NYGenWeb West. Cty: 1899 Register Empire State Soc., SAR
Westchester County, NY
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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