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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag   Abner  SMITH

  (b. 9 November 1722New Haven, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 19 October 1794Chester, Massachusetts, USA )  
Summary: Abner SMITH was born 9 November 1722 in New Haven, Crown Colony of Connecticut. Abner SMITH was the child of Daniel SMITH and Abigail ALLING and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Joseph SMITH and Lydia BRISTOL (maternal)  John ALLING and Abigail GRANNIS

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

He married  Ruth UNKNOWN 18 January 1749 in New Haven, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Ruth UNKNOWN  was born 1 July 1722 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA .  She died 7 August 1818 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA . 

Abner SMITH died 19 October 1794 in Chester, Massachusetts, USA.
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Abner SMITH married flag  Ruth UNKNOWN-- Date: 18 January 1749 Place: New Haven, Crown Colony of Connecticut

Daniel Smith b. 1758, m. Keziah Pomeroy Jan. 4, 1779/ 80 in Chester, Hampden Co., Massachusetts


flag  Martha SMITH (b.21 March 1751, New Haven, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. , )

American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  Abner SMITH (b.20 April 1752, New Haven, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 13 May 1811, Chester, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Daniel SMITH (b.1758, , Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. , )

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9 November 1722
New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Name: Abner Smith
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Abner SMITH and Ruth UNKNOWN 18 January 1749, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1751 Birth of Child
Martha SMITH was born 21 March 1751, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1752 Birth of Child
Abner SMITH was born 20 April 1752, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
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 -

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 - 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 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston - April 20, 1775

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.

December 31, 1775

USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence
TRENTON, July 8.

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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 - 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.

February 6, 1778

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

June 1, 1779

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

USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown
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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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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 -

19 October 1794
Chester, Massachusetts, USA

Abner is buried at: Chester Center Cemetery Chester Center Hampden County Massachusetts, USA Plot: Section D


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