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Capt Simon Addis
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Birth: Dec. 30, 1745
Sixmile Run
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 1834
Sixmile Run
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA

Captain Simon Addis (1745-1834) served in the American Revolutionary War. (b. December 30, 1745; Northhampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA - d. June 23, 1834; Sixmile Run, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA)

Parents:
Simon was the son of Richard Addis and Maria Wyckoff.

First marriage:
He was married to Mariah Hollingshead (c1745-1766) around 1764-1765. She died on on December 15, 1766.

Second marriage:
After her death he married Eleanor Vliet (1744-1792) around 1767.

Child:
Eleanor and Simon had a son: Daniel Addis (1768-1832).

Third marriage:
After her death he married Maria Van Cleef (1756-1796) aka Mary Van Cleef around 1793.

Fourth marriage:
After her death he married Nellie Voorhees (c1760-1832) on October 3, 1796 in Somerset, New Jersey.

Pension:
Simon Addis received his Revolutionary War pension on March 4, 1831 at a rate of $369.97 per year.

Burial:
Simon was buried in Elm Ridge Cemetery, North Brunswick, Middlessex County, New Jersey on June 25, 1834. Betsy Van Liew of Middlebush wrote in a contemporary journal: "I was at the funeral of Simon Addis, at Six-Mile Run. Rev. Dr. Westbrook preached from Proverbs, 16th chapter, 8th verse, 'The hoary head is a crown of glory if it be found in the way of righteousness.' " A new marker was placed on his grave by the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1932. He is listed in the Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, Volume 1, Serial Number 9787; Volume 5.

Research:
Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on October 14, 2003.


 
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 Spouses:
  Mariah Hollingshead Addis (1747 - 1766)
  Mary Van Cleef Addis (1756 - 1796)
  Eleanor Addis (____ - 1792)
  Nellie Addis (____ - 1832)
 
Burial:
Elm Ridge Cemetery
New Brunswick
Middlesex County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Oct 14, 2003
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Capt Simon Addis
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Capt Simon Addis
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Capt Simon Addis
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The United States of America Forever Salutes You for Your Service and Sacrifice
- Wayne Apgar
 Added: Jan. 2, 2011
He also had a son Richard Addis II who was born Sept 3,1766, the son of Simon & Mariah. Richard died in Fulton County,Illinois on April 9,1827. He married Jamina Dehart March 26,1789.Children were: Eleanor, Aaron Dean,Elizabeth,Richard, Mariah, Ann,Simon...(Read more)
- Jan Smith
 Added: Nov. 19, 2010

- Sarah Gruwell
 Added: Dec. 14, 2009
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