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CHAFFEE, Abiel [Chaffe/Chafee] Sol applied 15 April 1818, Windham Co CT a resident of Woodstock CT. In 1820 sol was aged 58. Sol md Hannah Sargent or Sergent 24 July 1783 and sol died 26 April 1847 at Woodstock CT. Wid applied 15 July 1847 Woodstock, living with her son Hosea R. Chaffee who was then aged 40. In 1849 widow's age was shown as 83 and wid d 22 Nov 1850, leaving children: Nancy Chaffee, Sally S Russell, Martha Bacon, Hannah Coomes , Lemuel S Chaffee, Leonard Chaffee, who in 1820 was 16, and Hosea R Chaffee who in 1855 was of Woodstock. W25401, CT Line

(Extracted by Thom Mont Rev. War Index by Virgil D.White 1992 National Historical Pub. Co. p584)

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COOMBS, Anthony, R2284, MA Line, applied 15 May 1832 Lincoln Cty in Dist of E age 80 a resident of Hancock Cty ME about 10 miles from the main land on Fox Island, was b in Georgetown, MA (ME) [Sagadahoc Co, ME], d 20 Oct 1843 and his widow (not named) d 1 Mar 1846 leaving children; William COMBS,Susan ROBERTS, Sylvanus COMBS, Sally M---?---- & Christiana Anne.

(R2284, Genealogical Abstracts from Revolutionary War Pension Files, Virgil D. White)

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COMBS, Anthony, Lydia, MA Line, widow applied 6 Jun 1839 Cheshire Co, NH a resident of Winchester NYH [sic: Winchester, Cheshire Co, NH?] where she lived 57 years & previous to that lived in Douglas [Worcester Co] MA & soldier had died at Winchester NH on 15 Apr 1817. They had married sometime in Jul 1775, and their daughter, Phebe TURTELOT was born 23 Apr 1778& she stated she had a bro Stephen older than she was &he was born in Nov 1775. Their 4th [sic] child was Lydia PRENTISS of Winchester NJ [NH?] & she was b 6 Apr 1784. One George HILL of Swansey in Cheshire Hill (b 20 Dec 1776 but his relationship to Sol's family not stated) made affidavit.

(W16000, Genealogical Abstracts from Revolutionary War Pension Files, Virgil D. White)

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COMBS, Hosea, MA Line. Applied 25 May 1818 Hancock Co, in Dist of ME, aged 62. He enlisted at Brunswick [Cumberland Co] MA. In 1820, he was aged 64, a resident of Ilesborough [Islesboro, Waldo Co?], ME with a wife Judith COOMBS aged 49 & children: Deborah 28, Betsey 26, Solomon 19, Jeremiah 17, Hosea, Jr. 6 & Isaac aged 3.

(S36997, Genealogical Abstracts from Revolutionary War Pension Files, Virgil D. White)

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COMBS, John, R2185, CT & Continental Line, applied on 9 Sep 1833 Delaware Co,NY, a resident of Hamden [Delaware Co], NY. He was born in 1785 in Devonshire England, and removed to America before the Rev War, settling in Durham [Middlesex Co] CT where he lived at enlistment. He married in 1834, Concurrence SOUTHWORTH, a resident of Delaware Co, NY, aged over 76, and on 12 Mar 1834 one William ANDREWS of Delaware Co, NY stated his father William ANDREWS & his bro Thomas ANDREWS served with COMBS in the Revolutionary War. His widow had a brother Joseph SOUTHWORTH who also served in the Rev War.

(Genealogical Abstracts from Revolutionary War Pension Files, Virgil D. White)

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COMBS, John, Continental, MA & NH Lines, enlisted at Cambridge [Middlesex Co] MA, and applied 4 Apr 1818 in Hillsborough Co, NH, aged 63, a resident of Merrimack, NJ [sic, but Hillsborough Co, NH?]. In 1820 he stated he had 3 children at home, towit; a dau aged 30, a son Josiah aged 29, & son William aged 18. No wife was mentioned.

