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1892 Year Book/Members of CT Sons of American Revolution/Surnames "L"

Posted: 16 Dec 2004 9:05PM GMT
Classification: Biography
Edited: 13 May 2005 9:29AM GMT
Surnames: LACEY, LAMBERT, LANDERS, LANMAN, LATHROP, LEARNED, LEAVENS, LEE, LEEDS, LEWIS, LINCOLN, LINES, LINNELL, LINSLEY, LOCKWOOD, LOOMER, LOOMIS, LORD, LOVE, LUMMIS
The following is a list of Members taken from the 1892 YEAR-BOOK OF THE CONNECTICUT SOCIETY OF THE SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Joseph Gurley WOODWARD, Chairman; Lucius Franklin ROBINSON, Jonathan Flynt MORRIS, Publication Committee
Printed by the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company
Copyright, 1893 by the Connecticut Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

LACEY, Rowland Bradley, of Bridgeport, Connecticut. Grandson of Zachariah LACEY (1754- ), a private soldier and non-commissioned officer for four years (1776-80). He was in the command of General SILLIMAN when the American army evacuated New York, and came near being taken prisoner, and he was with the army at Harlem Heights and White Plains. When TRYON invaded Connecticut, 1779, he took part in the defense of the state, and was in the engagement at Ridgefield.

LAMBERT, Edward Richard, of Bridgeport, Connecticut; architect; born at Milford, Connecticut. Great-grandson of Jeremiah BULL of Milford, Connecticut (1757- ), who served in 1775, in the 10th company of the Connecticut regiment commanded by General WOOSTER. He was also Corporal in Captain Samuel PECK's company, in WASHINGTON's army on Long Island, and in New York, 1776. He was promoted to 1st Sergeant, and was at Trenton and at Yorktown. Also, great-grandson of David LAMBERT, who enlisted in Captain BRYANT's company, in 1777, to go to Peekskill, New York.

LAMBERT, Henry Augustus, of Bridgeport, Connecticut; architect; born at Milford, Connecticut. Great-grandson of Jeremiah BULL. [See LAMBERT, Edward Richard.] Also, great-grandson of David LAMBERT. [See LAMBERT, Edward Richard.]

LANDERS, Charles Smith, of New Britain, Connecticut; manufacturer; born at New Britain. Great-grandson of Asael LANDERS (1766-1842). He enlisted at Lenox, Massachusetts, in April, 1782, in the 5th Massachusetts regiment. He was afterwards transferred to the 1st regiment.

LANMAN, Charles Rockwell, of Cambridge, Massachusetts; professor in Harvard University; born at Norwich, Connecticut. Great-great-grandson of Jonathan TRUMBULL. [See BULL, William Lanman.]

LANMAN, William Camp, of Norwich, Connecticut; manufacturer; born at Norwich. Great-great-grandson of Jonathan TRUMBULL. [See BULL, William Lanman.]

LATHROP, George Parsons, of New London, Connecticut; born on Oahu, Hawaiian Islands. Great-grandson of Samuel Holden PARSONS. [See KELLOGG, John P.]

LATHROP, Henry Clinton, of Willimantic, Connecticut; banker; born at Norwich, Connecticut. Great-grandson of Samuel GRAY of Windham, Connecticut (1751- ), appointed by Congress, August 6, 1777, a 2d Deputy Commissary-general of purchases for the Eastern Department, and continued until 1780.

LEARNED, Bela Peck, of Norwich, Connecticut; born at Norwich. Great-grandson of Bela PECK (1758- ), Captain of a matross company of Norwich, Connecticut, which marched for the defense of New London, in 1781.

LEARNED, Horace Coit, of New London, Connecticut; born at New London. Great-grandson of Joshua COIT (1758-1798), a member, in 1779, of the Light Corps, composed of business men of Norwich, which was commanded by Captain Christopher LEFFINGWELL. It marched for New London when that city was attacked by the enemy under ARNOLD in 1781.

LEARNED, Walter, of New London, Connecticut; assistant-treasurer of the Savings Bank of New London, Connecticut; born at New London. Great-grandson of Joshua COIT. [See LEARNED, Horace Coit.]

LEAVENS, Francis Jedediah, of Norwich, Connecticut; manufacturer; born at Norwich. Grandson of Jedediah LEAVENS, of Killingly, Connecticut (1755- ), a private soldier in Captain Joseph CADY's company, of the 11th regiment of Connecticut militia, commanded by Colonel Ebenezer WILLIAMS, which served in the campaign around New York in 1776.

