Lt. Col. Stephen Moulton

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Stephen Moulton, Sr.

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Birthplace: Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Floyd, Oneida, New York, United States
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Son of Ebenezer Moulton and Abigail Moulton
Husband of Eleanor Converse
Father of Howard Moulton; Stephen Moulton, Jr.; BENJAMIN Moulton; EBENEZER Moulton; SALMON Moulton and 2 others

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About Stephen Moulton, Sr.

He was the son of Ebenezer and became a wealthy shipbuilder according to ht efamily history that I have.  He graduated form Harvard and was a Lt. Col in the 22d regiment of the revolutionary Army.  Member of the Wadsworth Brigade.  he was taken prisoner by the British in th battle of White Plains, NY.  He was eventually released in a prisoner exchange in 1777.  With his own personal funds from his business he organized, provided uniforms, equipped and trained for a regiment of 950 men.  He fed and paid all of these men.  At the beginning of the revolution, the regiment was taken over by Washington's army.  His father and three of his sons were members of this regiment and also served during the war. two of his sons were taken prisoner by the Brits. He later married Eleanor Converse who is the decendent of Deacon Edward Converse who was a close and personal friend of his neighbor, John Harvard.  Deacon Converse owned the ferry business across the Charles River nad to help John Harvard found Harvard College he gave him all but 50 pounds of the income he made from the ferry. 

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Lt. Col. Stephen Moulton's Timeline

1735
March 30, 1735
Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
1757
1757
Age 21
1757
Age 21
United States
1760
1760
Age 24
Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut, USA
1819
March 12, 1819
Age 83
Floyd, Oneida, New York, United States
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