Monday, April 19, 2010

MA Soldiers Who Fought in the
Revolutionary War
Ba - Be

BANCROFT, Ebenezer of Worcester. He fought bravely at Bunker Hill, and in other battles during the war. He purchased and enlarged the house once owned by Henry Farwell and now occupied by his grandson, Ebenezer Bancroft, Esq. He went into the French War at the age of sixteen years. He was commissioned lieutenant-colonel April 21, 1780, and justice of the peace in 1798. He married Susan Fletcher, by whom he had nine children. He died greatly respected Sept. 22, 1827, and was buried under arms, the band playing "Blue Eyed Mary" on the way to the grave. SOURCE: [11] History of Dunstable, Massachusetts, from Its Earliest Settlement to the Year of Our Lord 1873; page 141.


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