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Capt Edward Harrington
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Birth: 1702
Death: Dec. 16, 1792

ERECTED
To the Memory of
Capt Edward Harrington
who died December 16th
1792 AEtatis 90
Epitath:

No Shattring tares the travler here
This spot is sacred to affections tear
He was my life what artful men pretend
Companion Parent Neighbor and Friend

MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS OF THE REVOLUTION:

Harrington, Edward (also given Edward, Jr.), Watertown. Ensign, Capt. Samuel Barnard's co., Col. Thomas Gardner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 4 days; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Phineas Stearns's co.; service, 5 days; company marched from Watertown by order of Gen. Washington to reinforce army at the time of taking Dorchester Heights in March, 1776; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Phineas Stearns's 2d (Watertown) co., 1st Middlesex Co. regt. of Mass militia; list of officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, as returned by Col. Samuel Thatcher and others, field officers, dated Watertown, April 26, 1776; ordered in Council April 29, 1776, that said officers be commissioned; reported commissioned April 29, 1776; also, receipt dated Watertown, July 17, 1776, for bounties paid said Harrington and others by Jonathan Brown, Town Treasurer, for enlisting “as Soldiers in the Defence of this Country;” also, Captain; report of Jonas Dix, one of the enlistment committee for Middlesex Co., appointed to raise men to reinforce the army in Canada, agreeable to resolves of June 25, 1776, and July 10, 1776, stating that he had raised 234 men, including officers, from the 1st regt. in said county, had mustered and paid them bounties and advance pay for 1 month, and that said Harrington had marched with part of his company July 25, 1776, the remainder of the company marching July 31, 1776; also, Captain, Col. Ephraim Wheelock's regt.; returns of effectives between Sept. 11, 1776, and Oct. 11, 1776, dated Ticonderoga; reported sick in camp on return dated Sept. 14, 1776; also, same regt.; general order dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga, Oct. 4, 1776, taken from Col. Wheelock's Orderly Book; said Harrington reported deceased and 1st Lieut. Rodgers Dench promoted to Captain in his stead; also, list of men belonging to same regiment, who died between time of arrival “at this place” [probably Ticonderoga] and last of Nov., 1776; said Harrington died Sept. 23, 1776.

Harrington, Edward (also given Edward, 3d), Watertown. Private, Capt. Samuel Barnard's co., Col. Thomas Gardner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 6 days; also, Capt. Abner Crafts's co., Lieut. Col. William Bond's (late Col. Gardner's) 37th regt.; company return dated Cambridge, Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Cambridge, Nov. 13, 1775.



 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward Harrington (1668 - 1736)
  Mary Ockington Harrington (1669 - 1725)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Bullard Harrington (1713 - 1771)*
 
 Children:
  Moses Harrington (1733 - 1784)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Common Street Cemetery
Watertown
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Sheila (Henrizi) Thursto...
Originally Created by: Star Rhodes
Record added: Oct 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22155150
Capt Edward Harrington
Added by: Kristin Jones
 
Capt Edward Harrington
Added by: Star Rhodes
 
 
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Our beloved patriots
- Star Rhodes
 Added: Apr. 22, 2008
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVING THE COLONIES AGAINST THE BRITISH IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR. REST IN PEACE.
- TERRY BERT HARDY
 Added: Apr. 10, 2008

- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Feb. 26, 2008
 
 
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