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Archelaus Anderson
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Birth: unknown
Death: Feb. 23, 1782
West Point
Orange County
New York, USA

Archelaus Anderson, February __, 1782, in the Continental Army C.R.1 (Church Record - First Congregational Church); died of smallpox 23 February 1782 in 48th year at West Point"in the service of his country".

Source: Vital Record of Chester, Massachusetts
Deaths: Page 202

Anderson, Archelaus, Murrayfield.List of men enlisted in an artillery company in Roxbury, who were unwilling to be mustered under Capt. John Wiley, dated June 21, 1775; also, Bombardier, Capt. Ezra Badlam's co., Col. Richard Gridley's (Artillery) regt.; company return dated Camp at Roxbury, June 23, 1775; enlisted June 8, 1775, from Capt. Weber's co., Col. Fellows's regt.; also, muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 8, 1775; service, 1 mo. 25 days; also, company return dated Sewall's Point, Oct. 8, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money, dated Sewall's Point, Dec. 26, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Enoch Shepard's co., Col. John Moseley's (Hampshire Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Aug. 23, 1777; service, 7 days, on an alarm at Bennington; also, descriptive list of enlisted men; age, 45 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 11 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; occupation, carpenter; residence, Murrayfield; enlisted April 16, 1781; enlistment, 3 years; also, Capt. Seth Banister's co., Col. William Shepard's (4th) regt.; muster rolls for May and July, 1781, dated Phillipsburgh; enlisted June 16, 1781; enlistment, 3 years; reported serving as wagoner with the Artillery; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, dated Camp at Peekskill; reported serving as wagoner with the Artillery; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781, dated Continental Village; also, muster rolls for Oct., 1781-Feb., 1782, dated York Hutts; reported died Feb. 23, 1782.

Source: Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the Revolution 
 
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 Spouses:
  Miriam Biglo Anderson (____ - 1767)
  Sarah Webber Anderson (____ - 1790)
 
Inscription:
MR. ARCHELAUS ANDERSON
died of smallpox at West Point
23 February 1782
in 48th year
 
Burial:
Eastman Cemetery
Chester
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section A
 
Created by: Bette Hartman
Record added: Mar 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49577643
Archelaus Anderson
Added by: ray mansfield
 
Archelaus Anderson
Added by: P.K. Magruder
 
Archelaus Anderson
Added by: P.K. Magruder
 
 
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His tombstone was cared by his son-in-law Elijah Sikes.M. Waterfield
- Marjorie Waterfield
 Added: Dec. 19, 2012
Thank you for your service
- P.K. Magruder
 Added: Aug. 26, 2010
 
 
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