About John Thing Connor
From the book "History of the Town of Henniker NH 1735-1880".
John Thing Connor, son of Capt. Jonathan Connor, was b. in Exeter; July 16 1745; md. Susannah Kimball, of Exeter; resided in Hopkinton a short time; came to this town and settled where his granson, A.D.L. F. Connor, now resides. He was a soldier in the Revolution, and the powder-horn used by him is in the possession of his grandson, John K. Connor; upon a post in his old barn many a couple were "posted" previous to their marriage. He d. June 20, 1808; his wife d. Sept. 13, 1822. The following is a copy of his discharge:
"Corp. Jn. Thing Connor, Soldier of the first N. Hampshire Reg. Formerly an Inhabatant of Hopkinton County of Hillsborough, and state of N. Hampshire having honourably and faithfully served three years in the service of the United States, being the term of his Inlistment is hearby discharged from the army and is permitted to return to the State of N. Hampshire. Jo. Cilley, Col. "To whom it may Concern "Camp Danbury, April 5th 1780."
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