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Seth Alvord, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1755
East Hampton
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jul. 14, 1836
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

From the DAR Patriot Index: "ALVORD, Seth, Private, Capt. Churchill's Co., 3rd Batallion Wadsworth's Brigade, Col. Sage, Commander. [unit raised in Chatham, CT.] Raised June 1776 to re-inforce Washington at N.Y. Served at N.Y. City on Long Island; caught in the retreat from the city 9-15, and suffered some loss. Engaged at White Plains, Oct. 28. Time expired 12-25-1776." [Also in CT. men in the Revolution]

From "Colonial and Revolutionary Families in Pennsylvania, Genealogical and Personal Memoirs", published 1911. p. 1588:

"Seth ALVORD, second son of Seth ALVORD [1] and Elizabeth Spencer, enlisted in the Continental Army at the age of 16 years, and served through-out the Revolutionary War, as a member of General Washington's life guard; was with him at the Crossing of the Delaware on Christmas Night, 1776, and at the surrender of Cornwallis, at Yorktown". 
Family links: 
  Ruth Norcott Alvord (1756 - 1792)
  Sarah Sears Alvard (1761 - 1819)
  Seth Alvord (1787 - 1831)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Linda
Record added: Aug 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57900863

Rest in Peace, 5th great grandfather. Thank you for your willingness to fight for our liberty.
- Linda
 Added: Aug. 30, 2010

- Linda
 Added: Aug. 30, 2010

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