Capt. William Proctor

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William Proctor

Birthplace: Chelmsford, MA, USA
Death: Died in Washington, NH, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Israel Proctor and Sarah Raymond
Husband of Mary Proctor
Father of Mary Proctor; Sarah Proctor; Israel Proctor; Jesse Proctor; Raymond Proctor and 5 others
Brother of Hannah Proctor and Nathan Proctor

Occupation: farmer, Revolutionary War
Managed by: Harrison Victor Baldwin
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About Capt. William Proctor

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW HAMPSHIRE with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor #: A091780

William Proctor, son of Israel Proctor and Sarah Raymond, was b. in Chelmsford, Mass. on Feb. 20,1747. He married MARY PROCTOR, dau. of Oliver & Mary Proctor on May 11,1769. They removed from Chelmsford to Washington NH in 1775 and settled on a farm near Millen Pond. After making home improvements he found his title to the land worthless, which led to his removal to the farm near by, which is, at present (1886) the property of Cyrus K. Farnsworth. Here he continued to reside for many years. The last years of his life were spent with his children at the east part of the town, where he died Feb. 19,1846. He is said to have been a soldier during the Revolution and was generally known as "Capt. Proctor." His wife died Sept. 22,1845, aged 96 years.

Children were: Mary (4/6/1770), Sarah (2/6/1772), Israel (1/30/1774), Jesse (3/8/1887; d. childhood), Raymond (10/2/1778), Isaac (10/2/1780), Lucy (2/2/1783), Martha (3/19/1785), Abigail (6/3/1787), and William Jr. (5/24/1789). First 3 b. Chelmsford, rest b. Washington NH.

  • History of Washington, New Hampshire 1768-1886, by Committee Chosen by the Town (1886). Pg. 170-177
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Capt. William Proctor's Timeline

February 20, 1747
Chelmsford, MA, USA
April 6, 1770
Age 23
Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
February 6, 1772
Age 24
Chelmsford, MA, USA
January 30, 1774
Age 26
Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
March 8, 1776
Age 29
Washington, NH, USA
October 2, 1778
Age 31
Washington, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States
October 2, 1780
Age 33
Washington, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States
February 2, 1783
Age 35
Washington, NH, USA
March 19, 1785
Age 38
Washington, NH, USA