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Capt Reuben Dow

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Capt Reuben Dow

Birth
Death
9 Feb 1811 (aged 80–81)
Hollis, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial
Hollis, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID
76284155 View Source


Reuben Dow's farm in Hollis was purchased in the 1760's and was located at 19 Bell Lane. It was at this farm that the Hollis Minute Men gathered to join Capt. William Prescott of Pepperell. He came to Hollis by 1761 from Salem NH. A Selectman in 1769 and 1770 and a Lieutenant to the Hollis Militia. He was chosen Captain of the Hollis Minute Men Company in April 1775. He was severely wounded at the Battle of Bunker Hill where he led the Hollis Company under Col William Prescott. He was chairman of the Hollis Committee of Safety in 1776 and Representative to the General Court in 1778. Two of his sons, Evan and Stephen also fought in the Revolution.


Reuben Dow's farm in Hollis was purchased in the 1760's and was located at 19 Bell Lane. It was at this farm that the Hollis Minute Men gathered to join Capt. William Prescott of Pepperell. He came to Hollis by 1761 from Salem NH. A Selectman in 1769 and 1770 and a Lieutenant to the Hollis Militia. He was chosen Captain of the Hollis Minute Men Company in April 1775. He was severely wounded at the Battle of Bunker Hill where he led the Hollis Company under Col William Prescott. He was chairman of the Hollis Committee of Safety in 1776 and Representative to the General Court in 1778. Two of his sons, Evan and Stephen also fought in the Revolution.


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  • Maintained by: Denise
  • Originally Created by: Rick Weaver
  • Added: 10 Sep 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 76284155
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/76284155/reuben-dow: accessed ), memorial page for Capt Reuben Dow (1730–9 Feb 1811), Find a Grave Memorial ID 76284155, citing Congregational Church Cemetery, Hollis, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA; Maintained by Denise (contributor 46820671) .