Sergeant Thomas Cleland

Male 1741 - Abt 1817  (75 years)


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  • Name Thomas Cleland 
    Title Sergeant 
    Born 11 Nov 1741  Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 26 Apr 1775  Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    American Revolution (US)
    Private, Capt. Samuel Sawyer's co. of Minute-men, Col. John Whitcomb's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days.

    Private, Capt. Ephraim Richardson's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13 days;

    Corporal, (late) Capt. Hodgkins's co., Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service [p.618] from April 3, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving 29 mos. 28 days as Private, 3 mos. as Corporal; also, Capt. Joseph Hodgkins's co., Col. Bigelow's regt.; muster roll for Jan.-Aug., 1777, dated Van Schaick's Island, and sworn to in Camp near Half Moon; also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls for Feb., March and April, 1779, dated Providence;

    Descriptive list of enlisted men dated West Point, Jan. 10, 1781; age, 32 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 4 in.; complexion, dark; hair, black; eyes, black; residence, Chocsett; enlisted Dec. 1779, by Lieut. Stowers from 15th regt.; rank, Sergeant; joined Capt. Bowman's co., Col. Putnam's (5th) regt.;

    Sergeant, Capt. Phineas Bowman's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's regt(5th).; muster rolls for Jan.-March, 1781, dated West Point; reported deserted March 29, 1781.  
    Died Abt 1817  Victor, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Last Modified 1 Jun 2013 

    Father James Cleland,   b. 1715 
    Mother Thankful Wilder,   b. 1715 
    Family ID F5007  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna Rugg,   b. 15 Apr 1715, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 28 Feb 1765  Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Pamelia Cleland,   b. 5 May 1765, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Ascha Cleland,   b. 3 May 1767, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Lydia Cleland,   b. 22 Jan 1769, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth Cleland,   b. 1 Aug 1770, Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Thomas Cleland, Jr.,   b. 1772,   d. 1840, Pittsford, Monroe Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Family ID F8226  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lydia Stone,   b. 15 Oct 1743, Harvard, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1817, Victor, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 10 Jul 1779  Greenwich, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lucinda Cleland,   b. 15 Apr 1780, Greenwich, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852, Victor, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Anna Cleland,   b. 17 Dec 1781, Greenwich, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. James Cleland,   b. 26 Jan 1783, Greenwich, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Daniel Cleland,   b. Abt 1785
    Family ID F5005  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Nov 1741 - Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Feb 1765 - Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - American Revolution (US) Private, Capt. Samuel Sawyer's co. of Minute-men, Col. John Whitcomb's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days. Private, Capt. Ephraim Richardson's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13 days; Corporal, (late) Capt. Hodgkins's co., Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service [p.618] from April 3, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving 29 mos. 28 days as Private, 3 mos. as Corporal; also, Capt. Joseph Hodgkins's co., Col. Bigelow's regt.; muster roll for Jan.-Aug., 1777, dated Van Schaick's Island, and sworn to in Camp near Half Moon; also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls for Feb., March and April, 1779, dated Providence; Descriptive list of enlisted men dated West Point, Jan. 10, 1781; age, 32 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 4 in.; complexion, dark; hair, black; eyes, black; residence, Chocsett; enlisted Dec. 1779, by Lieut. Stowers from 15th regt.; rank, Sergeant; joined Capt. Bowman's co., Col. Putnam's (5th) regt.; Sergeant, Capt. Phineas Bowman's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's regt(5th).; muster rolls for Jan.-March, 1781, dated West Point; reported deserted March 29, 1781. - 26 Apr 1775 - Lancaster, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Jul 1779 - Greenwich, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt 1817 - Victor, Ontario Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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