Revolutionary War Research
Henry Levi Dorton – Revolutionary War Pension Deposition – A Transcription

I previously posted Henry Dorton’s Revolutionary Pension Deposition (completed in 1834, retroactive to 1831).  However, I thought a transcript of the document would be helpful given the difficulty of reading the old script.  That transcript is below. The handwritten Revolutionary War Pension statement of my maternal grandmother Lula Cook Wilder’s third-great-grandfather, Henry Levi Dorton.  He [...]

Revolutionary War Veteran Richard Biddlecome

Richard Biddlecome (1760-1835) was my grandfather Herschol Oxford’s third-great grandfather on his mother’s side. Biddlecome was a Revolutionary War Veteran and served with a Vermont Militia between 1779-1781 in Fletcher’s Regiment.  Biddlecome later migrated west to Indiana. He was buried in West Lebanon Cemetery in Hardin County, Indiana.  The monument shown here was erected by [...]

Jedediah Cleveland Grave – Revolutionary War Vet

Here is an article showing that the grave of my ancestor, Jedediah Cleveland, of Onondaga, NY, was identified by the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1931.  So, if any of us Oxford/Clemence men are interested in joining the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), or you ladies, the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), [...]

Below is a reference I have found which notes Private Jedediah Cleveland’s (Cleaveland) service in the Revolutionary War. p. 174, ” In memory of | Dea. Jedediah Cleaveland, | who diedSept. | 28, 1831, aged 72 years. | Soul of the just companion of | the dead |Where is thy home, & whether | art [...]