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Lemuel Fobes 1754-1835

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.

Lemuel Fobes of Massachusetts was a soldier in the Revolutionary War, serving with the "Minute-men who marched to the Lexington Alarm; and later was in the battle of Bennington, his company having been raised to reinforce the Continental Army to the Northward."

Lemuel Fobes came to Painesville, Ohio in 1803 and settled near what is now Elm street.

He married Anna Bills of Mass. He was treasurer of Painesville township in 1813.

He died in 1835, aged eighty-one years, and lies in Evergreen Cemetery in Painesville.

He received a pension.

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