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 Caleb Sturdevant

Caleb Sturdevant

Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 17 Oct 1837 (aged 78)
Martinsburg, Lewis County, New York, USA
Burial Martinsburg, Lewis County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 76962369 · View Source
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From the Fonda List found at the Jefferson county genweb page;


Born: August 25, 1759 at Danbury, Conn.
Died: October 17, 1857 in town of Martinsburg, Lewis County, N.Y.
Married: March 21, 1782 at Norfolk, Conn., MIRIAM HOWE of Wells, Vt.
Born: November 2, 1764
Died: July 6, 1824 in town of Ellisburg, Jefferson County, N.Y.(aged 95 yrs. 8 mos. 4 das.)

Service: Caleb Sturdevant enlisted as a private in March 1777 in Capt. Baldwin's Co. of Infantry of Col. Herman Swift's Regt. of the Conn. Line for three years, 1777-1780. Was in the battles of Germantown and Monmouth. Veterans Administration, Washington, D.C. S.C. 35645

Remarks: Caleb Sturdevant and his wife are buried in the Ellisburg cemetery in the village of Ellisburg, Jefferson County, N.Y. In 1821 the names of his wife and children were given as:
Miriam - 56 years
Lucy - 18 years
Phoebe - 15 years
Polly - 12 years

A son, James Monroe Sturdevant, M.D. was born at Timouth, Vt. May 11, 1800, died at Rome, N. Y., August 10, 1873. He married Louisa Stephens at Lowville, Lewis County, N.Y. Louisa Stephens was born December 12, 1808 at Lowville, died at Rome, N.Y. May 29, 1867. Miss Crawford, of Lowville, gives Miriam Howe as of Wells, Vt. (D.A.R. No. 45901) Mrs. F. A. White, 112 Blake Road, Hamden, Conn. (Louisa Palmer White) Nat. No. 116930.

Found at the DAR free search site;

Under the spelling Sturtevant;

DAR# A110648
Service: CT
Rank: Private
Birth: 8/25/1759 Danbury, Fairfield, CT
Death: 10/17/1837 Martinsburg, Lewis, NY
Pension: *S35645
Service Source:
Service Description: Col Swift; Capt Baldwin
Spouse: Merriam Howe

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A Christian and hero, a survivor of the battles of Germantown and Monmouth.





  • Created by: Bruce Coyne
  • Added: 23 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76962369
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Caleb Sturdevant (25 Aug 1759–17 Oct 1837), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76962369, citing Martinsburg Cemetery, Martinsburg, Lewis County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Bruce Coyne (contributor 47569362) .