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James Wing (1756 - 1842)

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James Wing
Born in Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of
Husband of — married 9 Apr 1778 in Falmouth, Barnstable County, MAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Milan, Dutchess, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 27 Apr 2019 | Created 27 Jan 2011
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Master of the "Unity" James Wing served New York during the American Revolution
Service started:
Unit(s): Master of Sloop 'Unity' took supplied to Washington's Army at Newburgh, New York
Service ended:
James was a Friend (Quaker)

Contents

Biography

Name

Name: James /Wing/
Source: #S279
Page: March 1917, p. 1634

Birth

Birth:
Date: 09 DEC 1756
Place: Falmouth, Barnstable County, MA
Note: recorded in Sandwich VR as 9d 12m 1756
Source: #S279
Page: March 1917, p. 1634
Source: #S406
Page: Lineage #10304
Source: #S442
Page: 326
Source: #S443
Page: 2:1286
Birth:
Date: 08 FEB 1757
Note: maybe baptismal date?
Source: #S373
Page: Date of Import: Feb 3, 2000
Source: #S374
Page: Date of Import: 3 Feb 2000

Death

Death:
Date: 29 SEP 1842
Place: Milan, Dutchess County, NY
Source: #S279
Page: Mar 1917, p. 1634
Source: #S315
Page: #15024, 40927, 38545
Source: #S406
Page: Lineage #10304
Source: #S312
Page: 1830, 1840
Source: #S442
Page: 326

Occupation

Occupation: Mariner, per D.A.R. records: National Numbers 38545, 40927
Date: ABT 1770

Event

Type: Rev War
Note: according to DAR records: Mrs. Phebe Medora Westbrook,
DAR ID Number: 38545,
Born in Broome, New York,
Wife of Chauncy C. Westbrook.
Descendant of Thomas Tompkins and of James Wing, of New York.
Daughter of Henry Louis Clark and Mercy Swift Wing, his wife.
Granddaughter of Thomas Wing (b. 1794) and Mary Tompkins (b. 1799), his wife.
[p.201] Gr.-granddaughter of James Wing and Hannah Bowerman (1760-1852), his wife, m. 1778; Thomas Tompkins, Jr. (1773-1869) and Phebe Evans, his first wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Joseph Wing (b. 1716) and Phoebe Hatch, his wife; Thomas Tompkins and Ruth Jones, his wife.
Thomas Tompkins, (1730-1805), served as a private in Capt. Andrew Billings company, Col. James Clinton's regiment of New York militia.
Also No. 15024.
James Wing, (1758-1842), was a mariner as was his father and grandfather. He died in Milan, Dutchess county, N. Y.
The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 41
[p.341] Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Knickerbocker.
DAR ID Number: 40927
Born in Unadilla, New York.
Wife of Frank J. Knickerbocker.
Descendant of Thomas Tompkins and of James Wing, of New York.
Daughter of Henry Lewis Clark and Mercy Swift Wing, his wife.
Granddaughter of Thomas Wing (b. 1794) and Mary Tompkins (b. 1799), his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Thomas Tompkins, Jr. (1773-1869) and Phebe Evans, his 1st wife; James Wing and Hannah Bowerman (1760-1852), his wife, m. 1778.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Thomas Tompkins and Ruth Jones.
Gr.-gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Nathaniel Tompkins (1703-90) and Phebe Hatch, his wife.
Thomas Tompkins, (1730-1805), served as a private in Capt. Andrew Billings company, Col. James Clinton's regiment.
Also Nos. 15024.
James Wing, (1758-1842), was a mariner as were his father and grandfather. He died in Milan, Dutchess Co., N. Y.
Also No. 38545.
Source: #S315

Note

Note: Tradition has it that James had his own ship and used it during the Revolutionary War to supply patriot troops. He was captured by the British during one of these ventures enroute to George Washington's camp in Newburgh, NY and was later released in a prisoner exchange.

Residence

Residence:
Note: In early 1801, he and two of his wife's brothers, Malatiah and Macy Bowerman, moved to the Little Nine Partners (now Milan), Dutchess County, NY, where he was a farmer.
Source: #S489
Page: p. 487

Marriage

Husband: James Wing
Wife: Hannah Bowerman
Child: Phebe Wing
Child: Mercy Wing
Child: Joseph Wing
Child: James Wing
Child: Silas Wing
Child: Lydia Wing
Child: Anna Maria Wing
Child: William Walker Wing
Child: Thomas Wing
Marriage:
Date: 09 APR 1778
Place: Falmouth, Barnstable County, MA
Note: 9d 4m 1778 per Sandwich Monthly Meeting record; Per OWL: "James married, 4th month, 9, 1778, in accordance with Friends' usages, Hannah, .... The certificate of their marriage was signed by Malatiah, Benjamin, Zaccheus, Sarah, and William Gifford; Elihu, Samuel, David, Silas, Stephen, Elizabeth and Paul Swift; Judah Wing; William, Richard and Mary Lake; Mercy Slocum; and Mellen Nye."
Source: #S279
Page: March 1917, p. 1634
Source: #S443
Page: 2:1349 citing Sandwich Monthly Meeting Certificates, 1762-1841, Vol. III, 1st Book: "James Wing of Falmouth Son of Joseph Wing of Falmouth & Phebe his wife both deceased, and Hannah Bowerman Daughter of Silas Bowerman & Lydia his Wife ... [were married] Nineteenth Day of the Second Month Called February one thousand Seven hundred and Seventy Eight."
Note that while the MM record may suggest Lydia was Hannah's mother, it was not uncommon for Quaker records to refer to the "living (current) wife", per Ron Lahti.
Source: #S445
Source: #S442
Page: 310-311, 325-326
Husband: Joseph Wing
Wife: Phebe Hatch
Child: Joseph Wing
Child: James Wing
Marriage:
Date: 26 OCT 1752
Source: #S279
Page: June 1916, p. 1553
Source: #S300
Page: Vital Records of Sandwich, MA (n.p.: 3 Vols. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 1996, 28 Apr 1999) II:I264 [Sandwich Monthly Meeting I:212]

Sources

Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, (http://www.dar.org/ : accessed Sep 11, 2018), "Record of WING, JAMES ", Ancestor # A128564 .

Source S279
Title: Our Wing Lineage
Abbreviation: The Owl: OWL
Author: Wing Family Association
Source S300
Title: Marriage record
Abbreviation: Marriage record
Source S312
Title: Census
Abbreviation: Census
Source S315
Title: Daughters of the American Revolution
Abbreviation: N.S.D. A. R.
Source S373
Title: Arthur Sullivan electronic file
Abbreviation: Arthur Sullivan family file
Author: Arthur Sullivan
Publication: arthursul@@aol.com
Source S374
Title: Hull Family
Abbreviation: Hull Family
Repository: #R61
Repository R61
Name: Unknown
Source S406
Title: Winthrop Society Online Data Base
Abbreviation: Winthrop Society
Publication: www.winthropsociety.org/b-data.htm
Source S442
Title: Bowerman Family History
Abbreviation: Bowerman History
Author: A. L. Bowerman
Publication: Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, MD, 1998
Source S443
Title: Sandwich Vital Records
Abbreviation: Sandwich VR
Source S445
Title: Ron Lahti skyhawk@hawkshome.net
Abbreviation: Ron Lahti
Publication: April 2002
Source S489
Title: A Historical and Genealogical Register of John Wing of Sandwich, Mass, and his Descendants 1632-1888
Abbreviation: Wing Genealogy 1888
Author: Rev. Conway P. Wing, D.D.
Publication: De Vinne Press, New York, 1888


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