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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag male ancestor  Jonathan  SALISBURY

  (b. 13 November 1735 Bristol, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations   d. 27 March 1817 Brattleboro, Vermont, USA )  

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Jonathan SALISBURY was born 13 November 1735 in Bristol, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. Jonathan SALISBURY was the child of John SALISBURY   and   Abigail CUMMINGS (COMMINS) (CUMMINS) and the grandchild of: (paternal)  William SALISBURY and Anna COLE (maternal)  Phillip S CUMMINGS (CUMMINS) and Elizabeth UNKNOWN

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

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Mary CHILD 11 MAY 1758 in Warren, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations .  The couple had (at least) 11 children. Mary CHILD  was born 28 July 1739 in Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove).  She died 28 August 1821 in Brattleboro, Vermont, USA (West Brattleboro).  She was the daughter of John CHILD and Abigail EDDY.

Jonathan SALISBURY died 27 March 1817 in Brattleboro, Vermont, USA .
Details of the family tree of Jonathan appear below.
Did You Know?America - Did you know? December 2, 1899 - U.S. acquires American Samoa by treaty with Great Britain and Germany.
Did You Know?The first mention of Rhode Island in writing ('isola di Rhode') was made by explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano in 1524 (he refers to an island near the mouth of Narragansett Bay which he compares to the Island of Rhodes in the Mediterranean). Some attribute the name to Dutch explorer Adriaen Block ('Roode Eylandt'), again because its red clay is similar to the Greek island of Rhodes. (

Prior to 1633 - New England
1633 - 1662 - Providence Plantations
1663 - 1685 - Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1790 - Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
May 29, 1790 - Rhode Island becomes 13th U.S. state

  • Bio
    'Annals of Brattleboro, Vermont 1681 - 1895' by Mary R. Cabot; 1921
    'Soldiers of the Revolution'

    Capt. Jonathan Salisbury, b. at Bristol, R.I. Nov 13, 1735; d. in
    Brattleboro, VT., Mar 27, 1817. He was commissioned by the Government to serve as Privateersman. During the Revolution he devoted himself and vessels, of which he was owner, to his Country's cause.
  • 1735 Birth
    13 November 1735
    Bristol, Rhode Island, USA
  • 1758 Marriage / Partner
    Jonathan SALISBURY and Mary CHILD 11 MAY 1758, Warren, Rhode Island, USA
  • 1758 Birth of Child
    Rhoda Roba SALISBURY was born 27 September 1758, Warren, Rhode Island, USA
  • 1761 Birth of Child
    Bethia SALISBURY was born 25 April 1761, Warren, Rhode Island, USA
  • 1764 Birth of Child
    James SALISBURY was born 11 November 1764, Warren, Rhode Island, USA
  • 1764 Birth of Child
    John SALISBURY was born 11 November 1764, Warren, Rhode Island, USA
  • 1766 Birth of Child
    Archibald SALISBURY was born 28 November 1766, Warren, Rhode Island, USA

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Added: 7/11/2008 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 4/14/2014 5:47:28 PM

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