Esau Boston, Sr. (1752 - 1846)

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Birthplace: Pitts Creek,Worcester,Maryland,USA
Death: Died in Pitts Creek,Worcester,Maryland,USA
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About Esau Boston, Sr.

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MARYLAND with the rank of SOLDIER. DAR Ancestor #: A012362 -------------------- Esau Boston, Senior, son of Jacob and Eleanor (Benston) Boston, was born in Worcester Co., Md., probably at Pitts Creek, in 1752; he died, probably also at Pitts Creek, on Wednesday night, 4 Feb. 1846, according to the Bible of his son, Samuel M. Boston, in which his age is given as the "93rd year of his age"; and a clipping from a Newtown newspaper on file in the Maryland Historical Society gives his age as 94. He married about 1780 Leah Merrill, daughter of Joshua and Mary Merrill.

During the American Revolution Esau served in Captain Layfield's Company (John Trahearn Henderson, sergeant) in the Worcester Co. Militia (Md. Rev. War Militia Lists, p. 256). On the basis of his service his great-great-great-granddaughter, Mrs. Katherine Pilchard Powell, in 1961 joined the D.A.R.

Wise, Matthew M. The Boston Family of Maryland,. 2nd ed. p. 30

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Patriot of the American Revolution for MARYLAND. (Soldier) DAR Ancestor #: A012362

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Esau Boston, Sr.'s Timeline

1752
1752
Pitts Creek,Worcester,Maryland,USA
1775
1775
Age 23
1779
1779
Age 27
Pitts Creek,Worcester,Maryland,USA
1781
February 17, 1781
Age 29
Worcester, Maryland, United States
1782
May 1782
Age 30
Worcester, Maryland, United States
1784
1784
Age 32
Worcester, Maryland, United States
1786
1786
Age 34
Worcester, MD, USA
1793
September 4, 1793
Age 41
Worcester, Maryland, United States
1800
1800
Age 48
Worcester, MD, USA
1846
February 4, 1846
Age 94
Pitts Creek,Worcester,Maryland,USA