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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  Hezekiah  SMITH

  (b. abt. 1726Barrington, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations   d. 19 August 1800Colrain, Massachusetts, USA )  

Hezekiah SMITH was born abt. 1726 in Barrington, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. Hezekiah SMITH was the child of

He married  Eunice MORRIS 14 January 1748 in Woodstock, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Eunice MORRIS  was born 12 January 1729 in Woodstock, Connecticut, USA .  She died 9 November 1807 in Colrain, Massachusetts, USA (Colerain) .  She was the daughter of Edward MORRIS and Bethiah PEAKE.

Hezekiah SMITH died 19 August 1800 in Colrain, Massachusetts, USA .
The first mention of Rhode Island in writing ('isola di Rhode') was made by explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano in 1524 (he refers to an island near the mouth of Narragansett Bay which he compares to the Island of Rhodes in the Mediterranean). Some attribute the name to Dutch explorer Adriaen Block ('Roode Eylandt'), again because its red clay is similar to the Greek island of Rhodes. (

Prior to 1633 - New England
1633 - 1662 - Providence Plantations
1663 - 1685 - Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1790 - Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
May 29, 1790 - Rhode Island becomes 13th U.S. state

Did You Know?America - Did you know? June 15, 1846 - Oregon Treaty fixes U.S.-Canadian border at 49th parallel; U.S. acquires Oregon territory.

Son of Ebenezer Smith and Sarah Tiffany

Barrington, Rhode Island, USA - Town Hall. Barrington, R. I.
Barrington, Rhode Island, USA
Town Hall. Barrington, R. I.
Barrington, Rhode Island, USA - Railroad Station, W. Barrington, R.I.
Barrington, Rhode Island, USA
Railroad Station, W. Barrington, R.I.
Barrington, Rhode Island, USA - St. John's Church, Barrington, R.I. (1905)
Barrington, Rhode Island, USA
St. John's Church, Barrington, R.I. (1905)
Barrington, Rhode Island, USA - Bullocks Light
Narragansett Bay, R. I. (near Barrington, R. I.)
Barrington, Rhode Island, USA
Bullocks Light
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Colrain, Massachusetts, USA (Colerain) - Griswold Memorial Library
Colrain, Massachusetts, USA (Colerain)
Griswold Memorial Library
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Colrain, Massachusetts, USA (Colerain)
"The Dude Ranch" Colrain, Mass.
Colrain, Massachusetts, USA (Colerain) - Methodist Church
Colrain, Massachusetts, USA (Colerain)
Methodist Church

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Hezekiah SMITH married flag Eunice MORRIS-- Date: 14 January 1748 Place: Woodstock, Crown Colony of Connecticut
Eunice MORRIS was the daughter of Edward MORRIS and Bethiah PEAKE

flag Calvin SMITH (b.11 July 1764, Woodstock, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 17 July 1837, Colrain, Massachusetts, USA )

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News In 1747, Barrington was ceded to Rhode Island but made a part of Warren, Rhode Island. -

1748 Marriage / Partner
Hezekiah SMITH and Eunice MORRIS 14 January 1748, Woodstock, Connecticut, USA
Invention 1753 - The lightning rod is invented (Benjamin Franklin, United States)
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World History 1754 - Beginning of the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France for control of the North American colonies. It is part of the Seven Years War.

World History (1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover webimage/ countrys/ asia/ russia/ rutimeln.htm -

News 1761 - The town of Colerain is incorporated

USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act
The Sugar Act raised revenues higher than ever before by a new series of taxes on the colonists.
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1764 Birth of Child
Calvin SMITH was born 11 July 1764, Woodstock, Connecticut, USA
USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
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News In 1770, Barrington's independence was restored by the Rhode Island legislature. -

USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre

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USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party

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USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
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USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed - June 1, 1774

USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia
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USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride

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USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.

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USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
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USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
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USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
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USA 1775 - December 31 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.

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USA 1776 - March 17 - British, Get Out!
Colonial troops force British to evacuate Boston.

USA 1776 - May 2: The American revolution gains support from King Louis XVI of France

USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence

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USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
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USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
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USA 1777 - July 5 - St. Clair surrenders Fort Ticonderoga to the British

USA 1777 - September 26 - British General William Howe occupies Philadelphia during American Revolution -

USA 1777 - October 17 - British General John Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga NY -

USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted
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USA December 1777 - June 1778 - The winter at Valley Forge
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World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.

World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.

USA 1780 - September 25 - Benedict Arnold's plans to cede West Point to the British discovered. articles/ ushistory/ revolutionarywartimeline.htm -

USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown
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Invention 1784 - The bifocal lens is invented (Benjamin Franklin, United States)
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Invention 1784 - The oil lamp is invented (Aimé Argand, Switzerland)
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USA 1784 - January 14 - The Continental Congress Ratified the Treaty of Paris Ending the Revolutionary War
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USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified
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U.S. Presidents 1789 - April 30 - George Washington (1732–1799) became 1st President of the United States
On April 30, 1789, in a deep, low voice, George Washington gave his first speech as president of...Read MORE...

USA 1789 - September 29 - Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military
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USA 1790 - July 16 - Washington, D. C. becomes capital of United States
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USA 1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect

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USA 1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ nytimeln.htm -

Invention 1793 - The cotton gin is invented (Eli Whitney, United States)
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World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy

U.S. Presidents 1797 - March 4 - John Adams (1735-1826) becomes 2nd President of the United States
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World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered

19 August 1800
Colrain, Massachusetts, USA (Colerain)

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Colrain West Branch Cemetery
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Sec. A, lot 04
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