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Elizabeth Dyar MP (b. - 1818)

Joseph Dyar was a sea captain, and he was the leader of the "Indians" at the Boston Tea Party. His wife was one of those who prepared and applied the stain used.

3/23/2017 3/23/2017

Capt. Joseph Dyar MP (1747 - 1783)

Joseph Dyar was a sea captain, and he was the leader of the "Indians" at the Boston Tea Party. His wife was one of those who prepared and applied the stain used. During the American Revolution, he wa...

1/21/2012 3/23/2017

Ambrose Emery MP (1739 - 1824)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of Private. DAR Ancestor # A036530 More on ancestry & descendants here at John & Anthony's Book / Emery Family Research Associati...

7/8/2010 10/14/2016

James Stark MP (1757 - 1818)

DAR Ancestor # A108963 James Stark left home when only fourteen years old, and joined General John Stark. He was made a Captain at the "Boston Tea Party" in 1773, and was with General Stark at the ba...

3/15/2010 2/22/2016

Samuel Howard MP (1752 - 1797)

Samuel HOWARD [Parents] was born about 1752 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. He died in Jan 1797 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. He married Anna LILLIE on 3 Apr 1777 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachuse...

6/8/2007 2/6/2016

Henry Bass MP (1739 - 1813)

The Loyal Nine: When the Sons of Liberty first formed in the summer of 1765, the group was originally known as the Loyal Nine, which consisted of nine Boston shopkeepers and artisans: John Avery Jr...

2/22/2009 12/17/2015

Asa Copeland MP (1756 - 1797)

Asa Copeland Family tradition is that Asa , at the age of seventeen, was present at the Boston Tea Party. Asa Copeland, then about nineteen years old, was among the list of men mustered in Suffolk ...

11/13/2014 7/12/2015

Zachariah Hicks MP (1755 - 1842)

Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Escorted George Washington on his visit to Boston in 1789. Member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company. According to Drake he was a member of the Boston Tea ...

4/6/2013 6/13/2015

Col. John May MP (1748 - 1812)

John May served as a colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. He was also a participant in the Boston Tea Party. History of above portrait of John May John May was born in Pomf...

10/14/2008 1/24/2015

Edward Compton Howe MP (c.1742 - 1821)

Edward Compton Howe was born in 1742 and died in September of 1821 in Boston, Massachusetts. He is buried in the Central Burying Ground, Tomb 87. He was a participant in the Boston Tea Party. from: R...

11/26/2008 11/16/2014

Capt. Thomas Urann MP (1722 - 1792)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS. DAR Ancestor # A118161 Thomas Urann was a volunteer guard on the “Dartmouth” on the night of the tea protest. He became a member of the Masonic...

10/13/2014 10/13/2014

John Gammell MP (1752 - 1828)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor # A043455 From Bostonteapartyship.com. (2017). John Gammell -. [online] Available at: [Accessed 17 Jan. 2...

10/13/2014 10/13/2014

Maj. Samuel Barnard MP (1737 - 1792)

MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS OF THE REVOLUTION: Barnard, Samuel, Watertown.Captain of a company in Col. Thomas Gardner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 6 days; al...

10/3/2014 10/3/2014

William Russell MP (1748 - 1784)

Participated in the Boston Tea Party. He was imprisoned in England for 33 months as a rebel to the British government. William Russell was born in Boston, May 24th, 1748 and aside from his tea protes...

9/19/2014 9/19/2014

Samuel Sprague MP (1753 - 1844)

Samuel Sprague was born in Hingham, Massachusetts on December 22, 1753, and died at Boston on June 20, 1844. Just before the Revolution, he was a member of the famous Boston Tea Party that threw overbo...

6/12/2008 9/19/2014

Eleazer Gay MP (1748 - 1823)

Eleazer Gay was a participant in the Boston Tea Party.

7/14/2009 9/18/2014

Dr. Benjamin Church (August 24, 1734 – 1778) was effectively the first Surgeon General of the United States Army, serving as the "Chief Physician & Director General" of the Medical Service of the Conti...

6/5/2008 9/18/2014

Benjamin Burton MP (1749 - 1835)

Benjamin Burton served in the army in the American Revolutionary War. Source: Mass. S & S of Rev. Vol. 2 page 923 He was also a participant in the Boston Tea Party.

9/18/2014 9/18/2014

Seth Ingersoll Browne MP (1750 - 1809)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of MINUTE MAN. DAR Ancestor # A015866 Seth Brown, born in 1750, was 23 when he participated in the Boston Tea Party. He was a hous...

9/1/2012 9/17/2014

John Rowe MP (1715 - 1787)

John Rowe (1715–1787) was a property developer and merchant in 18th century Boston, Massachusetts. As a merchant, John Rowe's most famous cargo was the tea that played a starring role in the Boston Tea...

5/5/2013 4/25/2014

The first published account of the Boston Tea Party by a participant was recorded from the words of Joshua Wyeth. He was just sixteen when he joined other patriots in boarding the tea ships in Boston H...

3/15/2014 3/15/2014

Jeremiah Kinne MP (1702 - 1798)

Daughters of American Revolution Ancestor #: A065306 Service: CONNECTICUT Rank: CIVIL SERVICE Birth: 30 Aug 1702 SALEM ESSEX CO MASSACHUSETTS Death: 24 Jun 1798 VOLUNTOWN WINDHAM CO CONNECTICUT ...

7/15/2008 5/24/2013

Joseph Shedd MP (1732 - 1812)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS. DAR #A102331

5/7/2013 5/7/2013

Peter Slater, Sr. MP (1760 - 1831)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of MATROSS. DAR #A105011

7/26/2008 5/7/2013

James Starr MP (1740 - 1830)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS (SOLDIER, SAILOR). DAR #A109060

2/22/2010 5/7/2013

Phineas Stearns MP (1737 - 1792)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor #: A109425 Phineas Stearns was engaged in the Battle of Lexington and served in the Burgoyne campaign. ...

7/5/2008 5/7/2013

Col. John Crane MP (1744 - 1805)

Participant in Boston Tea Party at age of 29; one of two dressed as "an indian". Later a colonel in the Revolutionary War. From a historical record: For the following sketch I am indebted to the Hon....

5/26/2008 4/12/2013

Edmund Sears-Boston Tea Party MP (1712 - 1796)

"Edmond /SEARS/"

DAR Ancestor #: A101047 Added by Elwin C. Nickerson about this Ancestor- with citations- Proofs- noted/ Capt Edmund Sears SPM p. 88, No 44 Edmund Sears and his wife were admitted to the church in E...

6/20/2008 4/11/2013

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS - RHODE ISLAND with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A108796 Ebenezer Stevens was a Major General in the United States Army. He...

12/20/2009 4/10/2013

James Stoddard MP (1756 - 1833)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of ARTIFICER. DAR #A109720 Worked as a Boston shipwright. In addition to his role in the tea protest(Boston Tea Party), he served ...

5/21/2009 4/9/2013

James Swan MP (1754 - 1831)

"swann"

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of MAJOR. DAR Ancestor #: A111519 Born in Scotland, came to New England in 1765, settled in Boston, MA. Fought at Lexington, Conco...

1/17/2009 4/8/2013

Abraham Tower, Twin MP (1752 - 1832)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of SERGEANT. DAR Ancestor #: A115234 * Updated from MyHeritage Match via mother Bethiah Tower (born Nichols) by SmartCopy : Sep 20 2...

4/6/2013 4/6/2013

Gen. Amasa Davis MP (1744 - 1825)

Amasa Davis was born in 1745 and participated in the Boston Tea Party. He entered the Revolutionary Army to become the quartermaster of one of the Boston Regiments. He earned the rank of Brigadier Gene...

1/27/2010 4/6/2013

Thomas Porter MP (b. - 1800)

Little is known about Thomas Porter aside from his role in the Boston Tea Party; except that he was a prominent merchant of Boston and later died in Alexandria, Virginia in June of 1800. from: Sour...

4/6/2013 4/6/2013

James Foster Condy MP (b. - 1809)

James Condy was a bookseller merchant in Boston before the Revolution and his part in the Boston Tea Party. His business was on Union Street opposite a large cornfield. He died in Haverhill, Massachuse...

4/5/2013 4/5/2013

Gilbert Colesworthy MP (1744 - 1818)

Gilbert Colesworthy, born in 1744, was a Boston caulker who took part in the Boston Tea Party along with his fellow patriots. He moved to Nantucket Island in the years before his death and later died i...

4/3/2013 4/3/2013

Dr. Elisha Story MP (1743 - 1805)

Dr. Elisha Story (1743–1805), a member of the Sons of Liberty who took part in the Boston Tea Party in 1773. Served in Revolution, Laucetta W. Dickinson's DAR # 85710. Member of the Boston tea Party, S...

12/30/2007 4/2/2013

Robert Sessions MP (1752 - 1836)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of LIEUTENANT. DAR Ancestor # A101995 Robert Sessions was born in Pomfret, Connecticut March 15th, 1752 and aside from his partici...

12/18/2011 4/2/2013

Bartholomew Trow MP (1736 - 1806)

DAR #A116187

4/1/2013 4/1/2013

Thomas Wells MP (1746 - 1810)

3/27/2013 3/27/2013

John Whitehead MP (1737 - 1783)

John Whitehead participated in the Boston Tea Party. DAR #A124462

3/27/2013 3/27/2013

David Williams MP (1759 - 1836)

"(Rev. War)"

David Williams was born in Tarrytown, New York in 1759, and worked as a farmer, but in 1775 he joined the Continental Army after his role in the Boston Tea Party. He served under General Richard Montgo...

6/8/2008 3/26/2013

Thomas Dana MP (1753 - 1787)

Participated in the Boston Tea Party. DAR #A029499

3/26/2013 3/26/2013

Thomas Williams MP (1754 - 1817)

Thomas Williams, born in 1754 in Roxbury, was one of the minutemen in Captain Moses Whiting’s company at the Battles of Lexington and Concord. He, along with his brother-in-law Thomas Dana, met at the ...

3/26/2013 3/26/2013

Nathaniel Willis MP (1755 - 1831)

Nathaniel Willis 1755-1831 Nathaniel Willis was one of the younger patriots who participated in the Boston Tea Party protest. He was only 18 years old when the protest was carried out. Willis was a p...

5/11/2011 3/26/2013

Samuel Gore MP (1751 - 1831)

Samuel Gore was born in 1751 and worked as a house painter in Boston. In addition to his role in the Boston Tea Party, Gore was also the first treasurer of the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics Associ...

11/4/2012 3/26/2013

Nathaniel Barber MP (1722 - 1797)

DAR #A005887

3/25/2013 3/25/2013

Moses Grant MP (1744 - 1817)

Ref. Boston Mariages 1762 - m1773; city DOCUMENT 101 PAGE 50

12/21/2012 3/25/2013

John Hooton MP (1754 - 1844)

John Hooton, an oarmaker, was born September 4th, 1754 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was a Boston Tea Party participant and Revolutionary militiaman. He was placed on the enlistment list for service as ...

3/25/2013 3/25/2013

Thomas Bradlee MP (1744 - 1805)

Thomas Bradlee, along with his brother Nathaniel, was a part of the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics Association and worked alongside distinguished figures such as Paul Revere and Benjamin Russell. H...

10/25/2008 3/25/2013

Ezekiel Cheever MP (c.1720 - c.1793)

DAR Information: CHEEVER, EZEKIEL Ancestor #: A021293 Service: MASSACHUSETTS Rank(s): COMMISARY, GENERAL Birth: (BAPTISED) 5-15-1720 CHARLESTOWN MASSACHUSETTS Death: (ANTE) 1793 BOSTON MASSACHUSETT...

