Saturday, December 03, 2016

Monks Soldiers

Revolutionary War Soldier Jesse Goodrich

Jesse Goodrich was born 28 Oct 1759 in Windsor, Hartford Connecticut and married Dinah Bishop 16 Jan 1782 in Hancock, Berkshire, Massachusetts.

According to volume 6 page 591 of Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, 17 Vols.

Goodrich, Jesse. Private, Capt. William Douglas's co., Col. Benjamin Simons's detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; enlisted Dec 16, 1776; service to March 22, 1777, 96 days; detachment marched to Ticonderoca; also, same co. and detachment; muster roll dated Ticonderoga, Feb. 23, 1777; enlistment to expire March 15, 1777.

He later moved to Washington County, Pennsylvania and died in Knox County, Ohio.

The family connection going back is Phillips<Monks<Allison<Acheson<Ruple<Goodrich


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Munks, William (1762-1841) Military Service

William Munks, (1762-1841), enlisted 1777 under Capt. James Poe to assist in building Billing's Fort; was at the battle of Brandywine. He assisted in building Potter's Fort to protect the frontier and remained there one year. In 1781 he enlisted in the Northumberland County Rangers under Capt. Thomas Robinson and erected a fort at Bosley's Mill to prevent the Indians coming down the north branch of the Sus- quehanna. He was born in Dublin, Ireland; settled in Philadelphia 1773, then moved1 to Northumberland County. In 1832 he was granted a pension for six months actual service as private Pennsylvania troops.

Lineage book
By Daughters of the American Revolution
Published 1912
Item notes: v. 35

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Revolutionary Soldier John Stevenson

John Stevenson, the other son of Joseph Stevenson, was born in 1729, and for many years made his home in Cumberland county, Penn., where he was married, first to a Miss Mitchell, by which union he had two sons, named Joseph and George. His second wife was Jean McCombs, and their children were Mary, Robert, John, James, Margaret, Elizabeth, Jane and Anne. In 1781 he removed to Somerset township, Washington Co., Penn., and settled on a tract of land bought from Philip Whitten, containing 320 acres. He lived on the part of the farm now owned by Samuel B. Weir. Afterward selling this farm, he purchased the tract of land now owned by Andrew McCarrell, and the heirs of Hon. Thomas McCarrell in Mt. Pleasant township, this county. Having divided this farm among his children, he removed to one he owned near Cross Creek village, and which is now in the possession of Hon. J. S. Duncan and John S. Lee. He died at the age of ninety years, and is buried in the cemetery at Cross Creek village, where his second wife is also buried, having departed this life at the age of eighty-six years.

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