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Westchester County, NY
The 1899 Membership Register
for The Empire State Society, S.A.R.
Roll of Ancestors — A
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Following are the records of the Revolutionary Ancestors of the Members. The names here printed in CAPITALS correspond to the names printed in italics in the Roll of Members; and the names here printed in italics, being the names of Members descended from these ancestors, respectively, correspond to the names printed in CAPITALS in the Roll of Members.
- BIGSBY A. ABBOTT
- Born in Andover, Mass., Nov. 24, 1750; died there in 1813; Corporal under Capt. Benj. Ames and Col. James Frye; serving seven days on Lexington Alarm; private under the same in camp at Cambridge, May 17, 1775; Corporal under the same in October and November, 1775. — Albert Cutler Abbott.
- WILLIAM ABBOTT
- Born in Pomfret, Conn., Oct. 7, 1745; died in Clinton, Oneida Co., N. Y., July 25, 1832; Corporal of 5th Co. 22d Regt. of Connecticut Volunteers in 1775, serving seven days under Capt. Lawrence on the Lexington Alarm; re-enlisted for one year in January, 1775, serving in Cambridge and New York; made Ensign; drafted in 1779, and served two months at New London; drafted again in 1781, serving a month and a half at New London. — William Eels Abbott.
- THOMAS ABEL
- Born in Norwich, Conn., Oct. 9, 1749; died in Fredonia, N. Y., Oct. 10, 1814; private in Capt. Samuel Robinson's Co. of Vermont at battle of Bennington; Sergeant in Capt. Robinson's Co., Col. Samuel Herrick's Regt. Oct. 11, 1780, serving ten days; Sergeant in Capt. Joseph Safford's Co., Col. Ebenezer Walbridge's Ret., Aug. 2,1781, for three days; under the same command Sept. 7, 1782, for four days. — Charles Lee Abell, Dan Williams Abell, Walter Chester Smith, James L. Van Buren.
- ABEL ABELL
- Born in Chatham, Conn., Sept. 14, 1757; died there March 14, 1841; enlisted from Middletown June 4, 1777, under Capt. Warner in the 3d Regt., Connecticut Continental Line, Col. Wyllys; was pensioned for three years' service. — Lewis Parker Abell.
- SOLOMON ACKART (or Acker)
- Died in Schagticoke, N. Y.; private in Col. Knickerbocker's Regt. of New York State Militia, also commanded by Col. Peter Yates. — Abram Viele.
- WILLIAM ACOCKS
- Born in Devonshire, Eng., in 1755; died in 1797; received bounty from Capt. Thomas Nichols, chairman of first class, for the town of Charlemont, Mass., April 22, 1782, to serve in the the Continental Army for three years. — Ernest R. Willard.
- ABEL ADAMS
- Born in Simsbury, Conn., April 30, 1756; died there March 25, 1829; enlisted May 9, 1775, in Capt. Abel Pettibone's Co., 2d Regt. Continental Line, serving till Dec. 18, 1775; re-enlisted in Capt. Lemuel Roberts' Co., 18th Regt., arriving in New York, Aug. 24, 1776; served till Sept. 7, 1776; reappeared in Capt. Ephraim Warren's Co., IIth Regt. of State Troops, same year, marching to Westchester Co.; in May, 1793, made Ensign of his old regiment, the 18th; in October of same year promoted to Lieutenant, and in 1797, to Captain. — Louis Henry Cornish, Virgil Pettibone Humason, George W. Loomis.
- ANDREW ADAMS
- Born in Milton, Mass., Aug. 12, 1735; died in Lancaster, N. H., April 14, 1833; before the war held commissions as Coroner and Lieutenant of Cavalry under George III.; enlisted in April 1775, under Capt. Joseph Vose; served at Cambridge, Squantum, and other places until March 4, 1776, when he belonged to the first detachment that took Dorchester Heights; was an officer in Col. Robertson's regiment at Roxbury; marched with Lieut. Col. Wheelock on an alarm for Bennington. — John Quincy Adams.
- BENONI ADAMS
- Born in Sherborn, Mass., Dec. 31, 1754; died in Dudley, Mass.; marched on the Lexington Alarm in Capt. Jacob Davis' Co., Col. Ebenezer Larned's Regt.; also served on the Rhode Island Alarm of Dec., 1776, in Capt. Nathaniel Healy's Co., Col. Jonathan's Regt. — Henry Herschel Adams.