(Genealogical Abstracts from Revolutionary War Pension Files, Virgil D. White)

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COMBS, John or John COOMBS, Dorothy, W1724, BLW #14522-160-55, MA Line, applied on 1 Aug 1832 in Cumberland Co, ME, a resident of Harpswell [Cumberland Co], ME, where he lived at enlistment, and also where he married Dorothy or Dolly DINSLOW on May 1821. He was born in 1756 at Brunswick, MA (ME) [now-Cumberland Co, ME], and died in Dec 1842 or 30 Dec 1843. His widow applied on 13 Apr1853 in Cumberland Co, ME, aged 69, a resident of Harpswell, ME.

(Genealogical Abstracts from Revolutionary War Pension Files, Virgil D. White)

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COMBS, John, Eunice S., W1825, BLW #14503-160-55, MA Line, married Eunice SHEPARD on 2 Dec 1798 both were of Western in Worcester Co, MA & their marriage was recorded in Warren [Worcester Co] MA. He applied on 23 Oct 1832 inWorcester Co, MA, aged 75, a resident of Western MA, also where he had lived when he enlisted, and where he was born on 27 Jul 1757. His widow applied on 8 May 1849 in Worcester Co, MA, a resident of Warren MA. COMBS had died 17 Sep 1848, and his widow applied for BLW on 23 Apr 1855, in Worcester Co MA, aged 83. A Samuel E. BLAIR & Timothy JONES were witnesses to her affidavit.

(Genealogical Abstracts from Revolutionary War Pension Files, Virgil D. White)

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COMBS, Capt. John of Newburyport, Essex Co, MA. "John HUBBATT. Receipt dated Truro, Sept.19, 1777, signed by the Selectmen, for said HUBBATT and other prisoners landed from the British ship "Dimond," commanded by Capt. Charles FIELDING, who were captured Sept. 6, 1777, in the "Morning Star," merchant-vessel, commanded by Capt. John COMBS, of Newburyport [Essex Co, MA], and for whom an equal number of British prisoners were to be returned to Newport.

(Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, vol.8, Prepared by Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Wright and Potter Printing Co., Boston, 1900, pp. 444-445)

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COMBS or COOMBS, Joseph, MA & RI Line, applied 07 Sep 1832 in Worcester Co MA, aged 83, a resident of Douglas [Worcester Co] MA. He was b at Freetown [Bristol Co?] MA in1749 and moved to Douglas MA at the age of four.

(S19944, Genealogical Abstracts from Revolutionary War Pension Files, Virgil D. White)

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COMBS, Joseph, born 24 Sep 1740 (his age "transcribed many years ago from his fathers' bible into his own"), Middlesex Co, NJ, then relocated to, resided in, and entered service at Freehold Twp., Monmouth Co, NJ in June 1776 as a private in the NJ militia; subsequently elected a sergeant in Walton's Co. of Holmes Regmt..... Applied for and received Pension #5319 on 6/7/1832.

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Bob Combs from Rev. War Pension file #S2461 from the National Archives)

A Lewis GORDON & John HEADDEN made affidavits.

(S2461, Genealogical Abstracts from Revolutionary War Pension Files, Virgil D. White)

1835 Federal Military Pension Roll. Monmouth Co NJ. Joseph COMBS, Sergeant, New Jersey Militia; pension commenced 04 Mar 1831, age 93; placed on roll 11 Sep 1833, Annual Allowance $120; Sums Recd $360. (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. [New Jersey Section], Washington, D.C.: Duff Green, 1835)

1835 Monmouth Co, NJ Pension Roll. Name: Joseph COMBS Rank: Sergeant. Annual Allowance: 120 00 Sums Received: 360 00 Description of service: New Jersey militia When placed on the pension roll: September 11, 1833 Commencement of pension: March 4, 1831 Age: 93 Laws under which inscribed, increased or reduced OR.

