Westchester County, NY
The 1899 Membership Register
for The Empire State Society, S.A.R.
Roll of Ancestors — F
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Following are the records of the Revolutionary Ancestors of the Members. The names here printed in CAPITALS correspond to the names printed in italics in the Roll of Members; and the names here printed in italics, being the names of Members descended from these ancestors, respectively, correspond to the names printed in CAPITALS in the Roll of Members.
- JOHN FALCONER
- Born in Eastchester, N.Y., in 1747; died in White Plains, N.Y., in 1830; Ensign in Col. Thomas' 2d Westchester County Regt.; promoted to Captain; taken prisoner and confined six months on board the "Jersey"; after his exchange continued in the service; after the war Supervisor of the town of White Plains twenty years. During the war he gave up his home in White Plains for a while to the Marquis de Lazun and staff for their headquarters. — Wm. H. Falconer, Frank Sutton.
- OLIVER FARNSWORTH, Ist
- Born in Charlestown, No. 4, N. H., Dec. 18, 1742; died in Woodstock, Vt., 1786; private in Col. Benj. Bellows' Regt. of New Hampshire Militia in the Northern Army in May and June, 1777; also in Capt. Abel Walker's Co., Col. David Hobart's Regt., Stark's Brigade, in July, August, and September, 1777, in Northern Army at Saratoga. — Nathan Guilford, Charles Stone Wight.
- FRANCIS FAXON
- Of Braintree, Mass.; enlisted Jan. 16, 1776, as Fifer in Capt. Ebenezer Thayer' Independent Co. of Braintree, serving one month and seventeen days; Fifer in Capt. Stephen Penniman's Co., Col. Dike's Regt., Dec. 13, 1776, to March 1, 1777; re-enlisted in same capacity, Nov. 4, 1777, under Capt. Silas Wild and Col. Brooks, serving three months; in same command from Feb. 3 to April 3, 1778; re-enlisted as musician under Capt. Nathaniel Belcher and Col. Nathaniel Wade, July 2, 1778, serving six months and tow days; Fifer under Capt. Wm. Burbeck and Col. John Hancock, at Castle and Governor's Islands, from Dec. I, 1779, to Oct. 24, 1781, and under other commanders until Nov. 30, 1782. — Alvah Sabin Hobart.
- EBENEZER FITCH
- Born in Connecticut, Sept. 9, 1755; died in Old Saratoga, N.Y., May 14, 1817; private in 4th Connecticut Regt. (Gen. Putnam), 9th Regt. of Militia, and Capt. Gilbert's Co. of Col. Baldwin's Regt., and Corporal in Capt. Fitch's Co., Independent Line Volunteers 1782-2. — Edward Fitch Bullard.
- MATTHEW FITCH
- Born in Norwalk, Conn., June 17, 1744; died there about 1789-90; served from Oct. 25, 1776, to Jan. 11, 1777, in Lieut. Carter's Co. in the 9th Regt. of Connecticut Militia, in Westchester County, N.Y., and on the Connecticut frontier. — Arthur Fitch, James Seely Fitch, Theodore Fitch
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