Lt. Colonel James Piper

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Lt. Colonel James Piper

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Northern Ireland, UK
Death: January 29, 1777 (37-46)
Brooklyn, New York, Kings County, New York, United States
Place of Burial: New York, Kings County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John James Piper and Margaret P Piper
Husband of Lucinda Piper
Father of John Piper; William Piper; Robert Piper; Margaret Piper; Jane Piper and 2 others
Brother of Jane Piper; Elizabeth Piper; Joseph Piper; Maj. Gen. John Michael Piper; Samuel Piper, Lt. and 22 others

Occupation: Lieutenant Colonel, Lt. Col. Rev. War Taken Prisoner by British
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About Lt. Colonel James Piper

Commissioned Lieut. Colonel, 1st Rifles, Pennsylvania Line, Continental Troops. Wounded, captured, died in captivity (on a prison ship) after Battle of Long Island 8/27/1776.


"Commandant 1st Battalion of Miles' Pennsylvania Rifle Regiment, 13th March, 1776; wounded and taken prisoner at Long Island, 27th August, 1776, and died September, 1776, while in captivity."

Fought with George Washington during the war.


DAR LIBRARY

  • PIPER, JAMES
  • Ancestor #:A089251
  • Service: PENNSYLVANIA
  • Rank(s): PATRIOTIC SERVICE, LIEUTENANT COLONEL
  • Birth: (CIRCA) 1735 IRELAND
  • Death: 1-29-1777 IN CAPTIVITY
  • Service Source:
  • HEITMAN, HIST REG OF OFFICERS OF THE CONT ARMY DURING THE WAR OF THE REV, P 443
  • Service Description:
  • 1) 1ST BATT RIFLE REGT
  • 2) PRISONER OF WAR
  • Residence:
  • 1) County: BEDFORD CO - State: PENNSYLVANIA
  • Spouse
  • Number 1) LUCINDA LONG

dar Lineages give dod for Lucinda Long as 1791 either 1805

See also report of great-grandson Morton Wistar Smith Of New York {SAR #16315 Supplemental} from Official bulletin of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Volumes 11-15 By Sons of the American Revolution June 1916 .p.36

Ref: Historical register of officers of the Continental Army during the war of War of the Revolution April, 1775, to December, 1783 By Francis Bernard Heitman 1893 .p.43 Miles Pennsylvania Rife Regiment Lieutenant-Colonel James Piper {1st battalion}, 13 March 1776 to 27 August 1776.

.p.330 "Piper, James {Pa}. Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant 1st Battalion of Miles' Pennsylvania Rifle Regiment, 13th March, 1776; wounded and taken prisoner at Long Island, 27th August, 1776, and died September, 1776, while in captivity."

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Lt. Colonel James Piper's Timeline

1735
1735
UK
1766
November 23, 1766
Somerset, Somerset County, PA, United States
1766
1777
January 29, 1777
Age 42
New York, Kings County, New York, United States
January 29, 1777
Age 42
New York, Kings County, New York, United States
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