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Jacob Patch
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Birth: Apr. 5, 1747
Groton
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 1818
Groton
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA


A son of Ebenezer and Sarah (Wright) Patch. Jacob married Mary Hazen, a daughter of Benjamin and Betty (Nutting) Hazen on January 9, 1772 at Groton, Massachusetts.

Jacob served in the Revolutionary War.

During the American Revolution Jacob is listed as Corporal under the command of Captain Josiah Sartell, and served 15 days marching 70 miles. Also, "Lord's Day July 3, 1808 notice was given for divine service A.M. that Mr. Jacob Patch and 11 others were requested by the church to read during the intermission at the meeting house on Sabbath, the following season (D. Chaplin, Pastor)."

Jacob's brother Simon was wounded in the thigh at the Battle of White Plains on Oct. 28, 1776. Jacob in a distance of more than 200-miles brought him home to Groton, MA on a litter (made by fitting the butt end of small trees to the stirrups of a saddle and covered with a sack of hay). Simon died of these wounds on Dec. 31, 1776 at his father's home in Groton.

Jacob's death was caused suddenly by the wheels of a loaded wagon going over his body and was found about 15 minutes after the accident by his son Zara.

GRAVESTONE

In Memory of
Mr. Jacob Patch
Who Died Dec. 29,
1818 Age 71
Also Mrs. Mary
Wife of
Mr. Jacob Patch
Died Aug. 28, 1828 Age 85

MILITARY MARKER

Jacob Patch
Corpral in Capt. Josiah Sawtell's Company
Minute Men April 19, 1775
Private Captain Thomas Warren's Company
Colbrook's Regiment
At White Plains

HIS DESCENDANCY

Jacob is a descendant of immigrant Nicholas Patch Jr., who came to Colonial America between the years 1622 - 1630: (Jacob, Ebenezer, Isaac, Thomas, Nicholas, Nicholas, William). 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Ebenezer Patch (1719 - 1777)
  Sarah (Wright) Patch Chamberlain (1730 - 1793)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Hazen Patch (1743 - 1828)
 
 Children:
  Jacob Patch (1772 - 1846)*
  Sarah Patch (1774 - 1775)*
  Jesse Patch (1776 - 1777)*
  Mary "Molly" Patch Spaulding (1778 - 1864)*
  Lydia Patch Heald (1782 - 1866)*
  Zara Patch (1784 - 1827)*
  Edmund Patch (1786 - 1864)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jacob Patch (1747 - 1818)
  Simon Patch (1749 - 1776)*
  Benjamin Patch (1754 - 1827)*
  Sarah Patch (1756 - 1770)*
  Ebenezer Patch (1758 - 1760)*
  Samuel Patch (1760 - 1763)*
  Ebenezer Patch (1761 - 1765)*
  Ruth Patch Sawtell (1763 - 1831)*
  Peter Patch (1763 - 1765)*
  Samuel Patch (1765 - 1775)*
  Ede Patch Shattuck (1769 - 1857)*
  Sarah Patch (1771 - 1771)*
  Ebenezer Patch (1773 - 1775)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Burying Ground
Groton
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Diana L. Brace
Record added: Jan 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24188532
Jacob Patch
Added by: Diana L. Brace
 
Jacob Patch
Added by: Diana L. Brace
 
Jacob Patch
Added by: Edward Wenzell
 
 
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- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Oct. 21, 2009

- Diana L. Brace
 Added: Mar. 2, 2009
 
 
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