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NSSAR ACN 50589, Pvt. under Capt. Fletcher Co., Col. Doolittle Regt., Massachusetts Militia

Conflict Period:
Revolutionary War 1
Branch:
Militia 1
Rank:
Private E-1 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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Marriage:
Susannah Elizabeth Butler 1
28 Sep 1777 1
Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont 1
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Revolutionary War 1

Branch:
Militia 1
Rank:
Private E-1 1
Service Start Date:
28 Apr 1775 1
Service End Date:
Dec 1777 1
Enlistment Location:
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 1
Militia Unit:
Captain Joel Fletcher's Company, Colonel Ephraim Doolittle's Regiment, Massachusetts Troops 1

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Joseph Marble, American Revolution Veteran

Fayston, Washington, Vermont

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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.

Source: Gazetteer of Washington County, Vermont, 1783-1889, edited by William Adams, compiled & published by Hamilton Child, Syracuse, N. Y.

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.
000201  0110101
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.

 

 

Declaration of Joseph Marble, Washington County, Vermont

Montpelier, Washington, Vermont

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Declaration of Joseph Marble: State of Vermont, Washington County personally appeared before me the undersigned a Justice of the Peace within and for said County of Washington Joseph Marble, the applicant within named, who being duly sworn, deposeth and saith that by reason of old age & the consequent loss of memory he cannot swear positively as to the precise length of [all] his services, but according the the best of his recollection he served not less than the periods mentioned below, & in the grades following,

for eight months I served as a private under Capt. Fletcher

- for three months I served as a private under Capt. Blake

- for three months I served as a private under Capt. Houghton

- for one month I served as a teamster under Capt. Lamb

- for two months I served as a private under Capt. Putnam

- for four months I served as a private under Capt. Alexander

- for one month I served as a private with [Cpt/Col/Gov/Sgt] [Ashling] at [Si/Ti]

- and for such services I claim a pension - the reason that no clergyman certificate was obtained to my original declaration was that no clergyman resided in my vicinity who knew me [or] my reputation. I think I can [now obtain some evidence of my services].

Joseph Marble (signature) Sworn to & subscribed this 12th day of December A.D. 1832 before me, Paul Dillingham Jr., Justice of the Peace. State of Vermont, Washington County

I, Joshua [Y. Vail], clerk of Washington County Court, do hereby certify that Paul Dillingham Jr. who has affixed his name to the above, is a Jusitce of the Peace in & for said Washington County, duly qualified to act, and that I know the same to be his genuine signature. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the Seal of said Court at Montpelier in said county this nineteenth day of December A.D. 1832. Joshua [Y. Vail], clerk.

Joseph Marble Family from Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire to North Fayston, Washington County, Vermont

North Fayston, Washington County, Vermont

Joseph Marble was born on October 23, 1752, in Bolton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, his father, Benjamin, was 27 and his mother, Martha, was 23. He married Susannah Elizabeth Butler on September 28, 1777, in Brattleboro, Vermont. They had 10 children in 26 years. He died on February 1, 1836, in North Fayston, Washington County, Vermont, having lived a long life of 83 years, and was buried in North Fayston Cemetery, Moretown, Washington County, Vermont.

Joseph's sister Hannah was born on December 23, 1755, in Bolton, Massachusetts when Joseph was 3 years old.

Joseph's sister Martha Patience "Patty" was born on October 6, 1758, in Bolton, Massachusetts when Joseph was 5 years old.

Joseph's brother Benjamin was born on April 25, 1761, in Bolton, Massachusetts when Joseph was 8 years old.

Joseph's brother Levi was born on May 1, 1763, in Bolton, Massachusetts when Joseph was 10 years old.

Joseph's sister Patience was born on April 2, 1764, in Bolton, Massachusetts when Joseph was 11 years old

Joseph's brother Oliver was born on March 7, 1767, in Bolton, Massachusetts when Joseph was 14 years old.

Joseph's sister Mary was born on August 9, 1769, in Bolton, Massachusetts when Joseph was 16 years old.

Joseph's brother John was born on August 9, 1769, in Bolton, Massachusetts when Joseph was 16 years old

Joseph's sister Elizabeth was born on June 11, 1771, in Bolton, Massachusetts when Joseph was 18 years old.

On April 28, 1775, residing at Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Joseph Marble joined the Militia at Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

Source: Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, 17 Vols, : Author: Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston, MA, USA: Wright and Potter Printing Co., 1896, Vol 10 P 210 & 215.

In 1776, Joseph Marble was living in Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire when Thomas Paine’s Common Sense was published.

1776 Convenant Signers in Winchester

 Page v5:912, [1776-06-03] [S4-V5-p0911]; COLONY OF NEW-HAMPSHIRE: According to the within resolve of the General Congress, we called a meeting, and it appears that all the before mentioned signers have agreed to stand by the within Covenant. Joseph Marble is listed amongst the signers, so is Nathaniel Oak, John Butler Jr. and Philip Goss, relatives and future relatives.

