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Jedidiah Ashcraft
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Birth: Jan. 2, 1727
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Mar. 6, 1813
New London County
Connecticut, USA

JEDEDIAH ASHCRAFT b. January 22, 1727 in Voluntown, CT
(Sterling Congregational Church, v.EFW p.18 [in original, R.p.63) Died
March 6, 1813; buried Old Episcopal Burying Ground, Brooklyn CT
(History of Woodstock CT, v.2,p.251) [see photos] In the town of
Pomfret, many men returned from the French and Indian War, were
elected to town offices on December 1, 1760.
Jedediah Ashcraft, a tithing-man (History of Windham County
CT, by Ellen C. Larned 1880 v.2, p.1)
A remodeling of School Districts in 1762 shows the distribution
of inhabitants of Brooklyn Society:
District 2....Jedediah Ashcraft (v.2,p.3)
April 10, 1770 petition concerning the taxing of parishioners of
Brooklyn for a new Church of England to be constructed:
Jedediah Ashcraft, Sen.....Brooklyn
John Ashcraft............. "
subscribers adjacent to Brooklyn:
Jedediah Ashcraft,Jun. (v.2, p.12)
At Brooklyn's first town meeting, June 26, 1786; "A half-penny rate
was voted for the support of schools. The committee for settling with
Pomfret was ordered to make a tax on the inhabitants of Brooklyn
originally of Pomfret (providing Pomfret will not do it) for the
purpose of paying up the arrearage due to Pomfret. The latter town
apparently not doing it, a list was made out and the tax levied." (v.2,
p.250), in the list: Ashcraft: Jedidiah, John,
Jedidiah Jun.
Corporal Jedediah Ashcraft is listed in CPT Joseph Cady's
Company of Killingly in CT. The 3rd Co. in the 11th Regiment on
their march to West Chester NY, September 14, 1776 (Records of
Service of CT Men, p461) Muster Roll for the Colony of Connecticut,
New London listed Jedediah Ashcraft June 26, 1746. (Conn. Hist.
Society, v.15, p.145) Married Saranna Rhow Feb. 28, 1744 (Canterbury
V.R.) (born Sarah Munroe, see The Genealogy of Josiah Munroe)

Jedidiah's parents were:

John Ashcraft b. 14 Sep 1696 in Stonnington, CT, d. 01 Nov 1745 in Groton, CT and Margaret Hurd
Family links: 
  Sarah Monroe Ashcraft (1723 - 1816)
  Sarah Ann Ashcraft Eldridge (1744 - 1817)*
  Jedediah Ashcraft (1746 - 1816)*
  John Ashcraft (1748 - 1826)*
  William Ashcraft (1750 - 1831)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Trinity Church Cemetery
Windham County
Connecticut, USA
Created by: Kenneth Pohl
Record added: Dec 01, 2008
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