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SMN Samuel Goodwin
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Birth: 1794
Marblehead
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Oct. 12, 1812
Halifax
Nova Scotia, Canada

Seaman
The Curlew
Privateer out of Boston

War of 1812

Prisoner of war
Cause of death: typhus

"Curlew, brig (privateer), 278 tons, Wm Wyer, master, from Boston, cruising, captured July 24, 1812, by Acasta. Cargo: guns, ammunition and provisions. Taken into possession for the use of the King's service.."---American Vessels Captured By The British, the Essex Institute, 1911.

"In all there are 195 Americans listed in Admiralty records who died at Halifax, most of whom were probably buried on what we now call Deadman's Island, beside the earlier graves of French and Spanish sailors." --from Deadman's: Melville Island and its Burial Ground, Iris Shea & Heather Watts, p.32
 
 
Burial:
Deadman's Island Cemetery
Halifax
Halifax County
Nova Scotia, Canada
 
Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Oct 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78426132
SMN Samuel Goodwin
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SMN Samuel Goodwin
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SMN Samuel Goodwin
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 Added: May. 31, 2012
 
 
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