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Garrit Brass 1763-1837

From A Record of the Revolutionary Soldiers buried in Lake County, Ohio, New Connecticut Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Painesville, Ohio, 1902.

Typed and submitted by Becky Falin, 1996.

Garrit Brass enlisted for the Revolutionary War from Westfield, Mass. early in 1781, and served until Dec. 21, 1783, as a Private in Capt. Banister's Company, Col. Newel's regt; also in Capt. Smith's Company under Col. Vose in the Massachusetts Troops.

He married Lucy Matthews on Apr. 19, 1791.

He applied for a pension June 14, 1828 at which time he lived in Mentor, Lake Co., Ohio, where he died (or was burned in his log cabin) Nov. 25, 1837.

Old residents who remember the death think he was buried on school property long since vacated as a burial ground.

His widow received a pension also.

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