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War of the Revolution

After a pause of a month or so in this project, I finally found the time to dig into the list of the veterans of the Revolutionary War who are buried in Norwalk, Connecticut. Of the 59 names on that list, several had extensive battle experience in George Washington’s Army. Others served for a monthContinue reading “War of the Revolution”

PRIVATE STEPHEN WOOD

1759 – September 13, 1830 (Norwalk, CT); 71 years oldMarried to Hannah Benedict on April 3, 1782 in Norwalk, CTChildren: Hannah, Stephen, William, Nancy, Esther, Harriet, Benning, Charles, Alfred, EdwinCaptain Jabez Gregory’s Company, 9th Connecticut Regiment; October 1776 – January 1777 Buried in Pine Island Cemetery No photo

LIEUTENANT WILLIAM SEYMOUR

October 10, 1734 (Norwalk, CT) – May 1, 1821 (Norwalk, CT); 86 years oldMarried to Lydia St. John on January 6, 1757 in Norwalk, CTChildren: Mary, William, Lydia, Josiah, Marcia, Belden, BenjaminCapt Zacheus Cases’s Company; 9th Connecticut Regiment; April – May 1776 Buried in Pine Island Cemetery

PRIVATE JOHN SEYMOUR III

October 10, 1734 (Norwalk, CT) – November 22, 1786 (Norwalk, CT); 52 years oldMarried to Rebecca Keeler in 1753 in Norwalk, CTChildren: Jonathan, Samuel, Ruth, Rebecca, Sarah, John IV, Betty, MarthaLt John Carter’s Company, 9th Connecticut Regiment; October – December 1776; 16 days in June 1779; also 16 days in June 1882 Buried in PineContinue reading “PRIVATE JOHN SEYMOUR III”

QUARTERMASTER JAMES SEYMOUR

May 26, 1752 (Norwalk, CT) – December 11, 1834 (Norwalk, CT); 82 years oldMarried to Rebecca Keeler on February 13, 1774 in Norwalk, CTChildren: James, Hannah, Rebecca, Lucretia, Ruth, Samuel, Polly, JohnConnecticut Continental line Quartermaster; dates unknown Buried in Pine Island Cemetery

ENSIGN URIAH RAYMOND

1744 (Norwalk, CT) – December 6, 1821 (Norwalk, CT); 77 years oldMarried to Esther Benedict on January 20, 1766 in Norwalk, CTChildren: Mary, Esther, Elizabeth, Uriah, Grace, Mary (1st born died in 1781), Simeon, Eli, Harriet, CharlesCaptain Seth Seymour’s Company, 9th Connecticut Regiment; 1776 and 1781 as Company Commander Buried in Pine Island Cemetery

SERGEANT NATHANIEL RAYMOND

May 4, 1753 (Norwalk, CT) – March 4, 1849 (Norwalk, CT); 95 years oldMarried Dorothy Wood on August 3, 1772 in Norwalk, CTChildren: Hannah, Nathaniel Jr., Rebeckah, Street, Eliakim, Charles, Henry, Elnathan, Delia, LydiaCaptain Seth Seymour’s Company, 9th Connecticut Regiment; December 1776 – March 1777 Buried in Pine Island Cemetery

PRIVATE NATHANIEL RAYMOND JR.

March 9, 1778 (Norwalk, CT) – January 7, 1824 (Norwalk, CT); 45 years oldMarried to Mary HanfordOne son WilliamLatimer’s Regiment; August – October Buried in Pine Island Cemetery No picture

PRIVATE EVERT QUINTARD

November 1, 1761 (Norwalk, CT) – August 12, 1833 (Norwalk, CT); 71 years oldMarried to Hannah Mather Raymond on November 10, 1790 in Norwalk, CTChildren: Susannah, Anson, Susan, CarolineCaptain Pedit’s Company of Artificers March – November 1780Captain Jabez Gregory’s Company, December 1780 – May 1781 Buried at Pine Hill Cemetery No photo

PRIVATE DAVID MARVIN

April 13, 1759 (Blooming Grove, NY) – October 3, 1841 (Norwalk, CT)Married to Eunice Haden in 177 in Braintree, MassachusettsChild: EstherServed in the Revolutionary War starting at age 16. Served 1776-1782.Served in Captain Steven Hall’s Company February 1777 – December 1778.Later Was in Captain Jabez Fitch’s independent volunteers from September 1782 – November 1782.Was inContinue reading “PRIVATE DAVID MARVIN”

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