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Ebenezer Goldthwaite
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Birth: 1754
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 1775
Arlington
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

American Revolutionary War Soldier. He was killed during the British retreat from Concord on the first day of the American Revolution, one of fifty Americans either killed or mortally wounded on that day. He was twenty-one years old at the time of his death. He was the son of Nathaniel Goldthwaite and his second wife, Sarah "Cavendish" Goldthwaite, herself the widow of Richard Girdler.

The other six men of Danvers killed that day:
Samuel Cook, Jr
Benjamin Deland, Jr
George Southwick, Jr
Jotham Webb
Henry Jacobs, Jr
Perley Putnam

Monument to all seven men 
 
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 Parents:
  Nathaniel Goldthwaite (1707 - 1794)
 
Inscription:
In Memory of
Ebenezer
Goldthwaite
Pvt
Col Pickering's
Regt
Minute Man
Rev War
Apr 19 1775
 
Burial:
Old South Cemetery
Peabody
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Unknown. Memorial plaque at entrance and memorial stone within cemetery.
 
Created by: Eric Thomsen
Record added: May 26, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7497286
Ebenezer Goldthwaite
Added by: Bob on Gallows Hill
 
Ebenezer Goldthwaite
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Ebenezer Goldthwaite
Added by: Eric Thomsen
 
 
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My 5th great grand uncle! Thanks for your sacrifice.
- Richard Boutwell
 Added: Apr. 17, 2012

- Bob on Gallows Hill
 Added: Jul. 15, 2006
 
 
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