Deacon Wadsworth Brewster

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Wadsworth Brewster

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Birthplace: Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in New London, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Oliver Brewster and Martha Brewster
Husband of Jerusha Brewster
Father of Oliver Brewster; Joseph Wadsworth Brewster; Capt. Silas Brewster; Jasper Brewster; Ruby Ladd and 3 others
Brother of Ruby Brewster

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About Deacon Wadsworth Brewster

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Wadsworth served as a corporal in Capt. John Skinner's company, Col. Jonathan Latimer's regiment, Connecticut troops. This regiment served in Gen. Poor's brigade. He was at the Battle of Saratoga when Burgoyne surrendered, October 17, 1777.

Wadsworth's father was the great great grandson of Elder William Brewster, the Pilgrim colonist leader and spiritual elder of the Plymouth Colony, and passenger aboard the Mayflower.


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[He was born on April 14, 1737 at Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut, the only son of Oliver Brewster and Martha Wadsworth. He died on March 30, 1812 at Columbia, Tolland County, Connecticut

His mother, Martha, was a notable 18th-century American poet and writer. She is one of only four colonial women who published volumes of their verse before the American Revolution

Wadsworth's father was the great great grandson of Elder William Brewster, the Pilgrim colonist leader and spiritual elder of the Plymouth Colony, and passenger aboard the Mayflower.

He married on May 24, 1759 at Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut, Jerusha Newcomb, born January 06, 1740/41 at Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut and died on February 09, 1813 at Chatham, New York. She was the daughter of Silas Newcomb and Submit Pinneo and a Great-Great Granddaughter of Governor William Bradford (1590-1657) of the Plymouth Colony and a passenger on the Mayflower.

Wadsworth served as a corporal in Capt. John Skinner's company, Col. Jonathan Latimer's regiment, Connecticut troops. This regiment served in Gen. Poor's brigade. He was at the Battle of Saratoga when Burgoyne surrendered, October 17, 1777.

Wadsworth lived at Lebanon, CT, served as a selectman in 1792 and was a deacon of the Lebanon Church.

He and Jerusha were the parents of 10 children

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Deacon Wadsworth Brewster's Timeline

1737
April 14, 1737
Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut Colony
1760
April 2, 1760
Age 22
Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut Colony
1764
February 23, 1764
Age 26
Lebanon, CT, USA
1767
1767
Age 29
1769
1769
Age 31
1776
1776
Age 38
1779
1779
Age 41
1785
1785
Age 47
1799
1799
Age 61
1812
March 30, 1812
Age 74
New London, New London County, Connecticut, United States