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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag   Othniel  TAYLOR

  (b. 16 April 1719 Deerfield, Province of Massachusetts Bay   d. 28 December 1788 Charlemont, Massachusetts, USA )  

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Othniel TAYLOR was born 16 April 1719 in Deerfield, Province of Massachusetts Bay . Othniel TAYLOR was the child of Samuel TAYLOR   and   Mary HITCHCOCK and the grandchild of: (paternal)  John TAYLOR and Thankful WOODWARD

Othniel was a soldier in the U.S. Revolutionary War.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Martha ARMS 27 June 1743 in Deerfield, Province of Massachusetts Bay .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Martha ARMS  was born 3 February 1729 in Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA (South Deerfield).  She died 5 May 1802 in Charlemont, Massachusetts, USA.  She was the daughter of Daniel ARMS and Esther SMEAD.

Othniel TAYLOR died 28 December 1788 in Charlemont, Massachusetts, USA.

Son of Samuel Taylor and Mary Hitchcock Taylor of Deerfield, MA.

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Othniel TAYLOR married flag  Martha ARMS-- Date: 27 June 1743 Place: Deerfield, Province of Massachusetts Bay

Martha ARMS was the daughter of Daniel ARMS and Esther SMEAD

Name: Othniel Taylor
Spouse's Name: Martha Arms
Event Date: 27 Jun 1743
Event Place: Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts
Marital Status: Unknown
Spouse's Marital Status: Unknown
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M50052-8 , System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy , GS Film number: 186146 , Reference ID: Vol. 1 Pg. 247

Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910


flag  William TAYLOR (b.27 January 1758, Buckland, Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. 17 December 1826, Buckland, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Experience TOTMAN 19 September 1803

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Old Cemetery Charlemont Franklin County Massachusetts, USA
16 April 1719
Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA (South Deerfield)

1719 Birth

Name: Othniel Taylor
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 27 Apr 1719
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C50168-1 , System Origin: Massachusetts-ODM , GS Film number: 0823648 IT 5

Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915

1743 Marriage / Partner
Othniel TAYLOR and Martha ARMS 27 June 1743, Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA (South Deerfield)

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

USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act

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

USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre

USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party

USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)

USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed

USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia

USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride

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

USA 1775 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston

USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.

USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.

USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill

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.

USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence

USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”

USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware

USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted

USA December 1777 - June 1778 - The winter at Valley Forge

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.

USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown

USA 1784 - January 14 - The Continental Congress Ratified the Treaty of Paris Ending the Revolutionary War

USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified

1758 Birth of Child
William TAYLOR was born 27 January 1758, Buckland, Massachusetts, USA
28 December 1788
Charlemont, Massachusetts, USA

Othniel is buried at: Old Cemetery Charlemont Franklin County Massachusetts, USA

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