1737 Swansea, Massachusetts
Thomas Salisbury the Son of Ephraim Salisbury and of Rosamond his wife was born October the 3:1737Vital Records of Swansea, MA to 1850
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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.
1756 Marriage / Partner
Thomas Salisbury and Rebecca Bushee 19 December 1756, Scituate, Rhode Island, USA
(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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1758 Birth of Child
John Salisbury was born 9 October 1758, Scituate, Rhode Island, 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.
World History, Part Two, Arco Publishing, Inc., New York, 1980 -
1765 Birth of Child
Azuba Salisbury was born 21 MAY 1765, Scituate, Rhode Island, USA
1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed
historyorb.com - June 1, 1774
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.
December 31, 1775
1776 - March 17 - British, Get Out!
Colonial troops force British to evacuate Boston.
1776 - May 2: The American revolution gains support from King Louis XVI of France
1777 - July 5 - St. Clair surrenders Fort Ticonderoga to the British
1777 - September 26 - British General William Howe occupies Philadelphia during American Revolution
1777 - October 17 - British General John Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga NY
February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.
June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.
1780 - September 25 - Benedict Arnold's plans to cede West Point to the British discovered.
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Foster was incorporated as a separate town in 1781, taking the western half of Scituate.
In 1788 Scituate representative, militia general and Supreme Court Justice William West led an armed anti-federalist mob of farmers into Providence to protest the U.S. Constitution
1790 Saratoga, Albany, NY 1790 U.S. Census
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1791 - Stillwater was established as a town in 1791, when Saratoga County was formed.
In 1791 the U.S. Supreme Court decided its first case, West v. Barnes, regarding a farm in Scituate.
1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded
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1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy
1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered
1800 Stillwater, Saratoga, New York
1 male 26-45, 1 male 45+, 1 female 16-26, 1 female 45+1800 U.S. Census
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1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
1804 - May 14 - Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast
1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire
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"In Book E, 62 (Saratoga County Clerk's Record Room, Ballston Spa, NY): Thomas Salesbury of the Town of Stillwater, Saratoga County to Oliver Salsbury of the same place. $1000, land in Stillwater, part of lot 5 in dividion of ...Read MORE...
1810 Stillwater, Saratoga, NY1810 U.S. Census
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1810 Death of Spouse/Partner
Rebecca Bushee died 11 September 1810, Stillwater, New York, USA
Thomas Salisbury. Of Stillwater, Saratoga County, New York. His will was written on 5 MAR 1811. His will was recorded on 22 July 1811.
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Saratoga co NY Will Book Vol. 2 page 376
Written: March 5, 1811
Recorded: July 22, 1811
Will of THOMAS SALISBURY of STILLWATER, SARATOGA, N.Y.
The People of the State of New York by the Grace of God Free and Independent
To all to whom these presents shall or may come or may come in send Greeting
Know Ye that at the Town of BALLSTON in the County of SARATOGA on the twenty second day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eleven before me BERIAH PALMER SURROGATE of the said County, the last will and testament of THOMAS SALISBURY late of the Town of STILLWATER in the County aforesaid Deceased A copy whereof is hereunto annexed was proved and is now approved and allowed of by us, and the deceased having whilst living and at the time of his death Goods, Chattels or Credits within the State by means ??? the proving and registering the said will and the granting administrations of all and singular the said Goods, Chattels and Credits and the auditing allowing and final discharging the account thereof doth belong unto us; the administration of all and singular the Goods, Chattels and
Credits of the said deceased or any way conveying his will is granted unto OLIVER SALISBURY of the Town of STILLWATER in the County of SARATOGA aforesaid the EXECUTOR in the said will named, He being first duly sworn, will and faithfully to administer the same, and to make and exhibit a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods, chattels and credits, and also to render a true and just account thereof when thereunto required, In testimony whereof we have caused the seal of office of our said SURROGATE to be hereunto affixed.
WITNESS, BERIAH PALMER Surrogate of the said County.
The twenty second day, July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eleven, and of our Independence the thirty sixth.
