|Death: ||Jul. 1, 1834|
Revolutionary War Soldier.
ONONDAGA'S CENTENNIAL Vol 1 Page 149.
John Spoor—Made affidavit in March, 1821, he was seventy-one years old, enlisted in 1776 in Col. Peter Gansevoort's New York regiment, was appointed ensign in 1776, and owned 19 acres of very poor land in Pompey, worth not over $5.00 per acre." He owed $200. His wife and daughter lived with him.
Birth year based on age at 1820.
Revolutionary War Solider Resident or Dying Onondaga County Page 195.
JOHN SPOOR - This veteran applied for a pension Mar. 3, 1821, being then 71 years old. He said he owned "nineteen acres of very poor land in Pompey worth not over $5 per acre." There is some very poor land there yet. He had other property, all amounting to $265.81, and in this was a pair of "old andirons with the feet off." His credit was so good that he owed $200. His wife was 69 years old, and their daughter lived with them. In '76 he enlisted in Capt. Thomas De Witt's Co., Col. Gansevoort's regiment, N. Y. Line, and served four years as ensign. In 1790 he was in Chittenden, Vt.
Rachel Spoor (1753 - 1843)
Spoor Burial Ground
New York, USA
Created by: BArnold
Record added: Jun 20, 2010
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