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Col Daniel Rand
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Birth: Oct. 15, 1742
Shrewsbury
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1811
Rindge
Cheshire County
New Hampshire, USA

Minuteman, Revolutionary Soldier

Col Daniel Rand, son of Solomon, grandson of Daniel married, May 21 1767, Susannah Hemmenway of Shrewsbury. They settled in Rindge NH and there resided until their deaths. In the Revolution he was an ensign in Capt. Hale's Lexington company, he was a signatory of the "Association Test" in Rindge and a lieutenant in Col Isaac Wyman's regiment in 1776, a Capt. in Col Moore's regiment in 1777. Col. Rand led a company that included 24 Rindge men at the Battle of Saratoga. He was several years a member of the committee of safety. In the militia he was a Major in 1782 and a Col in 1785.

Col. Rand represented the town of Rindge in the NH Legislature for ten years. He was elected to the board of selectmen in Rindge seven times.

Daniel and Susannah were the parents of twelve children. They raised their children on the family farm in the south part of Rindge where, upon their deaths, they were interred together. This small family cemetery is located on private property now as then.

Children:

Ruth, b. May 20, 1768
Warham, b. Jan. 30 1770
Asenath, b. Oct. 22, 1771
Resinah, b. Oct. 2, 1773
Liberty, b. Jun. 3, 1775
Anna, b. Nov. 7, 1777
Gates, b. Sept. 17, 1779
Susannah, b. Aug. 27, 1781
Asa, b. Aug. 6, 1783
Candice, b. Aug. 1, 1785
Grata, b. May 10, 1787
Matilda, b. Dec. 20, 1794 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Susannah Hemmenway Rand (1746 - 1817)*
 
 Children:
  Rezinah Rand Parker (1773 - 1859)*
  Asa Rand (1783 - 1871)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rand Cemetery
Rindge
Cheshire County
New Hampshire, USA
 
Created by: CapnKen
Record added: Feb 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85619912
Col Daniel Rand
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Col Daniel Rand
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- JanisCJ
 Added: Apr. 4, 2012
Minuteman, Patriot, Soldier
- CapnKen
 Added: Mar. 14, 2012

- CapnKen
 Added: Feb. 29, 2012
 
 
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