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Thomas Folsom
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Birth: Mar. 21, 1754
New Hampshire, USA
Death: 1840
Trumbull County
Ohio, USA

Revolution War veteran

Vol. II Records of Revolutionary War soldiers
Enlisted in Captain Browns Co. Col Jacob Gale's reg of volunteers in Contintal army for service in Rhode Island Aug 7, 1778; was at Bunker Hill (appl) Born March 21, 1754 in Epping, New Hampshire; son of David Folsom; married Sally daughter of Benjamin Watson of Nottingham New Hampshire; was a cooper; children: David; Noah; Watson; Moses; Polly; Betsey; Hannah; and Abigail. Folsom Gen says soldier died in 1840 Gustavus, Trumbull Co., Ohio; wife also buried there. Ref. New Hampshire Rev. rolls volume 2 page 565 and N H Pens papers Vol 13 pp66-67 says he enlisted from Eppling for 3 months according to his deposition but has served for 23 days according to Penns athorties; served under Capt. Brown. After the Revolution moved to Dorchester, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, lived there abt 10 years; then to Essex, Chittenden Co., Vermont in 1800 an in 1809 moved to Gustavus, Trumbull Co., Ohio; in winter of 1838-39 went to Youngstown, Ohio to live with son Moses. Pens rejected because he could not give exact date of service. Filed by Mrs. W. B. Shuler and Mary Chesney chpt. 
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  Sally Watson Folsom
  Mary Polly Folsom Pelton (____ - 1845)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Gustavus Cemetery
Trumbull County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 2, lot 14, grave 5
Created by: Bonnie
Record added: Jun 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53189596
Thomas Folsom
Added by: Bonnie
Thomas Folsom
Added by: Bonnie
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Revolutionary War veteran
 Added: Jun. 3, 2010

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