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Maj John Vinton

Maj John Vinton

Birth
Dudley, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 19 Mar 1838 (aged 78)
Cornish City, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial South Cornish, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 71696264 · View Source
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Son of John, son of Joseph, son of John

married in 1784 Susanna Manning of Woodstock, Conn, a sister of Hannah, wife of Caleb Plaistridge.
He enlisted at age of 16 and served in the War of Revolution from 1777 to 1780. Settled in Cornish in 1787. He arrived in the winter, himself, wife and two children with all their household goods on a sled drawn by oxen and were 2 weeks on the road.
Lived first on the Beal residence and about 1795 moved to the farm where A JW Pierce lives and built a brick house there in 1890. Was a blacksmith, and properous farmer. A man of note in the town, a maj in the milita and seven years Deputy Sheriff, also a Free Mason, being one of the charter members of Hiram Lodge, No 9 Claremont. A man of uncommon bulk weighting 350 lbs and some accts give his actual weight at one time of 456.
He and Susanna had 15 children
Alice, b-1784, m-Thomas Gustin of Cornish
Daniel H, b-1785
Dorothy C, b-1787, never married
Hannah, b-1789, M Joseph Lamberton
Betsey, b-1791, m-Bela W Jencks
Nancy, b-1792, m-Chester W. Stone
John, b-1793, m-Phebe wallace
Danford, b-1795
James, b-1797
Susan M, b-1799, m-Cranston Gates
Harvey, b-1800
Mary Susan, b-1802, m-Stephen Newell
Maria Theresa, B-1802, m-Capt Oliver Mason
Henry, b-1806, d-1807
Julia Victoria, b-1808, m-Charles Kimball


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  • Created by: Carolyn (Johnson) Reed
  • Added: 20 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71696264
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maj John Vinton (24 Feb 1760–19 Mar 1838), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71696264, citing Edminster Cemetery, South Cornish, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Carolyn (Johnson) Reed (contributor 47224090) .