Gershom Gillett

Male 1755 - 1825  (69 years)


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  • Name Gershom Gillett 
    Born 9 Mar 1755  Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service Jun 1776  Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    American Revolution (US)
    Wadsworths Brigade
    Retreat of New York City
    Battle of White Plains
    end of service 25 Dec 1776 
    Died 1825  Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Served in Capt James Clark's Co., Lebanon,CT,Col.Comfort Saga Regt., Wadsworth Brigade,,The Battalion was raised Jun 1776 to reinforce Washington at New York. They served in NY City and on Long Island. Got caught in the retreat from the city 15 Sep and suffered some losses. They were engaged at the Battle of White Plains 28Oct1776. The Battalions time expired 25Dec1776. Also in the same Company with Gershom was Ensign Jonah Palmer(possibly a kin of his wife,Eunice) 1796. That same year, however, Gershom Gillett made a possession on the farm now owned by L. D. Landon. He came from the state of New York. His Son Wilkes settled the farm that James Metler lives on. Mr. Sellard married a granddaughter of the elder Mr. Gillett. The Gilletts, except one daughter, who married Augustus Loomis, have all moved away from Canton(Bradford Co.,PA).
    Person ID I4577  OurNorthernRoots | Andrew Burdett Ancestry
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2020 

    Father Eleazer Gillett,   b. Abt 1709, Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1778, Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Sarah Corse,   b. 25 Nov 1716, Northampton, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1779, Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 3 Nov 1751  Coventry, Tolland Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F577  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eunice Palmer,   b. Abt 1760,   d. Est 1820, Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married Abt 1773 
    Children 
    +1. Liberty Gillett,   b. Abt 1776, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1857, Canton, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
    +2. Wilkes Gillett,   b. ca 1775, Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)
    +3. Eunice Gillett,   b. Abt 1776, Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1862  (Age ~ 86 years)
    +4. Gershom P. Gillett,   b. 1778, Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Eleazor Gillett,   b. Abt 1780, Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Susanna Gillett,   b. Abt 1782, Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850, Atlas, Genesee Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
    Family ID F576  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Mar 1755 - Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - American Revolution (US) Wadsworths Brigade Retreat of New York City Battle of White Plains end of service 25 Dec 1776 - Jun 1776 - Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1825 - Livingston Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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