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Lieut Daniel Gray

Lieut Daniel Gray

Birth
Sharon, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 23 May 1830 (aged 73)
Berlin, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Burial Berlin, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 16877887 · View Source
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Parents:
. John Gray
. Mrs. Catherine Gardiner

BIOGRAPHY:
Revolutionary War Patriot, Representaive to New York State Legislature. Daniel Gray enlisted in Colonel John Paterson's Regiment at the age of 19. In 1776 he was captured by a party of Iroquis and transported to Canada where he was sold to the British, sailed to New York and put aboard a prison ship. He survived 13 months aboard the ship, when he was freed in 1778 in a prisoner exchange, and re-enlisted as Lieutenant in Colonel Henry Van Rensselaer's Regiment, New York Militia. After the war, he moved to Berlin, New York, where he served several terms as Representative to the New York State Legislature, District Court Judge, District Supervisor, and Justice of the Peace. He died at age 73 in Berlin.


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"All of the part that was mortal has here found an end,
Of a Patriot, a Statesman, a Christian and Friend;
On earth having finished the labors assigned him,
Heaven called for its own and men had to resign him.

Gravesite Details My 3rd Great-Grandfather

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  • Maintained by: Jon Saunders
  • Originally Created by: Superkentman
  • Added: 1 Dec 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16877887
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Daniel Gray (4 Jun 1756–23 May 1830), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16877887, citing Center Berlin Baptist Cemetery, Berlin, Rensselaer County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Jon Saunders (contributor 47674050) .