David Foote (1730 - c.1779)

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Birthplace: Branfort, Conneticutt
Death: Died in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
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About David Foote

Soldier in the Revolutionary Army, enlisted in 5th Company of General Wooster's Regiment May 6, 1775. Killed in the battle of Fairfield, Ct. July 8, 1779 at Fairfield, Connecticut – On July 8, during the Connecticut Coast Raid, the town of Fairfied was occupied by the British. They then decided to destroy the town and proceeded to do so by setting fire to all of the buildings. The british managed to burn down the entire town. Conclusion: British Victory July 8, 1779 at Green Farms, Connecticut – On July 8, after the British victory at the Battle of Fairfield, the same British raiding force arrived at the village of Green Farms. They proceeded to loot and burn the village.

  • DAR-FOOTE, DAVID
  • Ancestor #: A040509
  • Service: CONNECTICUT Rank: PRIVATE
  • Birth: 11-11-1730 WATERBURY NEW HAVEN CO CONNECTICUT
  • Death: 7-8-1779 FAIRFIELD FAIRFIELD CO CONNECTICUT
  • Service Source:
  • JOHNSTON, CT MEN IN THE REV, P 41
  • Service Description:
  • 1) CAPT TROWBRIDGE, GEN WOOSTER
  • 2) 5TH CO, 1ST CT REGT, CONTINENTAL LINE
  • Residence
  • 1) City: WATERBURY - County: NEW HAVEN CO - State: CONNECTICUT
  • Spouse Number Name
  • 1) HANNAH BRONSON

  SAR-Foote, David 1730 1779 SAR Patriot Index Edition III (CD: PP2210, Progeny Publ., 2002) plus data to 2004 SAR appl

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David Foote's Timeline

1730
November 11, 1730
Branfort, Conneticutt
1763
December 16, 1763
Age 33
1769
January 23, 1769
Age 38
1779
1779
Age 48
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
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