Oliver Granger, Sr., Captain

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Oliver Granger, Sr., Captain

Birthplace: Suffield, Hartford, CT
Death: Died in Suffield, Hartford, CT
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. John Granger and Ann Granger
Husband of Buelah Granger
Father of Beulah Stoughton; John Granger; Oliver Granger, Jr.; Anna Hathaway; Ebenezer Granger and 6 others
Brother of Margaret Parsons and Lucy Granger
Half brother of Benjamin Granger, Sr.; Sarah Harmon; John Granger, Jr.; Elijah Granger and Mary Spencer

Managed by: Cindy (Swarthout)
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About Oliver Granger, Sr., Captain

DAR Ancestor #: A046948

Captain Oliver Granger lived in the old house on Taintor's Hill built by his father, Captain John. He was a private in Captain Austin's company of Suffield minute men, who went to Boston at the Lexington alarm. In January, 1776, he was a sergeant in Captain Harmon's company in Colonel Wolcott's regiment, Connecticut State troops, at Boston, and was present at the occupation of that city by the Americans. He was ensign in 1778, and lieutenant in the Connecticut troops in 1781. He was a member of the State Legislature in 1799. 1800, 1802, 1810, 1811, 1812, 1813, and 1814. In local town matters he also took a commanding position.

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Oliver Granger, Sr., Captain's Timeline

June 20, 1747
Suffield, Hartford, CT
April 26, 1773
Age 25
Suffield, Hartford, CT, USA
February 6, 1775
Age 27
Suffield, Hartford, CT, USA
January 18, 1777
Age 29
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
May 26, 1779
Age 31
Suffield, Hartford, CT, USA
July 6, 1781
Age 34
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
September 4, 1783
Age 36
Suffield, Hartford, CT, USA
November 23, 1785
Age 38
Suffield, Hartford Co, Connecticut, USA
January 13, 1788
Age 40
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA