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Joshua Elder, Rev. War Soldier of Maine

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1763 1
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland Co Maine 1
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Father: John ELDER, b. 1735 Cape Elizabeth, ME 1

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Joshua Elder, Rev. War Pension

Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland Co MAINE

JOSHUA ELDER of MAINE (and Massachusetts) - REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSION   

(See also DANIEL ELDER of Maine)

Joshua ELDER --  NARA Publication #: M804 (Mass)
Listed with PENSIONS of MASSACHUSETTS , 3rd Regiment (1783)

Page 11:
Enlistment dates, with Col. Greaton and Hull
at
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Page 17:
War Dept. Certification
at
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Page 22:
 Handwritten land record  with address for Monmouth, MAINE - wife Joanna,
Mentions Charles:
at
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nancyelder/ed/JoshuaElderPensionPage22.jpg

Page 23:
"I John Merrill of Lewiston in the County of Lincoln and State of Maine
aged sixty nine do testify and say JOSHUA ELDER now of Monmouth in
the County of Kennebec and State aforesaid was a revolutionary soldier
with me in the third Massachusetts Regiment commanded by Col. Greaton in
the years of 1782 and 1783. - If it should be necessary I can state
other particulars.
 Signed JOHN MERRILL
STATE OF MAINE

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Page 24:
  "I Samuel Crockett of Cape Elizabeth in the County of Cumberland, State of Maine do testify and say, That I am well acquainted with JOSHUA ELDER of Monmouth, in said State, & Formerly of said Cape Elizabeth, and that I know that said ELDER on or about the first day of June 1782 enlisted in the United States Service, at said Cape Elizabeth, in a Company first commanded by
Captain Lee, and afterwards by  Captain Hunt in the Regiment commanded by Colonel Greaton..."
Handwritten page posted
at
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nancyelder/ed/JoshuaElderPensionPage24.jpg

Requested on ILL - Ft. Vancouver Lib: 6/13/09 - Received 6/27/2009 From Providence College Library, Rhode Island.
"A history of Cape Elizabeth, Maine "
by William B. Jordan, Jr.
Bowie, MD : Heritage Books, 1987, c1965.
# Subjects Cape Elizabeth (ME) -- History.
Call #:  SC 974.191 Jor
ISBN:  1556130430 (pbk.)
Description:  385 p., [14] p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
Edition:  Facsim. reprint ed.

Page 32: "During the winter of 1718 a vessel carrying Scotch-Irish immigrants anchored  for some weeks close under Clarks Point.
The passengers resided on Purpooduck Point until they sailed the following spring for Londonderry, N.H.  Several families remained, however, becoming valuable citizens."

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