Nehemiah Lovewell (1725 - 1801) MP

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Birthplace: Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Corinth, Orange, Vermont, United States
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DAR Ancestor #: A071979. Captain, Patriotic service; prisoner

COL. NEHEMIAH-4 (John-3, John-2, John-1) LOVEWELL, son of Capt. John and Hannah Lovewell, was born at Dunstable, January 9, 1726, posthumous. He was reared at Merrimack in the family of his step-father, Benjamin Smith. He married at Dunstable, November 24, 1748, Rachel Farwell, a daughter of Jonathan and Susannah (Blanchard) Farwell. After his marriage he lived in Dunstable over twenty years, occupying a prominent position in town affairs. In the French and Indian War he served in three campaigns. He was a lieutenant of Col. Blanchard's regiment, 1755, a captain of Col. Goffe's regiment, 1760. In 1770 , he removed from Dunstable to Newbury, Vt., and was in the service almost continuously during the Revolution. He was a captain of Col. Bedel's regiment 1777 and 1778, and also of Major Wait's battalion of rangers and in this service he was captured but soon released. In the border warfare he commanded companies and military posts almost continuously from 1779 to 1782. After the war he was a colonel of the militia. Soon after the Revolution he removed to Corinth, Vermont, where he died March 23, 1801. He was an honest, industrious, efficient man.

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Col. Nehemiah Lovewell's Timeline

1725
January 9, 1725
Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1748
November 24, 1748
Age 23
Dunstable, Massachusetts, United States
1749
June 17, 1749
Age 24
Dunstable,Middlesex,Massachusetts,USA
1758
November 8, 1758
Age 33
Dunstable, Massachusetts, United States
1764
April 18, 1764
Age 39
1801
March 23, 1801
Age 76
Corinth, Orange, Vermont, United States
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