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Revolutionary War Soldiers
Old Cemetery
Town of Colchester

BIGELOW, Jonathan, born Colchester, Aug. 10, 1740; died Jan. 13, 1823
s/o  Asa & Dorothy (Otis) Bigelow.
Md:  May 24, 1759, Elizabeth Otis, d/o James & Sarah (Tudor) Otis.
Children:  Delight 1759; Dorothy 1761; James 1764; Elsey 1766; Betsey 1768; Sarah Tudor 1771; Eunice 1773; Jonathan 1775.
Mil:  Served with Lieut. Dudley Wright's Co.
BREED, John, born 1753; died May 2, 1803
Mil:  Served 12th Co., 3rd Rdgt.
CLARK, Ezra, born 1760; died Feb. 9, 1826
Mil:  Was a pensioner of 1818
DAY, Jacob, born 1754; died Mar. 28, 1777
Mil:  Served with 9th Co. 12th Regt.
DEMING, Johathan, b. No. Lyme, Feb. 29, 1743; died Colchester Mar. 1, 1788
s/o David & Mehitable (Champion) Deming.  Was Capt., 2nd Light Horse Regt.
Children:  David 1768; Mary 1770; David 1773, Betsey 1775; Mary 1777, Alice 1778.
Md:  Colchester, Dec. 30, 1767, Alice Skinner, d/o Rev. Thomas & Mary (Thompson) Skinner.
Mil:  Retired as Major
FOOTE, Ambrose, born Jul. 15, 1751; died Apr. 3, 1836
s/o Jeremiah & Ruhamah (Northan) Foote.
Md:  Dec. 13, 1781, Anna Foote, dau. Hosea Foote
Children:  David 1782; Justin 1786; Ralph 1788; Eunice 1790; Olive 1803
Mil:  Received a Pension
FOOTE, Stephen, born April 29, 1734 at Colchester; died May 2, 1790
s/o  Samuel & Abigail (Kellogg) Gillett
Md:  Mar. 27, 1760, Lydia Pinneo, d/o James Pinneo of Lebanon
Children:  Mary 1761; Caleb 1762; Joyce 1764; Samuel 1766; Eliphalet 1768; Lydia 1770; Luna 1772; Alvin 1774; Betsey 1780
Mil:  Served with Capt. Seth Holmes 2nd Co., 25th Regt.
GILLETT, Eliphilet, born Apr. 29, 1734 at Colchester; died May 2, 1790
s/o Samuel & Abigail (Kellogg) Gillett
Md:  Mar. 27, 1760, Lydia Pinneo, d/o James Pinneo of Lebanon
Children:  Mary 1761; Caleb 1762; Joyce 1764; Samuel 1766; Eliphalet 1768; Lydia 1770; Luna 1772; Alvin 1774; Betsey 1780.
Mil:  Served with Capt. Seth Holmes 2nd Co., 25th Regt.
GILLETT, Joseph, born Aug. 29, 1758; died Apr. 29, 1838
s/o of Joseph & Abigail (Kellogg) Gillett.
Md:  Jun. 10, 1783, Sarah Root of Hebron
Children:  Theodosia 1784; Patience 1786; Joseph 1789; Sarah 1792; Asa 1793; Mary 1796; Aaron 1800; Harvey 1802
Mil:  Served with 3rd Co. 12th Regt.
GUSTIN, Walter, born 1749; died May 17, 1824
Mil:  Served with Capt. Amos Jones Co., Col. Latimer's Regt.
ISHAM, Joseph, born Colchester, Oct. 15, 1735; died Colchester Nov. 1, 1810
s/o Joseph & Susannah (Swift) Isham.
Md: (1) Colchester, Jan. 17, 1765, Sarah Bulkeley, d/o Gershom & Abigail (Robbins) Bulkeley
Md: (2) May 18 1774, Ester Taintor, d/o John & Esther (Clark) Taintor
Children:  Alfred 1765; Daniel 1767; Alfred 1769; Sarah 1771; Ralph 1776; Sally 1796; Roger 1797; Charles 1799.
Mil:  Was Capt. in charge of Commissary under Q. M. General Champlin
ISHAM, Joseph, born Colchester, Mar. 28, 1762; died Hebron Aug. 22, 1837
s/o  Daniel & Catherine (Foote) Isham
Md:  Sep. 28, 1790, Lois Blish, d/o John & Abigail Blish.