(1835 Monmouth Co, NJ Federal Pension Roll Monmouth NJ US GenWeb Archives)

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COMBS, Joshua , MA Line, applied 09 Apr 1818, Warren Co, NY, aged about 54, a resident of Douglas [County?], NY where he was born. In 1820 he had a wife aged 53 with 6 children (5 boys, the oldest 19, & 1 girl aged 7) & 5 other children, of which a daughter, aged 26, & a son, aged 22, lived with him, and also his mother aged 79. In 1820, he was a resident of Warrensburgh [Warren Co], NY

(S43357, Genealogical Abstracts from Revolutionary War Pension Files, Virgil D. White)

Transcribed by Lin Combs from tombstones in a small cemetery located located behind the corral at Sit'n Bull Ranch Resort on the southern side of the confluence of the Schroon and Hudson Rivers in Warrensburg, NY overlooking the river:

JOSHUA COMBS, Died Apr. 14, 1853 AE. 89 yrs. There is a plaque from the Daughters of The American Revolution placed beside the tomstone that reads: Revolutionary War Soldier Joshua Combs Privateof Massachusetts, Born 1764, Died April 14, 1853, Marker Placed by Jane McCrea Chapter, DAR, May 18, 1997

ANNA, Wife of Joshua Combs, DIED May 31, 1814,AE ?? Yrs.
John B Combs, sone of H & E Combs died 18??
Emeline Combs, wife of George C. Hayes, born Feb 1826, died Oct 1896
Mary J. Combs, wife of Leander Bennett Sr., 1839-1909
Richard Combs, died Nov 10, 1888 AE 66 years Joshua is buried

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COMBS, Moses N., Continental & NJ Line, was born 02 Jan 1754, Newark, Essex Co, NJ & lived there at enlistment. He applied 18 Aug 1832 in Morris Co, NJ, a resident of Randolph NJ

(S2447, Genealogical Abstracts from Revolutionary War Pension Files, Virgil D. White)

Moses was on the 1835 Federal Military Pension Roll for Morris Co NJ, listed as Moses W. [sic] COMBS, Sergeant of Artillery, New Jersey Militia; pension commenced 04 Mar 1831, age 80 [b ca 1751]; placed on roll 11 Feb 1833, Annual Allowance $132; Sums Recd $396.

(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. [New Jersey Section], Washington, D.C.: Duff Green,1835)

Extracted by Combs Researcher Judi Stull and from Who Was Who During The American Revolution, compiled by the editors of Who's Who In America with Jerry Kail, p. 197 under New Jersey:

"COMBS, Moses Newell: manufacturer. Born Morris [sic] County, New Jersey, 1753; married Mary HAYNES; father of thirteen children (including David and Isaac); died April 12, 1834. COMBS became a tanner andshoemaker in Newark, New Jersey, circa 1781. In 1790 he became the first to export goods manufactured in Newark. In 1806, he was treasurer of the Springfield-Newark Turnpike Company. Co-founder and director of the Newark Fire Insurance Company, from 1794 to 1818 he conducted the first night school (also one of the first free schools) in the United States for his employees and apprentices. Combs died at the age of eighty-one."

According to the DAR File of Mrs. Marie Louise BEEMAN Beers (abstracted): RW Sgt. Moses Newell COMBS (1754-1834) enlisted, 1776, under Capt. Caleb SAYRES and subsequently served in BALDWIN'S artificers. His pension was allowed, in 1832, for one year's actual service as artificer and one as sergeant in New Jersey militia. He died in Morris County, N. J.; m. 1779 Mary HAYES (1760-1816).

(See Combs &c. of the DAR Volume 124) Combs Researcher Berta Lee McDonald adds: See also A HISTORY OF THE CITY OF NEWARK NEW JERSEY, Volume I, published by the Lewis Historical Publishing Company.

Notes: Conflicts include: birth in Morris Co, NJ vs. Essex Co, NJ; wife Mary HAYES vs. Mary HAYNES; and birth in 1753 vs. 1754.

