PVT. JACOB FLANDERS

PVT. JACOB FLANDERS

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  • Mohawk Valley
<div>**_Jacob Flanders:_**</div>
<div>In April of 1778, Jacob enlisted as a private in Captain William Peterson's Company of Boatmen while living in Palatine. Jacob was employed in taking supplies up the Hudson River to the various forts along the river. Jacob was discharged on January 1, 1779\. In April of 1779, Jacob enlisted as a private in Captain John Hess' Company in Colonel Jacob Klock's Regiment of Tryon Militia (Second Regiment). Jacob was stationed at different forts along the Mohawk River. In April of 1780, Jacob enlisted as a private in Captain Peter Waggoner'sCompany in Colonel Klock's Regiment. Jacob was again stationed at various forts along the Mohawk River. On April of 1781, Jacob enlisted In Captain Lawrence Gros' Company in Colonel Marinus Willett's Regiment of New York Levies. Jacob was then stationed at Fort Rensselaer. In April of 1782, Jacob again enlisted in Captain Waggoner's Company and he was stationed at various forts along the Mohawk River. Jacob was born on January 1, 1762 and he died on April 7, 1816\. He married Catherine Fox on October 7, 1791, Catherine was born January 1, 1769 and she died on June 30, 1839\. They are buried in Finch Cemetery, one mile south of the Youker's Bush Church in the town of Oppenheim. Source: Published by the Mohawk Valley Democrat, March 17, 1977, on page 8.</div>

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