Children:  Dan 1791; David 1793; Sarah 1795; Edward 1799; Mary 1801; Henry 1803; Joseph 1805; Lois 1806.
Mil:  Served with Capt. Wells' Co., Conn. Line.
JOHNSON, Joseph, born Colchester, Jun. 17, 1750; died Nov. 17, 1808
Md:  Jerusha Foote
Mil:
Enl. in militia as Corp. in 1775 in Capt. wells' Co. from Canterbury.
JUDD, Daniel, Sr., born Oct. 10, 1724; died Oct. 25, 1807
Md:  (1) Lydia Jones
Md:  (2) Hannah Hinkley
Mil:  He joined the militia and was at siege of Boston in Capt. Trowbridge's Co.  In 1777 he enl. for  3 yrs.  In 1781 he was wounded at Fort Griswold when it was attacked.  He rolled down the embankment into the Thames river but was rescued by comrades who returned to bury the dead.
JUDD, Ephraim, born 1760; died Mar. 23, 1786
Mil:  Served in Capt. Champion's Co., Col. Wylly's Regt.
KELLOGG, Samuel, born 1738; died Nov. 24, 1825
Md:  Elizabeth Latrop
Mil:  Served with the 7th Co., 12th Regt.
MUNN, Benjamin, 1754; died Feb. 7, 1822
Mil:  Served with 3rd Co., 12th Regt.
MUNN, Isaih, born 1740; died Sep. 23, 1799.
Mil:  Served with 4th Regt. under Capt. Andrew Pitch
OTIS, John T., born 1756; died Dec. 3, 1833
Mil:  Served with Capt. Amos Jones' Co., Col. Latimer's Regt.
PRATT, Daniel, born 1757; died May 9, 1806.
Mil:  Served with Capt. Amos Jones' Co., Col. Latimer's Regt.
RANSOM, James, born Colchester, Mar. 3, 1713; died Feb. 8 1779
s/o Robert & Alice (Newton) Ransom
Md:  Sarah Treadway
Children:  Elias 1736; Jonas 1738; Amasa 1741; Alice 1743; Asahel 1746; Lois 1748
Mil:  Served with 8th Co., in Col. Joseph Spencer's Regt.
SKINNER, Thomas, born Colchester, May 31, 1741; died there Aug. 7, 1796
served as a surgeon in many battles with the 8th Conn. Line Regt.;
member of the Cincinnati;
m. Apr. 2, 1888, Jerusha Christopher, dau. of John & Jerusha (Gardiner) Christopher
STRONG, Zebulon, born ca. 1740, died Sep. 11, 1805,
served with Capt. Z. Hungerford's Co., Col. McCallallan's Regt.
TAYLOR, Joseph, born Nov. 8, 1739, died Jan. 19, 1816,
served in 1777 for three years in Capt. Wright's Co. for frontier duty and under Col. Sheldon for sea coast defense.
WATROUS, John R., born Mar. 16, 1754, died Colchester Dec. 13, 1842, 1775 served as Surgents Mate in Col. Spencer's Regt. and was Surgeon from 1777 to close of war; was pensioned,
m. (1) Lydia Wright,
m. (2) Louisa Woodbridge
m. (3) Lucretia Ransom
WELLS, Amos, Jr. born ca. 1759, died Nov. 18, 1782,
served with 8th Conn. Regt. in Capt. Hodges' Co.
WELLS, Amos, born Feb. 28, 1835, died Aug. 24, 1801,
served with 6th Regt;
m. (1) Lydia Treadway,
m. (2) Rebecca ____
WELLS, Martin, born ca 1743; died May 13, 1819,
served with 7th Co., 12th Regt.
WILLIAMS, Daniel, b. ca. 1757, died May 21, 1844,
served with 5th Co., 25th Regt.; b. & d. at Colchester,
s of Wells and Joanna (Loomis) & Susannah Day;
ch: Elu, 1781; Jonathan, 1783; Hannah, 1784; Daniel, 1789; Asenath, 1791; Susannah, 1793; Esther, 1795; Rhoda, 1797; Joseph Day, 1799; Justus Weeks, 1801.
WILLIAMS, Frederick, ca 1760, died May 19, 1829,
wife was pensioned, 1818
WILLIAMS, Peleg, born Mar. 26, 1753 at Groton & died there Sept. 15, 1823,
served in Capt. Ralph Stoddard's Co., 8th Militia Regt.
m. Margery Morgan.

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