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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag   Benjamin  SALISBURY

  (b. 27 February 1756Swansea, Province of Massachusetts Bay   d. 23 January 1842Homer, New York, USA )  
Summary: Benjamin SALISBURY was born 27 February 1756 in Swansea, Province of Massachusetts Bay . Benjamin SALISBURY was the child of Daniel SALISBURY and Anne HALE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  William SALISBURY and Mary ORMSBY (ORMSBEE) (maternal)  John HALE and Elizabeth MASON

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

He married  Lydia BAKER 15 January 1778 in Swansea, Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Lydia BAKER  was born 8 January 1758 in Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove) .  She died 1 May 1824 in Homer, New York, USA . 

Benjamin SALISBURY died 23 January 1842 in Homer, New York, USA.
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Benjamin SALISBURY married flag  Lydia BAKER-- Date: 15 January 1778 Place: Swansea, Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
Vital Records of Swansea, MA to 1850

Beniamin Sallisbury and Lydia Baker both of Swanzey was Married January ye :15:1778 By Russill Mason Elder of a Church of Christ in Swanzey

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Event Date: 15 Jan 1778
Event Place: Swansea,Bristol,Massachusetts
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M50224-3
System Origin: Massachusetts-ODM
GS Film number: 0903395 IT 1-8
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"Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910," database, FamilySearch ( ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:FC81-12B : 9 February 2018), Benjamin Sallisbury and Lydia Baker, 15 Jan 1778; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 0903395 IT 1-8.


flag  Elisha SALISBURY (b.18 December 1778, Swansea, Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay   d. 9 March 1848, Cortland, New York, USA)
m. Alice KINNE (KINNEY) 24 January 1805

flag  Lydia SALISBURY (b.25 August 1780, Swansea, Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay   d. 20 April 1857, )
m. Thomas KINNE (KINNEY) 13 January 1801

flag  Abigail SALISBURY (b.abt. 1782, Swansea, Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay   d. 4 September 1815, Homer, New York, USA)

flag  Hannah SALISBURY (b.abt. 1785, Swansea, Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay   d. , )

flag  Mason SALISBURY (b.abt. 1787, Swansea, Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay   d. , )

flag  Nancy SALISBURY (b.abt. 1790, Swansea, Massachusetts, USA   d. , )

flag  Sarah SALISBURY (b.abt. 1793, Swansea, Massachusetts, USA   d. , )

flag  Benjamin SALISBURY (b.abt. 1795, Swansea, Massachusetts, USA   d. , )

flag  Cynthia SALISBURY (b.28 June 1802, Swansea, Massachusetts, USA   d. 18 July 1881, Cortland, New York, USA)

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27 February 1756
Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove)

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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.

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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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1778 Marriage / Partner
Benjamin SALISBURY and Lydia BAKER 15 January 1778, Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove)
World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.

February 6, 1778

1778 Birth of Child
Elisha SALISBURY was born 18 December 1778, Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove)
World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.

June 1, 1779

1780 Birth of Child
Lydia SALISBURY was born 25 August 1780, Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove)
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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World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy

World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered

World History 1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

1802 Birth of Child
Cynthia SALISBURY was born 28 June 1802, Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove)
USA 1803 - October 20 - Louisiana Purchase - The United States doubled its size by purchasing this territory from Spain.
Senate Ratified the Louisiana Purchase Treaty

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USA 1804 - May 14 - Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast - May 14, 1804

USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
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World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire
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World History 1812 - Napoleon leads French invasion of Russia, resulting in catastrophic defeat for French. War of 1812 begins with U.S. declaration of war on the United Kingdom.

World History 1814 - Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to St. Elba according to the terms of the Treaty of Fontainebleau. Representatives from Austria, Russia, Prussia, Britain, and France meet at the Congress of Vienna to discuss future of Europe.

World History 1815 - The War of 1812 ends with the Treaty of Ghent. Napoleon escapes Elba in an attempt to reestablish his power. Coalition forces defeat him at the battle of Waterloo.

1815 Death of Child
Abigail SALISBURY died 4 September 1815, Homer, New York, USA
USA 1816 - Year without a summer
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1824 Death of Spouse/Partner
Lydia BAKER died 1 May 1824, Homer, New York, USA
USA 1825 - October 26 - Erie Canal completed
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USA 1831 - January 1 - First Abolitionist Newspaper
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23 January 1842
Homer, New York, USA

Benjamin is buried at: Cortland Rural Cemetery Cortland Cortland County New York, USA Plot: Sec S
Buried in the Kinney Cemetery in Cortlandville, NY

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