I wonder if this is your John Marsh....
"John Marsh, of Danbury, stated to the [General] Assembly that when the British
troops went into Danbury he through surprise joined them and went away with them, but soon
made his escape and returned home, and was committed to jail, and prayed pardon for the
offence, which was granted him, by his taking the oath of fidelity and paying the cost of
from minutes of the Connecticut General Assembly, February 1778, as recorded in
"History of Danbury, Connecticut 1684-1896" by Susan Benedict Hill, 1898.
Allen John Mallory
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From: "Randy Hume" <rndhume(a)comcast.net>
Sent: Sunday, October 31, 2004 9:01 AM
Subject: [CTFAIRFI] FW: Elnathan MARSH of CT>NY
: Looking for further information of confirmation of Elnathan MARSH, his
: parents and siblings.
: Elnathan MARSH
: born: Abt. June 30, 1754, Danbury, CT
: Dutchess Co. Militia with a John MARSH (MASH)
: m. Avisa Birdsall
: 1790 Mamakating, Ulster Co. Census
: 1800 & 1810 Pompey, Onondaga Co. Census
: died: September 16, 1837, Livonia, Livingston Co., NY
: buried: Harder Cemetery
: Elnathan Marsh, moved from Danbury, Conn., and settled in Pompey before 1799
: and in that year he purchased of Benjamin Pelton for $508 a farm of 127
: acres on lot 16. He was a Revolutionary soldier and also served in the war
: of 1812 and was active in town affairs. He finally moved to Livingston Co.
: and took up a large tract of land.
: There was also an Elnathan Jr., b. Abt. 1790, m. Abigail
: Any help would be appreciated.
: Randy Hume,
: Chalfont, PA
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