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James Colson
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Birth: Dec. 17, 1755
Weymouth
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 1835
Weymouth
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Service Record:

Weymouth.

Private. Capt. Thomas Nash's company, Col. Solomon Lovell's regiment; marched to take possession of Dorchester Heights 4 Mar 1776; service, 4 days; also,

Capt. Thomas Nash's company, Col. Solomon Lovell's regiment; service subsequent to 10 Mar 1776, 6 days; also,

List dated Camp at Hull, 17 Sep 1776, of men who signed a petition for increase and payment of wages; also,

Capt. Joseph Trufant's company, Col. Josiah Whitney's regiment; enlisted 1 Aug 1776; service to 1 Jan 1777, 5 mos.; company stationed at Hull for defense of seacoast; also,

Capt. Samuel Ward's company, Lieut. Col. Symms's detachment of guards under Maj. Gen. Heath; enlisted 9 Mar 1778; discharged 9 Jun 1778; service, 3 mos., at Boston and Dorchester.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Josiah Colson (1727 - 1811)
  Leah Beal Colson (____ - 1809)
 
 Spouse:
  Leah Vining Colson (1751 - 1831)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Weymouth
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: 75
 
Maintained by: Chip5610
Originally Created by: Jacki, Weymouth Massachu...
Record added: Sep 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97137639
James Colson
Added by: Jacki, Weymouth Massachusetts
 
 
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