LEE, Thomas George, of New Haven, Connecticut; lecturer on histology, etc., Yale University; born at Jacksonville, New York. Great-grandson of Ebenezer LEE, Jr., (1757- ), who entered the army at the age of eighteen or nineteen and served for seven years, attaining the rank of Sergeant. He was wounded at Bunker Hill, and was with the army on the Hudson, on Long Island, and in New Jersey.

LEE, William Henry, of New York city. Great-grandson of Isaac LEE, Colonel of the 15th regiment of Connecticut militia, 1775.

LEE, William Wallace, of Meriden, Connecticut; machinist; born at Barkhamsted, Connecticut. Grandson of David LEE, a private in the regiment of Colonel Zebulon BUTLER. He was in service in New Jersey, and along the Hudson in 1780. Also, great-grandson of Elihu CRANE, a private soldier in Captain Nathaniel EDWARDS's company, General WATERBURY's state brigade, 1781. Also, grandson of Joseph SOMERS, a private in the company of militia commanded by Caleb MIX, in Colonel MOSELEY's regiment, ordered to the Hudson after the battle of Monmouth, June 28, 1778. Also, great-grandson of Andrew HAYS, a private in Captain Theodore WOODBRIDGE's company, in the 7th regiment, Connecticut line, formation of 1777-81.

LEE, Wilson Horatio, of New Haven, Connecticut; publisher; born at Hardwick, Massachusetts. Great-great-grandson of Simeon FISH, of Mendon, Massachusetts, a Corporal in the service in 1775.

LEEDS, John Harris, of New Haven, Connecticut; manufacturer; born at Darien, Connecticut. Grandson of John WEED, of Stamford, Connecticut (1756-1847), who in 1776 joined Captain Sylvanus BROWN's company, in Colonel John CHANDLER's Connecticut regiment. In the year 1779 he was a member of Captain STEVEN's company of the regiment commanded by Colonel LAMB. He was for five years in service.

LEWIS, Alonzo Norton, of New Haven, Connecticut; clergyman; born at New Britain, Connecticut. Great-grandson of Lieutenant James FRANCIS, who was a soldier of the revolution.

LEWIS, Charles W., of Farmington, Connecticut; born at Farmington. Great-grandson of Elijah LEWIS, of Farmington, Connecticut (1751-1834), Quartermaster in Colonel Fisher GAY's regiment, 2d battalion, WADSWORTH's brigade.

LEWIS, John Benjamin, of Hartford, Connecticut; physician; born at Greenport, New York. Great-grandson of Eleazer LEWIS of Hopkinton, Rhode Island (1737- ), a soldier in the Continental army during the revolutionary period.

LEWIS, William Jerauld, of New York city; physician; born at Vernon, Connecticut. Great-great-grandson of Eleazer LEWIS. [See LEWIS, John Benjamin.]

LINCOLN, Charles Levi, of Hartford, Connecticut; iron manufacturer; born in Boston, Massachusetts. Great-grandson of Benjamin MILES. [See FELT, Levi Lincoln.] Also, grandson of Stephen LINCOLN. [See FELT, Levi Lincoln.]

LINCOLN, Charles Payson, of Hartford, Connecticut; iron manufacturer; born at Hartford. Great-great-grandson of Benjamin MILES. [See FELT, Levi Lincoln.] Also, great-grandson of Stephen LINCOLN. [See FELT, Levi Lincoln.]

LINCOLN, Frederick Miles, of Hartford, Connecticut; born at Hartford. Great-great-grandson of Benjamin MILES. [See FELT, Levi Lincoln.] Also, great-grandson of Sharon PEASE. [See FELT, Levi Lincoln.]

LINCOLN, George Francis, of Hartford, Connecticut; attorney-at-law; born at Hartford. Great-great-grandson of Benjamin MILES. [See FELT, Levi Lincoln.] Also, great-grandson of Stephen LINCOLN. [See FELT, Levi Lincoln.]

LINCOLN, George Stanley, of Hartford, Connecticut; born at Boston, Massachusetts. Great-grandson of Benjamin MILES. [See FELT, Levi Lincoln.]

LINCOLN, Theodore Miles, of Hartford, Connecticut; manufacturer; born at Hartford. Great-great-grandson of Benjamin MILES. [See FELT, Levi Lincoln.] Also, great-grandson of Stephen LINCOLN. [See FELT, Levi Lincoln.]

