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Capt Simon Addis

Capt Simon Addis

Birth
Sixmile Run, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Death 23 Jun 1834 (aged 88)
Sixmile Run, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Burial New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 7985365 · View Source
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Captain Simon Addis (1745-1834) served in the American Revolutionary War. (b. December 30, 1745; Northhampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA - d. June 23, 1834; Sixmile Run, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA)

Parents:
Simon was the son of Richard Addis and Maria Wyckoff.

First marriage:
He was married to Mariah Hollingshead (c1745-1766) around 1764-1765. She died on on December 15, 1766.

Second marriage:
After her death he married Eleanor Vliet (1744-1792) around 1767.

Child:
Eleanor and Simon had a son: Daniel Addis (1768-1832).

Third marriage:
After her death he married Maria Van Cleef (1756-1796) aka Mary Van Cleef around 1793.

Fourth marriage:
After her death he married Nellie Voorhees (c1760-1832) on October 3, 1796 in Somerset, New Jersey.

Pension:
Simon Addis received his Revolutionary War pension on March 4, 1831 at a rate of $369.97 per year.

Burial:
Simon was buried in Elm Ridge Cemetery, North Brunswick, Middlessex County, New Jersey on June 25, 1834. Betsy Van Liew of Middlebush wrote in a contemporary journal: "I was at the funeral of Simon Addis, at Six-Mile Run. Rev. Dr. Westbrook preached from Proverbs, 16th chapter, 8th verse, — 'The hoary head is a crown of glory if it be found in the way of righteousness.' " A new marker was placed on his grave by the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1932. He is listed in the Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, Volume 1, Serial Number 9787; Volume 5.

Research:
Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on October 14, 2003.

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  • Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
  • Added: 14 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7985365
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Simon Addis (30 Dec 1745–23 Jun 1834), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7985365, citing Elm Ridge Cemetery, New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) (contributor 46580804) .