259. Samuel KNICKERBOCKER (7)(8) 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:

child492 i. Levinna KNICKERBOCKER was born on 27 May 1782. (9)
child493 ii. Seymour KNICKERBOCKER was born on 17 Jul 1785. (9)
child+494 iii. Guyle KNICKERBOCKER.
child495 iv. Merilla KNICKERBOCKER was born on 17 Jun 1792. (9)
child496 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: (George F.Walker)
To: (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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