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The following is excerpted from the book "Rushford and Rushford People", by Helen Josephine White Gilbert, 1910.


 

SOLDIERS OF THE WAR OF 1812 BURIED IN RUSHFORD

David Babbitt.

Andre Bennett, sergeant — enlisted at Caneadea, N. Y., September 5, 1814, and served until November 8, 1814. Captains Gregor and John Kennedy. March 31, 1871, while living at Cuba, N. Y., Rachel Orcutt Bennett applied for a pension. The claim was allowed.

Ira Bishop, private — Enlisted September 9, 1812, at Windsor, Vermont, April 6, 1871, while living in Rushford, he applied for a pension. The claim was allowed. He married Sarah Patrick, May 22, 181 5, in Vermont. Their children were Louisa (Mrs. Isaac Amsden), John (married Abigail Benjamin), George (married Marietta Spencer), Charlotte (Mrs. William Flagg), Matthew (married Roxana Alvord), Ira (married Caroline Elmore), Albert (married Celestia Amsden), Adaline (Mrs. Andrew J. Ackerly). His second wife was Mrs. S. Couch. He died July 5, 1873, aged eighty years and is buried in the Podonque Cemetery.

Leonard Farwell — Died September 24, 1846.

Benjamin Kingsbury — Went to Fort Niagara from Cherry Valley, N. Y.

John Lamberson, private — Enlisted September 7, 1814, and served until November 14, 1814. Captain Samuel Bant, Major Mclntyre. Applied for a pension April 19, 1871. The claim was allowed.

Alvin K. Morse — Died in 1870.

Amos Peck — Married Mary Kellogg at Middlebury (Wyoming), October 20, 181 5. Their children were Sarah (Mrs. Reuben Rogers), Philena (Mrs. William Woods), Lorenzo, Philetus, Igel (married Amelia Tarbell), Mary (Mrs. Jason Miller), Arminda, Armena (Mrs. D. Clark Woods). Amos Peck came to Rushford from Wyoming about 1850. He died November 6, 1866.

E. Jabesh Peck — Died February 17, 1850. His curious tombstone in Podonque Cemetery was made by his brother, Dan Peck.

Ebenezer P. Perry.

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