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Joseph Marsh
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1726
Lebanon
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 1811
Quechee
Windsor County
Vermont, USA

Revolutionary War Soldier

He followed Wheelock to this region in 1771. He lived in Hartford, near the present village of Quechee. He became the largest landowner, and for many years "carried the town in his pocket." He was colonel of the upper regiment in Cumberland County in the Revolutionary militia, a member of the Provincial Congress of New York, 1776, Vice-president of the Windsor Convention, 1777, Lieutenant-Governor of Vermont 1778-90, chairman of the court of confiscation in eastern Vermont, 1778 and Chief judge Windsor County, 1787-1795.

Source:
- A History of Dartmouth College and the town of Hanover, New Hampshire, Volume 1 By Frederick Chase (1891)
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Mercy Bill Marsh (1701 - 1786)
 
 Spouse:
  Dorothy Mason Marsh (1732 - 1810)
 
 Children:
  Daniel Marsh (1760 - 1829)*
  Roswell Marsh (1762 - 1784)*
  Roger Marsh (1767 - 1831)*
  William Marsh (1772 - 1864)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Joseph Marsh Esquire was born Jan 12, 1726, at Lebanon, Connecticut, and died 9 Feb 1811. Aged 85 years.
 
Note: Side marker: Rev. Soldier, 1st Lt. Gov of VT.
 
Burial:
Quechee Cemetery
Quechee
Windsor County
Vermont, USA
 
Created by: Cynthia Kaley
Record added: Jul 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20702260
Joseph Marsh
Added by: Bill McKern
 
Joseph Marsh
Added by: Cynthia Kaley
 
 
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- Andrea Winstead
 Added: Mar. 20, 2013
 
 
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