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Oliver Hartshorn

Birthplace: Mansfield, Tolland, CT, USA
Death: Died in Lisbon, New London, CT, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Hartshorn and Sarah Hartshorn
Husband of Hannah Prentice Hartshorn
Father of Clarissa Emeline Armstrong; Royal Hartshorn; Oliver Hartshorn, Jr.; Ira Hartshorn; Miranda Hartshorn and 2 others

Managed by: Alice Zoe Marie Knapp
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About Oliver Hartshorn

  • Daughters of American Revolution Ancestor #: A051938
  • Birth: 11-1-1761 FRANKLIN CONNECTICUT
  • Death: 12-18-1810 LISBON CONNECTICUT
  • Pension Number: *W
  • Service Description: 1) GEN WATERBURY

He served in the military in the Revolutionary War.10 Oliver Hartshorn enlisted in the Continental Army May 24, 1781 for one year. He was in Capt. Charles Meil's Company, Gen. Waterbury's State Brigade. He was in the action that was ordered to be raised for the defence of the Post at Horseneck and places adjacent and also to all guards raised for the defense of the seacoast from Horseneck to New Haven inclusive .... The force was composed of drafts from the militia and amounted to a brigade of two battalions (Mar 1781). In July it joined General Washington while he was encamped at Phillipsburg, and for some time after was under Heath's orders on the Winchester line. Oliver removed with his wife to Smith's Valley (now Randallsville), New York. There he had a saw mill and made wagon wheels. He was a merchant in Lisbon, Conn. and lived on the west bank of the Shetucket River near the present town of Baltic. He owned 166 acres in Lisbon and two acres in Franklin. (From the DAR Patriot Index, 52:356)


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Oliver Hartshorn's Timeline

November 1, 1761
Mansfield, Tolland, CT, USA
June 29, 1788
Age 26
St Lawrence, New York, United States
December 28, 1789
Age 28
New York
May 15, 1791
Age 29
June 3, 1793
Age 31
Lisbon, New London, Connecticut, United States
March 19, 1795
Age 33
September 11, 1798
Age 36
June 8, 1802
Age 40
December 18, 1810
Age 49
Lisbon, New London, CT, USA