Revolutionary War

Revolutionary War Records

The American revolutionary era began in 1763, after a series of victories by British forces at the conclusion of the French and Indian War ended the French military threat to British North American colonies. Adopting the policy that the colonies should pay an increased proportion of the costs associated with keeping them in the Empire, …

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1840 Pensioners Census

The information contained in this 1840 Pensioners Census database is a compilation of the data on the Revolutionary War pensioners gathered from the 1840 census returns. The information is organized by place – state, county, then township. It also lists the name and age of the veteran, and the name of the head of household with whom the pensioner resided on the census date.

Biographical Sketch of Cephas Sheldon

Cephas, son of Remembrance Sheldon, was born in Bernardston, Massachusetts, 1754. He was a soldier in the revolution from Bernardston and Deerfield, in Captain Amasa Sheldon’s company, Colonel Elisha Porter’s regiment, from July 10 to August 12, 1777, in the northern army; also in Captain Joseph Sheldon’s company, September 23, to October 18, 1777, in …

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Moses Weld

MOSES6 WELD (Moses5, John4, Joseph3, John2, Joseph1,) was b. Jan. 15, 1757; m. May 17, 1781, Miriam Harding. He was an eminent singer and chorister. Mr. Weld had been a Revolutionary soldier. After coming to Cornish he was town clerk a number of years. A worthy member of the Baptist Church, also its Dea. many …

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History of Hanover Massachusetts

An historical sketch about Hanover, Plymouth County, Massachusetts as abstracted from the Plymouth County Directory and Historical Register of 1867. Includes a list of the men from Hanover who gave their life during the Revolutionary War.

History of Halifax Massachusetts

An historical sketch about Halifax, Plymouth County, Massachusetts as abstracted from the Plymouth County Directory and Historical Register of 1867. Includes a list of the men from Halifax who gave their life during the Revolutionary War.

History of East Bridgewater Massachusetts

An historical sketch about East Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts as abstracted from the Plymouth County Directory and Historical Register of 1867. Includes a list of the men from East Bridgewater who gave their life during the Revolutionary War.

History of Duxbury Massachusetts

An historical sketch about Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts as abstracted from the Plymouth County Directory and Historical Register of 1867. Includes a list of the men from Duxbury who gave their life during the Revolutionary War.

History of Abington Massachusetts

An historical sketch about Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts as abstracted from the Plymouth County Directory and Historical Register of 1867. Includes a list of the men from Abington who gave their life during the Revolutionary War.

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