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Abner Hosmer
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Birth: 1754
Death: Apr. 19, 1775
Concord
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

American Revolutionary War Soldier. He was killed on the first day of the American Revolution, one of fifty Americans either killed or mortally wounded on that day. He fell at the North Bridge in Concord.  
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jonathan Hosmer (1712 - 1775)
  Martha Conant Hosmer (1716 - 1795)
 
 Siblings:
  Jonathan Hosmer (1734 - 1822)*
  Stephen Hosmer (1740 - 1807)*
  Abner Hosmer (1754 - 1775)*
  Abner Hosmer (1754 - 1775)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Memento Mori
Here lies the
Body of Mr. Abner
Hosmer Son of Deacon
Jonathan Hosmer &
Mrs. Martha his wife
who was Killed in Concord fight
April 19th, 1775 In the
defense of the just rights
and liberties of his country
Being in the 21st
year of his age.

[A rough transcription due to the
difficulty in reading the stone.]
 
Burial:
Davis Monument
Acton
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Eric Thomsen
Record added: May 23, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7480306
Abner Hosmer
Added by: Eric Thomsen
 
Abner Hosmer
Added by: Eric Thomsen
 
Abner Hosmer
Added by: Eric Thomsen
 
 
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Memorial Weekend remembrances to you, GrUncle Abner. and thank you. I will never forget our visit to the Concord Bridge, and Actonů and walking in your footsteps.
- Donella Spencer
 Added: May. 25, 2014
remembering your sacrifice, this Memorial Day Weekend. thank you for your part in forming our great nation. we are trying not to lose it. your great-niece.
- Donella Spencer
 Added: May. 23, 2013
With deepest admiration and gratitude.
- Peter Fisk
 Added: May. 4, 2012
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