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 Gideon Hotchkiss

Gideon Hotchkiss

Birth
New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death 3 Sep 1807 (aged 90)
Prospect, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Prospect, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 22845361 · View Source
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SAR record states the following: Married Anna Brockett of Wallingford, Jan 18, 1737. Had 8 sons. Was a Lieutenant and Captain in French & Indian War 1758-9, commissioned by Governor Fitch. Was at Ticonderoga with sons Jesse & David. Was in the New Haven Invasion & Danbury Raid. Waterbury Comm. Safety 77, Commissioner for Revolutionary Soldiers Clothing. Had 5 sons in the War. Founder & first Deacon of the Congregational Churches in Naugatuck and Prospect.


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GIDEON HOTCHKISS
DEC. 5, 1716
SEPT 3, 1807
LIEUTENANT & CAPTAIN IN THE FRENCH & INDIAN WAR
COUNCILMAN & SOLDIER IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR
A FOUNDER & FIRST DEACON OF THE CONGREGATIONAL
CHURCHES IN NAUGATUCK & PROSPECT
A CITIZEN OF WORTH & INFLUENCE IN HIS COMMUNITY
A GODLY AND FAITHFUL MAN
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HONORED HERE BY HIS DESCENDANTS

Gravesite Details The gravestone transcription was provided by cousin Stuart Hotchkiss.

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  • Created by: 46563142
  • Added: 12 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22845361
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gideon Hotchkiss (5 Dec 1716–3 Sep 1807), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22845361, citing Prospect Town Cemetery, Prospect, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by 46563142 (contributor 46563142) .