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Gen Simon Spalding

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Gen Simon Spalding

Birth
Plainfield, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Death
24 Jan 1814 (aged 72)
Sheshequin, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Sheshequin, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID
43776187 View Source

He was a descendant in the 6th generation from Edward Spalding, the first of the family to come to America. He was a son of Simon & Anne Billings Spalding.
They moved to Wyoming Valley in 1761, then Standing Stone in 1775 for one year, then back to Wyoming. He joined Capt. Samuel Ransom's Company on Aug.26, 1776, and bore a prominent part in Col. Hartley's expedition, and with Gen. Sullivan's campaign against the indians. He was at Valley Forge Battles of Germantown & Brandywine, and commanded at "Mud Fort" on the Delaware River during the long and continued cannonading by the British in 1777. He was at the Battle of Bound Brook, capturing prisoners & forage from the British, He then helped establish the first settlement at Sheshequin on May 30, 1783 after the War.

Simon Spalding is listed in the DAR Lineage Book - Year 1919 Volume 54.

History and geography of Bradford County, Pennsylvania, 1615-1924
Chapter XXIII. Sheshequin Township, Page 294

Children of General Simon Spalding and Ruth Shepard
Sarah (Mrs Joseph Kinney)
John
Ruth S (Mrs Silas Hutchins)
Rebecca (Mrs William Witter Spalding)
Mary (Mrs Moses Park)
Anna (Mrs Joseph Kingsbury)
George
Chester Pierce

He was a descendant in the 6th generation from Edward Spalding, the first of the family to come to America. He was a son of Simon & Anne Billings Spalding.
They moved to Wyoming Valley in 1761, then Standing Stone in 1775 for one year, then back to Wyoming. He joined Capt. Samuel Ransom's Company on Aug.26, 1776, and bore a prominent part in Col. Hartley's expedition, and with Gen. Sullivan's campaign against the indians. He was at Valley Forge Battles of Germantown & Brandywine, and commanded at "Mud Fort" on the Delaware River during the long and continued cannonading by the British in 1777. He was at the Battle of Bound Brook, capturing prisoners & forage from the British, He then helped establish the first settlement at Sheshequin on May 30, 1783 after the War.

Simon Spalding is listed in the DAR Lineage Book - Year 1919 Volume 54.

History and geography of Bradford County, Pennsylvania, 1615-1924
Chapter XXIII. Sheshequin Township, Page 294

Children of General Simon Spalding and Ruth Shepard
Sarah (Mrs Joseph Kinney)
John
Ruth S (Mrs Silas Hutchins)
Rebecca (Mrs William Witter Spalding)
Mary (Mrs Moses Park)
Anna (Mrs Joseph Kingsbury)
George
Chester Pierce


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  • Created by: LDR
  • Added: 31 Oct 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 43776187
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/43776187/simon-spalding: accessed ), memorial page for Gen Simon Spalding (16 Jan 1742–24 Jan 1814), Find a Grave Memorial ID 43776187, citing Sheshequin Valley Cemetery, Sheshequin, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by LDR (contributor 47171969) .