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Westchester County, NY
The 1899 Membership Register
for The Empire State Society, S.A.R.
Roll of Ancestors — C
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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.
- ELISHA CADY
- Born in Lyme, conn, Jan. 8, 1750; died in Floriday, N.Y., Aug. 24, 1827; enlisted in May, 1775, in the 17th Regt. of Albany County, N.Y., Militia. — William Gere Cady, Gustavus Linnemann Prescott.
- JAMES CHAPMAN, Jr.
- Born in New London, Conn.; Lieutenant in 1764; Captain in Col. Parson's Regt. of Connecticut in 1775; fought at Bunker Hill; participated in siege of Boston; Major in 1776 in Col. Selden's Regt., and was killed in the Orchard Fight near Harlem Heights, New York City, Sept. 15, 1776. — John Rogers Hegeman, Jr.
- JAMES CHAPMAN, 3d
- Son of James Chapman, Jr. (q.v.); born in 1759; died in New London, Conn., in 1841; was with his fathe rin the Orchard Fight, Sept. 15, 1776, when the British invaded Manhattan Island, and served till the end of the war. — John Rogers Hegeman, Jr.
- MOSES CHASE
- Born in Sutton, Mass., March, 16, 1727; lived in Cornish, N. H.; delegate in 1775 to the fifth and last New Hampshire Congress; volunteered as Minuteman on the breaking out of the war, commissioned July 4, 1777, Captain of a company in regiment of his brother, Col. Jonathan Chase, raised in Cornish and thereabouts; marched under Major Francis Smith to Ticonderoga; participated in battle of Bennington, and was also at surrender of Burgoyne. After the war he was a member of the New Hampshire Senate and House of Representatives, and held other positions of trust. — Champion H. Judson.
- JOHN CLARK
- Born in England about 1752 or before; came to America when a youth; married Maria Dyckman of Greenburgh (or Tarrytown), N.Y., in 1771; died in Cortlandt Manor in 1822, over 70 years old; served in the 3d, North or Manor of Cortlandt Regt. of Westchester Co., under Capt James Kronkhyte and Col. Pierre Van Cortlandt. — John Morton Halstead, Albert Morton, John Clark Morton.
- ELISHA CORNISH
- Born in Simsbury, Conn., June 5, 1722; died there April 29, 1794; enlisted in Sergeant Goodwin's Co., 18th Regt., serving at New York from Aug. 24, to Sept. 25, 1776. — Harry Seymour Cornish, Louis Henry Cornish.
- MATTHEW COUZENS
- Born in London, England, Nov. 23, 1760; died in New York City, Sept. 17, 1810, served in the 4th Co., 3d Regt. New York Continental Line, from Feb. 25, 1779, to the end of the war. — Matthew Knapp Couzens.
- SAMUEL CRAWFORD
- Born in Westchester County, N. Y.; lived in Scarsdale and White Plains; Lieutenant in Col. Joseph Drake's Regt. of Minutemen; Deputy from Westchester Co. to the Provincial Congress from May, 1775; committeeman from Scarsdale for purposes of the war; killed at Eastchester by British soldiers. (The first name of Samuel Crawford is spelled "Sand" by mistake for "Saml." in the printed archives of the State). — George R. Crawford.
- JONATHAN CRANE
- Born in Fredericksburg, Dutchess (now Putnam) Co., N.Y., May 8, 1747; died in Southeast, Putnam Co., N.Y., Aug 27, 1834; bearer of despatches to Washington from the Committee of Safety of which his father Joseph Crane was a member; Ensign in the 5th (Southeast) Co. of the 2d Regt. of Dutchess County Militia; a Lieutenant in the 1st Regt. of that County raised to "go into immediate service" under resolution of July 16, 1776; almost continuously in service until the close of the war. — Edward Riley Finch.
- JOSEPH CRANE
- Father of Jonathan Crane (q.v.); born in Fredericksburgh, Dutchess Co., N.Y., Oct. 2, 1722; a physician and was County judge for 16 consecutive years; at the outbreak of the war was one of a Committee of Safety with Egbert Benson of Poughkeepsie and Wm. Jay of Bedford; had four sons in the army, Lieut. Johnathan, Surgeon Joseph, Jr., Adjutant Solomon, and Lieut. Isaac. — Edward Riley Finch.
- SAMUEL CRAWFORD
- Born in Westchester County, N.Y.; lived in Scarsdale and White Plains; Lieutenant in Col. Joseph Drake's Regt. of Minutemen; Deputy from Westchester Co. to the Provincial Congress from May, 1775; committeeman from Scarsdale for purposes ofthe war; killed at Eastchester by British soldiers. (The first name of Samuel Crawford is spelled "Sand" by mistake for "Saml." in the printed archives of the State.) — George R. Crawford.
- STEPHEN CURREY
- Born in 1742; died in Cortlandtown, N. Y., June 6, 1829; served in Col. Pierre Van Cortlandt's Regt. of N. Y. State Militia. — John Currey, Jonathan B. Currey.
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