Philip Ammidon (1749 - 1802) MP

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Birthplace: Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Managed by: Dan Cornett
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About Philip Ammidon

married Sylvia Taft on November 17, 1770 in Mendon

Revolutionary War veteran

Biography info from Frank Best's "Amidon Family":

"At the Lexington Alarm he marched as Sergeant in Capt. John Albree's company to Roxbury, April 19, 1775. On July 9, 1776, he was chosen First Lieutenant in Capt. Samuel Cragin's company in the Third Worcester county regiment and was on an expidition to Rhode Island in December, 1776, and January, 1777. From August 14, 1777 to November 29, 1777, was First Lieutenant in Capt. Peter Penniman's company, Col. Job Cushing's regiment. August 27, 1779, was commissioned Captain of the first company on Col. Nathan Tyler's (3rd Worcester County) regiment and held that rank until March, 1781."

In 1787 he was commissioned Lieutenant-Colonel of the 3rd Regiment of Worcester County militia.

Ammidon served in various offices in Mendon from 1780-1798 including school committee member, treasurer, selectman and town clerk. He was recorded as running a tavern in 1789. Finally he was elected to 3 years in the Massachusetts House of Representatives 1798-1800.

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Col. Philip Ammidon's Timeline

1749
April 22, 1749
Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
1770
November 17, 1770
Age 21
Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
1774
May 22, 1774
Age 25
Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
1778
October 1, 1778
Age 29
Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
1802
March 19, 1802
Age 52
Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
March 1802
Age 52
Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States