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Joseph Call

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.

Joseph Call, of Vermont, was in Capt. John Benjamin's company of militia, under the command of Col. Joseph Marsh, from Aug 16 to Oct 4, 1777.

He was also in a scouting party from Woodstock in the year 1777. He was called out on an alarm from March 9 to 12, with Capt. Jesse Safford's company of militia. His name was on the roll of men appointed by the committee of safety of the towns of Hartford, Lebanon and Woodstock, who watched and guarded suspected persons, as enemies to the United States of America.

He was also in Zebulon Lyon's company, employed in guarding the committee of safety to Windsor, and Col. Stone and others to Springfield, service all in Windsor county, Vermont.

He removed from Vermont to Perry, Ohio, in 1815, and is buried in the South Ridge burying ground in West Madison. His son, Rufus Call, was in the war of 1812.

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