10/4/2010 3/25/2013

John Fulton MP (1733 - 1790)

John Fulton was born in 1736 and married Sarah Bradlee in 1762. After the war, they both moved to Medford, Massachusetts, where John Fulton died on November 9th, 1790. John was a participant in the Bos...

10/25/2008 3/24/2013

Josiah Wheeler MP (1743 - 1817)

Josiah Wheeler 1743-1817, Capt. Rev. Army, Dorchester Hts., participant in the Boston Tea Party Commanded a company of Minute Men DAR #A123977

10/27/2007 3/24/2013

MARY (Molly) Sawin, b. 1756, m. Wm. Cox,* and followed his fortunes as farmer's wife through Cambridge, Dorchester, where 6 of her ch. were b., Maiden, Woburn, and Charlestown, Mass., and in March, 180...

3/19/2007 3/24/2013

Sarah Fulton MP (1740 - 1835)

"Mother of Boston Tea Party"

Mother of the Boston Tea Party DAR Ancestor # A042592 Sarah Bradlee by Maggiemac Wife and Sister of American Patriots Sarah Bradlee was born on December 24, 1740, in Dorchester, Massachusetts –...

10/25/2008 3/24/2013

Nathaniel Bradlee MP (1745 - 1813)

"Nathaniel Bradley"

Daughters of American Revolution Ancestor #: A013538 Service: MASSACHUSETTS Rank(s): CIVIL SERVICE, PATRIOTIC SERVICE Birth: 2-17-1746 DORCHESTER SUFFOLK CO MASSACHUSETTS Death: 5-8-1813 BOSTON S...

10/25/2008 3/24/2013

Josiah Bradlee MP (1754 - 1798)

Josiah Bradlee, born in 1754, was a participant in the Boston Tea Party and later enlisted in the Revolutionary Army with his brothers. He died in 1798 and is buried in the Central Burying Ground, Bost...

10/25/2008 3/24/2013

John Hicks MP (1725 - 1775)

John Hicks of Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was defending Cambridge from British soldiers as they retreated from Concord and Lexington. He died from action with them along the road back to their base in...

3/24/2013 3/24/2013

David Bradlee MP (1742 - 1811)

David Bradlee, born in 1742, rose to the rank of Captain in the Revolutionary Army. It is known that he was an active member of the Masonic Association of St. Andrew’s Lodge and a participant in the Bo...

10/25/2008 3/23/2013

Thomas Bolter MP (1735 - 1811)

Thomas Bolter was born on April 23rd, 1735 in Boston, Massachusetts and was a participant in the Boston Tea Party. Bolter worked as a housewright [working for John Crane], a fireman, and a retailer. Af...

1/4/2009 3/23/2013

Capt. Henry Prentiss MP (1749 - 1821)

Cap. Henry Prentiss participated in the Tea Party at the age of 24. He was born on March 7th, 1749 and died on August 31, 1821 when he was 73 years old. Other than his role in the destruction of tea,...

3/23/2013 3/23/2013

Lendall Pitts MP (1747 - 1787)

Lendall Pitts, born in 1747, was an active patriot of Boston and a merchant. In addition to his role in the Boston Tea Party, he was the captain of a volunteered company, helped Major Barber and Colone...

8/17/2009 3/23/2013

Benjamin Rice MP (1723 - 1796)

Benjamin Rice was born in 1723 at North Brookfield. Aside from participating in the Boston Tea Party, he was a militia captain and occasional town representative. On December 7th, 1773, days before the...

11/30/2008 3/23/2013

Francis Akeley, Sr., Rev. War militiaman MP (c.1731 - 1775)

"Eckley"

Francis participated in the Boston Tea Party in December 1773. Per family tradition, he died at the Battle of Bunker Hill in June 1775 (fought on Breed's Hill).

6/7/2009 3/22/2013

Thomas Fracker MP (1751 - 1825)

Thomas Fracker was born on June 2nd, 1751 and made his living as a shipmaker. In addition to playing a role in the Boston Tea Party, Fracker helped build ships for the Boston Navy in Union Wharf. Frack...