- DANIEL ADAMS
- Born in Canterbury, Conn., Oct. 7, 1755; died in Feb., 1829; served from Windham one month on the Lexington Alarm; enlisted May 9, 1775, in Capt. Obadiah Johnson's Co., 3d Regt. (Israel Putnam's); discharged Dec. 16, 1775. His brother Roswell was in the same company. — Jed. E. Adams.
- EBENEZER ADAMS Sr.
- Born Dec. 3, 1751; died Jan. 31, 1846; enlisted at Rhinebeck, N. Y., Aug. 8, 1775, and served in Henry B. Livingston's Co., 4th Regt. — Henry Barton Snyder, Elmore Farrington Austin.
- ELIASHIB ADAMS
- Born at Preston, Conn., in 1727; member of the Connecticut General Assembly in 1775; one of the most active supporters of the resolution to resist the unjust demands of the British government. — Rufus M. Townsend.
- JOHN ADAMS
- Settled in Alford, Berkshire Co., Mass., between 1751 and 1760; private in Capt. Samuel Wolcott's Co., Col. John Brown's Regt., from Berkshire Co., ordered to reinforce the northern army in 1777; re-enlisted Oct. 15, 1780, as Lieutenant in Capt. Willcock's Co., Col. John Ashlye's Regt., and served two days; served on a committee in Alfred to raise troops. — Frank Loring Dodds, James Loring Lusk.
- JOHN ADAMS
- Born in Lexington, Mass., in 1764; died in Hinsdale, Mass., soon after applying for a pension, May 11, 1818; enlisted as a private in March, 1782, serving under Capts. Hunt and Pritchard, and Cols. Henry Jackson and Michael Jackson. His widow received a pension for 18 months' actual service by him. — Charles Francis Adams.
- Jonas Adams
- See Jonas Addoms
- LEVI ADAMS
- Born in Canterbury, Conn., in 1728; died in Hartwick, N. Y. in 1816; Volunteer at the burning of New London and capture of Fort Griswold in 1781; had three sons, Levi, David and John, in the American Army. — William Henry Adams.
- LUKE ADAMS
- Born in Waterbury, Conn., March 8, 1756; died in Southington, Conn., April 18, 1831; enlisted in 1776 in Capt. John Lewis' Co., Col. William Douglas' Regt., and served seven months, during which time, he was in the battle of White Plains; May 14, 1777, re-enlisted for three years in Capt. Eli Leavenworth's Co., Col. Return J. Meigs' Regt.; made Corporal in January, 1779; discharged May 14, 1780. — Ozias Willard Peck.
- Roswell Adams
- See Daniel Adams.
- JONAS ADDOMS (or Adams)
- Born in New Jersey, March 26, 1753; died in New York City, July 16, 1837; in August 1771, appointed by Gov. Clinton in the New Levies; commissioned by Congress, Jan. 29, 1782, as Second Lieutenant of the 2d Regt. of Continental Artillery under Col. John Lamb. — Everett Addoms.
- ASA ALCOTT (Alcox)
- Of Waterbury, Conn., was a private in Capt. Pendleton's Co., enlisting March 1, 1778, for three years; was a pensioner residing in New York in 1818. — Clifford Hubbell.
- Asa Alcox
- See Asa Alcott (see above entry.)
- HUGH ALEXANDER
- Born in Cumberland County, Pa., Jan. 23, 1724; member of the Provincial Conference at Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia, 1776; signer of a Declaration of Independence dated June 24, 1776; member of the First Constitutional Convention of Pennsylvania; died in Philadelphia while serving as member of the First Assembly, March 17, 1777. — Hugh Hamilton.
- DERICK AMMERMAN
- Born in New York in 1749; died in Newburgh, N.Y., March 4, 1826; Assistant-Quartermaster while the army was stationed at Newburgh. — George Danforth Tooker.
- ISAAC ASHTON
- Born in Philadelphia, Pa., July 17, 1742; died there of camp fever, Sept. 7, 1777; commissioned Second Lieutenant of a company of Militia Artillery in the City of Philadelphia, Sept. 2, 1777. — Edwin Williams Fiske.
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