Seth Alvord, Sr

  • Birth 18 Jul 1755 East Hampton, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 14 Jul 1836 Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 57900863

From the DAR Patriot Index: "ALVORD, Seth, Private, Capt. Churchill's Co., 3rd Batallion Wadsworth's Brigade, Col. Sage, Commander. [unit raised in Chatham, CT.] Raised June 1776 to re-inforce Washington at N.Y. Served at N.Y. City on Long Island; caught in the retreat from the city 9-15, and suffered some loss. Engaged at White Plains, Oct. 28. Time expired 12-25-1776." [Also in CT. men in the Revolution]

From "Colonial and Revolutionary Families in Pennsylvania, Genealogical and Personal Memoirs", published 1911. p. 1588:

"Seth ALVORD, second son of Seth ALVORD [1] and Elizabeth Spencer, enlisted in the Continental Army at the age of 16 years, and served through-out the Revolutionary War, as a member of General Washington's life guard; was with him at the Crossing of the Delaware on Christmas Night, 1776, and at the surrender of Cornwallis, at Yorktown".


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  • Created by: Linda
  • Added: 30 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57900863
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Seth Alvord, Sr (18 Jul 1755–14 Jul 1836), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57900863, ; Maintained by Linda (contributor 46913026) Unknown.