Peter Conant, Sr. (c.1732 - 1785) MP

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Birthplace: Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Occupation: Revolutionary Soilder dec 1, 1776
Managed by: Denise Peterson
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About Peter Conant, Sr.

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS (Soldier). DAR Ancestor #: A024835

(VIII) Peter Conant, son of Robert Conant, was born at Chelmsford, 1732, and settled in Stow. He was a soldier in the revolution in Captain Barron's company, took part in the battle of White Plains, and served in the Continental army. He married Sarah Gibson. His will was dated January 12, 1818. (???? Other sources have 1785)

Children: Ephraim, mentioned below; Peter, born May 10, 1760; Isaac, Ebenezer, Josiah, Abraham, Mary, Sarah.

Sources:

  1. John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts: And His Descendants, 1634-1899 (Google eBook) Mehitable Calef Coppenhagen Wilson. McGill & Wallace, 1900 - 542 pages. Page 36.
  2. Lineage Book of Hereditary Order of Descendants of Colonial Governors  (Google eBook) Robert Glenn Thurtle Genealogical Publishing Com, Jun 1, 2009 - History - 406 pages. Page 173. "Peter Conant, Chelsmford, c. 1732- Stow, 1785, married Stow, 18 Nov 1739 to Sarah Gibson, Stow, 26 Aug 1732-Stow, 19 Aug 1825."
  3. New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial, vol I, publ 1915.  Edited by William Richard Cutter. Page 98.  "Conant"

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Peter Conant, Sr.'s Timeline

1732
1732
Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
1749
November 1749
Age 17
Stow, Massachusetts, United States
1751
March 20, 1751
Age 19
1756
May 26, 1756
Age 24
Stow, MA, USA
1757
January 16, 1757
Age 25
Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
1759
October 9, 1759
Age 27
Stow, Massachusetts, United States
1762
December 13, 1762
Age 30
1766
April 1, 1766
Age 34
Stow, Massachusetts, United States
1769
September 23, 1769
Age 37
1785
1785
Age 53
Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA