26 January 2012

Simon Newcomb c. 1735 - 1821

From B.M. Newcomb's book:

"Simon, Private Capt. Joseph Smith's Co. enlisted Feb 17, 1776 service to Feb. 19, 1776 in defense of seacoast; roll dated Truro and sworn to at Eastham, also same Co. service from May 31, 1776 to Nov. 22, 1776. 5 mo. 22 days Co. sta. at Truro for defense of seacoast." He served under Washington in battle with Cornwallis.

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