Moses Ayer, Sr.

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Moses Ayer, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Solon, Somerset, Maine, United States
Place of Burial: Sunset Cemetery
Immediate Family:

Son of Simon Ayer; Simon Ayer; Mary Ayer and Mary Ayer
Husband of Sarah Ayer and Sarah Unknown
Father of Moses H Ayer; Abigail Ayer; Moses Ayer, Jr.; Stephen Ayer; Martha Ayer and 11 others
Brother of Simon Ayer; Elizabeth Ayer; Abigail Ayer; <private> Ayer; Mary Ayer and 7 others

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About Moses Ayer, Sr.

Records: A letter to Marian Dunham Homan from the main State Library & the Daughters of the American Revolution froms submitted by Geneva A. Littlefield Franklin. Plus, another letter from Marian received from the State House Library in Boston, MA. Moses served several enlistments in the Revolutionary War & was a Marine on the ship, 'Hancock'. He was captured by the British ship, 'Rainbow' & sent to halifax as a prisoner of war (March 1777 - November 1777) until he escaped & went back to Boston. In 1791 he obtained Island 'H', on the Solon side of the Kennebec River, Solon, Somerset, Maine. This being a tract of 88 acres. Shortly afterward he got a small island adjacent (named, 'Ayer Island'). Of his ten children only two sons survived to manhood. He applied for a pension on April 22, 1818; which was granted.

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Moses Ayer, Sr.'s Timeline

1747
February 27, 1747
England
1775
1775
Age 27
Winthrop, Kennebec, Maine, United States
1779
July 7, 1779
Age 32
Of Bingham, Somerset, Maine, United States
1779
Age 31
1781
July 11, 1781
Age 34
Anson, Somerset, Maine
1781
Age 33
1783
1783
Age 35
1783
Age 35
Of, Maine, United States
1786
1786
Age 38