Capt Ebenezer Faxon

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Ebenezer Faxon was a member of the notable Hobart and Faxon families of Braintree, Massachusetts. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1749/12/12 Elizabeth Hobart Faxon, wife of Thomas Faxon, gives birth to a son, Ebenezer Faxon, in Braintree, Province of Massachusetts. Born Town of Braintree, MA Massachusetts
1772/01/06 Ebenezer Faxon movee to West Hartford, Connecticut, and establishes a pottery, using clay from the community of Elmwood. Work
1775/04/19 Ebenezer Faxon serves as a member of Captain Abraham Sedgewick's Lexington Alarm. Patriot soldier Battles of Lexington and Concord
1776/02/08 Eleanor Whitman, the daughter of John Whitman and Abigail Pantry, marries Ebenezer Faxon. Groom
1777/11/00 Capt Ebenezer Faxon and friends plant a grove of 13 elms (lost), one for each colony, at New Britain Avenue (then called South Street) and South Quaker Lane (East Street) as a lasting monument to British General Johnny Burgoyne's defeat at Saratoga. Benefactor West Hartford, CT Connecticut
1779/00/00 Continental army quartermaster buys tow cloth, a mixture of wool and linen, from Ebenezer Faxon, for soldiers stationed at a Patriot campsite on Albany Avenue up Talcott Mountain. Some of the original fireplaces remain. Work West Hartford, CT Connecticut
1781/06/00 Capt Ebenezer Faxon watches the parade of General Rochambeau's troops along South Street (now New Britain Avenue). Faxon's homestead was near New Britain Avenue (then called South Street) and South Quaker Lane (East Street). Life Sarah Whitman Hooker House West Hartford, CT Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
1811/01/11 Ebenezer Faxon dies. Captain Ebenezer Faxon is buried at North Cemetery in West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut. Died North Cemetery, West Hartford West Hartford, CT
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