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Ens Ezekiel Rand
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Birth: Mar. 24, 1747
Shrewsbury
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1826
Rindge
Cheshire County
New Hampshire, USA

Minuteman, Revolutionary Soldier

Ens. Ezekiel Rand was born March 24, 1747 in Shrewsbury, MA, the son of Solomon and Deborah (Dodge) Rand. Ezekiel was the brother of Solomon and Daniel Rand that also settled in Rindge, NH. He married, Anna Demary the daughter of John and Rebekah (Corneille) Demary of Rindge. Ezekiel and Anna resided in Rindge and they had four children. In the Revolution Ezekiel was a member of Capt. Nathan Hale's company of minutemen that marched to the Alarm of Lexington and Concord in 1775, He was an officer in Capt. Philip Thomas' company at the Battle of Bunker Hill and remained with his company through the siege of Boston until the end of the year, in 1776 he was a signator of the "Association Test" in Rindge, Ezekiel was an officer in Col. Enoch Hale's regiment in 1778. Several years previous to his death he was disabled. Ezekiel died March 16, 1826, aged 79 years.

Children

Ezekiel, b. Nov. 26, 1780
Asaph, b. Nov. 24, 1782
Absalom, b. Sep. 3, 1784
Jasper, b. Aug. 11, 1791 
 
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 Spouse:
  Anna Demary Rand (1758 - 1833)*
 
 Children:
  Ezekiel Rand (1780 - 1849)*
  Jasper Rand (1791 - 1837)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Meeting House Cemetery
Rindge
Cheshire County
New Hampshire, USA
 
Created by: CapnKen
Record added: Aug 23, 2012
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Ens Ezekiel Rand
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Ens Ezekiel Rand
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