Soldier of the American Revolution
Quincy Cemetery, Ripley NY
John TENNANT born 1761 son of John and Mary (CRANDALL/ IGI lists her as
RANDALL) TENNANT died 1846 in Ripley Chautauqua Co NY listed here as a
soldier, but a look at records is the following information;
American Revolutionary War Rejected Pensions
Reason John Tennant New York Ripley, Chautauque Not entitled--name not on
the rolls--no evidence of service.. and from the Town of Ripley Historians
files is this family information;
Is wife of John TENNANT Elizabeth LOOMIS, b 1767
1. Betsey, b* 5/31/ 1789 Springfield Otsego Co NY died 1860 married to Rev.
2. Alfred b 1791
3. Orrel b *4/28/1793 married to Rev. John SAWIN
4. Alvin Loomis Tennant b *6/18/1797 * died 7/7/1783 married to Elizabeth
5. Delinda b 4/16/1802 Otsego CO, married there 1820 to Moses Asel
TENNANT(8in Ripley by 1833)
Delinda died 2/3/1893 Ripley NY Husband Moses TENNANT Junior born 12/23/1801
died 11/1/1876 Ripley the son of Moses and Sarah Seldon JEWETT TENNANT
a. Alvin J Tennant 9/13/1821 d 1/16/1897 married to Emorette WATTLES dau of
Gurdon WATTLES 1847 1 child Jewett Gardner TENNANT m to Caroline BROWN,
went to Ft.Wayne IN.
b. Delos Gibson 7/2/1823 d, 11/9/1905 married 1, Eliza SAWIN 1843,
Children, Carrie E married Ahira CRANDALL, Mary L died young, Moses Delos
Married Helen SMITH 2. Sally OSTERMAN
c. .Moses S 8/2/1824 d 8/19/1847
d. Olive Eliza, 8/5/1827 d 2/26/1906 married Henry W. SHAVER
e. Julia E. 1/25/1829 d 11/26/1905 married to David SHAVER
f. Wealthy A. 8/24/1830 d 12/24/1916 married Erbin Cone WATTLES
g. Albert M. 8/9/1834 d 1918
h. Ellen D. 10/26/1836 d 1836
I. Fanny O. 2/28/1838 married 1 George MASON, 2 Eugene K. HOUGH
j. John A. 5/30/1839 d, 8/13/1906 married 10/20/1862 Julia ADAMS Dau of
Henry ADAMS , had 1 child Frederick Adams TENNANT married to Evalena MASON
6. Clarissa A b 1804 d 1892 married to Henry R. GAY
7. Olive Elizabeth no dates (IGI b 9/27/1795 married to Rev. David TENNANT)
John Sr by 2nd wife Sarah MORSE had 1 child,
8.Sarah, no dates married to REYNOLDS.
Levi ADAMS Junior, Soldier of the American Revolution, born 2/17/1754
12/26/1843 or 1833 in Ripley, Chautauqua Co NY, received a pension, 1833,
for service as private in the Connecticut and Vermont troops. He was born in
Duchess County; His father, Levi Adams SR was also a Soldier in the
Revolution, DAR records exist for this family; Levi Adams Senior,
(1728-1816) served as private and corporal in Capt. Timothy Backus' company,
Col. John Douglas' Connecticut regiment. He was born in Canterbury, Conn.;
died in Hartwick, N. Y. (date of death of 1843 on his marker may be in
error, Historical records indicates a date of 1833)
Wife was Hannah PETTINGILL, 1753-1835
Sergt. Levi6, (1754):--He made a declaration, Oct. 12, 1832, before the
judges of Chautauqua County, N. Y., and gave his birth date as Feb. 17,
1754, saying that he volunteered from Canterbury, Conn., Sept. 12, 1776, in
the Co. of Capt. Sherebiah Butts, and served 2 months in Westchester County,
N. Y., participating in the battle of White Plains, Oct. 28, 1776; enlisted
again and served 5 months under Capt. Sanford Kingsbury at Providence, R.
I., and Boston, Mass.; served 2
weeks under Capt. Ziba Hunt, at New London, Conn., in 1778; removed to
Pawlet, Vt., in Feb., 1780, where he served 5 days in March, 1780, under
Capt. John Stark, marking an expedition to Skeenboro (Whitehall) in pursuit
of a party of Indians who had burnt the house of Col. Skeene and murdered a
soldier. He also served several short terms at Castleton, Vt., and removed
to Milford, Otsego Co., N. Y., in 1794, and removed thence to Ripley,
Chautauqua County, N. Y., in 1826, where he died 23d Mar., 1845
Children of Serg. Levi6, Jr., (1754) (Levi5, David4, Jonathan3, Lieut.
and Hannah (PETTINGILL) Adams; res. Canterbury, Conn., and Pawlet, Vt.
i. Ezra7, b. in Canterbury, Conn., Nov. 23, 1773;
m. (1) Eunice (???); b. July 24, 1778; d. 13 June, 1823;
m. (2) Feb. 9, 1825, Kezia BARTON , b. Dec. 25, 1784. He removed to Pawlet,
Vt., in 1786, and to Milford, Otsego Co., N. Y., in 1794; was a farmer,
justice of the peace, etc.; d. in Milford, 24 April, 1830, age 57 years.
