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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  Samuel  COWLES

  (b. 16 May 1692Farmington, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 9 July 1777Farmington, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  
Summary: Samuel COWLES was born 16 May 1692 in Farmington, Crown Colony of Connecticut. Samuel COWLES was the child of Samuel COWLES and Rachel PORTER and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Samuel COWLES and Abigail STANLEY (maternal)  Thomas PORTER and Sarah HART

He married  Sarah WADSWORTH 28 November 1716 in Farmington, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Sarah WADSWORTH  was born 3 July 1697 in Farmington, Connecticut, USA .  She died 14 September 1786 in Berlin, Connecticut, USA (Kensington) .  She was the daughter of John WADSWORTH and Elizabeth STANLEY.

Samuel COWLES died 9 July 1777 in Farmington, Crown Colony of Connecticut.
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Did You Know?The name Connecticut originates from the Algonquian word 'Quinnehtukqut' (beside the long tidal river). (

Prior to 1638 - Connecticut, New England
1638 - 1662 - New Haven Colony
1662 - 1687 - Connecticut Colony
1688 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1787 - Crown Colony of Connecticut
January 5, 1788 - Connecticut becomes 5th U.S. state

Did You Know? America - Did you know? 1852 - Harriet Beecher Stowe"s novel, Uncle Tom"s Cabin is published. It becomes one of the most influential works to stir anti-slavery sentiments.

Farmington, Connecticut, USA - Miss Porter's School, looking West, Farmington, Conn.
Farmington, Connecticut, USA
Miss Porter's School, looking West, Farmington,...
Farmington, Connecticut, USA - Main Street
Farmington, Connecticut, USA
Main Street
Farmington, Connecticut, USA - Congregation Church and Memorial Building
Farmington, Connecticut, USA
Congregation Church and Memorial Building

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Samuel COWLES married flag Sarah WADSWORTH-- Date: 28 November 1716 Place: Farmington, Crown Colony of Connecticut
Sarah WADSWORTH was the daughter of John WADSWORTH and Elizabeth STANLEY

flag Asahel COWLES (b.18 July 1728, Farmington, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 7 April 1807, Berlin, Connecticut, USA )

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Samuel COWLES - Grave
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16 May 1692
Farmington, Connecticut, USA

1716 Marriage / Partner
Samuel COWLES and Sarah WADSWORTH 28 November 1716, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
1728 Birth of Child
Asahel COWLES was born 18 July 1728, Farmington, 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.
World History, Part Two, Arco Publishing, Inc., New York, 1980 -

USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
First direct British tax on American colonists. Instituted in November, 1765. Every newspaper,...Read MORE...

USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre
Tensions between the American colonists and the British were already running high in the early spring of 1770. Late in the afternoon, on March 5, a crowd of jeering Bostonians slinging snowballs...Read MORE...

USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party
Angry and frustrated at a new tax on tea, American colonists calling themselves the Sons of Liberty and disguised as Mohawk Native Americans boarded three British ships (the Dartmouth, the Eleanor,...Read MORE...

USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
The Intolerable Acts was the American Patriots' name for a series of punitive laws passed by the...Read MORE...

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
The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies that ...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride
In 1774 and the Spring of 1775 Paul Revere was employed by the Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Massachusetts Committee of Safety as an express rider to carry news, messages, and copies of...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). Tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American...Read MORE...

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.
In the darkness of the night of May 9, 1775, Ethan Allen, along with Benedict Arnold, led a portion ...Read MORE...

USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
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USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
On June 17, 1775, early in the Revolutionary War (1775-83), the British defeated the Americans at...Read MORE...

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.

The declaration of Independence was this day proclaimed here, together with the new constitution of late, established, and the resolve of the Provincial Congress for continuing...Read MORE...

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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9 July 1777
Farmington, Connecticut, USA

Samuel is buried at: Ledge Cemetery Berlin Hartford County Connecticut, USA
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