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PVT David Calvin Warner, Sr
Birth: Jul. 12, 1758
Longmeadow
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 1831
Walworth
Wayne County
New York, USA

David-5 Calvin Warner [Sr.] was the son of Jesse-4 Warner Sr. and his 2) wife the widow Mary (Cooley) VenHorn.

7 WARNER half-siblings by father's wife 1) Miriam Smith: Elisha; Hannah m. Lieut. Alexander Oliver; Miriam m. (_) Oliver; Rebecca; Jesse Jr. m. Sarah Warriner; Philotheta m. Elijah Howe; and Benoni, died in infancy. All of these children were born in Belchertown, MA.

Sometime before the Revolution, David's father Jesse-4 and his family moved to Berkshire County, MA, and settled in the area known successively as Ashuelot Equivalent, Dalton, and then as Hinsdale.
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Jesse's 1) wife Miriam died December 12, 1752.
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On August 29 1753, Jesse married 2) widow of Dyrick, Mary (Cooley) VenHorn.

4 WARNER full-siblings by father's wife 2) Mary (Cooley) VenHorn: Nathan m. 1) Jerusha Webb and 2) Amy (Wetter) Cook and 3) Mrs. Kimball; [Self] m. Mary Russell; Submit; and Elihu.
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REVOLUTIONARY WAR Soldier
Many of David C. Warner Sr.'s female descendants have joined the DAR by use of his war record.
DAR Registration #A121065. Revolutionary War (17751783).
Source:
"Soldiers and Sailors", Vol. 16, P 582.
Served under Lt. William Barber.
Residence: Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., MA.
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David married Mary Russell on 1/17/1779 in Conway, Franklin, MA. The town of Conway lies in the foothills of the Berkshires just west of the Connecticut River Valley, and was founded in 1767.

13 WARNER children:

1. Wareham Warner (1779-1854). Settled in Albion, Calhoun, MI in 1834 as a settler and pioneer, where he died and was buried.
11 WARNER children.

2. Polly (Warner) Adams (1779-1861). Settled finally in Farmington, Oakland Co., MI in 1833, as a settler and pioneer, where she died and was buried.
7 ADAMS children.

3. Lucinda J. (Warner) Pembrook (1781-1815). May have died in Gorham, Ontario, NY.
7 PEMBROOK/PEMBROOKE children.

4. Lucretia Warner (1783-1803). Childhood death.
0 children.

5. David Calvin Warner (1785-1876). Moved to Kent Co., MI at age ~80 from upstate NY.
12 WARNER children.

6. Anna (Warner) Church (1788-1855). Considered settlers and pioneers of Lake Co., IN because they came before 12/1/1850. Buried in Jackson Co., MI.
11 CHURCH children.

7. Russell Warner (1790-1828). Settled in Ontario Co., NY.
7 WARNER children.

8. Stephen Warner (1792-1834). Settled and died in Gaines, Orleans, NY.
7 WARNER children.

9. Elizabeth (Warner) Johnson (1793-1854). Settled in Homer, Calhoun, MI in 1833. Settler and pioneer, where she died and was buried.
8 JOHNSON children.

10. Harriett (Warner) Rice (1794-1863). Moved with husband Sylvester Rice from Walworth, Wayne, NY to Homer, Calhoun, MI in 1844. They brought her mother, Mary (Russell) Warner with them. Settled in Coldwater, Branch, MI in 1846.
10 RICE children.

11. Elihu Warner (1796-1884). Settled in Reading, Hillsdale, MI in 1840 where he died and was buried.
8 WARNER children.

12. John Warner (1797-1871). Settled in Lenawee Co., MI at least by 1850. Buried in Coldwater or Girard, Branch, MI.
9 WARNER children.

13. Luther Warner (1798-1850). Settled in Homer, Calhoun, MI at least for a short period. Most children became Mormons and immigrated West.
8 WARNER children.
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On "January 31, 1794, administration of Jesse's estate was granted to David Warner [Jesse's son] of Warrensburg, [Warren Co.], NY." Note that this village was established in 1790, so David and his family were very early settlers. Warren Co., NY was taken from Washington Co. NY, in 1813.