Joseph Marble was living in the 13 colonies at one of the most important turning points in American history—the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

Joseph's brother, Benj Marble Junior in 1832 "testify and say that in the year 1776, I removed with my Father from Bolton, Mass to the town of Winchester in the State of New Hampshire"

Joseph Marble lived in Winchester, New Hampshire, in 1776.

New Hampshire, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890; Inhabitants of New Hampshire, 1776; Joseph Marbel.

Joseph Marble married Susannah Elizabeth Butler on September 28, 1777, in Brattleboro, Vermont, when he was 24 years old.

Source: Declaration of Susan Marble, states no clergy man in Winchester, New Hampshire; therefore marriage was in Battleboro, VT.

His daughter Sylvia was born about 1778, in Winchester, New Hampshire.

His daughter Susannah was born on April 15, 1780, in Winchester, New Hampshire.

His daughter Martha Goss "Patty" was born about 1785, in Winchester, New Hampshire.

His son Joseph Jr. was born on April 28, 1789, in Winchester, New Hampshire.

Joseph Marble lived in Winchester, New Hampshire, in 1790.

Source: 1790 US Census • Winchester, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

His daughter Polly was born in 1792 in Winchester, New Hampshire

His son Butler Emery was born in January 1794 in Winchester, New Hampshire.

His son Benjamin was born on January 1, 1796, in Winchester, New Hampshire.

Joseph's brother John died on December 25, 1798, in Cheshire County, New Hampshire when Joseph was 46 years old.

Joseph Marble lived in Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, in 1800.

So are his parents and siblings, the parents were residing in Hartland, Vermont in the 1790 US Census.

Source: 1800 US Census • Winchester, Cheshire, New Hampshire

His son John was born about 1800, in Winchester, New Hampshire.

His son Jacob was born on June 1, 1802, in Winchester, New Hampshire.

His daughter Cynthia was born on March 3, 1804, in Winchester, New Hampshire.

Joseph's father Benjamin passed away in 1806 in Winchester, New Hampshire, at the age of 81.

Joseph's mother Martha "Mary" Maby passed away on July 17, 1806, in Winchester, New Hampshire, at the age of 76.

Migration

1806, Mother, Martha "Maby" G Marble dies in Winchester, NH, but buried in North Fayston Cemetery, Vermont

20 Jun 1809; Warranty Deed Jonas Holden of Waitsfield, Chittenden County, Vermont to Joseph Marble of Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Consideration: $800.00 Two lots of land in Fayston, Chittenden County, containing 110 in each lot.

1816; Built First Sawmill in Fayston, Vermont

Northern part of the town on the banks of Shepard Brook; Source: Gazetteer of Washington County, Vermont, 1783-1889, edited by William Adams, compiled & published by Hamilton Child, Syracuse, N. Y.

1816, Direct Tax, National Standard (Middlebury, VT, Vol. IV, issue 25, 12 February 1817, heading on p. 1, col. 1, Fayston entries on p. 3, col. 3.

Joseph's brother Levi died on May 4, 1817, in Winchester, New Hampshire when Joseph was 64 years old.

Joseph Marble lived in Washington County, Vermont, in 1820. Source: US Census.

Joseph's sister Patience died on October 28, 1825, in Medway, Massachusetts when Joseph was 73 years old.

Joseph Marble lived in Fayston, Vermont, in 1830.

1830 US Census; Census Place: Fayston, Washington, Vermont; Page: 283; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 183; Family History Film: 0027449

Joseph's brother Benjamin died in 1830 in Fairfield, Vermont when Joseph was 78 years old.

Joseph's brother Oliver died in 1831 in Westmoreland, New Hampshire when Joseph was 79 years old.

12 Dec 1832; Montpelier, Washington, Vermont 

Vermont Pension Certificate # 26015, Source: Series: M805 Roll: 551 Image: 579 File: R6895 Payments issued from Burmington, Washington County, Vermont

Joseph Marble died on February 1, 1836, in Fayston, Vermont, when he was 83 years old.

27 Feb 1836; Washington District Probate Court records: "Joseph Marble Estate" Joseph Marble of Fayston, Washington, Vermont 

Burial: North Fayston Cemetery, Moretown, Washington County, Vermont.

 

NSDAR Ancestor # A073647, NSSAR ACN 50589, Patriot # P-332399

Templeton, Worchester County, Massachusetts

NSDAR Ancestor # A073647, NSSAR ACN 50589, Patriot # P-332399

MARBLE, JOSEPH

  Ancestor #: A073647 Service:  MASSACHUSETTS - NEW HAMPSHIRE    Rank: PRIVATE Birth: 10-23-1752    BOLTON WORCESTER CO MASSACHUSETTS Death: 2-1-1836     FAYSTON WASHINGTON CO VERMONT Pension Number: *SR6895 Service Source:  *SR6895: MA SOLS & SAILS, VOL 10, P 210; HAMMOND, ROLLS OF THE SOLS IN THE REV WAR, NH STATE PAPERS, VOL 14, PP 426-427; VOL 15, PP 54-55 Service Description:  1) MA: CAPT JOEL FLETCHER, COL EPHRAIM DOOLITTLE
2) NH: CAPTS JOHN HOUGHTON, OLIVER CAPRONS, COLS BALDWIN, SAMUEL ASHLEY

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