6/30/2010 3/22/2013

Major Robert Davis MP (1747 - 1798)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of CAPTAIN. DAR Ancestor #: A030611 Robert Davis, an importer of groceries and liquors, born in 1747, was a participant in the Bos...

1/27/2010 3/22/2013

Maj Joseph Pearse Palmer MP (1750 - 1797)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of QUARTERMASTER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A086687 Birth: 7-31-1750 BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS Death: 6-25-1797 WOODSTOCK VERMONT Serv...

8/18/2011 3/22/2013

Joseph Bassett MP (1749 - 1817)

Birth: Sep. 3, 1749 Massachusetts, USA Death: Mar. 6, 1817 Massachusetts, USA Age 68. He took part in the "Boston Tea Party." Family links: Parents: Nathaniel Bassett (1717 - 1814) Hannah...

11/13/2012 3/22/2013

Maj. General Nathanael Greene (Continental Army) MP (c.1742 - c.1786)

"Major General Nathanael Greene", "Continental Army"

A Patriot of the American Revolution for RHODE ISLAND with the rank of MAJOR GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A047219 NATHANAEL GREENE AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION "It had been happy for me if I could have...

3/20/2007 3/22/2013

Samuel Hammond MP (1748 - 1842)

Samuel Hammond participated in the Boston Tea Party dressed as an Indian. Source:

5/21/2009 3/22/2013

Samuel Foster MP (c.1700 - 1778)

Samuel Foster was a participant in the Boston Tea Party as well as a militiaman in the Revolutionary Army, where he achieved the rank of Captain. Foster died in 1778, only five years after the tea prot...

10/3/2009 3/22/2013

Benjamin Tucker, Jr. MP (1734 - 1806)

Benjamin Tucker Jr. was born in Leicester and was one of the first chartered members of the First Baptist Church in Worcester. He died September 3rd, 1806 at the age of 73. from:

6/5/2008 3/22/2013

Samuel Hobbs MP (1751 - 1823)

Samuel Hobbs was born in 1750 and became part of American history when he participated in the Tea Party when he was only 23 years old. Hobbs worked at a tannery in Sturbridge, MA. He later took over th...

7/25/2008 3/22/2013

Maj. Thomas Melvill MP (1751 - 1832)

"Melville"

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Thomas Melvill or Thomas Melville (1751-1832) of Boston, Massachusetts, was a merchant, member of the Sons of Liberty, participant in the Boston Tea Party, a majo...

12/1/2008 3/22/2013

George Robert Twelves Hewes MP (1742 - 1840)

"George Hughes"

DAR# A059133 George Robert Twelves Hewes Robert Hewes was born in Boston, on September 5th 1742. When the Boston Tea Party occurred he was 31 years old. In his early life Robert was not fortunate t...

8/9/2008 3/22/2013

Samuel Cooper MP (1757 - 1840)

Major Samuel Cooper was born in Boston Massachusetts on June 13, 1757 and died August 19, 1840 in Alexandra, Virginia, at the age of 83. The Revolutionary War record of this distinguished patriot was...

1/5/2013 3/22/2013

Thomas Crafts, Jr. MP (1740 - 1799)

Thomas Crafts (1740-1799) was a painter tradesman who participated in the Boston Tea Party. During the Revolutionary War he rose to the rank of Colonel and commanded the artillery unit where Paul Rever...

9/2/2012 3/22/2013

Paul Revere MP (1734 - 1818)

Paul Revere was an American silversmith and a patriot in the American Revolution ( DAR ancestor #A095546 ) He was celebrated after his death for his role as a messenger in the battles of Lexington an...

8/31/2007 3/22/2013

Amos Lincoln MP (1753 - 1829)

"Amos Lincoln was captain of artillery and was one of the intrepid band which in 1773 consigned the tea to the waters in Boston harbor.". DAR Ancestor #: A070400 Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of...

8/31/2007 3/22/2013