Ward Cotton Weeks

Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 8 Jun 1789 (aged 35–36)
Burial Body buried at sea
Memorial ID 122946296 · View Source
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Served as a solder in 1775 during the American the Revolution in Captain Samuel Gilman's Company in Col. Enoch Poor's regiment. Later that year he was promoted to sergeant, and was among those who received regimental colors. His company in 1777 was assigned to the northern army commanded by Zebulon Weeks, and took part in the Battle of Saratoga. He then became a "master mariner", and died of yellow fever on June 8, 1789 on board ship at Cape Francis in Santo Domingo (Haiti).

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  • Created by: Mike Clark
  • Added: 7 Jan 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 122946296
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ward Cotton Weeks (1753–8 Jun 1789), Find a Grave Memorial no. 122946296, ; Maintained by Mike Clark (contributor 47478488) Body buried at sea.