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Ward Cotton Weeks

Birth
Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 8 Jun 1789 (aged 35–36)
Haiti
Burial Buried or Lost at Sea
Memorial ID 122946296 View Source

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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