridan.
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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.
Abner Cooley: 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.
Samuel Cranston: 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.
Jesse Clothier: 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 of Sheridan.
John Darling: 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 marker.
Otis Ensign: 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.
John Ferry: 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.
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Susannah Ferry: 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.
Thomas Frink: 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.
Asa Gage: 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.
Esbon Gregory: 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.
Nathan Hatch
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.
Orsamus Holmes: 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.
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Zacchias Hamlin: 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.
Ephriam Herrick: 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.
William Ingraham: 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.
Amos Ingraham: 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.
John Johnson: 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.
John Kent: 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 Mr. Moffitt.
William Kirkland: 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. 10, 1835.
Robert Love: 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.
Joseph Mather: 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.
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Christopher McManus
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.
Silas Nash: 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.
Solomon Naughton: 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.
Thomas Nevins: 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, Sam, Nathan.
James Olmstead: 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 in Connecticut.
Daniel Osborne: Born Dec. 30, 1751. Died Oct. 10, 1845, at Villenova, NY. 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.
Cornelius Phelps: 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.
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Thomas Phillips: 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.
Stephen Pratt: 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.
Solomon Rathbun: 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.
Enos Schofield: 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.
Reuben Spencer: 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 husband.
Shibnah Spink: 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.
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Eliakim Thatcher: 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.
Nathan Thompson: 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.
Nathaniel Warner: 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, Lucinda, Reuben.
James White: 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.
William Wood: 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.
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