Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Barretts in:
 • Old Hill Burying Ground
 • Concord
 • Middlesex County
 • Massachusetts
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Col Nathan Barrett
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Dec. 30, 1735
Concord
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 22, 1791

Nathan Barrett, son of Col. James Barrett and Rebecca Hubbard, was b. 30 Dec
1735 at Concord. There he married, 22 May 1760, Miriam Hunt, with whom he had 14
children. He was severely wounded in the Concord fight while serving with the
militia troops under his father. He recovered and served as a major under his
kinsman Gen. Eleazer Brooks, guarding Washington's fortifications on Dorchester
Heights. Promoted Lt. Co., 1779.
[bio courtesy trib@tributaries.us] 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Barrett (1710 - 1779)
  Rebecca Hubbard Barrett (1717 - 1806)
 
 Siblings:
  James Barrett (1733 - 1799)*
  Nathan Barrett (1735 - 1791)
  Rebecca Barrett Minott (1741 - 1775)*
  Ephraim Barrett (1744 - 1771)*
  Persis Barrett Potter (1747 - 1781)*
  Stephen Barrett (1750 - 1824)*
  Peter Barrett (1755 - 1808)*
  Lucy Barrett Ripley (1761 - 1787)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
In memory of
Col. Nathan Barrett
Who died Febry. ye 22nd AD 1791
In the 56th year of his age

His amiable disposition
endeared him to his family & acquaintance
His usefulness in society
gained him esteem
and his attention to Religion inspired
the Hope of the Gospel

"Relentless death not tears nor pray'rs regards
Nor worth nor usefulness his hand retards!"
 
Burial:
Old Hill Burying Ground
Concord
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Kristin Jones
Record added: Jul 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39989814
Col Nathan Barrett
Added by: Amy Levesque
 
Col Nathan Barrett
Added by: Kristin Jones
 
Col Nathan Barrett
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Dan Silva
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- John G. Hall
 Added: Mar. 30, 2014

- Jeanne Thomson
 Added: Jan. 9, 2014
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service