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 Stephen Rochefontaine

Stephen Rochefontaine

Birth
Ay, Departement de la Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France
Death 30 Jan 1814 (aged 58)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Memorial ID 2869 · View Source
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Revolutionary War Continental Army Officer. Born Etienne Bechet, Sieur de Rochefontaine in Rheims, France, he served during the Revolutionary War as a Captain in the Continental Army's Corps of Engineers, distinguishing himself at the 1783 Siege of Yorktown. Brevetted Major for his service, in 1795 he was commissioned as a Lieutenant Colonel, and was placed in command of the newly-created United States Army Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, a duty he performed from 1795 to 1798.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 5 May 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2869
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Stephen Rochefontaine (20 Feb 1755–30 Jan 1814), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2869, citing Saint Paul's Chapel and Churchyard, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .