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Elisha Beckwith

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Birthplace: Lyme, New London, Connecticut
Death: October 28, 1776 (54-62)
White Plains, Westchester County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Elisha Beckwith and Nancy Perkins
Husband of Adelaide Beckwith
Father of Roswell Beckwith; Abner Beckwith; Mary Beckwith; Samuel Beckwith; Nathan Beckwith and 1 other
Brother of Mary Knight; Nathan Beckwith and Roswell Beckwith

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About Elisha Beckwith

Elisha Beckwith was born in Lyme, Conn. in 1718, and died in White Plains, N.Y.., October 28, 1776. He was a private soldier in the 6th Battalion of Gen. Wadsworth's Connecicut State Brigade, commanded by Col Chester, in which he enlisted in June, 1776. He participated in the Battles of Long Island and White Plains. He was killed in the Battle of White Plains. (Conn. Men in the Rev. p. 413) On learning of their father's death his four sons, Roswell, Samuel, Nathan, and Abner immediately enlisted.

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Elisha Beckwith's Timeline

1718
1718
Lyme, New London, Connecticut
1753
October 24, 1753
Age 35
Lyme, New London County, Connecticut, United States
1757
September 1757
Age 39
Lyme, New London County, Connecticut, United States
1770
1770
Age 52
1776
October 28, 1776
Age 58
White Plains, Westchester County, New York, United States
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