In 2013, I wrote an Independence Day post listing all of my great grandfathers who served in the American Revolution that I had found. At that time I was able to list thirteen. This year, I am able to list sixteen.
William Cheney 1717-1775 5th great grandfather
Thomas Cheney 1742-1828 4th great grandfather
William Love 1761-1813 4th great grandfather
Arthur Eckles 1742-1831 5th great grandfather
Sebastian Mershimer 1755-1845 5th great grandfather
Henry Safley 1759-1838 5th great grandfather
James Morris 1763-1844 4th great grandfather
Elisha Mason 1756-1827 4th great grandfather
Solomon Horton 1713-1776 5th great grandfather
Joshua Hall 1703-1789 6th great grandfather
William Hall 1741-1824 5th great grandfather
Enoch Hall 1764-1847 4th great grandfather
James/Nathaniel Neely, dates unknown 5th great grandfather
Noah Bowser 1748-1831 6th great grandfather
James Raymond, 1729-1798 5th great grandfather
Moses St. John, 1705-1785 6th great grandfather
Today, I want to honor my Revolutionary War ancestors and yours who gave us freedom and thank my cousins, Mike, Barry, and Dwight and my husband and all who served to keep it.
Let freedom ring! Happy Birthday, U. S. A.!
Please read the original 2013 post here:
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