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William Wyman 1765-1842

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.

Wm. Wyman, Jr., was born at Northfield, Mass., June 16, 1765, and died in Perry, Ohio, March 6, 1842.

He was a soldier of the Revolution, enlisting from Putney, Vermont, in Jan. 1781, serving ten months as a private in the company commanded by Josiah Fish, in Col. Samuel Fletcher's regiment. The regiment was stationed at Castleton, Vt., and was commanded by Gen. Enos. In November 1781 he volunteered as a private in a company commanded by Capt. William Hutchins, and served again at the Fort in Castleton for two months, during which time he participated in a skirmish with Tories and Indians in which engagement he was wounded.

On May 4, 1799 he married to Malinda Eaton, a daughter of Nathan Eaton, who was also a Revolutionary Soldier.

William Wyman, Sr., married Margaret Holmes, of Scotland, who was left in the forests of Vermont with her three sons, the oldest thirteen years of age, while her husband and two older sons, Henry and William, served in the war.

William Wyman, Jr., spent most of his life in Vermont, following his sons Guy and Don to Perry, Ohio, where he and his widow are buried, she living until Oct. 16, 1865.

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