George Bacon

George Bacon

Birth
Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 11 Jul 1834 (aged 77)
Brownhelm, Lorain County, Ohio, USA
Burial Brownhelm, Lorain County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 38325372 · View Source
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ID: I163
Name: George Bacon SR.
Sex: M
Birth: 5 FEB 1757 in Newton,Middlesex, Ma.
Death: 14 JUL 1834 in Brownhelm, Lorain County, Ohio
Note:
George Bacon Sr was in the Revolutionary War and was involved in the Boston Tea Party.

[ APPLICATION FOR PENSION ]
State of Ohio )
Lorain County )

Be it known that before me Benjamin Bacon a Justice of the Peace in and for the County aforesaid personally appeared George Bacon and made oath in due form of law that he is the identical George Bacon named in an original certificate in his possession of which I certify the following is a true copy:

"This certifies that George Bacon a Marine, an inhabitant of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, who belonged to the Ship Warren commanded by Dudley Saltonstall, Esquire in the service of the United States of America aged twenty nine years as appears by certificates lodged in the pension office, having been examined by me is found to be disabled in said service by a wound in the right arm; and I do hereby certify that he is entitled to receive twenty-four shillings per month commencing 17th of March 1786 agreeably to the resolution of Congress of the 7th of June 1785 and to an act of the Legislature of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of the 17th of March 1786, and that said Bacon is not fit for guard or garrison duty. Given under my hand at Boston this 28th day of July in the year of our Lord 1786 and in the eleventh year of the Independence of the United States of America.

John Lucas Commissary of Pensions"

That he is entitled to a pension of six dollars and forty cents per month on account of wounds and disabilities received during the Revolutionary War, that he served in Capt. Welch's Company of marines on board the ship Warren, that he now resides in Brownhelm in the County of Lorain and the State of Ohio and has resided there for the space of nearly eight years past, and that previous thereto he resided in Roxbury in the County of Norfolk and Stockbridge in the County of Berkshire in Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

s/George Bacon
Sworn and subscribed this 9th day of March 1829
Before me s/Benjamin Bacon

Know all men by these presents that I George Bacon of Brownhelm an Invalid Pensioner of the United States do constitute and appoint Thomas White my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name to receive from the Agent of the United States for paying pensions in Pittsburgh, State of Pennsylvania, my pension from the fourth day of September 1828 to the fourth day of March 1829.

Witness my hand and seal this 9th day of March, 1827
s/ George Bacon

I have identical affidavits for:
4 Sept 1827
4 March 1834
4 March 1831

Father: Samuel BACON b: 17 FEB 1731/32 in Newton,Middlesex, Ma.
Mother: Elizabeth CHILD b: 4 JAN 1732/33 in Newton,Middlesex, Ma.

Marriage 1 Hephzibah CREASE b: 23 AUG 1762 in Medford, Middlesex, Ma.
Married: 15 JAN 1784 in Roxbury, Middlesex, Ma.
Children
George Bacon JR. b: 10 MAR 1787 in Roxbury, MA
Benjamin BACON b: WFT Est. 1779-1805
Samuel BACON. b: WFT Est. 1779-1805


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  • Maintained by: KeepsakeQuilter
  • Originally Created by: LindaB
  • Added: 14 Jun 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 38325372
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Bacon (5 Feb 1757–11 Jul 1834), Find a Grave Memorial no. 38325372, citing Brownhelm Cemetery, Brownhelm, Lorain County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by KeepsakeQuilter (contributor 47153586) .