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SPOONER Soldiers of the American Revolution

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SPOONER Soldiers of the American Revolution

Posted: 21 Jun 2000 11:59AM GMT
Edited: 6 Apr 2003 12:57AM GMT
These are the SPOONER Men for whom DAR records exist;
Soldiers of the Revolution;

Daniel Spooner, (1694-1797), was too old for active service but gave aid to the Colonies. He was born in Dartmouth; died in Petersham.
Daniel Spooner, (1694-1797), was a patriot of Petersham and five of his sons served in the army

Philip Spooner, (1733-1826), was a member of the Committee of Petersham to draw up instructions for the delegates in Congress. He was born in Newport, R. I.; died in Petersham

Judah Paddock Spooner, (1748-1807), was a soldier at the battle of Bunker Hill. He subsequently enlisted in the privateer service, was captured and imprisoned on the “Jersey.” He was born at New London, where he wrote satires for the “Gazette.” He died at Rutland, Vt.

Wing Spooner, 1776, was appointed by the General Assembly captain of a company under Col. John Sayles, Jr. It was written of him on his death in 1802 “that no man according to his ability was more devoted to public utility.” Wing Spooner, (1749-1802), was appointed captain of militia, and in 1776 he served in the regiment commanded by Col. John Sayles, Jr. He was born and died at Newport

Wing Spooner, (1738-1810), commanded a company in Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regiment, 1777, and was at West Point when Arnold deserted the post. He died in Petersham, Mass

Micah Spooner, (1754-1822), served as a minute man at the Lexington and Rhode Island Alarms. He was born in Dartmouth; died in Fairhaven

Charles Spooner enlisted from Hardwick at the age of sixteen in the Worcester county militia under Capt. Joseph Bates. He died 1847

James Spooner, (1739-1815), responded to the Lexington Alarm in Capt. Thomas Kempton's company. He was born in Dartmouth, Mass.; died in Conneaut, Ohio.

Ebenezer Spooner (1724-1800) served as privateer on the sloop “Charming Polly” which was captured by the enemy 1777. He was imprisoned in Plymouth, England, but made his escape and after delays and adventures reached home.

Shear Jashub Spooner (1735-85) enlisted, 1777, as a private in Capt. Wing Spooner's company, Col. Nathan Sparhawk's Massachusetts regiment. He was born in Newport, R. I.; died in Heath, Mass

. Jeduthan Spooner (1755-1817) responded to the Lexington Alarm as corporal in Capt. Thomas Kempton's company of minute men. [p.5] In 1777 served in Capt. Timothy Poage's company, Col. James Converse's regiment, at the Bennington Alarm. He was born in New London, Conn.; died in Hardwick, Mass.


Ward Spooner, a private in the company of Capt. Thomas Kempton, answered the Lexington Alarm from Dartmouth, Mass., where, in 1751, he was born.

John Spooner (1745-1811) responded to the Lexington Alarm as minute man from Bedford, Mass. He was born in Dartmouth, Mass.; died in Hubbardston, Vt.

Benjamin Spooner (1749-1827) served as sergeant in Capt. Washburn's company, under Colonels Sprout and White, Massachusetts Line. He was born in Middleboro, Mass
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Benjamin Spooner (1743-1827) served as sergeant in Captain Washburn's company, under Colonels Sprout and White, Massachusetts Line. He was born in Middleboro, Mass

Thomas Spooner (1751-1837) enlisted, 1775, in Capt. Samuel Billings' company, Col. Ebenezer Learned's regiment, and served until 1781, under different commands. He was born in Hardwick; died in Greenwich, Mass.

Eleazer Spooner (1734-1813) in 1777 was in the Bennington campaign from Oakham, Mass., where he died. He was baptized in Dartmouth, Mass.

Eliakim Spooner (1740-1820) served as private on the Lexington Alarm in Capt. John Wheeler's company, Col. Ephraim Doolittle's Massachusetts regiment. He was born in Dartmouth, Mass.; died in Woodstock, Vt.



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