Silas Newcomb

Silas Newcomb

Death 24 May 1773 (aged 55)
Burial Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 14086130 View Source
Suggest Edits

Wife, Submit, lived with Silas' parents 3 years before they were married. In 1741 they moved to Falltown, MA (now Leyden, Franklin Co.) They were forced to return to Lebanon in 1745 due to Indian hostilities.

Silas was elected surveyor, 1748 and fence -viewer in 1750-1751 suggeting he was a trusted individual.

"He died instantaneouly of palsy while sitting under a tree on his farm" pg. 70 (BMN) His tombstone reads:

"Here lies the Bod of Mr. Silas Newcomb who lived a sober virtuoius life, a kind tender husband & parent, after a life of serious religion died in hope of a happy imortality May 24, 1773 in the 56th year of his age."

Thanks to Dave Kulchar for sending this.

Family Members


Gravesite Details Son of Hezekiah and Jerusha Bradford Newcomb - Husband of Submit Pineo