Patriot Ancestor: John Norman


Patriot Ancestor

Served in the 3rd Virginia Regiment was raised on December 28, 1775 at Alexandria, Virginia for service with the Continental Army. The 3d Virginia’s initial commander was Colonel Hugh Mercer, who was quickly promoted to brigadier general. Its second commander was George Weedon, who was also promoted to brigadier general. Weedon was succeeded in command […]

January 23, 2013

Patriot Ancestor: Caesar Russell


Patriot Ancestor

Born 1756, in Beverly, Massachusetts Died 1861, in Tauton, Massachusetts Andover, Massachusetts, 7th.  Regiment from Massachusetts under Colonel John Brooks, honorably discharged out of the 3rd Continental Regiment, which was disbanded at West Point, New York. Personal servant to Captain William North, who was an Aide-de-camp to Friedrich Wilhelm Augustus von Steuben.  

January 23, 2013

Patriot Ancestor: Andrew Graham


Patriot Ancestor

Born 28 January 1728 in Stafford, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Died 16 February 1785 in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Military Service Member Committee of Safety, Surgeon Continental Army – captured at White Plains. In the battle of Danbury he acted as regimental surgeon, and in the engagement at White Plains, N. Y. He was captured by […]

January 23, 2013