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COOMBES, Nathaniel, Ensign on half pay of New Jersey Volunteers who died at Allentown [Monmouth Co], New Jersey. Administration to James TIDBURY, attorney for relictAlice COOMBES at Allentown. (Dec. 1822) (Extracted by Combs Researcher Birdie McNutt from English Estates of American Settlers American Wills and Administrations in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1800-1858. by Peter Wilson Coldham, © 1981, Published by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore)

Note: This record has been moved. Nathaniel COOMBES of Middlesex and Monmouth Cos, NJ was a Loyalist (Tory), not a Revolutionary (Patriot).

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Peter COMBE or COOMBE enlisted in the RW at Fort Montgomery [Orange Co], NY. He applied for his RW pension on 13 Apr 1818 Oswego Co, NY age 57 a res of Richland [Oswego Co], NY; and d on 8-20-1820. His widow, Rachel, applied 22 Jul 1839, Onondaga Co NY aged 78, a resident of Elbridge [Onandaga Co], NY, declaring that they married on 4-11-1784 at Palentine (then called Stone Arabia) in Montgomery Co NY, and their 4th son Charles COOMBE made aff'dt 22 Jul 1839 at Elbridge NY. Peter was b 1 Oct 1760 & his wife Rachael was b 3 Sep 1760. Children were Samuel b 1-26-1785, Peter, Jr. b 28 Nov 1786, Nicholas b 3 Aug 1789, Mary b 11 Feb 1792, Charles b 17 Apr 1794, William b 14 Mar 1796, Jonas b 27 May 1798 & Magdalena b 20 Oct 1800.

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Birdie Totty McNutt from RW Pension File W16217, Virgil D. White, Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files, (The National Historical Publishing Company, Waynesboro, Tennessee 1990), 722)

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[Heirs of?] Capt. Thomas COMBS, RW Service, New Jersey, d 07 Jan 1785, received RW Pension for 3 years, commencing 04 Mar 1789 in the amount of $96.00 for a total of $864 [9 years]

(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. [New Jersey Section], Washington, D.C.: Duff Green, 1835)

Notes: This appears to have been Capt.Thomas COMBS, Rangers, Middlesex Co, NJ, buried Old Tennent Church Cemetery, Monmouth Co, NJ.

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GOODRICH, Isaac b. 19 May 1753 at Sharon, Litchfield Co., CT and lived there at enlistment. Sold. md. there Sarah, b. 16 Sept 1758 the d/o Amos Merchant, in the fall of 1775 or 15 May 1777. He. applied 9 Oct 1832 Delaware Co NY. Sold. d. 16 Apr 1834 at Hamden NY, widow died there 21 Aug 1839, leaving children: Richard M; Eunice who md. Eli Bagley; Sally who md. Anson Combs; Juliann who md Edward Chase, and Hiram B. Children births were Amos 26 Nov 1776; Jane b. 25 Nov 1778 m Samuel Robertson or Richardson; Nanc b. 21 Jan. 1781; Richard b. 16 June 1784; Charles b. 21 Nov. 1786; Abbey b 14 an 1789; Hiram B., b 5 May 1791; Eunice b. 20 Aug. 1793; Sally b. 21 Feb 1796; Juliann b 21 April 1798. Solds. sister Sabra Weed was b. in March 1749; Solds. bro. Micah Goodrich was mentioned. Granddaughter Sally Ann, wife of Thomas Williams of Hamden NY. W17016 CT and Cont. Line.

(Extracted by Thom Montgomery Rev. War Index by Virgil D. White 1992 National Historical Pub. Co p1380

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GUTHRIE, Christian [Guttrick]  NY Line. Sold's brother Abel Guthrie of Augusta in Oneida Co NY was aged 67 stated his bro Christian was killed in the battle of Monmouth, the bro Abel made appl 18 Sept 1832 and on 6 Feb 1833 it was stated that Abel, james and Abraham were bros of solds and that Abraham d leaving chldren: Simeon Guthrie, Esther, wife of Frederick Kellogg, Sally, wife of Oliver Combs, Polly, wife of Erastus Wada?? [not clearly written], Abigail wife of Dep--?-- Mix and Eliza wife of Robert F. Williams.

