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Israel Fox 1755-

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.

Israel Fox was born in Glastonbury, Conn., in 1755, and served in the War of the Revolution, enlisting in 1776 for three months with Col. Talcott.

In 1777 he again enlisted for three months with Capt. Hale, under Colonel Woodbridge, and another three months in 1779; also in June 1780 he enlisted for six months with Capt. Phelps.

He witnessed the execution of Major Andre.

In 1832 he was a resident of Mentor, Lake Co., Ohio from which place he secured his pension.

Those interested remember that he died in Mentor, though the burial place is not known.

Ed. Note - There is a government granite marker for Israel Fox in Mentor Cemetery, lot 8A, with the inscription:

Israel Fox
Wolcott's Regt
Revolutionary War

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