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Samuel Edgecomb, Jr.

生日 (82)
出生地 Groton, New London County, Connecticut
逝世 1843年2月25日 (82)
New London, New London County, Connecticut, United States
葬于 Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
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Deacon Samuel EdgecombDorothy Edgecomb之子
Katherine EdgecombRachel Denison Edgecomb的丈夫
Mary Edgecomb; Julie Williams; Samuel Edgecomb; Sarah Edgecomb; Albert Edgecomb, Deacon另外4个之父
Catherine Edgecomb; Dorthy Williams; David Edgecomb; Elizabeth Walworth; Gilbert Edgecomb另外4个的兄弟

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About Samuel Edgecomb, Jr.

Steven Kelley: Researching this individual to identify if this is the Samuel Edgecomb wounded in the Battle of Fort Griswold in 1781

Wounded and Paroled: includes the name of Samuel Edgecomb, Jr.

From Connecticut Pensioners (Source Information: United States Senate. Report from the Secretary of War, in Obedience to Resolutions of the Senate of the 5th and 30th of June, 1834, and the 3d of March, 1835, In Relation to the Pension Establishment of the United States. [Connecticut Section], WASHINGTON, D.C.: Duff Green, 1835):

Name: Samuel Edgecomb - Rank: Private - Annual Allowance: 48 00 - Sums received: 493 86 - Description of service: Ledyard's regiment - When placed on the pension roll: December 8, 1824 pension date: November 20, 1824 - Age: - Laws under which inscribed, increased or reduced: April 10, 1806. [end]

American Revolutionary War Rejected Pensions [database online]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2000. Original data: Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions. Washington, D.C.: n.p., 1852:

Name: Samuel Edgecomb - State: Connecticut - Location: Groton, New London - Reason: He did not serve six months.

On February 1, 1837, H.R. Bill 898 was passed:

Mr. Morgan, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill...

"A BILL for the relief of Samuel Edgcomb - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to place the name of Samuel Edgcomb, of the county of New London, and State of Connecticut, on the roll of revolutionary pensioners of the United States, and pay him the sum of twenty dollars per annum, from and after the fourth of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, during his natural life."

"(Samuel) became famous for his efforts to fight off British troops during the Revolutionary War by effectively throwing 18-pound shots, one with each hand, over the walls of Fort Griswold in Groton." source: The Conservation Fund website: Sheep Farm property in Groton. http://www.conservationfund.org/connecticut/sheep-farm-groton

"Samuel E was ploughing for rye at the time of the alarm and left for the fort at once not stopping to loose his oxen. He was 21 years of age and died at the age of 83 years at the old homestead on the west slope of Fort Hill in the same house in which he was born. His brother Gilbert was carried away prisoner." source: The Battle of Groton Heights: A Collection of Narratives, Official Reports ...By William Wallace Harris, p. 51

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Samuel Edgecomb, Jr.的年谱

1760
1760年2月28日
Groton, New London County, Connecticut
1789
1789年9月24日
29岁
CT, USA
1792
1792年12月26日
32岁
Groton, New London, CT, USA
1794
1794年5月29日
34岁
New London, New London, CT, USA
1796
1796年1月7日
35岁
Groton, New London, CT, USA
1797
1797年9月30日
37岁
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
1800
1800年3月16日
40岁
New London County, Connecticut, United States
1802
1802年1月2日
41岁
New London, New London, CT, USA