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Seba French 1761-1836

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.

Seba French of Massachusetts was one of the very early settlers of Painesville, coming in 1816.

About 1779 he married Miss Mary Ide and lived for a time at Clarendon, Vt., coming from there to Ohio. They had five sons, Daniel I., Warren, Artemas, William and Ezra.

He was a soldier of the Revolutionary War serving as a private in Capt. Joseph Franklin's company, Col. John Daggett's regiment, in an alarm at Tiverton, Rhode Island.

For his service he received a pension, which at his death in 1836 was transferred to his widow.

He died Dec. 28, 1836, aged seventy-five and lies in the old Washington St. cemetery in Painesville.

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