John WATERBURY

Male 1753 - 1829  (76 years)


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  • Name John WATERBURY  [1
    Born 20 Feb 1753  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Service Revolutionary War  [1
    Died 06 Aug 1829  [1
    Notes 
    • NEHG Register Oct 2010 Vol 164: In April 1775, John Waterbury was the John Waterbury "5th" who served eight days in response to the Lexington Alarm, under Capt. Joseph Hait/Hoyt of Stamford, marching to New York City for its protection. As John Waterbury 5th, he was commissioned ensign in "Major & Capt" Thomas Hobby's company by the connecticut General Assembly sometime in april 1775, and then served as an ensign in Major Hobby's Company inCol. Waterbury's Regiment from 1 May or 26 June 1775 to 29 November 1775 as shown on pay and ration rolls for that unit.
      John served in Capt. Albert Chapman's Company in Col. Samuel Elmore's Regiment from April 1776 to June 1777, when he resigned and was granted an honorable discharge. It was during this enlistment (in October 1776) that he was promoted to lieutenant. Published Connecticut records contain a description of the service of this regiment:
      "The regiment took the field in Jl, '76, under Schuyler, and on August 25th marched from Albany into Tyron County. During the remainder of its term, it was posted at Fort Stanwix and vicinity. It broke up at that point in the spring of '77, most of the officers and a number of the men re-entering the Continental Service in the Conn., Mass., and N.Y. lines."
      Lt. john Waterbury received a pension of $20 per month plus a bounty land warrant in 1818 based upon this service, and his widow Hannah received a pension of $186.60 per annum, starting in 1853. Based upon John's service, his great-granddaughter, Annis (Brady) Noxon, became a member of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
    Person ID I64406  Main Tree

    Father John WATERBURY, Jr.,   b. 21 Dec 1718, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Mary SLASON,   b. 12 Aug 1724, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1778  (Age > 55 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 01 Feb 1750  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Pastor Rev. Ebenezer Dibble Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Family ID F06020  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hannah HOYT,   b. 05 Aug 1779,   d. 02 Mar 1865  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1817  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F25973  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rebecca WEED,   b. 1757,   d. Bef 01 Feb 1797  (Age < 40 years) 
    Married 08 Dec 1778  Middlesex Congregational Church Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Mary WATERBURY,   b. Abt 1790, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Dec 1875  (Age ~ 85 years)  [Natural]
     2. Frederick WATERBURY,   b. Abt 1779, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Mar 1855, Darien, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)  [Natural]
     3. Henry WATERBURY,   b. 1780, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1877, Eagleville, Ashtabula, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)  [Natural]
     4. Peter WATERBURY,   b. Abt 1781, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Aug 1850  (Age ~ 69 years)  [Natural]
     5. Daughter WATERBURY,   b. Between 1790 and 1794  [Natural]
     6. David WATERBURY,   b. Abt 1788, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1860  (Age ~ 71 years)  [Birth]
    Family ID F25974  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S04318] The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 2010, Vol. 164 October.

    2. [S02964] Registration of Births, Marriages and Deaths of Stamford Families at CTGenWeb.

    3. [S03337] Slawson Barbour Index @ Rootsweb.

    4. [S03428] The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Stamford.

    5. [S03336] Slason-Slauson-Slawson-Slosson Family by George C. Slawson dated 1946.