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Capt Thomas Newcomb
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Birth: Jun. 15, 1730
Quincy
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1799
Quincy
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Veteran of French-Indian War and American Revolution.

American Revolution: 1775-1777, served as lieutenant in Capt. Seth Turner's independent company. In 1780, promoted to captain of a company detached from the militia to re-enforce the Continental Army.

The news of the battle of Lexington found him plowing in his field. He at once repaired for home, put up what provision he could, left for Quincy Village and joined the Patriot Army, taking his son Bryant, then 14 years old, with him.

His sons Oliver and Abraham were at the battle of Lexington.

Mr. Newcomb served as 1st Lieut. in S. Turner's Co. 1776 and part of 1777.

As a Lieutenant in Marshall's regt in 1777.

As Captain of Co. in Theophilus Eaton's regiment in 1778.

As Captain of 2nd Co. with Artillery in 1779 stationed at Hull.

Was Captain in E. Thayer's regiment in 1750 at West Point.

In James Webb's regiment at Peekskill, 1781.

As Lieutenant of 2nd Co. of Mass. Artillery in 1782.

He and his wife were admitted to the church December 31, 1751.

He bought and sold several tracts of land in Braintree. In 1787 he sold son Bryant 15 acres at Newcomb's Neck for 51. The land was bounded westerly by Micah and Ebenezer Newcomb, northerly by Ebenezer Newcomb easternly by the sea, and southernly wholly by sea-coast.

He was justice of the peace, 1785. 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac Newcomb (1700 - 1761)
  Mary Jackson Newcomb (1696 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Bethiah Copeland Newcomb (1729 - 1809)*
 
 Children:
  Isaac Newcomb (1751 - 1753)*
  Oliver Newcomb (1753 - 1812)*
  Abraham Newcomb (1754 - 1828)*
  Bryant Newcomb (1761 - 1848)*
  Remember Newcomb (1767 - 1813)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hancock Cemetery
Quincy
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Michael Duffy
Originally Created by: Marigay
Record added: Dec 07, 2002
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Capt Thomas Newcomb
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Capt Thomas Newcomb
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Captain Thomas Newcomb
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Apr. 7, 2015
Thank you!!!I am so proud to be your Grand daughter. And I am so proud to have all the family's history. Such joy I get from knowing about all of you, where you lived, what you did. The stories keep my family and friends entertained. What a movie it w...(Read more)
- Teddi Vial
 Added: Apr. 4, 2007
God bless you and thank you for your service to our country.
- Rhonda Cowan
 Added: Mar. 12, 2007
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