Thursday, December 29, 2016

1775 Muster Roll for Burgess Medcalf in New Hampshire Revolutionary War Records - Treasure Chest Thursday Post #346

This week's treasure is the 1775 muster roll for New Hampshire showing the men from Piermont, New Hampshire who were commissioned on 5 September 1775:

The list of men from Piermont is:

The extracted information from this portion of the record is:

Peirmount 5th Company
Jonathan Chandler Capt
John Weed  Lt
Azriah Webb  2d Lt
Burgess Medcalf  Ensign

The source citation for this record is:

"New Hampshire Revolutionary War Records, 1675-1835," database with images, FamilySearch  ( : accessed 29 December 2016), Rolls > Muster Rolls and Petitions, 1747-1779 > image 168 of 364, Burgess Medcalf entry; citing Archives and Records Management, Concord, New Hampshire.

This is the only known record of the Revolutionary War service of Burgess Metcalf, and is cited in the Sons of the American Revolution Membership Application for Willis P. Metcalf.

Burgess Metcalf (1741-1816) is my 5th great-grandfather, who married Jerusha --?-- (1750-1817).  Their daughter, Polly Metcalf (1780-1855) married Amos Underhill (1772-1865) in 1801 in Piermont, Grafton County, New Hampshire.


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