John Roberts of Rhode Island

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John Roberts, II

Birthplace: Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, Colonial America
Death: October 03, 1842 (82)
Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Roberts, Sr., of Rhode Island and Susannah Roberts
Husband of Margery Roberts; Ednah Roberts and Sarah Roberts
Father of Hannah Chase Mead; Erexena Baker; Betsey Roberts; Christopher Roberts; David Roberts and 3 others
Brother of Ezekiel Roberts; Elizabeth Roberts; Marcy Roberts; Lt. Peter Roberts; Rachel Roberts and 5 others

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About John Roberts of Rhode Island


Military History:

American Revolutionary War:

John Roberts served at a Member of the Green Mountain Boys under the Command of Ebenezer Allen. He was with Allen at the Capture of Fort Ticonderoga May 10, 1775.

Later he enlisted for a Three Year term, February 19, 1777 at Manchester, Vermont. Serving under Captain Gideon Brownson's Company, Colonel Seth Warner's Continental Regiment. In this unit he Served as a Drummer.

During that 3 year term of service he was engaged at the Battles of Hubbardton, Bennington and at the surrender of Burgoyne (at Saratoga).

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John Roberts of Rhode Island's Timeline

October 4, 1759
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, Colonial America
Manchester, Bennington, Vermont, USA
December 11, 1782
Manchester, Bennington, Vermont, USA
July 25, 1784
Manchester, Bennington, Vermont, USA
July 25, 1784
February 15, 1786
Manchester, Bennington, Vermont, USA
March 14, 1788
Manchester, Bennington County, VT, United States
February 6, 1795
Manchester, Bennington, VT, United States