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Caleb Sturdevant
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Birth: Aug. 25, 1759
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Oct. 17, 1837
Lewis County
New York, USA

From the Fonda List found at the Jefferson county genweb page;


Born: August 25, 1759 at Danbury, Conn.
Died: October 17, 1857 in town of Martinsburg, Lewis County, N.Y.
Married: March 21, 1782 at Norfolk, Conn., MIRIAM HOWE of Wells, Vt.
Born: November 2, 1764
Died: July 6, 1824 in town of Ellisburg, Jefferson County, N.Y.(aged 95 yrs. 8 mos. 4 das.)

Service: Caleb Sturdevant enlisted as a private in March 1777 in Capt. Baldwin's Co. of Infantry of Col. Herman Swift's Regt. of the Conn. Line for three years, 1777-1780. Was in the battles of Germantown and Monmouth. Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C. S.C. 35645

Remarks: Caleb Sturdevant and his wife are buried in the Ellisburg cemetery in the village of Ellisburg, Jefferson County, N.Y. In 1821 the names of his wife and children were given as:
Miriam - 56 years
Lucy - 18 years
Phoebe - 15 years
Polly - 12 years

A son, James Monroe Sturdevant, M.D. was born at Timouth, Vt. May 11, 1800, died at Rome, N. Y., August 10, 1873. He married Louisa Stephens at Lowville, Lewis County, N.Y. Louisa Stephens was born December 12, 1808 at Lowville, died at Rome, N.Y. May 29, 1867. Miss Crawford, of Lowville, gives Miriam Howe as of Wells, Vt. (D.A.R. No. 45901) Mrs. F. A. White, 112 Blake Road, Hamden, Conn. (Louisa Palmer White) Nat. No. 116930.

Found at the DAR free search site;

Under the spelling Sturtevant;

DAR# A110648
Service: CT
Rank: Private
Birth: 8/25/1759 Danbury, Fairfield, CT
Death: 10/17/1837 Martinsburg, Lewis, NY
Pension: *S35645
Service Source:
Service Description: Col Swift; Capt Baldwin
Spouse: Merriam Howe
Family links: 
  James Sturdevant (1734 - 1807)
  Miriam Howe Sturdevant (1764 - 1824)*
  Ira Hanier Sturdevant (1793 - 1862)*
  James Monroe Sturdevant (1800 - 1873)*
  Phoebe Sturdevant Decker (1806 - 1873)*
  Polly Sturdevant Wedge (1809 - 1850)*
  Caleb Sturdevant (1759 - 1837)
  Abijah Sturdevant (1769 - 1858)*
  Ira Sturdevant (1770 - 1855)*
  John Sturdevant (1776 - 1854)*
*Calculated relationship
A Christian and hero, a survivor of the battles of Germantown and Monmouth.

Martinsburg Cemetery
Lewis County
New York, USA
Created by: Bruce Coyne
Record added: Sep 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76962369
Caleb Sturdevant
Added by: Bruce Coyne
Caleb Sturdevant
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 Added: Nov. 15, 2013

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