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John Call Sr. (1739 - 1808)

Deacon John Call Sr.
Born in Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1 Jan 1761 (to 16 Dec 1797) in Woodstock, Windham, Connecticutmap
Husband of — married 6 Dec 1798 in Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Colrain, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Private John Call Sr. served for Massachusetts in the American Revolution
Service started: 1776
Unit(s): Massachusetts Militia Captains Lawrence Kemp, Hugh McClallen and Colonels. Leonard, Field and Wells
Service ended:

Biography

John Call was born on 16 April 1739 in Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts. He was the son of Samuel Call and Abigail Sprague.[1] John passed away 14 April 1808, possibly in Colerain, Franklin, Massachusetts. His burial site is unknown.[2] (Alternate death year 1821.)

He married Martha Safford in about 1762 in Oxford.

In 1800 John was living in Colrain, Hampshire, Massachusetts.[3]

John Call was a patriot for Massachusetts in the American Revolution. Served with rank of private for Capts. Lawrence Kemp, Hugh McClallen and Cols. Leonard, Field and Wells. [4]

Sources

  1. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHJJ-Z7X : 13 July 2016), John Call, 16 Apr 1739; citing Birth, Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 754,010.
  2. Find A Grave Memorial# 71058049
  3. "United States Census, 1800," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XH51-PZZ : accessed 7 December 2016), John Call, Colrain, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States; citing p. 968, NARA microfilm publication M32, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 15; FHL microfilm 205,614.
  4. DAR Patriot Index https://services.dar.org/Public/DAR_Research/search_adb/?action=full&p_id=A018347 accessed 25 July 2020.
  • Call, Simeon, GENEALOGICAL HISTORY OF CALL FAMILY. New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 30, 32.


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Call-103 and Call-5 appear to represent the same person because: same birth date and place; same parent; both married to Lucy Chafee

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