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Abel Sutliff
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Birth: Aug. 23, 1751
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: May 15, 1799
Huntington Mills
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA

Son of Abel Sutliffe (1720-1800) and Sarah Ford (1728-1777).

Private, Captain John Lewis, Jr.'s 4th Company, Col. William Douglas' 5th Battalion, Brig. Gen. James Wadsworth's Brigade, 1776, Waterbury, Connecticut.
Battalion raised June 1776 to reinforce Washinton's army at N.Y. Served in the city and on the Brooklyn front, being at the right of the line of works during the battle of Long Island Aug. 27. Engaged in the retreat to New York Aug. 29-30; stationed with militia brigade under Col. Douglas at Kips Bay, 34th St., on the East River,at time of enemy's attack on N.Y., Sept. 15, and forced to retreat hurriedly. At battle of White Plains, Oct. 28. Term expired Dec. 25, 1776.
Source: "Record of Service of Connecticut Men in the I. War of the Revolution II. War of 1812 III. Mexican War" compiled by Authority of the General Assembly, under direction of the Adjutants-General, Hartford, 1898, pages 406-407.


Children of Abel Sutliff and Charity Barber:
Barnabus Sutliff (1770-1840)
Miles Sutliff (1773-1840)
Sarah Sutliff (1776-1777)
Sarah W. Sutliff (1778- )
Laby Sutliff (1782-1829)
Darius Sutliff (1784- )
Hannah Sutliff (1787-1871)
Lacy Sutliff (1789- )
Sabra Sutliff 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Charity Barber Sutliff (1748 - 1837)
 
 Children:
  Barnabas S. Sutliff (1770 - 1840)*
  Miles Sutliff (1773 - 1840)*
  Lola Sutliff Tubbs (1782 - 1829)*
  Hannah Sutliff Hopkins (1787 - 1871)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Husband of Charity Scott
 
Burial:
Scott Cemetery
Huntington Mills
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Keith Weissinger
Originally Created by: Heidi Mueller
Record added: Jul 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28390299
Abel Sutliff
Added by: paul babiuk
 
Abel Sutliff
Added by: paul babiuk
 
 
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This Memorial Day, your descendants salute you for your service to our nation, thankful for the liberty that you volunteered to secure and defend with your life. We are honored to share your blood. Rest in Peace.
- Johnson Newton Burris Lippincott
 Added: May. 21, 2015
Remembering your service to our beloved nation this Veteran's Day.Thank you for securing the blessings of liberty for our generation, it is my honor to be your 5x great-grandson.
- Johnson Newton Burris Lippincott
 Added: Nov. 11, 2014
Remembering your sacrifice for our American Liberty as Independence Day approaches... Thank You 5xGreat-grandfather!!!
- Johnson Newton Burris Lippincott
 Added: Jul. 2, 2014
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