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American Revolutionary War Soldier America/USA  Humphrey  Barrett

  (b. 28 August 1715Concord, Massachusetts, USA   d. 24 March 1783Concord, Massachusetts, USA )  

Humphrey Barrett was born 28 August 1715 in Concord, Massachusetts, USA. Humphrey Barrett was the child of Joseph Humphrey Barrett and Rebecca Minot and the grandchild of: (maternal)  James Minot and Rebecca Wheeler

Humphrey Barrett died 24 March 1783 in Concord, Massachusetts, USA.


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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

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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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USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
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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

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USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia
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News 1775 - American Revolution
First battle of American Revolution fought at Lexington and Concord

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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 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston

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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 - 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

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

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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.

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USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown
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Death
24 March 1783
Concord, Massachusetts, USA

South Burying Place Concord Middlesex County Massachusetts, USA
Memento mori.

HERE lies buried the
Body of Lieut.
HUMPHRY BARRETT,
son of CAPT. JOSEPH & Mrs.
REBECCA BARRETT, who
departed this life March
24th 1783: In the 68th
year of his age.

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