Sylvanus Martin

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Sylvanus Martin

  • Birth 1727
  • Death 13 Aug 1782 Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 18571458

Stand still kind reader and spend a tear
Upon the dust that slumbers here
And whilst you read the fate of me
Think on the glass that runs for thee
Like as the potter mounds the clay in fashion to his mind
Thus God doth give and take away
and we should be resign'd.

Information taken from Application for membership to the Rhode Island Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Application made by Hebert Allen Matteson, June 2, 1920

Herbert's lineage:

John Matteson 1834-1911
Julia Allen Martin 1841-1919
Married 1870

William J Martin 1812-1902
Mary Allen 1809-1871
Married 1834

Silvanus Perry Martin 1775-1824
Elizabeth Peck 1779-1859
Married 1796

Valentine Martin 1753-1829
Mary Perry (Dates unknown)
Married 1774

Capt. Silvanus Martin 1727-1782
Martha Salisbury Wheeler 1727-1819
Married 1746

Served in General Spencer's expedition against the British on R.I. about 1776in Bristol Harbor in Rehoboth, R.I. in Narrajausett Bay

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  • Maintained by: Angie Hertzberg Martin
  • Originally Created by: grayslate
  • Added: 24 Mar 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18571458
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sylvanus Martin (1727–13 Aug 1782), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18571458, citing Burial Place Hill, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Angie Hertzberg Martin (contributor 47902907) .