Lieut Thomas Catlin

Lieut Thomas Catlin

Birth
Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 9 Dec 1829 (aged 92)
Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 16419021 · View Source
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Thomas Catlin was a Second Lieutenant in the Litchfield Co. commanded by Capitan Abraham Bradley, which formed a part of six battalions (Second Batallion, Wadsworth's Brigade, Fifth Company), ordered by The General Assembly in June 1776, to be raised to march to New York to join the Continental Army. On September 4th, following, he was taken prisoner by the British Troups on New York Island, and confined eleven days in close jail.

Finally on December 25th, 1776, he with two-hundred and twenty-five others was put on board the Glasgow at New York, to be carried to Connecticut for exchange.

In 1777, Thomas Catlin was voted one of a committee to purchase and provide clothing to the Continental Army, from Litchfield Co., Connecticut. In 1780 Thomas Catlin of Litchfield was appointed one of the inspectors of rations for the army.

Source: Connecticut in the Revolution, pg. 395

Thomas was the son of Thomas Catlin and Abigail Bissell. He married Avis Buell on December 25, 1763 in Litchfield Co., CT. They had six children, Thomas 3rd, Truman, Abel (Dr.), Levi, Avis, and Ann Catlin.


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 16419021
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