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HELP! Grave has been located American Revolutionary War Soldier flag male ancestor  William  LATHAM

  (b. 10 May 1742 Groton, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 27 June 1792 Groton, Connecticut, USA )  

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William LATHAM was born 10 May 1742 in Groton, Crown Colony of Connecticut

William LATHAM was the child of Jonathan LATHAM   and   Mary AVERY

William had an active role in U.S. Revolutionary War.

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William  married  Eunice FORSYTH 15 September 1764 in Groton, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  Eunice FORSYTH  was born abt. 1743 in Groton, Connecticut, USA.  Eunice died 5 March 1799 in Groton, Connecticut, USA. 

William LATHAM died 27 June 1792 in Groton, Connecticut, USA.
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William LATHAM married flag female ancestor Eunice FORSYTH-- Date: 15 September 1764 Place: Groton, Crown Colony of Connecticut


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10 May 1742
Groton, Connecticut, USA

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Biography
Capt. William Latham

Second in command & commander of the matross company garrisoned at Fort Griswold.

Served with the Continental Army at Dorchester, Mass., 1776.
Wounded & Paroled, Age 39.

William Latham, born 1741 at Groton, son of Jonathan Latham and Mary Avery. He married in Sept 1764 Eunice Forsythe, daughter of Timothy Forsythe and Eunice Perkins. In 1776 he was with Washington on Dorchester Heights as lieutenant of artillery; then second lieutenant in Capt. Mills company, Connecticut line. In 1781 he was captain of the Matross company, and had command of Fort Griswold. On the morning of Sept 6 the British attacked. Col. William Ledyard, commander of military district, assumed command. In this battle, Capt Latham was wounded in the thigh, taken prisoner on board a ship in New York, and afterwards exchanged. His children were Mary, married Samuel Walsworth; Eunice married Youngs Avery; Lucy, married Nathaniel Gallup; William, born 1771, was in Fort Griswold, and...Read MORE...


marriage1764 Marriage / Partner
William LATHAM and Eunice FORSYTH 15 September 1764, Groton, Connecticut, USA
Revolutionary War
LATHAM, WILLIAM
Ancestor #: A066942
Service: CONNECTICUT Rank(s): CAPTAIN
Birth: 1-27-1741 GROTON NEW LONDON CO CONNECTICUT
Death: 1-27-1792 GROTON NEW LONDON CO CONNECTICUT
Service Source: JOHNSTON, CT MEN IN THE REV, PP 78,558,578,617; *S13688, PENSION OF WILLIAM LATHAM (NO RELATIONSHIP STATED)
Service Description: 1) ALSO ENS, 2ND LT, CAPT OF ARTILLERY; CAPT ABEL SPICER, COL SAMUEL HOLDEN PARSONS;
2) CAPT EDWARD MOTT; WOUNDED IN ARNOLD'S ATTACK ON NEW LONDON, 1781

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1) City: GROTON - County: NEW LONDON CO - State: CONNECTICUT

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1) EUNICE FORSYTHE
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Death
Name: William Latham
Gender: Male
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Death Date: 27 Jun 1792
Death Place: Groton, Connecticut
Age: 50
Birth Date: 1742
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B03366-3
System Origin: Connecticut-EASy
GS Film number: 3158
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'Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934,' database, FamilySearch (familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F78B-SM5 : 3 December 2014), William Latham, 27 Jun 1792; citing Groton, Connecticut, reference ; FHL microfilm 3,158.'
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Colonel Ledyard Cemetery Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA
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William is buried at: Colonel Ledyard Cemetery Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Added: 11/27/2017 2:55:41 PM - Updated: 2/15/2022 1:53:53 PM

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