Elkanah Linnell

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Elkanah Linnell

Birthplace: Eastham, Barnstable, Ma
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Elkanah Linnell and Marry Linnell
Husband of Reliance Linnell; Miriam Linnell and Abigail Linnell
Father of Joshua Linnell; Elkanah Linnell; Miriam Crosby; Reliance Linnell; Lydia Linnell and 4 others
Brother of Joseph Linnell; Benjamin Linnell; Joshua Linnell; Edmund Linnell; Rebecca Linnell and 1 other

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About Elkanah Linnell

Elkanah enlisted as a private to serve in the Revolution in Feb. 1776 in Capt. Oliver Soper's Co., Col. Read's Reg't of the Mass. line. In November 1776 he was taken prisoner by the British and imprisoned in New York 7 weeks. According to family legend, at the end of the war Elkanah and a man named Snow walked home from Philadelphia, PA to Orleans, MA, a distance of over 200 miles.

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Elkanah Linnell's Timeline

April 21, 1753
Eastham, Barnstable, Ma
January 11, 1781
Age 27
May 2, 1782
Age 29
February 10, 1787
Age 33
November 2, 1788
Age 35
Eastham, Barnstable, Ma
November 28, 1791
Age 38
Eastham, Barnstable, Ma
October 29, 1795
Age 42
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
October 23, 1796
Age 43
July 24, 1797
Age 44
Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
March 29, 1800
Age 46