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 HEZEKIAH HANFORD

1722 (Norwalk, CT) – May 2, 1812 (Norwalk, CT); 89 or 90 years oldMarried to Deborah Hoyt on October 7, 1743 in Norwalk, CTChildren: Daniel, Deborah, Hezekiah Jr., Josiah, Lydia, Elizabeth, Grace, SusannaEliphalet Lockwood’s Company Coast Guards; March 1780 – January 1781 Buried in East Norwalk Historical Cemetery Deborah Hanford, wife of Hezekiah Hanford whoContinue reading “PRIVATE HEZEKIAH HANFORD”

CAPTAIN DANIEL HANFORD

June 25, 1744 (Norwalk, CT) – April 12, 1797 (Norwalk, CT); 52 years oldMarried Susannah Platt on January 9, 1773 in Norwalk, CTChildren: Edward, Andrew (lived 1 year), Joseph (lived 1 year), Andrew, Joseph, DeborahCaptain Jabez Gregory’s Company, 9th Connecticut Regiment; October 1776 – January 1777 Captain Daniel Hanford lived on a farm he calledContinue reading “CAPTAIN DANIEL HANFORD”