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The 1899 Membership Register
for The Empire State Society, S.A.R.

Roll of Ancestors — W, X, Y, & Z


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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.


JOSEPH WAIT
Born in Brookfield, Mass., in 1732; died in September, 1776; Captain in the Seven Years' War; made Lieutenant-Colonel of the regiment of which Timothy Bedel was Colonel, Jan. 20, 1776; commanded regiment in place of Bedell, who was court-martialed; mortally wounded in a skirmish just before the battle of Valcour Island, and died on his way home. — Ralph Wait Parsons.
WILLIAM WARREN
Born in Watertown, Mass., in Sept. 17, 1751; helped raise a Company of Militia and served as First Lieutenant in it in Col. John Nixon's Regt.; desperately wounded in the battle of Bunker Hill and left for dead, but survived, although disabled for life; was a cousin of Gen. Joseph Warren, who was killed at Bunker Hill. — Chas. Elliott Warren.
ASA WATERMAN
Born in Providence, R.I., July 25, 1736; died in Ballston, N.Y., Nov. 9, 1817; appointed May 4, 1775, Lieutenant-Colonel of the 17th Albany County, N.Y., Militia, and re-appointed to the same office June 16, 1778. — William Gere Cady, Gustavus Linnemann Prescott.
EBENEZER WEBB
Born in Windham, Conn., Jan. 12, 1719; died in Scotland, Conn., Feb. 11, 1803; served in Capt. Obadiah Johnson's Co., Gen. Putnam's 3d Regt., from Windham County, Conn., until Dec. 16, 1775. — Seymour Henry Stone.
NATHAN WHIPPLE
Born July 7, 1761; died jan. 1, 1832; enlisted in March, 1780, for five years in Capt. Samuel Pell's Co., Col. Philip Van cortlandt's Regt. of New York State; was at Yorktown at the surrender of Cornwallis. — David Whipple, Walter S. Whipple.
SAMUEL WHITTEMORE
Born in 1694; died in Menatomy (now Arlington), Mass., Feb. 2, 1793; on the Lexington Alarm, led a company of militia, declaring that he could die in peace if he could only kill one of the enemies of his country; killed two, and in turn had part of his face shot away; was bayoneted by enraged red-coats and left for dead; four hours later was found alive, cared for by his friends and lived nearly a quarter of a century longer. — Robert Townsend McKeever.

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