When Elihu was 6 years old in 1802, the family moved from Sharon, Schoharie (formerly Albany Co., then named Otsego Co.), NY [mid-eastern NY] to western counties in NY. Also: son "Wareham emigrated to "Chenango County [NY] as a child..."
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David was born in Longmeadow, MA; grew up in Hinsdale, Berkshire Co., MA; married in Conway, MA; resided in Warrensburg, [Warren], NY in 1794; moved to Sharon, Schoharie, NY (formerly Albany Co., then known as Otsego Co.) in 1802; moved to about Orleans Co.; moved to western Walworth, Wayne, NY, where he owned 90 acres of land, died and was buried.
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"Asa Adams of Sharon, Schoharie Co., NY, purchased land from David Warner [Sr.] in Hopewell in 1802. Around 1815 Asa and Polly moved to Parma, Monroe, NY.
Polly's brother Warham Warner married, in Chenango Co., NY, in 1799, Cynthia Adams (daughter of Darius Adams and Mary White).
In 1808 Darius Adams and wife Mary (White) purchased land next to Asa's in Hopewell, NY."
Written by George L. Adams, CA, in http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/p/o/l/Penny-Pollock-CA/GENE2-0002.html.
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Inscribed on David's gravestone:

"Friends nor Physicians could not save,
My mortal body from the grave
Nor can the grave confine me here,
When Christ doth call I must appear."
also:
"In Memory of David C. Warner who died
April 16, 1831. Age 76 years"

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Partial Transcription of
Last Will and Testament of David C. Warner:

In the name of God, Amen. I David C. Warner of this Town of Walworth in the county of Wayne and State of New York being weak in boddy (sic), but of sound and perfect mind and memory, thanks be to Almighty God for the same, do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form folling (sic)--

First my Executor to this my last will and testament herein after named is to pay out of my personal property which I shall die ? off all my funeral charges and debts.

Item 2nd. I give and bequeath to my true and well beloved wife Mary her liveing (sic) out of my estate so long as shall remain my widow and after her dissease (sic) a decent burial and all the charges are to be paid out of my estate.

Item 3rd. I give and bequeathe unto my son Elihue [Elihu] Warner one dollar to be paid in one year from my dissease. (sic)

Item 4th. I give and bequeath unto my son Stephen Warner one dollar to be paid in one year from my dicease. (sic)

Item 5th. I give and beathe (sic) unto the heirs of my son Russel [Russell] Warner seven dollars to be paid in one year from my dissease. (sic)

Item 6th. I give and bequeath unto my son David Warner in the sum of one dollar to be paid in one year from my dissease.

Item 7. I give and bequeath unto the heirs of Lucinda Fembroke [Pembrook] six dollars to be paid in one year from my dissease.

Item 8th. I give and bequeath unto Anna Church one hundred dollars to be paid in one year from my decease.

Item 9th. I give and bequeath unto Wetbey [Betsey] Johnson one dollars (sic) to be paid in one year from my decease.

Item 10th. I give and bequeath unto Polley [Polly] Adams two hundred dollars to be paid in one year from my dissease.

Item 11. I give unto Harriet Rice two hundred dollars to be paid in one year from my dissease.

The above married females are all my true and well belove[d] daughters.

Item 12. I give and bequeath unto my son Luther Warner fifty dollars to be paid in one year from my dissease.

Item 13. I give and bequeath unto my son John Warner fifty dollars to be paid in one year from my dissease (sic).

Item 14. I give and bequeath unto Sylvester Rice my son in law and Wairham [Warham] Warner my son all the rest and residue my Estate to wit all the neat proceeds of a certain bond and mortga (sic) bearing date the fifth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight-hundred and thirty executed by Sylvester Rice to David C. Warner and my Executor is to pay unto my son Wairham (sic) Warner twenty dollars per year from the time of my dissease untill (sic ) the last installment due on P. (?) bond which will be in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty eight which is to by my S (?) son Wairman [Warham] Warners right and he is to have no more. The rest and residue of the payments due me on S bond and morgs (sic) I hereby give to the S(?) Sylvester Rice to commence from and after my dissease and not before and lastly I hereby appoint Jonathan Boynton Esq and Sylvester Rice my executors and on this my last will and testament hereby revokeing (sic) all former wills by me (sic) hand and seal this 28th day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty one.

Signed Sealed published ...... David C. Warner L.S.

and declared by the above named David C. Warner to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses in the presence of the testator.

The word Pembroke interlined in the twenty third line from the top line before signed. The "eracement in the 33 line from the top line before signed. The words executed by Sylvester Rice to David C. Warner" interlined in the 44 (?) line from the top line before signed. Signed by Sarah Moore by the request of the testator in the presence of the testor and in presence of us.

Abner Chase

Elias Knap

George Mathewson
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Source: Russell L. Warner, GRS, went to Wayne Co., NY, in about 1976, and had a certified photocopy made of this Will. There are more hand-written pages specifying value of his tools, etc. These photocopies and the Certification are in the hands of Mary E. Warner, Russell's daughter.
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"Both David and Mary (Russell) Warner were living in the 1830 census with their daughter Harriet and her husband Sylvester Rice in Wayne County New York, in Walworth Township. By the time of the 1840 census David had died and Mary was still there in the same place with the Rice's.

