Joshua Mersereau - Endicott, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff
N 42° 05.648 W 076° 03.556
18T E 412402 N 4660771
Quick Description: Joshua Mercereau was a revolutionary war soldier who settled in upstate New York after the war.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 12/21/2014 2:36:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMN3VE
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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"(IV) Joshua, (3), son of Johsua (2) Mersereau, was born on Staten Island, New York, September 26, 1738, and died in Union, New York, June 10, 1804...An edict issued from the british headquarters proclaimed John Mersereau a "Rebel," and set a price of five hundred guineas on his head, dead or alive. He was a member of the provincial assembly of New York state which met at Kinston and Poughkeepsie during 1777-86, representing Richmond county. He was also deputy commissary of prisoners, General Boudinot being his superior officer, with headquarters at Rutland, Massachusetts, and afterward at Elizabethtown, New Jersey. His service was continuous in various capacities throughout the war. "
Location type: Section of a Cemetery/Mass Grave

Date of Birth: 9/26/1738

Date of Death: 6/8/1804

Cause of death: Died Later

Grave Marker Text:
Joshua Mersereau Died June 8, 1804 aged 70 years.


Ranks: Not listed

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