ii. Lucy7, b. in Canterbury, May 24, 1776; m. (???) HUFF; res. Cayuga Co.,
iii. Polly7, b. in Canterbury, June 1, 1778-9; m. about 1797, Col. Joseph
MUMFORD who was b. June 2, 1776; d. 19 Nov., 1857; res. Milford, N. Y. She
d. 21 Oct., 1875
iv. Ruby7, b. in Pawlet, Vt., May 11, 1783; m. (???) KEYES; settled in
Chenango Co., N. Y.
v. Oren7, b. in Pawlet, Jan. 21, 1784-5;
m. (1) Fanny LEE; b. April 6, 1787;
m. (2) Mrs. Susan CUNNINGHAM; a carpenter; res. Milford, N. Y.
vi. Hannah7, b. in Pawlet, Sept. 21, 1787; m. about 1822, Henry DEAN; b. May
20, 1793; d. 6 June, 1870; settled in Stratford, Conn removed to North East,
Erie Co., Pa., and d 23 Feb., 1875.
vii. Levi7, b. in Pawlet, Oct. 30, 1789-90; m. Eliza Hall; settled in
Ripley, Chautauqua Co., N. Y.; d. 3 March, 1844.
viii. Ores7, b. in Pawlet, June 3, 1792; m. Mehitable (???); res. at one
time, Binghamton, N. Y.
Inquiry fails to find any definite record of Ores and family. He was at
Binghamton, N. Y., in March, 1863, at which time he wrote to his brother
John, saying he had sold his farm and bought a place nigh Binghamton, -- at
Amboy, one-half mile out; also that Harriet and Jane had died seven years
before; George was in Iowa, and John was a wagon-maker at Dixon, the county
seat, where he had married the only child of a Dr. Bingham, who resided with
them. He speaks of Maria Brewer and Henry Adams; says Maria had a son who
enlisted at 17, and was in the battle of Bull Run, and at Ft. Donaldson and
Corinth; Ellen, the youngest daughter, married an Adams and had 4 boys.
ix. John7, b. in Milford, N. Y., Nov. 27, 1794;
m. (1) April 3, 1822, Sally LANE of Milford, N. Y.; b. April 26, 1803; d. 29
m. (2) Oct. 6, 1846, Sarah STONE, b. April 30, 1813; d. 27 April, 1867. He
settled in Ripley, Chautauqua Co., N. Y., in 1826, and d. there 28 Sept.,
x. Henry7, b. in Milford, June 17, 1796; m. April 11, 1827, Louisa PRIDE; b.
Sept. 5, 1805; d. 24 April, 1886. He was a tanner and currier; settled in
Westfield, N. Y., in 1826, and d. there 15 Oct., 1882.
Published, Rutland 1898
Orange SPENCER, Soldier of the American Revolution,
Orange Spencer 7/30/1765 died 1/10/1843 served, 1778-79, as musician and
drummer in Captain Lytle's company. In 1780 he was called out with militia
under Captain Putnam. He was born in Richmond, Mass.; died in North East,
Pa, is buried in QUINCY Cemetery, married 1787 to Sarah BOSTWICK 1768-1845
(* from cemetery records) both buried Quincy Rural, Ripley lot B 7
SPENCER, ORANGE, Rev.--Born. July 30, 1764 or 1765, at Richmond, Mass. Died
Jan. 10, 1843. Grave in Quincy Rural Cemetery, town of Ripley. He was the
son of Jonathan Spencer, who was born 1744 and died 1821. While a resident
of Warrensbrush, Tryon County, N. Y., he enlisted and served in the New York
Militia as Musician and private, under Captains Lytle, Putnam, Yuman and
Harrison, and Col. Willets. Was granted pension on application executed
Sept. 21, 1832, while a resident of North East, Pa. He was united in
marriage Dec. 4, 1787, to Sarah BOSTWICK, who was born Dec. 25, 1768, and
died Jan. 24, 1845. Her grave is beside husband. Their children were:
Philomelah, date of birth not ascertained, who was married in 1811 to John
Fry; Ruth, and Orange B., born April, 179--, the former married Nehemiah
Yale, in 1808, and Orange married Jemima BOSTWICK in 1812; Gains L., born
1794; Silvester, born 1796; Lena, born 1800, married Peter LOOP , in 1817;
Gilbert born 1804, married Evertine GAY, in 1825; Silas S., born 1809,
married Jane GRAHAM, in 1833. The known grandchildren are Alida and Lydia,
daughters of Nehemiah and Ruth YALE
Soldiers of the American Revolution, pg 62.
War of 1812
Peter COMBS 1787-1862
wife Hannah WINTER 1798-1861
David JENKINS died June 8, 1866 age 75-1-18 1812 marker
Wife Esther, died March 1, 1864 age 75-5-24
Alexander WINTER (S ) died Feb 21, 1865 age 69 yrs
Wife Anna TORREY b 2/27/1797 died 11/15/1887 (* Both born Washington Co NY)
Charles P. YOUNG 1790-1883
Wife #1 Rebecca (*HIGBY), 1796-1866
Wife #2 Polly, 1806-1899
SPANISH WAR VETERANS
Merle H. CORNELL Private, US Marines, 1880-1923
The Civil War , WWI and WWI, Korea and Viet Nam to be included in the
Quincy Cemetery records
SOURCE: Submitted by Dolores Davidson, 2000. Additions & Corrections, 2007.