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Private Jedediah Cleveland – Revolutionary War Veteran

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 thou fled, jIn memory of | Lydia, Wife of | Jedediah | Cleaveland |who died Nov. | 18, 1823, | aged 60 years | & 9 months. |Reader forego your vain delights, j

For more substantial bliss, |And when like me you sleep in death |You’ll reign where Jesus is. |Oran cemetery. Private in Capt. Wm. Clark’s Co., Col.Simonds’ Regt., 8 days in ’77. Sergeant in Capt. Wm.White’s Co., Berkshire Co., Mass., 3 months and 10 days in1780. In 1790 in Dalton, Mass. He married Lydia Merrillof Pittsfield, Mass., Nov. 14, 1780, who was born Feb. 7,1768, and died in Pompey. Then he married Widow PollyJohnson of Baldwinsville, and afterward Prudence VanKirk, who died at that place. He officiated as deacon beforeand after coming to Pompey.

SPOURCE:

Revolutionary Soldiers

Of Onondaga County, N.Y.

Prepared ByRev. W. M. BEAUCHAMP, S. T. D.

Revolutionary Soldiers

Resident or Dying in Onondaga County, N.Y.With Supplementary List of Possible Veterans

Based on a Pension List of Franklin H. Chase, Syracuse, N. Y.

Prepared by Rev. W. M. Beauchamp, S. T. D., for the

Onondaga Historical Association

the McDonnell co.

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SYRACUSE. N.Y.

PUBLICATIONS OF THE ONONDAGAHISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

Vol. I

APRIL, 1912 NO. 2

REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIERS IN ONONDAGA

COUNTY

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