In the name of God, Amen. I, THOMAS SALISBURY of STILLWATER in the County of SARATOGA being weak in Body but of perfect Mind and Memory Thanks be to Almighty God for the same, and considering the uncertainty of this mortal life do after commending my Soul to God who gave it, dispose of such earthly estate wherewith He has Blessed me, in manner following, to wit, after my decease I give devise and bequeath unto my SON OLIVER, the South part or half of my Farm
to sell and dispose of in manner following, to wit, as soon as may be proper and convenient after my decease I direct that the said OLIVER shall sell said south part at public ??? giving at least six months previous notice of said sale in public newspapers and otherwise, and the purchase money shall be distributed and paid to among the following persons as follows, to JOHN SALISBURY, the sum of five hundred dollars, to THOMAS SALISBURY JUN. , the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, to OLIVER SALISBURY, the sum of two hundred fifty dollars, to PRESERVED SALISBURY, the sum of two hundred and fifty
dollars, to ZUBA KIMBLE, the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars, to MARY WOODS the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars, to LYDIA THOMPSON two hundred and fifty dollars, and to REBECCA SALISBURY one thousand dollars, provided the same shall produce so much, if not, the above legacies to be reduced proportionally, and if it should produce more, the said sums shall be increased proportionally, and at all events, the sum of one thousand dollars shall be paid to the said REBECCA if that sum can be raised by the sale aforesaid, and, if not, then what it may.
I give, devise and bequeath to her one Cherry Dining Table, one Looking-Glass, one Chest of Drawers, one good Bed and Bedding, one Side Saddle and Riding Beast which were devised to her by her MOTHER.
I further give, devise and bequeath all the rest of my household furniture to my DAUGHTERS: ZUBA, MARY, LYDIA and REBECCA, to be equally divided among them, share and share alike.
I give, devise and bequeath unto my CHILDREN above named JOHN SALISBURY, THOMAS SALISBURY, OLIVER SALISBURY, PRESERVED SALISBURY, ZUBA KIMBLE, MARY WOOD, LYDIA THOMPSON and REBECCA SALISBURY all my money, securities, farming utensils, stock on the farm and every species of property whatsoever not before disposed to be equally divided among them share and share alike after all my just debts are paid ???, and whatever ??? are ??? on shares or otherwise, I declare to be personal property and ??? under this clause, And also that what debts may be due from any of the above legacies on note or otherwise, are to be considered due from them, not discharged by anything herein contained and that the south part heretofore mentioned to be sold, is all my land not included in PRESERVED SALISBURY'S deed.
In witness whereof I, the said THOMAS SALISBURY, hath appointed OLIVER
SALISBURY my SON, EXECUTOR of this my Last Will and Testament hereby revoking all others by me heretofore made and sealed the same this fifth day of March one thousand eight hundred and eleven.
THOMAS SALISBURY (SEAL)
Sealed, Published, Signed and Declared by the Testator to be his Last Will and Testament in our presence who have set our names thereto as witnesses in his presence and of each other.
GEO. PALMER JUN'R
SARATOGA COUNTY S.S.
Be it remembered that on the twenty second day of July one thousand eight hundred and eleven, personally came before me, BERIAH PALMER SURROGATE of the County of Saratoga, STEPHEN SOUTHWARD and GEORGE PALMER JUN.
Being duly sworn on their oaths, declare and say that they heard and saw THOMAS SALISBURY sign, seal, publish and declare an instrument in writing purporting to be his Last Will and Testament and that at the time thereof the said THOMAS SALISBURY was of sound mind, memory and understanding according to the best of their knowledge and belief and that the names of the said STEPHEN SOUTHWARD and GEORGE PALMER JUN. is of their own respective proper handwriting and that they subscribed their names to the said instrument as witnesses to the execution thereof in the presence of the Testator and in the presence of each other and that they saw WILLIAM TALLMADGE and BRADFORD FREEMAN subscribe their names as witnesses to the said will also in presence of the said Testator and be it further remembered that on the day and year above mentioned, likewise appeared before me the said SURROGATE, OLIVER SALISBURY, the EXECUTOR named in the said will, who being duly sworn to the faithful performance and execution of the said will by taking the oath of an executor.
The Salisbury Cemetery is located about three miles south of Saratoga Lake, at the east side of the intersection of Cold Springs, Joyce and Fitch Roads, in the Town of Stillwater, Saratoga County, New York.
Stillwater, New York, USA
Salisbury, Thomas, d. July 17, 1811, 73y.9m.14d.