BLW #1915-100, (Extracted by Thom Montgomery Rev. War Index by Virgil D. White 1992 National Historical Pub. Co p1461)

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HARRINGTON, William (Continental and MA line) applied 30 April 1818 Warren Co NY age 74 years 9 months, resident of Luzerne and sold. died there 14 May 1 820. He had lived at Douglass, MA at enlistment. He md. Comfort B. Combs in the fall of 1766 at Gloucester RI. Wid. applied 2 Feb 1838, Chautauqua NY age 57. Children shown were: Luna, the eldest b 6 Jan 1768, Jane wife of Andrew Irish and Hannah Thomas

W16596. (Extracted by Thom Montgomery Rev. War Index by Virgil D. White 1992 National Historical Pub. Co p1529)

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HILL JONATHON and Rosilla Sold. m. Rosillah [sic] Comvs "intentions were published 15 July 1776" both were of Douglass MA. Sold. d. 26 Nov 1830 at Winchester in Cheshire Co NH, and wid. applied there 6 June 1839 ae 80. Sold. and wife had 12 ch. but none were named. An Anthony Combs was referred to as having married Lydia, but their relationship to Sold's family wasn't given.

W16291 MA Line (Extracted by Thom Montgomery Rev. War Index by Virgil D. White 1992 National Historical Pub. Co p1637)

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KEEN, Jacob md Hannah Adams 1 Jan 1787 at Thomaston MA [ME] and sol died 17 June 1830. Stephen Coombs and David H. Tolman were witnesses to widow's affadavit.  Line BLW #3982-160-55.

MA Line (Extracted by Thom Montgomery Rev. War Index by Virgil D. White 1992 National Historical Pub. Co p1904.)

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KYLE, Ephraim [Koyle] at Windham or Londonderry NH and lived at Windham NH at enlistment and later moved to Bennington VT. In 1792 moved to Canada and in 1803 was living in Kitley in Johnston Dist. of Upper Canada. He md shortly after to his 2nd wife by whom he had no children. She d. 6 Sept 1844 in Kitley. He md. in Londonderry NH to one Abigail Reading wid of John M. Kincaid who was killed in battle of Bennington Hills while serving with Ephraim Kyle. Sold. d. 25 August 1838 at Kitley leaving 3 sons and 3 dtrs: Ephraim the oldest son who was born at Bennington VT, Peter, William, Jane, Sarah and Abigail On 25 Feb 1847 the son Ephraim, a res. of Kitley in Canada age 64 stating he was born in 1781 and he applied in Jefferson Co for himself and surviving ch: to wit: William and Peter Kyle, both in London District of West. Canada; Jane the wife of David Combs of St. Clair Co., MI; Sarah, wife of Peter Wells of Boylston in Oswego Co NY [still there 1852] and Abigail, widow of Rhodes Streeter in DeKalb in St. Lawrence Co., NY. 

R6065 NH Line. (Extracted by Thom Montgomery from Rev. War Index by Virgil D. White 1992 National Historical Pub. Co p1988.)

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McDANIEL, John [McDonald] md Elizabeth Coombs 16 March 1795 at Brunswick in Cumberland Co MA [ME]. He applied 11 August 1832 in Lincoln Co MA [ME] age 68. He lived in Topsham in Lincoln Co MA [ME] at enlistment and he was there in [1764?]. Wid applied 23 Jan 1849 at Penobscot ME age 87. Sol died 16 Sept 1841.

W47465, R6688, MA Line (Extracted by Thom Montgomery from Rev. War Index by Virgil D. White 1992 National Historical Pub. Co page 2264.)

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NUTTING, Abel b. at Groten, MA. He married Rhoda Coombs 12 Aug 1785 at Bath, MA [ME] and d. 18 Jan 1828. He applied for a pension 11 Apr 1818 in Lincoln Co., MA [ME] aged 59. In 1820 he had a wife Rhoda age 52 and children Deliverance 18, Rhoda 16, James 6 and Irene 2. Widow m. William Green of Scoggin Co., ME and Alfred and Charles Spears were witness to the BLW application. Wid applied 17 July 1849 Cumberland Co ME age 81.

