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466. Samuel WEBSTER9,12 was born in May 1754 in Glastonbury, CT. He died on Dec 11, 1834 in Fabius, NY. Samuel Webster, (1754-1834), volunteered, 1776 under Capt. Timothy Cheeney; was at Saratoga under Capt. Zebulon Bidwell where the captain was killed. In 1778 he served in Rhode Island under Capt. Richard Pitkin. Pension allowed for seven months' actual service as private and two months as sergeant, Connecticut Line.
(The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 33 page 105.)

Database: New York Pensioners, 1835
United States Senate. Report from the Secretary of War, in Obedience to Resolutions of the Senate of the 5th and 30th of June, 1834, and the 3d of March, 1835, In Relation to the Pension Establishment of the United States. [New York Section], Washington, D.C.: Duff Green, 1835.

County: Onondaga Co.
Name: Samuel Webster
Rank: Private & sergeant
Annual Allowance: 33 33
Sums Received: -
Description of service: Connecticut cont.
When placed on the pension roll: November 26, 1832
Commencement of pension: March 4, 1831
Age: 78

Possibly buried at: Keeney Settlement Cem Cortland Co, NY 61
per Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, Vol.4, p. Serial: 12449; Volume: 6

Samuel enlisted in the Revolutionary War at East Hartford in Feb,1776, marched to Boston and was discharged after two months. He volunteered again that summer, marched to New York City and remained there until the city was evacuated, and was discharged after twomonths. He volunteered in 1777 and fought at the battle of Saratoga under Capt. Zebulon Bidwell, who was killed in that battle. In 1778,he was drafted, marched to Rhode Island for a month and then was involved in Sullivan's Retreat. He was discharged in Oct 1778 near Providence, RI, with the rank of Sergeant. Samuel WEBSTER and Margaret KEENEY were married on Jan 24, 1775 in Oxford Parrish, Hartford, CT. IGI RECORD FILM# 456591

467. Margaret KEENEY9,12 was born on May 16, 1756 in East Hartford, CT. She died on May 20, 1839. Children were:

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Margaret WEBSTER.