LINES, H. Wales, of Meriden, Connecticut; born at Naugatuck, Connecticut. Great-grandson of Enos BUNNELL, of Cheshire, Connecticut, a private soldier in the 9th company of the 1st Connecticut regiment, commanded by Colonel David WOOSTER, 1775. This regiment marched to the Northern Department about September 20th, and took part in the operations along Lakes George and Champlain, and assisted in the reduction of St. Johns, in October. Also, great-grandson of Elisha STEVENS, OF Glastonbury, a member of Captain Jonathan HALE's company in the regiment of Colonel Erastus WOLCOTT, which formed a part of the army that occupied Boston after its evacuation by the British in March, 1776; and from February 11, 1777, a member of Captain CLARK's company in a regiment of artificers, and in service five years. He is said to have participated in the battle of Brandywine and the battle of Monmouth, and to have been present at the capture of CORNWALLIS. Also, great-grandson of Walter BOOTH, of Woodbridge, Connecticut, a private soldier in the 3d company of the 5th battalion WADSWORTH's brigade, commanded by Colonel William DOUGLAS, which served on the Brooklyn front in the battle of Long Island, at Kip's bay at the time of the attack, September 15, 1776, and in the battle at White Plains.

LINNELL, Edward H., of Norwich, Connecticut; physician; born at East Douglass, Massachusetts. Great-great-grandson of Richard MONTAGUE of Massachusetts (1729-1794), who raised a company which he commanded at the battle of Bunker Hill. He was with the army at Cambridge when WASHINGTON took command. He received from him his commission as Major and was attached, it is said, to his staff.

LINSLEY, Solomon Fowler, of North Haven, Connecticut; born at Wallingford, Connecticut. Great-grandson of William DOUGLAS. [See BEACH, Moses Yale.]

LOCKWOOD, David Benjamin, of Bridgeport, Connecticut; attorney-at-law; born at Weston, Connecticut. Grandson of Reuben LOCKWOOD, who served in the war of the revolution as teamster.

LOCKWOOD, Frederick St. John, of Norwalk, Connecticut; banker; born at Norwalk. Grandson of Eliphalet LOCKWOOD, of Norwalk, Connecticut (1741-1814), who in 1775 was a member of the 1st company in the 7th Connecticut regiment commanded by Colonel Charles WEBB. In 1778 he was an Assistant-commissary of issues of the Continental army, and in 1780 a Captain in the 9th regiment of Connecticut militia, and of a company of coast-guards raised by order of the General Assembly.

LOOMER, Silas Fuller, of Willimantic, Connecticut; born at Columbia, Connecticut. Great-grandson of Abijah LINCOLN, of Massachusetts (1736-1812), who inn 1775 was an Ensign in the company of Captain Josiah KING, in the 9th Massachusetts regiment, commanded by Colonel David BREWER. He was commissioned 2d Lieutenant in Captain Oliver SOAPER's company, in the 13th Massachusetts regiment, commanded by Colonel Joseph READ, January 1, 1776, and made 1st Lieutenant in the same regiment August 10, 1776.

LOOMIS, Thomas Warham, of Windsor, Connecticut; born at Windsor. Great-grandson of Ebenezer Fitch BISSELL of Windsor, Connecticut, a member of the company of Captain Nathaniel HAYDEN, Jr., which marched for the relief of Boston, in the Lexington alarm, April, 1775; later, 1st Lieutenant of the 4th company in the 8th regiment, and subsequently Captain in the 17th Continental regiment (Colonel HUNTINGTON's), and taken prisoner in the battle of Long Island, August, 1776.

LORD, Everett Edward, of New Haven, Connecticut; born at Killingworth, Connecticut. Great-grandson of Martin LORD of Killingworth, Connecticut (1741- ), a Captain in the 7th Connecticut militia.

LOVE, William DeLoss, Jr., of Hartford, Connecticut; clergyman; born at New Haven, Connecticut. Great-great-grandson of Robert LOVE, of Coventry, Rhode Island, a soldier in the regiment of Colonel John TOPHAM.

LUMMIS, Frank Carlos, of Chaplin, Connecticut; farmer; born at Montville, Connecticut. Great-grandson of Nehemiah HOLT, of Windham, Connecticut (1756-1824), a Sergeant in Captain DYER's company in Colonel DURKEE's regiment in 1776. He was in the battle of Long Island, and the engagements of Harlem Heights, Trenton, and Princeton, and performed other services.
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