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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag   Benjamin  SALISBURY

  (b. 27 February 1756 Swansea, Province of Massachusetts Bay   d. 23 January 1842 Homer, New York, USA )  

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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.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

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
(MA) - 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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Cortland Rural Cemetery Cortland Cortland County New York, USA Plot: Sec S
27 February 1756
Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove)

1756 Swansea, Massachusetts

Benjamin Salsbury the Son of Daniel Salsbury and of Anne his wife was born February the 27:1756

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U.S. Revolutionary War

Death: 1-23-1842 CORTLAND NEW YORK
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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

USA 1789 - September 29 - Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military

USA 1790 - July 16 - Washington, D. C. becomes capital of United States

USA 1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect

USA 1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded

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

USA 1803 - October 20 - Louisiana Purchase - The United States doubled its size by purchasing this territory from Spain.

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

USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific

World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire

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.

USA 1816 - Year without a summer

USA 1819 - The Panic of 1819 - A combination of bad banking practices; too much land speculation and competition from Europe caused the United States to enter its first economic depression.

USA 1825 - October 26 - Erie Canal completed

USA 1826 - July 4 – Former US Presidents Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both die on the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence.

USA 1827 - February 28 – The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad in America offering commercial transportation of both people and freight.

USA 1830 - May 28 – The Indian Removal Act marks the beginning of the forced relocation of five tribes of native Americans, known as Trail of Tears

USA 1831 - January 1 - First Abolitionist Newspaper

USA 1836 - The Alamo and Texas Declaration of Independence

USA 1837 - The Panic of 1837

World History 1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.

USA 1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail

USA 1840 to 1860s - French-Canadian emigration to the United States

1778 Marriage / Partner
Benjamin SALISBURY and Lydia BAKER 15 January 1778, Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove)
1778 Birth of Child
Elisha SALISBURY was born 18 December 1778, Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove)
1780 Birth of Child
Lydia SALISBURY was born 25 August 1780, Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove)
1802 Birth of Child
Cynthia SALISBURY was born 28 June 1802, Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove)
1815 Death of Child
Abigail SALISBURY died 4 September 1815, Homer, New York, USA
1824 Death of Spouse/Partner
Lydia BAKER died 1 May 1824, Homer, New York, USA
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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