259. Samuel KNICKERBOCKER
was born on 12 Jan 1762 in Salisbury, Litchfield, CT.
(1) He died on 24 Feb 1842 in West Woolrich, Ontario, Canada. Abstracts
of Revolutionary War Pension Files - pp. 1973-74
¨ KNICKERBACOR, Samuel, Judith, S 13662, BLW #43504-160-55, CT Line, sol was b 12 Jan 1762 at Salisbury CT & he lived there at enl & in 1792 he moved to Saratoga NY & in 1796 he moved to Rome in Oneida Co NY & in 1800 he returned to Saratoga, NY & in 1805 he moved to Seneca NY & in 1810 he moved to New Fane in Niagara Co NY & he appl there 7 May 1833, sol m Judith Wright in Feb 1781 at Sharon in Litchfield Co CT & sol d at Woolwich in Waterloo Co in Upper Canada in Feb 1842, wid appl 25 Oct 1855 Niagara Co NY aged 98 a res of West Woolwich in the province of Upper Canada; a Susan Streeter & Michael Isenhour both of West Woolwich Canada were witnesses to wid's 1855 aff'dt.
Judith WRIGHT was born on 2 Sep 1762.
(9) She died on 11 Mar 1857.(9)
Samuel KNICKERBOCKER and Judith WRIGHT had the following children:
492 i. Levinna KNICKERBOCKER was born on 27 May 1782. (9)
493 ii. Seymour KNICKERBOCKER was born on 17 Jul 1785. (9)
+494 iii. Guyle KNICKERBOCKER.
495 iv. Merilla KNICKERBOCKER was born on 17 Jun 1792. (9)
496 v. Henry KNICKERBOCKER was born on 16 Apr 1795. (9) ****Subj: Solomon Knickerbocker in the War of 1812
Date: 98-02-21 10:55:49 EST
From: GFWalker@compuserve.com (George F.Walker)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org (Howard Knickerbocker)
Howard: Here are the few facts which I could Garner about Solomon (Salmon)
Knickerbocker's service in the War of 1812:
He was enlisted as a private in the 37th U. S. Infantry in Northeast, NY by
Captain Riley Sevect(?()on 1 Apr 1814. At the time, he was 5'5", blue eyes
and dark hair, he gave his age as 38 and occupation as a shoemaker. He was
living at the time of enlistment in Salisbury, Litchfield county, CT. He was discharged at New London, CT 10 May 1815.
There was also a David and a ***Henry*** who served in the N. Y. State Militia from Salisbury. There are NO pension or bounty claims listed for him.
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