MA Line W25656 BLW #24157-160-55 (Extracted by Thom Montgomery from Rev. War Index by Virgil D. White 1992 National Historical Pub. Co. p2527

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PETERS, James, md Susannah Combs in 1784 at Gloucester RI and applied for pension 7 May 1818, Bershire [sic] Co. MA in 1820. Sold had moved to Cheshire Co NH and was age 66 with a wife age 66 and they had 12 children but only one still at home. Wid appld 5 Sept 1838 at Swansey NH age 82. Sold. d. 6 Oct 1825. Children's births shows were: Jeptha 14 Dec 1784; Reuben 2 Aug 1786; James 2 June 1788; Thankful 16 July 1790; John 18 Sept 1792; Jesse 16 June 1795; Barnabas 1 Feb 1797. Sold's dtr Thankful Taylor made affadavit 29 March 1839

MA W26877. (Extracted by Thom Montgomery from Rev. War Index by Virgil D. White 1992 National Historical Pub. Co p2668.)

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PRATT, Sylvanus, was b 23 Feb 1761 at Middlebury MA & he lived at Pelham MA at enlist. and after the Rev he lived in "Caroline," Va and NY. It was stated on 9 Apr. 1843 from Whitestown, NY that sold had left there in 1836 to go to Otsego Co NY and had not been heard from since, and his widow [not named] was then living with a daughter [not named] the mother of Sylvanus Combs.

MA and RI Line, S11269 (Extracted by Thom Montgomery from Rev. War Index by Virgil D. White 1992 National Historical Pub. Co p2761.)

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REQUA, Isaac md Henrietta d/o William and Catherine [Ogden] Paulding in the Spring of 1784. Wid's father Wm Paulding was a Comissary Genl during the Rev & after the Battle of White Plains NY he moved with his family from Tarrytown NY to Bedford NY both in Westchester Co NY and later moved to Dutchess Co NY and immediately after the end of the Rev he moved back to Tarrytown NY at which time sold lived with his father Gloade Requa at Tarrytown NY. Sold d in Feb 1826 and his wid applied 12 July 1847at Tarrytown NY age 80 on 9 Oct 1846. Wid's parents family data....Sold's son Samuel Requa aged 56 made affadvit, the following family tree of Glode [sic] Requa who came from France was shown and his ch were; Glode Jr., John md an Acker, James who m a Conklin, Daniel who md a Martling, May or Mary who md a McFarling, Margaret who md a Sam'l Husted, and Susan who md an Acker. ... Children of Glode Requa Jr., wife's name not clear & their children were Mary md John Van Vort, Isaac the Rev Sold who md Henrietta Paulding & had no children, Gabriel md.a Maittry, Samuel md a Van Vort, Daniel md an Acker, Margaret md John Highfield, James md a Hilliker, Amy md John Delaney, and Glode Requa the third, not married ...Children of Sold's uncle James Requa & his wife --?--Conklin Requa were Gabriel md an Oakley, James md a Garison, Joseph md Jacob Meach's daughter, Daniel, John md a Knapp, James m. Mary Zeller, Jane md James McLin, Glode md Samuel Combs' daughter, William md a Mr "Hunt's" daughter [not clearly written, Elijah md Squire Combs' daughter, Sarah md. a Chattaton?, Isaac md Aaron Clement's daughter, and Gilbertmd a Barker.... This family data was shown as a tree with branches and some of the names may be questionable as the writing was rather small.

NY Line, W24733  See Nat'l Archives Series M804 roll 2024. (Extracted by Thom Montgomery from Rev. War Index by Virgil D. White 1992 National Historical Pub. Co p2851 noting that this is only a partial abstract)

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SMALL, Ephraim applied 16 July 1832 Kennebec Co ME. He was b 1760 Harpswell MA [ME] and he lived there until 1782,then moved to Bowdoin MA [ME]. He md Dorcas Coombs 26 April 17801, both were of Harpswell MA [ME]. Sol d 8 Jan 1842 in Bowdoin ME and his widow lived theer when she applied 5 April 1843 in Kennebec Co ME. A son Amos Small age 48 was a resident of Bowdoin ME in April 1843 and he stated his parents had 13 children but did not give their names.

