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Revolutionary War 1
Birth:
23 Oct 1752 1
Bolton, Worcester, Massachusetts 1
Death:
01 Feb 1836 1
Fayston, Washington, Vermont 1
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Joseph Marble 1
Birth:
23 Oct 1752 1
Bolton, Worcester, Massachusetts 1
Death:
01 Feb 1836 1
Fayston, Washington, Vermont 1

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Joseph Marble, American Revolution Veteran

Fayston, Washington, Vermont

Joseph Marble, American Revolution Veteran

Joseph MARBLE, son of Benjamin Marble and Martha Goss, was born November 24, 1752. He married Susannah BUTLER, who was born March 20, 1759, They came from Winchester, N. H., to Fayston, in 1809, and located in the northern part of the town, where he built the first saw-mill (1816 on the banks of Shepard Brook) in Fayston. The place is now owned by Mary J. FISHER, and passed out of the possession of the MARBLE family in 1882. Joseph MARBLE served in the war of the Revolution, and his grandson, Joseph D. MARBLE, now has the powder-horn which he then carried. He reared six sons and five daughters, viz.: Joseph, Elijah, Emery, Benjamin, John, Jacob, Susannah, Sylvia, Martha, Polly, and Cynthia. Jacob and Benjamin settled in Fayston. Jacob married Sarah MAY, and reared two sons, Joseph D. and George L., both of whom served in the late war. Joseph D. lost a leg at Gainsville, and George L. died in Libby prison.

TIMELINE for JOSEPH MARBLE: {The Revolutionary Marble}

====Military Service====

{1775, April 28 - Dec;)(residing at Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts), joined the Militia at Cambridge, Massachusetts and served as a private for 3 months and 11 days under Capt. Joel Fletcher's Company within Colonel Ephraim Doolittle's Regiment of Massachusetts Troops. Dismissed at Winter Hill, near Boston. Doolittle's Regiment authorized 23 Apr. 1775 and disbanded 31 Dec. 1775 at Cambridge, Mass.

Note: Period of 19 April 1775 - 17 March 1776, Campaign: "Siege of Boston", the British occupation of Boston. {1775, June 17}; fought at "Battle of Bunker Hill" Breed's Hill, Massachusetts. The American forces Commanded by General Irael Putnam lost to the Bristist forces commanded by General William Howe. "Don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes!"

Source Information: {Private Joseph Marble's enlistment in Massachusetts Continental Army} (the name and age of the individual, town of residence, the date and location of enlistment, areas and length of service, date of discharge)

Marble, Joseph, Templeton, Private, Capt. Joel Fletcher's Co., Col. Ephraim Doolittle's Regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 28, 1775; service, 3 mos. 11 days; also, company return dated Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.

Source:

Volume 109, Pg. 506, Biographical Info: priv., Reference: soldiers and sailors of the Rev. War. Comp. By secy. Of the commonwealth, Ms. Boston. 1896-1908. (17v.):10:214-215 or

Secretary of the Commonwealth, "Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution", Vol. I-XVII {17 Volumes}, Volume 10, page 215, Boston: Wright and Potter Printing Co., 1896

Note: The following are approximate dates derived from JOSEPH MARBLE's sworn testimony as to his military service while applying for the military pension, (provided by the Revolutionary Claim Act June 7, 1832) before Paul Dillingham Jr., Justice of the Peace, Court at Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont on 12 December 1832.

{1776, Sep - Dec}; The Fall of 1776, Joseph Marble served three months under Capt. Jotham Houghton's Company within Colonel Hutchins (Hutchens) Regiment of the New Hampshire troops near White Plains. Also dismissed at White Plains.

{1777, Jan;) served one month as a teamster under Capt. Lamb of the Staff Department. Joseph drove a team for the transportation of a piece of Ordinance.

{1777, Jan - Mar;) served two months as a private under Capt. Putnam's Company at Bound Brook, New Jersey.

Also dismissed at Bound Brook.

{1777, Aug - Dec:) In the Fall of 1777, Joseph Marble served 4 months under Capt. Alexander's Company within Colonel Asa Whitcomb's Regiment of the N. H. troops at Charlestown, New Hampshire.

====End Military Service====

1776, JOSEPH migrated from Templeton, Massachusetts to Winchester, New Hampshire. 1777, September 26; JOSEPH at the age of 25 married SUSANNAH ELIZABETH BUTLER age 18 in Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hamshire across the border from Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont.

Between 1778 and 1804, JOSEPH MARBLE and his wife, SUSANNAH ELIZABETH BUTLER had 11 children in Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire.

1801; In 1801 a list of SOME of the citizens of the town can be found in a document protesting the hiring of a preacher, and the names include: Joseph Marble, Oliver Marble, Levi Marble, Source: History of Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire History of Cheshire and Sullivan Counties, New Hampshire Philadelphia: J.W. Lewis Co., 1886, 1073 pgs. Gazetteer of Cheshire County, NH, 1736-1885 by Hamilton Child, Syracuse, NY:

1812; JOSEPH MARBLE at age 60 and his wife, SUSANNAH ELIZABETH BUTLER migrated from Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire to Fayston, Washington County, Vermont and located in the northern part of the town, where he built the first saw-mill in Fayston. The place passed out of the possession of the MARBLE family in 1882.

1820; Census Place: Fayston, Washington, Vermont; Roll: M33_128; Page: 22; Image: 25.
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Same census page: Joseph Jr. and Stephen Laws and Nathan Haskins

1830; Census Place: Fayston, Washington, Vermont; Roll: 183; Page: 283.
Males: 0000001001 One male age bet 40 to 50 and one male age bet 70 to 80
Females: 00000001 One female age between 70 to 80
Same census page: Joseph Jr., Benjamin, Jacob,

1832; December 2; A revolutionary pensioner, JOSEPH MARBLE, (still residing at Fayston, Vermont, at the age of 80) was placed on the Vermont pension roll for his service during the American Revolution.

1836, February 01; JOSEPH MARBLE died at the age of 84 in Fayston, Washington County, Vermont and buried at North Fayston Cemetery.

1837, September 21; SUSANNAH ELIZABETH BUTLER MARBLE, aged 78 years applied for her husband's pension at the Probate Court, in Waitsfield, Washington County, Vermont. Three years later, SUSANNAH at the age of 81 died June 29, 1840.

 

 

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