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Benjamin Basford
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Birth: Apr. 25, 1756
Chester
Rockingham County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Nov. 13, 1833
Milton
Chittenden County
Vermont, USA

He served in the Revolutionary War, enlisting in May 1775 for the term of eight months in the Company of Captain Gordon Hutchins and in the Regiment commanded by Colonel John Stark and Brigade commanded by General Sulivan(?). During this time, he fought in the Battle of Bunker Hill. At the request of General Sulivan(?) he stayed in the service until the first day of February 1776 when he was discharged. He reenlisted under Capt. James Shepard for six months and marched from New Hampshire to Ticonderoga in the State of New York.

Other children: David Basford

Grandson: Jonathan Sanborn Basford who fought in the Battle of Black Hawk.

Great-Grandsons who fought in the Civil War:
John W. Basford
Ransom Basford
David Basford 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lydia Basford (1755 - 1825)
 
 Children:
  Jonathan Basford (1780 - 1845)*
  Jonathan Basford (1780 - 1845)*
  David Basford (1781 - 1837)*
  Sally Basford Blake (1785 - 1848)*
  Benjamin Basford (1796 - 1872)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Benjamin Basford/died/Nov. 13, 1833/age 78 years/
Ly hear dear father under ground ...
 
Burial:
Miltonboro Cemetery
Milton
Chittenden County
Vermont, USA
 
Created by: Tien Le
Record added: Oct 10, 2009
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