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Pvt Daniel "Dan" Barnard
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Birth: May 15, 1730
Tolland County
Connecticut, USA
Death: 1784
Rutland County
Vermont, USA

Dan was the 7th of 8 children (4th son) born of Benony Barnard (1683-1750) and his wife Freedom. Dan's siblings were: Jasper (b. 1713), Freedom (b. 1717), Samuel (1718-1792), Joseph (1720-1752), Abigail (1725-1736), Miriam (b. 1727), and Esther (d. 1736).

Dan married, July 12, 1755 at Coventry, Tolland County, Colony of Connecticut, Lydia Dodge by whom he had 10 children (5 sons and 5 daughters): Joseph (b. 1754), Esther (1756-1809), Abigail (b. 1757), Dan (1759-1836), Rufus (1761-1851), Andrew (1763-1823), Roger (b. 1766), Lydia (b. 1768), Myriam (b. 1771), and Freedom (b. 1773).

Dan served as a Private, for 3 days, in Captain Elias Buell's Company when they marched from the Town of Coventry, Connecticut for the relief of Boston in the Lexington Alarm, April, 1775.

Daniel was 1 of the 4 original 66 proprietors who settled in the town of Chittenden, Rutland County, Vermont. On November 22, 1788, his son Dan and others attempted to prevent the County Court from holding its session at Rutland.


(1) "Copy of Births, Marriages and Deaths Taken from Town Records, in Coventry, Conn., from 1711 to 1840." pages 9, 128, 173 and 174

(2) "History of the Town of Pittsford, VT., with Biographical Sketches and Family Records." by A. M. Gaverly, 1872, page 191

(3) "The Record of Connecticut Men in the Military and Naval Service During the War of the Revolution 1775-1783." by Henry P. Johnson, 1889, pages 5 and 7

(4) "Gazetteer and Business Directory of Rutland County, VT., for 1881-82." by Hamilton Child, 1881, pages 111 and 112.
Family links: 
  Esther Barnard Dike (1756 - 1809)*
  Abigail Barnard Taylor (1757 - 1848)*
  Dan Barnard (1759 - 1836)*
  Rufus Barnard (1761 - 1851)*
  Andrew Barnard (1763 - 1823)*
  Freedom Barnard Bogue (1773 - 1850)*
*Calculated relationship
Barnard Cemetery
Rutland County
Vermont, USA
Maintained by: VTSSAR
Originally Created by: Chazmanbsr
Record added: Feb 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85802406
Pvt Daniel Dan Barnard
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