Israel Converse, Jr.

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Israel Converse, Jr.

Birthplace: Stafford, Tolland Co., CT
Death: Died in Randolph, Orange Co., VT, United States
Place of Burial: Randolph Center Cemetery, Randolph, Orange Co., VT, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Colonel Israel Converse and Hannah Converse
Husband of Anna Converse
Father of Anna Adeline Frissell; Mary Ann Parish; Oliver Smith Converse; William Frederick Converse; Rev. James Augustus Converse and 3 others
Brother of Shubel Converse; Frederick Converse; James Converse, M.D.; Porter Converse; Sarah Lewis Converse and 7 others
Half brother of Frederick Converse

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About Israel Converse, Jr.

ISRAEL CONVERSE, (Col. Israel, Lieut. Josiah, Capt. Josiah, Maj. James, Lieut. James, Deacon Edward), born in Stafford, Conn., 14 November 1773; died in Randolph, Vt., 26 November 1827. He was married in Randolph, Vt., by Col. Israel Converse, Justice of the Peace, 16 Mar 1799, to Anna Smith, who was born 18 September 1777, and died 14 February 1836. She was a sister of Phoebe Smith who married Israel Converse's brother Shubael, and of Lucinda Smith who married Israel's brother James.

Israel and Anna (Smith) Converse had eight children:

     ANNA ADELINE CONVERSE, born in Randolph, Vt., 10 June 1801; married Erastus Frissell.
     MARY ANN CONVERSE, born 30 April 1803; married Jacob K. Parish.
     ISRAEL SMITH CONVERSE, born in Chelsea, Vt., 30 April 1805; resided in Cleveland, Ohio.
     HANNAH CONVERSE, born in Randolph, Vt., 10 march 1807; married Oliver Egerton. 
     OLIVER SMITH CONVERSE, born 29 march 1809
     WILLIAM F. CONVERSE, born in Stafford, Conn., 12 June 1812; married Jane Snyder 
     JAMES A. CONVERSE, born in Stafford, Conn., 30 July 1814; a Roman Catholic Priest; in 1869 in St. Louis, Mo., confessor to Gen. W. T. Sherman's family.
     ROYAL CONVERSE, born 24 Dec 1818; died Aug 1819 


Lineage documentation: Relationship extracted from National Society, Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR) Vol. XVI, June, 1921 - Frederick Arthur Egerton member descended from Captain Israel Converse - Patriot

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Israel Converse, Jr.'s Timeline

November 17, 1773
Stafford, Tolland Co., CT
March 16, 1799
Age 25
Randolph, Orange, VT
June 10, 1801
Age 27
Randolph, Orange Co., VT, USA
April 30, 1803
Age 29
Randolph, Orange Co., VT, USA
April 30, 1805
Age 31
Chelsea, Orange Co., VT, USA
March 10, 1807
Age 33
Randolph, Orange Co., VT, USA
March 29, 1809
Age 35
Randolph, Orange, Vermont, United States
June 12, 1812
Age 38
Stafford, Tolland Co., CT, USA
July 7, 1814
Age 40
Stafford, Tolland Co., CT, USA
December 24, 1818
Age 45