Name: Sylvester Rice
Home in 1840 census: Walworth, Wayne, New York

Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9:-1
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14:-1
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19:-2
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29:-1
Free White Persons - Males - 50 thru 59:-1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14:-2
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19:-1
Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49:-1
Free White Persons - Females - 80 thru 89:-1
Persons Employed in Agriculture:-2"
Source: Richard, 5/5/2015.
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Belchertown, MA:
"Belchertown (previously known as Cold Spring and Belcher's Town) is a town in Hampshire Co., MA."

Belchertown's fame was spread across the United States by the carriage industry. From the early 1800's until after the Civil War, when business dropped sharply because of competition from the West, there were eight carriage shops in town, where buggies, sleighs, etc. were manufactured. The first wagon made was painted light blue outside and yellow inside and was nicknamed "Warner's Butterfly".
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NOTE: A problem arises when correctly identifying the location of births of David and Mary's 13 children: In 1789, Montgomery County, NY, was reduced in size by the splitting off of Ontario County from Montgomery. The actual area split off from Montgomery County was much larger than the present county, also including the present Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Steuben, Wyoming, Yates, and part of Schuyler and Wayne Counties.

Headstone dates of the births do not always agree with published data. Birth locations are never in agreement. Much study would have to be done, and even then, accuracy is next to impossible. Thanks to the photocopied "Last Will and Testament," (certified) that was gotten for us by Russell Lewis Warner, GRS, in about 1976, at least we have the names of the 13 children.
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WARNER Lineage: David-5 Calvin Warner Sr., Jesse-4 Warner Sr., Samuel-3 Warner Sr., Daniel-2 Warner Sr., Andrew-1 WARNER Sr., an Englishman who set sail with his wife and several children on the ship "Lyon" from Bristol, England on 8/23/1631 and landed 11/2/1631 at Nantasket, MA; and later completed the journey on 1/7/1632-33 to the newly established (1630) Massachusetts Bay Colony.
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Preliminary source: "The Descendants of Andrew Warner", by Lucien Calvin Warner and Josephine Genung, pub. 1919, pgs. 200-201 and 702-704.
http://www.archive.org/details/descendantsofand00warn
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About Warham Warner emigrating to Chenango county as a child: Family Tree Maker, http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/p/o/l/Penny-Pollock-CA/GENE2-0003.html.
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Research: Mary E. Warner, 2010-2013, 2014, 2015.
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jesse Warner (1718 - 1793)
  Mary Cooley Warner (1724 - 1801)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Russell Warner (1754 - 1846)
 
 Children:
  Wareham Warner (1779 - 1854)*
  Polly Warner Adams (1779 - 1861)*
  Lucinda J. Warner Pembrook (1781 - 1815)*
  Lucretia Warner (1783 - 1803)*
  David Calvin Warner (1785 - 1876)*
  Anna Warner Church (1788 - 1855)*
  Russell Warner (1790 - 1828)*
  Stephen Warner (1792 - 1834)*
  Elizabeth Warner Johnson (1793 - 1854)*
  Harriet Warner Rice (1794 - 1863)*
  Elihu Warner (1796 - 1884)*
  John Warner (1797 - 1871)*
  Luther Warner (1798 - 1850)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elisha Warner (1740 - ____)**
  Hannah Warner (1741 - 1810)**
  Miriam Warner Oliver (1743 - ____)**
  Rebecca/Rebeckah Warner Church (1745 - 1809)**
  Mary Van Horn Williston (1745 - 1766)**
  Elijah Van Horne (1747 - 1766)**
  Jesse Warner (1747 - 1834)**
  Philotheta Warner Howe (1749 - 1771)**
  Hannah Van Horn Bliss (1750 - 1831)**
  Anne Van Horn Day (1752 - 1787)**
  Benoni Warner (1752 - 1752)**
  Nathan Warner (1754 - 1829)*
  David Calvin Warner (1758 - 1831)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Baker Cemetery
Wayne County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Mary E. Warner
Originally Created by: Daryl VerStreate
Record added: Aug 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21131932
PVT David Calvin Warner, Sr
Added by: Mary E. Warner
 
PVT David Calvin Warner, Sr
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PVT David Calvin Warner, Sr
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Dedicated to my 4X Great-grandpa. I enjoyed researching and writing this Memorial. Cousins, please contact me.
- Mary E. Warner
 Added: Jun. 23, 2015
Sons of the American Revolution Identification Number: Warner, David C. Sr. 25 97821 2350. Corrected nat'l nos. 142145, 142422.
- Mary E. Warner
 Added: Jun. 23, 2015
My 4X Great Grandfather
- Max
 Added: Jun. 18, 2015
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