MA Line, W22269. (Extracted by Thom Montgomery from Rev. War Index by Virgil D. White 1992National Historical Pub. Co p3165.)

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STAPLES, Stephen [Staple] md Charity Coombs 17 July 1780 at Brunswick in Cumberland Co MA [ME]. Sold died in May 1814. Wid applied 29 Aug 1838 at Lisbon in Liuncoln Co. ME age 77. One Hosea Staples of Lisbon ME made affadavit in 1838 but no relationship was given.

MA Line W25085 (Extracted by Thom Montgomery from Rev. War Index by Virgil D. White 1992 National Historical Pub. Co p3298.)

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TEMPLE, John affdavit 5 Dec 1851 and signed power of attorney for himself and his sister Betsey Whitmore as heirs of deceased soldier and widow. Sold's wife Mary had applied 13 Feb 1843 Lincoln Co ME aged 86. He md Mary Mason 25 April 1786 and died 13 Jan 1842 at Bowdoinham ME aged 85 years 3 months and 6 days. Family data in order written: Mary d/o Josiah Parlin and his wife Mary was b 6 Dec 176?, Josiah Parlin b 5 May 1730, Sarah Hutchins b 5 Oct 1734, John s/o John and Sarah Temple b 7 Oct 1756 and d 13 Dec 1756 "his" wid Sarah Temple md last day of Feb 1765 to Josiah Parline and their first son was 15 Feb and died 19 Feb 176?, Sarah b 28 Dec 1766, Josiah s/o Josiah and Sarah Parlin b 24 Mar 1769, "Elisah" s/o Josiah and Sarah Parlin b 28 Nov 1771. The wid Sarah Parline d 12 Sept 1808. John Temple b 23 Jan 1787 and d 7 July 1802, Betsey Temple b 23 May 1790, Abijah Temple b 26 May 1792. In 1820 Sold had referred to Charity Coombs age 17 who lived with him [he had taken her to raise] Boston MA but no relationship to Sold's widow was given.

Continental and MA Line. W26515 (Extracted by Thom Montgomery from Rev. War Index by Virgil D. White 1992 National Historical Pub. Co p3445.)

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WOODRUFF, Gad md Azuba Hart 2 Nov 1781, sold lived at Lenox in Berkshire Co MA when he enl. sold. d 12 Feb 1783 and his widow md 2nd Ebenezer Comes 2 or 24 June 1783 & she died 4 May 1838. Wid applied 7 May 1845 at Litchfield in Herkimer Co NY, wid d 4 Sept 1848. It was not stated whether sold and widow had any children or not, widow (Azuba Hart Comes, former widow) and her 2nd husband Ebenezer Comes children were: Betsy b 17 Jan 1786 and she died 14 Feb 1797, Polly b 6 May 1789 and d 22 Apr 1805, Clarissa b 3 Aug 1794 and she d 18 Apr 1826, Ebenezer b 31 May 1798 and m Marthy Ball 16 Dec 182, Elizabeth b 12 Jan 1801 and she md. Chester Derby 25 Feb 1822, Nancy b 15 June 1803 and d. 19 Dec 1800 [sic!!], James b. 1 Sept 1805 and he md a Nancy Mason 5 Feb 1829. Sold's wife Azubah Hart was b. 12 Feb 1763, Lenory or Lenora Comes was b 24 Jul 1784 and she md Ebenezer Cook 16 Jan 1807. Sol's wid d 4 Sept 1848 leaving children: Ebeenzer Comes, James R. Comes, Elizabeth Derby and Lenora Bacon, a Nathaniel and Joseph Ball were witnesses but no kinship was stated. Wid's son Ebenezer Comes made affadavit 22 Jan 1849 in Herkimer Co NY.

W18967 MA Line (Extracted by Thom Montgomery from Rev. War Index by Virgil D. White 1992 National Historical Pub. Co p3945.)

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