Sullivan County Revolutionary War

Honor Roll

Daniel Dodge, Patriot (one of the founders of Rockland)

b. September 5, 1729 in Connecticut
d. February 25, 1829, in Rockland, Sullivan, NY
m. Mary Brown
Children: Israel, Joel, Daniel, Cyrus

No more is known about him at this time.

Contributed by Jodie Goebel - Nov. 2005

Ephraim PORTER

b. 9 Apr 1756 Stratford, Fairfield Co, CT
d. 27 Oct 1838 Liberty, Sullivan Co, NY (he should be buried there, but I don't know which cemetery)

wife said to be Sarah (surname unknown) who d. between 1810-1820 at Liberty, Sullivan Co, OH

Ephraim was a Private in the Connecticut Line during the Revolutionary War. He lived in Stratford, CT until 1810, then moved to Sullivan Co, NY. Rev. War Pension File (S28846) lists children Gershom & Thomas, of Liberty, NY, Polly Adgate & Patience Russell, of Ohio, and Abijah, of Bridgeport, CT, all living on 31 Dec 1844. Statement in file adds youngest surviving son, Alanson, living in Ohio in 1845.

Known children:
Gershom (1777-1866) m. Eunice Stratton
Charity (abt 1780-aft 1840) m. Cornelius Gregory
Thomas (1784-1860) m. Hannah
Polly (1787-1871) m. Abel Adgate
Abijah (abt 1788-1860) m. Rhoda
Alanson (abt 1790-aft 1845) m. Mary
Patience (1793-1880) m. Calvin Russell

Contributed by Jerri McCoy - Sept. 2009

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