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Sgt Maj John Archer
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Birth: Mar. 26, 1752
Shropshire, England
Death: Jan. 20, 1830
Washington County
Maine, USA

John Archer, was born in Salop Co.,England (now Shropshire), March 26, 1752. He served as both Private and Sergeant Major in Colonel John Allen's regiment, Artillery company and Capt. Thomas Robbins' and Capt. Jeremiah O'Brien's companies, Col. Allan's regiment in Machias during the Revolutionary War. He was on a list of men raised by the town of Newburyport for service in the Continental Army, where he is described as 28 yrs. of age, 5 ft. 8 in. tall, with a light complexion. On the 18th of November 1778, he married Elizabeth Gates Tupper, daughter of William Tupper and Margaret Gates of Jonesboro and Machias, Maine. They had twenty-three children, mostly sons, most of whom grew to maturity. He lived on the Beddington Road in Cherryfield on a place later occupied by his son, John. 
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  Elizabeth Tupper Archer (1758 - 1830)*
  William Gates Archer (____ - 1861)*
  Lydia Gates Archer Tenney (1775 - 1856)*
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Mr John Archer Born
In Salop C- in Wales
March 26 1752 Died
January 20 1830
In the 79 Year of his

Memento Mori
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John Archer Cemetery
Washington County
Maine, USA
Created by: aberdeen
Record added: May 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52984754
Sgt Maj John Archer
Added by: aberdeen
Sgt Maj John Archer
Added by: aberdeen
Sgt Maj John Archer
Added by: aberdeen
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For Freedom
- TRBell
 Added: May. 15, 2015
My revolutionary ancestor.
- aberdeen
 Added: Aug. 21, 2013
Revolutionary veteran.
- a descendant.
 Added: Mar. 11, 2012
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