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 DAVID COMSTOCK

February 29, 1720 (Norwalk, CT) – November 19, 1782 (Norwalk, CT); 62 years oldMarried Rebekah Grumman in 1745 in Norwalk, CTChildren: Hannah, William, Rebekah, Andrew, Mary, Sarah, Lydia, David (died in 1760), DavidCaptain Seth Seymour’s Company, 9th Connecticut Regiment; March 1776 – January 1777 Buried in East Norwalk Historical Cemetery

FIRST LIEUTENANT ALFRED NORTHRUP “JIMMY” COMSTOCK; U.S. ARMY

September 7, 1916 (Norwalk, CT) – April 13, 1945; 28 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 8 Warren Street, NorwalkEnlisted on March 31, 1941Service number: O-16411827TH ARMY, 4TH INFANTRY DIVISION; 41ST SIGNAL UNIT Lt Comstock is the nephew of Lt Frank C. Godfrey, who was killed in action during World War I. His mother is FrankContinue reading “FIRST LIEUTENANT ALFRED NORTHRUP “JIMMY” COMSTOCK; U.S. ARMY”