Oliver Granger (1747 - 1817)

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Nicknames: "Captain Oliver Granger"
Birthplace: Suffield, Hartford, CT
Death: Died in Suffield, Hartford, CT
Managed by: Cindy McCraine (Swarthout)
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About Oliver Granger

DAR Ancestor #: A046948

Captain Oliver Granger lived in the old house on Taintor's Hill built by his father, Captain John. He was a private in Captain Austin's company of Suffield minute men, who went to Boston at the Lexington alarm. In January, 1776, he was a sergeant in Captain Harmon's company in Colonel Wolcott's regiment, Connecticut State troops, at Boston, and was present at the occupation of that city by the Americans. He was ensign in 1778, and lieutenant in the Connecticut troops in 1781. He was a member of the State Legislature in 1799. 1800, 1802, 1810, 1811, 1812, 1813, and 1814. In local town matters he also took a commanding position.

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Captain Oliver Granger's Timeline

1747
June 20, 1747
Suffield, Hartford, CT
1772
June 25, 1772
Age 25
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
1773
April 26, 1773
Age 25
Suffield, Hartford, CT, USA
1775
February 6, 1775
Age 27
Suffield, Hartford, CT, USA
1777
January 18, 1777
Age 29
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
1779
May 26, 1779
Age 31
Suffield, Hartford, CT, USA
1781
July 6, 1781
Age 34
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
1783
September 4, 1783
Age 36
Suffield, Hartford, CT, USA
1785
November 23, 1785
Age 38
Suffield, Hartford Co, Connecticut, USA
1788
January 13, 1788
Age 40
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA