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Capt Peter Comstock
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Birth: Jul. 11, 1731
Montville
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 1803
Montville
New London County
Connecticut, USA

Revolutionary War Veteran. Appointed Captain of the 13th Company in Colonel Jonathan Lattimer's Regiment, Third Connecticut Militia, in 1778. He was stationed at New London's Fort Trumbull when British Brigadier General Benedict Arnold ordered his British command to raid and burn New London on September 6, 1781 in the Battle of Groton Heights.

Aged 72 yrs

Son of
Peter Comstock (4 Mar 1701 - 1742 at sea)
Martha Avery (2 Jun 1707 - 1753)

Married on 6 Sep 1756 in
New London, New London County, Connecticut
Elizabeth "Betsy" Fitch [daughter of
Adonijah Fitch and Sarah Fitch Fitch]
  b. 17 Aug 1735 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut
  d. abt 1772

Married on 12 May 1774 in
New London, New London County, Connecticut
Sarah Mirick
  b. 19 Mar 1745 in Norwich,
      New London County, Connecticut
  d. 9 Aug 1826 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut

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Children of Peter Comstock and Betsy Fitch:
1. Martha Comstock Hill
  b. 28 Jul 1757 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut
  d. 18 Aug 1820 in Charlemont,
      Franklin County, Massachusetts
Married Samuel Hill
  b. 27 Apr 1751 in New London,
      New London County, Connecticut
  d. 28 Oct 1818 in Charlemont,
       Franklin County, Massachusetts

2. Betsy Comstock
  b. 3 Jul 1759 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut

3. Peter Comstock
  b. 14 May 1761 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut
  d. young

4. George E Comstock
  b. 2 Jul 1763 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut
  d. 23 Aug 1825
Married Mercy Allen [daughter of
Stephen Allen]
  b. 28 Oct 1769 in New London,
      New London County, Connecticut
  d. 20 Sep 1824
      in Independence, Cuyahoga County, Ohio

5. Sarah Comstock
  b. 20 Sep 1765 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut
  d. young

6. Anna Comstock Wood
  b. 6 Apr 1767 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut
Married Andrew Wood

7. Emblem Comstock Rice
  b. 25 Jul 1769 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut
  d. 1825
Married Joseph Rice

8. Fitch Comstock
  b. 3 Apr 1771 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut
  d. 8 Nov 1810
Married Betsey Fitch
  d. 13 Jan 1858 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut

George and Fitch settled in Independence, Ohio, in 1810; Fitch died the same year.

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Children of Peter Comstock and Sarah Mirick:
[3 children married 3 children of
Isaac Turner and Anna Comstock]

1. Elizabeth Comstock Comstock
  b. 8 Sep 1775
  d. 26 Jan 1856
Married on 13 Dec 1761
in Montville, New London County, Connecticut
Capt Jesse Comstock [first cousin, son of
Ransford Comstock and Catherine Vibber]
  b. 20 Aug 1769
      in New London County, Connecticut
  d. 19 Jan 1846 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut

2. Sarah "Sally" Comstock Bolles
  b. 24 Feb 1777 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut
Married Calvin Bolles
  b. abt 1774 in Rhode Island

3. Grace Comstock Turner
  b. 1 Aug 1778 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut
  d. 27 Apr 1852
Married on 25 Dec 1799
in Hartford County, Connecticut
Guy Turner [son of
Isaac Turner and Anna Comstock]
  b. 7 Jun 1778 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut
  d. 18 Mar 1833 in Connecticut

4. Peter M Comstock
  b. 5 Dec 1779 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut
  d. 29 Oct 1862 in Connecticut
Married on 14 Jan 1806 in Connecticut
Sarah "Sally" Warren [daughter of
Hon. Moses Warren and Mehitable Raymond]
  b. 19 Dec 1787
  d. 20 Aug 1830 in Connecticut

5. Jonathan Comstock
  b. 8 Jun 1781 in Connecticut
  d. 4 Jun 1868
Married on 6 Mar 1805 in Connecticut
Nancy Ann Turner [daughter of
Isaac Turner and Anna Comstock]
  b. 1788 in Connecticut

6. Elisha Mirick Comstock
  b. 24 Feb 1783
  d. 12 May 1838 in Connecticut

7. Jeremiah Comstock
  b. 19 Sep 1784
  d. 29 Nov 1819 in Connecticut
Married on 9 Jun 1812
in Hartford County, Connecticut
Diademia Williams Worthington
  b. 18 Apr 1791 in Connecticut
  d. 12 Nov 1856
      in New London County, Connecticut

8. Esther Comstock
  b. 9 Mar 1786 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut
  d. 29 Mar 1786 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut

9. Amy Comstock Vallet
  b. 4 Feb 1787 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut
  d. 28 Mar 1864
Married in 1812 in Rhode Island
William Vallet
  b. 1783 in Smithfield Township,
      Providence County, Rhode Island

10. Esther Comstock Turner
  b. 3 Sep 1789 in Montville,
      New London County, Connecticut
  d. 22 Feb 1856
Married abt 1813 in Rhode Island
Isaac Turner [son of
Isaac Turner and Anna Comstock]
  b. 5 Apr 1786
  d. 8 Apr 1832

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Siblings:
Elizabeth Comstock Chapel (1722 - )
Jeremiah or Jemima Comstock
    (christened 5 Apr 1724 - 29 Jul 1809)
Esther Comstock (1725 - 1815)
Martha Comstock (christened 6 Apr 1729 - )
Mary Comstock (christened 3 Jun 1730 - )
Peter Comstock (11 Jul 1731 - 3 Apr 1803)
Ransford Comstock (6 Mar 1737 - 8 Feb 1814)
Capt Thomas Comstock
    (christened 3 Jun 1739 - 16 Aug 1777)
Daniel Comstock (3 Jul 1742 - 11 Jan 1816)
 
 
alternate burial: Capt Peter Comstock (cenotaph, or perhaps confused with George's son Peter Comstock (27 Aug 1792 - ) who died in Bedford Township (defunct, now Cleveland) in Cuyahoga County, Ohio?) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Peter Comstock (1701 - 1742)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Mirick Comstock (1745 - 1826)
 
 Children:
  Peter Comstock (____ - 1862)*
  Martha Comstock Hill (1757 - 1820)*
  Elizabeth Comstock Comstock (1775 - 1856)*
  Grace Comstock Turner (1778 - 1852)*
  Jonathan Comstock (1781 - 1868)*
  Elisha Mirick Comstock (1783 - 1838)*
  Jeremiah Comstock (1784 - 1819)*
  Esther Comstock Turner (1789 - 1856)*
 
 Siblings:
  Peter Comstock (1731 - 1803)
  Ransford Comstock (1737 - 1814)*
  Daniel Comstock (1742 - 1816)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Revolutionary War Marker
 
Burial:
Comstock Cemetery
Uncasville
New London County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: Carter Buck
Record added: Dec 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81538197
Capt Peter Comstock
Added by: Jack Shackles
 
Capt Peter Comstock
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Jan Franco
 
 
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Son of Peter Comstock (1701-c1742) and Martha (Avery) Comstock.
- Kevin Avery
 Added: Mar. 14, 2015
 
 
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