Ebenezer “Squire” Snell

Ebenezer “Squire” Snell

Birth
Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 2 Aug 1813 (aged 74)
Cummington, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Cummington, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 54070597 · View Source
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Ebenezer Snell & Sarah Packard moved to Cummington, Hampshire Co., MA, in 1771.

Ebenezer Snell served for 5 days in August 1777, as a Private and a Minute Man in Cummington, in Capt. William Ward's company at the Bennington Alarm. (Cummington VRs, p. 326).

Ebenezer & Sarah were living in Cummington, MA, in the 1790 Federal Census.

Their grandson, poet William Cullen Bryant stayed for a time in his grandparents house. William wrote his poem "The Old Man's Counsel" about his grandfather in 1840.
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Erected/to the memory of/Ebenezer Snell Esq./who died August 2d/1813 In the 75th year/of his age.

Revolutionary/Soldier/Ebenezer Snell/1738-1813/Placed by/Betty Allen Chapter/DAR


  • Created by: P.K. Magruder
  • Added: 24 Jun 2010
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ebenezer “Squire” Snell (1 Oct 1738–2 Aug 1813), Find a Grave Memorial no. 54070597, citing Bryant Cemetery, Cummington, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by P.K. Magruder (contributor 47017377) .