Oliver Charles Newcombe (c.1738 - 1821)

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Birthplace: Lebanon, CT, USA
Death: Died in Popes Harbour, NS, Canada
Managed by: Nicolette Kittinger
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About Oliver Charles Newcombe

He was a pay sergeant in the British army in the Revolutionary War. 1

Biography Note: Oliver Newcomb was a cooper. He removed with his parents to Cornwallis, 1760. In 1782 he left the service and removed from Cornwallis to Shoal Bay, Ship Harbor, Halifax Co., on the eastern shore of Nova Scotia. His last years were spent with his son, William B. Most of his descendants have been engaged in the fisheries and have lived in the vicinity at places known as Ship Harbor, Shoal Bay, Pope's Harbor, Taylor's Head, Spry Bay, Sheet Harbor, Gedore, and Tangier. 2


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Oliver Charles Newcombe's Timeline

Lebanon, CT, USA
Age 35
February 22, 1776
Age 38
Cornwallis, NS, Canada
Age 83
Popes Harbour, NS, Canada